Honoring Aging

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Welcome to Glen Oaks

Urbandale Memory Care

Located in beautiful Urbandale, Iowa, the Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is one of the newest and most comprehensive upscale specialized memory care communities in Iowa. Here you will find our family's distinct Meaningful Moments® brand of memory care, where a full consideration of the resident's life experience and background, preferences and interests are all incorporated into an individualized, customized treatment plan. As part of JEA Senior Living, Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a family member of a group of communities that extends from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. At Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center, residents can choose between long-term arrangements or short-term respite care, all the while benefiting from the JEA Senior Living mission to be the "... leader in providing quality personal services to our residents, while honoring the experience of aging."

The Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center community was opened in December, 2012, and is located in beautiful Urbandale, a suburb of the capital city of Des Moines, the largest city in Iowa. Although Urbandale is of moderate size, the area hosts almost 900 acres of public parks. Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center is designed to perfection in order to embrace each resident's life experiences, offering an approach that incorporates the individual story into the whole care program. The center offers around-the-clock care and supervision, private and companion accommodations, three quality, gourmet meals every day (as well as snacks and special guest meals!), and a vast array of activities. Whether on a field trip, exercising, attending a class, enjoying pet visits, socializing or participating in weekly church services, residents at Glen Oaks are always doing something!

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The Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center family includes an expert and trained staff who offer a familiarity and balance to each resident's experience, thereby ensuring a much sought-after contentment and sense of belonging. Come experience some of what makes central Iowa so special!


Call 515-612-7536
Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center
8525 Urbandale Ave.
Urbandale, IA 50322
P 515-612-7536
4.5 stars (10 reviews)

Our Unique Program

Meaningful Moments®
is our distinctive dementia-care program designed to honor the individual life story of each resident
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