23 Assisted Living Facilities near Crete, IL

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Crete, IL

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Village Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
2681 South Route 394, Crete, IL 60417
"We're very happy with Village Woods where my mom is. It is set on a beautiful golf course which is a beautiful setting. There are 24 hour surveillance cameras and security, excellent Christian..." 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

21 Assisted Living Facilities near Crete, IL

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Caring Star 2016

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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Caring Star 2019

Residences at Deer Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
401 U.S. 30, Schererville, IN 46375
"Food and service are very good and 99% of staff is kind, patient and caring. The studio is nice size with kitchen sink, cabinets, fridge and microwave. Nice bathroom with walk in shower. They have..." More

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Towne Centre

Provides: Assisted Living
7250 Arthur Blvd, Merrillville, IN 46410
"Our experience with Towne Centre has been really good. Everybody has been helpful and they take care of all of my aunt's concerns. Everything's great. They have a dining room, an exercise room and..." More

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Sunrise of Flossmoor

Provides: Assisted Living
19715 Governors Highway, Flossmoor, IL 60422
"I went to Sunrise of Flossmoor. The experience was nice. I loved the place. The room was nice, clean, and a good size. The staff showed me some rooms for two people that were nice. We talked in the..." More

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Caring Star 2016

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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Clarendale of Schererville

Provides: Assisted Living
7770 Burr St., Schererville, IN 46375
"I really like Clarendale of Schererville, but we're working on the financial part. It's relatively new, and I like the atmosphere. The rooms were gorgeous, the people were friendly, and it didn't..." More

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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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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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Caring Star 2016

Victory Centre of Sierra Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
4150 W. Gatling Boulevard, Country Club Hills, ...
"My mother-in-law is at Victory Centre. Everybody seemed very friendly, and the residents looked happy. I liked the idea that if they run out of money and qualify for Medicaid, they don’t have to..." 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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Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

Provides: Assisted Living
3633 Breakers Drive, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
"The Park at Olympia Fields provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through..." 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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Heartis Village of Orland Park

Provides: Assisted Living
7420 W. 159th Street, Orland Park, IL 60462
" Opening Early 2018 Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village Orland Park community is an..." 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

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St. Anthony Village

Provides: Assisted Living
203 W. Franciscan Drive, Crown Point, IN 46307
"My mother is in St. Anthony Home. She seems happy there, and she is in the Alzheimer's ward. They're really good to the people, and they call them by name. She seems content, and she has been there..." More

Park Place Health & Wellness Center

Provides: Assisted Living
10820 Park Place, Saint John, IN 46373
"Park Place was just being built when I was there. It looked a bit messy, but there were not a lot of things lying on the ground because of that. The staff member showed me around, took me and..." 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 Crete

    Despite being located just 35 miles south of Chicago, the village of Crete, Illinois, is home to forest preserves, golf courses and equestrian facilities that give it a semi-rural feel. About 8,000 people call Crete home, and nearly 19 percent of them are seniors. There are 23 assisted living facilities located in and around Crete to accommodate the population.

    Assisted living facilities in Crete must follow Illinois law, which mandates certain staffing requirements and other health and safety measures. The Illinois Department of Public Health is responsible for licensing and overseeing these facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Crete

    • Crete is generally an affordable place to live. Seniors who move there can expect to pay less in grocery costs than average, with Crete's prices ranking at about 94 compared to the Illinois average of 97 and the U.S. average of 100. Health spending is right at the national average of 100, and transportation costs are slightly higher at 106.
    • Seniors on a fixed budget may also benefit from the state's retirement-friendly tax policies. Social Security, pensions and withdrawals from retirement accounts are generally tax-exempt in the state.
    • Crete's crime rate is fairly average for the state of Illinois. Residents have about a 1 in 59 chance of becoming the victim of a property crime, while citizens across the state have a 1 in 50 chance. Crete is safer than 33 percent of cities across the United States.
    • The weather in Crete tends to be moderate, although winters can be cold with lows in the mid-teens. It gets about 26 inches of snow a year, which may make it difficult for seniors to walk or enjoy outdoor activities during the winter. Summer highs tend to be in the 80s.
    • Crete has no/few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospitals located in Flossmoor and Olympia Fields.
    • The American Lung Association has given Will County, which includes Crete, a "B" rating. Seniors with respiratory issues may need to occasionally stay indoors on high ozone days, but the air is generally safe.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Crete

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $4,200.00 Schererville
    $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 Crete start around $0 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 Crete 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 Crete

    Seniors in Crete who are eligible for Medicaid may qualify for the Illinois Supportive Living Program, which pays for some expenses related to assisted living. Other low-income seniors may qualify for the Illinois Community Care Program for similar assistance.

    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 Crete

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Crete

    Crete-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Crete

    • Review of St James Manor & Villa

      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 cous... Read more

      Convenient
    • Review of St James Manor & Villa

      St James Manor & Villas is a dump. When I was there, the air conditioner didn't work. It's antiquated and the call service is horrible. There's really no way for the patients or the people in t... Read more

      Martin
    • Review of Village Woods

      We're very happy with Village Woods where my mom is. It is set on a beautiful golf course which is a beautiful setting. There are 24 hour surveillance cameras and security, excellent Christian cari... Read more

      NB548852
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