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Wyndcrest Assisted Living

4817 Oak Hill Rd, Rochester, IL 62563

4.5
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Montvale Estates

2601 Montvale Drive, Springfield, IL 62704

4.0
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Montvale Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a quiet, west suburb of Springfield, Montvale Estates offers you an elegant home just outside Illinois' historically significant capitol. We're conveniently close to shopping, healthcare and all...

Villas of Holly Brook - Shelbyville

2201 West Main Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565

3.6
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Villas of Holly Brook is an assisted living community. We offer microwaves and full refrigerators in each apartment and our apartments are 1 or 2 bedroom with a large walk-in closet. You do not need to leave your furry friend behind, pets are welcome! We offer transportation to and from in...

Villas of Holly Brook - Chatham

825 E. Walnut Street, Chatham, IL 62629

4.3
(10 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are Chatham's only ALL INCLUSIVE community. We are pet friendly as well. Tours and admissions accepted 7 days per week.

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Hickory Glen

1700 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62702

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Hickory Glen offers senior living with assisted care. At Hickory Glen we provide independent seniors like you with the environment for you to enjoy an active, engaging and fulfilling lifestyle. One of the most comforting benefits we offer at Hickory Glen is our Assisted Care. Assisted Care is...

Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Lincoln

201 Stahlhut Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Timber Creek Village of Lincoln is a family-owned assisted living community located in Lincoln, IL. The city of Lincoln is in Logan County and is home to about 14,500 people. Lincoln is a small town with a country feeling and beautiful views. Residents can enjoy spending time shopping with...

Cedarhurst of Springfield

3520 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield, IL 62711

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Eagle Ridge of Decatur

875 W. McKinley Ave., Decatur, IL 62526

5.0
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Eagle Ridge is an affordable assisted living community that is offered to 65 and older adults. The emphasis is on maintaining your health, wellness, and independence at Eagle Ridge.  A full array of amenities and helpfull services will make your days fulfilled and comfortable for you and...

Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Springfield (Now Open)

3401 Hedley Rd., Springfield, IL 62711

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Eastland Retirement Community

901 Eastland Dr, Auburn, IL 62615

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Eastland is owned and operated by the Moose family of Auburn Illinois. Eastland Retirement Community provides the best of both worlds – the independence residents want with the support they need.Eastland offers a clean and comfortable atmosphere with a caring and friendly staff. Our quiet,...

Cedarhurst of Jacksonville

2225 W Morton Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Carriage Crossing Decatur NOW OPEN

2650 N Monroe St, Decatur, IL 62526

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Lodge at Manito

1303 S East Ave, Manito, IL 61546

3.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Live close to what you love about Manito in a neighborhood with features your family will appreciate, too.Our senior living community is thoughtfully located in an area where you can get the most out of your retirement. Restaurants, shopping, parks, pharmacies and hospitals are nearby.In...

Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Litchfield

101 W. Sallee Ave, Litchfield, IL 62056

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Pointe at Jacksonville

20 Jacksonville Place, Jacksonville, IL 62650

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion

1635 Baltimore Ave., Mount Zion, IL 62549

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Glenwood of Mount Zion is a assisted living community located in Mount Zion, IL. The city of Mount Zion is located in Macon County and is home to about 5,800 people. Mount Zion is a quiet town with relaxing water views from nearby Ama Park. Residents can enjoy going out with friends, going...

Springfield Supportive Living Center

2034 Clear Lake Ave., Springfield, IL 62703

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

Springfield Supportive Living opened in August of 2005. Our highly qualified staff are here to serve you 24 hours a day. Their backgrounds in health care enable them to provide quality care as well as outstanding customer service. We can be found near Historic downtown Springfield and only...

Villas of South Park Chatham

10000 S Main St, Chatham, IL 62629

4.6
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Villa Senior Care Community

100 Stardust, Sherman, IL 62684

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Moweaqua Rehabilitation and Health Care Center

525 S Macon St, Moweaqua, IL 62550

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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Cost of independent living in Rochester, IL

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $2,912
    State
  • $2,179
    Rochester, IL
  • $2,700
    Auburn, IL
  • $752
    Sherman, IL
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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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

Rochester, Illinois

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the opportunity to continue to live their active lives while making sure their essential needs are being met. Residents can use their free time as they wish while their food is prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, numerous 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 an assortment of advantages and costs to keep in mind when determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in the service plan: move-in fee, transportation, private phone, utilities, parking, Waiting list deposit, laundry, and wellness program. The benefits associated with independent living include transportation, restaurant-style dining hall, golf course, game/TV room, private rental hall, healthcare center, community activities, and laundry service.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 22.1% have a graduate degree, 54.9% have a college degree, and 19.6% have a high-school diploma. In Rochester, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Rochester is 0.0% Asian, 2.2% black, 0.0% Native American, 1.4% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% mixed race, 1.1% other or not specified, and 96.1% white. In Rochester, 3.3% live in poverty, 60.4% participate in the labor force, 3.7% are widows, and 9.6% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Rochester is 41 years old. The total population of Rochester consists of 3,729 people. Rochester has a population density of 591 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a community is based could have a major influence on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major factor in choosing which destination meets the needs of you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Rochester is around 13.9% of the average monthly income. Rochester has a median home value of $181,970 and the median cost of rent is about $1,130 per month.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

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. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. 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

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

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 temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in 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. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. 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, 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 bird’s foot violet, blazing star, bloodroot, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the coyote, the American pygmy shrew, or the big brown bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Illinois

Springfield Supportive Living Center, Eastland Retirement Community and Eagle Ridge of Decatur are the top rated independent living facilities near Rochester, Illinois. See full list of communities.

There are 21 independent living facilities near Rochester, Illinois. See the full list.

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