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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent 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 122 Independent Living communities in Detroit Lakes 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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Independent Living near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

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Pelican Landing

1325 Pelican Ln, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Pelican Landing is Detroit Lakes newest Senior living Community. Pelican Landing offers tenants the opportunity to age in a community where they can live safely and comfortably through our supportive services. We range in support through Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care.

Carriage House

3412 Village Green Blvd, Moorhead, MN 56560

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If you're fifty-five or older, it's time to choose the care-free, maintenance-free lifestyle of retirement living at the Carriage House. Our friendly, hospitable community includes attached parking, an elevator, fitness room, community room, library, greenhouse, beauty/barber, scheduled...

River Pointe of Moorhead

2401 11th St South, Moorhead, MN 56560

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River Pointe of Moorhead is in the beautiful Minnesota, near the border of North Dakota. It has a beautiful court yard, and rooms custom designed to look and feel like a real home. They offer individualized plans for each resident, so no one pays for extra care and services that are not needed. ...

Riverview Place

5300 12th St S, Fargo, ND 58104

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Harper Heights

121 1st Ave W, West Fargo, ND 58078

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York Manor

415 5th St S, Breckenridge, MN 56520

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York Manor Senior Apartments is a premier community for residents 62 or older or for people with a disability. We provide affordable housing based on your monthly income to make it affordable to anyone. Located just a couple of blocks from the Breckenridge Senior Center and only minutes from...

Maplewood Manor

1010 1st St NE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531

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Maplewood Manor provides seniors with the assistance they need to live full and satisfying lives while maintaining their independence and dignity. Our high standards and unique approach to delivering care makes us a preferred residential choice for seniors.Maplewood Manor provides a retirement...

Maple River Manor

230 6th Ave S, Leonard, ND 58052

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Nestled in quiet Enderlin, the Maple River Manor provides one-level living for seniors 62 and those with disabilities. Featuring one bedroom floor plans that are roomy and spacious, and with excellent kitchens some featuring pass-throughs you are sure to find yourself right at home at Maple River...

Buckman Apartments

209 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345

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Buckman Apartments is a senior apartments located in the picturesque coastal city of Portland, Multnomah County, OR. They have options for young professionals just starting out but they also have options for those who are nearing their golden years. Senior citizens will find these apartments to...

Serenity Place on 7th

329 7th Ave SE, Saint Joseph, MN 56374

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Chateau Waters

960 19th St S, Sartell, MN 56377

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Retirement Living Never Looked Like ThisToday, seniors lead more active lives than ever. Yet many 55+ communities are still being designed like the senior retirement centers of old. At Chateau Waters, we've reimagined the senior living experience for a new generation.Rich with amenities, Chateau...

Talamore Senior Living

215 37th Ave N, St 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...

Skylight Gardens

501 1st St N, St. Cloud, MN 56301

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Benedict Village

2000 15th Ave SE, St. Cloud, MN 56304

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Retirement ApartmentsFor the active adult 62 and better, Benedict Village is an opportunity to simplify your life and focus on the things you enjoy. These attractive and spacious apartment homes are for those who want a high level of independence combined with the abundance of services, benefits ...

Tamarac Senior Living

900 Lincoln Ave, Stephen, MN 56757

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Woodcrest

450 Bean Ave, Mora, MN 55051

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You'll be impressed by this impeccably clean, beautifully maintained building, spacious grounds and patio area designed especially for elderly seniors and disabled individuals. There is a large party room with a full kitchen on the first floor and a cheerful day room on both second and third...

Riverside Apartments

106 4th Ave. South, Princeton, MN 55371

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If you are 62 or older or disabled then Riverside Senior Apartments is the place for you. Imagine lovely spring, summer and fall days sitting with friends in the screened porch enjoying the sights and the sounds of the beautiful Rum River. That's just one benefit of living at Riverside Senior...

Lakeside Apartments

441 Williams Ave E, Dassel, MN 55325

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Willows Landing

9872 Hart Blvd, Monticello, MN 55362

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At Willows Landing in Monticello, Minnesota, we want everybody to feel welcome. Our warmhearted team of professionals cares deeply for our residents, and we are committed to creating a community that feels just like family. Our stellar services and programs will complete the experience, freeing...

St. Benedict's Community - Monticello

1301 7th St E, Monticello, MN 55362

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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...

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota


Independent Living

If you or your loved one would like the peace of mind of having your chores taken care of by professionalls while living the way you desire, you might consider the option of independent living. Frequent needs such as the scheduling of social activities and housekeeping are taken care of, allowing seniors more free time to live life as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and more time can be spent with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private health care providers, they always have the option. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to balance when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in the plan: parking, internet access, wellness program, meals, move-in fee, cable TV, transportation, and initial assessment fee. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include laundry service, golf course, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, game/TV room, community activities, and concierge services.


Cost of Living

The price of a care community is affected by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Detroit Lakes is about 17.4% of the average person’s monthly income. Detroit Lakes has a median home value of $166,731 and the median cost of rent is around $866 per month.


Demographics and Values

In Detroit Lakes, 19.8% live in poverty, 16.6% have some form of disability, 62.8% participate in the labor force, and 10.8% are widowed. Out of the total city population, 56.1% are female and 43.9% are male. The median age of Detroit Lakes is 41 years old. In Detroit Lakes, 9.8% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of Detroit Lakes is 4.1% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.4% black, 89.5% white, 1.9% Hispanic, 0.0% other or not specified, 3.8% Native American, and 1.2% Asian. In terms of education, 28.9% have a high-school diploma, 27.7% have a college degree, and 8.9% have a graduate degree. The current population of Detroit Lakes consists of 8,575 people and in total the Detroit Lakes metro area has a population of 9,216. Detroit Lakes has a population density of 320 people per square mile.


State Information

An overview of Minnesota

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. In total, Minnesota has 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 citizens. Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Minnesota ranks 3rd out of all states in quality of life and 10th in healthcare. 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 religion, 34% of Minnesota residents attend religious services among the 5,953 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate.


State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 13F. The average high winter temperature is around 33F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 42F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.37 inches of precipitation a month. Minnesota experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. On average, Minnesota has an air quality index rating of around 34.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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 tamarack, balsam fir, mountain ash, and wine, red, and black spine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the timber wolves, the peregrine falcons, the bald eagles, or the trumpeter swans. The state animal of Minnesota is the eastern timber wolf.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Minnesota

There are 20 independent living facilities near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. See the full list.

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