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18 Senior Apartments near Kankakee, IL

If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Kankakee, senior citizen apartments in Kankakee might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Kankakee and consider their options. With 18 senior rentals in Kankakee, IL, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Kankakee 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Kankakee, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.


You may also consider nearby communities such as Bourbonnais, Bradley or Sun River Terrace.

Senior Apartments Facilities near Kankakee, IL

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Last Updated: 11/30/22
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Senior Apartments

Average starting price $910/month
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Pullman Senior Suites

15 E 112th Pl, Chicago, IL 60619 | 41.7 milesfrom Kankakee center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Senior Apartments

3.5(3 reviews)

There were some small difficulties when moving my mom in. The refrigerator was not working properly and her cell phone is not working. A landline looks like will be better. They have gotten her to join a...

Pontiac Towers

1011 West Washington, Pontiac, IL 61764 | 43.5 milesfrom Kankakee center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Senior Apartments

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Located in Pontiac, Livingston County, IL, Pontiac Towers provides senior housing done right and provides residents with a safe and secure place to call home. The location of this residence is superior thanks to its perfect weather, great location, proximity to shopping and entertainment, and...

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Wrightwood Senior Apartments

2815 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60652 | 44.7 milesfrom Kankakee center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Senior Apartments

Wrightwood Senior Apartments are located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, one of the most exciting cities in the United States. With a population of over three million people, Chicago is buzzing with life and opportunities. Wrightwood Senior Apartments offer convenience and comfort in a healthy...

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3.8(2 reviews)

The ladies I worked with in the front office were outstanding. They were so helpful but most of all they were loving.

Hyde Park Apartments

5330 South Harper, Chicago, IL 60615 | 49.4 milesfrom Kankakee center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Senior Apartments

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Located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Hyde Park Apartments is a senior apartment situated in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The state of the art building is surrounded by magnificent views such as Lake Michigan. A lot of amenities surround the apartments such as the Promontory and Harold...

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1.0(1 review)

Creekside Terrace

512 Prairie Ln, Cissna Park, IL 60924 | 38.2 milesfrom Kankakee center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly

Midway Pointe

5011 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60638 | 48.2 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

4.5(2 reviews)

This is a nice place to live. It is secure. I like my apartment. I enjoy the security of the building. The staff is nice to deal with. There are a lot of activities for the residents to choose...

Anderson Farms Apartments

1500 Briarcliff Road, Montgomery, IL 60538 | 48.2 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Anderson Farms Apartments is nestled in the countryside and offers a quiet, peaceful setting. At Anderson Farms Apartments, you can enjoy the fresh country air while taking a stroll or tending to your own gardening bed. Or just relax and enjoy the views. Located in Montgomery, Illinois, Anderson...

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4.5(2 reviews)

Great place for non active seniors as it lacks active activities. Lack of management and maintenance staff for several months was/is disappointing. Good location for stores and restaurants, many within...

Avenida Naperville

504 Commons Rd, Naperville, IL 60563 | 49.3 milesfrom Kankakee center

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Provides: Senior Apartments, Independent Living

Avenida Naperville offers a fresh new approach to active living for adults 62 and better. Located just minutes away from the quaint, picturesque charm of Downtown Naperville and all your favorite conveniences, Avenida Naperville is a place to re-imagine the future while maintaining the comforts...

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The Residences at Merrillville Lakes

8500 Grant Circle, Merrillville, IN 46410 | 35.8 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

The Residences at Merrillville Lakes are Now Open!!If you are ready to enjoy a carefree lifestyle, then now is the time to visit the brand new, premier apartment community known as The Residences at Merrillville Lakes. Construction is completed on our first building and now’s your chance reserve...

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4.0(9 reviews)

I love this community because it instantly felt like home. The location is perfect and the buildings are very well kept. I love that it is an adult community and I enjoy meeting people in the clubhouse.

Robbins Supportive Living

13820 S. Utica Ave, Robbins, IL 60472 | 37.4 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments, Assisted Living

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Robbins Supportive Living Center invites you to come and tour a unique living environment designed to enrich the lives of Seniors 65 and over. This can be the ideal environment for the senior that can no longer be safe at home but does not require a skilled nursing center.

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Hancock House

12045 S Emerald Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628 | 40.4 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Hancock House is a seniors housing located in the scenic and charming city of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Our community is placed near the picturesque Little Calumet River, the luscious Whistler Woods Forest Reserve, and the tranquil waters of Lake Calumet. It is also close to other sites...

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West Pullman School Senior Community

11917 S. Parnell, Chicago, IL 60628 | 41.8 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Montclare Senior Residences of Avalon Park

1200 E. 78th St., Chicago, IL 60619 | 46.2 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Montclare Senior Residences of Avalon Park is located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, one of the most vibrant cities of the United States. With a population of over three million, it's a city that is buzzing with life and opportunities. Located on Lake Michigan, Chicago is famous for its...

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4.1(11 reviews)

I really have been enjoying my stay at Montclare. I have a beautiful apartment with lots of great amenities and a great view. The staff are always so friendly and have been a big help with making sure I have...

Rose Terrace Apartments

3820 Wolf Crossing, Oswego, IL 60543 | 46.3 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Wheeler House

1450 West 69th Street, Chicago, IL 60636 | 46.4 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Wheeler HouseWheeler House is a 55 and older senior apartment located in the exciting and picturesque city of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Our warm and friendly community is situated within convenient transit stops, making it easy for loving friends and family to visit. This resident is a...

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Highlands Tudor Manor

7018 S Cregier, Chicago, IL 60649 | 47.4 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

Highlands Tudor Manor, professionally managed by Related Management, LP is committed to providing an affordable enriching housing residence for low to moderate income adults 55 years & older. Highlands Tudor Manor provides the freedom of independent living, and provides controlled entrances while...

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4.0(3 reviews)

My dad is doing great here. The apartment community is clean and always taken care of. The staff are friendly and always make sure that everything is taken care of when needed. They do offer my father...

Terian House

501 Albert St, Valparaiso, IN 46383 | 49.5 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

McKenzie Falls

265 Lake Shore Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 | 41.3 milesfrom Kankakee center

Provides: Senior Apartments

McKenzie Falls is a 105 townhome rental development for seniors age 62 and over. Certain income restrictions apply.McKenzie Falls Rental Residences are all 1bedroom, 1 bath, attached ranch style homes conveniently located in a quiet residential setting just east of Rte. 53.All residences include...

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Cost of senior apartments in Kankakee, IL

The average cost of senior living in Kankakee is 910 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Pontiac, IL with an average of 600 per month.

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In Kankakee, Illinois, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Kankakee, Illinois, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Transportation

Kankakee, Illinois is somewhat car-dependent — seniors can expect to need a car for some errands, while others can be accomplished on foot. Transit options in Kankakee include cab services through Timely Cab, bus service through River Valley Metro Mass Transit District, and train lines through Amtrak. Seniors may receive fare discounts for these services. Kankakee has limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

Health care

Kankakee offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has two hospitals, Presence St. Mary's Hospital and Riverside Medical Center.

Senior activities

Kankakee, Illinois is known as a lively anchor city on the expansive plains outside of Chicago. Enjoy the vibrant downtown featuring a robust Farmers’ Market, the entertaining Merchant Street MusicFest, and community murals inspired by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Arts-minded seniors can enjoy the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery, and Kankakee Valley Theatre Association, while the Kankakee Community Wellness Group provides opportunities to pursue your health goals and find community.

What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

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Midway Pointe, Anderson Farms Apartments and Hyde Park Apartments are the top rated senior apartments near Kankakee, Illinois. See full list of communities.

There are 18 senior apartments near Kankakee, Illinois. See the full list.

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