Welcome to Boundary Waters Care Center! Located in the beautiful town of Ely, Minnesota, we provide a vibrant care community focused on the dignity, rights and individual capabilities of each person.

We are dedicated to delivering the best short-term rehabilitation services and long-term care. Our professional and dedicated rehabilitation staff provides both occupational and physical therapy. Whether your goal is to return home safely and independently or to live a fully enriched life here at Boundary Waters Care Center, we are committed to help you reach it.

Residents come to us at a challenging time in their lives, and we understand the significance of each of their situations. We strive to help every resident experience pride and the personal satisfaction of achievement.

We are committed to Caring Above and Beyond, our program for quality care and customer service, as well as values of hospitality, stewardship, integrity, respect, and humor. We would be happy to give you a private tour of Boundary Waters Care Center! Please give us a call at (218) 365-8733, and we’ll arrange it.

Boundary Waters Care Center is a proud 2022 recipient of The American Health Care Association and the ​National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)’s nationally acclaimed Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award.

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Services & Amenities

Learn more about our comprehensive transitional and long-term care services.

Skilled Nursing

Skilled nursing care at Boundary Waters Care Center offers around-the-clock care for people who require the services of a professional nursing staff or are unable to live independently.


With orthopedic surgery or another major medical procedure in your future, post-operative care and rehabilitative therapy are a fact of life.

Boundary Waters Care Center is proud to be named Best in Skilled Nursing by Assisted Living Magazine! Their team of experts conduct extensive research to ensure individuals feel confident about finding the best care community near their families for their needs and financial situation. Learn more about our feature here.