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21 Assisted Living Facilities near Aurora, MN

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Aurora, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Aurora or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Aurora.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Aurora for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 21 assisted living facilities in the Aurora area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Duluth.

Assisted Living Facilities near Aurora, MN

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Duluth Heights Lodge Senior Living

724 Maple Grove Rd, Duluth, MN 55811

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Primrose Retirement Communities in Duluth are centrally located — close to shopping, hospitals, clinics — and provide independent living and assisted living senior care. Our community features spacious, private apartments for senior living!But we're nestled in a quiet woods area so we have...... Read more

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Edgewood Vista - Hermantown

4125 Wberg Road, Hermantown, MN 55811

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Edgewood Vista is located in scenic Hermantown, Saint Louis County, Minnesota. This nurturing assisted living community is located on the North Shore right near Duluth. This peaceful community has a lot to offer those that love to live their lives independently. You or a loved one could enjoy...... Read more

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4.6(8 reviews)
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Hillcrest Adams

2229 3rd Ave E, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Edgewood Virginia I Sr Lvg

705 17th Street N., Virginia, MN 55792

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

As the leading operator of senior living communities in the Upper Midwest, EMG owns and/or operates over 50 independent living, assisted living and memory care communities with a total of 2,500 beds in seven states, and employs nearly 2,000 people. Edgewood has been providing senior living for...... Read more

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St Ann's Residence

330 E 3rd St, Duluth, MN 55805

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Salmi Homes Office

5482 Meadow Ln, Aurora, MN 55705

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New Journey Residence Ltd

303 Hat Trick Ave, Eveleth, MN 55734

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Diamond Willow Assisted Living of Mountain Iron

8583 Unity Dr, Mountain Iron, MN 55768

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Vermilion Senior Living

1232 Birch St N, Tower, MN 55790

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Provides: Assisted Living

Golden Horizons is a friendly, peaceful assisted living community located in Tower, Minnesota. The oldest city north of Duluth, Tower was incorporated in 1889 and is located 24 miles north of Virginia. The city is defined by its captivating scenery and breathtaking sunsets over Lake Vermilion....... Read more

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Mesabi Nursing Home

501 Jones Ave, Buhl, MN 55713

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Heritage Manor Health Care Ctr

321 6th St NE, Chisholm, MN 55719

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Mccarthy Manor Inc

2221 N Arlington Ave, Duluth, MN 55811

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Heritage Haven Inc

2701 E 6th St, Duluth, MN 55812

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Longview House

225 N 26th Ave E, Duluth, MN 55812

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Diamond Willow Assisted Living of Lester Park

6353 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55804

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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4.0(2 reviews)
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Hillcrest Terrace

1507 E 41st St, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Keystone Bluffs Assisted Living

2528 Trinity Rd, Duluth, MN 55811

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Pines III Assisted Living

50 E Saint Marie St, Duluth, MN 55803

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Royal Assisted Living

100 Elizabeth St # 106, Duluth, MN 55803

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Ecumen Duluth The Shores

4000 London Rd, Duluth, MN 55804

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Cost of assisted living in Aurora, MN

The average cost of senior living in Aurora is $3,797 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Duluth, MN with an average of $2,425 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Aurora, Minnesota

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities administer oversight, recreational activities, and healthcare to persons who are on average 65 years of age or older. Services offered often include help with the activities of daily life. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer respite, skilled nursing, or continuing care. In Minnesota, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $45,600 . Minnesota has a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, Home Care and Assisted Living Program regulates this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with self-administration of medication, medication administration, weekly housekeeping, and Periodic opportunities for socialization. Staff are required to receive education in a variety of areas. These areas include 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years in topics relevant to the operations of the establishment and residents’ needs, communication skills, the aging process , and changes in body function. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assessment by an RN of a prospective resident’s physical and cognitive needs and 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. 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 community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include administration of medications, Staff administering medications must be instructed by an RN, and assistance with self-administration of medications. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs (Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults, and Community Alternative Care).

Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is based will have a huge impact on the cost of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor in determining which community meets the needs of your family. The median monthly rent in Aurora is around $567 and the median home value for Aurora is approximately $68,685. The rent burden for Aurora is about 14.0% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Currently, the population of Aurora consists of 1,646 people. Aurora has a population density of 167 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Aurora is 3.5% Asian, 96.5% white, 0.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, 0.0% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, and 0.0% other or not specified. Out of the total population of Aurora, 50.5% participate in the labor force, 4.1% do not have health insurance, 8.1% consider themselves widows, and 22.3% live in poverty. In Aurora, 11.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 4.9% have a graduate degree, 37.7% have a high-school diploma, and 15.4% have a college degree. Based on gender, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Aurora is 43 years old.

State Information

An overview of Minnesota

Out of a national average of 100, Minnesota has a cost of living index rating of 102, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 88. There are 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 Minnesota residents. Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Minnesota is ranked 3rd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Minnesota citizen is ranked 3rd nation-wide. Additionally, Minnesota is ranked 10th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Minnesota ranks 27th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religion, 34% of Minnesota residents attend religious services among the 5,953 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

Minnesota experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 80% in the month of December. During the winter, the average temperature in Minnesota drops 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 42F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Minnesota is 34.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 42.7 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Minnesota is around 2.37 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. 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).

Wildlife to be found in Minnesota

The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Balsam Fir, Pin Cherry, Black And White Spruce, and Hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Phoebe, the Red-winged Blackbird, the American Kestrel, or the Timber Wolves. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.

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