Enriching lives through quality services and Christian care

Leave A Legacy

Continuum of Care Communities

A complete spectrum of options just for you with priority admission and easy transitions to all of our communities.


Independent Living

Two unique communities with a focus on freedom…freedom from everyday home maintenance, and freedom to experience an active lifestyle filled with friendships.

Join our continuing care community in a beautiful townhouse or apartment.

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In-Home Care

Our history of quality, Christian services now extends into your home. Bartels is at your service with a variety of options tailored to your individual needs.

Now offering medical equipment lending and a monthly foot spa!



Community of care, support and encouragement to make you feel at home on your way to recovery and to assist in your transition home.


Assisted Living

Independence you want with the companionship and reassurance of 24/7 assistance in an experienced continuing care facility. 

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Memory Care

Dedicated centers of care for those with memory care needs at any level with an emphasis on each person’s health, quality of life and well-being.

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Nursing Care

Welcoming, comfortable community designed for dignified living with supportive health care services with a focus on enriching your quality of life.


Work at Bartels

A competitive wage and benefits package, and beautiful facilities on a 20-acre campus. For those wanting to start a new career as a certified nurse aide, we will train you. Work in a supportive, family-oriented environment where you feel appreciated!

Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community offers excellent career opportunities in nursing care and support services.


News & Activities

This Month’s Activity Calendars

Update – Sept. 30, 2022

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, I am happy to announce a few changes which just came out this week. Covid regulation changes based on CDC, CMS, IDPH and Bartels revised policies: Screening in at Kiosks       Staff: Employees may stop screening in. If a staff member has any flu, Covid, allergy or…

Update – Sept. 2, 202

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, Labor Day is a day that celebrates the contributions and achievements of workers and represents a day of rest and the end of summer. For our industry the last couple years has added increased workloads, regulations, inflation, financial and work force challenges and less time for rest. As demanding…

Update – Aug. 12, 2022

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, The County is still in substantial transmission along with 93 other counties in Iowa. As of today there are no residents on campus with Covid. There were two staff members who tested positive, but only one who works in the long-term-care area. Here are a couple of things to…

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