The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Vernon Hills, IL for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Vernon Hills, IL

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
10 E Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
"The tour at Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes went very well and that will be the community we will be putting Mom in. Lisa, specifically, was fantastic and she let us know that she came out of retirement..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Vernon Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
145 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
"My friend moved into Brookdale Vernon Hills. It was lovely, and the sales person was great. He couldn’t have been nicer. He came on a Sunday to accommodate us, and bring some other people through...." More

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Victory Centre of Vernon Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
97 West Phillip Road, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
"My mother has been at Victory Center for 6 months and I can't say enough good things about them. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the staff is caring and compassionate. My mother has lived..." More

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Belmont Village Buffalo Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
500 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
"My father has only been at Belmont Village Buffalo Grove for a few days, but so far, so good. We chose them because of the staff and the location. They're all very helpful and very personable, and..." More

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StoryPoint Libertyville

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Florsheim Drive, Libertyville, IL 60048
"The residents at StoryPoint Libertyville appear to be active. I would consider moving my dad there. The staff during the tour was extremely responsive. They had a salon and a fitness center. What I..." More

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Sunrise of Buffalo Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
180 West Half Day Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
"We are going to choose Sunrise of Buffalo Grove for my mother-in-law because of the cost. We found the cost to be very cost-effective, and we found the people there to be very friendly and..." More

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HarborChase of Long Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
1190 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047
"I toured with sales director/tour guide Valentino. He was very knowledgeable and so were the clinical staff. All nurses were very friendly greeted us as we toured. Residents looked happy and..." More

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Auberge at Lake Zurich

Provides: Assisted Living
550 America Ct, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"Auberge at Lake Zurich was excellent. It was very nice. It's laid out differently than most of the others. They had what they called cottages. So, everybody's not in the same building. Each cottage..." More

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Aspired Living of Prospect Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
708 N Elmhurst Rd, Prospect Heights, IL 60070
"I visited Aspired Living of Prospect Heights. The pricing was higher than what I was initially told, so I was a little taken aback by the price. They were the most expensive for the..." More

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Addolorata Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
555 McHenry Road, Wheeling, IL 60090
"My mother is already at Addolorata Villa, and the facility is wonderful. The memory lane is only 10 years old, and there are only 32 patients in the memory lane. Overall, the place is beautiful...." More

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Azpira Place of Lake Zurich

Provides: Assisted Living
795 N. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"I toured Azpira Place of Lake Zurich for my father. It was an outstanding place. It was our first choice of all the places. It was so beautiful. The rooms and the staff were 5-star all the way. The..." More

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The Landing on Dundee Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
156 W. Dundee Road, Wheeling, IL 60090
"My Aunt is currently living at this community. It is brand new and so beautiful, but we are so impressed with the care and staff. Everyone has been so great and she is so happy. " More

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Caring Star 2022


Provides: Assisted Living
800 Audubon Way, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
"Sedgebrook offers maintenance-free retirement living on a scenic 92-acre campus in Lincolnshire, Illinois "“ the North Shore village that blends idyllic charm with a host of shopping, entertainment..." More

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Cedar Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
777 Church St. , Lake Zurich, IL 60047
"Cedar Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care was great. The layout was nice. The staff was friendly. They have a makeshift movie theater type viewing area for the residents. My dad happens to be a..." More

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The Sheridan at Green Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
29330 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL 60044
"I visited The Sheridan at Green Oaks, and we're choosing it for my parents because of its pricing, cleanliness, and staffing. The room sizes are the largest square footage out of all the..." More

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Libertyville Manor Rehabilitation And...

Provides: Assisted Living
610 Peterson Road (ROUTE 137) , Libertyville, I...
"My mother-in-law is in Libertyville Manor, and it is really nice. It is really clean, and the staff is really nice; she has been in there for several years, and she really likes it. The food is..." More

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Deer Park Village

Provides: Assisted Living
21840 West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, IL 60010
"My sister is moving into Deer Park Village. It's got lots of activities daily and there's a board that's located in different areas within assisted living, and it's nicely done. The other thing we..." More

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Arboria of Long Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 IL Rte. 53, Long Grove, IL 60047
"My wife is now here. The most important thing is the level of care of the place, and in my short stay there, everybody is caring. The apartments are excellent. The facility is A+. I find the people..." More

Gidwitz Place for Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1551 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015
"My parents live at Weinberg Community. Both my parents are at Gidwitz Place for the assisted living, but my dad goes to The Friend Center which is in the same building for programs and activities..." More

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Green Oaks Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
14595 W Rockland Road, Libertyville, IL 60048
"Green Oaks Senior Living is owned and operated by Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. This is our fifth Spectrum retirement community in Illinois. Our community includes: 110 independent..." More

Riverside Foundation

Provides: Assisted Living
14588 W Half Day Rd, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
"For more than thirty years, Riverside Foundation has provided quality services and support to adults with developmental disabilities, ensuring opportunities for individual choice and providing this..." More

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The Wellshire Lincolnshire

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Jamestown Lane, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
"It is very nice. They have very good staff. I heard that it has recently been sold to a big company so I hope that they maintain the level of care they are providing. The facility is extremely..." More

Highlands Of Lake Forest Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 Pembridge Dr, Lake Forest, IL 60045

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Vernon Hills

    A suburb of Chicago, Vernon Hills is located in Lake County, Illinois. It is home to four assisted living facilities with a further 24 located within proximity to its borders. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the Division of Assisted Living, a branch of the Illinois Department of Health. The area’s assisted living facilities provide seniors with a comfortable place to reside while providing assistance with activities associated with daily living.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Vernon Hills

    • The Vernon Hills Senior Center is designed for seniors who are 55 and older. It features a meeting place, a kitchen area, pool tables, television, library and book club, dance classes and fitness classes.

    • The suburb of Vernon Hills is home to world-class medical facilities, including nearby NorthShore Medical Group, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Seniors who rely on public transportation in Vernon Hills are served by PACE Bus, which also offers paratransit programs. Seniors can ride the bus at a reduced fare. In addition, Vernon Hills features a senior shuttle and dial-a-ride services.

    • Seniors who value community safety will be pleased to note that Vernon Hills has a low annual crime rate of 1,494, which is well under the national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 people.

    • The cost of living in Vernon Hills is well above the national average index. That index in Vernon Hills is 126; the national average is based at 100. Seniors living on a fixed income should take note of this statistic.

    • With an average July high of 82 degrees, Vernon Hills summers are frequently hot and humid. When the heat index is high, seniors with respiratory issues may be advised to stay indoors. The area’s winters are more extreme, however, with inclement weather that could include heavy snowfall and icy conditions. The January average temperature is 12 degrees.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Vernon Hills

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $6,147.00 Wheeling
    $5,385.00 Long Grove
    $4,770.00 Vernon Hills
    $4,503.00 Lake Zurich
    $4,417.00 Libertyville
    $4,015.00 Buffalo Grove
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Vernon Hills start around $4,770 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 Vernon Hills 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 Vernon Hills

    Vernon Hills seniors who meet eligibility requirements may qualify for financial assistance to pay for care in an Illinois assisted living facility. The Supportive Living Program is a Medicaid waiver program that may be used to pay for care available in an assisted living facility. In addition, the Illinois Medicaid-Medicare Alignment Initiative is offered to eligible seniors and disabled people who reside in Lake County to help pay for assisted living care. 

    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 Vernon Hills

    Vernon Hills 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 Vernon Hills, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Vernon Hills

    Vernon Hills-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 Vernon Hills, IL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Vernon Hills

    • Review of Victory Centre of Vernon Hills

      I loved Victory Centre of Vernon Hills. I wanted to live there. The woman who gave me the tour told me that I would be able to move in either May 1st or June 1st, so I got to packing and was excite... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes

      The tour at Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes went very well and that will be the community we will be putting Mom in. Lisa, specifically, was fantastic and she let us know that she came out of retirement t... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes

      Brookdale Hawthorn Lakes was very nice. The staff was extremely friendly. The marketing sales reps bent over backward to help us. They were very accommodating and they all seemed very qualified. Th... Read more

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