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The 3 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Menomonie, WI for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Menomonie, WI below include 4 Assisted Living facilities with 23 reviews. On average in Menomonie, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.66 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Menomonie

Menomonie, which is nationally recognized for its historic Main Street, is a traditional city in western Wisconsin. Over 16,000 people live in Menomonie, and about 12 percent of them are seniors. The area’s seniors are served by five assisted living facilities, with four located within Menomonie city limits.

Wisconsin’s assisted living facilities, including those in Menomonie, are designated as community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) and are home to five or more seniors. These facilities are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Menomonie

  • The Eau Claire-Menomonie metropolitan area has some of the cleanest air in the country. In two air quality categories (ozone and 24-hour particle pollution), the area is tied for first place. Seniors with respiratory conditions, like asthma or COPD, may find they breathe more easily in Menomonie.
  • Menomonie’s overall cost of living is 9.6 percent lower than the U.S. average, mainly due to lower housing costs. However, some budget categories, including health care, are more expensive than the norm.
  • Menomonie has property and violent crime rates that are greater than 92 percent of the communities in Wisconsin. The major contributor to the city’s crime rate is property crime, which affects one in 36 people.
  • The community’s public transit options include a fixed route bus service operated by the Dunn County Transit Commission. Reduced fares are available for seniors who can also schedule rides on The Doorstop Bus, a door-to-door bus service.
  • The Menomonie area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.
  • Wisconsin doesn’t charge state income tax on Social Security benefits. Many types of pension income, including military pensions, are also exempt. Seniors may choose to retire in Menomonie to take advantage of these retiree-friendly tax policies.

Paying for Assisted Living in Menomonie

Assisted Living costs in Menomonie start around $5,200 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 Menomonie 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.

Cities in Wisconsin

Menomonie

$5,200

Altoona

$4,486

Eau Claire

$4,347

US

$4,000

River Falls

$3,889

Bloomer

$3,666

Chippewa Falls

$2,888

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Menomonie

The state of Wisconsin provides financial support to Menomonie seniors through its Elderly and Physically Disabled Waiver program. Some seniors may also be able to receive a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) exceptional expense payment, which they can use to help pay for assisted living costs.

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

Financial Assistance in Wisconsin

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 Menomonie

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Menomonie

Menomonie-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wisconsin

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Kaye W.

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Comforts of Home Assisted Living at Menomonie

Comforts of Home Assisted Living in Menomonie is the perfect place for my mom. The facility and care are best around. The staff really go above and beyond to give extra special care to each of the...

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Susan

I visited this facility

Review of Comforts of Home Assisted Living at Menomonie

We visited the Comforts of Home in Menomonie. It was very nice and very pleasant. The staff just seemed so caring. They're friendly, knowledgeable, and interested in helping you. The place...

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americanson

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Review of Potters Country Home

The food here was very good and the staff were generally quite responsive to any issues that family members would bring up to them. There were a lot of activities to do that kept the residents well...

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