13 Assisted Living Facilities near Lake Mills, WI

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Lake Mills, WI

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Lilac Springs Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
403 O'Neil Street, Lake Mills, WI 53551
"Lilac Springs is a brand new Assisted Living Community which serves senior adults with needs associated with the process of aging. The attentive and professional staff recognizes the challenges of..." More

Brook Gardens Place

Provides: Assisted Living
300 O'Neil Street, Lake Mills, WI 53551
"I thought Brook Gardens was really nice, and I was really impressed. When you walk in the door, they have a gorgeous dining room. It seemed like they might have a little better care, and I am just..." More

11 Assisted Living Facilities near Lake Mills, WI

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Sylvan Crossings at Jefferson

Provides: Assisted Living
279 N Jackson Avenue, Jefferson, WI 53549
"My sister loves being in Sylvan Crossings at Jefferson. The staff there is super, and they have really nice staff. She also loves the meals and loves that they have game times. She's really happy..." More

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Our House Senior Living - Cambridge A...

Provides: Assisted Living
201 W. Madison Street, Cambridge, WI 53523
"Our House Assisted Living (Cambridge Assisted Care) was a very nice, attractive place. The lady who showed us around was extremely professional, pleasant, and very friendly. She gave a lot of..." More

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Sunset Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1275 Remmel Drive, Johnson Creek, WI 53038
"Tracey, the assistant administrator, has gone above & beyond in implementing my mother’s move back to Sunset after recovering from serious illness in a nursing facility. Mom has been so warmly..." More

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Wellington Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
525 Memorial Drive, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
"At Wellington Meadows we pride ourselves on our homelike atmosphere and encourage your family to become part of our family. Come in and feel the difference. Mission Statement: The mission of..." More

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Home Again Cambridge

Provides: Assisted Living
308 England Street, Cambridge, WI 53523
"Home Again Assisted Living offers a personal touch in a home like environment with on-staff Registered Nurses. Dedicated to quality and service; we provide dignity, independence, choice, and..." More

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Reena Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
737 Reena Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
"Reena is a beautiful, clean, and a new community with a couple of floors. There's 1- or 2-bedroom efficiency apartments, and it didn’t smell anywhere. I saw a couple of clients there and they were..." More

Highland House Waterloo

Provides: Assisted Living
161 Goehl Road, Waterloo, WI 53594
"Highland House Waterloo was very nice and recently renovated so the apartments were very nice. The staff was very helpful. The dining room was very clean and looked like it was well-run. The people..." More

Sienna Crest Fort Atkinson

Provides: Assisted Living
1531 Commonwealth Drive, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
"Deciding on a new home for our Mother was a very tough decision. Sienna Crest really made us feel welcome and made our decision much easier. It was comforting to see how much the Manager and her..." More

Eagle View Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
881 Collins Rd, Jefferson, WI 53549
"While in the area, we happened upon Twin Rivers Assisted Living. We had been visiting other facilities around the region to consider for our aunt. We were glad that we didn't need an appointment to..." More

Deerfield Place Assisted Living

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

So Close To Home, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
202 Lakewood Terrace, Marshall, WI 53559

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lake Mills

    Located on the scenic eastern shores of Rock Lake in Southern Wisconsin, the small and quiet city of Lake Mills is home to more than 800 residents aged 65 and over. With two assisted living facilities located within the city limits and an additional 12 nearby, seniors with special needs in the area have several choices for accommodations.

    Assisted living facilities in Wisconsin are divided into three categories other than adult day care, including community-based residential facilities (CBRFs), residential care apartment complexes (RCACs) and adult family homes. These are licensed and regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lake Mills

    • Lake Mills is a tranquil community with low rates of violent crime and property crime. The violent crime rate is 13.6 points below the national average and 10.3 points below the Wisconsin average. Seniors here should feel safe in their assisted living facilities and while out in the city.
    • Despite having relatively harsh winters with low temperatures falling to 11 degrees on average in January, summers in Lake Mills are comfortable. This gives active seniors in town several months throughout the year to enjoy spots like Bartel's Beach or Korth Park.
    • Ozone levels have fallen dramatically in Jefferson County, where Lake Mills is located, over the past 20 years, but the area still gets a C for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association. When seniors are planning to go outside, they may want to check the daily air quality first.
    • The cost of living in Lake Mills is similar to many areas throughout the country, just 1% above the average for the United States. It's also just 3.2% above the average for the state of Wisconsin, so seniors and families shouldn't have too much trouble affording the area.
    • Paying for assisted living in Lake Mills may be a bit easier with Wisconsin's somewhat friendly tax policies for seniors. Social Security income isn't taxed at the state level, but income from retirement accounts is.
    • Lake Mills has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Madison.

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


    Paying for Assisted Living in Lake Mills

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Wisconsin

    $4,991.00 Watertown
    $4,075.00 Jefferson
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,975.00 Lake Mills
    $3,693.00 Fort Atkinson
    $3,585.00 Sun Prairie
    $3,067.00 Cambridge

    Assisted Living costs in Lake Mills start around $3,975 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 Lake Mills 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 Lake Mills

    The Wisconsin Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Exceptional Expense Supplement program provides a monthly subsidy for seniors who need 40 or more hours a week of supportive services inside an assisted living facility. Jefferson County, where Lake Mills is located, also offers the Family Care program through Medicaid. 

    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 Lake Mills

    Lake Mills 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 Lake Mills, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lake Mills

    Lake Mills-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 Lake Mills

    • Review of Brook Gardens Place

      I thought Brook Gardens was really nice, and I was really impressed. When you walk in the door, they have a gorgeous dining room. It seemed like they might have a little better care, and I am just ... Read more

      Diana051527
    • Review of Brook Gardens Place

      We stopped in at Brook Gardens Assisted Living while in the Wisconsin region visiting assisted living facilities to consider for our uncle. We did not have an appointment, yet the staff was very a... Read more

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