Life As It Should Be
The Pillars of White Bear Lake Senior Living community is designed to help you make the most of your golden years. Our residents lead vibrant lives! Our community members enjoy time with friends in the sun rooms, over a game of billiards, in the Pub, or on the outdoor decks. Views of the wetland pond offer four seasons of wildlife entertainment.
Take a tour at The Pillars of White Bear Lake and hear from our residents how much they enjoy our chef-prepared meals, happy hours, and trips in the community van to shopping, restaurants, festivals and more. Memory Care residents enjoy their beautiful enclosed garden and activities like pontoon boat rides, art projects, memory stimulation programs, and participatory music.
Sense Of Home
We provide a variety of floor plans and apartment sizes—to help you create the lifestyle you want. If circumstances change, you can easily add meal packages and care services without having to change apartments. Our continuum of care for White Bear Lake ranges from independent living all the way to complex assisted living services.
The Pillars of White Bear Lake offers independent living for seniors looking for a more carefree lifestyle. Choose from a variety of floor plans including studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with a variety of amenities that will add to your comfort. Your monthly rent includes on-site activities, fitness center/classes, library, outdoor community areas, utilities, taxes and maintenance fees. Optional services available for a charge include: meal plans, light housekeeping, indoor parking, and storage units.
For those who need a little more help, The Pillars of White Bear Lake provides a full array of assisted living services. Residents enjoy the benefits of the Senior Living package: activities, fitness center/classes, library, outdoor community areas, movie theater, meals and light housekeeping. But, they don’t need to move when or if they need extra help. The Assisted Living program at The Pillars of White Bear Lake offers individually tailored health and personal care with staff on site 24-hours per day, and pendants to use to call for help when needed.
As part of Oppidan and Ebenezer, The Pillars of White Bear Lake offers the Dimensions® Program, which helps us to provide tailored care to meet each resident’s specific needs. Our Dimensions Memory Care neighborhood offers the highest levels of care in our community with staff on site 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Meals are served family style and innovative art and music activities are designed to ease residents anxiety while promoting brain health. Each resident lives in a private apartment with their own private bath. Our Dimensions neighborhood has controlled access and features specialized areas (kitchen, family room, music, enclosed outdoor garden, etc.) to trigger memories and engage residents in activities.
At our senior community in White Bear Lake, we have amenities that let you keep living the full life you enjoy. Take in Minnesota summers on the rooftop patio. Embrace Minnesota winters in our fitness room, movie theater, and club room. No matter the weather, know that our van for scheduled transportation means we can take you door to door to local stores and restaurants! We offer a variety of floor plans to suit your lifestyle (and your furniture!). And once you’re settled into your new home, you can rest easy knowing our continuum of care can offer you the services you may want or need as you age.
- Heated, underground parking
- Dining room with sun porch
- Community room and a party room
- Large, beautiful outdoor spaces
- Fitness center with scheduled classes and wellness programs
- Hair salon and spa
- Club lounge
- Multiple sunrooms and decks
- Beautiful library with computer and books
- Studio, one and two-bedroom apartment homes, with several floor plans to choose from; many with dens and balconies and walk in closets
- Private bath with safety features and roll-in shower
- Individual climate control (heat and central air) in every apartment
- Nine foot ceilings and some units with stainless steel appliances
- All utilities included with the exception of telephone service
- Expanded basic satellite television service and wireless internet access
- Extra storage
- Set menus with a variety of choices and seasonal selections
- Options for those with special dietary needs
- Catering services and facilities to allow hosting special events
- Tray delivery service, special meal plans and guest meals available
Memory Care for White Bear Lake
The Pillars name is inspired by Oppidan’s Pillars Memory Care Fund, which is dedicated to providing innovative Memory Care programming. Enriching activities and therapies stimulate and engage our residents living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Wellness Virtual Reality
- Music Therapy
- Art & Pottery
- Storytelling & Poetry
- Movement Classes
Life Long Learning, arts and crafts, card games, music, you name it, The Pillars of White Bear Lake’s Life Enrichment Director develops a full monthly calendar with events and activities that keep residents engaged and entertained. We even schedule shopping trips and outings to museums, casinos, plays and musical events. White Bear Lake provides transportation in our own private van. You’ll enjoy being dropped off at the door, with no worries about parking, or driving.
Meet some of the MacPhail Teaching Artists who bring their knowledge, expertise and artistry. These hour-long programs will feature both a musical performance and a glimpse into the story behind the music.