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Assisted Living in Chicago, Illinois

One of America’s most famous and iconic metropolitan areas, Chicago has long been a beacon of commerce. While the population has remained largely stable over the past decade, seniors make up around 12%, reflecting the vibrant makeup of the area. The city’s world-class health care facilities, an abundance of historical sites, a broad selection of over 80 assisted living facilities and vibrant cultural offerings make it an attractive destination for seniors.

The specific costs of assisted living in Chicago vary according to the location, amenities and services on offer at a specific establishment. On average, the monthly cost of assisted living in the Chicago metro area is $4,740.

36 Assisted Living communities in Chicago, IL | 4 nearby communities

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1. Brookdale Lake View

3121 North Sheridan, Chicago, IL, 60657

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

2960 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60657

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Autumn Green at Wright Campus

4239 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL, 60634

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Sunrise of Lincoln Park

2710 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Coles Supportive Living Senior Housing

7419 S Exchange Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60649

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Victory Centre of South Chicago

3251 East 92nd Street, Chicago, IL, 60617

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Norwood Crossing

6016 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60631

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. The Selfhelp Home

908 W Argyle, Chicago, IL, 60640

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Victory Centre of Galewood

2370 North Newcastle Ave, Chicago, IL, 60707

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Victory Centre of Roseland

10450 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60628

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Covenant Home of Chicago

2720 W. Foster Ave, Chicago, IL, 60625

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care

2833 N Nordica Ave, Chicago, IL, 60634

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Belmont Village Lincoln Park

700 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Amazing Grace Senior Living

7432 West Talcott Ave , Chicago, IL, 60631

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Smith Village

2320 West 113Th Place, Chicago, IL, 60643

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Artis Senior Living Of Lakeview Now Open, Chicago, IL

16. Artis Senior Living Of Lakeview Now Open

3535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL, 60657

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Presence Resurrection Retirement Community, Chicago, IL

17. Presence Resurrection Retirement Community

7262 West Peterson Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60631

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Churchview Supportive Living, Chicago, IL

18. Churchview Supportive Living

2626 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL, 60629

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Bethany Retirement Community, Chicago, IL

19. Bethany Retirement Community

4950 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60640

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. St Pauls House & Hlth Cr Center

3800 NORTH CALIFORNIA AVENUE, Chicago, IL, 60618

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Heritage Woods of Chicago, Chicago, IL

21. Heritage Woods of Chicago

2800 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL, 60612

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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22. Resurrection Life Center

7370 W Talcott Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60631

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

23. Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park

2437 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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24. The Danish Home

5656 N Newcastle Ave, Chicago, IL, 60631

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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25. The Fellowship House of Chicago

2601 N California Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Greencastle Morgan Park/Beverly, Chicago, IL

26. Greencastle Morgan Park/Beverly

10860 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago, IL, 60643

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Beth-Anne Place, Chicago, IL

27. Beth-Anne Place

1143 N Lavergne Ave, Chicago, IL, 60651

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Montclare Supportive Living Community, Chicago, IL

28. Montclare Supportive Living Community

4339 W 18th Pl, Chicago, IL, 60623

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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The Apartments At 1251 South Michigan, Chicago, IL

29. The Apartments At 1251 South Michigan

1251 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Montclare Senior Residences Of Avalon Park, Chicago, IL

30. Montclare Senior Residences Of Avalon Park

1200 E 78th St, Chicago, IL, 60619

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Bishop Edwin Conway Residence, Chicago, IL

31. Bishop Edwin Conway Residence

1900 N Karlov Ave, Chicago, IL, 60639

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Hyde Park Apartments, Chicago, IL

32. Hyde Park Apartments

5330 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL, 60615

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Pullman Senior Suites, Chicago, IL

33. Pullman Senior Suites

15 E 112th Pl, Chicago, IL, 60619

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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New City Supportive Living, Chicago, IL

34. New City Supportive Living

4707 S Marshfield Ave, Chicago, IL, 60609

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Jackson Park Supportive Living, Chicago, IL

35. Jackson Park Supportive Living

1448 E 75th St, Chicago, IL, 60619

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Midway Pointe, Chicago, IL

36. Midway Pointe

5011 W 47th St, Chicago, IL, 60638

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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4 matching communities nearby Chicago

1. Brookdale Oak Park

1111 Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL, 60302

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Lincolnwood Place

7000 N. McCormick Blvd., Lincolnwood, IL, 60712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Belmont Village Oak Park

1035 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL, 60302

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Eve Assisted Living

10 N Washington St, Hinsdale, IL, 60521

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Chicago, IL

The Cost of Assisted Living in Chicago

The monthly cost of assisted living in Chicago averages $4,740 according to the Genworth 2019 Cost of Care Survey, significantly over the national average of $4,051 per month and well over the state average of $4,170. Several neighboring states fall well below Chicago’s average monthly costs, such as Indiana ($4,100), Iowa ($4,078) and Wisconsin ($4,351). Some neighboring states are considerably cheaper: Missouri ($2,881) and Kentucky ($3,497).

$4740

Chicago

$4170

Illinois

$4051

The United States

$4100

Indiana

$3497

Kentucky

$2881

Missouri

$4078

Iowa

$4351

Wisconsin

Most of Illinois’ largest municipalities are part of the Chicago metropolitan area and match its average monthly rate for assisted living costs. Other centers tend to be cheaper, with the biggest discrepancies in the favor of Belleville ($3,848 monthly average) and Carbondale ($3,500 monthly average), and other centers becoming closer to the Chicago average: Springfield at $4,170, Bloomington at $4,340, the Champaign area at $4,520 and Peoria at $4,533. Rockford and Crystal Lake are both slightly more expensive with $4,759 monthly averages.

$4740

Chicago

$4170

Illinois

$4170

Springfield

$4520

Champaign

$3848

Belleville

$4759

Crystal Lake

$4340

Bloomington

$3500

Carbondale

$4533

Peoria

$4759

Rockford

Chicago Assisted Living Financial Assistance

HealthChoice Illinois is a waiver program that supports Medicaid-eligible and dually Medicaid and Medicare-eligible people with funding to support the activities of daily living (ADLs). The Illinois Medicaid-Medicare Alignment Initiative (MMAI) is available to dual-eligible disabled people to receive supports for long-term care through both Medicaid and Medicare, administered from one source. The HCBS Waiver for Supportive Living specifically supports assisted living expenses for seniors who might otherwise wind up in nursing home care and who meet specific health, age and financial eligibility criteria.

Learn more about these programs at our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Chicago Assisted Living Resources

ContactDescription
City of Chicago Family & Support Services Division – Senior Services(312) 743-0300The Senior Services section of Chicago’s Family & Support Services Division acts as the city’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA), part of a nationwide effort to provide education, assistance and support to seniors. It provides a range of services including referrals, legal assistance, information on regional seniors’ centers, insurance counseling and information on assisted living.
Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Assisted Living(217) 782-2448The Department of Public Health’s Division of Assisted Living hosts a range of useful documents, including a detailed complaint form complete with FAQ. It also hosts a comprehensive online directory of the state’s assisted living and shared living facilities, along with specific information about the issuance and expiration dates of their licensing.
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)(800) 252-8966The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) was founded in 1988 to provide direct counseling for seniors in accessing their Medicare and Medicaid benefits. SHIP counselors are trained to analyze long-term care policies and Medicare supplements, to educate seniors about long-term care insurance, providers and financial supports, and to help with filing claims. They work out of Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) offices across Illinois.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman(800) 252-8966The office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman is tasked with providing advocacy, education, support and investigation services, focused on ensuring that long-term care in Illinois is provided to the highest possible standards and to provide an outlet for registering complaints about elder abuse or exploitation in long-term care facilities, inclusive of assisted living establishments.
Illinois Veterans Service Offices(800) 437-9824Illinois’ Veterans Service Offices provide veterans, including seniors, with guidance on accessing the benefits and supports to which they’re entitled, including programs such as the Aid and Attendance pension. The IDVA runs dozens of VSOs across the state with direct representation in 80 of 102 counties.


Chicago Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

The Illinois Depart of Health’s Division of Assisted Living certifies and regulates assisted living establishments. They’re defined as any entity that provides homelike personal care services for three or more unrelated residents. Requirements include providing assistance with the activities of daily living, 24/7 staff support and medication management and intermittent nursing care by trained and qualified staff. To learn more, visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.