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Chicago, which is situated in Cook and DuPage counties, is the largest city in the state of Illinois. It is home to outstanding health care and skilled nursing facilities, providing you or your loved one with a wide variety of care options from which to choose. If you or your loved one needs the around-the-clock care that a nursing home provides, contact one of our Senior Living Advisors today. We can assess your needs and lifestyle and help you choose the nursing home community that is right for you.

Senior housing types near Chicago, IL

  • The Clare

    The Clare

    55 East Pearson Street, 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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  • Belmont Village Lincoln Park

    Belmont Village Lincoln Park

    700 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
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    At Belmont Village Lincoln Park, you’ll find the perfect blend of comfort, care and active living. The mid-rise building maintains the look and feel of the area with an architectural style very closely replicating the Nellie Black building that previously occupied the site. Nestled in the new...

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  • Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    2710 Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
    (35)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

    Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

    3535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care and assisted living through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts...

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  • St Pauls House

    St Pauls House

    3800 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    St Pauls House, a historic urban Lutheran Life Community, has been celebrating vibrant, grace-filled living since 1921. A wide range of tailored, supportive services are designed for individuals who need assistance to help maintain independence. Assisted living at St Pauls House offers many...

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  • The Hartwell

    The Hartwell

    5520 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60640
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Hartwell House Assisted Living ....an elegant home for older adults who wish to maintain independence in comfortable suites with personalized assistance. Hartwell House is situated in a charming, tree-lined residential neighborhood located less than a mile from the United Methodist Homes and...

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  • Covenant Home of Chicago

    Covenant Home of Chicago

    2720 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A gracious 55-unit assisted living residence rebuilt in a great Chicago neighborhood in 1997, Covenant Home brings a new style of assisted living to its urban Chicago neighborhood. Our building wraps a floor-to-ceiling central atrium, making the interior bright and cheerful. Studio, one- and...

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  • Mayfield Care Center

    5905 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60644
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Chicago's west side just a few blocks North of the Eisenhower Expressway, Mayfield is proud to offer a wide range of therapies for long-term residents, as well as those seeking to make the transition from hospital to home. Our highly motivated Rehab team has earned a reputation for...

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  • Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

    Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

    2833 N Nordica Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For over 100 years, Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care has had a presence in the community that has empowered residents to live independent and full lives. As the premier post-acute and long-term care provider in Chicago with a 5 STAR CMS RATING, our mission is to provide a place of comfort and security...

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  • Citadel of Waterford

    Citadel of Waterford

    7445 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60626
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    At Citadel of Waterford, we offer a holistic approach to care that maximizes physical, mental, and social well-being for you or your loved one. Through continuous personalized attention and care planning, we provide the highest quality skilled nursing and rehabilitation services for each of our...

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  • Buckingham Pavilion Nursing

    Buckingham Pavilion Nursing

    2625 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, IL 60645
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Buckingham Pavilion received Illinois' Highest Award for Quality Care and was among the first 'Best Nursing Homes in America' chosen by the U.S. News & World Report. For more than 40 years, we have been privileged to care for the families of some of the most respected individuals in the fields of...

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  • Norwood Crossing

    Norwood Crossing

    6016 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Norwood Crossing, a not-for-profit community located on the Northwest side of Chicago, has been serving older adults since 1896. Each day, Norwood Crossing holds true to their mission of enhancing the independence and well-being of older adults. Norwood Crossing offers several levels of service on...

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  • Colfax Manor Assisted Living

    8200 South Colfax Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Colfax Manor Assisted Living is a residential care home located in Chicago, IL, which is a famous part of Cook County. We are located only minutes from the Rainbow Park and Beach, which sits near the shores of Lake Michigan. The lake helps to create calming breezes and blue skies that make life at...

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  • Belmont Village Oak Park

    Belmont Village Oak Park

    1035 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (44)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Belmont Village of Oak Park is located in the heart of historic Oak Park, a western suburb of Chicago. Our senior living residents don't have to go far to enjoy all the 'Windy City' has to offer. Close to the facility are shops, galleries, places of worship, and RUSH Oak Park Hospital. And when...

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  • The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    3501 Northeast Parkway, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • Caledonia Senior Living

    2800 Des Plaines Ave, North Riverside, IL 60546
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Caledonia Senior Living is a small, private home providing both assisted living and 24-hour nursing care in a beautiful, intimate setting. Our home is nestled on five wooded acres, and offers a wide range of services and activities to meet all of your needs. We are a non-profit organization,...

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  • Elevate Saint Andrew

    Elevate Saint Andrew

    7000 North Newark Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
    (72)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 Auberge at Orchard Park - A Memory Care Community

    The Auberge at Orchard Park - A Memory Care Community

    5520 Lincoln Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053
    (39)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Auberge at Orchard Park is a neighborhood specially designed to serve the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other forms of memory loss. Every day we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. The staff is committed to delivering a...

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  • Westminster Place Independent Living

    Westminster Place Independent Living

    3200 Grant Street, Evanston, IL 60201
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Meadowbrook LaGrange

    Meadowbrook LaGrange

    339 South 9th Avenue, La Grange, IL 60525
    (41)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Meadowbrook Manor of LaGrange is located in the Historic District of LaGrange. Originally built in 1911 as The lllinois Masonic Children's Home, this unique building has served the long term care community for over 40 years. Our medical and rehabilitation professionals offer state of the art...

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  • Summit of Uptown

    Summit of Uptown

    10 N. Summit Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Grace Point Place Memory Care

    Grace Point Place Memory Care

    5701 W 101st St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Grace Point Place is a memory care community in the Chicago metropolitan area for seniors age 60 and over. Our purpose-built campus was designed specifically for residents with all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. We offer an innovative, person-centered approach to memory care that...

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  • Sunrise of Wilmette

    Sunrise of Wilmette

    615 Ridge Road, Wilmette, IL 60091
    (12)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Sheridan at Park Ridge (NOW OPEN)

    The Sheridan at Park Ridge (NOW OPEN)

    510 N Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Sheridan at Park Ridge is a new assisted living and memory care community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. We specialize in helping seniors live their lives to the fullest, no matter what level of specialized care they need. For our assisted living residents, we...

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  • Belmont Village Glenview

    Belmont Village Glenview

    2200 Golf Road, Glenview, IL 60025
    (44)
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    Belmont Village of Glenview, Illinois is situated in the heart of a beautiful residential area. Our community is convenient to Old Orchard, the botanical gardens and many places of worship. There are also major medical centers and hospitals in close to the facility, including the new Glenview Senior...

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  • Sunrise of Park Ridge

    Sunrise of Park Ridge

    1725 West Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (55)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Park Place of Elmhurst

    Park Place of Elmhurst

    1150 Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Park Place of Elmhurst is a state of the art Continuing-Care Retirement Community. We are able to provide luxurious housing options for individuals with minimal as well as intensive assistance needs all under one roof. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for people to 'age in place' and find peace...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst

    Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst

    123 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    303 E. Washington Street, Bensenville, IL 60106
    (68)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Bensenville, Illinois, the Bridgeway of Bensenville is an assisted living community set on a large, green landscape. We're easy to get to from I-294 and I-290 and close to everything from ten White Pines Country Club and River Forest Golf Club to various shopping areas. As a spacious,...

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  • Eve Assisted Living

    Eve Assisted Living

    10 N Washington St, Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    EVE Assisted Living & Memory Center offers a continuum of care across the spectrum of assisted living, from those who need minimum care to the more intensive care required for the memory impaired. EVE is located in downtown Hinsdale in a specialty designed modified Edwardian style building that...

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  • Atria Glenview  (Now Open)

    Atria Glenview (Now Open)

    4700 W Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Emerald Place

    Emerald Place

    1879 Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025
    (7)
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    Emerald Place is a highly rated pet-friendly memory care community for seniors in the Chicago area. We specialize in providing high quality care for seniors living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, by offering a personal touch that makes every resident feel welcome and at ease. Our...

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  • Burr Ridge Senior Living NOW OPEN

    Burr Ridge Senior Living NOW OPEN

    16W301 91st Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Live with Dignity At Burr Ridge Senior Living, we live by our core values of integrity, respect, leadership, personal growth, excellence, and stewardship. Our commitment to service and dedication to compassionate senior care can be felt throughout our community. From our empathetic staff to the many...

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  • Lee Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

    Lee Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

    1301 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018
    (95)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    WELCOME to Lee Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 260 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located at 1301 N. Lee Street in the heart of Des Plaines. Since 1979 our family owned and operated center has been providing dignified, homelike care and assistance for aging members of our...

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  • Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    7880 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Arden Courts of Palos Heights is a Memory Care Assisted Living community dedicated to caring for individuals living with various forms of memory impairment and dementia. Located near the corner of Southwest Highway and College Drive, our community has been serving Palos Heights and the surrounding...

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  • Harvester Place

    Harvester Place

    150 S Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Harvester Place, an Anthem Memory Care community located in downtown Burr Ridge, IL is a purpose built community allowing us to protect, engage, and love those living with memory loss. Because we are 100% dedicated to those with dementias our IDPH license includes the Alzheimer's Disease Special...

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  • The Abington of Glenview

    The Abington of Glenview

    3901 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025
    (27)
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    The Abington of Glenview endows their residents with the comfort and serenity that comes from receiving remarkable care from skilled professionals who are devoted to the welfare and happiness of each and every patient. The nurses and staff, the results-driven rehabilitation therapies, the excellent...

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  • Brookdale Burr Ridge

    Brookdale Burr Ridge

    6801 High Grove Boulevard, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (38)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, located just outside of Chicago, you can redefine your independence. You’ll have the care you need when you need it with assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care and skilled nursing all on one campus. You’ll have assistance with medications...

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  • Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace

    Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace

    1635 S Ardmore Ave, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    (42)
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    Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace is changing the view on Alzheimer's care. We have recognized that a diagnosis of dementia for a loved one is a diagnosis for the whole family. We believe that keeping a family connected is imperative to not only providing the best possible, personalized care to the...

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  • Alden Courts/Garden Des Plaines

    1227 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Alden Gardens offers older adults the opportunity to live an active life with monitored care in a safe, friendly environment. Alden Gardens is part of the Alden Des Plaines community, which offers Alzheimer/dementia assisted living and a skilled nursing facility with physical therapy, IV therapy,...

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  • The Pointe at Kilpatrick

    The Pointe at Kilpatrick

    14230 S Kilpatrick Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445
    (23)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Pointe at Kilpatrick is an assisted living community located in picturesque and nature filled Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois. Our beautiful community is located in a central spot, just blocks away from the Little Calumet River and nestled between several forests and nature preserves. The...

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  • Sunrise of Willowbrook

    Sunrise of Willowbrook

    6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (45)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Sunrise at Fountain Square

    Sunrise at Fountain Square

    2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148
    (62)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sunrise Senior Living introduces Fountain Square, a beautiful environment designed to fit your lifestyle...today and tomorrow! Located in Lombard, Illinois, about 20 miles west of downtown Chicago and offers assisted living, independent living, and 2 levels of memory care - Reminiscence and Terrace...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Two separate, secured Reminiscence Neighborhoods are available for residents with Alzheimer's...

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  • North Shore Place

    North Shore Place

    1000 Sunset Ridge Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    North Shore Place located in Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois provides seniors with a caring assisted living community that is supportive and safe. Our community offers its residents a peaceful place to call home. Northbrook is a great city to visit, and guests of our residents will enjoy checking...

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  • Arden Courts of Northbrook

    Arden Courts of Northbrook

    3240 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
    (30)
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    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Clarendale of Addison (Now Open!)

    Clarendale of Addison (Now Open!)

    1651 W Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Clarendale of Addison is managed by managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff;...

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  • Windmill Nursing Pavilion Ltd

    Windmill Nursing Pavilion Ltd

    16000 Wabash Ave, South Holland, IL 60473
    (3)
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    Windmill Nursing Pavilion, LTD. has been serving the residents of South Holland and the surrounding communities for more than 25 years. The facility is nestled in a friendly, quiet residential neighborhood. In addition, Windmill is also minutes from local hospitals and Northwest Indiana. The...

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  • Sunrise of Palos Park

    Sunrise of Palos Park

    12828 South LaGrange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464
    (50)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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Chicago, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to at least two persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. This type of residence offers its residents around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer health related services for seniors who are unable to properly care for themselves.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely take in individuals 55 and greater which is for other senior care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from abuse and neglect, be free from discrimination, get proper medical care, and to manage your money. Examples of care services and amenitiesoffered at nursing homes can include bill pay, senior centers, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, and friendly visitor programs. A large number of residents tend to be bachelors or widows who have less social support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide nursing and related services, emergency dental services, a professionally directed program of activities, and medically-related social services to residents. The most frequent mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their memory recall, and their sense of familiarity, and decision making abilities.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those who live with chronic diseases or those who are in need of treatment, access to hospitals may be an important component in choosing which community is best for them. The top hospitals that service Chicago include Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center, and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago. In total, there are 33 hospitals located in Chicago which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The location where a senior care community is based might have a large influence on the price of care. Cost of living is a big influence in selecting which care option is the best fit for your loved one. Chicago has a sales tax of 6.25%. The cost of living index for Chicago is around 117.8 based on an average score of 100, where anything over 100 is considered more expensive than the national average. Chicago has a grocery price index of around 93.9.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, climate and weather are often the most significant influence in selecting a care community. On average, the air quality index rating in Chicago is about 62.5. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its highest in the month of December at approximately 84.6. 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. Chicago has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Chicago is about 70%. Humidity levels reach their peak during the month of December at approximately 75%. During the summertime, Chicago is around 75°F. The summer high temperature rises to about 86°F in the month of July. The summer low drops to about 63°F during June. In wintertime, the temperature falls to roughly 29°F. The peak winter temperature is about 37°F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 20 °F during the month of January. Monthly, Chicago gets approximately 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally falls in August with an average of 5 inches during the month. Chicago experiences an average of 35.10 inches of snow per year.

Demographics and Values

During the last presidential election, 5.3% voted for a third party candidate, 73.9% voted Democrat, and 20.8% voted Republican in Cook county. In Chicago, 40.1% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Chicago 38.7% practice Catholicism, 5.1% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 3.5% are Baptists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Chicago, out of the total population 1.1% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 3.9% practice Islam. Based on gender, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Chicago is 34 years old. In Chicago, 22.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.8% are over the age of 60, 4.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. The current population of Chicago is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Chicago has a population density of 4,612 people per square mile. Of the population of Chicago 15.1% have a graduate degree, 37.4% have a college degree, and 22.9% have a high-school diploma. In Chicago, 3.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Chicago is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Chicago, 66.4% participate in the labor force, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 10.6% have some form of disability, and 20.6% live in poverty. Demographically, Chicago is 49.1% white, 0.3% Native American, 2.6% mixed race, 11.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.2% Asian, 30.5% black, and 29.0% Hispanic. In terms of crime, Chicago has 11.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 32.9 property crimes per 1000 residents.

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 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Maryâ's Hospital â–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. 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

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 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. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 53°F in 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10°F in the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. 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 bird's foot violet, blazing star, aromatic aster, and bloodroot. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the american pygmy shrew, the american black bear, the eastern red bat, or the big brown bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.