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  • Golden Heart Senior Care - Des Moines

    Golden Heart Senior Care - Des Moines

    3812 Wolcott Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310
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    The Golden Heart Hallmark is that we value our Clients. Our focus is to provide you or your loved one with the highest quality care with compassion, dignity and respect. It's our mission to empower our clients and caregivers to work as a team, which keeps your loved one feeling independent and...

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  • Acti-Kare of Des Moines, IA

    1497 NW 66th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313
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  • Senior Helpers - Urbandale, IA

    Senior Helpers - Urbandale, IA

    2951 86th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    Senior Helpers of Des Moines Iowa and surrounding communities provides non-medical companionship, homemaking services, personal care, and Dementia specialized in-home care for seniors helping them remain active and independent. The Senior Helpers team is available to provide these services during a...

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  • Home Care Assistance Des Moines - Johnston

    Home Care Assistance Des Moines - Johnston

    9250 University Ave, Ste 116, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (1)
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    At Home Care Assistance, we are passionate about helping seniors live well in their own homes. We believe that older adults should be able to lead fulfilling lives regardless of their physical or mental limitations. Our elders have so much to offer the world, and should be treasured even as they...

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  • Home Care Assistance of the Cedar Valley - Cedar Falls, IA

    Home Care Assistance of the Cedar Valley - Cedar Falls, IA

    6301 University Ave #1125B, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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    Home Care Assistance of the Cedar Valley opened in September of 2017 with owners that have a strong passion and commitment to keeping people safe in their own homes for as long as possible. We are able to achieve this with our high level of quality care, our passionate and experienced caregivers and...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Cedar Rapids, IA

    Home Instead Senior Care - Cedar Rapids, IA

    373 Collins Road NE, Suite 101, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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    IN HOME CARE FOR SENIORS The Home Instead Senior Care® network of locally owned and operated franchises is one of the most trusted networks of home care worldwide. An innovator in eldercare since 1994, Home Instead Senior Care is dedicated exclusively to helping seniors stay in their homes as...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Bellevue, NE

    207 Galvin Road North, Bellevue, NE 68005
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Metro Omaha, NE

    10830 Old Mill Rd Suite 101, Omaha, NE 68154
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Synergy HomeCare of Omaha

    Synergy HomeCare of Omaha

    5017 Leavenworth St #2, Omaha, NE 68106
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    If you're like most people, you're looking for the best care available for yourself and your family. As your loved ones experience the physical and emotional effects of aging such as memory-related disorders, illness or injury, you're seeking assurance that their safety, comfort, dignity and...

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  • Caring Senior Service of Omaha

    Caring Senior Service of Omaha

    1045 N 115th St. Ste 150, Omaha, NE 68154
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    We understand that lifestyles may change with age, but the ability to maintain a safe, independent life doesn't have to. That is why Caring Senior Service provides GreatCare. Our GreatCare method addresses the three most important areas of concern; quality caregivers, care solutions and active...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Rochester, MN

    304 6th Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
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    Home Instead Senior Care of Rochester has served the senior population of Southeastern Minnesota since 2003. Locally owned and operated, we are consistently rated by our clients and their families, as well as health care professionals as keeping to a standard of high quality care, compassion,...

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  • Premier Custom Care, LLC - Prairie Village

    Premier Custom Care, LLC - Prairie Village

    7301 Mission, Suite 328, Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (14)
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    A More Personalized Approach For Senior Living Our goal is to keep those who need care in a comfortable environment that's safer and easier than ever before. > Transitional Care > In-Home Care > Hospice Support / End-of-Life Care > Respite Care > Alzheimer's & Dementia Care >...

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  • Senior Helpers - Lee's Summit, MO

    517 SE 2nd Street Suite B, Lee's Summit, MO 64063
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    At Senior Helpers®, our specialty is professional, warm and compassionate senior care that enables our clients to live independently in the comfort of their own home. Whether they need us for a few hours or around the clock, we’ll always provide the kind of quality and responsive care that lets them...

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  • Comfort Keepers of La Crosse, WI

    Comfort Keepers of La Crosse, WI

    2951 South 21st Place, La Crosse, WI 54601
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS

    Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS

    8249 W 95th Street Suite 109, Overland Park, KS 66212
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Moline, IL

    1977 Spruce Hills Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722
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    Everyone shares similar concerns about health care for our parents, grandparents and loved ones as they reach retirement age and beyond. Perhaps your mother gets confused and can't keep her doctor appointments and medications straight. Or your dad seems depressed and doesn't enjoy fishing anymore....

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Kansas City, MO

    520 W. 103rd Street #346, Kansas City, MO 64114
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    Our families live and work in Overland Park, KS, so we're invested in our community on a very personal level. And we believe every family in the area deserves individualized in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. That's why we established Home Instead Senior Care® of Overland Park, KS. As a...

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  • Elder Care Of Kansas City

    Elder Care Of Kansas City

    7945 State Line Rd # B, Kansas City, MO 64114
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  • Hope Home Care & Transport

    3718 SW 31st Street, Des Monies, IA 50321
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Des Moines, IA

    7017 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
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  • Right at Home - Des Moines, IA

    2600 University Ave. Suite 210, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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  • A Plus Home Care Services - Ankeny, IA

    2301 West First Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Waukee, IA

    215 N Warrior Ln Suite B, Waukee, IA 50263
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Newton, Marshalltown, Oskaloosa, Pella, IA

    119 W 2nd St N, Newton, IA 50208
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  • Home Sweet Home Care

    183 Old Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Waterloo, IA

    1844 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Iowa City, IA

    1700 S 1st Ave Suite 25E - Eastdale Plaza, Iowa City, IA 52240
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Council Bluffs, IA

    149 West Broadway St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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  • Senior Helpers Omaha - Metro

    5510 Miller Ave, Ralston, NE 68127
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  • A Place At Home

    11310 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68154
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - St. Joseph, MO

    1009 W Saint Maartens Dr Suite B, St. Joseph, MO 64506
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Spirit Lake, IA

    1608 Okoboji Ave, Milford, IA 51351
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  • Seniors Helping Seniors SE Minnesota

    1604 Second Avenue NW, Austin, MN 55912
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  • Promedcare

    1900 E. Military Avenue, Suite #226, Fremont, NE 68025
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Fremont, NE

    224 N Main St # 3, Fremont, NE 68025
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Sioux City, IA

    600 4th St Suite 227, Sioux City, IA 51101
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  • Home Helpers & Direct Link - Davenport, IA

    4571 Sheridan Street, Davenport, IA 52806
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Dubuque, IA

    2728 Asbury Rd Suite 775, Dubuque, IA 52001
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Liberty, MO

    42 S Main St, Liberty, MO 64068
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  • Visiting Angels of Lincoln, NE

    3120 O St #A, Lincoln, NE 68510
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  • Preferred Care At Home-Greater Kansas City Missouri

    10313 North Harrison Court, Kansas City, MO 64155
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  • Sunlight Senior Care

    1200 N St., Lincoln, NE 68508
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  • FirstLight HomeCare of Kansas City Northland

    7280 NW 87th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64153
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Lincoln, NE

    1400 Dahlberg Dr Suite E, Lincoln, NE 68512
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  • Senior Helpers - Gladstone, MO

    851 NW 45th Street Suite #207, Gladstone, MO 64116
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Mankato, MN

    1059 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Beatrice, NE

    313 Court St, Beatrice, NE 68310
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  • Madison Health LLC

    10000 W 75th St Ste 200, Overland Park, KS 66204
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Lee's Summit, MO

    233 Southeast Main Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Overland Park, KS

    9331 W 87th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212
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Home Care Agencies in Des Moines, IA

Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, and transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

The median monthly cost of in-home care is around $4,957 in Des Moines and $4,767 in the state of Iowa, according to Genworth.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help you find the perfect home care provider in Des Moines for you or your loved one.

Cost of Living in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines is considered to be much more affordable than other similarly sized cities. The cost-of-living index is rated 14 points below the national average and the grocery index is rated 7 points below the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
86 93 $992 18.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $123,403 $49,999 The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Medical Providers

The top hospitals that service Des Moines include:

  • VA Central Iowa Health Care System - This government run community provides care to the region's veterans. They offer acute care as well as specialized medical services including surgery, mental health care, and geriatric care.
  • MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center - Consistently ranked as the top hospital in the city and one of the best in the state, this community offers a range of services across 875 staffed beds.
  • Iowa Lutheran Hospital - This community provides care to a total of 224 staffed beds. They offer emergency and trauma treatment, behavioral medicine, general surgery, critical care, and home health care.

Climate and Weather

Des Moines has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with extreme high temperatures in the summer and extreme low temperatures in the winter. The summers are humid and in the winter the city receives a high volume of snowfall. On average, the humidity level for Des Moines is roughly 70%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 89°F (July) 62°F (July) 27°F 39°F (February) 14°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
42 (Good) 59 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate air quality conditions means that those who are unusually sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 7” (June) 33”

Demographics and Values

Des Moines tends to lean liberal in most elections. This is due in part to the large population of college students that live there as well as the city being the capital of Iowa and the largest metropolitan area in the state.

2016 Presidential Election for Polk County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
51.74% 40.38% 7.89%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
481,222 217,521 952 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.07%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 23% 10% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
31% 25% 8%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
6.5% 11.3% 13.3% 0.4% 0.1% 65.4% 4%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
11,045 44 7

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 71% 14% 18% 6% 6%

Des Moines is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry and discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As the capital of Iowa, Des Moines combines Midwest charm and metropolitan sensibilities to create a city that is filled with arts and culture. Dominating the skyline of the historic East Village neighborhood is the gold-domed Iowa State Capitol building. Located nearby is the Des Moines Art Center which houses a wide collection of contemporary works as well as the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. The park is host to a number of annual events including the Des Moines Art Festival and the 80/35 Music Festival. The Downtown Farmers Market also features live music as well as local goods and produce. The Salisbury House and Gardens is another popular venue that also features tours of the estate that highlight the architecture, local history, and regional biodiversity.

For those who enjoy outdoor recreation there are a number of excellent parks located within the city limits. These include the Des Moines Water Park which features a beautiful garden filled with fountains and other water displays. Walnut Woods state park is one of the largest parks in the city, spanning over 260-acres and miles of walking trails. The Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens features a pagoda, ponds, and a large collection of sculptures and outdoor art exhibits. The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has outdoor and indoor gardens and a large geodesic dome.

Transportation

Mass transit is available in the city through the Des Moines Area Regional Transit authority or DART which operates 26 routes throughout the city and surrounding metropolitan areas. Greyhound buses also connect Des Moines with regional transit hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Chicago.

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