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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...

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 Mt. Pleasant

1406 East Linden Drive, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

4.9
(14 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,...

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...

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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...

Grand Prairie of Macomb

1307 Meadowlark Ln, Macomb, IL 61455

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Grand Prairie is your affordable assisted living community in Macomb, Illinois.Macomb is located along Hwy. 67 in western Illinois, south of Monmouth and east of Carthage.Grand Prairie is the only affordable assisted living community in McDonough County.The community serves as a wonderful...

Bickford of Quincy

4221 Maine, Quincy, IL 62305

4.8
(2 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...

Cedarhurst of Quincy

319 S 48th St, Quincy, IL 62305

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio

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...

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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
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Fort Madison, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community offers room and board to at least two persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for seniors who cannot properly care for themselves due to their aging.

This type of community is a familiar and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will persons 55 and greater which is for other senior care types. A large number of residents tend to be single women with less social support, and almost half of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. A significant number of nursing home residents are persons who have a physical or mental disability, have incontinence issues, experience difficulty with hearing and seeing, or require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed. Nursing homes are required to provide medically-related social services, room and bed maintenance services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and routine personal hygiene items to residents. Examples of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes might include adult day services , adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance). The most common mental condition experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their decision making capacities, memory recall, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the motivating factor when determining which destination works best. Monthly, the median rent in Fort Madison is around $592 and the median price for a home for Fort Madison is around $80,574. The rent burden for Fort Madison is around 13.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 47.5% are female and 52.5% are male. The median age of Fort Madison is 43 years old. In Fort Madison, 11.7% of the citizens are veterans. In Fort Madison, 7.4% are widowed, 59.9% participate in the labor force, 15.6% live in poverty, and 7.5% do not have health insurance. The current population of Fort Madison consists of 10,326 people and in total the Fort Madison metro area has a population of 10,520. Fort Madison has a population density of 420 people per square mile. In terms of education, 2.6% have a graduate degree, 12.7% have a college degree, and 41.0% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Fort Madison is 0.2% other or not specified, 6.2% Hispanic, 0.3% Asian, 92.4% white, 3.2% black, 0.2% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 3.7% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

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

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat. In Iowa, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. On average, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 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. Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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 cinnamon ferns, prickly pear cactus, bearberry, and arrowgrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the mountain lion, the bison, or the bear. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Iowa

Grand Prairie of Macomb, Homestead of Centerville and Bristol Manor of Macon are the top rated nursing homes near Fort Madison, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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