12 Assisted Living Facilities near Urbana, IL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Urbana, IL

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Brookdale Urbana

Provides: Assisted Living
1706 E. Amber Lane, Urbana, IL 61802
"Sandy was SO helpful. So was the nursing and PT staff who assessed my dad. They were all caring and friendly. Even after we realized my dad couldn’t do assisted at this point, Sandy remained open..." More

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Prairie Winds of Urbana

Provides: Assisted Living
1905 Prairie Winds Drive, Urbana, IL 61802
"I am extremely happy with this facility. There are plenty of activities that involved other residents and the staff. The staff is extremely personable and my grandfather treats the staff as..." More

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Bridle Brook Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1505 Patton Drive, Mahomet, IL 61853
"Everyone is so kind! The nursing staff is so helpful and always follows through. It is so beautifully furnished and decorated. You always know what Holiday is around the corner." More

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Savoy Villas of Holly Brook

Provides: Assisted Living
68 E Airport Rd, Savoy, IL 61874
"I liked Savoy Villas of Holly Brook and I liked the location. They do laundry, meals, once weekly housecleaning, and they'll do the towels and the linens. They've got a library there, an activity..." More

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Carriage Crossing of Champaign

Provides: Assisted Living
1701 Congressional Way, Champaign, IL 61822
"I thought that Carriage Crossing Senior Living of Champaign was really nice. They were doing an exercise class when I was there. The staff was great and they showed me everything, including the..." More

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Evergreen Place Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4114 W. Springfield Avenue, Champaign, IL 61822
"Evergreen has a very caring, loving and compassionate staff. We loved the staff's pleasant smiles-an upbeat place to be. Loved how they included all our family and the special get-togethers. Our..." More

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Bickford of Champaign

Provides: Assisted Living
1002 S. Staley Road, Champaign, IL 61822
"I have visited this branch numerous times and I have always had a pleasant experience. The staff is friendly and very willing to help whenever there is a concern or question..We considered moving..." More

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The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet

Provides: Assisted Living
1709 S. Division St. , Mahomet, IL 61853
"The Glenwood Assisted Living of Mahomet was amazing and I felt like I was in someone's very nice house. I did not feel like I was in a facility. The rooms were large, spacious, and able to..." More

Autumn Fields Savoy

Provides: Assisted Living
65 East Airport Road, Savoy, IL 61874
"The people at Autumn Fields Savoy all seemed nice. They had a lot of different activities. It just seemed like a nice area, but the rooms they had opened if we wanted to go there were right along..." More

Windsor of Savoy

Provides: Assisted Living
401 Burwash Ave., Savoy, IL 61874
"My parents were residents of the Windsor of Savoy for 7 and 14 years (mother, father). They loved it! Everyone was very nice and friendly, the care was excellent, the food outstanding (I couldn't..." More

Eden Supportive Living Champaign

Provides: Assisted Living
222 North State Street, Champaign, IL 61820
"Eden Supportive Living Champaign was right across the street from a park and it's close to the downtown area where people could go shopping or go out to eat. It's a pretty nice location. The staff..." More

Aspen Creek Of Tolono

Provides: Assisted Living
503 South Bourne Street, Tolono, IL 61880

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Urbana

    Urbana is the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, and is home to award-winning libraries. The Urbana Free Library is ranked among the top 1% of public libraries in the nation. Urbana has over 42,000 residents, and while this college town has a fairly young population, it has a senior community that accounts for about 12% of the population.

    In Illinois, there are two types of assisted living residences, including assisted living residences, which are governed by the Department on Aging, and personal care homes, which are monitored by the Department of Public Health. Urbana has two assisted living facilities, and there are a dozen more nearby.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Urbana

    • Public transportation in Urbana and the surrounding region is provided courtesy of Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District. MTD operates numerous fixed routes throughout the city, providing access to local shopping centers, restaurants, medical centers and recreational venues. Routes are available seven days per week, and seniors aged 65 and over and Medicare card holders are eligible for free or reduced fare via the DASH pass. 
    • The Urbana area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Presence Covenant Medical Center and Carle Foundation Hospital in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Urbana is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
    • Urbana has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission Senior Services, an organization that provides case management and referral services for Urbana seniors, as well as one senior center.
    • In Illinois, almost all types of retirement income are exempt from state income tax, including Social Security benefits, pension income and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts. This may leave more money for assisted living expenses in Urbana. 
    • The air quality in Urbana is very good, with the American Lung Association rating the county a B for ozone pollution and an A for short-term particle pollution. The area's clean air may beneficial for seniors with cardiovascular or respiratory illnesses.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Urbana

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,918.00 Champaign
    $3,677.00 Urbana
    $3,353.00 Mahomet
    $3,250.00 Savoy
    $3,100.00 Monticello
    $3,065.00 Gibson City
    $2,983.00 Rantoul

    Assisted Living costs in Urbana start around $3,677 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 Urbana 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 Urbana

    Seniors who meet income limits may have some care services covered through one of the state's Medicaid waiver programs, including the Supportive Living Program and the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program.  

    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 Urbana

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Urbana

    Urbana-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 Urbana, IL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Urbana

    • Review of Brookdale Urbana

      I visited Brookdale Urbana. The staff was great. The rooms were small, smaller than I had anticipated. I really like the staff. I just didn't feel it was appropriate for my mother at this point. Ov... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Urbana

      Brookdale Urbana was average. It's an older facility. We didn't interact with anybody there. It looked like they had the basics. I wasn't real impressed with the outside space because I think that ... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Urbana

      I visited Brookdale Urbana and had seen many of their stuff. It was a nice place, but at this time my mom is not able to stand, and that was the biggest thing. The community was nice. The people we... Read more

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