Senior Living at Scandia Shores

Welcome Home: Scandia Shores in Shoreview Redefines Retirement

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.



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

  • Program 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
  • Handicap accessible
  • Smoke free living environment
  • Month-to-month rental agreement
  • Two laundry rooms on each floor
  • Laundry, 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
  • Woodshop
  • Guest room available
  • Small pets welcome
  • Hair salon
  • Nondenominational worship services
  • Pastoral nurse
  • On-site Campus Pastor
  • On-site professional management
  • Moderate Income Program units (based on availability and qualification)

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 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, special events and medical appointments on Wednesdays between 9:30am and 2:00pm within a 5-mile radius. Scandia Shores is also located less than a block from the MetroTransit bus line into St. Paul.

Floor Plans

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One Beds One Baths 738 sq ft
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
Two Beds Two Baths 996 sq ft
Two Beds Two Baths 1160 sq ft

Do you have questions? Call us — (651) 415-9793

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Contact us

Call us — (651) 415-9793

Scandia Shores

418 Highway 96 West

Shoreview, MN 55126

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Don Sable

Housing Director

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What's nearby?

  • 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)
"We have been residents of Scandia Shores since July 2007. Not a day has gone by where we have regretted moving to this fine independent facility. We made the decision to give up our home and move at a relatively young age for several reasons. We took a good look at our lives: past, present and future in 2007. Our children (three boys) had left home. We realized that we were not using all the rooms in our home and did not need all the space. We knew that, like it or not, we were aging and this was and is inevitable for everyone. After attending an open house at Scandia Shores, we met several of the residents and knew this was to be our new home. Scandia Shores truly fulfills our present and future needs. We can continue to enjoy our aging process in a beautiful building while in blissful comfort among a host of new friends.
– Art and Kris M.