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Photo of Holiday Middleton
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My mother has been at Holiday Middleton for almost two months now. Every time I ask how she likes living there, she says that everything is wonderful--the people are nice, the food and activities are great,...
Provides: Independent Living
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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.
The Jefferson has been here for over 16 years near beautiful farmland, Pope Farm and corn fields.We have senior care on site to offer Assisted Living. Our staff members have longevity over 15 years and more. We have won "Best Place to Live" 2018 and "Best Place to Work 3 years in a row. We are...
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I have lived here a year now and feel like I’m part of a big family. I really like the people, they are so caring and nice. The food is so good! [name removed] keeps me full and is great!
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.
Do more every dayLive your life to the fullest with a little help from us. If you’re looking for freedom and fun in senior living, we might be the right fit for you. Located in Middleton, Wisconsin, near Madison, you’ll have the care you need if you need it at our Assisted Living community. We...
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We have been pleased with the quality of care and level of attention our loved one is receiving. We chose the facility because they have a lovely campus, many food choices and can provide more robust levels...
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.
A Beautiful Place to Call HomeImagine trading in your household chores and responsibilities for a lifestyle rich in quality friendships, exciting activities and personalized care. Wouldn’t that be the dream?Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Madison, Wisconsin, your dreams...
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I liked everything about the place except the costs! I no longer live there because I got no services and paid a lot for rent. Very clean, very friendly staff, and very friendly residents.
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.
See what life can be like at Cardinal View Senior Living. From our 5-Star restaurant-style dining room to our full theater, everyday is a gift waiting to be unwrapped.We train our staff to cater to your every need, providing an experience that seamlessly blends comfort, convenience, and care. Our...
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It's a great place to be. I've only been here a few months, but I'm settling in and really like it. I picked this community because of socialization, activities, independence, music, good food, and great...
Provides: Independent Living
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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.
Quarry Ridge, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on Fitchrona Road in Fitchburg. We look forward to opening brand new during the Spring of 2022! Quarry Ridge will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your...
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We liked the experience at Cedarhurst of Verona. The staff was friendly and helpful. Great place for my dad. He enjoyed it up until the day he died. Overall the services cover everything the patient...
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.
Cedarhurst of Verona is a senior living community located in Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin, a short drive southwest of Madison. The community features apartment-style living designed to offer residents a high degree of comfort and independence, all while they benefit from the support needed.The...
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Very nice facility. The Director is excellent. My friend really enjoys the food and all of the interns. Everyone is very friendly and they do an excellent job with meds, laundry, social activities, and care...
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.
Home Again's newest community in Waunakee is Now Open!This beautiful new location has many new unique features like an on-site chef, in-house beauty salon, movie theater, pub and entertainment center, lounge and coffee areas, private dining rooms, gourmet kitchen, wellness center, private meeting...
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A room opened up and so we moved her. All Saints has a very well-established and robust memory program. Mom seems to be happy there. These retirement communities are super expensive. That said, All Saints...
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.
All Saints Assisted Living and Memory Care offers seniors Spirited Community Living! The residence is part of the All Saints Neighborhood, which offers living options like cottages, condos and apartments for those 55 and better. As a person's needs change, the assisted living residence has...
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The common areas, dining, etc. was very clean. The cleanliness of my loved one's apartment fell a little bit short of our expectations. The staff are friendly, engaging, and they treat the residents as...
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.
BrightStar Senior Living is an assisted living community in the welcoming, scenic city of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Our beautiful community is centrally located in a quiet residential area near the West Beltline Highway, providing easy access to area attractions and the nearby cities of...
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The staff have all been great! They are all friendly and work well with the residents. I would recommend Noel Manor Retirement to others.
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.
Open since November 2016, Noel Manor Retirement Living is located in a serene setting in Verona, Wisconsin. Our mission is "taking care of our loved ones with compassion and grace." It is reflected in our core values of dignity, transparency, collaboration, and compassion.Our commitment in...
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Photo of Milestone Senior Living Cross Plains
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My loved one was previously a resident at Milestone Senior Living Cross Plains and overall our experience at this facility was good. The only thing that wasn't so good was the activities, there was lots of...
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.
Milestone Senior Living is an assisted living community located in the scenic town of Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin. Our community is located in a quiet setting, very close to residential neighborhoods but surrounded by the beauty of nature. Our well-manicured lawns and towering trees give...
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Cleaning of residents apartments is sub-par. Even though the administrator states they do, the cleaning service they employ does no dusting, no cleaning mirrors, no bed sheet changing. It appears that all...
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.
Heritage Middleton is an assisted living center offering senior citizens the opportunity to maintain their independence and enjoy their lifestyle. Heritage Middleton prides itself on providing luxurious and spacious apartments that feature large closets, private baths and modern conveniences....
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It was a vibrant and social community. A wide range of activities are provided. Some improvements that need to be done are new carpeting put in all found levels of apartments. New chairs are needed in the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, 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.
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.
Welcome to the award-winning Sebring Assisted Care and Sebring Gardens Memory Care Residences! Sebring Assisted Care Residence is an integral part of Coventry Village, Madison's premier west-side retirement community.Coventry Village is dedicated to enabling each resident to maximize their...
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They offer a good variety of activities and my dad has taken advantage of a few of them. We have good communication with the staff and they are doing a great job. He seems to like the food.
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.
Girlie's Manor is an assisted living community located in Cross Plains, WI. Cross Plains is a small town located in the Madison area. With Girlie's Manor, you get the small town feeling in a country setting while knowing that Madison is just a short drive away. You will be highly impressed with...
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The staff members are a 5 plus, they are so friendly and we are getting ready to move our loved one in and she is really looking forward to the arts and crafts. Before we even toured this community we wanted...
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.
Sage Meadow Middleton offers quality care through our assisted living and memory care programs. This is a comfortable, relaxed community with a friendly atmosphere and dedicated, 24-hour staff. With the goal of nurturing mind, body, and spirit, Sage Meadow Living features both structure and...
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Oakwood is a lovely facility, has many amenities and services for all of their residents. We have also appreciated all of the social workers, therapists and caregivers as we have navigated the transition...
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.
Oakwood Village University Woods is located on Madison's west side, set on 30 acres that include a nine-acre nature preserve. It is a part of Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries, a not-for-profit, Lutheran organization established in 1948. In addition to independent living, short-term rehab and...
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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.
Evia Apartments 55+ Adult Community is located in the Prairie Oaks Neighborhood in the town of Verona. Evia Apartments has 36 one and two bedroom apartments for the persons 55 and better. Evia Apartments was built on the promise of independent, carefree living for adults. Please schedule a...
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There are multiple different things offered here like independent living, assisted living, higher levels of care and even a rehab unit and that was something we like. There are plenty of activities going on...
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.
Welcome to Waunakee Manor, a Continuing Care Retirement Community serving the Greater Madison area since 1974. At Waunakee Manor, we strive to ensure that throughout all of life’s stages, we’ve got you covered. We offer senior living solutions across the Continuum of Care ranging from short term...
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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.
Our assisted living facility is a great option for those who need some assistance with daily personal care and/or memory care. We are located on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Ingleside Communities' campus setting and offer private studios with bathrooms, featuring a continuum of care...
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Girlie Manor is going good so far. I like the scale and size of the facility. In the beginning there was an underestimation of my mothers needs. There was a little less attention to knowing what it would...
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.
Girlie's Manor is an assisted living community located in the village of Mount Horeb, WI. Mount Horeb is in Dane County, and is known as the 'troll capital of the world.' Visitors here enjoy the many parks like the Blue Mound State Park and the Brigham County Park. Kids will enjoy the Havens...
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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, 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.
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Provides: Independent Living
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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.
Friendly and personable staff await you at our private, residential care apartments (aka independent living apartments) designed for older adults with minimal care needs who appreciate independence and maintenance-free living. Our spacious apartments feature kitchenettes, private baths, ample...
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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: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
This is a very friendly caring community. There are lots of opportunities to meet new friends. We do have a Red Hat Group. The guys have a lot of fun too.

What families are saying about independent living in Black Earth

Recent reviews for independent living in Black Earth

Brookdale Middleton Century Avenue

5.0
Thrilled with the care and attention my Mother received while at this Brookdale. It felt like I was pet of a family! The food is wonderful and I enjoyed that when visiting. They also have fun activities for residents and their family members. Thanks for all you did and I would highly suggest ...
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Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge Independent Living Apartments a CCRC in Madison, WI

4.0
The week day staff is compassionate and well trained and employed by Oakwood. The weekend staff is hired from an agency and the care and compassion is lacking. They are working on fixing this but claim there are not enough people interested in this type of work.

Greentree Glen in Madison, WI

5.0
We appreciate everything the resident manager does - new exercise room - more lights in basement. We are treated like a family!

Cost of independent living in Black Earth, WI

The average cost of senior living in Black Earth is 4169.46 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Arena, WI with an average of 3168.26 per month.

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

Black Earth, WI

$4,169/mo

Arena, WI

$3,168/mo

Barneveld, WI

$3,283/mo

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

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  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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