40 Assisted Living Facilities near Anoka, MN
There are 40 Assisted Living Facilities in the Anoka area, with 5 in Anoka and 35 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Anoka is $6,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Champlin with an average starting cost of $2,922.
To help you with your search, browse the 213 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Anoka. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Anoka 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Champlin with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Anoka, MN
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Anoka
Anoka, located in southeast Minnesota along the Mississippi River is the Halloween Capital of the World, which could be of interest to the area’s 2,357 senior population making up more than 13% of the cities total population. In the 1920s, merchants held the first Halloween celebration, giving away free candy as an attempt to stop children from playing pranks against merchants, a festival that’s been held every year with the exclusion of two years during World War II. Today, the annual festivities include football games, ghost runs, block parties, costume contests and parades, sure to delight both the general population and the area’s seniors.
There are four assisted living facilities in Anoka and another 31 located in nearby cities to support aging seniors who may need assistance with their personal care. Class A and Class F home care providers, as assisted living facilities are known in Anoka and throughout Minnesota, are registered annually with the Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Anoka
- Retirement savings account income and pensions are fully taxed in Minnesota, something that could affect the amount of money Anoka seniors have to contribute toward their expenses.
- Anoka’s cost of living is 108.6, higher than the national average of 100, something for seniors with restrictive budgets may want to keep in mind.
Violent crime rates in Anoka are low, which might make seniors feel safer when they’re out visiting area attractions. The city has a violent crime rate of 18.6, lower than the national average of 22.2, and a property crime rate of 47.4, higher than the national average of 35.4.
- Anoka has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Coon Rapids.
- Anoka seniors requiring transportation have options to choose from. Dial-A-Ride provides a transit service, although seniors must book their trips in advance. Medlink provides transportation to seniors who are at least 60 and veterans to clinics, medical facilities and other resources. To use this transportation service, seniors must be able to travel independently as there is no assistance available.
- Anoka has harsh winters with lows of 3 degrees and 50 inches of snow each year, 22 more than the national average of 28 inches, which could make things difficult for seniors who require mobility aids.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Anoka
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Anoka start around $6,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Anoka and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Anoka
Anoka seniors who need assistance with assisted living expenses may be able to get financial assistance from one of Minnesota’s waivers: the Elderly Waiver, the Community Access for Disability Inclusion waiver and the MSC+ & MSHO program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Anoka
Anoka and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Anoka, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Anoka
Anoka-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Minnesota are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Anoka, MN
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Anoka
Review of Personal Care Senior Living
Personal Care Senior Living is new, so there's a kind of a learning curve for us, the aides and the nurses, but they're always open to suggestions. We've made mistakes, and they've made mistakes, a... Read more
Review of Whispering Pines
The Pines is a house that's been divided up and there are 9 people who live here. We each have our own room and we share a bathroom between 2 people. We have a large community kitchen and dining ro... Read more
Review of The Homestead at Anoka
The food was so unacceptable! I won’t feed it to my dogs! The care was so bad that they would try to over Medicate me on several occasions. Or, skip dosages by several hours. Nursing staff wo... Read more