8 Assisted Living Facilities near Plainfield, IL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Plainfield, IL

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American House Cedarlake

Provides: Assisted Living
14804 S. Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60544
"We got to visit American House Cedarlake. The tour was very informative. The girl who gave us the tour was very helpful. She even recommended that we personally check with the VA to see if my dad..." More

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HarborChase of Plainfield

Provides: Assisted Living
12446 S. Van Dyke Rd., Plainfield, IL 60585
"HarborChase of Plainfield had staff all over the place, which was great. They're really well staffed, really experienced, and they're the only ones that gave me, right away, the pricing sheets...." More

Heritage Woods of Plainfield

Provides: Assisted Living
14731 S Van Dyke Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544
"Heritage Woods is a really nice and safe community. The apartments are like hotels rooms. Some are one bedroom, and some are studio apartments. They have swimming. They have nurses that will take..." More

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Senior Star at Weber Place

Provides: Assisted Living
605 S. Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
"The rooms are spacious and easy for residents with mobility issues to navigate. Staff is professional, responsive and caring and the facility is exceptionally well-maintained." More

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Caring Star 2017

Willow Falls Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1681 Willow Circle Dr, Crest Hill, IL 60403
"I was very impressed with Inn at Willow Falls. We had gotten there just after lunch, and everything was cleared up, but the food smelled good. The rooms were a good size. The unit that we had..." More

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Timbers of Shorewood

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 N. River Road, Shorewood, IL 60404
"We're very happy with Timbers of Shorewood. We're happy with their entertainment and meals which are very good. My mom has only been there a month, but they're very caring and helpful. For the..." More

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Atria at River Trail

Provides: Assisted Living
370 North Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
"My dad moved into Atria at River Trail. It's close to home and the staff is very friendly and courteous. It's very clean, and it's only 5 years old so it's fairly new. What I liked was that the..." More

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Arbor Terrace Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
"My mom was previously at Arbor Terrace Naperville, but she didn't like it there. The apartment was large. She was in a two-bedroom because they didn't have any 1-bedrooms open. It was a long walk..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Plainfield

    Plainfield, population 42,527, is located in Will County in the northeastern part of Illinois. It is only about an hour's drive from Chicago, making it ideal for seniors who enjoy trips to the city but prefer to live in a smaller community. In Plainfield, assisted living establishments must provide their residents with single-occupancy apartments with private bathrooms and space for small kitchen appliances. There are 38 assisted living facilities near Plainfield, all regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Healthcare Regulation.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Plainfield

    • The harsh climate in Plainfield is an important factor for seniors considering living here. The city gets an average of 29 inches of snow each year and has a January low temperature of 15. While this is perfect for those who love the cold, seniors who prefer warmer climates may have a hard time adapting. 

    • The sales tax rate in Plainfield is 2.5 percent higher than the national average. At 3.8 percent, the income tax rate is lower than the U.S. average. However, in Illinois, almost all retirement income is exempt from taxation, including Social Security retirement income and income from retirement savings accounts. 

    • Seniors should feel fairly safe in Plainfield. With a violent crime rate of 18.4, Plainfield scored lower than the Chicago metro area and the state and national averages. The property crime rate in Plainfield is 19.3, which is also lower than that of the Chicago metro area, the state of Illinois and the United States. 

    • Plainfield has a high cost of living index. With a score of 105.6, the city has a higher cost of living than the state of Illinois and the nation, with housing being the biggest factor. 

    • On a scale of 1, being the worst, to 100, the air quality in Plainfield is 72. This is considerably higher than the national average, which is good news for seniors who suffer from respiratory illnesses such as asthma and COPD.

    • The Plainfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Edward Outpatient Center-Plainfield and Presence Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Plainfield

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $4,662.00 Plainfield
    $4,400.00 Lemont
    $4,380.00 Naperville
    $4,095.00 Joliet
    $4,000.00 Yorkville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,737.00 Aurora
    $2,995.00 Bolingbrook

    Assisted Living costs in Plainfield start around $4,662 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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield

    In the state of Illinois, Medicaid does not pay for services provided by assisted living establishments. However, there are two waiver programs that offer financial assistance. The Medicaid 1915(b) Waiver Program, also called the Supported Living Program, and the 1915(c) Waiver Program, called the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Program, provide help with the costs of assisted living services for residents who qualify.

    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 Plainfield

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plainfield

    Plainfield-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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    Assisted Living near Plainfield, IL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Plainfield

    • Review of HarborChase of Plainfield

      The management at Harbor Chase of Plainfield does a good job of selling the product of assisted living. However, the day-to-day workforce does not do a good job at all. They are not attentive, and ... Read more

    • Review of HarborChase of Plainfield

      HarborChase of Plainfield had staff all over the place, which was great. They're really well staffed, really experienced, and they're the only ones that gave me, right away, the pricing sheets. The... Read more

    • Review of HarborChase of Plainfield

      The rooms are average, depending on the floor plan. Nothing special. The staff is non-existent. You rarely see anyone, and when you do they ignore you or tell you they are busy and will come back (... Read more

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