8 Assisted Living Facilities near Plainfield, IL

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Plainfield, IL

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HarborChase of Plainfield

Provides: Assisted Living
12446 S. Van Dyke Rd., Plainfield, IL 60585
"What drew me to the community was the physical therapy, the memory care, and speech therapy. I thought that my wife would have the best treatment available for dementia patients. The staff is very..." More

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American House Cedarlake

Provides: Assisted Living
14800 S. Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60544
"We chose American House Cedarlake because it is close to my house. The facility looks very nice and clean, and the residents seem very happy there. The apartments are fantastic, really beautiful,..." 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

5 Assisted Living Facilities near Plainfield, IL


Senior Star at Weber Place

Provides: Assisted Living
605 S. Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
"We had lunch at Senior Star at Weber Place and it was very good. It's right across the lake and the area is familiar to me. The person that took me on the tour was very nice, very cordial, and very..." More


Timbers of Shorewood

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 N. River Road, Shorewood, IL 60404
"Timbers of Shorewood was a nice and good community. There were some activities going on, and people were out and about. I didn't see people lying around or sleeping. They were pretty active. The..." More


Atria at River Trail

Provides: Assisted Living
370 North Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
" Opening Fall 2018 Atria is pleased to announce a brand-new senior living community for older adults in Bolingbrook and Naperville: Atria at River Trail. Now pre-leasing, this..." More

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Willow Falls

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


Rock Run Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3320 Executive Dr., Joliet, IL 60431
"Rock Run Place had assisted living and memory care. The staff was very pleasant. The facility was nice and clean. You could tell that the residents were active. She showed us the rooms and took a..." More

Assisted Living near Plainfield, IL

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Plainfield

  • Review of HarborChase of Plainfield

    UNPROFESSIONAL! - If they treat prospective residents this way, I wonder how they treat “captive” residents who have signed on the dotted line and have no choice? Saturday, Feb3, we arrive five m... Read more

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  • Review of HarborChase of Plainfield

    When I walked in HarborChase of Plainfield, I got a bad feeling. All of the patients we saw were just sitting, not happy or smiling. They looked like they didn’t want to be there. The room they sho... Read more

  • Review of HarborChase of Plainfield

    What drew me to the community was the physical therapy, the memory care, and speech therapy. I thought that my wife would have the best treatment available for dementia patients. The staff is very ... Read more

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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

$5,029.00 Bolingbrook
$4,400.00 Lemont
$4,332.00 Plainfield
$4,000.00 Yorkville
$4,000.00 US
$3,724.00 Naperville
$3,560.00 Aurora
$3,380.00 Joliet

Assisted Living costs in Plainfield start around $4,332 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. 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 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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