Located approximately 30 minutes southwest of Chicago, Bolingbrook is a small city of approximately 74,000 people, 11% of whom are ages 65 and over. Bolingbrook has a low cost of living, a low rate of crime and excellent air quality, which makes it an ideal place for seniors to retire.
There are six assisted living communities located within the city limits and 20 more nearby. These facilities provide seniors with residential care and varying levels of personal care. They are ideal for retiring adults who want to enjoy their retirement while not worrying about yard work, housekeeping and other daily tasks. In Bolingbrook, these facilities cost around $4,825 per month. Seniors who require care for accidents and illnesses have access to the AdvantHealth Bolingbrook Hospital, which offers treatment for a wide range of conditions, including bariatrics, health and wellness, imaging, heart and vascular care, and cancer care.
This guide covers the cost of assisted living in Bolingbrook and other cities throughout the state of Illinois. It also includes a list of resources that may be of interest to seniors.
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COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Bolingbrook
COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Illinois. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.
Paying For Assisted Living in Bolingbrook
Assisted living communities in Bolingbrook, Illinois, have a median monthly cost of $4,825. This cost can vary greatly depending on the region.
Cities across Illinois have assisted living costs that vary greatly depending on the region, the number of amenities and the types of care provided. Bloomington and Springfield have similar costs of care at $5,160 and $5,110 respectively. Kankakee ($4,623), Peoria ($4,131) and Decatur ($4,382) all have lower monthly costs than Bolingbrook. Rockford seniors pay more at $5,250 per month.
Note: Data for Bolingbrook was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Chicago, was used instead.
How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Bolingbrook
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:
Will County Senior Services is part of the Northeastern Area Agency on Aging. The agency operates all the senior centers in the area and provides care coordination services, transportation, assistance with tax preparation, congregate meals and other services that contribute to a better quality of life.
Prairie State Legal Services helps seniors ages 60 and older access attorneys and paralegals to provide legal representation. The agency offers information and services on wills, powers of attorney, housing issues and consumer disputes. They also provide information on long-term care options and health insurance denials.
Guardian Angel Community Services helps protect seniors ages 60 and older from abuse, neglect and exploitation. The agency investigates allegations of abuse and works to find a resolution. The agency offers a 24-hour hotline so they are always available for assistance.
The Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman assists seniors who have complaints in long-term care facilities. Trained volunteers investigate the complaints and help seniors solve the issues. They also offer education on senior rights and schedule visits to long-term care facilities to ensure they comply with state and federal regulations.
The Illinois Department on Aging advocates and serves the aging population throughout the state by providing programs and services that help keep seniors independent. Services include adult protective services, community care, legal assistance, health insurance counseling and adult day services.
Bolingbrook Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted Living Facilities in the Bolingbrook area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.