Senior Living in Minnetonka, MN
Senior Assisted Living in Minnetonka
This beautiful 55+ community in Minnetonka, MN provides a range of independent and assisted living options for those in need of senior living, enhanced care or memory care apartments. Just minutes from Ridgedale, the library, restaurants, clinics, parks and nature trails our residents can stay active and engaged while enjoying the luxury of a new apartment home!
“Everyone at Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka treats my mom like she is a member of their own family.
Special Features of Our Senior Living Apartments and Memory Care
Our senior living community in Minnetonka, MN offers a variety of floor plans, a maintenance-free lifestyle, personal services and restaurant-style dining. Continuous care options include Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living, Enhanced Care and Memory Care.
- Spacious, bright apartments – many with decks
- Full kitchens with all appliances
- Washer and dryer in many apartments
- Individual climate control
- Digital satellite TV & Wi-Fi
- Scheduled transportation in community van
- Full-time RN and 24-hour caregivers for personalized care
- Fitness center with scheduled classes and wellness programs
- Community rooms for parties, special events and education programs
- On-site beauty and barber shop
- Front-desk concierge with fax and copy services
- Elegant lobby with fireplace
- Beautiful community decks and porches
- The Ridge Café for sandwiches, coffee and snacks
- Lounge and sun room with fireplace
- Library with computer and internet
- Private dining room available for reservation
- Movie theater, with comfortable, theater-style seating
- Guest Suite
- Clinic space for visiting wellness and health practitioners
These are just a sampling of the floor plans we offer for senior living apartments in Minnetonka, which includes Senior Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Enhanced Care lifestyles.
To learn more about all the different floor plans available, and to schedule an appointment
to see one in person, contact our Outreach & Sales Director at 952.525.4555.
2 Bedroom | 1,200 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
2Br/2BA | 1,101 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
1Br/Den/1.5Ba | 954 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
1BR/Den | 799 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
1BR | 788 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Cedar Studio Plus
Studio | 544 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Excelsior Studio Plus
Studio Plus | 532 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Sherwood One Bedroom
1BR | 508 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Studio | 491 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Studio | 489 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Studio | 488 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Studio | 458 sq. ft.View Floor Plan
Services at Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka
Executive DirectorView bio
Janelle was born and raised in central Minnesota. She has over 20 years of experience working with older adults. Janelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University and a Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership from St. Catherine University. Janelle loves working with older adults and believes that everyone should have the opportunity to live their best life. She lives in New Hope with her husband Brain and their two children Alex and Amanda.
Outreach and Sales DirectorView Bio
Susan has been a marketing and sales director in the west metro for 15 years. Previous experience has included designing environments for aging and product management for an international health care furniture company. She has been involved in numerous associations and projects to support successful aging here in the Twin Cities and throughout the United States. “I’ve been fortunate to be able to contribute to enriching the lives of seniors for over 20 years,” said Susan. “It’s rewarding to assist someone in finding the right community or resource and then to see them flourish in their new home.” Susan enjoys music, arts and cultural events, as well as outdoor activities and travel.
Catherine Eblen, RN
Health Services DirectorView bio
Cathy lives in Hutchinson, Minn. She is married with three grown daughters and five grandchildren, and has been in healthcare for over 16 years. Cathy started out as a Certified nursing assistant and worked her way up to become a Registered Nurse. Cathy holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Rasmussen College. She enjoys working with the elderly population, hearing their stories and learning of their journey of life. “Truly getting to know the people I serve helps me provide a high quality of care that is personalized to each individual,” says Cathy.
Life Enrichment DirectorView bio
Gretchen Fulmer is originally from Wisconsin and yes — she is a Green Bay Packer Fan. Gretchen attended a small private college in Sheboygan, Wisconsin where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Business Administration. She moved to Minnesota six years ago and worked in the wedding and event industry until finding her passion with senior housing. She enjoys critical thinking, organizing and decorating. Gretchen always has time for a joke, an idea or suggestion and loves trying new things!
Dimensions ManagerView bio
Megan Grunerud, state certified occupational therapist, is the Wellness Coordinator serving residents, families and staff at Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka. Megan’s expertise is in finding creative solutions to functional problems. “As we age, there can be many different conditions that we’re dealing with – low vision, mobility issues, cognitive changes – my role is to find ways to adapt a person’s environment to help them function at their highest ability,” she says.
As an occupational therapist and an Independent Certified Coach with Positive Approach® to Care, Megan is well-equipped to coach caregivers on physical approaches and communication strategies, to create more successful outcomes and relationships with people living with dementia.
Along with coaching staff on communication approaches and supporting family members, Megan also:
• Oversees the implementation of Ebenezer’s Dimensions Program® which involves cognitive assessments and tailoring approaches based on each resident’s needs.
• Collaborates with the Ebenezer nursing team on care planning.
• Collaborates with the Fairview Home Care team to implement recommendations that have been made for specific residents.
• Collaborates with the activities staff to design programming around residents’ abilities
Megan Grunerud has a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Prior to her time at Cherrywood Pointe, she worked with Fairview Home Care and Hospice, and practiced occupational therapy in hospital and clinic settings.
Environmental Services Director
Resident Services CoordinatorView bio
Dana was born and raised in Golden Valley. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin Madison. She has worked with seniors for over 7 years and previously worked in Special Education. Dana has been with Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka since it’s opening and has great relationships with all the residents and staff. Dana enjoys spending time with her husband, girls, and their families. When she is not working, she enjoys her 3 horses, mule, parrot, cat, and 2 dogs.
We know searching for the right senior living community can be a daunting task. Visiting our senior living apartments in Minnetonka is the best way to feel if it’s right for you. However, before you get to that step, here are a few tools that may be helpful to you in narrowing down your search.
Assisted Living Checklist
Print out this handy checklist to take with you as you visit senior living communities and memory care apartments here in Minnesota. It will help you compare apples to apples.View PDF
Cost of Living Comparison Worksheet
Use this worksheet to help compare the cost of living in and maintaining your home versus the cost to live in a senior living community.View PDF
Minnesota Senior Linkage Line
The Senior Linkage Line is a free resource for seniors and their families. A single call can help simplify the complex issues and decisions you face every dayView Site
News & Events
Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka, 2004 Plymouth Road, Minnetonka, MN 55305
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Our top priority is the well-being and safety of our residents and staff members who live and work in our community. We are following the guidelines and restrictions of the Center for Disease Prevention (CDC) as well as the guidelines from the Minnesota Departments of Health and Human Services. We have loosened our restrictions on Read More
Life Around Cherrywood Pointe
Our Minnetonka location provides a unique mix of lush surroundings and proximity to convenient amenities, perfect for our senior living, assisted living and memory care residents. Ridgedale Center is located just around the corner, giving residents easy access to plentiful shopping and dining opportunities.
Of course, you can’t talk about life in Minnetonka without mentioning the scenic lake that shares its name. From Cherrywood Pointe, Lake Minnetonka is just a few miles to the west. Residents seeking indoor recreation options will find it just around the corner at the Ridgedale YMCA.
Our resident bookworms enjoy convenient proximity to the Ridgedale Library. This is the perfect quiet space to read, write or research in a community-oriented setting. Residents with a library card enjoy access to a massive selection of books, which they can take home and enjoy next to our cozy fireplaces. Visit this library when you’re in the mood for literary adventures.
Wide Range of Lifestyle Options
All of our residents have unique needs—some require health monitoring alongside specialized memory care, while others retain a higher level of independence. At Cherrywood Pointe, we are committed to tailoring our medical services with each resident’s needs.
Lifestyle options include:
Live an independent lifestyle without the burdens that come with home ownership. Our Senior Living residents leave housework behind, and enjoy convenient access to everything Minnetonka has to offer. Check out our Senior Living lifestyle page to learn more about this option at Cherrywood Pointe.
Enjoy the comforts of your own individual apartment with the peace of mind that comes with a 24/7 care team. We personalize our assisted living services to meet the needs of each resident. Visit our Assisted Living page to see everything this Cherrywood Pointe lifestyle has to offer.
Our Memory Care in Minnetonka is based on Ebenezer’s Dimensions® Program, and provides a higher level of care for residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia. This program ensures that our team fully understands the memory challenges the resident is facing, so we can provide a more personalized level of care that makes a difference. Read more about this lifestyle by visiting our Memory Care in Minnetonka page.
Our Enhanced Care Suite apartments provide comfort and care in a setting that makes our residents feel right at home. We maintain a high staff-to-resident ratio to ensure that each resident receives the level of attention they need. Social engagement and clinical oversight make a difference at Cherrywood Pointe — our considerate staff goes the extra mile to keep our residents happy and healthy. While we handle the challenges of caregiving, you can devote more time and attention toward your loved one.
Volunteer with Cherrywood
Do you have time and talent to share? You’ll likely discover the time spent with our independent living, assisted living and memory care residents in Minnetonka, MN is as rewarding for you as it is for them. Playing music, reading aloud, participating in a community activity or just stopping by for coffee and a chat can make a big difference in someone’s life.
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Managed by Ebenezer
Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living operator with over 100 years of serving older adults. As part of Fairview Health Services, Ebenezer is dedicated to healing, discovering and educating for longer, healthier and more meaningful lives.