Senior Living Community




    Wauwatosa, WI Senior Living

Life Still Rocks!

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We toured and visited nine retirement communities!  Harwood Place was the best fit for us.

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I visited four other places that I found to be “ok” but did not excite me.  Harwood was the fifth and I felt at home. 

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Come in sooner rather than later while you can take advantage of the activities and make new friends.

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Don’t wait too long!  Move in while you can, take part in all of the activities Harwood offers and enjoy your time. 

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From the moment you arrive, you are sure to feel the warmth and personality that is Harwood Place. We offer you all the comforts of home so that you can dedicate your time to the things you love…family and friends, hobbies, travel, the arts and so much more.

At Harwood Place, we provide Retirement Living in a variety of different size apartment homes. We also can provide Supportive Services in your apartment when you need some extra help but want to stay in your apartment home as well as Assisted Living in our dedicated care area. Located in the heart of Wauwatosa, you are just moments away from shops, restaurants, Froedtert Hospital, the Tosa Farmers Market, Wisconsin Athletic Club, Wauwatosa library, and more.

Why Choose Harwood Place?

At Harwood Place, we take pride in providing comfort, community, and top-tier amenities for our residents.

We know you are looking for a senior living community that feels like home.
But home feels a little different to everyone; that’s why we offer a variety of options to suit your personal needs and preferences.

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Expert Care When You Need It

At Harwood Place, we offer a full continuum of care and services in partnership with the Lutheran Home. In addition to independent living, we offer Supportive Services in the comfort of your own apartment. If you need a little more support, we offer Assisted Living in our state-of-the-art care area. Our residents have priority access to all services offered at the Lutheran Home, so you’ll have the security of knowing that we’re here for you no matter what your needs may be.

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Location, Location, Location!

One of the biggest advantages of choosing Harwood Place is the convenience of having everything at your doorstep. Our community is located in the heart of Wauwatosa, just moments away from shops, restaurants, and medical facilities such as Froedtert Hospital. Our residents love shopping at the nearby Tosa Farmers Market, working out at the Wisconsin Athletic Club, and browsing the Wauwatosa Library.

Best in Class Amenities

Best-in-Class Amenities

From our beauty/barber shop and fitness room to our restaurant-style dining and robust events calendar, we have something for everyone. Our transportation services, beauty/barber shop and well-being center, and clinic make it easy to stay active and engaged.


Delicious Dining

From restaurant-style dining to catering services and room service, you’ll never go hungry at Harwood Place. And if you’re looking to socialize and unwind, our Plank Road Pub & Lounge and The Terrace Bistro are the perfect spot.

Lush Gardens & Grounds

Lush Gardens & Grounds

At Harwood Place, we take pride in our beautiful gardens and grounds, which include 15 acres of wooded ground, individual garden plots, and a lush private courtyard with walking paths.

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Frequently Asked Questions

At Harwood Place, our top priority is to help you live a life you love, and we achieve that goal by providing warm and friendly hospitality and comfortable apartment homes in independent living, complete with custom services to meet your individual needs. We also have an Assisted Living area dedicated to providing you with extra care when you need it. Through Lutheran Home of Wauwatosa, we offer short-term rehab, skilled nursing, memory care, adult day services, structured daily activities, spiritual services, intergenerational programming, and more. We are centrally located in the heart of Wauwatosa near shops, restaurants, the library, and more so you can keep that community feel we know is so important! We are so excited to share all that Harwood Place has to offer you. Here are some more ways to get to know Harwood Place:

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Give our Client Relations team a call at (414) 256-6814 to learn more.

Harwood Place is proud to provide a wide range of amenities for our residents to enjoy, including a beauty/barber shop, business center, chapel (all faiths), climate-controlled parking, community room, fitness room, game room, gift shop, grocery staples available on-demand, and an on-site library. Hungry? We offer restaurant-style dining rooms with catering services and a coffee station, plus the Plank Road Pub & Lounge and The Terrace Bistro with optional room service. Harwood Place also offers its residents 15 acres of wooded grounds, individual garden plots, and an outdoor gazebo in addition to private lush courtyards for leisurely strolls on the walking paths. Guests are greeted in a secured reception area and welcoming lobby with fireplace and residents have the option to reserve guest rooms.

Harwood Place Luxury Senior Living Apartments offer a variety of one and two bedroom floor plans ranging from 675 -1400 square feet. Each apartment home features a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, spacious living areas, and sunroom/balcony. Onsite storage lockers are also available for additional items. Comfort, safety and security are all priorities at Harwood Place Luxury Senior Living Apartments with emergency call cords located throughout residences and clinical staff on-duty 24-hours a day. Guests are welcomed promptly with reception desk staffing 24-hours a day to ensure the secure environment is upheld. Looking for more information about our floor plan options? Click here. If you’d prefer to talk to a member of our Client Relations team, give us a call at (414) 256-6814.

We know that finding a comfortable senior living community that doesn’t break the budget is a priority, and we are happy to talk through our pricing with you. To ensure we can answer all your questions, please call us at (414) 256-6814 with pricing questions.

At Harwood Place Assisted Living, we are dedicated to providing older adults with the highest quality of care and services. Our private environment pampers residents with a full array of amenities and activities, including social gatherings, educational opportunities, spiritual programs, and fitness activities. We also create individualized plans of care for each resident to suit their particular needs and desires. Our commitment to the comfort and safety of our residents is evident in our 24/7 staffing system that assures your needs will be taken care of at any hour. Click here to learn more about Assisted Living at Harwood Place.

Harwood Place Luxury Senior Living Apartments provide comprehensive medical care through personalized plans of care developed for each resident in our Assisted Living community. This includes 24-hour access to certified nurses and on-call licensed nurses, emergency response, medical coordination with residents’ doctors, medication management, nutrition coaching, and assistance with personal care and household tasks. Our partnership with Lutheran Home allows us to offer additional medical support, wellness programs, spiritual services and a robust activities calendar for those residing in the Independent Living community.

Harwood Place Luxury Senior Living Apartments provide convenient transportation services to nearby locations, making it easy for residents to get to and from their desired destinations. Transportation is available for shopping trips, doctor appointments and recreational activities.

It can be hard to start conversations around senior living, but it’s an important discussion to have. The most important thing is to listen to your loved one and let them share their thoughts, concerns, and ideas. Then, you can discuss the benefits of senior living and how it could help your loved one live a better life. Explain how a senior living community like Harwood Place will support their independence and quality of life. You could even suggest setting up a tour so they can see what the lifestyle is like firsthand; showing them the different amenities, services, and social activities will help them visualize what it would be like to be part of the community.

No matter what, your loved one deserves the chance to share their feelings, be heard, and, if you do decide to move forward with senior living, find a community that fits their needs. At Harwood Place, we are here to support you. Give us a call today at (414) 256-6814 to learn more.

Harwood Place, together with the Lutheran Home, offers a full continuum of care and services, should the need ever arise. Our residents have priority access to all services offered at the Lutheran Home. Once you choose Harwood Place, you and your loved ones will have peace of mind that our caring team is with you no matter what your needs are.

If you would like to learn more about living at Harwood Place, please contact Client Relations at (414) 256-6814.

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