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Individualized Support with All of the Comforts of Home

At Guardian Angels Care Center, we are passionate in our pursuit to ensure that our residents who need long-term care feel like they are at home. We work hard to create a community that retains the comforts of home while at the same time, offering the added convenience and reassurance of high-quality care, support, and amenities. Our experienced staff will work with recommendations from your health care providers to develop an individualized plan to meet your unique needs.

Guardian Angels Care Center is a member of CareChoice Cooperative and is affiliated with Allina Senior Health and Fairview Partners.

Community Features

  • 24-hour skilled and specialized nursing services
  • Individualized nutrition plans
  • Social, recreational, and education programs
  • Pastoral care and spiritual services to accommodate all faiths

Long-Term Care Unit Features

  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • Private dining room and living room with fireplace
  • Three sunrooms
  • Whirlpool spa
  • Private entrance
  • Peaceful environment
  • Adjacent therapy services

Seniors in our long-term care unit have access to shared community amenities in the Town Center that include a beauty/barber shop, interfaith chapel services, coffee shop, gift shop, and more.

Contact us to learn more about our long-term care services. Schedule a tour today!

Locations with These Services

Elk River

Frequently Asked Questions

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When is a good time to consider senior housing?

    When you need help with life’s daily tasks- we are committed to making a smooth transition with you.

    Guardian Angels offers many senior living options.  From independent living to more advanced care, our highly skilled and compassionate staff is available to assist with selecting the appropriate living community designed to fit your needs.

    Come tour our communities and learn more about how we are dedicated to those we serve. Some locations may have waiting lists, so we recommend that you tour early for best selections.

What services are available at Guardian Angels?

Why choose GA? What is the GA Advantage?

    Guardian Angels is a faith-based, nonprofit senior housing and services organization providing the highest quality of care with a 5-star rating. We offer priority access to GA communities and services upon availability.

What is continuum of care?

    Continuum of care locations provide services from Independent living to more advanced care. Seniors have access to the residential living community most appropriate to their needs now and in the future. Guardian Angels is a continuum of care community.

What is the difference between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

    Independent Living is for seniors who are able to live on their own, yet want the conveniences of living within a community that provide social and recreational amenities, educational and wellness opportunities, housekeeping services, and dining options. Guardian Angels offers HUD subsidized and market rate options.

    Assisted Living is for seniors who need help with the activities of daily living. Residents find an enriching lifestyle with amenities that allow to them to remain as independent as possible. Guardian Angels’ communities home care services include assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, medication management, weekly personal laundry, and three meals daily. Services can be increased or decreased over time, as needed.

Are VA benefits offered at GA Communities?

    The Aid and Attendance pension benefit is available to Minnesota senior veterans and their spouses to help pay for senior care like assisted living, home care, or nursing home care. More information is available here.

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