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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg, 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 Parkersburg or another care type is right for you. Browse 13 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Parkersburg.

Nursing Homes near Parkersburg, Iowa

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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...

Country Meadow Place Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

17396 Kingbird Ave, Mason City, IA 50401

4.7
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Assisted Living & Memory Care in Mason City, IowaJust on the outskirts of town, close enough to stay connected yet far enough to feel the calm of the country, Country Meadow Place is both a peaceful retreat and a vibrant neighborhood alive with activity and community spirit. Our Assisted Living...

Bickford of Cedar Falls

5101 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

4.4
(12 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...

Glenwood Place

2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

3.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Glenwood Place, we know the difference between truly living life to its fullest and just getting by. In fact, we playfully and lovingly refer to our community as a 'cruise ship on land!' Our proven track record of excellent care and premier lifestyle is the perfect fit for any retiree. From...

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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...

Homestead of Mason City

2501 W State St, Mason City, IA 50401

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Close to the Minnesota border and 120 miles from Des Moines, Homestead of Mason City is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living in Mason City, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require...

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...

Whispering Willow Assisted Living and Memory

601 Dawn Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cedar Vale Assisted Living

100 Poppe Lane, Nashua, IA 50658

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Cedar Vale Assisted Living opened it's doors in 2005 to serve those in Nashua, Iowa by providing them with a beautiful place to live set back off the road surrounded by trees in a more peaceful atmosphere.

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...

The Rose of Waterloo

421 Oak Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703

4.3
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

About The Rose of Waterloo The Rose of Waterloo offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site and social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including...

Rosewood Estate

1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50701

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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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

Parkersburg, Iowa

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers housing to at least two seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its residents around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for those who cannot properly take care of themselves because of mental or physical conditions, including age.

Nursing homes are a familiar and comfy care choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually individuals 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types. Examples of amenities and services provided at nursing homes can include skilled nursing or medical care, patient and caregiver education, adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , and 24-hour emergency care. A significant number of nursing home occupants are persons who have incontinence issues, have a physical or mental disability, experience difficulty with vision and hearing, or require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed. Many residents of nursing homes are elders with . These can comprise of verbal outbursts, resisting support, or a propensity to wander. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, get information on services and fees, and get proper medical care. A large number of residents tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

The location in which a care community is based will have a huge impact on the overall price. Cost of living can be a motivating factor in determining which care option is best for your loved one’s needs. The median monthly cost for rent in Parkersburg is around $759 and the median price for a home for Parkersburg is around $138,534. The rent burden for Parkersburg is about 15.8% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Parkersburg has a population density of 530 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Parkersburg consists of 1,946 people. Out of the total city population, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Parkersburg is 41 years old. Out of the total population of Parkersburg, 3.6% do not have health insurance, 7.1% live in poverty, 10.7% consider themselves widows, and 13.1% have some form of disability. In Parkersburg, 11.0% of the people are veterans. In terms of education, 36.9% have a high-school diploma, 23.2% have a college degree, and 7.9% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Parkersburg is 0.0% Asian, 97.8% white, 0.0% black, 1.8% Hispanic, 0.7% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% other or not specified, and 1.1% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

In terms of personal well-being, Iowa ranks 20th in healthcare and 14th in quality of life compared to other states. There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids. 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

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. In terms of religion, 36% of Iowa residents attend religious services among the 5,107 different congregations that are available in the state. 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

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. 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. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. 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. 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, pink lady’s slipper, western beard-tongue, and twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray wolf, the bear, the lynx, or the elk. 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

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