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Des Moines, IA Senior Living Resources

Des Moines, IA is the county seat of Polk County in the state of Iowa. It is named after the Des Moines River, which means "River of the Monks." This city is rich in arts and culture, having a local ballet company, opera house, a symphony orchestra, as well as an active performing arts community that hosts Broadway shows every season. Senior residents in Des Moines, IA can take a leisurely walk through state parks, and explore the Iowa State Capitol. Come and discover the wonderful senior living options and what this beautiful city has to offer.

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Des Moines, IA

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Senior Living in Des Moines, IA is:

  • 2% more expensive than the state of Iowa
  • 5% less expensive than the Midwest region
  • 6% less expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

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Upcoming Des Moines Volunteer Events for Seniors
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Des Moines, IA

ARL TheraPets certifies a pet and their handler, as a therapy team, to visit nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, hospice facilities schools & libraries to make a difference in the lives of...

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Des Moines, IA

Help people in your community by volunteering as a guardian!

The Department of Human Services is currently in need of volunteers to serve as guardians for wards of the state. Wards of the state are...

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Des Moines, IA

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman works to advocate for the rights and wishes of residents and tenants in long-term care, including those living in nursing facilities, residential...

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Grimes, IA

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate our monthly Fresh Conversations meetings for seniors at congregate meal sites across central Iowa.

Fresh Conversations is a healthy living program for...

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Cedar Rapids, IA

Care Initiatives Hospice is looking for caring, compassionate people to become volunteers in the Cedar Rapids area. We have locations with patients needing volunteers in Cedar Rapids, Marion, Mt....

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Earlham, IA

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate our monthly Fresh Conversations meetings for seniors at congregate meal sites across central Iowa.

Fresh Conversations is a healthy living program for...

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Nevada, IA

St. Croix Hospice is seeking compassionate individuals to visit people affected by a life-limiting illness. We have several volunteer opportunities available: companionship, vigil, and pet...

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Pleasantville, IA

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate our monthly Fresh Conversations meetings for seniors at congregate meal sites across central Iowa.

Fresh Conversations is a healthy living program for...

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Carlisle, IA

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate our monthly Fresh Conversations meetings for seniors at congregate meal sites across central Iowa.

Fresh Conversations is a healthy living program for...

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Cedar Falls, IA

Our agency is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors, 60 years of age and older and their spouses in Cedar Falls during the following times:

Mondays: from 10:20am- about...

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Runnells, IA

We are looking for volunteers to facilitate our monthly Fresh Conversations meetings for seniors at congregate meal sites across central Iowa.

Fresh Conversations is a healthy living program for...

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Toledo, IA

Our agency is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors, 60 years of age and older and their spouses, in Tama and Toledo, Monday-Friday from 11:30 to 12:30.

You can decide how...

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Oelwein, IA

Our agency is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors, 60 years of age and older and their spouses in Oelwein, Monday-Friday from 10:00-11:00 AM.

You can decide how often you...

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West Des Moines, IA

SunCrest has volunteer opportunities in hospice care. You’ll meet exceptional people, find meaningful experiences and see firsthand the level of care SunCrest has become known for. We welcome...

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Waterloo, IA

Our agency is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors, 60 years of age and older and their spouses in Waterloo, Monday-Friday from 10:30-12:00.

You can decide how often you...

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Independence, IA

Our agency is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors, 60 years of age and older and their spouses, in the Independence Area, from 10:45- 11:30 on Wednesdays.

Volunteers are...

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