16 Assisted Living Facilities near North Mankato, MN

3 Assisted Living Facilities in North Mankato, MN

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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

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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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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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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

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

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

The Beacon at Lake Crystal

Provides: Assisted Living
511 West Blue Earth, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
"The staff were polite and friendly. Most were very helpful. Food was OK - nothing to write home about. Laundry facilities provided. Coordinated social activities were a little boring but are varied..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato

Provides: Assisted Living
1360 Adams Street, Mankato, MN 56001
"The staff at Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato were extremely friendly, and helpful. This is the facility we chose. Mom is moving in a one-bedroom unit with a very large bathroom, and big..." More

Lake Crystal Towers

Provides: Assisted Living
203 South Main Street, Lake Crystal, MN 56055

St Peter Hra Parkview Manor

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

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

Assisted Living near North Mankato, MN

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in North Mankato

  • Review of Oak Terrace Assisted Living of North Mankato

    Oak Terrace looked very nice but the living quarters didn't seem adequate. Amenities looked very nice. The dining area was very impressive. The woman that gave me the tour and talked to me seemed v... Read more

    Carla
  • Review of Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows

    Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows is a very nice place amongst those we've visited. There's some difficulty in contacting the business office there, I've called twice now to talk to the manager and ... Read more

    Sheldon
  • Review of Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows

    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 foo... Read more

    Karen
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in North Mankato

North Mankato lies along the Minnesota River and hosts 23 assisted living facilities to accommodate its residents over 65, about 13 percent of the city’s population. Seniors in the area can enjoy water views while shopping or strolling through Sibley Park, one of the city’s many outdoor recreation areas.

The Minnesota Department of Health governs the policies of assisted living facilities, which create a homelike setting for seniors and offer 24-hour support and other services, such as assistance with activities of daily living and prepared meals.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in North Mankato

  • The North Mankato area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mayo Clinic Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Seniors living in North Mankato can be at peace in the safety of their own homes, due to the low crime rates. Property crime has a national rating of 38.1, but in North Mankato, it’s only 27.4, which is a 32 percent decrease.

  • North Mankato has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, an organization that works with local organizations geared toward senior health and well-being, as well as four other senior centers. 

  • Sibley Park gives seniors in North Mankato ample opportunities to play, socialize and enjoy the fresh air. The historic park is known for its beautiful gardens in addition to spots for fishing and tennis. 

  • Active seniors who enjoy the outdoors might not enjoy the weather in North Mankato. The average low reaches 6 degrees in January, and the annual snowfall is 39 inches. 

  • The national average cost of living scale is set at 100, and North Mankato’s cost of living score is 6 percent lower, at 94.1. Because of this, seniors on a tight budget may be able to afford better quality care.  


Paying for Assisted Living in North Mankato

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Minnesota

$4,518.00 Mankato
$4,000.00 US
$3,300.00 North Mankato
$1,750.00 Le Sueur

Assisted Living costs in North Mankato start around $3,300 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 North 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 North Mankato

Seniors may be eligible for help covering assisted living costs through the state’s Managed Medicaid program, Minnesota Senior Health Options. The state of Minnesota also offers the Group Residential Housing (GRH) program, which offers aid for both personal care and assisted living expenses.

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

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Mankato

North 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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