Living Options for 55+

Finding help deciding

Everyone is on their own unique path.   Finding the right place for you or your loved one is essential at this stage in the journey.

 

Resources to help you decide: 

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                    Overview of Options

Minnesota has wonderful options for senior living - communities of all shapes and sizes with a variety of amenities and services.

A Place for Mom has created a general overivew and amenities comparison to get you started.

 

SENIOR HOUSING OPTIONS COMPARISON

Feature or Service Independent Living Communities Assisted Living Nursing Home Alzheimer's Care 
Cost Per Month  $1,500 - 3,500 $2,500 - 4,000 $4,000 - 8,000 $3,000 - 7,000
Meals Per Day  Meal Plan Options 3+ 3+ 3+
Medication
Management
No Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care* No Yes Yes Yes
Mobility Assistance No Yes Yes Yes
Accepts Wheelchairs Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alzheimer's/Dementia Care No Varies Varies Yes
On-Site Nurses* No Varies Yes Varies
Transportation  Most Yes Most Yes Yes Yes
Incontinence Care No Yes Yes Yes
Housekeeping  Varies Yes Yes Yes
Personal Laundry Varies Most Yes Yes Yes

 

 

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