Senior Living Community Spotlight: Walker Methodist Place

At Walker Place, our mission is Life. And all the living that goes with it. Our staff and community is here to support your living life to the fullest.

This vibrant senior living residence is located in the heart of the East Harriet neighborhood of Minneapolis. Engage your mind by joining in any number of educational offerings, your body by taking in a fitness class, your soul by enjoying a walk through the Labyrinth, and your heart by enjoying the company of new and old friends over a delicious meal in the beautiful dining room. The team at Walker Place will help simplify your life with housekeeping, meals, health care, and home maintenance support – as much or as little can be provided for.

Take a look inside life at Walker Methodist Place…

About Walker Methodist Place

Established in 1985, Walker Place senior living community is owned and operated by Walker Methodist, and the only Continuing Care Retirement Community in the Walker Methodist family. In its 30+ years of operation, Walker Place has blossomed into a place of comfort, fullness of life, and engagement.


The many services and amenities provide comfort and convenience, as well as on-site assisted living and nursing care offering peace-of-mind to residents and their families. Walker Place is in a fabulous location, provides excellent health care, and offers a lifestyle that is second to none.

Walker Place is in a wonderful location, near Uptown in the amazing East Harriet neighborhood of Minneapolis. You can walk or take a bus to enjoy many local spots and activities including:

  • Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet
  • Several parks and scenic walking paths
  • The Rose Gardens
  • A variety of decadent cafes and restaurants
  • The Children's Theatre
  • Numerous libraries and museums

At Walker Place, residents are offered large apartments available for customization. Styles include two different one-bedroom floor plans and 11 different two-bedroom floor plan options. There are also a variety of ala carte health services, and long-term care options available to help each person maintain the best health possible. This senior living community offers many senior living options including:

  • Independent living
  • Assisted living
  • Memory care
  • Long-term care
  • Retirement living 

Walker Place helps older adults maintain their independence, enjoy day-to-day activities, and make the most of this chapter of their life. Our mission is: Life. And all the living that goes with it. And everyone at Walker Methodist lives to make this happen.

Amenities & Services at Place 

One of the most reassuring parts of life at Walker Place is the full range of lifestyle and care services, should you ever want or need them. The team supports your lifestyle exactly as you want it to be. With rehabilitative services, skilled nursing care, tailored health programs, excellent culinary services and diverse social options, Walker Place has all you want in a senior living community, and more.

Time and time again, we hear how enjoyable life at Walker Methodist Place is. Residents enjoy the ability to free themselves from the chores of home maintenance and pursue dreams and hobbies on a full-time basis. A few of the weekly activities at Walker Place include:

  • Writers Guild
  • Wellness Events – total conditioning, stretch, tai chi, strength training, better balance
  • Yoga
  • Bingo
  • Movie Nights
  • Art Classes
  • Piano, violin, brass band, and other musical performances
  • Bridge & Card Games
  • Issues of Today discussion groups
  • Book clubs
  • Transportation for Errands, Shopping, and Concert Series
  • Literature Groups

…and more! The staff at Walker Place is there for residents; to support their needs and desires and help each and every individual truly maximize what they want from life – whatever it may be.

Place Feels like Home

From the wide variety of life-enhancing activities and social offerings to the wonderful dining options, each resident at Walker Methodist Place is sure to be comfortable in an environment where personalized and high-quality service is always a priority. 

2015 is Walker Methodist’s 70th year of providing health care, housing, and rehabilitative services for older adults across Minnesota. With 10 vibrant senior living communities in the Minneapolis, MN and metropolitan areas, Walker Methodist’s senior living communities offer many levels of care, services, amenities, and most importantly - fullness of life. Our mission guides our creativity, innovation, and success as we continually seek opportunities to build and develop our programs, service offerings, and senior living residences.

When you’re ready, Walker Methodist Place is here to welcome you home.

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Elizabeth Meyer

Written by Elizabeth Meyer

I am an accomplished professional with experience in the senior, hospitality, sales, and marketing industries. My success has included individual and multi-property operations, sales, and marketing and includes brand management. My career has included increasing levels of responsibility currently as the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Walker Methodist. In this role my responsibilities include the growth and implementation of Walker's sales and marketing strategies. Support and facilitate development and implementation of Walker's marketing plan, working with Senior Leadership and community Directors. Develop sales and marketing strategies based on the market place and the community and property needs. Plan and administer Marketing's operating budget.

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