Independent Plus

Independent Plus is ideal for seniors who want to live independently, but want flexibility. Independent Plus residents experience senior housing with care options as long as they do not need assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, mobility and medication management. Flexibility includes choices for housekeeping, laundry and meals, the ability to remain active in the community and the peace of mind in knowing that help is available when needed. Independent Plus residents have a separate entrance and common space ideal for games, afternoon coffee or family gatherings. Our seniors are free to come and go as they please and may have visitors at any time.

Apartment Information:

  • One-bedroom stretch — approx 751 sq. ft.
  • One-bedroom with den — approx 1050 sq. ft.

Conveniences and Amenities included with Independent Plus Base Rent:

  • No buy-in
  • Secure building
  • Breakfast daily in our restaurant-style dining room
  • Flat linen laundry service weekly
  • Scheduled transportation for group outings
  • Weekly light housekeeping
  • Limited transportation to doctor appointments
  • 24-hour call response system (additional fee)
  • Paid utilities except for telephone
  • Full size washer/dryer, refrigerator, stove, and microwave
  • Hair Salon
  • Planned social, wellness, and recreational activities
  • 24-hour onsite staffing
  • Outdoor living spaces
  • Library
  • Free high-speed wireless internet
  • Exercise room
  • Lounge and community areas





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2910 E. 16th St.
Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: (515) 265-1887
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