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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Dubuque nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Dubuque, IA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Dubuque or another care type is right for you. Browse 11 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Dubuque.

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Eagle Pointe Place

2700 Matthew John Drive, Dubuque, IA 52002

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Eagle Pointe Place is an Senior Living Community located in Dubuque, Iowa. We are on the end of a residential street in the northwest corner of town just south of the Dubuque Soccer Complex. We are minutes away from Dubuque's beautiful parks, accessible fishing piers and the Mississippi...

Oak Park Place - Dubuque

1381 Oak Park Place, Dubuque, IA 52002

4.4
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Here in Dubuque, Iowa lies a gem in senior living communities. Oak Park Place not only offers assisted living, but independent living, and memory care as well. Our goal here is to better the lives of our residents. Striving to keep them active, we offer countless opportunities to enhance and...

The Rose of Dubuque

3390 Lake Ridge Dr, Dubuque, IA 52003

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Pinicon Place

1615 Breca Ridge Dr, Anamosa, IA 52205

4.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Pinicon Place, you'll find thoughtful, compassionate care in a warm, intimate residential care senior living community. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood with convenient nearby access to Highway 151. We have private residential apartments and inviting communal spaces including...

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Clover Ridge Place

205 Ehlers Ln, Maquoketa, IA 52060

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Clover Ridge Place is located in the small rural community of Maquoketa, Iowa. Our community is located on a hill that overlooks the beautiful city of Maquoketa with acres of Iowa timber directly behind us. Clover Ridge Place has been in operation since May 4, 2000. In 2009 we were named, 'Iowa...

Woodland Park Assisted Living

1207 E 3rd St, Anamosa, IA 52205

(0 review)

1 Bed

Sienna Crest - Platteville

1480 Bear's Court, Platteville, WI 53818

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

Sienna Crest Platteville is located in Wisconsin and provides senior care in the surroundings of some of the most interesting parts of Wisconsin. This is a great place for senior citizens as shopping and dining are close by. There are also opportunities for many cultural experiences as well. ...

Sienna Crest - Darlington

1619 Fayette Rd, Darlington, WI 53530

5.0
(1 review)

1 Bed

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

Ellen Kennedy Living Center a CCRC

1177 7th Street SW, Dyersville, IA 52040

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Ellen Kennedy Living Center is an assisted living community located in the picturesque Midwestern town of Dyersville, Iowa. Outside the immediate vicinity of large cities like Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Ellen Kennedy Living Center residents enjoy the charming view of unbroken plains with...

Sienna Crest Memory Care

210 Copper St, Mineral Point, WI 53565

(0 review)

Studio

Sienna Crest Memory Care is located in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. We are an assisted living community that specializes in Alzheimer's and Dementia care. The variety of activities are designed to actively engage not only the physical well being but also the mind and memory. The activities also...

Sienna Crest - Dodgeville

404 E Madison St, Dodgeville, WI 53533

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Dubuque, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a community that houses two or more individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its occupants around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for people who cannot adequately care for their needs.

Nursing homes are a familiar and comfy living alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will persons 55 and older which is for other senior care types. Examples of amenities and services offered at nursing homes might include room and board, bill pay, intravenous or nutrition therapy, and care coordination and case management. Often times persons might decide to live in a nursing home due to a physical or mental condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, to manage your money, have your representative notified about your care, and get proper medical care. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, flowers and plants, and personal reading materials. The most frequent mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their decision making abilities, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and memory function.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor in selecting which destination meets the needs of your family. The median home value in Dubuque is about $135,070 and the median rent is about $860 a month. The rent burden for Dubuque is around 16.3% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Dubuque is 0.1% Native American, 2.3% mixed race, 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.2% Hispanic, 1.5% Asian, 4.4% black, 0.6% other or not specified, and 90.6% white. Dubuque has a population density of 734 people per square mile. Of the population of Dubuque 10.8% have a graduate degree, 30.6% have a college degree, and 32.4% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. The median age of Dubuque is 37 years old. In Dubuque, 66.6% participate in the labor force, 5.7% do not have health insurance, 6.4% consider themselves widows, and 16.3% live in poverty. In Dubuque, 7.4% of the people are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 3,168,703. Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by healthcare standards. 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. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 42% of Iowa residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-six percent of Iowa residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average 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 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during 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 prickly pear cactus, bunchberry, arrowgrass, and twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the elk, the bear, the black wolf, or the bison. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Iowa

There are 11 nursing homes near Dubuque, Iowa. See the full list.

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