The Shores at Pleasant Hill

The Shores at Pleasant Hill, located just minutes from downtown Des Moines, Iowa, offers supportive small town comforts with big city conveniences. With services ranging from independent 55+ retirement living to assisted living and compassionate Alzheimer’s and dementia support, you can find the perfect home for your retirement. 

Our location on Copper Creek Lake features peaceful views, walking paths and the opportunity to drop a line in the water and bring home the catch of the day. Residents enjoy fishing at Copper Creek, an array of enriching lifestyle and wellness activities, restaurant-style dining, educational and life-long learning opportunities and more. Room floor plans feature 1-2 bedrooms, full kitchens and kitchenettes, and square footage up to 1,089 sq. ft. 

A short ten minutes from downtown Des Moines, residents experience the best of both worlds—a peaceful small town feel at home or an exciting day in the city. 

Our Neighborhood

Just minutes from downtown Des Moines, Iowa, The Shores has small town charm with all the modern conveniences. We’re near Copper Creek golf course, Cinema Multiplex, many retail shops and just down the road from our world famous Iowa State Fairgrounds. 

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Independent and Assisted Living 
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Assisted Living Week at The Shores

Earlier this month, we celebrated Assisted Living week at The Shores! The festivities included a Grandparents Day parade, dress up days, ice cream socials, a lantern-lit lakeside remembrance walk, and even special educational presentations exploring Iowa’s bison history. Fascinating stuff and incredibly fun! 

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Grandparents Day Parade

Grandparents Day at The Shores! Des Moines The Shores hosted their first-ever Grandparents Day parade with over 25 cars and nearly 40 residents safely watching. The cheers and honks were so touching. Thanks to everyone who participated!

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Phone: 515.303.3565

The Shores at Pleasant Hill

1500 Edgewater Drive
Pleasant Hill, Iowa 50327

Phone: 515.303.3565

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