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10 Best Nursing Homes in Wausau, WI

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Nursing homes facilities near Wausau, WI

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Photo of Azura Memory Care of Wausau
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I took first opening. I am happy that lt worked out. It was not to many to choose from at the time, so I picked this community.
Provides: Memory Care
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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.
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...
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I think it's been very good for my aunt. She's a very social person and having other people around has made her much more active. I'm not sure about the level of care, sometimes she says they're very good,...
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.
Applegate Terrace has been serving it's community for close to 14 years. We are a 53 bed Assisted Living Community with an 8 bed Memory unit. Applegate Terrace and Reflections is located blocks away from Aspirus Wausau Hospital. We are also attached to a skilled nursing facility known as Wausau...
Photo of Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen
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They were the greatest people. They were exceptional with [name removed] until her passing. I couldn't have asked for anything better. The overall experience with Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen was excellent.
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.
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...
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When we toured Copperleaf Memory Care, we were impressed with the staff and the attention they give to their residents. The staff interacts with the residents and the residents interact with the staff. ...
Provides: Memory Care
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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 Copperleaf Memory Care of Schofield, our philosophy of care is unique to Assisted Living and Memory Care. By providing the finest in personal care, supportive services, and leisure activities, we strive to create a supportive environment for older individuals who cannot live alone, but do not...
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Mountain Terrace was outstanding. My mom was only there for two months. The staff was wonderful. The staff knew our name and returned phone calls. They were great. They could have done a better job with the...
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.
Mountain Terrace Senior Living offers everything you need for a vibrant life and assurance for the future. We're conveniently located in Wausau, WI with a beautiful view of Rib Mountain. The senior lifestyle at Mountain Terrace includes an abundance of services, where you can enjoy...
Photo of Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Wausau
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We do not get to go inside occasionally however the bathrooms could be cleaned a little bit better. We do believe our loved one is getting really good care. There is not much activities going on because of...
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.
For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Wausau 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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Overall, the building itself is old and some parts need updating. But if you can look past that, our interactions with the directors have been great. I love them, they are fantastic. They have met our...
Provides: Memory Care
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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.
Our House Senior Living Memory Care is located in Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, a quiet little town with a population of about 50,000 people nestled in the Northwoods. Wausau has a very active art scene, is known for its kayaking competitions on the Wisconsin River, and vibrant downtown...
Photo of Wellington Place at Rib Mountain
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I don't have one bad thing to say about the facility. When I need a place to go I can only hope they are still open. The management was VERY understanding, compassionate, empathetic, and kind. Very...
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.
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...
Photo of Care Partners Assisted Living and Memory Care Weston
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I have been very pleased with Care Partners Assisted Living and Memory Care. We chose this facility because I was in a time crunch and they were very accommodating and receptive to our needs. The room sizes...
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.
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...
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My Mother was given a 30 day letter of eviction from another facility and [name removed[ at Tender Reflections was Amazing. She evaluated my Mother and father right away. My Father and I toured the place...
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.
Tender Reflections:Our mission is to be the preferred assisted living provider specializing in memory care, offering value and encouraging independence in a fulfilling, nurturing, safe and supportive environment that exceeds our residents expectations, enrich the lives of those we serve and...
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Photo of Mountain Terrace Senior Living RCAC
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First, the staff never seem to be mean to staff or inconsiderate or condescending. They seem to treat them with respect. We have had challenges with over charging mom, not being easy to talk with anyone...
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.
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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They are keeping our loved one safe, healthy, and taken care of. We don't worry for his safety anymore.
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.
PROVIDING THE NEXT BEST THING TO HOME The Cedar Ridge Homes are single-story assisted living residences with seniors in mind. When living at home is no longer a safe or practical option, we offer an affordable, home-like atmosphere along with the assistance sometimes needed in our later adult...
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She was here for assisted living and then fell and needed a walker or a wheelchair and she fought that. They couldn't give her the care that she needed, she needed more supervision that they couldn't give...
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 Wausau Manor Nursing Home
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My mother-in-law went to rehab there and it went quite well because she didn't refuse to go to physical therapy or anything at that point. The people were very nice and the care was very good.
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
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.
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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.
On behalf of the staff at Colonial Manor welcome and thank you for considering our healthcare center. We take pride in offering a full range of medical services to meet the individual needs of our residents for both short and long-term care. Our interdisciplinary team—which includes medical...
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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.
Photo of Artisan Senior Living Wausau
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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.
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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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 Garden Apartments
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.
Forest Park Village is a division of Homme Home, Inc. A Christian-based, not-for-profit agency dedicated to providing quality care for all persons for over 125 years. Our staffs of highly trained professionals are second to none in assuring that individual dignity in treatment is respected and...
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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.
Photo of Primrose Retirement Community Of Wausau
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 Primrose Retirement Community
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.
Primrose Retirement Communities in Wausau provide independent living and assisted living senior care in a country setting, within one mile of Grand Ave. Conveniently located between East Hill and Greenwood Hills County Club. Also centrally located between Aspirus and St. Clare's...
Photo of Copperleaf Assisted Living of Schofield
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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.
At Copperleaf Assisted Living of Schofield, our philosophy of care is unique to Assisted Living. By providing the finest in personal care, supportive services, and leisure activities, we strive to create a supportive environment for older individuals who cannot live alone, but do not require...
Photo of Primrose Memory Care Of Wausau
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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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.

Cost of nursing homes in Wausau, WI

The average cost of senior living in Wausau is $4,037 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Mattoon, WI with an average of $3,154 per month.

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

Wausau, WI
$4,037/mo
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Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Wausau, WI vs. the state and national average

Wausau, WI
$4,037/mo
U.S. national average
$4,886/mo

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

$3,907/mo
Nursing Homes
$4,037/mo

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

Studio
$5,528/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Wausau over time

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Wausau

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Wausau

Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Wausau

5.0
I will never be able to convey my gratitude for [name removed], [name removed] and the entire Our House Team. The care they have shown for my loved one is unbeatable.

Applegate Terrace in Wausau, WI

5.0
What we really like about Applegate Terrace is that it's clean and comfortable and the staff are very warm and welcoming. Based on the experience we have had so far we would recommend this community to other families.

Tender Reflections of Weston

4.7
The facility and staff at Tender Reflections are wonderful! The facility is located in a beautiful setting with big windows that provide a nice view of central Wisconsin nature. The common areas are open, with clear walking paths, interactive screens and nice seating available. There are ...
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Azura Memory Care of Wausau, Applegate Terrace and Sylvan Crossings on Evergreen are the top-rated nursing homes facilities near Wausau, Wisconsin. See full list of communities.

There are 30 nursing homes facilities near Wausau, Wisconsin. See the full list.

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