29 Assisted Living Facilities near South Milwaukee, WI

4 Assisted Living Facilities in South Milwaukee, WI

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Franciscan Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
3601 S. Chicago Ave., South Milwaukee, WI 53172
"My husband has pretty good care at Franciscan Villa. The staff seems to be very caring. The atmosphere is good and the facility is clean and well-kept. They also have an activity room there. They..." More

Oak Creek Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3829 South Chicago Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI ...
"My mother is in Oak Creek Place. The staff has been very helpful and understanding. The food I've eaten there was good. The overall care has been what I would consider to be relatively good in that..." More

St Marys Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1313 MISSOURI AVE, South Milwaukee, WI 53172
"Caring staff.. Wonderful place. Owner is available. " More

St Johns Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
812 MARQUETTE AVE, South Milwaukee, WI 53172

25 Assisted Living Facilities near South Milwaukee, WI

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Caring Star 2019

Harbour Village

Provides: Assisted Living
5700 Mockingbird Lane, Greendale, WI 53129
"Harbour Village and its rooms were nice. They showed me the spa unit and the dining area. They had different programs going on each day." More

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Caring Star 2014

Cameo Court Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5790 S. 27th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221
"Mother has been at Cameo Court for almost three years. It is a beautiful facility with lots of windows and lounge areas around an atrium which is always full of light. Spacious private rooms and..." More

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Sylvan Crossings at Creekside Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
6180 S Creekside Estates, Cudahy, WI 53110
"Shelly and her staff are wonderful and make you truly feel at home." More

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Elizabeth Residence Franklin

Provides: Assisted Living
9329 S 48Th St, Franklin, WI 53132
"We're very happy with Elizabeth Residence Franklin. It's very fresh, clean, and the layout's very accessible for those with wheelchairs or walkers. The staff has been wonderful and I can't say..." More

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Ramsey Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
3210 E. Ramsey Ave., Cudahy, WI 53110
"Our experience with Ramsey Woods was very good. They had an activities coordinator and they take the residents different places. We went over to a festival once. The food was also very good. The..." More

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Howard Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2500 East Howard Avenue, Saint Francis, WI 53235
"My mother is in Howard Village, and it's going very well. Her apartment is very nice. The staff is very helpful. They have regular independent apartments as well. She is in a suite. They have daily..." More

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Cornerstone of Oak Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
155 W. Sunnyview Drive, Oak Creek, WI 53154
"Cornerstone of Oak Creek is truly a one of a kind Assisted Living Facility! There holistic approach to life coaching skills is amazing!Residents here thrive on the care and atmosphere that they are..." More

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Villa St Francis

Provides: Assisted Living
1910 W Ohio, Milwaukee, WI 53215
"I think Villa St. Francis was an excellent place. We have chosen it because it meets Mary's needs specifically. We have spoken to at least a dozen residents, and they all said they're happy that..." More

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Elizabeth Residence Oak Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
10441 South Nicholson Road, Oak Creek, WI 53154
"Elizabeth Residence has nice grounds, but it's an older place. The person that took me around was nice. It’s a small community -- only 18 patients -- and it was not the cleanest place either. The..." More

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Sky Residential

Provides: Assisted Living
8104 S 35TH St., Franklin, WI 53132
"Sky Residential group homes are home-like places where your loved one can enjoy their life and you can feel good about your choice. We know it isn't easy making the transition from an independent..." More

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Live To Serve Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
6606 S. Crane Dr., Oak Creek, WI 53154
"Our address is 6606 S. Crane Dr. in Oak Creek Wisconsin. Our home is nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood. We have a large deck to enjoy the outdoors. We are located close to local churches,..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Meadowmere & Mitchell Manor Oak Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
701 East Puetz Road, Oak Creek, WI 53154
"Meadowmere is a top-of-the-line facility, and the caring staff was very approachable. The manager made sure our names were spelled correctly, put a sign on the front desk to welcome us, and was..." More

Auberry House

Provides: Assisted Living
10320 S Hummingbird Lane, Oak Creek, WI 53154
"My visit at Auberry House was very good, it was a very nice place. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I've got a very positive feeling regarding the whole experience. My sister has given very..." More

Cudahy Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3460 E Barnard Avenue, Cudahy, WI 53110
"Cudahy Place worked good and I can’t complain. I have been here for a year and everything's OK. The staff is nice and the food is good. They serve three meals a day. The management is good and they..." More

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Wilson Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 W. Sonata Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53221
"Wilson Commons was very nice. The rooms were nice and the residents were very welcoming. They treated us to lunch and my mom was very happy with the food. It's a smaller campus and the building..." More

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Clare Terraces

Provides: Assisted Living
3553 South 41st St., Milwaukee, WI 53221
"I'm at Landmark at the Terrace. They just changed a couple of months ago. It's even worse than it was when St. Clare had it. I wasn't aware that it was complete assisted living when I came here..." More

3 Heavenly Oats Adult Family Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
2222 West Bolivar Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53221
"The facility overall was fairly decent. The location could be slightly more scenic but it's certainly not as depressing as other locales I am aware of. The amenities overall are acceptable; nothing..." More

Hammond House

Provides: Assisted Living
3750 E HAMMOND AVE, Cudahy, WI 53110
"The Hammond House assisted living facility was a place on our list to visit in the region as an option for our aunt. We could see that the residents there were content and well cared for when we..." More

Autumn Oakes

Provides: Assisted Living
1110 W Oakwood Road, Oak Creek, WI 53154
"We visited Oakwood Terrace while in the area checking out facilities for our uncle. The building exterior looked well tended, as did the nicely landscaped and manicured trees, walkways, seating..." More

Clare Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
7700 S. 51st Street, Franklin, WI 53132
"I like the cost and the amenities that Clare Meadows have. The facility is very clean and spacious. I like that they have underground parking and I also like that they have a luxury room that you..." More

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Clifden Court

Provides: Assisted Living
6801 W Loomis Road, Greendale, WI 53129
"My wife is in Clifden Court. We chose it because it is only five or six years old. It is clean. The people are nice. They have activities, like bingo, hangman, Catholic mass, and visitors who sing...." More

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Willowgreen Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4719 KINGDOM CT, Racine, WI 53402
"Thank you to the loving Willowgreen staff for caring for our family and going the extra mile. Getting information about care that is specific and meaningful is often very difficult. We are so..." More

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Castle Senior Living - Camelot Castle

Provides: Assisted Living
4900 S. 68th Street, Greenfield, WI 53220
"This is a nice facility. Cozy, and up kept very well! Clean, home made meals and desserts! I had a unexpected tour here, and the house was beyond clean and homey! Staff is very..." More

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Matthews of Oak Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
7550 South 13th Street, Oak Creek, WI 53154
"Matthews Senior Living communities are an attractive option for seniors who may no longer be comfortable living in their own home but don’t need the round the clock medical care and supervision of..." More

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Matthews of Saint Francis

Provides: Assisted Living
3620 East Denton Avenue, Saint Francis, WI 53235
"Matthews Senior Living communities are an attractive option for seniors who may no longer be comfortable living in their own home but don’t need the round the clock medical care and supervision of..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in South Milwaukee

    The city of South Milwaukee is located on the shores of Lake Michigan, just 15 minutes south of Milwaukee. The city has a sizable senior population; 15 percent of the city's 21,000 people are aged 65 or older. There are five assisted living facilities in the city that cater to the senior population and another 53 in nearby communities including Greendale, Milwaukee and Saint Francis.

    There are four types of assisted living facilities in Wisconsin, including day care and residential options. All are licensed and regulated by the state's Bureau of Assisted Living.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in South Milwaukee

    • The weather in South Milwaukee can be very cold, with January lows averaging just 16 degrees. The city gets around 46 inches of snow each year, 20 inches more than the national average, which may be challenging for seniors who prefer warmer weather.

    • The South Milwaukee area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Aurora St. Luke's South Shore, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Milwaukee County Transit System provides public transport to South Milwaukee. Seniors aged 65 and older receive a discount on fares. Some seniors may also be eligible for Transit Plus, which provides transport to people unable to use the fixed-route services.

    • Sperling's cost of living index rates the cost of living in South Milwaukee as 96, four percent less than the national average. Seniors may save money on groceries, but health care is rated at 105, higher than the U.S. average of 100, which may impact those on a fixed budget. 

    • South Milwaukee has a crime rate of 26 crimes per 1,000 residents, making it less safe than 87 percent of Wisconsin's other towns and cities. Although the violent crime rate is lower than the state average, property crime occurs at a rate of 24.08 per 1,000 residents, compared to the state average of 19.33. Seniors may wish to consider securing their belongings if moving to the area.

    • Seniors who enjoy arts and culture may enjoy the events put on by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Assisted living facilities may also organize trips to see cultural attractions of Milwaukee, such as the Milwaukee Art Museum.


    Paying for Assisted Living in South Milwaukee

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Wisconsin

    $6,000.00 South Milwaukee
    $5,515.00 Franklin
    $5,050.00 Cudahy
    $4,200.00 Greendale
    $4,050.00 Oak Creek
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,803.00 Greenfield
    $3,445.00 Saint Francis

    Assisted Living costs in South Milwaukee start around $6,000 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 South Milwaukee 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 South Milwaukee

    Seniors in South Milwaukee may be eligible for financial assistance through the Exceptional Expense Supplement for Members of Supplemental Security Income (SSI-E). The Family Care program, which provides financial assistance to adults who require long-term care, may also provide additional funding.

    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 South Milwaukee

    South Milwaukee 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 South Milwaukee, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in South Milwaukee

    South Milwaukee-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 South Milwaukee

    • Review of St Marys Manor

      Caring staff.. Wonderful place. Owner is available. Read more

      Tom John
    • Review of Oak Creek Place

      My mother is in Oak Creek Place. The staff has been very helpful and understanding. The food I've eaten there was good. The overall care has been what I would consider to be relatively good in that... Read more

      Steven
    • Review of Oak Creek Place

      Oak Creek Place was small with only 64 residents. It had a huge dining room, a theater, and programs every day of the week. It's neat outside and there's a porch behind it. The person that assisted... Read more

      Judy
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