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Try Before You Buy


Don't know if you want to move to a senior care community? Experience it firsthand and make a more informed decision. Our team will work with you to explain our service and support offerings, take a tour with you and your family. provide a clinical assessment, and schedule your trial experience living at our community for a week. You will receive a fully furnished apartment with kitchen, utilities, enjoy all deliciously prepared meals and restaurant style dining, full calendar of events and activities, community programs, a daily wellbeing check, and 1:1 support from our Resident Ambassadors throughout your experience for FREE. The only cost to this experience is a one-time service assessment fee of $250, to resource the time and efforts of our dedicated registered nurses as they conduct all assessments and care plans for all residents in our community which is a state requirement.


Individuals that qualify for the "Try Before You Buy" special will not receive assistance with personal care services such as bathing, toileting, and dressing. They will receive an Emergency Response Pendant with a push of a button, worn as a necklace or wristband, our staff will respond to your request for emergency assistance 24 hours per day, seven days a week. They will also receive a Daily *I'm Ok" Check: this is a once per day check that provides reassurance that you are ok and that you have not had a health event.


If you take part in the "Try Before You Buy" special and choose to make your move permanent, you will receive the 3rd month rent "FREE (p to $3500 Discount) This discount does not include personal care services and support add-ons, it is just for the apartment rent portion. Contact us today to learn more about this special and to schedule your tour! 320.244.0533 or


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