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Senior housing types near Tuscola, IL

  • Carriage Crossing Arcola

    Carriage Crossing Arcola

    909 Green Mill Road, Arcola, IL 61910
    (3)
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    Carriage Crossing Senior Living is your premier choice for assisted living in two beautiful locations, Arcola and Champaign, Illinois. We are committed to providing our residents a safe and meaningful lifestyle. Our vibrant assisted living apartments offer you independent living plus the added...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Charleston

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Charleston

    738 N 18th St, Charleston, IL 61920
    (2)
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    At the Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care, you will have the perfect balance of independence and living the standard you need, want and deserve. We ca do it ALL! We cook! We clean! We do the laundry! We also take care of the yard. We are here to serve our residents 24 hours a...

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  • Aspen Creek of Sullivan

    411 N. West Street, Sullivan, IL 61951
    (5)
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    Aspen Creek of Sullivan is a senior care home located in community of Sullivan in Moultie County, IL. With a population of 4,400 residents, Sullivan has small-town charm and natural beauty to spare. Besides a significant number of well-kept, historic buildings Sullivan boasts one of the best small...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Charleston

    Brookstone Estates of Charleston

    300 Lincoln Highway Road, Charleston, IL 61920
    (3)
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    Opened in 2001 and recently renovated in 2011, Brookstone Estates of Charleston is a premier residential community offering Charleston, IL Independent Living and Memory Care. Located in Charleston, Illinois, our community is designed to promote creativity and independence within a safe and loving...

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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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  • 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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  • Willowbrook Memory Support of Marshall

    Willowbrook Memory Support of Marshall

    1002 N 2nd St, Marshall, IL 62441
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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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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    14061 E. 1600th St., Effingham, IL 62401
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    The Glenwood of Effingham is now open! This 39 apartment Licensed Assisted Living Community is located on a spacious piece of property on the North side of Effingham just off interstate 57 and 70. This community features outdoor walking paths, sitting areas, gardens, and a waterfall retreat area....

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  • Bethesda Gardens

    Bethesda Gardens

    1450 E Crossing Blvd, Terre Haute, IN 47802
    (4)
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    At Bethesda Gardens, we understand a new phase of life can be daunting. But our vibrant, engaging community makes the transition seamless—and fun. Our devoted team is committed to you and your family, offering around-the-clock care in a comfortable, intimate atmosphere that engages, enriches,...

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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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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Brazil

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Brazil

    1941 US Hwy 40 W, Brazil, IN 47834
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    Our unique community offer spacious living where quality is second to none. Every detail from the architecture, floor plans, décor and landscaping to the extensive list of amenities reflects the commitment to creating a lifestyle that will exceed your expectations. We want to continue to be the...

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  • 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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  • Willowbrook Memory Support of Vandalia

    Willowbrook Memory Support of Vandalia

    1124 Sunset Dr, Vandalia, IL 62471
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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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  • Mill Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Mill Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    3319 Ginger Creek Drive, Springfield, IL 62711
    (6)
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    The decisions surrounding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are some of the most difficult you must make. Choosing Mill Creek can help ease your mind. Mill Creek is specifically designed to care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and memory loss. Around-the-clock care and attention is...

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  • Bickford of Crawfordsville

    Bickford of Crawfordsville

    100 Bickford Land, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
    (4)
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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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  • University Place

    University Place

    1700 Lindberg Rd, West Lafayette, IN 47906
    (2)
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    One of the best things about our changing times is the way more and more people see themselves as they grow older. People have greater expectations of this time of life. They want to do more, learn more, maintain good health and be less burdened. No doubt you share those expectations. There is a...

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  • Bickford of Lafayette

    Bickford of Lafayette

    3633 Regal Valley Dr, Lafayette, IN 47909
    (5)
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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 - 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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  • 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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  • Aster Place

    Aster Place

    741 Park East Blvd., Lafayette, IN 47905
    (10)
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    American Senior Communities is proud to present this exciting new option coming soon to the Greater Lafayette area. American Senior Communities have been serving seniors for over a decade with over 60 locations dedicated to the very best customer service. Located between IU Hospital- & Lafayette...

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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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  • Traditions at Reagan Park

    Traditions at Reagan Park

    1176 Kingwood Drive, Avon, IN 46123
    (22)
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    Traditions at Reagan Park is a quiet and peaceful assisted living community located just west of Indianapolis in the beautiful area of Avon, Hendricks County, Indiana. Our leisurely community offers a taste of country living while still being close to a dynamic city full of opportunities for...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Hearth at Prestwick

    The Hearth at Prestwick

    182 S. County Road 550E, Avon, IN 46123
    (34)
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    Feel the warmth of The Hearth at Prestwick, where desired services, amenities and conveniences make everyday living comfortable and exciting for seniors. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating...

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  • Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove

    5865 Sugar Lane, Plainfield, IN 46168
    (25)
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    Live the sweet life when making your home at Sugar Grove. The country setting of our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Plainfield, IN, radiates warmth and provides an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Residents are...

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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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  • Amber Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Amber Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    1704 East Amber Ln, Urbana, IL 61802
    (12)
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  • Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Mattoon

    Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Mattoon

    920 Country Club Road, Mattoon, IL 61938
    (1)
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  • Carriage Crossing Decatur (Opening Summer 2020)

    Carriage Crossing Decatur (Opening Summer 2020)

    2650 N Monroe St, Decatur, IL 62526
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  • Willowbrook of Effingham

    Willowbrook of Effingham

    100 Blohm Ave., Effingham, IL 62401
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  • Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    505 E Vernon Ave, Normal, IL 61761
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  • Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Lincoln

    Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Lincoln

    203 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656
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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Springfield (Now Open)

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Springfield (Now Open)

    3401 Hedley Rd., Springfield, IL 62711
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  • Beehive Homes of Lafayette Memory Care

    Beehive Homes of Lafayette Memory Care

    830 Park East Blvd, Lafayette, IN 47905
    (3)
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  • Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Litchfield

    Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care of Litchfield

    1007 E. Columbia St., Litchfield, IL 62056
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  • The Lodge at Manito

    The Lodge at Manito

    1303 S East Ave, Manito, IL 61546
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  • Arbor Rose of Arcola

    106 East 2nd Street South, Arcola, IL 61910
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  • Arbor Rose of Tolono

    503 S. Bourne Street, Tolono, IL 61880
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  • Carriage Crossing Champaign

    1701 Congressional Way, Champaign, IL 61822
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Tuscola, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a community that houses two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of community offers its residents around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for people who are unable to care for their own needs.

Nursing homes are a familiar and easy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will individuals 55 and above infrequently heard of in senior care regarding alternate care types. The most common mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capabilities, and memory function. Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, medically-related social services, routine personal hygiene items, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. Often times individuals may prefer life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. Many occupants of nursing homes might have behavioral difficulties, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. A large number of occupants are single women with circles of support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is influenced by the community where it is located. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Tuscola is around $725 per month and the median home value in Tuscola costs around $105,133. The rent burden for Tuscola is about 12.0% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Tuscola, 9.3% do not have health insurance, 9.7% consider themselves widows, 64.4% participate in the labor force, and 12.9% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Tuscola is 0.2% mixed race, 97.0% white, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.1% black, and 4.1% Hispanic. Based on gender, 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male. The median age of Tuscola is 42 years old. Tuscola has a population density of 591 people per square mile. In Tuscola, 12.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 24.6% have a college degree, 34.1% have a high-school diploma, and 5.8% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7, a grocery index rating of 94.2, and a housing index rating of 87.2. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. 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. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

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. Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. 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 viola pedata, bee balm, black snakeroot, and bird's foot violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the big brown bat, the American pygmy shrew, the eastern red bat, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.