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The Bridges at Ankeny

3510 NW Abilene Road, Ankeny, IA 50023

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The Bridges at Ankeny offers high-quality services and accommodations for older adults throughout Central Iowa. Situated on 13 acres we offer a range of senior living services that include Assisted Living Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, Respite Care, and Hospice. Phase two of our community will include Independent Living and Assisted Living options.

Our community is masterfully planned so our residents will experience a safe and secure environment in a home like setting. Our compassionate staff will strive to ensure each resident enjoys a fulfilled lifestyle and be proud the call The Bridges of Ankeny their home.

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Reviews of The Bridges at Ankeny

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July 2019

Ken Gregersen

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Love this facility!

My wife is in the latter stages of dementia as a result of Alzheimer's Disease. When I could no longer safely care for her at home, I visited several homes in the area looking for a safe and comfortable place for her to live. I moved her in fall of 2016 and I still visit her 3 times a day. From day one, the staff welcomed her, and me. The staff make sure her needs are met. The meals are excellent. There is an abundance of fresh food, not just canned, frozen or prepared food. I make it a point to be with my wife for nearly all of her meals so I am well aware of what is served. The colleagues that teach nursing students and train CNAs must recognize the quality of care at The Bridges as they regularly bring their students to The Bridges to receive their practical training.

June 2019


Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Great place to live

This community is beautiful. I like how there are separate smaller dining areas for the people that live there. It makes it feel like home. The staff are very kind and inviting. They are always willing to help.

June 2019


Review originally written on A Place For Mom

this is how family takes care of family

My Mom experienced three distinct life stages while at The Bridges and I was able to see first hand how the amazing staff altered her Care Plan to address her changing needs as she transitioned from being able to walk and participate in activities, to becoming less mobile and cognitively deficient to eventually, end stage of life and death. As my Mom’s condition became progressively worse, the staff consistently and tirelessly worked to maintain the delicate balance of her capabilities. It would have been much easier to just let her stay in her bed and stop coming out to meals, activities, etc. but the staff wouldn’t give up on her. I have no doubt that their determination added months of quality to her life. They also collaborated very well with our Hospice care. No “turf battles” at all; my Mom’s care and well being was their priority. I also believe that the Administration is committed to running a facility that believes in continuous improvement and effective complaint resolution. Any facility that contends they don’t have complaints isn’t honest. Everyone has complaints-its what you do about them that matters. Any issues I faced with Mom’s care were handled cooperatively and swiftly. I felt as thought my concerns were respectfully addressed and I was included in resolution planning.


Senior Housing Types

Memory care

Health Care Services

Memory care
Ambulatory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Anytime dining
Guest meals
Restaurant style dining

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Private patio, deck, or balcony
Handicap accessible

Community Amenities

On-site dining options

Café or bistro
Private dining room

Transportation & parking

Transportation at cost

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Beauty salon
Meeting room

Recreational areas

Arts and crafts center
Fitness center
Movie or theater room
Piano or organ


Laundry service / drycleaning

Memory care services

Wander guard or similar system available
Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Enclosed courtyard

Primary language spoken by staff



Catholic services
Art classes
Cooking classes
Educational speakers / life long learning
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