The Nest | Vol. 1, Iss. 2

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Books and songs, films and signs…The importance of home and the foundation of a person’s upbringing is a story well told and well known. Ideally, a home provides safety, structure, and warmth both physically and figuratively. With luck, and a lot of love, home can be any location. For many, a home has more to do with the company that surrounds us than the roof over our heads. Anecdotally, Garnett Place has been home to countless seniors for decades and is known as the foundation of senior living in Iowa, starting off as one the Midwest’s first congregate living campuses. Named after Dr. W. Leslie Garnett, an accomplished academic, philanthropist, and international traveler, the Community is nestled just off the beaten path. Garnett Place has been called Cedar Rapids’ best kept secret, since the construction of a 44-unit ‘passive solar retirement home,’ and is tucked away in a wooded area, surrounded by lush greenery. The community was one of three original

Eastern Iowa’s “hidden gem,” Garnett Place is tucked away in a cozy, wooded area just minutes from dining, downtown entertainment, shopping and comprehensive health care facilities.The campus offers 10 Independent Living duplex units, 1 cottage, and 70 apartments within the primary Independent Living and Assisted Living & Memory Care buildings. CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52403 WWW.GARNETTPLACE.NET

LYLA ERWIN Director

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