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This is all going to sound mushy & gushy, but I really appreciate Havenwood and mean every word. My dad lives in memory care and is now in hospice. I live an hour away, so can't visit as often as I'd like....
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.
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It was a really good choice for them at the time. However, dad is now in long-term care and mom recently passed. I would recommend to others.
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.
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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We love Willows Landing and my mom loves it. We feel like my mom is well taken care of there and we would recommend this community to other families who may need a place for their loved ones.
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.
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...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Elk River Senior Living and the overall experience has been very good so far. It is a nice facility, I enjoy the residents and the staff. I would recommend Elk River...
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.
Built in 2018, Elk River Senior Living is a family owned senior living community nestled in the heart of Elk River. With 98 apartments, we offer independent living, assisted living as well as memory care. We pride ourselves on our welcoming residents and compassionate staff. Our team focuses on...
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Heritage Place gets 5's for all categories - I love living here! [name removed] bends over backwards to accommodate the tenants! He is genuinely a decent nice man. I would highly recommend this facility, I...
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.
Heritage Place is a new, caring community in Rogers. Heritage Place offers carefree, luxury living for independent, active adults. We are not just a place to live but a community to call home. Enjoy maintenance free living in our 1, 1 + den, and 2 bedroom apartment homes featuring in suite...
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This facility is very spacious and beautiful. It is a bit pricey, but so are a lot of retirement communities in the area. The staff is wonderful and they treat the residents well. The other residents here...
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.
About The Legacy of St. Michael Senior Living CommunitySt. Michael is a growing community of over 16,000 people with diverse business opportunities and we are the only Senior Community that offers Housing with Services for our seniors. We are only 25 minutes to downtown Minneapolis and 35 miles...
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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.
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This is a community with friendly people. There are staffing issues. Overall they are good and friendly people here and they do the best they can. The meals are not the best. The dining room has been...
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.
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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I think they are doing a good job. Any issues we are having are more with my loved one than the facility itself. Cottagewood is a great place. The staff is friendly. Another really good thing is they have...
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.
Cottagewood Senior Community is an assisted living community located in the quiet town of Buffalo, MN. We have grounds that are professionally kept, and a huge fountain that greets everyone as they enter our facility. Buffalo is a small town with the kind of charm that visiting relatives will...
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We do think they tried very hard when it came to the meals and dining experience. They did have good activities like arts and crafts and different painting classes. Based on the experience we have had so far...
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.
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...
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Photo of Lake Ridge Senior Health and Living Health Care Center
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The staff are caring and very supportive of my family member. During COVID they started OVER charging for extra items. they charged us $25 dollars just to get my family member a cup of water. Also if they...
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.
What is assisted living at Lake Ridge? A carefree, active senior lifestyle enhanced with the personal care and health care you need to maintain your independence. You’ll enjoy a private apartment ready for you to furnish as you wish and decorate to make it home. Housekeeping and laundry are done...
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.
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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This is a lovely community, and I'am very pleased with move here. Everything is working out very well, and I'am happy at this community. They have a very nice staff, and they are very polite, and courteous....
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Enjoy the peace and quiet of this friendly residential community. Pheasant Ridge offers one- and two-bedroom apartments with laundry facilities on each floor, detached garages and a playground.
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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.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Hillside Terrace I brings you spacious 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes, each with a private entrance and back patio. Every home has a walk-in storage room and washer/dryer hook-ups, plus access to our on-site laundry facilities. Spacious and airy, you are sure to feel right at home in these dazzling...
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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.
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
One-level living in a lovely setting built for seniors and disabled persons. Controlled access entry, cozy community room, beautiful outside gardens, picnic and playground, plus a convenient parking lot with plug-ins for cold winter days.
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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, 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.
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: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Senior Apartments
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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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
What a great opportunity to live within walking distance to so many small city attractions. Elk Ridge has apartments and townhouses that offer 24-hour maintenance, on-site management, detached garages, a playground and a picnic area.

Cost of independent living in St Michael, MN

The average cost of senior living in St Michael is $3,008 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Becker, MN with an average of $2,462 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in St Michael, MN vs. nearby cities

St Michael, MN
$3,008/mo
$3,000/mo

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

St Michael, MN
$3,008/mo
U.S. national average
$4,090/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in St Michael vs. other types of senior living

$3,861/mo
Independent Living
$3,008/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in St Michael, MN by room type

Studio
$4,214/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,341/mo
2 Bedroom
$3,724/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in St Michael over time

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What families are saying about independent living in St Michael

Recent reviews for independent living in St Michael

Okalee of Medina

4.8
The activities at Okakee are great. Their support for transportation is weak, and my mom feels it was not what she signed up for. They no longer have a shuttle. No plans to get one. Only 2 round trip rides provided a month. Without the shuttle, the residents need more options. Their "cost" ...
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Monticello St. Benedict's Community

4.0
Things are going pretty good at this community. Dad seems to like the food and they they offer daily activities. The staff take good care of him and we have good communication with them. I would recommend this community.

Heathers Estates in Crystal, MN

3.1
It's a really great place to stay. Only problem I had is the parking lot can be a little icy. Other than they're great. The people are nice, the residents are nice, the staff, everything is really good here. It's neat and clean, and I really like it. It's a little hard on my budget, but ...
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St Michael independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in St Michael independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in St Michael, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in St Michael independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of St Michael partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
St Michael, MNNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
4%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
12%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
12%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
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31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
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Availability of select dining options in St Michael independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of St Michael communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
St Michael, MNNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
20%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
24%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
20%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
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Availability of select programs and activities in St Michael independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in St Michael offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
St Michael, MNNational
Activity director
Activity director
24%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
8%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
8%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
32%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
32%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
36%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
24%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
4%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
20%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
20%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
28%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
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30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
20%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
24%
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