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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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66 Assisted Living Facilities near Ellendale, MN

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Ellendale, 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 Ellendale or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Ellendale.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Ellendale for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 66 assisted living facilities in the Ellendale area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

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Review ofOld Main Village
5.0

They have a five star chef here. I've had the opportunity to eat here, and it was really good. My loved one is much better being here. This has been a good experience for us. We've already recommend the community to others for their loved ones.

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Review ofMilestone Senior Living Faribault
5.0

They are very friendly and very skilled. The community is very clean and they are very attentive to the residents as well as the family members. They are very accommodating at this community for your loved one.

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Review ofTimberdale Trace
5.0

Timberdale is an amazing place, all of the employees are very caring and compassionate.

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Review ofOld Main Village
5.0

They have a five star chef here. I've had the opportunity to eat here, and it was really good. My loved one is much better being here. This has been a good experience for us. We've already recommend the community to others for their loved ones.

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Review ofMilestone Senior Living Faribault
5.0

They are very friendly and very skilled. The community is very clean and they are very attentive to the residents as well as the family members. They are very accommodating at this community for your loved one.

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Review ofTimberdale Trace
5.0

Timberdale is an amazing place, all of the employees are very caring and compassionate.

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Whispering Oak Place

903 Calverly Court, Ellendale, MN 56026

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Whispering OaksWhispering Oaks assisted living community is located in Ellendale, MN. Ellendale was incorporated in 1901, and came about when the railroad came through. It was named after the railroad president’s wife. You’ll find "country style living" here in a small and quiet town....

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Milestone Senior Living Faribault

2500 14th Street NE, Faribault, MN 55021

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Milestone Senior Living Apartments and Suites provide a home-like environment, thoughtfully designed with seniors in mind. Milestone Senior Living has highly trained staff available to meet individual needs. The apartments and suites feature the finest amenities while providing care-free living....

4.6(16 reviews)
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Timberdale Trace

334 Cedardale Dr SE, Owatonna, MN 55060

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
19
3

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

We are a quaint Assisted Living and Memory Care community nestled in a cul-de-sac of neighborhood houses. Both our Timberdale Trace communities are shaped like cottages and only have one level. All of our common spaces are in the center, making it very easy to get to activities and the dining...

3.5(13 reviews)

My friend who lived at Timberdale was very well cared for. His first stay was at the assisted living and as his conditio...

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Traditions of Owatonna I

195 24th Place NW, Owatonna, MN 55060

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
12

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Located in a residential neighborhood, Traditions 1 provides its residents with the complete feeling of home. From the moment you enter this apartment community, you will feel comfort and the freedom to live your life to the fullest.COMMUNITY FEATURESChapel for worshipSalon for pampering our...

4.4(9 reviews)
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Old Main Village

301 South 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
26

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Old Main Village Senior Living is a part the former Mankato State campus, which was converted into gracious senior living in 1988. We are centrally located in downtown Mankato. We have 73 apartments, each completely unique, with a full kitchen, beautiful tall windows and additional storage space...

4.3(6 reviews)
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River Bend Senior Living

30 Silver Lake Pl NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Welcome to River Bend Assisted Living and Memory Care, a senior living community in beautiful Rochester, Minnesota. We offer stylish private apartment homes inside a warm, friendly community with first-class amenities like a state-of-the-art fitness center, beauty and barbershop, theater room,...

4.0(10 reviews)
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New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

100 Dublin Rd, Mankato, MN 56001

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
5

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Offering: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory CareAt New Perspective’s senior living community in Mankato, Minnesota, you’re a short distance from the conveniences you want and need. Within minutes of the community you’ll find the River Hills Mall, six parks, a nature center, a golf club,...

4.5(8 reviews)

The staff are very friendly. My loved ones tell me all the time how much they love the food. They enjoy the activities...

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Water's Edge

800 Agency Trail, Mankato, MN 56001

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

4.8(6 reviews)
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Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows

2135 Lor Ray Dr, North Mankato, MN 56003

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
3

Provides: Assisted Living

With ample walking paths and an adjacent park, Monarch Meadows offers easy access to nature, providing opportunities for reflection and rejuvenation. Our structured programs are designed to enrich our residents' lives by promoting spiritual, recreational or educational benefits with each...

4.4(8 reviews)
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The Homestead at Rochester

5530 Ballington Rd NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
8
1

Provides: Memory Care

The Homestead at Rochester features senior independent living, assisted living, and memory care apartments for individuals 60 years and older in a beautiful setting in NW Rochester.

4.8(6 reviews)

Our family had a tour experience, and our father was actually a resident there for rehab and we really liked it. However...

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Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
18

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

For over 40 years, Thorne Crest has offered seniors the ability to create a lifestyle of their choosing. During that time we have developed programs and offered services to compliment the changing needs and lifestyles of residents and families. Today Thorne Crest continues a tradition of...

5.0(2 reviews)
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Brookdale Mankato

100 Teton Lane, Mankato, MN 56001

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
8
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Provides: Assisted Living

Our community, located in Mankato, Minn., in a residential neighborhood just west of Lake Dorothy Park, offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals, fun outings...

4.0(5 reviews)
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Autumn Grace

118 Raven Ct, Mankato, MN 56001

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
9

Provides: Assisted Living

4.4(4 reviews)
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Prairie Meadows

800 5th Ave NW, Kasson, MN 55944

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Prairie Meadows Senior Living opened its doors in the fall of 2005. Our staff members have over 30 years combined experience in senior care. Prairie Meadows is located in the NW part of Kasson near parks, churches, Mayo Clinic-Kasson and downtown. We are within 10 miles of Dodge Center Mn, Byron...

5.0(2 reviews)
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Birchwood Cottages - Owatonna

1905 Austin Rd, Owatonna, MN 55060

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
5

Provides: Memory Care

Birchwood Cottages specializes in memory care, providing assisted living services in an enhanced care home-like setting.PEOPLE are the heart of Birchwood Cottages. We support meaningful connections between team members and residents. This fosters an uplifting and positive environment in which...

4.7(3 reviews)
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Brookdale Faribault

935 Spring Road, Faribault, MN 55021

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
8
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Provides: Assisted Living

Join our assisted living community in Faribault, Minn., and you’ll discover an engaging social life that pulls you away from the TV and into a world of laughter, friendship and fun. You’ll experience happy hour socials, card and board games, fitness classes, live music, art and other creative...

2.8(4 reviews)
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Traditions of Owatonna II

150 24th St NE, Owatonna, MN 55060

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
11

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Traditions 2 is conveniently located within walking distance of Manthey Park providing a beautiful place for our residents to get fresh air and enjoy nature. From the moment you enter this apartment community, you will feel comfort and the freedom to live your life to the fullest. Whether you...

4.0(2 reviews)
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Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

1615 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Oak Park Place Assisted Living Facility located in Albert Lea, Minnesota is a delightful place for seniors. Residents are presented with a variety of therapeutic activities to help them enjoy life to the fullest. While the main goal of Oak Park Place is to provide a place where residents can...

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Medford Senior Care

108 3rd St NE, Medford, MN 55049

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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Mill City Senior Living

1520 17th Street NW, Faribault, MN 55021

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Mill City is a community designed to meet a myriad of needs. With accessible amenities, stimulating activities and events, and highly-trained, compassionate staff, you will feel totally at home here.We’ve developed a robust menu of services to ensure your needs are met every day. We offer...

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Cost of assisted living in Ellendale, MN

The average cost of senior living in Ellendale is $2,982 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Medford, MN with an average of $2,295 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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Ellendale, Minnesota

Assisted Living

An assisted living community is a residential living community which administers aid, supervision, and care to self-sufficient persons who are not in need of skilled nursing services. Assisted living communities frequently offer assistance with daily activities, care supervision, and aid with appointments and transit. In select situations, communities may offer “aging in place”, Alzheimer’s care, or respite. The annual median cost for a private room is around $132,448 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $120,914 . The state of Minnesota has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, Home Care and Assisted Living Program licenses this type of community. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include weekly housekeeping, assessments of the residents physical and cognitive needs by a registered nurse, reasonable assistance with arranging transportation, and laundry . This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include the person must demonstrate competence in following the instructions, administration of medications, and the instructions must be written. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure 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 have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. 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. Staff members receive training in a variety of fields. These areas include observation, reporting, and documentation of resident status, ombudsman services, handling and reporting complaints, and the aging process . Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs (Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults, and Community Alternative Care).

Demographics and Values

In Ellendale, 5.0% do not have health insurance, 10.8% are widowed, 10.2% live in poverty, and 15.0% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Ellendale is 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.7% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.3% mixed race, 1.5% Asian, and 95.5% white. In Ellendale, 10.5% of the population are veterans. Of the population of Ellendale 39.8% have a high-school diploma, 20.3% have a college degree, and 1.8% have a graduate degree. Ellendale has a population density of 319 people per square mile. The total population of Ellendale consists of 690 people. Out of the total city population, 53.1% are female and 46.9% are male. The median age of Ellendale is 36 years old.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when determining which care option is best for your loved one. Ellendale has a median home value of about $93,047 and the median cost of rent is around $824 per month. The rent burden for Ellendale is about 15.5% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Minnesota

Based on natural beauty, Minnesota ranks 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. 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. There are 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 Minnesota residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. 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 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. During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Minnesota ranks 27th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, Minnesota has an air quality index rating of around 34.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 42.7 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Minnesota is around 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. On average, the state receives 2.37 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -11F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 42F during the month of June. 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 Paper, River, And Yellow Birch, Black Cherry, Tamarack, and Black And White Spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Phoebe, the Red-winged Blackbird, the Common Loons, or the Horned Lark . The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.

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Thorne Crest Senior Living Community, Legacy of Brownsdale and Prairie Meadows are the top rated assisted living facilities near Ellendale, Minnesota. See full list of communities.

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