A senior living option for those who need some assistance with daily living and personal care. The goal is to help residents live independently in a vibrant, safe environment by offering daily activities and compassionate care. Our full array of services will grow with you so you can stay in your same apartment without the inconvenience of switching rooms or locations.
Why Join Riley Crossing’s Assisted Living Community?
A Place to Call Home. A Community to Make Friends
Our assisted living community is built with a focus on vibrant and engaged living. Find opportunities for socialization with your neighbors, enjoy our plentiful green space and rooftop deck, or relax in the music lounge or spa. If you would like to host, invite your friends and family to enjoy our community spaces or explore the local area. Whether you are looking to be active or relax, Riley Crossing has a space and activities for you to enjoy.
Our maintenance-free apartments are well-lit, spacious, and perfect for a wide range of needs or requirements. Live in our community with as much or as little assistance as you’d like. We’re here to make your time in our community as warm and wonderful as possible, and will be there for you when you need us. If you’d prefer to live a more independent lifestyle, we’ll give you the freedom to enjoy your new neighborhood while still giving you a maintenance-free place to call home.
While staying on our 9-acre campus, you’ll be close to shopping, entertainment, parks, trails, and nearby beautiful lakes and scenic wetlands. You can start off the morning by walking around Lake Susan or Rice Marsh Lake Park, and end the day by exploring the shops and theatres in downtown Chanhassen. If you prefer staying close to home, relax in our lounge or enjoy our rooftop patio.
Fitness room. Exercise Programs. Bike trails. Riley Crossing caters to your health and wellness with features you would normally find in a high-end health club. Whether you want to try a new hobby with a friend or continue your routine of morning bike rides, our convenient location and variety of amenities make it easy. Prefer mental exercise? Check out a book from our library and enjoy it on your personal balcony, our rooftop patio, or anywhere else of your choosing. Our abundance of outdoor green space provides the perfect opportunity to change your setting and add variety to your day.
Peace of Mind
Have peace of mind in knowing that you have well-trained care staff, maintenance team, dining/nutrition, administration, and concierge to support you with your needs, when you need them.
Assisted Living Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question? We’re here to help. Explore some frequently asked questions below and contact us if your question isn’t here.
What’s the difference between Assisted Living and Independent Living?
We offer Independent Living for older adults who can still live independently and want a safe, maintenance-free living environment with access to Riley Crossing’s services and resources when needed. Assisted Living is for those who need an elevated level of personal care and assistance. Assisted Living can offer a minimal amount of assistance, to a full array of services, all without having to move apartments.
How would I know if I needed Enhanced Care vs. Assisted Living?
There’s not a simple or exact science to when you need Enhanced Care. You may choose Enhanced Care over Assisted living if you wanted a lower staff to resident ratio. Enhanced Care may be a better option financially if you’re a la carte personal care charges were more than Enhanced Care costs. If you have more complex care needs or heavier cares (2-person transfers, high chronic care needs, higher medical needs without having daily skilled nursing needs), it may be better to consider Enhanced Care over Assisted Living, even though you can get all of the same care in Assisted Living apartment homes. You may also consider Enhanced Care if you or a loved one has: Exceeded a Medicare-paid rehabilitation stay but needs more care before returning home, need to give their caregiver a break from caregiving, need for a peaceful, supportive environment for hospice and end-of-life care.
What types of activities do you offer?
Our programming and activities are specially designed to engage a senior’s mind, body, and spirit.
Our mind activities include games, discussion groups, outings, happy hours, and more! Riley Crossing will offer daily programming that helps our community stay physically active with chair yoga, walking clubs, and much more. For residents that like to get in touch with their inner spirit, we provide musical programs, classes, and a variety of religious offerings.
Additionally, we regularly plan fun and engaging activities outside of the community, such as a trip to local parks for a barbeque lunch or a scenic bus ride tour. There’s always something to look forward to!
What is the average age of residents in Assisted Living?
While age varies by each community, in general, our residents are in their late 70’s to mid-80’s.
What is included in the costs for Assisted Living?
Take a look at our Senior Living Pricing page to see what is included in the monthly rent.
How quickly can you help me move in?
We work with each family to support their needs as best we can, including accommodating urgent move-ins when possible. Residents in Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Enhanced Care receive a full care assessment prior to moving in, which helps our care team develop his or her Individualized Plan. In some cases, a move-in can occur in as little as a day or so.
Can we move in as a couple?
Yes! At Riley Crossing, couples can live together in their own apartment surrounded by their familiar belongings. Double occupancy fees may apply.
Have peace of mind knowing you’ve made the right decision by viewing our decision-making resources, designed to help you take the next step towards yours or your loved one’s future at Riley Crossing.
Cost of Comparison
Download our worksheet to compare your current cost of living expenses with ours.
Guide for Elderly Caregiving
Want some tips on how to provide the best care possible for your loved ones? Download our Elderly Caregiving guide to learn some curated tips from our experts at Riley Crossing.
Assisted Living Checklist
A transition to Assisted Living can be overwhelming. Our Assisted Living Checklist is designed to make this process as seamless as possible for your family.
See a detailed breakdown of our community features, amenities, and services, and how much they cost.
Learn more about how support groups can help you or your loved one transition to our community and thrive.
Tips for Caregivers
Our caregiving experts at Riley Crossing provide tips and advice so you’re equipped to best support your loved one.
Riley Crossing Blog and Senior Living Articles
Moving to our community is a big step. Familiarize yourself with what Riley Crossing has to offer by checking out our blog posts on what Riley Crossing is all about.
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Riley Crossing Senior Living community is thrilled to celebrate our third annual fall festival anniversary party! We hosted residents, staff, children, and family members at…
The Riley Crossing Senior Living residents enjoyed spending time together at our Oktoberfest event. There was beer sampling, delicious food, and live music.
Want to Learn More?
We understand how hard it can be to transition your loved one into Assisted Living. We strive to create a warm and welcoming community that eliminates stress for our residents and their entire family. We’re eager to show you what Riley Crossing Assisted Living has to offer, so what are you waiting for?