Polk County Elderly Care (Iowa)

Find Polk County, IA Elderly Care and Senior Care Services provided by Departments of Aging, Medicaid, Medicare, Senior Centers, Social Security Offices, Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities.


An Assisted Living Facility and Nursing Home in Polk County, Iowa is a local residential facility for elderly members of the community who need assistance with daily care. Polk County Nursing Homes can provide short-term rehabilitative services to people recovering from hospital stays, as well as long-term care for people who don't require hospitalization but can't be cared for at home. Polk County Assisted Living Facilities usually consist of semiprivate or private apartments and provide care for the elderly with medication, intermittent nursing care, and assistance with daily living activities. Many Assisted Living and Nursing Homes offer dining programs, educational activities, and cultural and recreational events. In many states, Medicaid covers Polk County elder care facilities including Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes.

3801 Grand Des Moines IA 3801 Grand Avenue 50312 515-255-3499

Altoona Nursing And Rehabilitation Altoona IA 200 7th Avenue Southwest 50009 515-967-4267

Baker Creek Senior Living Des Moines IA 4560 Hubbell Avenue 50317 515-266-0039

Beaver & Adams Senior Apartmnt Des Moines IA 2929 Beaver Avenue 50310 515-221-1200

Bickford Cottage Urbandale Urbandale IA 5915 Sutton Place 50322 515-331-3000

Bickford Cottage Wdm West Des Moines IA 5050 Hawthorne Drive 50265 515-327-9400

Bishop Drumm Care Center Johnston IA 5837 Winwood Drive 50131 515-270-1100

Calvin Community Des Moines IA 4210 Hickman Road 50310 515-277-6141

Courtyard Estates At Cedar Pointe Pleasant Hill IA 6132 Northeast 12th Avenue 50327 515-285-9108

Courtyard Estates At Hawthorne Crossing Bondurant IA 601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive Southeast 50035 515-957-8399

Deerfield Retirement Community, Inc. Urbandale IA 13731 Hickman Road 50323 515-331-6903

Edencrest At Green Meadows Johnston IA 6750 Corporate Drive 50131 515-207-1984

Edencrest At Riverwoods Assisted Living Des Moines IA 2210 East Park Avenue 50320 515-288-4040

Fleur Heights Center For Wellness & Rehab Des Moines IA 4911 Southwest 19th Street 50315 515-285-2559

Fountain West Health Center West Des Moines IA 1501 Office Park Road 50265 515-223-1223

Gardens At Luther Park Des Moines IA 2910 East 16th Street 50316 515-262-5639

Genesis Senior Living Center Des Moines IA 5608 Southwest 9th Street 50315 515-285-3070

Heritage Court West Des Moines IA 1499 Office Park Road 50265 515-223-1224

Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center Des Moines IA 900 Polk Boulevard 50312 515-255-5433

Journey Senior Living Of Ankeny Ankeny IA 3602 Northwest 5th Street 50023 515-850-1718

Karen Acres Healthcare Center Urbandale IA 3605 Elm Drive 50322 515-276-4969

Kennybrook Village Grimes IA 200 Southwest Brookside Drive 50111 515-986-9925

Manorcare Health Serviceswest Des Moines West Des Moines IA 5010 Grand Ridge Drive 50265 515-222-5991

Martina Place Johnston IA 5815 Winwood Drive 50131 515-251-7999

Mill Pond Al Ankeny IA 1201 Southeast Mill Pond Court 50021 515-964-2273

On With Life Ankeny IA 715 Southwest Ankeny Road 50023 515-965-1339

Parkridge Nursing & Rehab Center Pleasant Hill IA 5800 East University Avenue 50327 515-645-2280

Parkridge Specialty Care Pleasant Hill IA 5800 Northeast 12th Avenue 50327 515-265-5348

Polk City Nursing And Rehabilitation Polk IA 1002 West Washington Avenue 50226 515-984-6511

Prairie Hills At Des Moines Des Moines IA 5815 Southeast 27th Street 50320 515-256-9143

Prairie Vista Village Altoona IA 2785 1st Avenue South 50009 515-967-8700

Precision Retirement Group Urbandale IA 7065 Brookview Drive 50322 515-252-1899

Prime Nursing and Rehabilitation Des Moines IA 600 East 5th Street 50309 515-243-6195

Qhc Mitchellville Mitchellville IA 114 Carter Street Southwest 50169 515-967-3726

Ramsey Village Des Moines IA 1611 27th Street 50310 515-274-3612

Rehabilitation Center Of Des Moines Des Moines IA 701 Riverview Street 50316 515-266-1106

Rose Of Des Moines Des Moines IA 1330 19th Street 50314 515-244-3300

Rose Of East Des Moines Des Moines IA 1331 Idaho Street 50316 515-883-1000

Scottish Rite Park Health Care Center Des Moines IA 2909 Woodland Avenue 50312 515-274-4614

Senior Suites Of Urbandale Urbandale IA 4700 84th Street 50322 515-270-9700

Shores At Pleasant Hill Pleasant Hill IA 1500 Edgewater Drive 50327 515-262-4444


A Department of Aging in Polk County, Iowa is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to elderly members of the community. Polk County Departments of Aging offer a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local Polk County level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.

Iowa State Department of Aging Des Moines IA 510 East 12th Street 50319 515-725-3326


A Medicaid Office in Polk County, Iowa is a local branch of the federal Medicaid program, which provides health insurance assistance to income-eligible individuals and families. Medicaid services include inexpensive or free health insurance for the elderly, which covers medical treatment as well as Polk County nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Polk County Medicaid Offices provide assistance in understanding the eligibility requirements to obtain Medicaid services, enrolling for Medicaid services, and information on healthcare options for elderly Polk County residents. Medicaid Offices can also assist the elderly in obtaining access to Polk County healthcare.

Des Moines Iowa Medicaid Office Des Moines IA 321 East 12th Street 50319 515-281-5714

Des Moines Iowa Medicaid Office Des Moines IA 100 Army Post Road 50315 800-338-7909


A Senior Center in Polk County, Iowa is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Polk County Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also assist local seniors in accessing Polk County social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance. Some senior centers charge fees, and some may be open to participants of all ages.

Eastside Senior Center Des Moines IA 1231 East 26th Street 50317 515-265-8461

Johnston Senior Center Johnston IA 6300 Pioneer Parkway 50131 515-251-3707

Polk County Iowa Senior Center Des Moines IA 2100 Southeast 5th Street 50315 515-288-3734

Polk County Senior Center Ankeny IA 406 Southwest School Street 50023 515-963-0527

Runnells Senior Center Runnells IA 108 Brown Street 50237 515-966-2427


A Social Security Office in Polk County, Iowa is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to elderly people and other eligible individuals. Elderly workers are eligible for Social Security assistance if they meet certain age and work history requirements, or if they have a qualifying spouse. Polk County Social Security Offices provide a range of elderly care services, including monthly stipends to retired workers. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, receiving Polk County SSDI benefits, and planning for retirement needs.

Des Moines Social Security Office Des Moines IA 455 Southwest 5th Street 50309