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The City of Lakes is a top-ten city for retirees who enjoy outdoor activities, the arts, and social gatherings, and it earns high ratings for the quality of local healthcare. Make the most of your Minneapolis senior living experience with the new guide to the city. It’s designed to help current residents, future residents, and far-flung family members of people living in Minneapolis to find everything they need to enjoy the best of life in the city. Whether you plan to stay in your own home for as long as possible, want to join an active retirement community, or need special care, the Minneapolis Senior Care and Services page is the place to start.

Diverse senior living options in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is home to more than 3.5 million people from all backgrounds and walks of life, and the city’s varied senior living options reflect that diversity. Our city guide’s senior living section covers general active retirement, assisted living, and long-term care communities along with specialty services like Lutheran, Catholic, and Methodist senior care; luxury and low-income housing options; LGBT senior support services; and tips on finding a pet-friendly community.

The best of Minneapolis senior living

You can browse the top-rated senior communities in the MPLS metro area at the top of the Minneapolis city guide page. The reviews are verified by and are written by community residents, their family members, and guests. To see reported rates for different communities, and to leave reviews of your own, you can sign up for a user account.

Senior living in the comfort of your own home

Retired homeowners in Minneapolis can live at home longer with local support services like

  • in-home care providers
  • aging-in-place specialists
  • senior centers with social events
  • errand and chore services
  • resources for getting around the city without driving

The senior services section of the city guide also contains articles on finding senior-friendly places to work, support groups for veterans, and more.

Twin Cities retirement planning resources

Minneapolis is not the cheapest city, and careful retirement planning can help your nest egg and benefits go farther. The city guide has information about the local cost of living, how much it costs to retire in Minneapolis, how to find professional advisors, and where the best neighborhoods for seniors are located. There’s also information on local offices where you can get help with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and VA benefits.

Caregiver support in Minneapolis

Caregiving is a tough job, whether it’s paid work or a labor of love. For caregiver breaks, there are local respite care and adult day programs available around Minneapolis. Locals can also use the state’s online caregiver training programs, telephone support, and culturally relevant caregiver support for local American Indian seniors and their families.

Fun finds in the Twin Cities

Part of the joy of living in Minneapolis is exploring all there is to do. That’s why our city guide includes tips on living like a local, popular leisure activities and points of interest, and tips on finding shopping, arts, and recreation for seniors.

Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and -uncles, and their friends.


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