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10 Best Nursing Homes in Portage, WI

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Portage nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Portage, WI may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Portage or another care type is right for you. Browse 11 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Portage.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Fall River, Randolph and Friesland.
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Nursing homes facilities near Portage, WI

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Photo of Heritage of Portage
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8.5
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25 reviews
8.5
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25 reviews
5 star
64%
4 star
28%
3 star
8%
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0%
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I give all categories a 5. My dad really likes it there. The only thing he complains about is the van/bus they use to take trips. It's super old and has no shocks so the old folks are tossed around and could...
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.
Heritage of Portage is an assisted living community located in the town of Portage, Wisconsin. Portage is practically the picture of a traditional mid western small town, where school aged kids enjoy little league baseball in the spring and soccer in the fall, families gather at the park for...
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Photo of Hamilton Park Place
99 Photos available
7.5
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5 reviews
7.5
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5 reviews
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20%
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80%
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The cleanliness is good. The food is okay, there is no complaints. It would be nice if they offered activities, for the residents. We picked this community, because it's close to my home, and seemed like the...
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.
Hamilton Park Place is an assisted living community in Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Portage is a quiet historic town located north of Madison and right outside their metropolitan area. The area offers a large assortment of shopping centers and restaurants, and easy access to Interstate 39...
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Photo of Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Portage
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25%
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Our mom has dementia and has been there a few years now. The office staff and most of the employees are very good with her. She loves the feeling of living on her own and being able to have her dear cat...
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.
Our Senior Apartments in Portage, WI offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of living in a community environment while maintaining independence and privacy. All Our House Senior Living RCAC Apartments offer a full complement of amenities and services including private apartments with...
Photo of Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Portage
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We feel at the moment there are not enough activities for the residents to do. They do have bingo, but there just isn't enough to stimulate the residents. The communication could be better, we do know they...
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.
For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Portage is the optimal lifestyle choice for assisted care. We provide a comfortable, caring and family-like atmosphere with three home-cooked meals a day (plus snacks), a robust...
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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.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes
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.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Tivoli is a community within our community.Tivoli is an exceptional residential facility. It is a place with modern and comfortable amenities for residents and visitors alike. Built in late 2010, each Tivoli community within features special staff, services and amenities to meet residents'...
Photo of The Rivers Portage
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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.
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Photo of North View Manor
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.
Photo of Maple Ridge Elderly Care
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.
Photo of Harmony Manor
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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Provides: Nursing Homes
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Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of nursing homes in Portage, WI

The average cost of senior living in Portage is $4,048 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Marquette, WI with an average of $3,104 per month.

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

Portage, WI
$4,048/mo
$4,237/mo

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

Portage, WI
$4,048/mo
U.S. national average
$4,886/mo

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

$3,974/mo
Nursing Homes
$4,048/mo

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

Semi-Private
$2,995/mo
Studio
$4,424/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,300/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Portage over time

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Portage

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Portage

Our House Senior Living Senior Apartments - Portage

4.0
My mother is having a hard time adjusting to this community, but I do feel she is in good hands, This is a good community with kind people . The staff is kind, and trying their best to help her adjust. They have nice activities, and good meals available for the residents. They do a good job ...
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Our House Senior Living Memory Care - Wisconsin Dells

4.0
The staff has been very helpful and nice to my father. He really seems to enjoy the meals that are provided. If he needs an accommodation for certain foods they work with him, so he gets the meals that he likes. It's a safe community with various activities offered. I really like that he has ...
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The Legacy of DeForest

5.0
The Legacy at DeForest community went over and above for us. We didn't have the funds they needed and I got a call that the owner wanted to help us and opened their doors to both of my parents...Based on the experience we have had so far with The Legacy of DeForest, we would absolutely recommend ...
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Portage nursing homes services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Portage nursing homes communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Portage, 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 Portage 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 Portage that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Portage, WINational
Full medication management
Full medication management
36.4%
2.4%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
9.1%
9.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
90.9%
26%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
90.9%
26.6%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
63.6%
9.8%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
27.3%
0.8%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
90.9%
22.8%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
54.5%
7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
72.7%
17.3%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Portage 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 Portage Nursing Homes partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Portage, WINational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
45.5%
3.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
18.2%
0.2%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
27.3%
5.4%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
27.3%
1.2%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Portage 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 Portage partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Portage, WINational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
18.2%
0.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
27.3%
1.4%
No sugar
No sugar
18.2%
1.4%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
9.1%
3.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Portage 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 Portage communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Portage, WINational
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
9.1%
0.5%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
9.1%
0.7%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Portage 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 Portage offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Portage, WINational
Activity director
Activity director
18.2%
0.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
9.1%
0.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
9.1%
0.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
45.5%
6.4%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
27.3%
0.4%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
45.5%
6.5%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
18.2%
0.4%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
18.2%
0.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
9.1%
0.3%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
18.2%
0.4%
Live performances
Live performances
27.3%
0.4%
Dances
Dances
18.2%
0.2%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
18.2%
0.4%
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The Koselig House, The Meadows of Fall River and Oak Park Place - Baraboo are the top-rated nursing homes facilities near Portage, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 11 nursing homes facilities near Portage, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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