Independent Living in Northfield, MN

Surrounding you with opportunities to spend each day your way.

Independent living is about freedom to choose the things you want to do, while leaving chores and home maintenance behind. Benedictine Living Community-Northfield offers just that. In addition to comfortable residence options, you’ll find an active, engaging senior independent living lifestyle – all within a community of like-minded individuals who enjoy living life their way, while feeling the supportive reassurance of having on-site support services available should they ever need it.

Choosing independent living at Benedictine means you’re free to stay engaged, pursue new interests, and make the most of everything our faith-based retirement community in Northfield, MN, has to offer.

Dine with friends and neighbors in the restaurant-style dining room or join your friends for a cocktail in the club room. Cook for yourself — or host a dinner party — and enjoy an evening at home. It’s all up to you.

Choose one of our 13 floor plans — whether you prefer a one-bedroom, a one-bedroom and den, or a two-bedroom floor plan — they all feature modern design and easy access to all community amenities, including in-suite laundry. Pricing for independent living residences starts at $1,975.

We’re also proud to offer independent living residents our At Your Service Program, which allows you to gradually add services as needed. Whether it’s well-being checks or assistance with daily living activities, the At Your Service Program provides access to Benedictine’s care team for additional support and services delivered right to your new home.

Call (507) 512-5720 or get in touch using the form on this page to learn more about Benedictine’s independent living opportunities in Northfield, MN.

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We offer an apartment to fit your lifestyle

Whether you need more space or are looking for something cozy, we have the floor plan for you. Click on the layout of your choice below to view a larger version, or download and print by clicking the “plus” sign. Our community is filling fast, so call today before your favorite apartment is gone!

Frequently asked questions

Living alone in a house that was once full of family can be isolating and lonely. Independent living communities offer an array of opportunities to socialize, learn something new, enjoy cultural events, and more. And when you choose an independent living community, you can leave chores like cooking, cleaning, home maintenance and lawn care behind. If your family members worry about your safety living alone, they’ll gain valuable peace of mind knowing you live in a community with staff on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, read our blog post, When is Independent Living Needed?

There are many considerations when choosing a senior living community. For a detailed list of things to keep in mind, read our blog posts, Choosing a Senior Care Community and Independent Living: A Closer Look.

The cost of independent living will vary depending on the community and the type of residence you choose, our rent starts at $1,460. Contact the community for more detailed information.

Your guests are always welcome in your home, and they’re more than welcome to enjoy our common living areas, dining venues, amenities and activities with you while visiting. Some of our communities also offer guest rooms that can be reserved and rented for visiting family members and friends.

Yes. They’re family, too! Many of our communities are pet-friendly and welcome dogs, cats, birds and fish upon approval through our Pet Admissions Program. Be sure to ask about the pet policy, approval process, and the pet-friendly areas of the community when you visit. All our communities accept service dogs and certified companion animals.

Many people do bring their cars, but with all the transportation options provided by our communities, a car isn’t a necessity. Many couples find they prefer one car instead of two, but that’s totally up to you.