Golden Horizons of Crosslake

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

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13631 East Shore Road, Crosslake, MN 56442
Call (800) 385-2527
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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Staff are trained through ongoing online modules and tests to ensure dementia competency. Our Registered Nurses also provide in-services regarding dementia care and ongoing competency evaluations for our staff.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Golden Horizons of Crosslake. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

The average age for our residents is around 85, we have many residents in their middle 90's and some residents in their 60's, so there is a nice wide range or ages. Some of their favorite things to do are: Bingo, Morning Exercises each day, Happy Hour with live music and great food, Chair Travel, walks on our beautiful walkways surrounded by nature, gardening in our raised custom gardens, socializing with friends and family, puzzles, weekly cooking class, and crafts!

What programs or activities does Golden Horizons of Crosslake offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our wellness program is called the Golden Wellness Program, a program designed to enrich our residents' lives with mind, body and spiritual exercises incorporated into our activities each day. We have a morning and afternoon exercise each day, church services, crafts ranging from painting to making decorations, cooking classes, food and beverage tastings, chair traveling to different countries, gardening out in our raised gardens, bingo with great prizes, trivia, and so much more! Our activities are tailored as well to meet or exceed expectations. If you enjoy more one on one time, our Activities Director accommodates that. If you enjoy socializing, we have plenty of options there as well.

What places are near Golden Horizons of Crosslake or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

The Crosslake Dam, Dollar General, Crosslake Park, Ice Cream and Coffee stores, Reeds Grocery Store- all are around .5 to 1.5 miles away!

What transportation services does Golden Horizons of Crosslake offer to assisted living residents?

We have a spacious company van for travel!

What makes the chef or dining program at Golden Horizons of Crosslake exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Our Chefs and dining programs are unique because they are home-cooked and tailored to resident's preferences and suggestions. If a resident doesn't fancy the meal, they can ask for a substitute. Our Chefs put pride into creating meals that remind our residents of the home and of growing up. They also enjoy new recipes from residents they remember having as a child to share with the whole Golden Horizons family! We do not take celebrations lightly either, if it is a resident's birthday, their favorite cake is made, or for Holidays we create traditional feasts.

What safety features or security measures does Golden Horizons of Crosslake offer to assisted living residents?

24/7 7 days a week trained care attendants with a LifeLine alert system that immediately sends to the caregivers working. Each Exit doorway is also connected to the same system so staff is aware of where residents are at all times.

How does Golden Horizons of Crosslake keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We aim to continue to grow relationships with our families by frequent calls on changes in conditions and emergencies. We have an open-door policy to immediately communicate on changes or questions families may have. We have leadership on call 24/7 for any emergent needs that may come up outside of business hours. Care Conferences are scheduled with families and department heads to communicate how everything is going for that residents' care, socialization, eating habits, and well-being.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Golden Horizons of Crosslake during daytime and nighttime hours?

2

If Golden Horizons of Crosslake accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We accept cats and dogs and have specific policies regarding prices, sizes, and taking care of a loved furry friend. There are many beautiful outdoor spaces that pets can utilize.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our staff are constantly learning on how to properly care for our residents through online education modules, staff in-services, and Nurse Competency evaluations.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

2

What safety features or security measures does Golden Horizons of Crosslake provide to protect residents who wander?

We utilize our efficient Life Line system, Doorway alerts and locked doors in our Memory Care.

What programs or activities does Golden Horizons of Crosslake offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our residents are included in activities stated in our AL information with our Assisted Living residents which include and aren't limited to: Happy Hour, Church services, Daily exercises, crafts, cooking classes, bingo and more! Our Activities Director and staff specialize individual programs and smaller group programs for our Memory Care residents to appropriately interact and provide proper stimulus for dementia care. Activities ranging from one-on-one trivia or conversations, bowling, balloon toss, dancing, folding cards and bags, gardening and more. These activities stimulate their long-term memory and keep them active-mentally and physically.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Our Registered Nurses! Assessments are done after 14 days, 30 days and 90 days of admission. When there is any change in condition, they are immediately assessed as well. Residents are constantly assessed by staff and they directly report changes to our Registered Nurse to assess further. Each year on their anniversary date, they are also assessed.

What techniques does Golden Horizons of Crosslake use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

24/7 staff supervision, reminders, prompting and assisting with meals, and encouraging eating and drinking frequently to our residents to ensure proper hydration and nutrition.

How does Golden Horizons of Crosslake keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We aim to continue to grow relationships with our families by frequent calls on changes in conditions and emergencies. We have an open door policy to immediately communicate on changes or questions families may have. We have leadership heads on call 24/7 for any emergent needs that may come up outside of business hours. Care Conferences are scheduled with families and department heads to communicate how everything is going for that resident's care, socialization, eating habits, and well-being.

Describe the neighborhood around Golden Horizons of Crosslake. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Rural setting in a quite and peaceful neighborhood separated by woods.

Is Golden Horizons of Crosslake affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

No.

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Services and Amenities of Golden Horizons of Crosslake

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  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3480/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $3480/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $4830/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 35
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 387340
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About Golden Horizons of Crosslake

Golden Horizons, “where life begins …again.” Our Crosslake Home is a place where conversations and welcoming faces are easy to come by. You will find that our apartments and health care combine independence for an active and social lifestyle with personal care in a warm, noble setting.

Golden Horizon of Crosslake offers the following types of care:

  • Assisted Living Rooms
  • Memory Care Rooms
  • Independent Living Options

There are so many options today for seniors that it can become confusing on what lifestyle best suits one's personal needs. We have seen that today there is more family involvement in making a lifestyle choice. Golden Horizons works very closely with both the family and the resident because we understand that this is a very important decision and peace of mind means everything.

We at Golden Horizons are not looking for short term satisfaction but long term satisfaction. We know how difficult this decision can be and want to ensure peace of mind so that you enjoy these golden years. We encourage you to learn all you can before making your final decision on a senior care community. We are confident that Golden Horizons offers more choices, care, and value. We are looking forward to meeting you and your family.

What Makes Us Special

Our staff detects changes in resident needs and has been trained to modify their care accordingly. With the residents individual needs in mind, our health care services are tailored to fit perfectly, allowing our residents to maintain the highest level of personal well being.

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