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. 

Floor Plans

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Independent and Assisted Living 
Memory Support

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Latest News

Thanksgiving Festivities at The Shores at Pleasant Hill

Thanksgiving at The Shores

How about some Turkey bowling? The team at Des Moines’ The Shores got creative in providing safe entertainment for residents this Thanksgiving. We couldn’t help but share! 

Halloween celebrated at retirement community, The Shores

Halloween Contest at The Shores

How about a Halloween decorating contest!? Our incredible employees of Des Moines’ The Shores had a ton of fun safely reinventing this holiday by decorating community common areas, Residents toured the spooky spaces, picked up a few treats on the way and voted for their favorite. 

Contact Us

The Shores at Pleasant Hill

1500 Edgewater Drive
Pleasant Hill, Iowa 50327

Phone: 515.303.3565

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Senior Living Counselor

Gina Graham
Gina Graham


Phone: 515.454.1874

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