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Homestead of Chariton

1110 N 6th St, Chariton, IA 50049

(0 review)

Studio

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Northridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

Homestead of Knoxville Assisted Living

908 S Park Ln, Knoxville, IA 50138

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Park Lane Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

Homestead of Osceola

334 N Westview Dr, Osceola, IA 50213

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

40 miles from Des Moines and conveniently located near I-35 and Lakeside Hotel & Casino, Homestead of Osceola is a senior living community that offers residents high quality memory care and assisted living in Osceola, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live...

Benton Place Apartments

520 Benton Ave W, Albia, IA 52531

(0 review)

1 Bed

Benton Place Apartments is an affordable and pleasant senior housing community located in the charming city of Albia in Monroe County, Iowa. Albia is a quiet but active community with friendly citizens. Albia hosts many different community events, such as shows and farmer's markets. Must-sees are...

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Homestead of Albia

6592 165th St, Albia, IA 52531

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Studio, 1 Bed

At Homestead of Albia, we strive to offer residents the care and personalized assistance they need. Care is offered around the clock, seven days a week, by our certified nursing staff. Beautiful, yet comfortable suites allow us to offer convenient assistance in your own personal environment,...

Vintage Hills of Indianola

604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125

4.3
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Vintage Hills is located in Indianola, Iowa just 15 minutes south of Des Moines. There are 46 assisted living apartments ranging from 414 to 813 square feet. The memory care consist of 20 apartments with private and shared rooms. We have immediate availabilities for memory care. There is a town...

Homestead of Centerville

19999 St. Joseph's Dr, Centerville, IA 52544

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

90 miles from Des Moines and conveniently located across the street from Mercy Medical Center, Homestead of Centerville is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and memory care in Centerville, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can...

Independence Village of Pella

2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219

4.5
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village of Pella! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them.?Our various senior living options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each...

The Estates of Pella (Opening Fall 2021)

2521 Washington St, Pella, IA 50219

(0 review)

2 Bed

Carlisle Center for Assisted Living

685 Cole Street, Carlisle, IA 50047

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Holland Farms

2800 Sunset Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211

(0 review)

Studio, 2 Bed

Prairie Hills of Des Moines

5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320

4.5
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prairie Hills Des Moines is tucked in to a beautiful wooded setting just south of Easter Lake and Ewing Park in Des Moines. Our quiet country location is near the shopping, dining, and entertainment options of the Southridge Mall area. Hospitals and medical services are also just minutes away....

Homestead of Oskaloosa

2102 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Maple Ridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of...

Edencrest at Riverwoods

2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320

3.8
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Edencrest at Riverwoods is an assisted living community located in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Our beautiful community is located near Lake Easter and several parks. Des Moines is a wonderful area for both residents and their loved ones to enjoy. We are committed to our residents by providing...

Virginia Park

2111 East Virginia Ave., Des Moines, IA 50320

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bristol Manor of Unionville

715 N 22nd Street/ Highway 5 North, Unionville, MO 63565

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

The Shores at Pleasant Hill

1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

4.1
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Edencrest at The Tuscany NOW OPEN

1600 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We are a brand new community, summer of 2021, within an award winning brand. We will be the flagship community of the brand offering independent living, assisted living, closer care, and memory care. We will also offer garages, connected and detached. Our services will go much higher than most...

The Rose of Des Moines

1330 19th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

2.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Vintage Cooperative of Altoona

1427 34th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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Chariton, Iowa


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a convenient equilibrium between living an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about the basic tasks of housekeeping and chores. Daily needs such as the scheduling of social activities and meal planning are accounted for, which permits residents more opportunities to live active lives as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Typically comprised of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and more time can be spent with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of independent health care providers, they always have the option. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in the care plan: field trips, private phone, laundry, wellness program, initial assessment fee, Waiting list deposit, transportation, and meals. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, security guards, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, private rental hall, fitness center & swimming pool, laundry service, and game/TV room.


Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is determined by the destination where it is located. The rent burden for Chariton is around 14.7% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Chariton is $550 per month and the median price of a house in Chariton is around $65,940.


Demographics and Values

Currently, the population of Chariton consists of 3,714 people and in total the Chariton metro area has a population of 4,122. Chariton has a population density of 417 people per square mile. In Chariton, 8.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Chariton 43.9% have a high-school diploma, 2.6% have a graduate degree, and 14.9% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Chariton is 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.2% black, 0.0% Hispanic, 98.7% white, 0.0% Native American, and 1.1% mixed race. Out of the total population of Chariton, 20.0% have some form of disability, 13.4% live in poverty, 10.3% are widowed, and 59.9% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 50.0% are male and 50.0% are female. The median age of Chariton is 47 years old.


State Information

An overview of Iowa

There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service 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. 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. Overall, Iowa ranks 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare compared to other US states.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-six percent of Iowa residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate.


State-wide weather information

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. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. 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 arrowgrass, cinnamon ferns, pink lady’s slipper, and prickly pear cactus. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bear, the lynx, the bison, or the porcupine. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Iowa

There are 41 independent living facilities near Chariton, Iowa. See the full list.

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