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Bickford of West Des Moines

Your loved one deserves to live the best life possible

Watch your loved one thrive in an environment that feels like home

Navigating the aging journey is difficult.

We understand what’s at stake here: it’s not just someone, it’s your loved one.

Meanwhile, it’s on you to make the difficult decisions.

There's a Higher Path for our seniors

Senior care today is reactive, expensive, and siloed. It’s a sick-care system, not a health-care system (designed to keep seniors healthy). Most of us have accepted this status quo because it feels too big and complex to change. Not us. We’re taking the road less traveled and championing a higher standard of senior care.

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Our family of caregivers will do whatever it takes to care for your loved one

 

Meet West Des Moines' Leadership Team

  • LaSha Jones

    Executive Director

  • Brittany Weikel

    Family Advocate

  • Taylor Tuthill

    Family Advocate

  • Elizabeth Lyon

    Health & Wellness Director

Services at West Des Moines

Assisted Living

Personalized help with the activities of daily life, such as meals, grooming, and medication management.

Memory Care

An intimate, engaging environment designed specifically for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Happenings


Candy Millard

Apr 10, 2024

We went to the State Historical Museum today. There is so MUCH to see! We could have spent all day there! We didn’t know if we were allowed to take pictures but I snuck a couple . Plus a one of the Capital building

Candy Millard

Apr 8, 2024

Wow, our residents got so witness the solar eclipse! Some said it was the first time they’ve ever seen it! Thanks, to Besty from the West Des Moines Library, for the special glasses that this was able to happen.

Candy Millard

Apr 4, 2024

Today’s trivia was a hard one! Who knew lobsters

Candy Millard

Apr 4, 2024

We worked up an appetite for lunch by playing some balloon volleyball.

Candy Millard

Apr 3, 2024

Today is National Find a Rainbow Day so we are watching The Wizard of Oz. Did you know that all the characters in the beginning of the movie are the characters in Oz? We talked about when the movie came out, 85 yrs ago and when we first watched it. How long has it been for you?

Candy Millard

Apr 2, 2024

We played Wheel of Fortune today and Mary was the big winner, thanks to Larry telling her the answer! Great team work!

Elizabeth Lyon

Apr 2, 2024

Princess was leading morning exercise class!!! They all had so much fun!

Brittany Weikel

Mar 29, 2024

*Warning… the post you’re about to see contains cuteness overload. Viewer discretion advised! We had the cutest helper today! She tolerated Brittany’s photo shoot and brought our residents so much joy with that little smirk.

Brittany Weikel

Mar 29, 2024

Every bunny had fun today at the Easter Egg hunt! Thank you to everyone who donated items to make this a special day for the kids and our residents!

Candy Millard

Mar 28, 2024

Today we celebrated the opening day of baseball by playing some beanbag baseball, doing some trivia, and enjoying some baseball stadium” food!

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4.1

overall score based on 63 reviews

  • Mar 3, 2024

    Staff continues to be caring for residents. Clean facility, nutritional meals and fun activities planned weekly.

  • Feb 1, 2024

    Staff is courteous & helpful. (name removed) are very professional & provide answers to questions. They both help the staff & take care of residents as well. Very caring.

  • Oct 1, 2023

    I so appreciate all the staff that take care of my dad in Mary B's. They are respectful & patient with him & I've seen them sit & talk with him & take him for a walk. (names removed) have been very supportive for my mom & I & willing to listen to our concerns. Thank you!

  • May 2, 2023

    My only comment is that we are still struggling with getting staff to shave him. Otherwise, staff are great with dad & take time to talk with him & encourage him to participate in activities & conversations.

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