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Photo of Care Partners Assisted Living-Stevens Point
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I have had two family members who have stayed at care partners. My mom was in the assisted living building, and my dad was in memory care. The staff were amazing and provided excellent care. I was very...
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.
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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...
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.
For family members, watching a loved one cope with the effects of Alzheimer's or other dementias can be difficult. We want to help. We conduct one-on-one counseling for families, as well as offer family training on redirection of their loved one, and can offer additional resources such as...
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Great place, pricey but worth it, and caring and kind staff. I would definitely recommend this facility to anyone looking! This place is the best of the best!
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.
Great Care for Great SeniorsOur community offers a huge range of senior living care options. Each one provides fantastic care in a comfortable setting that feels just like home, and that minimizes stress for you and your loved ones. Each also provides a huge range of options for events and...
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It's a respectable, clean, and orderly place. I trust them with my family member. All the staff I've interacted with have been great. My loved one's biggest complaint is the food. Every so often she says...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Park Vista Retirement Living is 94 unit senior independent and assisted living community located in the beautiful Chain O' Lakes area of Waupaca, in Northeastern WI.  Park Vista is located adjacent to the Fox Fire Golf Course, a beautifully manicured 18 hole championship golf...
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Our Dad needed care that my Mom could not provide, but she did not quite see it that way. After touring some of the fancy senior living places in town, Mom chose Wellington because it had a homey feel. The...
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.
Wellington Place at Whiting is a friendly assisted living community with a legacy of excellence in senior care. Independence and quality of life a are always promoted and caring, professional staff are nearby to help with activities of daily living, ensuring the comfort and safety of our...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: 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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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.
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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.
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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.
The goal at Our House Assisted Living is to create an environment that nourishes the intellectual, emotional, and physical needs of each resident. Our House provides secruity and care to seniors in their hometowns and are designed to support seniors who can no longer live alone. Respect, dignity...
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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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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Whitetail Run Senior Living Community, we provide a one of a kind approach to independent Senior Living fournd no where else in Central Wisconsin.  Enjoy a comfortable, safe lifestyle in your own cozy, one level home designed for independent seniors.  Private entrances with the added...
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Cost of independent living in Amherst, WI

The average cost of senior living in Amherst is $3,064 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Wild Rose, WI with an average of $2,314 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Amherst, WI vs. nearby cities

Amherst, WI
$3,064/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Amherst, WI vs. the state and national average

Amherst, WI
$3,064/mo
U.S. national average
$4,066/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Amherst vs. other types of senior living

$3,852/mo
Independent Living
$3,064/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Amherst, WI by room type

Studio
$4,120/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,465/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,163/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$3,375/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Amherst over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Amherst

Recent reviews for independent living in Amherst

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

5.0
The supervisor and staff have been super friendly and very watchful over my loved one. We are welcome any time. Just like family.It has been an awesome life change for my cousin. He loves it there. No problems. They understand Huntington disease. Can not say enough good about the care and staff.

Willow Brooke Point Senior Living CBRF in Stevens Point, WI

3.4
There are stained carpets, and toilets not cleaned regularly. They are understaffed and there are call lights that go unanswered. If a resident was not mobile, they weren't included in many activities or brought to activity room.

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