Northcrest Community


Carefree Senior Living

Residents at Northcrest enjoy a wide range of senior living community benefits in both assisted living and independent living. We strive to provide services and amenities that support residents' everyday needs and promote an active and happy lifestyle. 

From senior health services to everyday amenities, learn more about what life is like at Northcrest! 

Senior Living Services

One factor that sets Northcrest apart from a typical retirement community is our commitment to providing for any possible need a resident may have. We’re dedicated to providing our residents with the services and amenities they deserve.

  • Northcrest's Life-Care health services for life

  • Scheduled transportation for doctors appointments, grocery shopping, general shopping, and scheduled activities

  • Guest rooms for friends and family to stay overnight

  • On-site banking and postal services

  • Health and wellness services

  • Memory care services (at the Heartwood House)

Apartment Features

Our modern, comfortable senior apartments allow residents to enjoy maintenance-free living.
Northcrest resident bus - senior transportation

  • Electricity, water, heat, and air conditioning (individually controlled)

  • Cable TV

  • High-speed internet service

  • Fully furnished kitchens

  • Regular interior and exterior maintenance

  • Lawn service and snow removal

  • Garbage collection

  • Parking garage for 2 bedrooms/den apartments, townhomes, and 2305 Northcrest Parkway apartments

  • Housekeeping (bi-weekly)

  • Complimentary laundry facilities (most units have a washer/dryer)

Activities and Events

Active senior living communities help promote healthy aging, easier socialization, and increased quality of life. At Northcrest, we offer plenty of events and activities to reflect the unique interest of our residents. 

  • Woodworking shop

  • Resident Library with computers, printer, and scanner

  • Wellness Centersenior living woodworking shop

  • Fitness classes

  • Craft room

  • Meditation room

  • Vespers services

  • Private gathering rooms for residents to host their own events 

  • Community gardens

  • Billiard and ping-pong tables

  • Full range of social and educational activities, both on and off-site

senior living

Additional Amenities 

We also provide a variety of added services that are available to residents at an additional cost. 

  • On-site styling salon

  • On-site massage therapy

  • Full-service dining

  • Catering services

  • Business services with copier and complimentary fax

  • IT/Computer services

  • Parking garage for 1 and 2-bedroom apartments (as available)

  • Storage Units (as available)

Have a question about the amenities offered at Northcrest assisted and independent living in Ames, Iowa? Contact us today! You can also check out our FAQs to see other commonly asked questions!  

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