2 Assisted Living Facilities in Monticello, IL

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Monticello Villas of Hollybrook

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Medical Center Drive, Monticello, IL 61856
"We have already placed mother at Monticello Villas of Holly Brook. They're phenomenal. They provide meals and help with medicine, bathing, clothing, and laundry. Everything's wonderful. They're..." More

Aspen Creek Of Monticello

Provides: Assisted Living
1009 S. Irving Street, Monticello, IL 61856

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Monticello

    The city of Monticello offers a variety of free programs for seniors through the Parks and Recreation Department, including exercise programs, community choir and bingo. This small city has less than 6,000 residents, roughly one in five of whom are age 65 and over. 

    Monticello has two assisted living facilities for seniors to choose from. In this city, as in the rest of Illinois, assisted living facilities are officially called personal care homes or assisted living residences, depending on the populations they serve. Assisted living residences are licensed through the Department on Aging, and personal care homes are licensed through the Department of Public Health.  

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Monticello

    • Monticello's summers are warm and humid, with July highs in the mid-80s and muggy conditions 60% of the time, which may be a consideration for seniors who are sensitive to heat. Winters tend to be cold and windy with lows around 20 degrees. 
    • The cost of living in Monticello is nearly 10% below state and national averages, primarily due to the city's low housing, utilities, grocery and transportation costs. This may result in lower assisted living costs, which may appeal to seniors on a budget. 
    • Monticello has a very low crime rate, which may appeal to safety-minded seniors and provide peace of mind for their families. On a 100-point scale on which a lower score represents less crime, the city's violent crime rate is 9.3, versus the national average of 22.7, and the property crime rate is 14.9, compared to the national median of 35.4. 
    • Illinois has some of the highest property and sales taxes in the nation, which may be a consideration for some seniors. However, seniors do not pay state income tax on any retirement income, which may offset other taxes and leave more money for assisted living services in Monticello. 
    • The Monticello area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Kirby Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
      • Public transportation in Monticello is provided by Piattran, which operates several routes inside and outside of the county. Seniors age 60 and up can ride for a discounted fare.  

      Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures. 


      Paying for Assisted Living in Monticello

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Illinois

      $4,000.00 US
      $3,250.00 Savoy
      $3,135.00 Champaign
      $3,126.00 Decatur
      $3,100.00 Monticello
      $3,090.00 Mahomet
      $2,800.00 Arcola
      $2,470.00 Urbana

      Assisted Living costs in Monticello start around $3,100 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 Monticello 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 Monticello

      While Illinois’ Medicaid program does not cover assisted living services, Monticello seniors who meet income and asset guidelines may receive coverage for services through the Supportive Living Program and the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program

      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 Monticello

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


      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Monticello

      Monticello-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 Monticello

      • Review of Monticello Villas of Hollybrook

        We have already placed mother at Monticello Villas of Holly Brook. They're phenomenal. They provide meals and help with medicine, bathing, clothing, and laundry. Everything's wonderful. They're ver... Read more

        Terri
      • Review of Monticello Villas of Hollybrook

        We visited Monticello Villas of Hollybrook. We were not satisfied because the gentleman who talked to us about the home wrote us off before we had the tour. He told us about the amenities. They off... Read more

        Linda224266
      • Review of Monticello Villas of Hollybrook

        Monticello Villas of Hollybrook's staff is very friendly, the grounds are very clean and neat, and it's a nice location. The people who lived there looked happy, and it was very nice. I have nothin... Read more

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