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Senior housing types near Kankakee, IL

  • Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1485 Butterfield Court, Kankakee, IL 60901
    (5)
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    Riverside Senior Life is the areas only full continuum of care, with over 20 years of experience enriching lives in the community. From Independent Living to Skilled Nursing, Riverside Senior Life delivers a seamless continuum of care , unrivaled in its one-of-a-kind approach. As part of the...

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  • Bickford of Bourbonnais

    Bickford of Bourbonnais

    100 Jones Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (13)
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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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  • Clarendale of Mokena

    Clarendale of Mokena

    21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448
    (78)
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    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...

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  • Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

    Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

    3633 Breakers Dr, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    (33)
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    Just 30 minutes south of Chicago, Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields provides a highly personalized approach to care, including independent and assisted living tailored to resident needs and abilities. Here, you have a choice of unique ranch-style townhome villas with two-car garages, front porches, and...

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  • Senior Suites of Joliet

    Senior Suites of Joliet

    215 North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
    (8)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Hanover Place

    Hanover Place

    16851 S Harlem Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (14)
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    Hanover Place Senior living is a pet-friendly retirement community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. Our private one-bedroom apartments allow seniors to maintain an active, independent lifestyle in their retirement years while taking advantage of our amenities. Our...

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  • Waterford Estates

    Waterford Estates

    17400 S Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429
    (69)
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    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,...

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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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  • Willow Falls

    Willow Falls

    1681 Willow Circle Dr, Crest Hill, IL 60403
    (18)
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    The Inn at Willow Falls was designed with consideration for every facet of a secure and enriching senior lifestyle — from a choice of meticulously designed apartments to a complete program of supportive care and social services. Residents will delight in the beautiful grounds, the comfortable...

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  • Heartis Village of Orland Park

    Heartis Village of Orland Park

    7420 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (3)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village Orland Park community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Marian Village

    Marian Village

    15624 Marian Drive, Homer Glen, IL 60491
    (4)
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    Looking for senior housing near you? Situated on 80 sprawling acres in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Marian Village in Homer Glen, Illinois offers easy living that is enriching and inspiring. Our Catholic senior living community welcomes people of all faiths as our focus is truly on your...

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  • Clarendale of Schererville

    Clarendale of Schererville

    7770 Burr St, Schererville, IN 46375
    (31)
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    Clarendale of Schererville is a top pet-friendly senior community in the Chicago metro area, providing independent living assisted living and memory care for our residents. Our convenient and comfortable suburban location features 177 units and is designed with seniors’ comfort and well-being in...

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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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  • Elevate South Holland

    Elevate South Holland

    16300 Louis Avenue, South Holland, IL 60473
    (18)
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    Elevate Senior Living in South Holland is a close-knit retirement community with independent living, assisted living, and memory care. As a member of the Elevate Housing Foundation, our philosophy is rooted in effective, resident-centered and life-changing senior living. Being a nonprofit...

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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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  • Senior Suites of Fay's Point

    Senior Suites of Fay's Point

    13201 South Ashland Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406
    (11)
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    Senior Suites of Fay’s Point is a top rated, pet-friendly independent living community for seniors 62 and older in the greater Chicago area. Situated along Little Calumet River and the Cal Sag Channel, we provide a serene and comfortable environment and convenient location so seniors can maximize...

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  • Palos Heights Senior Living (IL Now Open)

    Palos Heights Senior Living (IL Now Open)

    7100 West College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Nestled in the trees next to the...

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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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  • Franciscan Village

    Franciscan Village

    1270 Village Drive, Lemont, IL 60439
    (16)
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    Take a deep breath and imagine what your everyday life could be if you eliminate having to prepare and cook meals and significantly reduce your housekeeping duties. How would you like being able to walk to Mass, a gorgeous outdoor stations of the cross devotion, a fine restaurant, bistro, gift...

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  • Senior Suites of Hegewisch

    Senior Suites of Hegewisch

    13550 South Avenue O, Chicago, IL 60633
    (4)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Burr Ridge Senior Living

    Burr Ridge Senior Living

    16W301 91st Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (1)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. At Burr Ridge Senior Living, we...

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  • Senior Suites of Washington Heights

    Senior Suites of Washington Heights

    848 West 103rd Street, Chicago, IL 60643
    (4)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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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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  • Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham

    Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham

    1050 West 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60620
    (11)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites of Marquette Village

    Senior Suites of Marquette Village

    7430 South Rockwell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (4)
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    Senior Suites offers affordable, high quality apartments homes with specially-designed amenities to meet the needs of Chicago's older adults, those 62 years of age and better.

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  • Senior Suites of Chatham

    Senior Suites of Chatham

    8300 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60619
    (5)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Oak Trace a CCRC

    Oak Trace a CCRC

    200 Village Drive, Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (7)
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    Oak Trace, located in Downers Grove, IL, is not-for-profit continuing care retirement community that offers a continuum of living options. Catered living, skilled nursing care and memory support are all situated right on campus. With everything so close by, you'll know that you can find whatever you...

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  • Autumn Green at Midway Village

    Autumn Green at Midway Village

    6700 South Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (39)
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    Don't let our value prices fool you -- Autumn Green is a beautiful community!   Autumn Green at Midway Village offers full-service rental retirement living at a mid-range price for persons aged 62+ OR For-sale condominiums for persons aged 55+ in the adjacent Midway Village...

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  • Senior Suites of Garfield Ridge

    Senior Suites of Garfield Ridge

    5839 South Harlem Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638
    (12)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites Midway Village

    Senior Suites Midway Village

    6800 S. Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629
    (13)
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    Senior Suites of Midway Village is a welcoming, secure independent living community in Chicago for seniors ages 62 and over. We provide the opportunity for seniors to forego home maintenance chores in favor of private apartments with housekeeping in a convenient location. We want our residents to...

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  • Rittenhouse Village At Portage

    Rittenhouse Village At Portage

    6235 Sterling Creek Road, Portage, IN 46368
    (24)
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    It's A Wonderful Senior Life At Rittenhouse Village, Our Philosophy is Different We're creating a resident-focused senior living community with you and your well-being in mind. At Rittenhouse Village At Portage, we've designed the very best in senior living by blending wonderful amenities with...

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  • Jackson Park Supportive Living

    Jackson Park Supportive Living

    1448 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619
    (3)
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    The Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility was created to provide a safe, comfortable, and supportive living environment for individuals age 22-64 years old offering the highest level of service and expertise while maintaining the individual's independence. Our apartments are designed to provide a...

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  • Senior Suites of Rainbow Beach

    Senior Suites of Rainbow Beach

    2804 East 77th Place, Chicago, IL 60649
    (15)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Senior Suites Gage Park

    Senior Suites Gage Park

    3244 West 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60629
    (6)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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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 Suites of South Shore

    Senior Suites of South Shore

    2355 East 67th Street, Chicago, IL 60649
    (21)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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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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  • 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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  • La Grange Pointe

    La Grange Pointe

    51 East Cossitt, La Grange, IL 60525
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    Nestled in the heart of downtown La Grange, Illinois, LaGrange Pointe is the very best in Senior Living! LaGrange Pointe is a unique living experience geared for independent seniors who value their freedom of choice. A unique concept in senior living, LaGrange is an upscale retirement community that...

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  • Senior Suites of New City

    Senior Suites of New City

    4845 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609
    (7)
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    Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a resident...

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  • Presence Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community

    Presence Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community

    1571 West Ogden Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526
    (17)
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    Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers 270 spacious independent living residences and 64 licensed assisted living apartments in a variety of floor plans. Independent living amenities include: restaurant-style dinner served daily, 24-hour staff and emergency call system, Wellness Clinic and...

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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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  • Cordia Senior Residence

    Cordia Senior Residence

    865 North Cass Avenue, Westmont, IL 60559
    (33)
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    Cordia Senior Residence is taking senior living to a new level and it all begins with the fresh and innovative approach that we take towards it. Through our staff and a variety of unique and engaging programs, we inspire our residents to lead lives on the own terms. At Cordia Senior Residence, we...

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  • Montgomery Place

    Montgomery Place

    5550 S Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637
    (1)
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    Montgomery Place is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with a range of living options. Located in Chicago's historic Hyde Park, with spectacular views of Lake Michigan, there's something for everyone here! Modern apartments support active lifestyles and Independent Living. Assisted Living...

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  • Cantata Adult Life Services a CCRC

    Cantata Adult Life Services a CCRC

    8700 W 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513
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    Cantata Adult Life Services is committed to enabling older adults to achieve the greatest possible level of self-sufficiency and independence. The overarching goal of our not-for-profit organization is to facilitate active living and the continuation of healthy relationships with and among people of...

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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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  • Pontiac Towers

    1011 West Washington, Pontiac, IL 61764
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    Located in Pontiac, Livingston County, IL, Pontiac Towers provides senior housing done right and provides residents with a safe and secure place to call home. The location of this residence is superior thanks to its perfect weather, great location, proximity to shopping and entertainment, and...

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  • Wrightwood Senior Apartments

    2815 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60652
    (2)
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    Wrightwood Senior Apartments are located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, one of the most exciting cities in the United States. With a population of over three million people, Chicago is buzzing with life and opportunities. Wrightwood Senior Apartments offer convenience and comfort in a healthy...

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  • Alden Horizon Senior Living

    2000 Randi Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
    (39)
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    Alden Horizon Senior Living is a community located in Aurora, Illinois. Here at Alden Horizon, it is our sole goal to provide our residents with the best care they can receive, while providing a luxurious and rich life that they will enjoy and never get bored. Even if a residents health needs ever...

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  • Windsor Place

    42 S Ashland Ave, La Grange, IL 60525
    (6)
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    Windsor Place is a senior housing community of 55 and over residents and is located in the historic and vibrant city of La Grange, Cook County, Illinois. A drive away from luscious woods and parks, Windsor Place is the perfect setting for anyone looking for a peaceful and relaxing home. Surrounded...

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Kankakee, Illinois

Independent Living

For seniors who wish to live primarily without personal assistance but wish for the advantage of having housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect option. Occupants can use their free time as they wish while their meals are prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. 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 choose. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a variety of expenses and benefits to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are covered in the care plan: internet access, transportation, wellness program, utilities, parking, cable TV, meals, and housekeeping. The benefits that pertain to independent living include golf course, private rental hall, security guards, community activities, concierge services, laundry service, restaurant-style dining hall, and game/TV room.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood in which it is located. The rent burden for Kankakee is about 18.9% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Kankakee is around $815 per month and the median home value in Kankakee costs around $85,037.

Demographics and Values

Kankakee has a population density of 674 people per square mile. In Kankakee, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans. In terms of education, 5.0% have a graduate degree, 33.6% have a high-school diploma, and 12.2% have a college degree. Based on gender, 50.3% are female and 49.7% are male. The median age of Kankakee is 35 years old. Racially, the population of Kankakee is 1.1% Asian, 1.9% mixed race, 39.4% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.9% Native American, 53.5% white, 3.2% other or not specified, and 18.3% Hispanic. In Kankakee, 11.6% do not have health insurance, 32.1% live in poverty, 21.2% have some form of disability, and 56.4% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

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

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,453 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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, bird's foot violet, black eyedSusan, and viola pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern red bat, the American pygmy shrew, the big brown bat, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.