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Homestead of Oskaloosa

2102 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Maple Ridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of...

Independence Village of Pella

2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219

4.5
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village of Pella! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them.?Our various senior living options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each...

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...

Vintage Hills of Indianola

604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125

4.3
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Vintage Hills is located in Indianola, Iowa just 15 minutes south of Des Moines. There are 46 assisted living apartments ranging from 414 to 813 square feet. The memory care consist of 20 apartments with private and shared rooms. We have immediate availabilities for memory care. There is a town...

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Courtyard Estates at Cedar Pointe

6132 Northeast 12th Avenue, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

3.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Courtyard Estates will support you in living in an environment that promotes choice, independence and dignity with the added benefit of safety and security. Our Courtyard Estates Community in Pleasant Hill, Iowa is a designated memory care community and puts the focus on serving your loved with...

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...

Homestead of Albia

6592 165th St, Albia, IA 52531

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Homestead of Albia, we strive to offer residents the care and personalized assistance they need. Care is offered around the clock, seven days a week, by our certified nursing staff. Beautiful, yet comfortable suites allow us to offer convenient assistance in your own personal environment,...

Pennsylvania Place

1 Pennsylvania Pl, Ottumwa, IA 52501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Homestead of Centerville

19999 St. Joseph's Dr, Centerville, IA 52544

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

90 miles from Des Moines and conveniently located across the street from Mercy Medical Center, Homestead of Centerville is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and memory care in Centerville, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can...

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...

Homestead of Knoxville Assisted Living

908 S Park Ln, Knoxville, IA 50138

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Park Lane Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

Homestead of Chariton

1110 N 6th St, Chariton, IA 50049

(0 review)

Studio

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Northridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

Carlisle Center for Assisted Living

685 Cole Street, Carlisle, IA 50047

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Edencrest at The Tuscany NOW OPEN

1600 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We are a brand new community, summer of 2021, within an award winning brand. We will be the flagship community of the brand offering independent living, assisted living, closer care, and memory care. We will also offer garages, connected and detached. Our services will go much higher than most...

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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

Oskaloosa, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a community that houses two or more persons who have no family relation to the administrator. This type of community offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer specialized care for those who are unable to properly take care of their own needs.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and older (a rarity in the realm of senior care).Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), nursing and related services, dietary services, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. A significant number of nursing home inhabitants are seniors who require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, have incontinence issues, experience difficulty seeing and hearing, or have a physical or mental disability. Examples of amenities and services provided at nursing homes might include skilled nursing or medical care, personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance), intravenous or nutrition therapy, and friendly visitor programs. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, be free from abuse and neglect, and spend time with visitors. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal reading materials, special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment, and specially prepared food.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is affected by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Oskaloosa is around 14.8% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Oskaloosa is $693 and the median home value in Oskaloosa costs around $95,217.

Demographics and Values

In Oskaloosa, 9.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 24.7% have a college degree, 36.6% have a high-school diploma, and 6.8% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Oskaloosa, 4.4% do not have health insurance, 14.7% have some form of disability, 9.6% are widowed, and 20.1% live in poverty. Oskaloosa has a population density of 555 people per square mile. Based on gender, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Oskaloosa is 37 years old. Demographically, Oskaloosa is 2.5% Hispanic, 93.8% white, 0.8% mixed race, 0.5% other or not specified, 2.4% Asian, 2.1% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.2% Native American.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Overall, Iowa ranks 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. 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. There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service 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.

Social demographics of the state

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. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.8 AQI. 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%. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. 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, prickly pear cactus, pink lady’s slipper, and dry flower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the porcupine, the mountain lion, the gray wolf, or the bear. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Iowa

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