8 Assisted Living Facilities near Springfield, IL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Springfield, IL

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Bickford of Springfield

Provides: Assisted Living
2451 W. White Oaks Dr., Springfield, IL 62704
"Bickford of Springfield was neat and clean. I had a meal there. The lady answered all of my questions and gave me all of the information financially on what would it take to be in there. They were..." More

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Cedarhurst of Springfield

Provides: Assisted Living
3520 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield, IL 62711
"Walking in I felt very comfortable.Staff was very plesent.One of them showed us around before anyone moved in.was spaced off in areas semed very homey. Then I went to Grand opening.It was very..." More

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Centennial Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
3440 Hedley Rd., Springfield, IL 62711
"I chose Centennial Pointe for my mom basically because of the staff and the things there. I like the way they answered our questions and the size of the community, from the rooms to the community..." More

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Springfield Supportive Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2034 E Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62703
"My dad is at Springfield Supportive Living. It's very nice, it's open and airy, and the walls are painted in bright colors. The staff is really friendly and helpful. He has his own apartment, with..." More

Arbors At Centennial Pointe, The+

Provides: Assisted Living
3430 Hedley Road, Springfield, IL 62712

River Birch Estates At Cockrell-4012+

Provides: Assisted Living
4012 Cockrell Ln, Springfield, IL 62711

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Villas of Holly Brook - Chatham

Provides: Assisted Living
825 East Walnut Drive, Chatham, IL 62629
"My dad moved into the Villas of Holly Brook. It's very, very good, we're very impressed, it's exactly what we were looking for, and I'm very pleased with the staff. I really loved the apartment,..." More
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Elmcroft of Wyndcrest

Provides: Assisted Living
4817 Oak Hill Road, Rochester, IL 62563
"We saw Elmcroft of Wyndcrest. It wasn't quite as new, but it was clean, nice, and the decor was nice. The food seemed good, there were a lot of community buildings, a lot of activities, and the..." More
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Springfield

    The capital city of Illinois, Springfield is home to just under 115,000 people — 15 percent age 65 and over. Assisted living facilities in Illinois are known as "assisted living and shared housing establishments" and are regulated by the Illinois Department of Health. The Springfield area has 10 such facilities, with five in Springfield itself and another five in nearby cities such as Chatham and Decatur. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Springfield

    • July is the hottest month in Springfield, with an average high of 85 degrees and an average low of 63 degrees. January is the month with the most snow, with snow falling on an average of 5.4 days and a total of about 6.4 inches. Snow falls an average of 16.9 days during the entire year, for a total of about 20.9 inches.

    • The overall cost of living in Springfield is 5 percent lower than the national average for the United States. The highest relative expenses are healthcare and transportation, which are respectively four and one percent above the national average. The lowest relative expenses are housing and utilities, which are respectively 20 and 11 percent below the national average.

    • Springfield has a high crime rate, with only 4 percent of the cities in the United States having a higher crime rate. The annual rate of violent crime in Springfield is 11.5 per thousand people, compared to 4.36 for Illinois as a whole and 4.0 for the United States.

    • The Sangamon Mass Transit District provides public transportation in Sangamon County, including Springfield. Seniors over the age of 65 and those with disabilities can ride any fixed-route bus for 60 cents, which is less than half the standard fare of $1.25. A reduced-fare ID requires proof of age or disability and a photo ID.

    • The Springfield Ballet Company maintains a regular performance schedule in addition to special performances at senior centers and other community venues. The programs include a variety of dance styles such as contemporary and modern ballet. The Springfield Ballet Company also conducts educational programs, including residencies and workshops.

    • The Springfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Memorial Medical Center, HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Vibra Hospital of Springfield, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

      Paying for Assisted Living in Springfield

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Illinois

      $4,125.00 Pana
      $4,000.00 US
      $3,868.00 Springfield
      $3,737.00 Chatham
      $3,395.00 Decatur
      $3,166.00 Lincoln
      $3,100.00 Pekin
      $2,957.00 Litchfield

      Assisted Living costs in Springfield start around $3,868 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 Springfield 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 Springfield

      Illinois has nine waiver programs for community-based services, including assisted living. These programs are designed to meet a variety of specific needs.

      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 Springfield

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

      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Springfield

      Springfield-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 Springfield, IL

      Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Springfield

      • Review of Lewis Memorial Christian Village

        I was very upset to see that much of my parents clothing was missing when they moved out of Lewis Memorial Christian Village Care Point. When looking through what was sent with them I found 3 arti... Read more

        Beth M.
      • Review of Bickford of Springfield

        I've been to Bickford of Springfield and I didn't like it. The apartments were dirty, and I guess the staff was OK. It was dirty, that's why I didn't stay long, and there was dust and cobwebs in th... Read more

      • Review of Cedarhurst of Springfield

        Walking in I felt very comfortable.Staff was very plesent.One of them showed us around before anyone moved in.was spaced off in areas semed very homey. Then I went to Grand opening.It was very pr... Read more

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