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Oak Hill Terrace

1805 Kensington Dr., Waukesha, WI 53188

4.1
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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

4.0
(22 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Harbour Village

5700 Mockingbird Lane, Greendale, WI 53129

4.0
(76 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Menomonee Place

N84 W17147 Menomonee Ave, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

4.3
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Heritage West Allis

7901 West National Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214

4.4
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

ASSISTED LIVING: Heritage West Allis offers the latest in high design in an elegant yet affordable 40-unit Assisted Living Community. Solid wood doors and trim, granite countertops, and antique bronze finished fixtures appoint this unparalleled choice.Our small size allows us to personalize care...

Hartland Place

444 Merton Ave, Hartland, WI 53029

4.6
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Hartland Place is an attractive option for seniors who may no longer be comfortable living in their own home but don't need round the clock medical care and supervision of a nursing home. At Hartland Place, you get the daily support needed, while remaining as independent as possible. Care plans...

Sunrise of Gurnee

500 North Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, IL 60031

4.5
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Gurnee has been established in the Gurnee community for providing exceptional care for seniors since 2002. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise of Gurnee affords families peace of mind by providing their loved ones with a range of personalized care services as well as the...

Randall Residence of McHenry

3300 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050

4.2
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Randall Residence of McHenry Assisted & Independent Living with Memory Care is located in the Heart of the Fox River Valley in McHenry, IL. With a quaint downtown district that offers historic buildings and specialty shopping, along with a variety of dining, life at Randall Residence of McHenry...

Oak Park Place Wauwatosa

1621 Rivers Bend, Wauwatosa, WI 53226

3.8
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Parkside Manor

6300 67th Street, Kenosha, WI 53142

3.8
(51 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Parkside Manor is an assisted living, and memory care community in Kenosha, WI designed to provide a full spectrum of services and senior care for our residents. Assisted living gives residents the best personal care and support services available. Residents at our Kenosha memory care and...

Oak Creek Place

3829 South Chicago Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172

4.1
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Oak Creek Place. If you are looking for senior living in a home-like setting in a wonderful South Milwaukee neighborhood you have come to the right place. On hot summer days, you can feel the cool breezes of Lake Michigan, which is just two miles away. We are also less than a 10-minute...

Village at the Falls

W129 N6889 Northfield Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

4.4
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

The Auberge at Brookfield

1105 Davidson Road, Brookfield, WI 53045

4.0
(38 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Auberge at Brookfield is a neighborhood specially designed to serve the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other forms of memory loss. Every day we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. The staff is committed to delivering...

Heritage Elm Grove

800 Wall Street, Elm Grove, WI 53122

3.8
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Brookfield Assisted Living/Crossings

660 Woelfel Road, Brookfield, WI 53045

3.9
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

When you’re ready to retire your housekeeping duties and home maintenance headaches and embrace all that retirement has to offer, then our community is ready and waiting for you. We are a dynamic assisted living community in Brookfield, Wis., just a short drive to Milwaukee, that also provides...

Robin Way

7377 88th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53142

4.0
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Robin Way is an assisted living community in Kenosha Wisconsin. Our apartments are available for either single or double occupancy. All apartments have private bathrooms that are wheelchair and walker accessible. Apartments include full kitchens, individual climate controls and ample storage...

McKinley Place

W56 N225 McKinley Blvd, Cedarburg, WI 53012

3.9
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At McKinley Place, our assisted living community in Cedarburg, WI, we provide personalized, attentive care in a warm yet stimulating environment. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and our full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours per day to provide...

Heritage at Deer Creek

3585 South 147th Street, New Berlin, WI 53151

3.8
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

ASSISTED LIVING: Heritage at Deer Creek is an elegant, yet affordable 43 unit Assisted Living Community located in New Berlin, Wisconsin.Choose between studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. Within each apartment is a kitchenette, private bath and walk in shower, individually controlled...

Hickory Park Senior Living

3933 S Prairie Hill Lane, Greenfield, WI 53228

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

The Cottages of Fox Lake

16 Lilac Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020

4.5
(31 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Cottages of Fox Lake - A Charter Senior Living Community - is a unique, retirement lifestyle which opened in 2005. Located on a beautiful campus, each of the four assisted living homes caters to only 16 residents. Our residents can feel the warmth of home and experience individualized...

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Cost of Independent Living in Waukesha, WI

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,251
    National
  • $2,607
    State
  • $2,333
    Waukesha, WI
  • $2,248
    Oconomowoc, WI
  • $778
    Lake Mills, WI
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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
Complete guide to independent living

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

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