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Seniors in Des Moines choose assisted living to spend less time on daily chores, and more time enjoying the company of family and friends in a supportive, maintenance-free environment. Some Des Moines families find assisted living for their loved ones when concerns arise over household maintenance or medication management. Assisted living communities in Des Moines offer the ideal mix of independence and support to seniors, providing peace-of-mind to both residents and families.

Senior housing types in Des Moines, IA

  • Ramsey Village
    Ramsey Village
    1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (9)
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    Ramsey Village Continuing Care Retirement Community located on 10-acres of beautiful landscapped land provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable...

  • Edencrest at Riverwoods
    Edencrest at Riverwoods
    2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (19)
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    Edencrest at Riverwoods is an assisted living community located in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Our beautiful community is located near Lake Easter and several parks. Des Moines is a wonderful area for both residents and their loved ones to enjoy. We are committed to our residents by providing...

  • Edencrest at Beaverdale (Opening Fall 2017)*
    Edencrest at Beaverdale (Opening Fall 2017)*
    3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    Edencrest at Beaverdale is the third in a series of Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities built by Hubbell Realty Company and managed by Senior Housing Management. At our Edencrest Communities, excellence is our goal. Edencrest at Beaverdale is no exception. We are very excited to expand...

  • The Shores at Pleasant Hill
    The Shores at Pleasant Hill
    1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
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    Welcome to The Shores of Pleasant Hill.  We provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care — a flexible range of support, without a buy-in.  The building is remarkable; up on a hill, overlooking Copper Creek Lake.  Likewise, the interior has many comforts, and a...

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  • Prairie Hills at Des Moines
    Prairie Hills at Des Moines
    5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320
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    Prairie Hills Senior Living in Des Moines prides itself as being Iowa's premier center for senior citizens who are in need of assisted living. In addition, we offer independent living for our clients to enjoy the sunset years of their lives with other elderly citizens. We pride ourselves offering...

  • Bickford of Urbandale
    Bickford of Urbandale
    5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

  • Edencrest at Green Meadows
    Edencrest at Green Meadows
    6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
    (12)
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    Edencrest at Green Meadows, Johnston's newest Assisted Living & Memory Care Community, is now open! Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you reserve your apartment today. Ask us about our Individualized Service Plans, state-of-the art security system and...

  • Bickford of West Des Moines
    Bickford of West Des Moines
    5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

  • Vintage Hills at Prairie Trail
    Vintage Hills at Prairie Trail
    1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (8)
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    Vintage Hills at Prairie Trail When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more...

  • Woodlands Creek
    Woodlands Creek
    12605 Woodlands Parkway, Clive, IA 50325
    (34)
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    At Woodlands Creek Active Retirement Community, we offer 3 different levels of care to meet our residents wants and needs ranging from independent living to memory care. Independent Living Woodlands Creek Independent Living opened in 2005 and expanded in 2008. Our independent living setting...

  • Journey Senior Living of Ankeny
    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny
    3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
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    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community serving Ankeny, Iowa and surrounding communities. We provide the ideal solution for seniors who value their independence but may require some assistance with activities of daily living. Opened November 2016. Journey...

  • Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing
    Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing
    601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA 50035
    (10)
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    Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing been a staple in the Bondurant Commuity for nearly a decade. We are a locally owned community that offers Assisted Living and Memory Care Services. Our motto is 'Rolling out the Red Carpet'! Which we do not only to our residents, but our staff and guests as...

About Assisted Living in Des Moines, Iowa

As the state capital of Iowa and the seat of Polk County, Des Moines is both the cultural and business center of the state. City-wide transit and paratransit systems make it easy to explore Des Moines' urban parks, historic downtown core and attractions. If you or your loved ones are seeking carefree lifestyle, then assisted living in Des Moines might be an attractive option.

What to Expect

Common amenities and services among assisted living communities in Des Moines include:

  • Private or semi-private suites equipped with a kitchenette, barrier-free bathroom and in-suite emergency call system

  • On-site staffing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Indoor and outdoor common areas, including resident gardens, fitness centers and games rooms

  • Daily social activities and outings to local events and attractions

  • Pet-friendly accommodations

Some Des Moines assisted living communities cater to specific religious groups and cultural preferences. Call us for assistance in finding the right fit for you and your loved ones.

Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines is filled with unique, walkable neighborhoods, including:

Beaverdale - Located a few miles northwest of the downtown core, Beaverdale is a distinctive neighborhood filled with quiet residential streets, historic churches and towering shade trees. Residents here enjoy strolling through the commercial district, shopping at the weekly farmer's market and participating in the annual Beaverdale Fall Festival each September.

Chautauqua Park - Situated on the north side of the city, Chautauqua Park is a great neighborhood for seniors who want a residential area that offers easy access to public transit, parks and restaurants. Located close to Crocker Woods Park and the Des Moines River, Chautauqua Park is filled with walking trails that are popular with active seniors.

Merle Hay - This mixed residential and commercial neighborhood sits a few miles west of downtown Des Moines, and is home to many shops and restaurants. Seniors here can catch up on their reading at the Franklin Avenue Library, enjoy the greens of the nearby Waveland Gold Course, and meet their neighbors at the annual Merle HayDay celebrations.

Activities for Seniors in Des Moines, Iowa

With its wide array of museums, shopping malls, attractions and annual events, there's always something for seniors to do in Des Moines. Sports fans can cheer on the Iowa Cubs at the local ballpark, while shoppers love the enclosed Merle Hay Mall. Hoyt Sherman Place is a spectacular historical theater, and the horse races and slot machines at Prairie Meadows is a popular destination for area seniors.

Finding Assisted Living in Des Moines, Iowa

If you would like more information about assisted living in the Des Moines area, call us for a free consultation. Our team of caring, compassionate Senior Living Advisors will help you choose the right assisted living community for you or your loved ones.