17 Assisted Living Facilities near Chicago Heights, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Heights, IL

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Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
1040 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
"I visited one assisted living called Prairie Green. It was very nice. The rooms were small but they were very clean. The residents seemed happy and full of energy. The staff was very friendly,..." More

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Waterford Estates Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
17400 Kedzie Ave, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
"I liked Waterford Estates the best. The people were friendly, the atmosphere was very nice, and very clean. The room was very nice and very clean as well. It's beautiful all the way around. They..." More

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Sunrise of Flossmoor

Provides: Assisted Living
19715 Governors Highway, Flossmoor, IL 60422
"I have resided at Sunrise for almost 3 years and have never regretted my choice. Due to the effects of a severe stroke, my husband and I decided that my move to an assisted living facility should..." More

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Victory Centre of River Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
1370 Ring Rd, Calumet City, IL 60409
"I liked Victory Centre. The place looked nice and had a nice, helpful staff member who went out of her way to help us. They had game nights, church service, and golf. The rooms were nice and looked..." More

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Victory Centre of Sierra Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
4150 W. Gatling Boulevard, Country Club Hills, ...
"This facility made is so much easier to transition my mother from living on her own to assisted living. The entire staff is professional and very friendly and made my mother feel at home the minute..." More

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Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

Provides: Assisted Living
3633 Breakers Drive, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
"Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields is a great community. We had a meal there and tried the food, and it would come highly recommended by me for anybody who wants to go there. The staff who gave us the..." More

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Bickford of Tinley Park

Provides: Assisted Living
17301 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477
"Bickford of Tinley Park was very nice, but they only accommodate patients 65 and over, and my brother is 60. The room was beautiful. There were residents playing bingo and other residents watching..." More

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The Pointe at Kilpatrick

Provides: Assisted Living
14230 S. Kilpatrick Avenue, Crestwood, IL 60445
"Everything at The Pointe at Kilpatrick was wonderful. There was nothing that I didn't like. Angie was fabulous. The room was much smaller and much more confined compared to the other places we saw...." More

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Elevate South Holland

Provides: Assisted Living
16300 Louis Ave, South Holland, IL 60473
"Holland Home is a nice place. My mother is in assisted living and I like it. The staff is professional. I haven't seen anything wrong as of yet. I like the director. It's clean and the food is..." More

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Victory Centre of Park Forest

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Main St, Park Forest, IL 60466
"Victory Centre of Park Forest was absolutely fantastic. One building was for the assisted living and the other was for the independent living. The rent was based on your income. They gave me a tour..." More

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Village Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
2681 South Route 394, Crete, IL 60417
"Village Woods is set on a beautiful property overlooking Balmoral Woods Golf Course. Eating meals in the main dining room is an extra treat as you feel like you are staying at a resort. Mom is..." More

Dorchester Senior Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1515 E. 154Th S., Dolton, IL 60419
"While in the Dolton area, we made a stop at the Dorchester Senior Center. Even though we didn't have an appointment, the staff was friendly and accommodating. The fountain on the main grounds had..." More

St. Anthony of Lansing

Provides: Assisted Living
3025 Spring Lake Drive,, Lansing, IL 60438
"I moved my 95 year old mother to St. Anthony a month ago. She didn't want to leave her home of 25 years so the transition was challenging. So far she likes it! She likes her apartment, the staff,..." More

Assisted Living at Hartsfield Village

Provides: Assisted Living
10000 Columbia Avenue, Munster, IN 46321
"The staff is very responsive. My room has a bedroom, a living room, a kitchenette, and a bathroom. The food is very good almost all the time. They have a number of different kinds of activities,..." More

Kelly Home Healthcare, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
3235 Vollmer Road, Suite 104 , Charleston, IL 6...
"Kelly was used for home care for my mother in 2005. At the time we did not know that she was in the early stages of Alzheimer's. At first we had the Aides come in to be with here during the day...." More

St James Manor & Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
1251 E. Richton Rd., Crete, IL 60417
"My aunt, Cousin , and other relatives have been here. The place is very well organized, clean and a very helpful staff.. The staff was very kind and caring especially when I walked in and my..." More

Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Provides: Assisted Living
601 SHEFFIELD AVE, Dyer, IN 46311
"I liked the Sheffield Manor. I think it was a smaller facility, but they had full apartments, and they were either one or two bedrooms. The other thing that I liked about it was that it had one..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chicago Heights

    The most recent census by the United States government reveals that 12.8% of the population is over 65 years in Chicago Heights, Illinois. To assist these seniors with adequate housing, there are 33 assisted living facilities in and near Chicago Heights. Regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health, assisted living facilities in the state are defined as residences that house at least three unrelated adults with 80 percent of the residents required to be 55 years or older. They provide health, housekeeping, security, and personal assistance services to residents around the clock. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chicago Heights

    • Winters are relatively harsh in Chicago Heights where the temperature ranges between the teens and 30s. But the area also experiences warm, sunny summer weather conditions, which are ideal for those who enjoy spending time outdoors.

    • The air quality index in Chicago Heights generally ranges from the good to moderate categories with no alarming levels of pollution, which makes it an ideal location for seniors to live in.

    • The cost of living in Chicago Heights is 6 percent below the national average. This makes it an easy location to settle in for those on a limited budget.

    • With crime data indicating a crime rate of 33.10, Chicago Heights is considered to be 15 percent safer than other cities in the United States.

    • Chicago Heights is served by public buses and trains that run through most of the city. The number of people in Chicago Heights using public transportation is 30 percent more than the average in the United States. Pace operates a fixed-route bus system in the area. Seniors are eligible for reduced rates on fares with a valid RTA Reduced Fare Permit, which can be obtained through the Regional Transportation Association.

    • Chicago Heights is home to world-class medical facilities, including Franciscan Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Chicago Heights

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $4,070.00 Country Club Hills
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,802.00 Tinley Park
    $3,750.00 Chicago Heights
    $3,460.00 Calumet City

    Assisted Living costs in Chicago Heights start around $3,750 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 Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights

    Eligible seniors in Chicago Heights can receive help paying assisted living costs through the Illinois Supportive Living Program. The Support Living Program does not cover boarding expenses, which can be paid through Supplemental Security Income or Social Security. 

    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 Chicago Heights

    Chicago Heights 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 Chicago Heights, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chicago Heights

    Chicago Heights-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 Chicago Heights, IL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Chicago Heights

    • Review of Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing

      I would not put any family member in Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing. It's very dirty, and it didn't look very well kept up. The staff who showed me around was more of a salesperson than anything e... Read more

      David
    • Review of Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing

      I've lived in Prairie Green for a week. It's a very clean and very friendly place. The staff is friendly. They had a luau last Friday, plus outings, trips, and a lot of activities. I've eaten a cou... Read more

      Arlene
    • Review of Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing

      Prairie Green was OK and clean but was more assisted living than a nursing home, and my parents needed more care. The staff was good. They offered cleaning services and laundry. Read more

      Deborah472275
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