19 Assisted Living Facilities near Grayslake, IL
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There are 19 Assisted Living Facilities in the Grayslake area, with 3 in Grayslake and 16 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Grayslake is $4,130 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,630. Cheaper nearby regions include Gurnee with an average starting cost of $4,090.
To help you with your search, browse the 133 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Grayslake. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Grayslake 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Libertyville with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Grayslake, IL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Grayslake
Grayslake, a village in Lake County located in the Chicago metropolitan area, has a senior population of 8.3 percent. The Grayslake area has 40 assisted living facilities, with two in Grayslake itself and another 38 in nearby areas such as Gurnee and Long Grove.
The Department of Health regulates assisted living facilities for seniors in Illinois, which it describes as "assisted living and shared housing establishments." These facilities provide help with daily living, including eating, grooming, medication reminders and general care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Grayslake
- Grayslake is located in Lake County and is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Like other parts of this metropolitan area, seniors may find it inconvenient of go outdoors during the winter. The average high in January is 31 degrees in Grayslake, and the average low is 17 degrees. The weather is warmest in July, which has an average high of 84 degrees and an average low of 64 degrees.
- The overall cost of living in Grayslake is relatively high at 8.8 percent above the national average for the United States. All expenses are above average, and transportation is the highest relative expense at 23 percent above average. Seniors will therefore need to budget more carefully for transportation.
- Grayslake has a moderate overall crime rate for the United States and is safer than 40 percent of the cities in the United States. However, the annual rate of violent crime in Grayslake is quite low at 1.25 per thousand people, compared to an annual rate of 4.36 per thousand people for Illinois. Seniors in Grayslake should feel safer than in many other cities.
- The Division of Transportation provides paratransit services specifically for senior citizens and the disabled in Lake County. Senior citizens must be at least 65 years of age to qualify, and people with disabilities must be so certified by the regional transportation authority. The fare is free and covers service within 0.75 mile of local fixed routes.
- The Grayslake Senior Center provides a variety of recreational activities for seniors in Grayslake, including bridge, bingo and yoga. It also holds classes in kitting, yoga and crochet. The senior center is jointly managed by the village of Grayslake and Catholic Charities.
- The Grayslake area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Northwestern Grayslake.
Paying for Assisted Living in Grayslake
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Grayslake start around $4,130 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 Grayslake 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 Grayslake
Illinois has nine waiver programs for many home and community based services that include assisted living. These programs are tailored for a variety of specific needs.
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 Grayslake
Grayslake 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 Grayslake, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Grayslake
Grayslake-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.
Assisted Living near Grayslake, IL
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Grayslake
Review of Anthology of Grayslake
Anthology of Grayslake used the same therapy company that my sister's using today, so I found that to be a real plus. Their workout therapy room was very, very nice. The rooms were nice and the lay... Read more
Review of Stonebridge Senior Home Care
I had a tour 3 days ago. At this moment there are no openings, will be on waiting list. The house is beautiful, clean, cozy, in excellent hands. I’m so impressed! Read more
Review of Stonebridge Senior Home Care
Mother is receiving wonderful care. All her needs are met. She has Alzheimer’s, the staff is most attentive and considerate of her special needs Read more