16 Assisted Living Facilities near Mankato, MN

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mankato, MN

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Ecumen Pathstone

Provides: Assisted Living
718 Mound Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001
"We're here in Ecumen Pathstone Living, and we're settled in. It all worked out very well. They are very caring. It's a warm place, and it's very attractive. Everything is handy for us; there's..." More

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Mankato Lodge Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1360 Adams Street, Mankato, MN 56001
"I went to see Mankato Lodge Senior Living. I believe I visited both assisted living and independent living. The staff toured the whole place with me and I was very impressed. They seemed very..." More

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Old Main Village

Provides: Assisted Living
301 South 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001
"We toured Old Main Village. It was beautiful. I would move in. It was fantastic. It's an older building. It used to be our college here in town, which they made into assisted living now. It is very..." More

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Brookdale Mankato

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Teton Lane, Mankato, MN 56001
"The person who showed me around Brookdale Mankato was very nice. It's just too small of an area. There are only 18 beds. They have bingo. The dining area looked very good." More

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Water's Edge

Provides: Assisted Living
800 Agency Trail, Mankato, MN 56001
"Right now, I am in Water's Edge and it is brand new. To be honest, I am the first elder to move in. It is one of the smaller units where you are more of a family than you are a number. They are..." More

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Autumn Grace

Provides: Assisted Living
118 Raven Court, Mankato, MN 56001
"Autumn Grace was clean. It just didn't look sharper as I expected it to be, and they have a shared bath, which I don't think would work for my brother. Laura, the director, was a really kind person..." More

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New Perspective | Mankato

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Dublin Road, Mankato, MN 56001
"New Perspective in Mankato was gorgeous and the staff was really friendly. The dining hall was beautiful and the food looked really good. It was the best one among those I have seen, but it was..." More

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Laurel's Edge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
77 Stadium Road, Mankato, MN 56001
"Laurel's Edge Assisted Living was a very good place. They had activities for the residents like exercises, swimming, card games, and puzzles. They had good amenities and the staff was very cordial,..." More
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The Pillars of Mankato Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3125 Prairie Rose Dr, Mankato, MN 56001
"My mom moved into The Pillars of Mankato Senior Living. The facility is all new, so it's all in beautiful shape. The staff members were really friendly. They get to know everybody's name right..." More

The Lutheran Home: Cedar Haven

Provides: Assisted Living
630 Reed Street, Mankato, MN 56001

The Salvation Army

Provides: Assisted Living
324 MAXFIELD STREET, Mankato, MN 56001

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Vista Prairie of Monarch Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
2135 Lor Ray Dr, North Mankato, MN 56003
"I liked everything about Vista Prairie of Monarch Meadows. I loved the layout and I love the apartment. The only thing is that it would be more costly because they would only get assisted living...." More

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Oak Terrace Assisted Living of North ...

Provides: Assisted Living
1575 Hoover Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003
"As a resident, I must share my positive experience of living at Oak Terrace. From my first day, the staff has been amazing. I've always felt warmth and kindness living here. They have been so..." More

Koppen Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
615 NICOLLET AVENUE, North Mankato, MN 56003

St Peter Hra Parkview Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1010 SOUTH FOURTH STREET, St Peter, MN 56082

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mankato

    Mankato is a city of approximately 42,000 located along the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway. Boasting over 900 acres of park and recreation space, it can be an attractive location for outdoor enthusiasts. Nearby Minneopa State Park is a convenient destination for picnics and bird watching.

    Over 11 percent of Mankato residents are over 65. Local seniors have access to 10 assisted living facilities within Mankato, plus an additional 13 facilities in nearby communities. The Minnesota Department of Health's Home Care and Assisted Living Program officially oversees the licensing and regulation of facilities within the state.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mankato

    • While summers in Mankato are pleasant, with July highs reaching around 82 degrees, winters can be cold. The average January low is six degrees. These temperatures, combined with above-average annual snowfall levels, can present challenges to mobility-impaired seniors.
    • Within Minnesota, Mankato's crime rate ranks higher than average for both violent and property crimes. Mankato does, however, fall below the national median for violent crime levels.
    • Mankato Transit System's bus lines are the local public transit option. Routes and schedules are posted on the city's website, and a reduced fare category is available to passengers aged 60 and over.
    • Local communities may wish to plan excursions around Mankato's many cultural offerings, such as the Carnegie Art Center and the Blue Earth County Historical Society. The city is home to the Mankato Ballet and the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, while theatre lovers can attend local performances by the Merely Players Community Theatre or the theatre department of Minnesota State University Mankato.
    • The Mankato area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Mankato has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, an organization that provides advocacy services, resources and assistance to older adults in southwest Minnesota as well as one senior center.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Mankato

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Minnesota

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,484.00 Mankato
    $3,330.00 North Mankato
    $2,170.00 Saint Peter
    $1,750.00 Le Sueur

    Assisted Living costs in Mankato start around $3,484 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 Mankato 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 Mankato

    Financial assistance is available in Minnesota to help defray some assisted-living costs. This includes the Elderly Waiver program, which is a federal Medicaid waiver program. Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) can also be a source of assistance, but participation levels vary by county. The Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) waiver is another possible source of assistance, but CADI Waiver services are restricted to seniors who enroll before reaching 65 years old.

    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 Mankato

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mankato

    Mankato-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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    Assisted Living near Mankato, MN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mankato

    • Review of New Perspective | Mankato

      I liked New Perspective Mankato. It was very nice. I liked the menu where you could choose. The price was a little high I thought. I like the layout of the rooms. There was a one-bedroom and a two-... Read more

      Ladonna
    • Review of Old Main Village

      We toured Old Main Village. It was beautiful. I would move in. It was fantastic. It's an older building. It used to be our college here in town, which they made into assisted living now. It is very... Read more

      Sue
    • Review of Mankato Lodge Senior Living

      We went to tour Mankato Lodge Senior Living. They showed us several apartments that can be used either for independent living or assisted living. They don't have wings that are just for one service... Read more

      Ann
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