An Award Winning Community!

2016 | 2017 | 2018


What Makes Us Great?

Pennsylvania place residents enjoying ice cream

Surpassing Expectations

Surpassing Expectations

Surpassing Expectations

Since 1995 Pennsylvania Place has built the reputation of being the #1 choice for retirement living in Ottumwa, IA! 

We've even received awards for being the best!  Scroll up if you missed them.

Our entire team is dedicated to helping you stay active, and remain independent longer.

Pennsylvania Place resident having fun with Elvis


Surpassing Expectations

Surpassing Expectations

"Moving here was the best decision of my life...I only wish I'd done it sooner."

“My mother lives at Penn Place and LOVES it! The staff is friendly, attentive, and they bend over backwards to please. After touring I knew it was where I wanted my mother to be"

Pennsylvania Place assisted living residents baking

Lifestyle Options

Surpassing Expectations

Lifestyle Options

 The Penn Place campus offers townhomes, independent living apartment homes, assisted living apartment homes, and specialized memory care. This provides great peace of mind to families that we can meet your needs as they change. 


We Understand...

It's not always easy to make the decision to move.  We are dedicated to surpassing your expectations of what senior living should look like. Our goal has always been to create a community that our residents love living in. 

Whatever the future holds, we can make keeping your connections with friends and the fun of social activities easier. That coupled with compassionate care is what makes the Penn Place lifestyle special!

Penn Place Pen Pals

RSVP Ottumwa newsletter 2019

Staying connected to our community as we age is an important part of the Penn Place life enrichment program! 

Below left; Volunteer and Penn Place resident, Pat K., enjoys a visit with her pen pal Hailee. 

Below right; Volunteer and Penn Place resident, Barb S., meets her student for the first time.

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Pennsylvania Place resident meets her student pan pal
Pennsylvania Place resident meets her pen pal