Finding Assisted Living Options in Chicago

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The beautiful Windy City, Chicago, is one of the most popular cultural destinations in the U.S., and one of the ideal places for seniors to seek assisted living options. With its beautiful museums, legendary sports destinations and amazing dining and entertainment, Chicago is home to the kind of experiences that make retirement quite special. Chicago enjoys crisp, cold winters and warm, inviting summers, all while welcoming the breezes and air streams of the neighboring Great Lakes. As the cultural center of the Midwest, Chicago is home to the world-famous Millenium Park, home to a variety of arts, theater and sports events year-round, as well as the Chicago Cultural Center, one of the most popular art destinations in the United States. And if you ever doubted the greatness of this wonderful city, step onto Skydeck Chicago, atop what used to be known as the Sears Tower Skydeck, and get the best view of the city from 103 stories high. Whether you're looking for an assisted living community for yourself or for a loved one, Chicago is, without a doubt, the kind of place that active seniors need to consider.

Here are three beautiful communities in the Chicago area, where you can start your search for the perfect retirement community to experience independent or assisted living at its very best.

  1. The Kenwood Lake View. As far as cultural centers go, the Lake View community is steeped in area history and charm. That’s why The Kenwood Lake View retirement community is an ideal location to experience the best that Chicago has to offer while enjoying the perks of retiring in a big, beautiful city. Featuring assisted living and independent living options, The Kenwood offers great amenities for residents, including full-service dining, transportation, housekeeping, laundry services, social activities to keep residents active and busy, and the care of a round-the-clock staff that attends to residential needs at all times – all for reasonable rates. 

  1. The Hallmark Chicago. Located in the heart of the city, The Hallmark Chicago is luxurious assisted living at its finest. With breathtaking views of the Windy City and only the best in room decor, furnishings and comforts, The Hallmark offers independent living and assisted living to its residents. Additional perks include transportation services, a doorman, medication management, various spacious and beautiful floor plans, and lake or skyline views in all rooms and apartments.

  1. Sunrise of Lincoln Park. The Sunrise of Lincoln Park is a lovely facility located in the Lincoln Park area, near well-known Chicago landmarks such as Wrigley field, and with the feel of downtown living without the hectic pace. Sunrise focuses on individualized assisted living and Alzheimer's/dementia care for residents, offering a wide array of amenities and benefits for those who choose to make Sunrise their new home. These amenities include pet allowances, a variety of room plans, dining, skilled personnel available 24 hours a day and more.

Alternatives for Seniors is a print and online directory that specifically caters to the housing and personal care concerns of senior citizens and their families, and they’ve done so since 1992. Contact us at 888-743-9928, or visit the Alternatives for Seniors website to begin searching for the perfect home for you or your loved ones. Also, be sure to join our Facebook community and follow us on Twitter.