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Senior housing types near Paxton, IL

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
    (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1485 Butterfield Court, Kankakee, IL 60901
    (5)
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    Riverside Senior Life is the areas only full continuum of care, with over 20 years of experience enriching lives in the community. From Independent Living to Skilled Nursing, Riverside Senior Life delivers a seamless continuum of care , unrivaled in its one-of-a-kind approach. As part of the...

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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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  • Evergreen Place Assisted Living

    Evergreen Place Assisted Living

    801 W Gregory St, Normal, IL 61761
    (13)
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    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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  • 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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  • Bickford of Bourbonnais

    Bickford of Bourbonnais

    100 Jones Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (13)
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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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  • Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    85 E. Burns Rd, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (8)
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    Riverside Assisted Living and Memory Care is an assisted living and memory care community located in Bourbonnais, IL in Kankakee County. Bourbonnais is about an hour south of Chicago. This vibrant town is known as the 'Village of Friendship,' and has many shops and restaurants. The Kankakee River...

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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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  • Heritage Woods of Manteno

    Heritage Woods of Manteno

    355 Diversatech Drive, Manteno, IL 60950
    (6)
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    Heritage Woods of Manteno is located in the village of Manteno, IL, a peaceful area with its own form of simple beauty. This assisted living community is part of a residential area that is developing, and it is a great place for seniors to call home. Those who come to visit the residents of this...

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  • Evergreen Place - Streator

    Evergreen Place - Streator

    1525 East Main Street, Streator, IL 61364
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    Evergreen Place 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Elmcroft of West Lafayette

    Elmcroft of West Lafayette

    3575 Senior Place, West Lafayette, IN 47906
    (5)
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    Lease by November 15 and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021.*See our Sales Director for details. Elmcroft of West Lafayette offers a new senior housing alternative that combines residential apartment living, hotel like services, and access to personal care assistance....

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  • Digby Place

    Digby Place

    167 West 240 South, Lafayette, IN 47909
    (17)
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    Digby Place provides thoughtful, compassionate care in a warm, senior living community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident. A full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. We welcome pets and help our...

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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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  • 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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  • Aster Place

    Aster Place

    741 Park East Blvd., Lafayette, IN 47905
    (9)
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    American Senior Communities is proud to present this exciting new option coming soon to the Greater Lafayette area. American Senior Communities have been serving seniors for over a decade with over 60 locations dedicated to the very best customer service. Located between IU Hospital- & Lafayette...

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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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  • 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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  • Whitlock Place

    Whitlock Place

    1719 South Elm Street, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
    (8)
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    At Whitlock Place, we work to offer quality care in an lively, stimulating senior living community. Located in Crawfordsville, Ind., we develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and our full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours per day to provide clinical oversight and...

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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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  • 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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  • The Cottages of New Lenox

    The Cottages of New Lenox

    1023 S Cedar Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451
    (23)
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    The Cottages of New Lenox is an assisted living and memory care community located in New Lenox, IL, in Will County. The community has been specially created to resemble the type of family home where most residents will have lived all of their lives, helping them to adapt to this next stage of life...

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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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  • 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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  • Victory Centre of Joliet

    Victory Centre of Joliet

    29 N. Broadway St, Joliet, IL 60435
    (5)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of Joliet 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,...

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  • Heritage Woods of Ottawa

    Heritage Woods of Ottawa

    801 E Etna Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350
    (4)
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    Heritage Woods of Ottawa is an Assisted Living Community convienently located near several interstates and state routes for easy traveling. Heritage Woods is nestled near a residential area close to shopping, grocery and governmental services.

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  • St. James Manor and Villas

    1251 E . Richton Rd, Crete, IL 60417
    (4)
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    Have you noticed that something doesn't seem right with mom or dad these days?  It could be subtle or it could be something that's pretty obvious. Regardless, you've turned to the Internet in 2008 for a reason and St. James Manor & Villas can get your loved one the help he or she needs within...

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  • Victory Centre of Park Forest

    Victory Centre of Park Forest

    101 Main Street, Park Forest, IL 60466
    (5)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of Park Forest 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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  • 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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  • Rock Run Place - AL

    Rock Run Place - AL

    3320 Executive Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
    (22)
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    Rock Run Place offers a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Assisted Living and Memory Care levels of care are available on our campus. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...

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  • The Timbers of Shorewood

    The Timbers of Shorewood

    1100 N. River Road, Shorewood, IL 60431
    (39)
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    The Timbers of Shorewood delivers an unusual blend of secure senior living with elegance and independence! With full-service kitchens in every apartment, supportive services available for Independent living residents and a restaurant on-site, residents enjoy a wide range of choices regarding they...

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  • Clarendale of Mokena

    Clarendale of Mokena

    21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448
    (78)
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    Clarendale of Mokena is the only senior living community in The Village of Mokena, Ill. It is also the newest such community in the greater market area to offer three integrated lifestyle options under one roof - residential living, assisted living and memory care. Clarendale of Mokena creates an...

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  • Marley Oaks

    Marley Oaks

    12631 W 187th St, Mokena, IL 60448
    (8)
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    We are a unique property, in a park-like setting offering personalized assistance for you or your loved one. Our facility is truly a home with 10 private resident rooms with bathroom, a TV room with a fireplace, resident dining room and private dining room for family affairs, sun room overlooking...

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  • Prairie Green At Dixie Crossing

    Prairie Green At Dixie Crossing

    1040 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (10)
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    Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing is a top wheelchair accessible assisted living community for seniors in the Chicago area. We offer tastefully decorated studio and one-bedroom apartments with a full range of amenities, including a microwave and refrigerator, as well as services to accommodate each...

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  • Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

    Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

    3633 Breakers Dr, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    (33)
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    Just 30 minutes south of Chicago, Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields provides a highly personalized approach to care, including independent and assisted living tailored to resident needs and abilities. Here, you have a choice of unique ranch-style townhome villas with two-car garages, front porches, and...

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Paxton, Illinois

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide residential communities and aid to persons who may need a helping hand with everyday activities such as meal preparation or mobility. The types of service offered often include help with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. In some situations, facilities may provide hospice, respite, or dementia care. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $50,040 . Illinois maintains a number of provisions related to this type of facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this facility type. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must provide three daily meals. 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.In total, there can be no more than 1 residents to a room. There must be one bath or shower for every residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. 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. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as evaluation of a prospective resident's cognitive condition, evaluation of a prospective resident's psychosocial condition, 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, and A comprehensive assessment. Staff members obtain training in a number of subjects. These areas include hygiene, internal policies, self-determination, and confidentiality. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include observing the resident, reading the medication label to residents, and medication reminders. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include medication reminders, housekeeping, emergency response systems, and non-medical services.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a care facility is located could have a major impact on the price of care. Cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which care choice is best for your family. The rent burden for Paxton is around 15.7% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Paxton is around $725 and the median home value in Paxton is $98,295.

Demographics and Values

In Paxton, 13.2% live in poverty, 61.3% participate in the labor force, 18.4% have some form of disability, and 4.5% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 52.2% are female and 47.8% are male. The median age of Paxton is 41 years old. In Paxton, 10.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Paxton is 0.2% Native American, 2.0% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 95.3% white, 1.4% other or not specified, 1.1% Asian, 4.6% Hispanic, and 0.0% mixed race. Paxton has a population density of 536 people per square mile. Of the population of Paxton 18.4% have a college degree, 4.4% have a graduate degree, and 37.9% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Illinois is ranked 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. 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. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Mary¢’s Hospital ¢–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

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. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53°F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. 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 Black Snakeroot, Bloodroot, Bird's Foot Violet, and Angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Big Brown Bat, the American Black Bear, the Cougar, or the American Pygmy Shrew. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.