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Independent Living near Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Oak Hill Terrace

1805 Kensington Dr., Waukesha, WI 53188

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Oak Hill Terrace is a Laureate Group community for senior living in Waukesha, Wisconsin. You’ll feel like you’re part of a friendly neighborhood when you walk into Oak Hill Terrace. With easy access to the Fox River Sanctuary and the Glacial Drumlin Trail, we’re a close-knit community woven into...

Brookfield Highlands Apartments 55+

20825 George Hunt Circle, #708, Waukesha, WI 53186

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Brookfield Highlands is conveniently located in Waukesha, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails, nearby shopping and...

ProHealth Regency Senior Communities - Brookfield

777 North Brookfield Road, Brookfield, WI 53045

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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...

ProHealth Care Regency Senior Communities - New Berlin

13750 W. National Ave., New Berlin, WI 53151

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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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Parkwood Highlands Apartments 55+

13800 West Park Central Blvd, New Berlin, WI 53151

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Parkwood Highlands is conveniently located in New Berlin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the...

Hotel Lifestyle Senior Living - Brookfield

1005 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

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ProHealth Care Regency Senior Communities - Muskego

W181 S8540 Lodge Boulevard, Muskego, WI 53150

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Regency — Muskego is conveniently located near the intersection of Racine Avenue and Woods Road. Situated on 32 scenic acres and offering a private 3 acre lake, patios, gazebo and woods lining the campus, we offer full-service senior living with continuing care for mature adults aged 55...

Congregational Home Inc.

13900 W Burleigh Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

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Congregational Home is a non-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering a Rare Full Continuum of Care for seniors: Short-Term Subacute Rehabilitation, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing Home Care and Hospice Care – all under one roof. ...

Heritage of Muskego

S64 W13780 Janesville Road, Muskego, WI 53150

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Heritage Muskego is a state-of-the-art 108-unit community on Janesville Road that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care, allowing residents to age in place as their health care needs change. Opened in 2018, Heritage Muskego’s high-end units come...

Heritage Lake Country

2975 Village Square Drive, Hartland, WI 53029

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Heritage Lake Country in Hartland offers a wide array of community services and modern amenities. Our goal is to provide inspiration for active lifestyles, engaging the mind and spirit with an abundance of choices and social opportunities with our utmost respect. Independent, Assisted, Enhanced...

Layton Terrace

9200 West Layton Avenue, Greenfield, WI 53228

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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...

Hickory Park Senior Living

3933 S Prairie Hill Lane, Greenfield, WI 53228

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Hickory Park Independent & Assisted Living in Greenfield, WI, is in the center of the action 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,...

Library Square

1820 South 75th Street, West Allis, WI 53214

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Library Square is a Laureate Group 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...

Noble Senior Living at West Allis

7400 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis, WI 53214

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Noble Senior Living at West Allis is an assisted living and memory care community located just east of Interstates 94 and 894, in the heart of downtown West Allis, Wisconsin, and 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. West Allis is the home of Allis-Chalmers and the Wisconsin State Fair Park.Noble...

Highlands at Aero Park (Opening Summer 2021)

W197 N4848 Hickory St, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Those 55 and better are invited to embrace a more connected way of senior living at Highlands at Aero Park. From friendly neighbors to attentive team members, it’s our goal to create an independent senior community that you’re proud to call home.Located in the Village of Menomonee Falls and on...

Hart Park Square

6600 W. River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI 53213

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Hart Park Square is a Laureate Group senior living community located in the heart of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. You’ll experience the peaceful tranquility along beautiful River Parkway, yet you’re minutes away from Tosa Village shops, restaurants, grocery stores, parks, and churches. Our community has...

Luther Manor: A Life Plan Community

4545 N. 92nd Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53225

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Luther Manor’s Wauwatosa Life Plan Community offers a wide range of programs and services including Independent Living, Supportive Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, and Hospice Care.We know you have options. We are grateful that you’re considering Luther Manor for your...

Highlands at Wildwood Lake Apartments 55+

N77W17700 Lake Park Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Highlands at Wildwood Lake is conveniently located in Menomonee Falls, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails around our...

The Arboretum

W180 N7890 Town Hall Rd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Nestled on 16 acres of beautiful wooded land, The Arboretum provides studio, one and two bedroom independent and assisted living apartments. Many have outdoor balconies. There are a variety of different floor plans to choose from based on availability. The Arboretum is conveniently located near...

Foresthill Highlands Apartments 55+

8930 W Highland Park Ave, #109, Franklin, WI 53132

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Foresthill Highlands is conveniently located in Franklin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of...

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Waukesha, Wisconsin


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a balance between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with housekeeping. Basic chores such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they see fit, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are an assortment of expenditures and benefits to keep in mind while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in your plan: initial assessment fee, transportation, laundry, wellness program, cable TV, utilities, private phone, and Waiting list deposit. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, private rental hall, game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, concierge services, transportation, community activities, and healthcare center.


Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 48.8% are male and 51.2% are female. The median age of Waukesha is 35 years old. The total population of Waukesha consists of 72,489 people. Waukesha has a population density of 1,096 people per square mile. Demographically, Waukesha is 0.3% Native American, 87.4% white, 12.5% Hispanic, 3.7% black, 3.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.0% other or not specified, and 2.2% mixed race. Of the population of Waukesha 11.4% have a graduate degree, 36.2% have a college degree, and 25.0% have a high-school diploma. In Waukesha, 6.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. In Waukesha, 4.6% consider themselves widows, 12.0% have some form of disability, 71.5% participate in the labor force, and 10.6% live in poverty.


Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major factor in deciding which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Waukesha is about 18.6% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Waukesha is about $195,628 and the median rent is around $1,326 per month a month.


State Information

An overview of Wisconsin

Wisconsin is ranked 11th in quality of life and 14th in healthcare. The state of Wisconsin has 138 hospitals and 57 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,835,165. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. In terms of resources, Wisconsin has a cost of living index of 95.8, a grocery index rating of 100.7, and a housing index rating of 91.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Wisconsin ranks 10th in the nation.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Wisconsin ranks 37th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 46% of Wisconsin residents voted Democrat and 47% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 180,800% of Wisconsin residents attend religious services among the 0 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Wisconsin there are 6,078 masonic lodges.


State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 19F. The average high winter temperature is around 35F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 46F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Wisconsin is 39.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.2 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wisconsin is around 2.78 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 5.51 inches. While residents of Wisconsin mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wisconsin can include floods.


Wildlife to be found in Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of leatherwood, white elm, moosewood, and black, white and red bur. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the chipmunk, the muskrat, the red and gray foxes, or the mink. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Wisconsin

There are 20 independent living facilities near Waukesha, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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