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It's a beautiful facility and very clean. I liked the wide hallways and open spaces. The bathroom was very accessible. I liked the country setting with southern exposure. The head chef had been in 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.
The Koselig House Assisted Living and Memory CareNamed in honor of our owner's beloved Grandmother Marion, The Koselig House is the premiere provider of Assisted Living and Memory Care in DeForest, Wisconsin. Our team provides round-the-clock specialized care for seniors looking for assistance...
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I give all categories a 5. My dad really likes it there. The only thing he complains about is the van/bus they use to take trips. It's super old and has no shocks so the old folks are tossed around and could...
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.
Heritage of Portage is an assisted living community located in the town of Portage, Wisconsin. Portage is practically the picture of a traditional mid western small town, where school aged kids enjoy little league baseball in the spring and soccer in the fall, families gather at the park for...
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Everything about Parkside is and has been 5/5 only because the scale does not allow for a higher number! Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE is treating my family members thoughtfully, respectfully and kindly. ...
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.
Parkside Independent and Assisted Living in De Forest, WI, is located just 10 minutes north of Madison, WI. With its rich farmland, and rolling hills, De Forest is an up and coming community that is experiencing continuous growth — making it a desirable area for families. Residents who live at...
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They were AMAZING. My mom was not here very long, but they really treated her like their own. A few of the staff members cried just as hard as we did when she passed away. We knew that if for some reason...
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.
Sienna Crest of Waunakee is a full service facility located in a small town of the heartland. We have caring staff with decades of combined experience that will treat your family like their own. Our friendly residents will welcome your loved one during our group activities and outings. Sienna...
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The staff at The Legacy of DeForest have been great. There has been lots of turnover in the kitchen help. The housekeeping is good. The activities are great. I would recommend The Legacy of Deforest to...
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.
The Legacy of DeForest, open since 2019, strives to provide each resident with a unique living environment that promotes and supports each resident's dignity, individuality, independence, self determination, privacy and choice.The community is located in a serene location in DeForest, Wisconsin,...
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Our House Assisted Care is very homey. The staff is very supportive to each individual resident. They are very friendly to each person. The food is good. There is just a lack of fresh fruit. I also noticed...
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 Lodi 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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It would be nice if all the units had a bathtub/shower combo. Grab bars in the showers should also be installed in all the showers. They allow smoking, but that will be phased out beginning in July. The...
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.
Williamstown Bay DeForest is an independent apartment home community of older adults, age 55 and over, located in the growing community of DeForest. We are convenient to shopping and the local senior center which offers daily meals and activities. DeForest offers small town living with easy...
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My loved one's stay at Artisan is going great! The facility is well maintained and the staff is friendly. My loved one's needs are catered to, and they can participate in many activities. I also found that...
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.
Sage Meadow De Forest provides quality care through our Assisted Living and Memory Care programs. All the Artisan communities are intimate with a friendly atmosphere and caring staff.Your monthly fee will include ; Three delicious home cooked meals per day , housekeeping and laundry services,...
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The cleanliness is good. The food is okay, there is no complaints. It would be nice if they offered activities, for the residents. We picked this community, because it's close to my home, and seemed like 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.
Hamilton Park Place is an assisted living community in Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Portage is a quiet historic town located north of Madison and right outside their metropolitan area. The area offers a large assortment of shopping centers and restaurants, and easy access to Interstate 39...
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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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Photo of Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Portage
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We feel at the moment there are not enough activities for the residents to do. They do have bingo, but there just isn't enough to stimulate the residents. The communication could be better, we do know they...
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.
For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Portage 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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Our mom has dementia and has been there a few years now. The office staff and most of the employees are very good with her. She loves the feeling of living on her own and being able to have her dear cat...
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 Apartments in Portage, WI offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of living in a community environment while maintaining independence and privacy. All Our House Senior Living RCAC Apartments offer a full complement of amenities and services including private apartments with...
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There are multiple different things offered here like independent living, assisted living, higher levels of care and even a rehab unit and that was something we like. There are plenty of activities going on...
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.
Welcome to Waunakee Manor, a Continuing Care Retirement Community serving the Greater Madison area since 1974. At Waunakee Manor, we strive to ensure that throughout all of life’s stages, we’ve got you covered. We offer senior living solutions across the Continuum of Care ranging from short term...
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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.
As a premier 13 bed assisted living facility we offer the best care to all residents in our home at affordable rates. We take pride in providing an enriching environment for all so they can thrive during their senior years. This environment includes nothing but high quality care, enriching...
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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.
Country Terrace of Wisconsin in Poynette (208 W. North Street) is a 13 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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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.
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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.
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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.
The Ridges Memory Care will give you everything that you need if you are dealing with memory related ailments. Some of these ailments might include Alzheimer's disease and dementia. These are the types of ailments that people end up dealing with for the rest of their lives, which is why it's...
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The facility is huge and has a great community environment quality. The staff and doctors are very informative,
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.
Serenity Homes is located in the Village of DeForest, just north of Madison. The facility is compromised of two homes of 15 beds each, with different levels of care so residents are able to age-in-place without the disruption of another relocation. If you are old enough to remember life in the...
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.
The Phoenix 55+ Adult Community consists of 44 income eligible apartment homes to those who meet income requirements. Conveniently located in downtown Portage at the intersection of West Cook Street (Hwy33) and DeWitt Street (Hwy 51), shopping, restaurants and other amenities are right outside...
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A Place For Mom provided me with a list of places to visit and the contact information to schedule a tour of the facilities for my parents. We were very impressed with the Jefferson Square senior community....
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.
Jefferson Square is a 55 and older life lease community located on a 9 acre parcel.  We have 62 units and a clubhouse.  Each unit consists of 2 bedrooms, attached garage, four season porch, appliances and a gas fireplace.  Each unit is approximately 1440 square feet all...
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.
An affordable luxury apartment home community built on the promise of independent, carefree living for seniors 55 years and better. With many reasons to enjoy life and have peace of mind. Professionally managed by Horizon which develops, builds and manages apartment homes for seniors that are...
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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: 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
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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 Portage, Wisoconsin, Deer Run Apartments makes for an ideal living location for the elderly. Operating as exclusive senior housing, we provide a beautiful place to live for elders who want to live independently. We ensure that your loved ones are well cared for regardless of their...

Cost of independent living in Poynette, WI

The average cost of senior living in Poynette is $4,234 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include West Baraboo, WI with an average of $2,951 per month.

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

Poynette, WI
$4,234/mo
$4,117/mo
$4,244/mo

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

Poynette, WI
$4,234/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

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

$4,584/mo
Independent Living
$4,234/mo

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

Semi-Private
$2,995/mo
Studio
$4,664/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,604/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,256/mo

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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 Poynette

Recent reviews for independent living in Poynette

Brookdale Middleton Century Avenue

5.0
Thrilled with the care and attention my Mother received while at this Brookdale. It felt like I was pet of a family! The food is wonderful and I enjoyed that when visiting. They also have fun activities for residents and their family members. Thanks for all you did and I would highly suggest ...
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Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge Independent Living Apartments a CCRC in Madison, WI

4.0
The week day staff is compassionate and well trained and employed by Oakwood. The weekend staff is hired from an agency and the care and compassion is lacking. They are working on fixing this but claim there are not enough people interested in this type of work.

Coventry Village in Madison, WI

4.4
We chose Coventry Village because of their availability and responsiveness. Staff met with us almost immediately when we contacted them. The people are really nice, but the overall place seems to be under-resourced.

Poynette independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Poynette independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Poynette, 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 Poynette 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 Poynette partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Poynette, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
11.8%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
26.5%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
23.5%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
17.6%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
2.9%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Poynette 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 Poynette communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Poynette, WINational
Professional chef
Professional chef
8.8%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
11.8%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
8.8%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
5.9%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Poynette 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 Poynette offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Poynette, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
20.6%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
14.7%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
14.7%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
47.1%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
44.1%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
64.7%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
20.6%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
17.6%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
17.6%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
29.4%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
38.2%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
23.5%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
8.8%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
29.4%
45.1%
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