Freedom, Wisconsin
N3782 County Trunk E
Freedom, WI 54913
(920) 422-4620
At Country Villa Assisted Living in Freedom, WI, we are dedicated to compassionate, committed care.

5 Considerations When Looking for a Retirement Home July 26, 2017

Freedom, Outagamie
5 Considerations When Looking for a Retirement Home, Freedom, Wisconsin

When you begin the search for a retirement home for your loved one, it can be difficult to know how to find the right facility. Of course, you want to find a home that will provide your loved one with the care and assistance they require, but how can you be sure the facility you select will satisfy all their needs? To help narrow down your search and ensure a good fit, consider the following five factors. 

5 Factors to Consider When Looking for a Retirement Home

1. Individual Wants & Needs

Help your loved one develop a list of wants and needs. For example, if they have a specific hobby, such as gardening, find out if it is offered as an activity at the facility. Or, if they have a progressive disease, such as Alzheimer’s, search for a home with a quality memory care wing.

2. Location 

Deciding on the ideal location for your loved one’s retirement home can be tricky. Would they prefer to be close to the family? Or, do they prefer living in a climate that is further from home? Discuss these preferences with your loved one to narrow down your search. 

3. Friendly Staff

retirement homeA friendly staff is important for any retirement home—you want your family member to be treated with compassion and respect. During your tour of the facility, get a feel for the attitude of the employees by observing how they interact with the residents.

4. Health Care Options

Some retirement homes have nurses available around the clock, while others only have medical personnel available during the day. Depending on the specific needs of your loved one, having full-time access to care may be important. 

5. Clean Environment

The retirement home you select should be clean and in accordance with state and local health regulations. Not only does a tidy facility create a more pleasant environment for your family member, but it is also a necessity to maintain their well-being. Pay attention to the cleanliness of the living quarters, dining areas, and grounds as you tour the facility. 


If you want your loved one to live in a retirement home that offers premier care and a friendly staff on a beautiful, 12-acre park, look no further than Country Villa Assisted Living in Pulaski and Freedom, WI. This family-oriented facility prioritizes the comfort and well-being of their residents, and they would be happy to help you and your loved one. To set up a tour, call (920) 422-4620 for the Freedom location or (920) 822-2040 for the Pulaski facility. For more information on their services, visit their website

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