Prairie Hills of Des Moines

(866) 653-9337

2680 East Payton Ave, Des Moines, IA


  • Assisted Living
  • Short Term Care: Respite

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Prairie Hills of Des Moines
2680 East Payton Ave
Des Moines
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04/11/2017  -  An Interested Visitor Writes:

Nothing is acceptable at this facility. I would not put a dog there. Residents are only a Dollar Sign, not a human

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    Description of Prairie Hills of Des Moines in Des Moines, IA

    Number of Beds : 100

    Prairie Hills Of Des Moines, located in Des Moines, Iowa provides the following services: Assisted Living and Short Term Care: Respite. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid and Veteran's Benefits. Prairie Hills Of Des Moines has an average user review rating of 1 star. Accommodations at Prairie Hills Of Des Moines, start at $2,895 a month. Prairie Hills Of Des Moines has a very good hospital, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 82 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Prairie Hills Of Des Moines's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (50309) in Iowa, where Prairie Hills Of Des Moines is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Prairie Hills Of Des Moines can be found here.

    Prairie Hills of Des Moines is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

    Prairie Hills is a state of the art prairie style Assisted Living Community with a dedicated Alzheimer wing for special needs.  Tenants enjoy spacious common areas with multiple game and activity rooms. The community is located in the rolling hills south of Easter Lake on what was previously a century farm.

    Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

    Demographic Profile for Des Moines, IA, 50309


    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age
    41.1 Years
    Average Household Income

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    10% Below
    Cost of Food
    11% Below
    9% Below
    6% Below

    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    65.4 / 100
    Water Quality
    60 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    30 / 100
    Physicians per 100k

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crimes
    Property Crimes