Plymouth, Minnesota is a great option for seniors who want to live in a thriving community with access to plenty of scenic green spaces. The city is only 12 miles away from downtown Minneapolis, with all its cultural attractions and access to six large lakes, including Medicine Lake. Nearly 80,000 people live in Plymouth, of whom 14.7% are seniors aged 65 and over. 

There are three assisted living facilities in the city and 17 serving the surrounding area. The average monthly cost for assisted living in Plymouth is $4,782. This is significantly higher than the state’s median of $3,800 and well above the national average of $4,051. However, the city’s growing population of older adults benefit from an array of aging-related programs and recreational activities, such as the Senior Program operated by the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Near Plymouth, MN

The Waters of Plymouth

11305 Highway 55, Plymouth, MN, 55441


Cornerstone Assisted Living and Memory Care

3750 Lawndale Lane North, Plymouth, MN, 55446

We had my mom ready to go into Cornerstone Assisted Living, but we’d have to put her into memory care there. Having seen other memory cares, it’s probably the best one but that’s a drastic change, and … (read more)
We had my mom ready to go into Cornerstone Assisted Living, but we’d have to put her into memory care there. Having seen other memory cares, it’s probably the best one but that’s a drastic change, and … (read more)

Cherrywood Pointe of Plymouth

18405 Old Rockford Road, Plymouth, MN, 55446

I was able to tour Cherrywood Pointe in Plymouth and I thought it was very nice. It was clean, it was new, and the staff seemed friendly and knowledgeable. It was very nice, I liked it. They had some … (read more)
I was able to tour Cherrywood Pointe in Plymouth and I thought it was very nice. It was clean, it was new, and the staff seemed friendly and knowledgeable. It was very nice, I liked it. They had some … (read more)

SummerWood of Plymouth

16205 36th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN, 55446

Summerwood had a very nice location, and the grounds were lovely. The staff was very helpful. The dining area looked clean and friendly.
Summerwood had a very nice location, and the grounds were lovely. The staff was very helpful. The dining area looked clean and friendly.

Bassett Creek Commons SR. Hsing

10505 8TH AVENUE NORTH, Plymouth, MN, 55441


2016

Copperfield Hill

4200 40th Ave N, Robbinsdale, MN, 55422

Copperfield Hill is an assisted living facility in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, located near Interstate 94 and surrounded by dining venues and several public parks and only a short drive from Crystal Airpo … (read more)
Copperfield Hill is an assisted living facility in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, located near Interstate 94 and surrounded by dining venues and several public parks and only a short drive from Crystal Airpo … (read more)

The Glenn Hopkins

1011 Feltl Ct, Hopkins, MN, 55343

The Glenn Hopkins was good. I liked the nature, the natural setting, the wildlife, and the beautiful scenery around the location. I liked the lake and the trees. The staff was very friendly and nice t … (read more)
The Glenn Hopkins was good. I liked the nature, the natural setting, the wildlife, and the beautiful scenery around the location. I liked the lake and the trees. The staff was very friendly and nice t … (read more)

Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge

16500 92nd Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN, 55311

Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge is conveniently located near Interstate 94 in Maple Grove, Minnesota, within walking distance of restaurants and shopping. Visitors appreciate the facility’s inviting … (read more)
Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge is conveniently located near Interstate 94 in Maple Grove, Minnesota, within walking distance of restaurants and shopping. Visitors appreciate the facility’s inviting … (read more)

The Glenn of Minnetonka

5300 Woodhill Road, Minnetonka, MN, 55345

I would like to commend the staff members in memory care for doing such a wonderful (and very difficult) job. The gentle kindness and care you show the residents is beyond measure. Thank you!
I would like to commend the staff members in memory care for doing such a wonderful (and very difficult) job. The gentle kindness and care you show the residents is beyond measure. Thank you!

Sunrise of Golden Valley

4950 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN, 55422

Located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, Sunrise of Golden Valley is conveniently close to Golden Valley Country Club, Menards Shopping Center and Brookview Park. Loved ones compliment the elegant dining … (read more)
Located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, Sunrise of Golden Valley is conveniently close to Golden Valley Country Club, Menards Shopping Center and Brookview Park. Loved ones compliment the elegant dining … (read more)

Sunrise of Minnetonka

18605 Old Excelsior Blvd., Minnetonka, MN, 55345

Sunrise of Minnetonka is located in the western Minneapolis suburb of Minnetonka, minutes south of Lower Lake. Its residents praise the staff members for their attention to detail and appreciate how w … (read more)
Sunrise of Minnetonka is located in the western Minneapolis suburb of Minnetonka, minutes south of Lower Lake. Its residents praise the staff members for their attention to detail and appreciate how w … (read more)

Meadow Ridge Senior Living

7475 Country Club Drive, Golden Valley, MN, 55427

Meadow Ridge Senior Living is located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, near the Golden Valley Country Club, Theodore Wirth Park and the Beltline Expressway. Residents and guests praise this facility for i … (read more)
Meadow Ridge Senior Living is located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, near the Golden Valley Country Club, Theodore Wirth Park and the Beltline Expressway. Residents and guests praise this facility for i … (read more)

2014

The Landings of Minnetonka

14505 Minnetonka Drive, Minnetonka, MN, 55345

I liked The Landings of Minnetonka. They had a very good staff. I toured the rooms, the dining area, the exercise area, and the pool. They gave us a tour of the whole place. The rooms were also OK. If … (read more)
I liked The Landings of Minnetonka. They had a very good staff. I toured the rooms, the dining area, the exercise area, and the pool. They gave us a tour of the whole place. The rooms were also OK. If … (read more)

Haven Homes

4848 Gateway Blvd, Maple Plain, MN, 55359

Haven Homes was brand new, beautiful, and very well laid out. There was everything there that my mother required like the ease of getting in and out and parking underground. They’re very accommodating … (read more)
Haven Homes was brand new, beautiful, and very well laid out. There was everything there that my mother required like the ease of getting in and out and parking underground. They’re very accommodating … (read more)

Adagio Manor Assisted Living

5230 Circle Down, Minneapolis, MN, 55416

For our family, finding Adagio was the answer to a prayer! Our mom was in the end stages of vascular dementia and under hospice/palliative care when we moved her from a well-known (but insufficient f … (read more)
For our family, finding Adagio was the answer to a prayer! Our mom was in the end stages of vascular dementia and under hospice/palliative care when we moved her from a well-known (but insufficient f … (read more)

The Waters on 50th

3500 50th Street West, Minneapolis, MN, 55410


Roitenberg Family Assisted Living Residence

3610 Phillips Parkway South, Minneapolis, MN, 55426

Roitenberg Family Assisted Living Residence is a community that offers residents a lifestyle that can be hard to get at any other facility. All the meals served at the facility are Kosher and the laun … (read more)
Roitenberg Family Assisted Living Residence is a community that offers residents a lifestyle that can be hard to get at any other facility. All the meals served at the facility are Kosher and the laun … (read more)

The Waters of Edina

6300 Colonial Way, Edina, MN, 55436

It is a high cost fatality that truthfully is poorly run and when you have a loved one move in it is very hard to relocate them. They make friends there and as a family member you don’t want to disrup … (read more)
It is a high cost fatality that truthfully is poorly run and when you have a loved one move in it is very hard to relocate them. They make friends there and as a family member you don’t want to disrup … (read more)

Gianna Homes – Sursum Corda

4605 Fairhills Rd E, Minnetonka, MN, 55345

Gianna Homes is a residential care home. The facility is very small. It is very nice. It seemed like a lovely place. I like that it was really home-like and that fact that it was small. It seemed like … (read more)
Gianna Homes is a residential care home. The facility is very small. It is very nice. It seemed like a lovely place. I like that it was really home-like and that fact that it was small. It seemed like … (read more)

Comfort Residence St. Louis Park

7115 Wayzata Blvd., St Louis Park, MN, 55426

I was really impressed with Carter, the person I was working with at Comfort Residence St. Louis Park. With the proper PPE, I was allowed to walk in and see what room my mother was going to live in, t … (read more)
I was really impressed with Carter, the person I was working with at Comfort Residence St. Louis Park. With the proper PPE, I was allowed to walk in and see what room my mother was going to live in, t … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Plymouth

Due to its proximity to the city of Minneapolis, Plymouth likely shares its average cost for assisted living of $4,782, according to Genworth Financial’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey. This is $982 higher than the state average and $731 above the national median.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living costs in the state vary depending on the area. However, compared with other cities in Minnesota, the cost of assisted living in Plymouth is on the higher end of the price spectrum. In the southeastern city of Rochester, the median assisted living cost of $2,983 is the lowest in the state and significantly below what seniors pay in Plymouth. 

The average cost in Mankato is $3,444, which is significantly above the rate in Rochester but still lower than in Plymouth. Farther north in the city of St. Cloud, the median cost of assisted living is $3,551, which is over $1,200 less than the rate in Plymouth. In the northeastern city of Duluth, the cost for assisted living increases to $3,800, which is still well below the average in Plymouth. 

While the cost for assisted living in Plymouth is higher than in other parts of the state, the city still has a lot to offer its older residents in terms of community senior programs, recreational opportunities and close proximity to big-city amenities.

$4782

Plymouth/Minneapolis

$3800

Minnesota

$4051

The United States

$2983

Rochester

$3444

Mankato

$3551

St. Cloud

$3800

Duluth

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Plymouth

Seniors in assisted living in Plymouth may be eligible for government assistance from a number of Medicaid waiver programs such as the Elderly Waiver and Alternative Care Program and Supplemental Security Income.

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 Plymouth

ResourceContact Service
Senior LinkAge Line(800) 333-2433Operated by the Minnesota Board on Aging and the local Area Agency on Aging, the Senior LinkAge Line connects seniors and their families with local resources through a free advice line. Available services include assistance applying for Medicaid and Medicare Extra Help, health insurance options counseling and more. 
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid(612) 332-1441This nonprofit law firm provides free legal advice to seniors aged 60 and over in the state of Minnesota. Volunteers with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid can offer legal assistance in civil matters such as creating wills and powers of attorney.
Brooklyn Park Vet Center(763) 503-2220Seniors who served in the U.S. military can access a variety of services at their local VA Vet Center. Trained VA advisors can provide counseling in areas such as filing pension and claims for other benefits they may be entitled to, such as Aid and Attendance and VA health care services.
Ombudsman for Long-Term Care(651) 431-2555Seniors living in assisted living facilities can access advocacy and have their concerns investigated by Minnesota’s Office of Ombudsman. Staff and volunteers with the service are there to provide counseling to older adults and family members. The service can also help with complaints related to Medicare and Medicaid insurance.
Senior Outreach Services(612) 770-7005Senior Outreach Services is a program of the nonprofit Senior Community Services organization, and it provides long-term counseling and support to Plymouth residents aged 55 and over. Licensed social workers are available to assist with locating assisted living facilities, navigating government benefit programs and providing referrals to relevant programs and agencies.  Services are available both face-to-face and by phone. 
Plymouth Senior Program(763) 509-5200This program is operated by the Plymouth Parks & Recreation Department and offers a range of educational and recreational activities to seniors aged 55 and over. Older adults can take part in writer groups, art lessons, computer classes and more.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plymouth

Plymouth-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plymouth