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  • Vista Prairie at Fieldcrest

    2501 East 6th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201
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    Vista Prairie at Fieldcrest is an assisted living community located in the city of Sheldon, Iowa in O'brien County. Sheldon is a serene and beautiful place that provides a great setting for this wonderful assisted living community. The country setting of the town provides the perfect backdrop for...

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  • The Gardens of Cherokee

    The Gardens of Cherokee

    1610 Highway 3, Cherokee, IA 51012
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    Beautiful Living 'Where Life Is Blooming!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at The Gardens. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or domino game, bake pies in the Country Kitchen, enjoy...

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  • Keelson Harbour

    Keelson Harbour

    2810 Aurora Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
    (3)
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    Keelson Harbour is an assisted living community located in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Our beautiful property is located on a quiet hill with easy access to nearby lakes. Residents enjoy an on-site pond, complete with growing ducklings and their families. With many nearby attractions, Des...

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  • Washington Crossing

    Washington Crossing

    4709 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
    (6)
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    Washington Crossing is Sioux Falls' premier independent senior living community. We are a local, independently owned and operated company with long standing ties to the Sioux Falls community. We take great pride in providing clean, comfortable retirement living to folks that want to be surrounded by...

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  • Holstein Senior Living

    Holstein Senior Living

    1500 S Kiel St, Holstein, IA 51025
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    At Holstein Senior Living and The Ridge our "red carpet hospitality" and our focus on making our residents dreams come true, to our exceptional healthcare services and team member's, our focus is always to embrace every moment. This philosophy starts our belief that our residents come first.

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  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (10)
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    Welcome to The Inn on Westport.  We offer everything desired for the active senior lifestyles, including truly private apartments at affordable prices for the Independent Retirees, those desiring Assisted Living services, and for those in need of Respite Care. We are conveniently located...

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  • Lawton Senior Living

    Lawton Senior Living

    200 E Char-Mac Dr, Lawton, IA 51030
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    Our Assisted-living programs have been recognized by ICAL and NCAL as top award winning premiere facilities in the region. Each and every tenant is treated as family. The program is extremely proud to serve our friends and neighbors. We offers 6 levels of Assisted-living cares, and also integrates...

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  • Bickford of Sioux City

    Bickford of Sioux City

    4020 Indian Hills Dr., Sioux City, IA 51108
    (7)
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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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  • The Heritage at Northern Hills

    The Heritage at Northern Hills

    4000-4002 Teton Trace, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (7)
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    Northern Hills has proudly exceeded resident expectations for more than 17 years! With both Assisted and Independent Living, we offer various levels of assistance while encouraging and supporting independence. Northern Hills allows you to enjoy a worry-free lifestyle. Come discover our elegant and...

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  • Brookdale Sioux City

    Brookdale Sioux City

    2562 Pierce Street, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (6)
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    If you’re ready to let someone else do the dishes, we might be the perfect fit for you.  Here at our community, you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and residential care living on the same campus.  With independent living and assisted living both...

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  • Whispering Creek

    Whispering Creek

    2609 Nicklaus Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51106
    (10)
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    Retirement Community includes Villa Homes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, Memory Care Suites and a beautiful Clubhouse. Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community is located next to the Whispering Overlooking miles of breathtaking golf course views, Whispering Creek...

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  • Floyd Place

    Floyd Place

    403 C. Street, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
    (13)
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    At Floyd Place, our senior living community in Sergeant Bluff, we offer thoughtful, compassionate service to help our residents thrive. Our residents engage in a variety of stimulating activities, such as tai chi, exercise classes, happy hour, movie nights, spa day, and ice cream socials. We welcome...

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  • Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

    Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

    850 Goldfinch Street, Fairmont, MN 56031
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    Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates is located in the heart of southern, Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota. Our scenic asssited living community is located down the road from a string of five beautiful lakes. Fairmont is a lovely place to call home and a great place for visiting family members and...

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  • Truman Manor Apartments

    Truman Manor Apartments

    400 N 4th Ave E, Truman, MN 56088
    (1)
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    Located in rural southern Minnesota, Truman Manor Apartments are connected directly to Truman Senior Living. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a variety of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit group, outstanding...

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  • Reed Place

    Reed Place

    2506 Third Avenue North, Denison, IA 51442
    (2)
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    Reed Place is a pet friendly senior living community where our goal is to offer our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by providing compassionate assistance in their daily routines only when needed. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a...

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  • Brookdale Wayne

    Brookdale Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Drive, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Brookdale Wayne, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...

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  • Elmore Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Elmore Assisted Living & Memory Care

    202 North Street East, Elmore, MN 56027
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    Elmore Assisted Living, founded in 2015, is an exciting new addition to the town of Elmore, MN. Our focus is to provide modest, economical housing accommodations that promote independence and well-being, with support available when needed. Residents live simply while not sacrificing quality of life....

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  • Swan Place

    Swan Place

    1024 E. 12th Street, Carroll, IA 51401
    (19)
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    Swan Place is located in the picturesque small town of Carroll, Iowa. We are on the east end of town just one block south of Northeast Park. Our beautiful community evokes images of country living, with its large front porch and white picket fence in front. We have two enclosed courtyards where...

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  • Parker Oaks Senior Living

    Parker Oaks Senior Living

    211 6th St NW, Winnebago, MN 56098
    (2)
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    Located in rural Winnebago, Minnesota, Parker Oaks Senior Living has deep roots in serving the surrounding communities. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a wide range of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit group,...

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  • Bickford of Fort Dodge

    Bickford of Fort Dodge

    1536 20th Avenue North, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (3)
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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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  • Madison House

    Madison House

    1120 N First Street, Norfolk, NE 68701
    (2)
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    Madison House is the preferred Assisted Living community in Norfolk, Nebraska. Madison House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and loved ones and see for yourself! With Madison House's convenient...

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  • Carter Place

    Carter Place

    1028 Joann Drive, Blair, NE 68008
    (7)
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    Carter Place is located in the quiet countryside just outside of Blair, Nebraska. We offer assisted living with all of the comforts of home. Your health and safety is our top priority: On site 24 hour a day Registered Nurse Short term care available Assistance with medication and daily activities...

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  • Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows

    Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows

    2135 Lor Ray Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003
    (8)
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    With ample walking paths and an adjacent park, Monarch Meadows offers easy access to nature, providing opportunities for reflection and rejuvenation. Our structured programs are designed to enrich our residents' lives by promoting spiritual, recreational or educational benefits with each activity....

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  • Old Main Village

    Old Main Village

    301 South 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001
    (4)
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    Old Main Village Senior Living is a part the former Mankato State campus, which was converted into gracious senior living in 1988. We are centrally located in downtown Mankato. We have 73 apartments, each completely unique, with a full kitchen, beautiful tall windows and additional storage space...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

    New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

    100 Dublin Rd, Mankato, MN 56001
    (6)
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    New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato is extremely close to the River Hills Mall as well as a variety of parks, golf courses, and scenic areas. We are an assisted living apartment community that also offers a memory care center and an independent living community to suit the needs of all our...

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  • Brookdale Mankato

    Brookdale Mankato

    100 Teton Lane, Mankato, MN 56001
    (4)
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    Our community, located in Mankato, Minn., in a residential neighborhood just west of Lake Dorothy Park, offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals, fun outings...

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  • Autumn Pointe

    Autumn Pointe

    501 N 13th St, Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
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    Just 10 minutes north of Omaha, Autumn Pointe is a locally owned and operated assisted-living residence that’s perfect for the person desirous of quality and affordable accommodations in a safe small-town atmosphere. At the same time, our proximity to Omaha allows all the advantages that being near...

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  • Pathfinder Place

    Pathfinder Place

    3010 N. Clarkson, Fremont, NE 68025
    (11)
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    Pathfinder Place is located on the north end of Fremont, Nebraska, a town with a small town feel and the amenities of a big city. We are close enough to downtown for shopping trips, live entertainment, or exploring the riverfront in the Luther Hormel Memorial Park. Residents and visitors alike...

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  • Ridgewood

    Ridgewood

    12301 North 149th Circle, Bennington, NE 68007
    (13)
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    Welcome Home to Ridgewood Active Retirement Community! Overlooking miles of country side, Ridgewood Active Retirement Community includes Villa Homes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, Memory Care Suites and a beautiful Clubhouse. The Ridgewood Community is just minutes away...

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  • Perry Lutheran Home Willis Avenue Campus

    Perry Lutheran Home Willis Avenue Campus

    2323 Willis Ave, Perry, IA 50220
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    Innovative, Personalized, and Christ-Centered - Perry Lutheran Home Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, Iowa is Your Christian, Caring Community offering a Continuum of Care for your loved one to meet their changing needs. Perry Lutheran Home offers education and expertise, home care, assisted living,...

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  • Perry Lutheran Home Spring Valley Campus

    Perry Lutheran Home Spring Valley Campus

    501 12th St, Perry, IA 50220
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    Spring Valley Campus Assisted Living Assisted living at is finest! Enjoy beautiful living quarters, excellent dining options, a variety of activities, outdoor patio, and more. Truly relax and live worry free at Spring Valley assisted living campus - conveniently connected to Dallas County Hospital...

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  • Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

    Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

    1615 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    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 receive...

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  • Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    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 service...

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  • Keystone Villas Senior Living

    Keystone Villas Senior Living

    7300 Graceland Dr, Omaha, NE 68134
    (5)
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    At Skyline Assisted and Independent Living, you will discover more than our well-appointed community and extensive range of services. You will find a warm dedicated staff committed to creating a place you will be delighted to call home. From nutritious healthy meals, fun interactive activities, and...

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  • Allen Place

    Allen Place

    1406 East 19th Street, Atlantic, IA 50022
    (6)
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    Allen Place is a senior living community in Atlantic Iowa near the Nishna Hills Golf Club. Our community has a wonderful view of the lush green rolling hills but we are close enough to town for frequent outings to restaurants, shopping and our local farmers market. We also take regular visits to the...

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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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  • The Rose of Council Bluffs

    The Rose of Council Bluffs

    2306 Sherwood Dr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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    1- and 2-BR affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site; social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central dining. Attractive landscaped grounds include patios, water features, and...

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  • Parsons House on Eagle Run

    Parsons House on Eagle Run

    14325 Eagle Run Drive, Omaha, NE 68164
    (12)
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    Nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Champions Run, directly across the street from St. Vincent de Paul parish, Parsons House on Eagle Run is Omaha’s leading assisted living and memory care facility. We are a family owned property with long ties to the Omaha community. Kim Reeves and her husband,...

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  • Hansen House

    Hansen House

    2331 Nash Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
    (10)
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    Hansen house is a residential care home located in the serene city of Council Bluffs, Iowa which is the county seat for Pottawattamie County. Strategically located in close proximity to the home are a number of major healthcare providers in the area, as well as churches, parks and drug stores. The...

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  • Marquis Place

    Marquis Place

    20800 West Maple Road, Elkhorn, NE 68022
    (20)
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    Discover the sweet life at Marquis Place of Elkhorn, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Our property invites residents to come together and enjoy the luxury of spacious apartments. Each of our units combines the very best safety features along with sought-after...

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  • Bickford of Omaha - Blondo

    Bickford of Omaha - Blondo

    11308 Blondo St, Omaha, NE 68164
    (20)
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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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  • Brighton Gardens of Omaha

    Brighton Gardens of Omaha

    9220 Western Avenue, Omaha, NE 68114
    (30)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Our Skilled Nursing Center emphasizes resident care and dignity in private or shared...

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  • Amelia Place

    Amelia Place

    57 West Ferndale Dr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (18)
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    Amelia Place is located on a quiet dead end street on the west side of Council Bluffs Iowa, just one mile south of Iowa Western Community College. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. Resident apartments and common areas have large windows...

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  • The Waterford at Miracle Hills

    The Waterford at Miracle Hills

    11909 Miracle Hills Drive, Omaha, NE 68154
    (24)
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    Discover personal freedom and exceptional comfort at The Waterford at Miracle Hills, offering Assisted Living services in Omaha, Nebraska. Our community invites residents to experience the warmth and care provided by our experienced staff, available 24 hours a day. We ensure that all residents are...

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  • Hickory Villa

    Hickory Villa

    7315 Hickory Street, Omaha, NE 68124
    (5)
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    Hickory Villa offers intimate assisted living apartments in a bright, airy neighborhood with spacious grounds and warm caregivers. Hickory Villa is a faith-based nonprofit organization. Across all our communities, faith is a cornerstone of how we operate, which means everything we do is in service...

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  • Bickford of Omaha - Hickory

    Bickford of Omaha - Hickory

    7337 Hickory Street, Omaha, NE 68124
    (12)
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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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  • Crown Pointe

    Crown Pointe

    2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124
    (28)
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    Discover the good life at Crown Pointe, where the most sought after Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Omaha, Nebraska, can be found in abundance. Our warm and inviting community is filled with potential friends and comforts to help residents enjoy every moment of their...

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  • Westgate Assisted Living

    Westgate Assisted Living

    3030 South 80th Street, Omaha, NE 68124
    (10)
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    Winner of 'Omaha's Best Assisted Living' Award for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013 Westgate Assisted Living lives up to its reputation. We are nestled in a quiet, centrally-located neighborhood, with easy access to local medical facilities. You will find respectful caregivers who understand the...

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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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  • Fountain View

    5710 S 108th St, Omaha, NE 68137
    (14)
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    The Right Senior Living Solution Independent Living Our Independent Living community is designed for seniors who want their own space, but still have access to meals, social activities and recreation. Assisted Living In Assisted Living, our trained caregivers provide medication management, fun...

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Sheldon, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities arrange residential living communities and aid for persons who may need support with everyday activities such as dressing or self-administering medication. The services offered often include help with activities of daily living. Inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In some cases, facilities may provide respite, dementia care, or continuing care. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa has specific rules related to this type of facility. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health facilities Division certifies this facility type. 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 negotiated risk agreement, a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services, and a comprehensive mental and physical assessment. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, and facilities must provide hot meals at least once a day. Staff are required to obtain training in a number of subjects. These areas include fire safety, emergency procedures, assisted living management or nursing course, and accident. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medications may be administered by facility staff, opening containers, and medication reminders. This type of facility 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. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program.

Demographics and Values

In Sheldon, 8.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Sheldon 7.8% have a graduate degree, 33.4% have a high-school diploma, and 25.5% have a college degree. Currently, the population of Sheldon consists of 4,772 people and in total the Sheldon metro area has a population of 5,067. Sheldon has a population density of 419 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Sheldon is 91.8% white, 0.3% mixed race, 1.3% Native American, 0.3% black, 6.1% Hispanic, 1.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.4% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Sheldon is 40 years old. In Sheldon, 13.9% have some form of disability, 11.6% live in poverty, 7.1% are widows, and 70.7% participate in the labor force.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major influence in selecting which care choice fits best. The median home value in Sheldon costs around $138,666 and the median price for rent is $823 per month a month. The rent burden for Sheldon is around 16.0% of the average person's monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

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. 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. In terms of personal well-being, Iowa ranks 20th in healthcare and 14th in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and 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 religious values, 36% of Iowa's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Iowa is 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.8 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22°F. The average high winter temperature is around 40°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55°F during the month of June. 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. 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 Bunchberry, Cinnamon Ferns , Twinleaf, and Dryflower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mountain Lion, the Porcupine, the Coyote, or the Bison. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.