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Senior housing types near Wilmette, IL

  • Mather Place

    Mather Place

    2801 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091
    (5)
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    Why Mather Place? * We’re an independent living rental community for those age 62 and better. * You can discover newfound freedom with the choices and convenience of care resources on-site. * We’re in the heart of the North Shore in Wilmette, Illinois. Moving to a boutique rental community like...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Admiral at the Lake

    The Admiral at the Lake

    929 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
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    Step out your door to acres of beautiful parkland, the beach, and the lake’s shore. Look the other way and Chicago surrounds you – the stunning skyline, vibrant neighborhoods, and the cultural depth few other cities offer. Chicago’s oldest, nonprofit retirement living organization is introducing the...

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  • Embark at Niles

    Embark at Niles

    8975 W Golf Rd, Niles, IL 60714
    (52)
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    Lease in October and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your monthly rate until 2022.* 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 activities, and opportunities to...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Renaissance Saint Luke

    Renaissance Saint Luke

    1501 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
    (4)
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    Seniors age 55 and better enjoy a vibrant lifestyle at Renaissance Saint Luke. Our convenient Lincoln, Belmont, Ashland location is just across the street from the huge new Whole Foods store, and serviced by Belmont/Ashland bus lines. We're close to all of the attractions of West Lakeview, an...

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  • Brookdale Lake View

    Brookdale Lake View

    3121 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657
    (61)
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    Healthier Life, Healthier You Have you been on the hunt for an exceptional senior living experience that gives you the quality care you want without sacrificing the independence and freedom you crave? If so, look no further. Our independent and assisted living community is located within walking...

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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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  • Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

    Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

    2960 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657
    (25)
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    Good Times, Good Company Located in the active and vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois, our independent and assisted living community boasts stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline, spacious common areas for relaxing and entertaining, delicious meals served in a restaurant-style dining...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Senior Suites of West Humboldt Park

    Senior Suites of West Humboldt Park

    3656 West Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60624
    (3)
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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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  • 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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  • The Clare

    The Clare

    55 East Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611
    (4)
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    The Clare rises as an integral part of downtown Chicago—with the blue of Lake Michigan at one hand, the proud skyline at the other and at its feet all you could ever desire for enrichment, excitement and fulfillment. This premiere retirement residence and the unique lifestyle it offers await you...

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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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  • Senior Suites of Austin

    Senior Suites of Austin

    335 North Menard Avenue, Chicago, IL 60644
    (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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Oak Park

    Brookdale Oak Park

    1111 Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (14)
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    Everything You Want, Everything You Need If first impressions are everything, we think we make a pretty good one. Nestled between historic Frank Lloyd Wright homes and a vibrant downtown shopping district, the location of our independent and assisted living community is just the start of what makes...

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  • Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

    Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

    408 South Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (24)
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    Built as a luxury hotel in 1922, the Oak Park Arms retained the original charm of the grand hotels of the 20th century. The apartments, Ballroom, Georgian Room Restaurant, Lounge, and meeting rooms have been renovated on an on-going basis. A rental retirement community for 26 years, the Oak Park...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Presence Casa San Carlo Retirement Community

    Presence Casa San Carlo Retirement Community

    420 N Wolf Road, Northlake, IL 60164
    (17)
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    Presence Casa San Carlo Retirement community is a faith-based senior living campus offering a variety of independent living options. Our primary focus is the comfort and well being of our residents! We offer 182 spacious independent living residences in a variety of floor plans, including studio,...

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  • 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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  • Senior Suites of Central Station

    Senior Suites of Central Station

    1400 South Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
    (35)
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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 Bellwood

    Senior Suites of Bellwood

    3201 Randolph Street, Bellwood, IL 60104
    (2)
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    Senior Suites of Bellwood is an elegant Chicago area independent living community for seniors 62 and over. We know that there comes an age when seniors want to leave behind the maintenance of home ownership in favor of a worry-free lifestyle. That’s exactly what our community provides, with private...

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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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  • Concord Place

    Concord Place

    401 W Lake St, Northlake, IL 60164
    (99)
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    EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE AT CONCORD PLACE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY We are so much more than a senior community. Concord Place Retirement Community is home. For over 25 years we have prided ourselves in creating a culture and atmosphere of comfort and love. To that end, we have focused our efforts on...

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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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Wilmette, Illinois

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the ability to continue to live active lives while assuring their basic needs are fulfilled. Basic chores such as meal preparation 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 responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own 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 cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private caregivers. There are an assortment of expenditures and benefits to consider while determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your care plan: housekeeping, wellness program, cable TV, transportation, field trips, Waiting list deposit, internet access, and move-in fee. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, healthcare center, laundry service, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, transportation, and restaurant-style dining hall.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence in determining which care option works best. The rent burden for Wilmette is about 19.1% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Wilmette is around $659,746 and the median rent is about $2,541 a month.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 48.4% are male and 51.6% are female. The median age of Wilmette is 45 years old. In Wilmette, 7.7% have some form of disability, 5.3% consider themselves widows, 60.8% participate in the labor force, and 2.3% do not have health insurance. Wilmette has a population density of 1,959 people per square mile. The current population of Wilmette consists of 27,418 people. Racially, the population of Wilmette is 0.3% other or not specified, 2.5% mixed race, 83.7% white, 12.9% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.6% black. Of the population of Wilmette 81.7% have a college degree, 48.1% have a graduate degree, and 5.3% have a high-school diploma. In Wilmette, 4.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

In terms of personal well-being, Illinois ranks 22nd in healthcare and 35th in quality of life compared to other states. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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

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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. 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. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 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. 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 black snakeroot, aromatic aster, bee balm, and viola pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the big brown bat, the eastern red bat, the American pygmy shrew, or the American black bear. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

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