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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in West Allis, WI for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in West Allis, WI below include 79 Assisted Living facilities with 859 reviews. On average in West Allis, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Allis

The Division of Quality Assurance, part of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, regulates assisted living in West Allis and other cities in the state. The department provides many resources for families looking for care in West Allis, including a provider search that lets them check the license status of a community.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Allis

 

  • West Allis has an overall cost of living slightly lower than the Wisconsin average and significantly lower than the national norm. On a 100-point index, locking the U.S. average at 100, the city measures 87.5 due to its highly affordable groceries, housing and transportation.
  • Health care is about 5.4% more expensive in West Allis than it is nationwide. However, the city has 34 more physicians per 100,000 people than the national average. In addition to local hospitals, such as Aurora West Allis Medical Center, seniors can access many specialty providers across the wider metropolitan area, such as the Orthopaedic Hospital Of Wisconsin.
  • The income tax rate of 6.3% in West Allis is slightly higher than the national average of 4.6%. However, the city has a 1.7-point lower sales tax rate. Additionally, Social Security income is exempt from taxes in Wisconsin. The state also offers a $5,000 tax subtraction for seniors with federal adjusted gross income below $15,000 ($30,000 for married couples).
  • Property crimes are highly prevalent in West Allis, measuring 57.1 in the city vs. 35.4 nationwide on a 100-point scale. However, violent crime rates are slightly below average at 20.7 in West Allis vs. 22.7 across the United States. Assisted living communities generally have excellent security measures, so seniors may still find the city a very safe place.
  • West Allis is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning policymakers strive to make city planning decisions that provide suitable infrastructure and amenities for seniors.
  • Air quality can vary in West Allis but usually falls into the good range of the U.S. Air Quality Index. While it may sometimes hit the moderate category, wearing a mask or staying indoors on these rare occasions can help enhance comfort.
  • West Allis has a continental climate characterized by cool winters and 44.6 inches of snowfall compared to 27.8 inches nationwide. Although winters can be cold, averaging 9 degrees Fahrenheit lower than the national norm, summers are comfortable, with a typical high of 83.5 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in West Allis

 

Assisted living averages $5,324 per month in West Allis.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living is relatively expensive in West Allis, costing $724 more than the state average and $824 more than the national norm. As such, families may want to consider other locations in Wisconsin, such as Janesville, where care costs approximately 13.6% less, or Madison, also located nearby, offering savings of just over 9.8%. However, seniors may significantly reduce expenses by moving farther away, as care costs $1,149 less in Fond du Lac than in West Allis. Oshkosh, in comparison, is almost as expensive, at just $167 less.

West Allies

$5,324

Wisconsin

$4,600

United States

$4,500

Janesville

$4,600

Madison

$4,800

Fond du Lac

$4,175

Oshkosh

$5,157

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Care costs tend to be high across the board in West Allis. Adult day care is the least expensive option, costing nearly 75.2% less than assisted living. However, the reduced support it provides may not be ideal for all seniors. Nursing homes, in comparison, offer the highest level of caregiver support but also cost $5,548 more than assisted living. Home care, providing similar services to assisted living, and home health care, featuring skilled nursing and medical assistance, both cost $777 more.

In-Home Care

$6,101

Home Health Care

$6,101

Adult Day Health Care

$1,322

Assisted Living Facility

$5,324

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$10,872

Note: Data for West Allis was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Milwaukee, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in West Allis

There are two routes for financial assistance for assisted living in West Allis: Medicaid's Medical Assistance Personal Care program and Wisconsin's Exceptional Expense Supplement for Members of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. The former is available to seniors residing in an ALF with less than 20 residents, and the latter allows additional Social Security income to be granted to eligible seniors to pay for assisted living.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.

Financial Assistance in Wisconsin

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 West Allis

West Allis 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 West Allis, please visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Allis

 

West Allis Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Wisconsin are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page for more information about these laws.

Laws and Regulations in Wisconsin

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Trinity

I am/was a resident of this facility

Review of Aria at Mitchell Manor

The rooms are just nasty!! Most of the people here are completely dirty and the smells, including urine. are gross!! The food is inedible, no diabetic option, totally carb heavy?!! The higher...

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Maria

I visited this facility

Review of Aria at Mitchell Manor

We toured the Aria at Mitchell Manor and they weren't prepared, but they were waiting for us when we got there. During the tour, one of the bathrooms was very dirty. The room was more of a studio...

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Roger

I visited this facility

Review of Heritage West Allis

We toured Heritage West Allis. It's a newer building. The building was five stars. It was beautiful. The hallways were wider. It's a brighter area. It's all new carpeting and new paint. It was a...

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