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The 5 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Hutchinson, MN for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Hutchinson, MN below include 5 Assisted Living facilities with 33 reviews. On average in Hutchinson, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.7 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hutchinson

Hutchinson, MN, is a city in McLeod County with a senior population of approximately 8.9 percent. Assisted living facilities in Hutchinson are licensed by the Department of Health and are required to offer assistance with three or more activities of daily living (ADLs). An agreement must be provided either prior to or at the time of resident admission that defines resident costs and services provided. There are six assisted living communities in Hutchinson from which to choose, with 12 more located nearby in areas like Dassel, Darwin and Silver Lake.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hutchinson

  • Hutchinson has some of the cleanest air in the country, based on the EPA’s National Air Toxics Assessment. The city’s air quality ranking is 73 out of 100, while the national average comes in at 58.

  • The violent crime rate in Hutchinson ranks 10.6 out of 100, making it one of the safest cities for seniors. The United States average for violent crime is higher at 31.1.

  • Hutchinson has an enriching arts and culture scene seniors can enjoy, thanks to the presence of the Hutchinson Center for the Arts. It’s free to view the art gallery, which features works from renowned Minnesota artists.

  • The Hutchinson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hutchinson Health and the Minneapolis Heart Institute in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Winters in Hutchinson can be harsh and snowy, with January lows around 4 degrees Fahrenheit and an average 44 inches of snow annually. The city only ranks 33 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index; the U.S. average is higher at 54.

  • Hutchinson isn’t a tax-friendly city for seniors. Taxes are collected on retirement income and Social Security income, and sales tax is relatively high.

Paying for Assisted Living in Hutchinson

Assisted Living costs in Hutchinson start around $2,568 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 Hutchinson 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.

Cities in Minnesota

US

$4,000

Hutchinson

$2,568

Norwood Young America

$2,234

Litchfield

$1,082

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Hutchinson

Seniors with a limited income may qualify for a waiver program through the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Through the same organization, seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be able to receive Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA), which can help make monthly expenses associated with assisted living more manageable.

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

Financial Assistance 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 Hutchinson

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hutchinson

Hutchinson-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 Laws and Regulations in Minnesota

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Marysa

I visited this facility

Review of Woodstone Senior Living

I toured Woodstone Senior Living Assisted Living. The place was clean and neat. It's very transition-appropriate. It goes from senior apartments to assisted living and goes to memory care, which is...

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Betty

I visited this facility

Review of Ecumen Oaks & Pines

I toured Ecumen Oaks & Pines. It seemed like a very nice place, but you have to be in assisted living. It's not for senior living. It was a very good tour though. The staff who assisted us was very...

Provider response

Thank you for leaving us a Caring.com review! While we are a senior living community, we aren't strictly independent living. We offer services to those who need care, or additional support. Please...

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Assisted Living

Susan

I visited this facility

Review of Ecumen Oaks & Pines

Ecumen Oaks & Pines was very nicely decorated. The apartments were nice. They had some 2-bedroom apartments, and 1-bedroom plus apartments, and were all handicapped accessible. The staff who...

Provider response

Susan, we would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! We would also like to thank you for taking the time to come tour Ecumen Oaks and Pines. We do have...

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