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Senior housing types near Dakota Dunes, SD

  • Brookdale Sioux City

    Brookdale Sioux City

    2562 Pierce Street, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (6)
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    If you’re ready to let someone else do the dishes, we might be the perfect fit for you.  Here at our community, you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and residential care living on the same campus.  With independent living and assisted living both...

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  • The Heritage at Northern Hills

    The Heritage at Northern Hills

    4000-4002 Teton Trace, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (7)
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    Northern Hills has proudly exceeded resident expectations for more than 17 years! With both Assisted and Independent Living, we offer various levels of assistance while encouraging and supporting independence. Northern Hills allows you to enjoy a worry-free lifestyle. Come discover our elegant and...

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  • Whispering Creek

    Whispering Creek

    2609 Nicklaus Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51106
    (10)
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    Retirement Community includes Villa Homes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, Memory Care Suites and a beautiful Clubhouse. Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community is located next to the Whispering Overlooking miles of breathtaking golf course views, Whispering Creek...

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  • Kinship Pointe Wayne

    Kinship Pointe Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Dr, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Kinship Pointe, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...

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  • The Meadows

    The Meadows

    500 S 18th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
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    Life is full at The Meadows, where friends share ice cream parlor treats, stroll the beautiful enclosed courtyard, enjoy our beautiful sunroom, play games or cozy into their own peaceful apartment homes. We offer independent and assisted living apartments in Norfolk, Nebraska. Enjoy peace of mind...

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  • Nye Square

    Nye Square

    655 W 23rd St, Fremont, NE 68025
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    Nye Square is alive with fun, family and friendship: neighbors and friends sharing a sweet shop rendezvous, playing games, assembling puzzles, strolling in the courtyard and watching the big game in Pete’s Place. We offer independent and assisted living apartments. We are committed to delivering...

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  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (11)
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    Welcome to The Inn on Westport.  We offer everything desired for the active senior lifestyles, including truly private apartments at affordable prices for the Independent Retirees, those desiring Assisted Living services, and for those in need of Respite Care. We are conveniently located...

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  • Washington Crossing

    Washington Crossing

    4709 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
    (6)
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    Washington Crossing is Sioux Falls' premier independent senior living community. We are a local, independently owned and operated company with long standing ties to the Sioux Falls community. We take great pride in providing clean, comfortable retirement living to folks that want to be surrounded by...

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  • Maple Ridge Retirement Resort

    Maple Ridge Retirement Resort

    3525 North 167th Circle, Omaha, NE 68116
    (15)
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    At Maple Ridge Retirement Resort, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining...

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  • Rolling Hills Ranch

    Rolling Hills Ranch

    4324 North 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68164
    (39)
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    Rolling Hills Ranch provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet suburb of Omaha, you'll love the elegance of our facilities, friendly staff and the convenience of being close to the amenities of the nearby city. We're...

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  • Remington Heights Retirement

    Remington Heights Retirement

    12606 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE 68154
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    Remington Heights Retirement in Omaha, Nebraska, is the ideal community for seniors seeking an active and rewarding retirement. Offering both independent living and assisted living, Remington Heights focuses on providing each resident with an enriching lifestyle. With delicious meal options, an...

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  • The Arboretum an Immanuel Community

    The Arboretum an Immanuel Community

    8141 Farnam Drive, Omaha, NE 68114
    (8)
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    FREE Enhanced Cable: The Arboretum provides free cable with up to 104 channels including the Big Ten Network, ESPN and Hallmark channels. Each resident also receive two mini cable boxes. Additional boxes are available for a small fee from the cable provider.

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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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  • Crown Pointe Retirement Community

    Crown Pointe Retirement Community

    2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124
    (28)
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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 their...

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  • Walnut Grove Retirement Resort

    Walnut Grove Retirement Resort

    4901 South 153rd Street, Omaha, NE 68137
    (14)
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    Walnut Grove Retirement is Omaha's Premier independent living community. Walnut Grove Retirement Resort comprises 129 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Walnut Grove Retirement is an...

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  • The Rose of Council Bluffs

    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...

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  • Camelot Village

    Camelot Village

    1105 South Third Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (1)
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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...

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  • The Meriwether-La Vista

    The Meriwether-La Vista

    8140 S 97th Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128
    (1)
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    Home is more than just a building or an address, it’s a feeling. Of comfort, security, happiness and joy. At The Meriwether, our goal is to make you feel right at home. The Meriwether is home to individuals with varying levels of support needs. We offer three levels of residency: Carefree Living,...

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  • Risen Son Christian Village

    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 trained...

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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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  • Richmont Senior Living

    Richmont Senior Living

    702 Fort Crook Rd S, Bellevue, NE 68005
    (17)
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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 it's a...

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  • Country Lane Retirement Village

    Country Lane Retirement Village

    1203 E Hynes, O’Neill, NE 68763
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    The Bob & Bernadine Walnofer family found there was a need for more retirement options in the O’Neill area so they decided to build a 36-room, nearly 34,000 sq ft new senior living campus that includes independent living cottages, assisted living apartments, and memory care suites. They turned their...

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  • Kinship Pointe Seward

    Kinship Pointe Seward

    500 Heartland Park Dr, Seward, NE 68434
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    Our quaint community has almost 100 senior apartments and the entire community is located on one level, so you’ll have easy access to all of our amenities. Your home is your space. That’s why you have several floor plans to choose from. With a private bathroom, a kitchen and plenty of window light,...

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  • Malone Manor

    Malone Manor

    737 N 22nd St, Lincoln, NE 68503
    (4)
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    Malone Manor is an affordable, older adults housing community. It's 50-unit, three-story senior living community is set amidst a lovely park-like setting. Directly across the street is a popular city park, boasting many trails for hikers and bicyclists alike. The Joanne Maxey Senior Center (right...

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  • Gateway Vista

    Gateway Vista

    225 N 56th St, Lincoln, NE 68504
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    Gateway Vista’s rich history and deep roots are fundamental to the vibrant social and active senior living, health and rehabilitation community that exists today. From delicious meals to individualized clinical and therapy services, Gateway Vista is dedicated to providing the highest standards of...

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  • Brentwood Estates

    Brentwood Estates

    1111 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (27)
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    Brentwood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built within beautiful, landscaped grounds in a peaceful corner of Lincoln, you'll love coming home to Brentwood Estates. Residents enjoy the convenience of being located just minutes from the state's...

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  • Gramercy Hill

    Gramercy Hill

    6800 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (28)
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    Stop and smell the flowers at Gramercy Hill, offering Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Located on 6 acres of luscious gardens and floral walking paths, our community invites residents to enjoy comfort and relaxation while taking advantage of exceptional services....

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  • The Grand Lodge at the Preserve a CCRC

    The Grand Lodge at the Preserve a CCRC

    4400 S 80th St, Lincoln, NE 68516
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    Grand Lodge is located in the beautiful Preserve neighborhood near great shopping and restaurants. Our apartments are the most spacious in Lincoln and we have a very friendly, down-to-earth feel to our community. One of the main benefits Grand Lodge at The Preserve offers is Life Care. We are...

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  • Savannah Pines Retirement Resort

    Savannah Pines Retirement Resort

    3900 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (16)
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    Savannah Pines Retirement is Lincoln, NE's Premier independent living community. Savannah Pines Retirement Resort comprises 119 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Savannah Pines Retirement...

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  • Lakeside Village

    Lakeside Village

    2067 Highway 4, Panora, IA 50216
    (5)
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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...

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  • Yankee Hill Village

    Yankee Hill Village

    8401 S 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    (1)
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    With a perfect location, Immanuel’s Clark Jeary is your answer for retirement living in south Lincoln. Clark Jeary’s care options include independent living, assisted living and for those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia, compassionate memory support. Offering one-level living that provides...

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  • Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    827 North 19th , Ord, NE 68862
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    At Grandview Assisted & Independent Living, the emphasis is family. Without question, Grandview is a beautiful place to live. Yet, it is through Grandview's greatest asset, its staff that sets Grandview apart. Incredibly, almost all of Grandview's employees have raised their children, worked in the...

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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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  • Pioneer Manor

    Pioneer Manor

    123 S. 11th Street, Geneva, NE 68361
    (1)
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    Pioneer Manor is a three-story building with lush trees on the west side and pine shrubbery at both entrances. The interior has an elevator, coin laundry and 20 one-bedroom units. Each apartment is approximately 540 square feet with individual heating and cooling, an electric range and a...

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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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  • 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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  • Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263
    (36)
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    At Legacy Pointe, 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, memory...

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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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  • Woodlands Creek Senior Living

    Woodlands Creek Senior Living

    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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  • 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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  • 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 Kensington Beatrice

    The Kensington Beatrice

    105 N 6th St, Beatrice, NE 68310
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    The Paddock Hotel was first built by U.S. Senator Algernon S. Paddock in 1887, and then rebuilt in 1924. For decades, The Paddock served as the elegant hub of Beatrice society. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Paddock was lovingly restored as The Kensington in 1989....

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Edencrest at The Legacy

    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 range...

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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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  • 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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Dakota Dunes, South Dakota

Independent Living

For seniors who wish to live primarily without personal assistance but would like the convenience of having daily tasks and responsibilities maintained by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect choice. Meals, recreational activities and housekeeping responsibilities are taken care of while you are free to use your time as you desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live 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 choose. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of independent medical providers, they always have the option. There are a variety of benefits and costs to keep in mind when selecting an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your plan: move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, cable TV, internet access, field trips, parking, transportation, and wellness program. The benefits that pertain to independent living include community activities, laundry service, private rental hall, transportation, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, security guards, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence in choosing what community works best. Monthly, the median rent in Dakota Dunes is around $1,707 per month and the median home value in Dakota Dunes is around $270,051. The rent burden for Dakota Dunes is about 14.2% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Dakota Dunes has a population density of 460 people per square mile. The total population of Dakota Dunes consists of 2,950 people. In terms of education, 16.7% have a high-school diploma, 47.3% have a college degree, and 25.5% have a graduate degree. In Dakota Dunes, 6.6% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of Dakota Dunes is 1.3% black, 3.7% mixed race, 0.9% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 8.9% Hispanic, 3.7% other or not specified, 87.2% white, and 3.2% Asian. Out of the total city population, 52.5% are male and 47.5% are female. The median age of Dakota Dunes is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Dakota Dunes, 67.1% participate in the labor force, 8.3% have some form of disability, 7.4% do not have health insurance, and 6.6% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has a cost of living index of 98.5 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 107.0 and a housing index rating of 109.8. In total, South Dakota has 62 general hospitals and 52 health centers that provide care for 891,276 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Dunes Surgical Hospital, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, and Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota. Overall, South Dakota ranks 20th out of all states in quality of life and 32nd in healthcare. Residents of South Dakota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 2nd in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In South Dakota, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of South Dakota residents voted Republican and 32% voted Democrat. In South Dakota, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,819 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-32%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In South Dakota there are 83 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, South Dakota ranks 39th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

On average, South Dakota has an air quality index rating of around 34.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 47.9 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 4.80 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Dakota is around 1.79 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in South Dakota drops to around 21F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -1F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in South Dakota is around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for South Dakota is around 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. While residents of South Dakota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Dakota can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of cup plant, prairie smoke, bergamot beebalm, and prairie smoke. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the townsend's big-eared bat, the evening bat, the canadian lynx, or the merriam's shrew. The state animal of South Dakota is the the coyote.