A senior living community located southwest of Collins Road and 1st Avenue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
GRAND LIVING AT INDIAN CREEK
Senior Living Community in Cedar Rapids
Here at Grand Living, we pride ourselves on providing seniors with a luxurious and comfortable place to live. We have locations across the country and are opening new communities at a steady pace because more and more seniors are realizing that they deserve to spend their golden years in comfort. Our accommodations are like high-end hotels, full of the best hospitalities and amenities you could ask for. If you choose to live here, you’ll never find yourself bored or unattended to. Whether you plan on living here long-term or just need a short-term stay while you are recovering from something, you’ll find our location has everything you need and then some.
Amenities for all Senior Lifestyles
Located southwest of Collins Road and 1st Avenue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Grand Living at Indian Creek is a gorgeous location that offers the kind of amenities and service you would expect from the highest quality hotels. Our entire mindset is epitomized in our Sterling Touch program, a hospitality program created in unison with the Ritz-Carlton hotel company. Below are just a few of the incredible qualities you can come to expect from Grand Living Indian Creek.
Our apartments are equipped with beautiful fixtures and features and can be as cozy as a studio or as expansive as a two-bedroom with a den.
A Variety of Dining Options
We know how different cuisines and styles of dining make a big difference for your quality of life. We offer formal dining and casual dining options, including a bistro, a club room, and private dining areas as well.
We have a performance theater that provides stage productions, music, and lifelong learning programs.
Full-Featured Wellness Center
We know wellness is a huge part of a holistic senior living experience. We offer a spa, exercise studio, salon, and even have medical offices on site for doctors to come to you.
We also have a library, grand lounge, chapel and meditation center, pet grooming center, and piano and instrument practice rooms.
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As you can see, when you choose to live at Grand Living, you’ll experience the best that senior living communities have to offer. Whether you are looking for Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care Services, Grand Living at Indian Creek will deliver. From our amenities to the service we outline in our Signature Programs, you’ll be sure that Grand Living isn’t like any senior living community you’ve seen before. We look forward to showing you the Grand Living difference.
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Jake’s family has lived in the Cedar Rapids/Marion area for four generations. Born in Kuwait, where his parents worked for several years, Jake was raised in Marion, less than a mile from Grand Living. This gave him many opportunities to explore the preserve before it was called “the preserve.” In high school, Jake discovered he enjoyed helping customers with all of their service needs, which led him into jewelry sales for over 15 years. Listening is the heart of customer service, and something he excels in. Ready for a new experience, Jake was pleased to be selected to serve the great residents at Grand Living at Indian Creek. He enjoys meeting new people and learning their stories, a trait that makes Grand Living a perfect fit.
“People save for retirement all their lives. Retirement is a time to give back to themselves and enjoy a beautiful environment with wonderful food, entertainment, and activities. I am proud to be part of something that gives to a generation that is so deserving.”
Sales and Marketing
Taylor is a native of Northwest Illinois but has considered Cedar Rapids her home since graduating from Coe College in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Business Administration and Public Relations, and a minor in Communication. Taylor has a strong passion for seniors, especially ensuring a safe environment and healthy lifestyle, which lead her to Grand Living. Taylor enjoys being involved in the community and shows that through her volunteerism. She is the Secretary of the Greater Cedar Rapids Elderly Consortium, on the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee, Vice President of Delta Eta Cedar Rapids Alumnae Chapter, a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and recently joined Horizons A Family Service Alliance Board of Directors. At Grand living she is passionate about building relationships and helping with the transition to a new home in every possible way. Taylor enjoys that Grand Living is pet friendly – she is an animal lover and has two dogs.
TERI KELEHER, RN/BS
Director of Health and Wellness
A native of northeast Iowa, Teri is a registered nurse with a Bachelor’s in Health Care Administration, and has worked in nursing for almost 30 years. Her passion for nursing started early, as she cared for her disabled brother and wanted to continue helping people live their best possible lives. She began her career in OB and NICU, and worked in that field for seven years. When Teri’s family moved to Monticello to start their own jewelry business, she began working in home health and public health for the county, eventually transitioning to a management role and working in a hospital setting as a transition liaison to help patients transition from hospital to home. She had supervised and mentored nurses and home health aides while working in a home health setting for almost 20 years. Teri has three grown children and a dog. In her spare time, she loves reading, biking, traveling, concerts, and spending time with family and friends.
“I am excited to work for Grand Living because I love their vision, foundation and principles in how they want their community to be and how they want their residents to feel. The staff here is a very cohesive family to work with. I also get to love on residents every day and treat them like family. I want to help them live their best lives every day.”
Jessica is a native of Minnesota, but has been a resident of Cedar Rapids for the past 15 years. She has a lifetime of experience in the senior industry. Growing up in a small, rural town, Jessica’s parents both worked at the local assisted living community. She spent many days volunteering and visiting with the residents there, and says she can vividly remember her first “best friends,” Steve and Joe, who were both in their 80s. She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant throughout high school and college. After graduating with a BS in Athletic Training & Sports Medicine from South Dakota State University, Jessica managed a fitness center in South Dakota which catered to seniors, assisting them with basic health and fitness, physical therapy, and gait training/balance. After moving to Cedar Rapids in 2004, Jessica practiced real estate and once again her passion for working with seniors followed her as she eventually specialized in helping seniors downsize out of their large homes into a condo or smaller home. After finally realizing that her true calling was to enrich the lives of the seniors in her community, Jessica chose to pursue a career working directly with seniors on a daily basis. Over the past 7 years, she has held roles as a Community Relations Coordinator as well as an Activity Coordinator. Jessica is passionate about creating programs and activities that improve the quality of life for the seniors she serves.
“I cherish the daily opportunities I have to build meaningful relationships and create quality activities that result in unique and memorable experiences that fulfill each resident’s wishes and needs.”
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Chef Michael Mitchell discovered his love of cooking at a young age during family holiday gatherings. Instead of watching football, he preferred to be in the kitchen helping to prepare the feast, but the desire to do it professionally didn’t hit him right away. It wasn’t until after some wandering, soul searching and returning home from a six-month mission in Uganda that Michael decided to pursue a career in the culinary arts, something he truly had a passion for.
After completing Culinary School in 2001, Michael went to work at Etta’s Seafood, a restaurant owned by Seattle Celebrity Chef and James Beard Award Winner Tom Douglas. It was there that he learned the value of using the freshest locally produced ingredients to create the best food possible.
In the years that followed, Michael furthered his culinary portfolio in Savannah, GA, and Chicago, as well as owning his own chocolate confection and catering business.
Michael is thrilled to bring his experience and influence to the culinary program at Grand Living at Indian Creek. It is his goal, along with the rest of the culinary staff, to create memorable dining experiences, which are nutritious and nurturing, for the ladies and gentlemen who call this “home.”
Michael currently lives in Cedar Rapids with his wife, three children and obnoxious dog.
Business Office Manager
Director of Environmental Services