Comfort, Relaxation, and Quality Care

At Tufte Manor, our residents are comfy, relaxed, and cared for. Basic Care at Tufte Manor is the ideal alternative for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities, such as bathing, dressing, and medication assistance.

  • Personal pendant urgent call system, monitored 24/7
  • Dressing assistance
  • Bathing assistance
  • Catheter care
  • Comfort checks
  • Nail care
  • Full-service laundry
  • Licensed nursing
  • Health monitoring & assessments
  • 24/7 personal care staffing
  • Medical appointment scheduling
  • Medication management & administration
  • Transferring assistance
  • Other personalized care

All rooms are private and furnished; allowing residents to bring any personal belongings or alternative furniture  to make their room feel more like home.

Current Availability at Tufte Manor

Are you interested in becoming part of the community at Tufte Manor? Our current openings include:

3 Available

X Apartment(s)


"The day Mother entered Tufte the entire staff were understanding, considerate, and more than caring for her wellbeing. This has been the daily experience for Mother and us, her family. She is healthy, content, and better yet, happy."

- Daughter of Tufte Manor Resident -


We want our residents to be as independent as possible; these services are provided at an all-inclusive daily rate. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

  • 3 meals/day served restaurant style in our dining room
  • Snacks between meals and in the evening
  • Private family dining room
  • Daily recreation and social programs
  • Weekly shopping transportation
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • Worship services and Bible study
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Private outdoor patio
  • Activity room with gaming, media, and computer access
  • Controlled access after hours
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Full-service hair salon
  • Personal funds and electronic payment management

Floor Plans

Tufte Manor FAQ

Tufte Manor offers residents a private room with renovated, common amenities. Each resident enjoys three meals per day, served restaurant-style, in our dining room. Choice of entrée is available for the noon and evening meal. Our full-time and part-time activities staff provide 4-6 scheduled activities each weekday, everything from BINGO to discussion of common events, exercise to weekly shopping trips, and more. Each week, staff will lightly clean the apartment, make the bed, and take out the trash. Valley Senior Living coordinates transportation for medical appointments.

Yes, if nursing approves a potential resident to move into Tufte Manor during the scheduled nursing assessment, the care discussed and approved will be provided to the resident daily and/or weekly. Common cares include: help with bathing, dressing, putting on compression socks; medication management where we order the medications, give the medications, document that the medications are taken, and monitor a resident’s health on the meds. We can provide help with oxygen management, incontinence, and more.

All residents of Tufte Manor are issued a medical alert pendant or wristband when they move in, which works in their rooms. In addition, there is a nurse call button on the apartment wall, allowing residents to visit live with nursing staff in the building 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The meals are prepared directly in the Tufte Manor kitchen, and the food is delicious. Diet types available include a general diet, no added salt, low concentrated sweets, as well as gluten free and vegetarian to name a few.

Residents at Tufte Manor are highly encouraged to enjoy their meals in the dining room, not only for nutrition but for socialization. Eating in the dining room also offers three checks per day for resident wellness.

Tufte Manor offers a renovated activities room with a bank of computers and a full kitchen. Around the large-screen TV, residents often gather to watch popular sporting events like the Minnesota Twins or UND men’s hockey. Residents of Tufte Manor can get a haircut every six weeks, as well as a shampoo or shampoo and set each week for no additional charge. There is a community room where residents enjoy Lutheran and Catholic worship services, as well as musical and other entertainment offerings. Throughout the community, there are several gathering spots for socialization, including the newly renovated outdoor seating space provided by a generous gift from the Myra Foundation.

We have spouses who live at Tufte Manor. Due to the size of the rooms, each resident rents their own room. Some couples prefer their own living space while being able to live in the community together, enjoying their meals together. Other couples choose to use one of their rooms as their bedroom, the other room as a living space.

Call the Housing Coordinator at 701-787-7563.

Residents at Tufte Manor can be private pay, paying out-of-pocket a daily rate for their three meals, nursing cares, transportation to medical appointments, activities and housekeeping. For those approved for North Dakota Medicaid, you may qualify for assistance with payment through the Basic Care Assistance Program for Valley Senior Living’s Tufte Manor.