Baxter, which is based in a largely rural area of Crow Wing County, has four community care facilities which offers individuals a variety of care options to settle upon. Transportation service options may be limited, making it difficult to move about the city without a car or friend or family member. As needed, there are nursing homes and hospitals in and around Baxter.
Senior Living Services
Feeling relaxed at an elder care facility is predominantly about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are applicable at a given facility. Some standard amenities in Baxter include:
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
Doctors are on call
Hair cutting and other beauty services
Meeting the needs of every senior is effortless with the diverse network which serves Baxter. A lot of long-term care facilities also have a number of specialists and doctors on staff in the event more advanced care is needed, Dentists, Podiatrists, Gerontologists, and Physical Therapists are just some examples. Some elder care facilities offer transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), giving your loved one the opportunity to move about.
While not required, when contacting the facilities in these lists it can be useful to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might need.
Senior Living Pricing
The price of care facilities varies based on the kind of needed services, but on average it costs residents around $2,800 - $3,200 monthly. Neighboring Brainerd averages about $2,800 for assisted living facilities, which costs more than Baxter. Additionally, there could be a variety of state and federal aid programs to help lower the cost of care for low-income families. To get a better idea of averages, look through the cost list below for comparisons to neighboring cities.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.