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Edencrest at Green Meadows

6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

4.3
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

5837 Winwood Dr, Johnston, IA 50131

3.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Independence Village of Waukee

1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263

4.4
(95 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

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,...

Independence Village of Ames

1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014

4.8
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Woodlands Creek Senior Living

12675 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325

4.2
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Independence Village of Pella

2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219

4.5
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village of Pella! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them.?Our various senior living options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each...

Edencrest at Riverwoods

2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320

3.8
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

8525 Urbandale Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322

4.0
(34 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Welcome to Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care!Founded in 2007, Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center has been providing the best quality Memory Care services to the residents of Waukee, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Clive, Windsor Heights and Ankeny.When the time comes to transition a loved one...

Independence Village of Ankeny

1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023

4.5
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village of Ankeny! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our senior living options include assisted living and memory care. Throughout each service level, we strive to...

Prairie Hills of Des Moines

5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

4.5
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Edencrest at Beaverdale

3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

4.5
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bickford of West Des Moines

5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265

3.8
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA 50035

4.4
(14 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, Studio

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...

The Bridges at Ankeny

3510 NW Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023

4.2
(9 reviews)

Studio

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....

Copper Shores Village

1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

4.1
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

4.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Vintage Hills of Indianola

604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125

4.3
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Courtyard Estates at Cedar Pointe

6132 Northeast 12th Avenue, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

3.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

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

5.0
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Rock Creek Senior Living

3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023

4.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Cost of assisted living in Johnston, IA

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,199
    National
  • $3,885
    State
  • $4,139
    Johnston, IA
  • $4,583
    West Des Moines, IA
  • $4,293
    Bondurant, IA
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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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Johnston, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities arrange residential communities and aid to persons who require a helping hand with bathing or cooking food. Assisted living communities frequently offer chances for leisurely activity, assistance with transit and appointments, and supervision of care. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer Alzheimer’s care, hospice, or respite. 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 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, a health care provider must prescribe a therapeutic diet, a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, and communities must provide hot meals at least once a day. 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. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure 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. Staff must receive education in a number of areas. These include: accident, emergency procedures, fire safety, and assisted living management or nursing course. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include self-administer medications, medications may be administered by community staff, and medication reminders. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. 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. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when deciding which care choice is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Johnston is around $1,518 and the median value for a house for Johnston is approximately $251,137. The rent burden for Johnston is around 15.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Johnston is 1.2% mixed race, 91.6% white, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Hispanic, 0.1% other or not specified, 4.4% Asian, and 2.6% black. The current population of Johnston consists of 21,562 people. Johnston has a population density of 496 people per square mile. In Johnston, 3.2% do not have health insurance, 4.1% consider themselves widows, 4.3% live in poverty, and 7.9% have some form of disability. Of the population of Johnston 19.6% have a graduate degree, 15.8% have a high-school diploma, and 53.7% have a college degree. Based on gender, 52.4% are female and 47.6% are male. The median age of Johnston is 41 years old. In Johnston, 5.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by standards of healthcare. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. 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. In total, Iowa has 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 citizens. Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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 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. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.

State-wide weather information

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%. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Dryflower, Prickly Pear Cactus, Bunchberry, and Arrowgrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Lynx, the Bison, the Bear, or the Black Wolf. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Iowa

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