Park Place of Elmhurst

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

16 Reviews
1050 S. Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Independent Living Reviews for Park Place of Elmhurst

January 25, 2021

By Donna A

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My parents live in the Independent Living side of Park Place and it has been a great move for them. They love it there! They rave about how good the food is and how well they have been cared for- especially since the Pandemic started. Park Place has really gone above and beyond to keep them safe and still provide them with appropriate activities and entertainment. They cannot wait until they can start socializing and dining with all of the good friends they have made there since moving in! My mom loves to play group games several times a week and my dad enjoys the men's group he is part of. They have a beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with a great full kitchen. Someone comes in weekly to clean their apartment and change their sheets. The few times my dad has needed a little extra help, they provide it for him. It could not be more perfect for them. The staff is super friendly too! When our kids were younger they loved visiting grandma and grandpa and swim in their pool!

December 17, 2020

By tinkerbelle1

I am/was a resident of this facility

Absolutely amazing! I am referring to Chef Pearse for the fantastic job he did with our special Hope and Joy Holiday Luncheon. I anticipated receiving a couple of the hors 'd oeuvres and a couple of desserts. Instead Chef had arranged these beautiful platters with fried shrimp, stuffed mushrooms, shredded beef quesadillas, pear brie phyllo and glazed meatballs. We also had a antipasto salad with cured meats and cheese. The dessert bar was equally fantastic. All of these items were delivered to our apartments. Thank you! Thank you Chef Pearse for a fantastic treat.

November 12, 2020

By Linda Korbus

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

over a year ago as she is a fiercely independent woman. Let me say, my concerns have disappeared! Upon her arrival, my mother was warmly received! Since then, her life there has been stimulating and well-supported. Residents and staff alike respect the woman she is and love her for it! She continually reminds us of how grateful she is to be there. The staff could not be more attentive! They know everybody by name and all are greeted warmly. No interruption is too much, and they each happily become her guide on the side as she navigates her way around her new life. Many in our family are sad because of what the current restrictions that the pandemic has required of Park Place. However, she is thankful that if she is to be kept safe - this is exactly where she would want it to be. She is also charmed by the all the fun little details done to keep their spirits up. As her daughter, I am so grateful and recommend Park Place to any who are considering this step in life!

August 23, 2017

By Lolly

I visited this facility

Park Place of Elmhurst is an excellent place and has everything. Mike took me all over the place and showed me everything, and he was extremely helpful. When I came home I was full of information. They have dinner every night -- which sounds very nice -- and you can have breakfast, supper, and dinner however you want, which is included in the monthly fee. It's very nice. They have lots of activities and it just seems like a perfect place. There is a committee that was knitting squares to put together for lap blankets for the people in assisted living, which is a really nice thing to do. They have a nice library with computer access. Everybody was friendly and helpful.

Provider Response

We’re so happy to hear you enjoyed your tour of Park Place of Elmhurst, Lolly! Several of the items you including in your review are what draw many of our residents here – from the dining options, and the activities to the comradery and friendships made. We hope to see you back here soon, and please let us know if you have any questions.

June 01, 2017

By mt172400

I visited this facility

I love Park Place of Elmhurst, but I still think I'm too young to move there. Everything was fine. It's five minutes away from my house. The rooms were fine. I like the layout of the place. I found out that a couple of my friends live there. The staff was very nice and very helpful.

Provider Response

Thanks for coming to see us! The right time to make the transition to community living is different for everyone. When you're ready, we hope you'll keep us in mind. Until then, please let us know if we can provide any other information, or we'll see you next time you stop by to visit with friends.

August 21, 2015

By Elmhurstmom

I am a friend or relative of resident

My parents live at Park Place and I am so glad they do. I love that Park Place offers levels of care. My parents live in independent living but if one of them needs nursing care--which has happened several times for my mom--she can be careed for in another part of the community by expert nursing staff. She does not stay in their apartment when that happens, but she is only a short walk away. The proximity is huge for us as a family, becuase my father no longer drives. He can walk to see my mom every day. The staff are very professional and caring. The fellow residents are amazing and the leadership really cares about the well being of everyone who lives there. Highly reccomended.

October 09, 2013

By caring33791

I visited this facility

Park Place is a very nice and lovely facility facility. It's a wonderful place to go but I can't go there because of the cost. It's extremely expensive to live there. I would recommend this place if they can afford it.

March 18, 2013

By Hyacinth1

I visited this facility

Parkplace is gorgeous. It's brand new and top of the line. The staff are eager and willing to help to go above and beyond any one that walks through the door. They are there to meet you whether you're just looking or for whatever reason you're in the building. They're just starting out, but they're fantastic. There are lots of different variations of apartment that you can get. The place is very modern with all stainless steel appliances and granite countertop. You would want to live there.
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Questions about Park Place of Elmhurst

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Caregiving staff who work in memory support all receive 16 hours of training each year, learning about the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease, the types and causes of memory loss, and the latest forms of treatment. This training equips our staff to design customized service plans that improve the quality of life for our residents with dementia!

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Park Place of Elmhurst. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

About half of our assisted living and memory support population consists of Life Care residents who have traveled through our continuum of care; however we do accept new residents from outside our community as well. The average age of our residents is 88, but we have a wide range of ages from 56 to 100! Our assisted living residents love to participate in the following life-enrichment activities: activities involving the chaplain, bingo, card games, social events like our signature wine and cheese event, and our birthday lunch. They also love the various performers who come to our building, and to go on outings and for walks both through the building and around our beautiful campus.

What programs or activities does Park Place of Elmhurst offer to enrich residents' well-being?

The life-enrichment staff at Park Place puts together a full calendar of outings and activities every month, and they print copies of that monthly calendar for all residents. Activities include root beer float events, variety shows, Bible studies, trips to the outside community, and more. We also have a fitness instructor who provides workout sessions for all residents. The spiritual well-being of our residents is equally important, and we have a chaplain on staff who provides weekly Bible studies and worship services.

What places are near Park Place of Elmhurst or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

They love walking through our courtyard and seeing our resident gardens. They also enjoy attending plays, musicals and sporting events at Timothy Christian Schools right next door.

What transportation services does Park Place of Elmhurst offer to assisted living residents?

We do not offer transportation to our assisted living residents. We give residents/families a list of transportation options when they first move in.

What makes the chef or dining program at Park Place of Elmhurst exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Park Place residents enjoy a variety of delicious, healthy foods every day. All meals are prepared by our on-site chef in consultation with our registered dietitian, making it easy for residents with special health considerations to enjoy staying within their dietary restrictions.

What safety features or security measures does Park Place of Elmhurst offer to assisted living residents?

We have dedicated licensed care staff on site seven days a week. Our caring and dedicated health care professionals help provide and administer medication. We also have a 24-hour emergency call system. In addition to that, we also have a security team that does regular rounds on our campus. Another great perk of living at Park Place is that we are right across the street from the highly esteemed Elmhurst Hospital – so care is easy for our residents to access.

How does Park Place of Elmhurst keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Here at Park Place, we provide families opportunities to have open conversations and a scheduled yearly care conference with our staff. In addition, our entire team works hard to connect with families and get to know them – that way, we can stay on top of communicating any changes in a resident’s health or care needs. Our community manager and life-enrichment team also send weekly emails to families to keep everyone informed about the happenings here at Park Place.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Park Place of Elmhurst during daytime and nighttime hours?

Park Place staffs above and beyond the minimum state requirements. We always have a licensed nurse in the building as well as resident assistants and CNAs 24 hours a day to ensure all resident needs are met.

If Park Place of Elmhurst accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do not allow pets in assisted living or memory support at this time.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Staff receives training on an annual basis. This training includes – but is not limited to – infection control, promoting social well-being for our residents, client care training, and specific training on assisting residents who have dementia.

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

We’re located a few minutes away from the American Movie Palace Museum, the College of DuPage, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst City Centre, Elmhurst Park District, Elmhurst Public Library, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, and the York Woods Forest Preserve.

What transportation services does Park Place of Elmhurst offer to independent living residents?

Elmhurst is pleased to offer our residents transportation services to local appointments. Some restrictions apply.

What makes the chef or dining program at Park Place of Elmhurst exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Our community offers multiple dining choices from formal and casual to the marketplace bistro to the private dining room.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Park Place has a variety of comfortable areas where residents enjoy gathering. Some of these include our bistro, living room, card room, creative arts studio, and library.

What safety features or security measures does Park Place of Elmhurst offer to independent living residents?

We have 24-hour security for residents.

If Park Place of Elmhurst accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Dogs and cats are welcome at Park Place. Park Place is surrounded by scenic walking trails that allow for plenty of space to go on a stroll with your four-legged friend. Dogs and cats are welcome to walk leashed, with their owner, throughout the community.

Does Park Place of Elmhurst work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

Park Place of Elmhurst offers “Campus Care.” Campus Care is a convenient option for residents who may need just a little help with activities of daily living or are recuperating after a hospitalization or surgery. And our Campus Care program is provided by our very own Providence Life Services staff.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Park Place staffs above and beyond the required state standards when it comes to our memory support unit. We ensure that we have a minimum of three nursing staff members on duty for every shift, in addition to our housekeeping, dining, and life-enrichment staff members who are dedicated to our memory support residents.

What safety features or security measures does Park Place of Elmhurst provide to protect residents who wander?

Park Place of Elmhurst is equipped with a memory care unit that is designed to keep our residents safe. The unit is equipped with WanderGuard technology to ensure no one is exiting the unit with staff or family assistance.

What programs or activities does Park Place of Elmhurst offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

We believe that keeping memory support residents engaged is one of the most important things we can do for their overall well-being. We have a dedicated life-enrichment team member who prepares both a dynamic and diverse range of activities to meet our residents where they are in their current stage of dementia. Everything from music to baking to art projects is done in our memory support unit. In addition, we engage residents using memory boxes to learn more about them and about their past.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Residents are currently assessed by both their primary physician and our clinical director. This assessment is completed at least once a year for all residents, or as needed if there is a change in resident condition. We also have several physicians who regularly consult and see residents here at Park Place who can assist with this process.

What techniques does Park Place of Elmhurst use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Two main options are offered at every meal. If a resident is unsure or cannot decide, we will order both. We’ll serve the resident one option; if they eat it, we will make a note of that preference. (We have a diet card for every resident.) If the resident rejects the first option, we will serve the other option and note the response. If the resident does not eat either one, we will try something from the Everyday Menu. Learning food preferences is something families can help us with, so please feel free to give us any pointers you have!

How does Park Place of Elmhurst keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Here at Park Place, we provide families opportunities to have open conversations and a scheduled yearly care conference with our staff here at Park Place. Our entire team works hard to connect with families and to get to know them – that way, we can stay on top of communicating any changes in a resident’s health or care needs as they arise.

Describe the neighborhood around Park Place of Elmhurst. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Park Place is located in a residential area – our neighbors include Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Faith Christian Reformed Church, Timothy Christian Schools, and Elmhurst Hospital. Our residents and our community are very actively involved with one another, and we love interacting with our neighbors!

Is Park Place of Elmhurst affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Park Place of Elmhurst is not directly affiliated with a hospital; however, we have a great relationship and strong ties to Elmhurst Hospital, which is conveniently located across the street from us. In addition to that, since Park Place is a continuing care retirement community, we also have a highly sought-after 5-star long-term care and sub-acute rehab floor within the building. The residents who live within our community get priority in consideration for these services.

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Services and Amenities of Park Place of Elmhurst


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $5900/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $4500/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $9270/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • 3-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments


  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • State Licenses: 5103913
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About Park Place of Elmhurst

Park Place of Elmhurst is Elmhurst’s premier Life Care option, with Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Support, Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing. Residents here enjoy as much independence as possible while receiving as much help as needed.

The continuum of care is under one roof at Park Place. Direct admittance to any level of our care is available.

Care needs may range from assistance with medications to a little extra help getting dressed. Assistance is based on each person’s unique care plan needs and personal preferences. Our goal is simply to help each person live each day to the fullest.

Located on South Euclid Avenue, our community puts residents within minutes of everything they love about Elmhurst, Illinois, and local attractions, including the American Movie Palace Museum, the College of DuPage, and Elmhurst Art Museum.

Choose Park Place and enjoy:

  • A spacious, private apartment
  • A vibrant social atmosphere
  • Washer and dryer in every residence
  • Personalization and moving coordination
  • All utilities paid except phone
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Underground parking

    Activities and Amenities:

  • Diverse programs with physical, intellectual and spiritual elements
  • Multiple dining choices
  • Beauty salon and barbershop
  • Library
  • Creative studio
  • Club/game room
  • Fitness center
  • Full-size pool and hot tub
  • Scenic campus with walking trails

    At Park Place Health & Wellness Center, we offer Assisted Living, Memory Support, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation services that feature:

  • Licensed care seven days a week
  • A safe, dignified setting that promotes independence
  • Medication assistance and/or administration available
  • Caring and dedicated health care professionals
  • 24-hour emergency call systems

    Our senior living community residents benefit from a secure environment with customized care that offers meaningful, life-enriching activities. In fact, as our retirement community staff gets to know the personalities, preferences and life stories of our residents, they design interactions that draw people out and help them make connections.

  • What Makes Us Special

    Park Place of Elmhurst is part of Providence Life Services, a nonprofit organization with more than a century of senior living excellence. Our mission is “to enhance the lives of those we serve in the name of Jesus Christ.”

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