With its close proximity to Chicago but a smaller population of just 44,121 people, Elmhurst provides retirees with a decidedly suburban living experience near the health care and entertainment options of the big city. The community has a large population of seniors, with 14.8 percent of the population being age 65 and older.
Elmhurst is frequently ranked as one of the best places to live in the Chicago area, ranking high for diversity and safety. The community has a number of parks to explore, and the historic Wilder Park Conservatory is a popular place for an evening stroll. When residents want a bite to eat, several popular dining locations are close at hand. The Elmhurst Hospital ranks high for its excellent patient care.
In Elmhurst, the cost for assisted living services averages about $4,750 a month according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey. The cost of care will vary depending on the amenities and size of the facility. This is higher than the national average of $4,051 and the state average of $4,170.
Note: Information for Elmhurst was not available, so data from the nearest city, Chicago, was used.
Check out this list of the top 10 assisted living communities in Elmhurst and the surrounding cities.
400 West Butterfield
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 832- 9922
The elegance of Lexington Square of Elmhurst makes it stand out among assisted living communities in the area, which is why it made it on our top 10 list. Here, a robust list of activities helps residents stay active within the community. Whether they attend a religious service, take a fitness class, participate in a cultural activity or take part in a meal with friends in one of the dining venues, the community always offers something to do. Residents have private apartments with weekly housekeeping and laundry service when they choose this community.
1050 South Euclid Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Park Place of Elmhurst sits next to the Elmhurst Hospital, putting quality health care at the fingertips of residents. At this community, the staff focuses on creating a lifestyle that engages residents daily. Here, the staff is on hand to help with everything from activities of daily living to balancing checkbooks and even taking out the trash. Residents have an abundance of amenities to use each day. An on-site pool is a great place for fitness classes and recreation. A resident garden provides a connection with the outdoors. An on-site chef prepares three tasty meals a day to take care of dietary needs.
60 North Nicoll Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Located between Glen Ellyn Park and South Side Park, Brookdale Glen Ellyn provides its residents with a quiet setting for their retirement. These two community parks mean there are several places for a relaxing evening stroll. At this community, the attentive staff strives t help residents have enough free time to explore the activities and interests that inspire them. They can take an art class or tinker in the community garden, then meet with friends in the afternoon for a swim or a round of Bocce ball. Freedom to choose is part of the lifestyle in this community.
1111 Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
Ranked high for customer satisfaction, Brookdale Oak Park makes it on our list of top assisted living communities because of its attentive staff. This community is conveniently located across from a grocery store and surrounded by dining options, just nine miles from downtown Chicago. Within the community, residents have all that they need for a comfortable lifestyle. An on-site salon helps with personal care needs, while a computer room helps residents stay connected with friends and family. It has a fitness center and library as well, and the community has a 24-hour security system to keep residents safe.
95 Carleton Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Atria Park of Glen Ellyn sits in a residential community next to Newton Park. This community is part of our list because of the discreet way the staff provides care, supporting residents’ independence while ensuring their needs are met well. Staff is available 24 hours a day to provide companionship and help with activities of daily living. Each of the apartment homes has its own kitchen, but residents often choose to dine in the community dining room where fresh meals are served daily. A nurse is on staff to assist with medication management and medical care.
865 N. Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
Cordia Senior Residence in Westmont has a beautifully landscaped campus that is no far from Ty Warner Park. The community strives to take the daily living tasks off of the shoulders of residents so they can take part in activities of more interest to them. Spacious apartment homes with included housekeeping provide a comfortable lifestyle. A concierge helps take care of appointments and recreation needs. Residents have bowling leagues, golf teams and a number of different clubs to take part in during their time here. In addition to three meals served daily, a 24-hour cafe is open to residents whenever they want a snack.
1035 Madison Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
At Belmont Village Oak Park, residents live just minutes from several churches as well as the Rush Oak Park Hospital. Here, every little detail is met by a caring team. Each day, chef-prepared meals give residents 24 different choices for what to eat. A salon on-site has services for both men and women. Professionally-supervised fitness programs help residents stay healthy and strong. The entire building is equipped with Wi-Fi, and residents can access a technology center to keep up with their loved ones. Multiple therapy services, including speech and physical therapy, are offered on-site to assist with medical care needs and recovery after illness or injury.
2210 Fountain Square Drive
Lombard, IL 60148
Just 20 miles from Chicago’s downtown in the community of Lombard, Sunrise at Fountain Square is located near shopping, movie theaters and a hospital. Residents can walk to several popular local restaurants from their apartment. Every day is a new adventure in this community. When they want to spend time outdoors, residents can sit on a patio or balcony or take a stroll to a gazebo. The community’s art studio, library and clubroom are popular gathering spaces for residents. Dining is a highlight of life here, with a chef making meals from scratch. Sunday brunch features a carving station each week.
1651 West Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101
Located adjacent to Centennial Park in Addison, Clarendale of Addison provides a tranquil setting for residents. From their studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments, residents can access a number of community amenities. When they want to get fancy for a special event, an on-site beauty salon is ready to help. Resident transportation provides a way for residents to get into town, and a garden and patio space makes spending time outside convenient. The pet-friendly community welcomes overnight guests when family wants to visit residents. Meals are served community style in a dining room, but residents can take advantage of a clubroom with a bar and a full-service casual bistro as well.
555 Foxworth Boulevard
Lombard, IL 60148
The beautiful gardens of Lexington Square of Lombard combined with its close proximity to Memorial Park make enjoying the outdoors a way of life. When the weather isn’t conducive to a stroll in the park, an indoor swimming pool provides indoor recreation and activity, which is one of several reasons it made it onto our top 10 list. Life in this community revolves around a central gathering place, where comfortable seating and tunes from a grand piano welcome residents each day Lexington Square is part of a network of health care providers, which means residents can easily access medical care when they need it. Residents have their choice of two meals a day and kitchenettes to cook for themselves when they wish.