82 Assisted Living Facilities near Inver Grove Heights, MN
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There are 82 Assisted Living Facilities in the Inver Grove Heights area, with 8 in Inver Grove Heights and 74 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Inver Grove Heights is $5,240 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,735.
To help you with your search, browse the 287 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Inver Grove Heights. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Inver Grove Heights 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Mendota Heights with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Inver Grove Heights find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Inver Grove Heights, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Inver Grove Heights
Inver Grove Heights is located in Dakota County, Minnesota. It has easy freeway access to the Twin Cities, making it a popular tourist destination for those visiting popular local attractions such as the Mall of America or the Minnesota Zoo. The small city is home to just over 35,000 residents, and 15.2 percent of its residents are over the age of 65. There are seven assisted living facilities providing care to the area's seniors in Inver Grove Heights, and another 57 assisted living facilities nearby in areas such as Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Inver Grove Heights
- Inver Grove Heights has plenty of arts and culture for seniors to enjoy. Some assisted living facilities may offer supervised day trips to residents so that they're able to take in some of the area's top attractions, including the Science Museum of Minnesota or the Cathedral of St. Paul.
- Inver Grove Heights has no facilities to choose from in the event of medical emergencies or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Saint Paul.
Metro Transit gives seniors the opportunity to travel the Inver Grove Heights area safely and offers reduced rates for seniors.
- The air quality in Inver Grove Heights and its surrounding areas have received a passing grade from the American Lung Association, meaning that seniors with breathing-related medical problems can live comfortably in the area without concern that their condition will worsen due to air quality.
- Although the overall cost of living in Inver Grove Heights is 14.5 percent above the national average, seniors in the area will save money on the cost of health care, which is 14 percent below the U.S. average.
- Minnesota taxes Social Security income, as well as other forms of retirement income. Seniors who are on a limited budget may wish to consider this before choosing to reside in assisted living in the area.
Paying for Assisted Living in Inver Grove Heights
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Assisted Living costs in Inver Grove Heights start around $5,077 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 Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights
Depending on circumstances, seniors in the Inver Grove Heights area can apply for financial assistance with the cost of services provided in assisted living facilities under one of the following Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs: Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults or Community Alternative Care.
Seniors who are receiving Supplemental Security Income may apply for an Optional State Supplement to assist them in paying for the cost of room and board in assisted living facilities. The state does not cap room and board charges.
Family supplementation is permitted in Minnesota.
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 Inver Grove Heights
Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Inver Grove Heights
Inver Grove Heights-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 Inver Grove Heights
Review of Brookdale Inver Grove Heights
My cousin moved into Brookdale Inver Grove Heights. It's a very nice place. It's very small. I think they only have ten residents right now. It seems like the staff is not up to full capacity. Ever... Read more
Review of Brookdale Inver Grove Heights
The lady at Brookdale Inver Grove Heights was nice and very helpful, and I enjoyed that experience. It's a very small place. The positive thing is if you're looking for a small community, that woul... Read more
Review of Timber Hills
My mother moved into Timber Hills last week. It's very friendly and cooperates with my request. Her apartment is bright, brightly decorated, spacious, it's a one- bedroom. Big windows. Comfortable ... Read more