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Senior housing types near Dixon, IL

  • Morningside of Sterling

    Morningside of Sterling

    2705 Avenue E., Sterling, IL 61081
    (8)
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    Good Neighor Care of Sterling~Now Open!

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  • Faust Landmark Apartments

    630 E State Street, Rockford, IL 61104
    (1)
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    Faust Landmark, located in Rockford, Illinois, is a high-rise affordable senior housing apartment community for independent-minded seniors, and those with physical limitations, on a fixed or low income. Faust Landmark is a beautifully renovated and remodeled historical building. At the Faust, you'll...

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  • Wesley Willows a CCRC

    Wesley Willows a CCRC

    4141 N Rockton Ave, Rockford, IL 61103
    (8)
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    Wesley Willows, a not-for-profit organization, has been making a difference in the lives of seniors since 1966. The Rockford area's premier continuing-care retirement community, Wesley Willows, offers a full continuum of housing and services on one campus — duplex homes, independent living and...

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  • Bickford of Rockford

    Bickford of Rockford

    960 North Mulford, Rockford, IL 61107
    (17)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Anam Care of Rockford

    Anam Care of Rockford

    8104 Sayer Road, Rockford, IL 61108
    (8)
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    Anam Care, which is part of the Anam Campus in Rockford, is designed to meet, in the most loving way possible, the specialized needs of all who are affected with a dementia, including Alzheimer's, Lewy Body, Parkinson's and Frontal-temporal dementias, memory loss and cognitive impairment. Ensuring...

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  • Grand Victorian of Rockford Independent & Assisted Living

    Grand Victorian of Rockford Independent & Assisted Living

    3495 McFarland Road, Rockford, IL 61114
    (13)
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    The Grand Victorian of Rockford is located in an all-American city of 150,000 with all the attractions and services of a large metropolis but with the pace and lifestyle of a smaller town. Nicknamed 'The Forest City,' Rockford is a city of tree-lined streets and quiet, friendly neighborhoods. The...

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  • TLC Living Community

    TLC Living Community

    508 Roosevelt Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115
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    TLC Living Community Where it feels like home, because it is home. TLC Living Community is a newly constructed, 92 apartment assisted living community, Phase 1 completed in March 2020. Located on six acres in Machesney Park, Illinois, it offers an ideal location close to retail, shopping,...

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  • Grand Victorian of Sycamore

    Grand Victorian of Sycamore

    1440 Somonauk Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
    (10)
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    The Grand Victorian of Sycamore is located in the county seat of DeKalb County, an ideal community in the heart of some of America's most productive farmland. Tree-lined streets and stately 19th century architecture offer picturesque small-town surroundings and a comfortable lifestyle. Incorporated...

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  • Hickory Terrace

    1440 David Dr., Sycamore, IL 60178
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    Hickory Terrace is our brand-new independent living community built By Grainger. We are a family owned company lead by owners Brian and Susie Grainger. Brian Grainger has been active in building senior housing in the Sycamore area for more than six years, with unparalleled customer satisfaction...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis

    New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis

    1900 10th Street, Silvis, IL 61282
    (20)
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    New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis is located just outside the Quad Cities, in Illinois. Creative interior design combines warm, friendly tones with the beauty and amenities of a fine hotel. And when the resident comes first, there is no end to the great opportunities for Living Life on Purpose!...

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  • Palmer Hills

    Palmer Hills

    2617 Maplecrest Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722
    (20)
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    Palmer Hills provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Tucked away in a quiet suburb of Bettendorf, residents love the convenience of living in this charming and bustling community. You'll appreciate being just minutes from shopping, medical offices and numerous...

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  • Greenfields of Geneva a CCRC

    Greenfields of Geneva a CCRC

    0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva, IL 60134
    (5)
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    It only takes a moment to see the future in a completely new way at GreenFields of Geneva. GreenFields is offers a full-continuum of care all under one roof, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Independent living here keeps you...

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  • Senior Star at Elmore Place

    Senior Star at Elmore Place

    4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
    (36)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive away....

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  • Huntley Springs Retirement Resort

    Huntley Springs Retirement Resort

    11700 Samatha Lane, Huntley, IL 60142
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    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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  • Carriage Oaks

    Carriage Oaks

    1500 S. 14th Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (9)
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    Carriage Oaks is an Independent Living 80 apartment style home community located in St. Charles Il. We are a not for profit community governed by a Board of Directors - 3 of whom live within the community and are voted in by their peers, 2 outside Directors appointed by our Sponsors City of St....

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  • Prairie Ridge of Galena

    Prairie Ridge of Galena

    1 Prairie Ridge Drive, Galena, IL 61036
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    Prairie Ridge of Galena is the area's premier Independent Living and Memory Care community. Located in beautiful and historic Galena, Illinois, our state-of-the-art building began welcoming residents in August 2017. Residents of Prairie Ridge can expect the very best in retirement living; from fine...

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  • Jennings Terrace

    Jennings Terrace

    275 S. La Salle St., Aurora, IL 60505
    (23)
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    Established in 1943 Jennings Terrace is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to serving the needs of area senior citizens in a home-like setting. Jennings is a provider of affordable high quality services. Our services are responsive and flexible to meet current and changing demands. ...

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  • Presence Fox Knoll

    Presence Fox Knoll

    421 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    (28)
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    For over 20 years, Presence Fox Knoll has been serving the residents of the Fox Valley area in a tradition of understanding, support, and respect. Our community features a continuum of care in which our professional staff provide a variety of services to compliment our residents needs. Situated in a...

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  • River Glen of St. Charles

    River Glen of St. Charles

    975 N 5th Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (21)
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    At Delnor Glen, our assisted living services are designed to help maximize independence and add to quality of life. Residents enjoy all the benefits of living in a home-like setting, with the added security of knowing that caring staff is always close-at-hand. Our bright studio, one- and two-bedroom...

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  • Plum Landing Retirement Community

    Plum Landing Retirement Community

    495 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    (23)
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    Fox Valley's Premier Retirement Community Plum Landing is the place to live for independent seniors! All the freedom you want and services to make life easier and more enjoyable. Delight in top notch service from our dedicated and friendly staff, newly renovated apartments, and the best activity...

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  • Hunt Club Village

    Hunt Club Village

    200 Hunt Club Dr, Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (8)
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    Hunt Club Village has been designed to address the social and economic needs of independent seniors. Located on a 5 acre site, 104 units and elegantly decorated common areas, Hunt Club Village offers a new lifestyle alternative to residents allowing them to enjoy their retirement years.

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  • Sunnymere

    Sunnymere

    925 Sixth Avenue, Aurora, IL 60505
    (25)
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    In 2014, Sunnymere celebrated 75 years of providing quality, affordable and all-inclusive, care to seniors who are no longer able to live safely on their own. All meals, housekeeping, laundry and activities are included in the monthly cost. There is no 'buy in.' Last year, we upgraded and replaced...

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  • Hearthstone Communities

    Hearthstone Communities

    840 N Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098
    (12)
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    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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  • The Lakes and Superior at Waterford

    The Lakes and Superior at Waterford

    1821 Audra Circle , Aurora, IL 60504
    (39)
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    Each duplex home features 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, fully applianced kitchen, fireplace, laundry room, garage, front porch, Lifeline phone system, and many luxury features! Sunrooms and pond views are also available. Each is approx 1350 to 1450 sq. feet. Enjoy your independence on our 38 acre...

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  • Atrium at Oak Crest Residence

    Atrium at Oak Crest Residence

    204 South State Street, Elgin, IL 60123
    (27)
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    Rich in history, Oak Crest Residence and Atrium Apartments has become home to seniors since 1904. Oak Crest offers an active lifestyle of individual choices and customized service options. Our size provides a friendly neighborhood atmosphere.

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  • Clarendale of Algonquin

    Clarendale of Algonquin

    2001 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102
    (63)
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    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. Free resident parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care,...

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  • Eastgate Manor

    Eastgate Manor

    101 Eastgate Court, Algonquin, IL 60102
    (18)
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    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. Your...

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  • Huntington Place

    Huntington Place

    3801 North Wright Road, Janesville, WI 53546
    (12)
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    At Huntington Place we are committed to providing an environment for our seniors that emphasizes family, friends and community. Within our community you will experience a warm atmosphere where quality of care and quality of life go hand-in-hand.     Huntington Place condominiums...

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  • Clare Oaks

    825 Carillon Drive, Bartlett, IL 60103
    (145)
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    Imagine a warm and friendly community with a small-town feel, where making friends is easy, and people care about and help each other. This is Clare Oaks and Assisi Healthcare, a Continuing Care Life Plan Retirement Community. Located in Bartlett, Illinois on 41 acres of wetlands and rolling...

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  • American House Cedarlake

    American House Cedarlake

    14800 Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60544
    (30)
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    American House Cedarlake is a pet-friendly independent living and assisted living community for seniors in the greater Chicago area. For those who want to enjoy their retirement in the comfort and privacy of their own one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment without the fuss of home ownership and...

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  • Spring Meadows Naperville

    Spring Meadows Naperville

    504 North River Road, Naperville, IL 60563
    (45)
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    Experience the bounty of a community in bloom at Spring Meadows Naperville. Featuring Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services, our community flourishes at the individual level, with our professional staff and friendly residents working in tandem to create a warm and welcoming...

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  • Westbrook Senior Living

    Westbrook Senior Living

    110 W Schaumburg Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
    (33)
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    Westbrook Senior Living is a brand new community which just opened! We are an Independent, Assisted, Transitional Memory and Secured Memory Care rental community located in Streamwood just on the border of Schaumburg near the Elgin-O'Hare expressway, shopping and restaurants. At Westbrook our goal...

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  • The Timbers of Shorewood

    The Timbers of Shorewood

    1100 N. River Road, Shorewood, IL 60431
    (39)
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    The Timbers of Shorewood delivers an unusual blend of secure senior living with elegance and independence! With full-service kitchens in every apartment, supportive services available for Independent living residents and a restaurant on-site, residents enjoy a wide range of choices regarding they...

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  • Lake Barrington Woods

    Lake Barrington Woods

    22300 Classic Court, Lake Barrington, IL 60010
    (21)
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    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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  • Brookdale Hoffman Estates

    Brookdale Hoffman Estates

    1515 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (52)
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    When it comes to home upkeep, less is more. Our community, located next door to a golf course and across the street from Arthur L. Janura Forest Preserve, has both independent living and assisted living so you’ll have care options if you need more care later.   When something needs to be fixed,...

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  • Atria at River Trail

    Atria at River Trail

    370 North Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (7)
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    Thoughtfully designed to help older adults enjoy greater well-being, Atria at River Trail is a newly built independent living, assisted living and memory care community serving the families of Bolingbrook and Naperville. Whether residents select a spacious studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment, they...

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  • Fox Point

    Fox Point

    3300 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050
    (40)
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    Fox Point Independent & Assisted Living and Fox Point Manor Memory Care is located 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 dining, life at Fox Point in McHenry offers a small...

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  • McHenry Villa, LLC

    McHenry Villa, LLC

    3516 West Waukegan Road, McHenry, IL 60050
    (24)
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    McHenry Villa, LLC is an independent living community found in the heart of uptown McHenry, Illinois, located in McHenry County. Situated on the waterfront of Fox River, our residents and their pets can enjoy relaxing in a picturesque community just minutes away from restaurants, shopping and other...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Joliet

    Solstice Senior Living at Joliet

    901 Essington Road, Joliet, IL 60435
    (30)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Joliet provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Just outside of Chicago, we're conveniently located in Joliet, a friendly suburb linked to the city by highways and trains. Our community has everything you could ever want; Joliet features fine...

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  • Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    1920 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532
    (3)
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    Villa St. Benedict is a CCRC located in Lisle, IL just minutes from Naperville and the surrounding western suburbs of Chicago. Our 47 acre, park like campus offers 56 independent, two bedroom villas and 140 independent apartments all constructed in 2004. Benedale Center for Assisted Living and...

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  • Senior Star at Weber Place

    Senior Star at Weber Place

    605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
    (100)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Weber Place! Weber Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Romeoville, Illinois. Inside Weber Place, residents gather for fellowship and fun in our multiple activity venues, private dining rooms, billiards and shuffleboard areas, and...

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  • Brookdale Lisle

    Brookdale Lisle

    1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL 60532
    (53)
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    Good Times, Good People Are you ready to enjoy everything senior living has to offer?  At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Lisle, Illinois, you can enjoy a beautiful and inviting environment with spacious common rooms, a fun-filled events calendar with a multitude of activities and...

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  • Emerald Village

    Emerald Village

    150 West Wise Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193
    (8)
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    Emerald Village offers the ideal combination of independence with safety and security for its residents. Emerald Village, a 97 unit, 4 story building provides a new lifestyle free from worries and filled with good times shared with good friends.

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  • The Garlands of Barrington a CCRC

    The Garlands of Barrington a CCRC

    1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington, IL 60010
    (11)
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    The Garlands is a unique community for people ages 55 and olde r that offers residents an uncompromising lifestyle in a resort setting with unprecedented amenities and services. The Garlands homes offer superb construction, thoughtful interior design and the finest quality. They feature large and...

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  • Snyder Village a CCRC

    Snyder Village a CCRC

    1200 E Partridge St, Metamora, IL 61548
    (1)
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    Snyder Village is a non-profit, Christian community. We are committed to providing for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of others in a loving, dignified, and Christian atmosphere. Located in a beautiful rural setting in Metamora, Illinois, Snyder Village offers a variety of living...

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  • Brookdale Glen Ellyn

    Brookdale Glen Ellyn

    60 North Nicoll Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (41)
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    If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our senior living community just outside of Chicago might be the right fit for you. Here you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and assisted living on the same campus. Trade home...

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  • Bickford of Peoria

    Bickford of Peoria

    1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
    (41)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Beacon Hill a CCRC

    Beacon Hill a CCRC

    2400 S Finley Rd, Lombard, IL 60148
    (1)
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    Beacon Hills is a comfortable and relaxed independent living community in Lombard, Illinois. It is conveniently located very close to lots of shopping opportunities in Lombard such as the Yorktown Center and the nearby Ronal Regan Memorial Tollway for easy access. Each day, we endeavor to provide...

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  • Independence Village of Peoria

    Independence Village of Peoria

    1201 West Northmoor Road, Peoria, IL 61614
    (32)
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    Discover a community that strikes a balance between independence and comfortable living at Independence Village of Peoria. Home to spacious apartments, our community supports Independent Living. Whether taking part in social activities such as happy hours, card games and bingo or exploring the area...

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  • Henry Stout

    Henry Stout

    125 W. Ninth Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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    An affordable luxury apartment home community built on the promise of independent, carefree living for seniors 55 years and better. With many reasons to enjoy life and have peace of mind. Professionally managed by Horizon which develops, builds and manages apartment homes for seniors that are...

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Dixon, Illinois

Independent Living

If you or your loved one would like the peace of mind of having your chores managed by professionalls while living life at your own pace, think about the option of independent living. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they choose, 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 age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. 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 as desired. There are a variety of expenditures and advantages to keep in mind when selecting an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in the care plan: utilities, cable TV, internet access, transportation, initial assessment fee, wellness program, Waiting list deposit, and private phone. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include concierge services, healthcare center, security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, laundry service, golf course, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in choosing which location meets the needs of your family. The median home value in Dixon costs around $92,470 and the median cost for rent is $746 a month. The rent burden for Dixon is about 14.2% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 17.6% have a college degree, 6.8% have a graduate degree, and 28.4% have a high-school diploma. In Dixon, 7.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Dixon has a population density of 780 people per square mile. In Dixon, 51.9% participate in the labor force, 13.3% live in poverty, 7.1% consider themselves widows, and 5.5% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Dixon is 9.0% Hispanic, 2.5% mixed race, 0.8% Asian, 10.7% black, 84.4% white, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, and 1.2% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 56.6% are male and 43.4% are female. The median age of Dixon is 40 years old.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. 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 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. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center.

Social demographics of the state

In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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.

State-wide weather information

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%. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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 and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Illinois

The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of angelica, black snakeroot, blazing star, and viola pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American pygmy shrew, the coyote, the big brown bat, or the cougar. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.