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Photo of Nekoosa Court
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It has been a blessing to my parents. They are very well taken care of and the employees are very caring! I do not give 5's because no place can be perfect, but my parents are extremely happy.
Provides: Assisted 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.
Retirement Community of Nekoosa is an assisted living community located in Nekoosa, WI. The city of Nekoosa is located in Wood County and is home to about 2,600 people. Nekoosa is a small city known for its local shops and stores where residents can take leisure walks in the area to run their...
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Upon entering The Waterford, we've found a clean and calm and friendly environment. So far, staff have been very responsive to our questions and concerns and we've found our parents to be well cared for.
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.
Count on thoughtful amenities and convenient services at The Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community offers a helping hand to residents who may appreciate assistance with the activities of daily living. We provide quality care that allows seniors to remain as...
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River Run is a great place but [name removed] is regressing at a fast rate. River Run functions mostly like a senior living apartment. She didn't eat her meals, she preferred microwave dinners and she did...
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.
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Our experience with Our House Assisted Living has been a very positive one! The people here are friendly and professional, and they take great care of the residents. They're very very caring people. I've...
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.
For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Wisconsin Rapids is the optimal lifestyle choice for assisted care. We provide a comfortable, caring and family-like atmosphere with three home-cooked meals a day (plus snacks),...
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I like it very much. The woman who runs the facility does an excellent job. They seem to be short staffed, especially on the weekends. The communication with the staff has been good. I think they need more...
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.
Basic Services for our residents include a Private suite, Health Status Monitoring, Three Home Cooked Meals Daily, Snacks Upon Request, Routine Housekeeping and Laundry Services, 24-hour Security and Staff Availability, Emergency Call System in Each Unit, Health Promotion and Exercise Programs,...
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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
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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.
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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.
Photo of River View Lodge
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.
Photo of Our House Senior Living Memory Care - Wisconsin Rapids
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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.
Our beautiful Memory Care residence in Wisconsin Rapids provides dignified, quality care for seniors who can no longer live alone because of dementia and other forms of memory loss. Our programs are designed to help those with cognitive needs providing a safe, nurturing and secure home...
Provides: Assisted 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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
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Wellington Place was one of several choices we had narrowed our search down to for placement of my mother-in-law. The staff we encountered on our visits just seemed a bit more friendly and helpful than the...
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.
PROVIDING THE NEXT BEST THING TO HOME The Wellington Place Homes are single-story assisted living residences with seniors in mind. When living at home is no longer a safe or practical option, we offer an affordable, home-like atmosphere along with the assistance sometimes needed in our later...

Cost of assisted living in Nekoosa, WI

The average cost of senior living in Nekoosa is $3,701 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Necedah, WI with an average of $2,965 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Nekoosa, WI vs. nearby cities

Nekoosa, WI
$3,701/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Nekoosa, WI vs. the state and national average

Nekoosa, WI
$3,701/mo
U.S. national average
$4,630/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Nekoosa vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$3,701/mo
$3,701/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Nekoosa, WI by room type

Studio
$5,620/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,800/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Nekoosa over time

Nekoosa, WIWI stateNational

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What families are saying about assisted living in Nekoosa

Recent reviews for assisted living in Nekoosa

Care Partners Assisted Living-Stevens Point

4.8
Started in [date removed] contacting over 10 different facilities. In [date removed] we were ready to place. Care Partners was one of the few facilities that returned calls and set up tours quickly. We toured 4 facilities and loved chose this location. A mature building nestled in a magnificent ...
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Sylvan Crossings of Stevens Point

4.4
The staff is very patient and gentle. The residents have a wide range of needs: paralysis, dementia, young people with mental deficit that require supervision,...The outdoor common area needs updating and paint. Showers and room cleaning are once a week. Bedding is kept very clean and fresh. The ...
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Cranberry Court Assisted Living in Wisconsin Rapids, WI

5.0
I would reccomend Cranberry Court to anyone who is looking for an assisted living for their relative or friend.

Nekoosa review score based on 30 family reviews

8.6
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This proprietary review score is based on 30 reviews of 16 Nekoosa assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Nekoosa review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living 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

Nekoosa review score compared against nearby cities

8.6
Nekoosa, WI16 facilities
8.6
Port Edwards, WI16 facilities
8.5

Review subcategories for Nekoosa assisted living

When assisted living 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 30 reviews of 16 Nekoosa assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Nekoosa resident and family assisted living 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.
Nekoosa, WI averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.4
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
4.6
Care services
4.0
4.2
Staff
4.3
4.5
Meals & dining
3.9
4.1
Activities
3.8
4.0
Value for cost*
4.0
4.1
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Nekoosa assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Nekoosa assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Nekoosa, 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 Nekoosa assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Nekoosa that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Nekoosa, WINational
Full medication management
Full medication management
50%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
6.3%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
56.3%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
12.5%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
93.8%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
50%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
50%
52.9%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Nekoosa assisted living

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 Nekoosa Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Nekoosa, WINational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
43.8%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
18.8%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
31.3%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
37.5%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Nekoosa assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Nekoosa partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Nekoosa, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
18.8%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
18.8%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
18.8%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
25%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
12.5%
12.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Nekoosa assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Nekoosa communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Nekoosa, WINational
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
25%
41%
Room service
Room service
18.8%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
6.3%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Nekoosa assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Nekoosa offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Nekoosa, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
25%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
12.5%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
6.3%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
56.3%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
31.3%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
50%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
25%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
12.5%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
18.8%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
25%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
25%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
25%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
6.3%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
25%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Nekoosa

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Wisconsin assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Nekoosa protect seniors.

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