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Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

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Address

Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center
8525 Urbandale Avenue
Urbandale Iowa 50322

Levels of Care

Memory Care

Contact Us

Pricing & Availability
515-523-4390
Friends & Family
515-331-0970

About Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

Memory Care Community in Urbandale

Welcome to Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care!

Founded in 2007, Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center has been providing the best quality Memory Care services to the residents of Waukee, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Clive, Windsor Heights and Ankeny.

When the time comes to transition a loved one to a Memory Care community, we know how difficult the decision making process can be with regard to choosing the right one.

The caring and compassionate team at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center is here to support families every step of the way. Every one of our residents is treated with the respect and dignity that they deserve. Our at-home atmosphere is very comforting to them and their families.

You can rest assured that our highly personalized care plans will provide your loved one with the best care possible.

Alzheimer’s Community in Polk County

As Memory Care specialists, we are able to provide your loved one with a level of care that is unmatched in our area. We invite you to visit our beautiful building, speak with our staff and take a tour. Contact us to learn more.

Levels of Care we Offer

Memory Care Resident with Nurse

Memory Care

Our community specializes in Memory Care for residents with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia-related illness.

Through our award-winning SPARK program, your loved one will receive round-the-clock care that encourages a happy, fulfilling lifestyle.

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Amenities

RESTAURANT FEATURES
  • Onsite Executive Chef
  • Three Meals Per Day
  • Restaurant-Quality Dining
  • Multiple Options Every Meal
  • Snacks Always Available

Nothing makes you feel more at home than the simple pleasure of a shared meal. Within our community, residents often share meals in the dining room. Our Executive Chef regularly prepares delicious and seasonal choices for your dining pleasure. 

The menu features daily specials along with a variety of substitutions based on individual needs. Residents also have a choice of refreshing beverages and, of course, a dessert option.

Homemade soups, magnificent salads, and fresh entrees are a few of our treasures we love to share every meal. Additionally, we can accommodate several dietary considerations for specific health-related needs.

Hospitality Services
  • Regular Housekeeping
  • Scheduled Transportation for Social Events
  • Professional Caregivers Onsite
  • Exciting Social Programs
  • Medication Management

Our award-winning SPARK program guides everything we do as an organization. The heart of that program aims to ignite the “SPARK” in every resident. It’s a cultural atmosphere you and your loved ones will recognize immediately once you step through our doors.

From the moment you arrive, you’ll be greeted by our friendly concierge. They’ll help make sure your loved one’s first days are comfortable and that they experience the full range of what the community has to offer. 

As your loved one settles into a routine, their days may include various activities of their choosing which can be conveniently arranged by our Lifestyle Director. Additionally, our Housekeeping and Maintenance teams will keep their apartment in ship-shape every week. And when they need to visit an off-site location, we’ll coordinate transportation to ensure that they arrive timely.

Accommodations Include
  • Spacious Rooms
  • Beautiful Common Areas
  • Social Dining Area
  • Modern Design
  • ADA Accessible

When you move into our community, you select the room and board style that best suits your needs. Within your loved one’s room, they’ll find everything they need to maintain a comfortable lifestyle. 

In the common areas, beautifully landscaped grounds and tastefully designed living spaces are the standard. 

Beyond the common areas and their residential room, residents will find there is a nearly endless list of things to do. You’ll learn all about our community’s exciting social programs during your free consultation with a representative. 

Mind, Body & Soul
  • Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy
  • Group Exercise Classes
  • Community Outings
  • Religious Services
  • Interactive Learning

Healthy living includes the mind, body, and spirit, and our caregivers work every day to help residents live a healthy lifestyle. 

Our community includes daily exercise classes with other residents so they can stay fit and limber. And when they just want to get the blood flowing, we offer abundant outdoor opportunities for a brisk walk through the lovely surrounding area. 

Additionally, Lifelong Learning – as part of our signature SPARK program – provides residents with a source of continued growth. They may hear from guest speakers, attend small and large group crafts, or engage in painting programs and interactive lectures. These programs are essential for stimulating the mind as well as the body. 

Religion is essential to many of our staff and residents – and we’re happy to welcome all denominations. We offer dedicated space for various services, gatherings, and other interests to review, read, sing, discuss, or otherwise fulfill your desire to seek or pursue a warm and familiar experience.

Awards & Recognition
Great place to work certified