29 Assisted Living Facilities near Madison, WI

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Madison, WI

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Oakwood Village University Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
6205 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705
"I recently spent a few days with my parents at Oakwood Village, which is an assisted living facility and a retirement home, located on the west side of Madison, Wisconsin. My overall impression was..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Brookdale Madison West

Provides: Assisted Living
413 South Yellowstone Drive, Madison, WI 53719
"I'm impressed with Brookdale Madison West. They've been very accommodating. Their employees are very well trained, very personable, and very caring people. It's like a home away from home. My..." More

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Oak Park Place Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
718 Jupiter Drive, Madison, WI 53718
"I think that Oak Park Place Madison is very good. The staff is very kind and helpful. Mom is learning and meeting friends there; she likes it very much and she's really happy there. The place is..." 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
Rates include basic medication administration and management Ends in 605 days

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Tennyson Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1936 Tennyson Ln Madison, WI, Madison, WI 53704
"Tennyson Assisted Living is the ideal retirement community - located blocks from Warner Park (home of the Madison Mallards) and around the corner from Northside Town Center, which offers..." More

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Meadowmere Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
5601 Burke Road, Madison, WI 53718
"I met a couple of staff people at Meadowmere, and they were very nice. The residents were very friendly too. They told me what a great place it was. The grounds were beautiful, clean, and..." More

Capitol Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
345 W MAIN ST, Madison, WI 53703
"I was impressed with Capitol Lakes. It’s a very new, very well-maintained facility in a location that appeals to people that want downtown and cultural attractions like Overture center, museums,..." More

All Saints Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
519 Commerce Drive, Madison, WI 53719

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Wickshire Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
1601 Wheeler Road, Madison, WI 53704
"My dad is going to Wickshire Madison. It was a very nice place and a very good location. They offered a lot of activities. They have a lot of crafts and a whole month's worth of activities. The..." More

Oakwood Village - Prairie Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
5565 Tancho Drive, Madison, WI 53718
"My mother is in Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge. She was there prior to the rehab center, so we knew the place. What stood out was the ratio of help to patient, so I know she’s going to get the care..." 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

Emerson Assisted 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

North Bay Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
3602 Memorial Drive, Madison, WI 53704
"There is full time staff at the facility. They are caring and are available most times. Three meals a day are provided in a group room. There is a TV room with couches and chairs. The clients take..." More

Sebring Assisted Care Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
7710 SOUTH BROOKLINE DRIVE, Madison, WI 53719
"My aunt lives in Sebring Assisted Care Residence. I haven't been there for a few months now but it's a very nice place. They also have a very good memory care unit. The people are very nice. The..." More

Apara Care

Provides: Assisted Living
7601 Ganser Way, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53719

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The Waterford at Fitchburg

Provides: Assisted Living
5440 Caddis Bend, Fitchburg, WI 53711
"The staff is every caring and responsive. My father is very happy & well at the Waterford. He loves his apartment which is spacious, bright, open and, of course, very nicely appointed for..." More
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Caring Star 2015

Avalon Assisted Living & Memory Care ...

Provides: Assisted Living
2879 Fish Hatchery Road, Fitchburg, WI 53713
"At Avalon, there are lots of trees and garden there. They did allow smoking on the property. It is a smaller place, but I guess the biggest thing was the outside atmosphere. You could sit on tables..." More

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Heritage Monona

Provides: Assisted Living
111 Owen Road, Monona, WI 53716
"They were very friendly at Heritage Senior Living Monona. It was very clean and I was very impressed. They have activities and they have a huge calendar. They have outside events and it sounded..." More

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Sylvan Crossings in Westshire Village

Provides: Assisted Living
5475 Westshire Circle, Waunakee, WI 53597
"We choose Sylvan Crossing at Westshire for my brother because it is a small community and a fairly new facility, but we have not move him in yet. The inside is gorgeous. They have 32 private rooms..." More

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Heritage Middleton

Provides: Assisted Living
6234 Maywood Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"Very nice facility. Clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The residents appeared happy and engaged in a fun music activity. Food looked appealing. " More

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Brookdale Middleton Century Ave

Provides: Assisted Living
6916 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"My father has been happy since 2017 at this facility. The facility has increased their care for him as his needs have grown. This is a relief rather than needing to him to move him to another..." More

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Sylvan Crossings at Chapel Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
5765 Chapel Valley Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711
"Sylvan Crossings of Chapel Valley was the first place that had an opening for my friend. I have not been in it because of COVID, but it looked really clean. They've had trouble keeping people and a..." 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
Rates include basic medication administration and management Ends in 605 days

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Home Again Living Waunakee

Provides: Assisted Living
1120 Connery Cove, Waunakee, WI 53597
"Home Again's newest community in Waunakee is Now Open! This beautiful new location will have many new unique features like an on-site chef, in-house beauty salon, movie theater, pub and..." More

Attic Angel Community

Provides: Assisted Living
8301 Old Sauk Rd, Middleton, WI 53562
"This facility is top notch. My mother-in-law spent the last couple months of her life in the long-term care area. The staff are very attentive and caring. Everyone from administration to all the..." More

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Homestead Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1040 Quinn Drive, Waunakee, WI 53597
"I visited my sister in Homestead, it was wonderful, beautiful, clean, and well-kept. They have underground parking, washers and dryers on every floor, and a gorgeous community room. She prepares..." More

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Middleton Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
6720 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"We really liked the architecture of the Middleton Glen Retirement Community assisted living facility. It resembled a high-end condo, with well-manicured lawns and nice shrubbery. We particularly..." More

Sage Meadow of Middleton

Provides: Assisted Living
5340 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"Artisans Seniors Living Community didn't seem as flashy and was more quiet. The man who received me was nice and polite but a little bit uptight, but the place was very lovely. They cater to..." More

Noel Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
471 Prairie Way Blvd, Verona, WI 53593

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Madison

    In 2018, Forbes included Madison on their list of 25 best places to retire because of it's beautiful lakes, good state government and strong volunteering culture. Seniors who choose to retire to the city will join a population of around 255,000 people. Around 11 percent of residents are aged 65 and over and there are 29 assisted living facilities in the area that cater to this population. In Wisconsin these facilities are licensed and managed by the Bureau of Assisted Living.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Madison

    • The Madison area is home to world-class medical facilities, including University Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors in Madison can access public transport through Metro Transit. Riders aged 65 and older are eligible for discounted fares. A paratransit service is available for people unable to use the regular service, which some seniors may be able to access.
    • Madison has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Area Agency on Aging of Dane County, an organization that provide information and assistance to enhance seniors' quality of life as well as more than two senior centers.
    • The overall cost of living in Madison is 110 on the Sperling index. This is 10 points higher than the national average, but is mainly impacted by the cost of housing. Seniors can save money on everyday expenses like groceries and healthcare costs which are loser than the U.S average.
    • Seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors may find winters in Madison challenging. The average low temperature in January is 10 degrees and the city gets around 43 inches of snow each year, 17 inches more than the national average.
    • In the State of the Air 2018 report gave Dane County, including Madison, a B grade for ozone pollution and 24-hour particle pollution. The clean air in the city may be beneficial to the health of seniors with respiratory illnesses.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Madison

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Wisconsin

    $4,351.00 Madison
    $4,132.00 Waunakee
    $4,085.00 Middleton
    $4,041.00 Fitchburg
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,704.00 Sun Prairie

    Assisted Living costs in Madison start around $4,351 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 Madison 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 Madison

    Wisconsin has programs in place that can help low- to middle-income seniors with assisted living costs. The state Medicaid program offers waivers to eligible seniors that can provide needed services while capping room-and-board fees. Waiver recipients are protected from paying more than the current federal SSI benefit rate after deducting a $45 personal needs allowance.

    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 Madison

    Madison 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 Madison, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Madison

    Madison-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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    Assisted Living near Madison, WI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Madison

    • Review of Wickshire Madison

      My dad is going to Wickshire Madison. It was a very nice place and a very good location. They offered a lot of activities. They have a lot of crafts and a whole month's worth of activities. The sta... Read more

      Kim
    • Review of Wickshire Madison

      My mom is at Wickshire Madison. The staff there is great, but they were just purchased. They raised the rates just dramatically. Last November they said they're going to raise it to 6 percent, $2,8... Read more

      Sherman
    • Review of Oakwood Village - Prairie Ridge

      My mother-in-law is in Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge. There's no problem there. The staff is really good; she really likes them. She doesn't have any complaints about the food. She's in a studio, a... Read more

      MC
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