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8 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Marion, IL

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We picked this community, because the situation called for someplace close to home.[name removed] at A Place for Mom mentioned Fifth Seasons in Benton and helped us connect with the right person to set up a...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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.
At Fifth Season, our facility design is smaller, in order to provide unique Personal Lifestyle Programs that are intended to instill a feeling of self worth and value to our residents. Specifically, our programming is designed to provide quality of life and slow the aging process. Alzheimer's...
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My husband is taken care of, he is content, well fed, has a clean apartment, the whole facility is VERY clean. Every staff member is the most find and understanding.
Provides: Assisted Living
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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 Villas of Holly Brook is the premier assisted living community in Southern Illinois. We are managed by Meridian Senior Living, a national leader in providing quality care for seniors. The community offers 1BR, 2BR, and 2BR deluxe apartment floor plans. Our staffing includes a 40-hour /week RN...
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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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One of the best facilities in the area. It has the feel of a resort instead of an assisted living facility. The staff is awesome. The food is wonderful. They use fresh food not just heat and serve from a can
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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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.
Memory Care Coming Soon! Wait list now forming. Sunshine Gardens is one of the largest independently owned assisted living facilities in Southern Illinois offering full spectrum of services at an affordable fee. We recognize that each individual has his or her own personal needs and we focus on...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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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, Nursing Homes
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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.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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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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Cost of assisted living in Marion, IL

The average cost of senior living in Marion is $4,389 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Carrier Mills, IL with an average of $4,252 per month.

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

Marion, IL
$4,389/mo
$4,389/mo

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

Marion, IL
$4,389/mo
U.S. national average
$4,556/mo

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

Assisted Living
$4,389/mo
$4,389/mo

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

Studio
$3,450/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,179/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,578/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Marion over time

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Ways to pay for Assisted Living in Marion, IL

Paying for assisted living may seem daunting, but knowing all your options can be empowering. Read about the many private and public payment options that families use to pay for assisted living in Marion.

What families are saying about assisted living in Marion

Recent reviews for assisted living in Marion

Brookstone of Harrisburg

5.0
Everything is going quite well for my mom at Brookstone! The facility is well maintained and the staff are doing a great job with my mom. The food is also just fine for her. Overall, we are very pleased with her stay!

Reflections Memory Care - Hollybrook in Harrisburg, IL

5.0
This is a great community. The staff are outstanding. The activities are so important for my mom's care. We are happy with the one on one for care. The meals are really good and the variety. We love the memory care for my mom. I highly recommend the great care to other family.

Fifth Season Residential in Benton, IL

4.6
The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Marion assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Marion assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Marion, 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 Marion 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 Marion that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
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24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
42.9%
56.2%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
14.3%
29.6%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
42.9%
47.7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
42.9%
53%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Marion 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 Marion Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
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Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
28.6%
50.5%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
14.3%
31.6%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
14.3%
40.6%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
14.3%
13.4%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Marion 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 Marion partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
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Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
14.3%
26.4%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
14.3%
39.2%
No sugar
No sugar
14.3%
36.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Marion 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 Marion communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
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Professional chef
Professional chef
14.3%
30.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Marion 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 Marion offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
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Activity director
Activity director
28.6%
45.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
14.3%
29.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
42.9%
49%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
42.9%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
28.6%
51.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
14.3%
40.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
14.3%
33.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
28.6%
45.5%
Live performances
Live performances
42.9%
45.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
28.6%
23.7%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
14.3%
44.8%
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State regulations for assisted living in Marion

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 Marion protect seniors.

Learn about Illinois Assisted Living regulations

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