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Iowa Veterans Home

We encourage our residents to be active in many ways. We offer several amenities and events on campus, and we also plan trips off campus.

The Iowa Veterans Home sits on the Blue Line for Marshalltown Transit, which lets our residents enjoy the city.

On Campus

Unit Activities

Each unit has a recreation therapist who plans daily activities. 

They include:

  • Arts and crafts.
  • Group discussions.
  • Devotions.
  • Games.
  • Music.
  • Exercises.
  • Movies.

Facility-Wide Activities

We also hold larger activities and events for residents. They include:

  • Parties. 
  • Performances. 
  • Outdoor events.
  • Incentive therapy, a way to be active at a job inside the Iowa Veterans Home.
  • Arts and crafts. 
  • A band and choir. 
  • Games.
  • Church and Bible studies. 
  • A library.
  • Fitness classes and a gym.
  • Coffee and social clubs.
  • Poppies, a program with the American Legion Auxiliary.
  • Arts and crafts.

Off Campus

We also take residents on trips off campus, such as:

  • Cultural outings like plays and concerts.
  • Seasonal outings like fishing trips, the farmers market, zoo visits, and more.
  • Outings to watch sporting events.
  • Food, shopping, and casino outings.

Please contact our staff with any questions.