Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center offers around-the-clock care and supervision, private and companion accommodations

Welcome to Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Urbandale, IA

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!

Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center

(515) 421-9136

8525 Urbandale Ave. Urbandale, IA 50322

Compassionate Caring Service

We understand the unique challenge you face when selecting senior care for yourself or a loved one. Let us help by putting your mind at ease. We treat all of our residents with the same compassionate care, whether the individual is in need of assistance with activities of daily living or requires specialized attention due to Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related illness.​

Meaningful Moments®

Our Philosophy of Care is a simple one: To care for each resident with dignity and respect and join you in honoring them.

Dignified Living in a Delightful Location

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 "... a leader in providing quality personal services to our residents, while honoring the experience of aging."