Avalon Assisted Living

2879 Fish Hatchery Madison WI 53713

866-465-5993

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Summary of Avalon Assisted Living conveniently located in Madison, Wisconsin

At Avalon Assisted Living, we offer a range of community features. Residents can participate in regular off-site adventures and outings. Dogs and cats are welcome in private rooms. Our facility is located near accessible public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking.

Dining Options

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our joy to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, room service, and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a computer room, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents.

Location Amenities at Avalon Assisted Living

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern and Southern-exposure and ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with full kitchens. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units containing full bathtubs are available.

Available Amenities at Avalon Assisted Living

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, and medication administration. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Community highlights at Avalon Assisted Living

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 80 residents. The building was constructed in 1973, and most recently renovated in 1993. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at Avalon Assisted Living

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Avalon Assisted Living

3.8 of 5 Average rating
39 Reviews
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(20) A Place For Mom
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  • Avalon given many chances- 30 day notice given to memory care unit residents

    My grandmother has lived in all 3 levels of care at Avalon for the last 15 years. Most of her experience there was great. The memory care... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Avalon given many chances- 30 day notice given to memory care unit residents

    My grandmother has lived in all 3 levels of care at Avalon for the last 15 years. Most of her experience there was great. The memory care unit has been going downhill for the past year or so. Although not always cleanly and in dire need of... more

  • Very Nice Tour of This Facility

    I had a very nice tour of this community. Everything went well, and everyone was very kind. It was a good experience. The staff I came... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Very Nice Tour of This Facility

    I had a very nice tour of this community. Everything went well, and everyone was very kind. It was a good experience. The staff I came across was friendly, and informative. My questions were answered. From what I saw the community looked... more

  • Nice Tour Overall

    I toured this community for my mother, and her needs. The tour went well overall. The staff was kind, and my questions were answered. The... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Nice Tour Overall

    I toured this community for my mother, and her needs. The tour went well overall. The staff was kind, and my questions were answered. The community from what I saw looked good. I did find other community that suited our needs better, but my... more

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Community Details at Avalon Assisted Living

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    • Avalon Assisted Living Amenities

      • Vegetarian
      • Activities Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Activities Offsite
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Onsite

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Avalon Assisted Living

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      • Assisted Living
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      • Memory Care
      • Nursing Home
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