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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Barrington, IL for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Barrington, IL below include 71 Assisted Living facilities with 1635 reviews. On average in Barrington, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.8 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Barrington

An affluent suburb of Chicago, Barrington is located in Cook County, north of Chicago. It is home to two assisted living facilities and a further 56 facilities  nearby where seniors can get assistance with activities of daily living. Some area facilities also provide specialized care to help seniors with dementia or other disabilities. The Division of Assisted Living, a branch of the Illinois Department of Health licenses assisted living facilities in the state. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Barrington

  • Barrington has a reputation for safety. Its annual crime rate (per 100,000 people) is 763, below the national average crime rate of 2,837 people.

  • The village of Barrington is home to world-class medical facilities, including Advocate Medical Group Primary Care, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. Other renowned medical facilities are located in nearby Chicago as well as neighboring suburbs.

  • There are plenty of arts and culture attractions located in Barrington for seniors to enjoy such as the Catlow Theater and Place de la Musique.

  • Metra (passenger rail) serves Barrington. There is one station in the village located on Spring Street. All Metra trains are accessible to people with disabilities.

  • Seniors who choose to reside in Barrington should note that the village’s cost of living index at 145 greatly exceeds the national cost of living index which is 100. Consequently, seniors may feel safer when traversing their neighborhood.

  • With an average July high of 82 degrees, Barrington summers tend to be hot as well as humid. Seniors with respiratory problems should keep that in mind. Even so, the area’s winters are far more extreme with inclement weather that could include heavy snowfall and a January low of 13.

Paying for Assisted Living in Barrington

Assisted Living costs in Barrington start around $5,533 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 Barrington 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.

Cities in Illinois

Arlington Heights

$5,804

Barrington

$5,533

Schaumburg

$5,472

Long Grove

$5,385

Lake Zurich

$4,503

Buffalo Grove

$4,502

US

$4,000

Hoffman Estates

$3,627

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Barrington

Barrington seniors who meet eligibility requirements may qualify for financial assistance to pay for assisted living care in Illinois. The Supportive Living Program (SLP) is a Medicaid waiver program that may be used to pay for care available in an assisted living facility. Furthermore, the Illinois Medicaid-Medicare Alignment Initiative (MMAI) is available to eligible seniors and disabled people in Cook County. 

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

Financial Assistance in Illinois

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 Barrington

Barrington 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 Barrington, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Barrington

Barrington-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.

Laws and Regulations in Illinois

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Bob

I visited this facility

Review of Chapters Living of Barrington

We liked them because it was not very big and seemed more personable. We liked that there were bathtubs in the rooms instead of just showers. They gave us good chocolate chip cookies.

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Rick

I visited this facility

Review of Chapters Living of Barrington

We really liked them. We liked the quality of the staff, the layout, the services, and the entire atmosphere of the place. Everything was a positive. They also had a lot of activities for their...

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Assisted Living

KayVRUSH

I visited this facility

Review of The Garlands of Barrington

The Garlands of Barrington is a wonderful. clean, spacious place. I would recommend it to anybody. The staff was very nice during my visit. You can either eat in the common dining room or in your...

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