21 Independent Living Communities in Polk County, IA

Top 10 Independent Living Communities in Polk County, IA

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Caring Star 2022

Woodlands Creek Retirement Community

Provides: Independent Living
12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325
"Woodlands Creek is an exceptional retirement community! My parents chose to retire here and lived many years in the Independent Living Apartments before moving to Assisted Living. Later, my sister..." More

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Caring Star 2020

Holiday Illahee Hills

Provides: Independent Living
8308 Colby Pkwy, Urbandale, IA 50322
"We have chosen Illahee Hills in Urbandale for my mom. She will be moving in this month. It's an independent community, they have 3 meals a day, 7 days a week. They have all kinds of amenities. They..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Holiday Beaverdale Estates

Provides: Independent Living
4610 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
"I loved Beaverdale Estates. Financially it was closer to what we can afford, but if they need any kind of help after 7:00 p.m., my brother-in-law has got to use his pendant to call the fire..." More

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3801 Grand

Provides: Independent Living
3801 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
"3801 Grand has assisted and independent living. It's very nice and my friend loves it. They have food and can feed you in your room or you can go to the dining room, and they can assist you in your..." More

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Ramsey Village

Provides: Independent Living
1611 27th St., Des Moines, IA 50301
"My visit at Ramsey Village was interesting. They offer all three levels of care. The community is a little remote and not close to things like shopping. The only thing it's close to is Drake..." More

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The Lodge of Ashworth

Provides: Independent Living
909 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
"The people at The Lodge of Ashworth were very friendly, they provided lots of information, and they were very patient about me asking questions. It was a nice facility. The only issue was that..." More

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Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

Provides: Independent Living
601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA ...
"I toured Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing. The lady during the tour was good. There was nothing outstanding with the facility, but there was nothing wrong with it, too. It was just a normal..." More

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The Arbordale

Provides: Independent Living
2727 82nd Pl., Urbandale, IA 50322
"We were impressed with The Arbordale. The size of the rooms was really big, updated and clean, with a full-size washer and dryer and bigger kitchens than the other place we saw. They had a lot of..." More

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Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

Provides: Independent Living
5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"Bishop Drumm Retirement Center was very nice, but it was very expensive. It's a buy in and I'm not ready for that. I would recommend it. It's very pretty and very clean. The rooms were very well..." More

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Connect55+ Ankeny

Provides: Independent Living
1225 SW. 28th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
"I moved into Connect55+ Ankeny the day after Thanksgiving. I think it's excellent. I played more games and attended more activities than I ever did. The activities director is fantastic. Things are..." More

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Glen Meadows

Provides: Independent Living
850 South 60th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"Glen Meadows Retirement is West Des Moines, IA’s Premier independent living community. Glen Meadows Retirement Resort comprises 128 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments,..." More

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Kennybrook Village

Provides: Independent Living
200 SW Brookside Drive, Grimes, IA 50111
"Our experience with Kennybrook Village has been a blessing. The apartments are cozy and the facility is so well kept! The staff is clearly passionate about what they do and truly care about their..." More

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Edencrest at Beaverdale

Provides: Independent Living
3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
"I loved Edencrest at Beaverdale. It will accommodate my brother-in-law. He wants a single bedroom with a door on it so he can open the door and have these other two little living spaces. It's a..." More

Walnut Ridge

Provides: Independent Living
1701 Campus Drive, Clive, IA 50325
"I like Walnut Ridge very much. It is probably where I will go, but not for about three years. I looked at a 1-bedroom with a kitchen. The staff was very helpful. The director keeps in contact..." More

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Edgewater, A WesleyLife Community

Provides: Independent Living
9225 Cascade Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"Edgewater, A WesleyLife Community, is beautiful. It's lovely. Wonderful food, good floor plans, and nice staff. The facilities are great. They have all the high-end facilities, like movie theater..." More

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Edencrest at The Tuscany - Opening Ju...

Provides: Independent Living
1600 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009
"We toured Edencrest at Tuscany for my in-laws. Our overall experience was just what we expected. We met with Kevin, and he explained and showed us what it was all about. He also showed us two..." More

Cedar Ridge Village

Provides: Independent Living
8950 Coachlight Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"My brother will be moving into Cedar Ridge Village. It's brand new. It's out where all the big stores are, the mall, and the places to eat, and the price for what you get was the best value. The..." More

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Prairie Vista Village

Provides: Independent Living
2785 1st Avenue South, Altoona, IA 50009
"Prairie Vista Village was very good and the staff was very good and helpful. They gave us information that we needed and answered all our questions. It's only a four-year-old building so everything..." More

Luther Park Apartments

Provides: Independent Living
2824 E 16th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
"Luther Park Apartments is very clean, very beautiful, and they keep it very well designed and updated everywhere. They have lovely apartments. The people who manage it are very friendly and easy to..." More

Copper Shores Village

Provides: Independent Living
1500 Edgewater Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
"My father-in-law lives at Copper Shores Village. The room has a beautiful view of the lake there. It is a pretty modern facility. It has a lot of activities. It has a really nice gym to work out...." More

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Scottish Rite Park

Provides: Independent Living
2909 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
"My parents-in-law are in Scottish Rite Park. They've been there a little over a year. They have both independent living and assisted living. If one requires one care and the other one requires..." More

    Recent Reviews of Independent Living in Polk County

    • Review of Copper Shores Village

      Copper Shores Village is advertised to be more than it is. The activities are poor, the food is horrible, and there is a problems with bullying among the residents. Front desk staff is rarely frien... Read more

      Amy F.
    • Review of The Arbordale

      We were impressed with The Arbordale. The size of the rooms was really big, updated and clean, with a full-size washer and dryer and bigger kitchens than the other place we saw. They had a lot of s... Read more

    • Review of Holiday Illahee Hills

      We looked at Holiday Illahee Hills, and it was nice. I like the fact that they have 450-some units across the United States, and you can stay with them two weeks out of the year at different places... Read more

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