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Find 40 Residential Care Home Facilities near Elgin, IL

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Residential care homes in Elgin may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Elgin care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Elgin, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

Residential Care Home near Elgin, Illinois

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Sunset Haven

361 N Alfred Ave, Elgin, IL 60123

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

A haven for those in their sunset years of life! Sunset Haven is a small assisted living home, located within an actual residential home and neighborhood. Five 'guests' reside within this 'home', each enjoying their own spacious room as well as the lovely community areas of living room, family...

Robin's Nest Assisted Living

1819 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134

(12 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Robin's Nest I Robin's Nest 1 is a residential care home located in beautiful Geneva, Illinois, in Kane County. Our picturesque community is situated near Sunset Park and Dryden Park, with stunning golf course views. Enjoy historic downtown Geneva for unique shopping, dining or take in the...

Home Sweet Home Arlington Heights

207 W. Appletree Lane, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

(4 reviews)


Home Sweet Home Arlington Heights is a residential care home located in on suburb of Chicago in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The historic area is in Wheeling Township which is known for the regions religious heritage an Arlington Park Racetrack. Arlington Heights is a wonderful place to live with...

An Innovated Care

10628 22nd Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

(0 review)

1 Bed, Private

Our goal is to provide exceptional care and top notch services to our residents in a family-like environment that does not feel like an institution. We take pride in making sure each resident’s day is made brighter and easier.An Innovative Care, is an Assisted Living provider located in Pleasant...

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Calebria House

155 Beth Court, Burlington, WI 53105

(0 review)


We understand the journey of life has many transitions and complexities. Choosing an assisted living facility is a significant decision to make. High Point Assisted Living, LLC has created Calebria House to offer a home-like atmosphere which is engaging, caring, and peaceful. Calebria House is...

The Vines Senior Homes LLC

13N315 Bridlewood, Elgin, IL 60123

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Theresa's Home Care, LLC

5044 Darlene Drive, Gurnee, IL 60031

(14 reviews)


Theresa' Home Care, LLC is a unique Residential Group Home located on a beautiful 1/2 acre lot, that boasts Centuries Old oak trees. Located in Gurnee,Il. Just minutes from Gurnee Mills. Due to many different circumstances you or your loved one may need to choose a home that offers assistance...

Theresa's Home Care, LLC

6455 Cunningham, Gurnee, IL 60031

(10 reviews)


Theresa's Home Care LLC is a unique Assisted Living home nestled in a beautiful wooded corner lot off of Hunt Club Road in Gurnee, IL. Due to many different circumstances you or your loved one may need to choose a home that offers assistance with daily living. Here at Theresa's Home Care LLC we...

The Neighbors Next Door - Gerten 1

700 Gerten Ave, Aurora, IL 60505

(6 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Heavenly Love Adult Family Home

2722 25th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53142

(1 review)


Conveniently located in Kenosha, Wisconsin Heavenly Love is established in the north side of town in a charming community. Heavenly Love Adult Family Home is a spacious two-story facility that will house four clients. This home will be equipped with Four private bedrooms. Two accommodating...

Robin's Nest II

1522 Fargo Boulevard, Geneva, IL 60134

(5 reviews)


Robin's Nest II Robin's Nest II is located in Geneva, IL in Kane County. This residential care home provides the kind of assistance that is right for you in an area that is on the western fringe of the Chicago suburbs. Those who spend time in Geneva know that it has much to offer, including...

Colfax Manor Assisted Living

8200 South Colfax Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617

(4 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Colfax Manor Assisted Living is a residential care home located in Chicago, IL, which is a famous part of Cook County. We are located only minutes from the Rainbow Park and Beach, which sits near the shores of Lake Michigan. The lake helps to create calming breezes and blue skies that make life...

Pinecrest of Lake Geneva

N3367 County Trunk NN, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

(3 reviews)

Pinecrest of Lake Geneva is the perfect assisted living facility for those who aren't interested in, or aren't capable of, daily household maintenance. This facility is located on a very scenic plot of land for the enjoyment of resients. This facility takes a principled approach to caring for all...

Fox Valley Senior Home

600 Saddle Lane, Aurora, IL 60505

(0 review)


Fox Valley Senior Home offers peace of mind, safety, security, and day to day care for the physical and emotional needs of our residents. We provide around the clock care in a home environment while supporting our residents to maintain their independence.

The Neighbors Next Door - Konen

735 Konen Ave, Aurora, IL 60505

(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Roma Senior Home

27 Emily Lane, Lemont, IL 60439

(1 review)


Looking for Skilled Nursing Care / Assisted Living? Our home in Lemont is your answer! Our three bedroom spacious ranch-style with an airy feeling home is in a peaceful, quiet neighborhood, set on a dead end street for privacy on an acre of georgous land, conveniently located near major roads,...

Dolphin House B

506B Stephanie St, Burlington, WI 53105

(1 review)

Private, Studio

Dolphin Manor

21404 Washington Ave, Kansasville, WI 53139

(1 review)

Private, 1 Bed

Dolphin Manor is a state of the art adult living facility and adult daycare service provider that is owned and operated by the owner, Melinda J. Dolphin. It houses up to four residents , and it is located in Kansasville, Wisconsin. The Dolphin ManorÆs adult daycare program can admit up to...

We're Just Like Family

W 1313 Bernice Rd, Genoa City, WI 53128

(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

We're Just Like Family We're Just Like Family is a senior care home located in the amazing Genoa City, Wisconsin, located in Walworth County. Our community is well placed in a geographical area that favors the residents. We are highly accessible to anyone in need of us. Besides, our location is...

Eagle Place

214 N Eagle Street, Naperville, IL 60540

(0 review)


Eagle Place is owned and operated by Senior Home Sharing, Inc., a 503 (c) not-for-profit. Eagle Place is a residential care home located in Naperville, Illinois. It houses seven residents, age 62 and older, and an on-site house manager. Each resident moves into a private room, personalizing it...

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Cost of care homes in Elgin, IL

The average cost of senior living in Elgin is $4,111 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Geneva, IL with an average of $4,050 per month.

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What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Care Homes in Elgin, IL


Residential care homes are sometimes referred to as personal care homes or group homes in Elgin, IL. These communities consist of a private residence that provides supervision, personal care services, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) in a home-like setting. In some cases, residential care homes may offer additional services such as nursing care, meal services, and scheduled activities.

Cost of Personal Care Homes in Elgin, IL

The median monthly cost of a residential care home in Elgin, IL is about $4,079 in the city proper and $5,050 within the metropolitan area.

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Cost of Living


The cost of living in Elgin is cheaper than the national average. Both the cost-of-living index and the grocery index are rated below average costs. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
99 94 $1,386 21.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $170,777 $63,655 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $4 million.



Local Hospitals


The highest-rated hospitals in Elgin include:

  • Advocate Sherman Hospital – This 255-bed acute care community has one of the leading heart institutes in the region with over 350 specialists on staff. This hospital also offers emergency and intensive care services.
  • AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin – A 184-bed, full service hospital, AMITA Health Saint Joseph is nationally ranked in both cardiac and cancer care. The hospital maintains a certified cancer center, an intensive care unit, and an emergency department.
  • Elgin Mental Health Center – This 383-bed psychiatric hospital provides psychiatric services to the surrounding area. These services include therapy, medication management, and rehabilitation services.



Weather and Climate


The city of Elgin has a hot-summer/humid continental according to the Koppen Climate Classification Index. This means that the city experiences four distinct sessions. The summers tend to be hot and muggy while the winters are often cold and snowy. On average, the humidity level for Elgin is roughly 55%. The humidity levels tend to be highest during the month of December at about 60%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
72°F 85°F (July) 59°F (July) 26°F 36°F (December) 16°F (January)


Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
62 (Moderate) 85 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 5” (May) 33”



Demographics and Values


Like most of the other suburbs of Chicago, politics in the city of Elgin tend to lean notably liberal. The city is home to many young families and is considered to be very diverse, boasting one of the regions largest Laotian communities as well as a sizable Mexican community.

2016 Presidential Election for Kane County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
52.0% 41.5% 6.5%


Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
9,533,040 112,456 1,157 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.44%



Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22% 9% 5% 2%


Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
25% 25% 8%


Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
6.3% 6% 45.2% 1% <1% 40.9% 3.3%



Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
1,822 14 2



Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 70% 9% 13% 5% 4%

Elgin is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrmination.


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation


Located 30 miles outside of Chicago, Elgin is a midwest riverboat town just a stone’s throw outside of Chicago. The city even has its own riverboat casino, The Grand Victoria Casino, where patrons can eat, play slots, or try their hand at black jack or Texas hold ‘em. It was because of this casino that Elgin had an economic renaissance. Many businesses have capitalized on this, opening swanky clubs and bars that cater to the riverboat’s patrons.

The city is also a hub of classical and choral music, boasting a number of successful ensembles including the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Elgin Master Chorale, and the Elgin Children’s Chorus. These groups often play outdoor concerts at the Wing Park Bandshell during the summer months. There are also a number of theater companies in the city that put on performances throughout the year. These include Janus Theatre Company, Elgin Theatre Company, the Independent Players, Children’s Theatre of Elgin, Fox Valley Youth Theatre, and Nothing Special Productions. Many of these performances are held at the Hemmens Cultural Center and the Elgin Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center.

For those who are more interested in outdoor recreation, the city is home to a number of parks, including two that are over 100 acres. The 112-acre Lords Park includes the Elgin Public Museum and a small zoo with a herd of American bison. The 121-acre Wing Park has a golf course and an outdoor swimming pool. There are also two large nature preserves in the city where you can learn more about the biodiversity of the region.


Daily rail service is available between Elgin and Chicago via one of the city’s three Metra stops. Local bus services are provided by Pace, which operates 12 bus routes throughout the city. All of these routes can be accessed at the Elgin Transportation Center.

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