The Sheridan at River Forest Premier Senior Living

800 North Harlem Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305
Call Today: 708-998-4844

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Live life to the fullest at The Sheridan at River Forest, a beautiful community located on the corner of Chicago and Harlem. Our premier location is adjacent to Oak Park and a quick ten miles west of downtown Chicago, meaning you can enjoy everything the big city has to offer as well as the charm of River Forest.

Residents here live fulfilling lifestyles with days spent among friends, plenty of services and amenities to enjoy, and compassionate care when they need it. We invite you to learn more about our beautiful community and our Assisted Living and Memory Care lifestyles.

Healthy and Safety

The health and safety of our residents is our top priority, and we are proud to be installing a Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization to our HVAC system. This is proven to improve indoor air quality and help control pathogens in the air, including COVID-19. To learn more about how our new system improves health and safety measures, we encourage you to view this brochure and reach out with any questions!

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View Our Brochure!

We invite you to learn more about The Sheridan at River Forest – dive into our culture, unparalleled services, exquisite cuisine, and more. View our brochure!

2021 Architecture & Design Award

We are excited to share that The Sheridan at River Forest has placed second for the 2021 SHN Architecture & Design Awards in the Assisted Living category.

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Lifestyle Options


Our Assisted Living lifestyle allows residents to continue living the healthy and active lifestyles they are used to with a little added assistance when they need it. Get the care you need in a community you love.

Services Include:

  • Restaurant-style service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Linen and Personal laundry
  • Engaging Outings and Activities
  • Health and Wellness Monitoring
  • On-site maintenance personnel
  • Personalized care plans
  • 24-hour emergency call response
  • 24-hours nursing staff available
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Our Memory Care Lifestyle offers compassionate care for those affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of Dementia. We provide care in an attentive environment, allowing you and your loved one to spend quality time together.

Services Include:

  • Three Chef-prepared meals each day
  • Nutritious snacks available throughout the day
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Linen and Personal Laundry Services
  • Memory Care Programs and Activities
  • Health and Wellness Monitoring
  • 24-hour availability of licensed nursing staff
  • Friend and Family Connection Support
  • Personalized care plans
  • Emergency call response 24 hours a day
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Events & Resources

Upcoming Events

Don't see an upcoming event of interest? Come Tour Anytime!

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Floor Plans

Rates starting at $4,595/Month*

Take the Virtual Tour

We would love to show you a virtual preview of our community! Click the links to view some of our 3D floor plans.

Assisted Living Ashland Floor Plan

Memory Care Oak Floor Plan

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What's Included?

Amenities & Entertainment

Enjoy days as vibrant and diverse as you are at The Sheridan at River Forest. We love providing activities, outings, and events that keep you engaged and excited about each day. Seniors looking for a lifestyle that impresses at every turn will feel at home in our welcoming and innovative community.

  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Emergency Call System
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Business Center/Internet Lounge
  • Art Center
  • Main Dining Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Planned Social Activities
  • Cards Room
  • Outdoor Patio Area
  • Spacious Community Rooms with TV’s and DVD’s
  • Mail Room
  • Guest Parking
  • Smoke-Free Environment
  • Pet Friendly
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Rehabilitation Gym
  • Balcony/Terrace

Our Impressive Atmosphere

Join us in our stunning great room with thoughtful architecture and an open design that invites conversation, imagination, and fun. Explore your passions in our creative art studio or join friends for a drink in our casual bistro. You’ll love days and nights spent in our club room with fireplace and adjoining rooftop patio, showcasing a stunning view of the surrounding skyline. It’s the perfect place to spend time with friends and family whether you’re enjoying the sunshine or newly fallen snow.

Choose from multiple apartment home layouts in our Assisted Living lifestyle, with many offering beautiful views of our property. In our Memory Care neighborhood, residents enjoy bright, secure spaces with views of our manicured courtyard.  Our comfortable and friendly community is the perfect place to relax, learn, and socialize, and we take pride in the amenities and services that allow you to live better and more fulfilled.

Residing in River Forest

Located on the corner of Harlem and Chicago, our River Forest location brings you close to a hub of activity and culture. We take particular pride in the historic nature of our neighborhood, with Concordia and Dominican University just a few moments away, and hidden among many of the tree-lined streets are homes designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, or you can spend an afternoon taking in Ernest Hemmingway’s birthplace and childhood home. Our welcoming, peaceful neighborhood provides plenty of interesting and inviting places for you to enjoy.

Proudly Pet-Friendly 

We believe in the ability of pets to make your days brighter. You can bring along your beloved companions to enjoy each day with you at The Sheridan at River Forest, and we do everything to help them feel at home from the first day too!

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You should enjoy life to the fullest in every way! At The Sheridan at River Forest, we are committed to creating daily meals that impress and excite through taste, presentation, and atmosphere. Our menus are crafted by culinary professionals that take into account your favorite flavors and nutritional needs to ensure you’ll always find something you’ll love every time you sit down at our tables.

Our dining venues are often the focal point of days in our community. From our elevated dining room to the casual fare in our bistro and bar, we give our residents more choice in how they dine each day. No matter which beautiful space you choose, friends, family, and neighbors often gather to share stories and laughter, which brings more life and light into each day.

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We ensure each day is comfortable and convenient for our residents. Our services are specifically tailored to help you live better, with more time for the people, hobbies, and passions you love.

Convenient Services
We simplify life for our residents with on-site services such as our 24-hour emergency call response, dedicated maintenance personnel, and a beauty and barbershop built into our community. If you want to get out and enjoy all River Forest has to offer, schedule a ride with our accessible transportation or take advantage of our covered parking, making it simple to grab your car and go.

Therapies and Physicians
You don’t have to leave our community to get the care you deserve. We provide spaces for you to receive physical, speech, and occupational therapy from visiting clinicians and medical professionals. Physicians and podiatrists also stop in for wellness checks, helping you to live confidently in our community, without the hassle of offsite appointments.

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Daily Programming

Our daily calendar is thoughtfully designed with resident enjoyment in mind. View this month’s calendar below.

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The Sheridan at River Forest

800 North Harlem Avenue

River Forest, IL 60305

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