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The Waterford At Ames
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Address:
1325 Coconino Rd
Ames, IA
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The Waterford At Ames
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1325 COCONINO RD
AMES
IA
50014
USA
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User Reviews

02/07/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: This was once a lovely place for seniors to live. It was sold to a large corporation that deals solely in assisted living throughout the U.S. The environment quickly changed dramatically with new administrative management. The head nurse is sadistic and power hungry making the lives of residents and their family members extraordinarily unpleasant. The arrogance of this nurse is astounding!
"Bottom line? became the new mantra of Waterford at Ames and the residents were treated according to their means. The nutrition plummeted and the general care of the building and apartments quickly went downhill.
The change over of staff is high and employees are hired more for low salary than experience.
This place is a nightmare.


12/19/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: This is not a place you want to place a loved one.
Management is only interested in bottom line profit. Employees do not stay long. The food is of poor quality and poorly prepared. The individual apartments are not kept clean by the staff.
This is not a nice place.


Response: I am so sorry that you are experiencing these feelings towards The Waterford and I would invite you to contact me directly so that I may look into these further. As I have not been made aware of any constructive feelings towards our community that we have not addressed and taken care of. Please call me directly at 515-292-2858 ask for Fredrick and I would love to hear about your feelings. Again I am sorry that you feel this way and I look forward to your call.

12/28/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: I would not recomend the Waterford to anyone. The nurse is overbearing and bossy. They add unnessessary services to increase your bill. CNA's were friendly but not worth puting up whith the head nurse.


Response: I am so sorry that you had this experience at The Waterford and I would like to invite you in for a free lunch and tour and show you in person the changes we have made to ensure that our residents and their families are taken care of. I am the new Executive Director and lots of new leadership and improvements have happened that I would love to earn back your trust in us regardless of your need for an assisted living community to live in at this time. Please give me a call 515-292-2858 ask for Fredrick.

09/12/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: This is a great place for your parents!My mother lives here and she loves it- the nurses and nursing staff is wonderful.


Response: Thank you so much for your feedback and I am grateful that your Mother is enjoying her home here and we are honored to serve her everyday.

10/29/2010 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My parents lived here for about two years. I would not put my parents here if I had to do it over again. The head of nursing is very controlling and tries to control every aspect of resident's life.
She is bossy and rude. There are hidden costs not revealed and when asked to send a copy of the orginal contract parents had signed all they could send was unsigned contract with no names.


Response: I am so sorry that you had this experience at The Waterford and I would like to invite you in for a free lunch and tour and show you in person the changes we have made to ensure that our residents and their families are taken care of. I am the new Executive Director and lots of new leadership and improvements have happened that I would love to earn back your trust in us regardless of your need for an assisted living community to live in at this time. Please give me a call 515-292-2858 ask for Fredrick.


Description of The Waterford At Ames in Ames, IA

Number of Beds : 116

 Enjoy the finer things in life at The Waterford at Ames, creating an enriching environment for our residents to flourish in. Renowned for our Assisted Living services in Ames, Iowa, our community features spacious apartments and attentive staff available 24 hours a day. Flexible floor plans accommodate different lifestyles and needs with thoughtful comforts such as spacious kitchens with full-sized appliances and utilities, including basic cable (but excluding phone service) covered by our community; safety features including emergency call buttons and assist hand railings in bathrooms; and 2-inch mini-blinds as well as wall-to-wall carpet for comfort and privacy. Outside of our apartments, residents will discover a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Residents are warmhearted, interesting people who enjoy the freedom of Assisted Living  –  freedom from the worries and dangers of solitary living and cooking and cleaning – in surroundings that are kind and gracious and the knowledge of knowing someone is always at hand if help is needed. We specialize in creating care plans tailored to individuals.
  Since 1990, Capital Senior Living has grown to become one of the largest senior living providers in the United States. With a goal of offering affordable housing and an enriched lifestyle to thousands of seniors, our dedicated team of professionals succeeds in providing quality care in each of our unique communities.

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Demographic Profile for Ames, IA,50014

Annual Crime
50014 Avg.
Violent Crimes 6 4
Property Crimes 5 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 24%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 94.7 / 100
Water Quality 60 / 100
Superfund Sites 101 / 100
Physicians per 100k 195.9
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 4% Below
Cost of Food 10% Below
Utilities 9% Below
Miscellaneous 5% Below
Education
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 30.75%
People
Male Population 55.20%
Female Population 44.80%
Median Age 23.9 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $42,768
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Ames IA
Percent Religious 48.78%
Lutheran 14.24%
Catholic 12.33%
Other Christian 8.35%
Methodist 6.23%
Baptist 2.60%
All Other 5.02%
Race
Breakdown of ethnicities in Ames IA
White  86.8%
Asian  7.2%
Black  2.5%
Hispanic/Latino  2.1%
Multiracial  1%
Other  0.1%

Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

Owned and Operated By
Capital Senior Living
Founders: James A. Stroud
Established: 1986