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Senior housing types near Mitchell, SD

  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (11)
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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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  • 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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  • Country Lane Retirement Village

    Country Lane Retirement Village

    1203 E Hynes, O’Neill, NE 68763
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    The Bob & Bernadine Walnofer family found there was a need for more retirement options in the O’Neill area so they decided to build a 36-room, nearly 34,000 sq ft new senior living campus that includes independent living cottages, assisted living apartments, and memory care suites. They turned their...

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  • Kinship Pointe Wayne

    Kinship Pointe Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Dr, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Kinship Pointe, 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 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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  • 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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  • Regency Square

    Regency Square

    3501 Dakota Ave, South Sioux City, NE 68776
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    Regency Square is a leader in skilled nursing in the Siouxland area. Our professional therapy team is available to provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. While we have several residents that return to their own home after a short-term stay, Regency Square also offers a comforting, small...

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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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  • The Meadows

    The Meadows

    500 S 18th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
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    Life is full at The Meadows, where friends share ice cream parlor treats, stroll the beautiful enclosed courtyard, enjoy our beautiful sunroom, play games or cozy into their own peaceful apartment homes. We offer independent and assisted living apartments in Norfolk, Nebraska. Enjoy peace of mind...

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  • Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living

    Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living

    632 - L14, Remsen, IA 51050
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    Bavarian Meadows where our tenants are “Living their best life!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at Bavarian. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or BINGO game, enjoy coffee chats by...

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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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  • 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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  • 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,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Nye Square

    Nye Square

    655 W 23rd St, Fremont, NE 68025
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    Nye Square is alive with fun, family and friendship: neighbors and friends sharing a sweet shop rendezvous, playing games, assembling puzzles, strolling in the courtyard and watching the big game in Pete’s Place. We offer independent and assisted living apartments. We are committed to delivering...

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  • Brookdale Willmar

    Brookdale Willmar

    1501 19th Avenue Southwest, Willmar, MN 56201
    (3)
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    Do you prefer the slower pace of a small town? Then we’re just what you’re looking for, because we combine quiet country living with the accessibility and security of an assisted living community. We are located in Willmar, Minn., about two hours west of Minneapolis. Perhaps at this time in your...

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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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  • 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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  • Truman Manor Apartments

    Truman Manor Apartments

    402 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Valley Lakes

    Valley Lakes

    1006 Mayne St, Valley, NE 68064
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    Valley Lakes is a beautiful community located on 16 acres of tranquil countryside, on the South side of Valley, NE. At Valley Lakes, you can live your life and leave your worries behind! Our assisted living community is the ideal solution for seniors who value their independence, yet need some...

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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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  • An Angel's Touch, Inc.

    An Angel's Touch, Inc.

    340 N 93rd St, Omaha, NE 68114
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    Building Credibility How long have you you been in business? When did you open? An Angel's Touch has been providing Omaha, NE, and surrounding areas with top quality senior care options since 1998, and we are proud to be a part of the local community. How much experience do you have in senior...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bickford of Grand Island

    Bickford of Grand Island

    3285 Woodridge Blvd, Grand Island, NE 68801
    (4)
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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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  • Remington Heights Retirement

    Remington Heights Retirement

    12606 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE 68154
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    Remington Heights Retirement in Omaha, Nebraska, is the ideal community for seniors seeking an active and rewarding retirement. Offering both independent living and assisted living, Remington Heights focuses on providing each resident with an enriching lifestyle. With delicious meal options, an...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kinship Pointe Seward

    Kinship Pointe Seward

    500 Heartland Park Dr, 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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  • 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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  • Crown Pointe Retirement Community

    Crown Pointe Retirement Community

    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 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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  • Golden Horizons of Worthington

    1790 College Way, Worthington, MN 56187
    (1)
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    Situated in the tranquil, small town of Worthington, MN, Golden Horizons of Worthington is a full-service assisted living community with an idyllic lakefront setting. The small, manageable community is big enough to offer excellent care while still being intimate enough to feel like home. Golden...

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  • Countryside Home Assisted Living

    703 N. Main Street, 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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  • Golden Horizons of Ida Grove

    800 Byron Godbersen Drive, Ida Grove, IA 51445
    (2)
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    Golden Horizons of Ida Grove is an assisted living community located in the quiet town of Ida Grove, IA. This quaint community is located in the north eastern portion of Iowa with plenty of fresh farm air to go around. Ida Grove is a wonderful place to reside and it is also a great place for family...

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  • Stonebridge Suites

    713 Scuyler Street, Pomeroy, IA 50575
    (1)
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    Scuyler Place Assisted Living is designed for couples or individuals. Our staff provide provide a friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Activities are planned and designed to help prevent the isolation that can result from physical challenges. Feel the independence of your own...

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Mitchell, South Dakota

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer residential communities and aid to seniors who may need help with everyday activities such as mobility or cooking meals. The services offered often involve help with the activities of daily life. Residents may be kept under monitoring and assessment. In select instances, communities may offer respite, dementia care, or continuing care. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,194 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $6,844 . South Dakota has specific standards related to this type of community. The South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Care communities Licensure and Certification regulates this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include coordinate resident access to a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner at least annually, skilled care must be delivered by community staff or a Medicare-certified home health agency for a limited time with a planned end date, and supportive services for activities and spiritual needs individualized to each resident. 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 physical examination, assess each resident€™Ã‚¢Ã…¡s cognitive status upon admission, and social accommodations. Staff must receive education in a variety of areas. These areas include mandatory reporting policies, proper use restraints, resident rights, and fire prevention. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include evaluated by pharmacist and licensed nurse , Residents may self-administer drugs, and medication administration . This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include at least three meals must be served daily, ensure that meals and snacks are nutritionally adequate in accordance with the Recommended Dietary Allowances, and If residents require special diets, a dietician must be employed or consulted to approve special diet needs and written menus, plan individual diets, and provide guidance to dietary staff.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is affected by the destination in which it is located. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Mitchell is about $737 and the median home value for Mitchell is around $133,174. The rent burden for Mitchell is about 13.9% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Mitchell is 91.7% white, 2.0% mixed race, 0.8% black, 0.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.9% Hispanic, 1.7% other or not specified, and 3.7% Native American. Mitchell has a population density of 525 people per square mile. The current population of Mitchell consists of 15,297 people and in total the Mitchell metro area has a population of 15,603. Based on gender, 49.6% are female and 50.4% are male. The median age of Mitchell is 36 years old. In Mitchell, 8.2% are widowed, 69.7% participate in the labor force, 8.2% do not have health insurance, and 16.8% have some form of disability. In Mitchell, 9.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Mitchell 24.5% have a college degree, 27.2% have a high-school diploma, and 7.0% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

There are 62 general hospitals and 52 health centers that provide care for 891,276 South Dakota residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Dakota are Dunes Surgical Hospital, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, and Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota. The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Dakota citizen is ranked 20th nation-wide. Additionally, South Dakota is ranked 32nd by healthcare standards. Out of a national average of 100, South Dakota has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 110. Residents of South Dakota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 2nd in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 62% of South Dakota residents voted Republican and 32% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 36% of South Dakota's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,819 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-32%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In South Dakota there are 83 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of South Dakota ranks 39th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

On average, South Dakota has an air quality index rating of around 34.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. On average, the state receives 1.79 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 4.80 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in South Dakota drops to around 21F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -1F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for South Dakota is around 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. While residents of South Dakota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Dakota can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Plains Coreopsis, Soapweed Yucca , Bergamot Beebalm, and Plains Pricklypear. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Virginia Opossum, the Townsend's Big-eared Bat, the Canadian Lynx, or the Pronghorn. The state animal of South Dakota is the The Coyote.