Senior Care

Story County Medical Center Senior Care is committed to providing quality care for its residents in a supportive and caring atmosphere. To get a feel for life at Story Medical Senior Care, take a minute to browse our newsletter, Senior Care Stories.

The 80-bed nursing home provides 24-hour care while offering a lifestyle that encourages independence, provides comfort and security, meets individual needs and encourages personal choice.

The facility offers two dining areas, newly remodeled dining/activities area, a chapel and movie room, as well as a comfortable conversation area on each floor. Guests are welcome to use any area of the facility while visiting with residents.

All residents are cared for by trained nursing staff. All Story Medical staff are certified by the State of Iowa. Physicians visit residents on an as-needed basis, and an emergency physician is on-call at all times through Story County Medical Center’s Emergency Department.

Click here to download a senior care brochure.

Residents feel more at home with Senior Care’s full range of domestic services including:

  • nutritious meals
  • daily activities
  • beauty/barber services
  • laundry service
  • outings and day trips
  • social services

Story Medical also offers residents a full range of medical diagnostic services including:

  • pharmacy
  • radiology
  • CT & MRI scanning
  • restorative care
  • cardiac & vascular testing
  • laboratory

Residents can also utilize Story Medical's outpatient clinic and surgical services for a variety of specialty healthcare needs.

In addition to medical services, a comprehensive daily activities program is provided for all residents under the direction of a Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist. Musical programs, Red Hat Society meetings, devotions and cooking classes are just a few of the activities that are offered each month. Senior Care also has a wheel-chair accessible van for day trips, scenic tours and other outside activities.

Exercise and social interaction are encouraged for all residents. Exercise equipment is available for residents to use with nursing supervision. Two full time rehabilitation aids are available to offer one -on -one assistance to residents to help maintain or increase physical mobility.

Senior Care also has numerous pets so “pet lovers” can feel more at home.

Story County Medical Center invites you to tour our Senior Care facility. To learn more about Story Medical Senior Care, please email or call:

Social Services Coordinator, Jill Bohnet, at or (515) 382-7014
Administrative Director of Senior Care Services, Melissa Opperman, at or (515) 382-7016