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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Assisted Living. Our dedicated local Des Moines, IA advisors have helped 4284 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 64 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $6745 per month.

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

  • Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing
    Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing
    601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA 50035
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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...

  • The Village at Legacy Pointe
    The Village at Legacy Pointe
    1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263
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    An extraordinary retirement community for active seniors age 55 and older. Theculture is one where our residents truly Thrive. A wide array of Community Life events occur each day. Whether it's enjoying a cup of coffee at our Cafe, Working out in the Fitness Center, A friendly Billiards or...

  • Vintage Hills of Indianola
    Vintage Hills of Indianola
    604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
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    Vintage Hills is located in Indianola, Iowa just 15 minutes south of Des Moines. There are 46 assisted living apartments ranging from 414 to 813 square feet. The memory care consist of 20 apartments with private and shared rooms. We have immediate availabilities for memory care. There is a town...

  • Legacy House
    Legacy House
    207 East Salem Ave., Indianola, IA 50125
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    Legacy House LLC was established as a Christian Residential Care Facility June of 2004. Cindy Brummer: Owner, Administrator and Registered Nurse developed a 'Home Setting' for persons who can no longer live on their own. Legacy House is staffed 24 hours a day to assist residents with individualized,...

  • The Waterford at Ames
    The Waterford at Ames
    1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014
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    Enjoy the finer things in life at The Waterford at Ames, creating an enriching environment for our residents to flourish in. Renowned for our Assisted Living services in Ames, Iowa, our community features spacious apartments and attentive staff available 24 hours a day. Flexible floor plans...

  • Rowley Masonic Community
    Rowley Masonic Community
    1300 28th St, Perry, IA 50220
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    Rowley Masonic Community is a free standing continuing care retirement community located in Perry Iowa, 25 miles NW of Des Moines. Rowley has been part of the Perry community since 1957. All levels of senior care can be found in one location! 2014 Rowley opened a new 72,000 square feet nurisng and...

  • Bickford of Ames
    Bickford of Ames
    2418 Kent Ave, Ames, IA 50010
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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...

  • Vriendschap Village
    Vriendschap Village
    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
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    Vriendschap Village Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why at Vriendschap Village we created an Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care community filled with options,...

  • The Lakeside Village
    The Lakeside Village
    2607 Highway 4, Panora, IA 50216
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    The Lakeside Village is an absolutely beautiful 64- apartment, senior living community located in Panora, Iowa right on the east side of Lake Panorama. The community is a wonderful choice for seniors who want to retain their much-needed independence, while not having to worry about the hassles of...

  • Glenwood Place
    Glenwood Place
    2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158
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    At Glenwood Place, we know the difference between truly living life to its fullest and just getting by. In fact, we playfully and lovingly refer to our community as a 'cruise ship on land!' Our proven track record of excellent care and premier lifestyle is the perfect fit for any retiree. From our...

  • Bickford of Marshalltown
    Bickford of Marshalltown
    101 New Castle Road, Marshalltown, IA 50158
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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 and nothing felt...

  • Greenfield Manor
    Greenfield Manor
    615 SE Kent Street, Greenfield, IA 50849
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    Welcome to Greenfield Assisted Living Community. Greenfield is the premier assisted living community of Adair County. Our safe, residential environment is staffed by an expert team that provides support and assistance when you need it. Our goal is to promote your independence and the quality of life...

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.