20 Assisted Living Facilities near Janesville, WI
There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Janesville area, with 8 in Janesville and 12 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Janesville is $3,568 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Milton with an average starting cost of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 75 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Janesville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Janesville 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Milton with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Janesville, WI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Janesville
Janesville, Wisconsin is an ideal spot for seniors who love outdoor recreation, as this city is sometimes referred to as Wisconsin's Park Place with a 2,590-acre park system that includes 64 parks, golf courses and nature trails. In addition to fresh-air lovers, seniors who enjoy history will appreciate that 20 percent of Wisconsin's National Register of Historic Places are located in Janesville. The city's senior population, roughly 9,654 persons, can choose to between 34 assisted living facilities in the Janesville area.
Assisted living facilities (ALF) in Janesville, as well as the rest of Wisconsin, are facilities that supervise seniors with some level of need who choose not to live with 24-hour nursing care, and each is licensed and regulated by The Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Janesville
On a scale of one to 100, Janesville's air quality is ranked at 63 in comparison to the nation's ranking of 58. Seniors should be aware that though Janesville's air quality is slightly better than the national average, bad air quality can aggravate various respiratory diseases.
- In the city of Janesville, public transportation is offered by Janesville Transit System. This transit system provides citizens over the age of 65 half-fare passes and free paratransit service. If seniors are looking to travel to Madison or Chicago, the Van Galder Bus Company operates a bus service from Janesville.
- The Janesville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center and St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Janesville receives a B- grade (on a scale of A-F) for the number of crimes in the area. This is because the average crime rate in Janesville is 5 percent higher than the national mean. In other words, seniors should be aware that they have a one in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Janesville.
- Janesville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the City of Janesville Senior Center, an organization that offers field trips, free repairs on wheelchairs and health screenings.
- Temperatures hardly exceed 72 degrees in Janesville. Seniors who are negatively affected by cold weather or seasonal depression might consider looking outside of Janesville for ALFs.
Paying for Assisted Living in Janesville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Janesville start around $3,568 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 Janesville 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 Janesville
Qualifying seniors can receive additional Social Security income to help pay for assisted living through the Exceptional Expense Supplement for Members of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program or financial aid through Medicaid's Medical Assistance Personal Care program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.
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 Janesville
Janesville 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 Janesville, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Janesville
Janesville-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.
Other Options in Janesville, WI
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Janesville
Review of Oak Park Place
Poor management, understaffed, staff not knowledgeable about care or doctor's orders. Food isn't very good, rooms not cleaned as promised. Beautiful facility that is run very poorly. Corporate nee... Read more
Review of Willowick Assisted Living of Janesville
My dad is now at Willowick Assisted Living of Janesville. What I like most is the staff-to-resident ratio. The owners of the community are very hands-on with everybody that's involved there. It is ... Read more
Review of Our House Senior Living - Janesville Assisted Care
We toured Our House Senior Living -Janesville Assisted Care. It was a nice facility. I just don't think that it would have been a place where my dad would have been happy at. One of the things that... Read more