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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Carbondale 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 Carbondale, 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 Carbondale or another care type is right for you. Browse 12 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Carbondale.

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The Landings at Reed Station Crossing

2100 Reed Station Pkwy, Carbondale, IL 62901

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lutheran Home Assisted Living

2825 Bloomfield Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

4.9
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Country Place

28601 US Highway 61, Scott City, MO 63780

5.0
(6 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Independent LivingExperience carefree living here in the country. The cottages is our community neighbors. Here, you plot out your own course through the day - whether it includes entertaining family, enjoying yourself with a night on the town or simply doing laundry in your own private cottage....

Villas of Holly Brook - Herrin

505 Rushing Drive, Carterville, IL 62918

4.9
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Villas of Holly Brook is the premier assisted living community in Southern Illinois. We are managed by Meridian Senior Living, a national leader in providing quality care for seniors. The community offers 1BR, 2BR, and 2BR deluxe apartment floor plans. Our staffing includes a 40-hour /week RN...

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Brookstone of Harrisburg

165 Ron Morse Drive, Harrisburg, IL 62946

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Good Neighbor Care carries on the Brookstone tradition, providing a senior care program that supports individual freedom and promotes the dignity of each resident. Brookstone communities are all nestled in small Illinois towns of 10,000 to 20,000 residents where families can feel satisfied their...

Heritage Woods of Mt Vernon

1033 S 42nd St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Woods is an affordable assisted living community for older adults and senior citizens, located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Here at Heritage Woods we pride ourselves in the ability to provide affordable senior care to those that require the service but can't always afford the high prices. We...

Cedarhurst of Sparta

211 North Market Street, Sparta, IL 62286

5.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cedarhurst of Sparta is an assisted living community located in the comfortable town of Sparta, IL. People who visit Sparta are immediately struck by how much it perfectly represents small town living and all of the benefits that come with that lifestyle. Relatives of Cedarhurst residents can...

Reflections Memory Care - Carterville

517 Rushing Dr, Carterville, IL 62918

4.3
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Woods of Benton

1305 Bailey Lane, Benton, IL 62812

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Heritage Woods of Benton is an assisted living community located in the town of Benton, IL. The residents of Benton like to keep life simple, and that is one of the big attractions to this area. Family members visiting residents at Heritage Woods can take walks through the nature trails outside...

Fifth Season Residential

915 Radcliffe Street, Marion, IL 62959

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Fifth Season, our facility design is smaller, in order to provide unique Personal Lifestyle Programs that are intended to instill a feeling of self worth and value to our residents. Specifically, our programming is designed to provide quality of life and slow the aging process. Alzheimer's...

Fifth Season Residential

401 N. DuQuoin Street, Benton, IL 62812

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Fifth Season Residential is an assisted living community located in Benton, Illinois in Franklin county. Benton may be a city hiding far away from most of the rest of the population of Illinois, but that doesn't mean it is a city devoid of culture. Quite the opposite. Benton has an excellent...

Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care of Harrisburg

220 Ron Crank Dr, Harrisburg, IL 62946

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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:...

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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

Carbondale, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to at least two individuals who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for seniors who cannot adequately take care of their needs.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfy care choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will often take in individuals 55 and older seldom heard of in senior care regarding different care types. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, room and bed maintenance services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, spend time with visitors, be free from restraints, and make complaints. A large number of inhabitants tend to be single women with smaller social support groups, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Often times persons might decide life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living. Many occupants of nursing homes are with interpersonal social issues. These can include verbal lash-outs, resisting support, or a propensity to wander.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a big influence when selecting what community fits best. Monthly, the median rent in Carbondale is about $816 per month and the median price of a house in Carbondale is around $117,367. The rent burden for Carbondale is about 13.8% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Carbondale is 2.4% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 6.9% Hispanic, 25.8% black, 61.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.8% Asian, and 4.4% mixed race. In Carbondale, 4.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 50.3% are male and 49.7% are female. The median age of Carbondale is 24 years old. In terms of education, 48.4% have a college degree, 28.4% have a graduate degree, and 15.0% have a high-school diploma. In Carbondale, 54.6% participate in the labor force, 45.4% live in poverty, 2.0% consider themselves widows, and 11.4% have some form of disability. Carbondale has a population density of 578 people per square mile.

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. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. 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. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. 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

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

State-wide weather information

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. 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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. 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 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 viola pedata, blazing star, black eyedSusan, and bird’s foot violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the eastern red bat, the American pygmy shrew, or the American black bear. 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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Illinois

There are 12 nursing homes near Carbondale, Illinois. See the full list.

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