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1 Residential Care Homes near Waterloo, IA

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Residential care homes in Waterloo may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Waterloo 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 Waterloo, 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.

We are also serving Residential Care Home facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Downtown Waterloo, , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as , or .

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Almost Like Home of Iowa

2102 S 5th Ave, Marshalltown, IA 50158

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At Almost Like Home, we believe a smaller home-like setting is often the best solution for someone with increasing memory loss. This environment helps to minimize confusion and give the resident a sense of security.We excel in providing consistent on-site 24 hour care by a staff that receives...

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Cost of care homes in Waterloo, IA

The average cost of senior living in Iowa is $3,433 per month as compared to $3,802 in the United States.

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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 Waterloo, Iowa

Waterloo, Iowa

Care Homes

A care home provides a home-like setting for persons who are who do not require skilled nursing services. offered can include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transportation. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933. The state of Iowa maintains specific statutes related to this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health communities Division supervises this type of community.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which location is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Waterloo is around 16.3% of the average person’s monthly income. Waterloo has a median home value of around $110,713 and the median cost of rent is $783 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

Waterloo has a population density of 424 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Waterloo, 17.0% live in poverty, 13.0% have some form of disability, 6.3% are widows, and 7.9% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Waterloo 21.9% have a college degree, 6.5% have a graduate degree, and 33.9% have a high-school diploma. In Waterloo, 8.1% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Waterloo is 37 years old. Demographically, Waterloo is 75.8% white, 15.6% black, 2.5% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 6.3% Hispanic, 3.2% mixed race, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 2.1% Asian.

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. Overall, Iowa ranks 14th out of all states in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. 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.

Social demographics of the state

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 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. 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 terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 40F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. 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 pink lady’s slipper, prickly pear cactus, twinleaf, and Arrowgrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the lynx, the bear, the bison, or the elk. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

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