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Lacey Creek Supportive Living

4200 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515

3.5
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Lacey Creek is a highly rated assisted living community in the greater Chicago area for seniors 65 and over. We offer a wide range of amenities and services so our residents feel right at home as they make new friends and engage in social and wellness programs. They can enjoy a maintenance-free...

Saratoga Grove

3460 Saratoga Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515

3.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Saratoga Grove is a Providence Life Services Community. Providence, a non-profit organization, has been committed to providing quality senior living options to those entrusted to our care in Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana for over a century. Our organization offers Independent Living, Assisted...

Clarendale of Algonquin

2001 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102

4.8
(154 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

The Oaks at Bartlett

825 Carillon Dr, Bartlett, IL 60103

4.7
(156 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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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Senior Star at Weber Place

605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446

4.1
(115 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Brookdale Vernon Hills

145 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

4.5
(100 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Resort-Style Senior Living at Its FinestYou have options for senior living in the Chicago area. But none of them look like this. We provide a resort-like environment for independent senior living and assisted living. We are known for our indoor rainforest—at more than a football field long and...

Concord Place

401 W Lake St, Northlake, IL 60164

3.9
(116 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE AT CONCORD PLACE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY We are so much more than a senior community. Concord Place Retirement Community is home. For over 25 years we have prided ourselves in creating a culture and atmosphere of comfort and love. To that end, we have focused our efforts...

Sunrise at Fountain Square

2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148

4.4
(84 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Sunrise Senior Living introduces Fountain Square, a beautiful environment designed to fit your lifestyle...today and tomorrow! Located in Lombard, Illinois, about 20 miles west of downtown Chicago and offers assisted living, independent living, and 2 levels of memory care - Reminiscence and...

Waterford Estates Senior Living

17400 Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429

4.2
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The essence of Waterford Estates is best described in three words: understanding, care, and community. Waterford Estates is located near I57 & I80, on 12 beautiful acres with private walking paths, two ponds and scenic views. Our campus offers those age 62+ independence, privacy, security,...

Clarendale of Mokena

21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448

4.2
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Clarendale of Mokena is the only senior living community in The Village of Mokena, Ill. It is also the newest such community in the greater market area to offer three integrated lifestyle options under one roof - residential living, assisted living and memory care. Clarendale of Mokena creates an...

Brookdale Lake View

3121 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657

4.4
(81 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Healthier Life, Healthier YouHave you been on the hunt for an exceptional senior living experience that gives you the quality care you want without sacrificing the independence and freedom you crave? If so, look no further. Our independent and assisted living community is located within walking...

StoryPoint Naperville

504 N River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

4.4
(80 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to StoryPoint Naperville! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our various senior living options include independent living, enhanced living, assisted living, memory care, and respite...

Brookdale Des Plaines

800 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016

4.5
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It’s good to be home.Our community just outside of Chicago gives you the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and assisted living on the same campus. With several floor plans to chose from, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options, you’ll be able...

Brookdale Lisle

1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL 60532

4.3
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Good Times, Good PeopleAre 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...

Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

303 E. Washington Street, Bensenville, IL 60106

4.2
(80 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bridgeway of Bensenville features independent living homes and apartments offering a worry-free lifestyle. Additionally, Bridgeway of Bensenville offers various levels of assisted living and memory care to those that require more help with daily activities.Lifestyle Amenities:Choice of large...

The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

5333 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60640

4.4
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At The Breakers, I have my choice of a quiet evening in my apartment home or spending time with my friends. There is fun and lively entertainment all in one spot. What's really special is that there is always someone to visit and talk with. It's a warm, friendly community where everyone feels...

Brookdale Hoffman Estates

1515 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

4.4
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

300 West 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148

4.0
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The new Lombard Place Assisted Living and Memory Care in Lombard, IL is the perfect alternative for seniors who value their independence but still need some help from time to time. Carefully designed and professionally managed, Lombard Place features beautiful apartments in a home-like setting....

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

4.3
(74 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in a residential neighborhood only minutes from Wheaton, Atria Park of Glen Ellyn offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, supportive community, with the discreet support of a care staff close at hand. Without the worries of chores and home maintenance, residents are free to pursue...

Brookdale Orland Park

16051 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467

3.9
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Care—On Your TermsWouldn’t it be nice to trade in a life of fear, worry and isolation for one full of comfortable accommodations, wonderful friends and personalized care designed to meet your exact needs? If so, our assisted and memory care community may just be the place for you. The seniors who...

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Learn More About Independent Living in Downers Grove, IL

Downers Grove, a suburb of Chicago, offers residents plenty of the conveniences and resources of a modern, metropolitan city, like shopping centers, dining options, and healthcare facilities. The city of Downers Grove lies in the middle of DuPage County, providing easy access to neighboring cities’ attractions, while the city itself has much to offer, including local festivals, historic sites, and parks.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Downers Grove are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Downers Grove retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Downers Grove, IL

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $3,100 in Downers Grove and $2,200 within the Downers Grove metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 in the state of Illinois was around $2,300.

Learn More About Downers Grove, IL

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Downers Grove are rated 12 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
112 112 118 110 108 111

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$109,101 per year $50,476 per year $87,923 per year $44,982 per year $44,937 per year $6,573 per year $1,055 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Downers Grove include:

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 280+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 260+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Elmhurst Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 280+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Downers Grove’s climate is classified as humid continental, experiencing four distinct seasons. The average humidity level is 66%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 74%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
23°F 32°F 14°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
75°F 87°F 63°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 108

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 38″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
44 18.7% 50,198 3,461 per square mile 2.5

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.1% 5.6% 4.1% 4.7% <0.1% 1.4% 84.2%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Naperville: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 70/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for DuPage County

Democratic Republican Other
53.9% 39.8% 6.3%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Downers Grove include:

  • Downers Grove Museum
  • Masonic Temple Building
  • Fairview Train Station

Outdoor attractions in Downers Grove:

  • Hummer Park
  • Patriots Park
  • Greene Valley Forest Preserve
  • Herrick Lake Forest Preserve

Downers Grove’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Downtown Downers Grove Art Festival
  • Downers Grove Rotary Fest
  • Downers Plaza Shopping Center

Transportation

The Pace Commuter Shuttle provides bus transportation to Downers Grove residents Monday through Friday and offers senior discounts. Taxis, and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Downers Grove.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Illinois

Overture Yorktown 55+ Apartment Homes, La Grange Pointe and Cantata Adult Life Services a CCRC are the top rated independent living facilities near Downers Grove, Illinois. See full list of communities.

There are 303 independent living facilities near Downers Grove, Illinois. See the full list.

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