33 Assisted Living Facilities near Westmont, IL
There are 33 Assisted Living Facilities in the Westmont area, with 2 in Westmont and 31 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Westmont is $4,565 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Downers Grove with an average starting cost of $4,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 296 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Westmont. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Westmont 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Hinsdale with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Westmont, IL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Westmont
The village of Westmont is a diverse community of six square miles that beautifully blends old gridiron streets with newer developments. Conveniently located 22 miles west of the Chicago loop, it has plenty to offer seniors searching for assisted living options. In fact, a significant 16.8 percent of Westmont residents are age 65 and older.
To help accommodate this senior population, there are two assisted living communities in Westmont and an additional 29 in neighboring towns. These communities provide a valuable alternative for seniors who need some support with personal care, medication management and daily activities, but do not require skilled nursing care. In Westmont, and the rest of Illinois, assisted living facilities are overseen by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Westmont
- The cost of living in Westmont is about 24 percent higher than the national average. The biggest factor in this difference is housing. While home prices in Westmont are among the most expensive in the country, seniors can rest assured the cost of groceries, health services and utilities are slightly below average.
- Compared to communities of similar population and size across the United States, Westmont is safer than most. The violent crime rate is well below the national average, with a rate of one per 1,000 residents.
- Seniors have several options for public transportation, including Pace Suburban Bus, which operates three routes in Westmont. Pace Dial-A-Ride offers seniors door-to-door rides to appointments and errands throughout Downers Grove Township. For travel to Chicago, Metra’s BNSF line provides rail service between Aurora and Union Station. Seniors may apply for an RTA Reduced Fare or Ride Free permit.
- Westmont has an active arts-and-culture scene with over 100 restaurants and some of the most impressive special events in the western suburbs. The village hosts the Salt Creek Ballet, a classic car festival, Muddy Waters Blues Tribute and the largest barbecue competition in the Midwest.
- The Westmont area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Westmont has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Westmont Park District Senior Center, which offers art and fitness classes, educational speakers, holiday parties, travel opportunities, a senior chorus and a bowling league.
Paying for Assisted Living in Westmont
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Westmont start around $4,565 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 Westmont 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 Westmont
In Illinois, the HCBS Medicaid Waiver for Supportive Living Facilities helps pay for care services in some assisted living communities, but not room and board.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
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 Westmont
Westmont 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 Westmont, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Westmont
Westmont-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.
Other Options in Westmont, IL
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Westmont
Review of Aspired Living of Westmont
My husband moved into Aspired Living of Westmont. It's excellent. I really like that they have a keypad, and they can come and go if they want, so they are not bound by the time that somebody is si... Read more
Review of Aspired Living of Westmont
My aunt moved into Aspired Living of Westmont. So far, the care is good and bad. We expect a little bit more. They're not really responsive when she turns on her necklace, and she sometimes waits a... Read more
Review of Cordia Senior Residence
My mother is in Cordia Senior Residence. I'm satisfied with the care. They have a lot of activities for the seniors. The staff is fine. Her room is perfect. They have a library, a grand piano, and ... Read more