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Senior housing types near Springfield, IL

  • 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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  • 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 #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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  • 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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  • Cedarhurst of Springfield

    3520 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield, IL 62711
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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Springfield (Now Open)

    3401 Hedley Rd., Springfield, IL 62711
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  • Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    4817 Oak Hill Rd, Rochester, IL 62563
    (7)
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    Wyndcrest Assisted Living is an assisted living community situated in beautiful Rochester, Sangamon County, Illinois. Located within minutes of the historic Illinois capital of Springfield, Rochester boasts the best of both worlds. Rochester still maintains that small town feel while providing all...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Lincoln

    Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Lincoln

    201 Stahlhut Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656
    (5)
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    Timber Creek Village of Lincoln is a family-owned assisted living community located in Lincoln, IL. The city of Lincoln is in Logan County and is home to about 14,500 people. Lincoln is a small town with a country feeling and beautiful views. Residents can enjoy spending time shopping with friends,...

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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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  • The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion

    The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion

    1635 Baltimore Ave., Mount Zion, IL 62549
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    The Glenwood of Mount Zion is a assisted living community located in Mount Zion, IL. The city of Mount Zion is located in Macon County and is home to about 5,800 people. Mount Zion is a quiet town with relaxing water views from nearby Ama Park. Residents can enjoy going out with friends, going out...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • The Glenwood Supportive Living of Staunton

    The Glenwood Supportive Living of Staunton

    18192 Renken Road, Staunton, IL 62088
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    The Glenwood of Staunton is located in Staunton, Illinois. This is a town that prides itself on history and simple charm. Family members and active residents alike will enjoy the quaint Main Street atmosphere and the bustling feel of all the years tourists, residents, and enthusiasts who have pulled...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Grand Regency

    The Grand Regency

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brookstone Estates of Vandalia

    Brookstone Estates of Vandalia

    1607 W Fillmore St, Vandalia, IL 62471
    (1)
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        Brookstone Estates was founded in 1996 because congregate care was hard to find in rural Southern Illinois. The creation of the first Brookstone community and subsequent quest for additional high quality senior care spawned a comfortable yet manageable 46-unit design that has been...

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  • The Glenwood of Greenville

    The Glenwood of Greenville

    605 S. Dewey St., Greenville, IL 62246
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    Glenwood of Greenville is an assisted living community located in Greenville, IL. The city of Greenville is located in Bond County and is home to about 7,000 people. Greenville is a quiet town with picturesque views from nearby Greenville Park. Residents can enjoy going on outings with friends,...

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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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  • Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    1000 Airport Road, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst at Godfrey! Cedarhurst at Godfrey is an assisted living community in Godfrey, Illinois. Godfrey offers residents the best of Midwestern living with scenic trails, fine shopping, eclectic dining and warm, welcoming people. Located in the St. Louis metro area,...

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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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  • Asbury Village

    Asbury Village

    5201 Asbury Avenue, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (4)
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    The United Methodist Village is a 120-acre campus located in Godfrey, Illinois. Opened in late 1997, the community features 44 duplex Patio Homes referred to as Villas, as well as 64 Independent Living apartments, known as the Wiseman-Pollock Residence. There are also 44 Assisted Living apartments...

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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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  • Morningside of Godfrey

    Morningside of Godfrey

    1373 D'Adrian Professional Park, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (18)
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    Provision Living at Godfrey, is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Godfrey, Illinois. This world class community serves the surrounding Riverbend area, and strives toward providing residents, as well as their families, with peace of mind through compassionate care and assistance....

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  • Heartis Village of Peoria

    Heartis Village of Peoria

    8201 N IL Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615
    (12)
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    At Heartis Village, we have a unique perspective of senior living that not only changes minds. It changes lives! Heartis Village offers apartments for both Assisted Living and Memory Care. Right outside a resident’s door is a world of possibility, with a variety of community amenities. All-day...

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  • Grand Prairie of Macomb

    Grand Prairie of Macomb

    1307 Meadowlark Ln, Macomb, IL 61455
    (3)
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    Grand Prairie is your affordable assisted living community in Macomb, Illinois. Macomb is located along Hwy. 67 in western Illinois, south of Monmouth and east of Carthage. Grand Prairie is the only affordable assisted living community in McDonough County. The community serves as a wonderful...

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  • Bickford of Macomb

    Bickford of Macomb

    1600 Maple Ave, Macomb, IL 61455
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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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  • Snyder Village a CCRC

    Snyder Village a CCRC

    1200 E Partridge St, Metamora, IL 61548
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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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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

    1709 S Division St, Mahomet, IL 61853
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    Experience respectful assisted living in a beautiful space when you choose The Glenwood of Mahomet, assisted living community located in Mahomet, Illinois. Our acres of beautiful landscaping, incredible attention to detail, and modern spaces really make it a home-like location and one that's...

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  • Stillwater Senior Living

    Stillwater Senior Living

    1111 University Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (5)
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    Stillwater Senior Living is an assisted living community right next door to the campus of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Woodland and freshly cut fields dominate the landscape of Edwardsville, creating a sense of separation from the city life in nearby St. Louis. At Stillwater...

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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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  • Brookstone Of Mattoon North

    Brookstone Of Mattoon North

    1920 Brookstone Lane, Mattoon, IL 61938
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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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  • Carriage Crossing Arcola

    Carriage Crossing Arcola

    909 Green Mill Road, Arcola, IL 61910
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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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  • Brookstone Estates Tuscola

    Brookstone Estates Tuscola

    1106 E. Northline Road, Tuscola, IL 61953
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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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  • 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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  • San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    241 Magnolia Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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    San Gabriel Memory care is a family owned and operated assisted living residence dedicated to serving the unique needs of adults with Alzheimer's and other memory related illnesses. By becoming part of the family at San Gabriel, residents continue their life journeys in an environment that supports...

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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    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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  • Bristol Manor of Elsberry

    Bristol Manor of Elsberry

    1402 Riverview Drive, Elsberry, MO 63343
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Brookstone Suites of Effingham

    Brookstone Suites of Effingham

    505 West Temple Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
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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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Springfield, Illinois

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer apartment style housing and social events as well as individual support. The types of service provided often involve assistance with ADLs. Inhabitants may be kept under supervision and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer respite, hospice, or dementia care. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $50,040 . The state of Illinois has a number of provisions related to this kind of facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health licenses this type of facility. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration, medication reminders, and only a licensed health care professional employed by the facility may administer medications. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include emergency response systems, non-medical services, supervision of self-administered medications, and security. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must provide three daily meals. Staff members obtain training in a number of subjects. These include: job responsibilities and limitations, self-determination, disaster procedures, and reporting. 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.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. The maximum occupancy is 1 residents per room. There must be one bath or shower for every residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as A comprehensive assessment, evaluation of a prospective resident's psychosocial condition, evaluation of a prospective resident's physical condition, and assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence in determining which community is the best fit for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Springfield is about 14.7% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Springfield is $124,800 and the median rent is around $889 a month. When it comes to resources, Springfield has a cost-of-living index of 81.1 and a grocery index rating of around 90.4. Index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is the national average and any score lower than 100 is cheaper than the average amount.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Springfield is 73.2% white, 0.1% Native American, 0.8% other or not specified, 3.2% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.8% Asian, 19.9% black, and 2.6% Hispanic. Of the population of Springfield 14.2% have a graduate degree, 35.8% have a college degree, and 26.2% have a high-school diploma. Springfield has a population density of 727 people per square mile. The current population of Springfield is shrinking at a rate of -0.009%. In terms of crime, Springfield has 10.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 48.4 property crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total population of Springfield, 5.8% do not have health insurance, 62.9% participate in the labor force, 6.4% are widows, and 15.1% have some form of disability. In Springfield, 8.5% of the population are veterans. Springfield is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Based on gender, 47.5% are male and 52.5% are female. The median age of Springfield is 39 years old. In Springfield, 30.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.7% are over the age of 60, 6.3% are over the age of 70, and 4.5% are over the age of 80. In Springfield, 44.7% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Springfield, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.5% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.7% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Springfield 16.4% practice Catholicism, 9.6% practice another Christian faith, and 6.9% are Methodists. During the previous presidential election, 7.6% voted for a third party candidate, 50.8% voted Republican, and 41.6% voted Democrat in Sangamon county.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals might be a key factor when selecting the right care option for you or your loved one. The top hospitals in Springfield include St Johns Hospital, Memorial Medical Center, and Andrew Mcfarland Mental Hlth Ctr. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Springfield which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, humidity, and air temperature of a destination can have a considerable influence on the health of a senior citizen. In the summer months, Springfield is approximately 76°F. The summer high peaks at about 88°F during July. The summer low falls to about 64°F in the month of June. During winter, the temperature dips to approximately 31°F. The highest winter temperature gets to around 41°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to approximately 20 °F during the month of January. Monthly, Springfield measures about 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally happens in June with an average of 6 inches during the month. For snowfall, Springfield experiences on average 17.70 inches of snow per year. The average air quality index rating in Springfield is around 45.0. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its highest in the month of December at approximately 65.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. On average, Springfield has a humidity level of roughly 71%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in December at roughly 76%. Springfield has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Mary¢’s Hospital ¢–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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 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. 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 Eyed Susan, Bloodroot, Angelica, and Viola Pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American Pygmy Shrew, the Eastern Red Bat, the Coyote, or the Big Brown Bat. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.