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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.

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About the Community

About the Community

Apartments and Floor Plans


Community Life

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!

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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.

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Best Independent Living

U.S. News & World Report awards communities based on results from a reputable resident and family satisfaction survey.

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Spacious, condo-style apartments and first-rate amenities make our community the perfect home.

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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.

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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.

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Independent living

Enjoy a private apartment and active social life with freedom from chores like housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance.

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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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Temporary stay

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

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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.

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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)
  • Housekeeping
  • Social programming and activities
  • Tailored care services
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Maintenance, lawn care and snow removal
  • And more!
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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.

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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.

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On-site amenities

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