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Independence Village of Waukee

1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263

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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,...

Deerfield a CCRC

13731 Hickman Rd, Clive, IA 50325

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Woodlands Creek Senior Living

12675 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325

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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...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

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

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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...

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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...

Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

8525 Urbandale Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322

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The Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center facility was opened in December, 2012, and is located in beautiful Urbandale, a suburb of the capital city of Des Moines, the largest city in Iowa. As part of JEA Senior Living, Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a family member of a group...

Edencrest at Green Meadows

6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

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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...

Edencrest at Beaverdale

3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

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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...

Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

5837 Winwood Dr, Johnston, IA 50131

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Ramsey Village

1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310

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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...

Edencrest at The Legacy

2901 Cedar St, Norwalk, IA 50211

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Edencrest at The Legacy is the fifth retirement living community in the Edencrest series, offering 40 apartments of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Closer Care and Memory Care to the Norwalk community. As a resident at The Legacy, you'll enjoy freedom of choice when it comes to our wide...

Holland Farms

2800 Sunset Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211

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Rock Creek Senior Living

3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023

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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...

Edencrest at Riverwoods

2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320

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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...

The Bridges at Ankeny

3510 NW Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023

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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....

Edencrest at Siena Hills

455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023

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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...

Independence Village of Ankeny

1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023

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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

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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....

The Suites of Ankeny

420 NW Ash Dr, Ankeny, IA 50023

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The Shores at Pleasant Hill

1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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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...

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Waukee, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities have the luxury of regular social events and apartment style housing as well as personalized help. The types of service provided often include assistance with ADLs. Residents may be kept under supervision and assessment. In select situations, communities may provide “aging in place”, hospice, or respite. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa has specific rules associated with this kind of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division licenses this type of community. 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, communities must provide hot meals at least once a day, and a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu. 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 toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. 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 assistance with activities of daily living, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, assistance with personal care, and health-related services. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication reminders, medications may be administered by community staff, and reading instructions or other label information. Staff members receive training in a variety of subjects. These areas include fire safety, assisted living management or nursing course, emergency procedures, and accident.


Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. Waukee has a median home value of around $210,456 and the median cost of rent is around $1,378 per month per month. The rent burden for Waukee is around 15.3% of the average person’s monthly income.


Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Waukee is 92.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 2.6% Asian, 1.0% black, 4.5% Hispanic, 0.7% other or not specified, and 3.2% mixed race. In Waukee, 79.8% participate in the labor force, 3.1% are widowed, 2.1% do not have health insurance, and 4.9% have some form of disability. In Waukee, 6.7% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Waukee 53.9% have a college degree, 16.2% have a high-school diploma, and 14.9% have a graduate degree. Currently, the population of Waukee consists of 20,649 people. Waukee has a population density of 384 people per square mile. Based on gender, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Waukee is 33 years old.


State Information

An overview of Iowa

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 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.


Social demographics of the state

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. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat.


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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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 Prickly Pear Cactus, Dryflower, Twinleaf, and Bunchberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Bear, the Porcupine, or the Lynx. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Iowa

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