Retired Couple

Iowa ranks highly for quality of life and healthcare. More than 15% of Iowa residents are 65 or older, one of the highest concentrations in the United States. Plus, Iowa has excellent access to senior care options and is known for the hospitality of its residents, according to a 2017 caring.com report, which also ranked Iowa as one of the top places to retire.

And although its affordability ranking isn't great, the state's senior care costs, such as a unit in an assisted-living community, are below the national average.  For the complete article, follow this link.