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  • Elm Crest: Retirement living at its best

    Take advantage of our many convenient, on-campus services and amenities and keep doing the things you love to do, or find new passions to explore! It’s all up to you.

    Learn More
  • A Community Designed For You

    See what makes Elm Crest so unique

    With a variety of living options, room styles and care plans, Elm Crest not only feels like home, but provides you with the security and freedom you’ve been looking for.

    Learn More
  • Click here to view an online booklet showcasing one of our Independent Living apartment homes.

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  • Memory Care for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

    Appealing apartments specifically designed for this unique group of seniors, and a supportive staff that understands families' concerns.

    Learn More
  • Read the new ABHM Foundation Newsletter “The Inner Circle.”

    The demand for Memory Care is growing. Click hear to learn how Elm Crest and ABHM are helping to meet that need.

    Read Newsletter
  • You Can Help Make A Difference At Elm Crest

    Click here to read an end-of-year letter from ABHM CEO Dave Zwickey and learn how Elm Crest and other ABHM communities are addressing the growing need for Memory Care programs at a local level.

    Read Letter

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Created by Senior Search

Elm Crest: Retirement living at its best

Take advantage of our many convenient, on-campus services and amenities and keep doing the things you love to do, or find new passions to explore! It’s all up to you.

Learn More

A Community Designed For You

See what makes Elm Crest so unique

With a variety of living options, room styles and care plans, Elm Crest not only feels like home, but provides you with the security and freedom you’ve been looking for.

Learn More

Click here to view an online booklet showcasing one of our Independent Living apartment homes.

View Booklet

Memory Care for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Appealing apartments specifically designed for this unique group of seniors, and a supportive staff that understands families' concerns.

Learn More

Read the new ABHM Foundation Newsletter “The Inner Circle.”

The demand for Memory Care is growing. Click hear to learn how Elm Crest and ABHM are helping to meet that need.

Read Newsletter

You Can Help Make A Difference At Elm Crest

Click here to read an end-of-year letter from ABHM CEO Dave Zwickey and learn how Elm Crest and other ABHM communities are addressing the growing need for Memory Care programs at a local level.

Read Letter

Welcome to Elm Crest Retirement Community We are a not-for-profit provider of senior Living in Harlan Iowa.

For over 65 years Elm Crest has served seniors and families in Harlan and the surrounding communities. When you choose to live at Elm Crest you have a variety of comfortable living options with access to many unique amenities and a variety of care and supportive services.

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