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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Forest Lake, MN

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Photo of Keystone Place at LaValle Fields
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Staff an the residents are all amazing. The food is great, but the meal times seem a little too close together. Activities are hard to rate as they had things shutdown for a couple of weeks due to Covid...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Keystone Place at LaValle Fields is an assisted living community located in tranquil Hugo, Washington County, Minnesota. Hugo is small town filled with places for fishing and small farms that give Hugo a special touch when going for a Sunday drive. There are three lakes locally and one is located...
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I cannot say enough good things about Good Life Senior Living! Below are some of the things that I found to be exemplary. It’s easy to understand why this facility has won so many awards. PROMPT RESPONSES...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
If you are looking for care for your loved one who struggles with Memory, Dementia, or just needs Assisted Care, at Good Life we offer a smaller, more intimate, and more personal setting for our residents to call home. Being at home is such an important part of achieving a higher level of care....
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The staff are friendly and helpful. The facility is clean and very nice. Even though my family member chooses not to participate, they have many activities and try to get the residents involved. The fees...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Our beautiful location here in Centerville has been open since October 2022. We are just one of four NorBella communities in the Twin Cities. Our dynamic team brings together years of experience in Senior Living and brings a passion for senior care and our wonderful residents every day. One of...
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My father is still adjusting to the changes but is doing well in this community. The staff has been very helpful and accommodating to his needs. The place is very clean at all times. For a while, my father...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
This community offers assisted living and memory care in a unique home-like setting. We promise to offer the highest quality of care at the most affordable price. At Gracewood Senior Living we make assisted living, memory care and respite care easy to understand.
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The staff are very friendly and nice. That's very important!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Suite Living of Forest Lake is a 32 private suite Assisted Living & Memory Care Senior Community that provides quality care to our seniors, with a personal touch. Our communities are small and intimate, providing a cozy warm atmosphere that feels like home. Suite Living is locally owned and...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Meadows on Fairview is modern construction with an Arts and Crafts, prairie-style design. We offer an apartment home setting for adults age 62 and older who need daily assistance. For those with mild to moderate memory loss, The Cottage at Meadows on Fairview offers memory care. As your needs...
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Photo of Parmly Lakeview
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Parmly On The Lake Assisted Lv
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Enjoy the essence of convenient maintenance-free retirement living, an active lifestyle that balances privacy and companionship of new friends on this beautiful community near the shores of Green Lake. The grounds have become the signature amenity of our community. The beauty and connection to...

Cost of independent living in Forest Lake, MN

The average cost of senior living in Forest Lake is $3,029 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Ham Lake, MN with an average of $2,979 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Forest Lake, MN vs. nearby cities

Forest Lake, MN
$3,029/mo
$3,237/mo
$3,095/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Forest Lake, MN vs. the state and national average

Forest Lake, MN
$3,029/mo
U.S. national average
$4,066/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Forest Lake vs. other types of senior living

$4,197/mo
Independent Living
$3,029/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Forest Lake, MN by room type

Semi-Private
$4,638/mo
Studio
$6,208/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,397/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,145/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Forest Lake over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Forest Lake

Recent reviews for independent living in Forest Lake

Bel Rae Senior Living in Mounds View, MN

3.5
We chose Bel Rae Senior Living because of the newness of the building, the friendly and helpful staff members, and the overall accommodations as well. He has a 1 bedroom apartment and it is a little on the smaller side if your have more furniture. The food is ok and they keep striving to improve ...
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Saint Therese of Woodbury

4.5
Cannot think of one negative thing to say about this facility. It is a beautiful property with many amenities. The staff is amazing. Every level of care is given by extremely professional and kind members of St Therese staff. I was a patient for 6weeks and was extremely happy with everything, ...
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Scandia Shores in Shoreview, MN

5.0
My Mom loves Scandia Shores. The meals are wonderful!!! Its so nice to have so many activities. The residents are very friendly and the staff is helpful and cordial!

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RosePointe I, The Lodge at Little Canada and The Waters of Oakdale are the top-rated independent living facilities near Forest Lake, Minnesota. See full list of communities.

There are 14 independent living facilities near Forest Lake, Minnesota. See the full list.

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