Assisted Living Facility near Des Moines, Iowa

Helping you stay strong.

When health concerns start to make life harder, our assisted living in Des Moines can help. Our unique assisted living neighborhood offers just the right amount of assistance with the activities of daily living, helping Polk County Iowans maintain independence and discover a full measure of joy in everyday living.

Unlike many communities that offer assisted living in Des Moines, our residents are given the freedom to live life as they choose. You’ll have the comfort and privacy of your own one- or two-bedroom assisted living apartment home with living room, bathroom, kitchenette, large walk-in closet, cable TV and telephone access in each room — plus the security of 24-hour nursing care. You and your guests will be delighted to discover our West Des Moines apartments are bright, spacious and welcoming.

Residential Care

Deerfield is one of only a few communities in the Des Moines area to provide residential care. Similar to assisted living, residential care offers a higher level of customized care and attention in the comfort of one’s home to help preserve the independence of those unable to care for themselves.

Curious how Deerfield compares to assisted living facilities in Des Moines? You can reach us by completing the information form on this page.


  • Home-cooked meals prepared by our executive chef
  • Activities and events based on your individual interests
  • Weekly housekeeping, home maintenance and linen service
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Medication management
  • Free scheduled transportation
  • Professional, friendly assistance with activities of daily living


  • Fitness center with group classes
  • Woodworking shop
  • Computer room
  • Billiards room
  • Creative arts studio
  • Library
  • Barbershop and beauty salon
  • Free wi-fi

See some of our comfortable assisted living floor plans.


In general, it’s best to start with a physician’s assessment. Depending on your situation, or that of your loved one, you can find the right level of assistance. When help with daily tasks is needed — taking medicines, bathing, dressing, meals, transportation and housekeeping — an assisted living residence can be the answer. Trained professionals provide this assistance while helping preserve an individual’s independence.

Making your apartment feel like home is important to us, too. Residents bring their favorite things and furniture to make the space their own.