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Photo of HeatherWood Assisted Living and Memory Care
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It was clear there are staffing shortages. The longer term staff really knew their jobs and care was very good. Shorter term staff were often clueless. The facility presents well & is clean. I felt it is a...
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.
We are truly a family at HeatherWood Assisted Living and Memory Care and we warmly welcome you to experience the good people who live and work here. Our team believes if you do the right things, the right things happen. We understand that caring is what makes us human, and we work with passion...
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Truly love the home. Staff is great, caring and understanding of families. Our dad very much enjoys the meals and friendly staff and other residents The only thing I would change is to have an overnight...
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.
Oakwood Hills provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. The moment you enter Oakwood Hills, you'll feel the relaxed grace, style and beauty that our residents cherish daily. A quiet home in the heart Eau Claire, you'll enjoy the convenience of being close to the...
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I had a hard time picking a place for my sister because everybody was so nice and helpful. I kept getting calls back from all 3 places that we were trying to decide from. I finally made my brother and sister...
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.
Our Mission: Working together as the primary senior care provider & resource, enriching the lives of older adults in the communities we serve. Milestone Senior Living provides Assisted Living options for seniors. We provide living accommodations to seniors who can no longer live in their own...
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Everything is a 5, except for maybe the meals, 4 since they lost their long time chef (still really good in comparison to the other 2 places they've been in!). The staff is lovely, the place is super clean...
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 Assisted Living is dedicated to nurturing the body, nurturing the spirit, and engaging the mind of each resident. In our community, residents live life with choice and dignity while having access to the assistance they need. We offer residents an independent and active lifestyle with...
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Value. Better pricing. Smaller facility But that's fine because my brother tends to keep to himself anyway so no need for a larger facility with more people as far as he is concerned.
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.
Oak Gardens Place is located in the small city of Altoona, Wisconsin, in an established tree-lined neighborhood. Our community is home like and full of light, warmth and laughter. Residents have ample opportunity to socialize in our large lounges, find new literary friends in our library or...
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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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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
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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.
Care Partners Assisted Living in Eau Claire (3325 Birch Street) is a 34 bed assisted living facility that offers a secure and home-like environment for our residents. It is located near medical facilities, as well as numerous shopping, dining and recreational facilities. The facility provides our...
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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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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.
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Photo of St Francis Apartments
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.
Photo of Orchard Hills Assisted Living
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.
Photo of Grace Edgewood-Assisted Living
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.
Photo of Mount Washington Residence
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.
Located in the town of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, The Mount Washington Residence assisted living community offers residents studio and one bedroom apartments. Some apartments offer wonderfully spacious living areas with full kitchens and private baths. Residents enjoy a lovely outdoor picnic area...
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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: 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.
Photo of Country Terrace Assisted Living-Altoona
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.
Photo of The Meadows at Otter Creek
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.
Photo of Care Partners Assisted Living (CP51)
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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: 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.
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.
Photo of Beehive Homes of Eau Claire
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.
Photo of Briarwood Cottages
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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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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.

What families are saying about independent living in Eau Claire

Recent reviews for independent living in Eau Claire

Oak Gardens Place in Altoona, WI

4.9
The friendliness of the staff members there gets a 5+. I would highly recommend Oak Gardens Place. The smaller community of residents made our mother feel at ease and safe. The staff genuinely care about their residents. Communication was great with us (the family).

HeatherWood Assisted Living and Memory Care in Eau Claire, WI

5.0
Recently my mother passed away. Her time at Heatherwood was only 4 months. During her stay her care was exceptional. The staff went over and above in her care. The management were so easy to work with. They made us all feel "at home." Would definitely recommend.

Comforts of Home - Menomonie

5.0
A place for mom was the best thing ever & we love comforts of home

Cost of independent living in Eau Claire, WI

The average cost of senior living in Eau Claire is 3789.82 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Fall Creek, WI with an average of 3591.37 per month.

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

Eau Claire, WI

$3,790/mo

Brackett, WI

$3,613/mo

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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HeatherWood Assisted Living and Memory Care, Holiday Oakwood Hills and Oak Gardens Place are the top rated independent living facilities near Eau Claire, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 36 independent living facilities near Eau Claire, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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