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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1142 Assisted Living facilities in Independence and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Assisted Living near Independence, Iowa

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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...

Arlington Place at Oelwein

1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662

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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...

Rosewood Estate

1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50701

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The Rose of Waterloo

421 Oak Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703

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About The Rose of Waterloo The Rose of Waterloo offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site and social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including...

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The Maples Assisted Living

98 Bolger Dr, Fayette, IA 52142

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Maple Memory Lane

100 Bolger Ave, Fayette, IA 52142

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Why Choose Maple Memory Lane?There is nothing more important than knowing you are making the right decision for your loved one. Finding a place that honors their privacy and independence, but also ensures their safety and well-being can become a tasking decision; but we are here to help. Maple...

Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

901 South Mentzer Rd, Robins, IA 52328

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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,...

CountryHouse - Cedar Rapids

5710 Gibson Dr, NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411

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CountryHouse in Cedar Rapids was designed and is staffed specifically to benefit individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency, security, comfort and a...

The Keystones of Cedar Rapids

6325 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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Keystone Cedars is a beautiful senior living community located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We pride ourselves in being one of the most up-to-date and active communities available for independent seniors in the state. We ensure that everyone who lives with us gets the best possible care that they can...

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...

Garnett Place

202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

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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...

The Views of Marion (Now Open)

720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302

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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...

Prairie Hills of Cedar Rapids

2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

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Cottage Grove Place, a CCRC

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...

Copper Creek Senior Living

609 Highway 150 N, West Union, IA 52175

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The Views of Cedar Rapids

3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

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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,...

Higley Mansion Care Center

860 17th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

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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...

Corridor Crossing Place

136 36th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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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...

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...

Woodland Park Assisted Living

1207 E 3rd St, Anamosa, IA 52205

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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.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Iowa

There are 20 assisted living facilities near Independence, Iowa. See the full list.

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