21 Assisted Living Facilities in Sauk Rapids, MN

Also serving communities of Sartell, Foley.

Landings at Sauk Rapids

1325 Summit Avenue North, Sauk Rapids, MN
Toni19: "Brookdale Sauk Rapids was a very nice place. It’s just that my father’s not ready to go that way. There’s plenty of staff and a lot of people around, it’s a nice place. They said that they have a team that comes by for the veterans, and th... (read more)
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2014, 2015

Good Shepherd Community - Sauk Rapids

1115 Fourth Avenue North, Sauk Rapids, MN
Lucille2: "I received top-notch quality care at Good Shepherd ACE subacute rehab. All of their staff went out of their way to give me the best care could possibly get. They were friendly, caring and made my stay a joy to be there! The therapy staff w... (read more)
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2013, 2015

Ridgeview Place Senior Living

1009 10TH AVENUE NORTHEAST, Sauk Rapids, MN
Elizabeth120316150: "We visited Ridgeview Place. It was a very nice facility with one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The staff was great. It was very nice, roomy, and comfortable, but my mother decided that she wasn’t ready to move. There were many activi... (read more)
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Cherrywood Advanced Living

1685 4th Avenue N, Sauk Rapids, MN
Jean89285750: "The main thing that struck me was that Cherrywood Advanced Living seems to have a very open area for people to sit and chat and help somebody make dinner, or make a meal for themselves if they want. The kitchen, living, and social area are... (read more)
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Shepherd Court Apartments

330 13TH STREET NORTH, Sauk Rapids, MN
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The Sanctuary at St. Cloud

2410 20th Avenue SE, Saint Cloud, MN
Affordable Assisted lifestyle & Memory Care Community for the Older Adult At The Sanctuary-St. Cloud, you’ll find everything you need to live each day to the fullest, your own personal sanctuary, offering 24/7 Assisted Living and Memory ... (read more)
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Nature's Point

1717 University Drive SE, Saint Cloud, MN
Nature’s Point Assisted Living honors people and their choices to keep them in charge of their life. Nature’s Point Assisted Living provides a safe, nurturing environment, excellent health care, and affordable pricing to help all residents ... (read more)
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Country Manor Campus

520 First Street Ne, Sartell, MN
Virgie: "My friend is in Country Manor Campus. It's very nice and I approve of it. The staff is very kind. The food is absolutely awesome. It's very homelike and very comfortable. Their activities are very good, but it's expensive. It has assisted ... (read more)
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St. Benedict's Senior Community – St. Cloud Benedict Court

1810 Minnesota Blvd. SE, Saint Cloud, MN
jessica0071: "Benedict Court is an open, caring community with friendly and helpful staff. I volunteered and was paired with a resident, and we took advantage of all the facility had to offer, which included bingo, a recital hall, and a garden outside.... (read more)
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St. Cloud VA Health Care System

4801 Veterans Drive, Saint Cloud, MN
Friendofdementiapatient1: "The Saint Cloud VA is a very fine facility. It is always clean and kept up to decent standards. There is a very respectful and interactive staff who are always ready to help vets and students alike. Our group specifically met with veterans... (read more)
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Carefree Living, St. Cloud

1225 Division Street East, Saint Cloud, MN
Toni19: "Carefree Living was big and quiet. It was just stuffy or closed off or something. It was a pretty quiet Sunday, so there wasn’t a whole lot going on at that particular time. They did have the activities and different stuff, and they have a... (read more)
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Cherrywood St. Cloud

1036 Voyageur Street, Saint Cloud, MN
Ginger 2018: "My relative has been a resident of Cherrywood St. Cloud. There are no in room temperature controls which makes it impossible to be physically comfortable. Staff is young and the turnover rate is excessive. Many times they are disrespectful... (read more)
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Arlington Place

21 16th Avenue Southeast, Saint Joseph, MN
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Benet Place South

1975 15TH AVE SE, Saint Cloud, MN
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Germain Towers

905 WEST ST GERMAIN, Saint Cloud, MN
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Quarry Heights Apartments

2051 QUARRY ROAD, Saint Cloud, MN
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Skylight Gardens

501 FIRST STREET NORTH, Saint Cloud, MN
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St Scholastica Convent

1845 20TH AVE SE, Saint Cloud, MN
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Park Gardens Apartments

114 1st St N, Waite Park, MN
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Sterling Park Commons

35 1st Ave N, Waite Park, MN
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At A Glance

There are 21 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Sauk Rapids is $2,995 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sauk Rapids

Sauk Rapids is a small community of a little more than 13,000 residents that's located on the banks of the Mississippi River. In the Sauk Rapids area, there are a total of 31 assisted living communities, which the state of Minnesota officially refers to as Home Care Providers. Of these communities, five are located directly in Sauk Rapids, while the remaining 26 are in surrounding areas such as Saint Cloud, Waite Park, Saint Joseph and Cold Spring. The Minnesota Department of Health is responsible for regulating and monitoring home care providers throughout the state.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sauk Rapids

  • The weather in Sauk Rapids is considerably colder than many other cities in the United States. In January, Sauk Rapids has an average low temperature of only 2 degrees Fahrenheit, while the U.S. average low temperature is 22.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Seniors who prefer warmer or milder climates may find the climate in Sauk Rapids to be rather uncomfortable, especially in winter.

  • Although the overall cost of living in Sauk Rapids is 4.5 percent lower than the national average. Seniors with regular medical expenses may find living in the area to be expensive. The cost of health care in Sauk Rapids is 7 percent higher than the U.S. average cost.

  • The Sauk Rapids area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Cloud Hospital, in case of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Seniors can feel safe living in Sauk Rapids as the city's crime rates are low. Residents have only a one in 1,363 chance of becoming a victim of violent crimes, which is much lower than Minnesota's average of one in 412.

  • Metro Bus provides seniors with safe public transportation and Dial-a-Ride in the Sauk Rapids area. Reduced rates are available for seniors.

  • The state of Minnesota is not retirement-friendly when it comes to social security income, meaning social security checks are taxed.


Paying for Assisted Living in Sauk Rapids

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Minnesota

$4,250.00 Holdingford
$4,000.00 US
$2,995.00 Sauk Rapids
$2,310.00 Saint Cloud

Assisted Living costs in Sauk Rapids start around $2,995 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 Sauk Rapids 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 Sauk Rapids

Services in assisted living facilities may be covered by the state under a Medicaid 1915(c) waiver. Room and board costs are not capped for Medicaid eligible seniors. However, an optional supplement to Supplemental Security Income may be available and family supplementation is permitted.

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 Sauk Rapids

Sauk Rapids 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sauk Rapids

Sauk Rapids-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.