45 Assisted Living Facilities near Elgin, IL

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Elgin, IL

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Oak Crest and Atrium Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
204 S State St, Elgin, IL 60123
"We had a wonderful time at Oak Crest. I went and looked at the community, and then I went back again with my sister a couple of years later; we had an excellent time. We were very pleased with the..." More

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The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
508 N McLean, Elgin, IL 60123
"The Sheridan at Tyler Creek looks nice, new, and modern. I saw bingo going on and entertainment coming in to play the piano. The offer three meals a day. They have healthcare and housekeeping. The..." More

Caring Star 2012

Sunset Haven

Provides: Assisted Living
361 North Alfred Ave, Elgin, IL 60123
"Sunset Haven is a small assisted living home that provides high quality care with a staff that knows the needs of all the residents. My mother has been living at Sunset Haven for 5 years and has..." More

VNA Northern Home Care

Provides: Assisted Living
620 Wing Street, Elgin, IL 60123
"My Father has needed in-home health care twice now. We have used VNA Health Care both times! They are so kind and caring. The communication is great and they are considerate of appointments that..." More

Vines at Countryside

Provides: Assisted Living
971 Bode Rd., Elgin, IL 60120
"My father currently lives at The Vines. My 89 year old mother was his 24/7 caregiver. In an effort to relieve the stress she was under, we toured many facilities. The Vines was the only facility..." More

40 Assisted Living Facilities near Elgin, IL

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Caring Star 2019

Brookdale Hoffman Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
1515 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
"I chose Brookdale Hoffman Estates. The people that work there were very friendly and the residents there seemed very happy and very friendly as well. The facility was very nice. I'm going to have a..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Belmont Village Geneva Road

Provides: Assisted Living
545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL 60188
"Belmont Village Geneva Road is an excellent facility. My wife likes it and she's happy there. It's very well-appointed, well-lit, the rooms are nice, the lobby is excellent and wonderful, and the..." More

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Caring Star 2019

Lake Barrington

Provides: Assisted Living
22320 Classic Court, Lake Barrington, IL 60010
"Lake Barrington was very nice, but it's out of my mother-in-law's price range. The place itself was lovely. The person who showed us around was so nice, kind, knowledgeable, and she listened. The..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brighton Gardens of St. Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Dunham Road, St. Charles, IL 60174
"Brighton Gardens of St. Charles is clean, bright, and the staff is good and helpful. It's also reasonable. The only thing that was wrong with it was it didn't have an RN on duty to give insulin...." More

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Caring Star 2018

Bickford of St. Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
2875 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, IL 60175
"My mother was ready to leave her apartment and we started looking at facilities around the western suburbs of Chicago. We looked at two Bickford facilities, both of which were excellent. During..." More

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Sunrise of Bloomingdale

Provides: Assisted Living
129 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
"The staff members from Sunrise of Bloomingdale are very attentive and caring. They have made my in-laws feel very at home, very loved, and secured. They take care of everything that my in-laws need." More

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Brookdale Hoffman Estates Golf Rd.

Provides: Assisted Living
2150 West Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
"Kim, the lady at Brookdale Hoffman Estates Golf Rd., did a very thorough job of taking me on a tour of the facility. We sat down and asked questions. I would recommend them. The place was extremely..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Bickford of Crystal Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
717 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"Bickford of Crystal Lake was very nice. The woman and the nurse that we had our interview with were so nice. The apartments, the outside, and everything was nice. It just felt a little smaller. It..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Garlands of Barrington

Provides: Assisted Living
6000 Garlands Ln, Barrington, IL 60010
"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..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Crystal Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
751 Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"Sunrise of Crystal Lake was very good. The administrator I talked to took her time and gave me a tour of the place and introduced me to the staff. It was an overall good impression. The staff was..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Alexian Village of Elk Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
975 Martha St, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
"My mother in law intends on going to Alexian Village after our visit there. The tour was very good, my mother in law liked it, and she went to visit it twice. They have a whole list of activities..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Barrington

Provides: Assisted Living
510 West Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010
"From the moment my father walked through the front door he was embraced by the staff of Sunrise. He spent his last two years at Sunrise battling dementia. They cared for him with love and respect..." More

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Clarendale of Algonquin

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin, IL 60102
"We have found a place for my mother, and it is called Clarendale of Algonquin. She is not there yet, but she will be within a week. She will be there for assisted living with memory care. The room..." More

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Franciscan Court

Provides: Assisted Living
1996 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL 60185
"I liked Franciscan Court. It wasn't as fancy as other facilities, but it was more modest, and appeared to be a well-run facility. The cost appeared to be more reasonable than other places as well...." More

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Eastgate Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Eastgate Court, Algonquin, IL 60102
"Our experience at Eastgate Manor was good. The apartments were good. They have crafts, field trips, and games like bingo. They offer three meals a day. The staff is excellent and very good." More

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Sunrise of Schaumburg

Provides: Assisted Living
790 North Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
"Sunrise of Schaumburg was a very nice place and it's a smaller facility. Price-wise, it was acceptable. The cleanliness of the facility was very good." More

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Caring Star 2015

GreenFields of Geneva

Provides: Assisted Living
0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva, IL 60134
"GreenFields is a big and new facility; it’s only a couple years old. They have nice rooms; they’d be big enough for what I need. They have a director of activities. The dining area looks nice. " More

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Victory Centre of Bartlett

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 West Bartlett Road, Bartlett, IL 60103
"My dad is in Victory Centre. They have nurses that could give him his insulin shots, and that's what I'm really looking for. I love the place. They're so wonderful with my dad and attentive to my..." More

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The Solana Deer Park

Provides: Assisted Living
21840 West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, IL 60010
"I was very impressed with Solana, we were treated with such dignity and form, and it was lovely. For the assisted living apartment, there's no kitchen, but if you want to bake cookies, there's an..." More

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Travanse Living at Wheaton

Provides: Assisted Living
219 East Parkway Drive, Wheaton, IL 60187
"Travanse Living at Wheaton was very good. The person who spoke to us was extremely conscientious, very attuned to my mother, professional, and sincere. The rooms looked good and probably one of the..." More

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River Glen of St. Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
975 North 5th Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174
"The staff at Delnor Glen Senior Living is very caring, and attentive. They treat my husband's brother like family. They have a chef that prepares wonderful food, and my brother-in-law is very eager..." More

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Heritage Woods of Huntley

Provides: Assisted Living
12450 Regency Pkwy, Huntley, IL 60142
"Heritage Woods of Huntley was a very nice place, but it was very expensive. It was a modern facility. It was nice from my point of view. The rooms and the dining room were all very nice. It was all..." More

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Robin's Nest

Provides: Assisted Living
405 S 7Th St, St. Charles, IL 60174
"It’s bed and breakfast living every day at Robin’s Nest where we strive to provide a relaxed, home environment that provides assisted living necessities that are impeccable and affordable...." More

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Robin's Nest Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1819 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134
"It’s bed and breakfast living every day at Robin’s Nest where we strive to provide a relaxed, home environment that provides assisted living necessities that are impeccable and affordable...." More

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Robin's Nest Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 Geneva Road St, St. Charles, IL 60174
"It’s bed and breakfast living every day at Robin’s Nest where we strive to provide a relaxed, home environment that provides assisted living necessities that are impeccable and affordable...." More

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Azpira Place of Lake Zurich

Provides: Assisted Living
795 N. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"Pathway to Living's longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Azpira Place of Lake Zurich community is an extension of that promise. We are..." More

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Clarendale of Addison

Provides: Assisted Living
1651 West Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101
"Welcome to Clarendale of Addison. Service-rich, yet as comfortable and welcoming as a friendly village, this all-new community soon will offer exceptional independent living, assisted living, and..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Church Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
1250 West Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 6...
"My mother has been at Church Creek in the memory care for six weeks now. She's there on respite program. The place is wonderful. I have nothing but good things to say about them. The nursing staff..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Three Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1055 Silver Lake Road, Cary, IL 60013
"My mom moved in three weeks ago to Three Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care. They're very caring, professional, helpful, and have really gone out of their way to make my mom feel at home...." More

Friendship Village of Schaumburg

Provides: Assisted Living
350 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194
"Friendship Village of Schaumburg was the one I liked. The whole place was impressive, big, and had a beautiful lobby. The person that took me around and showed me the room was a very nice, friendly..." More

Wyndemere

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Wyndemere Circle, Wheaton, IL 60187
"Refund Plans: 75% of Entrance Fee, with Unlimited LifeCare; 90% Refund of Entrance Fee, with fee-for-service for long-term care (Price: higher Entrance Fee and lower Monthly Fee). Also offer..." More

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Caring Star 2019

Westbrook Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
110 W. Schaumburg Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
"Westbrook Senior Living was a brand new place and very nice. I was very impressed with its location because on both sides of it are forest preserves. I enjoyed the meal in the main dining room..." More

The Holmstead

Provides: Assisted Living
700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510
"Refund Plan: 90% of Entrance Fee. Assisted living and Nursing Care on discounted Fee-For-Service basis. Also offer monthly residency agreement without Entrance Fee." More

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Heritage Woods of South Elgin

Provides: Assisted Living
700 N. McLean Blvd., South Elgin, IL 60177
"As a daughter who lives out of state my mind and heart are rested knowing my mother is at such an amazing facility. From the start I knew this is the place my mother wanted to be. Came up from..." More

Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale

Provides: Assisted Living
285 East Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
"My Mom has been resident for several months, this is a excellent facility! All staff are Cheerful and very caring . The activity directors are engaged and the food is delicious . I admit it was..." More

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Robin's Nest Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1522 Fargo Blvd, Geneva, IL 60134
"Mom is in Robin's Nest Assisting Living. It is a great facility. They have a kitchen area, a living area and a porch area. It is like a home. They have music and art therapy, including yoga once a..." More

Halinas Residential Home Care

Provides: Assisted Living
825 N 5th Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174
"As a health professional that frequently visits elderly care homes I rate this particular care home on 555 Marion ave Excellent. Our father lived here for a year before we moved back to Texas . The..." More

Heritage Woods of Batavia

Provides: Assisted Living
1079 E Wilson St, Batavia, IL 60510
"My mother moved into Heritage Woods of Batavia. It seems nice and clean, and the people are nice. Her room is adequate, clean, and it has windows. The dining area is clean. The staff tried to be as..." More

Plum Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2801 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
"Plum Creek was a very warm and smaller facility. They seemed to have good coverage with a nursing staff available 24 hours a day, and a small common area like an indoor patio. They had snacks..." More

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Elgin

  • Review of The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

    The Sheridan at Tyler Creek looks nice, new, and modern. I saw bingo going on and entertainment coming in to play the piano. The offer three meals a day. They have healthcare and housekeeping. The ... Read more

    Alan
  • Review of The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

    I have an uncle in The Sheridan, but I also toured the place for Mom. I thought the tour was thorough, and they were wonderful in as far as care and concern for mom. It was expensive, but they have... Read more

    Caroline
  • Review of Oak Crest and Atrium Apartments

    My father is in assisted living at Oak Crest and Atrium Apartments. It was more like a community than a jail. It has things to do and people interact. They make sure that they socialize with other ... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Elgin

Elgin lies along the Fox River in the northern part of Illinois. With its proximity to the Chicago metro area, seniors in Elgin may benefit from the services and entertainment of the city. Seniors may also benefit from assistance with personal care and activities of daily living  as provided in assisted living communities (ALF) in and near Elgin. There are over three dozen to choose from. Seniors living in assisted living facilities should know that all assisted living establishments in the state are regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Elgin

  • The harsh climate of Elgin is a major deciding factor for most seniors. The city gets an average of 31 inches of snow per year and has a January low temperature of 14 degrees Fahrenheit. This is definitely not the place for seniors who prefer a warm climate. 

  • Another drawback of Elgin is the high cost of living. With a cost of living index of 103.3, the city is higher than the state and national averages. It is, however, 6.0 lower than the cost of living index for the Chicago metro area.
     
  • Seniors should feel fairly safe in Elgin. With a violent crime rate of 17.4, the city ranks 13.7 below the U.S. average. Elgin also has a lower violent crime rate than the state of Illinois and the Chicago-Napierville-Elgin Metro Area. The property crime rate in Elgin is lower than that of the Chicago metro area and the U.S. average but is slightly higher than the state of Illinois. 

  • The air quality in Elgin is rated 67 out of 100, which is better than the national average. This is important for seniors who suffer from asthma, COPD or other respiratory illnesses.

  • The Elgin area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Presence Saint Joseph Hospital and Advocate Sherman Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Elgin has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Greater Elgin Senior Center on Grove Avenue, an organization that offers an assortment of recreational and educational programs, along with health monitoring services, such as regular blood pressure screenings.


Paying for Assisted Living in Elgin

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Illinois

$5,050.00 Streamwood
$4,840.00 Schaumburg
$4,685.00 Bartlett
$4,625.00 Elgin
$4,236.00 St. Charles
$4,126.00 Algonquin
$4,065.00 Hoffman Estates
$4,000.00 US

Assisted Living costs in Elgin start around $4,625 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 Elgin 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 Elgin

Illinois Medicaid does not pay for assisted living services. There are two waiver programs, however, that can offer financial assistance for residents of assisted living facilities. The Medicaid 1915(b) Waiver Program, called the Supported Living Program, and the 1915(c) Waiver Program, called the Managed Long-Term Services Fan Supports Program, provide help for seniors who qualify.

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

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Elgin

Elgin-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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