Senior Living Options in Sinsinawa, WI (Hazel Green, WI)

Sinsinawa is a charming unincorporated community in the southwestern corner of Wisconsin, just a few miles from Dubuque. Read on to find out more about the senior living options in Sinsinawa, WI, as well as the local attractions and amenities residents love. 

About Sinsinawa

Sinsinawa's history stretches back hundreds of years. It was originally home to Sioux Native Americans, who gave the town its name – which means either "where the spirit dwells," or "home of the young eagle." Later, settlers established a college and religious order, the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. Today, Sinsinawa is a cozy community with sweeping views of the Wisconsin countryside, breathtaking architecture, and friendly people. A quiet, unassuming town, Sinsinawa's proximity to Dubuque makes it the perfect quiet getaway.

Local Attractions 

  • The Sinsinawa Mound Center
    Once a thriving college, today the Sinsinawa Mound Center is a beautiful spot to visit. With hundreds of acres of woodlands, fields, orchards, and gardens, two classically-designed labyrinths, a bookshop, and fascinating architecture, you’ll find yourself coming back again and again.

  • National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium 
    The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, just a few miles down the road in Dubuque, offers a glimpse into the history of the Mississippi River and its inhabitants. One of the most highly-rated aquariums in the state, it's a must-stop. 

  • Fenelon Place Elevator Company 
    Enjoy a short, steep ride up a classic cable car to a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape. It's worth the short drive to take the Fenelon Place Elevator Company car with friends or family. 

Housing Amenities

When you choose to live in The Academy at Sinsinawa Senior Apartments, you’ll enjoy amenities like these: 

  • 9-foot ceilings in all apartments
  • Attached chapel/meditation room 
  • On-site library 
  • Community room and kitchen 
  • Walk-in closets in some units 

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To find out more about the senior living options that Sinsinawa offers, reach out to us for more information today. Our friendly leasing agents are happy to talk about your options and schedule a tour to show you around.