Glen Meadows Retirement Community to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony August 25

Ceremony to begin at 11:00 a.m. 1401 Glen Oaks Drive, West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines, IA – Resort Lifestyle Communities (RLC) invites the business community in West Des Moines and surrounding areas to celebrate the groundbreaking of its unique all-inclusive resort-style independent living retirement community at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 25 at Glen Oaks Country Club in West Des Moines.

Glen Meadows representatives, chamber members, and local dignitaries will speak during a short program. Local staff will be present to answer questions regarding the new community and share business partnering opportunities.

Glen Meadows is an RLC portfolio community. The company prides itself on providing a “resort lifestyle” in their independent retirement communities. Glen Meadows will offer an all-inclusive experience, where one price will take care of all resident’s daily needs including chef-prepared meals and a range of entertainment options with a full calendar of life-enriching activities. On-site staff will provide assistance through the 24/7 emergency call system, scheduled appointment transportation, weekly housekeeping, concierge services, and valet parking.

Residents will also enjoy the convenience of an in-house bank, pharmacy, gift shop, and salon – all of which will be open to the public. Residents needing home health care have the freedom to contract with their choice of providers. All-inclusive monthly rent for a studio, 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments are competitively priced with no buy-in fee.

The $30 million, 180,000 square foot Glen Meadows Retirement Community is the first RLC location in Iowa and will provide an array of significant long-term benefits to the West Des Moines area including the creation of more than 35 local jobs. The greatest community benefit will be a safe, compassionate lifestyle for senior residents, and total peace of mind for their families. The community will be located at 850 S 60th Street, Building 1000 in West Des Moines.

For more information regarding Glen Meadows, call Julie Loder at (515) 422-5998 or visit

About Resort Lifestyle Communities
Resort Lifestyle Communities (RLC) develops all-inclusive resort-style communities to provide a relaxing and worry-free retirement lifestyle for residents. The comfort, safety, and enjoyment of our residents are our top priorities. For this reason, every community is staffed with live-in managers, a 24/7 emergency alert system and concierge service, gourmet chefs, housekeepers, maintenance staff, a full-time lifestyle director, and more. For more information about RLC, visit