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Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, Iowa ensures its approximately 137,710 residents — including its estimated 16.1% aged 65 and over seniors — have plenty to do in their downtime. The city’s low cost of living (COL) helps. Iowa’s overall 83.7 COL score is already attractive compared to the 100 national average, but Cedar Rapids’s 81.6 score is even lower. Additionally, there are ample health care options in and near the city, including Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital

Moving into an assisted living community isn’t always the easiest decision, but learning more about it may help with the process. For example, it usually includes many services, such as housekeeping, in the monthly cost, and staff is typically on-site 24/7 to provide assistance. Cedar Rapids seniors pay approximately $4,748 per month — $248 more than the monthly national median — to reside in an assisted living facility. 

It’s important to figure out how and where seniors can cut costs while still maintaining an excellent quality of life. This guide covers some of that and more regarding Cedar Rapids assisted living facilities and other aspects of daily life.

13 Assisted Living communities in Cedar Rapids, IA | 7 nearby communities

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1. Cottage Grove Place

2115 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Garnett Place Retirement Community

202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Views Senior Living of Cedar Rapids

3005 F Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52405

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Corridor Crossing Place

136 36th Ave. Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Prairie Hills at Cedar Rapids

2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52405

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Stoney Point Meadows, Cedar Rapids, IA

6. Stoney Point Meadows

1900 Stoney Point Road SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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SYNERGY HomeCare of Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, IA

7. SYNERGY HomeCare of Cedar Rapids

1239 1st Avenue, S.E., Suite D, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Meth-Wick Community

1224 13th St NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52405

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Evergreen Estates III

2204 Johnson Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52405

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Evergreen Estates II

307 Edgewood Road Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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The Gardens Of Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, IA

11. The Gardens Of Cedar Rapids

5710 Dean Road Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Cedar Village Senior Residences, Cedar Rapids, IA

12. Cedar Village Senior Residences

193 Jacolyn Dr NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52405

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Asbury House, Senior Independent Living, Cedar Rapids, IA

13. Asbury House, Senior Independent Living

378 27th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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7 matching communities nearby Cedar Rapids

1. The Villages at Marion

345 Marion Boulevard, Marion, IA, 52302

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Rock Ridge Residential Care

401 Canton St NW, Shellsburg, IA, 52332

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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The Views Senior Living Of Marion, Marion, IA

3. The Views Senior Living Of Marion

720 Oakbrook Drive, Marion, IA, 52302

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

901 S. Mentzer Rd., Robins, IA, 52328

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Wheatland Manor

316 E Lincolnway St, Wheatland, IA, 52777

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Crestview Acres

1485 Grand Ave, Marion, IA, 52302

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Winslow House Care Center

3456 INDIAN CREEK ROAD, Marion, IA, 52302

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Iowa. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

Before committing to an assisted living facility, seniors should know what they’ll pay and how prices compare to its city and other areas. Cedar Rapids’s median assisted living cost is $4,748.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

As stated above, Cedar Rapids’s monthly assisted living facility cost is $4,748. There isn’t a wide price range compared to the national ($4,500) and state ($4,367) averages.

$4748

Cedar Rapids

$4367

Iowa

$4500

The United States

Monthly assisted living costs throughout Iowa don’t differ too much, with all of them falling below $5,000. There’s a $600 monthly difference between Cedar Rapids and Iowa’s least expensive option, Sioux City, at $4,148. Cedar Rapids only has a $55 difference from the most expensive city, the state capital, Des Moines, at $4,803. Davenport has a $4,350 median, and Iowa City isn’t far ahead with $4,410. The cities closest to the national average are Dubuque at $4,525 and Waterloo at $4,567. With a $4,655 monthly average, Ames is $100 less than Cedar Rapids’s approximate assisted living cost.

$4748

Cedar Rapids

$4148

Sioux City

$4350

Davenport

$4410

Iowa City

$4525

Dubuque

$4567

Waterloo

$4655

Ames

$4803

Des Moines

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids

More ways to pay for Assisted Living in Iowa

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Iowa.

Cedar Rapids Assisted Living Resources

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Contact 

Service 

Heritage Area Agency on Aging

(800) 332-5934

Serving Linn County and six other counties, the Cedar Rapids-based Heritage Area Agency on Aging is open Monday through Friday. It provides information about relevant senior issues ranging from elder rights to nutrition. Information is also available for caregivers via its Caregiver Support Program.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Cedar Rapids VA Clinic

(319) 369-4340

Located on Dalton Way, the Cedar Rapids VA Clinic is open Monday through Friday. Services are available in various areas, such as mental health care, dermatology and audiology. 

Cedar Rapids Public Library

(319) 261-READ

The Cedar Rapids Public Library has two locations, one on 5th Avenue SE and the other on Williams Boulevard SW. Both locations are open seven days a week. In addition to offering many resources, the library holds a variety of events. Although subject to change, events may include options such as crafts, chess club and reading groups. 

Cedar Rapids Transit – City Buses

(319) 286-5573

Individuals who have Medicare and/or are 65 and older may qualify for half-priced bus fares via Cedar Rapids Transit. Riders must provide a valid ID for the discount. 

Kirkwood Community College – Primetime Program

(319) 398-1022

Kirkwood Community College offers the Primetime Program to adults 55 and older via the Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning. Students can choose to audit classes or attend for credit. Course subjects vary but may be technology, crafts and more. 

YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metro Area – Active Older Adults

(319) 366-6421

Available at the Cedar Rapids Metro YMCA Helen G. Nassif YMCA on 7th Avenue SE, the Active Older Adults program consists of specialty classes for active individuals who are 50 and up. Classes may include options like Zumba Gold and yoga. Class schedules vary, but the location is open seven days a week except for closings and hour changes for certain holidays. 

Cedar Rapids Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Cedar Rapids area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Iowa