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27 Assisted Living Facilities near Willmar, MN

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

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Willmar for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 27 assisted living facilities in the Willmar 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 Dassel, Redwood Falls or Silver Lake.

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Brookdale Willmar

1501 19th Avenue Southwest, Willmar, MN 56201

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Provides: Assisted Living

Do you prefer the slower pace of a small town? Then we’re just what you’re looking for, because we combine quiet country living with the accessibility and security of an assisted living community. We are located in Willmar, Minn., about two hours west of Minneapolis. Perhaps at this time in your...

4.7(3 reviews)
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Vista Prairie at Copperleaf

1550 1st St N, Willmar, MN 56201

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Situated near lakes, parks and the local golf course, Copperleaf sits in a quiet neighborhood on the north end of town. Our beautiful landscaping includes patios, ponds and raised garden beds, treating visitors and residents to a relaxing and inviting outdoor environment. We offer many programs...

4.5(2 reviews)
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Vista Prairie at Garnette Gardens

511 S Dekalb St, Redwood Falls, MN 56283

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Surrounded by a lovely residential neighborhood with a peaceful courtyard, gardens and convenient walking trails, Garnette Gardens is this community's jewel in Senior Living. The facility enhances daily living for residents with amenities that include a state-of-the-art entertainment center and a...

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Cedar Crest of Silver Lake

1401 Main St W, Silver Lake, MN 55381

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

Cedar Crest of Silver Lake is a 40 bed facility that enhances the lifestyles of the elderly. We provide All Levels of care, from minimal to total cares. We have a memory care unit with 24/hour staffing. We have licensed RNs, LPNs, TMAs, HHAs and Aides. All meals, snacks and entertainment are...

4.5(2 reviews)
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Serenity Place on 7th

329 7th Ave SE, St. Joseph, MN 56374

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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

4.5(1 review)
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Lakeside Generations Senior Living Community

441 Williams Ave E, Dassel, MN 55325

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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Senior Aparments

Lakeside Generations Assisted Living options support dignity, independence and choice through services tailored to meet the needs of each individual resident. Community members enjoy peace of mind in an environment that lets them take advantage of new opportunities and experiences. Included in...

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Prairie Senior Cottages of Willmar

1701 19th Ave SW, Willmar, MN 56201

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Hyatt House of Holdingford

231 Washington Street P.O. Box 10, Holdingford, MN 56340

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

Hyatt House of HoldingfordLocated just nine miles north of Highway 94, Hyatt House of Holdingford is an assisted living community that’s located in Holdingford, Minnesota. A modern atmosphere, a warm and inviting location, and outstanding access to amenities makes Hyatt House of Holdingford...

2.8(2 reviews)
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Sterling Park Healthcare Ctr

142 1st St N, Waite Park, MN 56387

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Provides: Memory Care, Nursing Homes

4.5(1 review)
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Red Castle Home

405 N Armstrong Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

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Provides: Assisted Living

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River Oaks At Shady Ridge LLC

225 Shady Ridge Rd NW, Hutchinson, MN 55350

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Provides: Assisted Living

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John Paul Apartments

200 8th Ave N, Cold Spring, MN 56320

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Fairway Pines

606 Main Street North, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Fairway Pines is an active senior community in Sauk Centre, MN. This community offers a premium level of senior living. Our commitment is to promote independence and individuality to our tenants in a supportive environment. You can expect our community to offer a variety of fun and stimulating...

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Williams Home

558 Pacific Ave, Hancock, MN 56244

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Park Gardens Apartments

114 North First Street, Waite Park, MN 56387

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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Sterling Park Commons

114 1st St N, Waite Park, MN 56387

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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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Arlington Place of St Joseph

30415 91st Ave, St. Joseph, MN 56374

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

4.0(2 reviews)
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Edgewood Gables

600 3rd St E, Cokato, MN 55321

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living, Home Care

4.0(1 review)
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Prairie Park Place

1100 Warrings Ave, Clara City, MN 56222

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Cedar Crest of Cosmos

130 Neptune St N, Cosmos, MN 56228

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

Cedar Crest of Cosmos is a 29 bed facility that provides all Levels of Care for our elderly. We offer independence and security while maintaining an excellent quality of life. All meals, snacks and entertainment included plus so much more.We are " A Place to Call Home"

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Cost of assisted living in Willmar, MN

The average cost of senior living in Willmar is $3,004 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Dassel, MN with an average of $1,638 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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Willmar, Minnesota

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer apartment style housing and social events as well as personalized care. Assisted living communities frequently provide care supervision, assistance with transit and appointments, and opportunities for leisurely activity. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer dementia care, nursing care, or respite. In Minnesota, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $45,600 . Minnesota maintains a number of stipulations related to this type of community. Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, Home Care and Assisted Living Program governs this community type. 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 education in a variety of subjects. These areas include handling and reporting complaints, needs and concerns of elderly and disabled persons, basic elements of body functioning, and handling of emergencies. 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 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 type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with self-administration of medication, Periodic opportunities for socialization, reasonable assistance with arranging transportation, and weekly housekeeping. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include Staff administering medications must be instructed by an RN, the instructions must be written, and assistance with self-administration of medications. 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

In terms of education, 19.9% have a college degree, 6.8% have a graduate degree, and 26.8% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Willmar is 22.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.5% other or not specified, 0.6% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 1.8% mixed race, 77.7% white, and 9.2% black. Based on gender, 49.6% are male and 50.4% are female. The median age of Willmar is 34 years old. Willmar has a population density of 542 people per square mile. In Willmar, 13.0% have some form of disability, 6.7% are widows, 17.0% live in poverty, and 8.0% do not have health insurance. In Willmar, 6.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when deciding what care option works for you or your loved one. Monthly, the median rent in Willmar is around $889 and the median home value in Willmar is about $130,863. The rent burden for Willmar is about 17.3% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Minnesota

Residents of Minnesota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 3rd in the United States. There are 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 Minnesota residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Minnesota are Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Minnesota citizen is ranked 3rd nation-wide. Additionally, Minnesota is ranked 10th by healthcare standards. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 34% of Minnesota’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,953 different congregations. 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 median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 45% of Minnesota residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11F in the month of January. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 42F during the month of June. Minnesota experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. 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 Juniper, Black Cherry, Hemlock, and Balsam Fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Phoebe, the Horned Lark , the Bald Eagles, or the Trumpeter Swans. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.

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Brookdale Willmar, Vista Prairie at Copperleaf and Cedar Crest of Silver Lake are the top rated assisted living facilities near Willmar, Minnesota. See full list of communities.

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