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Assisted Living in Chicago

There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago, IL.


Assisted Living Chicago, IL

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

Also, these 20 Assisted Living facilities in Chicago can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


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When Do Seniors in Chicago Need Assisted Living?

Seniors in Chicago will typically need this Assisted Living 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 Chicago assisted living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago

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


A. Residential Care Home Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago


Description and Size

Residential Care Homes located in Chicago are regular, small care homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These “home-feel” Assisted Living homes are licensed by Illinois’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Chicago.

Types of Residents

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

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller assisted living 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 Assisted Living Communities in Chicago


Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Chicago will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These assisted living 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 Assisted Living Communities that may be in Chicago or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Enlivant Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living, Belmont Village Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle, SRG Senior Living, MBK Senior Living, Oakmont Assisted Living & Memory Care, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in Large Assisted Living Communities in Chicago will typically prefer these type of Facilities 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 Assisted Living facility and larger number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Chicago can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents in Assisted Living Facilities.


Assisted Living Costs in Chicago

The average cost of Assisted Living in Chicago is $4,500 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers an Assisted Living residential care home or a large Assisted Living community in Chicago, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $3,000 and can go as high as $7,500 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly costs of Assisted Living, Click Here.


Paying for Assisted Living Care in Chicago

Paying for Assisted Living in Chicago can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families in Chicago pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Assisted Living in Chicago 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 Assisted Living care, Click Here.


Illinois Licensing for Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago

The 20 Assisted Living 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 Assisted Living facility before it opens, ensure the Assisted Living facility is operating up to standards and the community residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Assisted Living Facility Listings in Chicago to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information, care options and pricing for Assisted Living in Chicago, IL , please contact 877.523.6523 or Get Care Options Here and an Expert Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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