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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Kankakee 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 Kankakee, 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 Kankakee or another care type is right for you. Browse 108 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Kankakee.

Nursing Homes near Kankakee, Illinois

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Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

1485 Butterfield Court, Kankakee, IL 60901

4.6
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Riverside Senior Life is the areas only full continuum of care, with over 20 years of experience enriching lives in the community. From Independent Living to Skilled Nursing, Riverside Senior Life delivers a seamless continuum of care, unrivaled in its one-of-a-kind approach. As part of the...

Asbury of Kankakee Supportive Living & Memory Care

1975 E Court St, Kankakee, IL 60901

2.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Asbury of Kankakee Supportive Living's program is designed to promote independence, dignity, respect and well-being for residents in a cost-effective manner. Depending on an individual’s financial and health status, Medicaid will reimburse Asbury of Kankakee for a qualifying resident’s cost of...

Ascension Living Heritage Village

901 N Entrance Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Presence Heritage Village enables residents to age in place. Enjoy an active lifestyle without worrying about home maintenance in our independent living apartments. If your health care needs change, assisted living, rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care and adult day services are all...

Senior Star at Weber Place

605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446

4.1
(116 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

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Waterford Estates Senior Living

17400 Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429

4.2
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Clarendale of Mokena

21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448

4.2
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

StoryPoint Naperville

504 N River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

4.4
(80 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to StoryPoint Naperville! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our various senior living options include independent living, enhanced living, assisted living, memory care, and respite...

Brookdale Lisle

1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL 60532

4.3
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Good Times, Good PeopleAre you ready to enjoy everything senior living has to offer? At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Lisle, Illinois, you can enjoy a beautiful and inviting environment with spacious common rooms, a fun-filled events calendar with a multitude of activities...

Brookdale Orland Park

16051 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467

3.9
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Care—On Your TermsWouldn’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...

Revere Court of Bolingbrook

351 Lily Cache Lane, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

4.7
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

HarborChase of Plainfield

12446 South Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60585

3.9
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

HarborChase of Naperville

1619 N. Mill St, Naperville, IL 60563

4.2
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Clarendale of Schererville

7770 Burr St, Schererville, IN 46375

4.5
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Clarendale of Schererville is a top pet-friendly senior community in the Chicago metro area, providing independent living assisted living and memory care for our residents. Our convenient and comfortable suburban location features 177 units and is designed with seniors’ comfort and well-being in...

Sunrise of Palos Park

12828 South LaGrange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464

4.2
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

American House Cedarlake

14800 Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60544

4.5
(51 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

American House Cedarlake is a pet-friendly independent living and assisted living community for seniors in the greater Chicago area. For those who want to enjoy their retirement in the comfort and privacy of their own one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment without the fuss of home ownership and...

Ascension Living Bethlehem Woods Village

1571 West Ogden Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526

4.5
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers 270 spacious independent living residences and 64 licensed assisted living apartments in a variety of floor plans. Independent living amenities include: restaurant-style dinner served daily, 24-hour staff and emergency call system, Wellness Clinic and...

Rock Run Place - MC

3315 Executive Dr, Joliet, IL 60431

3.9
(56 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Rock Run Place offers 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 shopping at Westfield...

Harvester Place

150 S Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

4.6
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

For over 5 years, we have been providing solutions to families caring for a loved one with dementia. Our management team has over 75 years combined experience and is ready to guide you through this challenging time. Harvester Place has been voted a "Best Place To Work" by its employees.We...

Dimensions Living Burr Ridge

6801 High Grove Boulevard, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Willowbrook

6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527

4.1
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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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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
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Kankakee, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides lodging to two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of establishment offers its residents around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide healthcare services for seniors who are unable to adequately care for themselves due to their aging.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and easy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently take in individuals 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, spend time with visitors, participate in activities, and have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge. Often times individuals may prefer life in a nursing home due to a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult for them to accomplish the activities of daily living. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal comfort items, a private room, unless medically needed, and personal reading materials. The most frequent mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity, memory recall, and decision making abilities. Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral difficulties. These can consist of resisting care, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander.

Cost of Living

The location in which a care community is located might have a large influence on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a major influence in deciding which care choice is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Kankakee is around 18.9% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Kankakee is $815 and the median value of a home in Kankakee is around $85,037.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.7% are male and 50.3% are female. The median age of Kankakee is 35 years old. Out of the total population of Kankakee, 32.1% live in poverty, 7.1% consider themselves widows, 21.2% have some form of disability, and 11.6% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Kankakee is 53.5% white, 0.9% Native American, 39.4% black, 1.9% mixed race, 18.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.1% Asian, and 3.2% other or not specified. In Kankakee, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Kankakee has a population density of 674 people per square mile. In terms of education, 33.6% have a high-school diploma, 12.2% have a college degree, and 5.0% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

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. 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. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. 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.

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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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 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. 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. 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 bee balm, bloodroot, blazing star, and black eyedSusan. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the American pygmy shrew, the American black bear, or the coyote. 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

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