AlzheimersNet is your resource to memory care in Gowrie, IA. Memory care communities offer housing and care for people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, comfortable and supervised environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in dementia care in Gowrie, IA and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will send you a list of memory care communities that fit your loved one's unique priorities for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.
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Facts about Gowrie
Gowrie is a city in Webster County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,037 at the 2010 census. The town has a swimming pool, golf course, athletic stadium, and curb-and-gutter throughout the community. At its peak in 1970, Gowrie had a robust downtown area that rivaled towns much larger, including: (*designate companies still in business) Gowrie Municipal Swimming Pool*, Gowrie Youth Center/Skating Rink*, Johnson RediMix, Dick Johnson Sinclair Service, Bruntlett Elevator*, Johnson Lumber Company, Pinetop Lumber Company, Strom's Dry Clean, Carr's Grocery, Gambles Hardware, Webster-Calhoun Co-op Telephone Co.*, Sunray DX, Palmer and Son's Funeral Home*, Dairy Sweet, Buskee Industries, Gowrie Car Wash, Imels Variety, Ranniger's Appliances, Brunson's Drug Store, Faaborgs Grocery, Redman's Barber Shop, Erb Law Offices, Lindstrom Clothing, 1st State Bank of Gowrie, Iowa, Paladium Lanes Bowling Alley, Gowrie Cafe, Palmer Hardware, Hasty's Cafe, Smith's Meat Market, Gowrie Star Theater, Earl Braend Ford, The Canteen, Larson's Phillip 66, Standard Gas Station, VFW, Gowrie Library, Dick Dean Pontiac, Dance Club, Lee Benson Motors*, Wash All, Rod Wendell Plumbing & Heating, Jansa TV Repair, Skip's Tap, Lane's Barber Shop, Dr. Rungee, DDS, Mossberg Insurance, The White House Sundry, The Gowrie News, Nordholm Bakery, and Gowrie Shoe Repair. Other businesses in town included: Dixon Hatcheries, Gowrie Care Center, Hubbard Veterinary Clinic, Lizer Sale Barn, Gowrie Municipal Golf Course*, Swanson Florist and Garden Center*, Dr. Borgen, MD, and Farmer's COOP.Each year, the town hosts the Gowrie 4 July Celebration, which draws thousands of people from around the state for the parade, fireworks, carnival, and bandshell performances. The parade is the longest running consecutive parade in Iowa, beginning in 1873 and continuing each year since. Crowds of 10,000-20,000 are common. Some highlights of the past include a visit by President Richard Nixon's daughter, Patricia, in 1968, the Bill Riley Talent Show for several years, an appearance by the O's Gold Famous 40 Horse Hitch in 1976, and a concert by opera singer Simon Estes in 2011.Several churches stand in testament to a strong faith community, including both Methodist and Lutheran churches. Zion Evangelic Lutheran Church, a magnificent open-arched structure, was built by hometown business, Johnson Lumber Company, owned by Axel and Carl Johnson, and was completed in March, 1931.