Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

190 Geneva Road Glen Ellyn IL 60137

866-465-5993

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Summary of Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn conveniently located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

At Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn, we offer an assortment of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and trips are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are allowed in resident quarters. We offer free wi-fi. Our purpose-built community provides the benefit of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to residents. It's our joy to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise curriculum are Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a bistro, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space.

Community Characteristics at Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units containing full bathtubs are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Premium Services at Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

Transportation

All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 20 lbs. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Find your home at Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 44 residents. The building was constructed in 2015. We are home to residents age 55 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

4.3 of 5 Average rating
33 Reviews
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  • Look elsewhere!

    The place is like a morgue! No life whatsoever! Extremely disappointed with new management!

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Look elsewhere!

    The place is like a morgue! No life whatsoever! Extremely disappointed with new management!

  • Don't choose Charter Glen Ellyn

    My loved one currently resides at Charter Glen Ellyn. Charter took over April 1st, 2019 and facility has gone downhill since then. Current... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Don't choose Charter Glen Ellyn

    My loved one currently resides at Charter Glen Ellyn. Charter took over April 1st, 2019 and facility has gone downhill since then. Current executive director is very difficult to work with and many staff have quit (including some who came... more

  • I called Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn, looking for a facility for my father. Unfortunately this wasn’t the right fit for my dad. ... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    I called Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn, looking for a facility for my father. Unfortunately this wasn’t the right fit for my dad. [Name removed] was the most compassionate person I’ve come in contact on this difficult journey. She... more

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Community Details at Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

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    • Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn Amenities

      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Activities Offsite
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Activities Onsite
      • Vegetarian

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

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