Naperville is situated near the West Branch of the Du Page River, about 30 miles west of Chicago. With a population of approximately 149,500, including about 18,200 seniors, the thriving picturesque suburb offers older adults the charm of small-town quality of life. Naperville offers a vibrant arts and cultural scene as well as a significant historic district, museums and voluminous parks and forest preserves.

Assisted living facilities provide seniors personalized care in a residential setting. Common services include bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing and ambulation. Housekeeping, laundry and meal services are also available. Assisted living may be the best alternative for older adults who can no longer live on their own but don’t need the 24-hour medical care provided by nursing homes. Naperville’s area seniors pay approximately $4,825 per month for assisted living care, which is $337 more than the Illinois average of $4,488.

This guide provides information about assisted living, the benefits and drawbacks of retiring in the city and free and low-cost resources available to help older adults living in Naperville.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Naperville, IL

StoryPoint Naperville

504 N. River Rd, Naperville, IL, 60563

Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville, we go out of our way to make sure that our residents get the best retirement experience. Our dedicated team is av … (read more)
Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville, we go out of our way to make sure that our residents get the best retirement experience. Our dedicated team is av … (read more)

Sunrise of Naperville

960 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL, 60540

Sunrise of Naperville is in Naperville, Illinois, near parks and coffee shops. Clean, modern common rooms and apartments with a homey vibe are a highlight of the facility. Residents and visitors have … (read more)
Sunrise of Naperville is in Naperville, Illinois, near parks and coffee shops. Clean, modern common rooms and apartments with a homey vibe are a highlight of the facility. Residents and visitors have … (read more)

Sunrise of Naperville North

535 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL, 60563

Sunrise of Naperville North is an upscale community in Naperville, Illinois, not far from a range of shopping centers, restaurants and entertainment venues residents can enjoy on local outings with fr … (read more)
Sunrise of Naperville North is an upscale community in Naperville, Illinois, not far from a range of shopping centers, restaurants and entertainment venues residents can enjoy on local outings with fr … (read more)

Independence Village of Naperville

1030 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL, 60540

Independence Village of Naperville is located in Naperville, Illinois, a Chicago suburb with a Riverwalk, public aquatic park and outdoor history museum. This assisted living and independent living fa … (read more)
Independence Village of Naperville is located in Naperville, Illinois, a Chicago suburb with a Riverwalk, public aquatic park and outdoor history museum. This assisted living and independent living fa … (read more)

HarborChase of Naperville

1619 N Mill Street, Naperville, IL, 60563

HarborChase is located in Naperville, Illinois, near Interstate 88, Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, Century Farms Park, restaurants and stores. Visitors appreciate the friendly staff and … (read more)
HarborChase is located in Naperville, Illinois, near Interstate 88, Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, Century Farms Park, restaurants and stores. Visitors appreciate the friendly staff and … (read more)

Auberge at Naperville

1936 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL, 60563


Tabor Hills A Campus of Caring

1347 Crystal Court, Naperville, IL, 60563

I was there for post-operative care and was treated excellently.
I was there for post-operative care and was treated excellently.

2022

Arbor Terrace Naperville

2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL, 60564

I have lived here at Arbor Terrace for 2 and a half years, and I have not been unhappy for a second since I moved here. (Minus the time we had to quarantine, but that wasn’t their fault!) When I came … (read more)
I have lived here at Arbor Terrace for 2 and a half years, and I have not been unhappy for a second since I moved here. (Minus the time we had to quarantine, but that wasn’t their fault!) When I came … (read more)

The Springs at Monarch Landing

2308 N. Route 59, Naperville, IL, 60563

The Springs at Monarch Landing is an assisted living facility located in Naperville, Illinois. Seniors receive a private suite with a private bathroom and individually controlled heating and air condi … (read more)
The Springs at Monarch Landing is an assisted living facility located in Naperville, Illinois. Seniors receive a private suite with a private bathroom and individually controlled heating and air condi … (read more)

2015, 2016, 2022

Brookdale Glen Ellyn

60 North Nicoll Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137

Brookdale Glen Ellyn is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in the center of a beautiful suburb to the west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. Visitors notice the high activity of the seniors here, who have e … (read more)
Brookdale Glen Ellyn is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in the center of a beautiful suburb to the west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. Visitors notice the high activity of the seniors here, who have e … (read more)

Brookdale Lisle

1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL, 60532

Brookdale Lisle is a quiet community in Naperville, Illinois, a short distance from the local area where residents can visit medical facilities, restaurants and shops. Residents can choose from a vari … (read more)
Brookdale Lisle is a quiet community in Naperville, Illinois, a short distance from the local area where residents can visit medical facilities, restaurants and shops. Residents can choose from a vari … (read more)

2016

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn is nestled between Newton Park and Interstate 355 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Visitors and residents alike agree that the facility has a well-organized layout, bright interior an … (read more)
Atria Park of Glen Ellyn is nestled between Newton Park and Interstate 355 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Visitors and residents alike agree that the facility has a well-organized layout, bright interior an … (read more)

2013

Belmont Village Geneva Road

545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL, 60188

Belmont Village Geneva Road is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Carol Stream, Illinois, about 25 miles outside of Chicago. Room and housing options include studio apartments, one … (read more)
Belmont Village Geneva Road is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Carol Stream, Illinois, about 25 miles outside of Chicago. Room and housing options include studio apartments, one … (read more)

Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL, 60187

Located in Wheaton, Illinois, Brighton Gardens of Wheaton provides easy access to the Rice Lake Square shopping mall and the Danada Forest Preserve. Residents and their guests praise the facility for … (read more)
Located in Wheaton, Illinois, Brighton Gardens of Wheaton provides easy access to the Rice Lake Square shopping mall and the Danada Forest Preserve. Residents and their guests praise the facility for … (read more)

Sunrise at Fountain Square

2210 Fountain Square Dr, Lombard, IL, 60148

Staff are a gem! They take time to help me in the morning with brushing my teeth and hair. Hard to get them back tho after they move on to next person. There are call lights but takes a long time. Nu … (read more)
Staff are a gem! They take time to help me in the morning with brushing my teeth and hair. Hard to get them back tho after they move on to next person. There are call lights but takes a long time. Nu … (read more)

Sunnymere

925 6th Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505

The lovely dining room and delicious food are just two of the appealing benefits of living at Sunnymere in Aurora, Illinois. Sitting at the edge of a golf course, Sunnymere is noted for its well maint … (read more)
The lovely dining room and delicious food are just two of the appealing benefits of living at Sunnymere in Aurora, Illinois. Sitting at the edge of a golf course, Sunnymere is noted for its well maint … (read more)

Cordia Senior Residence

865 N. Cass Ave, Westmont, IL, 60559

My mother is in Cordia Senior Residence. I’m satisfied with the care. They have a lot of activities for the seniors. The staff is fine. Her room is perfect. They have a library, a grand piano, and exc … (read more)
My mother is in Cordia Senior Residence. I’m satisfied with the care. They have a lot of activities for the seniors. The staff is fine. Her room is perfect. They have a library, a grand piano, and exc … (read more)

Sunrise of Willowbrook

6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL, 60527

Sunrise of Willow brook was nice. It seemed more set up for independent living though, they had a small memory care unit, otherwise, it was nice. I liked it, everybody seems clean, the place seems cle … (read more)
Sunrise of Willow brook was nice. It seemed more set up for independent living though, they had a small memory care unit, otherwise, it was nice. I liked it, everybody seems clean, the place seems cle … (read more)

Lexington Square of Lombard

555 Foxworth Blvd., Lombard, IL, 60148

Lexington Square of Lombard is conveniently located close to Interstate 395 in Lombard Illinois, just blocks from Four Seasons Park and less than 2 miles from Yorktown Center shopping mall and adjacen … (read more)
Lexington Square of Lombard is conveniently located close to Interstate 395 in Lombard Illinois, just blocks from Four Seasons Park and less than 2 miles from Yorktown Center shopping mall and adjacen … (read more)

2015, 2016

HarborChase of Plainfield

12446 S. Van Dyke Rd., Plainfield, IL, 60585

HarborChase of Penfield is located in the northern section of Plainfield, Illinois, between West 119th and West 127th Streets. There is a Walmart Supercenter and several healthcare facilities within w … (read more)
HarborChase of Penfield is located in the northern section of Plainfield, Illinois, between West 119th and West 127th Streets. There is a Walmart Supercenter and several healthcare facilities within w … (read more)

COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Naperville

Since most COVID-19 rules for Assisted Living Communities and other Senior Living Facilities are set at the state level, you can view the specific rules for your state on our Guide to Assisted Living in Illinois. Keep in mind that every community has specific policies that they put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

What to Consider About Assisted Living in Naperville

Assisted living facilities in Naperville are governed by the Division of Assisted Living, a branch of the Illinois Department of Health, located in Springfield. This office is responsible for the licensing of assisted living facilities throughout the state. Regular and unannounced inspections are administered to make sure facilities abide by state rules and regulations.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Naperville

  • Naperville is home to exceptional medical facilities, including Edward-Elmhurst Health Center and Immediate Care, for primary and emergency care.
  • The city of Naperville is ranked 7th as one of the best cities for a good night’s sleep and 8th as one of the most energetic cities. This in turn helps seniors enjoy an outstanding quality of life.
  • According to recent data, Naperville has an overall cost of living index of 129.6, which is well above the state and national averages. However, the overall costs for health care and utilities are lower than the national average, and these savings can help seniors afford a more comfortable retirement.
  • Several public transportation options are available to help Naperville seniors get around. Commuter rail services are provided by Metra and Amtrak, and the Pace Bus system provides service to and from both train stations, as well as other areas of the city. Ride DuPage is a transportation program available to seniors and disabled individuals at a reduced fee. Additionally, most assisted living communities offer transportation services for their residents.
  • Naperville seniors have plenty of things to do to keep them busy during their golden years. Downtown Naperville offers hundreds of stores, spas and dining opportunities. Recreational activities include sightseeing, historical walking tours and landmarks, numerous parks and taking a stroll down the Riverwalk.

Paying for Assisted Living in Naperville

According to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, assisted living in Naperville costs an average of $4,825 per month. The approximate cost in Illinois is $4,488 per month and the national monthly median is about $4,500.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

At $4,825 per month, assisted living in Naperville costs more than the state average of $4,488 and the national median of $4,500. Decatur is the least expensive option with an average monthly rate of $4,382. Kankakee’s average is $4,623 per month. The most expensive city in Illinois is Rockford, at about $5,250 per month.

$4825

Naperville

$4488

Illinois

$4500

The United States

$4382

Decatur

$4623

Kankakee

$5250

Rockford

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors in Naperville have access to other long-term care options. Older adults who wish to receive care in their homes can pay $5,720 for home health aide services or a lower rate of $5,672 for homemaker services. At $1,842 per month, adult day health care is the most affordable option for those who only need weekday supervision. Seniors who require the higher level of care provided by nursing homes pay the highest monthly rate at $6,996 for a semiprivate room and $8,060 for a private room.

$5672

Homemaker Services

$5720

Home Health Aide

$1842

Adult Day Health Care

$4825

Assisted Living Facility

$6996

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8060

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Naperville

Naperville seniors who meet eligibility requirements may qualify for financial assistance to help pay for assisted living care in Illinois. The Supportive Living Program (SLP) is a Medicaid waiver program that may be used to pay for the type of care available in an assisted living facility. Additionally, the Illinois Medicaid-Medicare Alignment Initiative (MMAI) is available to eligible seniors and disabled individuals in DuPage County. 

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities in Illinois

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 Naperville

Naperville seniors have access to many resources to help them pay for long-term care. Local government agencies and nonprofit organizations offer free or low-cost services that include information about assisted living facilities, recreational activities, benefits counseling and wellness programs.

Resource 

Contact 

Service 

(800) 252-8966

The Illinois Department on Aging serves and advocates for older adults and those who care for them. It provides information and referrals regarding Community Care programs, legal assistance, health insurance, benefits access and other older adult services.

(630) 848-3613

 

The City of Naperville's Senior Services and Resources program provides information about senior care options, elder rights and health benefits. It also helps seniors connect with assistance programs that help with finances, taxes, legal, food, VA benefits, housing and household maintenance, as well as recreational opportunities and transportation services.

(800) 843-6154

 

HealthChoice Illinois is available to Medicaid-eligible seniors. Long-term care services available through this program include financial assistance with activities of daily living, home health care and adult day care.

(800) 698-2411

 

The Veterans Administration helps qualifying veterans and their spouses receive financial support with senior care, including the Aid & Attendance benefit, which may be available to veterans in assisted living. VA representatives provide seniors with available residential options.

(800) 252-8966

The Illinois Senior HelpLine is offered through the Illinois Department on Aging. Representatives assess individual cases to provide appropriate resources and literature so older adults can have access to care, programs and services. Elder abuse can also be reported through the hotline.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Naperville

Naperville 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 Illinois