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  • Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Harrisburg

    Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Harrisburg

    220 Ron Crank Dr, Harrisburg, IL 62946
    (4)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook is a leader in the development marketing and management of premiere assisted living communities, our award-winning team offers seniors independent living, assisted living and dementia specialty care services. Resident enjoy unparalleled luxury amenities including: gourmet...

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  • Cedar Trails

    Cedar Trails

    490 Urbanna Dr, Freeburg, IL 62243
    (8)
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    Cedar Trails Senior Living Community located in Belleville Illinois provides superior support for independent and assisted living needs. We offer a warm, safe family like environment for your aging parents. Our friendly professional staff, numerous services and activities or designed to provide 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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  • Morningside of Paducah

    Morningside of Paducah

    1700 Elmdale Road, Paducah, KY 42003
    (3)
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    Located in the Lone Oak area of Paducah, Morningside of Paducah offers assisted living services in a gracious home-like setting.  In addition to a variety of apartment styles in assisted living, we offer secure memory support services in apartments specifically built with the needs of our...

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  • Sycamore Village

    Sycamore Village

    217 Castellano Drive, Swansea, IL 62226
    (24)
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    Personalized Assisted Living and Memory Enrichment Community

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  • Joe's Place Adult Daycare

    Joe's Place Adult Daycare

    1032 Hartman Ln, O'Fallon, IL 62269
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    Welcome to Joe's Place Caring Cottage, a five star, family owned and operated community specializing and licensed in Memory care. Our cottage is designed and built for the specific needs of Alzheimer's & Dementia patients as well as providing a calm, fun, and safe environment for our residents to...

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  • San Gabriel Memory Care

    San Gabriel Memory Care

    2509 Frank Watson Pwy, Highland, IL 62249
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    Because of the startling increase in diagnoses of Alzheimer's and dementia in the aging population, many assisted living facilities now feature specialized memory care units. San Gabriel Memory Care is unique in that it provides all the benefits of assisted living and is solely dedicated to memory...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Opening Fall 2019)

    Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Mt Carmel (Opening Fall 2019)

    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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  • Bradford Place

    Bradford Place

    1463 Benchmark Centre Ct, Swansea, IL 62226
    (16)
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    Bradford Place is an assisted living community nestled in the peaceful town of Swansea, St. Clair County, Illinois. Swansea is known for being a quiet community with a nice blend of commerce and farming. Not only is it a great place to live, but it offers a lot of attractions for family members who...

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  • Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    1207 Vandalia Avenue, Collinsville, IL 62234
    (18)
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    Cedarhurst of Collinsville offers assisted-living apartments in a beautiful residential neighborhood. Families love our wide range of services designed to promote independence, comfort and connections. Our staff devotes themselves to providing exceptional personalized service. Our goal is to work...

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  • San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    241 Magnolia Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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    San Gabriel Memory care is a family owned and operated assisted living residence dedicated to serving the unique needs of adults with Alzheimer's and other memory related illnesses. By becoming part of the family at San Gabriel, residents continue their life journeys in an environment that supports...

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  • Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    525 Bentee Wes Ct, Evansville, IN 47715
    (25)
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    Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center is located in Evansville, nestled on along the Ohio River in a city that has become the major center for health care in the tri-state area. Walnut Creek is part of the JEA Senior Living Family. A company that has over 30 years of experience in senior...

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  • Atria Newburgh

    Atria Newburgh

    5311 Rosebud Lane, Newburgh, IN 47630
    (15)
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    Atria Newburgh is a welcoming senior community located just outside Evansville. Residents enjoy nearby cultural attractions, museums, scenic parks and a variety of places to shop. When older people come to Atria, they step out of isolation into a vibrant community of peers. At Atria, every community...

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  • Crystal Oaks Assisted Living

    Crystal Oaks Assisted Living

    1500 Calvary Church Road, Festus, MO 63028
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    Crystal Oaks Assisted Living is the ideal solution for seniors who value their independence, yet require assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and dispensing medications. Our Assisted Living includes a secured memory care unit. Additionally, Crystal Oaks offers short term...

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  • Fountain View Manor Memory Care

    Fountain View Manor Memory Care

    3432 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
    (20)
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    Fountain View Manor is a memory care community located just minutes from downtown St. Louis. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia is never easy. It is a painful and frustrating journey. Fountain View Manor provides a warm, inviting and familiar environment for residents with...

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  • Altenheim St. Louis

    Altenheim St. Louis

    5408 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63111
    (11)
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    Experience elegant, boutique senior living at affordable rates. The charm of the Altenheim begins with its magnificent location on the banks of the scenic Mississippi. From the moment you walk in, you'll feel at home with the most delightful surroundings you could ask for in an independent,...

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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    14061 E. 1600th St., Effingham, IL 62401
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    The Glenwood of Effingham is now open! This 39 apartment Licensed Assisted Living Community is located on a spacious piece of property on the North side of Effingham just off interstate 57 and 70. This community features outdoor walking paths, sitting areas, gardens, and a waterfall retreat area....

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  • Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    312 Mechanical Dr, East Alton, IL 62024
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    The Villas of Hollybrook in Bethalto, IL is a preimere destination for anyone in search of senior living. Opened in June of 2018, the Villas of Hollybrook has both Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments that will blow you away! Upon first visit, our exceptional design and decor will wow you!...

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  • Southview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Southview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    9916 Reavis Road, Affton, MO 63123
    (39)
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    Southview Assisted Living is the premier senior living community in South County near St. Louis, Missouri. We offer, assisted living and Dementia / Memory Care . This newly built senior living community will begin welcoming residents in Summer 2012. We know how difficult change can be, especially...

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  • Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    6543 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109
    (22)
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    Welcome Aboard Charter Senior Living of St Louis Hills! This community offers private studio apartments and limited one bedroom apartments with discreet assistance. Our community is part of the larger St. Louis Hills community. When you are looking for an apartment that offers discreet...

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  • Avalon Memory Care - St. Louis

    Avalon Memory Care - St. Louis

    5342 Butler Hill Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63128
    (4)
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    If you are a resident of the St. Louis metropolitan area, then you may need to be aware of the services that Avalon Memory Care can provide for you or a loved one. This community provides support for dementia-related illness for you and your loved one within this appealing urban setting. The staff...

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  • Hillside Manor Healthcare & Rehab

    1265 Mclaran Ave, St. Louis, MO 63147
    (1)
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    We are 208 bed facility located in what is known as Baden in the city of Saint Louis. We have staff that have been here for more than 30 years. We offer our residents and their families a staff with the ability to make the transition to a skilled facility easier by getting the right answer to their...

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  • Allegro

    Allegro

    1055 Bellevue Ave, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
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    Allegro is now open in Richmond Heights! Allegro is proud to bring our 40 year history and experience to the St. Louis metropolitan area, home of our company headquarters. Allegro strives to reimagine senior living, bringing comfort, convenience and quality care to older adults who want and deserve...

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  • Sunrise of Webster Groves

    Sunrise of Webster Groves

    45 E Lockwood Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63119
    (29)
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    Sunrise of Webster Groves is an assisted living and memory care community in St. Louis, Missouri.

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  • Sunrise on Clayton

    Sunrise on Clayton

    7920 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
    (22)
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    Sunrise on Clayton is located in the Clayton / Richmond Heights area, just minutes from the Galleria Mall. We pride ourselves in our excellent ability to care for a wide array of care needs in an environment that is warm and homelike. Step into our community and you can't help but feel at home. We...

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  • Stonecrest of Clayton View

    Stonecrest of Clayton View

    8825 Eager Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63144
    (6)
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    Perfectly nestled between Ladue, Frontenac and Clayton, MO, in Richmond Heights, Stonecrest at Clayton View will offer an active and engaged lifestyle with just the right supportive care available when needed. Just a stone's throw from all of the exciting cultural, shopping & dining attractions St....

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  • Aperion Care Hidden Lake

    11728 Hidden Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63138
    (5)
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    Hidden Lake, A Lutheran Senior Services Community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (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. A distinctive patio home or a one or...

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  • The Sheridan at Creve Coeur

    The Sheridan at Creve Coeur

    450 N Lindbergh Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
    (2)
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    At The Sheridan at Creve Coeur, residents pursue their passions within a lively, social atmosphere. They enjoy chef-prepared meals with friends in the elegant dining room, play games in the living rooms, get creative in the art studio, and exercise in the fitness center and physical therapy spaces....

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  • Cedarhurst of Des Peres

    Cedarhurst of Des Peres

    12826 Daylight Circle, Des Peres, MO 63131
    (3)
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    We planned Cedarhurst of Des Peres as a way to bring seniors together. To foster a sense of community and connection between residents, caregivers, and staff. That’s because we want Cedarhurst to be the best place you can imagine living. A place providing life-enriching activities, exceptional...

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  • Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care

    2929 Dougherty Ferry Rd, Valley Park, MO 63122
    (37)
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    Welcome to Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care, a luxurious senior living community just outside St. Louis, Missouri. Here you can enjoy a full lifestyle that balances independence with personal assistance. The community offers 95 comfortable, maintenance-free apartments, along with...

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  • Sunrise of Des Peres

    Sunrise of Des Peres

    13460 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131
    (53)
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    If you're looking for an assisted living option other than the traditional nursing home, Sunrise of Des Peres is a great choice. We offer a range of individualized assistance and care—from light support to care that addresses more complex needs—in a setting that feels like home. Guided by our...

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  • The Gables at Brady Circle

    The Gables at Brady Circle

    11 Brady Circle, Saint Louis, MO 63114
    (7)
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    The Gables at Brady Circle is revolutionizing assisted living care by removing the institutional setting and returning to an intimate, residential social model. We understand that the choice of an assisted living/ Memory Care community is a difficult and stressful process. That is why we embrace our...

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  • Morningside of Godfrey

    Morningside of Godfrey

    1373 D'Adrian Professional Park, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (18)
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    Provision Living at Godfrey, is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Godfrey, Illinois. This world class community serves the surrounding Riverbend area, and strives toward providing residents, as well as their families, with peace of mind through compassionate care and assistance....

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  • Creve Coeur Assisted Living

    Creve Coeur Assisted Living

    693 Decker Lane, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
    (33)
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    Welcome to Creve Coeur Assisted Living, a socially active retirement community! Conveniently located near Olive and Highway 270, our community is within minutes of everything the city of Creve Coeur has to offer-seven parks, a golf course, more than a dozen churches, plus chic specialty stores,...

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  • Brookdale West County

    Brookdale West County

    785 Henry Avenue, Ballwin, MO 63011
    (23)
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    Embrace Freedom What would you do if you woke up each morning in your own private retreat knowing the only thing you were responsible for was cultivating the retirement of your dreams? Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Ballwin, Missouri, you can make that your reality....

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  • Brooking Park

    Brooking Park

    307 S Woods Mill Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (6)
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    At Brooking Park there is to be discovered......The ambiance and grace of a lovely home with the services and amenities of a fine hotel.....Exemplary medical and personal care provided by skilled and caring staff....All those things that enhance mature lives and families.... With grace and...

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  • Westview at Ellisville Assisted Living

    Westview at Ellisville Assisted Living

    27 Reinke Road, Ellisville, MO 63021
    (43)
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    Westview at Ellisville is the premier senior living community in Ellisville, Missouri. We offer, assisted living and Dementia / Memory Care. Opened in the summer of 2012. We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors, so we'll do whatever we can to make the transition to your new home...

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  • Anthology of Town & Country

    Anthology of Town & Country

    1020 Woods Mill Rd, Town and Country, MO 63017
    (9)
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    Stonecrest Senior Living strives to offer a flexible and thoughtful approach to care. No matter the level of care needed, residents at Stonecrest receive attention and support that is unparalleled. Our communities all offer two neighborhoods: Assisted Living and Memory Care. Once you choose...

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  • The Fountains of West County

    The Fountains of West County

    15826 Clayton Road, Ellisville, MO 63011
    (31)
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    The Fountains of West County is a wonderful place to live!  We offer one and two bedroom senior living apartment homes.  Located at the intersection of Clayton and Clarkson, we are minutes from shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and more.  We've designed this community with you in...

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  • Sunrise of Chesterfield

    Sunrise of Chesterfield

    1880 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (40)
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    If you're looking for an assisted living option other than the traditional nursing home, Sunrise on Chesterfield is a great choice. We offer a range of individualized assistance and care—from light support to care that addresses more complex needs—in a setting that feels like home. Guided by our...

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  • Cedarhurst of Edwardsville

    7108 Marine Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (6)
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    Cedarhurst of Edwardsville Cedarhurst of Edwardsville is an assisted living community located in beautiful Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. Our location is just moments away from Dunlap Lake and offers peace and privacy, thanks to the small town surrounding it. Cedarhurst is proud to offer...

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  • Reflections Memory Care - Carterville

    Reflections Memory Care - Carterville

    517 Rushing Dr, Carterville, IL 62918
    (2)
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  • Kingsland Walk (Opening Spring 2020)

    Kingsland Walk (Opening Spring 2020)

    6668 Vernon Ave, University City, MO 63130
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  • The Sheridan at Laumeier Park

    The Sheridan at Laumeier Park

    12470 Rott Rd, Sunset Hills, MO 63127
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  • Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Litchfield

    Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Litchfield

    1007 E. Columbia St., Litchfield, IL 62056
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  • San Gabriel Memory Care Godfrey

    San Gabriel Memory Care Godfrey

    813 Lars Hoffman Crossing, Godfrey, IL 62002
    (1)
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  • The Sheridan at Chesterfield

    The Sheridan at Chesterfield

    16300 Justus Post Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
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  • The Landings at Reed Station Crossing

    2100 Reed Station Pkwy, Carbondale, IL 62901
    (2)
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  • Cedarhurst of Centralia

    1827 E McCord, Centralia, IL 62801
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  • Cedarhurst of Breese

    13887 Progress Drive, Breese, IL 62230
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Benton, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more individuals who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer specialized care for people who are unable to adequately take care of their needs.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and comfy living choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently individuals 55 and older (a rarity in the realm of senior care).The most common mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capabilities, and memory function. Many occupants of nursing homes are elderswith behavioral problems, which can encompass verbal outbursts, resisting help, or a propensity to wander. Often times seniors may choose life in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a mental or physical impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. A significant amount of residents tend to be bachelors or widows who have less social support, and about half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal comfort items, personal clothing, and specially prepared food.

Cost of Living

The community where a facility is located might have a huge impact on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which facility meets the needs of your loved one. Benton has a median home value of $71,208 and the median cost of rent is $633 per month per month. The rent burden for Benton is around 16.3% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Benton is 0.0% Native American, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 94.8% white, 2.1% Asian, 4.2% Hispanic, 1.6% black, 0.3% other or not specified, and 0.8% mixed race. In Benton, 20.1% have some form of disability, 53.7% participate in the labor force, 11.8% do not have health insurance, and 22.1% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 51.6% are female and 48.4% are male. The median age of Benton is 42 years old. Benton has a population density of 490 people per square mile. Of the population of Benton 8.1% have a graduate degree, 24.8% have a high-school diploma, and 22.4% have a college degree. In Benton, 8.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The state of Illinois has 199 hospitals and 383 health centers, providing care to a population of 12,696,123. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Maryâ's Hospital â–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. 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. 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.

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. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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.

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, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is 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. 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 black eyed susan, aromatic aster, bloodroot, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the big brown bat, the american black bear, the cougar, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.