Independent Living in Chicago at The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

Welcome to The Breakers at Edgewater Beach, where we offer Independent Living services to seniors. Live the good life and learn about everything our community has to offer below!

Activities and Programs

With the Independent Living lifestyle option in Chicago, you can have your days free while we take care of most of your daily tasks! Be as active as you want, indulging in new passions or deeply exploring your favorites.  Our community features:

  • Our signature ‘Explore’ Independent Living programming that features topics such as travel, religion, culture, exercise, recreation and travel. 
  • Organized board, card, bingo, trivia, and word games
  • Religious services, LGBT social hours, and meditation sessions
  • Outings to museums, eateries, and shops
  • Library, art center, greenhouse, billiards room
  • Exercise equipment, indoor pool, walking paths, courtyard, and patio areas
  • Live music performances and movie watching
  • Crafts like scrapbooking and art
Independent Living Calendar

Dining Experience

Our meal options are curated by dining professionals to meet your dietary, as well as your tastebuds’ needs. What we offer:

  • Kitchens available in all floor plans
  • Continental breakfast and restaurant-style lunch and dinner
  • On-site restaurant with floor to ceiling windows and dining professionals 
  • Seasonal menus with resident favorites in mind
  • Fun dining events and entertainment
  • Wine tastings and coffee hours


Your days of worrying about the everyday tasks of living are over. Let us cater to your every need while you live an active, fun-filled life. Some of our key Independent Living services include:

  • Concierge services available for residents, friends, and family
  • On-site maintenance to quickly take care of any requests
  • Transportation services
  • Pets welcome to live with you
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Indoor parking garage
  • On-site storage units

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