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Senior housing types near Independence, IA

  • Prairie Hills at Independence

    Prairie Hills at Independence

    505 Enterprise Dr SW, Independence, IA 50644
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    Prairie Hills is conveniently located right off of Highway 20 in Independence. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments offer comfort, privacy and available health care assistance during the many stages of retirement. We pride ourselves on providing a flexible Individualized Service Plan that...

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  • Arlington Place at Oelwein

    Arlington Place at Oelwein

    1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662
    (1)
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    Arlington Place at Oelwein is located in beautiful Northeast Iowa and offers Independent Living Townhomes, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. Positioned on the West side of Oelwein near secluded woodlands and peaceful residential neighborhoods. Arlington Place has been providing...

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  • Bickford of Cedar Falls

    Bickford of Cedar Falls

    5101 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    (8)
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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 needs...

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  • Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    901 South Mentzer Rd, Robins, IA 52328
    (39)
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    Emery Place Assisted Living and Memory Care is certified by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. The Robins based community features private assisted living and memory care apartments as well as common areas, including a central dining room with restaurant style dining, exercise room,...

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  • The Villages of Marion

    The Villages of Marion

    365 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302
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    The Villages at Marion offer a peaceful atmosphere for residents. Village Place, the Independent Living Facility, provides carefree living and a community of friends. While at Village Ridge, the Assisted Living Facility, you will be able to maintain an independent lifestyle with the individual...

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  • Garnett Place

    Garnett Place

    202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (25)
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    Garnett Place Retirement Community offers the best of both worlds! While close to shopping, medical services and entertainment, the community sits in a quiet, wooded area with natural surroundings and wildlife to view. Friendly, compassionate, and dedicated staff make Garnett Place easy to call home...

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  • The Views of Marion (Now Open)

    The Views of Marion (Now Open)

    720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302
    (1)
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    The Views Senior Living of Marion is a locally owned and Iowa managed community. When we open in 2019 we will be the only full continuum of care in Marion, IA. This includes independent and assisted living apartments, our well-known healing design memory care, skilled rehabilitation, and long-term...

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  • Cottage Grove Place

    Cottage Grove Place

    2115 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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    Cottage Grove Place is a continuing care retirement community dedicated to providing the highest-quality care to our residents. Our community offers independent living, assisted living, assisted living memory care, skilled nursing care, rehabilitation and low stimulus care; the right kind of care...

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  • The Views of Cedar Rapids

    The Views of Cedar Rapids

    3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (24)
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    The Views Senior Living is proud to be locally owned! For the last 14 years, The Views has built a reputation of trusted quality care as the premier assisted living provider in Cedar Rapids and innovative leaders in a one-of-a-kind healing design memory care program. Their current locations,...

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  • Higley Mansion Care Center

    Higley Mansion Care Center

    860 17th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (7)
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    Higley Mansion Care Center is a remarkably, beautiful senior citizen facility located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Our highly trained staff are available to assist those living in our facility. Our monthly fees include many services to our residents. These services would include furnished bedrooms with...

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  • Corridor Crossing Place

    Corridor Crossing Place

    136 36th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (25)
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    Our goal is to create an environment that makes you feel at home! We invite you to continue to share experiences and make new memories, while being part of a community that truly cares. Enjoy your private apartment and let us take care of housekeeping, cooking & laundry! Your friends are waiting...

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  • Pinicon Place

    Pinicon Place

    1615 Breca Ridge Dr, Anamosa, IA 52205
    (18)
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    At Pinicon Place, you'll find thoughtful, compassionate care in a warm, intimate residential care senior living community. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood with convenient nearby access to Highway 151. We have private residential apartments and inviting communal spaces including a...

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  • Arlington Place of Grundy Center

    Arlington Place of Grundy Center

    95 D Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638
    (2)
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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'...

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  • Parker Place

    Parker Place

    707 Highway 57, Parkersburg, IA 50665
    (2)
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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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  • Cedar Vale Assisted Living

    Cedar Vale Assisted Living

    100 Poppe Lane, Nashua, IA 50658
    (1)
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    Cedar Vale Assisted Living opened it's doors in 2005 to serve those in Nashua, Iowa by providing them with a beautiful place to live set back off the road surrounded by trees in a more peaceful atmosphere.

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  • Garden View Place

    Garden View Place

    800 Darby Drive, Monona, IA 52159
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    Garden View Place Assisted Living and Memory Care Community is a staple in Northeast Iowa for seniors who value independence, freedom of choice, and the company of those who share common values and lifestyles. Our friendly and caring staff is here to make life a little easier and a lot more...

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  • Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317
    (10)
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    Discover Keystone Place at Forevergreen, a new rental independent living and assisted living community: * Monthly rental with no large entrance fee or buy in * Spacious, well-appointed one and two bedroom/two bathroom independent living apartment homes complete with full kitchens * Exceptional...

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  • Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    1381 Oak Park Place, Dubuque, IA 52002
    (14)
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    Here in Dubuque, Iowa lies a gem in senior living communities. Oak Park Place not only offers assisted living, but independent living, and memory care as well. Our goal here is to better the lives of our residents. Striving to keep them active, we offer countless opportunities to enhance and enrich...

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  • Eagle Pointe Place

    Eagle Pointe Place

    2700 Matthew John Drive, Dubuque, IA 52002
    (27)
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    Eagle Pointe Place is an Senior Living Community located in Dubuque, Iowa. We are on the end of a residential street in the northwest corner of town just south of the Dubuque Soccer Complex. We are minutes away from Dubuque's beautiful parks, accessible fishing piers and the Mississippi Riverwalk. ...

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  • Bickford of Iowa City

    Bickford of Iowa City

    3500 Lower West Branch Rd., Iowa City, IA 52245
    (9)
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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 needs...

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  • Legacy Pointe

    Legacy Pointe

    1020 S Scott Blvd, Iowa City, IA 52240
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    The Legacy Community is a retirement community that is located in Iowa City, Iowa and opened in 2001. We have three different communities located on our campus Independent Living, Assisted Living, & Memory Care. The retirement home is a beautiful graceful building that is admired by many in the...

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  • Bickford of Marshalltown

    Bickford of Marshalltown

    101 New Castle Road, Marshalltown, IA 50158
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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 needs and nothing felt...

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  • Glenwood Place

    Glenwood Place

    2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158
    (7)
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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 our...

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  • Clover Ridge Place

    Clover Ridge Place

    205 Ehlers Ln, Maquoketa, IA 52060
    (3)
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    Clover Ridge Place is located in the small rural community of Maquoketa, Iowa . Our community is located on a hill that overlooks the beautiful city of Maquoketa with acres of Iowa timber directly behind us. Clover Ridge Place has been in operation since May 4, 2000. In 2009 we were named, 'Iowa...

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  • Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Platteville

    Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Platteville

    1735 North Water Street, Platteville, WI 53818
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    For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Platteville is the optimal lifestyle choice for assisted care. We provide a comfortable, caring and family-like atmosphere with three home-cooked meals a day (plus snacks), a...

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  • SunnyBrook of Muscatine

    SunnyBrook of Muscatine

    3515 Diana Queen Drive, Muscatine, IA 52761
    (14)
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    At Sunnybrook at Muscatine, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Muscatine area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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  • Homestead of Mason City

    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...

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  • Bickford of Muscatine

    Bickford of Muscatine

    2807 Cedar Street, Muscatine, IA 52761
    (5)
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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 needs...

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  • Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
    (2)
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    Vriendschap Village Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why at Vriendschap Village we created an Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care community filled with options,...

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  • Senior Star at Elmore Place

    Senior Star at Elmore Place

    4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
    (36)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive away....

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  • Bickford of Ames

    Bickford of Ames

    2418 Kent Ave, Ames, IA 50010
    (8)
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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 needs...

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  • Fort Armstrong

    Fort Armstrong

    1900 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
    (8)
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    The Fort Armstrong knows that making this decision can be difficult, which is why we do everything in our power to make that journey as simple as possible. The Fort Armstrong offers services and amenities comparable to other assisted living communities. We believe we go above and beyond the typical...

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  • Prairie Hills at Clinton

    Prairie Hills at Clinton

    1701 13th Ave N, Clinton, IA 52732
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    Prairie Hills in Clinton was established in 2006. Professionally Managed by Senior Housing Management, Prairie Hills rolls out the red carpet to our residents and guests. Prairie Hills specializes in dementia care and has a secure Memory Care Program that consists of 20 studio apartments. We are...

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  • Brookdale LaCrosse - Villas

    Brookdale LaCrosse - Villas

    3141 East Avenue South, La Crosse, WI 54601
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    At our assisted living community in La Crosse, Wis., a thriving regional hub for education and technology, we believe sustaining social relationships and friendships is an integral part of aging well and living well. You’ll find other seniors to bond with over mutual interests and common experiences...

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  • Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

    Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

    601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA 50035
    (14)
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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...

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  • Our House Senior Living Assisted Care and Memory Care - Richland Center

    Our House Senior Living Assisted Care and Memory Care - Richland Center

    250 North Orange Street, Richland Center, WI 53581
    (1)
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    Our Senior Apartments in Richland Center offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of living in a community environment while maintaining independence and privacy. All Our House Senior Living RCAC Apartments offer a full complement of amenities and services including private apartments...

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  • The Waterford at Ames

    The Waterford at Ames

    1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014
    (16)
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    Enjoy the finer things in life at The Waterford at Ames, creating an enriching environment for our residents to flourish in. Renowned for our Assisted Living services in Ames, Iowa, our community features spacious apartments and attentive staff available 24 hours a day. Flexible floor plans...

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  • Amber Ridge Assisted Living

    Amber Ridge Assisted Living

    900 43rd Ave, Moline, IL 61265
    (5)
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    Amber Ridge is dedicated to providing personal care and services within a home-like environment.  Our comfortable setting gives residents greater independence, offers them more choices and accommodates desired privacy.  Amber Ridge is not only more affordable than most traditional long...

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  • Ellen Kennedy Living Center a CCRC

    1177 7th Street SW, Dyersville, IA 52040
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    The Ellen Kennedy Living Center is an assisted living community located in the picturesque Midwestern town of Dyersville, Iowa. Outside the immediate vicinity of large cities like Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Ellen Kennedy Living Center residents enjoy the charming view of unbroken plains with...

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  • Sienna Crest - Platteville

    1480 Bear's Court, Platteville, WI 53818
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    Sienna Crest Platteville is located in Wisconsin and provides senior care in the surroundings of some of the most interesting parts of Wisconsin. This is a great place for senior citizens as shopping and dining are close by. There are also opportunities for many cultural experiences as well. ...

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  • Park Lane Estates

    111 Fillmore Place SE, Preston, MN 55965
    (4)
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    Park Lane Estates is an assisted living community, with beautiful landscaped grounds, gardens, and walkways, located in Preston, Minnesota. Outdoor enthusiasts know Preston better as 'America's Trout Capital,' while others come to Preston to visit Preston Overlook, Mystery Cave State Park, or the...

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  • Traditions of Preston

    515 Washington St NW, Preston, MN 55965
    (3)
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    Traditions of Preston is a senior living home in Preston, Minnesota offering both respite and assisted living care. We pride ourselves on offering plenty of enrichment and high quality opportunities for each of our residents as they enjoy their retirement years. Our community is unique and feels as...

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  • Homestead of Oskaloosa

    2102 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
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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 Maple Ridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

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  • Sienna Crest - Darlington

    1619 Fayette Rd, Darlington, WI 53530
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    Founded in 1997, Sienna Crest offers eight different assisted living communities throughout southern Wisconsin that offer seniors citizens a high quality of life and helps guide families through the important process of helping their loved ones transition to assisted living. Sienna Crest ù...

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  • Sienna Crest - Dodgeville

    404 E Madison St, Dodgeville, WI 53533
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    The Dodgeville, Wisconsin, location of the Sienna Crest Assisted Living Corporation was founded in 1997 to provide a quality, respectful service for the elderly and chronically ill. At Sienna Crest, we pride ourselves in supporting family members who may be struggling with the necessary choices and...

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  • The Maples Assisted Living

    The Maples Assisted Living

    98 Bolger Dr, Fayette, IA 52142
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  • Prairie Hills of Cedar Rapids

    Prairie Hills of Cedar Rapids

    2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
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  • The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

    The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

    5710 Dean Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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  • Rosewood Estate

    1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702
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  • Copper Creek Senior Living

    609 Highway 150 N, West Union, IA 52175
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Independence, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities administer personal care, oversight, and recreational activities to persons who are about 65 years of age or older. The services provided often include help with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under supervision and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide respite, hospice, or Alzheimer's care. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa has a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division governs this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include health-related services, assistance with activities of daily living, assistance with personal care, and resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system. Staff members obtain education in a variety of areas. These include: accident, emergency procedures, assisted living management or nursing course, and fire safety. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure 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 type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide hot meals at least once a day, 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 a health care provider must prescribe a therapeutic diet. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medications may be administered by community staff, medication reminders, and packaging at the resident's direction.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Independence is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.7% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 97.7% white, and 3.0% Hispanic. Out of the total population of Independence, 3.8% do not have health insurance, 64.9% participate in the labor force, 8.2% live in poverty, and 10.6% consider themselves widows. Currently, the population of Independence consists of 5,824 people and in total the Independence metro area has a population of 6,050. Independence has a population density of 384 people per square mile. In terms of education, 4.7% have a graduate degree, 41.9% have a high-school diploma, and 18.5% have a college degree. In Independence, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 53.2% are female and 46.8% are male. The median age of Independence is 40 years old.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which community works for your loved one's needs. Independence has a median home value of $118,841 and the median cost of rent is $773 per month per month. The rent burden for Independence is about 15.1% of the average person's monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8, a grocery index rating of 95.9, and a housing index rating of 79.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. 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 natural beauty of Iowa is ranked 32nd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 36% of Iowa residents attend religious services among the 5,107 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 40F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. 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 Twinleaf, Bunchberry, Pink Lady's Slipper, and Arrowgrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Elk, the Gray Wolf, the Bear, or the Mountain Lion. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.