Found in a mostly suburban section of Cook County, Chicago Heights has 7 community care facilities close to the city that offers individuals a variety of long term care options from which to choose from. While it is difficult to walk for the sick or elderly, moving around the city is rather doable for healthier individuals. If needed, there are a few hospitals and nursing homes nearby.
Senior Living Amenities
Some of the standard amenities in Chicago Heights include:
Physicians are on call
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
It is also possible to find senior care facilities that are there to meet individual needs. Some care facilities offer kosher meals. They may allow cats or dogs, arrange activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. Some offer devotional services. Still other long term care facilities offer transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), or even can provide care like blood sugar monitoring. Access to on-call specialists like Podiatrists, Psychiatrists, and Dentists can also be arranged at many senior care facilities. Also, in order to meet the needs of residents, several facilities in the area provide staff that speak Spanish.
When contacting the facilities listed on this page it can be convenient - though not mandatory - to have your information available. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and doctor's office names and phone numbers as the new facility representative might have certain questions and information requests. This kind of information can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with choosing a facility.
Assisted Living Costs
Based on recent surveys & records the estimated cost for residential care facilities in Chicago Heights can cost as much as $4,100 to $4,900 monthly. In contrast, the price for assisted living facilities in Flossmoor is approximately $5,000 per month. Individuals that can't afford the cost of care may be eligible for financial aid through the state of Illinois. View a more detailed cost list with comparisons for nearby cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.