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Photo of Heritage Woods of Sterling
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This facility was brighter and cleaner than the other places we visited. They offer quite a variety of activities. They do housekeeping once a week. Value for the money I rated lower because they raised...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Heritage Woods of Sterling is an assisted living community located in Sterling, IL. Situated along the north bank of the Rock River, Sterling is known for its scenic parks and fertile prairie soil. The city hosts a number of annual events, including the Mexican Fiesta Days, where participants...
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Morningside was a great place for my Mother-in-law. They knew how to deal with her. Plus it is a very clean and nice home for dementia people. It was a very good experience. They understood what we were...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Very friendly and very concerned about my care. The caring is not just to get you to move here, they continually care day in and day out. Safety is a big feature, rails in halls an floors unobstructed, plus...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Fairhaven's mission statement is to provide a comfortable lifestyle and exceptional care which enhances quality of life in a manner that glorifies God. Fairhaven is a faith-based, non-for-profit continuum of care, that offer maintenance free living through independent options and also...
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We chose Cherryvale Place because it was bright and cheery! They decorate for all of the holidays and have lots of activities. Everyone at this facility is nice and ready to help when needed.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Conveniently located on the outskirts of Rockford, close to I-90, Cherryvale Place offers all the amenities you need within minutes of this well-maintained, beautifully landscaped community. With a full-time licensed nurse available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of...
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My mother is a musician, in the early mid stages of dementia. Playing the piano is an essential part of her therapy to maintain the memory that she still has. It is so heartwarming to hear her tell us on the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Morning Star Village is the friendliest and only locally-owned Assisted Living community in the Rockford area. We offer a wide range of services to residents who are happy to call Morning Star Village home. Presence Life Connections manages our community and they have a long history of serving...
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The facility is really well laid out with their elderly clients in mind. Dining room and hallways are designed to allow room for wheelchairs/scooters. They must emphasize to their employees to be friendly...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Quartet Senior Living, a brand-new Senior Living Village located in the Glenbrook Ridge neighborhood of Bettendorf, offers a brand-new point of view to life life Your Way.Here, maintenance-free living, gracious services and inspiring spaces are merely the framework for a fulfilling experience...
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Great people,went above n beyond for my brother,such a wonderful place of comfort n care,can't thank you enough for the kind n loving care you gave my brother.Many thanks to [names removed] and the rest of...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Cedarhurst Memory Care of Moline provides truly person-directed care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. In Assisted Living, our caring, compassionate staff, first-rate amenities, new community and...
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I am currently a resident at Park Vista North Hill in the Independent Living part of the facility. Everything has been very good for me here. I would recommend this facility to others!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Park Vista Retirement Living offers both assisted and independent living options in 1 and 2 bedroom apartments as well as spacious villas.  nestled in 12 wooded acres, our residents enjoy a park-like setting that is inviting in all seasons.  Tastefully decorated, our community is a...
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Yes i would and have recommended to more than one friend and one has already moved in . I have already addressed my concerns and they have taken my comments very well. Some foods have to much spice. And...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive...
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The move in process was very smooth. The staff is wonderful. My parents feel very safe and secure. They say that the meals are good.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Fountains Senior Living Community is located in Bettendorf, Iowa. We strive to meet all the needs of our residents and to help them enjoy their golden years. Our beautiful community offers much more than just a house. We want to make our residents feel at home. We believe that the key to a...
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Photo of Oakley Courts
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Things that I like about Oakley Courts Assisted Living in Freeport, IL for my loved one are: The grounds around the facility are kept beautiful, there’s a large patio with plenty of chairs for residents to...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Oakley Courts is an assisted living community located in the city of Freeport, Illinois in the county of Stephenson. Oakley Courts is less than half a mile from two different full golf courses. For the many seniors that live in Oakley Courts that unsurprisingly enjoy the game of golf, the greens...
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I love the friendliness and family feel of the place. I'm not happy with how tired some of the aides seem. We chose Anam because the atmosphere was very homey, does not have a nursing home feel, could get a...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Anam Glen is the newest addition to the Anam Campus. We are a 16-bed memory care facility with a stimulating home-like environment designed to meet, in the most loving way possible, the specialized needs of all who are affected with a dementia, including Alzheimer's, Lewy Body, Parkinson's and...
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We are so thankful that you guided us to ‘ Bickford of Davenport ‘. I wish we would have known about this wonderful place sooner. I can’t say enough about the compassionate and Knowledgeable staff. Thank you...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Why settle for the ordinary in senior living when Bickford offers so much more? Freshly crafted meals, a dedicated caregiver always within reach, and a world of exciting activities await your loved one. Our commitment? Making sure they’re able to embrace life to the fullest, every single day....
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My sister received amazing care at Heritage Woods of Moline. She was a little nervous about meeting new people and fitting in. On the day she moved in those feelings were gone. Everyone was so welcoming...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Heritage Woods of Moline assisted lifestyle community is located in beautiful Moline, IL. This area is known for its natural beauty and a never ending list of things to do. The Riverside Park houses a number of outdoor activities to participate in. There is a water park and walking trails...
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The facility is expensive, but worth it. I would recommend it to everyone. My mom is in independent living. Staff (ambassadors) are on duty 24 hours daily. They can help with problems with the TV or if there...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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There have been a few things that needed to be addressed, but The Grand Regency is receptive and responsive to concerns. I believe there's an adjustment period with any long term facility, where they need...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Apartments Designed to provide a secure and comfortable environment, the spacious studio apartments feel like home. Features include efficient kitchenettes with waist-height refrigerators/freezers and microwaves, full bathrooms, handicap accessible with individual showers. Furnishings are...
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I like the fact that it is a smaller facility. Liberty Court feels homey and welcoming. So far the staff has been attentive, always know who I am coming to see. Dad tells me all the people are nice. We...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Experience Award Winning Senior Living with 5-Star Resort Hospitality at the Areas Most Affordable Prices. Liberty Court of Dixon provides all these with a warm and personal touch. Be our guest at one of the Illinois finest Assisted Living communities and enjoy quality food, friends, and...
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Since mom still pretty independent she is getting along great. They have been real nice. They helped her a little more at the assisted living so she was a little spoiled. Food is good. Clean They don't have...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Photo of WinnPrairie Assisted Living and Memory Care
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They balance outstanding care while maintaining dignity and respect of the residents. Such a pleasure to work with the WP team. My parents are very happy here. Just the right balance of independence and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Meadows at WinnPrairie™ offers quality care and a structured environment for residents with memory or cognitive impairments. The focus of The Meadows programs is to build on residents’ strengths and skills through a variety of therapeutic activities and services. All designed and delivered by...
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My Mom did not avail herself of any activities, though she was invited and encouraged to both by family and staff. She didn't care for the food and she is NOT at all picky. That would be her biggest...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Cedarhurst of Rockford in Rockford, Illinois provides truly person-directed care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. In Assisted Living, our caring, compassionate staff, first-rate amenities, new...
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It's good but had some bad experience with prior employees but happy with new managements changes. We picked this community because, it's a smaller community and all on one floor.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Cedarhurst Assisted Living of Moline provides truly person-directed care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. In Assisted Living, our caring, compassionate staff, first-rate amenities, new community and...
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After hearing good reviews and taking a tour, we moved my mom into Heritage Woods in August 2023. I go to visit often and honestly can say each time I am there I am continually impressed with their facility....
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Heritage Woods of Freeport is an affordable assisted living community serving adults 65 or older, fully certified by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Living. Situated in Stephenson County, Illinois about 25 miles west of Rockford, Heritage Woods is a lovely place to call home, and...
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They are very willing to make changes to care when requested or as necessary. Their activities person, [name removed], is very creative at coming up with ideas for keeping everyone active, especially for the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Wesley Willows, a not-for-profit organization, has been making a difference in the lives of seniors since 1966. The Rockford area's premier continuing-care retirement community, Wesley Willows, offers a full continuum of housing and services on one campus — duplex homes, independent living...
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The community is small, well staffed. They really understand of the needs of residents with memory issues. When I visit my loved one it is just like coming to nice homey living room.
Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Anam Care, which is part of the Anam Campus in Rockford, is designed to meet, in the most loving way possible, the specialized needs of all who are affected with a dementia, including Alzheimer's, Lewy Body, Parkinson's and Frontal-temporal dementias, memory loss and cognitive impairment. ...
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Our mother has flourished under the care she has received at Avonlea. Mom has a lot of needs—loss of memory, breathing difficulties, broken hip—but has received patient and always loving care from the staff...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Shepherd Premier Senior Living is a loving home for Alzheimer’s/Dementia Residents serving up to 20 people in a home-like setting. The living room, dining room, and kitchen are all open to each other, just like home, and the sounds of cooking and cleaning, and smells of supper in the oven and...

Cost of assisted living in Sterling, IL

The average cost of senior living in Sterling is $4,293 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include New Bedford, IL with an average of $3,895 per month.

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

Sterling, IL
$4,293/mo
$4,717/mo

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

Sterling, IL
$4,293/mo
U.S. national average
$4,630/mo

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

Assisted Living
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$4,293/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,419/mo
Studio
$4,642/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,704/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,231/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Sterling over time

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What families are saying about assisted living in Sterling

Recent reviews for assisted living in Sterling

Senior Star at Elmore Place in Davenport, IA

4.8
We chose this facility mainly because of their reputation. They offer activities, facility is very clean. I would recommend them to family and friends with deeper pockets, cost seems pretty high.

Park Vista - North Hill in East Moline, IL

5.0
I've always felt welcome and enjoy visiting

Silvercrest at Garner in Davenport, IA

5.0
My apartment is very nice and nicely decorated. I got the first floor so I do not have to take the elevator. I like the fact that they always have a lot of activities going on, and they are optional. They have a continental breakfast every morning and the option for lunch or breakfast. The food ...
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Sterling review score based on 123 family reviews

7.8
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This proprietary review score is based on 123 reviews of 73 Sterling assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Sterling review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

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Review subcategories for Sterling assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 123 reviews of 73 Sterling assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Sterling resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Sterling, IL averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.5
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
4.6
Care services
4.1
4.2
Staff
4.4
4.5
Meals & dining
4.1
4.1
Activities
4.0
4.0
Value for cost*
4.0
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Sterling assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Sterling assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Sterling, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Sterling assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Sterling that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Sterling, ILNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
49.3%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
23.3%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
98.6%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
63%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
16.4%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
98.6%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
45.2%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
46.6%
52.9%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Sterling assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Sterling Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Sterling, ILNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
53.4%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
27.4%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
46.6%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
17.8%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Sterling assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Sterling partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Sterling, ILNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
27.4%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
21.9%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
17.8%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
20.5%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
6.8%
12.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Sterling assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Sterling communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Sterling, ILNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
16.4%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
43.8%
41%
Room service
Room service
27.4%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
13.7%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Sterling assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Sterling offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Sterling, ILNational
Activity director
Activity director
47.9%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
28.8%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
24.7%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
52.1%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
53.4%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
58.9%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
42.5%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
26%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
30.1%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
49.3%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
52.1%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
16.4%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
23.3%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
49.3%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Sterling

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Illinois assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Sterling protect seniors.

Learn about Illinois Assisted Living regulations

Frequently Asked Questions

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