88 Assisted Living Facilities near Eagan, MN
There are 88 Assisted Living Facilities in the Eagan area, with 2 in Eagan and 86 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Eagan is $4,675 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 338 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Eagan. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Eagan 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Apple Valley with an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Eagan find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Eagan, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Eagan
Once commonly known as the Onion Capital of the United States, the city of Eagan is the sixth largest suburban community in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and home to more than 7,000 seniors. Members of this population who require daily assistance can find the care they need at four assisted living facilities located right within the city's limits and the 110 other facilities located in the surrounding areas. Officially called housing with services, these locations in Eagan and the rest of the state are licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Eagan
Winters in Eagan are notoriously cold which can be tough for seniors who like to walk and do other outdoor activities. In January, low temperatures can get below 10 degrees, and the city gets an average of 50 inches of snow per year.
- While Minnesota is generally an inexpensive place to live, the cost of living in Eagan is 20 percent higher than the national average and is 10 to 15 percent more expensive than the immediate surrounding areas.
- Social security is taxed by Minnesota, but the state offers a subtraction for certain qualifying seniors. Those who only earn social security don't have to file a state return at all. Minnesota also offers tax credits for long-term care insurance and subtractions for disabled seniors. These policies may make assisted living more affordable in Eagan.
- Seniors and families who are concerned about safety may be happy to know that Eagan has a very low rate of violent crime, 14 points lower than the national average of 22.7. Eagan's crime rates are also 10 to 60 points lower than in the city limits of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
- Eagan has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Eagan 50+ Senior Board, an organization that provides classes, games, and social activities as well as more than two senior centers.
- Eagan has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Burnsville.
Paying for Assisted Living in Eagan
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Eagan start around $3,350 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 Eagan 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 Eagan
Seniors and families in need of financial assistance when paying for assisted living in Eagan have access to a few programs in Minnesota. Medical Assistance, the state's Medicaid system, helps qualifying seniors pay for assisted living and many other services through an Elderly Waiver (EW). A non-Medicaid solution, known as the Housing Support Program, delivers financial aid for room and board for housing with services as well as some supplemental funds for seniors with special needs.
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 Eagan
Eagan 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 Eagan, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Eagan
Eagan-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.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Eagan
Review of Brookview Cottage
My mother lived there for nearly a year and I would say that I wouldn't have wanted her anywhere else. The staff was so caring and knowledgeable. The food was very good and it is a really pretty pl... Read more
Review of The Commons on Marice
The Commons on Marice is very nice and the people were great, but it seemed a little busy and big for us in terms of the amount of people. The rooms were nice; we saw an average-sized one-bedroom. ... Read more
Review of The Commons on Marice
We really liked the Commons on Marice, and that's where my father will move. It's beautiful inside and out, it's very well-kept, and the staff member that we talked to was very nice. We also talked... Read more