Why Choose Calvin Community for Retirement Living?


Independence. Christianity. Individuality.

These are the values our residents say they were seeking when choosing retirement living – values they found at Calvin Community.

Here are the reasons our residents say they chose Calvin...

Continuum of retirement living

Calvin Community provides the complete continuum of living arrangements, offering the right amount of assistance when our residents needs it, including:


Calvin Community supports residents' independence. The health, security and happiness of seniors comes from our strong Christian foundation. Our services are tailored to fit individual physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs.

Excellence in care

Calvin Community has a dedicated, professional team serving residents. Many employees have been with our retirement community for more than a decade; all share a deep commitment to providing the very best in care to our residents. Many have dedicated their careers to Calvin, working there for 20, 30 and even 40 years.

Delicious food

Calvin Community serves great food. Residents, their families and other visitors tell us we have some of the most delicious food in Des Moines.

Calvin feels like home

Calvin Community is where many residents call home because it feels like home. Staff and residents are like family in the way they care for one another. Residents enjoy stress-free, active retirement through life-long hobbies, new hobbies, events and activities.

Beaverdale neighborhood

Calvin Community is rooted in Des Moines' Beaverdale neighborhood. We've been in Beaverdale for almost 50 years and Calvin residents and their families are involved in this community.

Not-for-profit retirement community

Calvin Community, a not-for-profit business, invests solely in the care of our residents. Every dollar we earn delivers care with Calvin

Come discover your own reasons to enjoy Calvin; please visit us today!


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