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Senior housing types near Lake Forest, IL

  • Lake Forest Place Independent Living

    Lake Forest Place Independent Living

    1100 Pembridge Dr., Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (1)
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    For today’s independent older adults, Presbyterian Homes’ Lake Forest Place is a Life Plan Community with the perfect combination of sophisticated retirement living and total peace of mind. Located on 60 beautifully wooded acres, Lake Forest Place offers apartment and cottage residences just minutes...

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  • Green Oaks Senior Living

    Green Oaks Senior Living

    14595 W Rockland Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
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    Here you'll enjoy a spacious, park-like property with beautiful brick buildings. Walking paths meander through the landscape, leading you to a small, tranquil lake. The community feels warm and welcoming with areas that are alive with activity alongside quiet neighborhoods that provide serenity for...

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  • Spring Meadows Libertyville

    Spring Meadows Libertyville

    901 Florsheim Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
    (56)
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    Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Libertyville is Spring Meadows Libertyville, a thriving community where residents are our main concern and our professional services ensure a high quality of living. Our residents enjoy Libertyville, IL , Independent Living, Assisted Living and...

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  • Brookdale Vernon Hills

    Brookdale Vernon Hills

    145 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    (85)
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    Resort-Style Senior Living at Its Finest You 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 six...

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  • Sedgebrook

    Sedgebrook

    800 Audubon Way, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    (6)
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    Sedgebrook, located in Lincolnshire, Lake County, Illinois is a premier assisted living community in the area. The community is designed to fit the lives of each unique individual. With state of the art amenities installed on site, the community has a life of its own, despite it being surrounded by...

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  • Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes (IL & AL)

    Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes (IL & AL)

    10 East Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    (33)
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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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  • Addolorata Villa

    Addolorata Villa

    555 McHenry Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090
    (16)
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    Situated on 17 rolling acres in the northwest suburbs, our community features carefully appointed apartments offering many modern conveniences combined with the everyday comforts of home. Picture a lifestyle where you receive unequaled services and amenities while having a whole new world of...

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  • Brookdale Northbrook

    Brookdale Northbrook

    4501 Concord Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062
    (24)
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    A Meaningful Retirement Why would you settle for a senior living community that requires you to sacrifice your well-deserved freedom and independence in exchange for quality care? Our residents enjoy both here at our independent and assisted living community in Northbrook, Illinois. You can join...

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  • Vi at The Glen

    Vi at The Glen

    2500 Indigo Ln, Glenview, IL 60026
    (3)
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    Vi at the Glen is an upscale continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Glenview, Illinois. Our assisted and independent living community is part of a 1,000-acre master-planned community featuring a wide variety of distinctive amenities. There is also an endless amount of social and...

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  • Waverly Inn Memory Care & Cottages

    Waverly Inn Memory Care & Cottages

    515 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (2)
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    Waverly Inn Memory Care Community, a Koelsch Community, and family owned since 1958 is located in the Village of Arlington Heights. Along with excellence in care, Waverly Inn Memory Care Community will offer full meals, vibrant mental and physical activities 7 days a week, scheduled social outings...

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  • Atria Glenview NOW OPEN

    Atria Glenview NOW OPEN

    4700 W Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025
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    Located in the Village of Glenview on the North Shore, Atria Glenview is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, most with...

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  • The Solana Deer Park

    The Solana Deer Park

    21840 West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, IL 60010
    (32)
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    Purposefully designed to offer the benefits of a simpler, more flexible lifestyle, The Solana Deer Park is a new senior living community for active older adults. Located in a scenic setting near Deer Grove Forest Preserve, this thoughtfully designed residence offers discreet, 24-hour assistance with...

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  • Embark at Niles

    Embark at Niles

    8975 W Golf Rd, Niles, IL 60714
    (52)
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    Lease by April 24 and save $1,500! Enjoy $500 off your base rent for the first three months.*See our Sales Director for details. Senior living in Niles, IL takes on new meaning at Embark at Niles. Our residents enjoy a relaxing, comfortable lifestyle, including well-appointed on-site amenities and...

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  • Mather Place

    Mather Place

    2801 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091
    (5)
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    At Mather Place, a unique lifestyle residence for those 62 and better, the independent life you've built will continue, but in a worry-free way that lets you focus on what's most important to you. Without the chores and the upkeep of owning a home, you are free to structure your time any way you...

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  • The Grand at Twin Lakes

    The Grand at Twin Lakes

    920 E Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL 60074
    (25)
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    Introducing The Grand at Twin Lakes, a full service senior living community with 24/7 onsite Assistance With Activities of Daily Living which allows residents to gracefully age in place. Located on Twin Lakes in Palatine, The Grand is designed with the active senior in mind. You’re just steps away...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Palatine

    Solstice Senior Living at Palatine

    55 South Greeley Street, Palatine, IL 60067
    (43)
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    You will find this is a welcoming community with plenty of things to do that help you to be active and happy in your new home. You'll find everything here. Since we are inside the charming town of Palatine, you'll also enjoy the convenience of being close to excellent healthcare, fine dining and...

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  • The Moorings of Arlington Heights

    The Moorings of Arlington Heights

    811 E. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (7)
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    Located on a beautifully landscaped, 45-acre campus in the heart of Chicago’s northwest suburbs, The Mooring of Arlington Heights offers gracious, independent senior living in a country-like setting. This senior living campus combines a quiet country ambiance with a genuine small-town neighborliness...

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  • Westminster Place Independent Living

    Westminster Place Independent Living

    3200 Grant Street, Evanston, IL 60201
    (2)
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    Located minutes from downtown Evanston, IL., and Northwestern University, Westminster Place is renowned not only for the beauty and livability of the campus, but also for our exceptional continuum of care. You’ll find a wide selection of inviting residences, an extraordinary array of programs and...

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  • Brookdale Des Plaines

    Brookdale Des Plaines

    800 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (48)
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    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 to...

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  • Church Creek

    Church Creek

    1250 West Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (38)
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    Church Creek, ideal for seniors who value their independence and appreciate the good life, is an independent full-service community conveniently located next to Northwest Community Hospital. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and...

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  • The Highlands Assisted Living at Westminster Place

    The Highlands Assisted Living at Westminster Place

    3131 Simpson St, Evanston, IL 60201
    (5)
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    The Highlands Assisted Living at Westminster Place is a community situated within a beautiful 40-acre campus. As a part of Presbyterian Homes' continuum of care, this assisted living community in Evanston offers levels of personalized care based on an individual’s needs. Residents of assisted living...

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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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  • Asbury Court Retirement Community

    Asbury Court Retirement Community

    1750 South Elmhurst Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018
    (39)
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    Welcome to Asbury Court! It is our commitment to meet you at your point of need! Our Senior Living Community Provides- Assisted living Supportive Living Memory Care: Coming in 2017 Skilled Nursing and Rehab: Coming in 2017 At Asbury Court, It's about the Care. Imagine a stress free transition from...

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  • Generations Oakton Arms

    Generations Oakton Arms

    1665 Oakton Place, Des Plaines, IL 60018
    (10)
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    Generations at Oakton offers Independent Living at the Arms while Oakton Pavilion offers short term rehabilitation as well as long term skilled nursing care. Allowing the campus to offer a continuum of care should the need arise. The independent living residents are able to come and go as they...

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  • The Merion

    The Merion

    1611 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
    (12)
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    WHERE ALL DOORS OPEN TO THE HEART OF THE CITY Discover an active senior living lifestyle at the heart of bustling, downtown Evanston, IL. Our beautifully restored historic property is minutes from Chicago, a few blocks from the lakeshore and North Shore neighborhoods, and steps away from...

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  • Summit of Uptown

    Summit of Uptown

    10 N. Summit Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (19)
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    Situated in downtown Park Ridge is The Summit of Uptown which provides Assisted Living, Independent Living and Respite Care. The Summit of Uptown offers completely renovated spacious apartments, with full kitchens, upgraded amenities and attentive services. Assisted Living services include...

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  • Elevate Saint Andrew

    Elevate Saint Andrew

    7000 North Newark Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
    (72)
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    Elevate Saint Andrew is a close-knit continuing care senior retirement community with independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing rehabilitation care. Located in the Village of Niles, Cook County, Illinois, a peaceful suburb ten minutes from Chicago. As a member of the...

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  • Lakewood Tower

    Lakewood Tower

    320 N. Milwaukee Ave, Lake Villa, IL 60046
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    Welcome to Lakewood Tower Apartments where you will find a beautiful new apartment home for active adults 62 and better, at an affordable price. We offer senior living at its best; where our residents come first! Beautiful Lake Villa is the perfect location for your new apartment home. We are just...

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  • Lincolnwood Place

    Lincolnwood Place

    7000 North McCormick Boulevard, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (58)
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    Lincolnwood Place offers independent living and assisted living in Lincolnwood, Illinois. Lincolnwood is a village in Cook County and is most widely known as the home of the Purple Hotel, which has a place in local lore. In addition to the intrigue surrounding this historical site, the village...

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  • The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    3501 Northeast Parkway, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (20)
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    Creating a multi-acre senior living community in the very heart of a highly desirable area like Lincolnwood is a rare opportunity. While only minutes from businesses and shopping, cultural opportunities, houses of worship and medical and professional offices, the landscaped 13-acre,...

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  • Park Plaza, A Jewish Senior Living Community

    Park Plaza, A Jewish Senior Living Community

    6840 N Sacramento Ave, Chicago, IL 60645
    (7)
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    Park Plaza Jewish Senior Living Community offers spacious studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments with room enough for your grandchildren to visit. Studio apartments are equipped with a modern convenience kitchen, while the one and two bedroom apartments offer a Full amenity kitchen...

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  • Senior Suites of Norwood Park

    Senior Suites of Norwood Park

    5700 N. Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
    (48)
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    Senior Suites of Norwood Park is a highly rated Chicago independent living community for seniors 62 years of age or older. We offer the comfort of a private apartment with the joys of communal life. Our convenient location allows residents to fully enjoy their retirement as they take in all the...

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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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  • Senior Suites of Jefferson Park

    Senior Suites of Jefferson Park

    5400 North Northwest Highway, Chicago, IL 60630
    (38)
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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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  • Lilac Apartments

    Lilac Apartments

    3 Lilac Avenue, Fox Lake, IL 60020
    (9)
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    We are a five story building with 105 apartments. 66-one bedroom and 39 two bedroom. We have five distinctive floor plans from 665 to 959 Square Feet of living space. Entire building conforms to ADA standards. We are conveniently located within easy walking distance to Shopping, Banking,...

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  • The Suites of Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    The Suites of Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    4255 N. Oak Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60634
    (2)
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    Senior Suites of Autumn Green at Wright Campus is a lively pet-friendly independent living community in Chicago for seniors age 55 and over. We offer tastefully appointed studio and one-bedroom apartments for total privacy and comfort. Each of our 36 units has an easy to use emergency response...

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  • Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    4239 North Oak Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60634
    (32)
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    Autumn Green at Wright Campus is a senior living community located in the vibrant metropolis of Chicago, Illinois. This iconic city offers some of the best amenities in the country. Glass towers, luxury boutiques and fine dining can be found amongst the busy downtown core. Visiting family members...

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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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  • 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 Breakers at Edgewater Beach

    The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

    5333 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60640
    (68)
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    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...

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  • Bethany Retirement Community

    Bethany Retirement Community

    4950 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640
    (30)
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    Bethany Retirement is a faith-based, non-profit serving the vibrant Andersonville and Ravenswood neighborhoods in Chicago for over 126 years! We were founded in the Methodist tradition; however, we are home to a variety of faiths. We are 'Called to Care' and our desire is to provide active living...

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  • Senior Suites Ravenswood Manor

    Senior Suites Ravenswood Manor

    2800 West Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
    (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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  • The Selfhelp Home

    The Selfhelp Home

    908 W. Argyle Street, Chicago, IL 60640
    (6)
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    The Selfhelp Home is an active and engaging not-for-profit senior living community designed to accommodate the needs of elderly Jewish residents throughout the Chicago area. The Selfhelp Home can be your home no matter what your individual needs. Selfhelp offers a full continium of care. We are a...

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  • Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    303 E. Washington Street, Bensenville, IL 60106
    (67)
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    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...

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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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  • Senior Suites of Kelvyn Park

    Senior Suites of Kelvyn Park

    2715 North Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639
    (5)
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    Senior Suites of Kelvyn Park is a highly rated pet-friendly Chicago independent living community for seniors 62 and older. For retirees looking for a convenient location that allows them to maintain their lifestyle and socialize with their peers, our senior living community is here to make life easy...

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  • The Montclare Senior Residences

    The Montclare Senior Residences

    6650 West Belden, Chicago, IL 60707
    (9)
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    The Montclare Senior Residences would like to invite you to visit our upscale Senior Apartment community for qualified residents ages 55 or better. Located two blocks east of Oak Park Avenue and two blocks south of Fullerton/Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Montclare Senior Residences will change the...

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  • Grace Street Towers

    Grace Street Towers

    635 W Grace St, Chicago, IL 60613
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    Steps from Lake Michigan and a stone's throw away from Wrigley Field... Grace Street Towers truly has the best location in Chicago. Here, we pride ourselves on offering the perfect mix of quiet comforts and the excitement of city living. You'll find everything you need in our close-knit community,...

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  • Senior Suites of Belmont Cragin

    Senior Suites of Belmont Cragin

    6045 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639
    (2)
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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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Lake Forest, Illinois

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the ability to continue to live active lives while assuring their care requirements are being met. Meals, recreational activities and housekeepingare taken care of for you while you are free to use your time as you choose. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and 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 prefer. While policies vary between communities, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a number of benefits and expenses to keep in mind when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in your service plan: housekeeping, initial assessment fee, internet access, parking, transportation, meals, field trips, and laundry. The benefits associated with independent living include healthcare center, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, game/TV room, golf course, security guards, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 51.2% are female and 48.8% are male. The median age of Lake Forest is 48 years old. The total population of Lake Forest consists of 19,612 people. Lake Forest has a population density of 440 people per square mile. In Lake Forest, 5.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Lake Forest, 8.1% have some form of disability, 2.5% do not have health insurance, 6.4% are widows, and 55.6% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Lake Forest is 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.8% Asian, 89.6% white, 1.8% black, 2.9% Hispanic, 1.7% mixed race, and 0.1% other or not specified. In terms of education, 39.1% have a graduate degree, 78.4% have a college degree, and 7.3% have a high-school diploma.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the destination in which it is located. The median home value in Lake Forest costs around $850,544 and the median rent is around $3,060 a month. The rent burden for Lake Forest is around 19.0% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

In terms of resources, Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7, a grocery index rating of 94.2, and a housing index rating of 87.2. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Maryâ's Hospital â–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. The average high winter temperature is around 49°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53°F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average 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. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in Illinois

The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of blazing star, black eyed susan, bird's foot violet, and angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the american black bear, the cougar, the eastern red bat, or the american pygmy shrew. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.