14 Assisted Living Facilities near Peoria, IL

10 Assisted Living Facilities in Peoria, IL

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Bickford of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
"Bickford of Peoria was wonderful. The residents were happy and lively. A lot of extended family as visiting. The owner knew the residents by name. When we were in the orientation, the kitchen..." More

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Heartis Village of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
8201 N. IL RT. 91, Peoria, IL 61615
"I thought Heartis Village of Peoria was a fabulous, beautiful place. The staff that showed us around was delightfu and informative. The rooms were beautiful, clean, and well appointed with nice..." More

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St. Francis Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
3507 N Molleck Drive, Peoria, IL 61604
"St. Francis Woods was the best thing that could have happened to my parents. My father lived there for a short time before he passed away, then my mom continued to live there. I tell all my friends..." More

Lutheran Hillside Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6901 N. Galena Road, Peoria, IL 61614
"Wonderful caring place to live. My husband and I stayed for a week with my mother a resident at Lutheran Hillside Village. I walked all over the halls and the different floors. Everything was..." More

Sharon Health Care Facilities

Provides: Assisted Living
3614 North Rochelle Lane, Peoria, IL 61604
"As a family member of a resident within this facility for several years, I am happy to pass on confirmation of the quality care that residents are given. Response to their needs and my inquiries..." More

Courtyard Estates of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
117 North Western Avenue, Peoria, IL 61604
"Courtyard Estates was very nice. The dining room was on one floor, and the apartments were on the second and third floor. For somebody really ambulatory, it would be just fine, but it might be a..." More

Apostolic Christian Skylines

Provides: Assisted Living
7023 N. E. Skyline Dr., Peoria, IL 61614

Liberty Village of Peoria

Provides: Assisted Living
6900 N. Stalworth Drive, Peoria, IL 61615

Grand View Alzheimer'S Scc

Provides: Assisted Living
6210 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61614

Patrician Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1511 N. Bigelow St, Peoria, IL 61604

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Washington Villas of Hollybrook

Provides: Assisted Living
1285 Independence Drive Ct., Washington, IL 61571
"Washington Villas of Hollybrook was very nice. The rooms were very large. The staff that we had contact with seemed very nice, very competent, and very pleasant to work with." More

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Morton Villas of Holly Brook

Provides: Assisted Living
1709 N Main St, Morton, IL 61550
"We visited Villas of Holly Brook of Morton. It was a very nice, clean place. They had a lot of convenient amenities that were accessible to the residents just about any time of the day and..." More

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Serenity Assisted Living & Royce Elli...

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 North Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
"My dad is at Serenity Assisted Living & Royce Elliot Memory Care. It’s new, and bright, with big rooms. He has a 1-bedroom apartment, and he likes it. He likes the food. He stays in his room..." More

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Heartland of Riverview

Provides: Assisted Living
500 CENTENNIAL DRIVE, East Peoria, IL 61611
"I chose Riverview for my friend because of our positive previous experience with another family member. I'm very pleased with how they're so organized. Her apartment was lovely, it was 1-bedroom..." More

Assisted Living near Peoria, IL

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Peoria

  • Review of St. Francis Woods

    St. Francis Woods was the best thing that could have happened to my parents. My father lived there for a short time before he passed away, then my mom continued to live there. I tell all my friends... Read more

    Sue
  • Review of Heartis Village of Peoria

    My mom has moved into Heartis Village. The staff members are very nice and very accommodating. They have a lot of activities, but she hasn't done any yet. Her room is very clean and very nice. The ... Read more

    Greg
  • Review of St. Francis Woods

    I've been very pleased with St. Francis Woods. My mom loves it there. I've always found all of the nurses, CNAs, and all of the employees to be very friendly and always very caring for the resident... Read more

    SR
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Peoria

Located on the Illinois River, Peoria, Ill., has scenic views and arts and culture that residents age 65 and over — 14 percent of the population can enjoy with family and friends. Seniors who find some activities of daily living challenging to complete on their own will find 21 assisted living facilities in Peoria area to provide assistance with tasks like grooming, house cleaning and medication management. Facilities in Peoria and all of Illinois are regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Peoria

  • Located in the heart of Illinois, along the Illinois River, Peoria is known for its hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature in January is 33 degrees and 86 degrees in July.

  • Peoria is home to the Central Illinois Agency on Aging, which provides a number of services for residents age 60 and older, including meals on wheels, exercise programs and senior bus transportation. There are also two senior centers within the city limits.

  • Crime, particularly theft and property crime, is a continuing problem in Peoria. The crime rate in Peoria is 62 percent higher than the national average and is safer than just 7 percent of U.S. cities.
  • The Peoria area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Kindred Hospital and Unity Point Health Methodist, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • It's not difficult to travel around Peoria. The city is intersected by three interstate highways — I-74, I-474 and I-155. In addition, the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District provides regular, scheduled public bus service throughout Peoria and between the city and other points in the county. 

  • Peoria is home to a number of cultural sites and museums. Chief among these are the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Planetarium, Luthy Botanical Garden, the Peoria Historical Society and Fort Creve Coeur, the first fort built by European settlers in Illinois.


Paying for Assisted Living in Peoria

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Illinois

$4,245.00 Normal
$4,000.00 Washington
$4,000.00 US
$3,300.00 East Peoria
$3,164.00 Bloomington
$3,103.00 Peoria
$3,100.00 Pekin

Assisted Living costs in Peoria start around $3,103 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 Peoria 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 Peoria

Residents of Peoria will find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help them with the cost of assisted living. These include Choices for Carethe Illinois Supportive Living Program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

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

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Peoria

Peoria-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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