About Assisted Living in Milwaukee, WI
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, the city of Milwaukee, in the Milwaukee county of Wisconsin, is a city that has a very open feel, with wide streets and a vast park complex connected to a marina dominating the downtown area. Seniors and assisted living residents will enjoy that the city is quiet, has easily accessible shopping and dining, and enjoys pleasant lake breezes during the summer months.
What to Expect
Most assisted living communities in Milwaukee offer the following amenities:
- Delicious hot meals served every day
- On-site beautician services
- Daily trips or social activities
- Pet friendly housing
- Housekeeping and laundry services
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Milwaukee, WI
Over half a dozen health care systems, including one of the best asthma and allergy centers in the world, makes Milwaukee a very good city for seniors that want to feel secure in their health. A commuter transit bus system provides easy transportation for seniors within the city, though the small size of the city means that it is an easy city to simply walk around.
Once a suburb of the city, Bay View has since joined the city proper. This lakefront neighborhood is a primarily residential neighborhood with lots of green space. The crowning event in this community is the annual three day South Shore Water Frolics, a free summer festival featuring a parade, fireworks, and live music.
If you are looking for an energetic community with a huge plethora of exceptional dining and shopping options, Clarke Square is the perfect location for you. This is a neighborhood with a thriving commercial strip, authentic Latin food, a casino, a museum, and the Milwaukee County Mitchell Park Conservatory.
Activities for Seniors in Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee is a city that offers truly unique recreation and services.
One of the best examples of the flavor of the city is the Safe House. This downtown restaurant is a spy themed eatery where you literally have to give a secret password at a public phone in order to get in the door.
It is also a city with plenty of farmers markets, which are held in-season throughout the year as well as an indoor public market that sells only local goods.
If you enjoy nature, you may want to visit the Monarch Trail, a trail that marks the migration of the Monarch butterflies during the fall months.
Between those unique attractions and food of almost every known ethnicity, this is a city where you can enjoy almost anything you find pleasure in.
Finding Assisted Living in Milwaukee, WI
If you are trying to find an assisted living community in Milwaukee that perfectly fits your budget and your needs, contact our Senior Living Advisors for professional assistance that will help you make the right choice.