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Senior living in Pella is some of the best around!

We make it easy for seniors to live and play in our community, with a variety of health services and organizations to assist.

Senior life in Pella IA


The HIRTA bus offers transportation services to various destinations such as the hospital, shopping centers, salons, and doctor offices. Those interested in utilizing this service are encouraged to call at least one day prior to schedule their pick-up and return times.

Riders are requested to contribute $2.50 for each one-way trip to support operational expenses. For information on operating hours, please visit or contact 1-877-686-0029.


Miscellaneous Services

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a free, confidential service that can help sort through confusing health insurance information. SHIIP is run by Crossroads of Pella, a non-profit community-based human service agency which seeks to be the first call for help, information or referral services for residents of the Pella school district and surrounding area.

Crossroads’ services are entirely free. They are located on the 3rd floor of the Pella Community Center and can be reached at 641-628-1212.

Health Services

Marion County Public Health Nurses work in the community to provide gap filling services to our residents. This can include health promotion activities, health maintenance home visits, nursing visits, education, foot clinics, health screening and assessment, and immunizations for both adults and children.


Pella Regional Health Center’s Home Health Care team of professionals includes Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Home Care Aides, and Rehabilitative Therapists that offer Skilled Nursing, Home Health Aides, Rehabilitation, Home IV Therapy and Home Phototherapy, Medical Social Workers, Respite, and other Home Health Care Services. To contact Pella Regional Health Center’s Home Health, call 641-628-6638.

Senior Nutrition Program of Marion County

Welcome to the Senior Nutrition Program of Marion County! This program is designed to support the nutritional needs of senior citizens aged 60 and above, offering convenient meal services and valuable resources to enhance overall well-being. For inquiries or assistance, please contact the Program Coordinator at 641-205-3836.



From independent living to assisted care, Pella offers a variety of comfortable and secure senior housing options.


Central RED Society fosters creativity, intellectual curiosity and engagement with Central and the community! Central RED (Ready to Engage and Discover) is a volunteer-driven, lifelong learning and social organization with an abiding partnership with Central alumni and friends who wish to share knowledge, talents and experiences.

Courses range from recreational to academic: everything from organic gardening to water aerobics to financial planning to philosophy to you decide! It’s part education … part socializing … and always fun! Events are open to everyone. View upcoming Central RED events.


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