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Senior housing types near Shelbyville, IL

  • Brookstone Of Mattoon South

    Brookstone Of Mattoon South

    2008 South 9th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938
    (7)
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    All Brookstone Estates independent living communities are modern, attractive and impeccably maintained, offering gracious ambiance while meeting the unique needs of each individual resident. The facilities offer a full range of services and amenities for a single, all-inclusive, yet affordable price...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Charleston

    Brookstone Estates of Charleston

    300 Lincoln Highway Road, Charleston, IL 61920
    (3)
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    Opened in 2001 and recently renovated in 2011, Brookstone Estates of Charleston is a premier residential community offering Charleston, IL Independent Living and Memory Care. Located in Charleston, Illinois, our community is designed to promote creativity and independence within a safe and loving...

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  • The Oaks Manor

    The Oaks Manor

    111 S Walnut St, Oakland, IL 61943
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    The Oaks Manor was built in 2008, by and for the community by local business professionals. You will receive high-quality support when dealing with life’s many challenges. Your safety and security is our first goal followed closely by our goals to meet all your expectations, so you can live in...

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  • Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    Wyndcrest Assisted Living

    4817 Oak Hill Rd, Rochester, IL 62563
    (7)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*See our Sales Director for details. 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...

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  • Brenden Gardens

    Brenden Gardens

    900 Southwind Road, Springfield, IL 62703
    (11)
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    Brenden Gardens is a beautiful, 110-apartment community, offering an active lifestyle for independent living residents. Step inside our doors, and discover charming retirement living with a city flair. Personal touches create a community rich in hospitality and friendship — a community you...

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  • Eastland Retirement Community

    Eastland Retirement Community

    901 Eastland Dr, Auburn, IL 62615
    (1)
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    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,...

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  • Montvale Estates

    Montvale Estates

    2601 Montvale Drive, Springfield, IL 62704
    (28)
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    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...

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  • Hickory Glen

    Hickory Glen

    1700 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62702
    (1)
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    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 the...

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  • Parkview Senior Apartments

    Parkview Senior Apartments

    100 Parkview Lane, Savoy, IL 61874
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    Parkview Senior Apartments is an independent living community in Savoy, Illinois. Savoy is a village of over 7,680 residents in Champaign County, Illinois. There are any number of conveniently placed points of interest to young, old, and in between located in this Illinois town. Savoy, incorporated...

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  • Bickford of Springfield

    Bickford of Springfield

    2451 West White Oaks Drive, Springfield, IL 62704
    (18)
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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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  • Evergreen Place Champaign

    Evergreen Place Champaign

    4114 W Springfield, Champaign, IL 61822
    (18)
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    Evergreen Place Assisted Living offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus also offers Traditional and Road to Home Respite Care. We welcome you to learn more and visit our community of care, where friendships flourish and...

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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

    1709 S Division St, Mahomet, IL 61853
    (3)
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    Experience respectful assisted living in a beautiful space when you choose The Glenwood of Mahomet, assisted living community located in Mahomet, Illinois. Our acres of beautiful landscaping, incredible attention to detail, and modern spaces really make it a home-like location and one that's...

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  • Inman Place

    Inman Place

    17 E University Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820
    (4)
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    Inman Place is located in Champaign, IL which is a part of Champaign County. This independent living community provides its residents with a great place to call home. Champaign offers things to do and see, including the opportunity to check out The Virginia Theatre, Krannert Art Museum, and the...

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  • Eagle's View Supportive Living

    Eagle's View Supportive Living

    200 W International Ave, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (12)
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    Eagle's View Supportive Living and Memory Care provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to those struggling alone at home. We are a community that promotes independence while providing additional assistance as needed with dignity and respect. Our focus is on providing residents with...

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  • Westminster Village Terre Haute

    Westminster Village Terre Haute

    1120 E Davis Dr, Terre Haute, IN 47802
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    Westminster Village is a not-for-profit, Life Plan Community inspiring residents and team members to maximize their lives and the lives of others. Our campus includes Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living and Short-term Rehabilitation as well as Long-term Nursing Care. Westminster Village...

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  • Bickford of Bloomington

    Bickford of Bloomington

    14 Heartland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
    (7)
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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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  • Morningside of Troy

    Morningside of Troy

    39 Dorothy Dr, Troy, IL 62294
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Troy, IL, a modern Good Neighbor Care independent and assisted living community for seniors. Our residents are free from the cares of chores and other daily stresses. Our staff is available 24 hours a day to...

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  • Stillwater Senior Living

    Stillwater Senior Living

    1111 University Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (5)
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    Stillwater Senior Living is an assisted living community right next door to the campus of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Woodland and freshly cut fields dominate the landscape of Edwardsville, creating a sense of separation from the city life in nearby St. Louis. At Stillwater...

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  • Sycamore Manor

    Sycamore Manor

    222 South 25th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47803
    (6)
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    Built in 1999, Sycamore Manor is an elegantly furnished senior living community with 73 independent living suites, as well as respite care, and short-term stay apartments. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans to accommodate your personal tastes and preferences. As soon as you walk...

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  • Blair House

    Blair House

    1200 East College Avenue, Normal, IL 61761
    (8)
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    Blair House provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Centrally located between Chicago and St. Louis in a quiet suburb of Normal, Illinois, you'll love the convenience of living in the heart of it all. Enjoy all the shopping, dining and excellent healthcare of a...

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  • Asbury Village

    Asbury Village

    5201 Asbury Avenue, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (4)
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    The United Methodist Village is a 120-acre campus located in Godfrey, Illinois. Opened in late 1997, the community features 44 duplex Patio Homes referred to as Villas, as well as 64 Independent Living apartments, known as the Wiseman-Pollock Residence. There are also 44 Assisted Living apartments...

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  • Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    1000 Airport Road, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst at Godfrey! Cedarhurst at Godfrey is an assisted living community in Godfrey, Illinois. Godfrey offers residents the best of Midwestern living with scenic trails, fine shopping, eclectic dining and warm, welcoming people. Located in the St. Louis metro area,...

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  • Regency Manor

    Regency Manor

    128 Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL 62269
    (6)
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    Regency Manor is pleased to offer the 55+ community a new option for independent living. Privately owned and conveniently located in O’Fallon, IL, near I-64, we offer spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments. All utilities, including secured WiFi, cable, and phone are included with your rent! A...

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  • Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    429 South Main Street, Shiloh, IL 62269
    (15)
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    Cedarhurst of Shiloh is located at 429 South Main Street Shiloh, IL. We pride ourselves on providing the community with an assisted living service that has your family member's best interests in mind. We give our clients peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in good hands. We're also known for...

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  • Cedarhurst of Granite City

    Cedarhurst of Granite City

    3450 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst of Granite City! When it comes time for individuals and families to consider relocating to an independent or assisted living environment, the decision can be very emotional and challenging. You are not alone. Each day, more than 5,000 American families find...

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  • Morningside of Shiloh

    Morningside of Shiloh

    1201 Hartman Ln, Shiloh, IL 62221
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Shiloh in Shiloh, IL, a Good Neighbor Care community 'Where neighbors become friends and friends become family.' Our residents enjoy privacy, security, and a quiet lifestyle with all the comforts and conveniences...

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  • Fox Ridge Manor

    Fox Ridge Manor

    150 Fox Ridge Drive, Vincennes, IN 47591
    (2)
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    Since opening in December 1999, Fox Ridge Manor has become The Choice for Retirement Living in Vincennes. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance and its own thermostat to control. Fox Ridge Manor is full of friendly, active residents who enjoy...

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  • The Estates of Hidden Lake AL/IL

    11728 Hidden Lake Dr, St. Louis, MO 63138
    (5)
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    The Estates of Hidden Lake, (CCRC), offering the peace of mind that comes with knowing your'll enjoy priority access to additional levels of care should your needs ever change. Independent Living : Thirty two distinctive cottage homes or select from a one or two bedroom apartment. Which suits your...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Now Open)

    Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Now Open)

    928 Enterprise Lane, Mount Carmel, IL 62863
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care will accommodate both your individualized needs and your budget. You will receive customized quality care and service from our dedicated staff and trained professionals. Our communities feature a variety of gathering rooms and communal spaces for...

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  • The Atrium of Belleville

    The Atrium of Belleville

    201 South Belt West, Belleville, IL 62220
    (13)
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    At The Atrium of Belleville, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the delicious all-inclusive dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Our amenities and concierge services are designed to enhance your life each and every day. If you’re looking for...

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  • St Catherine Retirement Community

    St Catherine Retirement Community

    3350 Saint Catherine St, Florissant, MO 63033
    (26)
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    If you are ready to enjoy the simple pleasures of worry-free apartment living, St. Catherine Retirement Community is here to welcome you. Located in the heart of Florissant, St. Catherine is just a few blocks from shopping, restaurants, churches, medical facilities and the Eagan Senior Center. Our...

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  • Desmet Retirement Community

    Desmet Retirement Community

    1425 N New Florissant Rd, Florissant, MO 63033
    (21)
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    DeSmet Retirement Community is a non-profit housing community offering assisted care and independent living for seniors. As one of over 160 properties owned and operated by Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), we strive to carry out the RHF mission of providing quality housing at an affordable price...

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  • City Parc at Pine

    City Parc at Pine

    1531 Pine Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
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    Beautiful newly renovated apartment homes in the heart of the city. Tired of the upkeep of home ownership and that high mortgage payment? City Parc at Pine is just the place for you to relax and unwind! These apartments are equipped with full kitchens including all new black refrigerators, flat top...

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  • House at Westminster

    House at Westminster

    3915 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (10)
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    Luxury Independent Living in The Central West End! Please let us introduce McCormack House at Westminster PL., an apartment community centrally located in St. Louis, MO, offering 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes for mature adults 62+ !  Heat, water, sewer, trash, stove, refrigerator, carpeted...

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  • The Villa at Riverwood

    The Villa at Riverwood

    One Pratt Place, Florissant, MO 63031
    (23)
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    Welcome to The Villa at Riverwood, a Five Star Quality Care community! Tucked into a quiet, residential area, our beautifully landscaped grounds include a serene courtyard, reflecting pond, waterfalls and walking track for a complete Independent Living lifestyle. We are close to all major highways,...

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  • Mary Ryder Home for Women

    Mary Ryder Home for Women

    4361 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
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    Mary Ryder Home is a not-for-profit residential care facility (RCF Level II) located in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, focused on assisting low-income senior women who can no longer live independently but who do not yet need the level of care provided by a skilled nursing...

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  • Tower Grove Manor

    Tower Grove Manor

    2710 S Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (12)
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    You have earned the right to expect good things from life. Tower Grove Manor has built its reputation on fulfilling those expectations. Located in the heart of historic South St. Louis, Tower Grove Manor takes pride in the traditional values of friendliness and excellent service. With a scenic view...

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  • McCormack House-Forest Park Southeast

    McCormack House-Forest Park Southeast

    4575 Cadet Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (8)
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    Here at McCormack House at Forest Park Southeast we offer spacious one and two bedroom apartments for seniors 62 and older. We are located in the Tower Grove Community, at the intersection of Manchester and Kingshighway. We have a Fitness Center, Activity Room, and Dining Facility. We have...

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  • Alexian Court Apartments

    Alexian Court Apartments

    2636 Chippewa, Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (4)
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    Alexian Court offers comfortable, carefree and affordable apartment living for seniors 62+ and mobility impaired persons. We are conveniently located on the Metro bus line. Alexian Court is perfect for persons with limited and fixed incomes. All utilities are included in rent. Free transportation...

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  • Heritage Place

    Heritage Place

    10711 St. Cosmas Lane, Saint Louis, MO 63074
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    Heritage Place is an affordable independent living apartment community for individuals 55 years of age or older.

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  • Brentmoor

    Brentmoor

    8600 Delmar Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (7)
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    Life Begins at Brentmoor! Centrally located in mid-St. Louis County (Delmar and I-70), this high-rise community offers 72 independent living apartments which include studio, one, two and three bedroom units. Senior Living at The Brentmoor includes all the comforts of home, plus scheduled...

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  • B'Nai B'Rith Apartments

    B'Nai B'Rith Apartments

    415 W Sam J Stone Ave, Peoria, IL 61605
    (3)
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    B'Nai B'Rith Apartments is a senior living community in the beautiful city of Peoria, Illinois. Peoria, which is one of the state's oldest settlements, is the county seat of Peoria County. It is known for its vibrant culture, as it offers an abundance of museums, performing arts centers and...

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  • The Grand Regency

    The Grand Regency

    117 N Western Ave, Peoria, IL 61604
    (7)
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    Visit us at www.courtyardestates.net A retirement community to call home. Courtyard Estates provides all the comforts of home as well as health maintenance, state-of-the-art security and a full range of care services. The community offers maintenance and worry-free living that allows you to focus on...

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  • St. Augustine Manor

    St. Augustine Manor

    1301 NE Glendale Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603
    (6)
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    Mission At St. Augustine Manor we are passionately committed to making a difference in our residents' lives by providing service of highest quality and value in a supportive environment, promoting the health, independence, and social interaction of seniors. Company Overview Family living in a...

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  • Mattoon Tower

    90 Prairie, Mattoon, IL 61938
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    Mattoon Tower is an affordable senior housing apartment complex for seniors 55 and older located in Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois. Mattoon Tower is located with easy access to nearby shopping centers, medical facilities, and public transportation. At Mattoon Tower, our loved ones maintain their...

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  • Spring Creek Towers

    2727 North Monroe Street, Decatur, IL 62526
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    Spring Creek Towers is an independent senior housing community situated in the peaceful city of Decatur, Macon County, IL. Spring Creek community is situated in a leafy green suburb that gives our residents the peace of mind they deserve. Discover a haven of convenience and comfort awaiting you at...

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  • Pleasant Meadows Senior Living

    400 W. Washington Avenue, Chrisman, IL 61924
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    Pleasant Meadows Senior Living provides an independent living community to those who are looking to make Chrisman, IL their home. This area is quiet and peaceful, and residents will enjoy the relaxing environment that it offers. Chrisman is a part of Edgar County, and it is a great place to call...

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  • Rome Meadows

    99 Rome Meadows, Dix, IL 62830
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    Rome Meadows is a beautiful, privately owned senior apartment community for adults 55 and up, or those with disabilities in Dix, Illinois. Located between Mt. Vernon, Centralia, and Salem, Rome Meadows is in walking distance of shops, nice restaurants for fine dining, and recreation facilities. For...

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  • Charles Gardens

    120 S. Ruby Ln, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
    (5)
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    An independent living community located in Fairview Heights, IL, Charles Gardens is situated on a green and lush plot of land, perfect for walking and relaxing. Fairview Heights is a part of St. Clair County. In addition to the eleven acres of land we are on, there are also sitting areas and common...

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  • Leisure Acres

    200 Carlson Ave, Washington, IL 61571
    (2)
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    The Leisure Acres senior housing is located in serene and beautiful Washington, Tazewell County, IL. For most seniors finding a place to retire that is clean and safe is a top concern. The Washington area has a variety of different things to offer and is just right for a senior who is looking for...

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Shelbyville, Illinois

Independent Living

If you or your loved one would like the peace of mind of having many of your frequent tasks handled while living at your own pace, you might consider the option of an Independent Living Community. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. 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 differ between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are a variety of expenditures and advantages to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are covered in your service plan: utilities, cable TV, wellness program, field trips, meals, transportation, parking, and housekeeping. The conveniences associated with independent living include security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, community activities, game/TV room, restaurant-style dining hall, concierge services, laundry service, and transportation.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the motivating factor when determining which destination fits best. Monthly, the median rent in Shelbyville is $657 per month and the median value of a home in Shelbyville costs around $80,448. The rent burden for Shelbyville is about 15.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Shelbyville has a population density of 431 people per square mile. In Shelbyville, 9.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 46.3% are male and 53.7% are female. The median age of Shelbyville is 39 years old. In Shelbyville, 15.0% have some form of disability, 63.7% participate in the labor force, 9.0% are widowed, and 13.6% live in poverty. In terms of education, 17.3% have a college degree, 6.1% have a graduate degree, and 47.0% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Shelbyville is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% mixed race, 0.9% Native American, 96.5% white, 0.0% other or not specified, 2.6% black, 1.7% Hispanic, and 0.0% Asian.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 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. There are 199 hospitals and 383 health centers that service a population of 12,696,123. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

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. In terms of religious values, 34% of Illinois's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10°F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. 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 bloodroot, aromatic aster, blazing star, and viola pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the american pygmy shrew, the american black bear, the cougar, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.