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If you’re looking for assisted living in Portage, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Portage or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Portage.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Portage for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 10 assisted living facilities in the Portage area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Baraboo, Poynette and Pardeeville.
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Portage Assisted Living Facilities | 42 Reviews

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Average starting price of Assisted Living in Portage, WI is $4,453/month. Learn more
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Average starting price $4,453/month
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Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Portage, WI
Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Portage

My mother is having a hard time adjusting to this community, but I do feel she is in good hands, This is a good community with kind people . The staff is kind, and trying their best to help her adjust. They have nice activities, and good meals available for the residents. They do a good job keeping the community well maintained. It is a nice community, and it would get my recommendation.

The Legacy of DeForest

My father is in dementia care program at Legacy. I have never had a bad interaction in over 1 year. The staff is caring and attentive., managers are walking around. The facility is clean. Decor is cozy. I cant care for my Dad, but there is nobody else I would like to. They also mix dementia people with regular during socials. We all feel great our Dad is here!!!

Our House Senior Living Memory Care - Wisconsin Dells

The staff has been very helpful and nice to my father. He really seems to enjoy the meals that are provided. If he needs an accommodation for certain foods they work with him, so he gets the meals that he likes. It's a safe community with various activities offered. I really like that he has been engaging in activities and making new friends.

Heritage of Portage

2685 Airport Road, Portage, WI 53901

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I give all categories a 5. My dad really likes it there. The only thing he complains about is the van/bus they use to take trips. It's super old and has no shocks so the old folks are tossed around and could...

Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Heritage of Portage is an assisted living community located in the town of Portage, Wisconsin. Portage is practically the picture of a traditional mid western small town, where school aged kids enjoy little league baseball in the spring and soccer in the fall, families gather at the park for...

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Hamilton Park Place

2525 Hamilton St, Portage, WI 53901

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The cleanliness is good. The food is okay, there is no complaints. It would be nice if they offered activities, for the residents. We picked this community, because it's close to my home, and seemed like the...

Provides: Assisted Living

Hamilton Park Place is an assisted living community in Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Portage is a quiet historic town located north of Madison and right outside their metropolitan area. The area offers a large assortment of shopping centers and restaurants, and easy access to Interstate 39...

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The Rivers

601 Latton Ln, Portage, WI 53901

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Provides: Assisted Living
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Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Portage

2876 Village Rd, Portage, WI 53901

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We feel at the moment there are not enough activities for the residents to do. They do have bingo, but there just isn't enough to stimulate the residents. The communication could be better, we do know they...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Portage 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), a robust...

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Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Portage

215 Northridge Drive, Portage, WI 53901

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Our mom has dementia and has been there a few years now. The office staff and most of the employees are very good with her. She loves the feeling of living on her own and being able to have her dear cat...

Provides: Assisted Living

Our Senior Apartments in Portage, WI offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of living in a community environment while maintaining independence and privacy. All Our House Senior Living RCAC Apartments offer a full complement of amenities and services including private apartments with...

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The Rivers Portage

611 E Albert St, Portage, WI 53901

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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North View Manor

641 Latton Ln Bldg I, Portage, WI 53901

Provides: Assisted Living


2805 Hunters Trail, Portage, WI 53901

I toured this facility while looking for a place for my Father-In-Law. This was a very nice facility and they even had two separate units with one that was locked down for memory care residents. They have a...

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes

Tivoli is a community within our community.Tivoli is an exceptional residential facility. It is a place with modern and comfortable amenities for residents and visitors alike. Built in late 2010, each Tivoli community within features special staff, services and amenities to meet residents'...


Maple Ridge Elderly Care

215 Northridge, Portage, WI 53901

Provides: Assisted Living

Harmony Manor

107 Gillette St, Pardeeville, WI 53954

Provides: Assisted Living

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Cost of assisted living in Portage, WI

The average cost of senior living in Portage is 4,453 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include DeForest, WI with an average of 4,522 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

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  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
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Portage, Wisconsin

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide residential communities and health care for your loved one who need help with everyday activities such as mobility or cooking meals. Assisted living communities frequently offer help with appointments and transit, assistance with the activities of daily life, and supervision of care. In some situations, communities may provide hospice, nursing care, or “aging in place”. Wisconsin has specific standards associated with this type of community. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living, Division of Quality Assurance, regulates community-based residential communities (CBRFs) governs this community type. Staff members obtain training in a variety of subjects. These areas include needs assessment of prospective residents, job responsibilities, standard precautions, and reporting abuse. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include activity programming for persons with dementia, health monitoring, leisure time activities, and including personal care. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include If the medication administration is supervised by a licensed healthcare professionall, the community must ensure that these individuals coordinate the medication administration process and system, Residents may self-administer medications if they are capable, and when medication administration is not supervised by an RN, practitioner, or pharmacist, the CBRF must arrange for a pharmacist to package and label a resident’s prescription medications in unit dose. Public assistance is available through The Elderly and Physically Disabled 1915(c) Waiver program, the Community Options 1915(c) Waiver program, and the Medicaid managed care 1915(b)(c) Family Care Waiver program for the aged and physically disabled. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include these meals must meet residents special dietary needs, these meals must meet the recommended dietary allowances based on current dietary guidelines for Americans, communities must provide at least three nutritious meals a day and a nutritious snack, and therapeutic diets must be provided if ordered by a physician. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as initial comprehensive mental and physical assessment, reassessments must be conducted at least annually, and when residents have a change in needs, abilities, or condition, community must develop a temporary service plan to meet immediate needs, and the plan must specify which program services will be provided to meet the resident’s needs as identified by the assessment and the frequency with which each service will be provided.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 46.4% are female and 53.6% are male. The median age of Portage is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Portage, 61.4% participate in the labor force, 7.7% do not have health insurance, 7.3% are widows, and 15.0% live in poverty. In Portage, 9.5% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Portage has a population density of 453 people per square mile. Demographically, Portage is 4.7% Hispanic, 0.9% other or not specified, 0.5% Asian, 2.8% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Native American, 4.8% black, and 89.7% white. In terms of education, 14.2% have a college degree, 4.2% have a graduate degree, and 42.4% have a high-school diploma.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor in determining which care choice meets the needs of your family. Per month, the median rent in Portage is about $885 and the median home value in Portage is about $118,122. The rent burden for Portage is about 16.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Wisconsin

There are 138 general hospitals and 57 health centers that provide care for 5,835,165 Wisconsin residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Wisconsin are Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Wisconsin has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 101, and a housing index rating of 91. Based on natural beauty, Wisconsin ranks 10th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Wisconsin citizen is ranked 11th nation-wide. Additionally, Wisconsin is ranked 14th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Wisconsin ranks 37th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 47% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religion, 180,800% of Wisconsin residents attend religious services among the 0 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Wisconsin there are 6,078 masonic lodges. In Wisconsin, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wisconsin is around 2.78 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Wisconsin has an air quality index rating of around 39.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.2 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 46F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Wisconsin drops to around 19F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 35F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. While residents of Wisconsin mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wisconsin can include floods.

Wildlife to be found in Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Hickory, White Pine, Leatherwood, and Moosewood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Water Shrew, the Mink, the Snowshoe Hare, or the Striped Skunk. The state animal of Wisconsin is the Badger.

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Azura Memory Care of Stoughton, Matthews of Horicon and The Waterford at Fitchburg are the top rated assisted living facilities near Portage, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

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