Riverview Terrace


540 E. Thomas Street
Wausau, WI  54403
Phone: 715-261-6687

Riverview Terrace Assisted Living is a Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC) licensed to provide each resident up to 28 hours per week of supportive, personal and nursing services.  Residents live in the privacy of their own apartments while surrounded by a community of older adults in one of Wausau's beautiful neighborhoods.


Riverview Terrace is located just one-half mile south of downtown Wausau, directly behind Riverview Towers.  It is a 36 unit apartment building adjacent to Hammond Park and close to Wausau Fire Department and Public Safety Building.  The Wausau Community Development Authority (WCDA) offices connect to Riverview Terrace as well as to Riverview Towers.

Services Provided:

The staff provides personal and supportive services daily from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm.  Courtesy patrol and lifeline are provided for any after hour emergencies.  Personal and supportive services may include bathing and dressing assistance, personal grooming, laundry and housekeeping services, medication reminders and meal planning and preparation.  A noon-time meal is also provided 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Family members and residents alike can rest assured that Riverview Terrace is safe and comfortable, with Lifeline 24 hour emergency response included in the monthly service fee.

Building & Apartment Amenities:

On the first floor you will find a community dining room, television, sunroom with a fireplace, guest room, beauty/barber shop, elevators and staff offices.  Riverview Terrace has on-site maintenance staff.

Each apartment is approximately 523 square feet consisting of one bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom with a walk-in shower.  A storage unit is also provided for each apartment.

Each apartment is equipped with an electric range, a frost-free refrigerator, heat and air conditioning controls, interphone security system, Lifeline service and emergency pull-cords in the kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom. 


To be eligible for Riverview Terrace, an individual must be 62 years of age or older and successfully complete a functional assessment conducted through the WCDA.  The gross annual household income must not exceed the limits detailed below.

Household Size                                                                Annual Income*
            1                                                                                 $41,000
            2                                                                                 $46,850

*Annual income includes income from all sources including actual or imputed income earned on assets (whichever is greater).  There is no asset limit.


Residents make two monthly payments consisting of service fee and rent: The monthly service fee is $720.00 for 1 person and $1081.00 for 2 people and rent is based on 30% of adjusted gross monthly household income.  Medical expenses are deducted before income is calculated.  The monthly rent & service fee includes all utilities (gas, electricity, water/sewer) with the exception of telephone and cable services, all assisted living services, laundry, house-keeping, daily noon-time meal, lifeline, and social activities.

For a down-loadable pdf pamphlet on Riverview Terrace with apartment layout, click here.

To apply for Riverview Terrace, please complete the application and release of information and return.

Download the Riverview Terrace Application in PDF

To arrange a visit, tour or for more information, please contact our offices at 715-261-6687 or email Juli.