Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

8525 Urbandale Ave Urbandale IA 50322


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The Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center facility was opened in December, 2012, and is located in beautiful Urbandale, a suburb of the capital city of Des Moines, the largest city in Iowa. As part of JEA Senior Living, Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a family member of a group of facilities that extends from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean.

Here you will find our family's distinct Meaningful Moments brand of memory care, where a full consideration of the resident's life experience and background, preferences and interests are all incorporated into an individualized, customized treatment plan. At Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center, residents can choose between long-term assisted living arrangements or short-term respite care, all the while benefiting from the JEA Senior Living mission to be the 'leader in providing quality personal services to our residents, while honoring the experience of aging.'

The center offers around-the-clock care and supervision, private and semi-private accommodations, three quality, gourmet meals every day (as well as snacks and special guest meals!), and a vast array of activities. Whether on a field trip, exercising, attending a class, enjoying pet visits, socializing or participating in weekly church services, residents at Glen Oaks are always doing something!

Pricing at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

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Reviews of Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

  • A nice community

    Things are going very well at this community for mom. The staff are very good and they do offer some daily activities. The food is average. They keep the community clean and the small grounds are taken care...

  • An ok place for a respite stay

    My loved one did a short respite stay at this community. The staff were nice, however there seemed to be some disorganization. The clothes were mixed up. The community was clean.

  • A good fit!

    So far, things are going well for my mother since her move to Glen Oaks. My sister just visited her yesterday and her dad that mom is doing great. [Removed] has been wonderful. She goes above and beyond to...

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Community Details at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

  • Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center Amenities

    • Kosher
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Activities Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Vegetarian
    • Activities Offsite
    • Meals Provided
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Indoor Common Areas

Senior Housing Types Provided at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

  • Memory Care
  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments