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Assisted Living in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

A popular retirement destination, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin is home to an estimated 17,610 residents, more than 20% of whom are senior citizens aged 65 and above. The city’s climate is seasonal, with comfortable summers and above-average amounts of snowfall during the winter months. There are several attractions in Wisconsin Rapids, including museums such as the South Wood County Historical Society and the Wisconsin River Papermaking Museum. Seniors living here can also find comfort in the fact that the city is home to world-class healthcare facilities, including the Aspirus Riverview Hospital, which is open for emergency care 24 hours a day. 

The average monthly cost of assisted living in the Wisconsin Rapids area is $4,100. It’s important to point out that this cost can vary quite a bit depending on the facility, as well as the amenities and services it offers. 

5 Assisted Living communities in Wisconsin Rapids, WI | 3 nearby communities

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1. The Waterford at Wisconsin Rapids

491 25th Street North, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 54494

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Wellington Place of Biron

1661 South Biron Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 54494

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Our House Senior Living – Wisconsin Rapids Assisted Care

2941 16th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 54494

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Cranberry Court

2230 14th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 54494

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Grace Care Apartments, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

5. Grace Care Apartments

1531 23rd Ave S, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 54495

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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3 matching communities nearby Wisconsin Rapids

1. Care Partners Assisted Living in Stevens Point

3349 A Whiting Ave., Stevens Point, WI, 54481

Assisted Living

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2. Wellington Place of Whiting

1902 Post Road, Stevens Point, WI, 54481

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Tanglewood Assisted Living, Plover, WI

3. Tanglewood Assisted Living

2831 MAPLE DRIVE, Plover, WI, 54467

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

The Cost of Assisted Living in Wisconsin Rapids

With an average monthly cost of $4,100, the cost of assisted living in Wisconsin Rapids is slightly less than the state median cost of $4,400. When compared with the national average, which is $4,051 per month, the cost of assisted living in Wisconsin Rapids is slightly higher. In nearby states, costs are quite similar. While Illinois is slightly higher at $4,575, assisted living in Minnesota, Michigan and Iowa is just a little less than in Wisconsin.

$4100

Wisconsin Rapids

$4400

Wisconsin

$4300

The United States

$4575

Illinois

$4283

Minnesota

$4200

Michigan

$4073

Iowa

Wisconsin Rapids’ assisted living costs are close to midrange when compared with other Wisconsin cities. Appleton has the highest monthly cost in the state at $5,500, while cities such as Racine ($4,650) and Fond du Lac ($4,686) are closer in price to Wisconsin Rapids. Seniors living in Madison ($4,956) and Milwaukee ($5,073) can expect to pay slightly more for assisted living care, while those in Eau Claire ($4,000) and Janesville ($3,975) typically pay a little less.

$4100

Wisconsin Rapids

$4400

Wisconsin

$4000

Eau Claire

$5500

Appleton

$5073

Milwaukee

$4686

Fond du Lac

$4650

Racine

$4956

Madison

$3975

Janesville

Note: Data for Wisconsin Rapids was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Wausau, was used instead.

Wisconsin Rapids Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Wisconsin’s Medicaid system offers several waivers and programs to help seniors pay for long-term care costs. Its Family Care and Family Care Partnership program helps eligible seniors cover costs associated with assisted living care. That includes help with daily tasks, such as grooming and dressing, as well as medication assistance, medical transportation, and additional supports that enhance the quality of seniors’ lives and delay nursing home placement.

To learn more about this waiver and other options for financial assistance in the state, visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page.

Wisconsin Rapids Assisted Living Resources



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Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin(715) 421-0014The ARDC of Central Wisconsin provides an array of programs to help seniors live independently. It offers classes that help seniors understand healthy living, as well as connections with community resources such as financial assistance and meal programs. Additionally, seniors can rely on the ARDC to provide temporary loans of equipment such as wheelchairs and walkers.
Wood County Veterans Service Office(715) 421-8420Serving clients in Wisconsin Rapids and throughout its nearby cities, the Veterans Office helps eligible seniors and other veterans to obtain benefits and other opportunities by providing application assistance and benefits counseling services.
Elderly and Disabled Transportation(715) 389-0230Seniors aged 55 and over can access free or low cost transportation for shopping, medical appointments, errands and social visits through the Wood County Human Services Department. This service is available in Wisconsin Rapids Monday through Friday. 
Wisconsin Judicare Inc. (715) 842-1681Wisconsin Judicare provides free legal services for low-income seniors and other marginalized individuals. The organization is partnered with United Way, as well as Legal Services Corporation. It provides a variety of self-help tools, as well as legal representation in a variety of matters.
Adult Protective Services(608) 261-8319Operated by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Adult Protective Services accepts reports of neglect and abuse against elders, particularly in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living communities. It also provides information about what to look for if a family member suspects abuse or neglect.

Wisconsin Rapids Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted living communities in Wisconsin Rapids must comply with rules and regulations set forth by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. This department oversees health and safety standards, medication administration and staff ratios. Visit our Assisted Living in Wisconsin page to learn more.