93 Assisted Living Facilities near New Berlin, WI
There are 93 Assisted Living Facilities in the New Berlin area, with 7 in New Berlin and 86 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in New Berlin is $4,072 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Hales Corners with an average starting cost of $3,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 324 reviews below for assisted living facilities in New Berlin. On average, consumers rate assisted living in New Berlin 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hales Corners with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in New Berlin
New Berlin, WI, is a Milwaukee suburb that ranks 11th on Money’s Best Places to Live for 2017. Approximately 8.7 percent of the city’s population is between the ages of 65 and 74 — higher than the state average of 7.7 percent for the same age group. This senior population has six assisted living facilities in New Berlin from which to choose, with 51 facilities located in surrounding areas like Greenfield, Wauwatosa and West Allis. In New Berlin and the rest of Wisconsin, assisted living facilities are licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health’s Bureau of Assisted Living. Licensing is based on facility size and whether residents are ambulatory, semi-ambulatory or non-ambulatory.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in New Berlin
- There are plenty of enriching attractions in New Berlin for seniors to enjoy. Assisted living communities may offer supervised trips to places like Marcus Theatre, where seniors get discounted admission on Fridays. The city also hosts fun events throughout the year, such as art festivals and farmer’s markets.
- Seniors can affordably travel the New Berlin area via public transportation. The city is served by the Milwaukee County Transit System, which offers discounted fares for seniors age 65 and older.
- New Berlin is one of Wisconsin’s safest cities for seniors, with a violent crime rate of 23.7, which is substantially lower than the Milwaukee average of 91.2. Property crime in New Berlin is also lower at 27.6, as compared to Milwaukee’s 61.6 rating.
- Seniors can breathe easy in New Berlin because the city has an air quality rating of 73 out of 100. The U.S. on average ranks lower at 58.
- New Berlin experiences cold winters, with January lows reaching 13 degrees. Sperling’s Comfort Index rates New Berlin 38 out of 100; the city only has 188 sunny days per year on average, while the U.S. has an estimated 205 sunny days.
- The cost of living in New Berlin is rated 109.5, which is slightly higher than the U.S. average of 100. Seniors may find the higher cost reflected in assisted living monthly expenses, groceries and transportation.
Paying for Assisted Living in New Berlin
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in New Berlin start around $4,072 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 New Berlin 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 New Berlin
In Wisconsin, Medicaid covers the cost of assisted living services in facilities with 20 or fewer beds. New Berlin seniors may also qualify for an assisted living waiver to help reduce the monthly costs of assisted living. Another financial assistance program seniors may be eligible for is the Supplemental Security Income Exceptional Expense (SSI-E) program, which also helps cover assisted living expenses.
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 New Berlin
New Berlin 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 New Berlin, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in New Berlin
New Berlin-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 New Berlin
Review of Heritage at Deer Creek
We liked Heritage at Deer Creek very much. If it was closer, we probably would have chosen it for my wife. Everyone we talked to seemed very friendly and very warm. We had a good feeling about it. ... Read more
Review of The Grand Hills Castle
The Grand Hills Castle was all brand new and very nice but not laid out well. It's not conducive to a very nice living environment. Everything was in one room with everybody's rooms around it. It h... Read more
Review of Heritage at Deer Creek
My mother was at Heritage at Deer Creek. I tried to get cable twice into her room so she can have a TV and a phone. They made appointments twice and they broke them twice, so that really upset me. ... Read more