About Us



Great neighbors, great ambiance, great value: The Waterford is more than just an excellent retirement address in the Minneapolis area — it’s your opportunity to relax, recharge and enjoy life as never before.

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Convenient Location

Nestled in a quiet community with waterfalls, walking paths and lush landscaping, The Waterford is just minutes from downtown Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Residents enjoy nearby access to several highways including 100, 81, 169, 94 and 694.

Resident Testimonials

  • The Waterford Minneapolis MN “I like The Waterford because of all the involvement of the staff – from the servers to nurses to directors. They all seem to be very well-informed and competent. Everyone that has an interest steps up to involve themselves. I feel very comfortable being here – the atmosphere encourages friendships to develop. I also like the flow of the layout of the The Waterford and the freedom of developing the environment. Everything is so accommodating and flexible with our schedules."


    - Mary R.

  • The Waterford Minneapolis MN "The food is excellent. People are really friendly. My wife and I like the convenience of the location of The Waterford. We have made some really nice friends. We consider it an honor to have breakfast with some of my WWII Veteran friends. We also enjoy all the activities and welcome many more."


    - Will & Rita C.

  • The Waterford Minneapolis MN "I love it here! I can go virtually anywhere – the transportation is VERY accommodating. I have great neighbors and I have made lot of friends. My apartment is on the third floor and every morning I sit on my deck, drink my coffee, and enjoy the beautiful view."


    - Herbie E.

Proud History

The Waterford Estates opened in 1969 and was extensively remodeled in 1993. Townhomes were constructed in 1999. The Waterford Manor assisted living was built in 2001. In 2016 The Waterford Estates joined the Transforming Age family of communities and officially became a not for profit organization.

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Not for profit management

Transforming Age is a leading not for profit organization committed to improving the lives of older adults through community housing and services, technology development, research and advocacy. Founded in 1956, the organization currently operates three communities in Seattle and eight in Minnesota. In addition, it provides operations and management as well as a variety of other business services to the industry. Transforming Age has a history of creating innovative solutions and advocacy opportunities for older adults. The Transforming Age Foundation provides support for the organization through a variety of philanthropic programs aimed at improving older adults lives and society as a whole.