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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Independent Living near Mount Pleasant, Iowa

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SunnyBrook of Mt. Pleasant

1406 East Linden Drive, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

4.9
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

SunnyBrook Ashford Park Assisted Living offers 'all the comforts of home without the worry' in a 46 apartment community. Residents enjoy independence and choice, with the availability of personal care services in a social environment. The base rental plan includes three delicious meals daily,...

The Willows

701 E Mapleleaf Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

(0 review)

Studio

Walden Place

2423 Walden Road, Iowa City, IA 52246

4.2
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Addington Place Ottumwa

173 E Rochester Rd, Ottumwa, IA 52501

4.8
(20 reviews)

Studio

Prairie Hills at Ottumwa is an assisted living community in Ottumwa, Iowa. Ottumwa is a historical city known as the 'City of Bridges'. Established in the mid-1800s Ottumwa respects its strong cultural and historical significance while also providing residents with all the luxuries of modern...

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SunnyBrook of Muscatine

3515 Diana Queen Drive, Muscatine, IA 52761

4.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Sunnybrook at Muscatine, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Muscatine area. Residents have many opportunities to...

SunnyBrook of Ft. Madison

5025 River Valley Road, Fort Madison, IA 52627

4.6
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

SunnyBrook Assisted Living was established in 1995 by founder's David and Betty Howell of Fairfield, Iowa who recognized a need to provide a safe home environment for seniors requiring assistance in the activities of daily living, but still maintaining a sense of independence and autonomy. The...

Sunnybrook of Burlington

5175 West Avenue, Burlington, IA 52601

3.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

SunnyBrook Assisted Living was established in 1995 by founder's David and Betty Howell of Fairfield, Iowa who recognized a need to provide a safe home environment for seniors requiring assistance in the acitivites of daily living, but still maintaining a sense of independence...

Bickford of Burlington

3301 Sterling Drive, Burlington, IA 52601

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Brookstone of Aledo

405 SE 13th Avenue, Aledo, IL 61231

2.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A gracious affordable assisted lifestyle community for the older adult. At Brookstone of Aledo, you'll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. In the privacy of your own apartment which has been conveniently designed for senior living,...

The Kensington Senior Living & Memory Care at Fort Madison

2210 Ave H, Fort Madison, IA 52627

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

First built in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital quickly became an important member of the Fort Madison community; a place families counted on for service and caring. Today, that spirit of community service has been preserved as The Kensington, a proud landmark in southeast Iowa. Centrally...

SunnyBrook of Fairfield

3000 W Madison Ave, Suite 500, Fairfield, IA 52556

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

SunnyBrook Assisted Living 'all the comforts of home...without the worry!' . Assisted Living is a special combination of housing, supportive services and health care designed to meet the individual needs of those who require help with activities of daily living (ADLs). These services include- but...

Pennsylvania Place

1 Pennsylvania Pl, Ottumwa, IA 52501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Silver Pond and Reflections at Parkview Manor

516 13th St, Wellman, IA 52356

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Legacy Pointe

1020 S Scott Blvd, Iowa City, IA 52240

4.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Legacy Community is a retirement community that is located in Iowa City, Iowa and opened in 2001. We have three different communities located on our campus Independent Living, Assisted Living, & Memory Care. The retirement home is a beautiful graceful building that is admired by many in the...

Silver Palms

126 W Stonebrook Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

(0 review)

Bickford of Iowa City

3500 Lower West Branch Rd., Iowa City, IA 52245

4.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Bickford of Muscatine

2807 Cedar Street, Muscatine, IA 52761

4.1
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Regency Heights

1010 Scott Park Dr #101, Iowa City, IA 52245

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

WELCOME TO REGENCY HEIGHTS SENIOR APARTMENTS!Regency Heights Senior Apartments in Iowa City, Iowa offers a peaceful retreat where the hustle and bustle seems a world away. A quiet place to relax and rediscover the simple joys of living. Leave the hassles behind and come back to life as it was...

Coralville Senior Residences

1799 Fifth Street, Coralville, IA 52241

4.0
(4 reviews)

1 Bed

Welcome to Coralville Senior Residences! Come join us and surround yourself with the warm, friendly atmosphere of home. Coralville Senior Residences have easy access to shopping, golf courses, parks, libraries, interstate highways, and is nestled amongst mature trees. The lifestyle is quiet and...

Ecumenical Towers

320 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Designed for persons: 62+ Located in the heart of downtown Iowa City adjacent to the Johnson County Senior Center, these beautifully designed apartment homes are close to all your needs. For your convenience, Ecumenical Towers offers indoor mail service, laundry facilities, elevator, social...

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Cost of independent living in Mount Pleasant, IA

The average cost of senior living in Mount Pleasant is $2,157 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Wellman, IA with an average of $1,250 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the chance to continue to live an active life while making sure their basic needs have been met. Frequent needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are taken care of, which permits occupants more opportunities to live active lives as they desire. 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 residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without 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 vary between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent care providers. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the plan: private phone, cable TV, housekeeping, wellness program, laundry, move-in fee, meals, and parking. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include game/TV room, golf course, private rental hall, concierge services, restaurant-style dining hall, healthcare center, laundry service, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is located could have a major effect on community price. The overall cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which care option works for your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Mount Pleasant costs around $108,942 and the median rent is around $814 a month. The rent burden for Mount Pleasant is around 14.6% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Mount Pleasant is 3.0% mixed race, 6.8% Hispanic, 0.8% other or not specified, 4.4% black, 85.9% white, 0.5% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 5.4% Asian. Based on gender, 53.7% are male and 46.3% are female. The median age of Mount Pleasant is 36 years old. Of the population of Mount Pleasant 18.8% have a college degree, 39.5% have a high-school diploma, and 5.1% have a graduate degree. In Mount Pleasant, 9.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. The current population of Mount Pleasant consists of 8,465 people and in total the Mount Pleasant metro area has a population of 8,497. Mount Pleasant has a population density of 381 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Mount Pleasant, 17.1% live in poverty, 4.1% do not have health insurance, 6.3% are widowed, and 58.3% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The state of Iowa has 120 hospitals and 75 health centers, providing care to 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 – Cedar Rapids. Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. In terms of resources, Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8, a grocery index rating of 95.9, and a housing index rating of 79.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 40F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 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. 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 prickly pear cactus, cinnamon ferns, bunchberry, and bearberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the porcupine, the lynx, the mountain lion, or the bear. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Iowa

Donnellson Health Ctr Inc, SunnyBrook of Mt. Pleasant and SunnyBrook of Muscatine are the top rated independent living facilities near Mount Pleasant, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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