4 Assisted Living Facilities in Fairmont, MN

Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
850 Goldfinch St, Fairmont, MN 56031
"My father is in Goldfinch. It is newer, so it looks like it's in better shape and not worn out. The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating to people’s needs. They have cooking classes,..." More

Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
610 Summit Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031
"My grandmother moved in here after my grandfather died, first in the Assisted Living portion and later in her life in the nursing home portion. It was a godsend to the family to know that she was..." More

Ingleside

Provides: Assisted Living
2811 ROLAND AVENUE, Fairmont, MN 56031
"Ingleside has really nice staff and large grounds. The grounds make it so the residents get good exercise and enjoy healthy livings outside too. The food was also great. The meat is not too..." More

Caring Partners Adult Day Services

Provides: Assisted Living
610 Summit Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031
"Woodland Manor offers customized living to enhance independence and choices for seniors. Residents enjoy customized living in their own apartment within a community setting where social..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fairmont

    Known as the City of Lakes, Fairmont is a small community located in south Minnesota. The Fairmont area is home to nine assisted living facilities, known in Minnesota as Home Care Providers. Four of these facilities are located directly in Fairmont, with the remaining five located in the nearby communities of Sherburn, Winnebago, Truman and Blue Earth. All home care providers in Minnesota are regulated and closely monitored by the Minnesota Department of Health

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fairmont

    • The Fairmont area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Mayo Clinic Health System, in case of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Fairmont's cost of living is low compared to the U.S. national average. Overall costs are 10.8 percent lower than the national average. This may give seniors more money to allocate towards the cost of assisted living.

    • Fairmont has extremely cold winters. The average low in January is only 7 degrees Fahrenheit, while the U.S. average low temperature is 22.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Fairmont also sees an average snowfall of 45 inches in the wintertime, which is 19 inches more than the national average. Seniors who prefer a more comfortable climate may find Fairmont's weather unpleasant.

    • Minnesota charges income tax on seniors' social security checks, which means an additional expense for seniors living in Fairmont.

    • Prairie Lakes Transit provides seniors with a safe public transportation option. However, shuttles and buses are only available certain hours and routes are limited.
    • Seniors can feel safe living in Fairmont, as crime rates are considerably low. For every 1000 residents, only 20.37 incidents of property crime are reported annually, which is lower than the U.S. average of 25 crimes per 1,000 people.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Fairmont

    Average Monthly Costs

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    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Fairmont 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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont

    Eligible seniors in Fairmont may receive assistance in paying for care services under a Medicaid 1915(c) waiver. Residents in group residential facilities may apply for an optional supplement to Supplemental Security Income to assist them in paying for the cost of room and board. Facilities in Minnesota do not cap room and board charges for Medicaid eligible residents; however, family supplementation is permitted.

    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 Fairmont

    Fairmont 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 Fairmont, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fairmont

    Fairmont-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 Fairmont

    • Review of Ingleside

      Ingleside is smaller. The room I saw was not really big but adequately sized. There were less services than in the other places I’ve visited. Read more

      Loving daughter17
    • Review of Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

      My father is in Goldfinch. It is newer, so it looks like it's in better shape and not worn out. The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating to people’s needs. They have cooking classes, exerc... Read more

      Loving daughter17
    • Review of Ingleside

      Ingleside has really nice staff and large grounds. The grounds make it so the residents get good exercise and enjoy healthy livings outside too. The food was also great. The meat is not too toug... Read more

      redwingedfalcon98
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