Cornerstone Commons Highlighted in Book

Author Tina Rubin highlights Cornerstone Commons Assisted Living and Memory Care for seniors in her book Hennepin County: A Minnesota Leader. She tells the compelling story of how Hennepin County grew from a settlement by the St. Anthony Falls into the largest county in Minnesota. Below is a quote from Hennepin County: A Minnesota Leader honoring Cornerstone Commons Assisted Living and Memory Care as a Hennepin County business leader.

Cornerstone Commons

Whether assisting with tasks of daily living or providing a more specialized memory care program, the dedicated professionals of this senior community are committed to serving each individual’s needs with excellence, compassion and innovation. Dedicated to staying a step ahead of the ever-changing needs of its residents, this organization prides itself on its progressive care practices and programs.

Cornerstone Commons provides assisted living and memory care options for senior adults, with services and amenities that promote maximum independence and self-esteem, while offering the guidance and support for daily success. The community is nestled within a senior neighborhood of townhomes and a cooperative in the west Minneapolis suburb of Plymouth, Minnesota.

Assisted Living

Sixty-six apartments within Cornerstone Assisted Living are available for seniors who are in need of some assistance with their daily routines. Common areas include an intimate parlor warmed by a cozy fireplace, a sun-drenched solarium, a chapel, a library, a private dining room, and a guest suite for visiting families or friends. A full-time chaplain attends to the spiritual needs of residents. Therapy services, an in-house beauty salon, and massage therapy are available to help residents feel and look their best.

Cornerstone Assisted Living offers a choice of studio and one-and two-bedroom apartment homes that residents furnish with their own personal belongings. All utility services except telephone are included in the monthly rent, as are weekly housekeeping and linen services and three daily restaurant-style meals. Residents enjoy delectable food in a well-appointed dining room that overlooks the wetlands, with background music provided by a baby grand player piano.

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Cornerstone Assisted Living offers a comprehensive list of serviceswhich can include help with such things as medication management, bathing, mobility assistance, and continence managementthat are tailored to meet the individual needs of each resident. A personal pendant call system provides the comfort of knowing that help is available from on-site staff 24 hours a day. Cornerstone also offers home health services and adult day care for members of the entire Cornerstone community.

Memory Care

Cornerstone Memory Care is a secure, 18-unit neighborhood for those residents dealing with memory loss. The studio and one-bedroom apartments are designed with easy access to shared common areas. This supportive and secure environment encourages residents to participate in their daily routines in a home-like setting. The professionally trained staff works closely with each resident, developing personalized programming that promotes independence and self-esteem.

Cornstone Commons Assisted Living and Memory Care is owned by Elim Care, Inc., which has been serving seniors for more that 80 years in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Iowa. The organization provides additional information on the Elim Care website at

For more information or to arrange a tour please contact us at (763) 550-0333.