North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

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Senior Lifestyle 34th Anniversary

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1000 Sunset Ridge Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

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  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

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  • $6,250 /month

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Assisted Living & Memory Care in the Chicago area

North Shore Place, a Senior Lifestyle community, broke ground on a $13M dollar expansion project that will include 44 memory care apartments, scheduled to be completed by June 2019, and 32 assisted living apartments, which are slated for completion in December of this year, bringing the community to a total of 192 apartments.

The first phase of the project will include forty-four memory care shared studios and one bedroom apartments which include kitchenettes with a sink and small refrigerator.

The second phase of the expansion project includes 32 assisted living, studio, one and two bedroom apartments offering a variety of unique floor plans.


Located in beautiful Northbrook, our premier Chicago-area Assisted Living and Memory Care location offers luxury apartments and specializes in senior care. North Shore Place is not only conveniently located near the Chicago Botanical Gardens, Ravinia Music Festival, Northbrook Mall and Lake Michigan, but also near major highways for ease of travel.


Our Assisted Living community features many common areas designed for enjoying life with family and friends. You can immerse yourself in the community by relaxing in the courtyard near the pond, partaking in an instructor-led fitness class, or pampering yourself with a signature treatment in the spa. Residents enjoy the convenience of routine housekeeping and nutritious seasonal cuisine prepared by our Executive Chef.


Our Memory Care area was designed specifically for those that have varying degrees of cognitive impairment. Residents will be cared for by staff who are professionally trained in dementia care and will have access to extensive amenities including a private courtyard. With a licensed nurse on staff 24/7, our community is staffed around the clock and has a host of security systems, including an emergency call system with a daily check-in feature.

Prior to moving in, we speak with you and your physician to find just the right level of assistance that will allow you to thrive at North Shore Place. Together, we will compose an Individual Service Plan (ISP) to cater to your specific needs. Our mission is to provide a structured environment that fosters a stress-free lifestyle, actively engages the mind, invigorates the body and nurtures the spirit while offering you and your loved ones the peace of mind you deserve.


Senior Lifestyle will never ask for a large down payment to join the North Shore Place community. We care about not only the physical and emotional well-being of our residents, but their financial health as well.

We invite you to explore our personalized approach and to learn more about the advantages of life at North Shore Place, our premier Chicago senior living community can offer you or your loved one.

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Dining at North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

Live Well, Dine Well

Allow our professionally trained service staff to present you with delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Senior Lifestyle, dining is an integral part of the resident experience, and we do everything we can to delight you with a personalized dining experience.

Dining Directors and Executive Chefs meet with residents to discuss and incorporate enhancements to the menu, special requests, favorite recipes or foods, and unless otherwise specified by state regulations we offer therapeutic diets such as reduced concentrated sweets, mechanical soft and purée. Residents can select healthy, locally sourced options based on the nutritional information, or they can simply opt to choose their favorites. And we always encourage residents and relatives to make special arrangements when expecting a family visit!

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Services at North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

Our Service Culture Makes the Difference

It’s the service culture at every Senior Living community that sets us apart. Our experienced, highly trained staff find everyday fulfillment as they help residents live life to the fullest. Below you will find the services and amenities available that are specific to this location, organized by lifestyle option.

A La Carte

  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Catering – Private Functions
  • Room Service
  • Routine Physician Visits
  • Routine Podiatry Visits

Assisted Living

  • Restaurant-Style Service for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Cuisine Prepared with Seasonal, Locally Sourced Ingredients
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Personal Laundry
  • Availability of Professional Service Staff 24-Hours per Day
  • Availability of Trained Clinical Staff 24-Hours per Day
  • Availability of Licensed Nursing Staff 24-Hours per Day
  • Utilities – Excluding Telephone and Internet
  • Personalized Care Plans
  • 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
  • Daily Up and About Check
  • Nutritious Snacks Available Throughout the Day
  • Transportation
  • Resident Storage
  • In-Unit Washer and Dryer

Memory Care

  • Restaurant-Style Service for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Cuisine Prepared with Seasonal, Locally Sourced Ingredients
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Personal Laundry
  • Utilities
  • Availability of Professional Service Staff 24-Hours per Day
  • Availability of Trained Clinical Staff 24-Hours per Day
  • Availability of Licensed Nursing Staff 24-Hours per Day
  • CareInnovations – QuietCare, Electronic Medication Administration Record
  • Personalized Care Plans
  • 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
  • Daily Up and About Check
  • Nutritious Snacks Available Throughout the Day
  • Transportation
  • Secured, Dexterous Courtyards with Walking Paths and Professionally Manicured Landscapes and Gardens

When memories fade, it’s the moments that matter most-and our award-winning embrace Senior Lifestyle memory care program exists to create moments that are altogether authentic and enjoyable. embrace isn’t just a program dedicated to memory care, but it is a real place and a welcoming neighborhood where experiences and personalities are brought to life.

Residents are cared for in mind, body and soul through a coordinated, comprehensive approach to wellness, and our small-group programming is designed to address the unique needs that arise from memory loss and impairment. By connecting living spaces with leisure and recreation options that dovetail with residents’ abilities and interests, we create holistic experiences that spark both imagination and closeness. This ensures that the daily rhythm of life is filled with joy and serenity.

Learn more about our five pillars and signature programs on our embrace page.

General Amenities

  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Emergency Call System
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Art Center
  • Main Dining Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Planned Social Activities
  • Cards Room
  • Walking Path
  • Outdoor Patio Area
  • Spacious Community Rooms with TV’s and DVD’s
  • Mail Room
  • Guest Parking
  • Courtyard
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Smoke-Free Environment
  • Pet Friendly
  • Individually Controlled Heat and Air
  • Rehabilitation Gym
  • Billiards Room
  • Library
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Theater
  • Storage
  • Individual Washers and Dryers in Each Unit
  • Full Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops and Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Pond
  • Bistro
  • Massage Therapy Room

Points of Interest


  • Willow Creek North Shore Church – 3.5 miles
  • Our Lady of the Brook – 4.5 miles
  • St. Norbert Parish – 3.1 miles
  • Lakeview Church (Presbyterian) – 0.7 miles


  • Highland Park Hospital – 8.0 miles
  • Glenbrook Hospital – 6.2 miles
  • Skokie Hospital 8.1 miles

Senior Centers

  • Northbrook Senior Center – 4.7 miles
  • North Suburban YMCA – 4.8 miles
  • North Shore Senior Center – 2.9 miles

Shopping Centers

  • Northbrook Court Mall – 2.1 miles
  • Deerbrook Mall – 2.8 miles
  • Crossroads Shopping Center – 1.6 miles


  • AMC Northbrook Ct. 14 – 2.5 miles
  • Northbrook Theater – 4.7 miles
  • Landmark Theater – 4.8 miles


  • Northbrook Historical Society – 3.0 miles
  • Highland Park Historical Society – 5.1 miles
  • Hanger One Foundation – 5.0 miles


  • Chicago Botanic Gardens – 2.6 miles
  • Heller Nature Center – 6.9 miles
  • Wagner Farms – 3.9 miles
  • Ravinia Festival – 3.2 miles

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Programs at North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

Stop Dreaming—Start Doing!

Senior Living communities thrive because many of our residents are curious, interesting individuals who love to collaborate with their neighbors and our staff. They consistently make brilliant suggestions for interesting new programs and clubs, which we are more than happy to make a reality. We empower every resident to continue to grow, connect, move, and create at their own pace.


The Journey called DEMENTIA is more manageable with the SUPPORT of others

The Journey can be difficult and lonely but it does not have to be.  There is strength in numbers.

North Shore Place invites you to attend a monthly support group for anyone involved in the care of someone with dementia.  The group meets the last Tuesday of every month from 10:30am to noon at North Shore Place Assisted Living, 1000 Sunset Ridge Road, Northbrook.

  • Meet others on the journey who face similar challenges
  • Learn about Dementia and its symptoms
  • Discover ways decrease caregiver stress
  • Discuss difficult behaviors and how to intervene
  • Support one anther and discuss coping strategies

Open to the Public

For more information about North Shore Place Support Group please give us a call today.

Executive Bio for North Shore Place – We’re Growing!


Nancy McCaffrey

Nancy McCaffrey is a 30 year leader in older adult housing such as retirement, assisted living and dementia care. She is the past president of the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition and current member of the Leading Age Assisted Living Cabinet. She is also an advocate Ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Association. Nancy is a graduate of Purdue University.

Awards for North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

Awards for North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

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Testimonials for North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

We can talk all day about how great our communities are, but we think you should hear from people who have experienced first-hand how we offer an unmatched quality of life at every senior living community.

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I have been totally impressed with North Shore Place. I visited a number of memory communities on the North Shore for my mom, and none compared. The facility is excellent, the care is superior, everyone I meet there tries very hard to do the best job possible, and most importantly, I feel my mom is being cared for in the best way possible….and she is safe. The community is at capacity now, and the staff and activities directors have increased along with the number of residents. Activities take place on two sides of the floor, and in most cases, are geared toward similar cognitive abilities of the residents, But perhaps the most significant distinction of NSP is their Legacy Court Director. None of the other communities I visited had someone as professional, caring, and directly involved with all of the residents. This is truly a special place, and I feel very privileged that my mom is able to be a resident there with such caring people.

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“My wife is in North Shore Place. We chose it because the care that was offered to me. The woman outlined why she is in the business and why she is working so hard at it. It is her whole life. I was on my way to another home with my check book in my pocket to sign my wife up, but I stopped at North Shore and talked to the lady. She is not a salesperson, but her love for what she is doing and the help that she is giving to people changed my mind. I decided to put her in North Shore Place. Right now she is in a one bedroom apartment. You furnish the room the way you want them. You bring your own furniture and your own bedding. Everything that is in there is yours. They are painted and carpeted. Her place has a refrigerator. They did not go into details on each of the things that they have for the residents to do, but they publish a monthly calendar that shows exactly what is going on for each day and what time. They invite everybody to get out of the room and visit these places. It is relatively new, and I’m not sure if they completed the building. It is a marvelous looking structure. It is beautiful when you walk into it, and it makes you feel right at home as soon as you walk the door.”

Special Offer

Save $1,000 on Moving Expenses!*

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Senior Lifestyle is here to lessen the load. That’s why we’re offering $1,000 off your moving expenses for move-ins prior to 12/31. We take pride in making everyday a happy day. This even includes moving day.

Request more info to receive a coupon for $1,000 off your Moving Expenses. Print out the $1,000 off coupon and bring it with you when you visit the community!

*Participating communities only. Limited-time offer applicable to new residents only and must be presented at the time of deposit.

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Visiting North Shore Place – We’re Growing!

Our doors are always open, and we'd love to show you around! You'll get to meet staff and residents as you tour our beautiful community. We encourage you to learn more about everything we have to offer -- just click any of the links to the left. There is always something abuzz here, so every day is a great day to visit. We look forward to meeting you!

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1000 Sunset Ridge Road, Northbrook, IL 60062

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