16 Assisted Living Facilities near Waunakee, WI

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Waunakee, WI

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Sylvan Crossings in Westshire Village

Provides: Assisted Living
5475 Westshire Circle, Waunakee, WI 53597
"We choose Sylvan Crossing at Westshire for my brother because it is a small community and a fairly new facility, but we have not move him in yet. The inside is gorgeous. They have 32 private rooms..." More

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Homestead Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1040 Quinn Drive, Waunakee, WI 53597
"I visited my sister in Homestead, it was wonderful, beautiful, clean, and well-kept. They have underground parking, washers and dryers on every floor, and a gorgeous community room. She prepares..." More

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Home Again Living Waunakee

Provides: Assisted Living
1120 Connery Cove, Waunakee, WI 53597
"I went to Home Again Living Waunakee, and it is beautiful. If that facility would have been closer, I would have chosen it. I think everything about it was very appealing. I liked the fact that the..." More

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Waunakee Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
801 S. Klein Dr, Waunakee, WI 53597
"We really liked Waunakee Manor but it's quite a ways from where we live now. It was very clean and it smelled nice. The staff was friendly and open to any of our questions. They showed us all..." More

Sienna Crest Assisted Living - Waunakee

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Cross Street, Waunakee, WI 53597
"We're very happy with Sienna Crest. It's very homey, bright, and cheery when you go in. It has 20 residents. It's a very warm and caring group. My mother has her own bathroom, a mini fridge, a..." More

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Heritage Middleton

Provides: Assisted Living
6234 Maywood Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"My mom has been in 2 other care facilities and this one is top notch! She feels at home here and really enjoys the activities. The staff are very attentive and there is not much turn over. This..." More

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Tennyson Retirement Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1936 Tennyson Ln Madison, WI, Madison, WI 53704
"We toured both the assisted living and memory care of Tennyson Retirement Living. I liked it a lot. It had a good layout and lots of space. Where you come in from the front door off to the side is..." More

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Brookdale Middleton Century Ave

Provides: Assisted Living
6916 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"My father has been happy since 2017 at this facility. The facility has increased their care for him as his needs have grown. This is a relief rather than needing to him to move him to another..." More

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The Koselig House Assisted Living and...

Provides: Assisted Living
4897 Innovation Drive, De Forest, WI 53532
"Tender Reflections serves seniors, the frail elderly and specializes in, but is not exclusive to, the care of persons with irreversible dementias such as Alzheimer's disease. We are dedicated to..." More

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Encore Parkside

Provides: Assisted Living
6902 Parkside Circle, De Forest, WI 53532
"It was a wonderful place. The staff was very helpful, not pushy, and thorough. They were very engaging with everybody and provided a great experience. It’s a perfect place. " More

Serenity House I

Provides: Assisted Living
504 Basset St, De Forest, WI 53532
"My mother is getting to the point where she is getting so old that she's having trouble taking care of herself. My impression of the facility was that all the workers were caring and had good..." More

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Wickshire Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
1601 Wheeler Road, Madison, WI 53704
"I toured Wickshire Madison two years ago. The sales director at that time was just fabulous; she was just so nice. She was wonderful. She was very thorough, very kind, and very compassionate. The..." More

Sage Meadow of Middleton

Provides: Assisted Living
5340 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
"Artisans Seniors Living Community didn't seem as flashy and was more quiet. The man who received me was nice and polite but a little bit uptight, but the place was very lovely. They cater to..." More

Cardinal View Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3820 Tribeca Dr, Middleton, WI 53562
"My tour of Cardinal View Senior Living was informative. I just found it way too expensive. For what you got, the rooms were pretty small. It's all brand new though, so it's nice. They had amenities..." More

North Bay Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
3602 Memorial Drive, Madison, WI 53704
"There is full time staff at the facility. They are caring and are available most times. Three meals a day are provided in a group room. There is a TV room with couches and chairs. The clients take..." More

Sage Meadow of De Forest

Provides: Assisted Living
206 North Main Street, De Forest, WI 53532
"I didn’t care for Artisan Senior Living at all. It seemed old and worn out. The residents seemed to just be sitting around without any activities to do. The floors weren’t level. " More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Waunakee

    "The Only Waunakee in the World," Waunakee is a village of nearly 14,000 residents located in Dane County, Wisconsin. Of this population, 13% are aged 65 and older, some of whom may need help with the activities of daily living offered at an assisted living residence.

    There are five of these facilities available in Waunakee and 15 more in nearby communities, all of which as licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Health Services. These facilities may be one of the following: adult day car, adult family home, community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) or residential care apartment complexes (RCACs).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Waunakee

    • Despite its small size, Waunakee has a variety of arts and cultural attractions and events for seniors to enjoy throughout the year. Some local favorites include, shopping at local antique malls, summer concerts in the park and the annual Imagination Celebration.
    • Waunakee has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Madison.
    • Low crime rates can be reassuring for seniors living on their own in an assisted living facility. Measured on a scale from one to 100, Waunakee scores 10.1 for violent crime and 16.9 for property-related offenses, lower than the U.S. national averages of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively.
    • While the cost of living in Wisconsin tends to fall below the U.S. national average of 100, Waunakee's overall cost of living is higher, at 124.8. Grocery and health costs are low, though a large fluctuation is seen in terms of housing costs, which could impact how seniors budget for assisted living services.
    • Waunakee has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Waunakee Senior Center, an organization that provides advocacy, engaging programming, nutritious meals and transportation services for seniors in the community.
    • While summers are warm, harsh winter conditions could be a deterrent for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. Roughly 43 inches of snow falls each year, and temperatures often drop as low as 11 degrees.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Waunakee

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Wisconsin

    $4,896.00 Madison
    $4,232.00 Middleton
    $4,124.00 Fitchburg
    $4,098.00 Waunakee
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,704.00 Sun Prairie

    Assisted Living costs in Waunakee start around $4,098 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 Waunakee 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 Waunakee

    Wisconsin seniors are fortunate to have the option of applying for financial assistance to supplement the cost of assisted living services through both Medicaid waiver programs and state-funded programs. In addition to any coverage from Medicaid, seniors can apply for funding through Supplemental Security Income exceptional expense (SSI-E) payments and the self-directed IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) program.

    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 Waunakee

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Waunakee

    Waunakee-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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    Assisted Living near Waunakee, WI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Waunakee

    • Review of Waunakee Manor

      We really liked Waunakee Manor but it's quite a ways from where we live now. It was very clean and it smelled nice. The staff was friendly and open to any of our questions. They showed us all aroun... Read more

    • Review of Waunakee Manor

      I thought Waunakee Manor was very nice. The people were nice. The facility was nice. The dining room was nice, and there was a nice area for activities with a piano in it and that was good, too. It... Read more

    • Review of Waunakee Manor

      Large confusing facility for residents and family. Seems like a giant maze. I get the feeling the residents are bored as most are in their rooms sleeping or watching tv. Food is wheeled into t... Read more

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