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Prairie Hills at Independence

505 Enterprise Dr SW, Independence, IA 50644

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prairie Hills is conveniently located right off of Highway 20 in Independence. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments offer comfort, privacy and available health care assistance during the many stages of retirement. We pride ourselves on providing a flexible Individualized Service Plan...

The Views of Cedar Rapids

3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

4.5
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Corridor Crossing Place

136 36th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

3.6
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Our goal is to create an environment that makes you feel at home! We invite you to continue to share experiences and make new memories, while being part of a community that truly cares. Enjoy your private apartment and let us take care of housekeeping, cooking & laundry. Your friends are waiting...

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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Bickford of Cedar Falls

5101 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

4.4
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Prairie Hills of Cedar Rapids

2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Views of Marion

720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302

3.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Views Senior Living of Marion is a locally owned and Iowa managed community. When we open in 2019 we will be the only full continuum of care in Marion, IA. This includes independent and assisted living apartments, our well-known healing design memory care, skilled rehabilitation, and...

The Maples Assisted Living

98 Bolger Dr, Fayette, IA 52142

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bickford of Marion

1100 Linden Dr., Marion, IA 52302

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio

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 needs and nothing...

Arlington Place of Grundy Center

95 D Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arlington Place of Grundy Center is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies. We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works and visits Arlington Place. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality, it's our way of life. Our 'Resident First'...

Arlington Place at Oelwein

1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arlington Place at Oelwein is located in beautiful Northeast Iowa and offers Independent Living Townhomes, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. Positioned on the West side of Oelwein near secluded woodlands and peaceful residential neighborhoods. Arlington Place has been providing...

Boyson Heights Senior Living NOW OPEN

765 Boyson Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Boyson Heights is a community that encompasses everything necessary to live a maintenance-free, active and engaged lifestyle. Regardless of the lifestyle option you choose you will find the warm experience and opportunities you’ve been looking for, along with 14 different spacious and affordable...

Garden View Place

800 Darby Drive, Monona, IA 52159

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Garden View Place Assisted Living and Memory Care Community is a staple in Northeast Iowa for seniors who value independence, freedom of choice, and the company of those who share common values and lifestyles. Our friendly and caring staff is here to make life a little easier and a lot more...

Whispering Willow Assisted Living and Memory

601 Dawn Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Villages of Marion

365 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Villages at Marion offer a peaceful atmosphere for residents. Village Place, the Independent Living Facility, provides carefree living and a community of friends. While at Village Ridge, the Assisted Living Facility, you will be able to maintain an independent lifestyle with the individual...

Woodland Park Assisted Living

1207 E 3rd St, Anamosa, IA 52205

(0 review)

1 Bed

Birkwood Village (Opening Fall 2021)

308 2nd Ave, Toledo, IA 52342

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We understand that a well-rounded community helps people feel a sense of belonging and maintain overall wellness and independence while offering peace of mind as we age. That is the value of choosing Birkwood Village.Imagine as you age, despite changing needs, having the opportunity to continue...

Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

901 South Mentzer Rd, Robins, IA 52328

4.5
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Emery Place Assisted Living and Memory Care is certified by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. The Robins based community features private assisted living and memory care apartments as well as common areas, including a central dining room with restaurant style dining, exercise room,...

Garnett Place

202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

4.1
(25 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Garnett Place Retirement Community offers the best of both worlds! While close to shopping, medical services and entertainment, the community sits in a quiet, wooded area with natural surroundings and wildlife to view. Friendly, compassionate, and dedicated staff make Garnett Place easy to call...

Parker Place

707 Highway 57, Parkersburg, IA 50665

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Parker Place is a vibrant community that feels like home. We are the perfect place for active individuals who simply want a comfortable, secure and enjoyable place to live. For those residents who require more personalized care, our staff can assist you so that you can still be part of an active...

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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

Independence, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to two or more individuals who have no family relation to the administrator. This type of complex offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer health related services for seniors who cannot care for themselves.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely allow access to persons 55 and above seldom heard of in senior care regarding different care types. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, cosmetic and grooming items, and personal clothing. Examples of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes can include home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities), 24-hour emergency care, skilled nursing or medical care, and friendly visitor programs. The most common mental disease effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capacities, and familiarity, and memory recall. A significant number of nursing home residents are individuals who experience difficulty with hearing and vision, have mental or physical disabilities, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or have incontinence issues. A large number of inhabitants are single women with circles of support, and about half of nursing home residents are over the age of 85.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding which care option meets the needs of your family. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Independence is around $773 and the median value for a home for Independence is $118,841. The rent burden for Independence is around 15.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Independence, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans. Of the population of Independence 18.5% have a college degree, 41.9% have a high-school diploma, and 4.7% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 53.2% are female and 46.8% are male. The median age of Independence is 40 years old. In Independence, 64.9% participate in the labor force, 3.8% do not have health insurance, 11.4% have some form of disability, and 8.2% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Independence is 0.0% other or not specified, 3.0% Hispanic, 0.0% mixed race, 0.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% Asian, 0.0% Native American, and 97.7% white. Currently, the population of Independence consists of 5,824 people and in total the Independence metro area has a population of 6,050. Independence has a population density of 384 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. 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. In total, Iowa has 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 citizens. Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 40F in 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. 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. 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. 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 arrowgrass, western beard-tongue, tumblegrass, and bearberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black wolf, the gray wolf, the coyote, or the lynx. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Iowa

There are 29 nursing homes near Independence, Iowa. See the full list.

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