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Assisted Living in Decorah

There are 4 Assisted Living Facilities in Decorah, IA.


Assisted Living Decorah, IA

4 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Decorah, Iowa and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Decorah, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Decorah Assisted Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 4 Assisted Living facilities in Decorah can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


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When Do Seniors in Decorah Need Assisted Living?

Seniors in Decorah will typically need this Assisted Living when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Decorah assisted living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Assisted Living Facilities in Decorah

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Decorah can vary from a small, residential care homes to a large “resort-style” Assisted Living community.


A. Residential Care Home Assisted Living Facilities in Decorah


Description and Size

Residential Care Homes located in Decorah are regular, small care homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These “home-feel” Assisted Living homes are licensed by Iowa’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Decorah.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Decorah Assisted Living care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many residential, Assisted Living care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these assisted living residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller assisted living facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Decorah Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Assisted Living Communities in Decorah


Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Decorah will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These assisted living care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Iowa’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized Assisted Living Communities that may be in Decorah or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Enlivant Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living, Belmont Village Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, SRG Senior Living, MBK Senior Living, Oakmont Assisted Living & Memory Care, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in Large Assisted Living Communities in Decorah will typically prefer these type of Facilities due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the Assisted Living facility and larger number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Decorah can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents in Assisted Living Facilities.


Assisted Living Costs in Decorah

The average cost of Assisted Living in Decorah is $4,500 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers an Assisted Living residential care home or a large Assisted Living community in Decorah, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $3,000 and can go as high as $7,500 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly costs of Assisted Living, Click Here.


Paying for Assisted Living Care in Decorah

Paying for Assisted Living in Decorah can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families in Decorah pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Assisted Living in Decorah is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Decorah. For more details and options on how you can pay for Assisted Living care, Click Here.


Iowa Licensing for Assisted Living Facilities in Decorah

The 4 Assisted Living Facilities in Decorah are licensed, inspected and regulated by Iowa’s Department of Inspections and Appeals, Adult Services Bureau. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior Assisted Living facility before it opens, ensure the Assisted Living facility is operating up to standards and the community residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Assisted Living Facility Listings in Decorah to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information, care options and pricing for Assisted Living in Decorah, IA , please contact 877.523.6523 or Get Care Options Here and an Expert Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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