Senior Living Communities in Chicago

Chicago is one of America’s most popular places to retire, and it’s easy to see why. This storied and historical city offers gorgeous views, a thriving culture full of dining and tourism destinations, and no shortage of things to do for residents and visitors of any age. Senior Lifestyle offers a wide variety of senior living communities and level of care options to meet and exceed the needs of our residents and their families.

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Values at Senior Lifestyle

We help seniors enjoy a comfortable and safe lifestyle, and provide a healthy and vibrant way of life for our residents. What makes Senior Lifestyle communities extraordinary is the attention to detail and personalized care we bring to our residents. Our values are exemplified by our offerings, in which we promote eating well, safety, comfort, and engagement. Find out what makes Chicago’s Senior Lifestyle communities inspirational.

Senior Living in Chicago

Senior Lifestyle communities offer comforts and delights to our residents, from delicious and health-conscious meals to a lively calendar of events, activities, and programming, our Chicago communities have something for every older adult.

  • Chef-prepared meals
  • Transportation
  • Medical staff on-site
  • Active programming
  • Social events

Though we hold our communities to a high standard, it’s important to note that each community has its own unique character. No two communities offer identical services and amenities, so taking a closer look at a community (in-person or virtually) is the most important part of your search.

Chicago has its own distinct cost of living, as compared to other regions in the country. This applies to costs associated with senior living communities the same way it applies to other residential options. Many prospective residents and their families look to the Genworth Cost of Care survey to get ballpark cost estimates for Chicago’s cost of living.

Chicago has an abundance of delightful destinations for seniors and their families to enjoy. Chicago is one of the most historically significant cities in America, and serves as a tantalizing backdrop for restaurants, city parks, views of Lake Michigan, and so much more. The top activities we’d recommend for seniors in Chicago include:

  • Tours with the Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co
  • Visiting museums, such as the Field Museum of Natural History or the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
  • Special events like the Chicago International Film Festival
  • Strolls through Chicago’s parks, such a Lincoln Park, Grant Park, Oz Park, and more

Lifestyle Options and Levels of Care

Choosing a senior living community is a decision that requires research and time. Understanding your care needs is essential to ensure the senior living community is the ideal fit. The most common community levels of care are Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care communities.

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Independent Living communities are ideal for active seniors looking for a vibrant and maintenance-free lifestyle and a strong sense of community. Most of these communities offer services and amenities like chef-prepared meals, a robust calendar of events, laundry, and beyond.

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Portrait of a senior man sitting at home with a walking stick Assisted Living communities are similar to Independent Living communities, but offer extra assistance for seniors that need help with some daily living activities. These communities maintain an active calendar and provide services like laundry, housekeeping and dining, but with extra help for seniors with advanced needs.

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Memory Care communities are designed specifically for residents living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The staff in these communities specializes in caring for seniors with memory issues, and to ensure the residents are comfortable, secure, and living life to the fullest.

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Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing and rehabilitation communities provide the needed medical care, personal care and nutrition assistance to seniors in a professional setting with round-the-clock staff. Whether your loved one is recovering from an illness, rehabilitating from orthopedic surgery, or requires continuous expert care, they can find a warm welcome at a Skilled Nursing home.

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Short Term

Short-term stays give seniors the opportunity to experience community living before fully committing to moving in. Respite care can also be a great resource for caregivers who are planning to be away for an extended period of time or who simply need a well-deserved break. All of our short-term guests receive the same care, services, and access to amenities as our live-in residents.

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