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About 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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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Milwaukee, WI can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Milwaukee – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Milwaukee to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Milwaukee home hospice care. Personalized home care in Milwaukee can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 51 options for accredited home care in Milwaukee, WI, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Amada Senior Care of Greater Milwaukee/SE Wisconsin

16655 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 290, Brookfield, WI 53005

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Brightstar Healthcare

4701 Washington Avenue Suite 290, Racine, WI 53406

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Life is so much more than a to-do list. It's a series of moments with the people we love, making memories that make up a lifetime. BrightStar understands this, and is committed to making more of those moments possible in the lives of those we care for.We created BrightStar because we once needed...

Helen's Home Care

2040 Jayeyesee Ave, Racine, WI 53403

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Helen’s Home Care has over twenty years of experience in the Home Health field and specializes in providing” one on one” care for your loved one’s by a state certified nurse’s assistant. We have the solution to your elder care needs at a price that’s well below the state minimum. Please call us...

Prime Horizon, Inc.

1000 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI 53074

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Touching Hearts at Home - Burlington

PO Box 70, Burlington, WI 53105

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Home Helpers

1100 56th Street Suite 300, Kenosha, WI 53140

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Homewatch CareGivers

4001 83rd Street, Kenosha, WI 53142

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Helping Hand Caregivers Ltd.

432 N. Crooked Lake Lane, Lindenhurst, IL 60046

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Helping Hand Caregivers' mission is to help clients remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible. HHC caregivers help clients maintain a sense of familiarity and dignity in their surroundings, and help to relieve families from the over whelming responsibility of providing care...

Provena Home Health Inc

222 S Greenleaf St SUite 103, Gurnee, IL 60031

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Partners In Senior Care

125 Hawley St, Grayslake, IL 60030

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Comfort Keepers

888 East Belvidere Road Suite 302, Grayslake, IL 60030

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We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps...

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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Milwaukee is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Milwaukee include MCTS, Lake Express High Speed Ferry, and Amtrak Hiawatha. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Milwaukee has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

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Health care

Milwaukee offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Ascension Columbia St Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee and Aurora St Lukes Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Best known for famous breweries and Brewers baseball, Milwaukee is a thriving city rich in cultural and historical attractions. Residents can spend their days exploring the many sights, flavors, and sounds of the Historic Third Ward, a revitalized warehouse district home to eclectic eateries, unique boutiques, and remarkable art. Whether it’s picking produce and gaining culinary knowledge in the Milwaukee Public Market or touring the famed Pabst Mansion, there’s plenty to see and do in Milwaukee.

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Home Care Agencies in Milwaukee, WI


Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, and transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

Cost of Home Care Agencies in Milwaukee, WI

The median monthly cost of in-home care is around $5,196 in Milwaukee and about $4,767 within the state of Wisconsin, according to Genworth.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help you find the ideal home care services in Milwaukee for you or your loved one.

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Cost of Living


A city on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee combines waterfront views with active, constantly expanding nightlife and culture. Recently named the “Coolest City in the Midwest” by Vogue, Milwaukee cost of living remains low, despite recent bursts of urban development. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
90 91 $1,061 21.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $115,152 $38,289 No estate tax or inheritance tax



Local Hospitals


The Milwaukee region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Mayo Clinic Health System Prairie du Chien – This Mayo Clinic location holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and was named Best Hospital statewide and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. Services include audiology, orthopedics, diabetes care, and cardiology.
  • Ascension St. Francis Hospital – This community is known for its Accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center. Other specialty areas encompass cancer care, orthopedics, and a 24/7-staffed emergency community. The hospital also emphasizes its large staff of more than 700 doctors.
  • ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital – This 262-bed community focuses on specialty areas like spine and nervous system care, cancer rehabilitation, stroke care, and heart and vascular treatment.



Weather and Climate


The climate of Milwaukee, WI is considered hot-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Milwaukee is 71%. This number peaks in December, with 75% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
71°F 84°F (July) 57°F (July) 26°F 37°F (December) 16°F (January)


Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (Good) 63 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 5” (June) 45”



Demographics and Values


Milwaukee leans liberal, and has been a long-standing Democratic stronghold. The technology, healthcare, and brewing industries thrive within the city. Rockwell Automation, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, and Roundy’s — a subsidy of Kroger — have established themselves as leading employers. ManpowerGroup Global, a fortune 500 company and the third-largest staffing agency in the nation, is headquartered in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee is a majority-minority area with a rich, diverse cultural makeup. The city has a local chapter of the NAACP, as well as an involved and passionate Black Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the Bronzeville Week celebration pays homage to Black businesses and encourages community support. The Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum chronicles the history and accomplishments of the city’s pivotal, Black leaders. The city’s Juneteenth festival stands out as one of the nation’s most exuberant.

Milwaukee’s South Side overflows with Latin restaurants, including specialties like Cuban and Peruvian cuisine. The Mexican Fiesta occurs annually over three days in August, bringing street food, mariachi bands, and traditional dancers. The Latino Arts program uplifts music, visual art, literature, and other works that reflect Hispanic culture. The Mexican Consulate dedicates itself to community outreach, health care, education, and financial services.

The Jewish Museum Milwaukee traces Jewish experiences and influences throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. The institution regularly hosts events to celebrate the Jewish community, including a Lunch & Learn book club series.


2016 Presidential Election Results for Milwaukee County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
65.48% 28.58% 5.93%


Population Statistics

Population Population density Population trend
590,000 2,389 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.32% since 2010



Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
31 21% 8% 4% 3%


Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
30% 24% 8%


Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.3% 38.8% 18.4% 0.6% <1% 44.6% 4%



Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
39 16



Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9% 65% 14% 27% 5% 5%


Milwaukee is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry. The Advocate named Milwaukee “the most underappreciated gay Mecca in the U.S.,” backed by resources like the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center and Sanctuary Restaurants, a long list of eateries focused on creating a safe, affirming atmosphere. The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival spans four days each year, while PrideFest packs three days of comedy, discussion, and rousing drag performances.


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation


Milwaukee has been a leader in the craft beer and brewing industry since the 19th century. This tradition continues today, with both major beer companies — like Miller — and clusters of lively, independent gastropubs contributing to the beer lover’s paradise. Lakefront Brewery, one of the premiere producers of organic and gluten-free beer, presents waterfront views, in contrast to the landlocked, cobblestone locale of the Historic Pabst Brewery. This versatility transcends across Milwaukee’s many breweries, making for an eclectic tour.

Milwaukee derives much of its charm from its natural, lakeshore surroundings. The Milwaukee RiverWalk District, the city’s main pedestrian walkway, combines these gorgeous views with quirky, local commerce. The North Point Lighthouse is an iconic staple of Milwaukee architecture and sightseeing, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Visitors can oversee a grand, panoramic expanse, as well as explore a maritime museum. Lake Park, Boerner Botanical Gardens, Mequon Nature Preserve, and many other wildlife havens ensure nature enthusiasts plenty to explore. The city has a notable, 185-acre Audubon Nature Center that strives to provide meaningful interaction with the environment.

Additionally, the city flaunts a renowned museum scene. The Milwaukee Art museum contains 31,000 works, with a focus on German Expressionism, Haitian art, and American art. Milwaukee Public Museum enriches visitors’ historical knowledge, displaying the largest-known dinosaur skull, and permanent exhibitions on Africa, Asia, Europe, the Arctic, Middle America, and the Costa Rican Rainforest. Among the city’s more off-the-wall treasures are the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, and the Harley-Davidson Museum.



Many people living in Milwaukee count walking among their primary modes of transportation, as the city ranks 13th most walkable in the nation. The 2-mile streetcar connects some of Milwaukee’s most popular neighborhoods, in addition to a more wide-ranging, ADA-accessible bus system. The Milwaukee Intermodal Station has 14 daily Amtrak departures, making for easy getaways to cities like Chicago and Minneapolis.

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