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  • Park Place of Elmhurst

    Park Place of Elmhurst

    1150 Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Park Place of Elmhurst is a state of the art Continuing-Care Retirement Community. We are able to provide luxurious housing options for individuals with minimal as well as intensive assistance needs all under one roof. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for people to 'age in place' and find peace...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst

    Artis Senior Living of Elmhurst

    123 W Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Caledonia Senior Living

    2800 Des Plaines Ave, North Riverside, IL 60546
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Caledonia Senior Living is a small, private home providing both assisted living and 24-hour nursing care in a beautiful, intimate setting. Our home is nestled on five wooded acres, and offers a wide range of services and activities to meet all of your needs. We are a non-profit organization,...

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  • Meadowbrook LaGrange

    Meadowbrook LaGrange

    339 South 9th Avenue, La Grange, IL 60525
    (41)
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    Meadowbrook Manor of LaGrange is located in the Historic District of LaGrange. Originally built in 1911 as The lllinois Masonic Children's Home, this unique building has served the long term care community for over 40 years. Our medical and rehabilitation professionals offer state of the art...

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  • Burr Ridge Senior Living NOW OPEN

    Burr Ridge Senior Living NOW OPEN

    16W301 91st Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Live with Dignity At Burr Ridge Senior Living, we live by our core values of integrity, respect, leadership, personal growth, excellence, and stewardship. Our commitment to service and dedication to compassionate senior care can be felt throughout our community. From our empathetic staff to the many...

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  • Belmont Village Oak Park

    Belmont Village Oak Park

    1035 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
    (44)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Belmont Village of Oak Park is located in the heart of historic Oak Park, a western suburb of Chicago. Our senior living residents don't have to go far to enjoy all the 'Windy City' has to offer. Close to the facility are shops, galleries, places of worship, and RUSH Oak Park Hospital. And when...

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  • Eve Assisted Living

    Eve Assisted Living

    10 N Washington St, Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    EVE Assisted Living & Memory Center offers a continuum of care across the spectrum of assisted living, from those who need minimum care to the more intensive care required for the memory impaired. EVE is located in downtown Hinsdale in a specialty designed modified Edwardian style building that...

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  • Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace

    Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace

    1635 S Ardmore Ave, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    (42)
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    Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace is changing the view on Alzheimer's care. We have recognized that a diagnosis of dementia for a loved one is a diagnosis for the whole family. We believe that keeping a family connected is imperative to not only providing the best possible, personalized care to the...

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  • Mayfield Care Center

    5905 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60644
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Chicago's west side just a few blocks North of the Eisenhower Expressway, Mayfield is proud to offer a wide range of therapies for long-term residents, as well as those seeking to make the transition from hospital to home. Our highly motivated Rehab team has earned a reputation for...

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  • Sunrise at Fountain Square

    Sunrise at Fountain Square

    2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148
    (62)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sunrise Senior Living introduces Fountain Square, a beautiful environment designed to fit your lifestyle...today and tomorrow! Located in Lombard, Illinois, about 20 miles west of downtown Chicago and offers assisted living, independent living, and 2 levels of memory care - Reminiscence and Terrace...

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  • Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

    Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

    2833 N Nordica Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For over 100 years, Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care has had a presence in the community that has empowered residents to live independent and full lives. As the premier post-acute and long-term care provider in Chicago with a 5 STAR CMS RATING, our mission is to provide a place of comfort and security...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

    831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Two separate, secured Reminiscence Neighborhoods are available for residents with Alzheimer's...

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  • Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

    303 E. Washington Street, Bensenville, IL 60106
    (68)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Bensenville, Illinois, the Bridgeway of Bensenville is an assisted living community set on a large, green landscape. We're easy to get to from I-294 and I-290 and close to everything from ten White Pines Country Club and River Forest Golf Club to various shopping areas. As a spacious,...

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  • Brookdale Burr Ridge

    Brookdale Burr Ridge

    6801 High Grove Boulevard, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (38)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 medications...

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  • Sunrise of Willowbrook

    Sunrise of Willowbrook

    6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (43)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    300 West 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148
    (76)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The new Lombard Place Assisted Living and Memory Care in Lombard, IL is the perfect alternative for seniors who value their independence but still need some help from time to time. Carefully designed and professionally managed, Lombard Place features beautiful apartments in a home-like setting....

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  • Harvester Place

    Harvester Place

    150 S Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Harvester Place, an Anthem Memory Care community located in downtown Burr Ridge, IL is a purpose built community allowing us to protect, engage, and love those living with memory loss. Because we are 100% dedicated to those with dementias our IDPH license includes the Alzheimer's Disease Special...

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  • Clarendale of Addison (Now Open!)

    Clarendale of Addison (Now Open!)

    1651 W Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Clarendale of Addison is managed by managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff;...

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  • Aspired Living of Westmont

    Aspired Living of Westmont

    407 W 63rd St, Westmont, IL 60559
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Aspired Living of Westmont 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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  • Oak Trace a CCRC

    Oak Trace a CCRC

    200 Village Drive, Downers Grove, IL 60516
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Oak Trace, located in Downers Grove, IL, is not-for-profit continuing care retirement community that offers a continuum of living options. Catered living, skilled nursing care and memory support are all situated right on campus. With everything so close by, you'll know that you can find whatever you...

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  • Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

    95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (47)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in a residential neighborhood only minutes from Wheaton, Atria Park of Glen Ellyn offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, supportive community, with the discreet support of a care staff close at hand. Without the worries of chores and home maintenance, residents are free to pursue...

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  • St. Joseph Village of Chicago

    St. Joseph Village of Chicago

    4021 W Belmont, Chicago, IL 60641
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Have you noticed that something doesn't seem right with mom or dad these days? It could be subtle or it could be something that's pretty obvious. Regardless, you've turned to the Internet for a reason and the best choice for assisted living is also Chicago's most notable and historic....

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  • Norwood Crossing

    Norwood Crossing

    6016 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Norwood Crossing, a not-for-profit community located on the Northwest side of Chicago, has been serving older adults since 1896. Each day, Norwood Crossing holds true to their mission of enhancing the independence and well-being of older adults. Norwood Crossing offers several levels of service on...

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  • Maple Glen Memory Care

    Maple Glen Memory Care

    750 S Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Maple Glen Memory Care is one of 22 Koelsch Communities. Together, the Koelsch family has more than five decades in developing, building and operating senior housing. The tradition began in 1958 when Emmett Koelsch and Alice Koelsch-Schultz founded the company and employed the simple philosophy,...

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  • Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

    Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

    2 South 706 Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (55)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Summit of Uptown

    Summit of Uptown

    10 N. Summit Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Situated in downtown Park Ridge is The Summit of Uptown which provides Assisted Living, Independent Living and Respite Care. The Summit of Uptown offers completely renovated spacious apartments, with full kitchens, upgraded amenities and attentive services. Assisted Living services include...

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  • Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

    Charter Senior Living of Glen Ellyn

    190 Geneva Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (33)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Experience is what you’ll find when choosing a Charter Senior Living community. Our collaborative team has expertise in Retirement Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing to meet your specific needs. You’ll also find our Charter difference. We promise that each...

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  • The Sheridan at Park Ridge (NOW OPEN)

    The Sheridan at Park Ridge (NOW OPEN)

    510 N Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Sheridan at Park Ridge is a new assisted living and memory care community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. We specialize in helping seniors live their lives to the fullest, no matter what level of specialized care they need. For our assisted living residents, we...

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  • Elevate Saint Andrew

    Elevate Saint Andrew

    7000 North Newark Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
    (72)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Elevate Saint Andrew is a close-knit continuing care senior retirement community with independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing rehabilitation care. Located in the Village of Niles, Cook County, Illinois, a peaceful suburb ten minutes from Chicago. As a member of the...

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  • St Pauls House

    St Pauls House

    3800 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    St Pauls House, a historic urban Lutheran Life Community, has been celebrating vibrant, grace-filled living since 1921. A wide range of tailored, supportive services are designed for individuals who need assistance to help maintain independence. Assisted living at St Pauls House offers many...

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  • Lee Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

    Lee Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

    1301 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018
    (95)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    WELCOME to Lee Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 260 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located at 1301 N. Lee Street in the heart of Des Plaines. Since 1979 our family owned and operated center has been providing dignified, homelike care and assistance for aging members of our...

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  • Belmont Village Geneva Road

    Belmont Village Geneva Road

    545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL 60188
    (55)
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    Belmont Village Geneva Road is located in the greater-Chicago area, on farmland north of Wheaton, in the Village of Carol Stream. So as you might expect, assisted living residents of Belmont Village have easy access to all the amenities of a cosmopolitan city plus the comforts of the warm and...

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  • Lakeview Memory Care

    Lakeview Memory Care

    241 E Lake St, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Bloomingdale's finest memory care community is open now! Lakeview Memory Care Community is home to 65 residents who may require services related to memory loss. Lakeview Memory Care provides on-site licensed nurses 24 hours a day, hourly and respite care, as well as our Living Well Program. The...

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  • Travanse Living at Wheaton

    Travanse Living at Wheaton

    219 Parkway Drive, Wheaton, IL 60187
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Travanse Living™, we see things differently. And it shows. We believe that quality senior living is an ideal balance of care and hospitality. At Travanse Living, moving here is moving forward. Our communities offer the best of both worlds in assisted living and memory care services – luxury...

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  • Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    Villa St. Benedict a CCRC

    1920 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Villa St. Benedict is a CCRC located in Lisle, IL just minutes from Naperville and the surrounding western suburbs of Chicago. Our 47 acre, park like campus offers 56 independent, two bedroom villas and 140 independent apartments all constructed in 2004. Benedale Center for Assisted Living and...

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  • Sunrise of Bloomingdale

    Sunrise of Bloomingdale

    129 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    (39)
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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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  • Covenant Home of Chicago

    Covenant Home of Chicago

    2720 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A gracious 55-unit assisted living residence rebuilt in a great Chicago neighborhood in 1997, Covenant Home brings a new style of assisted living to its urban Chicago neighborhood. Our building wraps a floor-to-ceiling central atrium, making the interior bright and cheerful. Studio, one- and...

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  • Grace Point Place Memory Care

    Grace Point Place Memory Care

    5701 W 101st St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Grace Point Place is a memory care community in the Chicago metropolitan area for seniors age 60 and over. Our purpose-built campus was designed specifically for residents with all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. We offer an innovative, person-centered approach to memory care that...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

    Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

    3535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care and assisted living through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts...

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  • Sunrise of Park Ridge

    Sunrise of Park Ridge

    1725 West Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (55)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Belmont Village Lincoln Park

    Belmont Village Lincoln Park

    700 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Belmont Village Lincoln Park, you’ll find the perfect blend of comfort, care and active living. The mid-rise building maintains the look and feel of the area with an architectural style very closely replicating the Nellie Black building that previously occupied the site. Nestled in the new...

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  • Arden Courts of Elk Grove

    Arden Courts of Elk Grove

    1940 Nerge Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    The Carrington at Lincolnwood

    3501 Northeast Parkway, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Creating a multi-acre senior living community in the very heart of a highly desirable area like Lincolnwood is a rare opportunity. While only minutes from businesses and shopping, cultural opportunities, houses of worship and medical and professional offices, the landscaped 13-acre,...

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  • Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    2710 Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
    (35)
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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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  • Lincolnwood Place

    Lincolnwood Place

    7000 North McCormick Boulevard, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    (58)
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    Lincolnwood Place offers independent living and assisted living in Lincolnwood, Illinois. Lincolnwood is a village in Cook County and is most widely known as the home of the Purple Hotel, which has a place in local lore. In addition to the intrigue surrounding this historical site, the village...

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  • Alden Courts/Garden Des Plaines

    1227 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Alden Gardens offers older adults the opportunity to live an active life with monitored care in a safe, friendly environment. Alden Gardens is part of the Alden Des Plaines community, which offers Alzheimer/dementia assisted living and a skilled nursing facility with physical therapy, IV therapy,...

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  • The Auberge at Orchard Park - A Memory Care Community

    The Auberge at Orchard Park - A Memory Care Community

    5520 Lincoln Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053
    (39)
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    The Auberge at Orchard Park 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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  • The Clare

    The Clare

    55 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611
    (4)
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    The Clare rises as an integral part of downtown Chicago—with the blue of Lake Michigan at one hand, the proud skyline at the other and at its feet all you could ever desire for enrichment, excitement and fulfillment. This premiere retirement residence and the unique lifestyle it offers await you...

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  • Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    Arden Courts of Palos Heights

    7880 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Arden Courts of Palos Heights is a Memory Care Assisted Living community dedicated to caring for individuals living with various forms of memory impairment and dementia. Located near the corner of Southwest Highway and College Drive, our community has been serving Palos Heights and the surrounding...

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  • The Hartwell

    The Hartwell

    5520 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60640
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Hartwell House Assisted Living ....an elegant home for older adults who wish to maintain independence in comfortable suites with personalized assistance. Hartwell House is situated in a charming, tree-lined residential neighborhood located less than a mile from the United Methodist Homes and...

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Westchester, Illinois

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers room and board to at least two seniors who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for seniors who are unable to adequately take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfortable living choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will usually take in individuals 55 and above which is unusual for other senior care types.Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral problems. These can consist of resisting care, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal reading materials, flowers and plants, and a private room, unless medically needed. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from discrimination, have your representative notified about your care, form or participate in resident groups, and get information on services and fees. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes can include wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, 24-hour emergency care, room and board, and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance). Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, medically-related social services, emergency dental services, and room and bed maintenance services to residents.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. The rent burden for Westchester is around 21.1% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Westchester is $225,281 and the median rent is $1,401 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Westchester is 45 years old. Demographically, Westchester is 3.7% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 67.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.3% other or not specified, 21.7% Hispanic, 17.8% black, and 3.7% mixed race. In Westchester, 6.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Westchester has a population density of 1,724 people per square mile. The current population of Westchester consists of 16,461 people. In Westchester, 11.0% have some form of disability, 6.8% do not have health insurance, 65.0% participate in the labor force, and 5.3% live in poverty. Of the population of Westchester 23.3% have a high-school diploma, 16.5% have a graduate degree, and 40.9% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. 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. 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.

Social demographics of the state

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 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 most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

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. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. 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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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, bloodroot, viola pedata, and aromatic aster. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the american black bear, the cougar, the american pygmy shrew, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.