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Grand Living at Tower Place
540 S 51st St,
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
(515) 505-0757
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Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Services in West Des Moines, IA.

We proudly offer a remarkable hospitality experience for you to enjoy the best years of your life. Our entire service approach is epitomized by THE STERLING TOUCH™, which we created in concert with luxury resort brands. This exceptional service to our residents and guests embraces the uniqueness of each individual. Discover how joyful life can be at Grand Living.

A Community for You

Grand Living at Tower Place features first-class amenities including:

  • An array of dining venues, including formal dining, casual dining, a bistro, and private dining
  • The Forum Theater, a 150-plus seat theater for an array of entertainment options
  • The Grand Spa and Fitness Center featuring an exercise and fitness studio with state-of-the-art equipment, a full-time Director of Fitness, a full-service salon, massage rooms, and offices for visiting medical professionals and tele-health appointments
  • The Grand Library and Grand Lounge, the Legends Club, a gift shop, art and game studios, and private lounges are community spaces that are an extension of your apartment home.
  • A private chapel and meditation center
  • Pet grooming center and pet park
  • Fire pit area
  • Woodworking shop
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Gift shop
  • Billiards
  • Chauffeured luxury sedan
  • Outdoor recreation areas

Well-Appointed Residences

Our apartments are designed with beautiful features and an eye for exquisite detail. These comfortable residences can be as charming as a studio or as expansive as a two-bedroom with a den and patio.

Why Choose Us? There’s So Much to Enjoy

FACETS™ is Grand Living’s collection of life-enriching experiences. From our BRAVO™ program of world-class music and entertainment performances in our Forum Theatre, to cocktails in the Legends Club. Enjoy a game of cards or bocce ball, or take part in our GRAND PATRIOTS™ or GRAND PERSPECTIVES™ programs. You can check out our Facebook page to see our construction progress at Tower Place. Visit our photo gallery to see what life could be like, if you choose Grand Living!



Photo 1 - Senior Independent Assisted Living, and Memory Care Cedar Rapids, IA - Grand Living at Indian Creek

Amy Barth

Executive Director

With more than 20 years experience in senior living and healthcare, Amy brings her passion of working with seniors to Grand Living at Tower Place. Amy received a degree in Family Services with a certificate in gerontology from the University of Northern Iowa and holds a license in nursing home administration and an assisted living management certification. Amy strives to make meaningful relationships with those she encounters and to ensure those who reside in the community receive exceptional service.

I am grateful to be part of such an amazing organization. Grand Living truly embraces the concept of putting residents first and I look forward to delivering First Class Happiness to all our residents, family members and staff!

Linda Foster

Director of Sales

Linda has been serving older adults for over 20 years in the Des Moines area. She is energized by helping people and seeing the smiles on their faces grow as they settle into their new homes. Linda knows everyone deserves a safe and happy place to live, and Grand Living provides that and so much more.

I am honored to be part of this team. The idea ‘where world-class hospitality creates first class happiness’ excites me to do and be more every day.

Angela Boyd

Sales Counselor

Diego Critelli

Executive Chef

With more than 20 years-experience in the hospitality industry in the United States, Italy, United Kingdom and France, Diego brings his passion for food and his art of receiving to Grand Living at Tower Place.  He studied business and economics before discovering his real passion for culinary and restaurant management. Diego managed fine restaurants in Italy as well as casual bistros in UK. In his early years of restaurant experience he studied wine and spirits becoming a Sommelier and working in Paris at “L’Enoteca” a fast pace wine-bar with an extensive wine list.

After moving to Iowa, he joined an event company where he was in charge of the food in multiple locations throughout the Des Moines area.  Diego is an ACF member, member of the Interna Audit Committee and Chaine Des Rotisseur professional member. Diego was awarded the Premier Chef’s Award and Media Choice Award at Iowa Taste of Elegance 2020.  He also served as a judge for the ProStart Program for high school cooking students in 2019.

I am proud of be part of such an amazing group of talented people. The Culinary team includes so many greats Chefs that it is an honor and a privilege to be part of this team. I have no doubt we will deliver to our residents a first class dining experience in all of our dining venues.

Larry Brandt

Director of Maintenance

Barb Sturgeon

Business Manager

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