The Waterford at Fitchburg – Senior living in Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Enjoy your retirement at our senior living community. We offer a warm, friendly environment with the privacy and freedom to live a vibrant lifestyle. If you feel like making new friends or learning a new skill, we offer activities every day. If you need support, our team of compassionate caregivers are always ready to help.
We offer the following senior living options:
Award winning senior living
We are proud to announce our community has been recognized with several awards for providing the best senior living experience in Fitchburg!
Best of Senior Living
This award is given to independent living and assisted living communities that received at least a 4.5 star rating on APlaceforMom.com or SeniorAdvisor.com.
Best Independent Living
U.S. News & World Report awards communities based on results from a reputable resident and family satisfaction survey.
Get acquainted with our senior living community
Spacious, condo-style apartments and first-rate amenities make our community the perfect home.
Fun & friends
There is always something to keep your mind active at The Waterford at Fitchburg. Two resident favorites are the activity center with plenty of card and board games to enjoy with friends and the library stocked with many books to get lost in.
Keeping in touch with grandkids and faraway friends is easy with our computer area. Residents can also participate in bingo, enjoy a yoga class or visit our beauty salon.
Safety & convenience
Situated near Madison, WI, our community offers a warm, friendly environment with quick access to the big city. Wide entryways make it easy for residents who use wheelchairs or motorized scooters to get around and socialize. For added convenience, we offer on-site storage units to keep memorabilia or prized possessions close by.
We also offer underground parking, daily newspaper delivery, housekeeping and linen service, scheduled courtesy transportation, 24/7 staffing and an emergency response system.
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 Fitchburg living options
Find the right type of senior living community in Fitchburg, WI.
Enjoy a private apartment and active social life with freedom from chores like housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance.
Maintain your independence while enjoying access to 24-hour support services like help with bathing, dressing, meal preparation and more.
Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.
Apartments designed with seniors in mind
Our one- and two-bedroom apartment homes offer residents condo-style layouts with built-in safety features. Experience relaxation and ease in your Waterford at Fitchburg home.
With a wide variety of floor plans, we have an option for every lifestyle.
The amenities and services you need in one easy payment
Curious about the monthly costs of moving to an independent living or assisted living community versus staying at home? Download our cost comparison worksheets to view how affordable senior living can be.
Your monthly fee covers amenities such as:
- On-site dining
- Utilities (including phone, cable and internet)
- Social programming and activities
- Tailored care services
- Scheduled transportation
- Maintenance, lawn care and snow removal
- And more!
The Waterford at Fitchburg is a big family. Between staff and neighbors, I have found all my needs met in one way or another. Because of this, I plan to remain here as long as I live. Wesley S.
Resident life at The Waterford at Fitchburg
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Education & recreation
From happy hour and craft projects to cooking classes and live performances, we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.
Fun with food
In addition to our weekly menu, residents can select from an array of items from our always-available menu. From monthly Food Council meetings to dining surveys, our staff works hard to provide a delicious, personalized dining experience.
Our pet-friendly community boasts beautifully manicured grounds and a courtyard that is ideal for an evening stroll. Stay active in our fitness center, join a book club or catch a movie in our theater room.
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In the Fitchburg area
Located less than five miles from downtown Madison, you can enjoy access to shopping, dining and entertainment options. The Waterford at Fitchburg serves Dane County and is convenient for family members living nearby in Verona, Sun Prairie, Janesville and Milwaukee, WI.
Hospitals: UW Health, UnityPoint Health
Pharmacies: Walgreens, CVS
Shopping: Pick ‘n Save, Target, Costco, Hy-Vee, Kohl’s, Marshalls, East Towne Mall
Restaurants: The Great Dane, Coldstone Creamery, Panera Bread, Liliana’s, MOD Pizza, Thirsty Goat, Me & Julio’s
Local destinations: Fitchburg Senior Center, Lake Mendota, Vilas Park
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.