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Parkside Assisted Living
Picture Yourself at Parkside
Just a 10-minute drive from Madison, Parkside Assisted Living stands among the rich farmland and rolling hills of family-friendly De Forest, Wis. At Parkside, our wellness, life enrichment, and hospitality programming combine to create our signature therapeutic environment. Residents thrive in this country lifestyle while also enjoying the convenience of nearby hospitals, shopping, and entertainment.
Setting a new standard in senior living
Founded in 2006 to provide new standards of therapeutic excellence in senior living in De Forest, Parkside offers the best in healthcare with nutritional, spiritual, mental and physical stimulation in an environment rich with safety, comfort, activities, and a nurturing atmosphere. Our DeForest Assisted Living community represent the next phase in the evolution of senior care, where our residents can gracefully age with dignity—and have a ton of fun while they’re at it.
Seize the day or kick back and relax—it’s up to you!
What do you want to do today? At Parkside, the sky is the limit. You could take a relaxing dip in the whirlpool Jacuzzi in the Spa Room, sit down with friends for a game of cards, watch a movie in the Theater, or play a fun game of Wii Bowling! The smell of hot popcorn and freshly baked cookies is always tempting in the lobby, and the library is a great place to hide away with a good book. We also take field trips to the Sassy Cow Creamery for ice cream, grab lunch at the Imperial Gardens, visit the Veteran Museum in Madison, go on shopping excursions, and take rides on the Merrimac Ferry!
Care that’s always there
Our DeForest Assisted Living residents and residents’ families receive valuable peace of mind knowing that a certified nurse is on staff 24 hours a day. Prior to moving in we speak with you and your physician to find just the right level of assistance that will allow you to enjoy your independence to the fullest. Together, we will compose an Individual Service Plan (ISP) to guide us in assisting you. Our mission is to provide a lifestyle that fosters independence, actively engages the mind, invigorates the body and nurtures the spirit while offering you and your loved ones the peace of mind you deserve.
Parkside works with several outside organizations such as the local doctor’s office, physical and occupational therapists, and several hospice organizations to ensure the well-being of all residents. This cooperation allows us to provide residents the continuation of care they need without requiring them to move. Our van drivers transport residents to and from their doctor’s appointment or any other medical appointment if needed.
Live Well, Dine Well
Allow our professionally trained service staff us to present you with delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Senior Lifestyle, dining is an integral part of the resident experience, and we do everything we can to delight you with a personalized dining experience.
Dining Director and Chefs meet with residents to discuss and incorporate enhancements to the menu, special requests, diet restrictions and favorite recipes or foods. Residents can select healthy, locally sourced options based on the nutritional information, or they can simply opt to choose their favorites. And we always encourage residents and relatives to make special arrangements when expecting a family visit!
Worry-free lifestyle with just a simple lease
While some communities insist on new residents plopping down huge, non-refundable payments up-front, we like to do things a little differently. We care about not only the physical and emotional well being of our residents, but their financial health as well. That’s why we offer our residents all the perks of country club living without the expensive buy-in—just a simple lease. Our community consists of spacious private apartment homes, with varying floor plans and amenities described below.
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Dining at Parkside
Live Well, Dine Well
Allow our professionally trained service staff to present you with delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Senior Lifestyle, dining is an integral part of the resident experience, and we do everything we can to delight you with a personalized dining experience.
Dining Directors and Executive Chefs meet with residents to discuss and incorporate enhancements to the menu, special requests, favorite recipes or foods, and unless otherwise specified by state regulations we offer therapeutic diets such as reduced concentrated sweets, mechanical soft and purée. Residents can select healthy, locally sourced options based on the nutritional information, or they can simply opt to choose their favorites. And we always encourage residents and relatives to make special arrangements when expecting a family visit!
Services at Parkside
Our Service Culture Makes the Difference
It’s the service culture at every Senior Living community that sets us apart. Our experienced, highly trained staff find everyday fulfillment as they help residents live life to the fullest. Below you will find the services and amenities available that are specific to this location, organized by lifestyle option.
- Restaurant-style service for Breaskfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Cuisine prepared with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients
- Daily Housekeeping
- Weekly Housekeeping
- On-Site Maintenance Personnel
- Personal Laundry
- Availability of Professional Service Staff 24-hours per day
- Availability of trained clinical staff 24-hours per day
- Availability of licensed nursing staff 24-hours per day
- Basic Cable
- Personalized Care Plans
- 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
- Daily Up and About Check
- Nutritious Snacks available throughout the day
- Beauty and Barber Shop
- Emergency Call System
- Main Dining Room
- Private Dining Room
- Reserved Resident Parking
- Individually Controlled Heat and Air
Points of Interest
Senior Lifestyle communities are located near many cultural, culinary and spiritual points of interest. We encourage residents to explore their local communities however they like. We arrange for scheduled trips to local markets, theaters and more, but we also love it when residents create their own trips!
Points of interest near this Senior Lifestyle community include:
- St Olaf Church
- Christ Lutheran Church
- UW Hospital
- Meriter Hospital
- St. Marys Hospital
- Van Go Taxi
- Metro Handicapp Service
- Deforest Strip Mall
- Waunakee Senior Center
- Sun Prairie Senior Center
- East Towne
- West Towne
- Eastgate Cinema
- VA Museum
- UW of Wisconsin
Floor plans at Parkside
Programs at Parkside
Stop Dreaming—Start Doing!
Senior Living communities thrive because many of our residents are curious, interesting individuals who love to collaborate with their neighbors and our staff. They consistently make brilliant suggestions for interesting new programs and clubs, which we are more than happy to make a reality. We empower every resident to continue to grow, connect, move, and create at their own pace.
Awards for Parkside
Awards for Parkside
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Testimonials for Parkside
We can talk all day about how great our communities are, but we think you should hear from people who have experienced first-hand how we offer an unmatched quality of life at every senior living community.
I visited this facility
Parkside was a wonderful place. The staff was very helpful, not pushy, and thorough. They were very engaging with everybody and provided a great experience. It’s a perfect place.
Very happy so far with facility. Mom has transitioned quickly and is making new friends. Staff all friendly and helpful. Good food, clean and many activities. We would highly recommend.
“Very impressive community. Friendly, very clean, homey atmosphere. The apts were large, kitchettes, bathrooms and storage. Food menu choices featuring seasonal fresh fruit, prepared by a chef daily. The dining room even smelled good. Lots of light with exercise activity starting in the main lobby when I arrived. Residents were of varying degrees of functionality, but it seemed to flow well. A mobile health cart for BP checks and other services. Impressive interaction with local schools and religious community. This is my first choice. I have received a recommendation for this community from a family friend whom has a relative living here. They rave about the care, inclusion of family and the environment.” – A Place For Mom Customer
“The place is great and the workers are friendly and everyone wants to work with you. I would very much recommend Parkside Assisted Living to people.” – First Name
“Parkside is very quiet and the staff is so friendly! You get a great sense of community because everyone who lives here is so nice. The staff are very helpful and so nice to be around. The food is very good. My Wife and I enjoy eating the meals provided here. The building is very clean and everything is up to snuff. Everything here is just so wonderful. We love that we were able to keep our cat “Boots” in our apartment. We made the right choice in assisted living care! The only reason why I am giving it a 4 star review is that I would like a bigger fridge for my apartment!” – Jack T.
“Parkside is a place where I feel safe and that I can really call home. The Assisted Living Attendants take excellent care of me. I do not press my call light often, but when I do it is answered promptly, every time. I love the community feeling of Parkside, the other residents are truly people I can call friends. We have an outstanding Activities Director (Brian). He listens to us and if we want to do something he makes sure it gets scheduled shortly after it is requested. The food here is Excellent! Chef Chris and staff do a exceptional job on the preparation and menu. The housekeeping staff is very friendly, Dawn does an excellent job of keeping my apartment clean and tidy. If I ever have a maintenance need Tom is always quick to take care of it. He also drives the bus and is very friendly when taking me to appointments. I defiantly made the right choice in making Parkside my home!” – Dorothy V.
Save $1,000 on Moving Expenses!*
Senior Lifestyle is here to lessen the load. That’s why we’re offering $1,000 off your moving expenses for move-ins prior to 12/31. We take pride in making everyday a happy day. This even includes moving day.
Request more info to receive a coupon for $1,000 off your Moving Expenses. Print out the $1,000 off coupon and bring it with you when you visit the community!
*Participating communities only. Limited-time offer applicable to new residents only and must be presented at the time of deposit.request info