Assisted Living in Burnsville

58 Communities

The Lodge on Summit Oaks

1412 Summit Oaks Drive, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
5 reviews
The Lodge on Summit Oaks is in Burnsville, Minnesota, near Interstate 35E, Byerly's Retail Center and Fairview Ridges Hospital. Loved ones praise the facility's excellent care and say the competent, compassionate staff treats their relatives well. They appreciate the community's welcoming, homey atmosphere. Community members and visitors may relax in the informal sitting area or gather in the spacious dining room to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Menu options include traditional f... (read more)
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Brookview Cottage, Inc.

2808 Brookview Drive, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
0 reviews
Our "Person Centered Care" philosophy allows your loved one to maintain many of the choices that they have today. Our services extend to help with activities of daily living. Full time R.N. on staff with over 15 years experience in geriatric and hospice care. Care for acute and chronic illnesses. We work with outside agencies to provide PT, OT, RT, ST and Hospice. We help arrange transportation to and from medical appointments. Diabetics accepted at the discretion of R.N... (read more)
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The Rivers

11111 River Hills Dr., Burnsville, MN
$$$$
25 reviews
The Rivers is conveniently located near Highway 13 East in Burnsville, Minnesota, which is near Lake Park and Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Visitors say that the facility is a lovely, clean place with an energetic environment, well-kept grounds and a lake on the property. Reviews praise the staff who are courteous and knowledgeable and always available to answer questions. According to residents, the food is excellent, and the facility offers a variety of activit... (read more)
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Valley Ridge

1921 Burnsville Parkway West, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
2 reviews
Valley Ridge is a smoke-free community located in Burnsville, Minnesota, near Neill Park and Interstate 35W. Visitors praise this beautifully decorated facility and the terrific, caring staff. They also mention the delicious food available in the café and the numerous activities offered to residents, including bingo, musical entertainment and chapel services. Amenities include a lounge, library and media room and outdoor walking paths. The staff arranges for transportation to... (read more)
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Augustana Regent at Burnsville

14500 REGENT LANE, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
8 reviews
Augustana Regent at Burnsville is located centrally in Burnsville, Minnesota, 15 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis and close to Fairview Ridges Hospital and Fort Snelling State Park. Visitors give high marks to the facility for its overall cleanliness, attentive and flexible staff and handicap accessibility. Family members appreciate the many activities seniors can participate in, such as music programs, exercise classes and golfing on the outdoor putting green. A cafe, l... (read more)
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Ebenezer Ridges Geriatric Care Center

13810 Community Drive, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
3 reviews
Located in Burnsville, Minnesota, Ebenezer Ridges Geriatric Care Center is near Interstate 35E, McAndrews Road and Fairview Ridges Hospital. The pet-friendly facility offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Residents may bring their own furniture to make their rooms feel like home, and they can participate in activities such as Bible trivia, writing poetry and holiday parties. Visitors say the staff is wonderful and caring and that enjoyable food is served three times... (read more)
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Emerald Crest of Burnsville

451 East Travelers Trail , Burnsville, MN
$$$$
3 reviews
Emerald Crest of Burnsville is located within easy access of Interstate 35 in Burnsville, Minnesota, and just a short walk from Crosstown West Park. Relatives praise staff members' knowledge of every resident and the respect and love that goes into their care, which is described as above and beyond the expected. They also appreciate the helpful communication from the facility when it comes to their loved ones' care. Family members remark positively on the amenities at Emerald... (read more)
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Carefree Living Burnsville

600 NICOLLET BOULEVARD, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
3 reviews
Carefree Living Burnsville is a senior assisted living facility located in Burnsville, Minnesota, just minutes from Alimagnet Park, Terrace Oaks Park and the Minnesota Zoological Gardens. Dog-loving residents enjoy that the facility has animals visit regularly to brighten the mood. Family members and visitors like the look of the facility building and the nice clean environment. The staff is reported as being friendly and outgoing, making the residents feel comfortable at all... (read more)
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Cardenas Friendship House

13808 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN
$$$$
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Brookdale Edina

3330 Edinborough Way, Edina, MN
$$$$
36 reviews
Brookdale Edina is located in Edina, Minnesota, close to I-494, Centennial Lakes Park and numerous restaurants. Visitors describe the facility as homelike and clean, and they appreciate the library, swimming pool and other on-site amenities. Residents praise the staff, who they describe as supportive and friendly. Visitors give high marks to the facility's private rooms, which they note have kitchenettes and large windows that let in plenty of natural light. Brookdale Edina a... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 58 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Burnsville is $8,125 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Burnsville

Burnsville began as a small Irish community and has grown to become the tenth largest city in Minnesota. The Burnsville area is home to 56 assisted living facilities (ALFs), with nine in city limits and 47 in towns nearby. ALFs in Minnesota are also known as housing services and are generally defined as communal residences that provide 24-hour supervision and assistance with health care and activities of daily living (ADLs). The licensing and regulation of these facilities are controlled by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Burnsville

  • The cost of living in Burnsville is 13.7 percent higher than the national average. The costs of groceries, transportation and miscellaneous goods and services are higher in Burnsville than the state average, so the area may be less affordable for seniors on a tight budget.

  • The Burnsville area offers many arts and culture activities for seniors to enjoy. History buffs can learn about the town's rural past at Dakota City Heritage Village. At Chanhassen Dinner Theater, seniors receive a discount for a selection of evening performances. 

  • Seniors who cannot tolerate the cold may not enjoy the weather in Burnsville. Though the summer high averages 83 degrees Fahrenheit, Burnsville gets 45 inches of snow per year and drops to an average low of 6 degrees in January.

  • Violent crime in this city is very low, helping seniors feel more secure in the area. Burnsville scores 10.9 out of 100 (1 being the safest), compared with the national average of 31.1. The rate of property crime is higher at 43.3, while the national average is 38.1. 

  • Burnsville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the City of Burnsville’s Senior Services, which offer nature walks, volunteer opportunities and recreational sports, as well as the Burnsville Senior Center.

  • The Burnsville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Fairview Ridges Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Burnsville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Minnesota

$8,125.00 Burnsville
$4,500.00 Rosemount
$4,000.00 US
$2,678.00 Richfield

Assisted Living costs in Burnsville start around $8,125 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 Burnsville 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 Burnsville

Qualified seniors in Minnesota can get help paying for assisted living costs through Medical Assistance (MA), the state's Medicaid plan, and Home and Community-Based Service Waivers. As of 2018, the only non-Medicaid program available in Minnesota to help cover assisted living costs is Housing Support for low-income seniors and people with disabilities.

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 Burnsville

Burnsville 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Burnsville

Burnsville-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.