Howard County Assisted Living & Nursing Home

Find Howard County Iowa assisted living and nursing homes. Assisted living facilities and nursing homes provide information on senior home care assistance including independent living, retirement communities, apartment rentals and homes, and adult day care.


Cresco Assisted Living 1004 North Elm Street Cresco IA 52136 563-547-2580


About Howard County Assisted Living & Nursing Homes

Howard County Assisted Living facilities and Nursing Homes are residential facilities for older adults who require assistance with daily care in Howard County, IA. Many of the same services provided by Assisted Living may also be provided at a Nursing Home. Assistance may include Howard County nursing and elderly care as well as help with household chores, daily living activities, and transportation. Howard County Nursing Homes can provide short-term rehabilitative services to people recovering from hospital stays, as well as long-term care for people who do not require hospitalization but cannot be cared for at home.

You may contact Assisted Living & Nursing Homes for questions about:
  • Howard County senior living and housing
  • Assisted living communities
  • Senior living communities
  • Howard County nursing home care
  • Senior healthcare programs
Howard County Senior Nursing Care

Howard County Assisted Living facilities and Nursing Homes provide 24-hour nursing care for residents. This can include emergency first aid, pharmacy services, medication management, and medical record maintenance services. Most Howard County senior care facilities offer regular medical checkups for residents from a staff physician or nurse. They also provide help with daily activities such as dressing, bathing, and transportation. Residents may have access to their own vehicles, and they can also participate in scheduled outings or request chauffeured transportation for appointments, classes, or errands.

Senior Rehabilitation Programs

Assisted Living and Nursing Homes may offer different levels of care depending on the facility. In addition to long-term care for seniors, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes can also provide short-term rehabilitative services for people recovering from Howard County hospital stays or whose home caregivers are temporarily unavailable. Some facilities specialize in memory care services, and many may offer home healthcare support or nurse services. Some Howard County Nursing Homes provide lighter care, while others care for seniors who may not be mobile or who need help eating. Iowa licenses and regulates Howard County Assisted Living and Nursing Homes.

Howard County Senior Independent Living Facilities

The residential housing in Howard County Assisted Living facilities or Nursing Homes typically includes semiprivate or private apartments in independent living facilities, or rooms for residents. The living spaces are designed for the comfort and safety of elderly residents, and they often include an emergency call response system. Some Howard County senior housing offer suites designed for couples, and many allow pets. Household care and maintenance services, such as laundry, cooking, and cleaning, are provided by the Howard County facility. This includes meals and snacks, which are offered through a dining hall.

Senior Citizen Recreation

The services provided by an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home include programs and activities designed for Howard County residents. These may include physical fitness classes, educational activities, and cultural and recreational events. Some facilities offer dance, art, and music classes, while others host book clubs, guest lectures, and round-table discussions. Physical fitness classes may include walking clubs, aerobics classes, and strength training classes.