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Senior housing types near Waterloo, IA

  • Rosewood Estate

    1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702
    (2)
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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Independence Village of Ames

    Independence Village of Ames

    1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014
    (16)
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    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 home...

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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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  • Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
    (2)
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    At Vriendschap 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 our residents’ wants and needs is our highest priority. We offer independent living, assisted living and...

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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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  • Vintage Hills Ankeny

    Vintage Hills Ankeny

    1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (12)
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    At Vintage Hills, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling our residents’ wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers both assisted living and memory care services....

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  • Edencrest at Siena Hills

    Edencrest at Siena Hills

    455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (3)
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    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 First'...

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  • Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

    3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (2)
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    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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  • The Shores at Pleasant Hill

    The Shores at Pleasant Hill

    1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (13)
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    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 a...

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  • Our House Senior Living Memory Care - Austin

    Our House Senior Living Memory Care - Austin

    1401 15th Avenue Northwest, Austin, MN 55912
    (1)
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    Our House Memory Care is located in Austin, Minnesota. Our House Memory Care offers a safe, comfortable environment for your loved who is having memory problems or has been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer's. Knowing that your loved one is having their needs met in a caring, compassionate manner...

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  • Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Austin

    Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Austin

    1313 15th Avenue Northwest, Austin, MN 55912
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    Our Senior Apartments in Austin, MN offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits of living in a community environment while maintaining independence and privacy. All Our House Senior Living Apartments offer a full complement of amenities and services including private apartments with...

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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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  • Edencrest at Green Meadows

    Edencrest at Green Meadows

    6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
    (25)
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    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 us...

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  • Edencrest at Riverwoods

    Edencrest at Riverwoods

    2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (31)
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    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...

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  • Ramsey Village

    Ramsey Village

    1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (14)
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    Ramsey Village Continuing Care Retirement Community located on 10-acres of beautiful landscapped land provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable...

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  • Bickford of Urbandale

    Bickford of Urbandale

    5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
    (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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  • Edencrest at Beaverdale

    Edencrest at Beaverdale

    3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (4)
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    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...

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  • Prairie Hills of Des Moines

    Prairie Hills of Des Moines

    5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (18)
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    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. Our...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Woodlands Creek Senior Living

    Woodlands Creek Senior Living

    12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325
    (37)
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    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...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

    525 South 60th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (3)
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    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 of...

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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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  • Bickford of West Des Moines

    Bickford of West Des Moines

    5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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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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  • Bickford of Muscatine

    Bickford of Muscatine

    2807 Cedar Street, Muscatine, IA 52761
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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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Waterloo, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer organized living communities and health care to seniors who need support with things such as preparing meals or self-administering medication. Services provided often involve help with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under observation and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer respite, "aging in place", or hospice. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . Iowa has a number of provisions related to this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division licenses this community type. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure 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, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, and negotiated risk agreement. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, assistance with activities of daily living, health-related services, and assistance with personal care. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening containers, reading instructions or other label information, and packaging at the resident's direction. Staff are required to obtain training in a variety of areas. These areas include accident, emergency procedures, fire safety, and assisted living management or nursing course. 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. 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 all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, communities must provide hot meals at least once a day, a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, and a health care provider must prescribe a therapeutic diet.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a big influence in choosing what community is best for your family. Per month, the median rent in Waterloo is about $783 per month and the median home value in Waterloo costs around $110,713. The rent burden for Waterloo is around 16.3% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Waterloo, 8.1% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Waterloo is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Waterloo, 17.0% live in poverty, 66.0% participate in the labor force, 13.0% have some form of disability, and 6.3% consider themselves widows. Waterloo has a population density of 424 people per square mile. Demographically, Waterloo is 15.6% black, 2.5% other or not specified, 3.2% mixed race, 75.8% white, 6.3% Hispanic, 2.1% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.4% Native American. Of the population of Waterloo 21.9% have a college degree, 6.5% have a graduate degree, and 33.9% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. 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. Out of a national average of 100, Iowa has a cost of living index rating of 92, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 80. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 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 average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 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 Dryflower, Cinnamon Ferns , Bearberry, and Pink Lady's Slipper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Lynx, the Gray Wolf, the Elk, or the Bear. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.