Iowa City IA Senior Living
What Iowa City lacks in size, it makes up in fun. Located along the Iowa River, the city is home to all kinds of activities that any senior would enjoy, including cultural, sporting and free events.
Senior reading enthusiasts can take a stroll down the Iowa Avenue Literary Walk, a public art project that celebrates 49 authors with ties to Iowa. In 2008, UNESCO named Iowa City the world’s third City of Literature. The city also hosts the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and the Nobel Peace Prize-nominated International Writing Program. If, after a day of reading, you want take in some more active pursuits, there’s no shortage of sporting events in Iowa City. The University of Iowa is located here and seniors can cheer on the hometown Hawkeyes at any number of sporting events.
For a plethora of activities and festivals, residents and visitors head to the Pedestrian Mall, known locally as the Ped Mall. Crowds are drawn to the area for summer events like the Friday Night Concert Series, the annual Iowa City Jazz Festival and the Iowa City Arts Festival. You can also enjoy bars, restaurants and the Iowa City Public Library.
Rejoice, Iowa City is known to have mild summers and cool winters! Residents will also be happy to know that the University of Iowa hospitals & clinics are regularly voted some of the best in the country.
If big fun in a close-knit community is something you’re hoping to experience in your retirement, look no further than Iowa City. Be sure to visit Walden Place, the Holiday Retirement independent senior living community in Iowa City.
Senior Living Communities in Iowa City, IA