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Wellington Place at Rib Mountain

149500 County Rd. NN, Wausau, WI 54401

2.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Wellington Place at Rib Mountain is a friendly assisted living community with a legacy of excellence in senior care. Independence and quality of life a are always promoted and caring, professional staff are nearby to help with activities of daily living, ensuring the comfort and safety of our...

Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen

1605 Evergreen Road, Wausau, WI 54403

3.9
(6 reviews)

Studio

We see in each individual their grand potential to live a life of self-respect and integrity. We also strive to lessen your worry as we provide compassionate skilled care that brings a spirit of independence into the life of your loved one. Our priority is to provide the highest level of care &...

The Reserve at Greenwood Hills

2725 Reserve Dr, Wausau, WI 54403

5.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Reserve at Greenwood Hills Independent Living was founded on an innovative vision: to enhance the lives of our residents by offering apartments with every luxury of home, to enrich the lives of seniors through a comprehensive social activity program and to provide peace of mind through our...

Artisan Senior Living Wausau

111 N. Bellis Street, Wausau, WI 54403

(0 review)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Basic Services for our residents include a Private suite, Health Status Monitoring, Three Home Cooked Meals Daily, Snacks Upon Request, Routine Housekeeping and Laundry Services, 24-hour Security and Staff Availability, Emergency Call System in Each Unit, Health Promotion and Exercise Programs,...

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Dimensions Living Stevens Point

5625 Sandpiper Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54482

4.2
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Great Care for Great SeniorsOur community offers a huge range of senior living care options. Each one provides fantastic care in a comfortable setting that feels just like home, and that minimizes stress for you and your loved ones. Each also provides a huge range of options for events and...

The Waterford at Colby

1110 N Division St, Colby, WI 54421

4.1
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Surround yourself with convenience and compassion at The Waterford at Colby. Our Assisted Living community in the charming city of Colby, Wisconsin offers a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Enjoy an array of unique amenities, including...

The Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids

491 N 25th St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

4.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Count on thoughtful amenities and convenient services at The Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community offers a helping hand to residents who may appreciate assistance with the activities of daily living. We provide quality care that allows seniors to remain as...

Willow Brooke Point Senior Living CBRF

1800 Bluebell Ln, Stevens Point, WI 54481

3.1
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Willow Brooke Point Senior Living is a homelike assisted living residence located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Portage County. Willow Brooke offers the aging adult a tranquil environment overlooking our private pond with fishing, biking, and hiking trials nearby. Our ladies and gentlemen enjoy...

Cranberry Court Assisted Living

2230 14th St S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

4.0
(5 reviews)

Studio

Basic Services for our residents include a Private suite, Health Status Monitoring, Three Home Cooked Meals Daily, Snacks Upon Request, Routine Housekeeping and Laundry Services, 24-hour Security and Staff Availability, Emergency Call System in Each Unit, Health Promotion and Exercise Programs,...

Milestone Senior Living Tomahawk

314 Lincoln Avenue, Tomahawk, WI 54487

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Milestone Senior Living is an assisted living community, located in Tomahawk, Lincoln County, Wisconsin. Tomahawk is a small town community located in the Northwoods where three rivers converge. This is a town with a strong sense of civic pride. Residents can enjoy shopping, fine dining, outdoor...

Sylvan Crossings of Stevens Point

100 N. Green Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481

4.2
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

For family members, watching a loved one cope with the effects of Alzheimer's or other dementias can be difficult. We want to help. We conduct one-on-one counseling for families, as well as offer family training on redirection of their loved one, and can offer additional resources such as...

Milestone Senior Living Rhinelander

4686 North Shore Drive, Rhinelander, WI 54501

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Milestone Senior Living Apartments and Suites provide a home-like environment, thoughtfully designed with seniors in mind. Milestone Senior Living has highly trained staff available to meet individual needs. The apartments and suites feature the finest amenities while providing care-free living....

Care Partners Assisted Living & Memory Care -Weston

5855/5905 Delikowski St, Weston, WI 54476

3.5
(2 reviews)

Studio

Care Partners Assisted Living in Weston (5905 Delikowski Street) is a 20 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...

Bell Tower Residence

1500 O'Day St, Merrill, WI 54452

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Part of Wisconsin Illinois Senior Housing since 2019, Bell Tower Residence was originally a convent to the Holy Cross Sisters, opening to the public as an assisted-living community in 1990. For more than 30 years, Bell Tower Residence has provided high-quality care to those who call Bell Tower...

Willow Brooke Senior Living RCAC

1801 Lilac Ln, Stevens Point, WI 54481

(0 review)

Birchwood Highlands Apartments 55+

8005 Birch Street, Weston, WI 54476

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Birchwood Highlands is conveniently located in Weston, 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 on-site...

Grace Lodge Assisted Living

1000 Day Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Beautiful Grace Lodge, an assisted living facility, located in Rhinelander, WI is the cream of the crop since it is located on the beautiful Wisconsin River which makes the location ideal for senior living. Included in the package is a nice apartment with all the amenities, cable TV, social...

Care Partners Assisted Living-Stevens Point

3349 A & B Whiting Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481

3.0
(3 reviews)

Studio

Care Partners Assisted Living-Medford

955 E Allman St, Medford, WI 54451

2.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Whitetail Run

1590 Okray Ave, Plover, WI 54467

1.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Whitetail Run Senior Living Community, we provide a one of a kind approach to independent Senior Living fournd no where else in Central Wisconsin.  Enjoy a comfortable, safe lifestyle in your own cozy, one level home designed for independent seniors.  Private entrances with the added...

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Cost of independent living in Wausau, 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
  • $2,788
    Wausau, WI
  • $2,600
    Wausau, WI
  • $2,885
    Waupaca, 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
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Wausau, Wisconsin

Independent Living

For seniors who wish to live primarily without personal care assistance but wish for the benefit of having their household chores maintained by professionalls, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect option. Occupants may use their free time as they see fit while their meals are prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. 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 backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of independent medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are a variety of advantages and costs to balance when determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in the service plan: initial assessment fee, field trips, laundry, transportation, utilities, cable TV, wellness program, and move-in fee. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, security guards, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, concierge services, healthcare center, and game/TV room.

Demographics and Values

In Wausau, 9.1% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Wausau, 17.7% live in poverty, 7.1% consider themselves widows, 15.0% have some form of disability, and 6.7% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Wausau is 39 years old. Wausau has a population density of 774 people per square mile. Demographically, Wausau is 12.4% Asian, 81.6% white, 0.4% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.4% black, 0.5% Native American, 3.4% Hispanic, and 3.5% mixed race. Of the population of Wausau 31.7% have a high-school diploma, 26.8% have a college degree, and 8.9% have a graduate degree.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when choosing which destination is best for your family. The rent burden for Wausau is about 18.9% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Wausau costs around $113,977 and the median rent is about $855 per month a month.

State Information

An overview of Wisconsin

In total, Wisconsin has 138 general hospitals and 57 health centers that provide care for 5,835,165 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Wisconsin are Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. The state of Wisconsin has a cost of living index of 95.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 100.7 and a housing index rating of 91.4. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Wisconsin citizen is ranked 11th nation-wide. Additionally, Wisconsin is ranked 14th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Wisconsin is ranked 10th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 47% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. One hundred eighty thousand, eight hundred percent of Wisconsin residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Wisconsin ranks 37th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Wisconsin drops 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 46F in the month of June. 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. 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 air quality index rating in Wisconsin is 39.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.2 AQI. 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 black, white and red bur, white pine, white elm, and balsam fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white-tailed deer, the striped skunk, the porcupine, or the river otter. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Wisconsin

The Reserve at Greenwood Hills, Milestone Senior Living Rhinelander and Grace Lodge Assisted Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Wausau, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

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