Minnesota-based Carefree Living, a division of Spectrum Health Companies, announced the acquisition of the Buhl, Hoyt Lakes and McGregor Northland Village senior living communities on Dec. 1.  Effective immediately, the acquired locations will also have independent living apartments available. 

Carefree Living already owns senior care communities in Aurora, Babbitt, Brainerd, Burnsville, Cook, Ely, Orr, Silver Bay, St. Cloud and Virginia. 

“As a locally owned company, Carefree Living is dedicated to serving the communities we are part of,” said Merle Sampson, CEO and owner of Spectrum Health Companies. “Our staff is committed to supporting our residents with their changing needs, providing peace of mind while exceeding expectations.”

“Whether it be home care, independent senior apartments, assisted living or memory care, Carefree Living works to ensure our residents are able to enjoy life and flourish through social, recreational and educational opportunities,” Sampson said in a news release.