Welcome to Garnett Place



Garnett Place is an established, smaller community nestled in a wooded, quiet residential neighborhood in Southeast Cedar Rapids. Garnett Place is an established certified Assisted Living community. Opening their doors in 1988, the community featured independent living apartments, as well as town homes. In 1996, Garnett Place was expanded to include assisted living apartments. The staff at Garnett Place Retirement Community is committed to provide each resident quality services tailored to meet their individual choices, lifestyles and needs. Garnett Place maintains caring, compassionate and team-oriented staff that encourages residents to maintain their independence and active lifestyles.

At Garnett Place, residents are top priority. You will love the friendliness of the residents and staff, the sense of security and the company of caring neighbors. Everyone who moves into Garnett Place is amazed at how quickly they feel at home and meet friends. Garnett Place is a resident-driven community, where input is not only welcomed, but encouraged, to make their home everything they want it to be.


If you have a passion for Seniors, are dedicated and flexible, we are looking for YOU! Download the employment application here!


April Move-in Special!

Move in during April and we'll pay for your moving expenses!*

There has never been a better time to reserve your apartment at Garnett Place Retirement Community! From our warm atmosphere and life enriching activities, to our premier health care and dining services, we're a great fit for you or your loved one!
To help with your move, we have teamed up with Two Men and a Truck to cover your moving costs when you move in during the month of April. If you live within 50 miles of Cedar Rapids, this could be your chance to make that move you've been dreaming about without the time or expense! *Some Restrictions may apply.

For more information, please call 319-362-3630. We look forward to you joining our Garnett Family!


Noteworthy Events

Spring open house

Sunday, May 3rd from 1-3 PM.  View our spacious townhomes,
newly remodeled apartments, inviting common areas and elegant new addition.

Dementia Support Group

If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, please make plans to attend Garnett Place’s Dementia Support Group on the first Tuesday of every month from 3-4pm. The group brings together caregivers and loved ones of those who have been affected by Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Connect with others who are truly experiencing what you are going through and gain understanding in a compassionate environment. Refreshments will be provided. Call Kayle at 319.362.3630 or 319.533.5050 to RSVP.


More Than Amenities

We encourage you to choose the Garnett Place "family" to enrich your retirement years. Our retirement community experience is more than just amenities, it is about providing love, support and companionship.

Dedicated to Quality Living

2013 Violation free letter from the State.

2013 Violation free certificate


Our Mission Statement:

Garnett Place is committed to providing our residents with quality living that maintains high family values, through a caring friendly and team oriented staff and services tailored to meeting their individual needs.

One current resident explains this best with a little note he wrote, "Garnett Place is a place you can love, the only place better is Heaven above. Garnett Place is the stepping 'stone' to Heaven!"
—Bob Potter, Garnett Place Resident

Take time to visit and see what a blessing Garnett Place can truly be.


“Thank you for all of the time you spent with my family and my parents. You really made a difference for their elder retirement years. Usually, I am pretty steady emotionally, but when you gave the present of music from WWII, I could hardly hold back the tears. To me, the very thoughtful present to them represented the very thoughtful care they will receive while in your facility. Dad rode back to their apartment with me and we played one of the tapes. That really took him down memory lane. He shared some of his memories of when he and mom were first married that I had never heard before. He has continued to play the tapes and has enjoyed them very much. He has called Jerry to have him listen with him to some of the songs that are especially meaningful to him. You did, indeed, open the files to some very treasured memories for Dad. Mom loves music, also, and appreciates the present as well.”

––Kaaren Arvidson, Parents residents of Garnett Place


"I chose Garnett Place after I had shopped around for six months… I decided Garnett Place was for me. I could even bring my pet. When I walked in the door it was clean… felt like home and the price was right."

-Rita Banke

"My children did some research and introduced me to Garnett Place. I loved it at first sight and never looked at any other place. Garnett Place has everything you need… plus new friends and a caring staff.”

-Betty Kluber

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