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10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Galena, IL

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You may also consider nearby communities such as Dubuque, Platteville and Sinsinawa.

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Photo of Oak Park Place - Dubuque
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It's a nice community with a lot to do if one wants to take advantage. Mom is very happy at Oak Park Place, so therefore I would recommend the facility to others looking.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Here in Dubuque, Iowa lies a gem in senior living communities. Oak Park Place not only offers assisted living, but independent living, and memory care as well. Our goal here is to better the lives of our residents. Striving to keep them active, we offer countless opportunities to enhance and...
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9.2
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42 reviews
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Everyone is very friendly. They really are trying to make Mom comfortable and make friends. They are very concerned about her and call me if they see a problem. Nice and bright and a lot of nice seating...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Trustwell Living at Eagle Pointe Place is a Senior Living Community located in Dubuque, Iowa. We are on the end of a residential street in the northwest corner of town just south of the Dubuque Soccer Complex. We are minutes away from Dubuque's beautiful parks, accessible fishing piers and the...
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I visited a friend at Ahva Living and found the staff to be very friendly, courteous and helpful. Ahva is a beautiful building with a historic value that lends to a very homelike environment. The residents...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Ahva Living of East Dubuque was originally built as a school in 1893. This historic building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1982. The architecture is a Romanesque Revival style that is captivating. The last graduating class was in 1978. Residents and families can...
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Sunset Park has been a blessing for my mom. The staff is caring, compassionate and attentive to my mom’s needs. The activities are engaging. It is clean and decorated so it ‘feels like home’.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Sunset Park Place Retirement Community is conveniently located in a quiet residential valley in the heart of the growing Tri-State area (Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois), close to area hospitals, medical clinics and shopping. We have been an established presence in Eastern Iowa since 1996, providing...
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Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Prairie Ridge of Galena is the area's premier Independent Living and Memory Care community. Located in beautiful and historic Galena, Illinois, our state-of-the-art building began welcoming residents in August 2017. Residents of Prairie Ridge can expect the very best in retirement living; from...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Originally built as a school in 1893, for nearly 100 years the building was used to educate and foster thousands of East Dubuque’s young people. Now the building will foster the individual growth and independence for some of those same people as seniors. It is a totally unexpected homecoming for...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of Assisi Village Of Stonehill
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of The Rose of Dubuque
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

Cost of assisted living in Galena, IL

The average cost of senior living in Galena is $3,351 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Elizabeth, IL with an average of $3,125 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Galena, IL vs. nearby cities

Galena, IL
$3,351/mo
$3,485/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Galena, IL vs. the state and national average

Galena, IL
$3,351/mo
U.S. national average
$4,630/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Galena vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$3,351/mo
$3,351/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Galena, IL by room type

Studio
$4,089/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,052/mo
2 Bedroom
$3,262/mo

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about assisted living in Galena

Recent reviews for assisted living in Galena

Sienna Crest - Platteville

5.0
It has been an especially good stay here. The women who assist us are very thoughtful, the food is good, things clothes and bedding are kept clean. They do a great job!

Sienna Crest - Darlington

3.1
We are in the independent living section and have a really nice apartment. Everyone here has been extremely friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend Sienna Crest to others looking.

Oak Park Place - Dubuque

4.3
Oak park was a great place for mom. Unfortunately mom was only there a short while before she passed. The staff there was so caring and accommodating. It was comforting to know they were only a call away.

Galena assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Galena assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Galena, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Galena assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Galena that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Galena, ILNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
26.7%
51.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
93.3%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
93.3%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
26.7%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
13.3%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
93.3%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
33.3%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
33.3%
52.9%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Galena assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Galena Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Galena, ILNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
26.7%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
20%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
26.7%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
6.7%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Galena assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Galena partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Galena, ILNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
20%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
13.3%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
6.7%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
13.3%
34.3%
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Availability of select dining options in Galena assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Galena communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Galena, ILNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
13.3%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
26.7%
41%
Room service
Room service
20%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
6.7%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Galena assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Galena offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Galena, ILNational
Activity director
Activity director
26.7%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
20%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
20%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
33.3%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
26.7%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
33.3%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
26.7%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
13.3%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
26.7%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
26.7%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
26.7%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
20%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
20%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
20%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Galena

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Illinois assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Galena protect seniors.

Learn about Illinois Assisted Living regulations

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There are 15 assisted living facilities near Galena, Illinois. See the full list.

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