Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007

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About the community Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

For over 40 years, Thorne Crest has offered seniors the ability to create a lifestyle of their choosing. During that time we have developed programs and offered services to compliment the changing needs and lifestyles of residents and families. Today Thorne Crest continues a tradition of service and remains an award winning leader in senior living! Thorne Crest was named 2018 Large Business of the Year by the Albert Lea Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce. Thorne Crest has also received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for above average quality of care. And, finally, Thorne Crest has been named one of the "Best Nursing Homes" in the nation, by U.S.News and World Report.

We welcome you home to our award winning community.

Senior Living Options Offered

Assisted living
Memory care
Independent living

Pricing for Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Amenities at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

Health Care Services

Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Ambulatory care
Memory care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Physical therapist

Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Guest meals
International cuisine
Restaurant style dining

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Full kitchen
Ground floor units
Private patio, deck, or balcony

Community Amenities

Memory care services

Secured community
Enclosed courtyard

Transporation & parking

Resident parking available
Complimentary transportation
Property convenient to public transit
Uncovered parking

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Indoor atrium
Beauty salon


Grocery shopping and errands
Laundry service / drycleaning

Recreational areas

Swimming pool
Fitness center
Movie or theater room


Cats allowed
Dogs allowed

Primary language spoken by staff


On-site dining options

Café or bistro
Private dining room


Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Visiting chaplain or priest
Catholic services

Reviews for Thorne Crest Senior Living Community


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September 13, 2021
anonymous - Child of resident/client
A place where you can feel your loved one is at home

This is a very good comforting place for a family member to be. The staff are very caring and helpful with my loved one. They provide good quality care.

May 10, 2021
Anonymous - Toured community

Very nice facility. We appreciated being able to go in to tour even with the Covid restrictions.

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Thorne Crest Senior Living Community has received an average review rating of 5 based on 2 reviews. See all reviews.

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