26 Assisted Living Facilities near Glenview, IL
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There are 26 Assisted Living Facilities in the Glenview area, with 2 in Glenview and 24 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Glenview is $6,261 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Northbrook with an average starting cost of $5,872.
To help you with your search, browse the 202 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Glenview. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Glenview 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Northbrook with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Glenview, IL
24 Assisted Living Facilities near Glenview, IL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Glenview
Located just northwest of Chicago, Glenview is a city that's ideal for seniors who enjoy a quiet daily life but don't want to give up all the amenities that come with living in a big city. While the city is moderate in size, it has a fairly large senior community. Seniors age 55 and older make up 35.2 percent of Glenview's 47,475 population. Twenty-five assisted living facilities in the area accommodate the aging population. One is located within the Glenview city limits, and 24 are located in nearby communities. As with facilities in the rest of Illinois, Glenview assisted living facilities are regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Glenview
- The PACE bus system serves the Glenview area. The Regional Transit Authority, Chicago Transit Authority and Metra all connect with the PACE bus routes, making it easy for seniors to travel around town or go to and from Chicago. The Illinois Department on Aging's Benefit Access program allows qualified seniors age 65 and older to use the area's public transportation for free. PACE also offers a paratransit service for seniors who require door-to-door transportation.
- Many retirees consider Illinois a tax-friendly state. Withdrawals from retirement accounts, including 401Ks, pension payments and Social Security income isn't taxed at all. However, food and medicine are taxed in Illinois at a state rate of 1 percent, plus additional local tax rates up to 1.25 percent.
- The weather in Glenview is fairly moderate for most of the year. High temperatures in the summer months rarely exceed the mid-80s, making it easy for seniors to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. The winter weather may be difficult for some seniors, though. In January, low temperatures dip down to around 21 degrees, and the city normally gets snow.
- Seniors on a low or fixed income might find life in Glenview a bit difficult. The city's overall cost of living is 48 percent higher than the national average. Fortunately, groceries and health-care costs are only slightly above the national average, at 8 percent and 1 percent, respectively. This may make it a bit easier to find affordable prices on necessities.
- Seniors concerned with safety can appreciate Glenview's low crime rates. The city has an overall crime rate that's 45 percent lower than the Illinois average and 52 percent lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Glenview's crime rate is 80 percent lower than the state average and 78 percent lower than the national average.
- The Glenview area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Northshore University Health Systems - Glenview Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Glenview
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Glenview start around $6,261 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 Glenview 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 Glenview
Illinois offers an optional state supplement program to help low-income seniors pay assisted living costs. Seniors who need financial assistance can also apply for the state's two Medicaid waiver programs — the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program and the Supportive Living Program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
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 Glenview
Glenview 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 Glenview, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Glenview
Glenview-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 Glenview
Review of Belmont Village Glenview
Belmont Village Glenview's staff was exceptional. The place and apartments were very good and nice. They had a TV area and activity areas. The dining area was very nice, well-maintained, and well-k... Read more
Review of Belmont Village Glenview
Belmont Village Glenview was one level with a large memory care facility. The room was clean but didn’t have the greatest of views because they put one wing right next to the other wing with the tw... Read more
Review of Belmont Village Glenview
My visiting experience at Belmont Village was very positive. The staff was very pleasant. They were knowledgeable and helpful. The apartments were quite adequate in size. It was not as large as som... Read more