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20 Assisted Living Facilities near Fort Madison, IA

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Fort Madison, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Fort Madison or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Fort Madison.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Fort Madison for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 20 assisted living facilities in the Fort Madison area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

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Review ofAddington Place Mt Pleasant
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Wonderful Community! Fun, caring workers work hard to make life fun and interesting and provide the assistance needed. Sunnybrook was recommended to me from a friend who had their parents there and they haven't disappointed. Highly recommend. Best place in town.

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I highly recommend Sunnybrook at Mt. Pleasant. My mother has lived there for 2 years and calls it "home."

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Review ofBrookstone of Aledo
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Excellent place to work

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Review ofAddington Place Mt Pleasant
5.0

Wonderful Community! Fun, caring workers work hard to make life fun and interesting and provide the assistance needed. Sunnybrook was recommended to me from a friend who had their parents there and they haven't disappointed. Highly recommend. Best place in town.

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I highly recommend Sunnybrook at Mt. Pleasant. My mother has lived there for 2 years and calls it "home."

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Addington Place Ft Madison

5025 River Valley Rd, Fort Madison, IA 52627

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

SunnyBrook Assisted Living was established in 1995 by founder's David and Betty Howell of Fairfield, Iowa who recognized a need to provide a safe home environment for seniors requiring assistance in the activities of daily living, but still maintaining a sense of independence and autonomy. The...

4.6(8 reviews)
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

First built in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital quickly became an important member of the Fort Madison community; a place families counted on for service and caring. Today, that spirit of community service has been preserved as The Kensington, a proud landmark in southeast Iowa. Centrally...

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Addington Place Mt Pleasant

1406 E Linden Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Addington Place of Mount Pleasant is part of the Jaybird Senior Living family. We've been in business since 2005 offering senior care services to the Mount Pleasant area and surrounding communities. We offers "all the comforts of home without the worry" in a 46 apartment community. Residents...

4.9(15 reviews)
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Addington Place Burlington

5175 West Ave, Burlington, IA 52601

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

SunnyBrook Assisted Living was established in 1995 by founder's David and Betty Howell of Fairfield, Iowa who recognized a need to provide a safe home environment for seniors requiring assistance in the acitivites of daily living, but still maintaining a sense of independence...

3.9(7 reviews)
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Grand Prairie of Macomb

1307 Meadowlark Ln, Macomb, IL 61455

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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Grand Prairie is your affordable assisted living community in Macomb, Illinois.Macomb is located along Hwy. 67 in western Illinois, south of Monmouth and east of Carthage.Grand Prairie is the only affordable assisted living community in McDonough County.The community serves as a wonderful...

5.0(3 reviews)
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Bickford of Quincy

4221 Maine, Quincy, IL 62305

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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...

4.8(3 reviews)

We really like it so far and have been very pleased, our loved one has not been there long she is currently in a rehab f...

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Cedarhurst of Quincy

319 S 48th St, Quincy, IL 62305

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4.5(2 reviews)
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The Lamoine Retirement Living

203 N Randolph St, Macomb, IL 61455

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

5.0(1 review)
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Bickford of Burlington

3301 Sterling Drive, Burlington, IA 52601

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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...

4.5(5 reviews)
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Bickford of Macomb

1600 Maple Ave, Macomb, IL 61455

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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...

5.0(1 review)
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The Willows

701 E Mapleleaf Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Addington Place Fairfield

3000 W Madison Ave, Suite 500, Fairfield, IA 52556

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

SunnyBrook Assisted Living 'all the comforts of home...without the worry!' . Assisted Living is a special combination of housing, supportive services and health care designed to meet the individual needs of those who require help with activities of daily living (ADLs). These services include- but...

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Ridgeview Assisted Living

4925 West Ave, Burlington, IA 52601

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

The Views of Burlington provides a full range of services for older adults. In addition to assisted living services provided at RidgeView, skilled nursing, long-term care, and hospice services are provided at adjacent OakView Nursing & Rehab (formerly Blair House).We are proud to be independently...

3.0(1 review)
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Courtyard Estates of Bushnell

1201 North Cole Street, Bushnell, IL 61422

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

The Courtyard Estates of Bushnell is an assisted living community located in the heart of Bushnell, Illinois, just minutes from all that Peoria has to offer. As a modern, home like environment, our assisted living community provides a positive, supportive environment for our residents. We're near...

5.0(1 review)
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Silver Palms

126 W Stonebrook Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Country Aire Retirement Estate

Highway 61 E, Lewistown, MO 63452

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes

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Parkview Home

102 N Jackson St, Wayland, IA 52654

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Adams Pointe & The Arbors at Adams Pointe

213 N. 48th Street, Quincy, IL 62305

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

At Adams Pointe, our focus is on you. Our person-centered approach to care puts residents and their families at the heart of everything we do. Our newly built community offers the best of assisted living.Whether it's help with medications, assistance with bathing or just a shoulder to lean on -...

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Donnellson Health Ctr Inc

901 State St, Donnellson, IA 52625

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

5.0(1 review)
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Grand Prairie Assisted Living

1307 Meadlowlark Lane, Macomb, IL 61455

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Cost of assisted living in Fort Madison, IA

The average cost of senior living in Fort Madison is $3,925 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Mount Pleasant, IA with an average of $3,434 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Fort Madison, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities administer healthcare, supervision, and social opportunities to people who are about 65 years old. Assisted living communities frequently offer aid with daily activities, chances for leisurely activity, and aid with transit and appointments. In some situations, communities may provide hospice, skilled nursing, 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 stipulations associated with this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division certifies this type of community. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, health-related services, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, and assistance with personal care. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reading instructions or other label information, packaging at the resident’s direction, and self-administer medications. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. 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. Staff members obtain training in a number of fields. These areas include fire safety, emergency procedures, assisted living management or nursing course, and accident. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services, negotiated risk agreement, and a comprehensive mental and physical assessment. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, communities must provide hot meals at least once a day, a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, and a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Fort Madison is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% black, 0.2% Native American, 3.7% mixed race, 0.3% Asian, 6.2% Hispanic, 0.2% other or not specified, and 92.4% white. Out of the total city population, 47.5% are female and 52.5% are male. The median age of Fort Madison is 43 years old. The current population of Fort Madison consists of 10,326 people and in total the Fort Madison metro area has a population of 10,520. Fort Madison has a population density of 420 people per square mile. In terms of education, 2.6% have a graduate degree, 41.0% have a high-school diploma, and 12.7% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Fort Madison, 15.6% live in poverty, 59.9% participate in the labor force, 17.8% have some form of disability, and 7.4% are widowed. In Fort Madison, 11.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is determined by the neighborhood where it is located. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Fort Madison is $592 and the median value of a house in Fort Madison costs around $80,574. The rent burden for Fort Madison is around 13.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The natural beauty of Iowa is ranked 32nd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by standards of healthcare. There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids. The state of Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.9 and a housing index rating of 79.6.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

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. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is 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, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.8 AQI. Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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 Arrowgrass, Pink Lady’s Slipper, Tumblegrass, and Bunchberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Elk, the Lynx, or the Bear. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.

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Donnellson Health Ctr Inc, The Lamoine Retirement Living and Bickford of Macomb are the top rated assisted living facilities near Fort Madison, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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