The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Cottage Grove, WI for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Cottage Grove, WI

Drumlin Reserve

Provides: Assisted Living
139 E Reynolds St, Cottage Grove, WI 53527
"My dad moved into Drumlin Reserve. It is a very nice facility with very friendly and helpful people, and very accommodating. I can't say enough about them. They're very good and very attentive...." More

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KindredHearts of Cottage Grove Assist...

Provides: Assisted Living
325 West Cottage Grove Road, Cottage Grove, WI ...
"My mom is in Kindred Hearts. It was at a very good price for us, it was a smaller facility and with Alzheimer's so we thought it was a really good match for her. The rooms are smaller but that's..." More

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Oak Park Place Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
718 Jupiter Drive, Madison, WI 53718
"Oak Park Place Madison seemed really well-organized and had a really nice environment. The staff was very engaging. They have a little place for happy hour, a little bar area, turnaround rooms, a..." More

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Heritage Monona

Provides: Assisted Living
111 Owen Road, Monona, WI 53716
"Our tour experience with Heritage Monona was outstanding. The manager has been taking care of us since the minute I first stepped foot in the place. He has been attentive, even when I didn't have..." More

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Prairie Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
900 OKeefe, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
"Mom moved into Prairie Gardens. When we first took her there to tour the place, she immediately liked it. She liked the atmosphere, which was cozy and friendly. The food is wonderful. The plates..." More

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Talamore Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
275 North City Station Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 5...
"What I liked best about Talamore Senior Living are the facility and the activity options there. The least I liked are the views. My brother likes Utah because of the views of the mountains. There's..." More

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Madison Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
705 Ziegler Rd, Madison, WI 53714
"Madison Pointe is very nice and has limited choices. Everybody is very nice, the place is clean, and the food is good, fresh, and they don't use preservatives. My parents are happy there. The..." More

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Emerson Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
402 Rustic Drive, Madison, WI 53718
"Emerson Assisted Living is an older home, but they keep it clean and comfortable. The staff is really nice. The food is very good. My aunt has actually put on some weight. " More

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McFarland Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
5206 Paulson Ct, Mc Farland, WI 53558
"McFarland was an older facility and not as well maintained. The rooms were a smaller and not as well maintained as the others we saw; they needed some help. Their dining area was kind of small but..." More

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Traditions of Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
734 Mesta Ln, Madison, WI 53704
"My community is based on caring for the mentally ill and brain trauma. We are a family base community and resident focus. We provide 24/7 care with 3 meals a day and snacks twice a day. " More

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New Perspective | Sun Prairie

Provides: Assisted Living
222 South Bristol Street, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
"New Perspective is glorious and aesthetically beautiful. I could live there. We observed very professional care and very high standard of cleanliness. It's very quiet, everything was impeccable,..." More

Sun Prairie Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
228 WEST MAIN ST, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
"I visited this wonderful place six years ago as a part of the 'Adopt A Grandparent' program that was done with Sacred Hearts School. I had the honor of coming out once a week with the school and..." More

Oakwood Village - Prairie Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
5565 Tancho Drive, Madison, WI 53718
"I've been a resident at Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge since the Grasslands independent living apartments were completed in July 2019. My wife and I couldn't be happier. We have a spacious..." More

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Hyland Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
881 Liberty Boulevard, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
"Hyland Campus was very big and it has three levels. My mom has mobility issues, so walking from one side of the campus facility to the other is a lot, especially at dinnertime. You could be pretty..." More

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Faith Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
131 Clarmar Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
"Mom had a huge room over looking the yard and gazebo. Staff was always friendly. Barb kept us informed. We always stopped in without warning. She was treated like a human being. Mom had dementia,..." More

Chamomile I Assisted Living Ltd

Provides: Assisted Living
842 Jupiter Drive, Madison, WI 53718
"We went to Chamomile Assisted Living at the recommendation of our friends who had their mom there and were very happy with it. It was small and very homey. It felt more like a house than an..." More

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Tallgrass of Sun Prairie

Provides: Assisted Living
605 Chase Blvd, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
"Tallgrass of Sun Prairie was closer to home. They forgot that I made an appointment, so whoever was supposed to take me wasn't there. The staff said that the independent living was like little..." More

Deerfield Place Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
15 State Street, Deerfield, WI 53531

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Cedarhurst of Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
5601 Burke Road, Madison, WI 53718
"Meadowmere Madison offers compassionate senior care in Madison, WI. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff works..." More

Aegis Quality Care

Provides: Assisted Living
6913 Buckhorn Drive, Madison, WI 53718
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

    Located in Dane County, Wisconsin, the village of Cottage Grove seeks to provide a safe, friendly environment for its more than 7,000 residents. With deep agriculture roots, the community offers the comfort of small-town living, while its close proximity to Madison, makes it easy for residents to access the capital city's many amenities.

    Roughly 7.6% of the village's population are aged 65 and older, some of whom may benefit from the care offered at an assisted living community. There are 50 assisted living residence in Cottage Grove and its neighboring communities. They are each classified as one of the following types of facilities: community-based residential facilities (CBRFs), residential care apartment complexes           (RCACs), adult family homes and adult day care. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

    • Not only is Cottage Grove recognized as a popular recreation destination with multiple championship golf courses, parks and trails, but it's also only 15 miles from Madison where seniors can enjoy diverse arts and cultural offerings, including the city's museum mile, live music venues and many restaurants.
    • Winters in Cottage Grove are especially harsh, which some seniors may find difficult. Temperatures can drop below 10 degrees, and on average, the area receives 42 inches of snowfall annually.
    • Crime rates in Cottage Grove are very low, which may offer peace of mind to the families of seniors living in assisted living residences. On a scale where 100 represents high crime, violent crime scores a 9 and property crime receives a 17.6, compared to national rates of 22.7 and 35.4 in the same categories.
    • Cottage Grove has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospitals located in Madison.
    • While the cost of living in Wisconsin tends to fall below the U.S. national average of 100, at 114.8, the high cost of living in Cottage Grove is something lower-income seniors may need to consider when budgeting for assisted living costs.
    • Cottage Grove has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Cottage Grove Triad, an organization led by local seniors and the police department that promotes senior issue awareness and safety to reduce the fear of crime, as well as a senior center.

    Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Wisconsin

    $4,905.00 Madison
    $4,901.00 Fitchburg
    $4,000.00 Stoughton
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,655.00 Sun Prairie
    $3,400.00 Waterloo

    Assisted Living costs in Cottage Grove start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Cottage Grove and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

    Seniors in Cottage Grove are fortunate to have access to financial support through both Medicaid waiver programs and non-Medicaid state-funded programs. To help cover the cost of assisted living services, seniors can apply for Supplemental Security Income exceptional expense (SSI-E) payments, as well as the Community Option Program.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Cottage Grove

    Cottage Grove and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Cottage Grove, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cottage Grove

    Cottage Grove-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Wisconsin are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

    • Review of Drumlin Reserve

      My dad moved into Drumlin Reserve. It is a very nice facility with very friendly and helpful people, and very accommodating. I can't say enough about them. They're very good and very attentive. The... Read more

    • Review of Drumlin Reserve

      It was very nice. We thought we would do well there. We ate lunch and they gave us a very nice tour. It was very clean, the rooms were pleasant, and the atmosphere was pleasant. They were doing act... Read more

    • Review of Drumlin Reserve

      It is very bright and beautiful. The living arrangements in the assisted living had beautiful apartments. We looked at a nice 1-bedroom plus den, and it had lovely views from the outside. The peopl... Read more

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