Options for Independent Living in Janesville, WI

Located about 45 miles southeast of Madison, Janesville, WI is a thriving town of just over 60,000 residents. Locals love the charming neighborhoods, local attractions, and desirable amenities that the senior living options in Janesville, WI have to offer. 

About Janesville

Known as "America's Park Place," Janesville's location along the winding Rock River and ample city park space make it a beautiful haven for those who love the outdoors. Initially settled by New Englanders in the mid-1800s, Janesville quickly grew into a culture and community all its own. Today, Janesville is the county seat of Rock County. Residents enjoy a lower-than-average cost of living and excellent area amenities.

Reasons to Choose Independent Living in Janesville

There are many reasons to consider independent living in Janesville. With ample park space and a lively community, this beautiful area is a wonderful place to settle for your retirement years. In addition to high-quality local attractions, Janesville is home to numerous housing opportunities for seniors. If you’re on the hunt for senior housing, our options for independent living may be just what you are looking for.

Local Attractions​

Step out and enjoy all these Janesville area attractions:

  • The Rotary Botanical Gardens offer 20 acres of spellbinding space to explore, relax, and enjoy, including several different traditional garden styles to experience. Make sure to ask for the senior discount!
  • Get a taste of 19th-century Rock County at the Rock County Historical Society, where you'll step into an authentically furnished six-floor Italianate mansion, the place where President Lincoln slept during his visits to the area. 
  • If you love wine, a stop at the Fermenting Cellars Winery is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. The beautiful setting, log cabin-style building, and welcoming, family atmosphere makes this stop a favorite among Wisconsin wine connoisseurs. 

Learn more about the neighborhoods surrounding First Senior I & II and Willard Haus Senior Apartments.

Senior Apartment Amenities to Look For

Get all these amenities and more* when you begin your independent living journey in Janesville, WI:

  • Balconies and patios on select homes
  • Furnished appliances 
  • Heat, water, and municipal services included
  • Ample closet space

Community Perks and Social Opportunities

When you choose one of our independent living properties, you’ll gain access to attractive building amenities* and plenty of social opportunities!

  • Community rooms and kitchens
  • Elevators
  • Hair salon
  • On-site management
  • Smoke-free communities
  • Regularly scheduled social potlucks, get-togethers, holiday parties, and more!

*Amenities may differ between our Janesville senior housing properties.

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Start Your Independent Living Journey Today

For more information about the senior living options in Janesville, WI, contact our leasing agents to schedule a tour of First Senior I, First Senior II, and Willard Haus today.