25 Assisted Living Facilities near Aurora, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Aurora, IL

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Sunnymere

Provides: Assisted Living
925 6th Avenue, Aurora, IL 60505
"Sunnymere is like a warm, friendly, family home. The management and staff are dedicated to providing the residents with excellent, flexible, accommodating care. There is a great ratio of staff to..." 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

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Bickford of Aurora

Provides: Assisted Living
7 South Orchard Road, Aurora, IL 60506
"The staff at Bickford of Aurora was very friendly. When I was there I saw residents involved in the activities, and their activities looked like something that I would enjoy. The staff was great..." More

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Bright Oaks of Aurora

Provides: Assisted Living
1340 N. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506
"I visited the facility for my client. The staffs were super nice, the facility amazilingy clean , friendly and beautiful!! I will highly recommend this place for your loved ones! You can also..." More

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Jennings Terrace - Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
275 S. LaSalle St., Aurora, IL 60505
"Jennings Terrace was OK and had everything we needed at that time. The staff was very nice and very helpful. I observed how the nurse and the staff worked with the patients, and it seemed good. " More

Presence Fox Knoll

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

Symphony of Orchard Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
2330 West Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506
"My father stayed here for roughly six months before being switched to hospice in the same facility. He was on a ventilator and not able to speak or walk. The staff eventually was able to help him..." More

The Vistas Fox Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
1599 North Farnsworth, Aurora, IL 60505
"My loved one lives here and I am really surprised by the staff. They are mostly caring and go above and beyond to make sure everything is okay. The business cards for the director and nursing..." More

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Spring Meadows Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
504 N. River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
"We have been very happy having our dad in Spring Meadows. The staff was very accommodating, as we were in a crunch for time to get him moved in. Our dad moved in during the time of COVID-19, and..." 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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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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HarborChase of Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
1619 N Mill Street, Naperville, IL 60563
"I visited alone and then brought my mom to view this facility. It is a lovely facility. There are dining options, lots of activities and I did see people participating in activities when I..." More

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Independence Village of Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
1030 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
"We are now residents of Independence Village. I love everything. One of the things I appreciate the most is the healthcare. They take my husband's blood pressure and they come right in on their..." 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

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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

Arbor Terrace Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
"Naperville is a suburb in the western part of Chicago, IL, with a history as a pioneer outpost. Even now, tourists and residents alike can stroll along the footbridges crossing the Du Page River..." More

Covenant Living at the Holmstad

Provides: Assisted Living
700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510
"Covenant Living at the Holmstad is an impressive retirement community, inside and out. Nestled on 38 wooded, scenic acres in the heart of the Fox River Valley, Covenant Living at the Holmstad is..." More

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Asbury Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
210 Airport Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
"We really like Ashbury Gardens and the overall tour was great; I don’t have any complaints. One lady said that she was really happy with it. The one thing we did notice though was the refrigerators..." 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
"My mother moved into Heritage Woods of Batavia. It seems nice and clean, and the people are nice. Her room is adequate, clean, and it has windows. The dining area is clean. The staff tried to be as..." More

Tabor Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
1347 Crystal Avenue, Naperville, IL 60563
"We toured five facilities after my mom had a stroke, and viewed options from great to slightly frightening. She was on the high end of care required. While every facility is stretched by employees..." 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

The Springs at Monarch Landing

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

    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

    $4,482.00 Geneva
    $4,098.00 Naperville
    $4,000.00 Yorkville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,979.00 St. Charles
    $3,737.00 Aurora

    Assisted Living costs in Aurora start around $3,737 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 Alden Gardens of Waterford

      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 wonderf... Read more

      Carol
    • Review of Bickford of Aurora

      The staff at Bickford of Aurora was very friendly. When I was there I saw residents involved in the activities, and their activities looked like something that I would enjoy. The staff was great an... Read more

      She012720
    • Review of Sunnymere

      Sunnymere was a little bit too small in their accommodations, and the food wasn't as varied as some of the other locations. The staff was very nice. The suites were like two rooms that had been put... Read more

      Heather
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