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Senior housing types near Effingham, IL

  • Brookstone Suites of Effingham

    Brookstone Suites of Effingham

    505 West Temple Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
    (4)
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    All Brookstone independent living communities are modern, attractive and impeccably maintained, offering gracious ambiance while meeting the unique needs of each individual resident. The facilities offer a full range of services and amenities for a single, all-inclusive, yet affordable price. Meals,...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Effingham

    Brookstone Estates of Effingham

    1101 North Maple Street, Effingham, IL 62401
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    Recently remodeled in the spring of 2014, Brookstone Estates of Effingham provides Independent Living and Supportive Living to the people of beautiful Effingham, Illinois. Our community is designed to promote creativity and independence within a safe and loving environment. We would love for you to...

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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    14061 E. 1600th St., Effingham, IL 62401
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    The Glenwood of Effingham is now open! This 39 apartment Licensed Assisted Living Community is located on a spacious piece of property on the North side of Effingham just off interstate 57 and 70. This community features outdoor walking paths, sitting areas, gardens, and a waterfall retreat area....

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  • Villas of Holly Brook - Effingham

    Villas of Holly Brook - Effingham

    904 West Evergreen, Effingham, IL 62401
    (2)
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  • Villas of Holly Brook - Shelbyville

    Villas of Holly Brook - Shelbyville

    2201 West Main Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565
    (7)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook is an assisted living community. We offer microwaves and full refrigerators in each apartment and our apartments are 1 or 2 bedroom with a large walk-in closet. You do not need to leave your furry friend behind, pets are welcome! We offer transportation to and from in...

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  • Brookstone Of Mattoon North

    Brookstone Of Mattoon North

    1920 Brookstone Lane, Mattoon, IL 61938
    (7)
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    Good Neighbor Care carries on the Brookstone tradition, providing a senior care program that supports individual freedom and promotes the dignity of each resident. Brookstone communities are all nestled in small Illinois towns of 10,000 to 20,000 residents where families can feel satisfied their...

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  • Heritage Woods of Charleston

    Heritage Woods of Charleston

    480 W. Polk Ave, Charleston, IL 61920
    (7)
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    Heritage Woods of Charleston is a quaint set of senior living apartments located in the heart of Charleston, Illinois.It offers a home for aging loved ones who want to maintain their independence with just a little help. At Heritage Woods of Charleston, we pride ourselves in providing a safe...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Vandalia

    Brookstone Estates of Vandalia

    1607 W Fillmore St, Vandalia, IL 62471
    (1)
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        Brookstone Estates was founded in 1996 because congregate care was hard to find in rural Southern Illinois. The creation of the first Brookstone community and subsequent quest for additional high quality senior care spawned a comfortable yet manageable 46-unit design that has been...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Charleston

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Charleston

    738 N 18th St, Charleston, IL 61920
    (2)
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    At the Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care, you will have the perfect balance of independence and living the standard you need, want and deserve. We ca do it ALL! We cook! We clean! We do the laundry! We also take care of the yard. We are here to serve our residents 24 hours a...

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  • Aspen Creek of Sullivan

    411 N. West Street, Sullivan, IL 61951
    (5)
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    Aspen Creek of Sullivan is a senior care home located in community of Sullivan in Moultie County, IL. With a population of 4,400 residents, Sullivan has small-town charm and natural beauty to spare. Besides a significant number of well-kept, historic buildings Sullivan boasts one of the best small...

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  • Emerald Glen Olney

    Emerald Glen Olney

    1301 North East Street, Olney, IL 62450
    (1)
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        Good Neighbor Care carries on the Brookstone tradition, providing a senior care program that supports individual freedom and promotes the dignity of each resident. Brookstone communities are all nestled in small Illinois towns of 10,000 to 20,000 residents where families can feel...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Olney

    Brookstone Estates of Olney

    1110 North East Street, Olney, IL 62450
    (1)
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    Brookstone communities are all nestled in small Illinois towns of 10,000 to 20,000 residents where families can feel satisfied their loved ones are receiving high quality care in a stress-free environment. Brookstone Estates independent living communities are modern, attractive and impeccably...

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  • Carriage Crossing Arcola

    Carriage Crossing Arcola

    909 Green Mill Road, Arcola, IL 61910
    (3)
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    Carriage Crossing Senior Living is your premier choice for assisted living in two beautiful locations, Arcola and Champaign, Illinois. We are committed to providing our residents a safe and meaningful lifestyle. Our vibrant assisted living apartments offer you independent living plus the added...

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  • Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Robinson

    Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Robinson

    1302 W. Highland Ave., Robinson, IL 62454
    (1)
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    Timber Creek Village of Robinson is a family-owned, assisted living community located in Robinson, IL. The city of Robinson is located in Crawford County and is home to about 7,800 people. Robinson is a quaint town with beautiful views. Residents can enjoy spending time with friends, going out for...

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  • Brookstone Estates Robinson

    Brookstone Estates Robinson

    1101 North Monroe Street, Robinson, IL 62454
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        Located in Robinson, Illinois, home of the venerable Heath Bar and less than 200 miles south of Chicago along the Indiana border, this Brookstone Estates community offers 'independent living with caring support' in a relaxed, small-town environment with a low crime rate and...

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  • The Oaks Manor

    The Oaks Manor

    111 S Walnut St, Oakland, IL 61943
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    The Oaks Manor was built in 2008, by and for the community by local business professionals. You will receive high-quality support when dealing with life’s many challenges. Your safety and security is our first goal followed closely by our goals to meet all your expectations, so you can live in...

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  • The Glenwood of Greenville

    The Glenwood of Greenville

    605 S. Dewey St., Greenville, IL 62246
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    Glenwood of Greenville is an assisted living community located in Greenville, IL. The city of Greenville is located in Bond County and is home to about 7,000 people. Greenville is a quiet town with picturesque views from nearby Greenville Park. Residents can enjoy going on outings with friends,...

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  • Brookstone Estates Tuscola

    Brookstone Estates Tuscola

    1106 E. Northline Road, Tuscola, IL 61953
    (4)
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    Good Neighbor Care carries on the Brookstone tradition, providing a senior care program that supports individual freedom and promotes the dignity of each resident. Brookstone communities are all nestled in small Illinois towns of 10,000 to 20,000 residents where families can feel satisfied their...

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  • The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion

    The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion

    1635 Baltimore Ave., Mount Zion, IL 62549
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    The Glenwood of Mount Zion is a assisted living community located in Mount Zion, IL. The city of Mount Zion is located in Macon County and is home to about 5,800 people. Mount Zion is a quiet town with relaxing water views from nearby Ama Park. Residents can enjoy going out with friends, going out...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Fairfield

    Brookstone Estates of Fairfield

    315 North Market Street, Fairfield, IL 62837
    (1)
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    Opened in 2001 and recently remodeled in 2013, Brookstone Estates of Fairfield represents the finest in Independent Living and Supportive Living. Located in Fairfield, Illinois, our community is designed to promote creativity and independence within a safe and loving environment. We would love for...

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  • Eagle Ridge of Decatur

    Eagle Ridge of Decatur

    875 W. McKinley Ave., Decatur, IL 62526
    (4)
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    Eagle Ridge is an affordable assisted living community that is offered to 65 and older adults. The emphasis is on maintaining your health, wellness, and independence at Eagle Ridge.  A full array of amenities and helpfull services will make your days fulfilled and comfortable for you and your...

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  • Brookstone Estates Paris

    Brookstone Estates Paris

    146 Brookstone Lane, Paris, IL 61944
    (1)
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    Brookstone Estates independent living communities are modern, attractive and impeccably maintained, offering gracious ambience while meeting the unique needs of each individual resident. The facilities offer a full range of services and amenities for a single, all-inclusive, yet affordable price....

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  • Villas at St. James

    Villas at St. James

    14335 Jamestown Road, Breese, IL 62230
    (7)
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    WELCOME HOME. Located in rural, serene Breese, Illinois, The Villas at St. James is an independent & assisted-living community for seniors that has been serving Clinton County since 2004. We provide the ideal living arrangement for independent, active seniors who want to be healthy and happy and...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Now Open)

    Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Now Open)

    928 Enterprise Lane, Mount Carmel, IL 62863
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care will accommodate both your individualized needs and your budget. You will receive customized quality care and service from our dedicated staff and trained professionals. Our communities feature a variety of gathering rooms and communal spaces for...

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  • Bethesda Gardens

    Bethesda Gardens

    1450 E Crossing Blvd, Terre Haute, IN 47802
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    At Bethesda Gardens, we understand a new phase of life can be daunting. But our vibrant, engaging community makes the transition seamless—and fun. Our devoted team is committed to you and your family, offering around-the-clock care in a comfortable, intimate atmosphere that engages, enriches,...

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  • Westminster Village Terre Haute

    Westminster Village Terre Haute

    1120 E Davis Dr, Terre Haute, IN 47802
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    Westminster Village is a not-for-profit, Life Plan Community inspiring residents and team members to maximize their lives and the lives of others. Our campus includes Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living and Short-term Rehabilitation as well as Long-term Nursing Care. Westminster Village...

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  • Sycamore Manor

    Sycamore Manor

    222 South 25th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803
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    Built in 1999, Sycamore Manor is an elegantly furnished senior living community with 73 independent living suites, as well as respite care, and short-term stay apartments. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans to accommodate your personal tastes and preferences. As soon as you walk...

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  • Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    4817 Oak Hill Rd, Rochester, IL 62563
    (7)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our...

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  • The Glenwood Supportive Living of Staunton

    The Glenwood Supportive Living of Staunton

    18192 Renken Road, Staunton, IL 62088
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    The Glenwood of Staunton is located in Staunton, Illinois. This is a town that prides itself on history and simple charm. Family members and active residents alike will enjoy the quaint Main Street atmosphere and the bustling feel of all the years tourists, residents, and enthusiasts who have pulled...

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  • Bickford of Champaign

    Bickford of Champaign

    1002 S Staley Rd, Champaign, IL 61822
    (11)
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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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  • Brookdale Urbana

    Brookdale Urbana

    1706 East Amber Lane, Urbana, IL 61802
    (26)
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    Redefine your independence with a little help and a lot of living. 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 right for you. Assisted living...

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  • Evergreen Place Champaign

    Evergreen Place Champaign

    4114 W Springfield, Champaign, IL 61822
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    Evergreen Place Assisted Living offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus also offers Traditional and Road to Home Respite Care. We welcome you to learn more and visit our community of care, where friendships flourish and...

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  • Prairie Winds of Urbana

    Prairie Winds of Urbana

    1905 Prairie Winds Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
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    Welcome to a gracious affordable assisted living lifestyle community. At Prairie Winds, you'll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. Our emphasis is on maintaining your health, wellness, dignity and independence.  When you need a...

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  • Eastland Retirement Community

    Eastland Retirement Community

    901 Eastland Dr, Auburn, IL 62615
    (1)
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    Eastland is owned and operated by the Moose family of Auburn Illinois. Eastland Retirement Community provides the best of both worlds – the independence residents want with the support they need. Eastland offers a clean and comfortable atmosphere with a caring and friendly staff. Our quiet,...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook - Chatham

    Villas of Holly Brook - Chatham

    825 E. Walnut Street, Chatham, IL 62629
    (6)
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    We are Chatham's only ALL INCLUSIVE community. We are pet friendly as well. Tours and admissions accepted 7 days per week.

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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

    1709 S Division St, Mahomet, IL 61853
    (3)
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    Experience respectful assisted living in a beautiful space when you choose The Glenwood of Mahomet, assisted living community located in Mahomet, Illinois. Our acres of beautiful landscaping, incredible attention to detail, and modern spaces really make it a home-like location and one that's...

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  • The Waterford at Bridle Brook

    The Waterford at Bridle Brook

    1505 Patton Drive, Mahomet, IL 61853
    (14)
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    Since 1990, Capital Senior Living has grown to become one of the largest senior living providers in the United States. With a goal of offering affordable housing and an enriched lifestyle to thousands of seniors, our dedicated team of professionals succeeds in providing quality care in each of our...

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  • Springfield Supportive Living Center

    2034 Clear Lake Ave., Springfield, IL 62703
    (1)
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    Springfield Supportive Living opened in August of 2005. Our highly qualified staff are here to serve you 24 hours a day. Their backgrounds in health care enable them to provide quality care as well as outstanding customer service. We can be found near Historic downtown Springfield and only minutes...

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  • Bickford of Springfield

    Bickford of Springfield

    2451 West White Oaks Drive, Springfield, IL 62704
    (18)
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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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  • Morningside of Troy

    Morningside of Troy

    39 Dorothy Dr, Troy, IL 62294
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Troy, IL, a modern Good Neighbor Care independent and assisted living community for seniors. Our residents are free from the cares of chores and other daily stresses. Our staff is available 24 hours a day to...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Brazil

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Brazil

    1941 US Hwy 40 W, Brazil, IN 47834
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    Our unique community offer spacious living where quality is second to none. Every detail from the architecture, floor plans, décor and landscaping to the extensive list of amenities reflects the commitment to creating a lifestyle that will exceed your expectations. We want to continue to be the...

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  • Cambridge House of Maryville

    Cambridge House of Maryville

    6960 State Rte. 162, Maryville, IL 62062
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    Welcome to a gracious and affordable assisted lifestyle! Cambridge House offers 103 private apartments to seniors 65 or older. Our emphasis is on maintaining your health, wellness, dignity, and independence.We offer a helping hand and personal attention to do the things you may no longer be able to...

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  • Emerald Place

    Emerald Place

    297 S. 100 E., Washington, IN 47501
    (27)
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    Emerald Place is located in the small community of Washington, Indiana. We offer all of the comforts of home and enjoyable country living. We are one mile south of East Side Park, which is a favorite spot for our resident picnics. We also provide transportation into town for dining, shopping and...

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  • Stillwater Senior Living

    Stillwater Senior Living

    1111 University Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (5)
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    Stillwater Senior Living is an assisted living community right next door to the campus of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Woodland and freshly cut fields dominate the landscape of Edwardsville, creating a sense of separation from the city life in nearby St. Louis. At Stillwater...

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  • Fifth Season Residential

    401 N. DuQuoin Street, Benton, IL 62812
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    Fifth Season Residential is an assisted living community located in Benton, Illinois in Franklin county. Benton may be a city hiding far away from most of the rest of the population of Illinois, but that doesn't mean it is a city devoid of culture. Quite the opposite. Benton has an excellent...

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  • San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    241 Magnolia Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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    San Gabriel Memory care is a family owned and operated assisted living residence dedicated to serving the unique needs of adults with Alzheimer's and other memory related illnesses. By becoming part of the family at San Gabriel, residents continue their life journeys in an environment that supports...

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  • Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    429 South Main Street, Shiloh, IL 62269
    (15)
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    Cedarhurst of Shiloh is located at 429 South Main Street Shiloh, IL. We pride ourselves on providing the community with an assisted living service that has your family member's best interests in mind. We give our clients peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in good hands. We're also known for...

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  • Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    1207 Vandalia Avenue, Collinsville, IL 62234
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    Cedarhurst of Collinsville offers assisted-living apartments in a beautiful residential neighborhood. Families love our wide range of services designed to promote independence, comfort and connections. Our staff devotes themselves to providing exceptional personalized service. Our goal is to work...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    312 Mechanical Dr, East Alton, IL 62024
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    The Villas of Hollybrook in Bethalto, IL is a preimere destination for anyone in search of senior living. Opened in June of 2018, the Villas of Hollybrook has both Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments that will blow you away! Upon first visit, our exceptional design and decor will wow you!...

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  • Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Lincoln

    Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Lincoln

    201 Stahlhut Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656
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    Timber Creek Village of Lincoln is a family-owned assisted living community located in Lincoln, IL. The city of Lincoln is in Logan County and is home to about 14,500 people. Lincoln is a small town with a country feeling and beautiful views. Residents can enjoy spending time shopping with friends,...

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Effingham, Illinois

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide care, social opportunities, and supervision to persons around 65 years of age or older. Assisted living communities frequently offer aid with the activities of daily life, aid with transportation and appointments, and chances for leisurely activity. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide skilled nursing care, Alzheimer's care, or respite. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040 . Illinois maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this community type. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include only a licensed health care professionall employed by the community may administer medications, reading the medication label to residents, and medication administration. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. The maximum occupancy is 1 residents per room. There must be one bath or shower for every residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include housekeeping, security, laundry, and non-medical services. Staff members receive training in a variety of areas. These areas include internal policies, abuse, neglect prevention, and privacy. 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. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as A comprehensive assessment, provider must ensure that the resident and the resident's representative, if any, are informed of the potential consequences of activities that the provider considers to pose risks to health and/or safety, evaluation of a prospective resident's cognitive condition, and assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide three daily meals.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor in determining what destination is best for your family. Per month, the median price of rent in Effingham is around $665 per month and the median value of a home in Effingham costs around $123,556. The rent burden for Effingham is around 13.8% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Effingham has a population density of 477 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Effingham is 94.9% white, 1.2% black, 0.1% Native American, 3.8% Hispanic, 0.4% Asian, 1.9% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.5% other or not specified. In Effingham, 7.4% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total city population, 46.8% are male and 53.2% are female. The median age of Effingham is 36 years old. Out of the total population of Effingham, 17.9% live in poverty, 63.5% participate in the labor force, 6.2% do not have health insurance, and 8.9% are widowed. Of the population of Effingham 5.5% have a graduate degree, 22.3% have a college degree, and 38.1% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

In terms of resources, Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7, a grocery index rating of 94.2, and a housing index rating of 87.2. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. 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. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's¢ s Hospital ¢'‚¬Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 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 Angelica, Blazing Star, Bird's Foot Violet, and Bee Balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Red Bat, the American Pygmy Shrew, the American Black Bear, or the Coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.