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Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Residential care homes in Red Oak may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Red Oak care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Red Oak, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

Residential Care Home Facilities in Red Oak, IA

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Hansen House

2331 Nash Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

4.5
(10 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, Studio

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....

An Angel's Touch

11405 Farnam Circle, Omaha, NE 68154

3.5
(4 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

An Angel’s Touch is designed to “enhance” your loved one’s quality of life. Each residential home is licensed for 8 residents and tastefully decorated to provideall of the personal comforts of home. Security and fire systems assure their safety. Our homes have a spacious kitchen, dining room and...

Silver Memories

8001 Maple Street, Omaha, NE 68134

2.0
(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Silver MemoriesSilver Memories is a senior care home that is located in the large city of Omaha, NE and in Douglas county. Omaha is the largest city in the entire state and is situated on the Missouri River. The group home setting itself is within walking distance to local food, shopping and...

Nishna Cottage

PO Box 60, Malvern, IA 51551

(0 review)

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Cost of care homes in Red Oak, IA

The average cost of senior living in Red Oak is $4,250 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Council Bluffs, IA with an average of $4,250 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Red Oak, Iowa

Red Oak, Iowa

Care Homes

Residential care homes provide seniors with an intimate sense of community without the commotion of other types of care communities. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services provided may include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transit. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933. The state of Iowa has a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health communities Division licenses this community type.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a big influence in choosing which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Red Oak is about $567 and the median value of a house in Red Oak is around $73,943. The rent burden for Red Oak is around 14.9% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Red Oak is 6.4% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 3.4% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, 2.9% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, and 93.3% white. In Red Oak, 8.8% of the citizens are veterans. In Red Oak, 59.7% participate in the labor force, 10.2% consider themselves widows, 23.3% live in poverty, and 16.7% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 48.1% are male and 51.9% are female. The median age of Red Oak is 43 years old. Red Oak has a population density of 529 people per square mile. The current population of Red Oak consists of 5,277 people and in total the Red Oak metro area has a population of 5,415. In terms of education, 14.6% have a college degree, 3.6% have a graduate degree, and 42.4% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The state of Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.9 and a housing index rating of 79.6. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by standards of healthcare. The state of Iowa has 120 hospitals and 75 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,168,703. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids.

Social demographics of the state

In Iowa, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state 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, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during 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. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. The average air quality index rating in Iowa is 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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 bunchberry, twinleaf, bearberry, and pink lady’s slipper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the lynx, the black wolf, the gray wolf, or the porcupine. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

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Hansen House, An Angel's Touch and Silver Memories are the top rated care homes near Red Oak, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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