Welcome to Bickford Cottage Fort Dodge, a medium-sized memory care community in Fort Dodge, IA. Bickford Cottage Fort Dodge is located at 1536 20th Ave N, and offers specialized memory care services for older adults.
We know that price is an important factor in choosing a memory care community, and Bickford Cottage Fort Dodge pricing starts at $5,271 per month, which is above $4,367, the estimated average monthly cost of memory care communities in Fort Dodge, IA.
When evaluating price, keep in mind that most memory care communities offer a higher staff-to-resident ratio and other high-touch services, like sensory activities, pet therapy, and reminiscence therapy, just to name a few. At Bickford Cottage Fort Dodge, residents with Alzheimer's and other dementia-related illnesses will receive full-time non-medical care and supervision, as well as assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), which can include transferring from a bed or a chair, maintaining continence (toileting), and getting dressed. Bickford Cottage Fort Dodge was designed specifically with the comfort and safety of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients in mind: this minimizes the anxiety that can be common to dementia patients and prevents wandering.
Through a detailed review of each resident’s care needs, the expert memory care team at Bickford Cottage Fort Dodge will develop a routine tailored to each resident. From engaging community events and customized memory care activities, memory care programming supports cognitive skills, minimizes stress and anxiety, and helps seniors with memory issues live full lives. Residents can also enjoy a variety of amenities that include a shared dining room, a beauty salon, and restaurant-style dining.
For families navigating this important decision about memory care, connecting with Seniorly’s local advisor can be very helpful. This free service can support you and your family with everything from choosing the right type of care to touring memory care communities. Many advisors may even be able to help with coordinating moving services or connect you to a financial advisor. Simply fill out this form to learn more.