Tennyson Senior Living Community

All New, Ready Now!

At the Tennyson Senior Living Community, we offer the independence you want with the assistance you need!

1936 Tennyson Lane
Madison, WI 53704

Contact: Lorie Kenseth, Leasing Director
Phone: 608-274-7900
Email: Tennyson@independentlivinginc.org

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Located on Madison’s Northeast Side!

Independent Living, Inc. is putting the final touches on Madison’s newest, non-profit senior living community, which includes spacious apartments, chef-prepared meals, generous common areas, and an on-site wellness center with a warm water therapy pool.

All that’s missing is you.

Available Floor Plans include:

Studio Bedroom Apt Floor Plan
1 Bedroom Apt Floor Plan
2 Bedroom Apt Floor Plan

New apartments include:

  • Stunning oversized windows
  • Full kitchen with ample cabinets and brand-new appliances
  • Spacious, tiled bathroom with walk-in shower
  • In-unit washers and dryers
  • Common areas on each floor including family room, dining room, and patio area.


Independent Living, Inc. thoughtfully designed the Tennyson property to provide the easy and convenient lifestyle you deserve, with amenities that maximize comforts. You have the freedom to choose the support and services you want, such as delicious meals, housekeeping, personal cares or daily reminders. Whatever you need, our staff of friendly professionals is standing by around the clock.

As much as you’ll love your new luxury apartment, you may find yourself spending time being active in the community. Our on-site fitness center offers a variety of daily exercise classes for all skill levels and guidance from professional therapists. The warm water therapy pool is truly unique – only the third of its kind in Wisconsin! The large lounge, family room, café, and dining room with an outdoor terrace provide ample space to socialize and meet new friends.

Lori Devine
Health & Wellness Manager at Tennyson Senior Living Community
Lori Devine
Lori Devine, certified personal trainer, group and water fitness instructor, health coach, and worksite wellness specialist, brings 32 years of wellness expertise to her role as the Health & Wellness Manager at the Tennyson Senior Living Community. Most recently, she was assistant director of fitness/wellness at University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She has achieved numerous professional accolades and credentials from several prestigious organizations including the American College of Sports Medicine, National Wellness Institute, Arthritis Foundation, American Red Cross and the American Council on Exercise.

As the Tennyson community continues to grow, look for a new café, sundries shop, underground parking, outdoor orchard, and walking trails.

You’ve worked hard. This is the life you’ve earned. And we are excited to welcome you to our vibrant new community!

Call or email us today to schedule your personal tour of Tennyson Senior Living Community!

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Learn more about Madison’s newest senior living community, and secure your choice of the best 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available!

In the Tennyson Neighborhood

  • Berkley Park – 0.5 miles
  • Warner Park – 0.7 miles
  • Willy St Co-op North – 0.7 miles
  • Benvenuto’s Italian Grill – 0.7 miles
  • Northside Town Center Shopping Mall – 0.7 miles
  • Madison Mallards Stadium – 0.8 miles
  • Dane County Regional Airport – 1.2 miles
  • Cherokee Country Club – 1.3 miles


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