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Photo of The Woods
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4 reviews
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The woods has given awesome care to our father. Could not ask for a better place. Our family has peace of mind knowing dad is well cared for.
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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11 Photo available
9.2
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42 reviews
9.2
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I would tell others looking that the staff is very friendly and patient with those who are a little rough on the edges. Aside from a walk through, the room sizes /amenities are clearly written up so there...
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.
Library Square is a Sinceri Senior Living community in the heart of West Allis, Wisconsin. With friendly neighbors such as the West Allis Public Library, the West Allis Senior Center, and the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, seniors can enjoy numerous lifestyle activities in our community or around...
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9.0
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15 reviews
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15 reviews
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I live here and I am glad that I do. Everyone is very friendly and the place is clean. Staff cares. There is always something to do or someone to talk to or if I want to be alone I can do that too. My...
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.
Discover the epitome of senior living at Hart Park Square, nestled in the heart of picturesque Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Our community offers a perfect blend of serene tranquility along the beautiful River Parkway, coupled with convenient proximity to the vibrant Tosa Village, featuring a plethora of...
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9.0
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14 reviews
9.0
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Our experience with Villa St. Francis was for respite care and what we liked the most about this community is the staff. They took care of our loved one and helped her stay safe and comfortable during her...
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.
Villa St. Francis is nestled in a well-established and well maintained residential area on Milwaukee’s South Side and is sponsored by the Felician Sisters. The hallways are spacious and well lit with built in handrails for your safety and stability. Each private apartment is equipped with a...
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8.9
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30 reviews
8.9
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30 reviews
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I really enjoy spending time in the Bistro to do my Crossword puzzles and socialize. I love the Bingo two times per week. The food is very good, the Community is clean and you would not find better staff.
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.
Situated in Milwaukee's North Shore near the serene Milwaukee River with Lake Michigan just a few miles away, Heartis Village North Shore is a beautiful backdrop for continuing a life well lived in a community where residents enjoy upscale apartments and amenities offer endless opportunities to...
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2020 Photos available
8.9
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37 reviews
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37 reviews
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My brother and I frequently talk about how pleased dad is and how pleased we are that he's at Layton Terrace. Staff is very friendly. The common areas are being remodeled and it looks great. Apartments...
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.
Layton Terrace is a Laureate Group senior living community committed to serving those in Greenfield, Wisconsin. Many throughout Southeastern Milwaukee come to Layton Terrace because it’s in the heart of it all — 84SOUTH and Southridge Mall for shopping and restaurants, nearby beautiful parks, and...
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8.9
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45 reviews
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My experience with Hickory Park was great..[name removed] , the PR person couldn't have been better...the apartment was lovely...very clean and well cared for. My church friend,(88 years old,) was happy...
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.
Hickory Park Independent & Assisted Living in Greenfield, WI, is conveniently in Milwaukee County. Bordering on Hales Corners, Greendale, West Allis, New Berlin and Franklin, this thriving village is the fourth largest community in Milwaukee County. Minutes away from shopping, doctor's...
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8.6
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18 reviews
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My Dad never got out of bed during his respite stay. So no activities. It's difficult to answer because I live in AZ and only saw my Dad In Harbor Chase a couple of times. Two visits to milw and maybe...
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.
HarborChase is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in Shorewood, Wisconsin. Our community provides a wide range of care levels for seniors living in and around the Northshore area. With beautiful interior design, along with close proximity to Shorewood's fabulous parks, shops,...
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1515 Photos available
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15 reviews
8.2
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15 reviews
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My father has been at Laurel Oaks for 5 years now. He's always been very happy there. As his primary caretaker I've had a much greater peace of mind about his well being since he's been at Laurel Oaks. The...
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.
Laurel Oaks is a Sinceri senior living community in a quiet Glendale, Wisconsin neighborhood. Those who live in our community experience a Milwaukee North Shore lifestyle with the convenience and peace of mind that a senior living community setting offers. Choose to easily explore the cultural...
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33 Photos available
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7 reviews
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Acess to Old Town in Wauwastosa is a 15 minute walk. Traiils to the Country Grounds lead from the Harwood Campus. Garden plots available to all residents. Some apartments have acess to the grounds or...
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.
Harwood Place Retirement Community is nestled on 15 acres of natural beauty, set back from the main roads and cushioned by woodlands. Located blocks from the heart of Wauwatosa (get directions) we're minutes from fine restaurants, great shopping, entertainment, churches and the regional medical...
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Photo of Eastcastle Place, a CCRC
1818 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
8.0
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20 reviews
8.0
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20 reviews
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I’ve had a client that lived at EastCastle Place for the over 10 yrs. It was a home away from home for the couple. They were able to be social and active. Staff was very hands on. Facility is very...
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.
For 135 years and counting, Eastcastle Place has been a beautifully welcoming senior living community in the heart of Milwaukee’s East Side. What makes life rich is all within reach — from the lake and your favorite spots on Downer Avenue to the friend next door who shares your love of life. With...
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Photo of Oak Park Place Wauwatosa
99 Photos available
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58 reviews
8.0
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58 reviews
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Review from our experience in June 2023 - There were multiple changes in management while we were there. The current Director had only been there for a few months before my mom passed, so I don't know if...
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.
A new beginning awaits at Oak Park Place in Wauwatosa. It's centrally located just west of Milwaukee off I 94 and the U.S 45 freeway, close to anywhere and everywhere in the Milwaukee metro area! Our nursing home is great due to the amenities, the staff, and the friendly, cozy community...
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Photo of Clement Manor
1010 Photos available
8.0
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My dad has not had one complaint since he has moved in here. He toured this facility 3 times, he enjoyed that the room sizes were big and the meals were fantastic. I would say the friendliness and...
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.
If you or a loved one are looking for a caring, vibrant senior community, Clement Manor is the perfect choice. With a highly experienced staff, newly remodeled facility and a wide range of amenities, our goal is to provide ongoing care that goes above and beyond. You have options. Our continuum...
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1717 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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I would recommend other families come check it out. It's clean. The staff are very friendly. And overall it's a nice place for my loved one.
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.
Lexington Heritage is a charming 20-unit Assisted Living Community located in Greenfield, Wisconsin, offering seniors the opportunity to enjoy their current lifestyle and maintain independence in a quaint setting. Choose between studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Within each...
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Photo of Azura Assisted Living and Memory Care of Fox Point
2525 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.9
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36 reviews
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36 reviews
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The staff, cleanliness, warmth and activities make Azura a very special place for people with Alzheimer's disease. There are a few people who could improve their attitude, but on a whole the staff is...
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.
At Azura Assisted Living and Memory Care of Fox Point, we promise each resident will experience a personalized MOSAIC of exceptional care and engagement, based on our core values: RESPECT, RECOVERY, INNOVATION, RETAIN, and BE EXCEPTIONAL.Our Fox Point community is purposefully designed to meet...
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Photo of Heartis Village of BrookfieldCommunity card badge
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9.6
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38 reviews
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38 reviews
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As with many facilities, the good workers are truly amazing, but weekends & shift changes leave them understaffed. The temps are often cranky or lazy. For well over $700/month, I don't appreciate it when it...
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.
At our Heartis Village communities, we celebrate life, individuality, growth, learning, diversity, social prosperity and overall well-being. When you hear the term “Vibrant Life!” from a staff member or a resident, you’ll notice the phrase is encased with excitement and enthusiasm. That’s...
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1616 Photos available
1212 Floor plans available
9.5
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34 reviews
9.5
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34 reviews
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5's across the board. This place is amazing and my mother loves it. I'm so happy with ProHealth Regency in Brookfield. We would wholeheartedly recommend ProHealth Regency Senior Living to other families.
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.
ProHealth Regency Senior Communities - Brookfield has been serving seniors in Waukesha County for nearly 30 years. Regency – Brookfield senior living apartments and assisted living facility has it all – an incredible 23-acre campus that overlooks a quiet conservancy area with walking trails and...
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2525 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
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[name removed], the nurse is always very responsive to our questions. As far as food goes, they need to serve it warm to begin with. By the time it makes its way to Wirth House it's warm at best and often...
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.
At Azura, we recognize that every part of a person’s day creates a beautiful MOSAIC that when properly put together supports them to live vibrantly. Using our MOSAIC philosophy, we strive to ensure that we know how we can personalize each resident’s care and find moments of joy to enhance their...
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9.2
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24 reviews
9.2
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24 reviews
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My mom is very pleased & happy that she living there & so are we- excellent food served- great activities & newly remodeled looks fantastic.
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.
Howard Village is a Laureate Group senior living community in St. Francis, Wisconsin. Many people at Howard Village come from the communities on Milwaukee’s South Shore, choosing to stay in the area where they have worked, raised their families, and maintained their close friends. It’s an active...
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1717 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
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9.1
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113 reviews
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113 reviews
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Harbour Village has taken the place of my home, that I am not able to live in anymore. The staff and residents are very welcoming and make you feel like belong
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.
Harbour Village is a senior living community in Greendale, Wisconsin that provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services to senior citizens.With a convenient location just outside Milwaukee, Harbour Village retirement community in Greendale offers independent living,...
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Photo of ProHealth Care Regency Senior Communities - New Berlin
1010 Photos available
1414 Floor plans available
8.9
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29 reviews
8.9
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29 reviews
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I am currently a resident at ProHealth Care Regency New Berlin and everything has been great for me, so far. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The staff, meals and activities are also great. I...
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.
Regency New Berlin's 31 acre campus is ideally situated, midway between Waukesha and Milwaukee, close to many stores, restaurants and entertainment choices.  The campus'  innovative floor plan is interconnected and user friendly with multi levels of care available.You'll find every...
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8.3
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75 reviews
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I would say that the staff and residents are friendly and helpful, however, the executive director is very slow to return phone calls and emails. A second attempt is always required and it still takes about...
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.
Our senior living community in Menomonee Falls, WI, is a warm, lively environment where our residents get compassionate care and help with their daily routine. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to...
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Photo of Clifden Court Assisted Living and Memory Care
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8.2
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11 reviews
8.2
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11 reviews
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I would say I am overall satisfied. Workers could be a little more attentive and wish they had an alternative menu. We picked this community because, it was close to my home and her hospice worker continues...
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.
Nestled in historic Greendale, Wisconsin, Clifden Court North is an assisted living community that focuses on quality of life by providing extraordinary care. From local treasures such as Trimborn Farm and the Victorian Era State Historic Site to the newly remodeled Southridge Mall, your home...
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2525 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
8.0
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46 reviews
8.0
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46 reviews
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Heritage Elm Grove takes great care of my dad. The staff is caring and responsive. The facility has a comfortable and welcoming feel to it. Staff is engaged.
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.
Heritage Elm Grove assisted living community, located in Elm Grove, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, specializes in assisted living, enhanced assisted living, and memory care, making it a great option for people with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. The community sits along tree-lined...
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1515 Photos available
7.9
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54 reviews
7.9
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54 reviews
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We chose Village at the Falls initially because they promised and stated responsibility. Unfortunately, they are always short staffed. My wife and I can handle it, but many others can't. Residents here...
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.
Village at the Falls provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Village at the Falls was built in 2005 in pleasant Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, the state's largest village. In the shadow of the beautiful Menomonee River, and with all the big-city attractions of...
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Cost of independent living in Milwaukee, WI

The average cost of senior living in Milwaukee is $3,263 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Greendale, WI with an average of $3,167 per month.

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

Milwaukee, WI
$3,263/mo
$3,279/mo

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

Milwaukee, WI
$3,263/mo
U.S. national average
$3,996/mo

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

$4,454/mo
Independent Living
$3,263/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,402/mo
Studio
$4,799/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,904/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,531/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Milwaukee over time

Milwaukee, WIWI stateNational

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What families are saying about independent living in Milwaukee

Recent reviews for independent living in Milwaukee

Oak Park Place - Oak Creek

4.5
My experience with Oak Park Place has been terrific, from my first tour, through the prep & support for move-in, and to now - the current care and programs for my Mom. She loves the quiet of her apartment, the activities, she says the food is good, and the staff really are there for her when ...
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LakeHouse Menomonee in Menomonee Falls, WI

4.8
The staff members are all definitely friendly, and we do think they offer good activities. We think it is nicely ran, everyone there is very nice. We would recommend this community to a family or friend.

Heritage at Deer Creek in New Berlin, WI

5.0
This is a nice place in a nice area. I would highly recommend Heritage at Deer Creek to others for their loved ones. The staff have always been able to get answers to me about my questions or concerns. Concerts, group meetings, games, and more are some of the activities available for the ...
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Milwaukee independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Milwaukee independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Milwaukee, 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 Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Milwaukee, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
13.4%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
26.1%
32.7%
No sugar
No sugar
24.2%
30.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
27.4%
31.9%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
3.8%
7.4%
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Availability of select dining options in Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Milwaukee, WINational
Professional chef
Professional chef
24.8%
34.8%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
30.6%
41.7%
Room service
Room service
18.5%
35.3%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
9.6%
16.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Milwaukee, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
31.2%
43.5%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
21.7%
27.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
19.7%
31.4%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
47.8%
47.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
35%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
48.4%
53%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
29.3%
41.3%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
23.6%
36.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
22.9%
40%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
35%
45.8%
Live performances
Live performances
34.4%
45.4%
Dances
Dances
18.5%
30.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
22.3%
38.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
34.4%
45.3%
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Related senior services in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Milwaukee is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Milwaukee include MCTS, Lake Express High Speed Ferry, and Amtrak Hiawatha. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Milwaukee has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

Milwaukee offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Ascension Columbia St Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee and Aurora St Lukes Medical Center.

Best known for famous breweries and Brewers baseball, Milwaukee is a thriving city rich in cultural and historical attractions. Residents can spend their days exploring the many sights, flavors, and sounds of the Historic Third Ward, a revitalized warehouse district home to eclectic eateries, unique boutiques, and remarkable art. Whether it’s picking produce and gaining culinary knowledge in the Milwaukee Public Market or touring the famed Pabst Mansion, there’s plenty to see and do in Milwaukee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Oak Hill Terrace, Azura Assisted Living and Memory Care of Fox Point and StoryPoint Mequon are the top-rated independent living facilities near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

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