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It has been a blessing to my parents. They are very well taken care of and the employees are very caring! I do not give 5's because no place can be perfect, but my parents are extremely happy.
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.
Retirement Community of Nekoosa is an assisted living community located in Nekoosa, WI. The city of Nekoosa is located in Wood County and is home to about 2,600 people. Nekoosa is a small city known for its local shops and stores where residents can take leisure walks in the area to run their...
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Upon entering The Waterford, we've found a clean and calm and friendly environment. So far, staff have been very responsive to our questions and concerns and we've found our parents to be well cared for.
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.
Count on thoughtful amenities and convenient services at The Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community offers a helping hand to residents who may appreciate assistance with the activities of daily living. We provide quality care that allows seniors to remain as...
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River Run is a great place but [name removed] is regressing at a fast rate. River Run functions mostly like a senior living apartment. She didn't eat her meals, she preferred microwave dinners and she did...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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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Our experience with Our House Assisted Living has been a very positive one! The people here are friendly and professional, and they take great care of the residents. They're very very caring people. I've...
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 Wisconsin Rapids 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),...
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I like it very much. The woman who runs the facility does an excellent job. They seem to be short staffed, especially on the weekends. The communication with the staff has been good. I think they need more...
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.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
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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
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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: 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: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
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
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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Wellington Place was one of several choices we had narrowed our search down to for placement of my mother-in-law. The staff we encountered on our visits just seemed a bit more friendly and helpful than the...
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 Wellington Place 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...

Cost of independent living in Nekoosa, WI

The average cost of senior living in Nekoosa is $3,180 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Auburndale, WI with an average of $2,427 per month.

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

Nekoosa, WI
$3,180/mo

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

Nekoosa, WI
$3,180/mo
U.S. national average
$4,002/mo

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

$3,687/mo
Independent Living
$3,180/mo

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

Studio
$5,620/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,800/mo

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What families are saying about independent living in Nekoosa

Recent reviews for independent living in Nekoosa

Care Partners Assisted Living-Stevens Point

4.8
Started in [date removed] contacting over 10 different facilities. In [date removed] we were ready to place. Care Partners was one of the few facilities that returned calls and set up tours quickly. We toured 4 facilities and loved chose this location. A mature building nestled in a magnificent ...
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Sylvan Crossings of Stevens Point

5.0
The supervisor and staff have been super friendly and very watchful over my loved one. We are welcome any time. Just like family.It has been an awesome life change for my cousin. He loves it there. No problems. They understand Huntington disease. Can not say enough good about the care and staff.

Cranberry Court Assisted Living in Wisconsin Rapids, WI

5.0
I would reccomend Cranberry Court to anyone who is looking for an assisted living for their relative or friend.

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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The Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa Court and River Run Assisted Living are the top-rated independent living facilities near Nekoosa, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 21 independent living facilities near Nekoosa, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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