MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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525 S 60th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

The average age at MorningStar are in their mid 80's. They enjoy exercising, listening to live music, any social activity, using the courtyard to visit with friends and plant flowers, and of course playing bingo.

What programs or activities does MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek offer to enrich residents' well-being?

They enjoy exercising, listening to live music, any social activity, using the courtyard, and playing bingo. Families are very involved and the residents love the events where we can bring the families in to celebrate an event with us all at MorningStar.

What places are near MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

The residents enjoy walking around the community to get fresh air and exercise. There are many stores close by that the bus takes them to, example: grocery stores weekly and other stores that are asked for.

What transportation services does MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek offer to assisted living residents?

MorningStar has free transportation during the week to doctor's appointments, to and from. Also grocery store trips and social outtings are planned by the Life Enrichment Coordinator each month.

What safety features or security measures does MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek offer to assisted living residents?

There is a call system in each apartment that the resident has access to at any time of the day and also we provide call pendants to wear around their necks if that helps them feel more safe also.

How does MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

The team at MorningStar emails out to families individualy with pictures and information when something is going on. There is a blog on our website that will keep families updated on what is going on in the community and also a mass email program that we use for communication with families when needed.

If MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Yes we do accept one dog or one cat per apartment. There is nice walking area around the building and wonderful courtyards that are private and enclosed to stay safe and still feel independent and enjoy each other's company.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Staff go through training for Dementia and Dependent Adult Abuse. We have monthly meetings for all staff and on top of that nursing staff often meet more often, to touch base on things going on around the community with residents.

What safety features or security measures does MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek provide to protect residents who wander?

Wandering in AL could be a sign that they are needing our area called Reflections, which is our Memory Care. Reflections has its own private courtyard also.If they are wandering just to find things to do, staff will help redirect and find other residents to visit with and activities to engage in.

What programs or activities does MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

They have access daily to the iN2L program for seniors. The program is great for any type of person. It has many amazing photos to help b ring back memories and give topics of conversation, music, sing alongs, and games. So many different options for seniors and wonderful program we have to offer here at MorningStar.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

The nurse or the Care Coordinators. The assessments are done as changes occur with each resident and as state recommends.

Describe the neighborhood around MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

It is located in a wonderful area by other beautiful houses and close to many businesses' and shopping locations.

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Services and Amenities of MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

Costs

  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4200/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $6000/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 151
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: S0387, S0371

About MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

Des Moines, Iowa…included among “2019 Top 100 Best Places to Live” by Livibility.com. MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek proudly brings the finest assisted living West Des Moines has to offer. We are dedicated to creating a true home for our residents and providing carefree retirement years with a lifestyle of comfort, wellness, and community. While MorningStar may be new to town, our team is seasoned in serving seniors, understanding how to provide residents with a quality of life other assisted living communities simply cannot match.

Our community offers 56 bright suites for assisted living with configurations that include spacious studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom floor plans (some as large as 820 square feet). Within our Reflections Neighborhood, we offer 29 secure suites devoted to the individualized, specialized care of residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. MorningStar is a private pay community.

Along with stylish suites (where all that’s wanting are your furnishings and personal items), MorningStar at Jordan Creek is filled with warm and inviting common areas both inside and out. From our cozy fireside living room to a comfortable dining room and scenic outdoor courtyards, residents are sure to feel right at home. And yes, MorningStar at Jordan Creek is pet-friendly.

We also offer a range of resort-style amenities and services to ensure the comfort and well-being of our residents. One of those services includes providing residents with three daily meals prepared by our Executive Chef and served restaurant-style in our dining room. Additionally and most importantly, we are proud of our responsive and compassionate care team, who are the very heart of MorningStar’s care philosophy.

What Makes Us Special

MorningStar at Jordan Creek proudly provides the very best in senior living with our unique mission statement of “to honor, to serve, to invest.” With a foundation built on honoring God, valuing all seniors and selecting staff with a felt calling to serve, we create a true home for residents amid a beautiful setting. How we care for our residents is second to none!


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