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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 50 Assisted Living facilities in White Bear Lake 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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Assisted Living near White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Edgewood Senior Living

12450 Cloud Drive NE, Blaine, MN 55449

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OPENED IN JANUARY 2014. Edgewood Senior Living is a small one-level community that offers 34 assisted living apartments and 25 apartments designed with memory care programs and services. We have a combination of studio, one and two bedroom apartments. Care staff is on-site 24/7, all meals...

Edgemont Place Alzheimer's Special Care Center

11748 Ulysses Lane NE, Blaine, MN 55434

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Edgemont Place is a unique memory care community dedicated to residents who are living with Alzheimer's and related dementia. Edgemont Place is a member of JEA Senior Living's family of memory care communities which spans the United States from coast to coast and in to Canada. The dedicated staff...

The Lakes at Stillwater

107 Bridgewater Way, Stillwater, MN 55082

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New Perspective Senior Living l Woodbury

2195 Century Ave S, Woodbury, MN 55125

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Founded in 1998, New Perspective Senior Living (NPSL) is a family owned company that operates and develops Senior Living Communities throughout the Midwest. Our foundational belief—that all seniors deserve attentive, personalized, respectful care that support Living Life with Purpose and aging...

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Suite Living - Little Canada

2740 Rice St, Falcon Heights, MN 55113

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Keystone Place at LaValle Fields

14602 Finale Ave, Hugo, MN 55038

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Keystone Place at LaValle Fields is an assisted living community located in tranquil Hugo, Washington County, Minnesota. Hugo is small town filled with places for fishing and small farms that give Hugo a special touch when going for a Sunday drive. There are three lakes locally and one is located...

CLO - Stratford

6617 Stratford Road, Woodbury, MN 55125

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CLO - Stratford CLO-Stratford is a residential care home located in the largest city of Woodbury, Minnesota, which is in Washington County. Our suburban area contains forty-five different parks for all members of the community to enjoy the scenic view. Woodbury is a wonderful place to live with...

The Homestead at Maplewood

1890 Sherren Avenue East, Maplewood, MN 55109

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The Homestead at Maplewood's is a 61 unit community that offers both assisted living and memory support services. The assisted living has 37 apartments and is designed to help preserve quality of life, respect for the individual and the highest level of independence. Our programs and services...

The Waters of Highland Park

678 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116

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At The Waters of Highland Park it’s hard to decide what to do each day. There’s a nearby golf course, library, charming neighborhood shops and restaurants, and historic college campuses to explore. You could also stay home and dine at The Waters Restaurant, pamper yourself at The Waters Salon or...

Sunlight Home on Skillman

1243 Skillman Ave, Maplewood, MN 55109

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Sunlight Home on Skillman Sunlight Home on Skillman is a residential care home located in the stunning Maplewood City, Minnesota in Ramsey County. We are located in a clean, safe, and upscale neighborhood. This provides a perfect atmosphere for a group home setting. Trees on either side ensure a...

Seven Hills Senior Living

733 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104

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Welcome to Seven Hills Senior Living!We are so excited to be part of the St Paul area. Our community gives residents lots of St. Paul’s charm and history with it's beautiful craftsmanship and exquisite décor throughout the entire building.We are located on a tree-lined avenue reinvigorated with...

Brightondale Senior Campus

2700 Rice Creek Road, New Brighton, MN 55112

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Brightondale Senior Campus, part of the SilverCrest family, has been serving the north east suburbs for over 20 years. We are well established in the community, and work with our local partners to bring value to the community. Brightondale has been voted Best Retirement Community by Sun Times...

Encore at Hugo

5607 North 150th Street, Hugo, MN 55038

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Encore at Hugo is a small senior living community located in Hugo, Minnesota. Here at Encore, we pride ourselves on being a a close knit family and provide our residents with the care and love that we would give to our own family. Our location is in a beautiful environment where residents will...

Scenic Hills #3

2170 Snowshoe, St Paul, MN 55119

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Scenic Hills #3 is a senior care home that's located in Ramsey county, St. Paul, MN. Loving caregivers provide assistance to seniors who reside here in a group home setting. St. Paul is a historical and modern city dating back to its rising prominence in 1849 when it was honored with being the...

Elk Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center

1700 Beam Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55109

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We understand the unique challenge you face when selecting senior care for yourself or a loved one. Let us help by putting your mind at ease. We treat all of our residents with the same compassionate care, whether the individual is in need of assistance with activities of daily living or requires...

Vista Prairie at River Heights

744 19th Ave North, South Saint Paul, MN 55075

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Vista Prairie at River Heights provides seniors with assisted living in the great city of Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Those who visit Saint Paul will find that the city has much to offer. Guests of our residents will want to check out the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, as well as the...

Peaceful Living

1000 Reaney Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106

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Peaceful Living homes are managed by loving and compassionate people who are dedicated to the well-being of each and every resident. We hope that you will consider Peaceful Living as the best option for individuals receiving special care. We are truly passionate about providing a warm and...

Brookdale West St. Paul

315 Thompson Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN 55118

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As you and your family consider care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, we can help. Our community in St. Paul, Minn., in a quiet residential neighborhood near Kaposia Park, offers a safe environment and exceptional memory care. Memory care services in a safe,...

New Perspective Senior Living | Mahtomedi

111 East Avenue, St Paul, MN 55115

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New Perspective Senior Living at Mahtomedi is a boutique memory care program specializing in Alzheimer's and memory loss. Our campus of two cottages has 32 apartments designed to encapsulate our residents in a therapeutic environment every day. Dining at Mahtomedi is genuinely unique. Our open...

Artis of Woodbury NOW OPEN

Sales Office: 8380 City Centre Dr, Ste 110, Woodbury, MN 55125

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For personalized memory care services, you are in great hands with Artis of Woodbury. The Artis Way empowers residents with their own individual preferences and passions as we ensure that your care is personalized and adaptive to your loved one’s uniqueness. From our purpose-built interiors...

Oak Meadows

8131 4th St N, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Welcome to Oak Meadows! Located in beautiful Oakdale, we are a not-for-profit senior living community in Minnesota. We opened on April 1, 1998. From our stunning campus to our dedicated staff, we are committed to providing excellent care, engaging activities, and a strong community for our...

Battle Creek Care Home

45 Battle Creek Road, St Paul, MN 55119

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Battle Creek Care Home is a senior care home that is located in the large capital city of St. Paul, MN and in Ramsey county. St. Paul is the second most populous city in the state of Minnesota and is home to the St. Paul Airport, offering ease of travel. The group home setting itself is...

Carefree Cottages of Maplewood

1801 Gervais Avenue, Maplewood, MN 55109

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Carefree Cottages of Maplewood is an assisted living community located in the town of Maplewood, Minnesota, on the outskirts of Minneapolis. Surrounded by a trio of ponds and adjacent to the Four Seasons Park, Carefree Cottages sits in one of the more beautiful neighborhoods found in the city....

Suite Living - Roseville

197 County Rd B2W, Falcon Heights, MN 55113

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Millenium Home Senior Care

1830 Summer Ave, St Paul, MN 55109

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Hi! I’m Snezhana Bessonov. I am the director of Millennium Home Senior Care and I am so excited have you see our new home. It is nestled in a beautiful neighborhood in Maplewood. Well, come on in…. We love our beautiful dining room where our 5 residents will enjoy breaking bread. The dining room...

New Perspective Senior Living | Columbia Heights

3801 Hart Blvd, Columbia Heights, MN 55421

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New Perspective Senior Living | Columbia Heights is located just east of Minneapolis, near St. Anthony Village. Creative interior design combines warm, friendly tones with the beauty and amenities of a fine hotel. And when the resident comes first, there is no end to the great opportunities for...

Chandler Place

3701 Chandler Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55421

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Step into Chandler Place and take comfort in knowing that you have come to the right place. We have been a part of the St. Anthony community for many years, delivering a lifestyle of care, value and well-being amidst a beautiful setting.Here you will find a thriving community of residents from...

Saint Therese at St. Odilia

3500 Vivian Ave, Shoreview, MN 55126

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Saint Therese at St. Odilia is a welcoming home for those elderly who need extended life care. We provide long term palliative, or comfort care, for end of life diseases. Our 24 hour skilled staff of nurses is expertly trained in managing the unique challenges of long term care. We have experts...

Oak Ridge Place

6060 Oxboro Ave N, Stillwater, MN 55082

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Oak Ridge Place is an assisted living community in the picturesque city of Stillwater, MN. Our peaceful community is surrounded by lush gardens, green lawns and shade trees, and is central to shopping, area hospitals and the scenic St. Croix River. Stillwater is an inviting place to settle down,...

Hazel Senior Living

1109 Hazel St N, Saint Paul, MN 55109

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Hazel Senior Living is a brand new assisted living facility in St. Paul with 24-private studio units. We believe in compassionate care while promoting independence for all Residents. Our staff has over 10 years of experience in senior care. Our team consists of Housing Manager, Director of...

The Harbors Senior Living of Fridley

5300 4th Street NE, Fridley, MN 55421

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Our community has the latest technology needed to give the best care to our residents to assure cares and wait times are at a minimum at all times as we are a newer community built in 2017Our management staff has over 25 years of combined experience in the industry, priding ourselves in "best of"...

The Preserve of Roseville

2600 Dale Street North, Roseville, MN 55113

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Nestled up to 52-acres of the Harriett Alexander Wildlife Nature Preserve, The Preserve of Roseville offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care to support you or your loved one within the comfort of their own private apartment home. Our gorgeous community is designed to reflect...

Woodbury Senior Living

2825 Woodlane St, Woodbury, MN 55125

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At Woodbury Senior Living, we serve seniors and their families by encouraging them to thrive – by offering a wide variety of wellness-focused services and activities while empowering them to live as independently as possible. Woodbury Senior Living provides a full spectrum of care options in a...

Encore at Mahtomedi

720 Mahtomedi Ave, St Paul, MN 55115

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Encore of Mahtomedi is a small senior living community located in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. Here at Encore, we pride ourselves on being a a close knit family and provide our residents with the care and love that we would give to our own family. Our location is in a beautiful environment where...

Project Caring

14410 21st St N, Stillwater, MN 55082

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Project Caring is a senior care home located in the lively Stillwater city, Minnesota and in St. Croix County. Our community is strategically located in this city due to the great roads and nearness to hospitals. The roads ensure our seniors are assured of easy and efficient transportation. In...

Arthur's Residential Care

1854 Alta Vista Drive, Roseville, MN 55113

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Rakhma Joy

123 South Wheeler, Saint Paul, MN 55105

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Rakhma is not 'a home'; rather it is home, where friends sing together, take walks together, and forgive repeated stories. Rakhma was a pioneer in offering alternatives to the typical long-term care setting, and has been a beacon of light for many families struggling with the devastating effects...

Suite Living - North St. Paul

24710 13th Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55109

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Bentson Family Assisted Living

730 Kay Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

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Bentson Family Assisted Living Residence Distinctive and inviting — discover all the Bentson has to offer. Live life in your own unique way in the comfort of your own 'home' with additional assistance as needed. 48 studio, one and two-bedroom apartments Emergency call systems ...

Sunrise of Roseville

2555 Snelling Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Conveniently located just minutes from both the Minneapolis and St. Paul downtown areas, Sunrise of Roseville is in the heart of Roseville on Snelling...

Brookdale West St. Paul

305 East Thompson Avenue, St Paul, MN 55118

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Our assisted living community in West St. Paul, Minn., offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into creative projects, happy hour socials, card and board games, lively meals, fitness classes, fun outings and anything else that you want to do. And there’s always the...

The Waters of White Bear Lake

3820 Hoffman Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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Nestled near the Gem Lake and Lake Shore neighborhoods, The Waters brings a new living experience to White Bear Lake. This senior living community features an on-site restaurant, café, pub and spaces decorated by award-wining interior designer Renée LeJeune Hallberg.At The Waters, your apartment...

Walker Methodist at Westwood Ridge

One Thompson Ave West, West Saint Paul, MN 55118

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Walker Methodist At Westwood Ridge is an assisted living community located in West St. Paul, MN. West St. Paul is a small town on the Mississippi River with about 20,000 residents in Dakota County with several restaurants and shops. Residents who enjoy group outings and social gatherings can go...

Peaceful Lodge

6630 Hudson Blvd, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Located in Oakdale, Minnesota, Peaceful Lodge is a brand new assisted living residence that is warm and welcoming from the moment you set eyes on it. Our community offers easy access to Highway 94 and is close to restaurants, shopping malls and clinics. Our residents love how easy it is to get...

Metro Nursing Services

1312 Burke Circle E, Maplewood, MN 55109

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Business Overview: Metro Nursing Services LLC is a residential Vent Group Home. Vent Clients receive one on care by highly trained private Registered Nurses. Residents receive three home-made meals, support, 24-hour supervision and assistance with personal care and living skills as needed. At...

Gable Pines

1260 County Rd E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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Gable Pines is a beautiful community that opened in June of 2016. Offering options for independent living, assisted living, and memory care. The life enrichment (activities) program is very full and well rounded. The culinary department provides meals that not only nourish, but also delight! All...

Suite Living - Vadnais Heights

508 Liberty Way, North Oaks, MN 55127

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Brookdale North Oaks

300 Village Center Drive, North Oaks, MN 55127

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At Brookdale North Oaks, we have the deep experience to understand the complexity of Alzheimer’s and dementia at every stage, so if you and your family are considering care for a loved one with dementia, we can help. Our person-centered approach to dementia care is carefully structured to give...

The Waters of Oakdale

7088 11th St N, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Whether you prefer to relax in the comfort of home, explore Oakdale’s amazing parks and nature centers, or shop for deals at the nearby shopping malls, The Waters of Oakdale is the ideal Community for independent senior living. Don’t spend a minute worrying about having the services you need, now...

Sunlight Senior Living

400 Western Ave, St Paul, MN 55103

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Sunlight senior living of St. Paul, Minnesota places emphasis on making each member feel loved and part of the family from the moment that they arrive, treating them with the same love and care that we would want for our own loved ones. We believe that life is more about being comfortable but...

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer social opportunities, personal care, and supervision to individuals around 65 years of age or older. Services provided often include aid with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. In some situations, communities may offer “aging in place”, hospice, or respite. 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 type of community. 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 the person must demonstrate competence in following the instructions. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assessments of the residents physical and cognitive needs by a registered nurse, laundry , assistance with self-administration of medication, and assistance with at least three activities of daily living . Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure 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. Staff members obtain education in a number of subjects. These include: basic infection control, reporting abuse/neglect, needs and concerns of elderly and disabled persons, and changes in body function. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs (Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults, and Community Alternative Care).This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day.


Demographics and Values

White Bear Lake has a population density of 1,230 people per square mile. Currently, the population of White Bear Lake consists of 25,888 people. Based on gender, 52.5% are female and 47.5% are male. The median age of White Bear Lake is 41 years old. In White Bear Lake, 7.1% consider themselves widows, 6.2% live in poverty, 13.0% have some form of disability, and 5.3% do not have health insurance. In White Bear Lake, 9.2% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of White Bear Lake is 5.1% Asian, 89.0% white, 2.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% Native American, 3.0% mixed race, 2.2% black, and 0.3% other or not specified. Of the population of White Bear Lake 35.2% have a college degree, 24.9% have a high-school diploma, and 13.2% have a graduate degree.


Cost of Living

The location where a care community is based could have a significant impact on community price. The overall cost of living can be a major influence when choosing which community works for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for White Bear Lake is around 17.8% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in White Bear Lake costs around $205,074 and the median cost for rent is about $1,239 per month a month.


State Information

An overview of Minnesota

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. Minnesota is ranked 3rd in quality of life and 10th in healthcare. The state of Minnesota has a cost of living index of 101.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 106.7 and a housing index rating of 88.3. Residents of Minnesota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 3rd in the United States.


Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-four percent of Minnesota residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate.


State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Minnesota drops to around 13F. The average high winter temperature is around 33F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -11F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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 humidity across the state is 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 80% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Minnesota is around 2.37 inches. The average air quality index rating in Minnesota is 34.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 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).


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 Mountain Ash, Paper, River, And Yellow Birch, Juniper, and Black Cherry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Phoebe, the Trumpeter Swans, the Black Bears, or the Peregrine Falcons. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Minnesota

There are 50 assisted living facilities near White Bear Lake, Minnesota. See the full list.

Arthur's Residential Care, New Perspective Senior Living l Woodbury and Seven Hills Senior Living are the top rated assisted living facilities near White Bear Lake, Minnesota. See full list of communities.

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