Independent Senior Living & Home Care

Assisted Living

Apple Ridge has transitioned into an Assisted Living Facility effective November 1, 2017. This change will provide AAHS the opportunity to offer a wide variety of services for our tenants. Services include, but are not limited to, housekeeping, medication management, meals, and assistance with activities of daily living.

Apple Ridge is a beautiful facility with a home-like feel. There is room to have large or small gatherings, enjoy the company of those who live in the congregate living environment, or have the privacy of your own space. If interested in getting more information regarding Apple Ridge Assisted Living Apartments, please contact Leah Brustuen, RN, Director of Home Health Care and Assisted Living at 320-289-8513.


Apartment features:

  • Fully equipped kitchens, including refrigerator and electric stove
  • Individual temperature controls
  • 24-Hour on-site emergency call system connected directly to the Appleton Area Health Services
  • Choice of floor plans
  • Spacious walk-in closets
  • State-of-the-art fire protection

Building amenities:

  • Beautiful fireside lounge, chapel, library and craft room
  • Laundry facilities on each floor and on each wing
  • Formal dining room
  • Elevator service
  • Security system, ensuring a 24-hour secure building

Other services available:

  • Use of guest room
  • Direct access to barber / beauty shop
  • Additional housekeeping and health care services
  • Additional meal service
  • Medical care next door
  • Underground heated garage
  • City bus service
  • Grocery delivery from local grocers

Apple Ridge Estates is a proud member of the Minnesota Health and Housing Alliance.


What residents are saying about Apple Ridge Estates:

“I’ve enjoyed living at Apple Ridge Estates since the first day I came here in 2008. Help is available when needed and the food is good. People living here are very friendly and residents are taken good care of by the AAHS staff.” — Olive Dalen

“I like all of the activities and time to socialize that Apple Ridge Estates offers. My family feels at ease knowing that help is just down the hall if needed. I also enjoy the flexibility of living independently.” — Anonymous


Home Health

Appleton Area Health Services provides Home Health Care Services to assist our patients with medical care, assistance with activities of daily living, medication management, and housekeeping needs. The goal of AAHS is to assist our patients so that they can maintain independent living at home. The highly qualified home health care staff includes Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Home Health Aides, and Homemakers. If interested in these services, please contact Leah Brustuen, RN, Director of Home Health Care and Assisted Living at 320-289-8513.


Payment Options

Medicare, Medical Assistance, Alternative Care Grant , Elderly Waiver, CADI, Private Insurance, MinnesotaCare, Self-Pay and Veteran’s Administration.


More Information

For more information, contact Leah Brustuen at 320.289.8513 or lbrustuen@aahsmn.org.