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Senior housing types near Watertown, SD

  • StoneyBrook Suites

    StoneyBrook Suites

    500 16th Ave NE, Watertown, SD 57201
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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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  • 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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  • Pioneer House

    Pioneer House

    3540 University Dr S, Fargo, ND 58104
    (2)
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    Combining the best elements of our Midwest traditions, Pioneer House offers dignity to older adults who need assistance in their daily routine.  Walk through our front door and feel right at home with warm, gracious surroundings and a community of people who care. Our building features 48 apartments...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living West Fargo

    New Perspective Senior Living West Fargo

    645 33rd Ave East, West Fargo, ND 58078
    (3)
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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 with...

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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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  • 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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  • The Legacy Place

    The Legacy Place

    570 13th Street Northeast, Valley City, ND 58072
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    The Legacy Place has been open since 2009. We are a member of the ND Long Term Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. We are located near the Hi-Line Bridge in Valley City, ND. The Legacy Place is one level that houses 43 licensed assisted living apartments.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Divine Healing Home Care

    Divine Healing Home Care

    9823 102nd Avenue N, Maple Grove, MN 55369
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    Divine Healing Home Care is designed in a way that is as warm, inviting, and homelike as possible. Our location provides a perfect atmosphere. The outdoors gives a cozy feeling in each season. The home is equipped with experienced, loving, and caring staff. Our caregivers aim is to provide a...

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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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  • The Waters of Plymouth

    The Waters of Plymouth

    11305 Highway 55, Plymouth, MN 55441
    (29)
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    The Waters of Plymouth, a relatively new impressively beautiful community, is located in Plymouth, Hennepin County, Minnesota. Plymouth provides opportunities for residents and guests to get out and enjoy natural and cultural attractions. Those visiting Plymouth will enjoy discovering the French...

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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 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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  • St. John Homes

    St. John Homes

    1502 Archwood Road, Minnetonka, MN 55305
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    St. John Home is a residential care home for older adults with a wide range of physical and medical needs. We are fortunate to have a wonderful home in Minnetonka that allows for a wide variety of opportunities, ranging from a rich social life at home and in the community to enjoying solitude in...

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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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Watertown, South Dakota

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer a sense of community as well as individual assistance. Assisted living communities commonly offer support with daily activities, aid with appointments and transit, and outings for social activity. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide respite, dementia care, or hospice. In South Dakota, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $42,000 . The state of South Dakota maintains specific standards related to this kind of community. The South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Care communities Licensure and Certification regulates this community type. Staff are required to obtain education in a number of subjects. These areas include resident confidentiality, infection control and prevention, emergency procedures, and mandatory reporting policies. 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, supportive services for activities and spiritual needs individualized to each resident, coordinate resident access to a physician, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner at least annually. 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 physical examination, social accommodations, and assess each resident€™Ã‚¢Ã…¡s cognitive status upon admission. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include evaluated by pharmacist and licensed nurse , Residents may self-administer drugs, and medication administration . 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, ensure that meals and snacks are nutritionally adequate in accordance with the Recommended Dietary Allowances, and at least three meals must be served daily.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.4% are male and 50.6% are female. The median age of Watertown is 37 years old. In Watertown, 29.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.3% are over the age of 60, 5.8% are over the age of 70, and 5.7% are over the age of 80. In Watertown, 10.8% of the people are veterans. Watertown is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Racially, the population of Watertown is 2.1% Native American, 94.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% other or not specified, 2.2% mixed race, 0.5% black, 0.6% Asian, and 2.5% Hispanic. During the last presidential election, 66.5% voted Republican, 6.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 27.2% voted Democrat in Codington county. In terms of crime, Watertown has 3.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 20.0 property crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total population of Watertown, 14.4% have some form of disability, 7.4% are widowed, 13.0% live in poverty, and 7.3% do not have health insurance. The current population of Watertown is shrinking at a rate of -0.002%. Currently, the population of Watertown consists of 21,837 people and in total the Watertown metro area has a population of 22,222. Watertown has a population density of 475 people per square mile. Of the population of Watertown 22.0% have a college degree, 35.5% have a high-school diploma, and 4.0% have a graduate degree. In Watertown, 25.6% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Watertown 31.4% are Lutherans, 25.2% practice Catholicism, and 8.7% are Methodists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Watertown, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those with chronic illnesses or those who are in need of treatment, access to medical communities may be a major factor when determining which community is best. In total, there is one hospital located in Watertown which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Watertown include Prairie Lakes Hospital.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, humidity, and air temperature of a city can have a considerable influence on the well-being of a senior citizen. During the summertime, Watertown is about 70F. The low summer temperature is around 56F in June. The summer high rises to roughly 84F during the month of July. In the winter, the average temperature in Watertown dips to around 16F. The highest winter temperature will rise to approximately 27F in the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to around 5 F in the month of January. Watertown has a hot-summer/warm-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Watertown is around 49%. Humidity ratings are highest in December at roughly 57%. The average air quality index rating in Watertown is around 33.1. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its max during the month of December at approximately 48.0. Monthly, Watertown measures approximately 2 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally falls in June with an average of 4 inches in a month. Watertown experiences an average of 38.40 inches of snow in a year.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence in selecting which community meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. Watertown has a sales tax of 4.00%. Watertown has a median home value of around $161,216 and the median cost of rent is around $785 per month. The rent burden for Watertown is about 14.3% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has 62 hospitals and 52 health centers, providing care to a population of 891,276. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Dunes Surgical Hospital, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, and Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota. Based on natural beauty, South Dakota ranks 2nd in the nation. Overall, South Dakota ranks 20th out of all states in quality of life and 32nd in healthcare. The state of South Dakota has a cost of living index of 98.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 107.0 and a housing index rating of 109.8.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 62% of South Dakota residents voted Republican and 32% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 36% of South Dakota residents attend religious services among the 1,819 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-32%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In South Dakota there are 83 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, South Dakota ranks 39th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 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 highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 47.9 AQI. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -1F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in South Dakota is 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 4.80 inches. On average, the state receives 1.79 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Plains Pricklypear, Prairie Smoke, Bergamot Beebalm, and Littleleaf Pussytoes. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Pronghorn, the Merriam's Shrew, the Virginia Opossum, or the Townsend's Big-eared Bat. The state animal of South Dakota is the The Coyote.