Prairie Hills at Independence
505 Enterprise Dr SW Independence IA 50644
Summary of Prairie Hills at Independence conveniently located in Independence, IowaAt Prairie Hills at Independence, we provide an assortment of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and outings are very popular with our residents. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in private quarters. We have free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the benefit of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its residents. Free move-in is currently being offered.
Dining AmenitiesWe provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our passion to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise curriculum are stretching classes and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a jacuzzi available to residents, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, and our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles.
Community Characteristics at Prairie Hills at Independence
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1-bedroom units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. Free wi-fi is provided to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Premium Amenities at Prairie Hills at Independence
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesWe have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Religious ServicesWe offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are engaged. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise.
Community information at Prairie Hills at Independence
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 104 residents. The building was constructed in 2006, and last renovated in 2010. We are home to residents age 55 and above.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Prairie Hills at Independence
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
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