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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant.

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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,...

Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

173 E. Rochester, Ottumwa, IA 52501

4.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Prairie Hills at Ottumwa is an assisted living community in Ottumwa, Iowa. Ottumwa is a historical city known as the 'City of Bridges'. Established in the mid-1800s Ottumwa respects its strong cultural and historical significance while also providing residents with all the luxuries of modern...

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 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...

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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...

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...

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,...

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...

Pennsylvania Place

1 Pennsylvania Pl, Ottumwa, IA 52501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

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...

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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

Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to two or more persons who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for those who are unable to take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfy care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently persons 55 and older (a rarity in the world of senior care).Many occupants tend to be single women with less social support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide medically-related social services, nursing and related services, routine personal hygiene items, and emergency dental services to residents. Often times persons might prefer life in a nursing home due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral problems. These can consist of resisting care, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander. Types of amenities and services provided at nursing homes might include home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities), monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, 24-hour emergency care, and intravenous or nutrition therapy.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a motivating factor in deciding which care option meets the needs of your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Mount Pleasant is around 14.6% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Mount Pleasant is around $814 and the median value for a house for Mount Pleasant is about $108,942.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Mount Pleasant 5.1% have a graduate degree, 18.8% have a college degree, and 39.5% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Mount Pleasant is 85.9% white, 4.4% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% Native American, 5.4% Asian, 6.8% Hispanic, 3.0% mixed race, and 0.8% other or not specified. Mount Pleasant has a population density of 381 people per square mile. The current population of Mount Pleasant consists of 8,465 people and in total the Mount Pleasant metro area has a population of 8,497. Based on gender, 53.7% are male and 46.3% are female. The median age of Mount Pleasant is 36 years old. Out of the total population of Mount Pleasant, 6.3% are widows, 58.3% participate in the labor force, 14.0% have some form of disability, and 17.1% live in poverty. In Mount Pleasant, 9.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

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. Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. The state of Iowa has 120 hospitals and 75 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,168,703. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids. The natural beauty of Iowa is ranked 32nd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 36% of Iowa’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. 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.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to 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 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. 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 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. Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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 western beard-tongue, bearberry, bunchberry, and twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black wolf, the bison, the mountain lion, or the lynx. 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

SunnyBrook of Mt. Pleasant, SunnyBrook of Muscatine and Prairie Hills at Ottumwa are the top rated nursing homes near Mount Pleasant, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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