Independent Living at Cottage Grove Place

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Redefine your retirement life with everything you've ever dreamed of. Embrace the warmth of a vibrant and welcoming senior living community, where lifelong friendships are forged and treasured. No more yard work, no more home maintenance and no hassles. Your time is precious, so make every moment count.

Some of the perks awaiting you:
- A beautifully designed, spacious apartment-home adorned with premium finishes.
- Delicious, chef-prepared dining that leaves your taste buds doing a happy dance.
- An array of upscale amenities, personalized services and engaging retirement activities tailored to your desires.
- Comprehensive wellness opportunities that will keep you feeling your absolute best.
- Flexible financial and care plan options.
- Minutes from the heart of downtown Cedar Rapids, IA

The happy retirement life you've always envisioned awaits you at Cottage Grove Place. Seize it with open arms and make every moment extraordinary.

All-Inclusive Lifestyle

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Amenities catered to your every need. Opportunities for wellness, socialization and inspiration. Gracious hospitality and convenient services. It’s all here to ensure pure bliss in your happy place.

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Independent Living Activities

Our independent living activities calendar will ignite your spirit, foster meaningful connections, and infuse your days with endless joy and fulfillment.

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Be Well & Thrive
Embark on a lively fitness journey in our state-of-the-art fitness center or revel in the beauty of our charming walking paths—at Cottage Grove Place, staying healthy and active is always an adventure.

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Stay Connected
Immerse yourself in the camaraderie of friends as you gather for a movie night in our onsite theater, swap tales of laughter on our inviting outdoor patios, embark on exciting travel tours, or participate in an array of engaging social, cultural and recreational activities carefully planned just for you.

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Get Inspired
Unleash your creativity and passion by exploring woodworking in our well-equipped shop or delving into captivating classes that offer opportunities to learn new skills and crafts. Delight in fascinating lectures that expand your horizons or join a spirited book club where your thoughts and ideas take center stage. At Cottage Grove Place, inspiration abounds, providing endless avenues for personal growth, creativity and discovery.

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Discover Your Ideal Floor Plan for Retirement

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There’s an array of independent living floor plan choices at Cottage Grove Place to fit your budget and lifestyle. Our thoughtfully designed one- and two-bedroom layouts span from 520 to over 1,500 square feet.


  • Fully equipped kitchens with full-sized stainless appliances
  • Oversized bathrooms
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Large closets
  • Washer and dryer hookups in most apartment-homes
  • Individually controlled heating and cooling
  • Emergency call system

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Belmont 3D Floor Plan


1 Bed • 1 Bath • 570-616 Sq Ft

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Newport 3D Floorplan


1 Bed • 1 Bath • 707-741 Sq Ft

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Edinburgh 3D Floorplan


1 Bed • 1 Bath • 589-644 Sq Ft

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Verona 3D Floorplan


1 Bed • 1 Bath • 616 Sq Ft

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Frequently Asked Questions

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An independent living community is the perfect place for active seniors who want the total freedom of a carefree retirement lifestyle. Home maintenance and yard work have become a thing of the past, and the community provides a wide range of services and amenities—including dining, a full calendar of social opportunities, as well as entertainment, transportation, housekeeping, health and wellness activities, security and more.

When you move into a residence at a continuing care community, you’ll receive a variety of services such as dining, housekeeping, scheduled transportation, maintenance and security. You’ll also have access to a whole array of amenities and social, wellness and educational activities. You’ll live independently and enjoy the lifestyle you create for yourself. But the unique benefit of a continuing care retirement community is access to a continuum of care right on the same campus if and when it’s needed. For instance, as a continuing care community, Cottage Grove Place provides a full range of care, including assisted living, memory care, short-term rehab and long-term care. Transition among these levels of care is simple and seamless, and you’ll always have the peace of mind knowing that you’ll be receiving care surrounded by friends and staff who know you.

Costs can vary depending on the community, the services offered and the nature of the residency agreement.

A LifeCare® community like Cottage Grove Place offers a residency agreement with a one-time entrance fee along with a monthly payment that covers the services provided. The entrance fee and monthly fee will vary depending on the size of the residence and the number of occupants. The entrance fee (an initial, one-time expense) is held and used to provide for future care—such as assisted living, memory care, short-term rehab or long-term care—at prearranged rates with priority access, providing you assurance of the highest quality of care. When needs change, care is provided on site from people you already know and trust. In addition to an entrance fee, a monthly fee covers community maintenance, dining programs, and access to all the services and amenities of the community.

We love pets and welcome them in our independent living residences! Pets are welcome to visit but aren’t allowed to live at Red Cedars Assisted Living or Heartfelt CONNECTIONS Memory Care.


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We’d love to hear from you. Connect with our expert team and we’ll be happy to assist any way we can.