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Scandia Shores Independent Living

Scandia Shores Independent Living
418 Highway 96 West
Shoreview, MN 55126

Don Sable
Housing Director
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Scandia Shores is the area's most enjoyable 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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Scandia Shores Resident Handbook

General Amenities

  • Program coordinator to assist residents in planned activities and trips
  • Scheduled transportation for shopping, outings and events 
  • Located on a bus line
  • 24-hour controlled access entry
  • Camera-monitored areas
  • Handicap accessible
  • Smoke free living environment
  • Month-to-month rental agreement
  • Two complimentary 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 coffee daily
  • 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
  • Workshop
  • Guest room available
  • Small pets welcome
  • Hair salon
  • Spiritual Care Program, including Nondenominational worship services and pastoral counseling by site pastor
  • Pastoral nurse
  • On-site professional management
  • Home Care services available through a partnership with Optage Home Care

Apartment Amenities

  • Full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher and garbage disposal
  • Large windows allowing for natural light
  • Light, neutral décor
  • Ample storage in cabinets and closets
  • Blinds on all windows
  • Patios and/or balconies available on most two bedroom floorplans
  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Safety grab bars in bathrooms
  • Emergency pull cords in bedrooms and bathrooms monitored 24-hours

Dining Services

Scandia Shores is proud to offer versatile, chef-prepared meal program. Noon meals are available in our Scandia Room everyday of the week and evening meals are available 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.

Fitness and Wellness

Scandia Shores has a partnership with Live2BHealthy® for on-site senior fitness activities several times per week. View class schedules. SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit® members welcome. If you would like to see our seniors in action or learn more about the program please click the link here.


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

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Floor Plans

Floor plan for Bergen A

Bergen A

2 Bed

1 Bath

839 sq ft

Floor plan for Bergen B

Bergen B

2 Bed

1 Bath

839 sq ft

Floor plan for Lillehammer


1 Bed

1 Bath

758 sq ft

Floor plan for Mora / Karlstad

Mora / Karlstad

1 Bed

1 Bath

758 sq ft

Floor plan for Oslo


2 Bed

2 Bath

996 sq ft

Floor plan for Stockholm


2 Bed

2 Bath

1,160 sq ft

  • Bank (1 block)
  • Caribou Coffee (2 blocks)
  • Como Park (8 miles)
  • Doctor Office (1 block)
  • Dry Cleaners (1 block)
  • Eagle Brook/WBL Campus (7 miles)
  • Florist (2 miles)
  • Gas Station (1 block)
  • Incarnation Lutheran Church (less than 1 mile)
  • Kowalski's Market (1 block)
  • Long Lake Regional Park (5 miles)
  • Maplewood Mall (7 miles)
  • North Heights Lutheran Church (3 miles)
  • Northwest Family YMCA (4 miles)
  • Ramsey County Library (1 mile)
  • Rosedale Mall (7 miles)
  • Restaurants (2-4 blocks)
  • St. Odilia Catholic Church (4 miles)
  • Seasonal Farmer’s Market (1 mile)
  • Shoreview Community Center (1 mile)
  • Snail Lake Park (1 mile)
  • Veterinarian (1 block)
  • Von Hansons Meat (2 blocks)
  • Walgreens (2 blocks)

"I can’t explain my feelings about Scandia Shores in just a couple of words. Everything just clicked. God blessed me and brought me to the perfect place. Twenty years ago, after my husband died, God told me he had a plan for me. I didn’t know it would take 20 years, but I know this is His plan."

– Veola