Independent Living


Baxter & Brainerd Independent Living Community Apartments

Maintain Your Active Lifestyle With Independent Living

Continue to enjoy your active lifestyle with Independent Living at Northern Lakes Senior Living for Baxter and Brainerd. Our independent living community offers the ultimate in convenience and security with no home maintenance issues to take up your time. In addition to apartments with the features you want, our community offers a variety of activities and programs to stay engaged socially and to connect with other residents.

The Benefits of Choosing Memory Care at Northern Lakes Senior Living

  • Thoughtfully designed kitchens with name-brand appliances
  • In-home washer/dryer
  • Rich woodwork, granite countertops, and nine-foot ceilings
  • Balconies
  • Fireplaces in select units
  • Light-filled living areas with large windows
  • Bedrooms with spacious closets
  • Individually controlled thermostats
  • Cable/Internet ready

Meals & Dining


Faith & Spirit


Life Long Learning

Person-Centered Care


Doctor Visits Wellness Clinics

Dimensions Memory Care

Wellness Exercise

Nature & Outdoor Spaces


Inter-Generational Connection

Family Gathering Spaces

Salon & Barber Shop

1 Bedroom Floor Plans


1 BR / 1 BA
760 Sq. Ft.


1 BR / 1 BA
798 Sq. Ft.


1 BR + DEN 
/ 1 BA
904 Sq. Ft.


1 BR – Accessible/1 BA
809 Sq. Ft.


1 BR + DEN
/ 1 BA
943 Sq. Ft.


1 BR + DEN
/ 1 BA
988 Sq. Ft.


1 BR + DEN
/ 1 BA
1035 Sq. Ft.


1 BR / 1 BA
791 Sq. Ft.


1 BR + DEN
/ 1 BA
1006 Sq. Ft.

2 Bedroom Floor Plans


2 BR + DEN
/ 2 BA
1017 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 2 BA
1105 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 2 BA
1020 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 2 BA
1154 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 1 BA
1032 Sq. Ft.


2 BR – Accessible/2 BA
1126 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 2 BA
1129 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 2 BA
1052 & 1093 Sq. Ft.


2 BR / 2 BA
1093 & 1123 Sq. Ft.

​Set up a time to tour our independent living community and to learn more about the benefits of choosing higher quality senior care that can adjust to your needs as you age!


Northern Lakes has been a Godsend for my parents. My mom needs the added care and my dad can stay with her. The aides, caregivers and staff are so kind, caring, and professional. They provide such good care. The facility itself is beautiful, clean, and well maintained. It feels homey. 


Northern Lakes is taking extreme care at keeping my mother safe, comfortable, and entertained. They have found a way to make personal visits, to continue the exercise routines and having the residents work out at their doorway. My mom sits in her doorway and plays bingo with those on her floor for prizes.


Contact Northern Lakes Senior Living!


(218) 454-2121


8186 Excelsior Road
Baxter, MN 56425

Get In Touch With Us

Fill out this contact form or give Angelique a call at 218-454-2121 for more information or to schedule a tour!

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