34 Assisted Living Facilities near Prior Lake, MN

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Prior Lake, MN

McKenna Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
13810 Shepherd's Path, Prior Lake, MN 55379
"McKenna Crossing is being run by Presbyterian Homes and they have a good reputation. They have a good staff to resident ratio. I also liked the fact that they have continuum care all in one area,..." More

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New Perspective | Prior Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
4685 Park Nicollet Ave SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372
"I like Keystone (Keystone Comm of Prior Lake), but it has a 18 months to 24 months waiting list. I know I could live there, but when I heard how long the waiting list was, I just sort of forgot it..." More

32 Assisted Living Facilities near Prior Lake, MN

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The Lodge on Summit Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
1412 Summit Oaks Drive, Burnsville, MN 55337
"My father was at the Lodge and had nothing but excellent care and service. The staff were so competent and compassionate - it felt just like home - and I couldn't have wanted any better care for..." More

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Brookview Cottage, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
2808 Brookview Drive, Burnsville, MN 55337
"Our "Person Centered Care" philosophy allows your loved one to maintain many of the choices that they have today. Our services extend to help with activities of daily living. Full time R.N. on..." More

Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington

Provides: Assisted Living
9889 Penn Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431
"My parents enjoyed living in a beautiful independent living apartment for almost 10 years, ate at their dining room nightly and often bought lunch from the bistro. There are movies shown Friday..." More

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Summit Place

Provides: Assisted Living
8501 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
"I visited Summit Place. I saw some of their activity areas and the main reception. They're definitely spacious and clean. They had swimming. I just met the receptionist, and she was impressive. I..." More

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Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
15359 Founders Lane, Apple Valley, MN 55124
"We like Ecumen Seasons and the way the care is offered. We like the structure and the general level of service. The staff was very helpful. They were very competent and very resident-centered. My..." More

Friendship Village of Bloomington

Provides: Assisted Living
8100 Highwood Dr. , Bloomington, MN 55438
"We picked Friendship Village because of continuous care. We are familiar with this place because we have some friends out there. Their facilities are excellet. They unfortunately don’t have a lot..." More

Highview Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
20150 Highview Ave, Lakeville, MN 55044
"Walker Methodist has a good program and building. My husband has Parkinson’s, and they have a Parkinson’s program. It’s very nice. They have a two-bedroom with a little den and the square footage..." More

Savage Senior Living at Fen Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
5950 W. 130th Lane, Savage, MN 55378
"My dad is in Cherrywood Pointe. It is located in a beautiful wetland or marsh that they can't build on, so it's always going to have a nature preserve behind it. It's 45 minutes from where I live...." More

Valley Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1921 Burnsville Parkway West, Burnsville, MN 55337
"Valley Ridge is a beautiful, new, spacious building complex with independent senior housing, assisted living, and memory care. The staff is so terrific, wonderful, and caring. It’s beautifully..." More

Augustana Regent at Burnsville

Provides: Assisted Living
14500 REGENT LANE, Burnsville, MN 55306
"The food at Augustana Regent at Burnsville is good. The place is very nice, and we think it was a good fit for my mom. There are things for the handicapped. The bathroom is huge, and you could have..." More

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Welcome Home Residential Care, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
8466 Kell Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55437
"Welcome Home Residential Care, LLC is a residential home that holds four people, and there is one-to-one service. It is just a lot more hospitable. Is the house clean? Yes, absolutely. My parents..." More

All Saints Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1880 Independence Drive, Shakopee, MN 55379
"So far, it's been just fine. They have done a good job, he seems to have settled down, and he is getting good care. He seems to be pretty happy there. They have a walking club, and there is a woman..." More

New Perspective Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
7625 Golden Triangle Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
"I love New Perspective North Shore. It was brand-new when my aunt moved in, so there had been nobody in her room. She moved first into a room where they provide more care for her, so there's just a..." More

The Colony

Provides: Assisted Living
431 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
"The Colony is lovely with three floors and relatively new, with nice, large, sunny apartments. My mom has only been there for a month, but we're very satisfied with them. They’ve done concerts,..." More

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Kingsley Shores Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
16880 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044
"We choose Kingsley Shores for my mother because it has fantastic facilities. They have very great staff. They are friendly and helpful. They meet all our needs. They are great to work with. My..." More

The Fountains at Hosanna

Provides: Assisted Living
9850 163rd Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044
"We looked at The Fountains at Hosanna. The tour was very nice. We were impressed by the building. The unit seemed a little small, but it was nice. The person who gave us the tour was very pleasant..." More

Minnesota Masonic Home Bloomington

Provides: Assisted Living
11501 Masonic Home Dr, Bloomington, MN 55437
"I was very pleased with this facility. The staff were extremely friendly and always came over to discuss my grandmother's condition and progress with me when I came to visit. She was also very..." More

Apple Valley Villa Senior Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
14610 Garrett Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55124
"Apple Valley Villa was a little older than some of the other ones that we visited, but it has connected facilities for more medical care than the others. It was almost like a nursing home, or it..." More

Founders Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
6600 Auto Club Road, Bloomington, MN 55438
"Great place for my parents. They recently sold the house I grew up in nearby, and wanted to stay in the city. Beautiful surroundings; beautiful and new buildings. Their two bedroom, 2 bath..." More

Ebenezer Ridges Geriatric Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
13810 Community Drive, Burnsville, MN 55337
"I wanted my parents near me, so I moved them to Arbor at Ridges. The staff are wonderful people. They are very caring and very nice. With the rooms, they bring their own furniture, it has a full..." More

Elim Shores

Provides: Assisted Living
7900 TIMBER LAKE DRIVE, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
"I went to check out Elim Shores' independent living section for my mom. It's in a great location, very clean, pleasant and quiet place. It had everything we were looking for, adequate room with a..." More

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Emerald Crest of Burnsville

Provides: Assisted Living
451 East Travelers Trail , Burnsville, MN 55337
"The Assisted Living Memory Care Specialists "“ For seniors who have minimal or around the clock needs, our program is designed to promote dignity and quality of life for our residents in a..." More

Ecumen Centennial House

Provides: Assisted Living
14625 Pennock Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124
"The staff at Ecumen was very gracious and welcoming. Everything about the building looked beautiful, but the room that they would have offered my mom was a studio and too small. The décor and the..." More

St. Gertrudes Health and Rehabilitati...

Provides: Assisted Living
1850 SARAZIN STREET, Shakopee, MN 55379
"We visited the Gardens at St. Gertrudes assisted living facility while in the Shakopee area. Our aunt requires more care than our family can provide, so it is time to find a good home for her. The..." More

Carefree Living Burnsville

Provides: Assisted Living
600 NICOLLET BOULEVARD, Burnsville, MN 55337
"I visited Carefree Living. What I need is an assisted living, but they won't take my wife, who needs full time long-term care. It's a nice place, but I don't want to be separated from my wife. I..." More

Castle Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
625 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
"My mom is a resident of Castle Ridge Senior Living. She shares a room though and I wish they had single rooms. Everything is great there and the staff is wonderful. " More

Auburn Courts

Provides: Assisted Living
501 Oak Street North, Chaska, MN 55318

Breck Home Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
312 WEST 95TH STREET, Bloomington, MN 55420

Cardenas Friendship House

Provides: Assisted Living
13808 County Road 5, Burnsville, MN 55337

Haralson Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
15420 Founders Lane, Apple Valley, MN 55124

The James

Provides: Assisted Living
4533 NORMANDALE HIGHLAND DR, Bloomington, MN 55437

Valleyview of Jordan

Provides: Assisted Living
4061 WEST 173RD STREET, Jordan, MN 55352

Assisted Living near Prior Lake, MN

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Prior Lake

  • Review of New Perspective | Prior Lake

    I visited New Perspective. I was impressed with the overall look of the building, and the dining room was big, airy, and looked spacious. I liked the aura of the building. The staff member who gave... Read more

    Linda
  • Review of McKenna Crossing

    McKenna Crossing is being run by Presbyterian Homes and they have a good reputation. They have a good staff to resident ratio. I also liked the fact that they have continuum care all in one area, f... Read more

    Marjorie
  • Review of New Perspective | Prior Lake

    Not what it was formerly. Recent changes have resulted in many vacancies rather than the previous waiting list. Executive chef has been replaced and food is now a disgrace. Mostly unhealthy. Usuall... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Prior Lake

Prior Lake is a developing suburb of Minneapolis and St. Paul with a small-town feel. The Prior Lake area has 57 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), with two in town and another 55 located nearby. The licensing and regulation of these facilities, also known as housing services in Minnesota, is handled by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Prior Lake

  • Scott County received an excellent A rating for its air quality from the American Lung Association. This could be a major benefit for seniors living with a respiratory illness or bronchial condition.

  • Seniors on a tight budget may find that living in Prior Lake is a strain on their finances. The cost of living in Prior Lake is 24.9 percent higher than the national average, making it more expensive than the majority of the state.

  • The cold, snowy winters in Prior Lake could be a drawback for many seniors. January temperatures fall to an average low of 6 degrees, and the city receives 49 inches of annual snowfall, nearly double the U. S. average.

  • The Prior Lake area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Fairview Ridges Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • The Metro Transit connects the public throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The express bus route goes into nearby Shakopee and has a stop in Downtown Prior Lake. Seniors can ride at a discounted rate with proof of age or disability.

  • Seniors and their loved ones may appreciate the low crime rate in Prior Lake. Violent crime at 22.9 out of 100 is lower than the U. S. average of 31.1 (1 being safest). Property crime is lower as well at 26.1 to 38.1.


Paying for Assisted Living in Prior Lake

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Minnesota

$8,125.00 Burnsville
$4,000.00 US
$3,208.00 Eden Prairie
$2,400.00 Lakeville

Assisted Living costs in Prior Lake 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 Prior Lake 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 Prior Lake

Seniors who need help covering the costs of assisted living in Minnesota have several options. The state offers a few non-Medicaid programs such as the Consumer Support Grant (CSG). Seniors who have Medical Assistance (MA), the state's Medicaid program, may be eligible for assisted living coverage and additional Medicaid waivers.

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 Prior Lake

Prior Lake 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 Prior Lake, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Prior Lake

Prior Lake-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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