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Okalee Welcomes Family Visitors

As Minnesota’s economy has slowly opened, we know all of us want to return to normal life as much as possible, while respecting the need to protect others and ourselves from the coronavirus. With this in mind, we are starting the process of opening Okalee of Medina to family visits. Below, you’ll find an update […]

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Memory Care, Restrictions & COVID-19

A view from within senior living memory care during the pandemic It is getting close to three months since visiting restrictions began at Emerald Crest. The week before the restrictions, I was ice fishing on Leech Lake and now we’ve had temperatures in the 90s. Winter is a distant memory. Where our world was, or […]

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Medina Luxury Continuum-of-Care Community for Older Adults Opens: Named Okalee for Song of Wetland Bird

Named for the song of a wetland bird, Okalee of Medina opened in January at 4350 Chippewa Court, Medina, MN, 55340. Okalee offers independent and assisted living, memory care and care suites for those who need more comprehensive care. Local residents and those in nearby communities will find Okalee’s natural beauty to be a welcoming […]

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Model Apartment Now Open!

Visit our model apartment. Call 763-297-2020 to schedule your tour.

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Okalee Building Rendering

New Medina Luxury Continuum-of-Care Community for Older Adults Under Construction, Named for Song of Wetland Bird

While the community of Medina offers beautiful natural surroundings and many conveniences, adding a community tailored to the needs of older adults can enhance all the city has to offer. That’s why Dean Lunski purchased land for a new luxury continuum-of-care community to be called Okalee. The community is under construction between Chippewa Road and […]

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