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8 Best Independent Living Communities in Cherokee, WI

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Photo of The Waterford at Colby
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My loved one is currently a resident at The Waterford at Colby and the experience at this facility has been great, so far. The staff is very friendly and always ready to answer any questions that we have....
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.
Surround yourself with convenience and compassion at The Waterford at Colby. Our Assisted Living community in the charming city of Colby, Wisconsin offers a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Enjoy an array of unique amenities, including...
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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.
Midget City Apartments is a senior housing community located in the pristine town of Colby in Clark and Marathon counties, Wisconsin. The apartments cater for seniors who are 55 years and above and are conveniently located only some 25 miles from the center of Colby. These apartments are on...
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I really like the staff. They are so respectful and kind to my mother. The food is pretty good. I've eaten with mom several times. Mom says she always gets too much to eat.
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.
Colby Retirement Community To speak with an advisor about this community call: (866) 344-4946 510 W Wausau Colby, WI 54421 Phone: 715-223-1612 Facility License: 0011896 Assisted Living, Independent Living About Colby Retirement Community Colby Retirement Community is a senior living community in...
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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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
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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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
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Cost of independent living in Cherokee, WI

The average cost of senior living in Cherokee is $2,183 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Marshfield, WI with an average of $1,602 per month.

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

Cherokee, WI
$1,911/mo
$1,911/mo

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

Cherokee, WI
$1,911/mo
U.S. national average
$4,095/mo

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

$4,030/mo
Independent Living
$1,911/mo

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

Studio
$4,290/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,390/mo

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What families are saying about independent living in Cherokee

Recent reviews for independent living in Cherokee

The Waterford at Colby

4.1
Moving our parents to assisted living was a huge change which they were skeptical toward. However in two months they've become very pleased as have myself and my 8 siblings. Thank you.

Stoney River Marshfield

4.4
Activities are great, so much to do and so helpful. From [name removed] to [name removed], nurses. To much fish, needs better cooks, to many people with memory issues. Need more info for the flu shots, and boosters and votes. Very safe here

Aster Retirement Community of Marshfield

4.3
Aster Retirement Community Of Marshfield is going well. I will say their communications skills are lacking there. They don't seem to pass information on from staff member to staff member. There have been some issues with meds. I am just going to have to have a meeting with them regarding the ...
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Cherokee independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Cherokee independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Cherokee, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Cherokee independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Cherokee partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Cherokee, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
12.5%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
12.5%
32.6%
No sugar
No sugar
12.5%
30.1%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
25%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
12.5%
7.3%
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Availability of select dining options in Cherokee independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Cherokee communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Cherokee, WINational
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
12.5%
41.6%
Room service
Room service
12.5%
35.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
12.5%
16.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Cherokee independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Cherokee offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Cherokee, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
12.5%
43.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
12.5%
27%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
12.5%
47.2%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
12.5%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
25%
52.9%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
12.5%
36.1%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
12.5%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
12.5%
45.7%
Live performances
Live performances
12.5%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
12.5%
30.8%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
12.5%
45.2%
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Waterford at Colby, Stoney River Marshfield and Stoney River Assisted Living and Memory Care are the top-rated independent living facilities near Cherokee, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 8 independent living facilities near Cherokee, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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