3 Assisted Living Facilities near Staples, MN
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There are 3 Assisted Living Facilities in the Staples area, with 2 in Staples and 1 nearby.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Staples, MN
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Staples
Staples, Minnesota is a small city named for two famous men in the lumber industry and built on hard work centered around the town's sawmill. Today, the town is known for it's thriving arts community and home base for large companies. The population is about 3,000 and the median age is 42.
There are seven assisted living facilities in the Staples area. Two of these are located within Staples itself, while the others are located in nearby cities. In Staples, as well as in the state of Minnesota, assisted living facilities are regulated by the Minnesota Department of Health which enforces a strict set of standards for living conditions.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Staples
- The cost of living in Staples is 13 percent lower than the Minnesota average and 15 percent lower than the national average. Seniors living in the area may find goods and services are cheaper than they are in other, bigger cities.
- The crime rate in Staples is ten percent lower than the national average. This makes Staples a statistically safe town, which may make some seniors here feel more secure.
- The Staples area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Lakewood Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The weather in Staples can be very cold for much of the year, with highs
only in the mid- to low-20s. Many months also see very high levels of precipitation, with the summer months getting almost 10 inches of rain on average.
- The air quality index in Staples is 41 percent better than the national average, with a pollution index that is 78 percent better than the rest of the country. This means that seniors with respiratory illnesses can find more relief here than they would in bigger cities.
Todd County Senior Services provides transportation options to seniors living in Staples. They offer many different ways for seniors to not only get from point A to point B to help them to connect with their community and enrich their social lives.
Paying for Assisted Living in Staples
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Minnesota
Assisted Living costs in Staples 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 Staples 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 Staples
Eligible seniors can apply for financial assistance for assisted living in Minnesota via programs like Minnesota Medicaid. Medicaid provides support through several different waivers and programs, such as the Elderly Waiver, which may help pay for care and assisted living. Qualified seniors may also receive assistance from state programs like the Minnesota Consumer Support Grant (CSG).
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 Staples
Staples 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 Staples, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Staples
Staples-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.