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.


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News & Activities

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Grateful Residents and Families program recognizes six Bartels employees

Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community, Waverly, recently recognized six employees through the Grateful Residents and Families program including Kelsie Wehling, Jennifer Hansen, Megan Cerwinske, Shanice Midthus, Dan Replogle and Laura Clausing. They each received a gift of appreciation for going above and beyond and making a difference. Bartels residents, their families or co-workers can honor staff…

Update – Feb. 2, 2023

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, Did you know smiling not only offers a mood boost but helps our bodies release cortisol and endorphins that provide numerous health benefits, including: • Reduced blood pressure • Increased endurance • Reduced pain • Reduced stress • Strengthened immune system Yesterday, February 1, after three years of masking…

Update – Jan. 5, 2023

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, Thank You for all of your support, wisdom, encouragement and strength in 2022! These are the things that keep us resilient in turbulent times! In 2022, we had many accomplishments with a focus on quality resident care, facility improvements, information technology upgrades, recruitment, retention, workforce, wellness and communication. Covid…

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