52 Assisted Living Facilities near Elgin, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Elgin, IL

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THE ATRIUM AT OAK CREST RESIDENCE

Provides: Assisted Living
204 S State St, Elgin, IL 60123
"My sister-in-law moved into The Atrium at Oak Crest Residence. It is a smaller community. They have staff who are long-term and have been there many years. They welcome the families to be part of..." More

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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

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 2022

Brookdale Hoffman Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
1515 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
"Brookdale Hoffman Estates was beautiful. It is the best senior living option for people looking for senior living for their parents, who are still independent yet need some support. They have a..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brighton Gardens of St. Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Dunham Road, St. Charles, IL 60174
"I toured Brighton Gardens of St. Charles for my husband. I thought it was awesome. They have security at the door. The man at the desk, his name was Joey. He helped me to sign in, got me a new..." More
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Caring Star 2018

Bickford of St. Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
2875 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, IL 60175
"I visited Bickford of St. Charles. My daughter toured with me. The staff showed us around and spoke with us for an extended time. She wasn't in any hurry at all. She showed us the memory care...." More

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Caring Star 2019

Lake Barrington Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
22320 Classic Court, Lake Barrington, IL 60010
"We did a tour of Lake Barrington Woods. The facility is very nice with some luxury accommodations. I like the staff. The facility grounds are very well taken care of. They have nice size apartments..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Belmont Village Geneva Road

Provides: Assisted Living
545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL 60188
"My husband is a resident and we were fortunate to transition from rehab to Belmont during Covid. While a stressful time for all they made residents care primary. Everyone we have encountered has..." More

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Sunrise of Bloomingdale

Provides: Assisted Living
129 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
"My mom is now in Sunrise of Bloomingdale. It is small. One of the things that we like about it is that there's a dining area that the residents would have to go to to get their meals. That's..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Clarendale of Algonquin

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin, IL 60102
"I toured Clarendale of Algonquin. It's awesome, it has a resort feel and the people are fabulous. I talked to the residents and they were happy. I liked the place a lot. They have a lot of options..." More

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Sunrise of Schaumburg

Provides: Assisted Living
790 North Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
"I was very impressed with Sunrise of Schaumburg, but I think my sister would need more of a supported living arrangement because they said if she ran out of money, she would have to leave and I..." More
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Caring Star 2018

Bickford of Crystal Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
717 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"I had a nice tour of Bickford of Crystal Lake. I enjoyed the information that was provided, and Kathleen was very professional and very detailed. Everything was great. The rooms were different..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Crystal Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
751 Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
"I like the Sunrise of Crystal Lake. They seem to have everything all in one stop. The assisted living, independent living, and memory care were all pretty much in one building. They were really..." 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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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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Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale

Provides: Assisted Living
285 E. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
"The second choice for us is Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale. It is close to dialysis. They provide transportation, and it seems easy to transfer your doctor's care to their doctors. The staff who..." 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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Caring Star 2015

GreenFields of Geneva

Provides: Assisted Living
0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva, IL 60134
"The biggest selling point of GreenFields of Geneva for us was that it has a life plan, so my sister can stay there the rest of her life. She moved there a week ago, and she's in assisted living...." More

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Victory Centre of Bartlett

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 West Bartlett Road, Bartlett, IL 60103
"Victory Centre of Bartlett was going to be ideal, but they need too much money per month. That was the only downfall for them. The staff was very helpful, very friendly,and answered all of our..." More

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Melody Living Lake in the Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
525 Harvest Gate Road, Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
"Melody Living Lake in the Hills was new and had the right assisted living component to it. They had very friendly and personable staff. It's also very clean. They had daily specials but you could..." 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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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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Auberge at Lake Zurich

Provides: Assisted Living
550 America Ct, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"I really liked Auberge at Lake Zurich, but it was too expensive for us. I liked everything about it. I liked the people. The grounds were beautiful. You felt secluded almost, but you weren't. It..." More

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Heritage Woods of Huntley

Provides: Assisted Living
12450 Regency Pkwy, Huntley, IL 60142
"Everyone seemed like a family at Heritage Woods of Huntley. All the residents, the people that work there, even the cleaning people gave us a very good feeling about the place. Megan showed us..." 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

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Azpira Place of Lake Zurich

Provides: Assisted Living
795 N. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"The rooms at Azpira Place of Lake Zurich were average, but clearly, the level of care that they provide there is unbelievable. A lot of the staff was very caring, very committed, and very on top of..." 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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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

Charter Senior Living of Poplar Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2150 W Golf Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
"I did a tour of Charter Senior Living of Poplar Creek, and I liked them. It's a smaller community. It was just for private pay, so it was a little over the price point for our budget. The..." 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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Deer Path of Huntley

Provides: Assisted Living
12500 Regency Parkway, Huntley, IL 60142
"Affordable Assisted Living community for adults, ages 22-64 with physical disabilities. " More

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BlackBerry Pines RAL

Provides: Assisted Living
41W723 Northway Dr., Elburn, IL 60119
"BlackBerry Pines is an Illinois state-certified home for seniors licensed for 8 residents. The home is single level 4,000 sq ft with 5 bedrooms that can be private or semi-private and all designed..." 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

Friendship Village of Schaumburg

Provides: Assisted Living
350 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194
"My mom moved into the Friendship Village of Schaumburg. The service is good but quite expensive for assisted living. She said the food was okay. The upkeep was very good. It's a beautiful place...." 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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Heritage Woods of South Elgin

Provides: Assisted Living
700 N. McLean Blvd., South Elgin, IL 60177
"I really liked Heritage Woods of South Elgin very much. It was clean, updated, and cheerful. I toured the cafeteria, and it was very clean, too. I liked that their menu had a large assortment. The..." 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
"We chose Covenant Living at the Holmstad for my mother. She was familiar with it, and she had a friend living there. The rooms were generous in size, and the staff we met was very helpful and very..." More

Westbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Wyndemere Cir, Wheaton, IL 60187
"My father needed respite care after suffering some medical issues. I called Westbridge and they got him in the next day. He stayed for three weeks and I can't say enough great things about..." More

The Oaks at Bartlett

Provides: Assisted Living
825 Carillon Drive, Bartlett, IL 60103
"I went to The Oaks at Bartlett. I was given several pages of things to look for, and it checked all the boxes. I was told about the activities. I didn't see any because it's a brand new unit. They..." 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

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Deer Park Village

Provides: Assisted Living
21840 West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, IL 60010
"My sister is moving into Deer Park Village. It's got lots of activities daily and there's a board that's located in different areas within assisted living, and it's nicely done. The other thing we..." 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

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

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

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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

    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
    $5,005.00 Algonquin
    $4,565.00 St. Charles
    $4,504.00 Schaumburg
    $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 ATRIUM AT OAK CREST RESIDENCE

      My sister-in-law moved into The Atrium at Oak Crest Residence. It is a smaller community. They have staff who are long-term and have been there many years. They welcome the families to be part of t... Read more

      Ruth
    • Review of The Sheridan at Tyler Creek

      The Sheridan at Tyler Creek is the closest to where I live from a convenience perspective, but it's the most expensive. I've been there to visit people who used to live in my neighborhood who now l... Read more

      Rebecca
    • Review of THE ATRIUM AT OAK CREST RESIDENCE

      My parents are residents of Oak Crest Atrium Apartments. They have two sections: one is for memory care, and one is more assisted living. My parents are in assisted living. They have their own apar... Read more

      Lisa
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