Here, Joy Carries the Day

Lifestyle Options • Full Continuum

  • Independent Living

  • Assisted Living

  • Short-Term Rehabilitation

  • Memory Support

  • Long-Term Care

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1015 South Iowa Ave.
Washington, IA 52353

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With thoughtfully designed spaces for socializing with friends and neighbors – both inside our community and on the grounds of our campus – Halcyon House offers a picturesque setting for your next move.

Your Days, Spent Your Way

With a calendar full of enriching activities and opportunities to make new friends and try new things, you may decide you’re not a homebody after all. After you’ve taken advantage of all our campus has to offer, your new home is ready to embrace you when you make your way back to your lovely, private residence. Along the way? You’ll be greeted by happy residents and engaged Halcyon House team members.

Delicious dining

Delicious dining, Circa 59 features daily specials, a full menu, and Take & Bake options as well

emphasis on wellness

An emphasis on wellness that goes beyond physical exercise

full continuum of care

A full continuum of care, with priority access for our residents

Welcome to Halcyon House

The word ‘halcyon’ denotes a period of peacefulness and happiness. At Halcyon House, we hope to provide that kind of experience — with a vibrancy and activity thrown into the mix! Halcyon House is a place where you can live life exactly as you want to; there’s always something happening, and always a commitment on the part of our team members to be the best we can be. We’re proud to serve Southeast Iowa and are dedicated to enhancing life for everyone who passes through our doors!

Vani Tschantz Executive Director
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You’re Ready for This

Chances are good you’ve dreamed a bit about what retirement will look like. You’re ready to give up yard maintenance, snow removal and home upkeep. Find out what will fill your days now that those things are behind you.

Enjoy Your Days

You can be as busy or as relaxed as you want to be at Halcyon House. Our program offerings are varied and our schedule of events is ever-changing.

Make Connections

Our commitment to holistic health and well-being means opportunities to connect are at the root of everything we offer!

Be Confident

Feel good about a move to the Halcyon House community. We are backed by a not-for-profit organization founded on Christian principles. You can be part of that mission through volunteer opportunities in the wider community.

Lifestyle Options

At Halcyon House, we focus on holistic health. That means our programming is designed to celebrate mind, body and spirit. Our lifestyle options provide the vibrancy and peace of mind you and your family deserve. And, our compassionate and clinically excellent approach to care is recognized across the region. We welcome older adults from outside our communities into all care levels.

Independent Living

Community. Hospitality. Freedom. Wellness. Flexibility. Purpose. Vitality. Life.

Learn more about Independent Living at WesleyLife

Assisted Living

Independence. Options. Well-Being. Connection. Support. Peace of mind. 

Learn more about Assisted Living at WesleyLife

Memory Support

Safety. Security. Compassion. Knowledge. Respect. Dignity. Personalized Experiences.

Learn more about Memory Support at WesleyLife

Long-Term Care

Dedication. Choice. Respect. Well-Being. Dignity. Comfort. Engagement. 

Long-Term Care

The long-term care neighborhoods at Halcyon House feature private rooms and industry-leading skilled nursing support. Let our team lead you on a tour of the care available at Halcyon House.

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Short-Term Rehabilitation

Expertise. Individualized Care. Positivity. Specialized Therapy. Empowerment. Results. 

Learn more about Short-Term Rehabilitation at WesleyLife


The WesleyLife Promise

We make a promise to our residents: if they deplete their financial resources through no fault of their own, they will never be asked to leave their homes with us, or experience a reduction in the degree of care they receive.

Assistance from the Good Samaritan Fund at Halcyon House can make a world of difference to a resident in need.

Contribute to the Good Samaritan Fund

Here at Halcyon House, you'll find a community that is warm and caring. Not just because of the atmosphere and beautifully designed spaces, but also because our team members and residents share a positive and personal connection with one another.


  • Fitness Facility, with NuStep® Equipment
  • Library with Large-Print books, Books on Tape, Local Newspapers
  • Professional Salon
  • Art Gallery
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Community Room
  • Therapy Gym
  • Chapel
  • On-Site Gift Shop
  • On-Site Banking
  • Fishing on Campus
  • Pickleball Court
  • Community Garden
  • On-Site Health Clinic

Dining and Culinary Experience

In any WesleyLife community, you'll find chefs, culinary team members, and dining team members for whom hospitality means providing you with experiences that will keep you coming back for more. Pair our hospitality with our insistence on fresh ingredients and making the healthy choice the delicious choice, and the culinary options in our communities are sure to become your dining options of choice.

James Hoevertsz Director of Culinary Excellence

With a team of 3 chefs, residents can count on varied, delicious meals!

Here, you have your cake and eat it too. Literally.

Our dining team members are here to serve, and they do it well.

What’s on the menu today? Glad you asked!

Welcome Home to Halcyon House!

Explore our floorplans, find what feels like home.

Care to Step Into Town?

Located just blocks from Washington’s town square amenities like shops, churches, the public library, theater and banks, life at Halcyon House is about ease and convenience.

Get to know Washington, IA

"How much does it cost?"

Our entry-fee model requires a down payment, which helps us keep your monthly fee lower.

Click the plus sign for more information on apartment sizes and pricing at Halcyon House.

Independent Living

Independent living apartments range in size from 400 sq ft. to over 1,600 sq. ft. Prices start at around $1,200 per month.


Assisted Living

Assisted living apartments range in size from 440 sq ft. to 520 sq. ft. Prices start at around $150 per day.


Pricing is dependent on the apartment selected. Our team members are eager to help you find a floorplan that suits your needs and budget.

For additional details specific to your needs and situation, or to inquire about our memory support, long-term care, or short term rehabilitation lifestyle options,

contact Alisha Davis.