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The Best Value in Waukee Senior Living

The Village at Legacy Pointe located in Waukee, Iowa is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation on a large and comfortable senior campus notable for recent renovations and upgrades. The Village at Legacy Pointe is conveniently located near Des Moines’ shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom apartments or two-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms and stackable washer and dryer in every residence. Meals are enjoyed restaurant style either in the main dining room or the new Gallery Café.

Residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe, one of West Des Moines’ premier retirement communities, enjoy services and amenities catered specifically to each individual.

Life at Legacy Pointe

Residents Give Back to the Community

Here at The Village at Legacy Pointe we operate on 6 principles, one of which is Come from Abundance. We help our residents give back to the community by providing volunteer opportunities in and outside of the community. Featured in the pictures below, residents helped Meals for the Heartland put expiration dates on meal bags. We […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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Life Lessons Learned by Veterans

An article was recently featured in Discover Adel, published on November 9th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. It’s hard for many of us who have never served in the military to fathom the experience. We asked veterans living at The Village at Legacy Pointe to share the most important life lessons they […]

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Dining

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Introducing Thrive Dining™

Soon we will be offering Thrive Dining™ at The Village at Legacy Pointe. What is Thrive Dining™ you ask? Thrive Dining™ brings the joy back to dining for individuals living with physical and cognitive changes. “The magic of Thrive Dining™ is that we can use our own, high quality, freshly prepared menu items and transform them […]

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Resident Lucy Elrick: Winner of ‘Cookie Cook-Off’

Move over, reality shows! There’s a new bakery competition in town. Residents submitted recipes in a Cookie Cook-Off, in which the “people’s choice” winning recipes were showcased in the community bistro and the top three entries received trophies. “So many of our residents enjoy baking so it was a good chance to share the recipes […]

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Resident Features

Blankets for Karen (kun-REHN) Refugees

We would like to show recognition to Lucy Elrick, one of our Independent Living residents for taking her time to involve herself in community relations in the Des Moines area. Lucy started last year making fleece tie blankets and donating them to the men, women, and children of the Karen (Burmese) Congregation of the Creekside […]

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Jimmy’s Ties – Quilt by Resident Dorothy Cushing

Dorothy learned to quilt by watching her mother and grandmother. Now 90, she’s earned quite a share of ribbons from the Iowa State Fair and Des Moines Quilter’s Guild shows. During World War II, she made quilts as she waited for her fiance, James, to return home. They married in 1945. She made this colorful […]

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Out and About

In Search of the City’s Greatest Pizza!!

One of the greatest things about living so close to everything in Des Moines is the access to some great food, especially pizza! Our Independent Living residents are in search for the city’s greatest pizza place and this was our first stop! Trying to get out and about is one of the many fun things […]

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Residents Read to Children at Local Daycare

Residents made two trips to a local Waukee daycare where they spent time reading to 4 and 5 year olds. The children were so excited for the residents to read to them that they could hardly sit still. After the reading concluded, the children sang songs and used sign language which highly impressed our residents! […]

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Memory Care Extraordinary Outing

On June 25th, the memory care residents went on their extraordinary outing. We took a trip to Big Creek State Park and enjoyed watching other people fish because the residents decided that was more fun then actually doing the fishing themselves. The two young boys caught ten blue gills and two big mouth bass and the residents where […]

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On Aging

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Life Lessons Learned by Veterans

An article was recently featured in Discover Adel, published on November 9th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. It’s hard for many of us who have never served in the military to fathom the experience. We asked veterans living at The Village at Legacy Pointe to share the most important life lessons they […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Thrive Stories

Thrive Story – Resident Irv Denker

Irv Denker is a skilled carpenter, he has always loved building and shaping things out of wood. You can catch him in the community shop building model trains.

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Associate Thrive Award Recipients

Once in a blue moon you come across an associate that goes above and beyond, someone that goes the extra mile for other associates and residents. Here at The Village at Legacy Pointe we are honored to have three associates who radiated thriving in everything they do. On Tuesday, August 23rd, Rujka Mehic and Jessica […]

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Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation: Getting you home – better, faster, stronger.

Thriving (thr-eye-ving) 1. To grow vigorously; flourish. 2. To make steady progress; prosper In our Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation neighborhood, The Springs, it is our goal to help our residents thrive by giving them access to services and amenities you never thought existed in a rehabilitation setting. We offer outstanding services in our extraordinary, Medicare-certified community, including […]

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Videos

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Blast from the Past

Independent Living and Assisted Living residents enjoyed a blast from the past with the entertainment styles of Aaron Shoemaker on Tuesday evening. Songs from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Elvis Presley were sung. We sang, we danced and we had a good laugh. Aaron worked the room shaking hands with the gentlemen and singing to the ladies. This really […]

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff are helpful and patient with my mother.

The staff at this community are all so helpful and patient with my mother. They have made many adjustments to make sure her needs are met since she recently broke both of her hips. The most important thing is she always feels that she can trust the staff and that she is in a safe […]

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SeniorAdvisor – We love it here!

We love it here. I can not think of another place that me and my loved one would want to go. They offer a good area for my loved one to get around in the wheelchair. The community also offers great food. The activities are nice and they always offer them to me and my […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly Staff and Abundant Activities

The staff that offered the tour of The Village at Legacy Pointe were very friendly. I was very impressed with the community and the courteous staff. The community is kept nicely cleaned throughout. This community offers a number of activities and amenities. The Village was second on our list!

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