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Alzheimer’s care in Dane County incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Dane County memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Dane County, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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All five stars for [name removed] and the team who work at Azura. They all have expert knowledge about writing and reading about dementia.
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Transforming the Culture of Memory CareProviding compassionate care begins with a secure, warm setting. When people with memory loss feel at home, they respond more positively and interact more with others.Our relationship-based care philosophy called MOSAIC recognizes each person is an...
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I have lived at the Waterford for 6 years. It is very friendly and the staff is excellent, very kind and courteous. The apartments are spacious and comfortable with fireplaces!
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Get to know the warm, friendly environment at The Waterford at Fitchburg and you'll see how thoughtful amenities and world-class services come together in harmony. Residents at our Independent Living and Assisted Living community in Fitchburg, WI, are afforded the privacy and freedom to live a...
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my mother has been a resident for about 4-5 years. She has been going very well since her move to the larger common are and with mom's contact with others. There have been challenges, however they have been...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At The Ridge, our mission is simple: creating environments where moments of joy, independence and wellness are the focus each and every day. We have a Med Staff on site 24 hours a day, dedicated to your health, safety and well-being. Located in Fitchburg, we serve all of Madison and the...
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We highly recommend Brookdale Madison West. My Aunt is living in the very best community she can possibly be. She is safe, comfortable and well cared for.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
A Beautiful Place to Call HomeImagine trading in your household chores and responsibilities for a lifestyle rich in quality friendships, exciting activities and personalized care. Wouldn’t that be the dream?Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Madison, Wisconsin, your dreams...
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The staff at Cardinal View Senior Living are amazing! My loved one's room is cleaned once a week and the facility is also clean. Communication with the family is great. The move in process went very smooth....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
See what life can be like at Cardinal View Senior Living. From our 5-Star restaurant-style dining room to our full theater, everyday is a gift waiting to be unwrapped.We train our staff to cater to your every need, providing an experience that seamlessly blends comfort, convenience, and care. Our...
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In comparison to other alternatives, Charter Senior Living of Verona (formerly Cedarhurst) is a safe, caring and very affordable home for seniors.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Charter Senior Living of Verona is a senior living community located in Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin, a short drive southwest of Madison. The community features apartment-style living designed to offer residents a high degree of comfort and independence, all while they benefit from the support...
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It was also recommended by a couple of the patients families that were already there. Amazing people there at Beehive. We looked at 4 places for dad. Beehive was chosen due to newer facility, proximity to my...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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The facility is very nice inside and out. The owners and staff are kind patient and helpful with the residents and visiting family. They all are well trained and genuinely caring people. It is very...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
“It is a family corporation that we are proud to be a part of and are extremely excited to build our own BeeHive family in the Village of Oregon.”BeeHive Homes of Oregon is a 16-unit specialized memory care facility that resembles and feels like a residential home. Residents and families can feel...
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Homestead has been the answer to our prayers when it came time for my Mother to leave her home. We had her in a couple of other places before arriving here. This environment is more homelike, set up in a way...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Homestead Living is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Dane County's Memory Care needs for 25 years. We are located in the village of Waunakee, WI. The purpose of Homestead Living is to provide a caring place for persons living with Alzheimer's or other dementias. ...
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The cleanliness is exemplary but whatever deficiency you find is compensated by the staff. I have minor issues with the way the staff is scheduled, but they have little control over that. The staff however...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Charter Senior Living of Madison provides truly person-directed care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. In Assisted Living, our caring, compassionate staff, first-rate amenities, new community and...
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My loved one was previously a resident at Brookdale Middleton Stonefield and the overall experience at this facility was great for her. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Based on our experience, I...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Built for Comfort and FamiliarityRegardless of where your family member is on life’s journey, they deserve to enjoy their golden years surrounded by comfort, peace and beauty. If they join us at our warm and welcoming memory care community in Middleton, Wisconsin, that is precisely the kind of...
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Very nice facility. The Director is excellent. My friend really enjoys the food and all of the interns. Everyone is very friendly and they do an excellent job with meds, laundry, social activities, and care...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Home Again's newest community in Waunakee is Now Open!This beautiful new location has many new unique features like an on-site chef, in-house beauty salon, movie theater, pub and entertainment center, lounge and coffee areas, private dining rooms, gourmet kitchen, wellness center, private meeting...
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Actually, my folks moved the end of August because my Mom needed memory care and they did not have a unit in memory care that would fit 2 people. Med passers and activities staff were very friendly. They...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Within the doors of Heritage Monona, you'll find a warm and gentle community where daily assistance is provided with love and the utmost respect for the personal integrity of our residents. Our compassionate staff has been specially selected and carefully trained to serve with an open heart and a...
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Coventry Village is a nice place, beautifully appointed. The staff seemed to be over-worked. Sometimes it would take an hour for someone to come after the call button was pushed. My mother was not a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to the award-winning Sebring Assisted Care and Sebring Gardens Memory Care Residences! Sebring Assisted Care Residence is an integral part of Coventry Village, Madison's premier west-side retirement community.Coventry Village is dedicated to enabling each resident to maximize their...
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The common areas, dining, etc. was very clean. The cleanliness of my loved one's apartment fell a little bit short of our expectations. The staff are friendly, engaging, and they treat the residents as...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
BrightStar Senior Living is an assisted living community in the welcoming, scenic city of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Our beautiful community is centrally located in a quiet residential area near the West Beltline Highway, providing easy access to area attractions and the nearby cities of...
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A room opened up and so we moved her. All Saints has a very well-established and robust memory program. Mom seems to be happy there. These retirement communities are super expensive. That said, All Saints...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
All Saints Assisted Living and Memory Care offers seniors Spirited Community Living! The residence is part of the All Saints Neighborhood, which offers living options like cottages, condos and apartments for those 55 and better. As a person's needs change, the assisted living residence has...
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They were AMAZING. My mom was not here very long, but they really treated her like their own. A few of the staff members cried just as hard as we did when she passed away. We knew that if for some reason...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Sienna Crest of Waunakee is a full service facility located in a small town of the heartland. We have caring staff with decades of combined experience that will treat your family like their own. Our friendly residents will welcome your loved one during our group activities and outings. Sienna...
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My mom is having an issue with the temperature in her apartment. Last week it got up to 80 with the air conditioning on. A very rude maintenance man came and told her she has to live with it.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Open since November 2016, Noel Manor Retirement Living is located in a serene setting in Verona, Wisconsin. Our mission is "taking care of our loved ones with compassion and grace." It is reflected in our core values of dignity, transparency, collaboration, and compassion.Our commitment in...
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Cleaning of residents apartments is sub-par. Even though the administrator states they do, the cleaning service they employ does no dusting, no cleaning mirrors, no bed sheet changing. It appears that all...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Heritage Middleton is an assisted living center offering senior citizens the opportunity to maintain their independence and enjoy their lifestyle. Heritage Middleton prides itself on providing luxurious and spacious apartments that feature large closets, private baths and modern conveniences....
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I am very sure that working on a memory care unit is extremely difficult for staff. Staff have to be mind readers with the patience of a saint when dealing with folks with dementia who can be violent, angry,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to Oak Park Place! Located on Madison's far east side, Oak Park Place offers options beyond traditional senior living for the lifestyle you or your loved one deserve. Imagine an all-inclusive list of amenities and services that support a carefree, independent way of life for residents...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Tennyson Retirement Living. Overall, the experience has been positive so far. Like everyone else, they have staffing challenges. But there seems to be some steadiness...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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The staff there at Capitol Lakes Terraces are super! They are very welcoming, very caring, and very well organized. Their staff is very well trained and they really care and do a great job. The only...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Capitol Lakes Terraces is an assisted living community located in the heart of the city of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Surrounded on both the north and south by Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, respectively, residents of Capitol Lakes Terraces enjoy one of the best views in the city, no matter...
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My parents really enjoy Renaissance place.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located in the Hill Farms neighborhood on Madison's West Side, Renaissance Senior Living of Hilldale offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. We strive to provide a lifestyle that promotes independence and the opportunity to live life at its fullest!Strategically designed with...
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What we like the most about the Oak Park Place is that it is very welcoming and the staff members are so friendly. My brother is very happy there. He is enjoying the community and other residents who live...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Oakwood is a lovely facility, has many amenities and services for all of their residents. We have also appreciated all of the social workers, therapists and caregivers as we have navigated the transition...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Oakwood Village University Woods is located on Madison's west side, set on 30 acres that include a nine-acre nature preserve. It is a part of Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries, a not-for-profit, Lutheran organization established in 1948. In addition to independent living, short-term rehab and...

Cost of memory care in Dane County, WI

The average cost of senior living in Dane County is $4,594 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Mazomanie, WI with an average of $4,443 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Dane County, WI vs. nearby counties

Dane County, WI
$4,594/mo
$4,604/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Dane County, WI vs. the state and national average

Dane County, WI
$4,594/mo
U.S. national average
$4,778/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Dane County vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$4,594/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Dane County, WI by room type

Semi-Private
$6,400/mo
Studio
$5,491/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,210/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,556/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Dane County over time

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about memory care in Dane County

Recent reviews for memory care in Dane County

Brookdale Middleton Century Avenue

5.0
Thrilled with the care and attention my Mother received while at this Brookdale. It felt like I was pet of a family! The food is wonderful and I enjoyed that when visiting. They also have fun activities for residents and their family members. Thanks for all you did and I would highly suggest ...
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The Ridge at Madison

5.0
My grandmother loves The Ridge at Madison! My visits are always uplifting. Staff is informative, compassionate, and empathic to my grandma's needs. She tells me every visit how she feels at home and welcomed there! Management takes a team approach with staff to effectively engage them in ...
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Coventry Village in Madison, WI

4.3
Coventry Village is a nice place, beautifully appointed. The staff seemed to be over-worked. Sometimes it would take an hour for someone to come after the call button was pushed. My mother was not a demanding person at all. I was able to meet other residents and staff and everyone was very ...
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Dane County review score based on 205 family reviews

7.1
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This proprietary review score is based on 205 reviews of 57 Dane County memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Dane County review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Dane County review score compared against nearby cities

7.1
Dane County, WI57 facilities
6.9
Madison, WI60 facilities
7.0
Shorewood Hills, WI53 facilities

Review subcategories for Dane County memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 205 reviews of 57 Dane County memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Dane County resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our senior living advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Dane County, WI averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.0
4.4
Friendliness
4.1
4.5
Care services
3.4
4.2
Staff
4.0
4.4
Meals & dining
3.5
4.0
Activities
3.5
3.9
Value for cost*
3.4
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Dane County memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Dane County memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Dane County, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Dane County memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Dane County that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Dane County, WINational
Full medication management
Full medication management
67.2%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
19%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
98.3%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
98.3%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
74.1%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
32.8%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
98.3%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
58.6%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
75.9%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Dane County memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Dane County Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Dane County, WINational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
72.4%
73.9%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
51.7%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
62.1%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
29.3%
26.1%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Dane County memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Dane County partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Dane County, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
19%
27.3%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
55.2%
43.8%
No sugar
No sugar
51.7%
41%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
53.4%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
12.1%
16%
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Availability of select dining options in Dane County memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Dane County communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Dane County, WINational
Professional chef
Professional chef
32.8%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
46.6%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
34.5%
36.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
13.8%
22.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Dane County memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Dane County offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Dane County, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
56.9%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
27.6%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
24.1%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
62.1%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
58.6%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
70.7%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
46.6%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
36.2%
34.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
37.9%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
53.4%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
51.7%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
27.6%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
25.9%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
50%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Azura Memory Care of Stoughton, The Waterford at Fitchburg and New Perspective Sun Prairie are the top-rated memory care facilities near Dane County, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 59 memory care facilities near Dane County, Wisconsin. See the full list.

The 59 memory care facilities near you in Dane County, Wisconsin typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Dane County, Wisconsin, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Dane County, Wisconsin, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Dane County, Wisconsin ranges from $1500 to $13484. The average Memory Care cost in Dane County, Wisconsin is $4,594. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Dane County, Wisconsin typically starts at $1500. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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