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Assisted Living in Peoria, Illinois

According to NewHomeSource, Peoria is listed as one of the best places to retire in Illinois due to an array of activities for seniors to see and do and the low cost of living. In Peoria County, there are close to 180,000 individuals, with approximately 18% aged 65 and older. Attractions include Peoria Zoo, the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Dozer Park, which is the home field for the Peoria Chiefs minor league baseball team. For seniors who enjoy the outdoors, Forest Park, the Luthy Botanical Gardens and the Giant Oak Park offer room for an afternoon walk.

There are approximately 10 assisted living facilities in Peoria. According to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly fees for facilities in this area is $4,533 per month. The actual cost of each community depends on the number of activities, the types of care provided and where it is located within the city.

10 Assisted Living communities in Peoria, IL | 11 nearby communities

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1. Bickford of Peoria

1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL, 61614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. St. Francis Woods

3507 N Molleck Drive, Peoria, IL, 61604

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Heartis Village of Peoria

8201 Route 91, Peoria, IL, 61615

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. GateWay at River City

518 W. Romeo B Garrett, GateWay, Peoria, IL, 61605

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Grande Regency of Peoria, Peoria, IL

5. Grande Regency of Peoria

117 North Western Avenue, Peoria, IL, 61604

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

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Heddington Oaks

2223 West Hedding Avenue, Peoria, IL, 61604

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Apostolic Christian Home

7023 NE Skyline Dr, Peoria, IL, 61614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Kiwanis London House, Peoria, IL

8. Kiwanis London House

1408 E London Ave, Peoria, IL, 61603

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Southside Manor Apartments, Peoria, IL

9. Southside Manor Apartments

915 S Helen St, Peoria, IL, 61605

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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BrightStar Care Peoria, Peoria, IL

10. BrightStar Care Peoria

7501 N University St, Ste 137, Peoria, IL, 61614

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11 matching communities nearby Peoria

1. Supportive Living of Washington

1150 Newcastle Rd., Washington, IL, 61571

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

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Pekin Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care

2720 S 14th Street, Pekin, IL, 61554

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Washington Villas of Hollybrook

1285 Independence Drive Ct., Washington, IL, 61571

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Morton Villas of Holly Brook

1709 N Main St, Morton, IL, 61550

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Cedarhurst of Pekin

2700 South 14th Street, Pekin, IL, 61554

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Saxony Court Senior Living

500 Centennial Drive, East Peoria, IL, 61611

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

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. John M. Evans Supportive Living

1320 Executive Court, Pekin, IL, 61554

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

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Morningside of Washington, Washington, IL

8. Morningside of Washington

100 Grand Victorian Place, Washington, IL, 61571

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

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Serenity Assisted Living and Memory Care

4000 North Main St., East Peoria, IL, 61611

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

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Snyder Village, Metamora, IL

10. Snyder Village

1200 EAST PARTRIDGE, Metamora, IL, 61548

Assisted Living

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Aperion Care Peoria Heights, Peoria Heights, IL

11. Aperion Care Peoria Heights

1629 East Gardner Lane, Peoria Heights, IL, 61614

Assistive Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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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 Peoria, Illinois

The Cost of Assisted Living in Peoria

Compared to surrounding states and the Illinois and national average, Peoria has a higher monthly assisted living cost at $4,533. The state closest in monthly average is Wisconsin at around $4,350 per month. Costs in Iowa and Indiana are $4,078 and $4,100, respectively, while Missouri is the least expensive at $2,881 per month. The Illinois state average is $4,170, which is $120 more than the national average.

$4533

Peoria

$4170

Illinois

$4051

The United States

$4350

Wisconsin

$4078

Iowa

$2881

Missouri

$4100

Indiana

Assisted living in the top cities in Illinois vary. Rockford and the Chicago area are the most expensive, with average fees of $4,759 and $4,740 per month, respectively. Both cities are higher in costs than Peoria. Just to the southeast of Peoria, Bloomington costs around $4,340 per month, while to the immediate south, Springfield costs around $4,170. To the far east of Peoria, Danville costs around $4,350 per month, and the Carbondale area, which is in the southern part of the state, has a monthly average of $3,500.

$4533

Peoria

$4170

Illinois

$4759

Rockford

$4740

Chicago

$4340

Bloomington

$4170

Springfield

$4350

Danville

$3500

Carbondale

Assisted Living Financial Assistance

In Illinois, the Supportive Living Program is a waiver that provides assistance to seniors in paying for services in long-term care that aren’t routinely covered by Medicaid. This waiver is managed by the state Department of Healthcare and Family Services and covers services such as social and health activities, medication assistance and grooming.

Learn more about this waiver and who is eligible at our Assisted Living in Illinois page. 

Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
Central Illinois Agency on Aging(309) 674-2071The Central Illinois Agency on Aging serves as a resource for seniors in the area. It also advocates for increased funds, new programs and better services for the elderly and disabled. The agency researches, plans and creates new services and connects seniors with the available resources to help them live independently.
Peoria Vet Center(309) 689-9720The Peoria Veteran’s Center works to ensure military service members receive the benefits and compensation they are entitled to. The organization also provides counseling for employment and housing.
Triad (309) 697-7855Triad is a senior safety organization that focuses on educational programs to reduce victimization and crime in the elderly population. It focuses primarily on issues such as identity theft, fraud, personal safety, home safety and elder abuse. Triad is made possible through the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office, the Peoria Police Department and other senior community service organizations.
Active Adults(623) 773-7770Active Adults provides a calendar full of activities, events and opportunities for seniors aged 50 and older to meet new people and to stay active. This includes fitness classes, games, tours of local points of interest and meals. The group meets are the Peoria Community Center, which has a game room with pool tables, a dining room and a fitness area.
Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program(800) 252-8966The Illinois long-term ombudsman program serves Peoria seniors and the entire state. The group helps seniors make informed decisions when choosing a long-term facility. It also investigates complaints and helps find a resolution to any issues that arise in facilities.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted living in Illinois is regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. All facilities must comply with the laws and regulations set by the state. These laws cover staffing, medications, health and wells and accommodations. Visit our assisted living in Illinois page to learn more.