The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Aurora, IL for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Aurora, IL

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Provides: Assisted Living
925 6th Avenue, Aurora, IL 60505
"Sunnymere was a nice place, and it looked very homey. The inside looked like it had been updated, and it was very nice. I enjoyed it very much. It just felt very comfortable. Outside was amazing...." More

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Jennings Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
275 S. LaSalle Street, Aurora, IL 60505
"Jennings Terrace was clean and the people were friendly. The girl that gave me the tour was very friendly, very good, and thorough as to what goes on there daily. It was easy to get around in..." More
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Bickford of Aurora

Provides: Assisted Living
7 South Orchard Road, Aurora, IL 60506
"Bickford of Aurora was a beautiful place. The facility was really nice. It's newer, but the cost is a lot higher. It's almost $5,000 a month and the fee will go up every year. The business director..." More

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Alden Gardens of Waterford

Provides: Assisted Living
1955 Randi Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
"My mother stayed at Alden Gardens for 10 days for respite care. The place was great, but her room wasn't cleaned the whole time she was there, so it ended up pretty dirty, but the staff was..." More

The Whitley

Provides: Assisted Living
1340 River Street, Aurora, IL 60506
"We toured Bright Oaks of Aurora. The community is very pleasant. It's new and it's clean. The people were very nice. I just like everything about it. They gave us lunch because we asked about the..." More

Ascension Living Fox Knoll Village

Provides: Assisted Living
421 N Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506
"I loved Presence Fox Knoll. I would still be there, but my husband is of age and has dementia. He thought it was too expensive, and he no longer wanted to live there. It was nice, and everybody was..." More

Neighbors Next Door

Provides: Assisted Living
680 Audrey Avenue, Aurora, IL 60505
"The Neighbors Next Door was excellent. It is a home that only takes in four patients, so they have a lot of individual care. The director was right on top of everything, willing to do extra..." More

Bardwell Residences

Provides: Assisted Living
301 Weston Ave, Aurora, IL 60505
"Bardwell Residences was very good. The people were very knowledgeable. They introduced me to the staff and talked about the buildings and the history behind them. I thought everything was really..." More

The Vistas Fox Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
1599 North Farnsworth, Aurora, IL 60505
"My dad has been resident for couple years unfortunately he got diagnosed with a cancer final stage and he is required hospice thankfully I met a person with a name Berlin she has been helping my..." More

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StoryPoint Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
504 N. River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
"It was a whirlwind of activity between mom's Alzheimers diagnosis and getting her into Storypoint. Staff were caring and instrumental in making it happen. Storypoint was recommended by the..." More

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Sunrise of Naperville North

Provides: Assisted Living
535 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL 60563
"We moved my father-in-law into Sunrise of Naperville North, and it's been great. The staff members seem fantastic. I have no complaints. I loved the food I had. They have chair exercises, cooking..." More

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Independence Village of Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
1030 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
"My parents moved in a year ago after a series of health crisis made it unwise to continue living on their own. I appreciate the way they can still maintain their independence by having their own..." More
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Caring Star 2015

GreenFields of Geneva

Provides: Assisted Living
0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva, IL 60134
"The biggest selling point of GreenFields of Geneva for us was that it has a life plan, so my sister can stay there the rest of her life. She moved there a week ago, and she's in assisted living...." More

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HarborChase of Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
1619 N Mill Street, Naperville, IL 60563
"My mom has moved into HarborChase of Naperville. She seems very happy there. She loves the food, and she has participated in a few activities. She loves it. There's an outside patio area that is..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Bickford of Oswego

Provides: Assisted Living
3712 Grove Road, Oswego, IL 60543
"My mother has been a resident here for a few years. She came for respite care after a surgery and decided to stay. She loves it and has flourished here. She is now in her late 80s and I don't..." More

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Covenant Living at the Holmstad Assis...

Provides: Assisted Living
700 West Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510
"We chose Covenant Living at the Holmstad for my mother. She was familiar with it, and she had a friend living there. The rooms were generous in size, and the staff we met was very helpful and very..." More

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Auberge at Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
1936 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563
"At Auberge at Naperville, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will..." More

Tabor Hills A Campus of Caring

Provides: Assisted Living
1347 Crystal Court, Naperville, IL 60563
"I was there for post-operative care and was treated excellently." More

Caring Star 2014

Asbury Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
210 Airport Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
"Asbury Gardens was clean, newly remodeled, and nice looking. The staff was very friendly, very informative, and attentive to people. The residents were also very friendly and welcoming. The studios..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Arbor Terrace Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
"I had an in-person tour of Arbor Terrace Naperville. The facility was lovely. Their physical therapy room was a little small and crowded. They have physical therapists on staff. Their activities..." More

The Landings

Provides: Assisted Living
2450 W Fabyan Pkwy, Batavia, IL 60510
"The Landings was very, very impressive. The facility was very modern and up-to-date. It reminded me of a fine hotel. It was just very elegant. It was reasonably priced. The rooms were a little..." More

Covenant Living of Geneva

Provides: Assisted Living
27 North Bennett, Geneva, IL 60134
"Covenant Living of Geneva is just steps from the scenic Fox River, nestled in a charming Victorian-style neighborhood in the heart of Geneva, IL. Here, in one of the best retirement communities in..." More

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Robin's Nest Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1522 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134
"Mom is in Robin's Nest Assisting Living. It is a great facility. They have a kitchen area, a living area and a porch area. It is like a home. They have music and art therapy, including yoga once a..." More

Heritage Woods of Batavia

Provides: Assisted Living
1079 E Wilson St, Batavia, IL 60510
"We're heavily interested in Heritage Woods of Batavia. It looked like a nice place. It seemed clean. The residents seemed happy. The staff was all very friendly. I saw a studio room and it looked..." More

Eden Supportive Living N. Aurora

Provides: Assisted Living
311 S Lincolnway, North Aurora, IL 60542
"I am a former resident of the facility. The apartments are nice. They range from a studio up to a two bedroom. I started in a 1 bedroom, but, later downsized to a studio. When I lived..." More

Prairie Pointe Assisted Living and Me...

Provides: Assisted Living
58 WEST PARK AVENUE, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
"I visited Prairie Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care. It's not one that I would recommend. It was cheaper, but you get what you pay for. Rather than sit at a table with us, the staff sat behind..." More

The Springs at Monarch Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
2308 N. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60563

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Robin's Nest Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1819 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134
"It’s bed and breakfast living every day at Robin’s Nest where we strive to provide a relaxed, home environment that provides assisted living necessities that are impeccable and affordable...." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Aurora

    Aurora, Ill., has much to offer its residents, including a vibrant arts and cultural scene. It has scenic parks, outdoor recreation areas and fantastic day trips for seniors living in the area.

    Seniors who wish to move into an assisted living facility in the area have 37 assisted living facilities in and near the city from which to select. An assisted living establishment is defined as a residence for three or more unrelated adults, of which at least 80 percent are 55 years of age or older. The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates assisted living communities in Aurora as well the rest of the state. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Aurora

    • Although the cost of living in Aurora is only slightly higher (101.9 compared to 100) than the U.S. average, seniors on a budget may look to other cities in the state. The Illinois average is 96.

    • The sales tax rate in Aurora is 8.3 percent, 2.3 percent higher than the national average. The city's income tax rate, however, is lower than the U.S., with 3.8 percent to the country's 4.6 percent. 

    • Seniors can feel safer in Aurora, as the violent crime rate in Aurora is 25.9, considerably lower than the U.S. average of 31.1 and the state of Illinois average of 31.2.  

    • Aurora enjoys 192 sunny days each year and a July high temperature of 84. The winters can be harsh, with around 28 inches of snow per year and a January low temperature of 15.

    • The Aurora area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Presence Mercy Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Fox Valley Park District has an Active Adults program through several community centers in Aurora. It offers lunches and holiday parties, along with exercise and computer classes. They have a wide assortment of events from which to choose, all designed to keep adults 50 years and over active and engaged. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Aurora

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $6,229.00 Batavia
    $5,664.00 Geneva
    $4,771.00 St. Charles
    $4,517.00 Aurora
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,786.00 Naperville

    Assisted Living costs in Aurora start around $4,517 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Aurora and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Aurora

    In Illinois, Medicaid does not pay for services in assisted living establishments. The Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver (Supported Living Program) and the Medicaid 1915(b) Waiver (Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Program) pay for assisted living costs for those who qualify. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Aurora

    Aurora and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Aurora, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Aurora

    Aurora-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Aurora, IL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Aurora

    • Review of Jennings Terrace

      Jennings Terrace was more like a nursing facility. The apartments were two rooms, a bedroom, and a small living room. There's a community shower, and that was unacceptable. The facility was nice. T... Read more

    • Review of Jennings Terrace

      Jennings Terrace was clean and the people were friendly. The girl that gave me the tour was very friendly, very good, and thorough as to what goes on there daily. It was easy to get around in there... Read more

    • Review of Bickford of Aurora

      Bickford of Aurora was a beautiful place. The facility was really nice. It's newer, but the cost is a lot higher. It's almost $5,000 a month and the fee will go up every year. The business director... Read more

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