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Senior housing types near Joliet, IL

  • Rock Run Place - MC

    Rock Run Place - MC

    3315 Executive Dr, Joliet, IL 60431
    (39)
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    Brookdale Joliet offers assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the Will County, Illinois area. Residents enjoy cultural events, natural attractions, shopping and dining options in Joliet, as well as in Chicago, just 45 miles from our residence. We take regular afternoon outings for...

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  • Senior Star at Weber Place

    Senior Star at Weber Place

    605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
    (100)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Weber Place! Weber Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Romeoville, Illinois. Inside Weber Place, residents gather for fellowship and fun in our multiple activity venues, private dining rooms, billiards and shuffleboard areas, and...

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  • The Cottages of New Lenox

    The Cottages of New Lenox

    1023 S Cedar Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451
    (23)
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    The Cottages of New Lenox is an assisted living and memory care community located in New Lenox, IL, in Will County. The community has been specially created to resemble the type of family home where most residents will have lived all of their lives, helping them to adapt to this next stage of life...

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  • Clarendale of Mokena

    Clarendale of Mokena

    21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448
    (78)
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    Clarendale of Mokena is the only senior living community in The Village of Mokena, Ill. It is also the newest such community in the greater market area to offer three integrated lifestyle options under one roof - residential living, assisted living and memory care. Clarendale of Mokena creates an...

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  • Evergreen Senior Living - Orland Park

    Evergreen Senior Living - Orland Park

    10820 183rd St, Orland Park, IL 60467
    (38)
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    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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  • HarborChase of Plainfield

    HarborChase of Plainfield

    12446 South Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60585
    (62)
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    The living is easy here because the services are second to none!' HarborChase of Plainfield conveniently serves the assisted living and memory care needs of seniors and families in and around the Plainfield area. Our community is situated on 3.8 acres just 35 miles southwest of Chicago. The...

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  • Revere Court of Bolingbrook

    Revere Court of Bolingbrook

    351 Lily Cache Lane, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (58)
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    You can trust that your loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia is in good hands at family-owned and operated Revere Courts of Bolingbrook, Illinois, assisted living memory care. We focus exclusively on memory care, providing care that's based on the most up-to-date research, for our residents with...

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  • Franciscan Village

    Franciscan Village

    1270 Village Drive, Lemont, IL 60439
    (16)
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    Take a deep breath and imagine what your everyday life could be if you eliminate having to prepare and cook meals and significantly reduce your housekeeping duties. How would you like being able to walk to Mass, a gorgeous outdoor stations of the cross devotion, a fine restaurant, bistro, gift...

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  • Atria at River Trail

    Atria at River Trail

    370 North Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (7)
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    Thoughtfully designed to help older adults enjoy greater well-being, Atria at River Trail is a newly built independent living, assisted living and memory care community serving the families of Bolingbrook and Naperville. Whether residents select a spacious studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment, they...

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  • Brookdale Orland Park

    Brookdale Orland Park

    16051 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467
    (61)
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    Care—On Your Terms Wouldn’t it be nice to trade in a life of fear, worry and isolation for one full of comfortable accommodations, wonderful friends and personalized care designed to meet your exact needs? If so, our assisted and memory care community may just be the place for you. The seniors who...

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  • Arbor Terrace Naperville

    Arbor Terrace Naperville

    2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
    (2)
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    Arbor Terrace Naperville will provide the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Naperville, Illinois area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident will receive unique and personalized...

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  • Bickford of Tinley Park

    Bickford of Tinley Park

    17301 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (20)
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    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 needs and nothing...

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  • Sunrise of Palos Park

    Sunrise of Palos Park

    12828 South LaGrange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464
    (50)
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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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  • Charter Senior Living of Orland Park

    Charter Senior Living of Orland Park

    8021 151st Street, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (23)
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    WELCOME TO your new home at Charter Senior Living of Orland Park Experience our warm and welcoming environment at Charter Senior Living of Orland Park, a licensed, stand-alone memory care community, located in Orland Park, Illinois. We are committed to ensuring each of our residents living with the...

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  • Porter Place Memory Care

    Porter Place Memory Care

    17833 S Harlem Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (35)
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    Porter Place is more than assisted living --- our sole focus is memory care. Located on 4-acres in Tinley Park, IL, located near Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Olympia Fields, our 3 year old, charming, 66 apartment community provides a wonderful lifestyle for all of those who need memory support...

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  • Burr Ridge Senior Living

    Burr Ridge Senior Living

    16W301 91st Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (1)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. At Burr Ridge Senior Living, we...

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  • Heartis Village of Orland Park

    Heartis Village of Orland Park

    7420 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL 60462
    (3)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village Orland Park community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Bickford of Oswego

    Bickford of Oswego

    3712 Grove, Oswego, IL 60543
    (9)
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    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 needs and nothing felt...

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  • Sunrise of Naperville

    Sunrise of Naperville

    960 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
    (31)
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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 Reserve at Oswego

    The Reserve at Oswego

    900 Douglas Road, Oswego, IL 60543
    (41)
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    At The Reserve at Oswego, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Oswego area. Residents have many opportunities to participate...

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  • Oak Trace a CCRC

    Oak Trace a CCRC

    200 Village Drive, Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (7)
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    Oak Trace, located in Downers Grove, IL, is not-for-profit continuing care retirement community that offers a continuum of living options. Catered living, skilled nursing care and memory support are all situated right on campus. With everything so close by, you'll know that you can find whatever you...

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  • Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    7880 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (25)
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    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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  • The Gardens of Waterford

    The Gardens of Waterford

    1955 Randi Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
    (39)
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    At Alden of Waterford, you become part of a continuum of care community offering the warmth of a friendly village, the amenities of a lively resort and the skilled medical services of a superb health facility all within pleasant, safe surroundings. Should you ever need rehab therapy or treatment for...

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  • Aspired Living of Westmont

    Aspired Living of Westmont

    407 W 63rd St, Westmont, IL 60559
    (8)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Aspired Living of Westmont community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    1920 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532
    (3)
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    Villa St. Benedict is a CCRC located in Lisle, IL just minutes from Naperville and the surrounding western suburbs of Chicago. Our 47 acre, park like campus offers 56 independent, two bedroom villas and 140 independent apartments all constructed in 2004. Benedale Center for Assisted Living and...

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  • Harvester Place

    Harvester Place

    150 S Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (35)
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    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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  • Sunrise of Naperville North

    Sunrise of Naperville North

    535 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
    (28)
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    With over 35 years of experience in senior care, Sunrise Senior Living offers elegant environments, in which 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...

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  • Spring Meadows Naperville

    Spring Meadows Naperville

    504 North River Road, Naperville, IL 60563
    (45)
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    Experience the bounty of a community in bloom at Spring Meadows Naperville. Featuring Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services, our community flourishes at the individual level, with our professional staff and friendly residents working in tandem to create a warm and welcoming...

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  • Sunrise of Willowbrook

    Sunrise of Willowbrook

    6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (45)
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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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  • Brookdale Burr Ridge

    Brookdale Burr Ridge

    6801 High Grove Boulevard, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (38)
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    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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  • The Springs at Monarch Landing

    The Springs at Monarch Landing

    2308 N Route 59, Naperville, IL 60563
    (2)
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    At The Springs, you'll find personalized Memory Support Assisted Living in specially designed households of only 14 residents. Each household has its own kitchen, dining room and living area. To ensure life feels familiar and comfortable, we've carefully considered every detail, from offering...

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  • HarborChase of Naperville

    HarborChase of Naperville

    1619 N. Mill St, Naperville, IL 60563
    (25)
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    Welcome to HarborChase of Naperville Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Here, you’ll discover stimulating activities, customized programs, innovative health services and generous amenities, along with a welcome abundance of Midwestern charm. We offer a large variety of spacious and...

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  • The Auberge at Naperville

    The Auberge at Naperville

    1936 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563
    (32)
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    The Auberge at Naperville 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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  • The Pointe at Kilpatrick

    The Pointe at Kilpatrick

    14230 S Kilpatrick Ave, Crestwood, IL 60418
    (23)
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    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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  • Charter Senior Living of Hazel Crest

    Charter Senior Living of Hazel Crest

    3701 W 183rd St, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
    (10)
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    Citadel Estates is an Assisted Living Community that caters to those diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia's. 100% of the staff are specially trained to care for individuals with Alzheimer's, Dementia and Memory Loss. Other features of Citadel Estates is its home-like atmosphere...

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  • Sunrise of Flossmoor

    Sunrise of Flossmoor

    19715 Governor Highway, Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (32)
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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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  • Presence Fox Knoll

    Presence Fox Knoll

    421 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    (28)
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    For over 20 years, Presence Fox Knoll has been serving the residents of the Fox Valley area in a tradition of understanding, support, and respect. Our community features a continuum of care in which our professional staff provide a variety of services to compliment our residents needs. Situated in a...

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  • Waterford Estates

    Waterford Estates

    17400 S Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429
    (69)
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    The essence of Waterford Estates is best described in three words: understanding, care, and community. Waterford Estates is located near I57 & I80, on 12 beautiful acres with private walking paths, two ponds and scenic views. Our campus offers those age 62+ independence, privacy, security,...

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  • Eve Assisted Living

    Eve Assisted Living

    10 N Washington St, Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (31)
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    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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  • Grace Point Place Memory Care

    Grace Point Place Memory Care

    5701 W 101st St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (2)
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    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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  • Maple Glen Memory Care

    Maple Glen Memory Care

    750 S Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (3)
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    The Koelsch family has more than six decades in developing, building and operating senior housing. The tradition began in 1958 when Emmett Koelsch and Alice Koelsch-Schultz founded the company and employed the simple philosophy, 'Treat all people with the respect they deserve and the special...

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  • Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

    Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

    2 South 706 Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (56)
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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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  • Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
    (35)
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    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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  • Bickford of Aurora

    Bickford of Aurora

    7 South Orchard Rd, Aurora, IL 60506
    (8)
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    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 needs and nothing...

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  • Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    300 West 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148
    (76)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. The new Lombard Place Assisted...

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  • Asbury Gardens

    Asbury Gardens

    210 Airport Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
    (46)
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    Asbury Gardens is a retirement community dedicated to assisting seniors with daily activities. Our residents have private apartments, private bathrooms, and community access to our gorgeous courtyard & gardens. Our building's amenities make for a full day every day by including a game room, a...

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  • Sunrise at Fountain Square

    Sunrise at Fountain Square

    2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148
    (62)
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    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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  • Anthology of Wheaton

    Anthology of Wheaton

    219 Parkway Dr, Wheaton, IL 60187
    (9)
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    At Anthology of Wheaton, we see things differently. And it shows. We believe that quality senior living is an ideal balance of care and hospitality. At Anthology of Wheaton, moving here is moving forward. Our communities offer the best of both worlds in assisted living and memory care services –...

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  • Bright Oaks of Aurora

    Bright Oaks of Aurora

    1340 River St, Aurora, IL 60506
    (11)
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    The Bright Oaks Difference - Life Happens Here! Bright Oaks is a whole new concept in senior living that emphasizes living and takes it to a whole new level. By celebrating what's unique in each one of us, Bright Oaks communities encourage engagement on a very personal level. Our goal is to help you...

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  • Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (47)
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    Located in a residential neighborhood only minutes from Wheaton, Atria Park of Glen Ellyn offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, supportive community, with the discreet support of a care staff close at hand. Without the worries of chores and home maintenance, residents are free to pursue...

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Joliet, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more individuals who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer care for those who are unable to care for their needs.

This type of community is a convenient and comfortable living option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually persons 55 and above infrequently heard of in senior care regarding other care types. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from restraints, be free from abuse and neglect, spend time with visitors, and have your representative notified about your care. A large number of occupants are single women with circles of support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. Nursing homes are required to provide nursing and related services, emergency dental services, routine personal hygiene items, and dietary services to residents. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal reading materials, personal clothing, and special care services not included in the community's Medicaid payment. Many residents of nursing homes are elders with , which can span verbal fits, resisting support, or an inclination to wander.

Cost of Living

The location in which a community is based might have a significant effect on the overall price. Cost of living can be a big influence when selecting which care choice is best for your loved one's needs. Monthly, the median rent in Joliet is about $1,403 per month and the median home value in Joliet is around $165,133. The rent burden for Joliet is around 21.5% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Joliet, 9.4% have some form of disability, 4.4% are widowed, 9.7% do not have health insurance, and 12.0% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Joliet is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.8% mixed race, 2.1% Asian, 11.9% other or not specified, 0.3% Native American, 17.4% black, 65.3% white, and 28.8% Hispanic. In Joliet, 5.7% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 31.2% have a high-school diploma, 22.2% have a college degree, and 7.0% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. The median age of Joliet is 34 years old. Joliet has a population density of 893 people per square mile. The current population of Joliet consists of 148,462 people.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. Illinois is ranked 35th in quality of life and 22nd in 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. 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

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 state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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

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. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 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 humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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. 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 angelica, viola pedata, black eyedSusan, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American black bear, the cougar, the coyote, or the American pygmy shrew. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.