Holiday Retirement - Minnesota
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With a devoted staff who view their work as much more than simply a job and friendly neighbors who act more like family, Holiday Retirement Minnesota communities provide high-quality retirement living for one reasonably-priced, all-inclusive monthly fee. Our dedicated live-in community managers work hard to ensure that each and every senior feels right at home from the minute they step through our doors. This is what we call The Holiday Touch, and it is what makes life at our Minnesota communities so special.
The Lodge at White Bear had both assisted and independent living, so if you became disabled and couldn't take care of yourself, you could just move right into their assisted care. The only thing I didn't like about it was that the rooms were too small for my bedroom furniture, and I didn't like the high community fee. I liked everything else. They had a guest room for the family. It was made up like a hotel room and had a bed for guests or family.
The Lodge and its staff were excellent. The rooms were a bit small and weren't really the design that my mom was looking for. However, the building itself was like an elegant hotel and comfortable. They had some very good activities and good benefits for the family as well like when your family wants to come and eat with you, you would not have to pay for it. When your family would like to come and stay, they only spend half the cost to stay in the facility. We all really liked it. In fact, when we left The Lodge at White Bear, my sister and my brother did not want to look at another facility. They just wanted to stay in that one. All around, I thought it was a much better facility.
My father-in-law is in The Lodge. He is settling in independent living and seems to be happy there. The staff has been helpful and friendly. We don't have any complaints. The food is OK, but I think it is a little plain for him. He is used to more ethnic cooking and a wider variety. However, it is satisfactory. Maybe they can improve on having a broader variety of food and different activities because he has not finding anything suitable in the activities.
The Lodge at White Bear was very friendly to the residents and had a homey atmosphere. It was interesting because you pick your apartment and then service would come to you. You would not have to move from the independent living wing to assisted living wing to memory care. We liked it because we would not have to move every time we get more fraile. The apartments were small, but everything that you needed was centralized because there was a dining room, a library, a big-screen TV, a community room and billiard room, so you would not be staying in your apartment much.
Within walking distance of various restaurants and eateries, The Lodge at White Bear is at the center of it all. Friendly staff that knows each resident by name, the facility offers an individualized and customized plan for each resident. Weekly maintenance of each resident's room, including linen washing, carpet maintainance and upkeep of each resident's bathroom. Transportation is provided for residents, however, since most sightseeing locations are within walking distance, most residents enjoy walking. Facility is near various hiking trails so residents not only walk to local shopping centers, but also along a trail. Residents also enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and homemade meals and have dessert accompanying every meal. Numerous activities for residents are also available, including visits to the casino and gambling for fun.