ST. JOSEPH -- A new senior living facility has opened in St. Joseph.

Woodcrest of Country Manor offers a number of amenities, supportive and hospitality services and award-winning culture for seniors 55-years-old and up.

The 157,000 square-foot facility sits on 137 acres of scenic woodlands in St. Joseph and includes memory care suites, apartments and patio homes.

St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz says:

"we are excited about the relationship between the city and the Country Manor Campus, and the great value of adding a facility like this to the community."

Along with the apartments, around the clock on-site nursing, personal support, and life-enrichment programs are also available for tenants.

The project cost about $17-million to build and has room for expansion. The senior living facility is located near Kennedy Elementary School.

If you would like to tour the facility or lean more about Woodcrest of Country Manor you're asked to call 320-271-1200.