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Senior housing types near Brookings, SD

  • StoneyBrook Suites

    StoneyBrook Suites

    1906 12th St S, Brookings, SD 57006
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  • Washington Crossing

    Washington Crossing

    4709 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
    (6)
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    Washington Crossing is Sioux Falls' premier independent senior living community. We are a local, independently owned and operated company with long standing ties to the Sioux Falls community. We take great pride in providing clean, comfortable retirement living to folks that want to be surrounded by...

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  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (11)
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    Welcome to The Inn on Westport.  We offer everything desired for the active senior lifestyles, including truly private apartments at affordable prices for the Independent Retirees, those desiring Assisted Living services, and for those in need of Respite Care. We are conveniently located...

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  • Brookdale Willmar

    Brookdale Willmar

    1501 19th Avenue Southwest, Willmar, MN 56201
    (3)
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    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...

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  • Keelson Harbour

    Keelson Harbour

    2810 Aurora Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
    (3)
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    Keelson Harbour is an Assisted Living Community located in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Our beautiful property is located on a quiet hill with easy access to nearby lakes. Residents enjoy an on-site pond, complete with growing ducklings and their families. With many nearby attractions,...

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  • Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living

    Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living

    632 - L14, Remsen, IA 51050
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    Bavarian Meadows where our tenants are “Living their best life!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at Bavarian. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or BINGO game, enjoy coffee chats by...

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  • Truman Manor Apartments

    Truman Manor Apartments

    402 N 4th Ave E, Truman, MN 56088
    (1)
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    Located in rural southern Minnesota, Truman Manor Apartments are connected directly to Truman Senior Living. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a variety of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit group, outstanding...

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  • The Gardens of Cherokee

    The Gardens of Cherokee

    1610 Highway 3, Cherokee, IA 51012
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    Beautiful Living 'Where Life Is Blooming!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at The Gardens. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or domino game, bake pies in the Country Kitchen, enjoy...

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  • Bickford of Sioux City

    Bickford of Sioux City

    4020 Indian Hills Dr., Sioux City, IA 51108
    (7)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • The Heritage at Northern Hills

    The Heritage at Northern Hills

    4000-4002 Teton Trace, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (7)
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    Northern Hills has proudly exceeded resident expectations for more than 17 years! With both Assisted and Independent Living, we offer various levels of assistance while encouraging and supporting independence. Northern Hills allows you to enjoy a worry-free lifestyle. Come discover our elegant and...

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  • Brookdale Sioux City

    Brookdale Sioux City

    2562 Pierce Street, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (6)
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    If you’re ready to let someone else do the dishes, we might be the perfect fit for you.  Here at our community, you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and residential care living on the same campus.  With independent living and assisted living both...

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  • Regency Square

    Regency Square

    3501 Dakota Ave, South Sioux City, NE 68776
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    Regency Square is a leader in skilled nursing in the Siouxland area. Our professional therapy team is available to provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. While we have several residents that return to their own home after a short-term stay, Regency Square also offers a comforting, small...

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  • Edgewood Vista-Alexandria

    Edgewood Vista-Alexandria

    1902 7th Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308
    (4)
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    Enjoy northern Minnesota living at Edgewood in Alexandria. This home-like senior living community is the ideal combination of living spaces, care and amenities to promote residents' health and well being in assisted living and memory care.

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  • Whispering Creek

    Whispering Creek

    2609 Nicklaus Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51106
    (10)
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    Retirement Community includes Villa Homes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, Memory Care Suites and a beautiful Clubhouse. Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community is located next to the Whispering Overlooking miles of breathtaking golf course views, Whispering Creek...

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  • Lawton Senior Living

    Lawton Senior Living

    200 E Char-Mac Dr, Lawton, IA 51030
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    Our Assisted-living programs have been recognized by ICAL and NCAL as top award winning premiere facilities in the region. Each and every tenant is treated as family. The program is extremely proud to serve our friends and neighbors. We offers 6 levels of Assisted-living cares, and also integrates...

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  • Floyd Place

    Floyd Place

    403 C. Street, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
    (13)
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    At Floyd Place, our senior living community in Sergeant Bluff, we offer thoughtful, compassionate service to help our residents thrive. Our residents engage in a variety of stimulating activities, such as tai chi, exercise classes, happy hour, movie nights, spa day, and ice cream socials. We welcome...

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  • Parker Oaks Senior Living

    Parker Oaks Senior Living

    211 6th St NW, Winnebago, MN 56098
    (2)
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    Located in rural Winnebago, Minnesota, Parker Oaks Senior Living has deep roots in serving the surrounding communities. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a wide range of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit group,...

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  • Old Main Village

    Old Main Village

    301 South 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001
    (4)
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    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...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

    New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato

    100 Dublin Rd, Mankato, MN 56001
    (6)
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    New Perspective Senior Living | Mankato is extremely close to the River Hills Mall as well as a variety of parks, golf courses, and scenic areas. We are an assisted living apartment community that also offers a memory care center and an independent living community to suit the needs of all our...

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  • Brookdale Mankato

    Brookdale Mankato

    100 Teton Lane, Mankato, MN 56001
    (4)
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    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...

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  • Holstein Senior Living

    Holstein Senior Living

    1500 S Kiel St, Holstein, IA 51025
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    At Holstein Senior Living and The Ridge our "red carpet hospitality" and our focus on making our residents dreams come true, to our exceptional healthcare services and team member's, our focus is always to embrace every moment. This philosophy starts our belief that our residents come first.

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  • Kinship Pointe Wayne

    Kinship Pointe Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Dr, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Kinship Pointe, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...

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  • The Harbor at Peace Village

    The Harbor at Peace Village

    300 North Faxon Road, Norwood Young America, MN 55368
    (4)
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    The Harbor was opened in 2006 and has 36 home like assisted living apartments. We offer the freedom of independent living blended with the quality services tailored to meet your every need. We offer spacious studio and one bedroom apartments. Each apartment features a full kitchen, including a range...

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  • Kingsway Retirement Living

    Kingsway Retirement Living

    815 West Main, Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (33)
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    Kingsway Retirement Living offers independent living, assisted living and memory care in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. We are part of 22 acre campus owned and operated by The Lutheran Home Association. Our campus includes skilled nursing, a residence for developmentally disabled adults and more Our five...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living Waconia

    New Perspective Senior Living Waconia

    500 S. Cherry Street, Waconia, MN 55387
    (5)
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    Located west of Minneapolis in the lovely lakeside community of Waconia, New Perspective Senior Living | Waconia was the first community developed by the founding family—and the most recent to undergo a multi-million dollar expansion. The possibilities for Living Life on Purpose are limited only by...

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  • Talamore Senior Living

    Talamore Senior Living

    215 37th Ave N, Saint Cloud, MN 56303
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    Talamore is a new community, just having opened in February 2020. We offer a full continuum of care: independent living, assisted living, enhanced assisted living and a secured memory care. Talamore is able to provide a high care level: ostomies, sliding scale insulin, catheter care, wound...

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  • Edgewood Senior Living Sartell

    Edgewood Senior Living Sartell

    677 & 673 Brianna Dr, Sartell, MN 56377
    (10)
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    Enjoy suburban Minnesota living at Edgewood’s new community. Edgewood is the ideal combination of living spaces, care and amenities to promote residents' health and well-being in assisted living and memory care. Visit Us! Come visit us at and see how you or your loved ones can make...

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  • Benedict Court

    Benedict Court

    1980 15th Ave SE, Saint Cloud, MN 56304
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    Convenience, independence and lifestyle are important aspects of choosing a senior community. St. Benedict’s Senior Community – St. Cloud is convenient to Hwy. 10 and local restaurants, shopping, places of worship, cultural activities, parks and other attractions. We provide a full continuum of care...

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  • Country Lane Retirement Village

    Country Lane Retirement Village

    1203 E Hynes, O’Neill, NE 68763
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    The Bob & Bernadine Walnofer family found there was a need for more retirement options in the O’Neill area so they decided to build a 36-room, nearly 34,000 sq ft new senior living campus that includes independent living cottages, assisted living apartments, and memory care suites. They turned their...

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  • Madison House

    Madison House

    1120 N First Street, Norfolk, NE 68701
    (2)
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    Madison House is the preferred Assisted Living community in Norfolk, Nebraska. Madison House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and loved ones and see for yourself! With Madison House's convenient...

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  • The Meadows

    The Meadows

    500 S 18th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
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    Life is full at The Meadows, where friends share ice cream parlor treats, stroll the beautiful enclosed courtyard, enjoy our beautiful sunroom, play games or cozy into their own peaceful apartment homes. We offer independent and assisted living apartments in Norfolk, Nebraska. Enjoy peace of mind...

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  • Bryant House

    Bryant House

    5515 Bryant St, Maple Plain, MN 55359
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    Bryant House provides a quaint home atmosphere. We have 21 private suites that are comfortable, and designed to create a homey environment. Bryant House has a beautiful courtyard for you to enjoy, along with an activities room, and space for private gatherings and celebrations. Whether you like...

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  • St. Benedict's Senior Community - Monticello

    1301 7th St E, Monticello, MN 55362
    (14)
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    St. Benedict's Senior Community - Monticello serves the housing needs of seniors with excellence. Along with our senior services in St. Cloud, we have earned our excellent reputation by providing superior service and housing options to seniors and their families for more than 30 years. Memory Care ...

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  • Nouis Home Care, Inc.

    Nouis Home Care, Inc.

    308 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345
    (1)
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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. As...

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  • Keller Lake Commons

    Keller Lake Commons

    655 Norwood Ln, Big Lake, MN 55309
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    Keller Lake Commons is an assisted living facility located on the shores of Keller Lake in Big Lake, Minnesota. Residing at Keller Lake Commons brings some pretty terrific benefits which include exceptional assistance with your daily living needs along with the opportunity to become part of a great...

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  • Trails of Orono

    Trails of Orono

    875 Wayzata Blvd West, Orono, MN 55391
    (11)
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    You can receive assisted living and memory care at Trails of Orono in Orono, Minnesota. Our staff offers our residents a full range of services to help with daily life activities. Those would include preparing meals, cleaning, bathing, toileting, medication assistance, and much more. Both of our...

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  • Sunrise of Minnetonka

    Sunrise of Minnetonka

    18605 Old Excelsior Boulevard, Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (41)
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    An elegant, residential environment, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Okalee of Medina (Now Open)

    Okalee of Medina (Now Open)

    4350 Chippewa Ct, Medina, MN 55340
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    Carefree living at Okalee gives you time for the people you love and things you love to do, as the daily details can be done for you. A welcoming environment, exceptional hospitality and a full array of services create a joy-filled life at Okalee, a community that refreshes, revives and helps you...

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  • Fair Oaks Apartments

    Fair Oaks Apartments

    201 Shady Lane Dr, Wadena, MN 56482
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    Welcome to Fair Oaks Apartments! As you drive up the lane, you will notice scenic Sunnybrook Park, an adventure for children and residents alike, with walking paths, playground and stocked trout stream. Walking into Fair Oaks Apartments, you'll be greeted by our beautiful, two-story atrium. This...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Prior Lake

    New Perspective Senior Living | Prior Lake

    4685 Park Nicollet Ave SW, Prior Lake, MN 55372
    (16)
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    Residents at New Perspective Senior Living | Prior Lake live gracefully and independently, supported by convenient services, specialized care programs and friendly, compassionate care. Our principles, values and beliefs shine throughout the community. At New Perspective | Prior Lake, excellence in...

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  • Cornerstone Assisted Living

    Cornerstone Assisted Living

    3750 Lawndale Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55446
    (24)
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    If independent living is no longer possible for your elderly parents, we have the answer. Our facility dedicates itself to providing assistance that enables seniors to remain active. Across the road from our location in the city of Vacaville, CA is Diamond Grove Community that caters to seniors 55...

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  • Landings of Minnetonka

    Landings of Minnetonka

    14505 Minnetonka Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (23)
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    Landings of Minnetonka provides assisted living for seniors in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Our community is in a quiet residential part of town and is lavishly landscaped with meandering paths, bird feeders, fragrant flowers and towering trees. Residents can enjoy strolling the grounds or watching...

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  • Summit Place Senior Campus

    Summit Place Senior Campus

    8501 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (35)
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    Summit Place is Retirement living like no other.  We offer beautiful Town Homes, Independent & Assisted Living apartment homes and Reflections suites/apartments for those with Memory Loss.   What sets this retirement community apart is its commitment to health, fitness and lifelong...

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  • Rakhma Grace

    Rakhma Grace

    5126 Mayview Road, Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (1)
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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 of...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living - Carlson Parkway

    New Perspective Senior Living - Carlson Parkway

    500 Carlson Parkway, Minnetonka, MN 55305
    (54)
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    New Perspective Senior Living- Carlson Parkway is an exclusive senior living community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's and Dementia Care in Minnetonka, Minnesota with 24/7 on-site nursing. Set in a quiet residential neighborhood, our campus features beautifully landscaped grounds with a...

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  • Waters of Eden Prairie

    Waters of Eden Prairie

    431 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (24)
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    Set on a serene nature preserve overlooking a pond with a walking path, The Waters of Eden Prairie provides a tranquil hideaway — across from the Eden Prairie Mall and near other area attractions. Eden Prairie is located just southwest of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, and has been...

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  • The Wellstead of Rogers & Diamondcrest

    The Wellstead of Rogers & Diamondcrest

    20500 South Diamond Lake Road, Rogers, MN 55374
    (54)
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    DIAMONDCREST at the Wellstead of Rogers is a beautiful four story private pay assisted living facility with an impressive stone exterior. The 'center' core of this state-of-the-art facility provides special resident amenities to include a dining room, Captain's lounge and bar, movie theater,...

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  • The Glenn Hopkins

    The Glenn Hopkins

    1011 Feltl Court, Hopkins, MN 55343
    (37)
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    Overview The Glenn Hopkins (formerly St. Therese Southwest) has been providing exceptional service to the senior community for 30 years beginning in 1988. Our caring staff have a combined experience level of over 50 years in the senior care service industry. Many of our staff have extensive...

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  • Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge

    Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge

    16500 92nd Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55311
    (43)
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    Relax and enjoy the finer things in life at Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily...

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  • Augustana Chapel View Apartments

    Augustana Chapel View Apartments

    605 Minnetonka Mills Rd, Hopkins, MN 55343
    (4)
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    Our Mission is to foster fullness of life for the older adult and other people in need through the provision of housing and health care in a Christian environment. Augustana Care Corporation offers four independent living/with services and assisted living communities with a Christian Focus:...

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Brookings, South Dakota

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide organized social interaction and apartment style housing as well as personalized help. Assisted living communities often provide assistance with the activities of daily life, help with appointments and transportation, and supervision of care. In certain situations, communities may offer skilled nursing care, hospice, or Alzheimer's care. In South Dakota, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $42,000 . The state of South Dakota has specific rules associated with this kind of community. The South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Care communities Licensure and Certification licenses this community type. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include evaluated by pharmacist and licensed nurse , medication administration , and Residents may self-administer drugs. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include skilled care must be delivered by community staff or a Medicare-certified home health agency for a limited time with a planned end date, nurse practitioner at least annually, coordinate resident access to a physician, physician assistant, and supportive services for activities and spiritual needs individualized to each resident. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include If residents require special diets, a dietician must be employed or consulted to approve special diet needs and written menus, plan individual diets, and provide guidance to dietary staff, at least three meals must be served daily, and ensure that meals and snacks are nutritionally adequate in accordance with the Recommended Dietary Allowances. 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 assess each resident€™Ã‚¢Ã…¡s cognitive status upon admission, physical examination, and social accommodations. Staff must receive training in a variety of areas. These areas include emergency procedures, mandatory reporting policies, infection control and prevention, and proper use restraints.

Demographics and Values

During the previous presidential election, 53.2% voted Republican, 8.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 38.5% voted Democrat in Brookings county. Demographically, Brookings is 3.9% Asian, 1.0% mixed race, 91.1% white, 1.3% Native American, 2.1% black, 2.2% Hispanic, 0.5% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Based on gender, 49.0% are female and 51.0% are male. In Brookings, 16.1% of the population are over the age of 55, 6.8% are over the age of 60, 3.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.6% are over the age of 80. The median age of Brookings is 24 years old. In Brookings, 4.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Brookings is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Brookings is growing at a rate of 0.012%. Brookings has a population density of 687 people per square mile. In terms of crime, Brookings has 1.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 15.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Brookings 25.3% have a high-school diploma, 45.0% have a college degree, and 18.1% have a graduate degree. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Brookings, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.0% practice Islam. In Brookings, 45.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Brookings 21.2% are Lutherans, 15.5% practice Catholicism, and 6.3% practice another Christian faith. In Brookings, 6.2% do not have health insurance, 70.9% participate in the labor force, 3.7% consider themselves widows, and 19.5% live in poverty.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals might be a major consideration when choosing the best senior community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Brookings include Brookings Health System. In total, there is one hospital located in Brookings which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a big influence when deciding which location meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. When it comes to resources, Brookings has a cost-of-groceries index of around 106.8 and a cost-of-living index of around 94.0. Index ratings are founded on a spectrum where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered cheaper than the national average. The median home value in Brookings costs around $170,869 and the median rent is $1,006 per month a month. The rent burden for Brookings is around 15.3% of the average person's monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a location can have a major impact on the health of your family member. Brookings has a warm-summer Mediterranean type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Brookings is around 38.4. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its peak rating in the month of December at about 54.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The average humidity rating for Brookings is about 49%. The average humidity levels are highest in December at about 57%. During the summer months, the average temperature in Brookings is around 70F. The summer high temperature is at approximately 84F during July. The summer low falls to roughly 57F in the month of June. Over the winter months, the average temp in Brookings sinks to around 19F. The high winter temperature will rise to roughly 29F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 8 F during the month of January. Monthly, Brookings gets about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in September with an average of 8 inches during the month. For snowfall, Brookings receives on average 34.60 inches of snow.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

In terms of resources, South Dakota has a cost of living index of 98.5, a grocery index rating of 107.0, and a housing index rating of 109.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Dakota citizen is ranked 20th nation-wide. Additionally, South Dakota is ranked 32nd by healthcare standards. The natural beauty of South Dakota is ranked 2nd in the nation. There are 62 hospitals and 52 health centers that service a population of 891,276. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Dakota are Dunes Surgical Hospital, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, and Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 37 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, South Dakota ranks 39th in the nation. In terms of religious values, 36% of South Dakota's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,819 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-32%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In South Dakota there are 83 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of South Dakota residents voted Republican and 32% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 1.79 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 4.80 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 21F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -1F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for South Dakota is around 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in South Dakota is 34.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. While residents of South Dakota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Dakota can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Littleleaf Pussytoes, Soapweed Yucca , Prairie Smoke, and Plains Coreopsis. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Merriam's Shrew, the Townsend's Big-eared Bat, the Evening Bat, or the Mule Deer. The state animal of South Dakota is the The Coyote.

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