Lucas County Assisted Living & Nursing Home

Find Lucas 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.


North Ridge Assisted Living 1110 North 6th Street Chariton IA 50049 641-774-2303


About Lucas County Assisted Living & Nursing Homes

Lucas County Assisted Living facilities and Nursing Homes are residential facilities for older adults who require assistance with daily care in Lucas County, IA. Many of the same services provided by Assisted Living may also be provided at a Nursing Home. Assistance may include Lucas County nursing and elderly care as well as help with household chores, daily living activities, and transportation. Lucas 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:
  • Lucas County senior living and housing
  • Assisted living communities
  • Senior living communities
  • Lucas County nursing home care
  • Senior healthcare programs
Lucas County Senior Nursing Care

Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas County Assisted Living and Nursing Homes.

Lucas County Senior Independent Living Facilities

The residential housing in Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas 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.