Bethany Life offers a full continuum of care for older adults. Our services include At-Home wellness and education, skilled care, assisted living, independent living, and long-term care. Located in Story City, Iowa (a short drive from Ames), Bethany Life has been a part of the community since 1914.

Bethany Life has grown and transitioned into the region’s most comprehensive resource for senior living and healthcare services. Innovative thinking extends to partnering with community organizations, hospitals, families, and residents to help guide each older adult in his or her personal journey through life. Non-profit and faith-based, Bethany Life serves all populations, regardless of financial position.

Our Mission

Bethany Life’s mission is to help elders thrive in their life journey, living in a Christian environment of hope and compassion.

Our Vision

Bethany Life will become a regionally recognized resource for comprehensive and innovative aging services.

Our Values

Benevolence, Stewardship, Personal Growth, Innovation, Teamwork, and Relationships

Our communities include:

The Households of Bethany — All inclusive nursing home
Cedar Place — Assisted and Independent living
Timberland Village — Assistant and Independent living
Twin Homes — Independent living

Our services include:

Transitional Care — bridging the gap between hospital and home
LifeChoices® at Bethany — at-home wellness and education
Memory Care — specialized service for those with dementia

© 2016 Bethany Life Site by Rippke Design 212 Lafayette Ave. Story City, Iowa 50248 phone: (515) 733-4325 email: office@bethanylife.org Photos by Pete Tekippe and Jenn Hindman


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  1. LifeChoices at Bethany Educational Presentation

    July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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