Independent Living Communities near Sioux Falls, SD

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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Independent Living. Our dedicated local Sioux Falls, SD advisors have helped 1630 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 569 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $9550 per month.

Independent living in Sioux Falls, located within Minnehaha County, South Dakota, is a life of relaxation. By shedding the burdens of home ownership you can enjoy Sioux Falls' beauty and culture. Stroll in Falls Park, or shop for western wear at locally owned businesses like Haegle's Western Wear and Tack. If you are ready to improve your life and find an independent retirement community in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota area, call us and we will give you a helping hand.

Senior housing types near Sioux Falls, SD

  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (10)
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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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  • 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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  • Trail Ridge Senior Living

    3408 W Ralph Rogers Rd Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57108
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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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  • 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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  • 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, Des...

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  • Brookdale Wayne

    Brookdale Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Drive, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Brookdale Wayne, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...

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  • Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

    Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

    850 Goldfinch Street, Fairmont, MN 56031
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    Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates is located in the heart of southern, Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota. Our scenic asssited living community is located down the road from a string of five beautiful lakes. Fairmont is a lovely place to call home and a great place for visiting family members and...

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  • Garden Court Apartments

    Garden Court Apartments

    333 2nd Ave SW, Winnebago, MN 56098
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    Promoting a friendly, active community for seniors 62 and those with disabilities, the Garden Court Apartments invite you to come and enjoy carefree living at its finest. This charming community offers 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes that are not only unique, but spacious. Featuring off-street...

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  • Swan Place

    Swan Place

    1024 E. 12th Street, Carroll, IA 51401
    (19)
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    Swan Place is located in the picturesque small town of Carroll, Iowa. We are on the east end of town just one block south of Northeast Park. Our beautiful community evokes images of country living, with its large front porch and white picket fence in front. We have two enclosed courtyards where...

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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 | 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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  • Ridgewood

    Ridgewood

    12301 North 149th Circle, Bennington, NE 68007
    (13)
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    Welcome Home to Ridgewood Active Retirement Community! Overlooking miles of country side, Ridgewood Active Retirement Community includes Villa Homes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, Memory Care Suites and a beautiful Clubhouse. The Ridgewood Community is just minutes away...

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  • Maple Ridge Retirement Resort

    Maple Ridge Retirement Resort

    3525 North 167th Circle, Omaha, NE 68116
    (14)
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    At Maple Ridge Retirement Resort, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining...

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  • Rolling Hills Ranch

    Rolling Hills Ranch

    4324 North 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68164
    (38)
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    Rolling Hills Ranch provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet suburb of Omaha, you'll love the elegance of our facilities, friendly staff and the convenience of being close to the amenities of the nearby city. We're...

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  • Keystone Villas Senior Living

    Keystone Villas Senior Living

    7300 Graceland Dr, Omaha, NE 68134
    (5)
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    At Skyline Assisted and Independent Living, you will discover more than our well-appointed community and extensive range of services. You will find a warm dedicated staff committed to creating a place you will be delighted to call home. From nutritious healthy meals, fun interactive activities, and...

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  • The Arboretum an Immanuel Community

    The Arboretum an Immanuel Community

    8141 Farnam Drive, Omaha, NE 68114
    (8)
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    FREE Enhanced Cable: The Arboretum provides free cable with up to 104 channels including the Big Ten Network, ESPN and Hallmark channels. Each resident also receive two mini cable boxes. Additional boxes are available for a small fee from the cable provider.

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  • The Rose of Council Bluffs

    The Rose of Council Bluffs

    2306 Sherwood Dr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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    1- and 2-BR affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site; social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central dining. Attractive landscaped grounds include patios, water features, and...

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  • Crown Pointe

    Crown Pointe

    2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124
    (28)
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    Discover the good life at Crown Pointe, where the most sought after Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Omaha, Nebraska, can be found in abundance. Our warm and inviting community is filled with potential friends and comforts to help residents enjoy every moment of their...

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  • Walnut Grove Retirement Resort

    Walnut Grove Retirement Resort

    4901 South 153rd Street, Omaha, NE 68137
    (14)
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    Walnut Grove Retirement is Omaha's Premier independent living community. Walnut Grove Retirement Resort comprises 129 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Walnut Grove Retirement is an...

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  • Kingsway Retirement Living

    Kingsway Retirement Living

    815 West Main, Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (32)
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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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  • Camelot Village

    Camelot Village

    1105 South Third Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (1)
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    CAMELOT VILLAGE is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and is made up of units including 29 one-bedroom and 7 efficiency apartments. Four of these units are designed specifically for physically handicapped persons. Apartment amenities include a shower with tub, safety rails in bathroom, electric...

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  • Fountain View

    5710 S 108th St, Omaha, NE 68137
    (14)
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    The Right Senior Living Solution Independent Living Our Independent Living community is designed for seniors who want their own space, but still have access to meals, social activities and recreation. Assisted Living In Assisted Living, our trained caregivers provide medication management, fun...

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  • The Meriwether-La Vista

    The Meriwether-La Vista

    8140 S 97th Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128
    (1)
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    Home is more than just a building or an address, it’s a feeling. Of comfort, security, happiness and joy. At The Meriwether, our goal is to make you feel right at home. The Meriwether is home to individuals with varying levels of support needs. We offer three levels of residency: Carefree Living,...

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  • Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    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...

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  • Richmont Senior Living

    Richmont Senior Living

    702 Fort Crook Rd S, Bellevue, NE 68005
    (17)
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    Proudly serving the Bellevue community for over 13 years,we have genuine affection for our residents. Come see why Richmont Village is the best and most affordable Independent Living in he area. There is no reason to spend your retirement years alone and inactive. If you are an active senior it's a...

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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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  • Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    827 North 19th , Ord, NE 68862
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    At Grandview Assisted & Independent Living, the emphasis is family. Without question, Grandview is a beautiful place to live. Yet, it is through Grandview's greatest asset, its staff that sets Grandview apart. Incredibly, almost all of Grandview's employees have raised their children, worked in the...

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  • Pilgrim Place

    Pilgrim Place

    741 S. Illinois Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
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  • Barrington Apartments

    Barrington Apartments

    103 14th Street NE, Buffalo, MN 55313
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    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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  • Brookdale Seward Heartland Park

    Brookdale Seward Heartland Park

    500 Heartland Park Drive, Seward, NE 68434
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    Our quaint community has almost 100 senior apartments and the entire community is located on one level, so you’ll have easy access to all of our amenities. Your home is your space. That’s why you have several floor plans to choose from. With a private bathroom, a kitchen and plenty of window light,...

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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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  • The Grainwood

    The Grainwood

    5119 Gateway Street SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372
    (6)
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    Welcome to The Grainwood - What we do hits HOME. The Grainwood Apartments brings the feel of a cozy lake place to the heart of Prior Lake! Conveniently located near parks, shopping and restaurants, The Grainwood Apartments offers the freedoms of contemporary maintenance-free living combined with...

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  • Sterling Ponds

    Sterling Ponds

    16315 Wagner Way, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (5)
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    Sterling Ponds Apartments in Eden Prairie, Minnesota is a remarkably unique community that features both a traditional apartment community and a 55 senior apartment community. Located in the desirable Eden Prairie neighborhood, Sterling Ponds Apartments is within walking distance to restaurants and...

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  • Summit Place Senior Campus

    Summit Place Senior Campus

    8505 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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  • Waters of Eden Prairie

    Waters of Eden Prairie

    431 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (24)
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    When people come to live at The Colony, they experience warmth, hospitality, and an innovative suite of active life opportunities and amenities that empowers them to enjoy life in better health. You’ll discover delicious meals at The Colony Restaurant and pampering services from The Colony Spa and...

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  • Benedict Village

    Benedict Village

    2000 15th Ave SE, Saint Cloud, MN 56304
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    Retirement Apartments For 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 ...

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  • Kingsley Shores

    Kingsley Shores

    16880 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044
    (16)
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    Kingsley Shores Kingsley Shores is an assisted living community located in the beautiful town of Lakeville, Dakota County, Minnesota. Lakeville is a community full of recreational opportunities including numerous parks and lakes for activities as well as gorgeous scenic views. If you love the...

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  • Okalee of Medina (Opening Early 2020)

    Okalee of Medina (Opening Early 2020)

    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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  • Malone Manor

    Malone Manor

    737 N 22nd St, Lincoln, NE 68503
    (4)
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    Malone Manor is an affordable, older adults housing community. It's 50-unit, three-story senior living community is set amidst a lovely park-like setting. Directly across the street is a popular city park, boasting many trails for hikers and bicyclists alike. The Joanne Maxey Senior Center (right...

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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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  • Chateau Waters

    Chateau Waters

    960 19th St S, Sartell, MN 56377
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    Retirement Living Never Looked Like This Today, 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...

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  • Brentwood Estates

    Brentwood Estates

    1111 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (27)
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    Brentwood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built within beautiful, landscaped grounds in a peaceful corner of Lincoln, you'll love coming home to Brentwood Estates. Residents enjoy the convenience of being located just minutes from the state's...

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  • Gramercy Hill

    Gramercy Hill

    6800 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (28)
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    Stop and smell the flowers at Gramercy Hill, offering Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Located on 6 acres of luscious gardens and floral walking paths, our community invites residents to enjoy comfort and relaxation while taking advantage of exceptional services....

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  • Augustana Chapel View Apartments

    Augustana Chapel View Apartments

    605 Minnetonka Mills Rd, Hopkins, MN 55343
    (4)
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    Our Mission is to foster fullness of life for the older adult and other people in need through the provision of housing and health care in a Christian environment. Augustana Care Corporation offers four independent living/with services and assisted living communities with a Christian Focus:...

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  • RidgePointe

    RidgePointe

    12600 & 12800 Marion Lane West, Minnetonka, MN 55305
    (26)
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    RidgePointe is an active, independent, senior community for residents 62 or better, conveniently located in Minnetonka. Our inviting atmosphere and countless social opportunities allow you to enjoy as much activity as you wish. We are proud to offer a comprehensive amenities package, including...

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  • The Waters of Edina

    The Waters of Edina

    6300 Colonial Way, Edina, MN 55436
    (2)
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    Set in a serene wooded landscape with a pond, and adjacent to Colonial Church, The Waters of Edina features walking paths nestled amidst water features and mature evergreens. Inside, the warm glow of fireplaces and beautifully appointed interior spaces promote wellbeing, socializing and a sense of...

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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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  • Vernon Terrace of Edina

    Vernon Terrace of Edina

    5250 Vernon Ave S, Edina, MN 55436
    (11)
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    Vernon Terrace offers beautiful Senior Apartment Living in the heart of Edina, MN. We are conveniently located just blocks from major freeways, shopping, and medical facilities. We have a number of amenities, including free van service to shopping, medical appointments and weekly outings. Free...

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  • Brookdale Edina

    Brookdale Edina

    3330 Edinborough Way, Edina, MN 55435
    (61)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our luxurious, unique community, with its towering 18 stories and stunning views, you’ll see that each day opens up a whole realm of possibilities. Our continuing care community provides a wide range of care...

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Independent Living

Many seniors may be able to live without assistance, but the cost burden of home ownership might be a deterrent to living an independent life. Independent Living Communities provide a great alternative. Seniors may continue to live their lives as they see fit while their food is cooked by a professional chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private medical providers, they always have the option. There are a number of expenditures and advantages to consider when selecting an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in the service plan: transportation, cable TV, internet access, meals, initial assessment fee, housekeeping, wellness program, and field trips. The benefits associated with independent living include transportation, concierge services, community activities, healthcare center, game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, and restaurant-style dining hall.

Cost of Living

The community where a senior care community is based will have a significant effect on the cost of care. The total cost of living can be a major influence when determining which care option meets the needs of you or your loved one. Sioux Falls has a median home value of around $168,307 and the median cost of rent is about $1,068 per month per month. The rent burden for Sioux Falls is about 16.5% of the average monthly income. Sioux Falls has a cost-of-groceries index of around 100.1 and a cost-of-living index of around 88.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the average score and any score below 100 is less costly than the average amount.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a location may have a profound influence on the health of senior citizens. In the summer, the temperature in Sioux Falls is around 72°F. The summer high temperature rises to around 87°F during the month of July. The lowest summer temperature drops to about 57°F during the month of June. During winter, the average temp in Sioux Falls drops to roughly 21°F. The peak winter temperature is approximately 34°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to about 8 °F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Sioux Falls is roughly 71%. Humidity ratings are highest in the month of December at around 75%. Monthly, Sioux Falls receives approximately 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally occurs in June with an average of 5 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Sioux Falls experiences on average 37.60 inches of snow. On average, the air quality index rating in Sioux Falls is about 39.6. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its max level during the month of December at about 59.5. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Sioux Falls has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

Demographics and Values

Sioux Falls has a population density of 881 people per square mile. The current population of Sioux Falls is growing at a rate of 0.022%. Out of the total population of Sioux Falls, 11.1% live in poverty, 74.5% participate in the labor force, 5.1% are widows, and 10.2% have some form of disability. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Sioux Falls 18.8% are Lutherans, 7.8% are Presbyterians, and 4.1% practice Catholicism. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Sioux Falls, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Sioux Falls, 58.2% are nonbelievers. Based on gender, 50.1% are female and 49.9% are male. In Sioux Falls, 22.8% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.8% are over the age of 60, 4.4% are over the age of 70, and 3.3% are over the age of 80. The median age of Sioux Falls is 34 years old. During the last presidential election, 39.1% voted Democrat, 53.7% voted Republican, and 7.2% voted for a third party candidate in Minnehaha county. In Sioux Falls, 7.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Sioux Falls is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Sioux Falls has 28.7 property crimes per 1000 residents and 4.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Sioux Falls is 5.0% Hispanic, 1.8% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.3% Asian, 2.4% Native American, 5.4% black, 85.0% white, and 3.1% mixed race. In terms of education, 33.8% have a college degree, 10.8% have a graduate degree, and 25.6% have a high-school diploma.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals is a key consideration when choosing the right community for you or your loved one. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Sioux Falls which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Sioux Falls include Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota, and Sanford Usd Medical Center.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

The natural beauty of South Dakota is ranked 2nd in the nation. There are 62 hospitals and 52 health centers that service a population of 891,276. Dunes Surgical Hospital, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, and Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, South Dakota ranks 20th in quality of life and 32nd in healthcare compared to other US states. Out of a national average of 100, South Dakota has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 110.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, South Dakota ranks 39th in the nation. Thirty-six percent of South Dakota residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 1,819 different congregations. 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. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of South Dakota residents voted Republican and 32% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 37 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 21°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -1°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in South Dakota is around 70°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47°F in the month of June. 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. On average, the humidity rating for South Dakota is around 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Dakota is around 1.79 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 4.80 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 beardtongue, prairie smoke, soapweed yucca, and white prairieclover. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the merriam's shrew, the virginia opossum, the townsend's big-eared bat, or the canadian lynx. The state animal of South Dakota is the the coyote.