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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Wausau area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 42 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Wausau
  • Read more than 115 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Wausau is $4,100, which is lower than the state average of $4,400 and similar to the national average of $4,051.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Wausau, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 42 communities in the Wausau area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Wausau area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Acorn Hill Apartments
1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Hospice
Not Listed
Located in Mosinee, WI, Acorn Hill Apartments is a senior living community focused on independent seniors who need additional help with daily tasks. Private apartments are designed with seniors in mind, featuring wheelchair-accessible bathrooms, easy-to-reach outlets and easily read thermostats for personal climate control. The staff is on hand 24/7 to assist with personal care needs, including medication and mobility assistance. The community also provides ample amenities designed just for seniors, such as an elder-specific fitness center, wide hallways to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters and plenty of open lounge areas for restful moments or sharing stories with neighbors. Additionally, the on-site health spa and beauty parlor offers an easily accessible whirlpool bath for therapy and relaxation. Daily schedules are full of engaging activities, such as morning exercise classes, community games and movie nights in the theater.
What Residents are Saying:
The community is praised by residents and their families for its welcoming and caring environment. One family member says, "It is so inviting and the staff is always pleasant. It is clean and beautifully decorated, making it so pleasing to the senior citizens' eyes."
4.56 out of 5 stars
(9) Reviews
430 Orbiting Dr., Mosinee, WI 54455
Care Partners Assisted Living-Weston
Copperleaf Assisted Living of Marathon
Mountain Terrace Senior Living
Our House Senior Living - Wausau Assisted Care
Pride TLC
Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau
Renaissance Assisted Living - Weston
Sylvan Crossings On Evergreen
Tender Reflections Assisted Living

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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