Bickford of Ames

Assisted Living

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Ames, 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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Hi everyone, I am Annessa Pruismann. I am now the Aciting Director here at Bickford of Ames. Steve Brouwer our former Maintenance Coordinator is now our new Assistant Director. We would love the chance to meet with you all. We are both excited for your new roles. We also wanted to remind everyone ... Read Full Post
Hi everyone, I am Annessa Pruismann. I am now the Aciting Director here at Bickford of Ames. Steve Brouwer our former Maintenance Coordinator is now our new Assistant Director. We would love the chance to meet with you all. We are both excited for your new roles. We also wanted to remind everyone that we host a Dementia Support Group on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00pm here at Bickford of Ames. Everyone is invited to attend.
05-17-2017
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Mother's Day breakfast.
05-15-2017
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There were many family members that attended the breakfast in honor of Mother's Day.
05-15-2017
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Judy enjoyed listening to Aaron perform.
05-15-2017
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Aaron was here to perform last Friday.
05-15-2017
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Karen from Home Instead volunteered yesterday. Some of us played board games with her.
04-28-2017
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Dave Gray was here to perform yesterday. We enjoy listening to country music.
04-28-2017
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We are excited to celebrate Mother's Day with a family brunch.
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Here is our May Happenings!
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We sent a creative request for the Ames Police Department to have the donutmobile stop at Bickford today. Well, this afternoon....we received a delivery of donuts. They were delish! Thank you to the Ames Police Department and Iowa State University Police Department for the delivery and all that you ... Read Full Post
We sent a creative request for the Ames Police Department to have the donutmobile stop at Bickford today. Well, this afternoon....we received a delivery of donuts. They were delish! Thank you to the Ames Police Department and Iowa State University Police Department for the delivery and all that you do!
04-21-2017
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Our Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group meets the third Thursday of each month. The meeting starts at 2 pm. Please RSVP by calling 515-233-6000.
04-17-2017
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Betty and Shirley helped fill Easter Eggs. We needed a lot of help. They filled 300 Easter Eggs. Way to go! Thank you for your help.
04-13-2017
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Our Easter Egg hunt was held last Saturday. Lucy and Jeana helped fill Easter Eggs.
04-13-2017
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Phyllis also has an April Birthday. We wish you happiness today and for many more years to come, Phyllis.
04-13-2017
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Today, we celebrated April Birthdays. Happy Birthday Bob. We wish you happiness today and for many more years to come!
04-13-2017
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We really enjoy noodle balloon.
04-07-2017
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Not only is noodle balloon good for a laugh or two, we also get some exercise.
04-07-2017
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We were very excited to learn that Bickford of Sioux City was rated as one of the Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Iowa! http://assistedlivingtoday.com/blog/top-10-assisted-living-facilities-in-iowa/ In case you do not live near Sioux City, Bickford has 13 Branches in Iowa and 4 in Nebraska to ... Read Full Post
We were very excited to learn that Bickford of Sioux City was rated as one of the Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Iowa! http://assistedlivingtoday.com/blog/top-10-assisted-living-facilities-in-iowa/ In case you do not live near Sioux City, Bickford has 13 Branches in Iowa and 4 in Nebraska to serve your loved one's needs.
04-05-2017
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Royce Johns was here to perform today. Everyone enjoyed listening to Royce sing and play the guitar.
04-03-2017
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Check out what is happening at Bickford of Ames in April.
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Phyllis was ready for the Super Bowl.
02-07-2017
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Janie, LeeAnna and Jens were ready for the Super Bowl.
02-07-2017
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Dorothy was ready to cheer while watching the Super Bowl.
02-07-2017
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Darlene was ready for football...
02-07-2017
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Yes, we were ready for some football!
02-07-2017
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We decorated for our Super Bowl Part on Sunday.
02-07-2017
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We took advantage of the 52* yesterday and went for a walk. We are ready for spring!
02-07-2017
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We had a heated game of Washer Toss today. Jim took time from working in the kitchen to challenge LuVerne to a game. Well, let's just say that the game was fun to watch.
02-03-2017
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Jim was very gracious when he lost Washer Toss to LuVerne. LuVerne 23 to 18!
02-03-2017
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This is a closeup of the charm bracelet Darla made for Janie.
02-02-2017
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Darla makes a charm bracelet for the ladies here as a special birthday gift. This makes each recipient feel loved and very special.
02-02-2017
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...it all starts with a conversation.
02-01-2017
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We had a heated game of Farkle yesterday.
02-01-2017
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We celebrated Chocolate Cake Day today. What better way to celebrate than to have German Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Obsession Cake and Chocolate Fudge Cake. German Chocolate Cake started out as the favorite, but those of us that tried the other two kinds of cake raved about how delicious they were. ... Read Full Post
We celebrated Chocolate Cake Day today. What better way to celebrate than to have German Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Obsession Cake and Chocolate Fudge Cake. German Chocolate Cake started out as the favorite, but those of us that tried the other two kinds of cake raved about how delicious they were. Alas, there was no clear winner.
01-27-2017
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Sometimes the best part of Reading Club is the discussion that follows.
01-26-2017
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We had Bible Study this morning. When Bible Study was over, we had reading club. Reading club is a new activity for us and everyone enjoys listening to the stories.
01-25-2017
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Noodle Balloon is so much fun to play. We laugh a lot during this game.
01-23-2017
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Maeve came to see us on Friday. Mary Lou enjoyed getting to know Maeve.
01-23-2017
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Bingo is our favorite game.
01-18-2017
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Winnie is also blessed to have a January birthday.
01-13-2017
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Eddie also celebrated his January birthday with us.
01-13-2017
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Clariece celebrated her birthday with us.
01-13-2017
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This bunch of ladies look pretty nice in their hats, don't you think?
01-13-2017
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We had fun with Hat Day. Bill, Nadine, Jens and LeeAnna are wearing nice hats.
01-13-2017
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Evelyn, Lucy, Janie and Betty were happy to wear hats too.
12-23-2016
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Duane and LuVerne was in the Christmas spirit too.
12-23-2016
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Eddie makes a cute Santa and Marlin makes a great elf.
12-23-2016
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Bernie and Clarice make a great Santa and Mrs Claus.
12-23-2016
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Lucy was adorable while wearing her hat.
12-23-2016
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Darlene and Dorothy wore Santa hats today.
12-23-2016
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