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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 Rose of Waterloo

    421 Oak Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703
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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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  • Mallard Point

    Mallard Point

    2603 Orchard Drive, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Oak Village Senior Residences

    Oak Village Senior Residences

    101 S 11th St, Marion, IA 52302
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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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  • Garnett Place

    Garnett Place

    202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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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 Views of Marion (Opening Summer 2019)

    The Views of Marion (Opening Summer 2019)

    720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302
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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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  • The Views of Cedar Rapids

    The Views of Cedar Rapids

    3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
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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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  • Cedar Village Senior Residences

    Cedar Village Senior Residences

    193 Jacolyn Dr NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
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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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  • Asbury House, Senior Independent Living

    Asbury House, Senior Independent Living

    378 27th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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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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  • 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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  • Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317
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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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  • Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    1381 Oak Park Place, Dubuque, IA 52002
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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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  • Walden Place

    Walden Place

    2423 Walden Road, Iowa City, IA 52246
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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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  • 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
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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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  • 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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  • Prairie Ridge of Galena

    Prairie Ridge of Galena

    1 Prairie Ridge Drive, Galena, IL 61036
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    Prairie Ridge of Galena is the area's premier Independent Living and Memory Care community. Located in beautiful and historic Galena, Illinois, our state-of-the-art building began welcoming residents in August 2017. Residents of Prairie Ridge can expect the very best in retirement living; from fine...

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  • Pilgrim Place

    Pilgrim Place

    741 S. Illinois Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
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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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  • Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
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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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  • Senior Star at Elmore Place

    Senior Star at Elmore Place

    4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive away....

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  • Friendship Manor

    Friendship Manor

    1209 21st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
    (1)
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    Friendship Manor is the Illinois' Quad Cities only “Continuing Care Retirement Community.” Our warm, considerately designed, efficient campus is a safe haven where you can fully explore and celebrate your retirement years. The retirement community at Friendship Manor is a convenient and comfortable...

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  • Palmer Hills

    Palmer Hills

    2617 Maplecrest Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722
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    Palmer Hills provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Tucked away in a quiet suburb of Bettendorf, residents love the convenience of living in this charming and bustling community. You'll appreciate being just minutes from shopping, medical offices and numerous...

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  • Hotel President

    500 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, IA 50703
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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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  • Bridges

    214 Washington St, Waterloo, IA 50701
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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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  • 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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  • Sienna Crest - Darlington

    1619 Fayette Rd, Darlington, WI 53530
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    Founded in 1997, Sienna Crest offers eight different assisted living communities throughout southern Wisconsin that offer seniors citizens a high quality of life and helps guide families through the important process of helping their loved ones transition to assisted living. Sienna Crest ù...

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  • Sienna Crest - Dodgeville

    404 E Madison St, Dodgeville, WI 53533
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    The Dodgeville, Wisconsin, location of the Sienna Crest Assisted Living Corporation was founded in 1997 to provide a quality, respectful service for the elderly and chronically ill. At Sienna Crest, we pride ourselves in supporting family members who may be struggling with the necessary choices and...

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  • The Rose of Ames

    1315 Coconino Road, Ames, IA 50014
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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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  • 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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  • Grand Living at Indian Lake (Opening Winter 2019)

    325 Collins Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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  • Simpson Home

    1000 N Miller St, West Liberty, IA 52776
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  • Traditions of Harmony

    455 Main St., Harmony, MN 55939
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  • Meadows Independent Living

    1200 2nd St SW, Clarion, IA 50525
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  • Legacy of Brownsdale

    105 Latham St NE, Brownsdale, MN 55918
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Independence, Iowa

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with housekeeping. Daily needs such as housekeeping and the scheduling of social activities are taken care of, which permits seniors more opportunities to live active lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of independent health care professionals, they always have the option. There are an assortment of advantages and expenses to balance while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your care plan: Waiting list deposit, wellness program, parking, move-in fee, laundry, transportation, initial assessment fee, and field trips. The conveniences associated with independent living include healthcare center, private rental hall, security guards, game/TV room, laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, fitness center & swimming pool, and community activities.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Independence is 0.0% mixed race, 97.7% white, 0.0% Native American, 3.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.7% black, 1.6% Asian, and 0.0% other or not specified. Based on gender, 53.2% are female and 46.8% are male. The median age of Independence is 40 years old. In terms of education, 18.5% have a college degree, 41.9% have a high-school diploma, and 4.7% have a graduate degree. Independence has a population density of 384 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Independence consists of 5,824 people and in total the Independence metro area has a population of 6,050. In Independence, 3.8% do not have health insurance, 11.4% have some form of disability, 64.9% participate in the labor force, and 10.6% are widows. In Independence, 7.2% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood where it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Independence is about $773 and the median home value for Independence costs around $118,841. The rent burden for Independence is around 15.1% of the average person's monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 3,168,703. Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center ̢РCedar Rapids are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Iowa is ranked 32nd in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Iowa has a cost of living index rating of 92, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 80. Overall, Iowa ranks 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

In Iowa, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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

The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22°F. The average high winter temperature is around 40°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55°F in the month of June. 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, western beard-tongue, dryflower, and twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black wolf, the mountain lion, the bear, or the elk. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.