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Sylvan Crossings in Westshire Village

5475 Westshire Circle, Waunakee, WI 53597

3.6
(25 reviews)

Studio

We see in each individual their grand potential to live a life of self-respect and integrity. In like manner we lessen your worry as we provide compassionate skilled care that brings a spirit of self-respect into the life of your loved one. We take our responsibilities seriously at Sylvan...

Home Again Assisted Living - Waunakee

1120 Connery Cove, Waunakee, WI 53597

4.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Home Again's newest community in Waunakee is Now Open!This beautiful new location has many new unique features like an on-site chef, in-house beauty salon, movie theater, pub and entertainment center, lounge and coffee areas, private dining rooms, gourmet kitchen, wellness center, private meeting...

Waunakee Manor

801 S Klein Dr, Waunakee, WI 53597

2.5
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brightstar Senior Living - Waunakee

1001 Quinn Dr, Waunakee, WI 53597

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Our newest community hugs the edge of several residential neighborhoods on the growing outskirts of Waunakee. Abutted next to a preserved wooded area of the village, the community offers a natural setting in suburban Dane County. The community will mimic its sister community in Madison with its...

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Sienna Crest - Waunakee

200 Cross Street, Waunakee, WI 53597

4.3
(7 reviews)

Studio

Creekwood Assisted Living 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. Creekwood...

The Jefferson

9401 Old Sauk Road, Middleton, WI 53562

4.2
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Jefferson has been here for over 16 years near beautiful farmland, Pope Farm and corn fields.We have senior care on site to offer Assisted Living. Our staff members have longevity over 15 years and more. We have won "Best Place to Live" 2018 and "Best Place to Work 3 years in a row. We are...

New Perspective Senior Living | Sun Prairie

222 South Bristol Street, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

4.2
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Offering: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory CareNew Perspective’s Sun Prairie senior living community is located outside of Madison, Wisconsin near Deansville, Marshall, and Token Creek. Nestled in town just off Main Street, shopping, parks and healthcare clinics are just minutes away....

The Waterford at Fitchburg

5440 Caddis Bend, Fitchburg, WI 53711

4.1
(59 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Get to know the warm, friendly environment at The Waterford at Fitchburg and you'll see how thoughtful amenities and world-class services come together in harmony. Residents at our Independent Living and Assisted Living community in Fitchburg, WI, are afforded the privacy and freedom to live a...

Brookdale Madison West

413 & 429 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison, WI 53719

4.2
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Beautiful Place to Call HomeImagine trading in your household chores and responsibilities for a lifestyle rich in quality friendships, exciting activities and personalized care. Wouldn’t that be the dream?Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Madison, Wisconsin, your dreams...

Heritage Monona

111 Owen Road, Monona, WI 53716

4.0
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Within the doors of Heritage Monona, you'll find a warm and gentle community where daily assistance is provided with love and the utmost respect for the personal integrity of our residents. Our compassionate staff has been specially selected and carefully trained to serve with an open heart and a...

Sage Meadow Middleton

5330 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562

3.9
(45 reviews)

Studio

Sage Meadow Middleton offers quality care through our assisted living and memory care programs. This is a comfortable, relaxed community with a friendly atmosphere and dedicated, 24-hour staff. With the goal of nurturing mind, body, and spirit, Sage Meadow Living features both structure and...

Oak Park Place Madison

618-719 Jupiter Drive, Madison, WI 53718

4.1
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Oak Park Place! Located on Madison's far east side, Oak Park Place offers options beyond traditional senior living for the lifestyle you or your loved one deserve. Imagine an all-inclusive list of amenities and services that support a carefree, independent way of life for residents...

Meadowmere Madison

5601 Burke Road, Madison, WI 53718

4.4
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Meadowmere Assisted Living Apartments maximizes your independence with personalized support. You can live independently in your own fully equipped apartment within an active community and have the security and peace of mind that assistance is always available whenever you need it. Our experienced...

Avalon Assisted Living

2879 Fish Hatchery, Madison, WI 53713

3.8
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Avalon Assisted Living Community, our mission is simple: creating environments where moments of joy, independence, and wellness are the focus each and every day. Avalon is the home of a unique, Balance Fitness program designed especially to strengthen the core muscles needed for improved...

Wickshire Madison

1601 Wheeler Rd, Madison, WI 53704

4.2
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

We are continuing to Admit New Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We are offering Virtual Tours of our Community via Zoom, facetime, APFM community APP and Google Duo. If you're interested in learning more or want to get your Virtual tour set up let...

Brookdale Middleton Century Avenue

6916 Century Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562

3.6
(29 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Do more every dayLive your life to the fullest with a little help from us. If you’re looking for freedom and fun in senior living, we might be the right fit for you. Located in Middleton, Wisconsin, near Madison, you’ll have the care you need if you need it at our Assisted Living community. We...

Madison Pointe Senior Living

705 Ziegler Rd, Madison, WI 53714

4.2
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Madison Pointe Senior Living, we strive to provide each of our residents a caring, nurturing environment with dignified and respectful services at a special place that they are proud to call 'home'. We understand there is no greater comfort in life than being around people who care. Our team...

McFarland Villa Assisted Living

5206 Paulson Court, McFarland, WI 53558

4.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At McFarland Villa Assisted Living, we strive to provide each of our residents a caring, nurturing environment with dignified and respectful services at a special place that they are proud to call 'home'. We understand there is no greater comfort in life than being around people who care. Our...

Tallgrass Senior Living

605 Chase Blvd, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

4.2
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Tallgrass Senior Living is part of the Matthews Senior Living family of communities, a senior care company that provides Wisconsin older adults with the support and care needed to be as independent as possible and enjoy a healthy and vibrant lifestyle.Tallgrass Senior Living has been recently...

Huntington Place

3801 N Wright Rd, Janesville, WI 53546

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Huntington Place we are committed to providing an environment for our seniors that emphasizes family, friends and community. Within our community you will experience a warm atmosphere where quality of care and quality of life go hand-in-hand.     Huntington Place...

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Cost of independent living in Waunakee, 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
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,591
    State
  • $2,807
    Waunakee, WI
  • $2,248
    Oconomowoc, WI
  • $778
    Lake Mills, WI
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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 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

Waunakee, Wisconsin

Independent Living

If you or your loved one desire the convenience of having many of your frequent tasks taken care of while living at your own pace, you might want to consider an Independent Living Community. Seniors may live their lives as they desire while their food is prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private caregivers. There are an assortment of benefits and expenditures to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your service plan: internet access, wellness program, initial assessment fee, move-in fee, cable TV, field trips, utilities, and transportation. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, laundry service, security guards, golf course, game/TV room, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, and healthcare center.

Cost of Living

The community in which a senior care community is located might have a significant impact on community price. The total cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which community is best for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Waunakee is about 16.9% of the average monthly income. Waunakee has a median home value of about $310,395 and the median cost of rent is about $1,736 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

In Waunakee, 7.9% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of Waunakee is 40 years old. Of the population of Waunakee 19.2% have a graduate degree, 16.0% have a high-school diploma, and 52.4% have a college degree. Waunakee has a population density of 785 people per square mile. The current population of Waunakee consists of 13,755 people. Demographically, Waunakee is 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Asian, 0.7% black, 2.8% Hispanic, 3.4% mixed race, 94.6% white, and 0.0% other or not specified. Out of the total population of Waunakee, 5.7% are widows, 1.7% do not have health insurance, 7.8% have some form of disability, and 3.8% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Wisconsin

Out of a national average of 100, Wisconsin has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 101, and a housing index rating of 91. Wisconsin is ranked 11th in quality of life and 14th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Wisconsin is ranked 10th in the nation. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 180,800% of Wisconsin’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 0 different congregations. 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. In terms of diversity, Wisconsin ranks 37th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 47% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Wisconsin is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wisconsin is around 2.78 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Wisconsin has an air quality index rating of around 39.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.2 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 19F. The average high winter temperature is around 35F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Wisconsin is around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 46F during the month of June. 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 oaks, white elm, balsam fir, and black cherry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the water shrew, the porcupine, the white-tailed deer, or the black bear. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Wisconsin

Chamomile Assisted Living, LTD, Sun Prairie Health Care Center and Sienna Crest - Oregon are the top rated independent living facilities near Waunakee, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

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