Saint Paul is the capital of and second-most populated city in Minnesota, beat out only by nearby Minneapolis. The area is one of only 13 American metros supporting a professional sports team in each major league — the NFL’s Vikings, MLB’s Twins, the NBA’s Timberwolves and the NHL’s Wild. The area also has a lively arts and culture scene, hosting several music and theater festivals throughout the year and serving as a home for the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. The city is invested in improving its environment through green spaces and is home to several lakes, parks and gardens where residents can enjoy nature.
Assisted living care is often the best choice for seniors who find they could do with extra help in their day-to-day activities but also wish to remain independent. According to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, St. Paul seniors pay an average of $5,163 per month for assisted living care, a price that’s roughly $650 higher than state and national averages.
This guide to assisted living in Minnesota’s capital compares St. Paul’s care costs to those of some nearby cities in the upper Midwest. It also takes a look at some local resources that support seniors.
Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >