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  • Heritage Landing

    Heritage Landing

    4260 Heritage Avenue, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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    Welcome to Heritage Landing Senior Apartments! Come and see our beautiful 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes with many features designed specifically for seniors 55+. Our community offers a fitness room, laundry facilities and trash chutes on each floor, a computer center, a multi-purpose room with...

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  • Country Place

    Country Place

    28601 US Highway 61, Scott City, MO 63780
    (6)
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    Independent Living Experience carefree living here in the country. The cottages is our community neighbors. Here, you plot out your own course through the day - whether it includes entertaining family, enjoying yourself with a night on the town or simply doing laundry in your own private cottage....

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  • Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    429 South Main Street, Shiloh, IL 62269
    (15)
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    Cedarhurst of Shiloh is located at 429 South Main Street Shiloh, IL. We pride ourselves on providing the community with an assisted living service that has your family member's best interests in mind. We give our clients peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in good hands. We're also known for...

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  • Solarbron

    Solarbron

    1501 McDowell Road, Evansville, IN 47712
    (3)
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    Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood on the west side of Evansville, Solarbron offers a variety of attractive and affordable senior living options. Our 64-acre campus invites residents and guests to stroll the grounds and enjoy rolling hills, natural woodlands, stocked fishing lakes and...

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  • The Atrium of Belleville

    The Atrium of Belleville

    201 South Belt West, Belleville, IL 62220
    (13)
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    At The Atrium of Belleville, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the delicious all-inclusive dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Our amenities and concierge services are designed to enhance your life each and every day. If you’re looking for...

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  • Jackson Oaks

    Jackson Oaks

    2500 Marshall Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
    (8)
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    Jackson Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Jackson Oaks is a proud member of the Paducah Community. We're conveniently close to all that the city has to offer, with shopping, excellent healthcare and exciting restaurants just minutes from your door. Our...

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  • Morningside of Shiloh

    Morningside of Shiloh

    1201 Hartman Ln, Shiloh, IL 62221
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Shiloh in Shiloh, IL, a Good Neighbor Care community 'Where neighbors become friends and friends become family.' Our residents enjoy privacy, security, and a quiet lifestyle with all the comforts and conveniences...

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  • Regency Manor

    Regency Manor

    128 Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL 62269
    (4)
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    Regency Manor is pleased to offer the 55+ community a new option for independent living. Privately owned and conveniently located in O’Fallon, IL, near I-64, we offer spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments. All utilities, including secured WiFi, cable, and phone are included with your rent! A...

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  • Morningside of Troy

    Morningside of Troy

    39 Dorothy Dr, Troy, IL 62294
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Troy, IL, a modern Good Neighbor Care independent and assisted living community for seniors. Our residents are free from the cares of chores and other daily stresses. Our staff is available 24 hours a day to...

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  • Willow Park

    5050 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715
    (15)
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    Willow Park provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. With lovely grounds and cozy facilities, you'll love the quiet elegance of your new home while appreciating the convenience of being in the heart of it all. We're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, dining and...

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  • Stillwater Senior Living

    Stillwater Senior Living

    1111 University Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (5)
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    Stillwater Senior Living is an assisted living community right next door to the campus of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Woodland and freshly cut fields dominate the landscape of Edwardsville, creating a sense of separation from the city life in nearby St. Louis. At Stillwater...

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  • Cedarhurst of Granite City

    Cedarhurst of Granite City

    3450 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst of Granite City! When it comes time for individuals and families to consider relocating to an independent or assisted living environment, the decision can be very emotional and challenging. You are not alone. Each day, more than 5,000 American families find...

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  • Alexian Court Apartments

    Alexian Court Apartments

    2636 Chippewa, Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (4)
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    Alexian Court offers comfortable, carefree and affordable apartment living for seniors 62+ and mobility impaired persons. We are conveniently located on the Metro bus line. Alexian Court is perfect for persons with limited and fixed incomes. All utilities are included in rent. Free transportation...

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  • City Parc at Pine

    City Parc at Pine

    1531 Pine Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
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    Beautiful newly renovated apartment homes in the heart of the city. Tired of the upkeep of home ownership and that high mortgage payment? City Parc at Pine is just the place for you to relax and unwind! These apartments are equipped with full kitchens including all new black refrigerators, flat top...

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  • Tower Grove Manor

    Tower Grove Manor

    2710 S Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (12)
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    You have earned the right to expect good things from life. Tower Grove Manor has built its reputation on fulfilling those expectations. Located in the heart of historic South St. Louis, Tower Grove Manor takes pride in the traditional values of friendliness and excellent service. With a scenic view...

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  • House at Westminster

    House at Westminster

    3915 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (10)
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    Luxury Independent Living in The Central West End! Please let us introduce McCormack House at Westminster PL., an apartment community centrally located in St. Louis, MO, offering 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes for mature adults 62+ !  Heat, water, sewer, trash, stove, refrigerator, carpeted...

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  • McCormack House-Forest Park Southeast

    McCormack House-Forest Park Southeast

    4575 Cadet Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (8)
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    Here at McCormack House at Forest Park Southeast we offer spacious one and two bedroom apartments for seniors 62 and older. We are located in the Tower Grove Community, at the intersection of Manchester and Kingshighway. We have a Fitness Center, Activity Room, and Dining Facility. We have...

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  • Mary Ryder Home for Women

    Mary Ryder Home for Women

    4361 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
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    Mary Ryder Home is a not-for-profit residential care facility (RCF Level II) located in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, focused on assisting low-income senior women who can no longer live independently but who do not yet need the level of care provided by a skilled nursing...

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  • Orchid Terrace

    Orchid Terrace

    4474 Butler Hill Road, Saint Louis, MO 63128
    (23)
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    Orchid Terrace provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of St. Louis, you'll be charmed by the elegance of our facilities and the convenience of living in the heart of it all. We're just minutes from shopping, dining,...

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  • Tesson Heights

    Tesson Heights

    12335 West Bend Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63128
    (60)
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    Discover that the sky's the limit at Tesson Heights, home to Independent Living and Assisted Living services in St. Louis. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of everything....

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  • Pacific Place Retirement Community

    45 South Old Orchard Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63119
    (4)
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    Pacific Place offers one of the most inviting and gracious retirement lifestyles in the area. The first urban senior Living community in St. Louis built in 1997. We are an independent community, designed exclusively for active, independent Seniors. Here you will discover that where you live has a...

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  • Crestview Senior Living

    8660 Grant Road, Crestwood, MO 63123
    (46)
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    Life is an Invitation .... Enjoy Yours! Conveniently located in Crestwood, MO. Crestview offers Luxury Living at an affordable month to month price. Choose from studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartment homes. Crestview's quiet neighborhood is within minutes of Grants Farm and Grants Trail....

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  • The Rockwood

    330 W. Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, MO 63119
    (10)
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    People of a certain age tend to see their mailboxes fill up with brochures and cards from large senior living communities-each claiming to have the perfect solution for everyone. At The Rockwood , we don't claim to be all things for all people. As a matter of fact, with only twenty nine apartment...

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  • Aperion Care Hidden Lake

    11728 Hidden Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63138
    (5)
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    Hidden Lake, A Lutheran Senior Services Community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offering the peace of mind that comes with knowing your'll enjoy priority access to additional levels of care should your needs ever change. Independent Living. A distinctive patio home or a one or...

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  • Brentmoor

    Brentmoor

    8600 Delmar Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (7)
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    Life Begins at Brentmoor! Centrally located in mid-St. Louis County (Delmar and I-70), this high-rise community offers 72 independent living apartments which include studio, one, two and three bedroom units. Senior Living at The Brentmoor includes all the comforts of home, plus scheduled...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Fenton

    Solstice Senior Living at Fenton

    1393 Bowles Avenue, Fenton, MO 63026
    (35)
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    Solstice Senior Living of Fenton provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within beautifully landscaped grounds in an affluent suburb of St. Louis, you'll love the peaceful elegance of your new home while enjoying the convenience of the nearby city. We're just...

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  • Fox Ridge Manor

    Fox Ridge Manor

    150 Fox Ridge Drive, Vincennes, IN 47591
    (2)
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    Since opening in December 1999, Fox Ridge Manor has become The Choice for Retirement Living in Vincennes. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance and its own thermostat to control. Fox Ridge Manor is full of friendly, active residents who enjoy...

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  • St Catherine Retirement Community

    St Catherine Retirement Community

    3350 Saint Catherine St, Florissant, MO 63033
    (26)
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    If you are ready to enjoy the simple pleasures of worry-free apartment living, St. Catherine Retirement Community is here to welcome you. Located in the heart of Florissant, St. Catherine is just a few blocks from shopping, restaurants, churches, medical facilities and the Eagan Senior Center. Our...

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  • Desmet Retirement Community

    Desmet Retirement Community

    1425 N New Florissant Rd, Florissant, MO 63033
    (21)
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    DeSmet Retirement Community is a non-profit housing community offering assisted care and independent living for seniors. As one of over 160 properties owned and operated by Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), we strive to carry out the RHF mission of providing quality housing at an affordable price...

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  • Asbury Village

    Asbury Village

    5201 Asbury Avenue, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (4)
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    The United Methodist Village is a 120-acre campus located in Godfrey, Illinois. Opened in late 1997, the community features 44 duplex Patio Homes referred to as Villas, as well as 64 Independent Living apartments, known as the Wiseman-Pollock Residence. There are also 44 Assisted Living apartments...

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  • Heritage Place

    Heritage Place

    10711 St. Cosmas Lane, Saint Louis, MO 63074
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    Heritage Place is an affordable independent living apartment community for individuals 55 years of age or older.

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  • Brookdale Creve Coeur

    Brookdale Creve Coeur

    One New Ballas Place, Creve Coeur, MO 63146
    (25)
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    A Life Well Lived Who wants to spend their golden years sitting around and twiddling their thumbs? Or drowning under the weight of household chores? Instead of wasting your time or feeling lonely and isolated, you can enjoy a retirement rich in exciting activities, delicious dining, quality care and...

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  • The Villa at Riverwood

    The Villa at Riverwood

    One Pratt Place, Florissant, MO 63031
    (23)
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    Welcome to The Villa at Riverwood, a Five Star Quality Care community! Tucked into a quiet, residential area, our beautifully landscaped grounds include a serene courtyard, reflecting pond, waterfalls and walking track for a complete Independent Living lifestyle. We are close to all major highways,...

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  • Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    1000 Airport Road, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst at Godfrey! Cedarhurst at Godfrey is an assisted living community in Godfrey, Illinois. Godfrey offers residents the best of Midwestern living with scenic trails, fine shopping, eclectic dining and warm, welcoming people. Located in the St. Louis metro area,...

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  • Briarcrest Estates

    Briarcrest Estates

    14525 Clayton Road, Ballwin, MO 63011
    (22)
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    Briarcrest Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds of Ballwin, a peaceful suburb of St. Louis, you'll love the graceful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the conveniences of the city. We're just minutes from shopping,...

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  • Terraces at Marymount Manor

    Terraces at Marymount Manor

    313 Augustine Rd, Eureka, MO 63025
    (1)
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    Located in Eureka on 14 acres of gently rolling countryside surrounded by picturesque woods, located just minutes from the Interstate 270 / Interstate 44 interchange. . Each of our guests receive comprehensive care based on individual needs. Marymount's focus is on matching our support to their...

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  • The Fountains of West County

    The Fountains of West County

    15826 Clayton Road, Ellisville, MO 63011
    (31)
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    The Fountains of West County is a wonderful place to live!  We offer one and two bedroom senior living apartment homes.  Located at the intersection of Clayton and Clarkson, we are minutes from shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and more.  We've designed this community with you in...

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  • Gambrill Gardens

    Gambrill Gardens

    1 Strecker Rd, Ellisville, MO 63011
    (14)
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    For nearly 40 years the experienced staff at Gambrill Gardens Senior Community have been serving the seniors of West County St. Louis. We are proud of the excellent reputation our facility upholds due to the superior services and amenities we provide. Our convenient location in the heart of...

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  • Rome Meadows

    99 Rome Meadows, Dix, IL 62830
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    Rome Meadows is a beautiful, privately owned senior apartment community for adults 55 and up, or those with disabilities in Dix, Illinois. Located between Mt. Vernon, Centralia, and Salem, Rome Meadows is in walking distance of shops, nice restaurants for fine dining, and recreation facilities. For...

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  • Charles Gardens

    120 S. Ruby Ln, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
    (5)
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    An independent living community located in Fairview Heights, IL, Charles Gardens is situated on a green and lush plot of land, perfect for walking and relaxing. Fairview Heights is a part of St. Clair County. In addition to the eleven acres of land we are on, there are also sitting areas and common...

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  • The Rosedale House

    228 Mueller Ln, Waterloo, IL 62298
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    Located in a scenic environment, The Rosedale House in Waterloo, Monroe County, Illinois provides independent living for seniors. In this peaceful and quiet neighborhood, seniors get to have a peace of mind along with the freedom to do whatever they want provided they achieve personal growth;...

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  • National Church Residences Telegraph Road

    6050 Telegraph Road, Saint Louis, MO 63129
    (1)
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    The National Church Residences on Telegraph Road is a senior housing community located in the Oakville suburb of St. Louis, Clayton county, Missouri. Oakville is located between the Mississippi and Meramec rivers, which offer plenty of outdoor activities and sightseeing for when your friends and...

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  • Victorian Gardens

    15 Hilltop Village Center Drive, Eureka, MO 63025
    (6)
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    Victorian Gardens is an independent living community in Eureka, Missouri. Eureka is a beautiful town in St. Louis County that focuses on country living with an urban flair, and it's only a short drive to St. Louis. Our community is located a short distance from shopping, restaurants, and an...

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  • Saxony Village

    Saxony Village

    2825 Bloomfield Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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  • Three Oaks Community

    Three Oaks Community

    2441 Homewood Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
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  • Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Opening Fall 2019)

    Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Opening Fall 2019)

    928 Enterprise Lane, Mount Carmel, IL 62863
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  • Adams Place

    Adams Place

    120 West Adams Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122
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  • Magnolia Manor Shelter Care

    1100 Grant St, Eldorado, IL 62930
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  • The Annex

    930 W. Chestnut, Louisville, IL 62858
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  • Villas of Holly Brook Collinsville (Opening Early 2020)

    121 South Bluff Road, Collinsville, IL 62234
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Benton, Illinois

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community provides residents the opportunity to live their active lives while guaranteeing their care requirements are met. Basic needs such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they see fit, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a variety of benefits and expenses to keep in mind while choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your care plan: meals, internet access, wellness program, transportation, utilities, move-in fee, private phone, and Waiting list deposit. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include security guards, laundry service, restaurant-style dining hall, healthcare center, community activities, transportation, golf course, and private rental hall.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence in determining which care choice works best. Monthly, the median price of rent in Benton is around $633 and the median value of a house in Benton is around $71,208. The rent burden for Benton is around 16.3% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Benton 8.1% have a graduate degree, 24.8% have a high-school diploma, and 22.4% have a college degree. In Benton, 8.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 48.4% are male and 51.6% are female. The median age of Benton is 42 years old. Demographically, Benton is 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% Asian, 0.8% mixed race, 94.8% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.3% other or not specified, 4.2% Hispanic, and 1.6% black. Benton has a population density of 490 people per square mile. In Benton, 13.1% are widows, 20.1% have some form of disability, 53.7% participate in the labor force, and 11.8% do not have health insurance.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by healthcare standards. The state of Illinois has 199 hospitals and 383 health centers, providing care to a population of 12,696,123. Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Maryâ's Hospital â–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation.

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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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

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