Information About Assisted Living Facility in Maple Grove
Founded in 1851 on a site previously occupied by relocated Winnebago Indians, Maple Grove, Minnesota is a relatively small city of 50,000 people. It is located within Hennepin County and is a hub for the northwestern suburbs of the Twin Cities. As such, residents of assisted living in Maple Grove
will find all of the attractions and services of the big city within relatively easy reach.
Maple Grove Attractions
Being so close to Saint Paul and Minneapolis, residents of assisted living in Maple Grove are able to explore the wider Twin Cities area, including a large zoo, the largest shopping mall in the United States, multiple museums and art galleries, a lively theater scene and the region's numerous natural lakes. Within the city limits, Maple Grove contains one of the largest shopping malls in an area known for large shopping malls, The Shoppes at Arbor Lake
, as well as two movie theaters, a summer farmers' market and numerous restaurants and shopping opportunities.
Maple Grove Senior Activities
Most senior activities are centered around the Maple Grove Community Center
. Residents of assisted living in Maple Grove can take classes there, attend monthly luncheons and dinners with entertainment, and join book clubs. They can also make use of the community center's other facilities, including swimming pools. The community center also offers adult field trips to various local museums and attractions, many of which are suitable for seniors.
Maple Grove Medical Facilities
The Minneapolis-Saint Paul region is home to a good number of world-class medical facilities. Residents of assisted living in Maple Grove will find the two closest are Maple Grove Hospital
and the Maple Grove campus of the area's only major independent hospital, North Memorial
. Maple Grove Hospital offers a full-service emergency room and an excellent surgical center. The much larger North Memorial campus also has an emergency room. In addition, it has a cancer center, and offers specialist services in the areas of cardiology, stroke treatment and joint replacement.
Maple Grove Transportation
Maple Grove is served by Maple Grove Transit
, which offers express bus service to Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Within the city itself, residents of assisted living in Maple Grove will find the Dial-A-Ride
service essential. This curb-to-curb van service is, unlike many others, available to all residents regardless of age or disability. Additionally, Maple Grove seniors can make use of the wider Twin Cities’ Metro Transit
system. There are two other curb-to-curb services also available. Transit Link
will serve routes only if a regular bus is not available. Metro Mobility
will provide trips to any destination, but requires that riders first register and provide medical evidence of disability. In general, residents of assisted living in Maple Grove should have no problems getting around. In short, Maple Grove is a pleasant suburb of Minneapolis, offering big city conveniences and attractions without a lot of noise and fuss. To view a list of local assisted living communities, visit our Maple Grove Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing staff writer
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