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We have highly recommended sunrise to several friends. The staff is excellent. The value amazing. My favorite thing is it offers independence in a safe environment. When a residents needs change the staff...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...
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What stood out to us about this facility is the friendliness and across-the-board kindness of all of the staff. It was a real home like feeling throughout the facility.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Fountains at Crystal Lake Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why at Fountains a Crystal Lake we created an Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care...
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Our experience with Bickford of Crystal Lake has been so positive! Our Aunt is 100% satisfied with the amazing care, friendly staff, and wonderful services provided by Bickford. The caring staff regularly...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
There's a reason Bickford stands out in the world of senior living. Our focus? Ensuring your loved one feels at home, with delicious meals straight from our scratch kitchen, a roster of engaging activities, and the constant company of our devoted caregivers. But that's not all. Our HigherPath...
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Shepherd Premier Senior Living offers a beautiful, clean environment, surrounded by nature with deer sightings and bird feeders. The home is spacious and decorated seasonally to lift spirits. There are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Shepherd Premier Living Crystal Lake II offers assisted living and memory care to seniors and their families in and around Crystal Lake, Illinois. In the quiet rolling green fields and white picket fences of Crystal Lake, it’s easy to forget that this is a suburb of Chicago. But if residents or...
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The process was smooth and everyone was very helpful. The apartment is beautiful and has everything you need. The facility is always clean. The residents are very friendly. The dining room is amazing,...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Huntley Springs, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is NOW OPEN! We offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement.Huntley Spring's top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities includes EVERYTHING you need to live in comfort and...
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The staff are all caring and super friendly. They make us all feel truly at home. The building and amenities are above and beyond.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Clarendale of Algonquin, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Indoor and Outdoor parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized...
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Melody Living is Incredible. My Apartment is WOW. the one bedroom is spacious. lots of light, the balcony is great, I love it. I have a nice view. my family is so thrilled with Melody Living also.
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Melody Living Independent Living in Lake in the Hills offers a robust, active senior (62+) community with luxury independent living community features and amenities, leading edge senior fitness and wellness programs, low-maintenance living, lifestyle conveniences, social programs, exquisite...
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9.7
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Dad moved into Melody Living last February. While he is very happy with his living space and food quality, it's the staff he is most grateful. They care about his well being giving him the appropriate level...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
OPENING IN SPRING 2020!We’d love to show you what a Life in Harmony is like at Melody Living’s Lake in the Hills community by inviting you to schedule a private tour of our assisted living and memory support neighborhoods! Discover our commitment to care, warm and welcoming hospitality, explore...
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Very caring. They Keep me informed of any changes. I feel very comfortable with my mom being there. Very clean. Hardest decision I have ever made but is the best one. Would recommend them to anyone.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Heritage Woods of Huntley provides you with the opportunity to enjoy apartment home living in a residential community while obtaining the personal services you may need to continue a life of purpose and individuality. Imagine a life without household chores, yard work or home maintenance. Invite...
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My loved one is currently a resident at The Oaks at Algonquin. I would highly recommend this facility to others. The meal choices are really great. The staff is friendly. They offer great projects for those...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Located in Algonquin, Illinois, this senior living community is close enough to the city to indulge in the urban lifestyle while still living in a quiet village. Make a day of it by walking the shoreline of Lake Michigan, or get takeout from your favorite downtown pizza spot. But there’s no need...
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Quality of care - the doctor that was chosen is a bit lax & not as organized as we would like. [name removed] has been helpful with dealing with the dr & keeping on top of meds & changes. We understand its...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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It is a lovely place! Facility is stunning, staff is truly amazing! Activities to fit all needs and a place that those who need extra assistance all varied levels can really enjoy! Everyone that worked there...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Cedarhurst of McHenry offers assisted living and memory care services, programs and amenities which allow residents to live the life they want to live.With spacious apartments, cozy community lounges, and areas designated for a variety of activities, Cedarhurst of McHenry offers each resident the...
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Three Oaks took excellent care of my parents. They were very kind to them and to our family. The location was perfect for us and the doctor on staff was from my parent's regular office. [name removed] was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Three Oaks is the premier assisted living community in Cary, Illinois just north of the Fox River. We offer Assisted Living and Dementia/Memory Care. This newly built retirement community will begin welcoming residents in Spring 2012.We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors, so...
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We helped a friend find an apartment at LBW. The women who showed us the facility, as well as the transitions coordinator, were very helpful and stayed in contact with our friend. The facility is warm,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Celebrate the freedom, embrace the lifestyle, indulge in the service and cherish each moment of your day. Lake Barrington Woods offers exceptional retirement living with endless opportunities. The essence of our independent lifestyle will come from the serene setting. Beautifully landscaped areas...
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My mom is currently a resident at Riverside Residence and everything has been very good. I would recommend this facility to others. We have been very happy with them and mom has been, too!
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
WHAT WE ARE AND WHAT WE DORIVERSIDE RESIDENCE is an Independent Senior Living Community located in downtown McHenry amidst restaurants, bar, coffee shops and retail. The Fox River is our neighbor with its joyful boating life. RIVERSIDE RESIDENCE is “Senior Living at its Very Best”, a haven of...
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We had a great experience with The Heathers. It's a homelike atmosphere - bright, light, secure. intentionally, they have a smaller number of residents, which is a huge plus.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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We have had a great experience at The Pointe at Eastgate - they're the best. The staff is top notch, the facility is clean, and the food is always good.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Part of the magic of retirement is that it's time to relax and enjoy all you've worked for through the years. It's time to dream. Time to socialize. Time to take up a new hobby. Because we are a rental community, there is no long term financial commitment or ownership through an endowment fee....
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All are 5's. Courtyard is the best! Everyone who works here is caring and professional. I would absolutely recommend the Courtyard at McHenry community to other families based on the experience I have had...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Courtyard at McHenry is an Independent, Assisted Living Campus with Memory Care located on 13 acres of gorgeous wooded property in the Heart of the Fox River Valley in McHenry, IL. With a quaint downtown district that offers historic buildings and specialty shopping, along with a variety of...
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We are happy that our in-laws are happy at Heritage Woods because that was a big concern for us. The are starting to make friends and join in all the activities which helps get them out of their room. They...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Heritage Woods of McHenry opened July 2008 in McHenry — the Heart of the Fox River. Our 100 apartment certified IL Supportive Living Community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd. The emphasis is on operating communities for those over 65 years of age that are warm and welcoming as well as...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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We have been very happy at Hearthstone so far. I would recommend Hearthstone. They have a variety of room sizes. The staff is there to help and support my dad. My dad likes the food. They are now with the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
More than sixty years ago, Orson Welles saw the historic Village Square, walked the cobblestone streets and fell in love with the city of Woodstock. Right in the heart of Woodstock is Hearthstone Village, a retirement community located on a scenic, 17-acre campus. Hearthstone Village understands...
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My relative moved from Fair Oaks to the Memory Care unit at Cedarhurst Woodstock a week ago. We have been very pleased with the facility, the food and especially the personnel who have been interecting with...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Cedarhurst of Woodstock is a top-tier assisted senior living community located in Woodstock, Illinois. Our community offers a wide range of amenities and services, and compassionate staff provide individualized care plans to meet each resident's unique needs, including medication management and...
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Amazing experience thanks for all the help
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
**Income Restricted Senior Community**We have available 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartment Homes. Maintenance Free!Friendly staff and management.
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Very happy with this facility. It's next over to their assisted living facility so I am next door to my husband who is there. Their programs are wonderful.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

Cost of independent living in Crystal Lake, IL

The average cost of senior living in Crystal Lake is $4,569 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Woodstock, IL with an average of $4,222 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Crystal Lake, IL vs. nearby cities

Crystal Lake, IL
$4,569/mo
$4,540/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Crystal Lake, IL vs. the state and national average

Crystal Lake, IL
$4,569/mo
U.S. national average
$3,994/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Crystal Lake vs. other types of senior living

$5,999/mo
Independent Living
$4,569/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Crystal Lake, IL by room type

Semi-Private
$5,436/mo
Studio
$5,375/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,525/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,020/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Crystal Lake over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Crystal Lake

Recent reviews for independent living in Crystal Lake

Gurnee Meadows

5.0
I’m living here currently and it’s going really, really well. I’m very pleased. When I moved in, my apartment was perfect. I had new carpet and new paint and it was really a pleasure to be able to move in. I was on the waiting list for a few months but they were able to give me exactly what I ...
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The Garlands of Barrington a CCRC

5.0
I couldn't be happier with The Garlands of Barrington! The whole process went impeccably smoothly -- from (short) waiting list, to admission paperwork, to move-in. I can't believe how kind, attentive, and caring the personnel are! Now, after just a couple of weeks, my loved one looks and sounds ...
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Shepherd of Harvard

5.0
Great facility! Cozy and clean. Nurses keep family up date

Crystal Lake independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Crystal Lake independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Crystal Lake, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Crystal Lake independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Crystal Lake partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
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Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
35.5%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
48.4%
32.7%
No sugar
No sugar
41.9%
30.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
41.9%
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Pureed meals
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Availability of select dining options in Crystal Lake independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Crystal Lake communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Crystal Lake, ILNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
58.1%
34.8%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
58.1%
41.7%
Room service
Room service
54.8%
35.3%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
22.6%
16.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Crystal Lake independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Crystal Lake offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Crystal Lake, ILNational
Activity director
Activity director
64.5%
43.5%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
32.3%
27.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
51.6%
31.4%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
58.1%
47.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
64.5%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
80.6%
53%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
41.9%
41.3%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
48.4%
36.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
48.4%
40%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
64.5%
45.8%
Live performances
Live performances
58.1%
45.4%
Dances
Dances
51.6%
30.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
48.4%
38.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
64.5%
45.3%
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