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Legacy Pointe

1020 S Scott Blvd, Iowa City, IA 52240

4.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Legacy Community is a retirement community that is located in Iowa City, Iowa and opened in 2001. We have three different communities located on our campus Independent Living, Assisted Living, & Memory Care. The retirement home is a beautiful graceful building that is admired by many in the...

Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

901 South Mentzer Rd, Robins, IA 52328

4.5
(51 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...

The Views of Cedar Rapids

3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

4.4
(29 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,...

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Corridor Crossing Place

136 36th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

3.7
(33 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...

Country Manor Memory Care

900 W 46th Street, Davenport, IA 52806

4.7
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Consistency, security, comfort, a sense of well being; these are the needs of people with a memory loss condition such as Alzheimer's disease. Country Manor meets these needs by offering exceptional care in a safe and surprisingly homelike environment. There's no place like Country Manor... when...

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...

SunnyBrook of Muscatine

3515 Diana Queen Drive, Muscatine, IA 52761

4.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Sunnybrook at Muscatine, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Muscatine area. Residents have many opportunities to...

SunnyBrook of Mt. Pleasant

1406 East Linden Drive, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

4.9
(15 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,...

Keystone Place at Forevergreen

1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317

3.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Discover Keystone Place at Forevergreen, a new rental independent living and assisted living community:* Monthly rental with no large entrance fee or buy in* Spacious, well-appointed one and two bedroom/two bathroom independent living apartment homes complete with full kitchens* Exceptional...

Brown Deer Place

1500 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We want to make sure you feel comfortable and at home when you live with us at Brown Deer Place. Our Life Enrichment Program offers fun, engaging and purposeful activities that our residents want to participate in. Just ask us about Live 2B Healthy, Music Speaks or our other special events! ...

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...

Fort Armstrong

1900 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201

3.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Fort Armstrong knows that making this decision can be difficult, which is why we do everything in our power to make that journey as simple as possible. The Fort Armstrong offers services and amenities comparable to other assisted living communities. We believe we go above and beyond the...

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...

CountryHouse - Cedar Rapids

5710 Gibson Dr, NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

CountryHouse in Cedar Rapids was designed and is staffed specifically to benefit individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency, security, comfort and a...

The Keystones of Cedar Rapids

6325 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

4.1
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Imagine a senior living community that embraces all of the comforts of home, delivers exceptional care and encourages independence for you or your loved ones. The Keystones of Cedar Rapids is a beautiful senior living community nestled in Northeast Cedar Rapids offering Independent, Assisted...

Brookstone of Aledo

405 SE 13th Avenue, Aledo, IL 61231

2.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A gracious affordable assisted lifestyle community for the older adult. At Brookstone of Aledo, you'll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. In the privacy of your own apartment which has been conveniently designed for senior living,...

The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

5710 Dean Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

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...

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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

Iowa City, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its occupants 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for those who cannot properly care for themselves.

This type of community is a familiar and comfortable care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often individuals 55 and above infrequently heard of in senior care regarding alternate care types. Often times seniors may choose to live in a nursing home due to a physical or mental impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. Many inhabitants are bachelors or widows with circles of support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from discrimination, make complaints, be free from restraints, and have your representative notified about your care. Some services come at an extra cost which can include specially prepared food, personal clothing, and flowers and plants. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, a professionallly directed program of activities, medically-related social services, and dietary services to residents.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals can be a key factor in choosing the best choice. The top hospitals in Iowa City include Mercy Hospital and University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Iowa City which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a major factor when choosing what location is best for your loved one. The sales tax in Iowa City is 6.00%. When it comes to resources, Iowa City has a cost-of-groceries index of around 90.4 and a cost-of-living index of around 100.9. Index ratings are founded on a scale where 100 is considered the average and any score over 100 is considered costlier than the average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, humidity, and air quality of a city can have a profound influence on the overall health of senior citizens. On average, the air quality index rating in Iowa City is about 38.4. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its highest during the month of December at around 46.7. Monthly, Iowa City receives about 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in June with an average of 6 inches during the month. For snowfall, Iowa City experiences on average 26.80 inches of snow in a year. In the summer months, the average temperature in Iowa City is approximately 74F. The low summer temperature drops to roughly 62F in the month of June. The summer high peaks at around 86F during the month of July. During the winter months, the average air temperature drops to about 26F. The highest winter temperature is roughly 35F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to roughly 15 F in the month of January. The average humidity level for Iowa City is about 60%. Humidity ratings peak during the month of December at approximately 65%. Iowa City has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In terms of non-Christian denominations in Iowa City, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 0.5% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Iowa City 12.5% practice Catholicism, 8.4% are Methodists, and 4.2% are Lutherans. In Iowa City, 63.6% are nonbelievers. In the previous presidential election, 7.4% voted for a third party candidate, 27.4% voted Republican, and 65.2% voted Democrat in Johnson county. In terms of education, 59.8% have a college degree, 31.4% have a graduate degree, and 12.9% have a high-school diploma. The current population of Iowa City is growing at a rate of 0.009%. Iowa City has a population density of 1,143 people per square mile. In Iowa City, 3.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Iowa City is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total population of Iowa City, 28.0% live in poverty, 7.4% have some form of disability, 6.9% do not have health insurance, and 3.1% consider themselves widows. Based on gender, 50.1% are female and 49.9% are male. In Iowa City, 16.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 6.9% are over the age of 60, 3.3% are over the age of 70, and 3.0% are over the age of 80. The median age of Iowa City is 26 years old. In terms of crime, Iowa City has 27.4 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Iowa City is 7.9% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 6.0% Hispanic, 2.8% mixed race, 7.3% black, 2.1% other or not specified, 79.4% white, and 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.

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 three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids. Overall, Iowa ranks 14th out of all states in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 42% of Iowa residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican. 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. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. On average, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.8 AQI. 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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. 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 pink lady’s slipper, bearberry, bunchberry, and twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bison, the porcupine, the black wolf, or the bear. 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.

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