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Bickford Senior Living  

3500 Lower West Branch Road
Iowa City, IA 52245
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Leah Colbert
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Phone Numbers
Business: 319-351-3200
Fax: 319-351-6861

For-Profit Organization

Business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. However Bickford Senior Living admits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bickford is "open" 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to residents, their families, caregiving staff and invited guests. There are no set visiting hours but the building is secure and the front doors are locked at 9 p.m. for resident safety and privacy.

Description of Organization and Service Provided

Bickford Senior Living is a family-owned and operated company. We offer both long and short term (respite) stays. The Iowa City branch has 37 private apartments featuring private bathroom with handicapped showers and kitchenettes.

Bickford is completely secure; making it a safe environment for those who are needing a secure and safe home.

Apartments can be customized the way the resident chooses and pets and visitors are welcome.

Individualized service plans allow residents to get exactly what they desire in personal care, medication and mobility assistance, health care coordination, memory care, dining, housekeeping and socialization.

Multi-denominational religious services are provided. Beauty-barber, audiology, podiatry, physical therapy, lab, and wound care services are offered on site. Residents are encouraged to "take ownership" of their community and lead activities, participate in menu planning and community meetings.

Residents must be age 18 or older and have utilized assistance through VA Benefits and Long Term Insurance.

Cost of Service

Bickford offers 3 styles of apartments and 5 levels of care. In order to provide an accurate estimate of costs, a service assessment must be completed. Rates are based upon apartment size and level of care.  A daily apartment rate starts at $110/day.

Bickford is a private-pay community resource.

Methods of payments accepted
Long-term care insurance company
Private pay
Veterans aide and attendance benefit

Reduced Rate Accepted?


Accepted Insurance Types

Certifications / Credentials


This page was last updated by the provider on 9/1/2020

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