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Independent Living
in Council Bluffs and Omaha

The carefree life you want is right here.

At The Heritage at Fox Run in Council Bluffs, Independent Living means enjoying a lifestyle designed with your preferences in mind. It means fewer worries, a maintenance-free home, and a community tailored to your needs and interests. Your only job here is to enjoy each day.

One of the best parts of our senior living community is that we’ll take care of all the responsibilities of home maintenance that you just don’t want to do anymore. No more housekeeping, yardwork, snow removal, painting, fixing and repairs. We do it all for you!

Enjoy active senior living in Iowa. Meet new people, discover fun and engaging activities, entertain friends and family, or do… absolutely nothing! 

Choose the Independent Living residence that’s perfect for you.

At The Heritage at Fox Run, we offer four unique Independent Living  floor plans that are perfect for active adults. Each one is light-filled, well-designed, and finished with modern and easy-to-use appliances.

Your new apartment home will delight you.

Smartly designed and beautiful. What more could you ask for in your independent living apartment home? Just bring your favorite furnishings and make it your very own.

 

  • Full kitchen including stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher and full-sized freezer/refrigerator
  • Stackable washer and dryer
  • Expanded cable television
  • Wireless high-speed Internet
  • Utilities (gas, electric, water)
  • Television and telephone hook-ups in living room and bedrooms
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning units
  • Window treatments

Worry-free begins at home.

  • Beautifully-landscaped, secured outdoor courtyard
  • Breakfast & lunch served daily in our full-service, restaurant-style dining room (option of dinner available)
  • Biweekly housekeeping and laundry (sheets/towels)
  • Recreational trips and extensive activities
  • Religious services on campus
  • Detached garages available
  • Transportation
  • Community room
  • Salon/Barber Shop
  • Exercise facilities including classes
  • Bistro
  • Small pets welcome

 

FAQ’s

What is Independent Living?

Independent Living in a retirement community means just that. You live with another person, or alone, in your choice of an on-campus home, cottage or apartment. Independent Living residents must be able to live safely without around-the-clock care. 

The main benefits of choosing an Independent Living senior community are widely considered to be:

  • Giving up the costs and physical burdens of homeownership
  • Enjoying a maintenance-free residence designed for your needs
  • Having the freedom to travel without worrying about your residence
  • Meeting new people with similar backgrounds and interests
  • Having access to higher levels of health care, should you ever need it

Why consider Independent Living today?

One of the best reasons to consider a move to an Independent Living community is that housing prices are at an all-time high in the United States, and increased assets from the sale of one’s primary residence can go a long way toward helping to pay for Independent Living in a senior living community.

What does Independent Living cost?

The cost of joining an Independent Living community depends upon several factors, including:

Seniorhomes.com researches and publishes average rates for Independent Living communities in the United States by state. Here are the figures for Nebraska and nearby states.

StateMonthly Average
Nebraska$2,281
Iowa$2,247
Arizona$2,382
Texas$2,225

What is the difference between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

Seniors who choose to live in Independent Living communities seek to downsize to reduce the monthly costs of homeownership and make daily living easier and more enjoyable.

Independent Living communities do not provide care services or  regular health care. 

Assisted Living describes a type of community where residents require assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).

ADLs are generally considered to be: 

  • Bathing/grooming
  • Dressing/undressing
  • Eating/meal prep
  • Safe restroom use
  • Continence
  • Walking (with or without assistance), and safe and functional transferring

The primary goal of Assisted Living communities is to help residents maintain as much independence as possible while enjoying a stimulating and social lifestyle.

We love making new friends.

Learn more about Independent Living at The Heritage at Fox Run. Please complete the form, and we’ll be in touch shortly.