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10 Best Nursing Homes in Waukegan, IL

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Nursing homes facilities near Waukegan, IL

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The staff is friendly. The Enhanced care staff is willing to anything you ask. They are friendly, kind and supportive. The food varies from being excellent to just okay. The apartment is a nice size....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to StoryPoint Libertyville! 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...
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55 Floor plans available
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My mom decided to move here and loves it. Her apartment is bright and lovely and has a washer and dryer included. They have many cable channels included. The food is great and they try to accomodate their...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Here you'll enjoy a spacious, park-like property with beautiful brick buildings. Walking paths meander through the landscape, leading you to a small, tranquil lake. The community feels warm and welcoming with areas that are alive with activity alongside quiet neighborhoods that provide serenity...
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33 Floor plans available
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I am very happy here at Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes. The staff is friendly and caring. I attend social events, gatherings and happy hour on Friday afternoons. I give meals, activities and cleanliness 5...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes is a pet-friendly assisted living community located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. We are located near Big and Little Bear Lakes, both are favorite picnic destinations for our residents and their families. Our attentive staff members are available 24 hours a day to provide...
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33 Floor plans available
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It’s the place to be if you need support. The care staff is the best. They go the extra mile to help out and make us feel comfortable. I enjoy the privacy of my personal space and appreciate the opportunity...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Sunrise of Gurnee has been established in the Gurnee community for providing exceptional care for seniors since 2002. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise of Gurnee affords families peace of mind by providing their loved ones with a range of personalized care services as well as the...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Gurnee Place Memory Care and everything about his experience at this facility has been great so far. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The staff, care...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Family-owned and —operated Autumn Leaves of Gurnee, Illinois, is proud to provide exceptional assisted living memory care that truly makes a difference in our resident's lives. Our exclusive focus is on providing the best, research-based assisted living memory care for people with Alzheimer's or...
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2020 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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The staff at Alto Grayslake are very friendly and helpful. The move in process was easy. Housekeeping was good. They cleaned the rooms once a week and laundry is done once a week. Daily activities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Beyond the hum of the city, where old-growth trees and acres of pristine forest stretch out under wide-open skies, you can find a place where residents pursue aspirational living each day. Alto Grayslake is a new kind of senior living community in the historic small town of Grayslake, Illinois....
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8.0
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The staff have been amazingly flexible and helpful. The meals and the activities are good. I would recommend this facility to others!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
About UsLocally-owned and expertly-operated, Galloway Senior Living is one-of-a-kind. Nestled in the charming village of Wadsworth, Illinois, we offer a perfect blend of tranquility and accessibility. Our community is situated within a peaceful residential area near the shores of Lake Michigan,...
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What we love about The Village at Victory Lakes is the staff team - they are so friendly, workable and were very understanding of our families situation. During the beginning transitions and while we were...
Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Village at Victory Lakes, located in Lindenhurst, Illinois on a 38-acre campus with a picturesque, lush prairie setting, offers an active, enriching lifestyle with everything you need now and in the future, including: *Independent Living *Assisted Living *Skilled Nursing Care and...
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2222 Floor plans available
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Everyone at The Sheridan is really nice. The staff seem very attentive, and they get back to me promptly. I really like that they offer a two bedroom suite with a shared bathroom, which saved us so much...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My friend has lived at Shepherd Premier Senior Living for 3 months. A small boutique center where she is well cared for. Private, clean rooms, attentive staff, meals prepared by staff. They respond to her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Photo of Heritage Woods of Gurnee
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22 Floor plans available
6.0
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She likes living in her apartment at heritage Woods. The staff helps my mom every day. She is grateful for the nursing staff as they help her when she needs it. She has adjusted quite well to not living on...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Heritage Woods of Gurnee assisted living facility is located in the gorgeous city of Gurnee, IL. For many years now, this city has been known for its astonishing natural beauty located near the banks of the Des Plaines River. There are also a number of places where residents can shop and dine...
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I love the welcoming, warm feeling that a smaller facility like this has to offer. The environment is very homey and warm. It feels very community and family-like. I think they're short-staffed...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Bickford isn’t just another senior living community. Our caregiver family is committed to ensuring that every resident lives their most fulfilling life. Here, your loved one will savor meals made from scratch, always have a dedicated caregiver by their side, and enjoy a vibrant social calendar. A...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
For today’s independent older adults, Presbyterian Homes’ Lake Forest Place is a Life Plan Community with the perfect combination of sophisticated retirement living and total peace of mind. Located on 60 beautifully wooded acres, Lake Forest Place offers apartment and cottage residences just...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
 You have spent a lifetime helping others and now it's time to do something special just for you. Barton Senior Residences of Zion gives you the time and opportunity to start enjoying senior living. Located on over 3 1/2 acres near Illinois Beach State Park ,Barton Senior Residences offers a...
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Provides: Nursing Homes
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Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
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Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
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Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
On Behalf of our team of caregivers and support staff thank you for considering our healthcare center. 'We offer a full range, of medical services to meet the individual needs of our Residents, including short-term rehabilitative services and long-term care. Working with the resident’s physician,...
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of nursing homes in Waukegan, IL

The average cost of senior living in Waukegan is $5,838 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Winthrop Harbor, IL with an average of $5,396 per month.

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Waukegan, IL vs. nearby cities

Waukegan, IL
$5,838/mo
$5,960/mo
$5,884/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Waukegan, IL vs. the state and national average

Waukegan, IL
$5,838/mo
U.S. national average
$4,885/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Waukegan vs. other types of senior living

$5,781/mo
Nursing Homes
$5,838/mo

Median monthly costs of Nursing Homes in Waukegan, IL by room type

Semi-Private
$6,176/mo
Studio
$5,882/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,667/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,910/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$4,248/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Waukegan over time

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What families are saying about nursing homes in Waukegan

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Waukegan

Casa del Mare Memory Care in Kenosha, WI

5.0
This is a fantastic community, my father is doing well here. He loves the place and we are satisfied. A place for mom was amazing with all they help they provided. My sister says they are providing him with great care. We are pleased with everything they have done for us.

Emerald Place in Glenview, IL

5.0
Their activities director [name removed] was outstanding, as well as their custodial and support staff team. Truly, but the cost at the time seemed high

Arbor Terrace Glenview

4.1
My main issues relate to money. They assessed my mother at a low level of care but then raised that within a month - even though her condition did not change. At the beginning of the calendar year, the rate for each care level increased. Then at her one year anniversary, the rent portion went ...
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