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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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I think it's been very good for my aunt. She's a very social person and having other people around has made her much more active. I'm not sure about the level of care, sometimes she says they're very good,...
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.
Applegate Terrace has been serving it's community for close to 14 years. We are a 53 bed Assisted Living Community with an 8 bed Memory unit. Applegate Terrace and Reflections is located blocks away from Aspirus Wausau Hospital. We are also attached to a skilled nursing facility known as Wausau...
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We needed to get our loved one out of a previous community very quickly, and when we called Stoney River they made the move happen within hours - from then we have been very impressed. Our mother loves 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.
Dedicated to Good LivingOur longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Stoney River Assisted Living and Memory Care community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved...
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I think they do a very nice job at Aster Retirement Community. The staff is friendly and hardworking, and the facility itself seems like a nice place. They've got a good variety of activities and events, and...
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.
Tenants of the Aster Assisted Living of Marshfield enjoy a lifestyle that connects contemporary elegance, tradition and the historic spirit of Marshfield! Consisting of 53 assisted living suites, the Aster of Marshfield provides a comfortable neighborhood setting, accented by manicured flower...
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I don't have one bad thing to say about the facility. When I need a place to go I can only hope they are still open. The management was VERY understanding, compassionate, empathetic, and kind. Very...
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.
Wellington Place at Rib Mountain 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...
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Mountain Terrace was outstanding. My mom was only there for two months. The staff was wonderful. The staff knew our name and returned phone calls. They were great. They could have done a better job with the...
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.
Mountain Terrace Senior Living offers everything you need for a vibrant life and assurance for the future. We're conveniently located in Wausau, WI with a beautiful view of Rib Mountain. The senior lifestyle at Mountain Terrace includes an abundance of services, where you can enjoy...
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almost as good as home. I don't have to do a think they do everything for me. Nice after working your whole life to have someone take care of you
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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First, the staff never seem to be mean to staff or inconsiderate or condescending. They seem to treat them with respect. We have had challenges with over charging mom, not being easy to talk with anyone...
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.
Basic Services for our residents include a Private suite, Health Status Monitoring, Three Home Cooked Meals Daily, Snacks Upon Request, Routine Housekeeping and Laundry Services, 24-hour Security and Staff Availability, Emergency Call System in Each Unit, Health Promotion and Exercise Programs,...
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.
People who live in East Side Apartments enjoy the luxurious accommodations and beautiful views offered. That's not where it stops. These tenants also enjoy the fact that they are cared for around the clock by senior living care professionals who will help you live the life that you have always...
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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, 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: 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.
When looking for apartments for your elderly parents it can be hard to choose the best place for them. Some of the things you want to make sure the apartments have is clean and easy to maintain apartments, caring staff, and beautiful grounds.Parkview apartments has beautiful grounds and spacious...
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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.
At Copperleaf Assisted Living of Marathon, our philosophy of care is unique to Assisted Living and Memory Care. By providing the finest in personal care, supportive services, and leisure activities, we strive to create a supportive environment for older individuals who cannot live alone, but do...
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: 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.
Plisch Street Apartments are senior apartments that are located in the small town of Athens, Wisconsin, which lies in Marathon county. The town is peaceful and quaint, with a walk-up ice cream shop that serves up burgers as well as sweet treats, and a beautiful, wooded park. The fair comes to...
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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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.
Welcome Home to Wyndham Senior Villas!At Wyndham Senior Villas in Marshfield, WI, we are pleased to offer affordable apartment housing for adults 55 and better and people with disabilities.
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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.
Designed for persons: 62+ This centrally located apartment community is designed especially for seniors who enjoy their independence and an active community. Each apartment home has a private patio/balcony and generous closet space. Upham Village features an on-site beauty/barber shop, beautiful...
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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...
Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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.
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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The description is not correct at all. The apartments are very nice 1 bedroom apartments. The halls could use some décor. There is a community room that is nice.
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.
Maplewood apartments is located in beautiful Taylor, Michigan near the scenic banks of majestic Lake Erie. Residents here enjoy the safety and security of an exceptional community designed with their needs in mind. Our dedicated staff are professional and attentive to the needs of all our...
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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.
The Pinewood Apartments is senior housing community located in the cozy little town of Mosinee. You will find this hidden gem tucked away in Marathon County, Wisconsin. Here you can escape the smog and hurried pace of city life to pause and breathe the fresh pine air that makes this place an...

Cost of independent living in Fenwood, WI

The average cost of senior living in Fenwood is $2,251 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Marshfield, WI with an average of $1,602 per month.

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

Fenwood, WI
$2,251/mo
$2,524/mo
$2,150/mo

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

Fenwood, WI
$2,251/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

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

$4,056/mo
Independent Living
$2,251/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,950/mo
Studio
$5,378/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,390/mo

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What families are saying about independent living in Fenwood

Recent reviews for independent living in Fenwood

Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Wausau

5.0
I will never be able to convey my gratitude for [name removed], [name removed] and the entire Our House Team. The care they have shown for my loved one is unbeatable.

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

Fenwood independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Fenwood independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Fenwood, 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 Fenwood 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 Fenwood partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Fenwood, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
2.4%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
9.5%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
9.5%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
9.5%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
4.8%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Fenwood 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 Fenwood communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Fenwood, WINational
Professional chef
Professional chef
2.4%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
2.4%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
7.1%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
7.1%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Fenwood 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 Fenwood offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Fenwood, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
14.3%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
7.1%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
4.8%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
9.5%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
14.3%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
23.8%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
7.1%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
4.8%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
7.1%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
11.9%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
11.9%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
2.4%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
4.8%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
11.9%
45.1%
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Birchwood Highlands Apartments 55+, The Waterford at Colby and Stoney River Marshfield are the top-rated independent living facilities near Fenwood, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 52 independent living facilities near Fenwood, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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