Wausau, which is based in a predominantly rural part of Marathon County, has eighteen residential care facilities which gives seniors a collection of long term care options to settle upon. It shouldn't be too difficult to get around the city with the multitude of transportation choices offered. According to government funded surveys there are many top nursing homes, as well as hospitals in and around the city.
Senior Living Services
Some of the standard amenities in Wausau include:
Nurses available 24-hours
In addition to a full complement of amenities, Wausau also has a diverse network that are there to meet seniors' unique needs. Some care facilities offer kosher meals, allow pets like dogs, provide outdoor recreational activities, as well as common areas for activites. Access to on-call specialists like Counselors, Physical Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Nutritionists can also be arranged at many facilities. Some offer devotional services. Still other long term care facilities offer transportation (free and at-cost), or even can provide more advanced care like blood glucose monitoring.
While not mandatory, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be valuable to have the resident's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility intake manager might have. This can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might require.
Assisted Living Costs
The cost of elder care facilities may change based on the kind of required services, but on average it costs residents around $3,700 monthly. In contrast, the average price for assisted living in Wisconsin is $3,380 monthly.