Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 3 Assisted Living facilities in Alexandria and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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112 Iverson Avenue, Ashby, MN 56309
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The Ashby Living Center is an assisted living community conveniently located from the I-94, near Little Lake. Our campus is just minutes from a number of local restaurants and other services. We offer ample parking for residents and their guests. Our comfortable common areas feel like home...
1010 1st St NE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531
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Maplewood Manor provides seniors with the assistance they need to live full and satisfying lives while maintaining their independence and dignity. Our high standards and unique approach to delivering care makes us a preferred residential choice for seniors.Maplewood Manor provides a retirement...
308 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345
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Nouis Home at Pine Edge is premier Assisted Living home located in central Minnesota. Located in downtown Little Falls, the 'Pine Edge' is a licensed 42-bed Board & Care with Special Services facility that features both private and semi-private rooms. Three nutritious meals are served every day....
Assisted living communities provide apartment style housing and social interaction as well as individual help. Assisted living communities often offer opportunities for recreational activity, supervision of care, and aid with the activities of daily life. In select instances, communities may provide Alzheimer’s care, continuing care, or hospice. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $11,037 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $10,076 . The state of Minnesota maintains specific standards associated with this kind of community. Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, Home Care and Assisted Living Program licenses this community type. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include Staff administering medications must be instructed by an RN, administration of medications, and assistance with self-administration of medications. Staff are required to obtain training in a variety of subjects. These areas include he home care bill of rights, reporting abuse/neglect, observation, reporting, and documentation of resident status, and communication skills. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as communities must propose a service agreement or service plan prior to the date on which the prospective resident executes a contract or the date on which he or she moves in, whichever is earlier and assessment by an RN of a prospective resident’s physical and cognitive needs. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include weekly housekeeping, Periodic opportunities for socialization, assistance with at least three activities of daily living , and assessments of the residents physical and cognitive needs by a registered nurse. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs (Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults, and Community Alternative Care).This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include housing with service establishments that use the term assisted living must provide two meals per day. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day.
In Alexandria, 9.1% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Alexandria is 1.1% black, 95.1% white, 2.1% Hispanic, 1.8% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, 0.8% Native American, 1.1% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Alexandria has a population density of 304 people per square mile. Of the population of Alexandria 28.7% have a high-school diploma, 6.7% have a graduate degree, and 23.1% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Alexandria, 9.9% are widows, 11.8% live in poverty, 63.6% participate in the labor force, and 3.8% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Alexandria is 39 years old.
The price of care for a community is determined by the community where it is located. Alexandria has a median home value of around $163,769 and the median cost of rent is around $869 per month per month. The rent burden for Alexandria is around 16.2% of the average person’s monthly income.
The natural beauty of Minnesota is ranked 3rd in the nation. Minnesota is ranked 3rd in quality of life and 10th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Minnesota has a cost of living index of 101.5, a grocery index rating of 106.7, and a housing index rating of 88.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The state of Minnesota has 140 hospitals and 61 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,654,535. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health.
In Minnesota, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,953 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. In Minnesota, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In the last presidential election 46% of Minnesota residents voted Democrat and 45% voted Republican. The state of Minnesota ranks 27th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Minnesota is around 2.37 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 5.59 inches. Minnesota experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 42F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 13F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 33F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11F in the month of January. On average, Minnesota has an air quality index rating of around 34.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 42.7 AQI. While residents of Minnesota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Minnesota can include floods and earthquakes (high).
The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Hemlock, Wine, Red, And Black Spine, Black Cherry, and Juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Phoebe, the Peregrine Falcons, the Trumpeter Swans, or the Common Loons. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.