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The Rose of Ames

1- and 2-BR affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site; social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central dining with private chef.

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The Rose of Ames
1315 Coconino Road
Ames, IA 50014
Jami Kaufman, Administrator
(56 units)
Office: (515) 268-8828 ext. 1
Fax: (515) 292-9696
E-mail: roseofamesadmin@rosecommunities-alf.com

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Income Guidelines

Guidelines are based on the median income for Story County and are subject to change.

NOTE: These ranges are for MAXIMUM income limits only. Minimum income limits are based on individual cases depending on assistance available.

Income cannot EXCEED these guidelines at the time of move-in.

Effective Date of MAXIMUM Income Limits - 4/1/2021.

(Household size)=Two levels of MAXIMUM Limits, depending on rental rate level.

(1) = $29,240 or $43,860/yr.
(2) = $33,400 or $50,100/yr.

Rental Rates: Effective 01/01/2021
(subject to change)

These are guidelines based on rent limits for Story County by the Iowa Finance Authority.

1BR = $690 - $950/mo
2BR = $970/mo

Square Footage:
1 BR = 714 sq. ft.
2 BR = 849 sq. ft.

Garage: None. Off-street parking.

Bathrooms: 1 bath

Laundry Facilities: A central laundry on each floor for use by all residents.

Additional Amenities: Central Dining Room, Dining Room Meal Service, Nurse's Office, Assisted Living Services, 24-hour Emergency Response Pendant System, Beauty/Barber Salon, Activity/Hobby Room, Activity/Socialization Programming, Community Room with patio and raised-bed gardens, Computer Room with internet, Library/Reading Area with fireplace, Chapel/Theater Area, Assisted Bathing Area with whirlpool bath, laundry, and Guest Suite.

Pets: None

Utilities: Gas and electric are included in unit rent.
Phone: Qwest Co.
Cable: Mediacom

Application Fees: $26.00 (Background Check) per person (nonrefundable); $75.00 per person (nonrefundable) for in-home health and medical status evaluation by Freedom Home Health Care and required by Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.

Deposit: $800 security deposit (refundable)

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Floor Plans

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Unit A

Unit B

Unit C

Unit D

Unit E - 2 BR

Unit F -

Unit Features Property Amenities
Spacious 1- or 2-BR apartments 24-hour emergency response monitoring on-site
Fully-equipped kitchen, incl. dishwasher & disposal On-site assisted living services available from Lutheran Services of Iowa
Kitchen desk or island Central dining with private chef in atrium setting
Mini-blinds on all windows Theater/Chapel with internet connection
Bathroom vanity area with large closet Community Room with kitchen
Shower with built-in seat Activities Room
Large in-unit storage closet Computer Den with internet connection
Neutral color carpeting and walls Library/reading area with fireplace
Air-conditioned Assisted bathing area with whirlpool bath
  Beauty/Barber Salon
  Front porch area with outdoor seating
  Back patio with raised-bed gardens & seating
  Walkway around building, with landscaped grounds
  Guest suite
  Near busline
  Laundry facilities on each floor



Here's what our residents say about us:

  • "The staff listens to my needs." -Nina A.
  • "Beautiful apartments, friendly employees. It's home to me now. I am content here. When I go out to my house and come back here, I have come home." - Alice S.
  • "Friendly people on staff and in apartments." - Mary T. & Family
  • "I enjoy the diversity of other residents, yet we all have things in common. I'm very happy here. I'm so glad to have my independence and privacy in a comfortable, attractive home, but still have the assurance of help if needed."
    - Lois J.








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