Madison (WI) Senior Living Communities
Home of the University of Wisconsin and the state’s capital, Madison routinely receives honors as a “Best Place to Live.” Before you start your search for Madison senior living options, we’ll reveal why it is such a “livable” city.
Compared to other cities that grab such accolades, Madison is relatively affordable. The overall cost of living is just 9% above the national average. And Madison senior living options are in line with that percent. For example, a one-bedroom in an assisted living facility averages $3,750 a month (U.S. average is $3,261), according to a Genworth Financial survey. A private room in a nursing home averages $243 a day, while a semi-private averages $216. If you need a home health aide, prepare to spend on average $57,200 yearly for 44 hours a week of care.
Something is always going on in Madison from Badger sports to events like the Forward Music Festival to making your own fun on one of the city’s 200 miles of hiking and biking trails. Try an easy 2-hour pedal around Lake Monona where you’ll pass through B. B. Clarke Park and Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Another scenic ride is on the UW campus skirting the shores of Lake Mendota. With these two lakes plus Wingra, Waubesa, and Kegonsa, you can fish, sail, kayak, swim or just relax on a beach. Locals don’t let the Wisconsin winters stop them either. Try ice-skating at Tenny, Vilas, or Elver Parks. Downhill ski at Tyrol Basin and Devil’s Head. And to get the heart pumping, cross country ski at Devil's Lake, Wisconsin State Park, Glacial Drumline State Trail, and The Ice Age Trail.
If you’re unfamiliar with the different kinds of Madison senior living options, read our “Senior Retirement Lifestyles” article. You’ll learn important differences in care, amenities and prices.
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