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Find Iowa retirement communities, including active adult communities, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing care and more.

Assisted Living Communities

Iowa has a large number a facilities that provide assisted living services for an average price of $3,600 per month. The weather in Iowa is mild compared to states just south. The average temperature across the state is 60.3 degrees thanks to a mild summer and a cold winter that often has snow and temperatures below freezing.

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Memory Care

Searching for a memory care facility can be a bit more difficult because of the need to make sure the facility has the capability to grow and change with your loved one as their needs change. The average cost of care in a memory care facility is higher than the surrounding states, but lower than the national average of $6,000 per month.

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Nursing Homes

As a loved one ages, their needs change. Finding a facility that can look after a loved one and provide the care they need is critical. There are many qualified nursing facilities in Iowa that can provide 24-hour nursing care with an average monthly cost of $5,000. The lower than average cost of nursing care and the mild weather make Iowa a great option for retirement.

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Home Health Care

Continuing to live at home is often a goal for seniors. Home health care is a great way to receive the care you need with the comfort of home. Home health care in Iowa costs an average of $3,200 per month for full-time care. Compared to the surrounding states, the cost of home health care is low, making it a viable option.

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Active Adult Communities

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Independent Living Communities

Des Moines Calvin Community (Visit our site)
4210 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-277-6141
Ottumwa Great Oak Estates (Visit our site)
(A Good Samaritan Community)
2035 Chester Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501
641-684-3553
Urbandale Deerfield (Visit our site)
13731 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50323
— E-mail us —
515-267-0438 or 877-336-9478
Illahee Hills (Visit our site)
8308 Colby Parkway
Urbandale, IA  50322
800-209-8955
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Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Des Moines Calvin Community (Visit our site)
4210 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-277-6141
Ottumwa Great Oak Estates (Visit our site)
(A Good Samaritan Community)
2035 Chester Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501
641-684-3553
Urbandale Deerfield (Visit our site)
13731 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50323
— E-mail us —
515-267-0438 or 877-336-9478
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