7 Assisted Living Facilities near Plymouth, WI
There are 7 Assisted Living Facilities in the Plymouth area, with 4 in Plymouth and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Plymouth is $3,897 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,595. Cheaper nearby regions include Sheboygan with an average starting cost of $3,445.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Plymouth. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Plymouth 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Howards Grove with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Plymouth, WI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Plymouth
Plymouth is the Cheese Capital of the World, and seniors can join the community in enjoying the dairy-based delicacies at the Cheese Counter and Dairy Heritage Center. The city is home to almost 9,000 people, and over 20% are aged 65 and over. There are seven assisted living facilities in the area offering accommodation to seniors who are mostly independent but may want help with some activities. In Plymouth, and all of Wisconsin, assisted living facilities are licensed and managed by the Bureau of Assisted Living.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Plymouth
- The Plymouth area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Sheboygan.
- Some types of retirement income are fully taxable in Wisconsin, including money from retirement accounts and private pensions. However, seniors who receive income from Social Security or government pensions do not have to pay state income tax. Sales taxes in the state are very low, and there are no taxes on groceries and prescription drugs, which may help seniors budget more for assisted living.
- The Sperling index rates Plymouth's cost of living at 95, five points lower than the national average of 100. Seniors may be able to save money on some expenses, including groceries. However, healthcare costs are more than 11 points higher than the U.S. average, which may impact the budgets of seniors with regular medical expenses.
- Plymouth has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Generations Intergenerational Center, an organization that provides a vibrant and friendly community for older adults as well as two senior centers.
- Plymouth Arts Center is the arts destination in Plymouth. Senior art lovers can explore the gallery that showcases Wisconsin artists and join classes to create their own masterpieces. The city also hosts a number of cultural events including free Summer Park Concerts and the Cheese Capital Jazz and Blues Crawl for the Arts.
- Seniors interested in a sunny retirement may not appreciate Plymouth's cold winters. In January the low temperature averages 11 degrees and there are six months of significant snowfall each year. Summers in the city are mild, with an average high in July of 81 degrees, cooler than most places in Wisconsin.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Plymouth
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Plymouth start around $3,897 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth
Wisconsin's Family Care Program provides long-term care services to adults where they live and may be able to provide financial assistance to Plymouth seniors in residential are facilities.
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 Plymouth
Plymouth 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 Plymouth, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plymouth
Plymouth-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Plymouth
Review of The Waterford at Plymouth
I toured The Waterford at Plymouth. It was great. We met with one of the directors, and one of the nurses, and toured the facility. It was wonderful. It's a great tour. Great, pleasant people and v... Read more
Review of Songbird Pond
My friend is a current resident of Songbird Pond. The layout is pretty nice, and the rooms are nice. The only problem that I have is that they have a big turnover. That's the only sad thing about t... Read more
Review of The Waterford at Plymouth
Deciding to put my mom in Assisted Living was one of the hardest decisions I have had to make. My mom has Alzheimer's disease. Being her daughter, I wanted to do what she requested which was to sta... Read more