22 Assisted Living Facilities near Gurnee, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Gurnee, IL

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Sunrise of Gurnee

Provides: Assisted Living
500 North Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, IL 60031
"I went to look at Sunrise of Gurnee. They were excellent, very helpful, and very informative. The place was clean and modern. Everything was fine. The staff members were friendly and professional...." More
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Heritage Woods of Gurnee

Provides: Assisted Living
3775 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031
"We were impressed with Heritage Woods of Gurnee. The girl who took us around was very friendly, knowledgeable, knew pretty much everything, and answered all of the questions we had. She took us to..." More

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Bickford of Gurnee

Provides: Assisted Living
301 S Hunt Club Rd., Gurnee, IL 60031
"Bickford of Gurnee was beautiful, but it was out of our price range. The room had a refrigerator, a place for the microwave, and a kitchen sink. The setup was nice. There's a kitchen area,..." More

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Theresa's Home Care LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
6455 Cunningham Court, Gurnee, IL 60030
"Here at Theresa's Home Care, LLC, we provide a pleasant, secure, and welcoming environment for our residents to enjoy. Our staff members treat everyone with the utmost respect, as our mission is to..." More

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Gurnee Place Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
505 N Hunt Club Rd, Gurnee, IL 60031
"This facility is currently dangerously understaffed and lacking qualified caregivers. Constant turnover of caregivers and admins. Incomplete or incorrect critical medication dispensing, failure to..." More

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Theresa's Home Care LLC II

Provides: Assisted Living
5044 Darlene Drive, Gurnee, IL 60030
"My husband has been with Theresa for 6 years. I am extremely happy with the care and caregivers. The caregiver to resident level is 4-5 to 1. You do not see that at the big corporate facilities...." More

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Shepherd Premier Senior Living -

Provides: Assisted Living
5631 Manchester Drive, Gurnee, IL 60031
"Our Mission Gurnee Manor is committed to providing outstanding care while fostering a comfortable, home environment. Our goal is to create an atmosphere where residents are encouraged to prolong..." More

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Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
10 E Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
"It was a big decision when my parents moved from their home of over 50 years. Brookdale has been a godsent. Their staff is kind and caring. They offer something for everyone. I can't be there..." More

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Brookdale Vernon Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
145 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
"My friend moved into Brookdale Vernon Hills. It was lovely, and the sales person was great. He couldn’t have been nicer. He came on a Sunday to accommodate us, and bring some other people through...." More

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The Village at Victory Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
1075 Victory Drive, Lindenhurst, IL 60046
"Staff is extremely helpful and responsive to the resident's needs and my requests. I am very confident that the resident is receiving good, conscientious care. It is a bit pricey, but worth every..." More

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StoryPoint Libertyville

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Florsheim Drive, Libertyville, IL 60048
"The staff is so kind. The new owners have made so many wonderful upgrades. They had quite a bit to do. All is not finished but h they are working diligently to get it done. One of the best things..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Victory Centre of Vernon Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
97 West Phillip Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
"My mother has been at Victory Center for 6 months and I can't say enough good things about them. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the staff is caring and compassionate. My mother has lived..." More

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Oak Hill Supportive Living

Provides: Assisted Living
76 East Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
"My Mother was Resident for 4 years. She was very social person and took part in many of the wonderful activities offered. She camped, went fishing, visited the racetrack, participated in local..." More

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Stonebridge Senior Home Care

Provides: Assisted Living
18730 W Stonebridge Ct., Grayslake, IL 60030
"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!" More

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Rolling Hills Place Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3521 16th Street, Zion, IL 60099
"Rolling Hills Place was very nice but expensive. The food was fantastic. The way they treated people was very nice. It had very clean and beautiful apartments. They had bingo, big parties to..." More

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Anthology of Grayslake

Provides: Assisted Living
1865 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030
"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..." More

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The Sheridan at Green Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
29330 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL 60044
"I visited The Sheridan at Green Oaks, and we're choosing it for my parents because of its pricing, cleanliness, and staffing. The room sizes are the largest square footage out of all the..." More

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Libertyville Manor Rehabilitation And...

Provides: Assisted Living
610 Peterson Road (ROUTE 137) , Libertyville, I...
"My mother-in-law is in Libertyville Manor, and it is really nice. It is really clean, and the staff is really nice; she has been in there for several years, and she really likes it. The food is..." More

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Green Oaks Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
14595 W Rockland Road, Libertyville, IL 60048
"Green Oaks Senior Living is owned and operated by Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. This is our fifth Spectrum retirement community in Illinois. Our community includes: 110 independent..." More

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Barton Senior Residences of Zion

Provides: Assisted Living
3500 Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099
"My dad is in Barton and the staff is excellent. They are very caring. They know his name and they are always checking up on him. He really likes being there. They have activities like bingo, movie..." More

Highlands Of Lake Forest Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 Pembridge Dr, Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Theresa's Home Care LLC III

Provides: Assisted Living
402 Bonnie Brae Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030
"Here at Theresa's Home Care, LLC, we provide a pleasant, secure, and welcoming environment for our residents to enjoy. Our staff members treat everyone with the utmost respect, as our mission is to..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gurnee

    As part of the Chicago metropolitan area, Gurnee gives seniors easy access to an abundance of restaurants, shops and local attractions. The city is home to 30,957 people — 23.8 percent of whom are age 55 and older. Seniors in the area have 20 assisted living communities from which to choose, including five within the city proper and 15 located in nearby communities. Assisted living facilities in Gurnee, and the rest of Illinois, are licensed and regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Gurnee

    • Lake County's Division of Transportation operates a public bus system throughout the county. There are several bus routes that run through Gurnee. The area is also served by the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and the Metra system, making it easy for seniors to get to and from Chicago. The Illinois Department on Aging's Free Ride Permit allows eligible seniors to ride the PACE bus, Metra, CTA buses and RTA buses for free.

    • Illinois is considered a tax-friendly state for retirees. Seniors aren't taxed on their Social Security income, withdrawals from retirement accounts or pension payments.

    • Gurnee's harsh winter weather may make things difficult for some seniors. The lowest average temperature in January is 24 degrees Fahrenheit, but it's not uncommon for temps to dip into the teens, and snowfall is a regular occurrence. In July, the average high temperature is 72 degrees Fahrenheit, making it easy for seniors to enjoy outdoor activities.

    • Living in Gurnee might be difficult for seniors on a low or fixed income. The city's cost of living is 17 percent higher than the national average. Fortunately, the cost of health care services is on par with the state average, but the average cost of groceries is 8 percent higher than the national average and 11 percent higher than the average in Illinois.

    • While overall crime rates in Gurnee are 68 percent higher than the Illinois average, the city's violent crime rate is 83 percent lower than the state average and 81 percent lower than that of the United States. Because of this, seniors should feel fairly safe traversing the area on their own.

    • The Gurnee area is home to world-class medical facilities, including United Hospital System, North Shore Medical Group and Aurora Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Gurnee

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $6,400.00 Lincolnshire
    $4,311.00 Vernon Hills
    $4,300.00 Libertyville
    $4,220.00 Zion
    $4,130.00 Grayslake
    $4,090.00 Gurnee
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Gurnee start around $4,090 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 Gurnee 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 Gurnee

    Seniors who need assistance paying for assisted living in Gurnee can apply for one of the state's two Medicaid wavier programs — the Supported Living Program and the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program. Illinois also has a Optional State Supplement (OSS) available to seniors residing in assisted living facilities.

    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 Gurnee

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Gurnee

    Gurnee-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 Gurnee

    • Review of Gurnee Place Memory Care

      This facility is currently dangerously understaffed and lacking qualified caregivers. Constant turnover of caregivers and admins. Incomplete or incorrect critical medication dispensing, failure to... Read more

      Curtis847
    • Review of Sunrise of Gurnee

      I went to look at Sunrise of Gurnee. They were excellent, very helpful, and very informative. The place was clean and modern. Everything was fine. The staff members were friendly and professional. ... Read more

      Linda
    • Review of Bickford of Gurnee

      Bickford of Gurnee was beautiful, but it was out of our price range. The room had a refrigerator, a place for the microwave, and a kitchen sink. The setup was nice. There's a kitchen area, bathroom... Read more

      Mary
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