5 Assisted Living Facilities near Minocqua, WI
There are 5 Assisted Living Facilities in the Minocqua area, with 2 in Minocqua and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Minocqua is $4,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Woodruff with an average starting cost of $4,170.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Minocqua. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Minocqua 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Minocqua, WI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Minocqua
Known as the Island City, the town of Minocqua is located in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods and is home to over 4,000 residents. Almost 30% percent of this population is aged 65 and older and may benefit from the care offered by an assisted living facility.
There are four classifications of assisted living facilities in Wisconsin that offer varying levels of care: community-based residential facilities (CBRFs), residential care apartment complexes (RCACs), adult family homes and adult day care. There are five of these residences located in Minocqua and its surrounding communities, all of which are licensed and certified by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Minocqua
Low violent crime rates may give seniors peace of mind as they go about their daily activities. On a scale to 100, with 100 representing high crime, the town is rated 14.3, which is lower than the U.S. national average of 22.7.
- At 101.5, the overall cost of living in Minocqua is slightly higher than the typical Wisconsin city, which averages 97.8, so seniors may have to budget carefully. While health and transportation costs fall below the state average, housing costs are significantly higher.
- The Minocqua area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Marshfield Clinic-Minocqua Center and Howard Young Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Minocqua experiences all four seasons, which presents residents with access to a wide variety of diverse recreational opportunities; however, the low winter temperatures and heavy snowfall may be challenging for some seniors.
Northwoods Transit Connections offers public transportation services across the Rhinelander, Eagle River and Lakeland area, including Minocqua, and seniors aged 60 and older are eligible for discounted fares.
- Seniors in Minocqua can enjoy a number of arts and culture opportunities, including concerts and performance at the Campanile Center for the Arts, Wildwood Wildlife Park and local shops in the Reuben Town district.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Minocqua
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Minocqua start around $4,200 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 Minocqua 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 Minocqua
As Wisconsin is one of six states to offer separate state-funded programs in addition to Medicaid waiver programs, seniors in Minocqua have access to a number of different options to help supplement the cost of care at an assisted living facility. These include Wisconsin's self-directed IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) program, as well well as Supplemental Security Income exceptional expense (SSI-E) payments to help cover the cost of room and board for low-income seniors.
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 Minocqua
Minocqua 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 Minocqua, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Minocqua
Minocqua-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 Minocqua
Review of Country Terrace of Wisconsin in Minocqua
It was a beautiful, clean facility. The staff were friendly and the price was right. It didn't smell like a nursing home or a hospital. Read more