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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Libertyville, IL for 2024

The village of Libertyville sits on the upper side of the Chicago metropolitan area, less than 10 miles from Lake Michigan’s western shore. There are 35 assisted living communities in this region, including 4 facilities within Libertyville’s limits. On average, assisted living residents in this region pay $4,825 per month for residential care, which is a few hundred dollars above the state average of $4,488 and the national median of $4,500.

Our directory includes 1338 reviews reviews of assisted living communities in and around Libertyville. Based on these reviews, local facilities have an average quality rating of 4.75 out of 5 stars stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Libertyville

The Illinois Department of Public Health defines assisted living facilities in Libertyville and the rest of the state and sets minimum standards for the scope of services these facilities must provide. It requires all facilities to complete initial and annual licensing processes and comply with guidelines related to housing, nutrition and medication services, staffing and care planning.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Libertyville

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville proper serves as the only comprehensive Trauma Recovery Center in Lake County and offers a full range of services, including primary care, orthopedics and heart and vascular care. It also has a mobile dentistry program that provides routine dental care to seniors.
  • Lake County, where Libertyville is located, ranks among the healthiest communities in Illinois, falling into the 75-100th percentile for health outcomes and factors and ranking 7th overall out of 102 ranked counties for health. The overall life expectancy in this county is 81, about 2.5 years beyond state and national norms. Additionally, there's a primary care physician for every 890 residents, which is considerably better than the state ratio of 1:1,230 and the national norm of 1:1,310.
  • Libertyville seniors aged 60 and over obtain transportation through Dial-A-Ride, a demand-response service that provides rides to locations throughout Lake County. This service operates 7 days per week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., and riders arrange for services between 2 hours and 7 days in advance of their outing.
  • The cost of living in Libertyville runs about 5% higher than the national norm, with residents paying approximately 22% more for health care, 15% more for food and 12% more for housing here than in a typical U.S. community. While this results in increased assisted living costs, the state funds the Illinois Supportive Living Program to help income-qualified individuals pay for some of the services they receive in residential care.
  • Libertyville rates 53 on the AARP Livability Index, meaning that the city ranks among the top half of U.S. communities for favorability for older residents. The city performs strongest in the index’s Health metric with a rating of 64 for factors such as ample exercise opportunities and a below-average preventable hospitalization rate.
  • Seniors in Libertyville don’t pay state income taxes on any of their retirement income, including Social Security benefits, money they withdraw from retirement savings accounts and public and private pension income.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Libertyville

In Libertyville, assisted living residents pay an average monthly rate of $4,825 for care.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living rates in Libertyville come in at $4,825 per month, exceeding Illinois’s average of $4,488 and the national rate of $4,500. Even so, local care costs run lower than monthly fees in Bloomington and Rockford, where respective rates come in at $5,160 and $5,250. However, the region has options for those seeking more affordable care, with rates in Kankakee coming lower than Libertyville’s average at $4,623 and fees in Danville averaging $4,138.

Libertyville

$4,825

Illinois

$4,488

US

$4,500

Rockford

$5,250

Kankakee

$4,623

Danville

$4,138

Bloomington

$5,160

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors in Libertyville pay $4,825 per month for assisted living. Although this is thousands of dollars more expensive than adult day health care, which costs $1,842 for daytime personal care and skilled nursing, this option doesn’t include living expenses, such as housing and utilities. On the other hand, residential care costs less than in-home care, which comes in at $5,672 and includes nonmedical personal care and companionship. Similarly, rates run higher for those who need medical support, with home health care agencies providing skilled nursing at home for $5,720 and nursing homes providing specialized care in an institutional setting for $6,996.

In-Home Care

$5,627

Home Health Care

$5,720

Adult Day Health Care

$1,842

Assisted Living Facility

$4,825

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$6,996

Note: Data for Libertyville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Chicago, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Libertyville

In Illinois, the HCBS Medicaid Waiver for Supportive Living Facilities provides financial support to help pay for care services in some assisted living facilities but not room and board.

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 Libertyville

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Libertyville

Libertyville Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Illionois

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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ReviewerFC122922B

I visited this facility

Review of StoryPoint Libertyville

The residents at StoryPoint Libertyville appear to be active. I would consider moving my dad there. The staff during the tour was extremely responsive. They had a salon and a fitness center. What I...

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Edna W's daughter

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of StoryPoint Libertyville

Mom has a lovely room with a great view. She is well taken care of and the staff seems to genuinely care. Even though there are many activities, she chooses not to participate and is very happy...

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Caryn R

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of StoryPoint Libertyville

My mother has been a resident in assisted living at StoryPoint for approximately 8 months and I am extremely pleased with the care she has been receiving. This past Winter much of her time was...

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