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  • Home Instead Senior Care Rockford

    Home Instead Senior Care Rockford

    929 S Alpine Rd, Ste 202, Rockford, IL 61108
    (5)
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    Home Instead CAREGivers provide assistance with social activities, housework, meal preparation, medication reminders, errands and transportation, laundry and personal care — all geared toward helping individuals maintain their normal living habits.   We are one of over 800...

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  • Senior Helpers - Rockford, IL

    Senior Helpers - Rockford, IL

    129 Phelps Avenue Building 10 Suite 1008, Rockford, IL 61108
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    Senior Helpers of Rockford Provides dependable, consistent and affordable in-home non-medical personal and companion care services to assist the elderly, disabled or convalescent maintain their independence in the privacy of their home and provide peace of mind for their families. Our caregivers...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - DeKalb, IL

    Home Instead Senior Care - DeKalb, IL

    2585 Sycamore Road, Dekalb, IL 60115
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    Home Instead Senior Care (HISC) Dekalb is a franchised business, owned and operated by Helen and Wayne Slagle. Although HISC provides non-medical in home care services, Helen is familiar with the medical services associated with in home care as well. Prior to Helen's association with HISC, she...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Cary, IL

    Home Instead Senior Care - Cary, IL

    241 Commerce Dr, Suite 200, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (8)
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    To us, it's personal. If you're looking for extraordinary in-home senior care and companionship, you've come to the right place. Call now to see how we can help your loved one live independently at home.

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  • Homewatch Caregivers - St. Charles

    Homewatch Caregivers - St. Charles

    303 E. Main Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (18)
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    Homewatch Caregivers offers home care services for seniors living in and around St. Charles, Illinois. St. Charles, which is situated in Kane County, is home to several year-round events and festivals. Among resident favorites are the Kane County Fair, which takes place every July, the Scarecrow...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Madison, WI

    Home Instead Senior Care - Madison, WI

    1574 W Broadway Suite 101, Madison, WI 53713
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    Our motto "To us, it's personal®" is more than just words. It's a principle that permeates everything we do. It guides us as we provide personalized care, build relationships, and enhance the lives of seniors and their families’ right here Madison, WI. We've been there. We understand. Neither giving...

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  • Home Helpers of Wheaton

    113 Fairfield Way, Suite 106C, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    (13)
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    Home Helpers provides tenderhearted non-medical in home care to DuPage and Cook county residents.  We service seniors, new moms, those recovering from an injury or illness, or anyone with an ongoing challenge.  Being state licensed, all of our compassionate caregivers are thoroughly...

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  • ComForCare Home Care - S Lake

    ComForCare Home Care - S Lake

    1207 McHenry Road, Ste 218A, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (10)
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    ComForCare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

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  • Comforcare Home Care - Wheaton

    Comforcare Home Care - Wheaton

    211 E. Illinois Street, Unit L3, Wheaton, IL 60187
    (9)
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    ComForcare is a premier provider of non-medical, private duty home care services for people of all ages. With the aid of our highly trained RN's and Caregivers we are able to provide a fundamentally different service. Starting with our nurses case assessment we are able to create client specific...

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  • Ascent Home Care Inc - Naperville

    Ascent Home Care Inc - Naperville

    800 W. 5th Ave Suite 206B, Naperville, IL 60563
    (8)
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    Ascent Home Care Inc. is a home care agency built around the minds of experienced health care professionals. We provide varying degrees of home care dependent upon your loved one's needs. Our nurturing, compassionate, and skilled caregivers have been trained according to the standards mandated by...

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  • Optimum Senior Care

    Optimum Senior Care

    415 W. Golf Rd. Suite 40, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (4)
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    Optimum Senior Care Optimum Senior Care offers in home senior care and caregiver services to the elderly population in the Chicago Metro area. Our mission is to cherish and protect the independence and dignity of our clients by providing world class elderly home care services. Optimum Senior Care...

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  • BrightStar Care - Gurnee, IL

    1125 Tri-State Parkway #700, Gurnee, IL 60031
    (3)
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    BrightStar Care Gurnee has been in business for more than nine years. We opened in October, 2002. Our staff members have more than 30 years combined experience. BrightStar provides the full continuum of homecare, childcare, staffing and support services for individuals, families and healthcare...

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  • Assisting Hands

    Assisting Hands

    200 East 5th Ave, Ste. 104, Naperville, IL 60563
    (6)
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    Assisting Hands® of Naperville, IL is a non-medical home care company with a strong emphasis on customer service. We provide exceptional in-home care to people who are elderly or have special needs. We Provide FREE Home Safety & Fall Prevention Screenings performed by a Licensed Physical Therapist!...

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  • SYNERGY HomeCare of Gurnee

    SYNERGY HomeCare of Gurnee

    223 North Route 21, Gurnee, IL 60031
    (3)
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    SYNERGY HomeCare of Gurnee is a licensed non-medical home care agency caring for clients in northern Lake County, Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. Whether your loved one needs companionship, personal care, homemaking assistance, or memory care, our team of qualified and experienced caregivers is...

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  • Amazing Care

    4300 Commerce Ct Ste 300-5, Lisle, IL 60532
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    "Give your loved one the GIFT OF CARE” AMAZING CARE is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. We specialize in personalized in-home care services designed to address the many challenges of our clients. Our In-home care programs are geared towards providing comfort for you and your...

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  • Senior Helpers - Madison

    Senior Helpers - Madison

    4726 East Towne Blvd Suite 120, Madison, WI 53704
    (18)
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    Senior Helpers strives to ensure a better quality of life for our clients by keeping them independent, safe, and well-cared for in their own homes. We provide our clients and their families with dependable and affordable services throughout South Central Wisconsin. Here at Senior Helpers we offer...

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  • Favos Home Care, Inc.

    Favos Home Care, Inc.

    816 Hartford Ln, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (5)
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    ComForcare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

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  • Assisting Hands - Hinsdale

    Assisting Hands - Hinsdale

    5120 Belmont Rd, Ste I, Downers Grove, IL 60515
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    Did you know 75% of those who fall do so again within 6 months. Concerned about FALLS, Medication ERRORS and Home SAFETY. Assisting Hands has local experts in Fall Prevention (Fall Prevention Clinics of America), Hospice, Physical Therapy, and Dementia Communication train our caregivers. Looking for...

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  • Home Helpers - DuPage and Will

    Home Helpers - DuPage and Will

    4905 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515
    (8)
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    Caring for your aging parents or a family member recovering from recent illness or surgery can be exhausting, lonely work. Thousands of families go through this type of struggle every year, but you can find comfort and relief with the help of the trained caregivers at Home Helpers of DuPage. Our...

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  • Home Helpers - Park Ridge, IL

    Home Helpers - Park Ridge, IL

    900 Devon Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068
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    Our Goal is to "Make Life Easier" As a result of aging, loved ones often request or require assistance with daily living. That's what we do best. Home Helpers of Northeastern Illinois offers personalized non-medical care services. We help older adults remain active and independent in the comfort of...

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  • Homewatch CareGivers

    Homewatch CareGivers

    900 Skokie Boulevard Suite 105, Northbrook, IL 60062
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    Your Trusted Source for Exceptional Home Care for 30 Years You're not alone! There are countless people who want to stay home, folks that are eager to return home and recover from a medical procedure or illness. They want to maintain their independence while remaining safe and secure; confident in...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Northbrook, IL

    3100 Dundee Road Suite 902, Northbrook, IL 60062
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    Home Instead Senior Care is the world leader in non-medical eldercare, with a network of more than 500 offices. Our caregivers our bonded, insured and carefully screened. Our services can be arranged anywhere from 4 to 24 hours per day. Short term service and long term care is available seven...

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  • ComForcare Home Care - Park Ridge

    ComForcare Home Care - Park Ridge

    1400 Renaissance Dr Suite 103, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (5)
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    Supporting independence, dignity and quality of life... That's the ComForcare vision and our promise to our clients. Since 1996 ComForcare has specialized in delivering affordable, guaranteed home care services to the community. Our comprehensive range of non-medical care services have helped...

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  • Trinity Home Care Solutions

    Trinity Home Care Solutions

    8800 Bronx Ave, Suite 100 J, Skokie, IL 60077
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    Aging gracefully at home is an art of caring with a touch of team work between you and your care providers. Our care team providers encourage the possibilities of empowering and helping you reach your goal of aging gracefully in your own home. Our agency is owned and operated by a therapist, we...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Skokie, IL

    8816 Bronx Ave, Skokie, IL 60077
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Home and Hearth Caregivers - Countryside

    6432 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525
    (14)
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    Home & Hearth Caregivers has served Seniors for over 10 years and is proud of it's A+ rating from the Home Care Standards Bureau. We are available 24/7 in Chicago and Suburban areas including Cook, Du Page, Will and Lake counties. Our experienced Care Plan Managers will be happy to provide a...

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  • All Help Health Services - Chicago

    6160 North Cicero Avenue Ste 303, Chicago, IL 60646
    (28)
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    Care For Your Loved One, Peace of Mind For You' Established in 1984, ALL HELP Health Services helps individuals live independently. We have an outstanding reputation with Chicagoland hospitals, medical and rehabilitation facilities. We place Certified Nurses Aides and Home Health Aides in homes or...

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  • Touching Hearts at Home - Brookfield

    Touching Hearts at Home - Brookfield

    245 Regency Court, Suite L105, Brookfield, WI 53045
    (27)
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    Touching Hearts at Home's mission is to help seniors and people with disabilities preserve their quality of life and remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible. We do this by providing non-medical companionship, caregiving and homemaking services. A few of the services we offer...

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  • ARIS at home, Inc.

    ARIS at home, Inc.

    327 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60304
    (13)
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    ARIS at home provides non-medical home care to clients who want to remain in their own home. Our client's consists of the elderly, people with illnesses or disabilities, and/or families that may need an 'extra set of hands. ARIS represents Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Service and hires...

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  • Senior Helpers - Lincolnwood, IL

    6600 N. Lincoln Ave Suite 238, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
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    Senior Helpers of Niles-Lincolnwood provides a full array of in-home, non-medical companion and personal care services for adults, with a special emphasis on senior care. We are a proactive leader in professional in-home senior care within Niles, Lincolnwood and the surrounding communities. Why...

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  • SYNERGY HomeCare - Greenfield

    4810 South 76th Street Suite 102, Greenfield, WI 53220
    (14)
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    LOOK NO FURTHER, WE CAN HELP! OUR MISSION: TO ENSURE EACH AND EVERY PERSON RECEIVES UNIQUE AND DIGNIFIED CARE. Whether your decision is to stay at home, or perhaps to stay safe while you search for a place to move, SYNERGY HomeCare offers 10 years of expertise to help you decide what's best for you ...

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  • Angel Care Health Services, INC

    Angel Care Health Services, INC

    5875 N. Lincoln Ave., LL-16, Chicago, IL 60659
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    Angel Care Health Services, Inc. was founded by Dr. A. N. Ruzano in 2013. Decided to put up his own Agency, after more than 20 years of helping others as consultant in home care industry. The Agency's management team, staff and care givers has more than 15 years combined experience in senior care....

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  • Top Priority Home Care - Chicago, IL

    Top Priority Home Care - Chicago, IL

    2515 W Winona Street, Chicago, IL 60625
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    We at Top Priority Home Care provide the elderly with quality care and assistance in the comfort of their own residence.  We integrate compassion and one on one support to the elderly while focusing on wellness, rehabilitation and independence.  Our caregivers are qualified, reliable and trustworthy...

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  • Homewatch Caregivers

    Homewatch Caregivers

    8711-B West 95th St, Hickory Hills, IL 60457
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    Homewatch CareGivers' servicing Orland Park, Oak Park, Oak Lawn, and South West of Chicago is committed to being the premier provider of home care in the Chicago area. Our outstanding and dedicated office staff and caregivers work diligently to provide in-home senior care, hospice and respite...

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  • Synergy HomeCare - Chicago

    Synergy HomeCare - Chicago

    1802 W. Berteau, Chicago, IL 60613
    (4)
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    SYNERGY HomeCare - Providing premier home care since 1999. > We have provided over 25 million service hours! > We have provided care for over 248,000 clients! > We employ over 343,000 caregivers! SYNERGY HomeCare of Chicago is fully licensed by the State of Illinois, and our company and...

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  • Destiny Senior Care

    Destiny Senior Care

    14460 Raneys Lane, Orland Park, IL 60462
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    Home Is Where The Heart Is Sometimes, nursing homes or retirement centers seem to be the only options for care. Destiny home care services allow people to maintain the independence of their daily routines and their familiar surroundings. We can help your loved ones avoid the emotional trauma of...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Palos Heights, IL

    12400 S Harlem Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Senior Helpers of Chicago, IL

    Senior Helpers of Chicago, IL

    1165 North Clark Street Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60610
    (15)
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    Our clients know that Senior Helpers of Chicago goes to extraordinary lengths to help make their life better. We have specific expertise with both Alzheimer's care and Parkinson's care. Our caregivers get the Teepa Snow Alzheimer's training and the TULIPs program for Parkinson's; we train for...

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  • Taylor Consulting Helps

    Taylor Consulting Helps

    W175N11163 Stonewood Drive, Suite 214, Germantown, WI 53022
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    Taylor Consulting Helps have been providing home care services to the community since 2012. Our staff members have over 20 years of experience in adult and senior care. From assisted daily living and personal continuous care to respite and hospice care, the caregivers at Taylor Consulting Helps Home...

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  • Senior Helpers - Greater Milwaukee

    Senior Helpers - Greater Milwaukee

    6333 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209
    (13)
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    Senior Helpers Milwaukee is the premier provider of in-home senior care. We offer RN supervised, individually tailored home care services ranging from companion care for seniors who need daily assistance to in-depth specialized care for those with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s and other chronic...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Beaver Dam, WI

    Home Instead Senior Care - Beaver Dam, WI

    1708 North Spring St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916
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    Serving Dodge, Jefferson & Columbia Counties You want the best care for your family, and you need affordable options. Home Instead Senior Care offers trusted home care services at reasonable rates. We can tailor a home care arrangement to fit both your family's lifestyle and budget. We can...

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  • Excellent Services

    301 W Winthrop Ave, Addison, IL 60101
    (1)
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    Our goal is to meet and exceed according to your expectations. if you provide us the opportunity to serve your beloved MOM and DAD, we assure you that your right decision will enable your family members to receive the best in-home care services . We have experienced and professionally trained...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Moline, IL

    1977 Spruce Hills Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722
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    Everyone shares similar concerns about health care for our parents, grandparents and loved ones as they reach retirement age and beyond. Perhaps your mother gets confused and can't keep her doctor appointments and medications straight. Or your dad seems depressed and doesn't enjoy fishing anymore....

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  • Advent Home Care Inc - Westmont

    Advent Home Care Inc - Westmont

    415 Fernwood Drive, Westmont, IL 60559
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  • Synergy Home Care of Orland Park

    15255 S. 94th Ave Suite 500, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (4)
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Janesville, WI

    340 Midland Rd Suite 130, Janesville, WI 53546
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  • Assisting Hands Homecare

    110 S. Johnson St., Suite 206, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Assisting Hands Home Care - Elgin, IL

    920 David Rd, Suite 209, Elgin, IL 60123
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  • FirstLight Home Care-Hoffman Estates

    2200 Stonington Ave Ste 130, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - St. Charles, IL

    12 S 1st Ave Suite H, St Charles, IL 60174
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Rockford, Illinois

Home Care

In-home care offers the luxury of numerous services that can be provided in your family's home. This care type can provide various medical services including retrieving medication from secured storage, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. In-home care provides multiple services including laundry, local transportation, and housekeeping. A majority of home care agencies review potential seniors prior to admittance. This screening might include skin problems, medication use, and health problems. Also, services can include ventilator care and help with household chores. Assistive home care may also provide your loved one assistance going grocery shopping and doing laundry. Finally, senior home care can provide your family member with health services like monitoring vitals and assistance with ambulation.

In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Rockford which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Rockford include MERCYHEALTH HOSPITAL ROCKTON AVENUE, SWEDISH American HOSPITAL, and SAINT ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER.

Cost of Living

The sales tax in Rockford is 6.25%. Rockford has a median home value of about $89,696 and the median cost of rent is around $861 per month. The rent burden for Rockford is around 17.8% of the average person's monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, humidity, and air temperature of a location may have a profound influence on the overall health of you or your loved one. In the summer months, the temperature in Rockford is about 73F. The low summer temperature falls to roughly 58F during the month of June. The summer high temperature is at roughly 86F during July. In the winter, the average temp in Rockford sinks to roughly 25F. The winter high will rise to about 36F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is around 14 F in the month of January. On average, the air quality index rating in Rockford is about 37.5. The average air quality 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 rating reaches its max in December at approximately 62.2. 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. Rockford has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, Rockford has a humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels are highest in December at about 78%. Monthly, Rockford receives approximately 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in August with an average of 5 inches in a month. For snowfall, Rockford gets an average of 35.10 inches of snow in a year.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Rockford is 18.4% Hispanic, 3.2% Asian, 0.4% Native American, 21.6% black, 67.0% white, 3.9% other or not specified, 3.9% mixed race, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Rockford, 7.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Rockford is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Rockford 14.3% practice Catholicism, 7.8% are Lutherans, and 6.5% are Methodists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Rockford, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Rockford, 59.1% are nonbelievers. The current population of Rockford is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Rockford has a population density of 882 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Rockford, 62.7% participate in the labor force, 22.2% live in poverty, 15.5% have some form of disability, and 7.3% are widows. Based on gender, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. The median age of Rockford is 37 years old. In Rockford, 28.3% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.8% are over the age of 60, 6.0% are over the age of 70, and 5.0% are over the age of 80. In the previous presidential election, 46.4% voted Democrat, 7.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 46.3% voted Republican in Winnebago county. Of the population of Rockford 8.5% have a graduate degree, 30.0% have a high-school diploma, and 21.4% have a college degree. In terms of crime, Rockford has 16.2 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 36.0 property crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. There are 199 hospitals and 383 health centers that service a population of 12,696,123. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary Hospital, '‚¬Centralia, and Midwestern Region Medical Center. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. 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 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 blazing star, black snakeroot, bird's foot violet, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American black bear, the American pygmy shrew, the cougar, or the big brown bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.