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Senior housing types near Columbus, NE

  • Cottonwood Place

    Cottonwood Place

    3271 29th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
    (9)
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    Cottonwood Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the friendly town of Columbus, Nebraska. We are about four blocks north of Glur Park. In 2012 and 2014 we won the Best Assisted Living Facility in Columbus award and in 2013 we won the Certificate of Achievement for Exceptional...

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  • Prairie Village Retirement Center

    Prairie Village Retirement Center

    3000 39th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
    (4)
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  • Brookdale Seward Heartland Park

    Brookdale Seward Heartland Park

    500 Heartland Park Drive, Seward, NE 68434
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    Our quaint community has almost 100 senior apartments and the entire community is located on one level, so you’ll have easy access to all of our amenities. Your home is your space. That’s why you have several floor plans to choose from. With a private bathroom, a kitchen and plenty of window light,...

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  • Greene Place

    Greene Place

    600 Church St, Seward, NE 68434
    (14)
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    Greene Place is located in the small town of Seward, Nebraska. Our community is nestled on the end of a street in a quiet residential neighborhood just 1/2 mile east of the Seward Country Club. We are less than two miles from Lied Senior Center which is a popular gathering place for programs,...

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  • Mahoney House

    Mahoney House

    1810 E. 12th Street, York, NE 68467
    (1)
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    Located in one of York's most beautiful and family-friendly neighborhoods, Mahoney House is the preferred Assisted Living community in York, Nebraska. Mahoney House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family...

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  • Saunders House

    Saunders House

    1313 Hackberry Street, Wahoo, NE 68066
    (1)
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    Saunders House has been setting the standard of Assisted Living in Wahoo, Nebraska, since 1984. Just a 30-minute drive from Omaha, Lincoln, and Fremont, Saunders House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your...

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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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  • 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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  • Gramercy Hill

    Gramercy Hill

    6800 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (28)
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    Stop and smell the flowers at Gramercy Hill, offering Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Located on 6 acres of luscious gardens and floral walking paths, our community invites residents to enjoy comfort and relaxation while taking advantage of exceptional services....

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  • Waterford at College View

    Waterford at College View

    4800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (17)
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    With over 30 combined years of service, The Waterford at College View is an Assisted Living community committed to using our God-given talents and strengths to serve the needs of each resident. Each person at The Waterford at College View is cared for with respect and dignity. As a resident you will...

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  • The Windcrest on Van Dorn

    The Windcrest on Van Dorn

    7208 Van Dorn St, Lincoln, NE 68506
    (14)
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    Find your freedom at The Windcrest on Van Dorn, offering Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Featuring spacious apartments, dedicated staff available 24 hours a day and a warm community filled with the most sought-after amenities, our community invites residents to enjoy the best years of...

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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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  • 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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  • The Woodlands at Hillcrest

    The Woodlands at Hillcrest

    9421 Gable Pines Road, Lincoln, NE 68527
    (7)
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    The Woodlands at Hillcrest is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Bickford of Lincoln

    Bickford of Lincoln

    4451 Old Cheney Rd., Lincoln, NE 68516
    (11)
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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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  • Waterford at Williamsburg

    Waterford at Williamsburg

    3940 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (4)
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    Experience the elegance and comfort of The Waterford at Williamsburg, Lincoln's Premier Assisted Living nestled in the beautiful Williamsburg neighborhood. You will enter a world of spacious beauty filled with a shimmering waterfall, natural light and lofty heights. The waterfall in the foyer...

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  • Yankee Hill Village

    Yankee Hill Village

    8401 S 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    (1)
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    With a perfect location, Immanuel’s Clark Jeary is your answer for retirement living in south Lincoln. Clark Jeary’s care options include independent living, assisted living and for those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia, compassionate memory support. Offering one-level living that provides...

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  • Waterford at Wilderness Hills

    Waterford at Wilderness Hills

    8939 Keystone Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (8)
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    The Waterford at Wilderness Hills is a family centered Memory Care community which specializes in Alzheimer's and Dementia related needs. We offer surroundings that feel like home. Our staff is committed to using their God given talents to serve the needs of your loved one. We value their life...

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  • Lebensraum Retirement Home

    Lebensraum Retirement Home

    118 Ingalls St, Grand Island, NE 68803
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    A Hidden Gem Lebensraum is nestled in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood and offers a comfortable family-atmosphere. Our residents deserve to live and relax, enjoy good food and activities, chat and laugh, or just take a nap in a sun-soaked comfy chair, in a warm and caring place that takes care of...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Waterford at Roxbury Park

    The Waterford at Roxbury Park

    5728 S 108th St, Omaha, NE 68137
    (19)
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    Discover personal freedom and general wellbeing at The Waterford at Roxbury Park, offering Assisted Living services in Omaha, Nebraska. Our goal is to enrich the lives of residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Our residents enjoy...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Granville Assisted Living

    Granville Assisted Living

    8507 Granville Parkway, La Vista, NE 68128
    (10)
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    Granville Villa is a residential non-institutional assisted living community for seniors who either cannot or do not want to live wholly independently. The staff at Granville Villa is available to assist residents with day-to-day activities such as meals, laundry, bathing, dressing, housekeeping or...

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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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  • 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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  • The Meriwether-La Vista

    The Meriwether-La Vista

    8140 S 97th Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128
    (1)
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    Home is more than just a building or an address, it’s a feeling. Of comfort, security, happiness and joy. At The Meriwether, our goal is to make you feel right at home. The Meriwether is home to individuals with varying levels of support needs. We offer three levels of residency: Carefree Living,...

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  • Richmont Senior Living

    Richmont Senior Living

    702 Fort Crook Rd S, Bellevue, NE 68005
    (17)
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    Proudly serving the Bellevue community for over 13 years,we have genuine affection for our residents. Come see why Richmont Village is the best and most affordable Independent Living in he area. There is no reason to spend your retirement years alone and inactive. If you are an active senior it's a...

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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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  • The Kensington Hastings

    233 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901
    (1)
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    Constructed in 1914, The Clarke Hotel was the premier destination for social and political events in the Hastings area for many years. Fully renovated in 1987, The Clarke was transformed into The Kensington and earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The Kensington is...

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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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  • Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    827 North 19th , Ord, NE 68862
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    At Grandview Assisted & Independent Living, the emphasis is family. Without question, Grandview is a beautiful place to live. Yet, it is through Grandview's greatest asset, its staff that sets Grandview apart. Incredibly, almost all of Grandview's employees have raised their children, worked in the...

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  • The Waterford at Woodbridge

    The Waterford at Woodbridge

    1913 E Highway 34 # 114, Plattsmouth, NE 68048
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    Find a new you at The Waterford at Woodbridge. We offer residents Assisted Living services in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily living. You can be assured that our community provides...

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  • Amelia Place

    Amelia Place

    57 West Ferndale Dr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (19)
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    We are proud to offer seniors a suite of assisted care services that make everyday living in their home in our community easier and more enjoyable. We provide housekeeping, laundry, meal service, activities and much more to create a vibrant environment for our residents. Contact us for more...

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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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  • The Kensington Beatrice

    The Kensington Beatrice

    105 N 6th St, Beatrice, NE 68310
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    The Paddock Hotel was first built by U.S. Senator Algernon S. Paddock in 1887, and then rebuilt in 1924. For decades, The Paddock served as the elegant hub of Beatrice society. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Paddock was lovingly restored as The Kensington in 1989....

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  • Homestead House

    Homestead House

    2300 Lincoln, Beatrice, NE 68310
    (4)
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    Since the day our doors opened in July of 1997, Homestead House has been providing the wonderful people of Beatrice, Nebraska, with a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. From the programs to the amenities, our respect for each resident's individuality is at the center of...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Morton Place

    Morton Place

    1500 14th Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410
    (16)
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    Morton Place is located in the quiet town of Nebraska City, Nebraska. We are about a mile west of the Missouri River and the popular Riverview State Recreation Area. We are an award winning facility that cares about our residents and our community. We offer seminars to benefit both seniors living...

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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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  • Countryside Home Assisted Living

    703 N Main, Madison, NE 68748
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    Countryside Home assisted living community located near where Union and Taylor Creeks meet in Madison, NE. We take full advantage of our picturesque location and the tranquility of the surroundings to offer our residents the very best in assisted living care. Visiting relatives can relax in Madison...

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Columbus, Nebraska

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide apartment-style housing and social events as well as individual help. The services provided often include support with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under observation and assessment. Under certain circumstances, facilities may provide continuing care, skilled nursing care, or hospice. The state of Nebraska has specific regulations related to this type of facility. Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation licenses this type of facility. Staff must receive training in a number of areas. These areas include resident care/services, financial management, administration, and gerontology. There is a maximum occupancy of 4 residents per room. There must be one bath or shower for every 8 residents and one toilet for every 6 residents. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Public assistance is available through Government assistance is covered through two Medicaid 1915(c) waiver programs..This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include monitor for nutritional problems on specified weight changes, must offer written menus based on federal nutrition standards, and provide adequate food services. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with self-administration of medications, behavioral management, case management, and financial management. 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 services provided by the facility: how often, when and by who and services for residents with special needs.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Columbus consists of 23,123 people and in total the Columbus metro area has a population of 23,128. Columbus has a population density of 874 people per square mile. Demographically, Columbus is 0.5% Native American, 2.7% other or not specified, 22.4% Hispanic, 94.7% white, 0.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% mixed race, and 0.4% black. Of the population of Columbus 6.5% have a graduate degree, 30.3% have a high-school diploma, and 21.9% have a college degree. In Columbus, 8.5% of the citizens are veterans. Based on gender, 50.9% are male and 49.1% are female. The median age of Columbus is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Columbus, 9.1% live in poverty, 73.5% participate in the labor force, 7.4% are widowed, and 10.2% have some form of disability.

Cost of Living

The location in which a facility is based will have a significant influence on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major factor when selecting which location is the best fit for your family. The median monthly rent in Columbus is $817 and the median home value for Columbus is about $131,877. The rent burden for Columbus is around 14.7% of the average person's monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Nebraska

In terms of resources, Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3, a grocery index rating of 95.5, and a housing index rating of 80.9. 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. The state of Nebraska has 93 hospitals and 42 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,941,032. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by standards of healthcare. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 39% of Nebraska residents attend religious services among the 2,860 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 34% of Nebraska residents voted Democrat and 59% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 72°F. The average high winter temperature is around 47°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49°F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nebraska is around 2.10 inches. On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornados, floods, and and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Yellow Ladyslipper, Goldenrod, Snow Trillium , and Columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Monarch, grey Hairstreak, and Orange Sulfur Butterflies , the Bald Eagles, the Pronghorn Sheep, or the Bob Cats. The state animal of Nebraska is the The White-tailed Deer.