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Senior housing types near Mason City, IA

  • Pilgrim Place

    Pilgrim Place

    741 S. Illinois Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
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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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  • 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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  • Garden Court Apartments

    Garden Court Apartments

    333 2nd Ave SW, Winnebago, MN 56098
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    Promoting a friendly, active community for seniors 62 and those with disabilities, the Garden Court Apartments invite you to come and enjoy carefree living at its finest. This charming community offers 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes that are not only unique, but spacious. Featuring off-street...

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  • The Waters on Mayowood

    The Waters on Mayowood

    827 Mayowwod Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902
    (4)
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    You’re moving into a new community but you can still call Rochester home. The Waters on Mayowood sits on the former entrance to the farming estate of Dr. Charles and Edith Mayo. Walk along the Zumbro River, view the llamas across the street and relax listening to the grand piano. It is a...

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  • Meadow Lakes Senior Living

    Meadow Lakes Senior Living

    22 45th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901
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    We’re pleased to offer Assisted Living and Memory Care options in our beautiful 64-unit apartment building. We opened our doors on October 1, 2000, and have been privileged to serve many wonderful families from the Rochester area and beyond. As you peruse our site consider the concerns you have for...

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  • Arlington Place at Oelwein

    Arlington Place at Oelwein

    1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662
    (1)
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    Arlington Place at Oelwein is located in beautiful Northeast Iowa and offers Independent Living Townhomes, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. Positioned on the West side of Oelwein near secluded woodlands and peaceful residential neighborhoods. Arlington Place has been providing...

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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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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

    New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

    100 Dublin Rd, Mankato, MN 56001
    (6)
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    New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato is extremely close to the River Hills Mall as well as a variety of parks, golf courses, and scenic areas. We are an assisted living apartment community that also offers a memory care center and an independent living community to suit the needs of all our...

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  • Old Main Village

    Old Main Village

    301 South 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001
    (4)
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    Old Main Village Senior Living is a part the former Mankato State campus, which was converted into gracious senior living in 1988. We are centrally located in downtown Mankato. We have 73 apartments, each completely unique, with a full kitchen, beautiful tall windows and additional storage space...

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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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  • Keelson Harbour

    Keelson Harbour

    2810 Aurora Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
    (3)
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    Keelson Harbour is an Assisted Living Community located in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Our beautiful property is located on a quiet hill with easy access to nearby lakes. Residents enjoy an on-site pond, complete with growing ducklings and their families. With many nearby attractions,...

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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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  • 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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  • Kingsway Retirement Living

    Kingsway Retirement Living

    815 West Main, Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (33)
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    Kingsway Retirement Living offers independent living, assisted living and memory care in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. We are part of 22 acre campus owned and operated by The Lutheran Home Association. Our campus includes skilled nursing, a residence for developmentally disabled adults and more Our five...

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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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  • Kingsley Shores

    Kingsley Shores

    16880 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044
    (16)
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    Kingsley Shores Kingsley Shores is an assisted living community located in the beautiful town of Lakeville, Dakota County, Minnesota. Lakeville is a community full of recreational opportunities including numerous parks and lakes for activities as well as gorgeous scenic views. If you love the...

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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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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Prior Lake

    New Perspective Senior Living | Prior Lake

    4685 Park Nicollet Ave SW, Prior Lake, MN 55372
    (16)
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    Residents at New Perspective Senior Living | Prior Lake live gracefully and independently, supported by convenient services, specialized care programs and friendly, compassionate care. Our principles, values and beliefs shine throughout the community. At New Perspective | Prior Lake, excellence in...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Grainwood

    The Grainwood

    5119 Gateway Street SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372
    (6)
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    Welcome to The Grainwood - What we do hits HOME. The Grainwood Apartments brings the feel of a cozy lake place to the heart of Prior Lake! Conveniently located near parks, shopping and restaurants, The Grainwood Apartments offers the freedoms of contemporary maintenance-free living combined with...

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  • Silvercrest At Woodlands Creek

    Silvercrest At Woodlands Creek

    12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325
    (37)
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    At Woodlands Creek Active Retirement Community, we offer 3 different levels of care to meet our residents wants and needs ranging from independent living to memory care. Independent Living Woodlands Creek Independent Living opened in 2005 and expanded in 2008. Our independent living setting...

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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 Timbers

    The Timbers

    14018 Pennock Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    (4)
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    Apple Valley’s Newest Senior Apartment Community! Conveniently located near downtown Apple Valley, The Timbers is just minutes away from a dazzling array of shopping and restaurants. We are an energetic community with its own Resident Council partnering with Volunteers from the community. You’ll...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Swan Place

    Swan Place

    1024 E. 12th Street, Carroll, IA 51401
    (19)
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    Swan Place is located in the picturesque small town of Carroll, Iowa. We are on the east end of town just one block south of Northeast Park. Our beautiful community evokes images of country living, with its large front porch and white picket fence in front. We have two enclosed courtyards where...

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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 (Now Open)

    The Views of Marion (Now Open)

    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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  • Affinity at Eagan

    Affinity at Eagan

    4000 Eagan Outlets Parkway, Eagan, MN 55122
    (4)
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    At Affinity at Eagan we’ve created a new kind of 55+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom. Rents start at $1,490, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...

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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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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Eagan

    New Perspective Senior Living | Eagan

    3810 Alder Ln, Eagan, MN 55122
    (35)
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    Location is everything. Surrounded by nature, yet just a short distance from the conveniences you want and need, New Perspective Senior Living | Eagan puts you close to everything. Lakes, parks and recreation, and shopping are all within a short driving distance. You can either drive yourself or use...

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  • The Commons On Marice

    The Commons On Marice

    1380 Marice Drive, Eagan, MN 55121
    (45)
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    Visit The Commons on Marice and discover a remarkable senior community. Everything you need is here, that's the beauty of your convenient, enriching and, most importantly, satisfying independent lifestyle. The Commons is uniquely designed to bring the outside inside. In the two story atrium,...

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  • Summit Place Senior Campus

    Summit Place Senior Campus

    8501 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (35)
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    Summit Place is Retirement living like no other.  We offer beautiful Town Homes, Independent & Assisted Living apartment homes and Reflections suites/apartments for those with Memory Loss.   What sets this retirement community apart is its commitment to health, fitness and lifelong...

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  • Waters of Eden Prairie

    Waters of Eden Prairie

    431 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (24)
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    When people come to live at The Colony, they experience warmth, hospitality, and an innovative suite of active life opportunities and amenities that empowers them to enjoy life in better health. You’ll discover delicious meals at The Colony Restaurant and pampering services from The Colony Spa and...

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  • Brookdale Edina

    Brookdale Edina

    3330 Edinborough Way, Edina, MN 55435
    (61)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our luxurious, unique community, with its towering 18 stories and stunning views, you’ll see that each day opens up a whole realm of possibilities. Our continuing care community provides a wide range of care...

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Mason City, Iowa

Independent Living

If you or your loved one want the convenience of having your housekeeping managed by professionals while living at your own pace, you might want to consider independent living. Meals, leisure activities and housekeeping responsibilities are taken care of while you are unencumbered to use your time as you choose. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies differ 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 a number of costs and advantages to consider while determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in the care plan: transportation, parking, Waiting list deposit, move-in fee, initial assessment fee, field trips, cable TV, and utilities. The conveniences associated with independent living include golf course, private rental hall, healthcare center, restaurant-style dining hall, laundry service, fitness center & swimming pool, transportation, and concierge services.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a facility is located could have a major effect on the total price. Cost of living can be a big influence when choosing which facility works for you or your loved one. The median home value in Mason City is about $108,112 and the median rent is $698 per month a month. The rent burden for Mason City is around 15.0% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 6.3% have a graduate degree, 21.0% have a college degree, and 30.8% have a high-school diploma. In Mason City, 65.4% participate in the labor force, 14.8% have some form of disability, 7.0% do not have health insurance, and 8.0% consider themselves widows. Currently, the population of Mason City consists of 26,457 people and in total the Mason City metro area has a population of 27,399. Mason City has a population density of 380 people per square mile. Based on gender, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Mason City is 43 years old. Racially, the population of Mason City is 5.6% Hispanic, 1.2% Asian, 2.0% mixed race, 0.8% other or not specified, 93.4% white, 2.1% black, 0.5% Native American, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Mason City, 9.8% of the population are veterans.

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 top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center ̢РCedar Rapids. Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of religious values, 36% of Iowa's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72°F. The average high summer temperature is around 88°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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 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. 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, twinleaf, prickly pear cactus, and cinnamon ferns. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black wolf, the porcupine, the bison, or the elk. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.