Waterloo, which is found in a largely rural area of Jefferson County, has eight elderly care facilities which gives residents a range of care options to settle upon. Public transportation options may be limited, making it difficult to get around the city without a car or friend. Based on information taken from recent studies there are a number of top ranked nursing home options and hospitals in the nearby area.
Assisted Living Amenities & Services
Feeling secure at a community care facility is primarily about finding the right amenities for the resident that are applicable at a given location. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Experience nursing staff 24-hours a day
All meals provided
Dogs & cats allowed
Meeting the unique needs of every senior is easy with the diverse network of care facilities which functions in Waterloo. Access to on-call specialists like Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Nutritionists, and Speech Therapists can also be arranged at many long term care facilities. Some senior care facilities arrange for kosher meals, allow pets, provide outdoor recreational activities, as well as common areas for community activities. Some care facilities offer transportation, giving your loved one the opportunity to move about.
While not imperative, when contacting the facilities listed on this page it can be convenient to have medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility onboarding manager might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Pricing
The cost of community care facilities is different based on the type of required services, but on average it costs residents around $3,400 - $4,700 monthly. In comparison, the cost of senior living in Marshall is around $3,600 per month. Families that can't afford the cost of care may possibly be eligible for aid options from local and/or federal governments. For more information, look through the cost list below which provides comparisons to other neighboring cities.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.