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Chicago Assisted Living

There are 19 Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago, IL.

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    Sunrise of Lincoln Park

    Sunrise of Lincoln Park is a wonderful assisted living facility for seniors located conveniently close to the Lincoln Park Zoo, Lake Michigan beaches, and downtown Chicago's shops and restuarants. &n...

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    Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    Autumn Green at Wright Campus is a wonderful assisted living facility for senior citizens located in the city of Chicago.  Autumn Green at Wright Campus offers seniors quality care services, bea...

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    Autumn Green At Midway Village

    Autumn Green At Midway Village is a wonderful senior living facility that offers both assisted living and independent living services to the elderly in the city of Chicago.  Autumn Green at Midw...

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    The Hallmark Chicago

    The Hallmark Chicago is located in Chicago at 2960 North Lake Shore Drive and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . The Hallmark Chicago p...

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    Kenwood of Lake View

    Kenwood Of Lake View is located in Chicago at 3121 North Sheridan and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Kenwood Of Lake View provides ...

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    Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham

    Senior Suites Of Auburn Gresham is located in Chicago at 1050 W. 79th and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Senior Suites Of Auburn Gr...

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    Senior Suites of Austin

    Senior Suites Of Austin is located in Chicago at 335 N. Menard Avenue and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Senior Suites Of Austin pr...

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    Senior Suites of Autumn Green at Wright Campus

    Senior Suites Of Autumn Green At Wright Campus is located in Chicago at 4255 N. Oak Park Ave. and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Se...

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    St. Joseph Village of Chicago

    St. Joseph Village of Chicago is a wonderful assisted living facility that provides personal care services to seniors in a warm and loving homelike environment.  St. Joseph Village of Chicago, p...

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    Smith Village

    Smith Village is an excellent assisted living and senior care facility that provides personal care and support services to the elderly located in the city of Chicago.  Smith Village offers a per...

Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago, IL



19 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Chicago, Illinois or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Chicago, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 19 facilities in Chicago can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Chicago Need Assistance?

Seniors in Chicago will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Illinois senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Chicago

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Chicago can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Chicago are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Illinois’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Chicago.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Chicago care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Chicago Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Chicago will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Illinois’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Chicago or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Chicago these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Chicago can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Costs in Chicago

The average cost of Assisted Living in Chicago is $ 4050 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 1732 and can go as high as $ 6345 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care in Chicago

Paying for Assisted Living in Chicago can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Chicago. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


Illinois Licensing

The 19  Facilities in Chicago are licensed, inspected and regulated by Illinois’s Department of Public Health, Division of Assisted Living. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Chicago to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Chicago, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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