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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Rio, WI

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Photo of The Meadows of Fall River
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I would give the Meadows of Fall River a 5 in all of the categories you listed. This has been a wonderful place for my mom! She has done extremely well, At The Meadows, and her level of care has been great!...
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 quality of a care home all depends on the staff running it. Caring, compassionate staff should work around the clock to make sure that the resident is happy and healthy. The Meadows Assisted Living of Fall River, Wisconsin is one of the nicest care homes in the entire state. Fall River itself...
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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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My mother is very happy with her stay at Continental manor! The facility is clean, and the staff are sure to care for her correctly. My mother also loves to participate in activities; so much that I feel...
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.
Nursing homes are many things to many people. Whatever your needs, our goal is to provide compassionate nursing care in a clean, comfortable setting where you will feel at home. Individualized attention begins as soon as you are admitted, and our skilled nurses meet with you regularly to discuss...
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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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Photo of Home Again Assisted Living Columbus
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We picked this community because it was smaller in size, and more personal. The facility is clean, is staffed appropriately and [name removed] loves her room and the food.
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.
Our beautiful Columbus Assisted Living Facility is crafted in warm earthy colors in a beautiful Prairie style charm. This location has unique features like an on-site chef, in-house beauty salon, remote patient monitoring and security system, and the latest in assisted living...
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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...
Photo of Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Portage
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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
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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.
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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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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Photo of Harmony Manor
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.
Photo of The Ohana House
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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...
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.
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...
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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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.
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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+ Farnham Village offers an affordable home for seniors. Located in historic Columbus, these one bedroom, ranch style apartment homes feature lots of closet space, off street parking, and laundry facilities. Small pets are welcome. Rental assistance is available.Friendly...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes
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.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Tivoli is a community within our community.Tivoli is an exceptional residential facility. It is a place with modern and comfortable amenities for residents and visitors alike. Built in late 2010, each Tivoli community within features special staff, services and amenities to meet residents'...
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.
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...
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 staff was friendly and really knew what they were doing. Very satisfied. Would give a very positive rating.
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.
Larson House in Columbus, Wisconsin is an assisted living center with one and two bedroom apartments that provides quality care to the elderly. They accept all kinds of payment for insurance including Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurances. Each room or suite has many amenities. We have a 24...
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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.
Photo of Maple Ridge Elderly Care
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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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...

Cost of independent living in Rio, WI

The average cost of senior living in Rio is $4,433 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Markesan, WI with an average of $2,475 per month.

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

Rio, WI
$4,433/mo
$4,798/mo

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

Rio, WI
$4,433/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

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

$4,047/mo
Independent Living
$4,433/mo

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

Semi-Private
$2,995/mo
Studio
$4,283/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,638/mo
2 Bedroom
$3,950/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 Rio

Recent reviews for independent living in Rio

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.

Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Portage

4.0
My mother is having a hard time adjusting to this community, but I do feel she is in good hands, This is a good community with kind people . The staff is kind, and trying their best to help her adjust. They have nice activities, and good meals available for the residents. They do a good job ...
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Eden Vista Madison

4.0
It was a great community for somebody who is still more mobile and who wants to have engagement. Unfortunately my loved one was a little more declined and just needed more assistance than some of the other residents.

Rio independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Rio independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Rio, 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 Rio 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 Rio partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Rio, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
7.7%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
23.1%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
19.2%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
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31.8%
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Availability of select dining options in Rio 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 Rio communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Rio, WINational
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
7.7%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
7.7%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
3.8%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Rio 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 Rio offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Rio, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
11.5%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
11.5%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
3.8%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
46.2%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
34.6%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
57.7%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
19.2%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
11.5%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
7.7%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
23.1%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
30.8%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
11.5%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
3.8%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
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