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Senior housing types near Des Moines, IA

  • Golden Heart Senior Care - Des Moines

    Golden Heart Senior Care - Des Moines

    3812 Wolcott Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    The Golden Heart Hallmark is that we value our Clients. Our focus is to provide you or your loved one with the highest quality care with compassion, dignity and respect. It's our mission to empower our clients and caregivers to work as a team, which keeps your loved one feeling independent and...

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  • Acti-Kare of Des Moines, IA

    1497 NW 66th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313
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  • Home Care Assistance Des Moines - Johnston

    Home Care Assistance Des Moines - Johnston

    9250 University Ave, Ste 116, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (1)
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    At Home Care Assistance, we are passionate about helping seniors live well in their own homes. We believe that older adults should be able to lead fulfilling lives regardless of their physical or mental limitations. Our elders have so much to offer the world, and should be treasured even as they...

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  • Home Care Assistance of the Cedar Valley - Cedar Falls, IA

    Home Care Assistance of the Cedar Valley - Cedar Falls, IA

    6301 University Ave #1125B, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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    Home Care Assistance of the Cedar Valley opened in September of 2017 with owners that have a strong passion and commitment to keeping people safe in their own homes for as long as possible. We are able to achieve this with our high level of quality care, our passionate and experienced caregivers and...

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  • SYNERGY Home Care-Cedar Rapids

    SYNERGY Home Care-Cedar Rapids

    1239 1st Ave SE, Suite D, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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    We are the Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities' premier provider of home care services continually striving to offer our clients the highest quality of life and independence attainable. Our success starts by treating each of our clients and caregivers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Cedar Rapids, IA

    Home Instead Senior Care - Cedar Rapids, IA

    373 Collins Road NE, Suite 101, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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    IN HOME CARE FOR SENIORS The Home Instead Senior Care® network of locally owned and operated franchises is one of the most trusted networks of home care worldwide. An innovator in eldercare since 1994, Home Instead Senior Care is dedicated exclusively to helping seniors stay in their homes as...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Bellevue, NE

    207 Galvin Road North, Bellevue, NE 68005
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Metro Omaha, NE

    10830 Old Mill Rd Suite 101, Omaha, NE 68154
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Synergy HomeCare of Omaha

    Synergy HomeCare of Omaha

    5017 Leavenworth St #2, Omaha, NE 68106
    (4)
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    If you're like most people, you're looking for the best care available for yourself and your family. As your loved ones experience the physical and emotional effects of aging such as memory-related disorders, illness or injury, you're seeking assurance that their safety, comfort, dignity and...

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  • Caring Senior Service of Omaha

    Caring Senior Service of Omaha

    1045 N 115th St. Ste 150, Omaha, NE 68154
    (4)
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    We understand that lifestyles may change with age, but the ability to maintain a safe, independent life doesn't have to. That is why Caring Senior Service provides GreatCare. Our GreatCare method addresses the three most important areas of concern; quality caregivers, care solutions and active...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Rochester, MN

    304 6th Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
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    Home Instead Senior Care of Rochester has served the senior population of Southeastern Minnesota since 2003. Locally owned and operated, we are consistently rated by our clients and their families, as well as health care professionals as keeping to a standard of high quality care, compassion,...

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  • Premier Custom Care, LLC - Prairie Village

    Premier Custom Care, LLC - Prairie Village

    7301 Mission, Suite 328, Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (14)
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    A More Personalized Approach For Senior Living Our goal is to keep those who need care in a comfortable environment that's safer and easier than ever before. > Transitional Care > In-Home Care > Hospice Support / End-of-Life Care > Respite Care > Alzheimer's & Dementia Care >...

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  • Griswold Home Care - Overland Park

    Griswold Home Care - Overland Park

    3861 West 95th Street, Overland Park, KS 66206
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    “It’s not a job for me, it’s a way of life” In January of 1982, former geriatric counselor Jean Griswold received bitter news. Her husband, Presbyterian minister Dr. Lincoln Griswold informed her that an elderly woman in their parish had died because she could not nd someone to help her with daily...

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  • Comfort Keepers of La Crosse, WI

    Comfort Keepers of La Crosse, WI

    2951 South 21st Place, La Crosse, WI 54601
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS

    Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS

    8249 W 95th Street Suite 109, Overland Park, KS 66212
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Moline, IL

    1977 Spruce Hills Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722
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    Everyone shares similar concerns about health care for our parents, grandparents and loved ones as they reach retirement age and beyond. Perhaps your mother gets confused and can't keep her doctor appointments and medications straight. Or your dad seems depressed and doesn't enjoy fishing anymore....

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Kansas City, MO

    520 W. 103rd Street #346, Kansas City, MO 64114
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    Our families live and work in Overland Park, KS, so we're invested in our community on a very personal level. And we believe every family in the area deserves individualized in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. That's why we established Home Instead Senior Care® of Overland Park, KS. As a...

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  • Elder Care Of Kansas City

    Elder Care Of Kansas City

    7945 State Line Rd # B, Kansas City, MO 64114
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  • Hope Home Care & Transport

    3718 SW 31st Street, Des Monies, IA 50321
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Des Moines, IA

    7017 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
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  • Right at Home - Des Moines, IA

    2600 University Ave. Suite 210, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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  • A Plus Home Care Services - Ankeny, IA

    2301 West First Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Waukee, IA

    215 N Warrior Ln Suite B, Waukee, IA 50263
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Newton, Marshalltown, Oskaloosa, Pella, IA

    119 W 2nd St N, Newton, IA 50208
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  • Home Sweet Home Care

    183 Old Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Waterloo, IA

    1844 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Iowa City, IA

    1700 S 1st Ave Suite 25E - Eastdale Plaza, Iowa City, IA 52240
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Council Bluffs, IA

    149 West Broadway St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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  • A Place At Home

    11310 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68154
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - St. Joseph, MO

    1009 W Saint Maartens Dr Suite B, St. Joseph, MO 64506
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Spirit Lake, IA

    1608 Okoboji Ave, Milford, IA 51351
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  • Seniors Helping Seniors SE Minnesota

    1604 Second Avenue NW, Austin, MN 55912
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  • Promedcare

    1900 E. Military Avenue, Suite #226, Fremont, NE 68025
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Sioux City, IA

    600 4th St Suite 227, Sioux City, IA 51101
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  • Home Helpers & Direct Link - Davenport, IA

    4571 Sheridan Street, Davenport, IA 52806
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Dubuque, IA

    2728 Asbury Rd Suite 775, Dubuque, IA 52001
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Liberty, MO

    42 S Main St, Liberty, MO 64068
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  • Visiting Angels of Lincoln, NE

    3120 O St #A, Lincoln, NE 68510
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  • Preferred Care At Home-Greater Kansas City Missouri

    10313 North Harrison Court, Kansas City, MO 64155
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  • Sunlight Senior Care

    1200 N St., Lincoln, NE 68508
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  • FirstLight HomeCare of Kansas City Northland

    7280 NW 87th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64153
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Lincoln, NE

    1400 Dahlberg Dr Suite E, Lincoln, NE 68512
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Mankato, MN

    1059 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Beatrice, NE

    313 Court St, Beatrice, NE 68310
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  • Madison Health LLC

    10000 W 75th St Ste 200, Overland Park, KS 66204
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Lee's Summit, MO

    233 Southeast Main Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Overland Park, KS

    9331 W 87th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212
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  • BrightStar Care® Overland Park/Johnson County

    8730 BOURGADE ST Ste 200, Lenexa, KS 66219
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  • Tav Home Health

    9393 W. 110th Street Building 51 Suite 500, Overland Park, KS 66210
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Pleasant Hill, MO

    1525 N 7 Highway Suite 103, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
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Des Moines, Iowa

Home Care

Senior home care offers the luxury of a multitude of services provided in your family's home. This care type can provide various medical services including assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, aid in self-administration of medication, and opening container lids. Most home care agencies screen potential seniors before admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, health problems, and medication use. This type of care provides a number of services including short-term nursing care, laundry, and assistance scheduling medical appointments. Also, services can comprise long-term nursing care and help with household chores. Non-medical home care may also afford your loved one assistance with meal preparation and doing laundry. Finally, intermittent home care can provide your family member with health services such as assistance with ambulation and transfers from bed to wheelchair.

In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Des Moines which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Des Moines include Iowa LUTHERAN HOSPITAL, Iowa METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER, and BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER.

Cost of Living

The rent burden for Des Moines is about 18.4% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Des Moines is around $992 and the median value for a home for Des Moines is approximately $123,403. The sales tax in Des Moines is 6.00%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate is a big influence in determining which city is right for you or your loved one. The average 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 score is at its max in 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. Des Moines has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, Des Moines has a humidity rating of around 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at approximately 75%. Monthly, Des Moines measures around 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in June with an average of 7 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Des Moines experiences an average of 32.90 inches of snow in a year. During the summer, the average temperature in Des Moines is approximately 76F. The low summer temperature falls to about 62F during the month of June. The summer high rises to around 89F in July. In the wintertime, the temperature falls to about 27F. The winter high is around 39F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 14 F in the month of January.

Demographics and Values

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%. Based on gender, 49.3% are male and 50.7% are female. 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. Racially, the population of Des Moines is 2.5% other or not specified, 0.5% Native American, 76.1% white, 6.0% Asian, 3.9% mixed race, 11.0% black, 13.1% Hispanic, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Des Moines, 6.4% of the population are veterans. Des Moines is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total population of Des Moines, 13.7% have some form of disability, 70.7% participate in the labor force, 5.5% consider themselves widows, and 8.2% do not have health insurance. In terms of crime, Des Moines has 44.1 property crimes per 1000 residents and 6.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. 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. During the last presidential election, 7.9% voted for a third party candidate, 40.4% voted Republican, and 51.7% voted Democrat in Polk county. In terms of education, 30.5% have a high-school diploma, 7.6% have a graduate degree, and 25.2% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

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, Mercy Medical Center, and Cedar Rapids. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. 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. Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 36% of Iowa residents attend religious services among the 5,107 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 the last presidential election 42% of Iowa residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 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 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 prickly pear cactus, pink lady's slipper, cinnamon ferns , and western beard-tongue. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the lynx, the gray wolf, the bear, or the black wolf. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern goldfinch.