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Senior housing types near Monticello, IL

  • Monticello Villas of Holly Brook

    901 Medical Center Dr, Monticello, IL 61856
    (2)
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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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  • Evergreen Place Champaign

    Evergreen Place Champaign

    4114 W Springfield, Champaign, IL 61822
    (18)
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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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  • 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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  • Evergreen Senior Living

    Evergreen Senior Living

    4828 E. Evergreen Court, Decatur, IL 62521
    (10)
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    Evergreen Senior Living offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus offers lovely supportive living options and unmatched memory support. We welcome you to learn more and visit our community of care, where friendships flourish...

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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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  • Prairie Winds of Urbana

    Prairie Winds of Urbana

    1905 Prairie Winds Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
    (7)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Rantoul

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Rantoul

    722 Stone Bridge Center Dr, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (2)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master-planned community. the Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living is committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Our experienced, warm and caring...

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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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  • 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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  • Eagle's View Supportive Living

    Eagle's View Supportive Living

    200 W International Ave, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (12)
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    Eagle's View Supportive Living and Memory Care provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to those struggling alone at home. We are a community that promotes independence while providing additional assistance as needed with dignity and respect. Our focus is on providing residents with...

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  • Brookstone Estates Rantoul

    Brookstone Estates Rantoul

    300 Twin Lakes, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (2)
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    All Brookstone Estates 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...

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  • Bickford of Bloomington

    Bickford of Bloomington

    14 Heartland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
    (7)
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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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

    2016 Fox Creek Rd, Bloomington, IL 61701
    (1)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care is a sate-of-the-art licensed assisted living community. We offer our residents the comforts of their own home while providing for their needs with a customized care plan. Each member of our staff is committed to helping our residents live life...

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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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  • Evergreen Place Assisted Living

    Evergreen Place Assisted Living

    801 W Gregory St, Normal, IL 61761
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Evergreen Place offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus offers lovely assisted living services. We offer both long term stay options and short-term respite care. We welcome you to learn more and visit our community of care,...

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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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  • 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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  • Castle Manor

    Castle Manor

    1550 Castle Manor Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656
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    Castle Manor offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus offers lovely supportive living options. We welcome you to learn more and visit our community of care, where friendships flourish and families find peace of mind. Live...

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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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

    100 Towanda Barnes Rd, Bloomington, IL 61702
    (1)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care has been exceptionally designed and built to meet the needs, wants and desires of those moving into this grand community. We are the leader in providing compassionate and quality senior care. We focus on unique needs of each of our residents and...

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  • Bowman Estates

    1968 N Bowman Ave, Danville, IL 61832
    (2)
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    The Bowman Estates assisted living community, which is the only affordable assisted living community in Vermilion County, is managed by senior living provider BMA Management Ltd., the largest provider of affordable assisted living in Illinois. Designed to serve adults 65 and older of all incomes...

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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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  • Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    4817 Oak Hill Rd, Rochester, IL 62563
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Lease by November 30 and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021.*See our Sales Director for details. Wyndcrest Assisted Living is an assisted living community situated in beautiful Rochester, Sangamon County, Illinois. Located within minutes of the historic Illinois...

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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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  • The Pointe at Pontiac

    The Pointe at Pontiac

    120 N Deerfield Rd, Pontiac, IL 61764
    (3)
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    Woodridge Supportive Living Residence is a supportive living residence for seniors located in Illinois. There are three convenient locations in Galesburg, Geneseo, and Pontiac. Each facility is beautifully landscaped and has many common areas to encourage a community-like atmosphere. Woodridge...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Villas of Holly Brook - Morton

    Villas of Holly Brook - Morton

    1709 N Main St, Morton, IL 61550
    (6)
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    THE INDEPENDENCE YOU WANT ... THE DAILY ASSISTANCE YOU NEED. The Villas of Holly Brook is an Assisted Living Community that offers residents carefree, retirement living at its finest. We'll do it ALL! We'll cook, clean and do the laundry. We also take care of the lawn and remove snow and ice from...

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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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  • River Birch Senior Living #2

    River Birch Senior Living #2

    4012 Cockrell Lane, Springfield, IL 62711
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    River Birch Senior Living is a residential like community of 3 homes overlooking hole #6 of Panther Creek Golf Club in Springfield, IL. This location gives you the feeling of living in the country for peace and quiet yet still close to restaurants, shopping and major highways. Our caregiver to...

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  • River Birch Senior Living #3

    River Birch Senior Living #3

    4016 Cockrell Lane, Springfield, IL 62711
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    River Birch Senior Living is a residential like community of 3 homes overlooking hole #6 of Panther Creek Golf Club in Springfield, IL. This location gives you the feeling of living in the country for peace and quiet yet still close to restaurants, shopping and major highways. Our caregiver to...

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  • River Birch Senior Living #1

    River Birch Senior Living #1

    4008 Cockrell Lane, Springfield, IL 62711
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    River Birch Senior Living is a residential like community of 3 homes overlooking hole #6 of Panther Creek Golf Club in Springfield, IL. This location gives you the feeling of living in the country for peace and quiet yet still close to restaurants, shopping and major highways. Our caregiver to...

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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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  • Autumn Accolade, Inc.

    Autumn Accolade, Inc.

    13516 Townline Rd, Green Valley, IL 61534
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Autumn Accolade Assisted Living At Autumn Accolade we are beginning our 15th year in business and we hold a Certification (CDP) Certified Dementia Practitioner. Our staff is trained and dedicated to our residents. We are only minutes from shopping, hospital, dining, and parks. We are centrally...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    2720 S 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554
    (3)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master planned community. We are committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Being faith based and family owned and operated, we assure that our staff...

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  • Washington Villas of Holly Brook

    Washington Villas of Holly Brook

    1285 Independence Ct, Washington, IL 61571
    (4)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined ina beautifully master planned Community. The Villas is committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. We are a place where every resident can live their life to the...

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  • Morningside of Washington

    Morningside of Washington

    100 Grand Victorian Place, Washington, IL 61571
    (8)
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    After more than a decade of solid experience as a residential community, The Grand Victorian is recognized as a leader in state-of-the-art senior services. Guided by dedicated staff and management, such a level of competence places The Grand Victorian at the forefront of quality care for older...

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  • Snyder Village a CCRC

    Snyder Village a CCRC

    1200 E Partridge St, Metamora, IL 61548
    (1)
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    Snyder Village is a non-profit, Christian community. We are committed to providing for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of others in a loving, dignified, and Christian atmosphere. Located in a beautiful rural setting in Metamora, Illinois, Snyder Village offers a variety of living...

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  • Heritage Woods of Watseka

    Heritage Woods of Watseka

    577 E. Martin Ave., Watseka, IL 60970
    (1)
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    Many people are seeking out affordable senior housing, but they do not want to compromise on the quality of care. Heritage Woods of Watseka in Iroquois County, Illinois can provide you with the affordability and quality of care you want for your senior loved one. There are many great things to...

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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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  • Peoria

    Peoria

    117 N Western Ave, Peoria, IL 61604
    (7)
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    Visit us at www.courtyardestates.net A retirement community to call home. Courtyard Estates provides all the comforts of home as well as health maintenance, state-of-the-art security and a full range of care services. The community offers maintenance and worry-free living that allows you to focus on...

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  • Sycamore Manor

    Sycamore Manor

    222 South 25th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803
    (6)
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    Since opening in December 1999, Sycamore Manor has become The Choice for Retirement Living in Terre Haute. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance and its own thermostat to control. Sycamore Manor is full of friendly, active residents who enjoy...

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  • Heritage Woods of Dwight

    Heritage Woods of Dwight

    701 East Mazon Avenue, Dwight, IL 60420
    (7)
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    Heritage Woods of Dwight is an assisted living community located in Dwight, IL. Dwight, which contains a stretch of the original famous U.S. Route 66, lies 80 miles southwest of Chicago. The town boasts a rich history, and is home to numerous landmarks and monuments. With well-preserved...

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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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  • St. Francis Woods

    St. Francis Woods

    3507 N Molleck, Peoria, IL 61604
    (2)
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    Looking for a great place for Mom or Dad? Look no further! St. Francis Woods is a very unique home for seniors. We sit on 10 lovely acres with plenty of trees and wildlife to make you smile. Come sit in our large, inviting sunroom and watch the flurry of adorable activity in our aviary or just visit...

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  • Bickford of Peoria

    Bickford of Peoria

    1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
    (41)
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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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Monticello, Illinois

Assisted Living

An assisted living facility is a residential community which offers support, supervision, and assistance to self-sufficient seniors who do not need skilled nursing support. Services provided often involve assistance with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. Under certain circumstances, facilities may provide nursing, respite, or continuing care. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $50,040 . The state of Illinois maintains specific regulations related to this kind of facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this type of facility. In total, there can be no more than 1 residents to a room.The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every residents. 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, assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition, evaluation of a prospective resident's physical condition, and A comprehensive assessment. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication reminders, reading the medication label to residents, and observing the resident. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must provide three daily meals. Staff members receive training in a variety of subjects. These include: confidentiality, disaster procedures, 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.This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include medication reminders, medication administration, laundry, and assistance with activities of daily living.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Monticello 28.8% have a high-school diploma, 15.8% have a graduate degree, and 40.9% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Monticello is 1.0% Asian, 3.0% mixed race, 2.0% black, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.3% Native American, 1.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 93.0% white. In Monticello, 6.9% live in poverty, 69.6% participate in the labor force, 3.4% do not have health insurance, and 6.2% consider themselves widows. Monticello has a population density of 556 people per square mile. The current population of Monticello consists of 5,417 people and in total the Monticello metro area has a population of 5,555. Out of the total city population, 53.7% are female and 46.3% are male. The median age of Monticello is 40 years old. In Monticello, 8.7% of the people are veterans.

Cost of Living

The community where a senior care community is based will have a major influence on facility price. The overall cost of living can be a major influence in determining which community is best for your loved one's needs. The median home value in Monticello is $156,900 and the median rent is around $878 a month. The rent burden for Monticello is about 13.0% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare. In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Mary¢’s Hospital ¢–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. 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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10°F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. 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 tornados.

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 Bird's Foot Violet, Bloodroot, Aromatic Aster, and Blazing Star. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Big Brown Bat, the Cougar, the American Pygmy Shrew, or the Coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.