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Assisted Living Facilities near Urbandale, IA

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Last Updated: 9/26/22
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Assisted Living

Average starting price $3,930/month
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Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Urbandale, IA
The Bridges at Ankeny
4.8

My mom stayed at The Bridges for her rehab after her shoulder surgery. The therapy team was amazing and always took the time with her. She is grateful to have recovered and is back home. But, if we need to go somewhere in the future THE BRIDGES IS WHERE WE WOULD GO!!

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Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, IA
5.0

My dad is doing really good after picking this community from the list we got from A Place For Mom. He is enjoying the meals they make. He has tried some activities and he knows some people who live here. The staff has been great. I cant tell he is happy and when he calls he tells me good things.

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Edencrest at Beaverdale in Des Moines, IA
3.6

I would recommend this community, it was a good choice for my loved one. The people really care for the residents that live here. The communication was good with the staff and families. I don't think I would change anything about the community.

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Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

8525 Urbandale Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322 | 2 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Welcome to Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care!Founded in 2007, Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center has been providing the best quality Memory Care services to the residents of Waukee, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Clive, Windsor Heights and Ankeny.When the time comes to transition a loved one...

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4.1(43 reviews)

They promised the moon, but they don't deliver. They sure as heck try harder than the last place we were at. I know there have been several people from other places who have gone to Glen Oaks. I don't think...

Bickford of Urbandale

5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322 | 3.9 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.1(23 reviews)

My friend loves the food and they have choices and the variety is good. The community is cozy and a down-home feeling. The staff has been here for a long time. I would recommend this community to others

Independence Village of Ames

1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014 | 26.8 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village of Ames, we enjoy spending time getting to know our residents and helping them explore the best living options for each of their specific needs. We’re here to assist with daily tasks like housekeeping, getting ready for the day, or even...

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4.8(51 reviews)

wonderful place for my grandma to spend her final years. the staff were so helpful and caring!!! they were a huge help in the transition process and even helped get hospice arranged for my grandmother. would...

Independence Village of Pella

2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219 | 45.1 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Welcome to Independence Village of Pella! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them.?Our various senior living options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each...

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4.6(66 reviews)

The room is nice and very spacious. The memory care unit has it's own courtyard, in which my loved one likes going out to water the flowers. Overall, the staff interacts pretty well.

Independence Village of Ankeny

1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 10.1 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Welcome to Independence Village of Ankeny! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our senior living options include assisted living and memory care. Throughout each service level, we strive to...

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4.5(45 reviews)

We really like Independence Village of Ankeny. The staff bend the rules some to make sure the residents are happy and satisfied. They take care of my loved one very well here. We would definitely recommend...

Independence Village of Waukee

1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263 | 3.7 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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At Independence Village, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to help you make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling your wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers independent living, assisted living,...

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4.5(107 reviews)

I don't know if I could have found another place who does as well. The people here are great and the .5's in my ratings are pertaining to them being unable to get people in, like housekeeping. I understand...

Woodlands Creek Senior Living

12675 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325 | 1.7 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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...

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4.3(54 reviews)

I have been extremely pleased with Woodlands Creek. We absolutely love it and she is so happy here. The staff is amazing. We toured another facility and there was just no comparison. When we toured with...

Edencrest at Siena Hills

455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 10 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Edencrest at Siena Hills Assisted Living and Memory Care is your community of choice in Ankeny! We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Siena Hills. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality; it is our way of life! Our 'Resident...

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4.6(15 reviews)

Edencrest is understaffed and they need more help. The girls that worked there and worked with me were fabulous, but the people in their memory care facility were hired from an outside firm. They had to...

Edencrest at Beaverdale

3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310 | 4.9 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Edencrest at Beaverdale is professionally managed by Jaybird Senior Living. Built by Hubbell Realty Company in 2017 in the heart of Beaverdale, we are committed to providing Red Carpet service for everyone who lives, works, and visits Beaverdale. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of...

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4.3(16 reviews)

We have not been there for the meals ourselves but from looking off the menu they look appetizing. Our loved one does not always participate in the activities but what she does, she really enjoys. We like...

Rock Creek Senior Living

3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 9.8 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.2(14 reviews)

It's important to note that my loved one doesn't like it here, but he wouldn't like it anywhere. From his point of view, it'd be a completely different perspective from mine because he doesn't want to be...

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Vintage Hills of Indianola

604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125 | 20.6 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.4(15 reviews)

What we really like about Vintage Hills of Indianola is just how friendly the staff members are and how they are always so willing to help out our loved one. Based on our families experience so far we would...

Prairie Hills of Des Moines

5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320 | 12.7 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Prairie Hills Des Moines is tucked in to a beautiful wooded setting just south of Easter Lake and Ewing Park in Des Moines. Our quiet country location is near the shopping, dining, and entertainment options of the Southridge Mall area. Hospitals and medical services are also just minutes away....

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4.5(26 reviews)

We really appreciate the friendliness of the staff members and how they always introduce themselves and they are always willing to answer every questions we have.

Ramsey Village

1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310 | 6.3 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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...

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3.8(18 reviews)

We are very pleased with the service. Mom has been in and out of the hospital while at Ramsey and the staff are all accommodating. Questions are answered swiftly and staff is quite friendly.

Edencrest at Green Meadows

6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131 | 4.1 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Edencrest at Green Meadows is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies.We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Green Meadows. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you reserve your apartment today. Ask...

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4.3(28 reviews)

Edencrest at Green Meadows is a very nice, very clean place. The staff knows the residents on a first-name basis. The food is good when it is served in the dining room. The room sizes are good. They have...

Edencrest at The Legacy

2901 Cedar St, Norwalk, IA 50211 | 12.2 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Edencrest at The Legacy is the fifth retirement living community in the Edencrest series, offering 40 apartments of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Closer Care and Memory Care to the Norwalk community. As a resident at The Legacy, you'll enjoy freedom of choice when it comes to our wide...

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4.7(3 reviews)

We chose Edencrest at The Legacy because the director made us a part of the family rate second that we walked in for our tour. All of the residents and staff were very friendly and welcoming. When we walked...

Greenfield Manor

615 SE Kent Street, Greenfield, IA 50849 | 41.8 milesfrom Urbandale center

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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...

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5.0(1 review)

Greenfield Manor is in a smaller town and it is a smaller facility and I think those do better than some of the larger facilities. I thought they did a very good job. My sister did not agree with some of...

Bickford of West Des Moines

5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265 | 4.6 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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Day trips and outings
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3.8(19 reviews)

The staff members at Bickford are wonderful, they really try to make the residents feel comfortable and in that home setting. Our loved one is still adjusting so she has not participated in the activities or...

Edencrest at Riverwoods

2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320 | 11.3 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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3.7(35 reviews)

It is a good place to be for your loved ones. The way the community is set up is good. The rooms are roomy, the staff is nice, and it is clean. The food was good. If they would have had additional meal...

Holland Farms

2800 Sunset Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211 | 12.2 milesfrom Urbandale center

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4.0(1 review)

The activities lately have been going pretty well. We have activities like bingo, and they take us places and do a lot of different things with us to keep us busy and social in the community. This is a nice...

Perry Lutheran Homes Spring Valley Campus

501 12th St, Perry, IA 50220 | 21.8 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Spring Valley Campus Assisted LivingAssisted living at is finest! Enjoy beautiful living quarters, excellent dining options, a variety of activities, outdoor patio, and more. Truly relax and live worry free at Spring Valley assisted living campus - conveniently connected to Dallas County Hospital...

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4.0(1 review)

Overall they really are working hard to try to meet the individual needs of the senior individual. My mom has, for example, gluten intolerance, so they're working with her to accommodate that with their...

Copper Shores Village

1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327 | 12.9 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Welcome to Copper Shores Village of Pleasant Hill! We provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care — a flexible rangeof support, without a buy-in. The building is remarkable; up on a hill, overlooking Copper Creek Lake. Likewise, the interior has manycomforts, and a stimulating...

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4.0(17 reviews)

Some of the meals that they serve are hard for residents to chew in memory care. When I go over there the gal at the front desk is not very approachable, she can be cold and rude and she is the first person...

Homestead of Creston

1709 W Prairie St, Creston, IA 50801 | 49.9 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Prairie View Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of...

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3.0(1 review)

The Suites of Ankeny

420 NW Ash Dr, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 11 milesfrom Urbandale center

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4.0(2 reviews)

My mother moved into the Suites in early June 2017 and was only actually in her apartment for about 5 weeks during the next 4 months. Those were definitely the most comfortable weeks she spent during that...

The Bridges at Ankeny

3510 NW Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 9.9 milesfrom Urbandale center

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The Bridges at Ankeny offers high-quality services and accommodations for older adults throughout Central Iowa. Situated on 13 acres we offer a range of senior living services that include Assisted Living Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, Respite Care, and Hospice....

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4.2(9 reviews)

My wife is in the latter stages of dementia as a result of Alzheimer's Disease. When I could no longer safely care for her at home, I visited several homes in the area looking for a safe and comfortable...

Regency Assisted Living

815 High Rd, Norwalk, IA 50211 | 11.2 milesfrom Urbandale center

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Person-centered careA respected health care provider in theNorwalk community for more than 40years, Regency Care Center offerscomprehensive rehab-to-home care,long-term care, and assisted living thatis entirely focused on helping residentsmeet their full potential. With thecompletion of a new...

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Cost of assisted living in Urbandale, IA

The average cost of senior living in Urbandale is 3,930 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Ankeny, IA with an average of 4,444 per month.

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In Urbandale, Iowa, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Urbandale, Iowa, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Transportation

Urbandale, Iowa, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Urbandale include bus routes and a public paratransit service. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Urbandale has limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

Health care

Urbandale offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has few hospitals, including Broadlawns Medical Center and Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center.

Senior activities

Urbandale, Iowa, is known for Living History Farms. Pope John Paul II once addressed a crowd of people there. Seniors visiting this historic landmark now can enjoy an interactive experience studying hundreds of years of midwest rural life. Another notable landmark is the Paragon Prairie Tower, reaching 118 feet and surrounded by an idyllic pond. Active seniors can also enjoy hiking along the Clive Greenbelt Trail, which passes through neighboring cities.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Kennybrook Village, Independence Village of Ames and Independence Village of Waukee are the top rated assisted living facilities near Urbandale, Iowa. See full list of communities.

There are 77 assisted living facilities near Urbandale, Iowa. See the full list.

The best assisted living facilities near you in Urbandale, Iowa are Independence Village of Ames, Independence Village of Pella, and Independence Village of Ankeny. These assisted living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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