Bickford of Ames

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2418 Kent Ave, Ames, IA 50010

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Description of Bickford of Ames

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Bickford Senior Living - LogoIt's the feeling of being home that makes Bickford of Ames unlike other retirement communities in the Ames area. We created our community to have all the amenities that your loved one needs to create fulfilling days, and with our staff ready to go the extra mile to offer a helping hand or friendly smile, families can trust that their loved ones will receive the best care possible.

Bickford of Ames is proud to be a branch on the Bickford Senior Living family tree. At Bickford, our operating philosophy is simple: enrich the happiness in the lives of our residents and create a workplace where our employees are recognized for providing exemplary care. With communities in nine states throughout the Midwest, we pride ourselves on being trusted by families to care for their loved ones.

Featured Amenities

A festive luau to mark the start of summer, weekly Bible study sessions or soaking up the sunshine in the courtyard - these are just a few of the activities that our residents can choose to enjoy at Bickford of Ames. Our activity director plans a wide range of Bickford of Ames, IA - Sunroom activities and outings throughout the month that allow residents to share talents with friends and, most important, have fun!

Our cozy studio and one-bedroom apartments only need a few personal items to make them feel like home. In each apartment is a kitchenette, in-suite climate control and senior-friendly fixtures. Joining our community doesn't mean missing out on the enjoyment of gardening, as we provide gardening areas where residents may pursue their passion.

Available Services

Home-cooked meals are always on the menu in The Bread Basket dining room where we serve delicious meals three times a day. There is also a bistro where our residents can be found Bickford of Ames, IA - Dining Roomchatting over a cup of coffee or iced tea. Families are welcome to visit any time and join us for a meal.

We provide a complete suite of supportive service that will support and enhance your loved one's independence, whether it is scheduled transportation for errands or assistance with dressing or grooming. Each resident receives a customized care plan that is developed in coordination with families and medical professionals. We also provide care coordination, medication management and memory care.

Bickford of Ames - where friends live right next door and staff are always available to lend a helping hand.

Costs for Bickford of Ames

  • Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month: $2,356
  • VA Benefits Accepted
  • Long-Term Care Insurance Accepted
  • Financing Options Available

Amenities at Bickford of Ames

Property Info

  • Emergency Services: Less than 1 Mile
  • Shopping: Less than 1 Mile
  • Recreation: Less than 1 Mile
  • Resident Capacity: 37
  • Studio Apartments
  • 1-Bedroom Units
  • Air Conditioning/Climate Control
  • Kitchenette
  • Emergency Call System
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Employee Background Checks
  • Parking Provided
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Chapel Services
  • Whirlpool/Spa Room
  • Family Areas
  • Gardening Areas


  • Social Events
  • Trips & Outings
  • Spiritual Activities
  • Exercise Classes
  • Live, On-site Entertainment
  • Luaus
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Wii Games
  • Bible Study


  • Outside Patio/Gardens
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed
  • Special Meals: Options Available
  • Restaurant-Style Dining
  • Bread Basket Dining Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Bistro


  • Nurse Availability: On-Call 24/7
  • Medication Management
  • Diabetes Care
  • Help with Activities of Daily Living
  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Other Transportation Provided
  • Guest Meals
  • Private Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • Weekly Linen Service
  • Customized Care Plans
  • Dementia Support Groups
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