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9.9
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I am very happy here at Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes. The staff is friendly and caring. I attend social events, gatherings and happy hour on Friday afternoons. I give meals, activities and cleanliness 5...
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.
Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes is a pet-friendly assisted living community located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. We are located near Big and Little Bear Lakes, both are favorite picnic destinations for our residents and their families. Our attentive staff members are available 24 hours a day to provide...
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Everything we have experienced has been wonderful. This community was chosen primarily because it is a Catholic community. But, I must add, there are people who aren't Catholic that live there.
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.
Situated on 17 rolling acres in the northwest suburbs, our community features carefully appointed apartments offering many modern conveniences combined with the everyday comforts of home. Picture a lifestyle where you receive unequaled services and amenities while having a whole new world of...
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33 Floor plans available
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9.4
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55 reviews
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My mom has been a resident of Sunrise Buffalo Grove for almost 4 years now. Moving in during the pandemic year was not ideal, but the staff at Sunrise were amazing at keeping the residents engaged and...
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.
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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9.3
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118 reviews
9.3
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The staff is friendly. The Enhanced care staff is willing to anything you ask. They are friendly, kind and supportive. The food varies from being excellent to just okay. The apartment is a nice size....
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.
Welcome to StoryPoint Libertyville! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our various senior living options include independent living, enhanced living, assisted living, memory care, and...
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I was so happy with the Laurel! Everyone who worked there was involved and communicative. My Mom was always looked out for by many people on the staff. I was so grateful for her to have spent her last few...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
The Springs of Vernon Hills Vernon Hills Memory Care The Springs of Vernon Hills is located in northeast Illinois, near Chicago. We are proud to be a member of the JEA Senior Living family with communities across the United States and into Canada. JEA has over 30 years of experience caring for...
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My mom came to live with us at the beginning of the Covid outbreak and it was so difficult. She needed a sense of safety and community, and that’s what we found at Arden Courts. The transition wasn’t easy,...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
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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[name removed] experience has shown the result to be excellent across the board. Everyone has been attentive, when called upon the needed service is forthcoming, sometimes immediately, other times -...
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.
Resort-Style Senior Living at Its FinestYou have options for senior living in the Chicago area. But none of them look like this. We provide a resort-like environment for independent senior living and assisted living. We are known for our indoor rainforest—at more than a football field long and...
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9.1
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Staff is really pretty friendly. However, one needs to look up from their phone to see what's happening around them. My daughter passed them several times and they never looked up to see what was going on....
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.
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...
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9.0
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Great value. I think it was comparable to much more expensive places. The residents were very well cared for and dressed nicely. The common rooms were comfortable and nicely appointed. The family...
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.
Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Aspired Living 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...
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55 Floor plans available
8.9
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72 reviews
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Sr staff very good lot of turnover in other positions but hire nice people overall. Other tenants very friendly overall happy with green oaks.
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 you'll enjoy a spacious, park-like property with beautiful brick buildings. Walking paths meander through the landscape, leading you to a small, tranquil lake. The community feels warm and welcoming with areas that are alive with activity alongside quiet neighborhoods that provide serenity...
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Photo of North Shore Place
2020 Photos available
1010 Floor plans available
8.9
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45 reviews
8.9
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45 reviews
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Majority are friendly and kind. It's beautiful. Looks more like a club than an ALF. Would like to see better communication among staff.
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.
North Shore Place located in Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois provides seniors with a caring assisted living community that is supportive and safe. Our community offers its residents a peaceful place to call home. Northbrook is a great city to visit, and guests of our residents will enjoy...
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66 Floor plans available
8.8
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79 reviews
8.8
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79 reviews
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We like Belmont because it's small, and we've gotten to know many residents and workers. We get immediate responses to all questions and concerns. Staff who work directly with my mom have been pleasant and...
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.
Belmont Village Buffalo Grove is home to the perfect blend of comfort, personalized care and active living. Our beautifully landscaped senior living community is nestled in the heart of the attractive residential suburb of northwest Chicago, surrounded by premier dining, shopping and...
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2020 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
8.8
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62 reviews
8.8
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62 reviews
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I found them to be very helpful in assisting my wife who is disabled and in late stage Alzheimer’s. The move went smoothly. They have stimulating activities for the residents that ate appropriate for...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
For the best memory care for your loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia in the Vernon Hills, Illinois area, consider Charter Senior Living assisted living community. We focus exclusively on memory care, providing care that's based on the most up-to-date research, for our residents with...
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2020 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.6
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8.6
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At 90, Sedgebrook in Lincolnshire is my cherished sanctuary. Its beautiful facility and serene grounds bring me daily joy. The staff, a second family, showers me with warmth and care. And the dining...
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.
Sedgebrook, located in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois is a premier assisted living community in the area. The community is designed to fit the lives of each unique individual. With state of the art amenities installed on site, the community has a life of its own, despite it being surrounded...
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Overall I would give the landing a 5 on everything. As in all facilities one needs a family or friend advocate for the resident to keep Things running smoothly. One cannot just put a person in a facility...
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.
Our community offers assisted living and memory care options for seniors, ideally located for the North Shore suburbs of Chicago and the surrounding communities of Wheeling.This isn’t your average senior living community as our residents enjoy social interaction with their peers, activities here...
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32 reviews
8.2
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32 reviews
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The staff is caring and gentle and create a feeling of family. Yes, I would recommend this community to others. If like me they prioritize people above the artificialities of housecleaning and décor- but...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
Harbor House in Wheeling, IL, is dedicated to serving individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. It is our mission to provide a residence in the least-restrictive, safe environment that affords a quality of care beyond all industry standards. It is our philosophy to show respect...
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33 Floor plans available
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8.0
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60 reviews
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My mom was very happy while she was here. The staff are all very compassionate and know each and every one of their residents. Our family highly recommend Sunrise of Highland Park.
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.
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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This is the place to go for a community for your loved one. The meals are gourmet and as much as the residents want, and the meals are served in a beautiful dining room. The community has lots of...
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.
Arbor Terrace Highland Park is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle and experience greater well-being. The community offers spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, most with a kitchenette. Residents enjoy amenities including...
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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.
For today’s independent older adults, Presbyterian Homes’ Lake Forest Place is a Life Plan Community with the perfect combination of sophisticated retirement living and total peace of mind. Located on 60 beautifully wooded acres, Lake Forest Place offers apartment and cottage residences just...
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1.5
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My mother has being in the facility for over two years, and we can said enough of the great care she has received from all the staff. We look at many facilities before and they were very impersonal and cold...
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.
Let our 24/7 nursing care put your mind at ease at our Wealshire Plus Assisted Living Campus. Our Sheltered Care license allows us to achieve a true Continuum of Care, providing the extra "plus" care for your loved one you won't find at a standard Assisted Living. At the Wealshire, couples can...
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1111 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
7.0
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In house visiting nurse practitioner is excellent. Executive staff is trying; much upheaval. Polite and helpful initial entry. Clean and organized. Safe. Nursing staff is non-communicative. Dining is...
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.
Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of Vernon Hills 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 is your life...
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7.0
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Everyone at The Sheridan is really nice. The staff seem very attentive, and they get back to me promptly. I really like that they offer a two bedroom suite with a shared bathroom, which saved us so much...
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.
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99 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
6.0
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17 reviews
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After touring several communities, this was the only community we felt love as we walked through the building. The staff are kind, caring and treat the patients as family. Moving my mom into Northbrook Inn...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
Northbrook Inn, part of the Koelsch Senior Communities, and family owned since 1958 is located in the village of Northbrook. The single-story memory care community in the Pointe Drive neighborhood is considered by many to be a retiree's dream neighborhood as it is peaceful and quiet, close to...
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My friend has lived at Shepherd Premier Senior Living for 3 months. A small boutique center where she is well cared for. Private, clean rooms, attentive staff, meals prepared by staff. They respond to her...
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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1.0
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My mother-in-law is having a hard time acclimating to a lifestyle of downsizing from her large home to a smaller apartment. We have communicated our concern with the administrators that she is not adjusting...
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.
The Heritage Woods of Gurnee assisted living facility is located in the gorgeous city of Gurnee, IL. For many years now, this city has been known for its astonishing natural beauty located near the banks of the Des Plaines River. There are also a number of places where residents can shop and dine...

What families are saying about assisted living in Lake Forest

Recent reviews for assisted living in Lake Forest

Brookdale Des Plaines

4.9
My father lived here for 2 years and I he was very happy at Brookdale Des Plaines. The staff was always helpful and would notify me if there were any concerns regarding my father. We chose Brookdale Des Plaines because it is a large facility and is located in the downtown area of Des Plaines - ...
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Encore Memory Care at Crystal Lake

4.9
They are very friendly & treat the people with respect. They have activities for them & pay attention to their needs. Anyone who has visited my mom has said they are impressed with the facility

The Garlands of Barrington a CCRC

5.0
I couldn't be happier with The Garlands of Barrington! The whole process went impeccably smoothly -- from (short) waiting list, to admission paperwork, to move-in. I can't believe how kind, attentive, and caring the personnel are! Now, after just a couple of weeks, my loved one looks and sounds ...
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Cost of assisted living in Lake Forest, IL

The average cost of senior living in Lake Forest is 5868.77 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Kennedy, IL with an average of 5866.28 per month.

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

Lake Forest, IL

$5,869/mo

Kennedy, IL

$5,866/mo

Melody, IL

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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 is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
Complete guide to assisted living
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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 33 assisted living facilities near Lake Forest, Illinois. See the full list.

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