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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Coon Rapids, MN for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Coon Rapids, MN below include 69 Assisted Living facilities with 1405 reviews. On average in Coon Rapids, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.06 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Coon Rapids

The Minnesota Department of Health oversees assisted living facilities throughout the state. The department is responsible for licensing and regulating assisted living providers to ensure the health, safety and appropriate treatment of senior residents. It conducts on-site surveys and enforcement of compliance with state rules and regulations.  

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Coon Rapids

  • Coon Rapids is home to the high-performing, regionally ranked Mercy Hospital. This general medical and surgical healthcare facility has a high-scoring geriatrics department. 
  • Coon Rapids Senior Center provides volunteer drivers to assist those who need to get to doctors’ appointments and other destinations in Anoka County for a small, suggested donation. The service is available Monday through Friday to seniors who live in Coon Rapids.  
  • There are some financial advantages to living in Coon Rapids by way of tax relief. People aged 65 and up may qualify for several benefits related to state taxes, including subtraction amounts, marriage and long-term care insurance and other programs.
  • Active seniors living in Coon Rapids have access to many parks, including those along the Mississippi River, for fishing, boating, golfing and hiking. There’s plenty to do during the winter months, from ice skating to outdoor community events. 
  • The public transportation system in Coon Rapids is good, with a commuter train taking residents to downtown Minneapolis within 25 minutes. A metro transit system runs express and regular buses within the town and throughout the area. Anoka County also provides local transportation services to seniors living in Coon Rapids.
  • The crime rate in Coon Rapids is 1.8 times less than the U.S. average, yet it’s higher than 56.3% of crime rates in U.S. cities overall. On average, the crime rate in Coon Rapids per 100,000 people (2,237) is less than the state’s average (2,315), with the national average even higher at 2,489. Seniors should keep in mind that assisted living communities have security in place and staff on hand 24/7.
  • Winters in Coon Rapids may not be to some seniors’ liking, as the area averages  51 inches of snow per year, which is 23 inches more than the national average. The city does get an average of 199 sunny days per year, just six less than the national average. Summer highs average a comfortable 82 degrees. The city receives about 113 days of some kind of precipitation throughout the year.

Paying for Assisted Living in Coon Rapids

Assisted living in Coon Rapids costs an average of $4,797 a month, according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey. Minnesota’s state average for monthly assisted living costs is $4,283, while the national average is $4,300 per month. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

At $4,797, Coon Rapid’s average monthly cost for assisted living is surpassed only by Mankato, with an average cost of $4,968 per month. More affordable senior living options are available in St. Cloud at $2,723, Rochester at $3,105 and Duluth at $3,221. 

Coon Rapids

$4,797

Minnesota

$4,283

The United States

$4,300

St. Cloud

$2,723

Rochester

$3,105

Mankato

$4,968

Duluth

$3,221

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors residing in Coon Rapids have access to other types of long-term care and support. Adult day care is an economical choice at $1,863 per month for those who need support during the weekdays. Seniors who wish to have assistance in their own homes can opt for homemaker services or a home health aide for light medical support, to come to them at a cost of $6,292 or $6,483, respectively. For seniors needing higher levels of care, nursing home costs in this area average $11,285 for a semiprivate room and $12,167 for a private room.

Homemaker Services

$6,292

Home Health Aide

$6,483

Adult Day Health Care

$1,863

Assisted Living Facility

$4,797

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$11,285

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

$12,167

Note: Data for Coon Rapids was unavailable, so data for the nearest area, Minneapolis, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids residents in assisted living may qualify for a state supplement to SSI payments. The state also uses the Community Alternative Care and the Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults waiver programs to defray assisted living costs in some cases.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities in Minnesota

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 Coon Rapids

A variety of resources are available to seniors living in or considering moving to an assisted living facility in the Coon Rapids area. Local and county government agencies, in addition to nonprofit organizations, offer seniors several services and supports, including transportation, recreational and wellness programs.

ResourceContactService
Coon Rapids Senior Services763-767-6473Coon Rapids offers seniors a number of services through their Senior Center, including activities, van transportation, day trips, social events and educational classes. Activities at the center are scheduled Monday through Friday when seniors can participate in card games, Bingo, chess, writing groups, book clubs, crafts and exercise. Coffee is provided. The Senior Center also offers yearly flu and pneumonia shots, foot care services by appointment and tax assistance.
Anoka County Senior Services763-324-1410Anoka County provides various services to seniors over the age of 60 through its programs and services. Social workers are available for seniors to discuss whether they're receiving the services they need or are entitled to. The Family Caregiver Connection has a program that gathers elderly seniors together with their care partners and others in similar situations to share experiences and stay socially connected. Anoka County also matches active retired adults with volunteering opportunities in the community.
Minnesota Board on Aging651-431-2555Seniors can access help regarding problems, complaints and questions involving long-term care issues through this Office of Ombudsman state office. It's staffed by volunteers who help resolve disputes, provide referrals to enforcement agencies and give seniors information regarding their rights and laws as they apply to supportive housing.
Anoka County Community Action Program763-783-4745A Senior Kinship Program is run by Anoka County that connects volunteers to seniors to help run errands, provide companionship and transportation to medical and non-medical appointments.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids-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.

Assisted Living Facilities Laws and Regulations in Minnesota

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Nancy

I visited this facility

Review of Select Senior Living

Select Senior Living seemed like an older facility, but very kept up and very nice. The rooms were very spacious. The staff was very nice, very knowledgeable, and pleasant.

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Dan

I visited this facility

Review of Select Senior Living

Select Senior Living had a nice dining area and a nice apartment. The lobby was nice and clean. The lady didn't know we were coming, but she took care of us and showed us around, so that was very...

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LindaB1379

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Autumn Glen Senior Living

Mom loves living at Autumn Glen, she has made wonderful friends and loves the staff. She is always busy doing something.

Provider response

Hello, We are so happy to hear your mom and family are enjoying Autumn Glen Senior Living. Thank you for your kind words and feedback. Sincerely, Penny, Executive Director

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