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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living facilities. Together, we’ll find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we’ll provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Assisted Living facilities in IL and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.



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Senior housing types near Chicago, IL

  • 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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  • Heritage Woods of Chicago

    Heritage Woods of Chicago

    2800 West Fulton, Chicago, IL 60612
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    Heritage Woods of Chicago is an affordable assisted living community exclusively designed for low income seniors 65 or older. Fully certified by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Living, Heritage Woods is located on the west side of Chicago. Heritage Woods is a lovely place to call...

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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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  • Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

    Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

    2960 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657
    (25)
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    Good Times, Good Company Located in the active and vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois, our independent and assisted living community boasts stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline, spacious common areas for relaxing and entertaining, delicious meals served in a restaurant-style dining...

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  • Brookdale Lake View

    Brookdale Lake View

    3121 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657
    (61)
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    Healthier Life, Healthier You Have you been on the hunt for an exceptional senior living experience that gives you the quality care you want without sacrificing the independence and freedom you crave? If so, look no further. Our independent and assisted living community is located within walking...

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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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  • Montclare Supportive Living Community

    Montclare Supportive Living Community

    4339 W 18th Place, Chicago, IL 60623
    (1)
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    The Montclare Supportive Living Community of Lawndale is an ideal alternative to a nursing home for older adults who need a helping hand but do not require skilled nursing care as well as for older adults who are struggling alone at home. The community is open to seniors 65 and older of all incomes,...

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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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  • The Selfhelp Home

    The Selfhelp Home

    908 W. Argyle Street, Chicago, IL 60640
    (6)
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    The Selfhelp Home is an active and engaging not-for-profit senior living community designed to accommodate the needs of elderly Jewish residents throughout the Chicago area. The Selfhelp Home can be your home no matter what your individual needs. Selfhelp offers a full continium of care. We are a...

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  • Bethany Retirement Community

    Bethany Retirement Community

    4950 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640
    (30)
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    Bethany Retirement is a faith-based, non-profit serving the vibrant Andersonville and Ravenswood neighborhoods in Chicago for over 126 years! We were founded in the Methodist tradition; however, we are home to a variety of faiths. We are 'Called to Care' and our desire is to provide active living...

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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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  • Churchview Supportive Living

    Churchview Supportive Living

    2626 W. 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60629
    (3)
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    Churchview Supportive Living is an assisted living community located in Chicago, IL. The city of Chicago is located in Cook County and home to over 2.7 million people. It's an exciting city with lots of great restaurants and shops. Residents can enjoy going on outings when the weather is warm and...

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  • Victory Centre of Galewood

    Victory Centre of Galewood

    2370 North Newcastle Avenue, Chicago, IL 60707
    (1)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of Galewood 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,...

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  • Jackson Park Supportive Living

    Jackson Park Supportive Living

    1448 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619
    (3)
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    The Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility was created to provide a safe, comfortable, and supportive living environment for individuals age 22-64 years old offering the highest level of service and expertise while maintaining the individual's independence. Our apartments are designed to provide a...

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  • Coles Supportive Living

    Coles Supportive Living

    7419 S Exchange, Chicago, IL 60649
    (4)
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    Coles Supportive Living has been selected by the Illinois Department of Aging as one of the few Senior Care Facilities to be included in the State of Illinois Supportive Living Program. Coles Supportive Living Facility strives to promote dignity and independence for Seniors where a state-of-the art...

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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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  • Autumn Green at Midway Village

    Autumn Green at Midway Village

    6700 South Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (39)
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    Don't let our value prices fool you -- Autumn Green is a beautiful community!   Autumn Green at Midway Village offers full-service rental retirement living at a mid-range price for persons aged 62+ OR For-sale condominiums for persons aged 55+ in the adjacent Midway Village...

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  • Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    4239 North Oak Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60634
    (32)
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    Autumn Green at Wright Campus is a senior living community located in the vibrant metropolis of Chicago, Illinois. This iconic city offers some of the best amenities in the country. Glass towers, luxury boutiques and fine dining can be found amongst the busy downtown core. Visiting family members...

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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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  • Victory Centre of South Chicago

    Victory Centre of South Chicago

    3251 East 92nd Street, Chicago, IL 60617
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of South Chicago 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...

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  • Victory Centre of Roseland

    Victory Centre of Roseland

    10450 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
    (2)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of Roseland 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,...

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  • Bishop Edwin Conway Residence

    1900 N Karlov Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
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    Bishop Edwin Conway Residence is an assisted living community located in Chicago, Illinois. Minutes from Oak Park, Melrose Park, and Niles, Illinois, Bishop Edwin Conway Residence is close to shopping, restaurants, churches and residences. The conveniences offered by Chicago can be easily accessed...

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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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  • Presence Resurrection Retirement Community

    7262 W Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
    (1)
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    Presence Resurrection Retirement Community is primarily independent living with a 36 room assisted living nestled into 16 acres of walking paths and a garden-like setting in the northwest side of Chicago, Illinois. Our property is the perfect place for those looking to have the beauty of nature...

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  • New City Supportive Living

    4707 S Marshfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60609
    (1)
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  • Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

    Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

    408 South Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (24)
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    Built as a luxury hotel in 1922, the Oak Park Arms retained the original charm of the grand hotels of the 20th century. The apartments, Ballroom, Georgian Room Restaurant, Lounge, and meeting rooms have been renovated on an on-going basis. A rental retirement community for 26 years, the Oak Park...

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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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  • Brookdale Oak Park

    Brookdale Oak Park

    1111 Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (14)
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    Everything You Want, Everything You Need If first impressions are everything, we think we make a pretty good one. Nestled between historic Frank Lloyd Wright homes and a vibrant downtown shopping district, the location of our independent and assisted living community is just the start of what makes...

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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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  • Victory Centre of River Woods

    Victory Centre of River Woods

    1800 River Woods Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60160
    (12)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of River Woods 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...

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  • Cantata Adult Life Services a CCRC

    Cantata Adult Life Services a CCRC

    8700 W 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513
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    Cantata Adult Life Services is committed to enabling older adults to achieve the greatest possible level of self-sufficiency and independence. The overarching goal of our not-for-profit organization is to facilitate active living and the continuation of healthy relationships with and among people of...

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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 Highlands Assisted Living at Westminster Place

    The Highlands Assisted Living at Westminster Place

    3131 Simpson St, Evanston, IL 60201
    (5)
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    The Highlands Assisted Living at Westminster Place is a community situated within a beautiful 40-acre campus. As a part of Presbyterian Homes' continuum of care, this assisted living community in Evanston offers levels of personalized care based on an individual’s needs. Residents of assisted living...

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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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  • Moraine Court

    8080 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455
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    Moraine Court Supportive Living supports and encourages our residents to enjoy and active-lifestyle in a safe community. Let us show you how Moraine Court can combine the best of private living and assistance with daily living needs. Our supportive Living program is designed to promote independence,...

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  • The Wellshire Morton Grove

    The Wellshire Morton Grove

    8415 North Waukegan Road, Morton Grove, IL 60053
    (19)
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    The Wellshire is designed for seniors that require assistance with the activities of daily living. The campus offers a continuum of care with Bella Terra nursing and rehab center connected to The Wellshire. The Wellshire was built in 2011. We are located in Morton Grove, The Wellshire is convenient...

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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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  • Presence Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community

    Presence Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community

    1571 West Ogden Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526
    (17)
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    Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers 270 spacious independent living residences and 64 licensed assisted living apartments in a variety of floor plans. Independent living amenities include: restaurant-style dinner served daily, 24-hour staff and emergency call system, Wellness Clinic and...

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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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  • Concord Place

    Concord Place

    401 W Lake St, Northlake, IL 60164
    (99)
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    EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE AT CONCORD PLACE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY We are so much more than a senior community. Concord Place Retirement Community is home. For over 25 years we have prided ourselves in creating a culture and atmosphere of comfort and love. To that end, we have focused our efforts on...

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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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  • 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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  • Prairie Green at Fay?s Point

    Prairie Green at Fay?s Point

    1546 Water Street, Blue Island, IL 60406
    (1)
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    Surround yourself with Friends Located in the heart of Chicago’s near south suburbs, the new Prairie Green at Fay’s Point offers resort-style living at an affordable rate. Our community is licensed for Supportive Living, an innovative model designed by the State of Illinois to provide affordable...

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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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Chicago, Illinois

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities administer supervision, recreational activities, and personal care to people who are about 65 years old. Assisted living facilities usually offer help with transit and appointments, aid with daily activities, and care supervision. Under certain circumstances, facilities may provide respite, dementia care, or hospice. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $50,040 . The state of Illinois has a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates this type of facility. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include documenting whether or not the resident took the medication, medication reminders, and only a licensed health care professional employed by the facility may administer medications. Public assistance is available through A Medicaid 1915(c) waiver called the Supported Living Program and a 1915(b) waiver called the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program. Staff members obtain education in a variety of fields. These include: neglect prevention, promotion of dignity, infection control, and internal policies. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include medication administration, non-medical services, laundry, and assistance with activities of daily living. In total, there can be no more than 1 residents to a room. There must be one bath or shower for every residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as evaluation of a prospective resident's psychosocial condition, evaluation of a prospective resident's cognitive condition, evaluation of a prospective resident's physical condition, and assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must provide three daily meals.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the major influence in deciding which care choice works best. In Chicago, the cost-of-living index is around 117.8 where a rating of 100 is the average rating, and anything above 100 is costlier than said average. Chicago has a grocery index of around 93.9. Chicago has a sales tax of 6.25%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate can be a big influence in selecting which destination is the right fit for you or your loved one. Monthly, Chicago gets about 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically occurs in August with an average of 5 inches during the month. For snowfall, Chicago experiences an average of 35.10 inches of snow in a year. The average air quality index rating in Chicago 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 score reaches its max during the month of 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. During the summer months, the air temperature in Chicago is about 75°F. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 86°F during the month of July. The low summer temperature is roughly 63°F in June. In winter months, the temperature in Chicago sinks to about 29°F. The high winter temperature is roughly 37°F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is about 20 °F during the month of January. Chicago has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, Chicago has a humidity rating of around 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at about 75%.

Demographics and Values

During the last presidential election, 20.8% voted Republican, 5.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 73.9% voted Democrat in Cook county. Of the population of Chicago 37.4% have a college degree, 22.9% have a high-school diploma, and 15.1% have a graduate degree. In Chicago, 3.5% of the population are veterans. Chicago is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Chicago has a population density of 4,612 people per square mile. The current population of Chicago is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Based on gender, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Chicago is 34 years old. In Chicago, 22.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.8% are over the age of 60, 4.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. Racially, the population of Chicago is 0.3% Native American, 29.0% Hispanic, 6.2% Asian, 11.2% other or not specified, 2.6% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 49.1% white, and 30.5% black. In terms of crime, Chicago has 32.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 11.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Chicago, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 66.4% participate in the labor force, 5.2% are widowed, and 20.6% live in poverty. In Chicago, 40.1% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Chicago, 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 Chicago 38.7% practice Catholicism, 5.1% practice another Christian faith, and 3.5% are Baptists.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals can be an important factor in choosing the most suitable retirement home. The top hospitals that service Chicago include Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center, and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago. In total, there are 33 hospitals located in Chicago which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

In terms of personal well-being, Illinois ranks 22nd in healthcare and 35th in quality of life compared to other states. Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87. The state of Illinois has 199 hospitals and 383 health centers, providing care to a population of 12,696,123. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Mary¢’s Hospital ¢–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,453 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28°F. The average high winter temperature is around 49°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10°F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. 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 Bee Balm, Blazing Star, Bloodroot, and Angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cougar, the Big Brown Bat, the Eastern Red Bat, or the Coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.


Senior Services in Chicago, IL

Elder Law Attorneys

Dorjath Law Center

The Dorjath Law Center is a unique Elder Law practice that not only personally connects with seniors and their families, but also gives back to the community. We specialize in Elder Law, Medicaid Planning & Appeal, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning and Veterans' Benefits.

Huck Bouma, PC.

Huck Bouma PC prides itself in fostering long-term relationships. Our attorneys and staff focus on you, and work to develop ongoing and lasting relationships through the services that we provide. Client-Centered; Relationship-Based. That is the core philosophy of our firm.

Michael H. Erde, PC

Michael H. Erde is a certified Elder Law attorney with over 40 years experience in Elder Law, Estate Planning and Trusts, Probate and Guardianship, Medicaid, and Asset protection. Our success is our 'people first' approach that makes discussing personal issues such as family and finances less stressful.

The Law Office of Kate Curler

After caring for her aging parents, Kate Curler realized there was a huge need for an attorney who goes beyond just drafting legal documents. Kate will help you with your estate plan, disability plan, Medicaid planning and eligibility, Veteran's Benefits, guardianship case and probate case with flexible hours and reasonable rates. Kate also does nursing home negotiations and advocacy, helping her clients get fair treatment and the best care.

Financial Advisors

Elderlife Financial Services, LLC

Elderlife Financial educates seniors about options for paying for senior care, we can provide information about bridge loans, veterans benefits, reverse mortgages and long term care insurance.

PK Tax Services, LLC

PK Tax Services can not only help you with difficult tax questions but we can also help you save for retirement. One of our experienced CPAs can make sure you are on the right path to maximize your retirement savings.

Snyder Insurance & Financial Services

Snyder Insurance & Financial can help you with many types of insurance or financial planning. We offer information on long term care insurance, disability insurance, Medicare and various types of life insurance options.

Health, Medical & Safety

Chicago Hearing Services

Private practice providing individualized hearing care serving Chicago for over 25 years! The same care at our practice is also provided to residents at Three Crowns Park, Lincolnwood Place, Brookdale Lake Shore and Lakeview on a monthly basis.

Mark Drug Medical Supply

Come see our large retail show room with many different mobility and daily living aids such as Bath Safety equipment, wheelchairs, walkers, lift chairs, stair lifts and much much more.

Medserve Equipment Corp

MedServ provides Home Medical Equipment and Supplies including wheelchairs, bath safety equipment, walkers and rollators and much more. We have a retail showroom that customers can visit to see and try equipment and get advice from our experienced staff.

Real Estate Services

Four Daughters Real Estate

Four Daughters Real Estate specializes in helping seniors or their families manage a senior's transition from their long time home. We work with the home home owner, local and distant family members, estate attorneys and trust officers and our focus is to plan and create the most organized and least stressful transition from an existing home. From marketing for the highest home sale price to pooling our resources to schedule tasks like an Estate Sale, a hole house clean-out, painting or staging, our structured process and loving approach will persevere to meet your goals.

Lisa Stover - Presto Real Estate Services

As a senior real estate specialist I can assist seniors with real estate transactions as well as downsizing and relocation services.

Z Reverse Mortgage

Z Reverse Mortgage is a free informational resource providing honest guidance to seniors and their families on the reverse mortgage process. We provide seniors with all the necessary information and assistance in order to identify the right loan programs, determine property value, and begin the process.

Senior Moving

Aaron Bros. Moving System Inc.

Aaron Brothers Moving has been assisting Chicagoans with moving and storage needs for over 50 years. Our services include pick up & deliver to/from multiple locations, full packing services, storage units and disposal services.

CMF Transitional Organization, LLC (CMFTO™)

Since 1999, CMFTO™ has worked with seniors and their families to make any transition or relocation as seamless as possible. Whether it’s consulting on editing the home, overseeing the actual move, or facilitating the entire process from decluttering to install, our detail-oriented approach to senior relocation sets us apart in the industry. Unique to our service, is our ability to sell our client’s no-longer wanted saleable items directly to vendors.

Elite Moving & Storage, Inc.

Elite Moving & Storage has been providing comprehensive moving services in the greater Chicagoland area since 2006. We can help with providing packing supplies, packing moving items, including pianos and fragile items, as well as storage and disassembly and reassembly services.

Senior Services

Chicago's Girl on the Go

We can give you back more time in your day by assisting with shopping, errand running, organizing and other chores that are difficult for you to do. We also offer house sitting and pet sitting services.

Special Needs Chicago, Inc.

Special Needs Chicago provides wheelchair accessible transportation throughout Chicago and the suburbs.

The Local Auction Company

Illinois Auctioneer holding Auctions at your home or our location to sell your items for you. Call us today to schedule a sale.