24 Assisted Living Facilities near Johnston, IA

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Johnston, IA

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Edencrest at Green Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"Edencrest at Green Meadows was a new facility in a beautiful environment. I felt that it had adequate open spaces. The programming seemed to be very good, especially for the memory care unit, which..." More

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Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"We tour Martina Place in Johnston Iowa and we actually love the place! My parents are happy since they moved in and I will definitely recommend Martina Place to others. I find Martina Place very..." More

McCauley Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
5921 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"The staff at McAuley Terrace is perfect, very friendly, very open, and very helpful. The condition of the rooms is great. My mother-in-law is in a studio, which seems to meet all her needs. It's..." More

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Woodlands Creek Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325
"After touring a number of assisted facilities, we choose Silvercrest (Woodlands Creek) because the atmosphere and staff made us feel like "home". During our mother's stay, I have nothing but the..." More

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Bickford of Urbandale

Provides: Assisted Living
5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
"Bickford is such a home-like environment that my grandma felt comfortable right away. The staff is so warm and welcoming and the food has been excellent so far. " More

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3801 Grand

Provides: Assisted Living
3801 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
"My relative stayed at 3801 Grand several times in Assisted Living respite care. My relative met with the nursing staff before their stay to help anticipate and meet their needs. Even though he was..." More

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Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

Provides: Assisted Living
3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
"We chose Journey Senior Living of Ankeny for mother. Overall, it’s been good, clean, and people are friendly. It’s laid out fine, with easy access, and it’s good. The staff is very friendly and..." More

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Edencrest at Siena Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
"The staff at Eden Crest are the best! My mother n law feels so comfortable and well cared for there. They treat her like family. We just celebrated her 80th birthday there with the other..." More

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Edencrest at Beaverdale

Provides: Assisted Living
3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
"Edencrest was lovely, new, and airy. Their common areas were very nice and large. It was very nice. The food was fine. The rooms were fine, too. There were lots of lights. There was a very positive..." More
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Ramsey Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1611 27th St., Des Moines, IA 50301
"I visited Ramsey Village. We looked at long-term care, assisted living, and independent living. A current resident showed me her living arrangement. She walked through what she loved about living..." More

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Vintage Hills at Prairie Trail

Provides: Assisted Living
1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
"My parents have moved into Vintage Hills at Prairie Trail. They have exceptional staff who are very friendly and very helpful. They said the food is really great. My dad did bean bag baseball one..." More

Suites of Ankeny

Provides: Assisted Living
420 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny, IA 50023
"Suites of Ankeny was very nice. The rooms were a good size. They have a cleaning service if you want them to come in. They have three meals a day. The lady watching the front desk took me around..." More

The Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2910 East 16th Street,, Des Moines, IA 50316
"We chose The Gardens at Luther Park for my husband because of the price, convenience, and location. It's beautiful, and I love it. The staff is great, and very helpful. The food looks good, though..." More

Walnut Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1701 Campus Drive, Clive, IA 50325
"Mom likes the location of Walnut Ridge, and it was affordable. It was in the suburbs. She was on the ground floor, she wanted a walkout, and they accepted dogs. The people were very nice, and the..." More

Mill-Pond

Provides: Assisted Living
1201 Southeast Mill Pond Court, Ankeny, IA 50021
"We're waiting to move into Mill Pond Senior Living, they have so much to offer, and it's a big complex. No one compares to them, they have lots of activities, and they put out a monthly schedule...." More

Wesley Acres

Provides: Assisted Living
3520 GRAND AVENUE, Des Moines, IA 50312
"Wesley Acres was clean but after they visited with my husband, they didn't figure that he would fit into their facility and so that one didn't work out. I was happy with the facility. I liked the..." More

Deerfield Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
13731 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50323
"Deerfield Retirement Community was very nice, clean, and appeared to be very well managed. There were a lot of extra things available, but it's way beyond my price range. The staff who toured me..." More

Senior Suites of Urbandale

Provides: Assisted Living
4700 84Th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
"I cannot say enough about the quality of care and staff at this facility. Mom exceeded our capacity to care for her in our home, and a relative recommended Senior Suites of Urbandale. We spoke with..." More

Calvin Community

Provides: Assisted Living
4210 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
"I have been a frequent visitor to Calvin for over 30 years. Although it has had ups and downs, they have a core group of employees who have been doing a great job for years and years. That kind..." More

Rose of Des Moines

Provides: Assisted Living
1330 19th St., Des Moines, IA 50314
"While searching for a place for my friend's mother to live, we visited the Rose of Des Moines assisted living facility. We really liked the well-kept park setting because the outdoors had always..." More

Walden Point

Provides: Assisted Living
1200 Fourth St., Des Moines, IA 50314
"I liked the rooms at Walden Point. There was an open area that everybody could go in to. It's got a little store and the residents could play cards. The staff was good. The rooms were very big,..." More

VA Central Iowa Healthcare System Com...

Provides: Assisted Living
3600 30th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
"The staff is very good with the residents and takes very good care of them. They call me with the slightest issue. It could be cleaner, as my grandfather sat in a room in which he had peed in the..." More

UNIVERSITY PARK NURSING & REHABILITATION

Provides: Assisted Living
233 University, Des Moines, IA 50314

Heritage Court

Provides: Assisted Living
1499 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Johnston

    Johnston is a thriving suburb of Iowa's capital city, Des Moines, and was once ranked number 25 on Business Insider's list of The 50 Best Suburbs in America. The city is home to about 21,500 people, and nearly 12 percent are 65 or older.

    Senior residents in the area can receive assisted living services from two facilities in Johnston or from 22 additional facilities in nearby cities, including Ankeny and Clive. These residential communities for the elderly provide consumer-directed attendant care (CDAC) and are regulated by Iowa's Health Facilities Division

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Johnston

    • The climate in Johnston ranks a low 36 out of 100 on Sperling's Comfort Index due to harsh winters, with an average low temperature of 12 degrees Fahrenheit and annual snowfall totals around 35 inches. However, seniors here can find agreeable weather for outdoor activities in the warmer months. The average high in July is 85 degrees.

    • The overall cost of living in Johnston is 19 percent higher than the state average. Local housing prices are nearly double the typical cost for Iowa. Seniors may actually save money, though, depending on their primary expenses, as health care and grocery costs are about 7 percent lower in Johnston. 

    • Public transportation is available through the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART). Adults 65 and older pay half fare, and veterans ride free with proper ID.

    • Seniors may find comfort in knowing the crime rate in Johnston is lower than usual for a town of its size. The local rate of violent crime is 1 in 812, which is notably lower than the state average of 1 in 344. The rate of property crime is 1 in 93, while the state rate is 1 in 48.

    • Located just 20 minutes from Des Moines, the greater Johnston area offers a nice variety of opportunities for arts and culture, including the 4.4-acre Pappajohn Sculpture Park, the Des Moines Art Center, the Living History Farms in Urbandale and the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum

    • Johnston has an array of community resources for seniors, including medical screening programs, countywide games and activities and regularly scheduled times for senior-centered crafts, exercise and sports at the Crown Point Community Center


    Paying for Assisted Living in Johnston

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Iowa

    $4,180.00 Clive
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,884.00 Johnston
    $3,679.00 Des Moines
    $3,498.00 West Des Moines
    $3,498.00 Urbandale
    $3,416.00 Ankeny
    $2,995.00 Norwalk

    Assisted Living costs in Johnston start around $3,884 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Johnston and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Johnston

    Seniors 65 and older in Iowa may be eligible for the Home- and Community-Based Services Elderly Waiver. Younger residents in need of assistance may be eligible for the Health and Disability Waiver

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Iowa page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Johnston

    Johnston and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Johnston, please visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Johnston

    Johnston-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Iowa are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Iowa page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Johnston, IA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Johnston

    • Review of Edencrest at Green Meadows

      My father stayed at Edencrest at Green Meadows. The staff was friendly and nice. His one-bedroom was nice and they put new carpet in. They had movie nights, there was a variety of things he could'v... Read more

      Lisa
    • Review of McCauley Terrace

      The staff at McAuley Terrace is perfect, very friendly, very open, and very helpful. The condition of the rooms is great. My mother-in-law is in a studio, which seems to meet all her needs. It's ve... Read more

      Deb
    • Review of Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

      We visited Martina Place. We thought it was very inviting. The residents appeared very happy. Some of them were sitting in the entry way in the large living room. The staff was very friendly and ve... Read more

      Pat161071
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