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Housing Options

Sorting out all the different housing choices for seniors, including how to stay in your own
home can be a very challenging task.

If you would like help finding housing in your area call the
Senior LinkAge Line at (800) 333-2433!

Assisted Living Facilities

Minnesota Assisted Living Communities provide
supervision or assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs);
coordination of services by outside health care providers; and
monitoring of resident activities to help to ensure their health,
safety, and well-being. Assistance may include the administration
or supervision of medication, or personal care services provided
by a trained staff person.

Adult Day Centers

Minnesota Adult Day Service providers are community-based
group programs designed to provide therapeutic programs,
chronic care management and social services to adults who need
supervised care in a safe home-like environment during the day.
They also afford caregivers respite from the demanding
responsibilities of caregiving. Adult day centers generally
operate during normal business hours, five days a week, from
7:30 am-6:00 pm. Some programs offer services in the evenings
and on weekends.

Senior Apartments

Minnesota Senior Apartment Communities offer independence
for an active senior lifestyle.

Board & Care Homes

Minnesota Board and care homes offer a group living situation
for seniors and people with disabilities who need help with meal
preparation, medication monitoring, and personal care. They
provide a safe, supportive, home-like setting for people who
cannot live alone but do not need daily medical care. Unlike
residents at an Assisted Living Facility, residents at a board
and care home may have their own room but usually not
an apartment.


Minnesota Senior Condominiums are a great living option if you
are ready to downsize or you're ready to enjoy maintenance free
living. There are many communities available specifically with
today's active Senior in mind. Give these communities a call to
see if a condominium is right for you...


Minnesota Senior Cooperative Communities are designed to
provide the comforts and benefits of a single family home, where
you can remain independent and retain ownership, without the
worries of maintenance.

Home Care

Minnesota Seniors Home Health Care assists seniors with living
independently for as long as possible. With a wide range of services
that can be performed, it can in certain instances delay the need
for long-term nursing home care. Home health care can include
services such as occupational and physical therapy, speech therapy,
and even skilled nursing. It may also include assisting with tasks
associated with daily living such as bathing, dressing, and eating.
It can also include assistance with cooking, basic housekeeping,
and monitoring one’s daily regimen of medications.


Minnesota Seniors Minnesota Hospice Care is compassionate
care to enable a person to live as comfortably as possible during
the last stages of a terminal illness. Minnesota Hospice Care
providers can fill the need for the care your loved one needs.
Give them a call today.

HUD Subsidized Housing

Housing that receives some form of financial assistance from the
government through the use of operating subsidies, tax credits or
rent payments in order to make the rent affordable to low-to-moderate
income renters. These programs were established to provide decent,
safe rental housing for eligible low-to-moderate income families,
the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Independent Living

Minnesota Independent Senior Living Communities are for those
adults who desire an independent lifestyle with the added bonus of
access to services such as meals, housekeeping, transportation, and
social activities. There could be wellness programs, however, there
usually aren't any care options available unless they've been
licensed to provide care services.

Long Term Care

Minnesota Long Term Care Facilities provide a variety of services that helps meet the medical and non-medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. Long Term Care can be a combination of medical, nursing, custodial, social, and community services that may be provided in the person's home, in the community, in assisted living facilities, or in nursing homes.

Memory Care

Minnesota Memory Care living facilities are is designed for people who suffer from some form of memory loss that ultimately makes it unsafe for them to continue to stay at home without any kind of assistance. They may not require the long term intensive care of a skilled nursing facility, but a Minnesota Memory Care facility allows a person who is experiencing some form of memory loss to maintain a level of independence while taking advantage of the safety and security of being in a residential facility with professional staff on hand to assist them with their day to day lives.

Mental Health Facitlity

Mental Health Facilities provide a range of high quality, age-specific, mental health therapy services. Services are geared towards assisting individuals navigate any number of life’s challenges and are committed to strengthening our participants’ ability to live life to its fullest extent.

Residential Care Home

Minnesota Residential Care Homes provide care for seniors in a homelike setting that's very much like a family. They provide general nursing care and memory care services in a home environment.

Respite Care

Minnesota Respite Care provides specific short-term care and intervention strategies to a person due to the need for relief and support of the caregiver and/or protection of the person or others living with that person. Whether for a few hours or several days, respite care provides caregivers with needed relief.

Rehabilitation Services

Minnesota Seniors Rehabilitation Service (Inpatient and Outpatient) programs helps people get back on their feet following a serious illness or injury. Minnesota Short-Term Rehab programs were developed in direct response to shorter hospital stays. In the past, patients stayed at the hospital until they were well enough to go home without needing assistance. Today, because hospital stays are more expensive, insurance companies are not paying for stays that are any longer than medically necessary. Thus many people aren't well enough to return home after their discharge.

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Minnesota Skilled Nursing Facilities provide medical care by licensed nurses 24 hours a day. Short-term, comprehensive rehab programs, inpatient or outpatient services. These communities are licensed and regulated by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Transitional Care

Minnesota Seniors Minnesota Transitional Care is for patients who have been discharged from the hospital but still require short-term rehab services and special care in order to make the transition from hospital to home.

Residential Care Home


Other Housing Options

Care Suites

Cottages & Villas

Town Homes

Click the counties below
to see a list of senior
housing options from

Becker County

Beltrami County

Clay County

Clearwater County

Douglas County

Grant County

Hubbard County

Kittson County

Lake of the Woods County

Mahnomen County

Marshall County

Norman County

Otter Tail County

Pennington County

Polk County

Pope County

Red Lake County

Roseau County

Stevens County

Traverse County

Wilkin County

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