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Community Spotlight: Park Centre accent

July 11, 2023 | By

If you’re attracted to the idea of living in a smaller city with proximity to everything a large metro community offers, consider Park Centre in Newton, Iowa! Learn more about this beautiful campus for people 55 and older, including the levels of living and available amenities.

Life at Park Centre

Park Centre offers a full continuum of care. This means you can embrace the level of living that fits your current lifestyle, needs, and preferences and continue to receive the support you need if those factors change. 

The levels of living supported at Park Centre include:

  • Independent Living: In independent living, active older adults can maintain independence in Park Centre apartment homes or townhomes while enjoying the perks of a community setting, exclusive amenities, and maintenance-free living. 
  • Assisted Living: Assisted living allows residents to enjoy independence in private apartment homes while obtaining support with activities of daily living, such as grooming and taking medication. 
  • Memory Support: People living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias can benefit from the extra support offered through memory care. Compassionate team members are always available to assist residents in their private apartments within a community setting.
  • Willowbrook Adult Day Services: Adults with memory deficits or other challenges  can participate in enriching programming in safe and positive surroundings at Willowbrook Adult Day Services.
  • Long-Term Care: In long-term care, residents who require 24/7 support to manage medical or mobility challenges can enjoy private or semi-private suites in a community setting and benefit from ongoing care from certified team members. 
  • Short-Term Rehabilitation: Park Centre is a home away from home for older adults who underwent a medical procedure and/or completed a hospital stay and need a softer transition back to independence at home. Rehabilitation professionals aid in recovery, and meals and amenities are readily available.

Amenities at Park Centre

Life at Park Centre is filled with wonderful on-site amenities. Those include:

  • Library
  • Coffee shop
  • First Street Bistro (also open to the public)
  • Creative arts studio
  • Heated swim spa
  • Beauty parlor and barber shop
  • Outdoor patio and garden
  • Woodworking shop
  • Guest suite for friends and family

Park Centre residents also benefit from a convenient underground pathway to MercyOne Newton Medical Center and Newton Clinic.

When you feel like staying in, you can enjoy the privacy and tranquility of your own space. Independent living housing options at Park Centre include a variety of townhomes and two- and three-bedroom floorplans so you can choose the ideal fit for you.

Newton Perks 

Assisted or independent living in Newton, Iowa — the thriving community in which Park Centre is located — comes with serious perks. Newton has small-town charm while still offering plenty of activities when you want to venture off the Park Centre campus, including:

Whether you want to have some fun with friends, family, and fellow community members or are looking to enjoy some time alone, Newton offers plenty of activities and places to explore. 

A Day in the Life at Park Centre

As with other WesleyLife Communities for Healthy Living, Park Centre is a thriving community you can be proud to call home, whether for a temporary or long-term stay. With support from team members  and the companionship of peers, each day is full of friendly connections. And with fewer maintenance responsibilities and more time spent on enriching activities, residents can live a life that is anything but monotonous. Each day holds new opportunities to learn, grow, and enjoy life.

Take it from a daughter of a Park Centre resident.

“It was hard for my mom to leave the farm after my dad passed, and then she moved to a townhouse,” Tracy Russell VanWyk of Newton said, “But loneliness was hard on her till she moved to Park Centre. Having people to see, dine with, and visit with has been a true blessing! The team is wonderful and friendships are even better! Knowing she’s there has been a huge relief to her daughters. We know she’s taken care of.”

Want to see this thriving community in person? Request a tour today!

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