The 9 Best Cedar Rapids, Iowa Nursing Homes

We researched individual facility pricing and fees, floor plans and amenities and services in Cedar Rapid so you can compare and make sure you find the right fit.


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Cottage Grove Place

Nestled in a residential neighborhood, Cottage Grove Place offers care in three different ways: independent living, assisted living, and skilled care. Cottage Grove Place provides a balance between support and independence.
  • Underground concourse
  • LifeCare Retirement Community
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2115 First Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402

Higley Mansion Care Center

Higley Mansion claims to be where “classic luxury meets modern living” and they have the facilities to prove it. A month-to-month flat fee means no surprises and includes meals, accommodations, utilities and personal assistance.
  • No sign-on fee
  • Three levels of accommodations
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Start My Search 860 17th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Garnett Place Retirement Community & Memory Care

Garnett Place Retirement Community & Memory Care offers a few housing options, both including utilities, cable, wifi, bath and kitchen.
  • Specialized programming
  • Security features
Garnett Place
Start My Search 202 35th St. Drive SE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Heritage Specialty Care

Heritage Specialty Care provides compassionate care not just to seniors, but to their families as well, whether the service is for rehabilitation, skilled nursing or hospice care.
  • 24-hour skilled nursing
  • Planned activities
Heritage Speciality Care | Retirement Living
Start My Search 200 Clive Dr SW
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Northbrook Manor Care Center

Northbrook Manor Care Center is a proud member of the Iowa Health Care Association and the American Health Care Association. It provides a comfortable, safe environment for your senior.
  • Physical therapy
  • Facility activities
Northbrook Manor Care | Retirement Living
Start My Search 6420 Council St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes Living Center

Believing that every moment matters, St. Luke’s Living Center surrounds its residents with activities, social programs and partnerships with other medical facilities to provide comfortable, low-cost care in three different states.
  • 30,000 team members
  • Many locations
UnityPoint Health | Retirement Living
Start My Search 1050 4th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

West Ridge Care Center

Listed in 2014 and 2015 as one of the nation’s best nursing homes by US News & World Report’s annual ranking, West Ridge Care Center offers rehabilitation services to help seniors regain or maintain the level of care needed.
  • Eden Alternative Philosophy
  • Newsletter
West Ridge Care Center | Retirement Living
Start My Search 3131 F Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52405

Evergreen Estates

With a choice of three living arrangements, Evergreen lets residents remain in charge. Services include all utilities paid, a busy activity schedule, furnished - or not - rooms and 500 to 700 square feet of private living.
  • Private or semi-private rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
Evergreen Estates | Retirement Living
Start My Search 3410 12th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Mercy Hallmar

Located within Mercy Medical Center, Hallmar residents benefit from onsite emergency and medical care.
  • Active social calendar
  • Home-style living
Mercy Hallmar | Retirement Living
Start My Search 701 10th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Additional Cedar Rapids, IA Nursing Home Resources

Cedar Rapids has senior-friendly resources for residents living in nursing home facilities in the area. We’ve listed some of the most well-known and helpful resources for seniors below.

  • Aging Services: This resource offers many types of websites to help families and seniors find help in Linn, Benton, Johnson and Jones counties, including adult day health, aging programs, volunteer services, case management and mental health outreach. Call (319) 398-3634 for more information.
  • Elder Services, Inc.: Using as its logo the elderberry – “long-lived, strong plants with nourishing and curative properties [that] make it a fitting symbol to remind us of the unique and positive attributes and contribution of older citizens” – Elder Services is a resource to help seniors aged 60 and older find programs, services and activities suitable for their unique needs. Call its offices at 319-338-0515.
  • Caregiver List: This website will help seniors, especially those who have never sought help before, to find ways to create a treatment plan, create a financial plan and to review caregiving solutions most suited to their needs. It can also help seniors, or their families, with many links to caregivers, services, programs and state and local help.
  • Iowa Nursing Home Ombudsman Program: What do you need an ombudsman for? Many things, such as to help resolve complaints, to confidentially communicate issues, to gain feedback before choosing a nursing home and to request better care. Ombudsmen work to bridge communication between carers and the care for, helping make everyone happier. Call (866) 236-1430 for more information.
  • Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging: Whether you are a caregiver, a senior needing assistance, a family member seeking resources or a disabled person, the Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging can help you find what’s needed. Call 866-468-7887 for more information.