The Sheridan at Green Oaks

A visitor’s first glimpse of The Sheridan at Green Oaks is an impressive and memorable one. The community’s main entrance encompasses a stunning view of the central courtyard as well as a fireplace that provides a beautiful focal point and gathering area for the community. Asked whether this feature, a two-story window that looks onto a beautiful wooded area on 30 acres of land, is the most impressive thing about The Sheridan at Green Oaks, Executive Director Drew Kowalski laughs. He says, “This building and the acreage it sits on are amazing, but what makes us unique is the people in the building. Our concierge team is top-notch; they provide a warm welcome that brings the building to life for guests and residents alike.” He continues, “We’ve built an incredible team here at The Sheridan at Green Oaks, people with a passion for care who bring years of experience and dedication to our community.”

The Sheridan at Green Oaks offers luxury as well as convenience for residents looking for a senior community in the Chicago area with unprecedented access to local amenities in the Lake Forest, Libertyville and Lake Bluff area. This beautiful community offers independent living, assisted living and memory care on a campus with room to explore, accessible by extensive walking paths. A consistent color scheme throughout this Senior Lifestyle community connects Independent Living to Assisted Living and provides visual continuity through all levels of care. The exterior areas follow the natural slope of the site and provide extensive outdoor living spaces with walking paths, fire pits, natural woods and three ponds. The courtyard area provides further connection between all levels of care.

Well-designed gathering areas on the garden level provide light-filled spaces for conversation and activities, while hallways are open, inviting and barrier-free to encourage activity and socialization. An internet café and library provide connection and quiet space in the independent living area, while the memory care building offers a serene environment that includes a tranquility room, beauty salon and a country kitchen designed to encourage interaction for residents and families.

Residents and guests enjoy fine dining in spaces with abundant natural light and views of the courtyard, enjoying exquisitely prepared meals made from locally sourced ingredients. The Executive Chef and Dining Director personalize the dining experience through collaboration with residents on menu choices, special requests and the incorporation of favorite recipes. Thoughtfully planned bar and lounge areas invite friends and family to socialize and play games while the fitness center, multi-purpose room and art studio provide opportunities for wellness and creativity.

Executive Director Drew Kowalski shares that The Sheridan at Green Oaks provides a variety of well-appointed living options at all levels of care. One and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchens are available in independent living, along with one and two-bedroom assisted living apartments and studio and shared memory care apartments. He notes, “Visitors feel a sense of warmth from the moment they step in the door, provided not only by the understated elegance of the building itself, but also by the outstanding team of people who team members the community.” For more information about this Senior Lifestyle community, or to schedule a tour and see this senior community in the Chicago area for yourself, please call 224-534-6660 or visit our website at

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