Independent Living in Chicago, IL

What does Independent Living in Chicago, IL have to offer you and your loved one?

Independent living offers chicagoilhousing to seniors wanting to live in a senior based community. An independent living community might be the right living community for seniors who enjoy an independent lifestyle and do not require much daily assistance. There are many independent living options available in Chicago, IL, including Active Adult Communities, Retirement Communities, Senior Apartments, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Senior Villages and Affordable Senior Housing (HUD). All of the different independent living communities listed offer varying services for the residents.

The Facts about Independent Living in Chicago, IL

Independent living communities are communities for seniors with little to no health issues. Most of these communities do not provide health services but provide minor assistance with life tasks. Within these communities residents may socialize with each other through community activities and amenities such as dinning, daily outings or trips and community contests.

Chicago, IL Independent Living Communities

There are 242 different Independent Living communities in Chicago. One of these communities are sure to fit the needs of you and your family. See below or click to view a list of the Independent Living communities in Chicago, Illinois. When living in an Independent living community residents may have the option to choose from different living units such as apartment style housing with one or two bedrooms. Within these communities their may be community rooms for socializing as well as other activities to promote social activity. In Illinois there are multiple types of Independent Living Communities all offering different services & amenities for seniors. The options include:

Active Adult Communities are communities with homes for sale. Most offer a clubhouse where a variety of activities are offered. Services such as landscaping, maintenance & housekeeping are usually offered as well.

Senior Apartments are living units with an age requirement, offering limited additional services. Most have a clubhouse where groups meet for activities, and some offer transportation to planned activities & events.

Retirement Communities offer independent living with amenities such as meals, transportation and activities included in the monthly fee.

Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offer independent living along with assisted living and nursing care in a single setting. You can start on the independent level and progress as need be, staying on one campus. These communities normally require an entry fee and offer a living unit, meals, and health care up to the nursing level.

Affordable Senior Housing is a HUD 202 program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program

Senior Villages are a newer concept in most major cities, where members pay an annual fee for the coordination of volunteers to provide older residents with services that help them live independently.

The Area

Chicago, Illinois is a popular city in the United States and is known for its exciting and innovate architecture. Chicago is also known for its museums, restaurants and many other exciting sites. While in Chicago you and your loved one can visit a few of the well known sites such as The Navy Pier, Grant park and The Willis Tower. Other cities that are near the Chicago area include Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Berwyn, and Burbank, Illinois. The Chicago, IL area will surely provide for you and your loved one.

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Generations at Oakton Arms

1665 Oakton Pl
Des Plaines, IL 60018

This is the place for seniors who are young at heart who want to stay active, but want comfortable, safe and convenient housing. Our Independent senior living options are maintenance-free...

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Lexington Square - Elmhurst

400 W Butterfield Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Lexington Square of Elmhurst is a full-service, senior-adult community offering benefits such as maintenance-free living, restaurant-style dining, social programs and care on-site, if needed. The all-inclusive amenities include a robust...

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Lexington Square - Lombard

555 Foxworth Blvd
Lombard, IL 60148

Lexington Square of Lombard is a full-service, active senior community that offers maintenance-free living, restaurant-style dining, expansive social programs and if needed, care on-site. We have spacious 1 and 2-bedroom...

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Lincolnwood Place

7000 N McCormick Blvd
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Lincolnwood Place retirement community is the perfect choice for residents and families who are looking for a continuum of care rental community in which residents can access Independent Living, Assisted...

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Tamarisk NorthShore

1627 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015

Tamarisk NorthShore, managed by CJE SeniorLife, is a new independent living building for active older adults, age 65 and better. Adjacent to Weinberg Community for Senior Living, it offers 240...

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Cordia Senior Residence

865 N Cass Ave
Westmont, IL 60559

Cordia provides the highest quality of Independent and Assisted living for seniors in an intimate, four-story rental community with several apartment styles to fit your needs. Amenities include restaurant-style dining,...

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Plymouth Place

315 N La Grange Rd
La Grange Park, IL 60526

"Stay connected to your happiness"

CCRC

Design your ideal retirement lifestyle at Plymouth Place, located...

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Arborwood and Briarwood at Altenheim

7824 Madison St
Forest Park, IL 60130

Arborwood and Briarwood at Altenheim offers seniors 55 and older all the comforts of home in an atmosphere rich in history and charm. A variety of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom...

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Bridgeway of Bensenville

Beautiful Campus with Walking Trails and Lovely Landscaping!


Our continuing care community provides options that fit every lifestyle and need including 24/7 care provided by nurses and nursing assistants. Bridgeway of...

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Bridgeway of Bensenville

303 E Washington St
Bensenville, IL 60106

On 26 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, Bridgeway of Bensenville offers spacious alcove, one, two and three bedroom apartments with complete kitchens, private balcony or patio, restaurant style dining, housekeeping,...

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Casa San Carlo Retirement

420 N Wolf Rd
Melrose Park, IL 60164

Our community is a Catholic, faith-based senior living campus offering a variety of independent living options. Our primary focus is the comfort and well-being of our residents! We offer spacious...

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Danish Home of Chicago

5656 N Newcastle Ave
Chicago, IL 60631

The Danish Home of Chicago is a boutique senior community in the historic district of northwest Chicago, Norwood Park. When you want new friends, a trusted advocate, dining ambiance...

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The Commons at Central Baptist Village

4747 N Canfield Ave
Norridge, IL 60706

Central Baptist Village Serving All Faiths for 115 Years.
The secret to aging well is living well. Independent living -- where residents stay socially, mentally, and physically...

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AHEPA NATIONAL HOUSING CORPORATION

We offer affordable housing for seniors on a limited income in 21 states throughout the US. Our communities enable people of maturity to retain dignity and individuality in a quality...

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Beacon Hill

2400 S Finley Rd
Lombard, IL 60148

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Concord Place Retirement Community

401 W Lake St
Melrose Park, IL 60164

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Solstice Senior Living at Palatine

55 S. Greeley St.
Palatine, IL 60067

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The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

5333 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60640

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6900 South Crandon Apartments

6900 S Crandon
Chicago, IL 60649

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Academy Square Apartments

318 S Thropp St
Chicago, IL 60607

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ActiveLife Retirement Community

222 N La Salle St
Chicago, IL 60601

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Addolorata Villa

555 McHenry Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090

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Admiral At The Lake

1630 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

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Admiral at the Lake, The

929 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60660

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AHEPA 78 Senior Apartments I

2075 W 79th Pl
Merrillville, IN 46410

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