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Heritage Woods of Sterling

2205 Oak Grove Ave, Sterling, IL 61081

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Woods of Sterling is an assisted living community located in Sterling, IL. Situated along the north bank of the Rock River, Sterling is known for its scenic parks and fertile prairie soil. The city hosts a number of annual events, including the Mexican Fiesta Days, where participants...

Prairie Hills at Clinton

1701 13th Ave N, Clinton, IA 52732

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prairie Hills in Clinton was established in 2006. Professionally Managed by Senior Housing Management, Prairie Hills rolls out the red carpet to our residents and guests. Prairie Hills specializes in dementia care and has a secure Memory Care Program that consists of 20 studio apartments. We are...

Park Vista Retirement Living

1810 Park Vista Drive, Camanche, IA 52730

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Heritage Woods of Freeport

1500 S Forest Rd, Freeport, IL 61032

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Heritage Woods of Freeport is an affordable assisted living community serving adults 65 or older, fully certified by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Living. Situated in Stephenson County, Illinois about 25 miles west of Rockford, Heritage Woods is a lovely place to call home, and...

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WinnPrairie Assisted Living and Memory Care

1545 S Forest Rd, Freeport, IL 61032

(0 review)

Studio, 2 Bed

The Meadows at WinnPrairie™ offers quality care and a structured environment for residents with memory or cognitive impairments. The focus of The Meadows programs is to build on residents’ strengths and skills through a variety of therapeutic activities and services. All designed and delivered by...

Oakley Courts

3117 Kunkle Blvd, Freeport, IL 61032

5.0
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Oakley Courts is an assisted living community located in the city of Freeport, Illinois in the county of Stephenson. Oakley Courts is less than half a mile from two different full golf courses. For the many seniors that live in Oakley Courts that unsurprisingly enjoy the game of golf, the greens...

Parkview Home

1234 S Park Blvd, Freeport, IL 61032

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Luther Center

111 W State St, Rockford, IL 61101

4.5
(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Park Vista -North Hill

1451 20th Ave, East Moline, IL 61244

3.5
(4 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Park Vista Retirement Living offers both assisted and independent living options in 1 and 2 bedroom apartments as well as spacious villas.  nestled in 12 wooded acres, our residents enjoy a park-like setting that is inviting in all seasons.  Tastefully decorated, our community is a comfortable...

Rockford Supportive Living Center

2114 Kishwaukee St, Rockford, IL 61104

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio

The Apartments Designed to provide a secure and comfortable environment, the spacious studio apartments feel like home. Features include efficient kitchenettes with waist-height refrigerators/freezers and microwaves, full bathrooms, handicap accessible with individual showers. Furnishings are...

Senior Star at Elmore Place

4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807

4.5
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive...

Heritage Woods of Moline

5500 46th Ave Drive, Moline, IL 61265

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Heritage Woods of Moline assisted lifestyle community is located in beautiful Moline, IL. This area is known for its natural beauty and a never ending list of things to do. The Riverside Park houses a number of outdoor activities to participate in. There is a water park and walking trails...

Pa Peterson At The Citadel

1311 Parkview Ave, Rockford, IL 61107

5.0
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Wesley Willows a CCRC

4141 N Rockton Ave, Rockford, IL 61103

3.8
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Wesley Willows, a not-for-profit organization, has been making a difference in the lives of seniors since 1966. The Rockford area's premier continuing-care retirement community, Wesley Willows, offers a full continuum of housing and services on one campus — duplex homes, independent living...

Cherryvale Place

1545 Temple Lane, Rockford, IL 61112

4.1
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located on the outskirts of Rockford, close to I-90, Cherryvale Place offers all the amenities you need within minutes of this well-maintained, beautifully landscaped community. With a full-time licensed nurse available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of...

Morning Star Village

1160 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107

4.3
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Morning Star Village is the friendliest and only locally-owned Assisted Living community in the Rockford area. We offer a wide range of services to residents who are happy to call Morning Star Village home. Presence Life Connections manages our community and they have a long history of serving...

Heritage Woods of DeKalb

2626 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

4.3
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

An inviting, beautiful assisted living community located in DeKalb, Illinois, Heritage Woods of DeKalb is a welcoming place to call home. Located conveniently off 1-88 and Highway 64, it is an ideal choice for those who want to be close to family and friends. We're located near Northern Illinois...

Fort Armstrong

1900 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201

3.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Fort Armstrong knows that making this decision can be difficult, which is why we do everything in our power to make that journey as simple as possible. The Fort Armstrong offers services and amenities comparable to other assisted living communities. We believe we go above and beyond the...

Anam Care of Rockford

8104 Sayer Road, Rockford, IL 61108

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Anam Care, which is part of the Anam Campus in Rockford, is designed to meet, in the most loving way possible, the specialized needs of all who are affected with a dementia, including Alzheimer's, Lewy Body, Parkinson's and Frontal-temporal dementias, memory loss and cognitive impairment. ...

Crimson Pointe

7130 Crimson Ridge Rd, Rockford, IL 61107

3.3
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Crimson Pointe is an assisted living retirement community in Rockford, Illinois. We are committed to providing a lifestyle for our seniors that emphasizes family, friends and community. We invite you to experience our warm sociable atmosphere where quality of care and quality of life go hand in...

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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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Sterling, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to two or more individuals who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of establishment offers its residents around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for those who cannot properly care for their needs because of the effects of aging.

This type of community is a helpful and easy living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow persons 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, routine personal hygiene items, medically-related social services, and nursing and related services to residents. The most common mental disease effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, decision making capabilities, and and familiarity with their surroundings. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, have your representative notified about your care, and spend time with visitors. Many occupants of nursing homes are with , which can encompass verbal antagonism, resisting assistance, or an inclination to wander. Often times seniors may decide life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is determined by the destination in which it is located. The median monthly rent in Sterling is around $742 and the median home value for Sterling is $85,885. The rent burden for Sterling is around 15.6% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Sterling 5.9% have a graduate degree, 34.0% have a high-school diploma, and 16.1% have a college degree. Based on gender, 48.8% are male and 51.2% are female. The median age of Sterling is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Sterling, 7.6% do not have health insurance, 62.6% participate in the labor force, 14.0% live in poverty, and 15.0% have some form of disability. Sterling has a population density of 976 people per square mile. In Sterling, 10.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Sterling is 26.0% Hispanic, 88.3% white, 2.3% black, 4.7% other or not specified, 3.1% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.4% Asian.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. 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. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation.

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

State-wide weather information

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. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. 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. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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 aromatic aster, angelica, bee balm, and viola pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the big brown bat, the American pygmy shrew, the cougar, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Illinois

Prairie Hills at Clinton, Oakley Courts and Rockford Supportive Living Center are the top rated nursing homes near Sterling, Illinois. See full list of communities.

There are 20 nursing homes near Sterling, Illinois. See the full list.

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