18 Assisted Living Facilities near Cedar Rapids, IA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Cedar Rapids, IA

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The Keystones of Cedar Rapids

Provides: Assisted Living
6325 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
"My father is on a waiting list at The Keystone of Cedar Rapids. We toured it ourselves. It was nice, it looked good, and it was acceptable. We've heard good things about it from a lot of people...." More

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Garnett Place Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
208 35th St. Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
"We saw Garnett Place Retirement Community. We got to see a room. It was a nice size. My mother liked it. We visited the cafeteria, the rec room, or activities room. We thought the people there were..." More

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The Views of Cedar Rapids Meadowview ...

Provides: Assisted Living
3005 F Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
"We've decided to go with The Views Senior Living of Cedar Rapids. It's very clean, the people are friendly, and my mom needs a room on the first floor and this is the first place we found with..." More

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Corridor Crossing Place

Provides: Assisted Living
136 36th Ave. Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
"Corridor Crossing Place was very clean, the staff that we talked to was very friendly. It's just that they didn't have a separate bedroom; it was just like one big room and that was the only..." More

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Prairie Hills at Cedar Rapids

Provides: Assisted Living
2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
"Prairie Hills Cedar Rapids seemed very homey, the inside was done very wisely, and the rooms were nice. It's just that they have nothing on the first floor, but the layout was good. I only talked..." More

Cottage Grove Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2115 First Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
"We have cousins and several other people we knew who were staying at Cottage Grove place. It was a big place. They all seemed happy there. However, the place was carpeted and I had allergies and I..." More

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Meth-Wick Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1224 13th Street NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
"I liked many things about Meth Wick Health Center. I was born and raised in that neighborhood as a child. It also had many people from the Church that I served, and it was a full care. It was near..." More

Higley Mansion Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
860 17th Street Southeast, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
"Higley Mansion is an assisted living facility. Has private rooms with private stool, shower and sink. Excellent food served in a beautiful dining room. The Higley Mansion was a mansion at one..." More

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Evergreen Estates III

Provides: Assisted Living
2204 Johnson Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA...
"I have decided to put my mother in an assisted living place here in Cedar Rapids called Evergreen Estates III. I chose it because of the financial aspect, and I wanted her to be closer to where I..." More

Evergreen Estates I

Provides: Assisted Living
3410 12th Avenue Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Evergreen Estates II

Provides: Assisted Living
307 Edgewood Road Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 5...

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Kingston Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
202 12th St NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

The Gardens Of Cedar Rapids

Provides: Assisted Living
5710 Dean Road Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Assisted Living
901 S. Mentzer Rd., Robins, IA 52328
"Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care was beautiful, all brand new, and everybody was very nice. It was great. Sarah was really helpful and gave us tons of information. The day we toured..." More

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Bickford of Marion

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 Linden Dr., Marion, IA 52302
"I really like Bickford Cottage but it was quite a bit more expensive than the other facility. It is a nice facility that is on one level. The apartment was nice. You have a little kitchenette in..." More

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The Villages at Marion

Provides: Assisted Living
345 Marion Boulevard, Marion, IA 52302
"We visited The Villages at Marion. The apartment was very nice. Everything was quite handy and clean. They had laundry facilities for free. We ate there, and the meals were good with options for..." More

Summit Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
3505 English Glen Avenue, Marion, IA 52302
"My mother is in Summit Pointe memory care unit. Her accommodation is great and all the nurses are very attentive. It's all-inclusive, full service for dementia/Alzheimer's people who need extra..." More

Promise House

Provides: Assisted Living
1320 Litchfield Drive, Hiawatha, IA 52233
"My grandma was at Promise House for two years before passing away, so I visited there several times. I did not notice much staff turnover, which I think is a plus. The staff was always very..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

    Like Paris, France, Cedar Rapids, IA, keeps its city government on an island in the middle of the river that runs through town like a ribbon. All around that island, 23 assisted living communities provide safe, comfortable living environments for local seniors. These facilities are inspected by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, which monitors health and safety, as well as hearing complaints from residents and their families. Assisted living communities in Iowa provide their residents with as much privacy and independence as possible, along with help handling activities of daily living (ADLs), such as meal prep, taking (some) medication and personal care needs like bathing.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

    • Cedar Rapids' weather makes for mild summers and sometimes-chilly winters. Overnight lows in winter can drop to 13 degrees Fahrenheit, though summer highs rarely top 89 degrees. Cedar Rapids gets about 38 inches of rain a year, mostly in spring, so seniors with respiratory issues might want to be careful about pollen and other allergens then.

    • Cedar Rapids is a slightly cheaper place to live than elsewhere in the United States. Groceries here average 94 percent cheaper than the national median, which is good for seniors who buy their own supplies, while the transportation many aging citizens without cars depend on costs about 95 percent less than in most other places around the country.

    • Iowa charges a progressive state income tax of between 0.36 and 8.98 percent on most income. SSI and some types of retirement income are exempt, however, which is something to check with a financial adviser about.

    • Crime in Cedar Rapids is average for a city of over 140,000 people. In most categories, the local rates are either at, or just slightly above, national rates for crimes against property and people. Violent crime is lower than average, however, which makes safer streets for active seniors who like evening strolls.

    • Cedar Rapids Transit operates bus routes in and around the Cedar Rapids municipal area. Seniors over 60 get discount fares with a valid senior ID card, and dial-a-ride services are available if a sudden appointment or pressing social call comes up.

    • The Cedar Rapids area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Iowa

    $4,190.00 Cedar Rapids
    $4,100.00 Marion
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,950.00 North Liberty
    $3,800.00 Vinton
    $3,623.00 Iowa City
    $2,036.00 Anamosa

    Assisted Living costs in Cedar Rapids start around $4,190 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Cedar Rapids and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

    The Iowa Medicaid HCBS Elderly Waiver is a managed care plan that helps low-income seniors pay for the cost of assisted living in Iowa. This plan is provided by the state as part of its Medicaid partnership with the federal government.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Iowa page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Cedar Rapids

    Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Cedar Rapids, please visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cedar Rapids

    Cedar Rapids-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Iowa are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Cedar Rapids, IA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

    • Review of The Views of Cedar Rapids Meadowview Memory Care

      It is a very nice place. I've been very happy with the staff there, really. They are just very friendly people. I have not tried the food because of COVID, but my mom is kind of picky and she only ... Read more

    • Review of Garnett Place Retirement Community

      We saw Garnett Place Retirement Community. We got to see a room. It was a nice size. My mother liked it. We visited the cafeteria, the rec room, or activities room. We thought the people there were... Read more

    • Review of Corridor Crossing Place

      We went to see the Corridor Crossing Place. It was very small, and mom didn't like it at all. It wasn't divided. There wasn't a separate bedroom. It was all one room sort of, and she wouldn't want ... Read more

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