Johnson County has many professional providers of services that contribute to a livable community for successful aging and help older residents remain in their community. Because it can be a challenge to find exactly what is needed, this "Common Questions" section is intended to speed your search and connect you to accurate information that will help address your specific situation.

Our surveys indicate most people want to stay in their home as long as possible. Johnson County has a strong network of service providers to help you accomplish this goal. Johnson County Livable Community has created a Service Directory of service providers and resources in Johnson County that may help senior residents age successfully.

Click on these links to find your answers:

What is available to help me stay in my home?
Johnson County Service Directory

Visit our Service Directory and click on a category to find the agencies that provide the desired service.

Browse category descriptions for a our definition of service categories.

The most common services needed to help you stay in your home are:
  • Home Care (Non-Medical)
  • Home Health (Medical)

For options outside of Johnson County throughout the state of Iowa visit Lifelong Links.

Please note that Johnson County Livable Community does not endorse any particular service provider or organization. The information contained in this Service Directory has been provided by the agencies and organizations.

What are my options when I can no longer stay in my home?

Resources are available to help people who have decided that they can no longer stay in their homes. 

Not sure where to start when a loved one needs care? View our breakdown of the different types of residential care communities available in Johnson County.   

Explore some options:

Johnson County, search our Service Directory using these keywords:

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility (or Nursing Homes)

Throughout the state of Iowa, visit

In nearby counties of Linn, Washington, Jones, Cedar, Benton, and Iowa, visit the Heritage Area Agency on Aging website:

View our Livable Community PSA!