Situated just southeast of Peoria in Tazewell County along the banks of the Illinois river, East Peoria is home to 22,484 residents. One in five people living in this suburb of Peoria are seniors aged 65 and older, and the city is part of the Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Assisted living is designed for seniors who want to reside in a community that offers room and board, 24/7 staffing and non-medical help with everyday activities, such as housekeeping and personal hygiene. In East Peoria, the average monthly cost of assisted living care is $4,131, while the Illinois statewide average is $4,488.
This guide compares assisted living costs in East Peoria to rates charged in nearby cities and other types of senior care. It also includes information on the pros and cons of retiring to East Peoria and a list of free and low-cost resources that serve area seniors.