Edgewater

9225 Cascade Ave West Des Moines IA 50266

866-465-5993

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Overview of Edgewater in West Des Moines, Iowa

At Edgewater, we offer a myriad of community amenities. Residents can take part in frequent off-site adventures and outings. Dogs and cats are welcome in private quarters. We offer free wi-fi. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community has the benefit of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents. Now offering free move-in.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to occupants. We love to entertain visiting company, meals included. Dining options are comprised of 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. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and a variety of international cuisines.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, stretching classes, and low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may engage 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 cycle 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

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, and a woodworking shop. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space and a spectacular ballroom used for celebrations, performances, and "Senior Prom".

Location Characteristics at Edgewater

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking 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, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Premium Amenities at Edgewater

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. 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. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

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. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. 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. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. 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 may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. 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, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Our facility is properly equipped and staffed to handle feeding IV insertion management. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Our facility services include catheter care. 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. 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.

Community highlights at Edgewater

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 94 residents. The building was constructed in 2009. Our community is open to residents younger than 55.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Edgewater

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

1 Bedroom
$ See Pricing
2 Bedrooms
$ See Pricing

*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 Edgewater

  • Small, Confined Memory Care

    This was a huge complex with independent and assisted living and memory care. I would not put it very high on my list. I think they're fine but they ab do not compare to the place I chose for my wife....

  • This is an awesome establishment!

    This is an awesome establishment!

Community Details at Edgewater

  • Edgewater Amenities

    • Activities Onsite
    • Meals Provided
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Vegetarian
    • Swimming Pool / Hot Tub
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Activities Offsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at Edgewater

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