6 Assisted Living Facilities near East Grand Forks, MN

3 Assisted Living Facilities in East Grand Forks, MN

Good Samaritan Heritage Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
2122 River Rd NW, East Grand Forks, MN 56721
"Good Samaritan is a very carring facility with three wings, each filling a different need. Oaks is an independent community, Pines is Assisted Living facility and Maples is a retirement facility..." More

Edgewood Vista - East Grand Forks

Provides: Assisted Living
608 5th Avenue Northwest, East Grand Forks, MN ...
"My experience with the local Edgewood Vista nursing home has been overall a good experience. I have a parent that lives there and has been there for about two years now and they really enjoy the..." More

Town Square Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
208 2ND STREET NORTHWEST, East Grand Forks, MN ...

3 Assisted Living Facilities near East Grand Forks, MN

Wheatland Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
4006 24th Avenue South, Grand Forks, ND 58201
"My parents are at Wheatland Terrace now. It is really the only one that makes sense for us. It seems like it has about everything that we were looking for. They have different rooms of different..." More

Edgewood Parkwood

Provides: Assisted Living
749 30th St S, Grand Forks, ND 58201
"I visited Parkwood Place. The rooms were fine except that they didn't have dishwashers. The staff was pretty good. They could have been better. They were not excellent, but they were OK. The food..." More

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St. Anne's Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
524 17th St. N., Grand Forks, ND 58203
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in East Grand Forks

    East Grand Forks, which is located just 60 miles south of the Canadian border in Polk County, Minnesota, is home to the University of North Dakota, the state’s oldest and largest university. While the city has a fairly young population, seniors comprise over 13% of its 8,600 residents

    East Grand Forks seniors who need assistance with daily living activities may choose to reside in one of the six local assisted living facilities, including the three that are located in the city proper. The facilities register annually with the Minnesota Department of Health.   

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in East Grand Forks

    • East Grand Forks is an inexpensive place to live with an overall cost of living that is about 6% lower than the national average and 12% lower than the statewide average. Seniors with limited budgets may want to consider one of the city's assisted living options. 
    • Violent crime is relatively rare in East Grand Forks, with the violent crime rate coming in at 10.9 on a 100-point crime index, compared to the national average of 22.7. The property crime rate is a bit higher at 33, but it is still a couple of points lower than the national average of 35.4. This may be a good option for seniors who are seeking assisted living in a safe city.  
    • Compared to the rest of the state, summers in East Grand Forks are relatively cool with highs around 81 degrees on average. However, winters are very cold with lows below 0. Seniors may want to ensure that the assisted living facility they choose has individual climate control to ensure their year-round comfort. 
    • The East Grand Forks area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Grand Forks.
    • Public transit services for East Grand Forks are provided by Cities Area Transit. It operates 10 fixed routes throughout the city, Monday through Saturday. Seniors aged 62 and over are eligible to ride for a reduced fare.
    • East Grand Forks seniors pay state income tax on all of their retirement income, regardless of its source. Minnesota also has a relatively high sales tax rate, which may reduce how much money can be put toward local assisted living expenses.  

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in East Grand Forks

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Minnesota

    $5,200.00 West Fargo
    $4,000.00 US
    $2,456.00 Grand Forks

    Assisted Living costs in East Grand Forks start around $0 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 East Grand Forks 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 East Grand Forks

    Qualifying seniors in East Grand Forks may have assisted living services covered by the Elderly Waiver, which is part of the Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program, or by the Minnesota Consumer Support Grant program.

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

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    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 East Grand Forks

    East Grand Forks 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 East Grand Forks, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in East Grand Forks

    East Grand Forks-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 East Grand Forks

    • Review of Edgewood Vista - East Grand Forks

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    • Review of Good Samaritan Heritage Grove

      Good Samaritan is a very carring facility with three wings, each filling a different need. Oaks is an independent community, Pines is Assisted Living facility and Maples is a retirement facility t... Read more

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    • Review of Edgewood Vista - East Grand Forks

      My experience with the local Edgewood Vista nursing home has been overall a good experience. I have a parent that lives there and has been there for about two years now and they really enjoy the fa... Read more

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