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Independent Living FAQs

Where is Mary T independent living?

Mary T has two independent living locations for older adults age 55 or older:

Margaret Place Senior Apartments in Coon Rapids, MN
Villas by Mary T of Casa Grande in Casa Grande, AZ

What does independent living mean?

Independent living is a housing arrangement set up specifically for adults at the age of 55 or older who are able to care for themselves. These arrangements come in the form of a senior apartment, villas, or other community living facilities.

Also known as retirement communities, independent living allows your loved one to enjoy their day-to-day activities without the burden of responsibilities like lawn care. It allows for less stress and responsibility.

Residents who live in a retirement community benefit from living in a home that fits their needs and allows them to age in place. Residents maintain their freedom and flexibility in how they carry out their day to day lives.

Services and Amenities for Independent Living

Senior housing apartments are more convenient because of the services offered. The provide amenities and activities that allow for continuing care and support. Other details include outings for activities, holiday celebrations, special game nights, field trips, and a variety of classes to learn and take part in new things.

Some offer exercise programs for seniors, as well. This ensures that there is a level of continuing care that allows each resident to make the most of their new living arrangement.

At Mary T, our senior apartments and housing options give seniors the option to choose their level of independent living. Each retirement community is fully wheelchair accessible and has community spaces that allow tenants to connect with their neighbors.

Every retirement community varies in the services they offer. Some communities offer specific activities, meals, housekeeping, and other services. If your loved one requires daily assistance with certain tasks at home, they may utilize home health services.

If you would like to learn more about pricing and other details, please contact us. When you choose any of our locations in Minnesota for senior independent living, Minneapolis is only about 30 minutes away. Our convenient locations ensure that your loved ones have local health care in the event that medical attention is needed.

What is the difference between independent living and assisted living?

A senior independent living community allows for more independence, while an assisted living facility ensures that your loved one can get continuing care. Retirement living communities often consist of seniors who can care for themselves, yet want access to assistance when necessary.

Independent living communities do not offer health care services directly, or assistance with bathing, toileting, or dressing. Residents of independent living communities may utilize home health services to ensure that all of their needs are met.

At what age can you go into independent living?

Residents must be 55 years of age or older to join our senior living and assisted living programs. We understand that each resident has different needs. Our goal is to provide the necessary care so that your loved ones can enjoy life while we take care of what’s important.

What if I have more questions?

At Mary T, in addition to independent living, we offer many homes and health care services to meet the needs of people in our community such as individuals with developmental disabilities and older adults, enabling them to maximize their independence and be part of our community.

If you have any questions about our services, please feel free to contact us so that we may assist you. We look forward to providing you and your loved ones with exceptional care through our services.