Bickford of Fort Dodge


1536 20th Ave N, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

(855) 840-7257

Reviews of Bickford of Fort Dodge

Costs for Bickford of Fort Dodge

Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,410

VA Benefits Accepted

Long-Term Care Insurance Accepted

Financing Options Available

Amenities at Bickford of Fort Dodge

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 3 Miles

Shopping: Less than 2 Miles

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Resident Capacity: 38

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Employee Background Checks

Parking Provided

Beauty/Barber Shop

Chapel Services

Whirlpool/Spa Room

Family Areas


Social Events

Trips & Outings

Spiritual Activities

Exercise Classes

Live, On-site Entertainment

Theme Dinners

Volunteer Program


Lunch Outings


Outside Patio/Gardens

Pet Policy: Pets allowed

Special Meals: Options Available

Restaurant-Style Dining

The Bread Basket Dining Room


Private Dining Room


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


Laundry Service

Personalized Care Plans

Dementia Support Groups

Description of Bickford of Fort Dodge


New touches are making Bickford of Fort Dodge an even more inviting community than ever before, and we welcome seniors to come and see what others have discovered since moving here. Country-themed décor creates a homelike setting and our daily life enrichment activities promote our residents' well-being. With our location in a quiet residential neighborhood, residents enjoy laidback living yet have shopping and dining opportunities just minutes away.

Bickford of Fort Dodge 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

Every day The Bread Basket dining room is filled with the mouth-watering smells of home-cooked meals, whether it is a holiday-themed dinner or a weeknight meal. Our menu features many entrée selections for lunch and dinner, and breakfast is made-to-order. For snacks and a cup of coffee, our Bistro is always open and is a favorite gathering place for residents.

Bickford of Fort Dodge offers a variety of studio and one-bedroom apartments to choose from, and a few keepsakes, personal furnishings and a furry friend will make it feel like home. A kitchenette allows our residents the convenience of cooking meals whenever they wish without the hassle of maintaining a full kitchen. For peace of mind, there is an emergency call system so help is always close at hand.

Available Services

To promote our residents' happiness, we offer a variety of life enrichment activities that nurture the soul, stimulate the mind and create physical health. These activities include bingo, poker nights or even being a Bickford Angel. Our residents have all this free time thanks to our staff handling the responsibilities of housekeeping and laundry, and we even take care of driving when errands need ran.

When joining our community, each resident receives an individualized service assessment and plan to ensure that our certified caregivers provide the level of care and support needed to maintain independence. A registered nurse is on hand to oversee the care coordination between our caregivers, the resident's physician and pharmacist, which provides a great sense of relief for families knowing their loved one's care is being overseen.

Joining Bickford of Fort Dodge doesn't mean that seniors are giving up their beloved home; instead they are joining a close-knit community filled with friendly seniors just like themselves.