Bickford of Ames


2418 Kent Ave. , Ames, IA 50010

(855) 840-7257

Reviews of Bickford of Ames

Costs for Bickford of Ames

Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,738

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

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


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


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



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


Weekly Linen Service

Customized Care Plans

Dementia Support Groups

Description of Bickford of Ames

It'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 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 chatting 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.