14 Assisted Living Facilities near Mankato, MN

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mankato, MN

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Old Main Village

Provides: Assisted Living
301 South 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001
"I liked Old Main Village. I visited it before but they didn't have the type of room I wanted available. It's a huge building. Their dining area is gorgeous, plus they have small kitchens in the..." 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
"Located in Mankato MN, Autumn Grace was created so your loved one has a place to call home. We have maintained advanced quality care while refusing to sacrifice the feelings and comfort associated..." More

Ecumen Pathstone Living

Provides: Assisted Living
718 Mound Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001
"I am perfectly happy with everything at Ecumen Pathstone Living. They give excellent nurse aid care with the CNAs and the registered nurses. The food is good. I’ve decorated my walls and my wife..." 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

Laurels Edge Assisted Living & Laurel...

Provides: Assisted Living
77 Stadium Road, Mankato, MN 56001
"This facility is fantastic. The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. The staff seems to be very consistent and friendly. the food is pretty good and the staff in the dining room is very..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato

Provides: Assisted Living
1360 Adams Street, Mankato, MN 56001
"Friendly place Its a great environment to walk into! Knowing that family is here makes me feel at ease and know that they are getting good care." 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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Oak Terrace Assisted Living of North ...

Provides: Assisted Living
1575 Hoover Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003
"My mom and my dad are at Oak Terrace, and it is a very nice place. I was very impressed with it. My dad is very happy, but my mom is still coping. The staff was very outgoing and was doing..." More

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Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
2135 Lor Ray Dr, North Mankato, MN 56003
"My mom moved into Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadow. It's excellent and my mom likes it there. The staff is friendly, very nice, and they do all the stuff they're supposed to do. My mom likes the..." 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

    $4,243.00 Mankato
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,300.00 North Mankato
    $1,750.00 Le Sueur

    Assisted Living costs in Mankato start around $4,243 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 Water's Edge

      The staff at Water's Edge seems to be just extremely caring. My husband's room is very clean, he has a nice big and bright window that looks out on a large pond and kind of a wildlife area. The foo... Read more

    • Review of Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato

      Friendly place Its a great environment to walk into! Knowing that family is here makes me feel at ease and know that they are getting good care. Read more

    • Review of Water's Edge

      Last weekend they ran out of toilet paper which won't be replenished until the supply truck comes on Tuesday. Two weeks ago they ran out of bread, almost every week they run out of orange juice wh... Read more

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