The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Wilmette, IL for 2023

Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Wilmette, IL

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Wickshire SL of Wilmette

Provides: Memory Care
615 Ridge Road, Wilmette, IL 60091
" I liked the place, but it did not have availability. The staff was very helpful, the building was smaller, it only had 34 people, but it's well laid out. The rooms looked good, it looked neat and..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Park Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
1725 Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
"Touring Sunrise of Park Ridge was like touring a five-star hotel. It was great. The memory care was very clean and wide open. They have a lot of different things going on. They have a library and..." More

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Celebrate Senior Living of Niles

Provides: Memory Care
7000 North Newark Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
"We visited both assisted and memory care at Celebrate Senior Living of Niles. It was clean, and it seemed to be well taken care of. The residents seemed to be well taken care of as well. The memory..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Belmont Village Glenview

Provides: Memory Care
2200 Golf Road, Glenview, IL 60025
"My husband has moved into Belmont Village Glenview. He's in memory care. It's a very attractive place. I was very impressed with how long the staff has worked here. There's real longevity in the..." More

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Caring Star 2012

St. Joseph Village of Chicago

Provides: Memory Care
4021 West Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60641
"I went to St. Joseph Village of Chicago. The staff was very good. The only drawback of that facility is that they don't have long-term memory care. It's only short-term for memory care. From there,..." More

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The Carrington at Lincolnwood

Provides: Memory Care
3501 Northeast Parkway, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
"My mother-in-law is going to The Carrington at Lincolnwood. We toured it, and we already put a deposit down. We saw assisted living and memory care. She will be going to memory care. She is not..." More

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North Shore Place

Provides: Memory Care
1000 Sunset Ridge Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
"Located in beautiful Northbrook, Ill., North Shore Place offers luxury retirement apartments and specializes in Assisted Living and Memory Care. North Shore Place is not only conveniently located..." More

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Sunrise of Highland Park

Provides: Memory Care
1601 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More

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Arden Courts of Northbrook

Provides: Memory Care
3240 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
" When I first started seeking support with my husband’s care, we chose Arden Courts for respite care. After very good experiences, it was an easy choice when the time came for permanent placement..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Emerald Place - Glenview, IL

Provides: Memory Care
1879 Chestnut Ave., Glenview, IL 60025
"My husband is in Emerald Place in Glenview. It's a memory care facility. What I like about it is the location, the staff is extremely friendly and helpful, and they made the moving-in process very..." More

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Norwood Crossing

Provides: Memory Care
6016 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631
"We went to tour Norwood Crossing. It was a beautiful facility in a beautiful neighborhood, but the information that we were given was a lot. It was a little overwhelming. The room in the memory..." More

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Hartwell Place

Provides: Memory Care
5520 N. Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60640
"Hartwell Place was a very nice place, but they were in the middle of renovating it. It was a smaller, very cozy community. Since it's a total memory care facility, the residents were allowed to..." More

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Amazing Grace Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
7432 West Talcott Ave , Chicago, IL 60631
"Enjoy daily worship in our breathtaking on-site chapel, surrounded by 19th Century stained glass and old-world architecture. Connect with neighbors over coffee at our cozy bistro. Roll a few frames..." More

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The Sheridan at Park Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
510 N. Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL 60068
"The Sheridan at Park Ridge was wonderful. The facility was very clean and very nice. Our favorite thing was that the garden was right off the memory care. The rooms were very nice. They were not..." More

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Auberge at Highland Park

Provides: Memory Care
1651 Richfield Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035
"The skilled, compassionate memory care professionals at Silverado are dedicated to providing residents with the dignity and care they deserve while they enjoy the community's warm atmosphere...." More

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Trulee Evanston

Provides: Memory Care
1815 Norwood Court, Evanston, IL 60201
"Luxury Independent, Assisted and Memory Care Senior Living in the heart of Evanston." More

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Summit of Uptown

Provides: Memory Care
10 North Summit Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068
"The staff at The Summit of Uptown are terrific. They are extremely helpful and have spent a lot of time with our family to ensure all of my mother's needs have been met. The people at the Summit..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Central Baptist Village

Provides: Memory Care
4747 N. Canfield Ave., Norridge, IL 60706
"Central Baptist Village, a nonprofit senior living community with independent and assisted living, three levels of residential memory support and memory care, skilled nursing and short-term..." More

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Arbor Terrace Glenview

Provides: Memory Care
4700 West Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025
"My mom is a resident of Arbor Terrace Glenview. I think it's a great fit. I was very pleased with the administration. She's only been there two weeks and I'm hoping that it moves forward. Their..." More

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Arbor Terrace Highland Park

Provides: Memory Care
1000 Central Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035
"My aunt has already moved into Arbor Terrace Highland Park. It's fabulous. They have a very small memory care, which is what I require for my aunt. It's very pleasant and it runs very well. I..." More

Artis Senior Living Of Lakeview Now Open

Provides: Memory Care
3535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
"A friend and I visit for dinner with a friend who is in memory care. The food is wonderful and you can tell that the manager (chef) takes care and pride in what is served to the patient community...." More

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Museum Residences on Oak - CLOSED

Provides: Memory Care
1555 Oak Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
"Welcome to the Museum Residences on Oak, a signature senior living community located in the heart of Evanston, Illinois. The Museum Residences on Oak prides itself on individualized programming..." More

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Paul House & Health Care Center

Provides: Memory Care
3800 N. California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
"A Non-Profit Senior Living Community in Chicago, Illinois, which includes short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care and residential healthcare options. A rental fee community..." More

Gidwitz Place for Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
1551 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

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Alden Gardens of Des Plaines

Provides: Memory Care
1227 E Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016
"My dad has been there in memory care for almost 4 years. The staff has been wonderful dealing with him and being accommodating for my mom who visited everyday. When covid hit the facility rose to..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Wilmette

    Wilmette is a village in Cook County, where over 11 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Some of these seniors may be a part of Wilmette's own senior community, which makes up almost 19 percent of the village's 27,000-person population

    Local families with loved ones in need of memory care services have 16 facilities in the Wilmette area to choose from, including one memory care facility in the city proper and 15 more in nearby communities like Glenview and Park Ridge. While many assisted living facilities in Illinois are licensed to provide dementia care, memory care may also be provided in supportive living facilities, which are solely for those with dementia.

    • Cook County, where Wilmette is located, ranks 22 out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days, earning it an F for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be a consideration for families whose loved ones have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular diseases.
    • In Wilmette, seniors do not pay state income tax on any type of retirement income. This may allow for more money in the budget for memory care expenses in this city.
    • The overall cost of living in Wilmette is high, which may result in memory care expenses that are higher than average. Healthcare is relatively affordable in this city, however, which may make it easier to afford the cost of managing a condition like dementia. 
    • Wilmette's crime level is rated 54 out of 100, meaning that the village is safer than 54 percent of communities of all sizes across the country. When compared only to similarly sized communities, Wilmette's crime rate is considerably lower than the average. This may appeal to families who are seeking out memory care for their loved ones. 

    Paying for Memory Care in Wilmette

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Illinois

    $9,100.00 Evanston
    $8,275.00 Lincolnwood
    $6,910.00 Northbrook
    $6,883.00 Glenview
    $6,746.00 Park Ridge
    $5,525.00 US

    Memory Care costs in Wilmette start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Wilmette 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 Memory Care in Wilmette

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Illinois page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.

    Free Memory Care Resources in Wilmette

    Wilmette and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Wilmette, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.

    Directory of Winners in the Wilmette Area

    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Wilmette

    Wilmette-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Illinois page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Wilmette

    • Review of Wickshire SL of Wilmette

      I liked the place, but it did not have availability. The staff was very helpful, the building was smaller, it only had 34 people, but it's well laid out. The rooms looked good, it looked neat and ... Read more

    • Review of Wickshire SL of Wilmette

      Wilmette was a great community. However, it was memory care, which I didn't realize when I went there. It was not what my mother-in-law needed. The staff was very good and helpful. The rooms and a... Read more

    • Review of Wickshire SL of Wilmette

      It was a very nice facility and physically attractive. I am still assessing it for my sister and her particular needs, but as far as Sunrise was concerned, it was a lovely place. The staff seemed v... Read more

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