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Senior housing types near Brookings, SD

  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (11)
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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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  • 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,...

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  • Bickford of Sioux City

    Bickford of Sioux City

    4020 Indian Hills Dr., Sioux City, IA 51108
    (7)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Edgewood Vista-Alexandria

    Edgewood Vista-Alexandria

    1902 7th Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308
    (4)
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    Enjoy northern Minnesota living at Edgewood in Alexandria. This home-like senior living community is the ideal combination of living spaces, care and amenities to promote residents' health and well being in assisted living and memory care.

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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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  • Lawton Senior Living

    Lawton Senior Living

    200 E Char-Mac Dr, Lawton, IA 51030
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    Our Assisted-living programs have been recognized by ICAL and NCAL as top award winning premiere facilities in the region. Each and every tenant is treated as family. The program is extremely proud to serve our friends and neighbors. We offers 6 levels of Assisted-living cares, and also integrates...

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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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  • Holstein Senior Living

    Holstein Senior Living

    1500 S Kiel St, Holstein, IA 51025
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    At Holstein Senior Living and The Ridge our "red carpet hospitality" and our focus on making our residents dreams come true, to our exceptional healthcare services and team member's, our focus is always to embrace every moment. This philosophy starts our belief that our residents come first.

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  • Kingsway Retirement Living

    Kingsway Retirement Living

    815 West Main, Belle Plaine, MN 56011
    (33)
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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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  • Lutheran Home

    Lutheran Home

    611 W Main St, Belle Plaine, MN 56011
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    The Lutheran Home: Belle Plaine provides skilled nursing care, a Special Care Residence for individuals with Alzheimer's and rehabilitative therapies. In our skilled nursing care, Transitional Care Services focus on preparing you to return to your home and providing respite care, and long-term...

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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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  • Edgewood Senior Living Sartell

    Edgewood Senior Living Sartell

    677 & 673 Brianna Dr, Sartell, MN 56377
    (10)
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    Enjoy suburban Minnesota living at Edgewood’s new community. Edgewood is the ideal combination of living spaces, care and amenities to promote residents' health and well-being in assisted living and memory care. Visit Us! Come visit us at and see how you or your loved ones can make...

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  • Benedict Homes

    Benedict Homes

    1340 Minnesota Blvd SE, Saint Cloud, MN 56304
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    Memory Care St. Benedict's Senior Community is known for our pioneering approach to memory care programs and housing for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Our expertise in providing memory care is evident in every detail, feature and service offered in our beautifully designed home....

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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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  • Olive Branch Estates

    Olive Branch Estates

    1850 Pioneer Trail, Chanhassen, MN 55317
    (4)
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    Olive Branch Estates premier memory care community opened in July 2015. We provide exceptional personalized care plans for those 55+ with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Our community has 24 private studio, 1 BR and 2 BR suites with private bathrooms. Olive Branch Estates is a local...

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  • Trails of Orono

    Trails of Orono

    875 Wayzata Blvd West, Orono, MN 55391
    (11)
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    You can receive assisted living and memory care at Trails of Orono in Orono, Minnesota. Our staff offers our residents a full range of services to help with daily life activities. Those would include preparing meals, cleaning, bathing, toileting, medication assistance, and much more. Both of our...

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  • Sunrise of Minnetonka

    Sunrise of Minnetonka

    18605 Old Excelsior Boulevard, Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (41)
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    An elegant, residential environment, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Okalee of Medina (Now Open)

    Okalee of Medina (Now Open)

    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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Eden Prairie

    Brookdale Eden Prairie

    7513 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (23)
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    If you and your family are considering care for a loved one with dementia, we can help. Our person-centered approach to dementia care is carefully structured to give your loved one purpose and a sense of security that they are right where they need to be. And for you, there’s peace of mind knowing...

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  • Cornerstone Assisted Living

    Cornerstone Assisted Living

    3750 Lawndale Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55446
    (24)
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    If independent living is no longer possible for your elderly parents, we have the answer. Our facility dedicates itself to providing assistance that enables seniors to remain active. Across the road from our location in the city of Vacaville, CA is Diamond Grove Community that caters to seniors 55...

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  • Rakhma Grace

    Rakhma Grace

    5126 Mayview Road, Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (1)
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    Rakhma is not 'a home'; rather it is home, where friends sing together, take walks together, and forgive repeated stories. Rakhma was a pioneer in offering alternatives to the typical long-term care setting, and has been a beacon of light for many families struggling with the devastating effects of...

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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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  • Brookdale Plymouth

    Brookdale Plymouth

    15855 22nd Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55447
    (27)
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    We understand your concerns for your loved one’s safety and well-being, along with the weight of the responsibility of caring for someone with dementia. At our community, in Plymouth, Minn., which offers Alzheimer’s and dementia care, we have the experience to understand the complexity of dementia...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living - Carlson Parkway

    New Perspective Senior Living - Carlson Parkway

    500 Carlson Parkway, Minnetonka, MN 55305
    (54)
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    New Perspective Senior Living- Carlson Parkway is an exclusive senior living community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's and Dementia Care in Minnetonka, Minnesota with 24/7 on-site nursing. Set in a quiet residential neighborhood, our campus features beautifully landscaped grounds with a...

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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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  • The Wellstead of Rogers & Diamondcrest

    The Wellstead of Rogers & Diamondcrest

    20500 South Diamond Lake Road, Rogers, MN 55374
    (54)
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    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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  • The Glenn Hopkins

    The Glenn Hopkins

    1011 Feltl Court, Hopkins, MN 55343
    (37)
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    Overview The Glenn Hopkins (formerly St. Therese Southwest) has been providing exceptional service to the senior community for 30 years beginning in 1988. Our caring staff have a combined experience level of over 50 years in the senior care service industry. Many of our staff have extensive...

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  • Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge

    Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge

    16500 92nd Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55311
    (43)
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    Relax and enjoy the finer things in life at Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily...

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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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  • 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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  • New Perspective Senior Living West Fargo

    New Perspective Senior Living West Fargo

    645 33rd Ave East, West Fargo, ND 58078
    (3)
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    Founded in 1998, New Perspective Senior Living (NPSL) is a family owned company that operates and develops Senior Living Communities throughout the Midwest. Our foundational belief—that all seniors deserve attentive, personalized, respectful care that support Living Life with Purpose and aging with...

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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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  • 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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  • Comfort Residence Saint Louis Park

    Comfort Residence Saint Louis Park

    7115 Wayzata Blvd., Saint Louis Park, MN 55426
    (2)
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    St. Louis Park Assisted Living & Memory Care St. Louis Park Assisted Living & Memory Care is located in Saint Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota. The staff in this assisted living community are great and they have been trained to work with Alzheimer’s residents as well as providing...

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  • Towerlight Senior Living

    Towerlight Senior Living

    3601 Wooddale Ave S, Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
    (12)
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    Located in historic St. Louis Park, Minnesota, TowerLight on Wooddale Avenue offers beautifully appointed Independent Living Apartments, innovative Assisted Living Apartments, state-of-the art Memory Care and rehabilitative Care Suites and only minutes from downtown Minneapolis and Edina.

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  • Sunrise of Edina

    Sunrise of Edina

    7128 France Avenue South, Edina, MN 55435
    (58)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Faribault

    New Perspective Senior Living | Faribault

    828 1st St NE, Faribault, MN 55021
    (4)
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    Founded in 1998, New Perspective Senior Living (NPSL) is a family owned company that operates and develops Senior Living Communities throughout the Midwest. Our foundational belief—that all seniors deserve attentive, personalized, respectful care that support Living Life with Purpose and aging with...

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  • Parkshore Senior Campus

    Parkshore Senior Campus

    3663 Park Center Blvd, Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
    (38)
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    Parkshore Senior Community is conveniently located in St. Louis Park just steps away from Byerly's, Park Nicollet Medical Center and Target. Wolfe Lake Park is just outside your door. Since 1988 Parkshore Senior Community has been committed to a continuum of care for our residents. This commitment...

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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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  • Global Pointe Senior Community (Now Open)

    Global Pointe Senior Community (Now Open)

    5200 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN 55416
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    Global Pointe is a boutique-style senior community providing an intimate and distinctive setting. Located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and Ridgedale Center, we are taking a fresh approach to senior living with a focus on carefully crafted dining experiences, life-enriching activities and...

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  • Milestone Senior Living Faribault

    Milestone Senior Living Faribault

    2500 14th Street NE, Faribault, MN 55021
    (14)
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    Milestone Senior Living Apartments and Suites provide a home-like environment, thoughtfully designed with seniors in mind. Milestone Senior Living has highly trained staff available to meet individual needs. The apartments and suites feature the finest amenities while providing care-free living. We...

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  • Adagio Manor Residential Assisted Living

    Adagio Manor Residential Assisted Living

    5230 Circle Down Drive, Golden Valley, MN 55416
    (3)
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    About Adagio Manor Assisted Living Community Located in the Minneapolis /St. Paul metro Conveniently located near Hwy's 100 and 394. Adagio features six private bedrooms and six bathrooms in a * residential homelike setting * family dining room * living room * screen porch overlooking backyard...

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  • The Waters on 50th

    The Waters on 50th

    3500 50th St W, Minneapolis, MN 55410
    (1)
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    Located within walking distances of shops, restaurants and movie theaters, you can also take advantage of spa services, a screening room and fine dining without ever leaving the comfort of home. By combining a sophisticated architectural design with high-quality amenities, The Waters on 50th is a...

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  • Sunrise of Golden Valley

    Sunrise of Golden Valley

    4950 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN 55422
    (44)
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    Sunrise Senior Living of Golden Valley has been open five years and offers a high level of care in both assisted living and memory care neighborhoods. As part of Sunrise, we bring over 29 years of experience in senior housing. This newer community is conveniently located just outside the Minneapolis...

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  • Waterford Estates and Manor

    Waterford Estates and Manor

    6288 Louisiana Ct, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
    (64)
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    The Waterford Manor has been carefully designed to reflect the warmth and personality of those who make it their home. Adjacent to a park, The Waterford campus encompasses a wildlife refuge, expansive grounds with paved walking paths and lovely gardens. The Waterford welcomes you with caring staff...

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  • Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

    Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

    1615 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    Oak Park Place Assisted Living Facility located in Albert Lea, Minnesota is a delightful place for seniors. Residents are presented with a variety of therapeutic activities to help them enjoy life to the fullest. While the main goal of Oak Park Place is to provide a place where residents can receive...

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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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  • Encore at Champlin

    Encore at Champlin

    11469 Jefferson Court North, Champlin, MN 55316
    (8)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage. As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings. The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs and nothing felt...

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  • Joyful Residential Assisted Living

    Joyful Residential Assisted Living

    9524 Elliot Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55420
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    Joyful Residential Assisted Living in Bloomington Minnesota offers a small scale, homelike living experience that is comforting and welcoming. We are located in a quiet, residential neighborhood and offer over 3,000 sq ft of living space. This includes 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms that is each...

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Brookings, South Dakota

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses two or more individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of complex offers its residents around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer health related services for those who are unable to properly take care of themselves.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely persons 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types.Many occupants of nursing homes are seniorswith , which can include verbal lash-outs, resisting assistance, or a tendency to wander. The most frequent mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity, decision making capacities, and memory function. Some services come at an extra cost which can include specially prepared food, personal clothing, and cosmetic and grooming items. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes might include 24-hour emergency care, meal programs, adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , and injections. Often times seniors may select to live in a nursing home due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities can be an important consideration in selecting the best destination. The top hospitals that service Brookings include Brookings Health System. In total, there is one hospital located in Brookings which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a motivating factor when choosing which location meets the needs of your loved one's needs. The sales tax in Brookings is 4.00%. The median home value in Brookings is about $170,869 and the median rent is about $1,006 a month. The rent burden for Brookings is around 15.3% of the average person's monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in selecting a care destination. Brookings has a warm-summer mediterranean type of climate. In the summer, the average temperature in Brookings is around 70°F. The low summer temperature is roughly 57°F in June. The summer high temperature peaks at around 84°F during July. In winter, the average air temperature in Brookings dips to approximately 19°F. The peak winter temperature will rise to about 29°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is approximately 8 °F during the month of January. The average humidity level for Brookings is around 49%. Humidity levels peak in the month of December at approximately 57%. Monthly, Brookings receives approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in September with an average of 8 inches during the month. For snowfall, Brookings receives an average of 34.60 inches of snow in a year. On average, the air quality index rating in Brookings is approximately 38.4. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its highest during the month of December at about 54.7. 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.

Demographics and Values

Brookings has a population density of 687 people per square mile. The current population of Brookings is growing at a rate of 0.012%. Based on gender, 51.0% are male and 49.0% are female. The median age of Brookings is 24 years old. In Brookings, 16.1% of the population are over the age of 55, 6.8% are over the age of 60, 3.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.6% are over the age of 80. In the previous presidential election, 38.5% voted Democrat, 53.2% voted Republican, and 8.3% voted for a third party candidate in Brookings county. In Brookings, 9.0% have some form of disability, 3.7% consider themselves widows, 19.5% live in poverty, and 6.2% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 25.3% have a high-school diploma, 45.0% have a college degree, and 18.1% have a graduate degree. In Brookings, 4.9% of the people are veterans. Brookings is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Demographically, Brookings is 0.5% other or not specified, 1.0% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Native American, 91.1% white, 2.1% black, 3.9% Asian, and 2.2% Hispanic. In terms of crime, Brookings has 15.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 1.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Brookings, 45.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Brookings, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Brookings 21.2% are Lutherans, 15.5% practice Catholicism, and 6.3% practice another Chrisitan faith.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has 62 hospitals and 52 health centers, providing care to 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 out of all states in quality of life and 32nd in healthcare. In terms of resources, South Dakota has a cost of living index of 98.5, a grocery index rating of 107.0, and a housing index rating of 109.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of South Dakota is ranked 2nd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In South Dakota, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In South Dakota, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. During the latest presidential election, 62% voted for the Republican candidate while 32% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of South Dakota ranks 39th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47°F during the month of June. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -1°F during the month of January. On average, South Dakota has an air quality index rating of around 34.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 47.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 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 littleleaf pussytoes, bergamot beebalm, beardtongue, and prairie smoke. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the merriam's shrew, the mule deer, the evening bat, or the pronghorn. The state animal of South Dakota is the the coyote.