Take it from those who can speak from the heart because they have walked in your shoes. They chose to downsize to a simpler lifestyle, rich in more ways than they had even imagined.
If you would like to hear from others, schedule a visit of our community where you will be surrounded by residents anxious to share their insight and experience.
There is much to love about Windsor Oaks; our 3-season porches bring nature close, the apartments are comfortable & the friendly people who live here consider themselves responsible for the smooth running of "The Oaks".
Why should you live at Windsor Oaks? Moving to Windsor Oaks was one of the best moves that I have made. I sold my home and moved to be close to my daughter. We call this “the hidden treasure of Ames”. It was the perfect place for me to come. Why?? Wonderful people. Wonderful people. Wonderful people.
Living at Windsor Oaks is the best of everything. The services are excellent and I no longer have to worry about the upkeep of a house. Everything is taken care for me-even my light bulbs are changed and that leaves me more time to do the things I want to do. We play bridge, go out to eat together, enjoy potlucks and coffees. Our entertainment is wonderful. Best of all, Windsor Oaks provides a caring community of friends and neighbors. I recommend it highly.
Goodbye to our home of 55 years in Goldfield-no more upkeep, lawn care or snow removal. Hello to Windsor Oaks Senior Living, in Ames Iowa. We have made new friends, enjoy weekly social hours, exercise programs, pot lucks, eating out, Birthday celebrations, entertainment and informative programs. We also love being close to Iowa State University and take in many of the programs and athletic events. The change to independent living in a downsized home has been easy.
We like living at Windsor Oaks. The small number of apartments is a plus so we can get to know all the members (who are friendly and helpful). We are close to everything we need, shopping center, grocery, bank, church, etc. We have access to the daily paper, library, puzzles & pool table. We also have parties, pot luck's & coffees to enjoy.
Shortly after we moved to Ames in the late 1990's my wife was diagnosed with cancer. Soon her health deteriorated to the point where normal social activity was limited. We became charter members of Windsor Oaks and for us it was perfect. A relatively small group of people who quickly became like our extended family. When Joan died in 2003 the support I received helped me through a difficult time. This is where I plan to stay and invite any who might be interested.
We can't wait to hear what you come to love at Windsor Oaks...
"The Windsor Oaks Community is a welcoming environment to come to each day. I truly enjoy my interactions with the resident members. It is fun to hear about the socials, coffee hours, exercise classes, dining-out escapades and the wonderful food at the pot lucks.
The Windsor Oaks staff value serving our members. From trash pick up at your door and general maintenance in your apartment; the caring and inclusiveness of new friends; Windsor Oaks is tops.
I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to share in the daily lives of so many great people. The spirit of the residents is not only unique, but contagious."
Candy Schainker, Management Coordinator
"Working one-on-one with those who live here is what makes this more than a job to me. I love what I do and take great pride in my work."
Dave, Maintenance Engineer