Senior Housing

Oelwein offers an enviable selection of facilities from apartments ...
to assisted living ... to total nursing care and other amenities.

Arlington Place of Oelwein

Assisted Living & Memory Care
Brett Ingersoll, Housing Manager

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1101 3rd St. SW, Oelwein, IA 50662
Phone 319-283-3334


Opened in 2002, Arlington Place offers seniors a chance to live in their own private apartment, yet receive additional assistance to enjoy a happy and independent lifestyle. Amenities include weekly housekeeping & laundry service, 3 meals a day, garbage pick up at each apartment, and 24 hour staff support. Personal and health care services can include medication monitoring, dressing & bathing assistance, scheduled checks, and nursing services. Unique features include beauty/barbershop, whirlpool room, private dining room for family gatherings, library/lounge area and recreational activities.

"It's a very pleasant community. I feel safe and well cared for." - Martha.

Grandview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

Craig Allen, Administrator
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800 5th St. SE, Oelwein, IA 50662
Phone 319-283-1908
Part of ABCM Corporation


Grandview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center is a 93-bed, 100-employee full care nursing facility, Medicare and Medicaid certified, with daily skilled care including physical therapy, occupational therapy and respiratory therapy, IVs & feeding tubes, and 1 of only 2 in Iowa who care for people who are respiratory dependent or on ventilators. 60% of skilled care patients return home each year. Grandview has a large bus with lift and van for outings. Adult daycare available.


Mealey Apartments


102 S. Frederick
Oelwein, IA 50662
Phone: 319-283-4224 
Fax: 319-283-4224
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The Mealey Apartments, located on the upper floors of the Mealey Hotel has 33 attractive apartments, studio, as well as one and two bedroom units with amenities including meals, shopping, errands, light housekeeping, laundering, and secured storage. The secured building also has lounge, dining area and kitchen for residents & guests, as well as a full restaurant located on the first floor of the hotel. Adult daycare available.

Mercy Living Plus/Long Term Care

Mercy Living Plus/Long Term Care - 3rd floor, Mercy Hospital
, 3rd Floor Nurse Manager
Terri Derflinger, Mercy Hospital Administrator
201 8th Ave. S.E., Oelwein, IA 50662
Phone 319-283-6150


Oelwein Health Care Center (OHCC)

Hilary Weber, Administrator
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600 7th St. S.E
Oelwein, IA 50662
Phone 319-283-2794
Fax 319-283-4753
Part of ABCM Corporation

Oelwein Health Care Center (OHCC) provides many health care services for the residents of Oelwein and the surrounding long-term respite and adult day care. Healthy Living Home Care program available for services in Oelwein and the surrounding communities. They are a Medicare and Medicaid certified facility. OHCC's motto "Where love lives" is reflected in the quality care that is provided. They are the proud recipients of the 2002 Governor's Award for quality care in health care facilities.

Other Amenities for Seniors

Oelwein Senior Dining Center

Oelwein Senior Dining Center (Mealsite) offers nutritious breakfasts and noon meals for seniors Monday through Friday.
25 W. Charles St., Oelwein (At the Community Plaza)
Phone 319-283-5180


Caregiver Support Groups

Caregiver Support Groups meet at Arlington Place Assisted Living, 1101 3rd St. SW.  First Tuesday each month at 6:30; first Thursday at 1:30.

Community Transit Bus

Northeast Iowa Community Action Transit

Suggested contribution is $2.00 per in-town ride.
Rural or out of town trips are $1.00/mile Monday-Friday. $1.50/mile on Saturday & Sunday.
Weekdays - 9:00am-1pm
Phone: 563-382-8436


Senior/Volunteer Programs


RSVP - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

RSVP engages individuals 55 and older in volunteer service to help meet community needs; and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers..
Volunteers are matched with students grades K-5 in all four elementary schools in Oelwein who have been identified by the school as being in need of assistance.
They listen to students read and discuss what was read, help them practice writing, assist students with specific assignments. and have lunch at the school once a week with their matched students.
RSVP of Oelwein is part of RSVP of Black Hawk County, which is sponsored by Covenant Health System.
For more information or to start sharing your experiences and talents, please call (319) 283-5610.
Carol Tousley, Coordinator

Oelwein Chamber

Oelwein was named "Hub City" because of the rail lines coming into town and the repair shops located there.

Deb Howard

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