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The woods has given awesome care to our father. Could not ask for a better place. Our family has peace of mind knowing dad is well cared for.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Photo of Library Square
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I have a niece who comes in every other Saturday. She likes being able to visit with an overnight stay on an ongoing basis. She also likes the availability of meals and their modest cost.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Library Square is a Sinceri 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 around...
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I really enjoy spending time in the Bistro to do my Crossword puzzles and socialize. I love the Bingo two times per week. The food is very good, the Community is clean and you would not find better staff.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Situated in Milwaukee's North Shore near the serene Milwaukee River with Lake Michigan just a few miles away, Heartis Village North Shore is a beautiful backdrop for continuing a life well lived in a community where residents enjoy upscale apartments and amenities offer endless opportunities to...
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I live here and I am glad that I do. Everyone is very friendly and the place is clean. Staff cares. There is always something to do or someone to talk to or if I want to be alone I can do that too. My...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Discover the epitome of senior living at Hart Park Square, nestled in the heart of picturesque Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Our community offers a perfect blend of serene tranquility along the beautiful River Parkway, coupled with convenient proximity to the vibrant Tosa Village, featuring a plethora of...
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Our experience with Villa St. Francis was for respite care and what we liked the most about this community is the staff. They took care of our loved one and helped her stay safe and comfortable during her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Villa St. Francis is nestled in a well-established and well maintained residential area on Milwaukee’s South Side and is sponsored by the Felician Sisters. The hallways are spacious and well lit with built in handrails for your safety and stability. Each private apartment is equipped with a...
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My experience with Hickory Park was great..[name removed] , the PR person couldn't have been better...the apartment was lovely...very clean and well cared for. My church friend,(88 years old,) was happy...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Hickory Park Independent & Assisted Living in Greenfield, WI, is conveniently 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, doctor's...
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My brother and I frequently talk about how pleased dad is and how pleased we are that he's at Layton Terrace. Staff is very friendly. The common areas are being remodeled and it looks great. Apartments...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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My Dad never got out of bed during his respite stay. So no activities. It's difficult to answer because I live in AZ and only saw my Dad In Harbor Chase a couple of times. Two visits to milw and maybe...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
HarborChase is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in Shorewood, Wisconsin. Our community provides a wide range of care levels for seniors living in and around the Northshore area. With beautiful interior design, along with close proximity to Shorewood's fabulous parks, shops,...
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My father has been at Laurel Oaks for 5 years now. He's always been very happy there. As his primary caretaker I've had a much greater peace of mind about his well being since he's been at Laurel Oaks. The...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Laurel Oaks is a Sinceri senior living community in a quiet Glendale, Wisconsin neighborhood. Those who live in our community experience a Milwaukee North Shore lifestyle with the convenience and peace of mind that a senior living community setting offers. Choose to easily explore the cultural...
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Acess to Old Town in Wauwastosa is a 15 minute walk. Traiils to the Country Grounds lead from the Harwood Campus. Garden plots available to all residents. Some apartments have acess to the grounds or...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Harwood Place Retirement Community is nestled on 15 acres of natural beauty, set back from the main roads and cushioned by woodlands. Located blocks from the heart of Wauwatosa (get directions) we're minutes from fine restaurants, great shopping, entertainment, churches and the regional medical...
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We chose St. Rita Square because they were flexible in regards to what your needs are. They have also remained flexible throughout our time here. They have a ton of amenities available and it is in a great...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Eastcastle Place, a CCRC
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I’ve had a client that lived at EastCastle Place for the over 10 yrs. It was a home away from home for the couple. They were able to be social and active. Staff was very hands on. Facility is very...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
For 135 years and counting, Eastcastle Place has been a beautifully welcoming senior living community in the heart of Milwaukee’s East Side. What makes life rich is all within reach — from the lake and your favorite spots on Downer Avenue to the friend next door who shares your love of life. With...
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Review from our experience in June 2023 - There were multiple changes in management while we were there. The current Director had only been there for a few months before my mom passed, so I don't know if...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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My dad has not had one complaint since he has moved in here. He toured this facility 3 times, he enjoyed that the room sizes were big and the meals were fantastic. I would say the friendliness and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
If you or a loved one are looking for a caring, vibrant senior community, Clement Manor is the perfect choice. With a highly experienced staff, newly remodeled facility and a wide range of amenities, our goal is to provide ongoing care that goes above and beyond. You have options. Our continuum...
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I would recommend other families come check it out. It's clean. The staff are very friendly. And overall it's a nice place for my loved one.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Lexington Heritage is a charming 20-unit Assisted Living Community located in Greenfield, Wisconsin, offering seniors the opportunity to enjoy their current lifestyle and maintain independence in a quaint setting. Choose between studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Within each...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Alexian Village offers beautiful surroundings, distinctive services, innovative lifestyle programs and high-quality care which are rooted in the Alexian Brothers 800 year legacy of care and Alexian Village's outstanding hospitality. Alexian Village is a fully accredited 'Continuing Care...
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Photo of Azura Assisted Living and Memory Care of Fox Point
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22 Floor plans available
9.9
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The staff, cleanliness, warmth and activities make Azura a very special place for people with Alzheimer's disease. There are a few people who could improve their attitude, but on a whole the staff is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Azura Assisted Living and Memory Care of Fox Point, we promise each resident will experience a personalized MOSAIC of exceptional care and engagement, based on our core values: RESPECT, RECOVERY, INNOVATION, RETAIN, and BE EXCEPTIONAL.Our Fox Point community is purposefully designed to meet...
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I've recommended to friends that they should look into Heartis due to the fact that everyone there treats my dad like a human being, with dignity.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At our Heartis Village communities, we celebrate life, individuality, growth, learning, diversity, social prosperity and overall well-being. When you hear the term “Vibrant Life!” from a staff member or a resident, you’ll notice the phrase is encased with excitement and enthusiasm. That’s...
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5's across the board. This place is amazing and my mother loves it. I'm so happy with ProHealth Regency in Brookfield. We would wholeheartedly recommend ProHealth Regency Senior Living to other families.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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[name removed], the nurse is always very responsive to our questions. As far as food goes, they need to serve it warm to begin with. By the time it makes its way to Wirth House it's warm at best and often...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Azura, we recognize that every part of a person’s day creates a beautiful MOSAIC that when properly put together supports them to live vibrantly. Using our MOSAIC philosophy, we strive to ensure that we know how we can personalize each resident’s care and find moments of joy to enhance their...
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My mom is very pleased & happy that she living there & so are we- excellent food served- great activities & newly remodeled looks fantastic.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Howard Village is a Laureate Group senior living community in St. Francis, Wisconsin. Many people at Howard Village come from the communities on Milwaukee’s South Shore, choosing to stay in the area where they have worked, raised their families, and maintained their close friends. It’s an active...
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I am currently a resident at ProHealth Care Regency New Berlin and everything has been great for me, so far. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The staff, meals and activities are also great. I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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Harbour Village has taken the place of my home, that I am not able to live in anymore. The staff and residents are very welcoming and make you feel like belong
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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,...
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It is a wonderful place, with a team approach that is very effective with dementia patients and the families that love them! I can't say enough about the caring and considerate care givers that help me and...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At our memory care community, we believe no matter where an individual is on life’s journey, each has the right to continue living in a dignified manner and enjoying meaningful experiences every day. As you consider memory care for your loved one, you’ll find just what you’re looking for in our...
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Heritage Elm Grove takes great care of my dad. The staff is caring and responsive. The facility has a comfortable and welcoming feel to it. Staff is engaged.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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...
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Cost of nursing homes in Milwaukee, WI

The average cost of senior living in Milwaukee is $4,571 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Cudahy, WI with an average of $4,531 per month.

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Milwaukee, WI vs. nearby cities

Milwaukee, WI
$4,571/mo
$4,588/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Milwaukee, WI vs. the state and national average

Milwaukee, WI
$4,571/mo
U.S. national average
$4,889/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Milwaukee vs. other types of senior living

$4,496/mo
Nursing Homes
$4,571/mo

Median monthly costs of Nursing Homes in Milwaukee, WI by room type

Semi-Private
$4,451/mo
Studio
$4,982/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,243/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,977/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Milwaukee over time

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Milwaukee

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Milwaukee

Oak Park Place - Oak Creek

4.5
My experience with Oak Park Place has been terrific, from my first tour, through the prep & support for move-in, and to now - the current care and programs for my Mom. She loves the quiet of her apartment, the activities, she says the food is good, and the staff really are there for her when ...
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ProHealth Care Regency Senior Communities - Muskego

4.4
N/a when it comes to the meals and dining. Dad is in independent living apartment so makes own meals. The activities are outstanding. Tons of activities for the residents to participate in. The value for cost was more than what we originally planned to spend. But after being there and ...
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Heritage at Deer Creek in New Berlin, WI

5.0
This is a nice place in a nice area. I would highly recommend Heritage at Deer Creek to others for their loved ones. The staff have always been able to get answers to me about my questions or concerns. Concerts, group meetings, games, and more are some of the activities available for the ...
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Milwaukee nursing homes services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Milwaukee nursing homes communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Milwaukee, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Milwaukee nursing homes

Nursing homes communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of nursing homes partners in Milwaukee that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Milwaukee, WINational
Full medication management
Full medication management
61.2%
2.4%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
40.5%
9.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
87.9%
26%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
89.7%
26.6%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
62.9%
9.8%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
21.6%
0.8%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
87.9%
22.8%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
47.4%
7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
75%
17.3%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Milwaukee nursing homes

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Milwaukee Nursing Homes partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Milwaukee, WINational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
57.8%
3.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
32.8%
0.2%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
50%
5.4%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
21.6%
1.2%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Milwaukee nursing homes

Nursing homes communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Milwaukee partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Milwaukee, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
20.7%
0.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
38.8%
1.4%
No sugar
No sugar
34.5%
1.4%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
38.8%
3.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Milwaukee nursing homes

Our nursing homes communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Milwaukee communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Milwaukee, WINational
Professional chef
Professional chef
36.2%
0.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
44.8%
0.5%
Room service
Room service
24.1%
0.4%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
14.7%
0.7%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Milwaukee nursing homes

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered nursing homes communities in Milwaukee offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Milwaukee, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
44.8%
0.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
34.5%
0.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
24.1%
0.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
59.5%
6.4%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
47.4%
0.4%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
57.8%
6.5%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
38.8%
0.4%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
32.8%
0.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
32.8%
0.3%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
49.1%
0.4%
Live performances
Live performances
47.4%
0.4%
Dances
Dances
26.7%
0.2%
Fitness center
Fitness center
24.1%
0.3%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
49.1%
0.4%
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Research services for seniors in Milwaukee, WI

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Milwaukee is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Milwaukee include MCTS, Lake Express High Speed Ferry, and Amtrak Hiawatha. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Milwaukee has robust biking infrastructure and is walkable.

Milwaukee offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Ascension Columbia St Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee and Aurora St Lukes Medical Center.

Best known for famous breweries and Brewers baseball, Milwaukee is a thriving city rich in cultural and historical attractions. Residents can spend their days exploring the many sights, flavors, and sounds of the Historic Third Ward, a revitalized warehouse district home to eclectic eateries, unique boutiques, and remarkable art. Whether it’s picking produce and gaining culinary knowledge in the Milwaukee Public Market or touring the famed Pabst Mansion, there’s plenty to see and do in Milwaukee.

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There are 116 nursing homes facilities near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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