This page was created to provide a starting point for your research into assisted living and long-term care options in Iowa City.
The facilities listed on this page may be contacted directly and safely.
Iowa City, and Johnson County are served by the Heritage Agency on Aging, which helps older adults and their families with questions about aging and other senior-related topics and issues. This agency, which is one of Iowa’s 13 Local Area Agencies on Aging, offers supportive services and assistance with: Information and assistance; caregiver support; Senior Nutrition Programming; Health Education, and much more. The Heritage Agency has been serving Iowa City’s seniors for almost 40 years.
Additionally, all areas of Iowa are served by, and have access to a local Long Term Care Ombudsman’s office. If you have concerns about a nursing or assisted living facility, or if you have a family member or someone you are caring for facing involuntary dischgarge from a facility – or if you are interested in what the standard practices are with long-term care, or what the state and federal guidelines are concerning senior housing in Iowa, the LTC Ombudsman should be able to help. For Iowa City, and Johnson County, the LTC Ombudsman may be contacted at 319-541-0318.
The City of Iowa City also operates the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center, which ‘full array of classes, activities, and volunteer opportunities which support independence and encourage involvement in the community.’
All of these services and programs can benefit seniors living independently in Iowa City, and those living in an assisted living or nursing environment. For the latter, many facilities offer transporation for their residents to and from activities and programs around town. Intro by D. Besnette
Welcome to Melrose Meadows!
Melrose Meadows opened in 2002 on ten acres in one of the finest areas of Iowa City along Melrose Avenue.
Situated in a residential neighborhood, Melrose Meadows is only minutes from the University of Iowa campus. You also have the added assurance of knowing you are within minutes of three state of the art medical facilities.
350 Dublin Dr Iowa City, IA 52246
1020 S Scott Blvd Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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