Assisted Living

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Arlin Falck Assisted Living opened in 2000 with 16 apartments available. 16 more were added in 2003, with a total of 32 apartments. Our building is three stories. The garages, activity areas, main entrance, and front office are located on the ground floor. Apartments and common areas are located on the first and second floors, with an elevator for convenience. Apartments range in size from 625 square feet to 900 square feet, with one and two bedroom options. All units are handicap accessible. Apartments are rented on a monthly basis. A registered nurse and social worker are on-site 5 days per week and on-call 24/7. An affordable guest room is available for the families of residents to rent (includes two beds, kitchenette, closet, and full bath).

Assisted Living amenities include the following:

  • Spacious apartments
  • Bathrooms with walk-in-showers, hand-held shower heads, fold-down shower seats, and grab bars
  • Full kitchens with sink, garbage disposal, refrigerator/freezer, stove, and ample storage space
  • Walk-in bedroom closets
  • Coat closets and large pantry closets
  • Individual thermostats
  • Individual storage units on the ground floor
  • Dining room that serves 3 meals per day
  • Laundry facilities on each floor (at no extra charge)
  • First floor TV lounge with grand piano and fireplace
  • Second floor TV lounge with tables for card-playing
  • Backyard patio and front balcony seating areas with nature views
  • Daily activities
  • Priority admission to the Nursing Home and Independent Living Apartments
  • Public Wi-Fi access
  • Individual locked post office boxes
  • Library room with a variety of literature and puzzles
  • Brand new beauty shop with in-house beautician services
  • Nustep exercise machine
  • Multipurpose room available to reserve (at no charge) for large events and gatherings
  • Garage stalls accessible from inside the building
  • Personal emergency alert buttons and pull cords in the apartments
  • Indoor walkway between Assisted Living and the Nursing Home
  • Located minutes from Winneshiek Medical Center hospital

The monthly rent includes the following services:

  • Continental breakfast and noon meal (special diets are provided per physician’s order)
  • Afternoon snack and coffee hour
  • Weekly housekeeping services
  • Weekly flat laundry (bed linens & towels)
  • Daily activities (full-time activity director is on staff)
  • Van for transportation to local medical appointments
  • Weekly van trips to Walmart
  • 24/7 attendant on duty for emergency needs
  • Daily wellness checks
  • Routine health assessment by Registered Nurse and Social Worker
  • Utilities including heat, electric, sewer, and trash
  • Religious services provided by local clergy

Additional services are available:

  • Supper meal
  • Garage with opener
  • Extra housekeeping
  • Personal laundry
  • Bed making
  • Personal assistance (dressing, showers, etc.)
  • Nursing assistance (dressing changes, etc.)
  • Medication setup
  • Medication reminders and viewing
  • Guest meals
  • Guest room (includes breakfast)

ASSISTED LIVING ELIGIBILITY:

Prior to admission or readmission, residents must have an assessment done by our Social Worker and Registered Nurse, to ensure they are eligible for admission. We maintain a waiting list for admission. Please contact our social worker at 563-387-3777 or at eelsbernd@easternstardecorah.com with questions, to schedule a tour, or to add your name to the waiting list!