Senior Living in Polk County, IA

Top 10 Senior Living Communities in Polk County, IA

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Caring Star 2020

Woodlands Creek Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
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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Caring Star 2020

Illahee Hills

Provides: Independent Living
8308 Colby Pkwy, Urbandale, IA 50322
"I visited a relative in Illahee Hills. It was really nice. I saw the dining area, the rooms, just the amenities they have there and activities. They had a big library. They had like a party when..." More
Move-in by March 31st and receive $500 off your first 3 months. Applies to April, May, and June r... (more) Ends in 29 days

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Caring Star 2017

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
Move-in by March 31st and receive $500 off your first 3 months. Applies to April, May, and June r... (more) Ends in 29 days

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Caring Star 2015

Bickford of Urbandale

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
"My husband has moved to Bickford of Urbandale and it has been wonderful. The only thing negative is that COVID hit them and unfortunately, they had to quarantine to their rooms. Otherwise, they are..." More

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Independence Village of Ankeny

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
"Vintage Hills is really fancy. It has a lot to offer the residents. They have an exercise area (which is rather nice), they have a place to go and have your hair done for both men and women, and..." More

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Bickford of West Des Moines

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
5050 Hawthorne Dr., West Des Moines, IA 50265
"We visited Bickford of West Des Moines. The staff thought that he would be best suited in the other Bickford, because there are more males there his age. They greeted us with ice water and fresh..." More

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Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
"I really liked Journey Senior Living of Ankeny. The staff member was really friendly, spent a lot of time with me, and thoroughly explained the things that they do. They had studios, one-bedrooms,..." More

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3801 Grand

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
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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Edencrest at Beaverdale

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
"My mom has moved into Edencrest at Beaverdale. I have nothing but good things to say about them. They're near my home, and they're just very inviting. I don't know enough about the facility because..." More
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Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA ...
"This community is beautiful and feels like home! The staff seemed so kind and caring. I loved that it is a smaller community and they provide transportation. They also seemed to have lots of..." More

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Edencrest at Siena Hills

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
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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Ramsey Village

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, Continuing Care Communities, and Memory Care
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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The Lodge of Ashworth

Provides: Independent Living
909 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
"I liked that The Lodge of Ashworth was very large and had a lot of activities for the seniors. We really liked the square footage and how everything was laid out in their apartments. They would..." More

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Edencrest at Green Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
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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MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
525 S 60th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"My mom has chosen MorningStar. It is the one she feels most comfortable in. It is bright, shiny, and new. She likes it. They have a theater room for movies. They also do sitting exercises and have..." More

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Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living and Independent 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

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Prairie Hills Des Moines

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
5815 SE 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50320
"They do absolutely every thing they can to make there place the people love to be in. Like there home. The rooms are great, the food is good, activity is good." More

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Edencrest at Riverwoods

Provides: Assisted Living and Memory Care
2210 E. Park Ave., Des Moines, IA 50320
"Edencrest is top notch and fantastic. I couldn’t be happier with them. The people work their tails off and are very flexible. If someone needs something, they don’t say, "that’s not my job." They..." More

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Courtyard Estates - Pleasant Hill

Provides: Memory Care
6132 NE 12th Avenue, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
"My wife just moved into Courtyard Estates at Cedar Pointe. I haven't seen her since she moved over there, but I have an appointment to see her tomorrow. But I've been over there and went through..." More

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Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Ce...

Provides: Memory Care
8525 Urbandale Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322
"Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center was my second choice because I really thought it was a great place. The rooms were very nice with very pleasant atmosphere. The staff was great and very..." More

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Connect55+ Ankeny

Provides: Independent Living and Senior Apartment
1225 SW. 28th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
"Connect55+ in Ankeny, Iowa combines maintenance-free senior living with modern amenities and state-of-the-art facilities. The modern, pet-friendly Connect55+ senior housing community includes a..." More

Manorcare Health Services of West Des...

Provides: Nursing Homes
5010 GRAND RIDGE DRIVE, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"Great place with great people and food " More

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Kennybrook Village

Provides: Independent Living, Nursing Homes, and Continuing Care Communities
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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Mill-Pond

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, Continuing Care Communities, and Memory Care
1201 Southeast Mill Pond Court, Ankeny, IA 50021
"My Mom was in Millpond for over 16 years and I can not say enough about her Family at Millpond. They always cared for her and the care was top notch. I don't know what I would have done with out..." More

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Edgewater, A WesleyLife Community

Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, Continuing Care Communities, and Memory Care
9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"My mom was at Edgewater for six weeks. Her experience there was wonderful, but we had to leave because Medicare wouldn't pay for it any more. I loved the staff that were there, they were very..." More

Walnut Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care
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

Urbandale Health Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
4614 Nw 84Th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
"My friend will be moving into Urbandale Health Care Center. It's got the highest ratings for a care center. They've got nice people, it's clean, and nice, and because she is tight on money, she's..." More

Valley View Village

Provides: Nursing Homes and Continuing Care Communities
2571 GUTHRIE AVENUE, Des Moines, IA 50317
"My mom was a resident in the memory care unit at Valley View for 5 years She received excellent care and we were always able to see her day or night before Covid. Her private room was lovely...." More

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The Arbordale

Provides: Independent Living and Senior Apartment
2727 82nd Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
"My parents stayed at The Reserve at Walnut Creek. Everything was five-star. They had a lot of room and friends there. The food and the dining area were fantastic. They had a movie room, an exercise..." More

New Horizons Adult Day Center

Provides: Adult Day Care
406 SW School St., Suite 118, Ankeny, IA 50021
"My dad has attended for several years, 5 days a week. they provide a great quality of life for him. He gets great attention to all his needs and they communicate his needs to his family and other..." More

Parkridge Nursing & Rehab Cent

Provides: Nursing Homes
4755 PARKRIDGE AVENUE, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
"My mother had to go to Parkridge Specialty Care. She’s only been there since Friday; so far, so good. The staff and cleanliness are very good. " More

Valley View Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2555 Guthrie Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
"We moved my parents to Village Assisted Living two years ago and have been very pleased with the care they have received. The facility had only been opened for a short time when they moved there. ..." More

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McCauley Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Continuing Care Communities
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

Brio of Johnston

Provides: Memory Care
6901 Peckham Street, Johnston, IA 50131
"My husband is in Brio. It's brand new and well-staffed. They always have a nurse or two out there and a lot of well-trained younger people. It's more expensive than others, but everything is..." More

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Prairie Vista Village

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, and Continuing Care Communities
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

Deerfield Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, and Continuing Care Communities
13731 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50323
"Deerfield was wonderful. My mother wanted to go back there, but they had no availability. They had a lot of activities. The nurses and assistants were very attentive. I really liked it. They had a..." 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

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

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Wesley Acres

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, Continuing Care Communities, and Memory Care
3520 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
"My first impression of Wesley Acres Des Moines was not that nice. It's very old, but their rooms were adequate. My dad was at the end of the hallway so I would say that their staff did not do a..." More

Shores at Pleasant Hill

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Continuing Care Communities, and Memory Care
1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
"We chose it because my husband had been at the Shores three times for respite care. He likes it there and the staff. The facilities are very nice. We are going to have a two-bedroom, two-bathroom..." More

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Senior Suites of Urbandale

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Continuing Care Communities
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

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Trinity Center at Luther Park

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, Continuing Care Communities, and Memory Care
1555 HULL AVENUE, Des Moines, IA 50316
"I like this facility because of the rooms. There's one on one side and two on the other side. Each room has window. They encourage residents to come out instead of staying in their rooms which is..." More

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Union Park Health Services

Provides: Nursing Homes
2401 East 8th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
"My mother-in-law is at Union Park Health Services. We live out of state, but they are wonderful with calling us at anytime if there are any slight issues, like weight loss or a doctor’s..." More

Arbor Springs of West Des Moines

Provides: Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
7951 E P True Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266
"I thought Arbor Springs was excellent because they were more person-to-person, hands on care. I also thought the staff was excellent. It might cost twice as much, but you would get twice as much...." More

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Calvin Community

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, and Continuing Care Communities
4210 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310

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

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

Rose of Des Moines

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Continuing Care Communities
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

Fountain West Health Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
1501 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
"Out Mom lived at Fountain West for over 2 years. She did not want to go there but then she loved it there. The staff was wonderful! They fixed her hair, manicured her nails, and treated her with..." More

University Park Nursing & Rehabilitat...

Provides: Nursing Homes
233 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, Des Moines, IA 50314
"University Park is nice, but I want more independent care. They are nice and very good people. They are very experienced, and they work really well with the patients. They take the time out to deal..." More

Bishop Drumm Skilled Nursing

Provides: Nursing Homes
5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
"After my life altering accident, the cnas, nurses and staff were caring and have put me on a great road to recovery. They created a comfortable, healing environment & helped me set up my room..." More

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Genesis Senior Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
5608 SW NINTH STREET, Des Moines, IA 50315
"your family or loved one is our family !!! it takes a team to run a village and ours is awesome!!!" 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

Fleur Heights Center For Wellness and...

Provides: Nursing Homes
4911 SW 19TH STREET, Des Moines, IA 50315
"Mom is in Fleur Heights Center For Wellness and Rehab. The people there had been pleasant, and mom is getting the attention that she needs. Mom is sharing a room with another resident. They have..." More

Polk City Nursing & Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Nursing Homes
1002 West Washington Avenue, Polk City, IA 50226
"My brother has been at Polk City for about 5 years now, he loves the staff and says the food is really good. My brother and his wife joined our brother for a Thanksgiving dinner they said the food..." More

Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Nursing Homes
200 SEVENTH AVENUE SW, Altoona, IA 50009
"A good friend of mine was admitted there recently. She has since passed away. If you or a loved one is looking for a nursing facility i would NOT recommend this one. I dont know if they're short..." More

UNIVERSITY PARK NURSING & REHABILITATION

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

Childserve Habilitation Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
5900 PIONEER PARKWAY, Johnston, IA 50131

Edgewater at Tallyn's Reach

Provides: Continuing Care Communities
5508 NW 88th Street, Johnston, IA 50131
"Refund Plans: 90% of Entrance Fee; 50% Refund; 0% Refund. Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis...." More

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Heritage Court

Provides: Assisted Living
1499 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
"My mother moved into Heritage Court. They've been very nice to her, they've been very attentive to her blood pressure, and they have lots of activities. They have 3 different church services,..." More

Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Provides: Nursing Homes
700 East University, Des Moines, IA 50316

Karen Acres Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
3605 ELM DRIVE, Urbandale, IA 50322

Mercy Subacute Care

Provides: Nursing Homes
603 EAST 12TH STREET, 4TH FLOOR, Des Moines, IA...

Mitchell Village Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
114 CARTER STREET SW, Mitchellville, IA 50169

On With Life

Provides: Nursing Homes
715 SW ANKENY ROAD, Ankeny, IA 50021

Prime Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
600 EAST FIFTH STREET, Des Moines, IA 50309

Scottish Rite Park Inc

Provides: Nursing Homes
2909 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312

Sunny View Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
410 N W ASH DRIVE, Ankeny, IA 50021

Riverview Care Center

Provides: Nursing Homes
701 RIVERVIEW, Des Moines, IA 50316

Wesley Acres Des Moines

Provides: Continuing Care Communities
3520 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
"Refund Plans: Declining Balance to 50% of Entrance Fee. Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis...." More

Wesley Adult Day Services

Provides: Adult Day Care
3520 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312

Parkridge Specialty Care

Provides: Nursing Homes
5800 NE 12TH AVENUE, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
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The Bridges At Ankeny

Provides: Nursing Homes and Memory Care
3510 Northwest Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023

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