West Des Moines, IA Independent Living
Independent Living Communities are located in the city of West Des Moines, Iowa or nearby and can provide a fun, active and social setting for your retirement. In West Des Moines, depending on the residents’ needs, Iowa retirement communities provide daily activity programs, frequent social interaction with residents, wellness programs, musical and art programs, music and pet therapy, social outings, religious service, activity rooms, family dining rooms and much more.
WHEN DO SENIORS IN West Des Moines NEED INDEPENDENT LIVING?
Seniors and retirees in these communities in West Des Moines want retirement to be fun, relaxing and fulfilling. From fully prepared meals by gourmet chefs, food available any time of the day, laundry and cleaning service, beauty and grooming salons, swimming pools, wellness program, massages and much more, Iowa independent living communities really take pampering to a whole new level.
TYPE OF COMMUNITIES
West Des Moines Independent Living Communities can look like large resorts or hotels with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial zoned areas are not regulated by state licensing.
However, Retirement Communities in Iowa that are considered CCRCs (Continued Care Retirement Communities) will have a full range of care services starting will Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and even Nursing Care. West Des Moines CCRCs are regulated by state licensing due to the care services they provide. These communities have become a popular choice as of late since Seniors can receive all the care they need in one location.
Some nationally recognized Independent Living Communities that may be in West Des Moines or nearby are familiar names such as Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.
INDEPENDENT LIVING COSTS IN West Des Moines
The starting cost of Independent Living in West Des Moines is $2100 per month on the low end and can go much higher depending on a variety of factors and preferences (source: Genworth Financial). The cost of living in the West Des Moines area will depend on location of the community, age of the building, amenities and services offered and more.
Retirement living in West Des Moines is paid by the residents out of pocket or through “Private Pay.” Unfortunately, Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and Attendance, Medicare or Medicaid do not cover the costs of Independent Living. The reason these organizations do not cover this type of senior living is that the communities typically do not provide any type of care to their residents.
We encourage you to browse through our Independent Living Facility Listings in West Des Moines to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Independent Living options and pricing in West Des Moines, please contact 877.523.6523 and a care representative will be more than happy to help you.
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