Bethesda opens New London location just in time to celebrate 125 years in operation

Bethesda North Pointe sign

NEW LONDON—Set among rolling hills covered in prairie grass and oak trees, Bethesda North Pointe, in rural New London, is the newest senior living community in Kandiyohi County.

Construction of the $21 million project began in the fall of 2019 and the facility is set to begin welcoming new residents this fall—just as Bethesda launches its year-long 125th anniversary celebration.

Founded in 1897, Bethesda operates its flagship, multi-faceted senior care facility complex in Willmar, as well as an assisted living facility in Olivia.

Plans to build Bethesda North Pointe began about five years ago when market analysis revealed that residents in this region were looking for senior living options closer to home, said Michelle Haefner, CEO at Bethesda.

She said they saw “a trend in the zip codes” of people being served on the Willmar Bethesda campus that indicated many were from northern Kandiyohi County, which revealed a need for services here.

Read the full article by the West Central Tribune

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