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The County is made up of villages, small towns, cities and rural areas, which means there are plenty of amenities, events and services that appeal to retirees. Seniors can fish, walk and picnic at one of the many county-run parks, and the Waukesha County Museum is a popular day trip destination among locals and visitors alike. There are also a number of top-ranked hospitals in the area, including the Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, which operates three emergency departments in the County.
Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey shows that at an average of $5,073 per month, assisted living rates in Waukesha County are somewhat higher than the statewide average of $4,400. Rates in nearby cities, such as Sheboygan ($4,950) and Madison ($4,956), are similar to those in Waukesha County, while the average cost in Appleton is higher at $5,500.
Note: Information for Waukesha County was not available, so data from the nearest city, Milwaukee, was used.
Take a look through our list of the 10-best assisted living facilities in Waukesha County to find a community that’s right for you or your loved one.
Mission Creek is a resort-inspired senior living community where residents enjoy chef-inspired meals, complimentary iPads, and around-the-clock support from professional caregivers. Wi-Fi service is available throughout the facility, and there's a beautiful outdoor courtyard where seniors can visit with friends and neighbors. The lobby has a grand piano and library, and each private suite features a spacious, barrier-free bathroom and generous ensuite storage.
Heritage Elm Grove
Situated just a few miles west of the Milwaukee County Zoo near Froedtert Hospital, Heritage Elm Grove offers seniors a modern, comfortable place to call home. This 97-suite senior living community features bright, open-concept common areas, a pub, activity room and a theater complete with luxurious club seating. Rehabilitation services are available in the well-equipped gym, and there's a salon and barbershop, spa room, and stunning courtyard.
Centrally located just steps from the shops, medical clinics and restaurants along Highway 18, Brookdale Brookfield is a comfortable senior living community that offers assisted living and memory care services. Seniors can choose from nine unique studio and one-bedroom floor plans, and pets are welcome upon approval. Regular activities include walking groups, trips to the Milwaukee Public Museum and outings to the nearby Potawatomi Bingo Casino.
Legacy Assisted Living
Legacy Assisted Living is a small, friendly senior living facility situated just a few blocks east of Pewaukee Lake. The community is equipped with a comprehensive safety system that includes wearable medical alert pendants, floor-level lighting, handrails and Wander Guard devices on exterior doors. Wheelchair-accessible transportation to local appointments, shops and church services is available, and three balanced meals are provided daily.
Azura Assisted Living of Brookfield at Mierow Farm
Located just west of I-41, Azura Assisted Living of Brookfield at Mierow Farm is a modern, one-story facility comprised of two assisted living homes, and two memory care homes. The site was formerly a working farm, and the barn, farm stand and community garden has been preserved, making this an ideal place for seniors who hail from an agricultural background. Residents can participate in the garden-to-fork program, which involves cultivating fruits and vegetables that are used in the freshly-prepared meals, and there's also a movie theater, gym and stunning therapeutic spa. We included this community on our 10-best list due to the unique setting, as well as the extensive use of smart home technologies to improve resident safety, comfort and security.
The Arboretum is a spacious senior living community situated on a stunning 16-acre campus near the Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls. Dedicated lifestyle staff design a wide range of engaging activities to promote residents' physical, emotional and cognitive wellness, including art classes, holiday parties and raised-bed gardening groups. Religious services are held on-site, including Catholic and Lutheran services and hymn sing-alongs. We featured The Arboretum on this 10-best list due to the beautiful setting that encourages seniors to enjoy plenty of fresh air and sunshine.
Heritage at Deer Creek
Situated near the Moorland Square Shopping Center in the city of New Berlin, Heritage at Deer Creek is a two-story, 76-suite senior living community offering assisted living and memory care services. Each resident has an emergency call pendant they can use to instantly connect with on-site caregivers, and the facility is equipped with barrier-free bathrooms to enhance safety. There are plenty of activities for seniors to enjoy, including scheduled outings to area restaurants, art classes and cookouts, and families are always welcome to drop by for a visit.
Menomonee Place is a pet-friendly senior living community that offers independent and assisted living, as well as short-stay and respite care. A registered nurse is always available, and caregivers are on-site 24 hours a day. Each studio and one-bedroom apartment has individual heating and air conditioning, oversized windows and a kitchenette, and the entire facility is equipped with smoke detectors, a sprinkler system and emergency lighting. Transportation to medical appointments, shopping areas and community events is provided, and a guest suite is available for out-of-town visitors.
Located next to the ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, Wilkinson Woods is an active senior living community staffed by compassionate, dedicated caregivers. The bright, spacious apartments range in size from studios to two-bedroom units, and each is equipped with individual climate controls, a kitchenette and generous closet space. Veterans are recognized with special Memorial Day services and a Wall of Honor, and residents are encouraged to participate in the many social activities such as outings to local attractions, holiday parties and walking clubs. We featured Wilkinson Woods on this 10-best list due to its reputation for having staff who are exceptionally professional and focused on helping seniors thrive.
Bright and inviting, Brookdale Sussex is a single-story assisted living community in the quaint village of Sussex. There's a spacious covered porch where residents can relax, a cozy fireside living room and a handy in-house beauty salon. Wi-Fi is available throughout the facility, and well-behaved companion animals are welcome. Each suite is equipped with an emergency response system that instantly connects with on-site caregivers, and the entire community is wheelchair accessible.