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Independent Living near Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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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...

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...

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Sunrise of Gurnee

500 North Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, IL 60031

4.5
(43 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...

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
(50 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...

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...

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,...

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...

Robin Way

7377 88th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53142

4.0
(35 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...

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...

The Auberge at Oak Village

W128 N6900 Northfield Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

4.1
(26 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Auberge at Oak Village 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...

Library Square

1820 South 75th Street, West Allis, WI 53214

4.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Luther Manor: A Life Plan Community

4545 N. 92nd Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53225

4.2
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

ProHealth Care Regency Senior Communities - New Berlin

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

4.3
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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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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

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Independent Living

For seniors who would like to live primarily without assistance but would like the convenience of having housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect choice. Basic needs 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 choose, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by 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 locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of independent medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are a number of advantages and costs to consider when choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your plan: housekeeping, meals, internet access, utilities, Waiting list deposit, initial assessment fee, field trips, and private phone. The amenities that pertain to independent living include transportation, fitness center & swimming pool, laundry service, game/TV room, restaurant-style dining hall, security guards, golf course, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Cost of Living

The price of care for a community is influenced by the destination where it is located. The rent burden for Wauwatosa is about 17.2% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median price of rent in Wauwatosa is $1,450 per month and the median home value in Wauwatosa is around $226,857.

Demographics and Values

Wauwatosa has a population density of 1,409 people per square mile. The total population of Wauwatosa consists of 48,277 people. Based on gender, 52.0% are female and 48.0% are male. The median age of Wauwatosa is 38 years old. Demographically, Wauwatosa is 2.8% mixed race, 4.4% Asian, 87.0% white, 4.8% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.5% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, and 0.7% other or not specified. In Wauwatosa, 6.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In Wauwatosa, 7.1% live in poverty, 69.8% participate in the labor force, 9.7% have some form of disability, and 3.3% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Wauwatosa 15.4% have a high-school diploma, 59.2% have a college degree, and 23.7% have a graduate degree.

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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Wisconsin citizen is ranked 11th nation-wide. Additionally, Wisconsin is ranked 14th by healthcare standards. 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 natural beauty of Wisconsin is ranked 10th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

Wisconsin experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. On average, Wisconsin has an air quality index rating of around 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 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. 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 19F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 35F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. 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 sugar maple (the state tree), white elm, moosewood, and balsam fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the badger, the water shrew, the mink, or the snowshoe hare. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Wisconsin

Laurel Oaks, Ascension Living Alexian Village - Milwaukee (Assisted Living) and Newcastle Place are the top rated independent living facilities near Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 162 independent living facilities near Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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