Options for Independent Living in Wauwatosa, WI

When you're exploring the senior living options in Wauwatosa, WI, it makes sense to dig into the community's atmosphere, style, and amenities. This overview will give you a quick look at the town and some of the aspects we think you'll love about living at Cedar Glen Senior Apartments or Walnut Glen Senior Apartments

About Wauwatosa

The word wauwatosa means "firefly" in the native Potawatomi language. Nestled along the banks of the Menomonee River just outside of Milwaukee, Wauwatosa offers a picturesque small-town look and feel, along with its proximity to all that Milwaukee has to offer. Originally a mill town, then a railroad outpost, Wauwatosa eventually became a center of industry, home to manufacturers like Briggs & Stratton® and Harley Davidson®.

Reasons to Choose Independent Living in Wauwatosa

Wauwatosa’s mix of nature and city life makes it an attractive option for independent living in Wisconsin. This beautiful area is home to many local attractions, as well as numerous housing opportunities for seniors. When searching for affordable senior housing, be sure to weigh your options carefully and consider what factors and amenities are most important to you. We think you’ll find that Cedar Glen or Walnut Glen may be the best retirement community for you!

Local Attractions

Wauwatosa's beautiful parks, bookstores, coffee shops, and arts scene offer something for everyone. 

  • Mayfair Mall is a perfect place for retail therapy. Dozens of mainstream and boutique shops showcase goods for all tastes. 
  • The Kneeland-Walker House, an elegant Queen Anne style home built in 1890, is now home to the Wauwatosa Historical Society. This gem is a treat for history buffs to explore. 
  • Stop by the Wisconsin State Fair in August for delicious food, live music, and a variety of unique vendors. 
  • Get plugged into community happenings, check out a book, or explore the calendar of events at the Wauwatosa Public Library

Learn more about the neighborhood surrounding Cedar Glen Senior Apartments.

Senior Apartment Amenities to Look For

Your senior living options in Wauwatosa, WI include access to many desirable amenities, including:

  • Furnished stainless steel appliances
  • Balcony or patio on all homes
  • Walk-in closets
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • In-suite washer/dryer
  • Pet-friendly units (restrictions may apply)

Community Perks and Social Opportunities

When you choose our retirement community, you’ll gain access to attractive building amenities and plenty of social opportunities!

  • Community room and kitchen
  • Elevator
  • Hair salon
  • Library
  • Business center
  • On-site management
  • Smoke-free communities
  • Regularly scheduled social potlucks, get-togethers, holiday parties, and more!

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If you’re considering making a move to an independent living community, check out these interesting facts about an enjoyable and maintenance-free life at Cedar Glen and Walnut Glen Senior Apartments.

Start Your Independent Living Journey Today

For more information about Cedar Glen or Walnut Glen Senior Apartments and to schedule a tour, contact our senior living experts in Wauwatosa today.