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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Independent Living communities in Waukee and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Waukee, Iowa

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...

Independence Village of Waukee

1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263

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At Independence Village, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to help you make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling your wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers independent living, assisted living,...

Deerfield a CCRC

13731 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50323

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Woodlands Creek Senior Living

12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325

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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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Illahee Hills

8308 Colby Parkway, Urbandale, IA 50322

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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...

The Lodge of Ashworth, Inc.

909 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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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...

Beaverdale Estates

4610 Douglas Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310

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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...

Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

5837 Winwood Dr, Johnston, IA 50131

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Ramsey Village

1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310

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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...

The Rose of Des Moines

1330 19th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Edencrest at Siena Hills

455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023

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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...

The Shores at Pleasant Hill

1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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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...

Carlisle Center for Assisted Living

685 Cole Street, Carlisle, IA 50047

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Lakeside Village

2067 Highway 4, Panora, IA 50216

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The Lakeside Village is an absolutely beautiful 64- apartment, senior living community located in Panora, Iowa right on the east side of Lake Panorama. The community is a wonderful choice for seniors who want to retain their much-needed independence, while not having to worry about the hassles of...

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...

Hancock Apartments

1130 Hancock Drive, Boone, IA 50036

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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...

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!

Independence Village of Pella

2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219

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At Independence Village, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to help you make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling our residents’ wants and needs is our highest priority. We offer independent living, assisted living and...

Glenwood Place

2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

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Due to the social distancing efforts nationwide, Glenwood Place is currently only offering virtual tours. If you or your loved one would like to have a virtual tour sent to your email or smart phone, please let us know by contacting us by phone or emailing us at...

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)

Swan Place

1024 E. 12th Street, Carroll, IA 51401

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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...

Benton Place Apartments

520 Benton Ave W, Albia, IA 52531

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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...

Meadows Independent Living

1200 2nd St SW, Clarion, IA 50525

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Oakwood Terrace

400 West Elm, Princeton, MO 64673

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Oakwood Terrace senior housing is in Princeton town, Mercer County, Missouri. The low-income housing is only a two-hour drive Northeast of Kansas City. The 55+ who are looking for convenient onsite accommodation will be attracted to our all bills paid 35 senior apartments. From our apartments,...

Bristol Manor of Princeton

200 N Fullerton Street, Princeton, MO 64673

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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...

Bristol Manor of Unionville

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

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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...

Bristol Manor of Bethany

811 S 24th Street, Bethany, MO 64424

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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...

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...

Rosewood Estate

1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50701

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Lakeview Manor

904 E Milwaukee Ave, Storm Lake, IA 50588

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Lakeview Manor is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and is a skilled nursing facility. It is our mission to provide our residents with the happiness and comfort they deserve. Our staff is very loving and caring and we offer a variety of special amenities to ensure our residents stay happy....

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...

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...

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...

Bristol Manor of Maryville

323 E Summit Drive, Maryville, MO 64468

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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 Rose of Council Bluffs

2306 Sherwood Dr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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1- and 2-BR affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site; social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central dining. Attractive landscaped grounds include patios, water features, and...

Risen Son Christian Village

3000 Risen Son Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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At Risen Son Christian Village, we care about you, your family and your future. Think of us as a "one-stop" retirement community. We offer spacious independent living options and wonderful amenities, as well as several levels of additional care when a resident's needs may change. Our highly...

Loess Hills Estates

711 Nuckolls St., Glenwood, IA 51534

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Loess Hills Estates has been around and providing excellent care since 1961. This is a place that offers many different living situations for residents. Located in Glenwood, IA this is a place that can provide the relaxed environment that many people are looking for in the retirement years. This...

Bristol Manor of Trenton

1701 E 28th Street, Trenton, MO 64683

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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...

Camelot Village

1105 South Third Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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CAMELOT VILLAGE is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and is made up of units including 29 one-bedroom and 7 efficiency apartments. Four of these units are designed specifically for physically handicapped persons. Apartment amenities include a shower with tub, safety rails in bathroom, electric...

Richmont Senior Living

702 Fort Crook Rd S, Bellevue, NE 68005

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Proudly serving the Bellevue community for over 13 years,we have genuine affection for our residents. Come see why Richmont Village is the best and most affordable Independent Living in he area. There is no reason to spend your retirement years alone and inactive. If you are an active senior...

Tregaron Senior Residences

2315 Greenwald St, Bellevue, NE 68123

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Tregaron Senior Residences is a 55 or better independent living, tax credit community that accepts Section 8 vouchers. This community has 1 and 2 bedroom apartments that feature a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, washer and dryer hook ups and central A/C. Don't fret about rising energy...

Pilgrim Place

741 S. Illinois Ave., Mason City, IA 50401

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Kings Gate Senior Apartments

7055 Crown Point Ave., Omaha, NE 68104

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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,...

Keystone Villas Senior Living

7300 Graceland Dr, Omaha, NE 68134

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At Skyline Assisted and Independent Living, you will discover more than our well-appointed community and extensive range of services. You will find a warm dedicated staff committed to creating a place you will be delighted to call home. From nutritious healthy meals, fun interactive activities,...

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,...

Crown Pointe Retirement Community

2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124

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Discover the good life at Crown Pointe, where the most sought after Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Omaha, Nebraska, can be found in abundance. Our warm and inviting community is filled with potential friends and comforts to help residents enjoy every moment of...

Waukee, Iowa

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the chance to continue to live an active life while guaranteeing their fundamental needs are being met. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping responsibilities are handled for you while you are free to use your time as you choose. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private caregivers. There are a number of benefits and expenditures to keep in mind when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in the care plan: laundry, utilities, Waiting list deposit, initial assessment fee, parking, private phone, meals, and move-in fee. The amenities associated with independent living include private rental hall, healthcare center, game/TV room, transportation, golf course, fitness center & swimming pool, concierge services, and laundry service.

Cost of Living

The community where a care community is based could have a major effect on the price of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing which community meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Waukee is about 15.3% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Waukee is $1,378 and the median price of a home in Waukee costs around $210,456.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. The median age of Waukee is 33 years old. Demographically, Waukee is 2.6% Asian, 92.5% white, 4.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% mixed race, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, and 1.0% black. In terms of education, 14.9% have a graduate degree, 16.2% have a high-school diploma, and 53.9% have a college degree. Waukee has a population density of 384 people per square mile. The total population of Waukee consists of 20,649 people. Out of the total population of Waukee, 3.1% are widows, 79.8% participate in the labor force, 2.1% do not have health insurance, and 3.5% live in poverty. In Waukee, 6.7% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by healthcare standards. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat. 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 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Iowa is 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.8 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. 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 dryflower, twinleaf, western beard-tongue, and cinnamon ferns. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the elk, the coyote, the mountain lion, or the porcupine. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

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