The Illahee Hills retirement community offers a homey senior living experience in Urbandale, IA, just eight miles from downtown Des Moines. Take advantage of the combined benefits of a lively neighborhood and a quiet, comfortable independent living community. Just outside your door, you’ll find an expansive trail system that connects several of the area’s parks. Follow it to the shores of North Walnut Creek or keep going to reach a bustling shopping center home to restaurants, shops and a movie theater. Residents also enjoy living within a short drive of Urbandale’s top sites. Learn more about Iowa's rich agricultural history at Living History Farms, only three miles away, or drive 25 minutes north to immerse yourself in nature with a stroll along the beautiful shores of Saylorville Lake.