• This is your guide to memory care in Port Edwards, WI. Memory care communities offer housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care enables seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, comfortable and supervised environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in memory care in Port Edwards, WI and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will send you a list of memory care providers that fit your loved one's unique imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.

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  • Facts about Port Edwards

    Port Edwards is a village in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The village is located northeast and adjacent to the Town of Port Edwards. The population was 1,818 at the 2010 census.Port Edwards was originally known as "Frenchtown" until 1869, when it was renamed in honor of John Edwards, a local mill owner.The settlement formed around a sawmill built about 1829. It was first owned by Messrs. Grignon and Merrill, who partnered in the mill for some time. It then passed on to Merrill and Whitney in 1836. In 1840 the mill was bought by John Edwards Sr. and his partner, Henry Clinton. It was then that the sawmill business, known as the Edwards and Clinton Company, began to prosper. The partnership didn't last. Because of Clinton's financial troubles, he had to transfer portions of his equity to Edwards throughout the years. By 1862 Edwards owned 100 percent of the business and changed the name to John Edwards and Company. A few years later, active management was given over to his son, John Jr. The senior Edwards died In 1871.Mrs. Edwards wrote of the community in the 1860s, "the settlement was small only consisting of a store, a blacksmith shop, a school, two boarding houses and a number of white houses." With his success in the sawmill business, Edwards decided to run for the Wisconsin legislature as an assemblyman in 1890. After his election, he moved to Madison in 1891, leaving his business to be managed by his son-in-law, Lewis M. Alexander.By the end of the 19th century most sawmills in central Wisconsin had gone out of business. Alexander decided to take a risk and convert the sawmill company into a paper mill company, completing the conversion in 1896. Although the change proved economically challenging, the company eventually succeeded, although it experienced ups and downs reflecting the overall economy.With the town heavily dependent on the mill, it slowly grew to become the community it is today. Today the village consists of a small cluster of 1890s to 1940s homes that have been preserved and refurbished. Although the mill shut down in 2008, the village has not turned into a ghost-town. This little village still honors its past, naming the high school in honor of John Edwards. Lewis M. Alexander's house still stands and has been turned into the Alexander House Center for Art & History.



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2711 12th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 3.11 mi away
Professional nurses are on staff to help you, the community is secured for the safety of residents that might be exit seeking, transportation at cost can be arranged, respite care is offered, and residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
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1661 S Biron Dr, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 5.32 mi away
Transportation is available for additional cost, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, full tubs are available, respite care is offered, and residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
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1902 Post Rd, Stevens Point, WI 54481 18.32 mi away
Tasty meals are provided to residents, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this community, residents who drive will find parking available to them, and hospice is an option available at this location.
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100 N. Green Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481 20.37 mi away
The minimum allowable age of residents is 55, high tech wander guards are installed to prevent memory care residents from leaving the property, the Sylvan Crossings of Stevens Point is has particular expertise to handle memory care and behavioral issues, staff is trained to deal with any exit seeking behaviors that may need to be handled, and wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location.
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5625 Sandpiper Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481 21.63 mi away
Physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this property, an occupational therapist visits and helps residents, the facility has staff that can help residents with insulin to manage diabetic needs, hospice is an option available at this location, and the community is licensed for 147 residents.
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1316 D N. Hume Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449 26.53 mi away
Nourishing meals are provided to residents, nurses are on staff, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, the community is secured for the safety of memory care residents that might be prone to wander, and hospice is an option available at this location.
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3704 Hummingbird Road, Wausau, WI 54401 40.73 mi away
a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, a dentist visits this community regularly, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community regularly, the property has a nurse that is able to administer injectable medicine, and residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
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4100 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401 41.19 mi away
Speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community regularly, this property is its own stand alone building, residents who drive will find parking available to them, transportation at cost can be arranged, and full tubs are available.
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220 W Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401 45.33 mi away
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Hilltop of Pepper
630 Pepper Ave., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
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Harmony of Wisconsin Rapids - Building 2
2230 James Court, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
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Pine Ridge Assisted Living
491 North 25th Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
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Maple Ridge of Plover
2831 Maple Drive, Plover, WI 54467
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North Crest/North Haven/North Ridge
2225 Eagle Summit, Stevens Point, WI 54481
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Cedar Ridge IV
385 Orbitting Dr., Mosinee, WI 54455
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Cedar Ridge I
1204 Weston Ave, Rothschild, WI 54474
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Kennedy Park Medical & Rehabilitation Center
6001 Alderson Street, Schofield, WI 54476
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Cedar Ridge V
2309 Ross Ave., Schofield, WI 54476
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Cedar Ridge II
4930 Alderson St, Schofield, WI 54476
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Cedar Ridge III
4932 Alderson St., Schofield, WI 54476
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Pine Ridge Assisted Living of Colby
1110 N. Division St, Colby, WI 54421
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Stone Crest Residence
805 Parcher St, Wausau, WI 54403
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InnCare of Abbotsford
100 South 4th st., Abbotsford, WI 54405
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