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Senior housing types near Pontiac, IL

  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

    100 Towanda Barnes Rd, Bloomington, IL 61702
    (1)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care has been exceptionally designed and built to meet the needs, wants and desires of those moving into this grand community. We are the leader in providing compassionate and quality senior care. We focus on unique needs of each of our residents and...

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  • Bickford of Bloomington

    Bickford of Bloomington

    14 Heartland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
    (7)
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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...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

    2016 Fox Creek Rd, Bloomington, IL 61701
    (1)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care is a sate-of-the-art licensed assisted living community. We offer our residents the comforts of their own home while providing for their needs with a customized care plan. Each member of our staff is committed to helping our residents live life...

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  • Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1485 Butterfield Court, Kankakee, IL 60901
    (5)
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    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...

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  • Bickford of Bourbonnais

    Bickford of Bourbonnais

    100 Jones Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (13)
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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...

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  • Heritage Village

    Heritage Village

    901 N Entrance Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901
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    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...

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  • Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Riverside Assisted Living & Memory Care

    85 E. Burns Rd, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
    (8)
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    Riverside Assisted Living and Memory Care is an assisted living and memory care community located in Bourbonnais, IL in Kankakee County. Bourbonnais is about an hour south of Chicago. This vibrant town is known as the 'Village of Friendship,' and has many shops and restaurants. The Kankakee River...

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  • Reflections Memory Care - Washington

    Reflections Memory Care - Washington

    1280 Independence Ct, Washington, IL 61571
    (8)
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    Reflections Memory Care opened its doors in May 2014. Reflections is owned by The Villas of Holly Brook with its headquarters located in Charleston, IL. We specialize in focused care to seniors suffering from Dementia and other conditions under this umbrella causing memory loss. Our staff is...

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  • Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

    Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

    404 S. Stillwater, Chillicothe, IL 61523
    (4)
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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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Rantoul

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Rantoul

    722 Stone Bridge Center Dr, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (2)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master-planned community. the Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living is committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Our experienced, warm and caring...

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  • Eagle's View Supportive Living

    Eagle's View Supportive Living

    200 W International Ave, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (12)
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    Eagle's View Supportive Living and Memory Care provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to those struggling alone at home. We are a community that promotes independence while providing additional assistance as needed with dignity and respect. Our focus is on providing residents with...

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  • The Waterford at Bridle Brook

    The Waterford at Bridle Brook

    1505 Patton Drive, Mahomet, IL 61853
    (14)
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    Since 1990, Capital Senior Living has grown to become one of the largest senior living providers in the United States. With a goal of offering affordable housing and an enriched lifestyle to thousands of seniors, our dedicated team of professionals succeeds in providing quality care in each of our...

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  • 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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  • Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    6210 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61614
    (27)
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    The Grandview Alzheimer's Special Care Center is an assisted living community located in the upscale area of Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. This area is known for the style and class of their residents. There are a number of things that a senior can do in Peoria to pass the time and have fun. For...

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  • Bickford of Peoria

    Bickford of Peoria

    1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
    (41)
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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...

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  • Heartis Village of Peoria

    Heartis Village of Peoria

    8201 N IL Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615
    (12)
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    At Heartis Village, we have a unique perspective of senior living that not only changes minds. It changes lives! Heartis Village offers apartments for both Assisted Living and Memory Care. Right outside a resident’s door is a world of possibility, with a variety of community amenities. All-day...

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  • Willow Falls

    Willow Falls

    1681 Willow Circle Dr, Crest Hill, IL 60403
    (18)
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    The Inn at Willow Falls was designed with consideration for every facet of a secure and enriching senior lifestyle — from a choice of meticulously designed apartments to a complete program of supportive care and social services. Residents will delight in the beautiful grounds, the comfortable...

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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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  • Bickford of Champaign

    Bickford of Champaign

    1002 S Staley Rd, Champaign, IL 61822
    (11)
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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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    2720 S 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554
    (3)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master planned community. We are committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Being faith based and family owned and operated, we assure that our staff...

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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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  • 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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  • Willowbrook of Savoy

    Willowbrook of Savoy

    404 W Curtis, Savoy, IL 61874
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    Welcome to Willowbrook! Our homes have been designed to provide care and support to your loved ones while promoting dignity and independence. We have been providing award winning memory care for over 10 years, care that celebrates each resident’s abilities. Each home accommodates 12-14 residents...

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  • Brookdale Urbana

    Brookdale Urbana

    1706 East Amber Lane, Urbana, IL 61802
    (26)
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    Redefine your independence with a little help and a lot of living. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. Assisted living...

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  • Reflections Memory Care - Savoy

    Reflections Memory Care - Savoy

    62 E Airport Rd, Savoy, IL 61874
    (3)
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    Reflections Memory Care Communities offer individualized healthcare plans, supervision by a nurse in a secured building that includes activity stations, outdoor walking paths and sensory gardens. Families will find peace of mind knowing that their loved one is being cared for in a state-of-the -art...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville

    Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville

    504 N River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
    (45)
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    Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville, we go out of our way to make sure that our residents get the best retirement experience. Our dedicated team is available to assist residents with any of their needs or just to enjoy each other’s company. Our...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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Pontiac, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer personal care, maintenance and other health related services for those who cannot adequately care for themselves.

Nursing homes are a convenient and easy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually take in individuals 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, to manage your money, be free from restraints, and exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral issues. These can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting assistance. The most common mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their decision making capabilities, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and memory recall. Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), a professionally directed program of activities, dietary services, and emergency dental services to residents. Often times persons may prefer life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a mental or physical disability that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is determined by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Pontiac is around 15.6% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Pontiac is $765 and the median home value for Pontiac is about $100,062.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Pontiac, 7.2% are widows, 7.6% do not have health insurance, 19.8% live in poverty, and 17.7% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 4.3% have a graduate degree, 13.5% have a college degree, and 41.1% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 54.6% are male and 45.4% are female. The median age of Pontiac is 39 years old. Pontiac has a population density of 563 people per square mile. Demographically, Pontiac is 10.4% black, 86.6% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.8% mixed race, 0.4% Asian, 5.7% Hispanic, and 0.9% other or not specified. In Pontiac, 8.6% of the population are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. There are 199 hospitals and 383 health centers that service a population of 12,696,123. Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Maryâ's Hospital â–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53°F in the month of June. 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 black snakeroot, angelica, viola pedata, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the american black bear, the big brown bat, the american pygmy shrew, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.