Madison Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Madison Senior Living Options

All Saints Assisted Living and Memory Care

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Facility offers updated furnishings within the interior. The interior is embellished in an elegant manner. Program offers 24/7 nursing assistance. Spacious rooms with fully-furnished accommodations. However, very few accommodations offered to those with mobility issues...

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Brookdale Madison North

Review by Local Professional

Expert

This program has very friendly staff members, but has poor follow-through all around when it comes to meeting the goals set for the residents. The living arrangements are good, but staff members are inconsistent in meeting the needs of each resident...

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Brookdale Madison North

Review by Sam

Consumer

Staff are always in a meeting leaving no one to Answere call buttons. It has taken 30 min minimum for call lights to be answered. They seem to be understaffed for caregivers compared to all of the offices being filled.

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Meadowmere Madison

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Serene atmosphere with big-sized apartments, including studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units with a full-sized dining room, large kitchen with spacious storage. There is a 24/7 nurse on site. Activities are scheduled on a consistent basis...

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Oakwood Knoll

Review by Local Professional

Expert

The great advantage of this facility is that it offers joined level of care units, which helps residents with easier transition depending on their various needs. The program offers a smaller community for residents in a faith-based environment. The care homes are accommodating and monitor the residents minutely...

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Sebring Assisted Care Residence

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Offering a reasonable and affordable price, this facility offers residents with a wide variety of options, including the "Lunch Bunch" where residents explore the local eateries within the community. Other activities are also included in the program, including movie outings and exercise programs...

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Information About Senior Living Option in Madison

Named "The Best City for an Active Retirement" in 2011 by Forbes Magazine, the City of Madison is home to about 230,000 residents and located 122 miles northwest of Chicago. Surrounded by rivers and lakes, this state capital has four distinct seasons with an average snowfall of 37 inches annually. Established in 1836 and named after the fourth U.S. President James Madison, this modern urban area has over 120 official neighborhoods and is home to the University of Wisconsin (UW). Madison senior living offers residents access to a well-developed transit system, specialized medical services, upscale shopping and dining, and a variety of activities and entertainment.

Madison Attractions

With many nearby farms, Madison is home to a number of seasonal farm markets, agricultural festivals and fall fairs. The Dane County Farmers' Market runs every Wednesday from April to November, bringing the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers to city residents. Madison senior living offers the opportunity to visit some of the many area museums, including the Chazen Museum of Art at UW, the Wisconsin Historical Museum and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. State Street in downtown Madison is a vibrant, pedestrian-only street home to many unique shops and restaurants, making it the ideal place to spend a sunny afternoon.

Madison Senior Activities

The local senior center is a popular destination for retirees enjoying Madison senior living. At the center, there is always something going on, from weekly Bridge tournaments and conversational Spanish groups to open computer labs and free Madison College classes. As a designated federal nutrition site, the center offers a hot lunch daily on a donation basis, and transportation is provided to and from the center. Other services include bi-weekly blood pressure screenings, visiting nurse foot clinics, flu shots, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and diabetes support groups in English and Spanish.

Madison Medical Facilities

Rated a “Best Hospital” by U.S. News and World Report in the field of geriatrics, the University of Wisconsin Hospital is the healthcare facility of choice for many people enjoying senior living in Madison. As a teaching hospital, the UW medical center has a number of physicians who provide both primary and specialized care for patients aged 65 and older in the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) program. Through this unique program, patients receive support from a multidisciplinary team including specialized nurses, a pharmacist and a physical therapist to make sure that seniors receive the best care possible both in and out of the hospital.

Madison Transit

The Metro Transit system operates an extensive bus system throughout the city of Madison and surrounding areas, making travel here quick and convenient. Madison senior living includes access to half-priced cash fares and monthly passes on Metro Transit, allowing unlimited rides for under $30 a month. Paratransit services are available for riders who have difficulty using regular buses due to a physical disability, offering door-to-door reserved service using lift-equipped vans.

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Senior living in Madison offers retirees an excellent quality of life, enriched with well-developed municipal services, a variety of cultural venues, and specialized healthcare facilities. Browse our directory to find Assisted Living, Independent Living and Retirement Communities in Madison… Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top