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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Bloomington nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Bloomington, IL may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Bloomington or another care type is right for you. Browse 50 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Bloomington.

Nursing Homes near Bloomington, Illinois

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Bickford of Bloomington

14 Heartland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

1815 N Towanda Barnes Rd, Bloomington, IL 61705

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care has been exceptionally designed and built to meet the needs, wants and desires of those moving into this grand community.We are the leader in providing compassionate and quality senior care. We focus on unique needs of each of our residents...

Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

2016 Fox Creek Rd, Bloomington, IL 61701

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care is a sate-of-the-art licensed assisted living community. We offer our residents the comforts of their own home while providing for their needs with a customized care plan. Each member of our staff is committed to helping our residents live...

Luther Oaks

601 Lutz Road, Bloomington, IL 61704

3.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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Bickford of Peoria

1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614

4.2
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

6210 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61614

4.5
(36 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Grandview Alzheimer's Special Care Center is an assisted living community located in the upscale area of Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. This area is known for the style and class of their residents. There are a number of things that a senior can do in Peoria to pass the time and have fun....

Evergreen Place Champaign

4114 W Springfield, Champaign, IL 61822

4.2
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bridle Brook

1505 Patton Dr, Mahomet, IL 61853

4.4
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Since 1990, Capital Senior Living has grown to become one of the largest senior living providers in the United States. With a goal of offering affordable housing and an enriched lifestyle to thousands of seniors, our dedicated team of professionals succeeds in providing quality care in each of...

Bickford of Champaign

1002 S Staley Rd, Champaign, IL 61822

3.9
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Heartis Village of Peoria

8201 N IL Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615

4.3
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Heartis Village, we have a unique perspective of senior living that not only changes minds. It changes lives!Heartis Village offers apartments for both Assisted Living and Memory Care. Right outside a resident’s door is a world of possibility, with a variety of community amenities. All-day...

Villas of Holly Brook Savoy

68 E. Airport Rd, Savoy, IL 61874

4.4
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Villas of Holly Brook - Morton

1709 N Main St, Morton, IL 61550

3.5
(8 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

THE INDEPENDENCE YOU WANT ... THE DAILY ASSISTANCE YOU NEED. The Villas of Holly Brook is an Assisted Living Community that offers residents carefree, retirement living at its finest. We'll do it ALL! We'll cook, clean and do the laundry. We also take care of the lawn and remove snow and ice...

Reflections Memory Care - Washington

1280 Independence Ct, Washington, IL 61571

4.0
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Reflections Memory Care opened its doors in May 2014. Reflections is owned by The Villas of Holly Brook with its headquarters located in Charleston, IL. We specialize in focused care to seniors suffering from Dementia and other conditions under this umbrella causing memory loss. Our staff is...

Prairie Winds of Urbana

1905 Prairie Winds Drive, Urbana, IL 61802

4.0
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to a gracious affordable assisted living lifestyle community. At Prairie Winds, you'll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. Our emphasis is on maintaining your health, wellness, dignity and independence.  When you...

Cedarhurst of Washington

100 Grand Victorian Pl, Washington, IL 61571

4.9
(8 reviews)

Studio

After more than a decade of solid experience as a residential community, Cedarhurst of Washington is recognized as a leader in senior services. Guided by dedicated staff and management, such a level of competence places Cedarhurst of Washington at the forefront of quality care for older adults...

Gateway at River City

518 Romeo B. Garrett Ave., Peoria, IL 61605

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Grand Regency

117 N Western Ave, Peoria, IL 61604

4.3
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Cedarhurst of Pekin

2700 S 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554

4.7
(6 reviews)

Studio

Located in Pekin, IL, Cedarhurst of Pekin is an elegantly furnished senior living community with 61 assisted living suites for older adults with specialized needs. Our skilled, friendly, and compassionate team members are available 24 hours a day to deliver personalized service for every...

Timber Creek Village Assisted Living of Lincoln

201 Stahlhut Dr, Lincoln, IL 62656

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

404 S. Stillwater, Chillicothe, IL 61523

4.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Evergreen Senior Living offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus offers lovely assisted living options and unmatched memory support. We offer both long-term care and short-term respite care. We welcome you to learn more and...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Bloomington, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers housing to two or more persons who have no family ties to the administrator. This type of community provides its residents with care by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide health related services for people who are unable to properly take care of themselves.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and easy living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow persons 55 and above infrequently heard of in senior care regarding different care types. Many occupants are single women with smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, form or participate in resident groups, to manage your money, and have your representative notified about your care. Types of amenities and services provided at nursing homes can include meal programs, patient and caregiver education, monitoring of medication, and friendly visitor programs. Some services come at an extra cost which can include special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment, cosmetic and grooming items, and specially prepared food. A large portion of nursing home occupants are seniors who have incontinence issues, experience difficulty with hearing and vision, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or have a physical or mental disability.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those who have chronic illness or those requiring long-term therapy, proximity to hospitals may be a key component when determining which care home best fits their needs. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Bloomington which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Bloomington include I Health Bloomington Hospital, Monroe Hospital, and Bloomington Meadows Hospital.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a care community is located will have a huge effect on the overall cost. Cost of living can be a big influence in deciding which destination meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Bloomington is about 15.0% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Bloomington is about $1,088 per month and the median price of a house in Bloomington is around $164,285. When it comes to resources, Bloomington has a grocery-price index of 90.7 and a cost of living index of around 90.4. These index ratings are founded on a system where 100 is considered the average and anything below 100 is considered cheaper than the average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate is a major influence in determining which destination is the right fit for you or your loved one. On average, the air quality index rating in Bloomington is approximately 44.5. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its highest during the month of December at approximately 58.7. 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. The average humidity rating for Bloomington is roughly 60%. The average humidity levels reach their peak in December at about 66%. Monthly, Bloomington receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in June with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Bloomington receives an average of 17.20 inches of snow in a year. During the summer, Bloomington is about 74F. The summer high rises to approximately 86F in July. The lowest summer temperature drops to roughly 62F in June. In winter months, the average air temperature dips to around 33F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 44F in the month of December. The low winter temperature will rise to approximately 22 F during the month of January. Bloomington has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Bloomington 11.1% practice another Christian faith, 7.9% practice Catholicism, and 4.1% are Methodists. In Bloomington, 68.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Bloomington, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. Of the population of Bloomington 47.7% have a college degree, 24.0% have a high-school diploma, and 16.9% have a graduate degree. In Bloomington, 13.3% live in poverty, 69.2% participate in the labor force, 4.9% do not have health insurance, and 5.1% consider themselves widows. In the previous presidential election, 35.2% voted Republican, 58.5% voted Democrat, and 6.2% voted for a third party candidate in McLean county. The current population of Bloomington is growing at a rate of 0.001%. Bloomington has a population density of 1,108 people per square mile. In Bloomington, 7.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Bloomington is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. In Bloomington, 15.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.2% are over the age of 60, 4.1% are over the age of 70, and 3.4% are over the age of 80. The median age of Bloomington is 34 years old. Demographically, Bloomington is 1.5% other or not specified, 77.5% white, 2.3% mixed race, 6.1% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 7.9% Asian, 10.7% black, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of crime, Bloomington has 35.8 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare. 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, Sam Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. 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

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. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is 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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 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 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 bee balm, aromatic aster, bloodroot, and angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the American black bear, the eastern red bat, or the cougar. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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