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Best Assisted Living Facilities in Rockford, IL

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4141 North Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103 Rating

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4.5 (64)
3.6 (22)
4.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Wesley Willows, a not-for-profit organization, offers senior living services to residents in the Rockford community. The senior home performs care solutions such as active lifestyle assistance, independent or assisted living services, short-term rehabilitation, and memory care support. Its staff and medical professionals conduct spiritual and physical activities, provide rehabilitation services, and develop memory-enrichment programs for residents with dementia. Wesley Willows is an EAGLE-accredited facility that has been serving the needs of the elderly in Rockford since 1966.

508 Roosevelt Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115 Rating

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4.6 (10)
5.0 (3)

Why choose this provider?

TLC Living Community offers assisted living facilities to aged individuals in Rockford. The community has staff on hand to deliver 24/7 maintenance work. Employees handle weekly laundry and housekeeping tasks while food is offered in restaurant-type dining halls. The amenities include hair salons and fitness facilities. The company also has spiritual services. Its studio and apartment units consist of living areas and bathrooms. TLC is a 96-apartment location situated in a 6-acre plot of land close to retail establishments.

  • Meal Service
  • Laundry

1160 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61107 Rating

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4.6 (24)
3.5 (6)
3.0 (2)

Why choose this provider?

Morning Star Village is an assisted living facility that accommodates seniors in Rockford and the surrounding areas. It is managed by Parkside Management Services, LLC, a nationally recognized senior housing development that has over 35 years of experience in a wide range of senior housing communities. Amenities and services include a beauty and barber shop, social and educational programs, private dining rooms, and dressing, grooming, bathing, and continence assistance. Likewise, medication delivery is provided by Provena Health Pharmacy.

  • Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Pet Friendly

124 Liberty Court, Dixon, IL 61021 Rating

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5.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Liberty Court offers independent and assisted living services and memory care options for seniors within the Rockford metro. Its caregivers employ a personalized approach through their communication and consultations with clients regarding their names, needs, and preferences. The community's resident-centric programs include music and crafts, exercise classes, and a Live 2B Healthy routine that the community organizes alongside a private senior fitness company. Through its partnership with US Foods, it has various recipes that address the specific dietary and health requirements of each resident.

  • Memory Care

500 East McNair Road, Winnebago, IL 61088 Rating

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4.4 (22)
5.0 (8)

Why choose this provider?

Prairie View Assisted Living of Winnebago caters to clients in Rockford and the surrounding communities. The senior living center offers a home-like environment for the comfort, health, safety, and independence of its patients. The facility is equipped with a wide range of amenities, such as individual apartments, private patios, walk-in showers, emergency call system, and private entrances. The ADA-compliant company employs on-site nurses and security personnel to attend to its patients' emergency needs. The facility provides both temporary and permanent housing.

  • Independent Living
  • Meal Service
  • Laundry

Compare our Top Assisted Living Facilities

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Wesley Willows
4141 North Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103
TLC Living Community
508 Roosevelt Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115
Morning Star Village
1160 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Liberty Court
124 Liberty Court, Dixon, IL 61021
Prairie View Assisted Living Community
500 East McNair Road, Winnebago, IL 61088


  • How is assisted living different from a nursing home?

    Nursing homes are for people who require round-the-clock care, while assisted living facilities are for those who need some help, but are also capable of managing some of their daily activities on their own. Nursing homes are more expensive, and may look more like a clinic or hospital rather than a home.

  • What are Activities of Daily Living or "ADLs"?

    You’ll hear about ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, when you’re researching assisted living facilities. These are the basic tasks that we undertake each day, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, and walking. Not being able to do several of the ADLs is a sign that you or your loved one should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

  • Do I pay for assisted living on a monthly basis?

    Usually, yes. You should receive a statement each month that indicates the base fee (the rent you're paying for your space) along with a services fee, which covers the time spent by staff members helping the resident with their ADLs.

  • Are there low-cost options for assisted living facilities?

    HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development) has a program called Section 202 that provides supportive housing for very low-income elders, and your local agency for the elderly will have information on state and regional programs.

  • Am I allowed to keep my car at an assisted living facility?

    Probably, but you will need to talk to the facility to find out what its rules are for residential driving. There may be an additional parking fee required. If you do not drive, your facility should be able to offer rides to shopping and health care appointments.

  • Do assisted living facilities allow pets?

    They may — you will need to ask if your pet is allowed. Cats are often fine, but there may be restrictions on large dog breeds or on the number of pets that are allowed.

  • What happens if the resident’s health declines after they are in an assisted living facility?

    Many assisted living facilities include several levels of care, so if declining health means that more care is required, they can stay where they are, although the cost will increase. You can also consider hiring a private duty nurse or moving the resident to a more comprehensive care nursing home.