Best Assisted Living Facilities in Aurora

Why These Assisted Living Facilities?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Aurora Assisted Living Facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Alden Gardens of Waterford

Alden Gardens of Waterford in Aurora, Illinois, delivers the senior care and assistance needed to allow residents to enjoy a carefree, independent life. The trained staff provides daily round-the-clock support for everyday activities, including showering, dressing, and running errands with a person-centered approach. Residents live in private apartments with kitchenettes for a homelike feel. The restaurant-style dining facility serves meals prepared by an executive chef. Fitness and wellness programs aim to keep seniors active, and cognitive programming supports mental sharpness. Facility amenities include a library, a salon, and an ice cream parlor. Alden Gardens also offers respite care.

Aurora, IL 60504


Asbury Gardens

Asbury Gardens has provided a supportive community for seniors in Aurora, Illinois, since 2003. The pet-friendly accommodations include private baths and kitchenettes. It staffs certified nursing assistants 24 hours a day to help with bathing, medication, dressing, transportation, and other daily activities. Organized programs keep residents entertained, engaged, and active with options including fitness, clubs, movies, and outings. Socialization opportunities abound at happy hours and get-togethers. Residents can use the on-site beauty salon, barbershop, chapel, game room, library, and country store. Asbury Gardens also supports a memory care unit and skilled nursing and rehabilitation unit.

North Aurora, IL 60542


Bright Oaks of Aurora

Bright Oaks of Aurora, Illinois, provides a senior care solution it calls Assisted Independence, delivering the help residents need for daily activities while letting them maintain control. It offers pet-friendly, private studio and one-bedroom options with kitchenettes and private baths. Residents dine in family-style facilities with healthy chef-prepared meals served daily. Activity aides create robust activity calendars based on the interests and preferred experiences of residents with an emphasis on wellness. Extras at the facility include a beauty salon and whirlpool spa. The facility also hosts memory and respite care programs.

Aurora, IL 60506


Heritage Woods of South Elgin

Heritage Woods of South Elgin is an affordable assisted living community in Chicago's northwest suburbs. Each resident lives in a private apartment with kitchenette and spacious bathroom that they can decorate to their taste. Certified nursing assistants, supervised by a licensed registered nurse, provide residents with 24/7 personal assistance and medication management. Three daily meals, housekeeping, and laundry are among the many services included. Activities such as card games and trivia, movie nights, yoga, walking, outings, and special programs provide opportunities to socialize with friends and neighbors. The South Elgin campus also includes two memory care communities.

South Elgin, IL 60177


Jennings Terrace

Jennings Terrace creates a caring, compassionate community while providing assisted living services to residents with private and semiprivate accommodations. It opened in 1943 as a nonprofit senior care facility in Aurora, Illinois. Staff members adjust services to fit individual resident needs, providing supportive care and medication assistance. The activity department plans engaging activities and special events for residents. Residents have access to a beauty shop and barbershop for personal care needs. The facility also provides complete nursing assistance for residents who need more support and respite care for short-term options.

Aurora, IL 60505


The Atrium at Oak Crest Residence

The Atrium at Oak Crest Residence is a senior care home located in Elgin, Illinois. This not-for-profit organization has provided a comforting home environment and human-centered care to older adults since 1904. It offers private accommodation in a variety of floor plans with home-furnishing and pet-accommodation options. Residents receive individualized, monitored health care, including dietitian-managed balanced nutrition. The fully-stocked kitchen is at residents' disposal, and a personal shopping service is provided for special grocery needs. The residence also has a pub, an entertainment room, and a beauty salon. Residents are kept active with planned outings and walks.

Elgin, IL 60123


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