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Both, you can Purchase your suite, the costs will depend on the number of bedrooms you would like to buy when you purchase a suite you are able to customize the suite anyway you would want. We also have several suites for rent on a 12-month contract. Our spacious independent living suites are designed to provide you with space and style for your individual needs, furnishings and personal treasures. Available suites include one-bedroom suites, one plus, and two bedroom suites and two plus bedroom suites.

Activities /Garden Plots/Weekly Movie with Popcorn and Beverages/Green Fees at Willow Creek Golf Course Provided/ Miniature Indoor Golf (Winter season)/Fitness Center with Onsite Showers/Indoor Heated Pool/Fitness Programs/Wellness Center Health Services/Educational Programs and Classes/Daily Newspaper and Magazines in the Our Multiple Libraries Onsite/Computer with Internet Access and Printer/Cards, Games, WII Ping-Pong/ Billiards/Woodworking Shop.

Dining: Complimentary Coffee and Muffins Daily/One Meal Daily Developed for the Nutritional Needs and Flavor Preferences of Older Adults/Buffet Style Serving with Table Service/Full-Service Cocktail Lounge/Catering Available for Private Parties and Events/Monthly Theme Parties/Weekly Musical Entertainment with Hors-D’oeuvres.

Suites: Weekly Housekeeping/Personal Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services/Utilities Provided/Suite Individual Climate Control/Cable Television/Climate Controlled Onsite Storage/Trash Picked up by Lodge Staff/Water Provided/Bay Windows/Private Balcony or Patio/Suite Maintenance Provided

Parking and Transportation: Heated Secure Underground Parking Below Your Building/Plenty of Parking Spaces for your Visiting Friends and Family/Weekly Scheduled Transportation/Free Transportation Courtesy of West Des Moines Human Services.

Extras: Pet 30 Pounds and Under are Welcome/Sidewalks Throughout our 12-Acre Community with a Parklike Setting/Mature Trees in a Neighborhood-Like Setting/ Onsite Salon Services/Barber/Massage Therapist/Manicurist/ Front Desk Staffed 24 Hours a Day to Welcome Members and Register Guests/Emergency Alert System in every Members Suite/Notary Public Available On-Site.

Yes, you can have as much privacy as you want by enjoying your own home. However, living at the Lodge, you will be able to visit friends in there home or invite them to your home and relax in privacy, it is all up to you every day. “Don’t forget it’s your home just like you have currently.” We have members that love to sleep in getting up having their coffee and reading the newspaper all in the privacy of there own home. It’s your time.

The Lodge knows the importance of appropriate nourishment and hydration. In fact, a poor diet is commonly the cause of health issues for seniors living unaccompanied in their homes.

Covered in the monthly fee includes one meal per day. We offer coffee, juice and Danishes in the dining room for breakfast. Dining at the dining room allows you the opportunity to be social with other members, interacting with members is part of a healthy lifestyle. If you become ill and can not make it to the dining room, we will bring your meal to your suite at no charge for a limited time. Any day you can come to the dining room and get your meal to-go taking it back to your suite.

YES! The suite is yours, and you have all the luxuries and furnishings you relish to bring with you. Our members take pride in beautifying their new suites and adding a personal touch. For items that do not fit in your suite, every suite comes with heated indoor private storage.

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Elite Lodge of Ashworth is located in West Des Moines on historic Ashworth Road. A truly picturesque setting surrounded by mature trees provides seclusion and privacy. Our location is only minutes away from Valley Junction, Jordan Creek, and Valley West Mall. And ten minutes to downtown Des Moines.

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