Bickford of Fort Dodge

Assisted Living

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Fort Dodge, we don’t ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours. Through personalized assisted living services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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Happy May everyone.
Check out the PDF 05-01-2019
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We recently celebrated Casino Day at our branch. We had such a fun and exciting day.
03-27-2019
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The snow is melting! Its a great time to come visit our Branch!
03-20-2019
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Stop in today to apply!
Check out the PDF 03-13-2019
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Marian is all smiles while she sits and enjoys a bag of our fresh, hot popcorn after crafts today. Stop by and enjoy some popcorn with us Tuesday and Thursday afternoons @ 2pm and Saturday evenings at 7.
03-07-2019
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Needing a Spa during this cold winter season? Stop by Bickford and we will make sure that you are pampered!
02-27-2019
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Happy March, it is hard to believe we are starting a new month already. Before we know it Spring will be here. Please remember that if you plan to attend our annual Mulligan Stew on Thursday, March 14th @ 5pm, please RSVP by Monday, March 11th. We will also be having our quarterly family meeting at ... Read Full Post
Happy March, it is hard to believe we are starting a new month already. Before we know it Spring will be here. Please remember that if you plan to attend our annual Mulligan Stew on Thursday, March 14th @ 5pm, please RSVP by Monday, March 11th. We will also be having our quarterly family meeting at that time. We hope to see you all here!!!!
Check out the PDF 02-27-2019
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Happy Friday everyone, please save the date for our annual Bickford Mulligan Stew.
Check out the PDF 02-22-2019
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Our Nurse Brittney reads a card during her going away party. Good Luck Brittney on your new adventure, we will all miss you here at Bickford.
02-22-2019
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Do you have pets? We are pet friendly at our branch!! Inquire today about our pet Friendly community!
02-15-2019
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Congrats to Bob and Bea Wingerson on becoming our 2019 Bickford King and Queen.
02-11-2019
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A big congrats to our runner up Bickford 2019 King & Queen. Rollin Swanson and Darlene Brown.
02-11-2019
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Celebrating Birthdays are always exciting here at Bickford.
02-06-2019
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Stop out and cast your vote for our 2019 Bickford King & Queen. We will be voting until Thursday, Feb. 7th. Winners will be announced during our Valentine's Ball.
02-01-2019
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Exercises are always a blast when we bring out our giant parachute. Look at all the fun we have.
01-28-2019
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Gloria found the perfect outfit for our annual Luau on Thursday. "My daughter bought this for me over in the Philippines" she stated. It was indeed a perfect day to wear it.
01-25-2019
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BURRRRR!!!! Old man winter is not hardly done with us! We had some MIND OVER MATTER yesterday and had our Luau. Look at all the warm smiles.
01-25-2019
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Happy February everyone!!!!!!
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Gloria shows off her creative hat during our recent "Hat Day" here at Bickford.
01-18-2019
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We look forward to Mondays when our volunteer Wanda comes in to have coffee and donuts with us. We always have a good conversation with her and she has wonderful stories to tell. Wanda is here every Monday at 10am, after coffee club, we all head down to the bird area and she leads us in exercises.
01-14-2019
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"Enriching Happiness" is what we do. Today Sandy surprised her husband Garry with lunch from Village Inn for his birthday. The couple were very excited to see each other and they had so much to say.
01-11-2019
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Our Bickford Bakers group is busy baking up some delicious chocolate chip cheesecake bars. You can join us for Bickford Bakers on Fridays at 10am.
01-07-2019
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Sonja is delighted after receiving a special gift from Santa on Christmas morning.
01-03-2019
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Stop by during the holiday to see what is going on at Bickford!
12-27-2018
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Happy January everyone.
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Zeta finds the perfect spot to hang a bulb on our Christmas tree. What a wonderful job everyone did on decorating this tree, it is one of our favorite ones in our branch.
12-10-2018
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Happy December everyone, Please remember to RSVP for our annual Soup Supper no later than Dec. 1st. We will have our fun event on Thursday, December 6th at 5pm. We hope to see you all here.
Check out the PDF 11-27-2018
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Please Join us for our soup supper on Dec 6th at 5pm. We look forward to seeing you then! Please RSVP so we would be sure to have enough food!
Check out the PDF 11-21-2018
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National Caregivers Appreciation Day is a special day to thank all of our caregivers at Bickford for all of their hard work and dedication. These ladies had fun putting together these little gifts for all of our BFM's.
11-14-2018
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Come join the Fun!
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We will be having our annual family Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday, November 18th at Noon. Join us if you can. We are asking you all to RSVP no later than Monday, November 5th. Thank you and we hope to see you all here.
10-30-2018
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Join the family! We would love to welcome you with open arms! apply today! ~ Lori
Check out the PDF 10-29-2018
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Our donut holes from bickford bakers turned out so delicious. Happy National Pumpkin Day!!!!!!!!
10-26-2018
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In observance to National Pumpkin Day, our group of Bickford Bakers got together this morning and made pumpkin donut holes from scratch. Everyone had a part in the preparation.
10-26-2018
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Sandy had fun painting her pumpkin during canvas painting. We had a lot of unique paintings in the branch. everyone did such a good job.
10-22-2018
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Come out and have a Great Time at Bickford of Fort Dodge!!
10-18-2018
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Our residents did a tremendous job making this scarecrow which we entered into the contest at our local apple orchard.
10-08-2018
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Special event will take place at our Branch Thursday Oct. 25 at 6:00pm!!
Check out the PDF 09-27-2018
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Sonja enjoys a nice, cool, brisk fall morning relaxing next to the fireplace. "I could sit here all day" she says.
09-25-2018
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This morning we sang Happy Birthday to our Volunteer Wanda during our early morning coffee club. We are so thankful to have her.
09-10-2018
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There's a whole lot of debate going on today in our branch, tomorrow is the big game Iowa vs Iowa state but today we are celebrating and supporting our teams, these two seem to be on opposite teams, it's going to be exciting seeing who wins.
09-07-2018
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Harvest time is almost here! You and your love one can still be apart of the many things that take place this time of year!
08-27-2018
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Happy September everyone. Please enjoy our September newsletter, we will be having our Grandparents Day ice cream social on Sept. 9th, @ 2pm, please let me know if you plan to attend, this will kick off our assisted living week which we will celebrate Sept. 9th-15th.
Check out the PDF 08-27-2018
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Zeta shows off her beautiful wreath she made for her door during crafts.
08-13-2018
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Happy August, please note that we are having a our car show on the 22nd of this month, if you know of anyone who has an older car or even a flashy new car and wants it entered in our show, please contact our community relations director Frederick at 515-573-3300
Check out the PDF 08-06-2018
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On July 19th we celebrated Italian day. you know you work with some special folks when we can all be CRAZY and enjoy every minute of it. These are ONLY Some of our ROCKSTAR team! Thank you for doing WHATEVER IT TAKES for our Residents ~Blessings Lori Platt Director
07-25-2018
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Are you looking or a Branch that provides Great Customer Services! Stop By today and see whats going on At our Branch!
07-20-2018
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Come tour our beautiful building to see all the fun and exciting events that are going on!!
07-10-2018
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Happy July everyone!!!!!!
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Arnie has his roof put together on his birdhouse that he will be painting later this afternoon. You can look at more pictures of our birdhouses by logging onto facebook and liking our Bickford of Fort Dodge page.
06-28-2018
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1536 20th Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-3300