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  • Mallard Point

    Mallard Point

    2603 Orchard Drive, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    (21)
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    Mallard Point provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently situated near Waterloo and Cedar Falls, Mallard Point offers something for everyone. And we're just minutes from shopping, golf and the Isle of Capri Casino. You'll love coming home to Mallard Point...

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  • The Rose of Waterloo

    421 Oak Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703
    (7)
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    About The Rose of Waterloo The Rose of Waterloo offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site and social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central...

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  • Arlington Place of Oelwein

    Arlington Place of Oelwein

    1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662
    (1)
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    Arlington Place of Oelwein is located in beautiful northeast Iowa and offers Independent Living Townhomes, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. We have secluded woodlands around us, making for very peaceful and quiet residential surroundings. We have been providing service-enriched housing...

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  • The Tallcorn

    2 North 2nd Ave, Marshalltown, IA 50158
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    CommonBond builds stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities. The Tallcorn has 49 affordable unique 1 & 2 bedroom urban loft style apartments. (minimum & maximum income qualifications apply)

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  • Glenwood Place

    Glenwood Place

    2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158
    (7)
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    At Glenwood Place, we know the difference between truly living life to its fullest and just getting by. In fact, we playfully and lovingly refer to our community as a 'cruise ship on land!' Our proven track record of excellent care and premier lifestyle is the perfect fit for any retiree. From our...

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  • Cedar Village Senior Residences

    Cedar Village Senior Residences

    193 Jacolyn Dr NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (4)
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    Designed for persons: 62+ At Cedar Village, you can't help but feel at home. The spacious one-bedroom apartments, adjacent to a park, are especially designed for seniors. Conveniently located, this apartment community offers off street parking, laundry facilities, an on-site beauty/barber shop, plus...

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  • The Views of Cedar Rapids

    The Views of Cedar Rapids

    3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (24)
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    The Views Senior Living is proud to be locally owned! For the last 14 years, The Views has built a reputation of trusted quality care as the premier assisted living provider in Cedar Rapids and innovative leaders in a one-of-a-kind healing design memory care program. Their current locations,...

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  • Westover Manor

    Westover Manor

    205 40th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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    Westover Manor is centrally located in a beautiful part of southeast Cedar Rapids, shaded by trees, occupied with wildlife and is close to a shopping and dining district. Westover Manor offers a variety of activities such as bingo, cards, senior friendly exercises, sewing, potlucks and occasional...

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  • Garnett Place

    Garnett Place

    202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (25)
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    Garnett Place Retirement Community offers the best of both worlds! While close to shopping, medical services and entertainment, the community sits in a quiet, wooded area with natural surroundings and wildlife to view. Friendly, compassionate, and dedicated staff make Garnett Place easy to call home...

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  • The Villages of Marion

    The Villages of Marion

    365 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302
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    The Villages at Marion offer a peaceful atmosphere for residents. Village Place, the Independent Living Facility, provides carefree living and a community of friends. While at Village Ridge, the Assisted Living Facility, you will be able to maintain an independent lifestyle with the individual...

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  • Village Place

    Village Place

    345 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302
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    The Villages at Marion features three types of apartment living.  Located near shopping and restaurants, Village Place Independent Living is next to Thomas Park, in Marion, Iowa.  This peaceful setting offers residents casual living and an opportunity to maintain long-term friendships and cultivate...

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  • Oak Village Senior Residences

    Oak Village Senior Residences

    101 S 11th St, Marion, IA 52302
    (3)
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    Designed for persons: 62+ Oak Village offers a relaxed lifestyle yet is situated near downtown, shopping, restaurants, library and other conveniences. An on-site beauty/barber shop is available as are laundry facilities, a community room and patio area for your enjoyment. Utilities are included....

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  • The Views of Marion (Opening Summer 2019)

    The Views of Marion (Opening Summer 2019)

    720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302
    (1)
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    The Views Senior Living of Marion is a locally owned and Iowa managed community. When we open in 2019 we will be the only full continuum of care in Marion, IA. This includes independent and assisted living apartments, our well-known healing design memory care, skilled rehabilitation, and long-term...

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  • Asbury House, Senior Independent Living

    Asbury House, Senior Independent Living

    378 27th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (3)
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    Asbury house is independent living, for seniors 50 years plus. We have fourteen apartments, which very in square footage. We have one-bedroom apartments, single efficiency, double efficiency and several suites. All the apartments are located on the first floor, all apartments have a full bath,...

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  • Pilgrim Place

    Pilgrim Place

    741 S. Illinois Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
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    Current Description This is your current, live Community Page description. To view your current Community Page on the A Place For Mom website, click here. Please look through the list of amenities posted, and if you need to make any changes to your amenities list, please do so in your Community...

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  • Garden View Place

    Garden View Place

    800 Darby Drive, Monona, IA 52159
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    Garden View Place Assisted Living and Memory Care Community is a staple in Northeast Iowa for seniors who value independence, freedom of choice, and the company of those who share common values and lifestyles. Our friendly and caring staff is here to make life a little easier and a lot more...

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  • East Town Apartments

    East Town Apartments

    400 East 8th Street South, Newton, IA 50208
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    Quiet Retirement Community for residents 55 and older.One and two bedroom spacious apartments. Safe, Fenced, well lite property. All Units come with Garage & Storage unit with all utilities included except electricity!

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  • Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317
    (10)
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    Discover Keystone Place at Forevergreen, a new rental independent living and assisted living community: * Monthly rental with no large entrance fee or buy in * Spacious, well-appointed one and two bedroom/two bathroom independent living apartment homes complete with full kitchens * Exceptional...

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  • Brown Deer Place

    Brown Deer Place

    1500 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241
    (12)
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    We want to make sure you feel comfortable and at home when you live with us at Brown Deer Place. Our Life Enrichment Program offers fun, engaging and purposeful activities that our residents want to participate in. Just ask us about Live 2B Healthy, Music Speaks or our other special events! Dining...

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  • Walden Place

    Walden Place

    2423 Walden Road, Iowa City, IA 52246
    (23)
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    Walden Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on a hill overlooking the famous Mormon Trek Road, Walden Place offers you a scenic and vibrant community to explore and share. We are minutes away from downtown, outlet shopping, casinos and several...

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  • Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
    (2)
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    Vriendschap Village Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why at Vriendschap Village we created an Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care community filled with options,...

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  • Edencrest at Siena Hills

    Edencrest at Siena Hills

    455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (3)
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    Edencrest at Siena Hills Assisted Living and Memory Care is your community of choice in Ankeny! We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Siena Hills. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality; it is our way of life! Our 'Resident First'...

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  • The Shores at Pleasant Hill

    The Shores at Pleasant Hill

    1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (13)
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    Welcome to The Shores of Pleasant Hill.  We provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care — a flexible range of support, without a buy-in.  The building is remarkable; up on a hill, overlooking Copper Creek Lake.  Likewise, the interior has many comforts, and a...

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  • Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    1381 Oak Park Place, Dubuque, IA 52002
    (14)
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    Here in Dubuque, Iowa lies a gem in senior living communities. Oak Park Place not only offers assisted living, but independent living, and memory care as well. Our goal here is to better the lives of our residents. Striving to keep them active, we offer countless opportunities to enhance and enrich...

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  • Eagle Pointe Place

    Eagle Pointe Place

    2700 Matthew John Drive, Dubuque, IA 52002
    (27)
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    Eagle Pointe Place is an Senior Living Community located in Dubuque, Iowa. We are on the end of a residential street in the northwest corner of town just south of the Dubuque Soccer Complex. We are minutes away from Dubuque's beautiful parks, accessible fishing piers and the Mississippi Riverwalk. ...

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  • The Rose of Des Moines

    The Rose of Des Moines

    1330 19th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
    (7)
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    About The Rose of Des Moines The Rose of Des Moines offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site and social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including...

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  • Ramsey Village

    Ramsey Village

    1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (14)
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    Ramsey Village Continuing Care Retirement Community located on 10-acres of beautiful landscapped land provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable...

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  • Beaverdale Estates

    Beaverdale Estates

    4610 Douglas Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (39)
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    Beaverdale Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. What better place to make your home than in a happy, family-like community surrounded by all the things that make life rich. If you'd like to spend an afternoon out, you can travel a short ways toward the...

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  • Virginia Park

    Virginia Park

    2111 East Virginia Ave., Des Moines, IA 50320
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    Virginia Park Apartments is a lovely, contemporary two-story building surrounded by a spacious, open lawn, which boasts mature trees and colorful flower gardens. This community is located just minutes from downtown Des Moines. Within walking distance is a grocery store and convenience store. The...

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  • Henry Stout

    Henry Stout

    125 W. Ninth Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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    An affordable luxury apartment home community built on the promise of independent, carefree living for seniors 55 years and better. With many reasons to enjoy life and have peace of mind. Professionally managed by Horizon which develops, builds and manages apartment homes for seniors that are...

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  • Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    For over 40 years, Thorne Crest has offered seniors the ability to create a lifestyle of their choosing. During that time we have developed programs and offered services to compliment the changing needs and lifestyles of residents and families. Today Thorne Crest continues a tradition of service...

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  • Illahee Hills

    Illahee Hills

    8308 Colby Parkway, Urbandale, IA 50322
    (25)
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    Illahee Hills is a senior living community here in Urbandale that is kind of a hidden gem. We are located atop a hill in a quiet residential neighborhood. We have been here more than 25 years, and have employees that have been with us since we opened! Within walking distance we have a large grocery...

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  • The Reserve on Walnut Creek

    The Reserve on Walnut Creek

    2727 82nd Pl, Urbandale, IA 50322
    (10)
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    Unity Point - Des Moines is the sponsor of The Reserve on Walnut Creek, a housing alternative for independent people age 60 years and older with middle to upper income. The community is located just north of Hickman, on a little over five acres of land. The Reserve is barrier free and has sound...

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  • The Lodge of Ashworth, Inc.

    The Lodge of Ashworth, Inc.

    909 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (14)
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    The Lodge of Ashworth was the first resort retirement community to emerge in Iowa. The Lodge offers one, two and three bedroom suites with unique and interesting floor plans. The Lodge is close to shopping, churches, and community amenities and services. The resort setting and appeal of The Lodge...

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  • Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263
    (36)
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    An extraordinary retirement community for active seniors age 55 and older. Theculture is one where our residents truly Thrive. A wide array of Community Life events occur each day. Whether it's enjoying a cup of coffee at our Cafe, Working out in the Fitness Center, A friendly Billiards or...

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  • Thomas Place at Waukee

    Thomas Place at Waukee

    560 SE Brick Dr, Waukee, IA 50263
    (5)
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    Thomas Place at Waukee opened in March of 2011. We are a smoke free, pet free independent living apartment community. We offer many features in our building to help keep you independent such as indoor mailroom, indoor heated parking garage, exercise room, hair salon and more. Our grounds offer...

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  • Attivo Trail

    Attivo Trail

    835 NE Boston Parkway, Waukee, IA 50263
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    Find friendship, fun, activity and entertainment at the brand new Attivo Trail 55+ Active Living Apartment Homes in Waukee, Iowa. Fill your days doing the things you love, from spending time outdoors on our community trail to inviting friends over to relax in your stylish home. See our one and two...

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  • Edencrest at The Legacy

    Edencrest at The Legacy

    2901 Cedar St, Norwalk, IA 50211
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    Edencrest at The Legacy is the fifth retirement living community in the Edencrest series, offering 40 apartments of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Closer Care and Memory Care to the Norwalk community. As a resident at The Legacy, you'll enjoy freedom of choice when it comes to our wide range...

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  • Alice Place Apartments

    Alice Place Apartments

    255 SE Brick, Waukee, IA 50263
    (5)
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    Alice Place Apartments is a brand new complex located on the Eastern edge of Waukee. We offer 1 and 2 bedroom units with all appliances. This includes the washer/dryer , stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave in each unit. Each resident is given a storage unit at no charge and has access to...

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  • Edgewater

    9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (2)
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    Edgewater, a WesleyLife community, is characterized by quality that is second to none and our commitment to making every part of life a positive experience. We believe that: Real Wellness promotes good health for your entire mind, body and spirit. True Hospitality encourages personal choice and...

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  • Bridges

    214 Washington St, Waterloo, IA 50701
    (5)
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    Bridges is an independent living community based in the calm neighborhoods of Waterloo in Black Hawk County, IA. The lovely terrain and fresh atmosphere in which our community is located gives our residents a beautiful place to lead an independent life. Discover convenience and accessibility...

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  • Hotel President

    500 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, IA 50703
    (1)
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    We have beautiful studio and 1 bedroom apartments completely renovated that feature new carpet, new hardwood floors, new cabinets, new stove, refrigerators, sinks, and microwaves. We offer a home buddy personal emergency response system that features no base station and does not require a landline...

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  • Prairie Gardens Co-Op

    Dean Road SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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    Community for the active senior 62 plus, that is looking for new friendships, no more loneliness, and no maintenance. Building starts in summer of 2018 and takes 10-12 months. A lot of amenities , like putting green, horseshoes, pub, sewing room, outdoor kitchen and more. Purchase a share in the...

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  • Ellen Kennedy Living Center a CCRC

    1177 7th Street SW, Dyersville, IA 52040
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    The Ellen Kennedy Living Center is an assisted living community located in the picturesque Midwestern town of Dyersville, Iowa. Outside the immediate vicinity of large cities like Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Ellen Kennedy Living Center residents enjoy the charming view of unbroken plains with...

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  • The Rose of Ames

    1315 Coconino Road, Ames, IA 50014
    (4)
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    The Rose of Ames independent living community is located in Ames, Iowa. The community has 56 units situated in a tranquil residential neighborhood on the border of Ames in Story County. It is also located in a part that has low crime rates making it quite safe for residents. The Mary Greeley Medical...

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  • Hancock Apartments

    1130 Hancock Drive, Boone, IA 50036
    (1)
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    Hancock Apartments is a senior housing complex located in the city of Boone which is the county seat of Boone County, Iowa. With a real community feel in a comfortable neighborhood, Hancock Apartments is a wonderful choice for your new place of residence. Boone is a small but interesting city with...

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  • The Rose of East Des Moines

    1331 Idaho Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
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    The Rose of East Des Moines is an independent living community located in Des Moines, IA. Des Moines is a part of the counties of Polk and Warren. Centrally located in downtown Des Moines, residents have easy access to hospitals, parks, shopping, and fine dining. Just about anything residents could...

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  • Shelly Rose Estates

    3721 Indianola Rd, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (3)
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    Shelly Rose Estates is a high-quality senior housing community located in the Midwestern city of Des Moines, Polk County, Ohio. Des Moines offers many opportunities to experience cultural activities and events, such as attending the Des Moines Symphony and visiting the many local art galleries and...

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  • The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

    The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

    5710 Dean Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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  • Rosewood Estate

    1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702
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Cedar Falls, Iowa

Independent Living

For seniors who would prefer to live primarily without assistance but would like the benefit of having housekeeping maintained by professionals, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect choice. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they see fit, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers if desired. There are an assortment of expenses and benefits to balance when determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are covered in the care plan: internet access, wellness program, transportation, laundry, field trips, initial assessment fee, housekeeping, and meals. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include healthcare center, community activities, fitness center & swimming pool, transportation, laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, private rental hall, and golf course.

Demographics and Values

Cedar Falls has a population density of 554 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Cedar Falls consists of 41,570 people. In terms of education, 18.3% have a graduate degree, 44.9% have a college degree, and 21.3% have a high-school diploma. In Cedar Falls, 5.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Cedar Falls is 2.8% black, 2.3% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 92.2% white, 1.2% mixed race, 3.0% Asian, and 0.5% other or not specified. Based on gender, 47.7% are male and 52.3% are female. The median age of Cedar Falls is 27 years old. Out of the total population of Cedar Falls, 8.5% have some form of disability, 4.4% consider themselves widows, 19.4% live in poverty, and 4.5% do not have health insurance.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor in choosing which facility is best for your loved one. The rent burden for Cedar Falls is about 15.0% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Cedar Falls is $1,028 per month and the median value of a home in Cedar Falls costs around $174,825.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 3,168,703. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center ̢РCedar Rapids. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. 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

During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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 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.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55°F during 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4°F in the month of January. 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 air quality index rating in Iowa is 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 bunchberry, pink lady's slipper, cinnamon ferns, and twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain lion, the lynx, the elk, or the gray wolf. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.