The 5 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Plainfield, IL for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Plainfield, IL

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Caring Star 2022

American House Cedarlake

Provides: Assisted Living
14804 S. Van Dyke Road, Plainfield, IL 60544
"American House Cedarlake was very good. My mother-in-law was there for five days and then she had to go into the hospital. It was very clean and very nice. They had a lot of activities. The rooms..." More

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Caring Star 2016

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

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Heritage Woods of Plainfield

Provides: Assisted Living
14731 S. Van Dyke Road, 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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Caring Star 2023

StoryPoint Romeoville

Provides: Assisted Living
605 Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446
"One thing that was a bit confusing was how the Level of Carr is assessed and the pricing of each level. Other than that, the intake process was very smooth. The staff from housekeeping to..." More

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Timbers of Shorewood

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 N. River Road, Shorewood, IL 60404
"Stacey did a great job taking me through Timbers of Shorewood. She was very knowledgeable about the community. It seemed very clean and very welcoming. The people that I talked to said they enjoyed..." More

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Atria at River Trail

Provides: Assisted Living
370 North Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
"We toured Atria at River Trail and liked it since it had what I think we could probably use someday. The staff who accommodated me was Renee, and she did a good job. The units were small..." More

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Trustwell Living at Rock Run Place As...

Provides: Assisted Living
3320 Executive Drive, Joliet, IL 60431
"I'm in Trustwell Living at Rock Run Place Assisted Living. I love the staff. The ladies are very nice. I have no problem whatsoever with them. The only issue is that the elevators are kind of..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Willow Falls Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1681 Willow Circle Dr, Crest Hill, IL 60403
"My sister is a resident of Willow Falls Senior Living. It's been very positive, because my sister had been there in the independent living. I was really happy that I was able to be able to put her..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Arbor Terrace Naperville

Provides: Assisted Living
2920 Leverenz Rd, Naperville, IL 60564
"I had an in-person tour of Arbor Terrace Naperville. The facility was lovely. Their physical therapy room was a little small and crowded. They have physical therapists on staff. Their activities..." 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

    $6,595.00 Bolingbrook
    $4,827.00 Plainfield
    $4,517.00 Aurora
    $4,400.00 Lemont
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,860.00 Joliet
    $3,786.00 Naperville

    Assisted Living costs in Plainfield start around $4,827 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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Plainfield

    • Review of American House Cedarlake

      American House Cedarlake was very good. My mother-in-law was there for five days and then she had to go into the hospital. It was very clean and very nice. They had a lot of activities. The rooms w... Read more

    • Review of American House Cedarlake

      We toured American House Cedarlake looking for independent living for myself and my husband followed up by possible care for my friend. I think we spent more time at the assisted living side becaus... Read more

    • Review of American House Cedarlake

      We were very impressed with American House Cedarlake. We were hoping that's where my mother-in-law was going to go. We met with the director and she showed us all the different apartments. She took... Read more

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