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Independent Living near Rockford, Illinois

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Wesley Willows a CCRC

4141 N Rockton Ave, Rockford, IL 61103

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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...

Faust Landmark Apartments

630 E State Street, Rockford, IL 61104

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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,...

Pa Peterson At The Citadel

1311 Parkview Ave, Rockford, IL 61107

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Luther Center

111 W State St, Rockford, IL 61102

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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,...

Peterson Meadows

6401 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL 61108

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Peterson Meadows is an independent living community that is located in Rockford, IL. This community provides seniors with a great place to live in a location that offers much to do and see. Rockford is a part of Winnebago County, and it provides opportunities to get out and have fun. Residents of...

Grand Victorian of Rockford Independent & Assisted Living

3495 McFarland Road, Rockford, IL 61114

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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...

Anam Care of Rockford

8104 Sayer Road, Rockford, IL 61108

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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. ...

Oak Park Place Janesville

700 Myrtle Way, Janesville, WI 53545

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Parkview Home

1234 S Park Blvd, Freeport, IL 61032

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Grand Victorian of Sycamore

1440 Somonauk Street, Sycamore, IL 60178

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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....

Colonial House

1600 North 14th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115

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Inspiration Ministries

N2270 Hwy 67, Walworth, WI 53184

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Inspiration Ministries is an assisted living community for people with disability. Located in Walworth, WI, the village of Walworth is in Walworth County and home to about 2,800 people. Walworth is a small town that's on Lake Geneva with 40-acres of beautiful trails and paths. Residents can go...

Homestead Apartments

620 E. Saint Mary Street, Milton, WI 53563

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Hearthstone Communities

840 N Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098

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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...

Sherwood Lodge LLC

116 Cherry st, Williams Bay, WI 53191

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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...

Clarendale of Algonquin

2001 W Algonquin Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102

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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,...

Burr Oak Manor

264 Walworth St., Genoa City, WI 53128

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Burr Oak Manor in Genoa City, WI is a 33 bed State Licensed Assisted Living Home with a very comfortable environment. We have a unique license to care for independent individuals as well as those requiring total care at an affordable cost. We provide escorted transportation to and from physician...

Fox River Horizon

785 Fletcher Dr., Elgin, IL 60123

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Fox River Horizon is a senior housing community located in Elgin, IL. Elgin is a part of Cook and Kane Counties and this area offers much to do and see. Those who choose to be a part of Elgin and this community will find that there is always plenty to keep them busy, and their guests will enjoy...

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Rockford, Illinois


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide individuals with a balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about housekeeping. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping are taken care of while you are able to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages 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 prefer. While policies differ 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 variety of advantages and expenses to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your service plan: Waiting list deposit, housekeeping, initial assessment fee, meals, field trips, internet access, cable TV, and parking. The conveniences associated with independent living include healthcare center, laundry service, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, private rental hall, game/TV room, and transportation.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate and weather can be a significant factor in determining which location meets the needs of your loved one. In the summer, Rockford is about 73F. The summer high rises to around 86F in July. The summer low drops to roughly 58F during the month of June. In the winter, the average air temperature in Rockford sinks to around 25F. The high winter temperature gets to about 36F during the month of December. The low winter temperature is approximately 14 F during the month of January. Monthly, Rockford receives about 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically falls in August with an average of 5 inches during the month. For snowfall, Rockford receives on average 35.10 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Rockford is around 37.5. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its highest in December at approximately 62.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Rockford has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, Rockford has a humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity ratings are highest in the month of December at roughly 78%.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical communities can be a significant consideration in choosing the right choice for you or your loved one. The top hospitals in Rockford include Mercyhealth Hospital Rockton Avenue, Swedish American Hospital, and Saint Anthony Medical Center. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Rockford which offer emergency services and other healthcare.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Rockford, 7.3% are widowed, 62.7% participate in the labor force, 8.6% do not have health insurance, and 22.2% live in poverty. In terms of crime, Rockford has 16.2 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 36.0 property crimes per 1000 residents. In the previous presidential election, 46.3% voted Republican, 46.4% voted Democrat, and 7.3% voted for a third party candidate in Winnebago county. The current population of Rockford is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Rockford has a population density of 882 people per square mile. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Rockford 14.3% practice Catholicism, 7.8% are Lutherans, and 6.5% are Methodists. In Rockford, 59.1% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Rockford, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. Racially, the population of Rockford is 3.2% Asian, 21.6% black, 67.0% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 18.4% Hispanic, 3.9% mixed race, 3.9% other or not specified, and 0.4% Native American. In terms of education, 8.5% have a graduate degree, 30.0% have a high-school diploma, and 21.4% have a college degree. In Rockford, 7.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Rockford is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. In Rockford, 28.3% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.8% are over the age of 60, 6.0% are over the age of 70, and 5.0% are over the age of 80. The median age of Rockford is 37 years old.


Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the city in which it is located. Per month, the median price of rent in Rockford is about $861 per month and the median value of a house in Rockford is around $89,696. The rent burden for Rockford is around 17.8% of the average monthly income. The sales tax in Rockford is 6.25%.


State Information

An overview of Illinois

Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Illinois ranks 22nd in healthcare and 35th in quality of life compared to other states. In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. 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.


Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. 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.


State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. 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. The average humidity across the state is 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is 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. 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 blazing star, bloodroot, black eyedSusan, and bird’s foot violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American black bear, the coyote, the cougar, or the American pygmy shrew. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Illinois

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