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Senior housing types near Des Moines, IA

  • Higley Mansion Care Center

    Higley Mansion Care Center

    860 17th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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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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  • 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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  • Waterford at Wilderness Hills

    Waterford at Wilderness Hills

    8939 Keystone Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
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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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  • Marcella Manor LLC

    Marcella Manor LLC

    228 19 ST SW, Rochester, MN 55902
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    Marcella Manor started as a vision while Shannon's grandmother was experiencing signs of aging and later developed Alzheimers, leading to a move from the family farm to a secured assisted living facility. Shannon played an important role in both her grandmother's and grandfather's medical cares as...

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  • Sunny Meadows Living Center

    Sunny Meadows Living Center

    419 N Prospect Ave, Sedalia, MO 65301
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    SUNNY MEADOWS LIVING CENTER IS LOCATED IN SEDALIA, MISSOURI. IT IS APPROXIMATELY A TOWN OF 20,000 PEOPLE. WE HAVE ALL THE SHOPS YOU WILL EVER NEED IN OUR AREA. A FEW TO NAME ARE WAL MART, KMART, DOLLAR TREE, DOLLAR GENERAL, BINGS, WOODS, CASEYS. OUR FACILITY IS LOCATIED IN A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY....

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  • Shirlee's Retirement Home

    1302 E 2nd Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
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    Shirlee's Retirement Home offers a lot of services for the elderly in Indianola, Iowa. Not only are they focused on their nursing home, but also have assisted living, senior community, and is a micro community. The nursing home facility of Shirlee's Retirement Home offers help to those in need on...

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  • Plummer Place

    1050 Plummer Circle, Rochester, MN 55902
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    At Plummer place, we know that when it comes to your senior loved one, that it's all about meeting and exceeding their needs, so that they can and will enjoy the best with their golden years. We are proud to be located in beautiful and wonderful Rochester, Minnesota, where your senior will enjoy...

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  • Sunset Home Assisted Living Company

    3686 Kenosha Dr. NW, Rochester, MN 55902
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    Welcome to Sunset Homes Assisted Living! This is a new home with a maximum occupancy of four residents. The home is located in the new development site of Badger Hills, northwest of Rochester city. It is only 5-7 minutes away from the Mayo Clinic. The location is new and has a quiet neighborhood...

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  • Blessed Homes

    305 E 63rd St, Kansas City, MO 64113
    (8)
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    Blessed Homes is a senior care home located in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass counties, Kansas, MO. Loving caregivers provide assistance to seniors in a group home setting. Renowned musical styles Kansas City Jazz and Blues were created here in the 18th and Vine Neighborhood. Kansas City played a...

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  • Collier Care Home

    3001 NW Vesper St, Blue Springs, MO 64015
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  • Willows & Water

    707 Upper Meadow Lane NW, Rochester, MN 55901
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Des Moines, Iowa

Care Homes

Care homes offer seniors with a close feeling of community minus the commotion of a larger nursing home. Services provided might include three meals a day, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $48,933. Iowa maintains a number of stipulations associated with this kind of facility. The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health Facilities Division governs this facility type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic illnesses or those requiring long-term treatment, access to hospitals is an important consideration in choosing which care home best meets your family's needs. The top hospitals that service Des Moines include Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, and Broadlawns Medical Center. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Des Moines which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The community where a facility is located will have a huge effect on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major influence in choosing which care choice meets the needs of you or your loved one. Des Moines has a sales tax of 6.00%. Des Moines has a cost-of-groceries index of around 92.9 and a cost of living index of 85.9. These index ratings are based on a spectrum where 100 is the average score and any score beneath 100 is considered cheaper than said average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate, most notably air quality and moisture, is a big factor in choosing which destination is right for your loved one. Des Moines has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Des Moines is around 41.5. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its max during December at around 58.8. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The average humidity rating for Des Moines is roughly 70%. Humidity levels peak in December at approximately 75%. In the summertime, the air temperature in Des Moines is about 76°F. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 89°F in the month of July. The lowest summer temperature is roughly 62°F in June. During winter months, the average temp falls to around 27°F. The peak winter temperature will rise to about 39°F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to around 14 °F during the month of January. Monthly, Des Moines gets around 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically falls in June with an average of 7 inches in a month. For snowfall, Des Moines receives on average 32.90 inches of snow.

Demographics and Values

In the previous presidential election, 40.4% voted Republican, 7.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 51.7% voted Democrat in Polk county. In terms of crime, Des Moines has 6.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 44.1 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Des Moines, 6.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Des Moines is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Des Moines has a population density of 952 people per square mile. The current population of Des Moines is shrinking at a rate of -0.001%. In Des Moines, 53.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Des Moines, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Des Moines 15.1% practice Catholicism, 6.8% are Lutherans, and 6.7% practice another Christian faith. In terms of education, 25.2% have a college degree, 30.5% have a high-school diploma, and 7.6% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Des Moines is 13.1% Hispanic, 3.9% mixed race, 6.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.5% other or not specified, 0.5% Native American, 76.1% white, and 11.0% black. Out of the total population of Des Moines, 5.5% are widows, 18.1% live in poverty, 13.7% have some form of disability, and 8.2% do not have health insurance. Out of the total city population, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. In Des Moines, 23.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.5% are over the age of 60, 4.5% are over the age of 70, and 3.0% are over the age of 80. The median age of Des Moines is 34 years old.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Overall, Iowa ranks 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare compared to other US states. 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. There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center ¢– Cedar Rapids. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. 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.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72°F. The average high summer temperature is around 88°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4°F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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, 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. 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 bearberry, prickly pear cactus, dryflower, and pink lady's slipper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain lion, the lynx, the coyote, or the black wolf. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.