Assisted Living in Iowa

The AgingCare.com Assisted Living Directory features consumer reviews, photos and descriptions of services offered by each facility in Iowa in order to help you find the right accommodations and care for your loved one. AgingCare’s average customer rating for communities in Iowa is 4.3 stars based on 286 consumer reviews.

There are over 115 assisted living facilities to choose from in Iowa. The average cost for assisted living in Iowa is $3,500 per month, which is below the national average of $3,892 per month.

Median Monthly Cost of Assisted Living in Iowa

Iowa$3,500
Des Moines$3,627
Cedar Rapids$3,587
Sioux City$2,621
Financial Assistance in IowaFinancial Assistance Available Available
Cost Information Provided by Genworth 2015 Cost of Care Survey

Information and Resources for Assisted Living in Iowa

Iowa facilities listed in the AgingCare.com Assisted Living DirectoryCommunities 115
Assisted Living Regulating BodyIowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facilities Division
% of Population with Alzheimer's13%
2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

How Do You Pay For Assisted Living in Iowa?

Care in a Iowa assisted living community is typically paid for by a resident’s private funds (e.g. savings, 401(k), pension, Social Security, etc.), long-term care insurance, and in some cases, VA benefits.

Iowa Assisted Living Licensing Regulations

Department Charged with Licensing and InspectionsIowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health Facilities Division
Publicly Available Inspection Report CardsYes
Required Employee ScreeningYes
Frequency of Inspections 
Upon Initial LicensingYes
Every 2 YearsYes
Various Intervals Depending on Facility PerformanceYes
UnannouncedYes
Following a ComplaintYes