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Assisted Living near Fort Dodge, Iowa

Edencrest at Riverwoods

2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320

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Edencrest at Riverwoods is an assisted living community located in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Our beautiful community is located near Lake Easter and several parks. Des Moines is a wonderful area for both residents and their loved ones to enjoy. We are committed to our residents by providing...

Vintage Hills of Indianola

604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125

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Vintage Hills is located in Indianola, Iowa just 15 minutes south of Des Moines. There are 46 assisted living apartments ranging from 414 to 813 square feet. The memory care consist of 20 apartments with private and shared rooms. We have immediate availabilities for memory care. There is a town...

Woodlands Creek Senior Living

12675 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325

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At Woodlands Creek Active Retirement Community, we offer 3 different levels of care to meet our residents wants and needs ranging from independent living to memory care. Independent Living Woodlands Creek Independent Living opened in 2005 and expanded in 2008. Our independent living setting...

Parker Place

707 Highway 57, Parkersburg, IA 50665

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Parker Place is a vibrant community that feels like home. We are the perfect place for active individuals who simply want a comfortable, secure and enjoyable place to live. For those residents who require more personalized care, our staff can assist you so that you can still be part of an active...

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Golden Horizons of Ida Grove

800 Byron Godbersen Drive, Ida Grove, IA 51445

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Golden Horizons of Ida Grove is an assisted living community located in the quiet town of Ida Grove, IA. This quaint community is located in the north eastern portion of Iowa with plenty of fresh farm air to go around. Ida Grove is a wonderful place to reside and it is also a great place for...

Edencrest at Green Meadows

6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

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Edencrest at Green Meadows is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies.We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Green Meadows. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you reserve your apartment today. Ask...

Holland Farms

2800 Sunset Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211

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Lakeside Village

2067 Highway 4, Panora, IA 50216

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The Lakeside Village is an absolutely beautiful 64- apartment, senior living community located in Panora, Iowa right on the east side of Lake Panorama. The community is a wonderful choice for seniors who want to retain their much-needed independence, while not having to worry about the hassles of...

Parker Oaks Senior Living

211 6th St NW, Winnebago, MN 56098

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Located in rural Winnebago, Minnesota, Parker Oaks Senior Living has deep roots in serving the surrounding communities. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a wide range of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit...

The Suites of Ankeny

420 NW Ash Dr, Ankeny, IA 50023

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Holstein Senior Living

1500 S Kiel St, Holstein, IA 51025

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At Holstein Senior Living and The Ridge our "red carpet hospitality" and our focus on making our residents dreams come true, to our exceptional healthcare services and team member's, our focus is always to embrace every moment. This philosophy starts our belief that our residents come first.

Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA 50035

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Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing been a staple in the Bondurant Commuity for nearly a decade. We are a locally owned community that offers Assisted Living and Memory Care Services. Our motto is 'Rolling out the Red Carpet'! Which we do not only to our residents, but our staff and guests as...

Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

5837 Winwood Dr, Johnston, IA 50131

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Courtyard Estates at Cedar Pointe

6132 Northeast 12th Avenue, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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Courtyard Estates will support you in living in an environment that promotes choice, independence and dignity with the added benefit of safety and security. Our Courtyard Estates Community in Pleasant Hill, Iowa is a designated memory care community and puts the focus on serving your loved with...

King’s Gardens Campus of Perry Lutheran Homes

2323 Willis Ave, Perry, IA 50220

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Innovative, Personalized, and Christ-Centered - Perry Lutheran HomePerry Lutheran Home in Perry, Iowa is Your Christian, Caring Community offering a Continuum of Care for your loved one to meet their changing needs. Perry Lutheran Home offers education and expertise, home care, assisted living,...

Arlington Place of Grundy Center

95 D Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638

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Arlington Place of Grundy Center is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies. We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works and visits Arlington Place. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality, it's our way of life. Our 'Resident First'...

Independence Village of Waukee

1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263

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At Independence Village, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to help you make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling your wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers independent living, assisted living,...

Carlisle Center for Assisted Living

685 Cole Street, Carlisle, IA 50047

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Independence Village of Ames

1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014

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Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village of Ames, we enjoy spending time getting to know our residents and helping them explore the best living options for each of their specific needs. We’re here to assist with daily tasks like housekeeping, getting ready for the day, or even...

Shirlee's Retirement Home

1302 E 2nd Ave, Indianola, IA 50125

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Shirlee's Retirement Home offers a lot of services for the elderly in Indianola, Iowa. Not only are they focused on their nursing home, but also have assisted living, senior community, and is a micro community. The nursing home facility of Shirlee's Retirement Home offers help to those in need on...

Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

8525 Urbandale Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322

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The Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center facility was opened in December, 2012, and is located in beautiful Urbandale, a suburb of the capital city of Des Moines, the largest city in Iowa. As part of JEA Senior Living, Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a family member of a group...

Edencrest at Beaverdale

3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

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Edencrest at Beaverdale is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies. Built by Hubbell Realty Company. We are committed to providing Red Carpet treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Beaverdale. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you...

Journey Senior Services

17504 Mahogany, Carroll, IA 51401

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MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

525 South 60th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Here at MorningStar Senior Living Community,our reputation of excellence and authenticity sets us above the rest. We pride ourselves on our ability to incorporate faith in our everyday responsibilities. We offer 56 Assisted Living Suites and 29 Memory Care suites. We are located in a prime spot...

Manning Senior Living

203 11th St, Manning, IA 51455

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Bickford of West Des Moines

5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Ramsey Village

1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310

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Ramsey Village Continuing Care Retirement Community located on 10-acres of beautiful landscapped land provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a...

The Bridges at Ankeny

3510 NW Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023

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The Bridges at Ankeny offers high-quality services and accommodations for older adults throughout Central Iowa. Situated on 13 acres we offer a range of senior living services that include Assisted Living Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, Respite Care, and Hospice....

Edencrest at The Tuscany (Opening Summer 2021)

1600 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009

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We are a brand new community, summer of 2021, within an award winning brand. We will be the flagship community of the brand offering independent living, assisted living, closer care, and memory care. We will also offer garages, connected and detached. Our services will go much higher than most...

Eden Acres Campus of Perry Lutheran Homes

1300 28th St, Perry, IA 50220

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Perry Lutheran Homes Eden Acres Campus is located on the rich plains of Perry, Iowa 25 miles NW of Des Moines. Eden Acres is like a close-nit community of extended friends and family and has been part of the Perry community since 1957.In 2014, we opened a new, 72,000 square feet nursing, memory...

The Shores at Pleasant Hill

1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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Welcome to The Shores of Pleasant Hill.  We provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care — a flexible range of support, without a buy-in.  The building is remarkable; up on a hill, overlooking Copper Creek Lake.  Likewise, the interior has many comforts, and...

Edencrest at Siena Hills

455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023

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Edencrest at Siena Hills Assisted Living and Memory Care is your community of choice in Ankeny! We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Siena Hills. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality; it is our way of life! Our 'Resident...

The Gardens of Cherokee

1610 Highway 3, Cherokee, IA 51012

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Beautiful Living 'Where Life Is Blooming!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at The Gardens. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or domino game, bake pies in the Country Kitchen,...

Bickford of Ames

2418 Kent Ave, Ames, IA 50010

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We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Glenwood Place

2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

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At Glenwood Place, we know the difference between truly living life to its fullest and just getting by. In fact, we playfully and lovingly refer to our community as a 'cruise ship on land!' Our proven track record of excellent care and premier lifestyle is the perfect fit for any retiree. From...

Bickford of Urbandale

5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322

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We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Prairie Hills of Des Moines

5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

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Prairie Hills Des Moines is tucked in to a beautiful wooded setting just south of Easter Lake and Ewing Park in Des Moines. Our quiet country location is near the shopping, dining, and entertainment options of the Southridge Mall area. Hospitals and medical services are also just minutes away....

Perry Lutheran Home Spring Valley Campus

501 12th St, Perry, IA 50220

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Spring Valley Campus Assisted LivingAssisted living at is finest! Enjoy beautiful living quarters, excellent dining options, a variety of activities, outdoor patio, and more. Truly relax and live worry free at Spring Valley assisted living campus - conveniently connected to Dallas County Hospital...

Edencrest at The Legacy

2901 Cedar St, Norwalk, IA 50211

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Edencrest at The Legacy is the fifth retirement living community in the Edencrest series, offering 40 apartments of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Closer Care and Memory Care to the Norwalk community. As a resident at The Legacy, you'll enjoy freedom of choice when it comes to our wide...

Deerfield a CCRC

13731 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50323

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Keelson Harbour

2810 Aurora Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

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Keelson Harbour is an Assisted Living Community located in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Our beautiful property is located on a quiet hill with easy access to nearby lakes. Residents enjoy an on-site pond, complete with growing ducklings and their families. With many nearby attractions,...

Meadows Assisted Living

1320 S Main St, Clarion, IA 50525

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Greenfield Manor

615 SE Kent Street, Greenfield, IA 50849

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Welcome to Greenfield Assisted Living Community. Greenfield is the premier assisted living community of Adair County. Our safe, residential environment is staffed by an expert team that provides support and assistance when you need it. Our goal is to promote your independence and the quality of...

Homestead of Mason City

2501 W State St, Mason City, IA 50401

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As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023

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Journey Senior Living of Ankeny is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community serving Ankeny, Iowa and surrounding communities. We provide the ideal solution for seniors who value their independence but may require some assistance with activities of daily living.Opened November 2016. Journey...

Stonebridge Suites

713 Scuyler Street, Pomeroy, IA 50575

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Scuyler Place Assisted Living is designed for couples or individuals. Our staff provide provide a friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Activities are planned and designed to help prevent the isolation that can result from physical challenges. Feel the independence of your...

The Gardens of Jefferson

1000 W Washington Street, Jefferson, IA 50129

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The Gardens Retirement Community of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, offers all the amenities that every senior could enjoy. Our staff is here to help adjust to new living circumstances and offer a helping hand to adjust to the new setting. We have a passion for enriching the lives of seniors and...

Swan Place

1024 E. 12th Street, Carroll, IA 51401

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Swan Place is located in the picturesque small town of Carroll, Iowa. We are on the east end of town just one block south of Northeast Park. Our beautiful community evokes images of country living, with its large front porch and white picket fence in front. We have two enclosed courtyards where...

Independence Village of Ankeny

1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023

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At Independence Village, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling our residents’ wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers both assisted living and memory care...

Reed Place

2506 Third Avenue North, Denison, IA 51442

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Reed Place is a pet friendly senior living community where our goal is to offer our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by providing compassionate assistance in their daily routines only when needed. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a...

Fort Dodge, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide residential communities and aid to seniors who may need help with self-administering medication or showering. The services offered often include assistance with ADLs. Residents may be kept under observation and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide “aging in place”, Alzheimer’s care, or respite. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division licenses this community type. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, and communities must provide hot meals at least once a day. Staff must obtain training in a variety of areas. These areas include fire safety, emergency procedures, assisted living management or nursing course, and accident. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services, and negotiated risk agreement. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medications may be administered by community staff, packaging at the resident’s direction, and opening containers. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include health-related services, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, assistance with activities of daily living, and assistance with personal care.


Demographics and Values

In Fort Dodge, 8.3% of the citizens are veterans. In Fort Dodge, 7.5% consider themselves widows, 6.3% do not have health insurance, 57.4% participate in the labor force, and 16.3% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 6.4% have a graduate degree, 21.8% have a college degree, and 32.7% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 48.4% are female and 51.6% are male. The median age of Fort Dodge is 37 years old. Fort Dodge has a population density of 584 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Fort Dodge consists of 24,223 people and in total the Fort Dodge metro area has a population of 24,305. Racially, the population of Fort Dodge is 6.6% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 1.5% mixed race, 1.9% Asian, 89.3% white, 0.5% other or not specified, and 5.5% Hispanic.


Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a care community is located might have a huge influence on the total price. Cost of living can be a motivating factor when choosing which community works for you or your loved one’s needs. Per month, the median cost of rent in Fort Dodge is around $702 per month and the median home value in Fort Dodge is about $89,527. The rent burden for Fort Dodge is about 16.6% of the average person’s monthly income.


State Information

An overview of Iowa

Out of a national average of 100, Iowa has a cost of living index rating of 92, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 80. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 3,168,703. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids. In terms of personal well-being, Iowa ranks 20th in healthcare and 14th in quality of life compared to other states.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 36% of Iowa’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,107 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-30%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Iowa there are 289 masonic lodges. In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.


State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. On average, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.8 AQI. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. While residents of Iowa mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Iowa can include floods and earthquakes (high).


Wildlife to be found in Iowa

The state of Iowa has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Tumblegrass, Bunchberry, Arrowgrass, and Cinnamon Ferns . While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bear, the Bison, the Black Wolf, or the Porcupine. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Iowa

There are 50 assisted living facilities near Fort Dodge, Iowa. See the full list.

Parker Oaks Senior Living, The Suites of Ankeny and Arlington Place of Grundy Center are the top rated assisted living facilities near Fort Dodge, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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