Edencrest at Riverwoods

2210 East Park Avenue Des Moines IA 50320

866-465-5993

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At Edencrest at Riverwoods, we have an assortment of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and outings. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking. Our purpose-built community provides the advantage of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its occupants. Now offering free move-in. All meals are provided to residents. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. We offer meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. The exercise program includes ForeverFit™-based exercise program and stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and Senior Proms. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement opportunities for residents. Our community grounds includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a jacuzzi available to residents, a computer room, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Staff members who speak American Sign Language are employed by the community.

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store. Our

on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are engaged. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our facilities are secure and our staff is specially trained to contain and de-escalate dangerous behaviors and suicidal ideation. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

The building was built in 2014. We accept residents from the age of 18 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The community is near several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at Edencrest at Riverwoods

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Edencrest at Riverwoods

  • Very unhappy

    Edencrest at Riverwoods in Des Moines,Ia, the staff was not trained to take care of dementia people. They would yet me wife be wet for hours, would not give her shower, she would wear the same clothes for days,...

  • My care and comfort

    We like this community for good care. We like the staff who are caring and attentive. The menu is good with a lot of healthy choices. They offer actives for the participate We would recommend this community...

  • Options for mom

    We toured the community for mom's care. The staff was nice and the community was clean and maintained. We like that the staff was very kind and patient. Meals are offered that are healthy. We would suggest...

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Community Details at Edencrest at Riverwoods

  • Edencrest at Riverwoods Amenities

    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Meals Provided
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Activities Onsite
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Activities Offsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at Edencrest at Riverwoods

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments