Assisted Living Facilities in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Our goal is to assist you in finding the best available independent and assisted living facilities in the state of Wisconsin. There are more than three thousand Wisconsin Assisted Living Facilities to select from. Just Click on the county of your interest below to see the list of Wisconsin assisted living facilities available in your area.
Senior Living Facilities can be the best solution for many seniors who value their independence, yet need some assistance with daily needs. If they want to live an active and fulfilling life, senior assisted living may be the right choice. If you know a senior in Wisconsin that could benefit from assisted living, there are many to choose from, offering varying degrees of independence.
See a list of the Cost of Assisted Living in Wisconsin - 2011
ADULT FAMILY HOMES:
A place where 3 or 4 adults who are not related to the operator reside and receive care, treatment or services that are above the level of room and board and that may include up to 7 hours per week of nursing care per resident.
COMMUNITY BASED RESIDENTIAL FACILITY:
A place where 5 or more unrelated people live together in a community setting. Services provided include room and board, supervision, support services, and may include up to 3 hours of nursing care per week.
RESIDENTIAL CARE APARTMENT COMPLEXES:
Independent apartment units in which the following services are provided: room and board, up to 28 hours per week of supportive care, personal care, and nursing services.
It's a good idea to learn as much as possible about all the assisted living options that are available in your area. They could be called Residential Living Facilities, Adult Foster Homes, or Home Care Centers in your location. Everything you read and each facility you visit will help you to get closer to determining your own need. There are adult family homes, retirement communities, board and care homes, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities and other options. Learning about the costs of assisted living and how to cover those costs is also very important. With all these options, and maybe because there are so many choices, it can be overwhelming. There's nothing wrong with getting help.
A few of the services offered by assisted living placement services are:
1) Help Determine if Assisted Living is Right for You
2) Determining the level of care needed
3) Locating the home or facility best suited to your needs
4) Helping you to negotiate the lowest possible price for you and your family
5) Helping you with finanacial planning so that your resources can be used wisely to cover the costs involved
6) Ensuring that the facility you choose is able to handle any special needs that you may have.
There are placement agencies that will be pleased to help you sort through the maze and make the best choice for your loved one. This is their field of expertise and they are happy to share the knowledge they've gathered with you. A few of our favorites are A Place For Mom, Elderlink, and Assisted Living. In Southern California and Southern Arizona, one of our favorites is Assisted Living Placements. Most referral agencies (sometimes called placement agencies) will provide their services free of charge.