The Gardens

Senior Living in the Heart of the Hilldale Neighborhood!

Evening Meals on Wheels

Fresh, chef-prepared meals delivered every evening!

The Gardens

Independent Senior Living with Services as Needed

Health Matters

Independent Living, Inc. is taking precautions for everyone’s well being. On behalf of residents at McKee Park Apartments and The Gardens Retirement Community, visitors are restricted. For our clients in the community, we will continue to serve you to the best of our ability with priority for the most critical needs. Our Evening Meals on Wheels program is continuing.  Any staff member who has symptoms will be asked to stay home until symptoms subside or, if being treated, has physician permission to return to work.  Thank you for being understanding as we all do our best to work through this health crisis.

Welcome to Independent Living, Inc.

We help older adults age with confidence.  Fresh meals, handy grab bars and compassionate care ease both your concerns and those of your family.  Our local nonprofit brings services to where you live, or you can live with us in one of our senior communities in Madison or Fitchburg, Wisconsin.

Based in Madison and serving primarily Dane County, we are a local nonprofit focusing on seniors and adults with disabilities. To learn more about personal care, senior apartments, Evening Meals on Wheels, home modifications and many other options, browse through our website.  Or simply contact us at 608-274-7900. We look forward to serving you so that you can enjoy your independence!

Personal care, housekeeping and numerous options are offered through Independent Living, Inc.


Select our in-home services to help you manage your life at home.  We take care of you and your home so that you can enjoy more independence.

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Compassionate medical care at home is provided by Independent Health Care.


Evening Meals on Wheels has delicious menus and numerous dietary options. A fresh, nutritious meal comes to your door, delivered by a volunteer who also makes sure you are OK.

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Senior living communities in Madison, Fitchburg and Sun Prairie are managed by Independent Living, Inc.


Interested in an easier lifestyle?  Live in one of our friendly senior living communities in Madison or Fitchburg!

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In a year’s time, we touch more than 3,000 lives. For more than 40 years, Independent Living, Inc. has been your local connection to an independent life. Our numerous options give you choices. Contact us today with your questions by sending email or calling 608-274-7900. We look forward to hearing from you!

We Welcome Your Support

As 2019 closes and 2020 begins, Independent Living is grateful for the support shown to our organization and the people we serve. You can help us continue to make a difference by supporting our mission.  Fundraising is ongoing. For information about how you can make a gift with an impact, contact Brian Miller at 608-274-7900

In The News

Evening Meals on Wheels Still Rolling March 23, 2020

Evening Meals on Wheels is still accepting new clients for home-delivered meals.  Current routes that have room to add clients are: Madison near west side / Hilldale area Middleton Fitchburg Madison east side Monona Sun Prairie ...

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