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Darrbie Helton, Community Relations Director

Darrbie Helton

A little brews and tattoos for our Thursday afternoon at Bickford! Thank you Shanna and Moments Hospice for coming in to get us tatted up!
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Darrbie Helton, Community Relations Director

Darrbie Helton

County fair day fun! Every month at Bickford we do theme days "Pearl's Passion Days", this month we enjoyed county fair day with fun carnival games, great food, and even some pies in the face for some of the BFMs! What a great time!
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Darrbie Helton, Community Relations Director

Darrbie Helton

Some "bunny" loves you Burt! Thank you to our Director, Annessa for bringing her Bunny in for everyone to enjoy on county fair day!
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Heidi Kennedy, RN Coordinator

Heidi Kennedy

Who doesn’t love a great game of Bingo!
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Heidi Kennedy, RN Coordinator

Heidi Kennedy

Always happy and smiling!
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Darrbie Helton, Community Relations Director

Darrbie Helton

A little brews and tattoos for our Thursday afternoon at Bickford! Thank you Shanna and Moments Hospice for coming in to get us tatted up!
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It is easy to say that we do whatever it takes to make our residents happy, but the real question is – are our current residents actually happy?

Read below to find out how happy our current residents and families really are.

4.4 out of 5.0
based on 156 reviews.
Feb 5, 2022

we have found the extra attentive "sales pitch" of getting my parents to choose Bickford doesn't live up with the experience of living there so far. Our biggest issue is their billing is incorrect and I can't get anyone to respond with answers at the local office or corporate level.


Jan 4, 2022

Bickford Is a great establishment.


Jan 4, 2022

Avery caring staff.


Jan 3, 2022

"When I went to visit my Dad he was not shaved his clothes were the same ones he had on 2 days in a row during


Jan 3, 2022

Overall satisfactory!


Jan 1, 2022

Parents have complained that the dinning room is freezing. They have to wear coats to eat. There bill is incorrect and is difficult to understand.


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The process of finding a place for your loved one is hard enough, we’re here to make it easier. To help you navigate this change most effectively we remove the barriers and give you what you really want - pricing first!

Base Rate

$110 to $150 per day

Range depends on the apartment you choose

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Care Rate

$30 to $135 per day

Range depends on the care and services needed

Whether or not our pricing fits in your budget, we ask you to consider 3 things:

Know that there may be financial resources available that you might not be aware of

To explore this, take advantage of our complimentary third-party financial concierge service through Elderlife Financial.

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Know that our rates are all-inclusive

Don’t forget our rates include meals, care, activities, basic utilities, housekeeping, linen and laundry service, and more! View all-inclusive details here.

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Know the affordability of senior living

Many families are surprised at the affordability of senior living as compared to what they are currently spending at home. Check out our Expense Worksheet to compare for yourself.

Our Menu

Spinach and Strawberry Salad
Fresh spinach leaves with sliced strawberries, blueberries, feta cheese and toasted almonds

Chicken Jambalaya
A flavorful casserole with chicken, sausage, tomatoes, spices and rice

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Beer and Mustard Glaze
Pork tenderloin with a beer honey mustard shallot sauce

Fiesta Rice
Steamed rice with peppers, onions, olives and spices topped with cheddar cheese

Baked Spaghetti Squash
A spaghetti squash slow roasted and topped with basil and parmesan cheese

Herb Sauteed Vegetables

Baked Roll
Fresh proofed and baked rolls from your Bread Basket kitchen

Carrot Cake Bars

Chocolate Pudding
Fresh chilled chocolate pudding with whipped cream

Activity Calendar

Sample Calendar

10:00am Manicures

10:30am Balloom VB

1:00pm Meijer Shopping

2:00pm Manicures

3:00pm Music with Janice

4:00pm Heads Up!

Monthly Newsletter

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Our purpose is to do whatever it takes to make our residents happy.

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Core Needs - The pathway to happiness

Understanding your core needs allows us to know the pathway we must take to make you happy.

We have identified three specific Core Needs that must be met to enrich happiness —

Basic Needs

You need to consistently receive services in an environment that feels like home.

Care Needs

You need to consistently receive the care that your personal health situation requires.

Unrecognized Needs

You need to consistently experience small, but unforgettable moments that you'd never think to ask for.

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Bickford of Ames Assisted Living For Pricing & Availability: 515-200-5532
For Friends & Family: 515-233-6000

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