19 Assisted Living Facilities near East Peoria, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in East Peoria, IL

Caring Star 2013

Generations at Riverview

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Centennial Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611
"I chose Riverview for my friend because of our positive previous experience with another family member. I'm very pleased with how they're so organized. Her apartment was lovely, it was 1-bedroom..." More

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Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 North Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
"My overall tour at Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care is excellent. The staff who gave the tour was also excellent. The facility is relatively new, very modern, and tastefully decorated. It..." More

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Bickford of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
"We like Bickford of Peoria best of all of them. The reason is that a lot of the places, other than their community areas, just have long hallways of rooms. This one, on the other hand, was set up..." More

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Supportive Living of Washington

Provides: Assisted Living
1150 Newcastle Rd., Washington, IL 61571
"I have chosen Supportive Living of Washington for my mom. It's more assisted living. It's a Christian-run organization. We just stepped in, and everyone was so gracious and so kind. They stopped..." More

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Pekin Villas of Holly Brook and Refle...

Provides: Assisted Living
2720 S 14th Street, Pekin, IL 61554
"I went to Pekin Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care. I thought it was super nice. I thought the people were very friendly and helpful. The only reason we rejected it is that it was..." More

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Morton Villas of Holly Brook

Provides: Assisted Living
1709 N Main St, Morton, IL 61550
"I went to the Morton Villas of Hollybrook. It was nice, new, clean, and looked to be well run. The staff was very friendly. The room was plain, and would be fine for an elder person. They encourage..." More

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Washington Villas of Hollybrook

Provides: Assisted Living
1285 Independence Drive Ct., Washington, IL 61571
"Washington Villas of Hollybrook was very nice. The rooms were very large. The staff that we had contact with seemed very nice, very competent, and very pleasant to work with." More

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St. Francis Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
3507 N Molleck Drive, Peoria, IL 61604
"My mother is in the assisted living of St. Francis Woods. They serve three meals a day and she has her own apartment with her own furniture. They have different activities, the place is very nice,..." More

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Heartis Village of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
8201 Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615
"My mother is at Heartis Village of Peoria. It's great and it's very good. The reason I chose them was their professionalism, the facility, how it looked, and the people that work there. The..." More

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John M. Evans Supportive Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1320 Executive Court, Pekin, IL 61554
"John Evans Supportive Living provides a wonderful residential alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home. At John Evans Supportive Living, residents: Live in the privacy of..." More

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GateWay at River City

Provides: Assisted Living
518 W. Romeo B Garrett, GateWay, Peoria, IL 61605
"Supportive living for adults 22-64 with physical disabilities." More

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Lutheran Hillside Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6901 N. Galena Road, Peoria, IL 61614
"Lutheran Hillside Village is one of my top choices. Number one, because of their ability to handle all necessary levels of care. And number two, because of their caring and professionalism. The..." More

Apostolic Christian Skylines

Provides: Assisted Living
7023 NE Skyline Dr., Peoria, IL 61614
"I toured Apostolic Christian Skylines. It was beautiful scenery. It was not too far outside of town, but it was away from everything. My problem with it was the cost. It was more on the pricey..." More

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Morningside of Pekin

Provides: Assisted Living
2700 South 14th Street, Pekin, IL 61554
"My mother has been a resident at Morningside for over a year. It is a wonderful facility; the staff is caring and extremely capable. She loves it there. And my mother-in-law will be moving there..." More

Sharon Health Care Pines

Provides: Assisted Living
3614 N. Rochelle Lane, Peoria, IL 61604
"As a family member of a resident within this facility for several years, I am happy to pass on confirmation of the quality care that residents are given. Response to their needs and my inquiries..." More

Amy's Country Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
2949 S 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554
"I count my blessings every day for Amys Manor. My mother is treated like family which puts my mind,at ease. Amy has great meals always clean and never smells.tge rooms are clean mopped every night...." More

Grande Regency of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
117 North Western Avenue, Peoria, IL 61604
"Courtyard Estates was very nice. The dining room was on one floor, and the apartments were on the second and third floor. For somebody really ambulatory, it would be just fine, but it might be a..." More

Liberty Village of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
6900 N. Stalworth Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
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Patrician Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1511 N. Bigelow St, Peoria, IL 61604

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in East Peoria

    Located just across the Illinois River from Peoria, the town of East Peoria, Illinois, is a thriving metropolitan community. Almost 23,000 people live in East Peoria, and about 20 percent of them are seniors age 65 and older. Two assisted living facilities operate in town, and an additional 16 are located in nearby communities.

    Assisted living facilities in East Peoria are regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health, which requires certain licensing and operating standards. They must provide assistance with meals, cleaning and laundry, as well as maintain an emergency communication system for resident safety.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in East Peoria

    • Seniors on a fixed budget may appreciate East Peoria's low cost of living, which is significantly lower than both Illinois and United States averages. Groceries, transportation and utility costs are low. Health spending is slightly high but still fairly close to the U.S. average.
    • The crime rate in East Peoria is somewhat high. The rate of violent crime is about the same as the U.S. and Illinois averages and is lower than the rest of the Peoria metro area. The property crime rate is higher than all three, but seniors in secure assisted living facilities may not be as affected by it.
    • East Peoria has a fairly moderate climate. Winters are cold with highs often in the 30s, but it typically only receives about 25 inches of snow in an average year. Summers are fairly mild, with highs in the 80s, so active seniors can safely enjoy the outdoors.
    • The East Peoria area is home to world-class medical facilities, including OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital in nearby Peoria, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • East Peoria is served by the CityLink bus system, which also connects to Peoria and other communities in the greater metro area. Seniors age 65 and older are entitled to a discounted fare.
    • The Peoria metro area is home to numerous parks and outdoor areas that are accessible to seniors with mobility issues, including the Forest Park Nature Center. The Peoria Riverfront Museum and the Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino are also popular attractions in the area.


    Paying for Assisted Living in East Peoria

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $4,245.00 Normal
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,969.00 Peoria
    $3,957.00 Washington
    $3,443.00 Bloomington
    $3,300.00 East Peoria
    $3,166.00 Lincoln
    $3,100.00 Pekin

    Assisted Living costs in East Peoria start around $3,300 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 East Peoria 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 East Peoria

    Seniors who qualify for Medicaid in Illinois may be eligible for the Supportive Living Program, which helps pay for daily care that Medicaid usually does not cover. Illinois residents may also qualify for the Community Care Program, which also pays for assistance with daily living.

    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 East Peoria

    East Peoria 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 East Peoria, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in East Peoria

    East Peoria-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 East Peoria

    • Review of Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care

      My overall tour at Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care is excellent. The staff who gave the tour was also excellent. The facility is relatively new, very modern, and tastefully decorated. It h... Read more

      Mike
    • Review of Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care

      My brother is in Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care right now. He is doing pretty good, and he loves it there. I'm in Arizona and he is in Illinois so I can't get there, but I've heard very g... Read more

      Mary
    • Review of Generations at Riverview

      My parents used to be residents of Heartland of Riverview. The place was clean and their room was nice, they had 2 bedrooms, a living room, and a small kitchenette. The staff was nice, they're good... Read more

      Cindy
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