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  • Thorne Crest Health Center Receives 5-Star Rating

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  • You Can Make A Difference Every Day

    Support Thorne Crest staff members with a gift to the Kleinpaste Scholarship Fund

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  • Now Hiring - Up To $2500 Hire-On Bonus

    RN, LPN and CNA positions available. Full and Part-time Positions.

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    Built Upon Strong Midwestern Values

    Welcome to Thorne Crest, a quiet retirement living community located in Albert Lea, MN. We invite you to explore our site and come see what life at Thorne Crest is all about.

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  • New Memory Care Wing Opening Soon

    Upcoming launch of 9-room wing will increase Memory Care options in the Albert Lea area.

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  • Click here to view an online booklet showcasing one of our Independent Living apartment homes.

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  • New ABHM “InnerCircle” Newsletter Now Online

    Learn how Thorne Crest and ABHM are impacting lives.

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  • New Thorne Crest Newsletter Now Online

    Grand Opening edition features “6 Dimensions of Wellness,” new Memory Care at Thorne Crest, and a resident spotlight.

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Thorne Crest Health Center Receives 5-Star Rating

Artist Rendering of new entrance shown here.

Read More

You Can Make A Difference Every Day

Support Thorne Crest staff members with a gift to the Kleinpaste Scholarship Fund

Learn More

Now Hiring - Up To $2500 Hire-On Bonus

RN, LPN and CNA positions available. Full and Part-time Positions.

ASK ABOUT OUR NEW CNA FLEX POOL: Great Pay - Flexible Schedule - Career Opportunities

Apply Now

Minnesota Nice

Built Upon Strong Midwestern Values

Welcome to Thorne Crest, a quiet retirement living community located in Albert Lea, MN. We invite you to explore our site and come see what life at Thorne Crest is all about.

Learn More

We're On Facebook!

Like us today to stay up-to-date on what's going on at Thorne Crest

Click Here

New Memory Care Wing Opening Soon

Upcoming launch of 9-room wing will increase Memory Care options in the Albert Lea area.

Read More

Click here to view an online booklet showcasing one of our Independent Living apartment homes.

View Booklet

New ABHM “InnerCircle” Newsletter Now Online

Learn how Thorne Crest and ABHM are impacting lives.

Read Newsletter>

New Thorne Crest Newsletter Now Online

Grand Opening edition features “6 Dimensions of Wellness,” new Memory Care at Thorne Crest, and a resident spotlight.

Read Newsletter

Welcome to Thorne Crest Retirement Community -- A not-for-profit provider of senior living in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Welcome to Thorne Crest, a senior living community in southern Minnesota that offers you a choice of living options to meet your needs. At Thorne Crest, you can create your home in a variety of comfortable settings. From spacious independent or assisted living apartments to the home-like atmosphere of our memory care and health care center, Thorne Crest offers you the choice.

Minnesota living means experiencing the quiet charm of the Midwest. We are located in the southeastern part of the state, just little over an hour from the Twin Cities, with access to nearby parks and greenspace

Thorne Crest Senior Living Community is a member of the American Baptist Homes of the Midwest (ABHM) family of communities, a not-for-profit faith-based organization that has been providing quality senior care since 1930. As a member of the ABHM family of communities, we are dedicated to providing seniors lifestyle and health care choices with a full complement of amenities and services, as well as a variety of wellness programs to enhance the lives of residents. Whether you choose our independent living apartments or require additional care and services through assisted living, memory care, or health care center, you’ll find the support you need to live your life to the fullest here at Thorne Crest.

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