17 Assisted Living Facilities near Wausau, WI

8 Assisted Living Facilities in Wausau, WI

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Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen

Provides: Assisted Living
1605 Evergreen Road, Wausau, WI 54403
"Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen is a beautiful place. The people are very nice. I like the lady. She was so nice because she showed me around even though I don't even know it was way more expensive..." More

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Wellington Place of Rib Mountain

Provides: Assisted Living
4100 North Mountain Road, Wausau, WI 54401
"Wellington Place is a 28-bed facility. It's really nice and homey. The facility is very clean. Mom loves the food. They don’t have a lot of activities, but I know on Friday they have happy hour..." More

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Our House Senior Living - Wausau Assi...

Provides: Assisted Living
210 W Campus Dr, Wausau, WI 54401
"For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Wausau is the optimal lifestyle choice for assisted care. We provide a..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 Townline Road, Wausau, WI 54403
"We visited Primrose and it was excellent, but they don't have a significant number of 2-bedroom units. They have a well-staffed unit of nurses and CNAs. We had lunch at the cafeteria and the..." More

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Mountain Terrace Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3312 Terrace Ct, Wausau, WI 54401
"I have visited many times. Staff seem so happy and when they're happy, mom and dad are happy. There seems to be an environment of respect and everyone is genuine and happy to help each other out...." More

Allison House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1404 LILI LANE, Wausau, WI 54401
"the facility was good for the residents as far as food quality and quanity, rooms were neat claen and homey staff was kind to the residents and were there for the residendts where ever and when..." More

Artisan at Wausau

Provides: Assisted Living
111 North Bellis, Wausau, WI 54403
"The staff there is great they are always trying to improve the quality of there service. The director wasn't always there but when she was she would take the time to talk to our family and get to..." More

Northland House

Provides: Assisted Living
325 North 1st Avenue,, Wausau, WI 54401

9 Assisted Living Facilities near Wausau, WI

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Tender Reflections of Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
3404 Community Center Drive, Weston, WI 54476
"Our mission is to be the preferred assisted living provider specializing in memory care, offering value and encouraging independence in a fulfilling, nurturing, safe and supportive environment that..." More

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Care Partners Assisted Living in Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
5855 Delikowski Street, Weston, WI 54476
"Care Partners in Weston was a very nice facility. It just didn’t meet the needs that we had for my mother at that time. It was too small of a facility. There were only a very small number of beds,..." More

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Cedar Creek Manor I

Provides: Assisted Living
2480 Terrebonne Drive, Mosinee, WI 54455
"Cedar Creek was a very nice and well-cared for place. The staff seemed capable. There was no physical therapy that I noticed, but I think they engaged their residents into doing activities. We took..." More

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Care Partners Assisted Living in Weston

Provides: Assisted Living
5905 Delikowski Street, Weston, WI 54476
"Care Partners Assisted Living in Weston (5905 Delikowski Street) is a 20 bed assisted living facility that offers a secure and home-like environment for our residents. It is located near medical..." More

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Cedar Creek Manor II

Provides: Assisted Living
2482 Terrebonne Drive, Mosinee, WI 54455
"We have fully furnished rooms with all amenities and qualified staff to deliver quality caregiving services. Our Certified professionals are available 24-hours a day and provide medication..." More

Rehab & Skilled Nursing in Weston / W...

Provides: Assisted Living
4602 Barbican Avenue, Weston, WI 54476
"Renaissance Assisted Living - Weston has a very large dining room. There's a side room with some beverages, a very nice sitting area and library area. It's a very attractive and warm facility. They..." More

Pride TLC

Provides: Assisted Living
7805 Birch Street, Schofield, WI 54476
"Stoney River is beautiful and it’s new. The people there were wonderful too. The rooms were private and decently sized. It’s very nicely decorated, and the people there seemed happy. The staff..." More

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Copperleaf Assisted Living of Marathon

Provides: Assisted Living
663 Maratech Ave, Marathon City, WI 54448
"At Copperleaf Assisted Living of Marathon, our philosophy of care is unique to Assisted Living and Memory Care. By providing the finest in personal care, supportive services, and leisure..." More

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Copperleaf Assisted Living of Schofield

Provides: Assisted Living
1408 Lilli Lane, Schofield, WI 54476
"At Copperleaf Assisted Living of Schofield, our philosophy of care is unique to Assisted Living. By providing the finest in personal care, supportive services, and leisure activities, we strive to..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wausau

    The city of Wausau is located in Marathon County, Wisconsin and has a population of 39,138. The town is also considered the core city of the Wausau Metropolitan Statistical Area and has historical attractions for all generations. Seniors looking in Wausau for assisted living have eight local assisted living facilities from which to choose, and there are another 12 facilities in nearby cities. Each facility is licensed as either a community-based residential facility (CBRF) or residential care apartment complex (RCAC), and is regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living, Division of Quality Assurance.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wausau

    • Seniors living in Wausau experience a lower cost of living than both the national and state averages. However, the town still deals with higher prices in many essential expense categories including the cost of groceries and health care services.

    • Frigid winters are hazardous to seniors in Wausau, where temperature lows can plummet to 8 degrees Fahrenheit during January. Alternatively, seniors can enjoy relatively mild summers that range between 47 degrees Fahrenheit and 80 degrees Fahrenheit with humidity levels that rarely exceed 22 percent.

    • Seniors managing respiratory illnesses may find it better to live in Wausau than elsewhere in the state due to better air quality. The town's score of 36 indicates its air quality is superior to the rest of the state, which scored 69. 

    • The city of Wausau has a combined property and violent crime rate that makes the town only 21 percent safer than other cities in the nation. Seniors may be concerned with the overall crime being 89 percent higher than all other cities in the state as well.

    • The Wausau area is home to world-class facilities, including Aspirus Wausau Hospital and Ascension St. Clare's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Wausau has an array of community resources for seniors, including The Connections Place: Senior Center, an organization that helps to educate seniors and provides engaging exercise and entertainment activities to help residents live a healthier, fitter lifestyle.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Wausau

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Wisconsin

    $4,200.00 Antigo
    $4,200.00 Stratford
    $4,087.00 Weston
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,771.00 Wausau
    $3,457.00 Stevens Point
    $3,045.00 Mosinee

    Assisted Living costs in Wausau start around $3,771 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 Wausau 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 Wausau

    Residents of Wausau may qualify for assistance through the Supplemental Security Income Exceptional Expense (SSI-E), the Elderly and Physically Disabled Waiver and Medicaid's Family Care Waiver 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 Wausau

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wausau

    Wausau-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 Wausau, WI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Wausau

    • Review of Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen

      Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen is a beautiful place. The people are very nice. I like the lady. She was so nice because she showed me around even though I don't even know it was way more expensive t... Read more

      Jane
    • Review of Mountain Terrace Senior Living

      I have visited many times. Staff seem so happy and when they're happy, mom and dad are happy. There seems to be an environment of respect and everyone is genuine and happy to help each other out.... Read more

      mommoof8
    • Review of Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau

      We visited Primrose and it was excellent, but they don't have a significant number of 2-bedroom units. They have a well-staffed unit of nurses and CNAs. We had lunch at the cafeteria and the reside... Read more

      Lynne
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