The Village at Legacy Pointe

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation

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


Pool Tournament Winner Loren Roiger

The Village at Legacy Pointe is proud to announce our first pool tournament winner Loren Roiger. On January 7th, 8th and 9th we held our first pool tournament with eight participants. Every day someone was eliminated until one remained. Our residents enjoyed themselves so much that we have decided to hold a tournament every three months. Loren was […]

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Legacy Pointe Watermark for Kids 2015

Legacy Pointe would like to welcome Katelyn as our first awarded Watermark Kid of 2015. She is 13 years old, is in seventh grade and attends North Waukee middle school. Katelyn loves to dance; she says she feels that dance is a way to express yourself through body language. Her favorite style of dance is lyrical. Katelyn’s […]

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The Doors of Legacy Pointe

Legacy Pointe will be featuring a resident door once a month in our newsletter. For the month of February we have chosen a Health Care Resident, Phylis Moody. We asked Phyllis what inspired her door? Who do you think Phylis’s door most represents? Olaf or Frosty? Olaf is from the Disney movie “Frozen”. He likes warm hugs and […]

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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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The Gallery Café – Casual Fare

New Gallery Café Unveiled

The Village at Legacy Pointe is proud to show off their new Gallery Café with all of its modern details. Need a quick breakfast on your way to work? Grab a Cinnamon Roll and a Cup of Coffee. Feel like lunch on the go? Come pick up a Chicken Salad Wrap or Italian Club Sandwich. Feeling […]

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Resident Features

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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


Road Trip to John Wayne’s Birthplace and Cover Bridges of Madison County

In October we took are residents from The Gardens on a drive to visit where John Wayne was born and the Cover Bridges of Madison County. Our residents enjoyed themselves and couldn’t believe how beautiful the cover bridges where.

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On Aging

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Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the Ten Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. The Village at Legacy Pointe’s Memory Care program borrows traditions […]

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Veteran’s Ball – A Night of Celebration and Dancing

Last night we held our annual Veteran’s Ball celebrating those who served our country. The celebration went from 5-7pm with a great spread of food prepared by Chef Theo and his team and the dance floor was enojoyed with the wonderful live music by the John Morgan Band Sextet. Click on the 4 links below to […]

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Residents Ice Bucket the Legacy Pointe Staff in Support of ALS

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised awareness about the disease by leaps and bounds over the last several weeks. According to the ALS Association, approximately 5,600 people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year, and the average life expectancy is about two to five years from that point. The Ice Bucket Challenge process is […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Genuine staff.

I was impressed with how genuine they were. You could tell that they were genuine because of the way the residents would respond to the staff, just gleeful. Ward was fantastic and you can tell he really cares about the residents.

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Beautiful facility, great food and very clean.

Both of my parents are at the Legacy. Dad was in skilled nursing for 6 months and has now been living in assisted for over 2 years now. My Mother has been in memory care also for 2 years. I have seen staff change numerous times, which is my only negative.  All staff have been […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly and professional staff.

Despite the distraction of remodeling construction, our first impression of Legacy Pointe was very positive. The facilities are excellent and the friendly, professional staff superb. Ward is the perfect point man and did an excellent job of showing us the ropes; his knowledge and reassuring manner made our decision to move my mother there an […]

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