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The Meadows Senior Living FAQs

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Moving to a retirement community can be a big decision. Here at The Meadows, we want to make the transition as easy as possible! Here are answers to some of our frequently asked questions. If you have a question that is not listed, please contact us and we would be happy to give you more information. 

What is independent living?

Independent living makes retirement planning easy! You still maintain the independent lifestyle that you want but without the more cumbersome aspects of living at home. You also have easy access to an active community and planned activities and events to cater to you and allow you to grow and make new friends!

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is for seniors who need some extra help with everyday tasks, but don’t require the extensive medical care of a nursing home. Residents receive personal care assistance and health services as well as social and physical opportunities to stay active as they age.

Does Medicare pay for assisted living?

We do not take Medicare, however many long-term care insurances will cover some or most of the cost of assisted living.

How much does assisted living cost? How much does independent living cost?

Each month’s rent is based upon what size room you choose, small, medium, or large. However, every resident receives a large number of amenities included in the rent!

What kind of security measures are in place in senior living?

Residents and their families can rest assured that our residents are safe at all times. All buildings are secured and have 24-hour staffing. 24-hour emergency response pendants are also available for residents who are at a higher fall risk or have certain medical needs.

Do you allow pets?

We do not currently allow pets, however, pets are more than welcome to visit!

Do you provide transportation?

We provide on-site transportation to activities and appointments. This includes assistance to and from nearby Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics. For any residents who want to bring their car, we also offer attached garages for a separate fee.

How can I take a tour of the retirement community?

You can tour independent and assisted living either virtually or in person! Take a virtual tour of our independent living apartments and assisted living apartments online. Or, contact us to schedule a private tour today!

What are the benefits of moving to a retirement community?

It can be hard to know when to move to a retirement community or if it is right for you. Here at The Meadows, there are countless benefits for both independent living and assisted living residents. You never have to worry about chores with weekly room cleaning, lawn services, snow removal, and more. A full schedule of physical, social, and spiritual activities keeps you active and engaged in your retirement. Perhaps one of the biggest benefits is our welcoming, caring, and fun staff and residents who will welcome you with open arms!

How do I get started?

There are several ways to get started with moving to The Meadows. If you have questions or would like to take a tour, contact us and we’d be happy to help. You can also view all apartments currently available, independent living apartments, assisted living apartments, and floorplans to find the right fit for you. We look forward to getting to know you and welcoming you into our community!

How do I get on the waiting list for independent living?

If you would like to be added to the waiting list to be notified when an opening becomes available at The Meadows independent living, please contact us!

How do I put my name on the waiting list?

Fill out The Meadows waiting list submission form to add your name to the list to be notified when an opening becomes available. 

Does each apartment have its own kitchen?

Yes, all apartments have a kitchen including a full-size stove and refrigerator.

What apartments are available?

Apartment availability is subject to change, please contact us to learn more about available apartments. We offer a wide variety of apartment sizes and layouts. View independent living apartment floorplans or assisted living floor plans to learn more. 

Become a Member of The Meadows Community

If The Meadows sounds like a good fit for your senior living needs, then we invite you to take a virtual tour of our apartments and facilities. You can also call us to schedule an in-person tour as well. We are here to answer all your questions and assist in any way we can. To learn more about our independent living apartments, get in touch with us!

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