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Marathon County Independent Living Facilities | 97 Reviews

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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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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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I have been very pleased with Care Partners Assisted Living and Memory Care. We chose this facility because I was in a time crunch and they were very accommodating and receptive to our needs. The room sizes...
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.
Care Partners Assisted Living in Weston (5905 Delikowski Street) is a 20 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...
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We do not get to go inside occasionally however the bathrooms could be cleaned a little bit better. We do believe our loved one is getting really good care. There is not much activities going on because of...
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.
For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Wausau is the optimal lifestyle choice for assisted care. We provide a comfortable, caring and family-like atmosphere with three home-cooked meals a day (plus snacks), a robust...
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My Mother was given a 30 day letter of eviction from another facility and [name removed[ at Tender Reflections was Amazing. She evaluated my Mother and father right away. My Father and I toured the place...
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.
Tender Reflections:Our mission is to be the preferred assisted living provider specializing in memory care, offering value and encouraging independence in a fulfilling, nurturing, safe and supportive environment that exceeds our residents expectations, enrich the lives of those we serve and...
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Golf, lay poolside, walking trails in the summer..,snowshoe and cross country ski in the winter. The Reserve at Greenwood Hills is amazing. I’ve been a resident for a year and couldn’t be happier. Heated...
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 Reserve at Greenwood Hills Independent Living was founded on an innovative vision: to enhance the lives of our residents by offering apartments with every luxury of home, to enrich the lives of seniors through a comprehensive social activity program and to provide peace of mind through our...
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I don't have much direct contact with staff to comment. My parents seem happy and well adjusted. They have made friends and have many activities from which to select. The few minor issues were resolved...
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.
Birchwood Highlands is conveniently located in Weston, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site...
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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
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.
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,...
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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.
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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Photo of Copperleaf Assisted Living of Marathon
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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...
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I was overly pleased with how great of a fit this community was for my mother. The apartment we had rented for her was spotless upon move in and in great shape. She has a full kitchen so she can enjoy her...
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.
Tenant Eligibility: Senior 62 or older and/or disabled Rent: Based on 30% of adjusted income Rental Assistance: Yes Security Deposit: TTP (Total Tenant Payment) Security Deposit payment agreement offered: Yes - $50 down and 3 month installments Pets Allowed: Yes Pet Deposit: $300 — $50 down and...
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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.
Located in Rothschild, WI, the Cedar Creek 55+ Adult Community is situated just south of Wausau; abundant shopping, restaurants, and several medical centers are only a short drive away. The Cedar Creek Shopping Center, a cinema, and a large grocery store are only a short walk away, without even...
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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.
Located in Rothschild, WI, the Cedar Creek II 55+ Adult Community is situated just south of Wausau; abundant shopping, restaurants, and several medical centers are only a short drive away. The Cedar Creek Shopping Center, a cinema, and a large grocery store are only a short walk away. without...
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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.
Tenant Eligibility: Senior 62 or older and/or disabled Rent: Based on 30% of adjusted income Rental Assistance: Yes Security Deposit: TTP (Total Tenant Payment) Security Deposit payment agreement offered: Yes - $50 down and 3 month installments Pets Allowed: Yes Pet Deposit: $300 — $50 down and...
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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: 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
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.
At Copperleaf Assisted Living of Schofield, our philosophy of care is unique to Assisted Living. 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 not require...
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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.
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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...
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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 Village Cooperative is a new senior retirement community for senior living in Wausau - located south of Merrill Avenue in northwest Wausau near Highway 51, medical clinics, and shopping areas. It is a four story building with underground, heated parking and two elevators. It includes 72 one...
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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.
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,...
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They are keeping our loved one safe, healthy, and taken care of. We don't worry for his safety anymore.
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.
PROVIDING THE NEXT BEST THING TO HOME The Cedar Ridge Homes are single-story assisted living residences with seniors in mind. When living at home is no longer a safe or practical option, we offer an affordable, home-like atmosphere along with the assistance sometimes needed in our later adult...
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.

Cost of independent living in Marathon County, WI

The average cost of senior living in Marathon County is $2,374 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Marshfield, WI with an average of $1,854 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Marathon County, WI vs. nearby counties

Marathon County, WI
$2,374/mo
$2,406/mo

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

Marathon County, WI
$2,374/mo
U.S. national average
$4,002/mo

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

$3,976/mo
Independent Living
$2,374/mo

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

Studio
$5,825/mo
1 Bedroom
$1,143/mo
2 Bedroom
$1,369/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 families are saying about independent living in Marathon County

Recent reviews for independent living in Marathon County

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.

Rothschild Apartments

5.0
The community Rothschild Apartments is absolutely wonderful. I would recommend friends and family this place. My father really likes that he is able to get in direct contact with the main person in charge. It is clean and up-kept. At the moment he cooks his own meals but they do offer meal ...
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Applegate Terrace in Wausau, WI

5.0
What we really like about Applegate Terrace is that it's clean and comfortable and the staff are very warm and welcoming. Based on the experience we have had so far we would recommend this community to other families.

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
Complete guide to independent living
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Birchwood Highlands Apartments 55+, Applegate Terrace and Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen are the top-rated independent living facilities near Marathon County, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 41 independent living facilities near Marathon County, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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