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Senior housing types near Shorewood, IL

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • American House Cedarlake

    American House Cedarlake

    14800 Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60544
    (30)
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    American House Cedarlake is a pet-friendly independent living and assisted living community for seniors in the greater Chicago area. For those who want to enjoy their retirement in the comfort and privacy of their own one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment without the fuss of home ownership and...

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  • Heritage Woods of Plainfield

    Heritage Woods of Plainfield

    14731 S. Van Dyke Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544
    (8)
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    Heritage Woods of Plainfield is an affordable assisted living community serving adults 65 or older, fully certified by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Living. Situated in Northwest Will County, Illinois about 35 miles southwest of Chicago, Heritage Woods is a lovely supportive place...

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  • Senior Star at Weber Place

    Senior Star at Weber Place

    605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
    (100)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Weber Place! Weber Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Romeoville, Illinois. Inside Weber Place, residents gather for fellowship and fun in our multiple activity venues, private dining rooms, billiards and shuffleboard areas, and...

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  • HarborChase of Plainfield

    HarborChase of Plainfield

    12446 South Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60585
    (62)
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    The living is easy here because the services are second to none!' HarborChase of Plainfield conveniently serves the assisted living and memory care needs of seniors and families in and around the Plainfield area. Our community is situated on 3.8 acres just 35 miles southwest of Chicago. The...

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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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  • Bickford of Oswego

    Bickford of Oswego

    3712 Grove, Oswego, IL 60543
    (9)
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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 and nothing felt...

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  • Arbor Terrace Naperville

    Arbor Terrace Naperville

    2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
    (1)
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    Arbor Terrace Naperville will provide the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Naperville, Illinois area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident will receive unique and personalized...

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  • Atria at River Trail

    Atria at River Trail

    370 North Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (7)
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    Thoughtfully designed to help older adults enjoy greater well-being, Atria at River Trail is a newly built independent living, assisted living and memory care community serving the families of Bolingbrook and Naperville. Whether residents select a spacious studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment, they...

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  • Heritage Woods of Yorkville

    Heritage Woods of Yorkville

    242 Greenbriar Rd 242 Greenbriar Rd, Yorkville, IL 60560
    (9)
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    The first of its type in Kendall County, Heritage Woods of Yorkville is a wonderful assisted living community that is nestled into the woods of Yorkville, IL close to Fox River. The Chicago suburb offers the proximity of the city to senior residents but the care and affordable living of the...

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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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  • The Gardens of Waterford

    The Gardens of Waterford

    1955 Randi Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
    (39)
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    At Alden of Waterford, you become part of a continuum of care community offering the warmth of a friendly village, the amenities of a lively resort and the skilled medical services of a superb health facility all within pleasant, safe surroundings. Should you ever need rehab therapy or treatment for...

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  • Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook

    Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook

    550 Kildeer Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (12)
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    At Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at...

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  • Sunnymere

    Sunnymere

    925 Sixth Avenue, Aurora, IL 60505
    (24)
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    In 2014, Sunnymere celebrated 75 years of providing quality, affordable and all-inclusive, care to seniors who are no longer able to live safely on their own. All meals, housekeeping, laundry and activities are included in the monthly cost. There is no 'buy in.' Last year, we upgraded and replaced...

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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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  • Jennings Terrace

    Jennings Terrace

    275 S. La Salle St., Aurora, IL 60505
    (23)
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    Established in 1943 Jennings Terrace is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to serving the needs of area senior citizens in a home-like setting. Jennings is a provider of affordable high quality services. Our services are responsive and flexible to meet current and changing demands. ...

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  • Evergreen Senior Living - Orland Park

    Evergreen Senior Living - Orland Park

    10820 183rd St, Orland Park, IL 60467
    (38)
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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 assisted living options and unmatched memory support. We offer both long-term care and short-term respite care. We welcome you to learn more and...

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  • Presence Fox Knoll

    Presence Fox Knoll

    421 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    (27)
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    For over 20 years, Presence Fox Knoll has been serving the residents of the Fox Valley area in a tradition of understanding, support, and respect. Our community features a continuum of care in which our professional staff provide a variety of services to compliment our residents needs. Situated in a...

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  • Sunrise of Naperville

    Sunrise of Naperville

    960 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
    (31)
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    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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  • Spring Meadows Naperville

    Spring Meadows Naperville

    504 North River Road, Naperville, IL 60563
    (44)
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    Experience the bounty of a community in bloom at Spring Meadows Naperville. Featuring Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services, our community flourishes at the individual level, with our professional staff and friendly residents working in tandem to create a warm and welcoming...

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  • Sunrise of Naperville North

    Sunrise of Naperville North

    535 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
    (28)
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    With over 35 years of experience in senior care, Sunrise Senior Living offers elegant environments, in which 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...

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  • Bickford of Aurora

    Bickford of Aurora

    7 South Orchard Rd, Aurora, IL 60506
    (8)
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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 and nothing...

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  • Brookdale Orland Park

    Brookdale Orland Park

    16051 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467
    (61)
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    Care—On Your Terms Wouldn’t it be nice to trade in a life of fear, worry and isolation for one full of comfortable accommodations, wonderful friends and personalized care designed to meet your exact needs? If so, our assisted and memory care community may just be the place for you. The seniors who...

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  • Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    1920 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532
    (3)
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    Villa St. Benedict is a CCRC located in Lisle, IL just minutes from Naperville and the surrounding western suburbs of Chicago. Our 47 acre, park like campus offers 56 independent, two bedroom villas and 140 independent apartments all constructed in 2004. Benedale Center for Assisted Living and...

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  • HarborChase of Naperville

    HarborChase of Naperville

    1619 N Mill St, Naperville, IL 60563
    (23)
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    Welcome to HarborChase of Naperville Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Here, you’ll discover stimulating activities, customized programs, innovative health services and generous amenities, along with a welcome abundance of Midwestern charm. We offer a large variety of spacious and...

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  • Brookdale Lisle

    Brookdale Lisle

    1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL 60532
    (53)
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    Good Times, Good People Are you ready to enjoy everything senior living has to offer?  At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Lisle, Illinois, you can enjoy a beautiful and inviting environment with spacious common rooms, a fun-filled events calendar with a multitude of activities and...

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  • Asbury Gardens

    Asbury Gardens

    210 Airport Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
    (46)
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    Asbury Gardens is a retirement community dedicated to assisting seniors with daily activities. Our residents have private apartments, private bathrooms, and community access to our gorgeous courtyard & gardens. Our building's amenities make for a full day every day by including a game room, a...

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  • Oak Trace a CCRC

    Oak Trace a CCRC

    200 Village Drive, Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (6)
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    Oak Trace, located in Downers Grove, IL, is not-for-profit continuing care retirement community that offers a continuum of living options. Catered living, skilled nursing care and memory support are all situated right on campus. With everything so close by, you'll know that you can find whatever you...

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  • Sunrise of Palos Park

    Sunrise of Palos Park

    12828 South LaGrange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464
    (50)
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    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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  • Bright Oaks of Aurora

    Bright Oaks of Aurora

    1340 River St, Aurora, IL 60506
    (11)
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    The Bright Oaks Difference - Life Happens Here! Bright Oaks is a whole new concept in senior living that emphasizes living and takes it to a whole new level. By celebrating what's unique in each one of us, Bright Oaks communities encourage engagement on a very personal level. Our goal is to help you...

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  • Aspired Living of Westmont

    Aspired Living of Westmont

    407 W 63rd St, Westmont, IL 60559
    (8)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Aspired Living of Westmont community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Bickford of Tinley Park

    Bickford of Tinley Park

    17301 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (20)
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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 and nothing...

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  • Sunrise of Willowbrook

    Sunrise of Willowbrook

    6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (45)
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    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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  • Heartis Village of Orland Park

    Heartis Village of Orland Park

    7420 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (3)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village Orland Park community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Lacey Creek Supportive Living

    Lacey Creek Supportive Living

    4200 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (4)
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    Lacey Creek is a highly rated assisted living community in the greater Chicago area for seniors 65 and over. We offer a wide range of amenities and services so our residents feel right at home as they make new friends and engage in social and wellness programs. They can enjoy a maintenance-free...

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  • Brookdale Burr Ridge

    Brookdale Burr Ridge

    6801 High Grove Boulevard, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (38)
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    At our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, located just outside of Chicago, you can redefine your independence. You’ll have the care you need when you need it with assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care and skilled nursing all on one campus. You’ll have assistance with medications...

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  • Cordia Senior Residence

    Cordia Senior Residence

    865 North Cass Avenue, Westmont, IL 60559
    (33)
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    Cordia Senior Residence is taking senior living to a new level and it all begins with the fresh and innovative approach that we take towards it. Through our staff and a variety of unique and engaging programs, we inspire our residents to lead lives on the own terms. At Cordia Senior Residence, we...

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  • Travanse Living at Wheaton

    Travanse Living at Wheaton

    219 Parkway Drive, Wheaton, IL 60187
    (9)
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    At Travanse Living™, we see things differently. And it shows. We believe that quality senior living is an ideal balance of care and hospitality. At Travanse Living, moving here is moving forward. Our communities offer the best of both worlds in assisted living and memory care services – luxury...

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  • Westbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    500 Wyndemere Circle, Wheaton, IL 60187
    (6)
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    Westbridge is located on the Wyndemere Retirement Community campus in Wheaton, Illinois Westbridge residences offer a combination of gracious style and function that enables many to maintain their independence and enjoy life's simple pleasures. Our distinctive one-bedroom suites feature a...

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  • Eve Assisted Living

    Eve Assisted Living

    10 N Washington St, Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (31)
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    EVE Assisted Living & Memory Center offers a continuum of care across the spectrum of assisted living, from those who need minimum care to the more intensive care required for the memory impaired. EVE is located in downtown Hinsdale in a specialty designed modified Edwardian style building that...

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  • Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    300 West 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148
    (76)
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    The new Lombard Place Assisted Living and Memory Care in Lombard, IL is the perfect alternative for seniors who value their independence but still need some help from time to time. Carefully designed and professionally managed, Lombard Place features beautiful apartments in a home-like setting....

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  • Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
    (35)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Two separate, secured Reminiscence Neighborhoods are available for residents with Alzheimer's...

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  • Brookdale Glen Ellyn

    Brookdale Glen Ellyn

    60 North Nicoll Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (41)
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    If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our senior living community just outside of Chicago might be the right fit for you. Here you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and assisted living on the same campus. Trade home...

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  • Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (47)
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    Located in a residential neighborhood only minutes from Wheaton, Atria Park of Glen Ellyn offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, supportive community, with the discreet support of a care staff close at hand. Without the worries of chores and home maintenance, residents are free to pursue...

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  • Cedarhurst of Yorkville

    4040 Cannonball Trail, Yorkville, IL 60560
    (5)
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    Cedarhurst of Yorkville is a pet-friendly assisted living and memory care community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. For seniors ready to leave home ownership behind and move into a welcoming communal setting where housekeeping and maintenance are taken care of for you,...

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  • Lexington Square Lombard a CCRC

    555 Foxworth Boulevard, Lombard, IL 60148
    (1)
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    At Lexington Square Lombard a CCRC, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We offer free high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking available at our location. All meals...

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  • The Gardens at Park Pointe

    The Gardens at Park Pointe

    1550 DuPont Ave, Morris, IL 60450
    (1)
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  • Cedarhurst of Naperville/Woodridge

    Cedarhurst of Naperville/Woodridge

    3333 75th St, Woodridge, IL 60517
    (10)
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Shorewood, Illinois

Assisted Living

An assisted living facility is a residential living community which administers support, care, and supervision to medically stable individuals who are not in need of skilled nursing care. Assisted living facilities commonly offer aid with transportation and appointments, care supervision, and outings for recreational activity. Under certain circumstances, facilities may provide hospice, continuing care, or dementia care. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $50,040 . Illinois has specific statutes associated with this kind of facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this facility type. There is a maximum occupancy of 1 residents per room. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. There must be one bath or shower for every residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. Staff members receive training in a variety of subjects. These areas include resident rights, confidentiality, self-determination, and promotion of dignity. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, security, medication administration, and housekeeping. 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 physical condition, A comprehensive assessment, assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition, and evaluation of a prospective resident's psychosocial condition. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication reminders, only a licensed health care professional employed by the facility may administer medications, and reading the medication label to residents. 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 facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must provide three daily meals.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a motivating factor in selecting what destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Shorewood is $1,559 and the median price for a home for Shorewood is about $238,636. The rent burden for Shorewood is about 18.5% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Shorewood, 4.6% do not have health insurance, 68.4% participate in the labor force, 5.6% live in poverty, and 5.1% are widowed. Based on gender, 54.0% are female and 46.0% are male. The median age of Shorewood is 41 years old. In Shorewood, 6.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Shorewood has a population density of 843 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Shorewood consists of 17,249 people. Of the population of Shorewood 16.0% have a graduate degree, 39.3% have a college degree, and 24.1% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Shorewood is 5.2% black, 12.9% Hispanic, 3.5% mixed race, 1.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.4% other or not specified, 85.2% white, and 0.2% Native American.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

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. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. 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. In terms of personal well-being, Illinois ranks 22nd in healthcare and 35th in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 12,453 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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. 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 monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Aromatic Aster, Viola Pedata, Bee Balm, and Black Snakeroot. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American Pygmy Shrew, the American Black Bear, the Coyote, or the Eastern Red Bat. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.