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The communities of Edencrest are certified assisted living communities offering memory care through the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, these new senior communities features private assisted living and memory care apartments as well as common areas, including a central dining room with restaurant style dining, exercise room, beauty salon and private gathering areas for residents’ family and friends. line¶ The communities also offer specialized, secured environments for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. At Edencrest, the secured memory care units are designed to meet the needs of individuals who require supervision and/or assistance with activities of daily living, through daily programming. line¶ Our senior living communities are a unique combination of housing, support services, personal assistance and health care delivered in a residential environment that is staffed with trained professionals 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Edencrest assisted living and memory care in Iowa, also has full-time RNs, community managers, life enrichment coordinators and culinary coordinators. line¶ Edencrest Retirement Living Communities are committed to providing excellent amenities, health care, and service for our residents. Through attention to detail, Edencrest delivers exemplary compassion and hospitality. Edencrest offers independent living, assisted living, closer care, and memory care communities in southeast Des Moines, Johnston, Ankeny, Beaverdale, and Norwalk. Apartment reservations can be made at all communities to ensure a retirement you can look forward to! line¶ Individuals who choose Edencrest independent living do so because they value the unique lifestyle our community provides. These residents are seeking an independent lifestyle with the available assistance they need. Whether this assistance includes housekeeping or having occasional meals prepared for them; Edencrest independent living provides all these services as well as wonderful companionship, safety, and peace of mind. Edencrest independent living provides residents the opportunity to age-in-place and add services as they need without having to leave the familiarity of their personalized apartment. Edencrest independent living is the first step of the journey to an enriching and engaging retirement. line¶ Edencrest Retirement Communities are certified assisted living and memory care communities by the state of Iowa. That means we can provide assistance with resident’s activities of daily living. Some residents may find they do not require any assistance while others may want medication management and assistance with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, hygiene, or ambulation. Our unique program allows us to bill for only the services the resident needs. Prior to moving in, our nurse will complete an assessment with each resident to identify what services are needed. This will allow us to create an individualized service plan. line¶ We offer state certified assisted living apartments for those who are looking to live life to the fullest at any stage of retirement. Our assisted living program is designed with our residents’ wishes in mind. From the restaurant style meals we prepare in-house to the activities on our life enrichment calendar of events, our program is completely resident driven. Pair this consideration with our individualized health care services and you have the ultimate choice for senior care and housing in the Des Moines area. line¶ Edencrest assisted living and memory care communities are dedicated to senior care excellence. We understand that it’s the little things that separate us from the others. That is why we have developed a “closer care” option for residents in between assisted living and memory care. Closer care is an opportunity for your loved one who may have higher care needs or may be in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, a safe and secure option. With increased staffing and a more structured environment, our goal is to provide an area with increased autonomy and quality of life. line¶ At Edencrest, our memory care program follows a social model. The health care coordinator works with residents and their support systems to create a customized service plan that focuses on the abilities of each individual. Our resident assistants are provided guided instruction and hands-on training to provide residents with meaningful experiences and purposeful activities designed to improve their quality of life. Our health care coordinator and resident assistants receive specific training to ensure our memory care program is soothing, interactive, and welcoming. Activities are planned to touch on the physical, spiritual, occupational, emotional, and intellectual levels of the person living with dementia. Residents are treated with dignity and respect, make their own choices, and live their life to the fullest.
All utilities, basic cable, and Wi-Fi included.
We provide bi-weekly housekeeping for independent living residents. We provide weekly housekeeping and weekly laundry services with no limit on the amount of laundry for assisted living and memory care residents.
We host a minimum of six scheduled activities plus unscheduled activities daily in our community. Families and friends are always welcome to join our socials and recreational activities planned around resident lifestyles.