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Senior housing types near Shorewood, IL

  • 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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  • Robin's Nest Assisted Living

    Robin's Nest Assisted Living

    1819 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134
    (11)
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    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 historic...

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  • Sunset Haven

    Sunset Haven

    361 N Alfred Ave, Elgin, IL 60123
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    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 room...

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  • Theresa's Home Care, LLC

    6455 Cunningham, Gurnee, IL 60031
    (10)
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    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...

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  • Theresa's Home Care, LLC

    Theresa's Home Care, LLC

    5044 Darlene Drive, Gurnee, IL 60031
    (14)
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    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 with...

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  • An Innovated Care

    An Innovated Care

    10628 22nd Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
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    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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  • Heavenly Love Adult Family Home

    Heavenly Love Adult Family Home

    2722 25th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53142
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    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 bedrooms...

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  • Carol's Home Adult Foster Care

    Carol's Home Adult Foster Care

    13165 Wilton Avenue, New Buffalo, MI 49117
    (1)
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    About Carol's Home - AFC Carol's Home — Adult Foster Care (AFC) has been continuously providing quality home care for the elderly, since 2001. We are a Christian home with an experienced staff that is both courteous and compassionate. We provide for our residents' needs 24 hours a day 7 days...

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  • Calebria House

    Calebria House

    155 Beth Court, Burlington, WI 53105
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    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...

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  • A Loving Care

    A Loving Care

    2710 Westlawn Ave, Racine, WI 53405
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    A Loving Care Group Homes LLC Description of Services offered: 24-hour care on site Leisure time services Private bedrooms Daily Activities Independent living skills, training including activities of daily living Assistance with medications and controlled medications Ø Health and monitoring Services...

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  • Ski's Adult Family Home

    Ski's Adult Family Home

    3010 State Hwy 141, Pound, WI 54161
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    Ski's Adult Wellness Family Home provides the highest quality of care for up to four residents at a time. Our staff is professional, compassionate and is committed to making sure that every resident's needs are met. Ski accepts individuals that are (AA) Advanced aged (60+ years), (DD)...

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  • Auberry House, Inc.

    Auberry House, Inc.

    10320 S. Hummingbird Ln., Oak Creek, WI 53154
    (2)
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    Auberry, Inc. is a residential care home located in beautiful Oak Creek, Wisconsin in Milwaukee County. Our home is in a quiet residential area with a true homelike atmosphere for our residents. Oak Creek has small-town charm, but offers amenities unmatched by larger cities. Twenty-three parks...

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  • Castle Gardens

    Castle Gardens

    5900 South 92nd Street, Hales Corners, WI 53130
    (2)
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    Castle Gardens is a gorgeous home nestled into a quiet upscale neighborhood. It's located on the edge of Whitnall Park and mirrors the Botanical Gardens reflecting all nature has to offer. One is sure to see an array of wildlife in the comfort of a home environment. Castle Gardens has two living and...

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  • Castle Ridge

    Castle Ridge

    10133 Brookside Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130
    (1)
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    Castle Ridge is a uniquely designed, Frank Lloyd Wright, home set in the heart of a very quiet neighborhood. This comfortable home is a perfect setting for seniors to receive assistance and still feel part of the community. A home with walls of natural light pouring in from every corner and...

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  • CLE - Layton Court

    CLE - Layton Court

    12320 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI 53228
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    Founded in 1987, Creative Living Environments is one of the pioneer in providing small, caring, residential homes for older adults. We cater to those who need more assistance and supervision than what they would receive in their own homes, yet do not require skilled nursing care. At Creative Living...

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  • Emerald Castle

    Emerald Castle

    11125 West Layton Avenue, Greenfield, WI 53228
    (2)
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    Our Emerald Castle is designed specifically for individuals in need of some assistance. Our hallways and doorways are wider making wheelchair access trouble-free, and a walk-in whirlpool tub or walk-in shower intended for convenience. The private suites and bathrooms, all equipped with pull cords...

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  • Camelot

    Camelot

    4900 South 68th Street, Greenfield, WI 53220
    (2)
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    In the heart of three beautiful acres of wooded property is where you'll find our Camelot Castle surrounded by a moat of trees. Residents can relax in this homey environment conveniently located only a few blocks away from Southridge shopping center and close to the interstate. It's ideal for...

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  • Sienna Castle

    Sienna Castle

    9640 W Layton Ave, Greenfield, WI 53228
    (2)
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    Sienna Castle is a quiet home easily accessible from all Milwaukee- metropolitan areas. This home is uniquely designed to encourage residents to socialize as a group and feel as they are part of a family. With a scenic back yard setting and a comfortable living area it is no doubt that our residents...

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  • Maxson Manor, Inc.

    11250 W. Coldspring Rd., Greenfield, WI 53228
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    Maxson Manor is a quiet, homelike atmosphere offering private rooms for eight residents. When loved ones can no longer care for themselves or their safety is threatened by living alone Maxson Manor can be the solution. Our goal is to provide unique and individualized care for the seniors who reside...

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  • CLE - Rainbow Terrace

    CLE - Rainbow Terrace

    15831 W Santa Rosa Blvd, New Berlin, WI 53151
    (1)
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    Founded in 1987, Creative Living Environments is one of the pioneer in providing small, caring, residential homes for older adults. We cater to those who need more assistance and supervision than what they would receive in their own homes, yet do not require skilled nursing care. At Creative Living...

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  • Victorian Castle

    Victorian Castle

    19700 W Cleveland Ave, New Berlin, WI 53146
    (4)
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    Nestled on 27 acres of private land, this exquisite home is designed for older adults in need of assistance to experience freedom on a whole new level. Offering private rooms with private bathrooms, a walk-in whirlpool spa, and a wrap-around screened in deck for bug-free outdoor activities are only...

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  • Lincoln Terrace Group Home

    Lincoln Terrace Group Home

    2416 S. 60th Street, West Allis, WI 53219
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    Lincoln Terrace is a large, 8-bed Community Based Residential Facility, serves West Allis Community as a CBRF for over 24 years with commitment to excellence within community-based settings. Lincoln Terrace Group Home is designed to enhance quality of life and independence of our residents. A...

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  • CLE - Clarion Manor

    CLE - Clarion Manor

    21325 Clarion Lane, Waukesha, WI 53186
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    Founded in 1987, Creative Living Environments is one of the pioneer in providing small, caring, residential homes for older adults. We cater to those who need more assistance and supervision than what they would receive in their own homes, yet do not require skilled nursing care. At Creative Living...

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  • Ruby Castle

    Ruby Castle

    1234 S. 112th St., West Allis, WI 53214
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    RubyCastle is a home designed specifically for seniors in a need of some assistance. It is equipped with two living room areas, a walk-in whirlpool bath, walk-in shower, and pull-cords for immediate assistance. Located in West Allis just off of Greenfield Ave. allows easy access from anyone in...

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  • Defined Health Care Adult Family Home

    Defined Health Care Adult Family Home

    990 W Alpine Lane, Brown Deer, WI 53233
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    Defined Health Care Services LLC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is not just an adult care facility—it is a bustling community! Our company is a team of trained and experienced staff who find joy and meaning in our residents’ fulfillment and satisfaction. The staff includes professionals who have been...

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  • Home Share Oak Ridge House

    2630 N. 118th St., Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    (2)
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    Providing individualized, personal care for 8 senior residents in a small, home-like environment. Licensed by the state of Wisconsin as a Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF). Located in a beautiful, residential neighborhood of Wauwatosa, this was previously a family home. 24-hour awake staff...

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  • Home Share Parkway House

    Home Share Parkway House

    2780 N. Menomonee River Pkwy, Milwaukee, WI 53222
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    Located in a residential area of the beautiful Menomonee River Parkway, this ranch style Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) provides individualized, personal care for 8 senior residents in a small, home-like environment that was previously a family home. 24-hour awake staff encourages...

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  • Altruistic Assisted Living Centre

    Altruistic Assisted Living Centre

    2976 N 58th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210
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    Altruistic Assisted Living Centre is a residential care home located in the metropolis of Milwaukee, WI. Join us at the Milwaukee Ballet, where you'll be treated to both the classics you know and love, as well as new works that will wow you. Milwaukee Ballet is extra special because you'll find they...

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  • Graceful Living Center Inc

    Graceful Living Center Inc

    3628 N 41st St., Milwaukee, WI 53216
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    Graceful Living Center is an eight bed Community Based Residential Facility. We accommodate adults who are unable to live alone, and require supportive living services. We are conveniently located in the newly renovated Sherman Park Neighborhood. Our mission is to provide a graceful living...

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  • Graceful Living Inc Site 2

    Graceful Living Inc Site 2

    3634 N 41st St., Milwaukee, WI 53216
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    Graceful Living Center is a four bed Adult Family Home. We accommodate adults who are unable to live alone, and require supportive living services. We are conveniently located in the newly renovated Sherman Park Neighborhood. Our mission is to provide a graceful living experience based on the...

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  • Capitol Terrace

    Capitol Terrace

    4019 North 87th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53222
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    This house offers 2 private bedrooms and 1 shared bedroom (2-occupancy) with private bathroom, living room dinning room and kitchen. Facility isn't wheelchair accessible with maximum capacity of 4 co-ed adults.  This house is conveniently located with assess to bus line, with-in walking...

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  • Progressive Caring, LLC

    Progressive Caring, LLC

    4968 North 49th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53218
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    Progressive caring LLC is an assisted living community licensed by the State of Wisconsin, with 24 hour awake staff. At Progressive Caring our goal is to provide a individualized and dignified atmosphere; a program that contributes actively to the well-being of the residents. Our environment is...

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  • Davis and Paden Home

    Davis and Paden Home

    4763 N 46th Street - Lower, Milwaukee, WI 53218
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    Davis and Paden Adult Family Home Adult Residential Facility Davis and Paden Adult Family Home is a beautiful, fully-furnished Adult Residential Facility that provides residential care to adults ages 18 years and up, who are unable to provide care for their own need. Davis and Paden Adult Family...

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  • Home Share North Shore House

    Home Share North Shore House

    6807 N Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point, WI 53217
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    Located in a beautiful, residential neighborhood of Fox Point, this Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) provides individualized, personal care for 8 senior residents in a small, home-like environment that was once a family home. 24-hour awake staff encourages residents in being as...

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  • Unified Adult Family Home

    5210 Siggelkow Rd., Madison, WI 53718
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    Unified Adult Family Home is a spacious, bright, cheerful 4-bedroom ranch style home with (2) full bathrooms, recreation room, a beautiful living room with fireplace, a large kitchen and dining room that overlooks a large and spacious yard. Unified Adult Family Home is located two miles from...

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  • Timberwood Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Timberwood Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care

    7102 Timberwood Dr, Madison, WI 53711
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    Timberwood Lodge Assisted Living is a new Assisted Living & Memory Care Community in the Madison, WI area that offers an intimate setting. Located in a residential area (Country Grove Neighborhood), Timberwood Lodge was opened in 2018 - within walking distance of restaurants, pharmacies, and...

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  • Port Haven

    Port Haven

    334 S. Garfield Avenue, Port Washington, WI 53074
    (3)
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    Port Haven is a 6 bed assisted living home located in Port Washington, 1 mile east of I-43. We specialize in long term care for the elderly,dementia/Alzheimer's,physically disabled and terminally ill. Our goal is to provide a warm,loving family style care environment while promoting each individuals...

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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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  • Comforts of Home AFC

    118 E Westwood Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (1)
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    Comforts Of Home' AFC is privately owned and operated by a Licensee of the state of Michigan. Conveniently located on the west side, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A quiet, serene and caring home, for elderly women, who are mobile. The home-like family setting is secure and has a comfortable atmosphere....

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  • Espanola House

    Espanola House

    422 Espanola Ave, Parchment, MI 49004
    (2)
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    Espanola House, llc We are Caring hearts providing you with the peace of mind you deserve. Espanola House is a newly remodeled Adult Foster Care home nestled in the City of Parchment near Kindleberger Park, downtown Kalamazoo, and close to Borgess Hospital and emergency services. We are a family...

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  • Spring Lake Compassionate Living

    Spring Lake Compassionate Living

    16609 Villa Parkway Drive, Spring Lake, MI 49456
    (2)
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    What makes Spring Lake Compassionate Living unique is our conversion of a single-family residence home into small group (6 or less residents) assisted living homes. Our residents get the same quality of care that large commercial facilities provide, but in a quaint residential setting. Spring Lake...

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  • Golden Years

    497 South Lake St, Montello, WI 53949
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    Our family owned 2-8 bed Assisted Living homes are located in Montello, tranquility with a touch of history. One story buildings to make it easier for people with mobility issues. Our only mission is to make your loved one feel comfortable, and at home. We provide a very safe environment for your...

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  • Elijah's Place

    Elijah's Place

    1551 Southland Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54902
    (3)
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    Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh has been providing care to older adults and those in need since 1966, serving all faiths. As a family of health care and residential service organizations, we provide a full continuum of care to more than 800 older adults and others in need each year. In addition, we...

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  • The Cottages at Martin Lake

    The Cottages at Martin Lake

    3088 South Van Wagoner Avenue, Fremont, MI 49412
    (1)
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    The Cottages at Martin Lake is a custom-built home that offers active seniors a private retreat with gorgeous outdoor views. Each of the five suites has access to the patio overlooking a quiet lake and is designed for optimal resident comfort & relaxation.This is the cottage you’ve always dreamed of...

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  • Higley Mansion Care Center

    Higley Mansion Care Center

    860 17th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (7)
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    Higley Mansion Care Center is a remarkably, beautiful senior citizen facility located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Our highly trained staff are available to assist those living in our facility. Our monthly fees include many services to our residents. These services would include furnished bedrooms with...

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  • Welcome Home AFH LLC

    Welcome Home AFH LLC

    W 4088 29th Street East, Necedah, WI 54646
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    We believe there is a healing quality to nature, time spent outdoors can be restorative and healing .Watching the last few rays of the setting sun, strolling along a moonlit night or just sitting breathing fresh clean air with a smell of pines. Being out in nature is one of the best prescriptions...

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  • New Haven Foster Care, Inc

    New Haven Foster Care, Inc

    230 Hoehn Court, Dimondale, MI 48821
    (4)
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                Meeting Todays Needs With Yesterday's Values      New Haven Elder care, a small, home style assisted living    facility  is currently looking for a new resident to love and care for. If you are...

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  • Halina's Home Care

    825 N. 5th Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174
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    Halina's Home Care Halina's Home Care is a residential care home that is located in both Kane and DuPage Counties in the city and Chicago Suburb of St. Charles, IL. Halina's believes in providing the seniors the compassionate care that will not only preserve their dignity and quality of life, but...

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  • Colfax Manor Assisted Living

    8200 South Colfax Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617
    (4)
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    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 at...

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  • Home Sweet Home Arlington Heights

    207 W. Appletree Lane, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (3)
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    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...

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Shorewood, Illinois

Care Homes

Care homes provide an intimate care experience for your loved one. Care homes offer home-style living with around the clock staff and personal support. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. Services offered may include food service, laundry services, and transit. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040. The state of Illinois maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health supervises this type of community.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a big influence in determining what location works for your family. The rent burden for Shorewood is around 18.5% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Shorewood is around $1,559 and the median price for a home for Shorewood is approximately $238,636.

Demographics and Values

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

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital ¢'‚¬Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. Illinois is ranked 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. 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.

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. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 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 summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F 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 tornadoes.

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 angelica, aromatic aster, blazing star, and black snakeroot. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the American black bear, the big brown bat, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.