2 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Pleasant, IA

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Sunnybrook at Mt. Pleasant

Provides: Assisted Living
1406 East Linden Drive, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
"I have visited SunnyBrook a few times, I am a relative. SunnyBrook has always been, clean, inviting, and nice. The staff was very welcoming. " More

The Willows Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
710 E Arbor Ln, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

    Mount Pleasant is a heritage-rich city in Henry County, Iowa. It is an attractive community for seniors who love to be surrounded by charming old homes and buildings. Mount Pleasant seniors looking for assistance with the tasks of daily living have two assisted living facilities from which to choose. These communities are called Assisted Living Programs in Iowa and are regulated by the Health Facilities Division of the Department of Inspections and Appeals.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

    • Mount Pleasant seniors enjoy some form of financial relief with Iowa’s moderately friendly retirement tax policy. Social Security income is not taxed, while retirement account withdrawals and pension income are partially taxed.
    • The Mount Pleasant area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Henry County Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • SEIBUS provides public and on-demand bus services to transport Mount Pleasant residents to various city destinations. It also partners with the Healthy Henry County Communities to provide free transportation to healthcare facilities within Henry County. This translates into transportation cost savings for seniors needing regular medical attention.
    • The city of Mount Pleasant offers a variety of arts and cultural attractions for seniors to enjoy. Some of these events and attractions such as the annual Music on Main and the Harlan-Lincoln House do not charge any admission fees, while the annual Crafts in the Park provides free shuttle services. This lets seniors enjoy lively leisure activities without putting a dent on their budget.
    • Compared to the national average of 100 and the state’s average of 90, the overall cost of living in Mount Pleasant at 85 makes it a generally more affordable location. However, the health index is listed at 123, several notches above the national average of 100 and the state’s 118. This means that seniors may have to spend more on their long-term medical maintenance expenses.
    • Mount Pleasant enjoys an average of 203 sunny days per year, giving nature-loving seniors enough good-weather days to enjoy the city’s parks and natural attractions. Winter months are relatively colder with an average low annual temperature of 16 degrees, lower than the national average of 22.6 degrees.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Iowa

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,346.00 Burlington
    $3,200.00 North Liberty
    $2,890.00 Iowa City
    $2,890.00 Muscatine

    Assisted Living costs in Mount Pleasant start around $0 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 Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant

    The Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Elderly Waiver, administered by Iowa’s Department of Human Services, is available to Mount Pleasant seniors. An interdisciplinary team designs individualized comprehensive plans for eligible members. 

    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 Mount Pleasant

    Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant, please visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mount Pleasant

    Mount Pleasant-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

    • Review of Sunnybrook at Mt. Pleasant

      I have visited SunnyBrook a few times, I am a relative. SunnyBrook has always been, clean, inviting, and nice. The staff was very welcoming. Read more

      Skye12
    • Review of Sunnybrook at Mt. Pleasant

      Wonderful home-like environment! Always neat and tidy. The staff are fun and outgoing! Its like home away from home! Read more

      SpiceBaby
    • Review of Sunnybrook at Mt. Pleasant

      The thing that stuck out the most in my mind about this facility was the wonderful people that work there. My grandpa was not in very good shape during his stay and the staff was willing to do eve... Read more

      Blacksatin
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