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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

Guide to VA benefits for long-term care
About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Complete guide to nursing homes
About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Find the Right Home Care in Chicago, IL

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Chicago, IL can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Chicago – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Chicago to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Chicago home hospice care. Personalized home care in Chicago can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 264 options for accredited home care in Chicago, IL, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

Home Care Facilities in Chicago, IL

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Synergy HomeCare - Chicago

1802 W. Berteau, Chicago, IL 60613

4.7
(6 reviews)

SYNERGY HomeCare - Providing premier home care since 1999. > We have provided over 25 million service hours! > We have provided care for over 248,000 clients! > We employ over 343,000 caregivers! SYNERGY HomeCare of Chicago is fully licensed by the State of Illinois, and our company...

All Help Health Services - Chicago, IL

6160 North Cicero Avenue Ste 303, Chicago, IL 60646

4.6
(28 reviews)

Care For Your Loved One, Peace of Mind For You' Established in 1984, ALL HELP Health Services helps individuals live independently. We have an outstanding reputation with Chicagoland hospitals, medical and rehabilitation facilities. We place Certified Nurses Aides and Home Health Aides in homes...

TeamLife Health Group, LLC

220 N Green St, Suite 6041, Chicago, IL 60607

5.0
(1 review)

GYC Senior Care Services

5862 N. Lincoln Ave., C2 Ste. #4, Chicago, IL 60659

4.0
(1 review)

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Chosen Home Care LLC - Chicago, IL

1200 N. Ashland Ave., Suite 522, Chicago, IL 60622

(0 review)

Nancy's Home Care Agency - Chicago, IL

11624 S. Artesian Ave, Suite 3, Chicago, IL 60655

(0 review)

ARIS at home, Inc.

327 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60304

4.8
(13 reviews)

ARIS at home provides non-medical home care to clients who want to remain in their own home. Our client's consists of the elderly, people with illnesses or disabilities, and/or families that may need an 'extra set of hands. ARIS represents Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Service and hires...

ComForCare Home Care - S Lake

1207 McHenry Road, Ste 218A, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

4.4
(13 reviews)

ComForCare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

Comforcare Home Care - Wheaton

211 E. Illinois Street, Unit L3, Wheaton, IL 60187

4.4
(10 reviews)

ComForcare is a premier provider of non-medical, private duty home care services for people of all ages. With the aid of our highly trained RN's and Caregivers we are able to provide a fundamentally different service. Starting with our nurses case assessment we are able to create client specific...

Home Helpers - DuPage and Will

4905 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515

4.6
(8 reviews)

Caring for your aging parents or a family member recovering from recent illness or surgery can be exhausting, lonely work. Thousands of families go through this type of struggle every year, but you can find comfort and relief with the help of the trained caregivers at Home Helpers of DuPage. Our...

Senior Helpers - Crown Point

405 N Main St., Suite B, Crown Point, IN 46307

4.6
(7 reviews)

Senior Helpers of Northwest Indiana has been serving the entire Northwest Indiana area since 2008. We take great pride in being a part of the community and helping to improve the lives of senior citizens. We are committed to providing quality, in home care for seniors who wish to maintain their...

Synergy Home Care of Orland Park

15255 S. 94th Ave Suite 500, Orland Park, IL 60462

4.6
(4 reviews)

Welcome to SYNERGY HomeCare, the nation’s leading provider of home care services.We provide care for everyone, helping people thrive at home.Companion care - Friendly and supportive conversation, planning and encouraging social activities, light exercise (if applicable), and active...

ComForCare Home Care - Portage, IN

3437 Airport Rd, Portage, IN 46368

(0 review)

As we grow older, many activities of daily living that were previously routine become more difficult. Having assistance with these tasks can make life easier and more enjoyable, but good help at a reasonable price can be hard to find. Nursing homes can be expensive and require seniors to leave...

Trinity Home Care Solutions

8800 Bronx Ave, Suite 100 C, Skokie, IL 60077

(0 review)

Aging gracefully at home is an art of caring with a touch of team work between you and your care providers. Our care team providers encourage the possibilities of empowering and helping you reach your goal of aging gracefully in your own home. Our agency is owned and operated by a therapist, we...

Senior Helpers - Michigan City

450 St. John Rd, Suite 301-08, Michigan City, IN 46360

(0 review)

Senior Helpers of Northwest Indiana has been serving the entire Northwest Indiana area since 2008. We take great pride in being a part of the community and helping to improve the lives of senior citizens. We are committed to providing quality, in home care for seniors who wish to maintain their...

Home and Hearth Caregivers - Countryside

6432 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525

4.4
(16 reviews)

Home & Hearth Caregivers has served Seniors for over 10 years and is proud of it's A+ rating from the Home Care Standards Bureau. We are available 24/7 in Chicago and Suburban areas including Cook, Du Page, Will and Lake counties. Our experienced Care Plan Managers will be happy to provide a...

Optimum Senior Care - Arlington Heights, IL

415 W. Golf Rd. Suite 40, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

3.7
(5 reviews)

Optimum Senior Care Optimum Senior Care offers in home senior care and caregiver services to the elderly population in the Chicago Metro area. Our mission is to cherish and protect the independence and dignity of our clients by providing world class elderly home care services. Optimum Senior...

SYNERGY HomeCare of Gurnee

223 North Route 21, Gurnee, IL 60031

4.5
(3 reviews)

SYNERGY HomeCare of Gurnee is a licensed non-medical home care agency caring for clients in northern Lake County, Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. Whether your loved one needs companionship, personal care, homemaking assistance, or memory care, our team of qualified and experienced caregivers...

ComForcare Home Care - Park Ridge

1400 Renaissance Dr Suite 103, Park Ridge, IL 60068

3.6
(9 reviews)

Supporting independence, dignity and quality of life... That's the ComForcare vision and our promise to our clients. Since 1996 ComForcare has specialized in delivering affordable, guaranteed home care services to the community. Our comprehensive range of non-medical care services have helped...

Synergy Homecare of Oak Park

1515 N. Harlem Suite 307-2, Oak Park, IL 60302

5.0
(3 reviews)
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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
Complete guide to home care

 

Home Care Agencies Chicago, IL

 

Home care agencies provide personal care services to seniors who require hands-on assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care agencies in Chicago are a great option for seniors who wish to receive care in the comfort of their own home. These agencies provide home care aides who can help with cooking, shopping, and laundry.

Cost of Home Care Services in Chicago, IL

When it comes to the overall cost of home care, Chicago is considered to be more expensive than the state average. According to Genworth, the median monthly cost of a home care aide is $4,800 for the city of Chicago and $4,600 for the state of Illinois.

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Cost of Living

 

The overall cost of living is the first thing to consider when selecting Chicago. As the largest city in the Midwest, Chicago is also the most expensive. The current cost-of-living index is currently 18 points above the national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
118 94 $1,493 22.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent $234,564 $52,497 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $4 million.

 

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

In total, there are 33 hospitals that service Chicago’s emergency needs. The top hospitals in Chicago include:

  • Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center – This 495-bed community offers primary care, cancer care, behavioral health, orthopedics and rehab, cardiology, imaging, emergency services, and a number of surgical procedures.
  • Rush University Medical Center – This community is a nationally ranked teaching hospital.
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital – This hospital is located on the banks of Lake Michigan and is comprised of a emergency and primary care department, the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, the Mark M. Connolly Center for Cancer and Specialty Care, and the Diamond Headache Clinic.

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Weather and climate can be a major influence in deciding whether living in Chicago is right for you or your loved one. Chicago has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with highly variable weather patterns. The summers are warm to hot with potentially high humidity, and the winters are cold with a high chance for snow and inclement weather. On average, Chicago has a humidity rating of around 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at about 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
75°F 86°F (July) 63°F (June) 29°F 37°F (December) 20°F (January)

 

Air Quality

Average. air quality index rating Average. maximum air quality index rating
62.5 (moderate) 84.6 (moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3″ 5″ (August) 35″

 

Demographics and Values

 

2016 Presidential Election for Cook County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.9% 20.8% 5.3%

 

Population statistics

Population city proper Population metro area Population density Population growth
2,700,000 9,533,000 4,612 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.003%

 

Age

Median age 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22.5% 8.8% 4.9% 2.9%

 

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
37.4% 22.9% 15.1%

 

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
6.2% 30.1% 29% 3% <1% 32.8% 2.7%

 

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 residents Violent crimes per 1,000 residents
32.9 11

 

Participate in the labor force Do not have health insurance Live in poverty Widowed Veterans
66.4% 12.8% 20.6% 5.2% 3.5%

Chicago is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Located on the banks of Lake Michigan, Chicago has a big-city vibe set in the middle of the Midwest. Famous for Al Capone and the Sears Tower (now Willis Tower), Chicago has much more to offer than deep-dish pizza and architecture. From the festivities of Navy Pier to the masterpieces of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Windy City has numerous cultural opportunities for the active mind. If sports are your choice, look no further than the city’s numerous championship-winning sports teams: Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), and Chicago White Sox (MLB).

Transportation

For transportation, the iconic “L-train” can take you all over the city on its elevated tracks. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates bus routes between Downtown and O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, as well as north-south routes up and down the city.

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24/7 BrightStar, TeamLife Health Group, LLC and Polonia Home Health Care Ctr are the top rated home care agencies near Chicago, Illinois. See full list of communities.

There are 264 home care agencies near Chicago, Illinois. See the full list.

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