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  • The Clare

    The Clare

    55 East Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611
    (4)
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    The Clare rises as an integral part of downtown Chicago—with the blue of Lake Michigan at one hand, the proud skyline at the other and at its feet all you could ever desire for enrichment, excitement and fulfillment. This premiere retirement residence and the unique lifestyle it offers await you...

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  • Belmont Village Lincoln Park

    Belmont Village Lincoln Park

    700 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
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    At Belmont Village Lincoln Park, you’ll find the perfect blend of comfort, care and active living. The mid-rise building maintains the look and feel of the area with an architectural style very closely replicating the Nellie Black building that previously occupied the site. Nestled in the new...

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  • Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    2710 Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
    (35)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

    Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

    3535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
    (1)
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    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care and assisted living through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts...

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  • Paul House and Healthcare Center

    Paul House and Healthcare Center

    3800 North California Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
    (13)
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    St Pauls House, a historic urban Lutheran Life Community, has been celebrating vibrant, grace-filled living since 1921. A wide range of tailored, supportive services are designed for individuals who need assistance to help maintain independence. Assisted living at St Pauls House offers many...

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  • St. Joseph Village of Chicago

    St. Joseph Village of Chicago

    4021 W Belmont, Chicago, IL 60641
    (4)
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    Have you noticed that something doesn't seem right with mom or dad these days? It could be subtle or it could be something that's pretty obvious. Regardless, you've turned to the Internet for a reason and the best choice for assisted living is also Chicago's most notable and historic....

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  • The Admiral at the Lake

    The Admiral at the Lake

    929 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
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    Step out your door to acres of beautiful parkland, the beach, and the lake’s shore. Look the other way and Chicago surrounds you – the stunning skyline, vibrant neighborhoods, and the cultural depth few other cities offer. Chicago’s oldest, nonprofit retirement living organization is introducing the...

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  • The Hartwell

    The Hartwell

    5520 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60640
    (7)
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    Hartwell House Assisted Living ....an elegant home for older adults who wish to maintain independence in comfortable suites with personalized assistance. Hartwell House is situated in a charming, tree-lined residential neighborhood located less than a mile from the United Methodist Homes and...

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  • Covenant Home of Chicago

    Covenant Home of Chicago

    2720 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
    (11)
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    A gracious 55-unit assisted living residence rebuilt in a great Chicago neighborhood in 1997, Covenant Home brings a new style of assisted living to its urban Chicago neighborhood. Our building wraps a floor-to-ceiling central atrium, making the interior bright and cheerful. Studio, one- and...

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  • Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

    Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

    2833 N Nordica Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
    (2)
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    For over 100 years, Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care has had a presence in the community that has empowered residents to live independent and full lives. As the premier post-acute and long-term care provider in Chicago with a 5 STAR CMS RATING, our mission is to provide a place of comfort and security...

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  • Norwood Crossing

    Norwood Crossing

    6016 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631
    (31)
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    Norwood Crossing, a not-for-profit community located on the Northwest side of Chicago, has been serving older adults since 1896. Each day, Norwood Crossing holds true to their mission of enhancing the independence and well-being of older adults. Norwood Crossing offers several levels of service on...

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  • Colfax Manor Assisted Living

    8200 South Colfax Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617
    (4)
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    Colfax Manor Assisted Living is a residential care home located in Chicago, IL, which is a famous part of Cook County. We are located only minutes from the Rainbow Park and Beach, which sits near the shores of Lake Michigan. The lake helps to create calming breezes and blue skies that make life at...

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  • Belmont Village Oak Park

    Belmont Village Oak Park

    1035 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (44)
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    Belmont Village of Oak Park is located in the heart of historic Oak Park, a western suburb of Chicago. Our senior living residents don't have to go far to enjoy all the 'Windy City' has to offer. Close to the facility are shops, galleries, places of worship, and RUSH Oak Park Hospital. And when...

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  • The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    3501 Northeast Parkway, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (20)
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    Creating a multi-acre senior living community in the very heart of a highly desirable area like Lincolnwood is a rare opportunity. While only minutes from businesses and shopping, cultural opportunities, houses of worship and medical and professional offices, the landscaped 13-acre,...

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  • Lincolnwood Place

    Lincolnwood Place

    7000 North McCormick Boulevard, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (58)
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    Lincolnwood Place offers independent living and assisted living in Lincolnwood, Illinois. Lincolnwood is a village in Cook County and is most widely known as the home of the Purple Hotel, which has a place in local lore. In addition to the intrigue surrounding this historical site, the village...

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  • Caledonia Senior Living

    2800 Des Plaines Ave, North Riverside, IL 60546
    (5)
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    Caledonia Senior Living is a small, private home providing both assisted living and 24-hour nursing care in a beautiful, intimate setting. Our home is nestled on five wooded acres, and offers a wide range of services and activities to meet all of your needs. We are a non-profit organization,...

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  • Museum Residences on Oak (Opening Fall 2020)

    Museum Residences on Oak (Opening Fall 2020)

    1555 Oak Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
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    The Highlands at King Home is a charming, not-for-profit, faith-based assisted living residence located on a beautiful tree-lined street just minutes from downtown Evanston. Our comprehensive approach to wellness allows you to continue to enjoy life to the fullest while receiving the assistance you...

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  • Elevate Saint Andrew

    Elevate Saint Andrew

    7000 North Newark Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
    (72)
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    Elevate Saint Andrew is a close-knit continuing care senior retirement community with independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing rehabilitation care. Located in the Village of Niles, Cook County, Illinois, a peaceful suburb ten minutes from Chicago. As a member of the...

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  • The Auberge at Orchard Park

    The Auberge at Orchard Park

    5520 Lincoln Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053
    (39)
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    The Auberge at Orchard Park is a neighborhood specially designed to serve the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other forms of memory loss. Every day we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. The staff is committed to delivering a...

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  • Westminster Place Independent Living

    Westminster Place Independent Living

    3200 Grant Street, Evanston, IL 60201
    (2)
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    Located minutes from downtown Evanston, IL., and Northwestern University, Westminster Place is renowned not only for the beauty and livability of the campus, but also for our exceptional continuum of care. You’ll find a wide selection of inviting residences, an extraordinary array of programs and...

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  • Plymouth Place

    Plymouth Place

    315 N La Grange Rd, La Grange Park, IL 60526
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    A La Grange Park landmark, Plymouth Place is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that provides independent living, assisted living, memory support and skilled care. Plymouth Place's 20-acre campus offers the beauty of private, tree-lined lanes, plus the convenience of being located blocks...

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  • Summit of Uptown

    Summit of Uptown

    10 N. Summit Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (19)
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    Situated in downtown Park Ridge is The Summit of Uptown which provides Assisted Living, Independent Living and Respite Care. The Summit of Uptown offers completely renovated spacious apartments, with full kitchens, upgraded amenities and attentive services. Assisted Living services include...

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  • Grace Point Place Memory Care

    Grace Point Place Memory Care

    5701 W 101st St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (2)
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    Grace Point Place is a memory care community in the Chicago metropolitan area for seniors age 60 and over. Our purpose-built campus was designed specifically for residents with all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. We offer an innovative, person-centered approach to memory care that...

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  • Aspired Living of La Grange

    Aspired Living of La Grange

    35 Shawmut Ave, La Grange, IL 60525
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    The Aspired Living family is excited to welcome Aspired Living of La Grange to the rapidly growing family of independent living, assisted living and memory support communities. Joining Aspired Living of Westmont and Aspired Living of Prospect Heights, La Grange’s newest state-of-the-art assisted...

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  • Sunrise of Wilmette

    Sunrise of Wilmette

    615 Ridge Road, Wilmette, IL 60091
    (12)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Sheridan at Park Ridge (NOW OPEN)

    The Sheridan at Park Ridge (NOW OPEN)

    510 N Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (4)
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    The Sheridan at Park Ridge is a new assisted living and memory care community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. We specialize in helping seniors live their lives to the fullest, no matter what level of specialized care they need. For our assisted living residents, we...

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  • Artis of Wilmette (Opening Spring 2021)

    Artis of Wilmette (Opening Spring 2021)

    335 Ridge Road, Wilmette, IL 60091
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    Artis Senior Living of Wilmette offers specialized memory care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia in Wilmette, IL. Our unique neighborhood-centered community empowers residents to maintain their independence and interests without sacrificing the expert care your...

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  • Belmont Village Glenview

    Belmont Village Glenview

    2200 Golf Road, Glenview, IL 60025
    (44)
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    Belmont Village of Glenview, Illinois is situated in the heart of a beautiful residential area. Our community is convenient to Old Orchard, the botanical gardens and many places of worship. There are also major medical centers and hospitals in close to the facility, including the new Glenview Senior...

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  • Sunrise of Park Ridge

    Sunrise of Park Ridge

    1725 West Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (55)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Park Place of Elmhurst

    Park Place of Elmhurst

    1150 Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (16)
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    Park Place of Elmhurst is a state of the art Continuing-Care Retirement Community. We are able to provide luxurious housing options for individuals with minimal as well as intensive assistance needs all under one roof. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for people to 'age in place' and find peace...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst

    Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst

    123 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (12)
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    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    303 E. Washington Street, Bensenville, IL 60106
    (67)
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    Bridgeway of Bensenville features independent living homes and apartments offering a worry-free lifestyle. Additionally, Bridgeway of Bensenville offers various levels of assisted living and memory care to those that require more help with daily activities. Lifestyle Amenities: Choice of large...

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  • Eve Assisted Living

    Eve Assisted Living

    10 N Washington St, Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (31)
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    EVE Assisted Living & Memory Center offers a continuum of care across the spectrum of assisted living, from those who need minimum care to the more intensive care required for the memory impaired. EVE is located in downtown Hinsdale in a specialty designed modified Edwardian style building that...

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  • Atria Glenview NOW OPEN

    Atria Glenview NOW OPEN

    4700 W Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025
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    Located in the Village of Glenview on the North Shore, Atria Glenview is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, most with...

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  • Emerald Place

    Emerald Place

    1879 Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025
    (7)
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    Emerald Place is a highly rated pet-friendly memory care community for seniors in the Chicago area. We specialize in providing high quality care for seniors living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, by offering a personal touch that makes every resident feel welcome and at ease. Our...

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  • Palos Heights Senior Living (IL Now Open)

    Palos Heights Senior Living (IL Now Open)

    7100 West College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Nestled in the trees next to the...

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  • Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    7880 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (25)
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    Arden Courts of Palos Heights is a Memory Care Assisted Living community dedicated to caring for individuals living with various forms of memory impairment and dementia. Located near the corner of Southwest Highway and College Drive, our community has been serving Palos Heights and the surrounding...

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  • Harvester Place

    Harvester Place

    150 S Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (35)
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    Harvester Place, an Anthem Memory Care community located in downtown Burr Ridge, IL is a purpose built community allowing us to protect, engage, and love those living with memory loss. Because we are 100% dedicated to those with dementias our IDPH license includes the Alzheimer's Disease Special...

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  • Brookdale Burr Ridge

    Brookdale Burr Ridge

    6801 High Grove Boulevard, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (38)
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    At our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, located just outside of Chicago, you can redefine your independence. You’ll have the care you need when you need it with assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care and skilled nursing all on one campus. You’ll have assistance with medications...

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  • Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace

    Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace

    1635 S Ardmore Ave, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    (42)
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    Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace is changing the view on Alzheimer's care. We have recognized that a diagnosis of dementia for a loved one is a diagnosis for the whole family. We believe that keeping a family connected is imperative to not only providing the best possible, personalized care to the...

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  • Alden Courts/Garden Des Plaines

    1227 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (9)
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    Alden Gardens offers older adults the opportunity to live an active life with monitored care in a safe, friendly environment. Alden Gardens is part of the Alden Des Plaines community, which offers Alzheimer/dementia assisted living and a skilled nursing facility with physical therapy, IV therapy,...

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  • The Pointe at Kilpatrick

    The Pointe at Kilpatrick

    14230 S Kilpatrick Ave, Crestwood, IL 60418
    (23)
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    The Pointe at Kilpatrick is an assisted living community located in picturesque and nature filled Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois. Our beautiful community is located in a central spot, just blocks away from the Little Calumet River and nestled between several forests and nature preserves. The...

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  • Sunrise of Willowbrook

    Sunrise of Willowbrook

    6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (45)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Sunrise at Fountain Square

    Sunrise at Fountain Square

    2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148
    (62)
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    Sunrise Senior Living introduces Fountain Square, a beautiful environment designed to fit your lifestyle...today and tomorrow! Located in Lombard, Illinois, about 20 miles west of downtown Chicago and offers assisted living, independent living, and 2 levels of memory care - Reminiscence and Terrace...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
    (35)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Two separate, secured Reminiscence Neighborhoods are available for residents with Alzheimer's...

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  • North Shore Place

    North Shore Place

    1000 Sunset Ridge Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
    (25)
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    North Shore Place located in Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois provides seniors with a caring assisted living community that is supportive and safe. Our community offers its residents a peaceful place to call home. Northbrook is a great city to visit, and guests of our residents will enjoy checking...

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  • Arden Courts of Northbrook

    Arden Courts of Northbrook

    3240 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
    (30)
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    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Clarendale of Addison

    Clarendale of Addison

    1651 W Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101
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    Clarendale of Addison senior living community offers extraordinary independent living, assisted living, and memory care all under one roof. Service-rich, yet as comfortable and welcoming as a friendly village, Clarendale of Addison keeps you connected to the people and places you love most in...

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  • Burr Ridge Senior Living

    Burr Ridge Senior Living

    16W301 91st Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (1)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. At Burr Ridge Senior Living, we...

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  • Sunrise of Palos Park

    Sunrise of Palos Park

    12828 South LaGrange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464
    (50)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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Memory Care Chicago, IL

Memory care providers offer cognitive care services within a safe and secure environment. Dementia care in Chicago offers personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). When it comes to the overall cost of memory care communities, Chicago has a median monthly cost of $5,500 for the city proper and $6,500 for the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for memory care in Illinois is $6,050. Alzheimer’s care in Chicago tends to be cheaper than the state average for the city proper and more expensive for the metropolitan area.

Cost of Living in Chicago, IL

The overall cost of living is the first thing to consider when selecting Chicago. As the largest city in the Midwest, Chicago is also the most expensive. The current cost-of-living index is currently 18 points above the national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
118 94 $1,493 22.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent $234,564 $52,497 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $4 million.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

In total, there are 33 hospitals that service Chicago’s emergency needs. The top hospitals in Chicago include:

  • Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center - This 495-bed community offers primary care, cancer care, behavioral health, orthopedics and rehab, cardiology, imaging, emergency services, and a number of surgical procedures.
  • Rush University Medical Center - This community is a nationally ranked teaching hospital.
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - This hospital is located on the banks of lake michigan and is comprised of a emergency and primary care department, the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, the Mark M. Connolly Center for Cancer and Specialty Care, and the Diamond Headache Clinic.

Climate and Weather

Weather and climate can be a major influence in deciding whether living in Chicago is right for you or your loved one. Chicago has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with highly variable weather patterns. The summers are warm to hot with potentially high humidity, and the winters are cold with a high chance for snow and inclement weather. On average, Chicago has a humidity rating of around 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at about 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
75°F 86°F (July) 63°F (June) 29°F 37°F (December) 20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average. air quality index rating Average. maximum air quality index rating
62.5 (moderate) 84.6 (moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3" 5" (August) 35"

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Cook County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.9% 20.8% 5.3%

Population statistics

Population city proper Population metro area Population density Population growth
2,700,000 9,533,000 4,612 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.003%

Age

Median age 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22.5% 8.8% 4.9% 2.9%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
37.4% 22.9% 15.1%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
6.2% 30.1% 29% 3% <1% 32.8% 2.7%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 residents Violent crimes per 1,000 residents
32.9 11

Participate in the labor force Do not have health insurance Live in poverty Widowed Veterans
66.4% 12.8% 20.6% 5.2% 3.5%

Chicago is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located on the banks of Lake Michigan, Chicago has a big-city vibe set in the middle of the Midwest. Famous for Al Capone and the Sears Tower (now Willis Tower), Chicago has much more to offer than deep-dish pizza and architecture. From the festivities of Navy Pier to the masterpieces of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Windy City has numerous cultural opportunities for the active mind. If sports are your choice, look no further than the city's numerous championship-winning sports teams: Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), and Chicago White Sox (MLB).

Transportation

For transportation, the iconic “L-train” can take you all over the city on its elevated tracks. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates bus routes between Downtown and O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, as well as north-south routes up and down the city.

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