15 Memory Care Facilities in Polk County, Iowa
The average cost of memory care in Polk County is $3,998 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,822. Cheaper nearby regions include Des Moines with an average starting cost of $3,688.
To help you with your search, browse the 83 reviews below for alzheimers care facilities in Polk County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Polk County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Des Moines with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Review of Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing
The staff at Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing has been great, welcoming and caring. I have no complaints about them at all. The number of activities is fair, they would go up and encourage m... Read more
Review of Ramsey Village
We toured Ramsey Village and I had mixed feelings about it. I felt you couldn't go from A to B without a going through a locked door, you felt locked in, and it needed updating. It was built in the... Read more
Review of Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Finding a place for a needy parent is a task that we take on with great CARE and concern For me and my family GLEN OAKS Urbandale, Iowa appeared to meet expectations. Location is great. Buildi... Read more
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