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Senior housing types near Elgin, IL

  • Atrium at Oak Crest Residence

    Atrium at Oak Crest Residence

    204 South State Street, Elgin, IL 60123
    (27)
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    Rich in history, Oak Crest Residence and Atrium Apartments has become home to seniors since 1904. Oak Crest offers an active lifestyle of individual choices and customized service options. Our size provides a friendly neighborhood atmosphere.

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  • The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

    The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

    508 North McLean, Elgin, IL 60123
    (40)
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  • Heritage Woods of South Elgin

    Heritage Woods of South Elgin

    700 North Mclean Boulevard, South Elgin, IL 60177
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    Adults 65 or better may qualify for Illinois Supportive Living Program, an assisted lifestyle.Seniors of all income levels are welcome, including those on Medicaid or only Social Security. Carefree Living at its finest include: *  Private Apartments *  Restaurant Style Dining * ...

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  • White Oaks of Spring Street

    White Oaks of Spring Street

    1300 Spring Street, South Elgin, IL 60177
    (3)
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    White Oaks of Spring Street is a dedicated memory care community for seniors in the Chicago area. We specialize in working with residents who have Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia to provide the utmost in amenities, care, support, and security. We know that every resident’s needs will differ,...

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  • Westbrook Senior Living

    Westbrook Senior Living

    110 W Schaumburg Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
    (33)
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    Westbrook Senior Living is a brand new community which just opened! We are an Independent, Assisted, Transitional Memory and Secured Memory Care rental community located in Streamwood just on the border of Schaumburg near the Elgin-O'Hare expressway, shopping and restaurants. At Westbrook our goal...

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  • Revere Court of South Barrington

    Revere Court of South Barrington

    215 Bartlett Road, South Barrington, IL 60010
    (27)
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    You can trust that your loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia is in good hands at Revere Court of South Barrington memory care assisted living in South Barrington, Illinois. We focus exclusively on memory care, providing care that is based on the most up-to-date research, for our residents with...

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  • Artis of Bartlett

    Artis of Bartlett

    1035 S Route 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
    (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 through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Charter Senior Living Poplar Creek

    Charter Senior Living Poplar Creek

    2150 W Golf Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (35)
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    Go do the things you love to do, and let us help with rest. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be the right fit for you and your family...

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  • Brighton Gardens of St. Charles

    Brighton Gardens of St. Charles

    600 Dunham Road, Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (51)
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    We stop at nothing to make our residents' experience engaging and inviting, and we've learned that the little things make a big difference! With over 35 years of experience, the Brighton Gardens of St. Charles provides both Assisted Living and Memory Care in a cozy and warm setting that offers the...

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  • River Glen of St. Charles

    River Glen of St. Charles

    975 N 5th Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (21)
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    At Delnor Glen, our assisted living services are designed to help maximize independence and add to quality of life. Residents enjoy all the benefits of living in a home-like setting, with the added security of knowing that caring staff is always close-at-hand. Our bright studio, one- and two-bedroom...

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  • Autumn Leaves of St. Charles

    Autumn Leaves of St. Charles

    10 N Peck St, Saint Charles, IL 60175
    (27)
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    Overview of Autumn Leaves of St. Charles, IL At Autumn Leaves of St. Charles, we provide a variety of community amenities. Our purpose-built community offers the benefit of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents. Dining...

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  • Bickford of St. Charles

    Bickford of St. Charles

    2875 Campton Hills Rd., Saint Charles, IL 60175
    (37)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Clarendale of Algonquin

    Clarendale of Algonquin

    2001 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102
    (63)
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    At Clarendale of Algonquin, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care,...

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  • Melody Living Lake in the Hills (Opening Spring 2020)

    Melody Living Lake in the Hills (Opening Spring 2020)

    525 Harvest Gate Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
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    OPENING IN SPRING 2020! We’d love to show you what a Life in Harmony is like at Melody Living’s Lake in the Hills community by inviting you to schedule a private tour of our assisted living and memory support neighborhoods! Discover our commitment to care, warm and welcoming hospitality, explore our...

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  • Arden Courts of Geneva

    Arden Courts of Geneva

    2388 Bricher Road, Geneva, IL 60134
    (34)
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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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  • Sunrise of Barrington

    Sunrise of Barrington

    510 West Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010
    (14)
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    Sunrise Senior Living of Barrington is an intimate, licensed residence devoted to caring for those needing assisted living and nurturing those with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease. Multiple different care 'neighborhoods' are provided within Sunrise of Barrington: Assisted Living; the Terrace Club...

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  • Sunrise of Schaumburg

    Sunrise of Schaumburg

    790 North Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
    (37)
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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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  • Revere Court of Crystal Lake

    Revere Court of Crystal Lake

    495 Alexandra Blvd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (49)
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    Building on a tradition of excellence, Revere Court Memory Care of Crystal Lake features the highest quality of care, but also an outstanding quality of life. At Revere Court the joy of life is plain to see. For all those in our care, we are dedicated to creating a sensitive, nurturing and...

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  • The Garlands of Barrington a CCRC

    The Garlands of Barrington a CCRC

    1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington, IL 60010
    (11)
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    The Garlands is a unique community for people ages 55 and olde r that offers residents an uncompromising lifestyle in a resort setting with unprecedented amenities and services. The Garlands homes offer superb construction, thoughtful interior design and the finest quality. They feature large and...

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  • Sunrise of Bloomingdale

    Sunrise of Bloomingdale

    129 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    (40)
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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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  • Arden Courts of Elk Grove

    Arden Courts of Elk Grove

    1940 Nerge Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    (14)
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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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  • Greenfields of Geneva a CCRC

    Greenfields of Geneva a CCRC

    0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva, IL 60134
    (5)
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    It only takes a moment to see the future in a completely new way at GreenFields of Geneva. GreenFields is offers a full-continuum of care all under one roof, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Independent living here keeps you...

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  • Lakeview Memory Care

    Lakeview Memory Care

    241 E Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    (9)
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    Bloomingdale's finest memory care community is open now! Lakeview Memory Care Community is home to 65 residents who may require services related to memory loss. Lakeview Memory Care provides on-site licensed nurses 24 hours a day, hourly and respite care, as well as our Living Well Program. The...

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  • Three Oaks Assisted Living

    Three Oaks Assisted Living

    1055 Silver Lake Road, Cary, IL 60013
    (44)
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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. Three Oaks is the premier...

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  • Bickford of Crystal Lake

    Bickford of Crystal Lake

    717 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (20)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Belmont Village Geneva Road

    Belmont Village Geneva Road

    545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (55)
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    Belmont Village Geneva Road is located in the greater-Chicago area, on farmland north of Wheaton, in the Village of Carol Stream. So as you might expect, assisted living residents of Belmont Village have easy access to all the amenities of a cosmopolitan city plus the comforts of the warm and...

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  • The Solana Deer Park

    The Solana Deer Park

    21840 West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, IL 60010
    (32)
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    Purposefully designed to offer the benefits of a simpler, more flexible lifestyle, The Solana Deer Park is a new senior living community for active older adults. Located in a scenic setting near Deer Grove Forest Preserve, this thoughtfully designed residence offers discreet, 24-hour assistance with...

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  • The Auberge at Lake Zurich

    The Auberge at Lake Zurich

    555 America Ct, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
    (31)
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    For nearly 20 years The Auberge at Lake Zurich has been a leader in memory care, focused on providing every resident the best quality of life possible through care that addresses mind, body and spirit. Our dedication to compassion and clinical excellence has made us a leader in the care of those...

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  • Sunrise of Crystal Lake

    Sunrise of Crystal Lake

    751 East Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (34)
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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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  • Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

    Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

    190 Geneva Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (33)
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    Experience is what you’ll find when choosing a Charter Senior Living community. Our collaborative team has expertise in Retirement Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing to meet your specific needs. You’ll also find our Charter difference. We promise that each...

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  • Church Creek

    Church Creek

    1250 West Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (38)
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    Church Creek, ideal for seniors who value their independence and appreciate the good life, is an independent full-service community conveniently located next to Northwest Community Hospital. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and...

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  • Anthology of Wheaton

    Anthology of Wheaton

    219 Parkway Dr, Wheaton, IL 60187
    (9)
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    At Anthology of Wheaton, we see things differently. And it shows. We believe that quality senior living is an ideal balance of care and hospitality. At Anthology of Wheaton, moving here is moving forward. Our communities offer the best of both worlds in assisted living and memory care services –...

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  • The Reserve at Arlington Heights

    The Reserve at Arlington Heights

    1625 S. Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (12)
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    At The Reserve at Arlington, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Arlington area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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  • Cedar Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Cedar Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care

    777 Church Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
    (48)
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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. Cedar Lake Assisted Living &...

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  • Arboria of Long Grove

    Arboria of Long Grove

    2300 Illinois Route 53, Long Grove, IL 60047
    (6)
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    Arboria of Long Grove is nestled on 10 beautifully wooded acres with a small pond with two beautiful pet swans in it. Our community will set a new standard for assisted living and memory care, coupled with gracious hospitality and amenities that are second to none. "Convenient Country Living" within...

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  • Waverly Inn Memory Care & Cottages

    Waverly Inn Memory Care & Cottages

    515 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (2)
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    Waverly Inn Memory Care Community, a Koelsch Community, and family owned since 1958 is located in the Village of Arlington Heights. Along with excellence in care, Waverly Inn Memory Care Community will offer full meals, vibrant mental and physical activities 7 days a week, scheduled social outings...

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  • The Highlands Assisted Living at Moorings of Arlington Heights

    The Highlands Assisted Living at Moorings of Arlington Heights

    1071 Moorings Dr, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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    For those who cherish their independence but need a little assistance to enjoy life to the fullest, The Highlands Assisted Living at The Moorings of Arlington Heights makes life a little easier and safer. Located within a beautiful 45-acre campus and as a part of Presbyterian Homes' continuum of...

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  • Bright Oaks of Aurora

    Bright Oaks of Aurora

    1340 River St, Aurora, IL 60506
    (11)
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    The Bright Oaks Difference - Life Happens Here! Bright Oaks is a whole new concept in senior living that emphasizes living and takes it to a whole new level. By celebrating what's unique in each one of us, Bright Oaks communities encourage engagement on a very personal level. Our goal is to help you...

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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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  • Asbury Gardens

    Asbury Gardens

    210 Airport Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
    (46)
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    Asbury Gardens is a retirement community dedicated to assisting seniors with daily activities. Our residents have private apartments, private bathrooms, and community access to our gorgeous courtyard & gardens. Our building's amenities make for a full day every day by including a game room, a...

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  • Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (47)
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    Located in a residential neighborhood only minutes from Wheaton, Atria Park of Glen Ellyn offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, supportive community, with the discreet support of a care staff close at hand. Without the worries of chores and home maintenance, residents are free to pursue...

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  • The Auberge at Naperville

    The Auberge at Naperville

    1936 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563
    (32)
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    The Auberge at Naperville 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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  • HarborChase of Long Grove

    HarborChase of Long Grove

    1190 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047
    (4)
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    HarborChase of Long Grove is a highly rated, pet-friendly assisted living and memory care community for seniors in the greater Chicago area. Our trained caregivers have experience working with seniors who need varying levels of care. They are always available to offer friendly, personalized services...

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  • HarborChase of Naperville

    HarborChase of Naperville

    1619 N. Mill St, Naperville, IL 60563
    (25)
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    Welcome to HarborChase of Naperville Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Here, you’ll discover stimulating activities, customized programs, innovative health services and generous amenities, along with a welcome abundance of Midwestern charm. We offer a large variety of spacious and...

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  • Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

    Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

    2 South 706 Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (56)
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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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  • The Springs at Monarch Landing

    The Springs at Monarch Landing

    2308 N Route 59, Naperville, IL 60563
    (2)
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    At The Springs, you'll find personalized Memory Support Assisted Living in specially designed households of only 14 residents. Each household has its own kitchen, dining room and living area. To ensure life feels familiar and comfortable, we've carefully considered every detail, from offering...

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  • Maple Glen Memory Care

    Maple Glen Memory Care

    750 S Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (3)
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    The Koelsch family has more than six decades in developing, building and operating senior housing. The tradition began in 1958 when Emmett Koelsch and Alice Koelsch-Schultz founded the company and employed the simple philosophy, 'Treat all people with the respect they deserve and the special...

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  • Aspired Living of Prospect Heights

    Aspired Living of Prospect Heights

    708 N Elmhurst Rd, Prospect Heights, IL 60070
    (8)
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    Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Grandbrier of Prospect Heights community is an extension of that promise! We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one. Above all else, this...

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  • Belmont Village Buffalo Grove

    Belmont Village Buffalo Grove

    500 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (63)
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    Once upon a time, Buffalo Grove was a small community of homesteaders and land speculators who wanted to establish a 'good place' to live. These pioneers were not unlike the founders of Belmont Village who, following years of careful planning, established a facility that was a 'good place' for...

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  • Spring Meadows Naperville

    Spring Meadows Naperville

    504 North River Road, Naperville, IL 60563
    (45)
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    Experience the bounty of a community in bloom at Spring Meadows Naperville. Featuring Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services, our community flourishes at the individual level, with our professional staff and friendly residents working in tandem to create a warm and welcoming...

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Elgin, Illinois

Memory Care

Memory care communities offer long-term medical care to seniors who are stricken by physiological and cognitive wellness troubles in a supervised community. Employees are required to obtain dementia-specific training and staff must be available for aid around-the-clock. Seniors may reside in single rooms or shared apartments. Memory care offers 24-hour supervised care with health management, recreational opportunities, and meals for inhabitants. Organized activities are provided by caregivers trained explicitly on providing aid for persons with memory impairments. The annual median cost for a private room is around $82,125 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $71,175 . The state of Illinois has specific regulations related to this kind of community. The The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates this community type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals is a significant consideration in choosing the right retirement home for you or your loved one. The top hospitals in Elgin include Sherman Hospital, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Elgin, and Elgin Mental Health Center. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Elgin which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The location in which a community is based will have a huge influence on the cost of care. The overall cost of living can be a big influence when choosing which care choice meets the needs of your family. The cost of living index for Elgin is around 99.2 where a score of 100 is the average, and any amount beneath 100 is cheaper than the average. Elgin has a grocery index of about 93.9. The rent burden for Elgin is about 21.4% of the average person's monthly income. Elgin has a median home value of around $170,777 and the median cost of rent is $1,386 per month per month.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather, in particular air quality and moisture, can be a major factor in choosing which city is right for your family. On average, Elgin has a humidity rating of approximately 55%. Humidity levels are highest in the month of December at roughly 60%. During the summertime, the temperature in Elgin is about 72F. The low summer temperature is about 59F during the month of June. The summer high temperature rises to approximately 85F during the month of July. Over the wintertime, the temperature in Elgin sinks to approximately 26F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 36F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is approximately 16 F during the month of January. On average, the air quality index rating in Elgin is around 62.5. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its highest during December at approximately 84.6. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Elgin has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. Monthly, Elgin receives about 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually happens in May with an average of 5 inches in a month. Elgin experiences an average of 32.60 inches of snow in a year.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.2% are female and 50.8% are male. In Elgin, 21.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.0% are over the age of 60, 4.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.4% are over the age of 80. The median age of Elgin is 34 years old. During the last presidential election, 41.5% voted Republican, 52.0% voted Democrat, and 6.5% voted for a third party candidate in Kane county. Of the population of Elgin 25.3% have a high-school diploma, 24.5% have a college degree, and 8.0% have a graduate degree. In terms of crime, Elgin has 14.2 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Elgin is 2.8% mixed race, 6.6% black, 6.1% Asian, 21.8% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 61.7% white, 0.8% Native American, and 44.9% Hispanic. In Elgin, 40.1% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Elgin, out of the total population 1.1% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 3.9% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Elgin 38.7% practice Catholicism, 5.1% practice another Christian faith, and 3.5% are Baptists. Out of the total population of Elgin, 8.6% have some form of disability, 69.8% participate in the labor force, 13.1% do not have health insurance, and 4.8% consider themselves widows. In Elgin, 4.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Elgin is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Elgin is shrinking at a rate of -0.004%. Currently, the population of Elgin consists of 112,456 people. Elgin has a population density of 1,157 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. There are 199 hospitals and 383 health centers that service a population of 12,696,123. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Illinois's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,453 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Illinois

The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black snakeroot, blazing star, aromatic aster, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the big brown bat, the coyote, the cougar, or the American pygmy shrew. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.