3 Assisted Living Facilities near Nisswa, MN

1 Assisted Living Facility in Nisswa, MN

Hills Crossing Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5307 Hills Crossing, Nisswa, MN 56468
"Senior Class Care is fairly new, very clean, and attractive. The staff is very attentive and very kind, but I’m hearing some complaints about the food from my father. The apartments are average,..." More

2 Assisted Living Facilities near Nisswa, MN

Heritage House of Pequot Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
5384 COUNTRY CARE LANE, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

Parkview I

Provides: Assisted Living
31215 N Heath St, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Nisswa

    The City of Nisswa was founded in 1900 and was originally known as Smiley Township. The name changed in 1908 when the town incorporated and is now home to around 2,000 people. Almost a quarter of the population is 65 or older, and there is one assisted living facility in the city for these seniors. A further 13 facilities can be found in nearby communities including Brainerd, Crosby and Pequot Lakes. Assisted living facilities in Nisswa are licensed and monitored by the Home Care and Assisted Living Program. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Nisswa

    • Crow Wing County, including Nisswa, has good air quality according to the State of the Air Report 2018. The report gave the city an "A" grade for ozone pollution and a "B" grade for particle pollution, which is good news for seniors who have respiratory conditions.
    • Crow Wing County Public Transit provides public transportation to Nisswa residents. The service has flexible routes and a limited dial-a-ride service that seniors can use for to travel to medical appointments, shopping trips and for other personal errands. 
    • The Nisswa area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Brainerd.
    • All forms of retirement income are subject to income tax in Minnesota, including Social Security, pensions and retirement funds. Sales tax is also relatively high. Seniors may find their assisted living budgets impacted by tax bills.
    • Winters in Nisswa are very cold, with the low temperature in January averaging -1 degrees Fahrenheit. The city gets 45 inches of snow each year, almost 20 inches more than the national average, which can keep seniors inside regularly during the winter months.
    • The overall cost of living in Nisswa is 105, five points higher than the national average. Although seniors may spend more on groceries, the cost of healthcare in the city is 16 points lower than the national average, which may help to offset the cost of other incidental purchases and expenses.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Nisswa

    Average Monthly Costs

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    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Nisswa 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 Nisswa 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 Nisswa

    Seniors in Nisswa may be eligible for financial assistance through Minnesota's Elderly Waiver program. The state also has an Optional State Supplement which provides additional funding to people who receive Social Security income.

    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 Nisswa

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Nisswa

    Nisswa-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 Nisswa, MN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Nisswa

    • Review of Hills Crossing Senior Living

      Senior Class Care is fairly new, very clean, and attractive. The staff is very attentive and very kind, but I’m hearing some complaints about the food from my father. The apartments are average, an... Read more

      PaulRFPJQ
    • Review of Hills Crossing Senior Living

      Have a family member who lives there. place is small but nice. just added on memory care unit. but does not have a kitchen and has to get food from other side and food comes cold a lot and seems re... Read more

      Concerned friends
    • Review of Hills Crossing Senior Living

      Have never received such great care! Many great staff who really love the patients. Opening a memory care unit in November. Cant wait to the new place. If its anything like the main unit, it will b... Read more

      satisfied family!
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