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The Waterford at Colby – Senior living in Colby, Wisconsin

Located between Green Bay and Eau Claire, WI, our senior community is here to offer the support you need with everyday tasks so you can focus on the activities you really love. We have a bustling community atmosphere with many activities offered each day for you to participate in.

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About the Community



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Best of Senior Living badge from A Place for Mom 2023

Award winning senior living

We are proud to announce that our community was named a Best of Senior Living community by A Place for Mom! This honor recognizes the top-rated senior communities in Wisconsin based on consumer ratings and reviews in the APlaceforMom.com and SeniorAdvisor.com senior care directory.

Get acquainted with our senior living community

Our warm and inviting community is always bustling with activity and opportunities to have fun!

Fun & friends

The welcoming seniors in our community will be thrilled to have you join the fun. Meet up with our walking club for a stroll (or scoot!) around our quarter-mile path, or if watching the latest blockbuster is more your style, meet in the movie theatre for a film screening and some popcorn. Social butterflies will enjoy catching up with a neighbor over coffee and a sweet treat in our dining room or ice cream parlor.

Safety & convenience

Our team is here to support you with everyday tasks. We offer housekeeping and laundry services as well as assistance with bathing, dressing and grooming. When you need to run an errand or visit the doctor, just schedule a courtesy transportation ride and we will drop you off!

We offer 24/7 staffing and emergency response systems in all our senior apartments so that you can feel safe and sound. To keep life easy, we have an on-site beauty salon, newspaper delivery, church services and snack delivery. Small pets are also welcome!

Activities and entertainment calendar

Take up a new hobby, join a club, get moving in a fitness class, attend special events or enjoy an outing to a local destination–all in the same day, if you’d like! The opportunities to find your joy are endless.

The Waterford at Colby living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Colby, WI.

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Assisted living

Maintain your independence while enjoying access to 24-hour support services like help with bathing, dressing, meal preparation and more.

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Memory care

Our specialized program, Magnolia Trails™, provides a safe, homelike environment with days tailored to meet each resident’s needs.

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Temporary stay

Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.

One-bedroom apartment floorplan with living area and large closets at a senior living community in Colby, Wisconsin.

Apartments designed with seniors in mind

Our studio apartment homes offer cozy and thoughtful layouts, as well as built-in safety features. Experience peace of mind in your new Waterford at Colby home.

I’m so happy I am able to stay here. The caregivers are great and really take care of you. The food is delicious. They also have different activities to participate in that I enjoy. Patricia K.

Resident life at The Waterford at Colby

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Education & recreation

From our “Hot Shots” cornhole competitions to craft and cooking projects to manicures and foot soaks, we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

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Meals selected by residents

Our residents’ opinions are important to us. Our staff regularly holds Resident Council meetings so we come up with nutritious and delicious menus that our residents have requested.

Lobby area with fireplace and comfortable seating at senior living facility in Colby, Wisconsin.

On-site amenities

Whether you are looking for a lowkey way to relax or a place to connect with friends, there are many great options. Visit our sunroom, stroll along our walking path or read a book from our well-stocked library near the floor-to-ceiling fireplace.

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Finding your joy is easy at The Waterford at Colby. We offer exciting events and activities for residents to take part in every day.

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We are proud to offer the best senior living experience in Colby. Let us show you around virtually or in-person.

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In the Colby area

The Waterford at Colby offers easy access to a variety of attractions. We serve Marathon County and are convenient for family members living nearby in Abbotsford, Medford, Marshfield and Wausau, WI.

Hospitals: Marshfield Clinic, Aspirus Wausau
Pharmacies: Abbotsford Pharmacy
Shopping: Abby County Market, Family Dollar, Miller’s Produce, Dollar General, Hawkeye Dairy Store
Restaurants: Abby Café, Medo’s Family Style Restaurant, Amber’s Colby Café, Thiago’s Café
Local destinations: Wildwood Zoo, Colby Cheese Days, First City Days

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Our approach to health

The safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. We have many safety measures in place to not only cover pandemics, but also the common flu and cold seasons.

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