140 Assisted Living Facilities near White Bear Lake, MN
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There are 140 Assisted Living Facilities in the White Bear Lake area, with 3 in White Bear Lake and 137 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in White Bear Lake is $2,185 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include New Brighton with an average starting cost of $2,109.
To help you with your search, browse the 476 reviews below for assisted living facilities in White Bear Lake. On average, consumers rate assisted living in White Bear Lake 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Little Canada with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in White Bear Lake
White Bear Lake is a town of 25,000 located just 20 miles north of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. This area is a nature lover's paradise with over 20 parks in the area, wheelchair accessible nature trails, and quaint beaches. In addition to natural beauty, this area has a total of 61 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). Two are in White Bear Lake and another 59 are in the surrounding area. These facilities, also known in Minnesota as housing services, offer 24-hour supervision and assistance with personal care, daily living and medication management. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is in charge of overseeing and regulating assisted living facilities in the state.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in White Bear Lake
- The American Lung Association gave Ramsey County a Particle Pollution 24-hour score of C. Seniors with a severe respiratory illness should consider how this may affect their health.
- Compared to the rest of the country, White Bear Lake is 6.4 percent more expensive. Seniors may have to budget their money wisely in this area.
- Seniors and their loved ones may feel comforted by the low rate of violent crime in White Bear Lake. With a score of 12.1 out 100 (1 being the safest), White Bear Lake is 19 points safer than the U. S. average of 31.1.
- Seniors who enjoy a cozy white winter are in luck in White Bear Lake. This city receives 52 inches of snow per year and chilly January lows of seven degrees. Seniors who dislike the cold may be uncomfortable here.
- The White Bear area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. John’s Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- White Bear Lake has an array of community resources for seniors, including the White Bear Area Seniors Program, an organization that coordinates social, fitness and educational opportunities for seniors, as well as four senior centers nearby.
Paying for Assisted Living in White Bear Lake
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Assisted Living costs in White Bear Lake start around $2,185 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 White Bear 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 White Bear Lake
There are several options in Minnesota for seniors who need help covering the costs associated with assisted living. Minnesota's Medicaid plan, Medical Assistance (MA), offers financial assistance to qualified seniors under their managed care programs. For seniors without Medicaid, the state has a few options such as the Group Residential Housing Assistance Program.
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 White Bear Lake
White Bear 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 White Bear Lake, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in White Bear Lake
White Bear 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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in White Bear Lake
Review of The Waters of White Bear Lake
My mother moved into The Waters of White Bear Lake. We're very happy. They take care of all of her meds, they order them, they deliver them to her room, and those are the main things that we need f... Read more
Review of Cerenity White Bear Lake
I went to Cerenity White Bear Lake Assisted Living. It's nice, it's not as big as some of the others, they're kind of in between price wise. The staff that we met was very nice. We were there for t... Read more
Review of White Pine Senior Living of White Bear Lake
I am living at White Pine and it's good. It's small and they have memory care on the first floor and assisted living on the second floor. They have some activities with an activities director, but ... Read more