Iowa Assisted Living Facilities & Senior Care

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This page is dedicated to the numerous assisted living and senior care options in Iowa , and is intended to serve as an accurate, trustworthy and unbiased starting point for your research into assisted living throughout Iowa. At this time, the Median Monthly Cost for Assisted Living in Iowa (Private, One-Bedroom) is: $3,518.

The facilities listed here may all be contacted directly and safely!

A good place to find out more about assisted living in Iowa is on the Iowa Health Care Association / Iowa Center for Assisted Living . These two entities represent ‘600 Iowa nursing homes, assisted living programs, residential care facilities, and independent senior living and retirement communities.’

* Learn which facilities in Iowa are State-Certified Affordable & Medicaid Eligible

This site offers a ‘consumers’ section that offers a Facility Finder , which allows users to search for an IHCA ICAL Member Facility by zip code, facility type, and from within a certain radius/mileage of the desired starting location.

Under the consumer section, there is also a Family Resources section that offers dozens of sites related to advocacy, caregiving, legal issues, aging, Alzheimer’s and numerous others. This site also offers membership to groups and individuals spanning every aspect of long-term care in Iowa, including nursing facilities, assisted living, and residential care facilities.

* An Overview of Iowa’s Medicaid Waivers – including eligibility requirements and how to sign up

Members are entitled to extra benefits and information from IHCA/ICAL, including a Caregivers Quarterly, NCAL publications, Discussion boards, and more.

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Iowa Assisted Living: Featured Facilities & Services


Fredericksburg, IA – Whispering Willow Assisted Living and Memory Wing

Where “Peace of Mind Starts at Our Front Door” Located on the quite edge of town Whispering Willow offers a peaceful and relaxing environment. Here you are able to choose and pay for just the amount of care you need.

With a walking trail right next to the building and outdoor patio and porch to enjoy the open outdoors. We also have a secure fenced in courtyard in our Memory Wing so those needing the secure environment can still enjoy the outdoors.

& Contact Whispering Willow Directly!

800-294-5159Pricing & Availability Get Pricing

Lawton, Iowa – Char-Mac Assisted-living, “The Next Best Thing to Home!”

Char-Mac ALP is a very unique small town program in Lawton IA. We are situated 7 miles outside of Sioux City. Our outstanding program has won the top (ICAL)Iowa State awards (IA Program Director of the Year) in 2004 2007 and 2009. In addition, Char-Mac was honored with the National award (NCAL) for 2008 ALP Administrator of the Year. Customer satisfaction is the main goal of our program. This facility has excelled in every Iowa inspection survey process.We aim to please!!

& Contact Char-Mac Directly!

800-308-7754Pricing & Availability Get Pricing

Homestead assisted living and Memory Care
Mason City – Homestead of Mason City Assisted Living & Memory Care

How do we know the right care plan for you? We begin by assessing your particular needs in order to match you to the correct level of care. We provide different levels of care to meet various needs. All care plans are evaluated routinely to ensure the appropriate services are being provided. At Homestead of Mason City, youre sure to receive the right care from our certified staff.

& Contact Homestead of Mason City Directly!

800-308-7898Pricing & Availability Get Pricing

Arlington Place is an assisted living facility
Oelwein, Iowa – Arlington Place Assisted Living and Gardens Memory Care of Oelwein

Our desire here at Arlington Place of Oelwein is to create a warm, caring, family-type atmosphere. We are located by the City of Oelwein bike trail and Oelwein water tower. Red Gate Park is only three blocks away and surrounded by a beautiful woodsy area. Come out and visit Oelwein’s best kept secret!

Arlington Place offers private, one or two bedroom apartments and studios. Each one and two bedroom apartment features a kitchenette, living room, bed room, private bath including a shower unit, ample closet space, telephone and cable hook-ups and 24-hour emergency response systems.

& Contact Arlington Place Directly!

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Seymour, Iowa – The Number One Affordable Care Center in Southern Iowa

Privately owned and operated, The Continental Care Center at Seymour has been renovated to offer the best in continuing care. Our short-term rehabilitation return-to-home program focuses on individual therapy designed by our interdisciplinary team, including the resident and family.

Contact Person: Bill Burch

Address: 400 East 4th Street, Seymour, Iowa 52590

Tel. no: 641-898-2294

& Contact The Continental Care Center Directly!

800-307-2172Pricing & Availability Get Pricing

More Cities & Smaller Town Listings:

Bondurant and Pleasant Hill

Courtyard Estates Assisted Living Communities

Courtyard Estates provides respectful, gentle care, encouraging our residents to age in place. Monthly rents include all meals; utilities and cable, including internet;laundry and housekeeping services; activities and transportation; the services of 2 RNs, on-site and on-call; 24 hour staff assistance; and much more. We are located in a rural setting, providing a peaceful and quiet environment. You can reach us at 515-285-9108 or 515-240-9013. Please also check our web-site for the most current newsletter, including the activity calendar and our monthly menus. Pat Hanson RN/Manager


Beautiful new community opening fall of 2008 in Burlington Iowa!

SunnyBrook Assisted Living of Carroll offers “All the comforts of home without the worry”. Our residents enjoy independence and choice, with the availability of personal care services in a social environment.


SunnyBrook Assisted Living of Carroll

SunnyBrook Assisted Living of Carroll offers “All the comforts of home without the worry”. Our residents enjoy independence and choice, with the availability of personal care services in a social environment.

Our 46 apartment community will provide as part of the monthly rent:

  • 3 nutritious home-cooked restaurant style meals & snacks.
  • 24 hour nursing services and a full-time RN.
  • On-site transportation.
  • Cable & phone.
  • Gas, water, electrical
  • Weekly laundry & housekeeping.
  • Wellness, social & recreational programs.

We are located on the North east edge of Carroll, in a beautiful community featuring both town and countryside living.

We offer 4 types of apartments and each apartment has its own kitchenette, private bathroom with a walk in shower and fold down seat, and wireless emergency security system. The entire community is one level and wheelchair accessible.

Additional amenities available to all residents are:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Exercise room.
  • Lounge.
  • Spa & Beauty/Barber shop.
  • Monthly wellness clinic.
  • Quarterly health assessments.
  • respite, Hospice & Homecare on site.
  • Physical, speech and occupational therapy on-site.
  • Private dining room and several spacious family rooms with pool table.
  • Religious services.
  • Physicians office.

We welcome small pets and are an elderly waiver provider.

The Gardens, which is an 8 apartment Alzheimer’s specialized care unit.

Please contact us today to learn more, schedule a private tour or receive additional information about this exciting new community.

SunnyBrook Assisted Living of Carroll

Nancy R. Snyder, Manager

1214 East 18th Street

Carroll, Iowa 51401



RiverBend Retirement Community

RiverBend Retirement Community Assisted and Independent Living.

813 Tyler Street N.E

Cascade, IA 52033


We have 31 private apartments at RiverBend and offer both independent living options as well as assisted living. Our community offers home-cooked meals, recreational programs, nursing care and whatever assistance you need while remaining as independent as possible. Call us for a tour or to receive information by mail.


Cedar Rapids

Garnett Place Retirement Community

Garnett Place Retirement Community offers residents with Alzheimer’s or Alzheimer’s-like dementia a program specifically designed for those with memory impairment. Our program provides dedicated staff who receive extensive training in dementia care. The Life Enrichment program is developed with the understanding that each individual and their journey is unique. We offer meaningful and engaging activities to provide quality of life in a safe and secure environment. Our program includes personalized service plans monitored by a Registered Nurse. All services-assistance with daily living, reminders and cueing as needed, meals and snacks, and medication assistance- are in an all-inclusive rate.

More Information

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Clear Lake

The Courtyard, Retirement & Assisted Living

The Courtyard is located in beautiful Clear Lake,IA, only a few blocks from the lake! At the Courtyard, you will enjoy a beautiful apartment, each with it’s own walk out patio! Three meals per day are included in the rent, as are utilities, (except phone and cable). All apartments have spacious bathrooms with a walk in shower with seat. The commons area and full kitchen can be used by the tenants and their families and friends for any special occasions. The facility bus allows for trips to many local attractions, including the casino, as well as medical appointments. The bus is also available for shopping. Nursing staff are on duty 24 hours a day to insure a rapid response to any medical emergency. Blood pressure checks are available free of charge. Each apartment has two call stations and a Lifeline pendant is also included in the rent for added security. The entrance is secured and each tenant has mail delivered inside. Each tenant also has a large storage area close to their apartment where Christmas decorations, luggage, etc. can be stored. A beauty shop is accessible within the facility and laundry facilities are only steps away from each apartment. Each month the tenants meet with facility staff for a Tenant Focus meeting. This meeting is to assure that the tenants’s needs are being met, as well as to plan trips, review food, activities, and anything else that the tenants wish to discuss. Fire drills are held monthly and inclement weather procedures are also frequently reviewed. Call 641-357-1648 or 641-357-5244 for additional information. We look forward to talking with you!


Sunset Park Place Retirement Community –Assisted and Independent Living We Care!

Sunset Park Place Retirement Community offers a unique combination of housing and specialized senior care in a lovely quiet setting…5.7 acre campus conveniently located on Dubuque, Iowa’s west end, shopping and medical facilities nearby. Assisted and Independent Living apartments, Respite care and Weland Gardens (Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care), Independent Living Town Homes.

Assisted Living (Iowa State Certified): 47 spacious apartments (living room, bedroom, full kitchen and private bathroom) Also included: 3 nutritious home-cooked meals per day, housekeeping and laundry, wellness and activities programming, full-time registered nurse on duty, quarterly health assessments, monthly vital sign checks, all utilities and cable TV (excluding telephone), 24-hour emergency response system/awake staff.

Weland Gardens: Model Community, Alzheimer’s Dementia secured Unit features a 7:1 Ratio. Trained staff and specialized program with a outdoor walking path/patio and beautiful garden.

Town Homes: Eight lovely two bedroom Town Homes designed for seniors. Featuring two bedrooms, open floor plan, state-of-the-art kitchen, main floor laundry and attached oversized garages. Amenities include bay windows, skylights — 3 seasons room, basement in some units.

Sunset Park Place Retirement Community

3730 Pennsylvania Avenue

Dubuque, IOWA 52002




Grand Haven Retirement Community “Your Home, Your Way”

Grand Haven Retirement Community in Eldridge Iowa offers Independent as well as Assisted Living. You choose from one and two bedroom private apartments. You choose if you want additional services, and you choose how to spend your days. Your monthly rent includes all utilities, basic cable, all meals served restaurant style in our dinning room, housekeeping services, laundry services, valet parking, 24 hour RN availability, 24 hour awake staff, scheduled transportation, activities, crafts, social and wellness programs, religious services, use of the beautiful private dinning room, use of spa and whirlpool, beauty salon and barber services. Our retirement community is only one level, all wheelchair accessible and has many beautiful and comfortable lounges and family areas. Spend your day playing cards, doing craft projects, having coffee with friends or continue your daily outings as you do now. You choose, “Your Home, Your Way”!

Please visit us at:

201 E. Franklin St

Eldridge, IA 52748


Ft. Madison

Beautiful new community opening Summer of 2008 in Ft. Madison Iowa!

SunnyBrook Assisted Living of Ft. Madison will soon open its doors providing quality care to active seniors. SunnyBrook offers 46 apartments with 4 different floor plans. Superb amenities including 3 restaurant style meals a day, weekly housekeeping and laundry, a private dining room, whirlpool spa, and exercise room are just a few. Contact us today to learn more about this exciting new development! Call Kelly at 319-372-8611 to make an appointment. kelly


Windsor Manor Assisted Living

229 Pearl St.

Grinnell, Iowa 50112


Lyla Erwin, Manager


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Windsor Manor is a 42-unit apartment complex (including a 10-unit memory care cluster) offering one- and two-bedroom units, each with its own private bath and kitchen or kitchenette. Personal laundry and housekeeping services are available, as is assistance with the activities of daily living as needed. Designed to help residents feel safe and secure, additional building features include a personalized emergency call system and round-the-clock security. Convenient access to highways and on-site transportation to shopping, medical offices, restaurants and places of worship facilitate mobility, making it easy for residents to continue to enjoy all their favorite activities.

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Please contact Annette for any additional information or to set up a tour.


608 South 15th st. Indianola, Iowa 50125


Assisted Living…The Clover Ridge Place Way!

Clover Ridge Place is dedicated to creating a warm homelike environment for our residents to enjoy a lifestyle promoting dignity and independence, thus encouraging their spirit to be nurtured. The staff regards our residents as members of our family and they treat them with dignity, respect, and compassion that they so richly deserve. We are located in rural Maquoketa, Iowa with a beautiful view of the town. Please contact us to set up a tour, have lunch, or to receive more information on our facility. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Lynne Popp, LBSW/Manager


Lyla Erwin, Manager

Clover Ridge Place

205 Ehlers Lane

Maquoketa, Iowa 52060



Glenwood Place Retirement Community…Assisted Living at its Best!!

Glenwood Place offers…

  • Many styles of private apartments with private kitchens and baths
  • Wireless state of the art emergency call system
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry service
  • Three nutritious meals per day and snacks
  • Full time Registered Nurse leading a team of one LPN and qualified health care staff
  • Life Enrichment programming
  • Monthly vitals clinic
  • Scheduled transportation with the Glenwood Place van
  • Closer Care options – Secured area designed for care with those with memory loss.
  • A knowledgeable team, educated and trained in Social Work, Activities, Aging, Nursing, Health Care, safety and many, many other professional facets.
  • A notary on site
  • 24-hour awake staff

You create the program.

At Glenwood Place, we are the only local community that offers an individualized service plan (ISP) that is truly centered around your specific needs.

Your individual service plan is unique as you are! Glenwood Place will promote independence but also cater to your needs by offering you assistance with:

  • Bathing
  • Mobility
  • Grooming, hygiene and dressing
  • Medication management
  • And other activities of daily living that you may need or want

Glenwood Place is dedicated to providing a quality, caring, enjoyable, homelike environment for residents, family, and employees that promotes independence, dignity, growth and opportunities through a supportive team approach.

Please call 641-752-8410 for more information and to arrange a personal tour!

You may also visit us on the web:


Mt. Pleasant

SunnyBrook Ashford Park Assisted Living

SunnyBrook Ashford Park Assisted Living offers “all the comforts of home without the worry” in a 46 apartment community. Residents enjoy independence and choice, with the availability of personal care services in a social environment.

The base rental plan includes three delicious meals daily, weekly housekeeping, laundry service, emergency call system, utilities, and 24 hour awake staff. The Health Care Coordinator provides health assessments to insure individual needs are met and assists with medical issues.

Activities of daily living, such as medication management, assistance with dressing and bathing can be provided while maintaining a maximum level of independence, choice and dignity. Multiple opportunities for socialization, fun and wellness programs are offered daily.

SunnyBrook Memory Gardens is designed specifically for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Activities of daily living are provided in a homelike setting by staff trained to assist with memory challenges. Residents enjoy private studio apartments surrounded by beautiful walking gardens.

For more information go to or just give us a call at 888-385-7227.

SunnyBrook Ashford Park Assisted Living

Peggy Van Amerongen, Manager

1406 E. Linden Drive

Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641


Beautiful new community opening fall of 2008 in Muscatine Iowa!

Assisted Living of Muscatine will soon open its doors providing quality care to active seniors. SunnyBrook offers 66 apartments with 4 different floor plans. Superb amenities including 3 restaurant style meals a day, weekly housekeeping and laundry, a private dining room, whirlpool spa, and exercise room are just a few. Contact us today to learn more about this exciting new development! Call Cris at 563-263-5108 to make an appointment.



Senior Independent Living, Osage

In Home Care for seniors, Elderly Home Health Care The perks of senior independent living / in home care for seniors are stress free living with a lifestyle that is active healthy and independent along with good facilities for elderly home health care. We also provide coordinated transportation, weekly housekeeping, laundry services, planned activities etc Contact Info Adress :914 Davidson Drive City: Osage, IA 50461 Phone: 641-732-3300 Fax: 641-732-5941 Mobile: 641-330-9681 914 Davidson Drive, Osage, IA 50461


Parker Place Retirement Community

Changing the way you live can sometimes be a difficult decision. Parker Place makes that decision a lot easier. At Parker Place you are free from home maintenance, free from safety concerns, free from personal care worries and free from loneliness. Now you have the time to renew old hobbies or learn new ones. At Parker Place, we believe our home-style values and home-style living environment offer a quality of life that stimulates the mind as well as the body. Your experience at Parker Place will be tailored to the life you are accustomed to living. Your apartment is furnished with your belongings and decorated with your cherished mementos. One and two bedroom apartments are available complete with kitchens or kitchenettes, refrigerators, stove, and a private bathroom. You are able to choose from a variety of apartment styles and floor plans. You are welcome to make yourself at home at Parker Place.

Friendships formed with residents, staff and extended families is one of the many advantages you will discover at Parker Place. Parker Place Retirement Community is truly a community where everyone knows and cares about one another. The scheduled activities and events make wonderful socializing opportunities for any and all community members.

Additional Features:

  • 3 home cooked meals per day
  • All meals served restaurant style
  • All utilities paid including basic cable (phone extra)
  • Weekly housekeeping and personal laundry services
  • Personal emergency call pendants
  • Full time registered nurse
  • Private dining room for parties, family and guests
  • On-site beauty salon/barber shop
  • Beautifully landscaped patio and courtyard.
  • Scheduled transportation
  • No buy in fees

For more information please contact:

Linda Truax – Manager

[email protected]

Parker Place Retirement Community

707 Hwy 57

Parkersburg, IA 50665

Phone: 319-346-9771

Linda Truax



Sioux City

Sunrise Retirement Community

(712) 276-3821 5501 Gordon Dr Sioux City, IA 51106 – 2008


Sylvan Woods

(641) 684-4000 2 Pennsylvania Place Ottumwa, IA 52501 – 2188


Windsor Manor Assisted Living Community – Living Life to the Fullest!

Windsor Manor offers everything today’s seniors need to help them live life to the fullest! Our top priority is the resident. Our mission is to provide an atmosphere of respect, comfort and grace, where quality of life is of the utmost importance.

Windsor Manor Vinton offers 36 one and two bedroom apartments each with their own private bath and kitchen or kitchenette. Laundry and housekeeping services are available as needed as well as assistance with activities of daily living. There are many opportunities for activities at Windsor Manor. Whether it be reading a book in the library or joining a group for an afternoon of shopping.

Please contact us for more information

Windsor Manor

1807 West 5th Street

Vinton, IA 52349

Tel: 319-472-2060

Webster City

Windsor Manor Assisted Living

Windsor Manor in Webster City is an assisted living community offering everything today’s seniors need to help them continue to explore and enjoy life in a safe environment where all their needs are met. Our mission is to provide an atmosphere of respect, comfort and grace, where quality of life is of the utmost importance.

Windsor Manor is a 36- unit apartment complex offering one and two bedroom units, each with its own private bath and kitchen of kitchenette. Included in your monthly fee are; 3 meals daily served restaurant style in our beautiful dinning room,including made-to-order breakfast, personal laundry and housekeeping weekly, all utilities excluding phone, basic cable, personalized emergency call system and round-the-clock staff available to our residents. We offer daily activities, socials, outings and entertainment as well as have a hair salon and spa on-site available exclusively for our residents. We have a full time Registered Nurse and caring staff who can assist with those residents who require special attention with their Activities of daily living. You can enjoy our beautiful and cozy fireplace lounge, library, TV lounge or sunroom with friends and family as well as host your own private club or party in our private dinning room. Designed to help residents feel safe and secure, are building has 24 hour security.

Please call today for more information!

Jill Scott

[email protected]