Bickford of Fort Dodge

Bickford of Fort Dodge

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Elizabeth Meyer

Join us on Wednesday for our Valentines Day coronation!
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Elizabeth Meyer

Thank you to Kay Lund and Mary Marek for making this beautiful Quilt of Valor for Bob! It is a true work of art and we were so happy to be able to witness the surprise! ❤️
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Elizabeth Meyer

We can’t thank Senator Kraayenbrink enough for helping us celebrate Mae’s 100th birthday with this Certificate of Recognition from the Iowa Senate! Mae was so honored that the Senator stopped to visit us at Bickford Senior Living, thank you for making her day!
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Elizabeth Meyer

We love hair cut day! Did you know we have our own salon here at Bickford? One more way our team is helping cross things off you and your loved one’s “to-do” list!
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Annessa Pruismann

Happy Winter! My name is Annessa and I am the Director at Bickford of Ames. I am currently assisting in the Fort Dodge Branch as the interim Director! Please let me know if there is anything I can assist you with! My email address is! I look forward to meeting all of you!

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    +    Care Rate    =    Real Rates

Base Rate

$125 to $150 per day. Range depends on the apartment you choose.

Care Rate

$25 to $125 per day. Range depends on the care and services needed.

Community Fee of $250 per month for ten months.

It’s that easy.

Whether or not our pricing fits in your budget, we ask you to consider 4 things:

  1. 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 – Elderlife Financial
  2. 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! All-inclusive details.
  3. 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.
  4. Remember what matters most.

    While there are many things you should buy at a discount, care isn’t one of them.

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.

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4.3 out of 5.0
based on 125 reviews.

Our Menu


Spiced Apples

Glazed Pork Roast

Turkey Cutlet with Cream Sauce

Cheesy Potato Rounds
Sliced potatoes roasted and topped with chopped bacon and cheese

Chef's Steamed Vegetable

Harvard Beets
Sliced beets that are simmered in vinegar and sugar

Baked Roll

White Poke Cake

Diabetic Dessert

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.

Core Needs

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, Care Needs & Unrecognized Needs.

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Core Needs

Basic Needs

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

Core Needs

Care Needs

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

Core Needs

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 Fort Dodge Assisted Living For Pricing & Availability: 515-854-5230
For Friends & Family: 515-573-3300

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