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 8 Assisted Living facilities in Mason City 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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2501 W State St, Mason City, IA 50401
Close to the Minnesota border and 120 miles from Des Moines, Homestead of Mason City is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living in Mason City, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require...
17396 Kingbird Ave, Mason City, IA 50401
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NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR ASSISTED LIVING EXPANSION. ONE AND TWO BEDROOM APARTMENTS! Dare to Dream…Country Meadow Place along with Senior Housing Management is proud to announce our EXPANSION in 2018. Country Meadow Place Retirement living community will offer independent, assisted living,...
100 Poppe Lane, Nashua, IA 50658
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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.
1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
For over 40 years, Thorne Crest has offered seniors the ability to create a lifestyle of their choosing. During that time we have developed programs and offered services to compliment the changing needs and lifestyles of residents and families. Today Thorne Crest continues a tradition of...
1615 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Oak Park Place Assisted Living Facility located in Albert Lea, Minnesota is a delightful place for seniors. Residents are presented with a variety of therapeutic activities to help them enjoy life to the fullest. While the main goal of Oak Park Place is to provide a place where residents can...
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...
Assisted living communities provide residential communities and assistance for your loved one who might need a helping hand with taking medication or dressing. Assisted living communities commonly provide care supervision, aid with the activities of daily life, and opportunities for organized activity. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide hospice, continuing care, or respite. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa maintains specific regulations related to this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division supervises this community type. 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, negotiated risk agreement, and a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These areas include assisted living management or nursing course, emergency procedures, fire safety, and accident. 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. 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. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. 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. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening containers, medication reminders, and reading instructions or other label information.
Senior community price is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. The rent burden for Mason City is about 15.0% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Mason City is about $108,112 and the median rent is about $698 a month.
Racially, the population of Mason City is 2.1% black, 93.4% white, 5.6% Hispanic, 2.0% mixed race, 0.5% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.8% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 48.1% are male and 51.9% are female. The median age of Mason City is 43 years old. In Mason City, 9.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Mason City has a population density of 380 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Mason City consists of 26,457 people and in total the Mason City metro area has a population of 27,399. In terms of education, 21.0% have a college degree, 6.3% have a graduate degree, and 30.8% have a high-school diploma. In Mason City, 7.0% do not have health insurance, 65.4% participate in the labor force, 12.8% live in poverty, and 14.8% have some form of disability.
There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 3,168,703. 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. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare.
The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Iowa, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.
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. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. 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).
The state of Iowa has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Tumblegrass, Dryflower, Pink Lady’s Slipper, and Arrowgrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Gray Wolf, the Elk, the Bison, or the Mountain Lion. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.