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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Waunakee 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 Waunakee, 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 Waunakee or another care type is right for you. Browse 91 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Waunakee.

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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...

Homestead Living, Inc.

1040 Quinn Drive, Waunakee, WI 53597

3.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Homestead Living is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Dane County's Memory Care needs for 25 years. We are located in the village of Waunakee, WI. The purpose of Homestead Living is to provide a caring place for persons living with Alzheimer's or other dementias. ...

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...

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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...

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...

Azura Memory Care of Oconomowoc

540 E Forest St, Oconomowoc, WI 53066

4.8
(138 reviews)

Studio

Transforming the Culture of Memory CareProviding compassionate care begins with a secure, warm setting. When people with memory loss feel at home, they respond more positively and interact more with others.Our relationship-based care philosophy called MOSAIC recognizes each person is an...

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...

Azura Memory Care of Stoughton

1221 E Main St, Stoughton, WI 53589

4.7
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Transforming the Culture of Memory CareProviding compassionate care begins with a secure, warm setting. When people with memory loss feel at home, they respond more positively and interact more with others.Our relationship-based care philosophy called MOSAIC recognizes each person is an...

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...

Azura Memory Care of Monroe

2800/2810 6th Avenue, Monroe, WI 53566

4.8
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Transforming the Culture of Memory CareProviding compassionate care begins with a secure, warm setting. When people with memory loss feel at home, they respond more positively and interact more with others.Our relationship-based care philosophy called MOSAIC recognizes each person is an...

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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Waunakee, Wisconsin

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides lodging to two or more persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its residents with around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer healthcare services for seniors who cannot take care of themselves.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfortable care option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will allow persons 55 and above rarely heard of in senior care regarding different care types.Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral troubles, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting assistance. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get information on services and fees, be free from discrimination, have your representative notified about your care, and get proper medical care. Examples of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes might include monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, help with legal questions, adult day services , and home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities). Some services come at an extra cost which can include cosmetic and grooming items, personal comfort items, and personal clothing. Many inhabitants are single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are over the age of 85.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor when determining which facility is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Waunakee is about 16.9% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Waunakee is $310,395 and the median cost for rent is around $1,736 a month.

Demographics and Values

In Waunakee, 7.9% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Waunakee is 0.7% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.4% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 2.8% Hispanic, and 94.6% white. In Waunakee, 7.8% have some form of disability, 1.7% do not have health insurance, 5.7% are widows, and 73.3% participate in the labor force. The total population of Waunakee consists of 13,755 people. Waunakee has a population density of 785 people per square mile. In terms of education, 52.4% have a college degree, 19.2% have a graduate degree, and 16.0% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of Waunakee is 40 years old.

State Information

An overview of Wisconsin

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Wisconsin citizen is ranked 11th nation-wide. Additionally, Wisconsin is ranked 14th by healthcare standards. 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. Based on natural beauty, Wisconsin ranks 10th in the nation. There are 138 hospitals and 57 health centers that service 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 religion, 180,800% of Wisconsin residents attend religious services among the 0 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 the last presidential election 46% of Wisconsin residents voted Democrat and 47% voted Republican. The state of Wisconsin ranks 37th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during 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 black cherry, balsam fir, hickory, and white elm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white-tailed deer, the muskrat, the river otter, or the black bear. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Wisconsin

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