49 Assisted Living Facilities near Elgin, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Elgin, IL

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The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
508 N McLean, Elgin, IL 60123
"The Sheridan at Tyler Creek was very clean. The staff was very friendly. We were able to see just about every place that we would want (i.e., the dining and the movie theater). There wasn't much..." More

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Oak Crest 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

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

The Vines Senior Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
971 Bode Rd., Elgin, IL 60120
"My father has been at The Vines Senior Homes for about a month now, and it's fairly good. The care and the meals are very good. It's a small place, so the care there is excellent. The staff is..." More

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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 Woods

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
"I have already been to Bickford of St. Charles. It's a lovely place. I live in St. Charles, and the community and what they have is just absolutely stunning. It's beautiful. The rooms that they..." 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 moms care is exceptional. The Alexian village is the perfect size to know every resident by name and room number. The care is individualized and terrific food options at every meal and if there..." 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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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Crystal Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
751 Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"Sunrise of Crystal Lake was very nice. The staff was very friendly and nice. I liked the rooms, and the size of the rooms. I really liked that place. They have activities like movies and cards. The..." 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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Clarendale of Algonquin

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin, IL 60102
"Next to my big house, it is a downsizing. Much better to my future needs. Rooms are upscale from what I expected. The young ladies were so informative. I saw Colleen one time, and Maureen..." 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 excellent. They showed me three different sizes of rooms. The whole place was very clean and very well maintained. The staff was very nice. The memory care part was a..." More

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Clarendale of Addison

Provides: Assisted Living
1651 West Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101
"My mother has been extremely happy at Clarendale. I have visited there many times and always see a caring and helpful staff. Meticulous in detail. Many activities including daily exercise. My..." More

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Sunrise of Schaumburg

Provides: Assisted Living
790 North Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
"Sunrise of Schaumburg's location was one of the things that we first considered why we chose it for mom. The second one was, they were willing to work with the price and that's a big thing. They..." More
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The Pointe at Eastgate

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Eastgate Court, Algonquin, IL 60102
"Our experience 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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Caring Star 2015

GreenFields of Geneva

Provides: Assisted Living
0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva, IL 60134
"I went to GreenFields in Geneva for a tour over two years ago. It was very clean and the apartments were very nice, but it was not really a place that I would be interested in because the hallways..." More

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Victory Centre of Bartlett

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 West Bartlett Road, Bartlett, IL 60103
"I'm going to Victory Centre of Bartlett. The layout was perfect. The apartments were lovely, had nice size rooms, and everything was neat and clean. The staff was very professional, courteous, and..." More

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Melody Living Lake in the Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
525 Harvest Gate Road, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
"My sister is in Melody Living Lake in the Hills. They were in quarantine, so I haven't seen her yet, but I talk to her all the time. It should take a little adjusting, but they're being taken care..." 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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Anthology of Wheaton

Provides: Assisted Living
219 East Parkway Drive, Wheaton, IL 60187
"My father spent some time here while dealing with an illness. I looked at many places, and took into consideration the amenities, cleanliness, and most importantly - the people. From every aspect..." More

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Robin's Nest

Provides: Assisted Living
405 S 7Th St, St. Charles, IL 60174
"We visited Robin's Nest and the home we went to was very nice, as were the people that we worked with. We personally found that the washroom facilities were not good for my sister, because there..." More

Clare Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
825 Carillon Drive, Bartlett, IL 60103
"Refund Plans: 90% of Entrance Fee. Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on discounted Fee-For-Service basis." More

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River Glen of St. Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
975 North 5th Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174
"River Glen is on the higher price scale, and the rooms are not very spacious (but very beautiful). Buut the staff there is the best I have ever seen in Northern Illinois. They all go out of their..." More

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Auberge at Lake Zurich

Provides: Assisted Living
550 America Ct, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"Auberge at Lake Zurich, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will..." More

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Heritage Woods of Huntley

Provides: Assisted Living
12450 Regency Pkwy, Huntley, IL 60142
"My mother has been a resident for four years. I cannot say enough good things about Heritage Woods’ Assisted Living! The facility is clean and well kept. The staff is exemplary from the..." More

Charter Senior Living of Poplar Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2150 W Golf Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
"The woman who took us for the tour couldn’t have been nicer. She showed us everything, and they went far and beyond, so we were very happy with this community. The rooms were very nice. It is..." More

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Robin's Nest Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 Geneva Road St, St. Charles, IL 60174
"The caregivers do not care! The nurse, Caroline, would yell and belittle my mom constantly. They are not knowledgeable and would try to send my mom to the psych ward every time she got a UTI...." 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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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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The Heathers Senior Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
4570 Princeton Lane, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
"Opening September 22, 2020, The Heather Senior Homes is a magnificent family owned and operated community located in Lake in the Hills, IL. Designed for up to 20 residents to live in a casual,..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Three Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1055 Silver Lake Road, Cary, IL 60013
"Three Oaks Assisted Living is among the best that we visited in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The apartments are spacious and the dining room is bright. Decor is updated regularly, and the..." 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

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

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Heritage Woods of South Elgin

Provides: Assisted Living
700 N. McLean Blvd., South Elgin, IL 60177
"Heritage Woods of South Elgin is more like an assisted living. I met Bernie and she was very helpful. She was very informative, gave me papers to fill out for Medicaid, and told me if I needed any..." 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

Covenant Living at the Holmstad

Provides: Assisted Living
700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, IL 60510
"Covenant Living at the Holmstad is an impressive retirement community, inside and out. Nestled on 38 wooded, scenic acres in the heart of the Fox River Valley, Covenant Living at the Holmstad is..." More

Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale

Provides: Assisted Living
285 East Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
"What is Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale? (Part 2) October 19, 2020 It’s a supportive living community located at 285 East Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. There have been some..." More

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Deer Park Village

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

Covenant Living of Geneva

Provides: Assisted Living
27 North Bennett, Geneva, IL 60134
"Covenant Living of Geneva is just steps from the scenic Fox River, nestled in a charming Victorian-style neighborhood in the heart of Geneva, IL. Here, in one of the best retirement communities in..." 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

Westbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Wyndemere Cir, Wheaton, IL 60187
"Westbridge provides an excellent structure of assisted healthcare that the resident and the family can depend upon. This is combined with individual and compassionate flexibility to make the..." More

Heritage Woods of Batavia

Provides: Assisted Living
1079 E Wilson St, Batavia, IL 60510
"The staff of Heritage Woods of Batavia are doing an excellent job of caring for my 91 year old mother, especially during this difficult time of Covid. She enjoys the food and she is a picky eater!..." More

Halina's Senior Services

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

Plum Creek Supportive Living

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

    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

    $5,215.00 Bartlett
    $5,050.00 Streamwood
    $4,565.00 St. Charles
    $4,504.00 Schaumburg
    $4,431.00 Algonquin
    $4,000.00 US
    $4,000.00 Elgin
    $3,922.00 Hoffman Estates

    Assisted Living costs in Elgin start around $4,000 per month on average, which is on par with the 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.

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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 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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Elgin

    • Review of The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

      The Sheridan at Tyler Creek was very clean. The staff was very friendly. We were able to see just about every place that we would want (i.e., the dining and the movie theater). There wasn't much ac... Read more

      Karen
    • Review of The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

      The Sheridan at Tyler Creek was OK. The apartments were OK. The place was just a little smaller than where my dad is. The particular apartment that he was going to be assigned to did not have enoug... Read more

      ReviewerFC022021A
    • Review of The Vines Senior Homes

      My father has been at The Vines Senior Homes for about a month now, and it's fairly good. The care and the meals are very good. It's a small place, so the care there is excellent. The staff is exce... Read more

      Bill
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