The suburban city of Woodbury, Minnesota, is an ideal retirement location for many seniors. Situated 12 miles from the state capital of St. Paul, Woodbury is known for its beautiful residential neighborhoods that are connected by a 140-mile network of trails. Woodbury experiences snowy winters and warm summers, perfect for seniors who enjoy participating in seasonal outdoor activities. Seniors can also play golf at one of the area’s 151 courses, explore the city’s many parks or enjoy a live performance at the Merrill Arts Center.

There are approximately 17 assisted living facilities in Woodbury, with an average monthly cost of $4,797, according to the 2020 Genworth Financial Cost of Care Survey. The cost of care in Woodbury is much higher than the national average of $4,300 per month. While care costs are more expensive than the national average, the high quality of health care and recreational opportunities still make Woodbury an attractive option for older adults.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Woodbury, MN

Stratford

6617 Stratford Rd, Woodbury, MN, 55125

Stratford is conveniently located just off the I-494 loop and a short drive from a large medical center and the main shopping and dining district of Woodbury, Minnesota. As a small facility with a max … (read more)
Stratford is conveniently located just off the I-494 loop and a short drive from a large medical center and the main shopping and dining district of Woodbury, Minnesota. As a small facility with a max … (read more)

Woodbury Senior Living

7012 Lake Road, Woodbury, MN, 55125

Woodbury Health Care Center is in a great location just a short drive off I-494 and within minutes of major medical facilities and the main shopping area of Woodbury, Minnesota. There are many large p … (read more)
Woodbury Health Care Center is in a great location just a short drive off I-494 and within minutes of major medical facilities and the main shopping area of Woodbury, Minnesota. There are many large p … (read more)

Stonecrest

8725 Promenade Lane, Woodbury, MN, 55125

Warm and welcoming is how residents describe their assisted living home, Stonecrest. The apartments are cozy and designed to accommodate seniors with mobility limitations. Meals are served in a c … (read more)
Warm and welcoming is how residents describe their assisted living home, Stonecrest. The apartments are cozy and designed to accommodate seniors with mobility limitations. Meals are served in a c … (read more)

New Perspective | Woodbury

2195 Century Ave S., Woodbury, MN, 55125

New Perspective Woodbury is located across from Cornerstone Medical Building, near the Ponds at Battle Creek golf course and minutes south-west of Valley Creek Mall. It’s an assisted and ind … (read more)
New Perspective Woodbury is located across from Cornerstone Medical Building, near the Ponds at Battle Creek golf course and minutes south-west of Valley Creek Mall. It’s an assisted and ind … (read more)

Woodbury Estates

2825 Woodlane Drive, Woodbury, MN, 55125

Families of the residents at Woodbury Estates praise the care their loved ones receive, from unstructured activity time to planned entertainment, games and outings off-site with residential transporta … (read more)
Families of the residents at Woodbury Estates praise the care their loved ones receive, from unstructured activity time to planned entertainment, games and outings off-site with residential transporta … (read more)


2015, 2017

Sunrise of Roseville

2555 Snelling Avenue North, Roseville, MN, 55113

Sunrise of Roseville is near the Rosedale Mall, United Hospital and Como Park in Roseville, Minnesota. Visitors describe the pet-friendly facility as clean with spacious apartments and a large dining … (read more)
Sunrise of Roseville is near the Rosedale Mall, United Hospital and Como Park in Roseville, Minnesota. Visitors describe the pet-friendly facility as clean with spacious apartments and a large dining … (read more)

Gable Pines

1260 County Road E, Vadnais Heights, MN, 55110

Gable Pines, in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, earns favorable remarks for its spacious accommodations, pleasant views and helpful, upbeat staff members. The community’s restaurant-style dining area has … (read more)
Gable Pines, in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, earns favorable remarks for its spacious accommodations, pleasant views and helpful, upbeat staff members. The community’s restaurant-style dining area has … (read more)

Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood

1670 Legacy Parkway East, Maplewood, MN, 55109

I like the location of Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood because it’s very close to the area that we’re accustomed to. The people there were very knowledgeable, spent time with us, answered our questions, a … (read more)
I like the location of Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood because it’s very close to the area that we’re accustomed to. The people there were very knowledgeable, spent time with us, answered our questions, a … (read more)

2016

Brookdale West St. Paul (AL)

305 East Thompson Avenue, Saint Paul, MN, 55118

Brookdale West St. Paul is nestled in a wooded area in the heart of West St. Paul, Minnesota. It offers assisted living options through a personalized care plan for each resident. This senior living f … (read more)
Brookdale West St. Paul is nestled in a wooded area in the heart of West St. Paul, Minnesota. It offers assisted living options through a personalized care plan for each resident. This senior living f … (read more)

The Commons on Marice

1380 Marice Drive, Eagan, MN, 55121

We liked the apartments at The Commons on Marice. We saw two of them, one on the upper floor (for those who don’t need any care), and the other one was on the bottom floor (that was more if you needed … (read more)
We liked the apartments at The Commons on Marice. We saw two of them, one on the upper floor (for those who don’t need any care), and the other one was on the bottom floor (that was more if you needed … (read more)

2015

Ecumen Lakeview Commons

1200 Lakewood Drive N, Maplewood, MN, 55082

We found Ecumen Lakeview Commons. We were very happy with the number of activities that are available for the residents and it was just nice and clean, and it just seemed very well managed. The activi … (read more)
We found Ecumen Lakeview Commons. We were very happy with the number of activities that are available for the residents and it was just nice and clean, and it just seemed very well managed. The activi … (read more)

Brookdale Inver Grove Heights

5891 Carmen Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN, 55076

Brookdale Inver Grove Heights is a ranch-style senior living community in the heart of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. This assisted living facility receives high marks from residents and loved ones f … (read more)
Brookdale Inver Grove Heights is a ranch-style senior living community in the heart of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. This assisted living facility receives high marks from residents and loved ones f … (read more)

The Waters of Oakdale

7088 11th St. North, Oakdale, MN, 55128

I visited The Waters of Oakdale. It was very clean. The staff was very friendly. We saw a library and a large communal room. That was right when the pandemic was going on, so we didn’t get to go anywh … (read more)
I visited The Waters of Oakdale. It was very clean. The staff was very friendly. We saw a library and a large communal room. That was right when the pandemic was going on, so we didn’t get to go anywh … (read more)

Seven Hills Senior Living

733 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul, MN, 55104


Summit Hill Senior Living

1824 Old Hudson Road, Saint Paul, MN, 55119

Great food with an inviting and comforting atmosphere are just two of the ways residents and visitors to Summit Hill Senior Living describe the assisted living facility. The community offers assisted … (read more)
Great food with an inviting and comforting atmosphere are just two of the ways residents and visitors to Summit Hill Senior Living describe the assisted living facility. The community offers assisted … (read more)

Chandler Place

3701 Chandler Drive, Minneapolis, MN, 55421

My mom has moved to Chandler Place. They provide her with good care. They care about people, that’s for sure. We are really thankful. Her room is well-appointed. We had the kids decorate it. The staf … (read more)
My mom has moved to Chandler Place. They provide her with good care. They care about people, that’s for sure. We are really thankful. Her room is well-appointed. We had the kids decorate it. The staf … (read more)

The Homestead at Maplewood

1890 Sherren Ave. E., Saint Paul, MN, 55109

We went to The Homestead at Maplewood. They have friendly staff. They do have some activities. I can’t remember exactly what, but for the people who can, like assisted living, or independent living, t … (read more)
We went to The Homestead at Maplewood. They have friendly staff. They do have some activities. I can’t remember exactly what, but for the people who can, like assisted living, or independent living, t … (read more)

Oak Ridge Place

6060 Oxboro Avenue North, Oak Park Heights, MN, 55082

We toured Oak Ridge Place. What I liked about it was the staff, friendly staff, and very knowledgeable. We were able to meet some, and what is important to us is they have nurses 24/7. We got to meet … (read more)
We toured Oak Ridge Place. What I liked about it was the staff, friendly staff, and very knowledgeable. We were able to meet some, and what is important to us is they have nurses 24/7. We got to meet … (read more)

Brookview Cottage

4359 Bent Tree Lane, Eagan, MN, 55123

My mother lived there for nearly a year and I would say that I wouldn’t have wanted her anywhere else. The staff was so caring and knowledgeable. The food was very good and it is a really pretty place … (read more)
My mother lived there for nearly a year and I would say that I wouldn’t have wanted her anywhere else. The staff was so caring and knowledgeable. The food was very good and it is a really pretty place … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Woodbury

Woodbury is located near Minneapolis, so the cost of care in this city was used. According to the 2020 Genworth Financial Cost of Care Survey, assisted living in Woodbury costs an average of $4,797 per month. Monthly care costs are $497 higher than the national average of $4,300. Assisted living care costs in Woodbury are also higher than the statewide monthly average of $4,283.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living costs vary widely throughout the state of Minnesota. The highest care costs are in the southern city of Mankato, at $4,968 per month. The lowest assisted living costs are in the center of Minnesota. Care costs in St.Cloud, the tenth-largest city in Minnesota, average $2,723 per month. Rochester, located along the Zumbro River, also has lower median monthly care costs, at $3,105. Located on Lake Superior, the northern port city of Duluth has median monthly care costs of $3,221. Meanwhile, the state capital of St. Paul shares similar assisted living care costs with Woodbury and Minneapolis, at $4,797 per month. Fargo, located at the border of North Dakota and Minnesota, has monthly assisted living care costs of $4,623 per month.

$4797

Woodbury/Minneapolis

$4283

Minnesota

$4300

The United States

$2723

St. Cloud

$3105

Rochester

$3221

Duluth

$4797

St. Paul

$4968

Mankato

$4623

Fargo, ND

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Woodbury

Seniors in assisted living in Woodbury 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.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Woodbury

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 Woodbury

ResourceContact Service
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging(651) 641-8612The Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging empowers seniors to age with dignity by providing valuable resources and services. The agency also advocates for seniors in the local community in an effort to make the Woodbury area more livable for older adults. Services offered include Medicare counseling, legal assistance and caregiver support.
Veterans Services Office – Washington County(651) 430-6895Veterans of the armed services and their families can receive help with claiming benefits and legal assistance at the Washington County Veterans Services Office. Veterans who need financial assistance to cover the costs associated with assisted living can claim the Aid and Attendance pension benefit with the help of trained Veteran Services Officers. The office also provides additional administrative and support services.
Minnetonka Senior Citizens Center(866) 388-1888Adult day care services and recreational activities are hosted Monday through Friday at the Minnetonka Senior Citizens Center. The center, which is open to seniors aged 55 and older, includes art education and history classes as well as a diverse fitness program. Monthly parties and special events are also held to encourage social interaction and community building.
Allegiance Transportation(651) 207-5211Transportation is provided for seniors throughout the St.Paul and Minneapolis metropolitan area by Allegiance Transportation. Seniors can receive door-to-door rides for all essential health service needs. In addition to transportation to medical appointments, seniors can also be driven to special events such as weddings and funerals. Some vehicles include space for wheelchair and stretcher transport.
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Volunteer Attorney Program (SMRLS)(651) 222-5863Legal support is provided to local seniors aged 60 or older who demonstrate financial need. SMRLS helps older adults who are dealing with a wide range of issues, including problems with their care facilities, the SSI Social Security Program and more. Seniors can also receive assistance with problems relating to their Medical Assistance (MA) and Personal Care Assistance (PCA).

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Woodbury

Woodbury-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 Woodbury