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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

Pet of the Month

Lilly is a 5 year old wire hair Fox Terrier who is the companion of town home owner, Shirley Haag. Shirley’s daughter Beth adopted her at 8 weeks old from a shelter in Indiana. This is her 3rd Fox Terrier. Lilly has been going to the Health Center to visit residents for the past 5 […]

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

We’re sure you remember your days at school… the times when you and your friends sat on the last bench and ate your tiffin during class. The times when your best friend ‘helped’ you with the answers to a test, and all you had to do in return was buy an ice cream. The first […]

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The Village at Legacy Pointe Receives 2016 Best of Waukee Award

The Village at Legacy Pointe was recently selected for the 2016 Best of Waukee Award in the Assisted Living Facility category by the Waukee Award Program as stated in a Press Release on June 30th, 2016. For more information about the Waukee Award program, please visit awardconnect.org. To read the full Press Release, please click here. The […]

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Dining

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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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

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

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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Skilled Nursing Extraordinary Outing

On June 16th Lisa Knapp, Community Life Director, had the privilege of taking the skilled nursing residents on a fishing and picnic outing. During the all day adventure (leaving at 9:30 a.m. and returning at 3:00 p.m.) the residents enjoyed their time out in the sun and casting their fishing lines into the water. Unfortunately, we did not […]

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On Aging

The Village at Legacy Pointe Receives 2016 Best of Waukee Award

The Village at Legacy Pointe was recently selected for the 2016 Best of Waukee Award in the Assisted Living Facility category by the Waukee Award Program as stated in a Press Release on June 30th, 2016. For more information about the Waukee Award program, please visit awardconnect.org. To read the full Press Release, please click here. The […]

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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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Alzheimer’s Association Walk Before the Walk

At the Village at Legacy Pointe we hosted a fundraiser for those that would not be able to attend the ALZ walk in downtown Des Moines this year. We raised over $200 and had a wonderful time with great weather. Thank you to all those for attending.

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Thrive Stories

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

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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Looks Like An Ordinary Nursing Home, But What They Did Inside? UNBELIEVABLE

There’s something so powerful about music and the way it speaks to our souls. You’re about to watch a video about this power that made one news anchor break down in tears. Many health benefits are associated with music, especially for seniors who struggle with dementia and other cognitive and physical challenges. Published on LittleThings.com and […]

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Time to feel inspired!

Make it a great day. Video Credits: Published on Dec 19, 2014 Disco fever is alive and well in Auckland where 52 residents and staff at Edmund Hillary Retirement Village joined forces to create their own Saturday Night Fever in November 2014. The cast had a combined age of more than 3900 years and Remuera’s […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Dad is receiving superior care and we are extremely satisfied.

This is an excellent community and they are caring for my father in law very well. He is receiving superior care and we are extremely satisfied. Everything about this community is amazing. The staff has really gone and above. The food is delicious, he really enjoys the meals. It has really been an outstanding experience. […]

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Caring.com Review – Dad likes it.

I got my dad moved into a place at Legacy Pointe. He is at the Memory Care at the Gardens. They have independent, assisted living, and skilled unit. It is one big complex. The staff is very nice and very friendly. They communicated a lot with the family. The place is clean. He seems to […]

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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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