Independent Senior Living at Scandia Shores

Welcome Home: Scandia Shores in Shoreview Redefines Retirement

Scandia Shores is the area's most enjoyable independent senior living residence. This exceptional senior community combines the beauty of the countryside with the convenience of suburban life. Choose from six beautiful floor plans with many on-site comforts and services. Enjoy the pleasant grounds and nearby walking trails. Take part in your favorite past times or try new ones at social, cultural, spiritual and recreational events.

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Come for a visit

Taking a tour is the best way to see what life is like in our Avinity senior living communities. Meet the staff. Visit with the residents. Share a cup of coffee. Check out the apartments. Explore the property. Ask questions. Feel the spirit. If you visit in the afternoon, join us for a meal. Our treat. Walk-ins are welcome, but we can guarantee more time with you when you schedule a tour.

Scandia Shores amenities and support services

  • Activity coordinator to assist residents in planning activities
  • Scheduled transportation for shopping, outings, events and medical appointments
  • Located on a bus line
  • 24-hour controlled access entry
  • Camera-monitored areas
  • Home care services available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Smoke free living environment
  • Month-to-month rental agreement
  • Two coin operated laundry rooms on each floor
  • Heat, water, trash pick-up and recycling included in rent
  • Heated underground and off-street parking available
  • Car wash area
  • Complimentary Rise and Shine coffee daily
  • Chef prepared meals served daily in a sunny, spacious dining room with fireplace
  • Library
  • Crafts and recreation room
  • Billiards room
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Fitness center
  • Walking trails
  • Sitting areas
  • Outdoor patio and gazebo
  • Community computer with internet access
  • Guest rooms available
  • Small pets welcome
  • Hair salon
  • Nondenominational worship services
  • On-site caretaker
  • On-site professional management

Apartment amenities

  • Full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher and garbage disposal
  • Light, neutral décor
  • Generous closet space
  • Blinds on all windows
  • Patios and/or balconies available on most two bedroom floorplans
  • Individual wall unit air conditioners
  • Emergency pull cords in bedrooms and bathrooms monitored 24-hours

Dining Services

Scandia Shores is proud to offer a sensational meal program. Noon meals are available in our Scandia Room everyday of the week and evening meals Monday through Friday. We have an array of meal packages available for residents depending on their personal needs.

Recreation and Social Programming

Scandia Shores offers a variety of recreational, religious, educational, cultural and social programs. Residents are actively involved with staff to plan activities that enhance their quality of life. We design our programming to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents. Residents may participate to whatever extent they desire.

Transportation

Scheduled transportation is provided by Scandia Shores to take residents shopping, to restaurants, on outings and to activities, special events and medical appointments. Some limitations to medical appointments may apply. Scandia Shores is also located less than a block from the MetroTransit bus line into St. Paul.

Floor Plans

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Mora/Karlstad
One Beds One Baths 738 sq ft
Lillehammer
One Beds One Baths 738 sq ft
Bergen A
Two Beds One Baths 839 sq ft
Bergen B
Two Beds One Baths 839 sq ft
Oslo
Two Beds Two Baths 996 sq ft
Stockholm
Two Beds Two Baths 1160 sq ft

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Contact us


Call us — (651) 415-9793

Scandia Shores

418 Highway 96 West

Shoreview, MN 55126

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Nancy Ketchel

Housing Administrator

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What's nearby?

  • Bank (1 block)
  • Rainbow Foods (1 block)
  • Doctor Office (1 block)
  • Dry Cleaners (1 block)
  • Veterinarian (1 block)
  • Gas Station (1 block)
  • Florist (2 blocks)
  • Caribou Coffee (2 block)
  • Von Hansons Meat (2 blocks)
  • Walgreens (2 blocks)
  • Restaurants (2-4 blocks)
  • Incarnation Lutheran Church (less than 1 mile)
  • Seasonal Farmer’s Market (1 mile)
  • Ramsey County Library (1 mile)
  • Shoreview Community Center (1 mile)
  • Snail Lake Park (1 mile)
  • North Heights Lutheran Church (3 miles)
  • Northwest Family YMCA (4 miles)
  • St. Odilia Catholic Church (4 miles)
  • Long Lake Regional Park (5 miles)
  • Rosedale Mall (7 miles)
  • Maplewood Mall (7 miles)
  • Eagle Brook/WBL Campus (7 miles)
  • Como Park (8 miles)
"What we appreciate about Scandia Shores of Shoreview is the friendliness of the people who live here. More than that – the staff go above and beyond their job descriptions. Scandia Shores is a god- and person-centered place to live. "
– Ruth and Marv Lindstedt, current Scandia Shores of Shoreview residents