Senior Living vs. Assisted Living in Minneapolis

Whether you’re still young at heart and want to be around other people, or you’ve had some health issues recently, senior and assisted living are both great options. Here, we’ll break down the differences between senior living vs. assisted living in Minneapolis, as well as some of the similarities. After reading this article, you’ll have Read More

Who Qualifies for Senior Housing?

According to the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), t​here are approximately 28,900 assisted living communities with nearly 1 million licensed beds in the United States today. There are 800 assisted living communities in Minnesota alone. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the need for each one of Read More

Roseville Resident Spotlight: Meet Gene

Tell us about yourself? I am ninety two years old, married sixty years, five children and several greats and great-grands. I had been living in an apartment adjoining the nursing home where my wife spent her last five years of her life. Following her death, I had a lot of time on my hands with Read More

Wellness Coordinator promotes well-being in Memory Care in Plymouth

What is a Wellness Coordinator? Wellness Coordinator, Kara Roberts, is a state certified occupational therapist who works in our Memory Care neighborhood at Cherrywood Pointe of Plymouth. Kara works alongside our care staff providing real time coaching and best practices leading to a tailored care approach, which maximizes independence and well-being for our residents in Read More

How to Deal With Aging Parents

Watching your parents grow older can be difficult. Aging parents’ independence can decline while their reliance on you or your siblings can grow, creating a hard situation for the family. It can also be a difficult dynamic when the roles are reversing, and you’re more like the caretaker. However, there are ways to help you Read More

MDH and CDC Loosen Visitor Restrictions

Great news! Minnesota Department of Health is now allowing residents who are fully vaccinated to leave their assisted living communities for family visits and other activities—without having to quarantine for 14 days upon return. Previously, residents were only allowed to leave for medical appointments without having to quarantine upon their return to their community. Also, Read More