What Our Assisted Living Community Can Offer You

Do you wish you had more time in the day for your family, friends or hobbies rather than worrying about an endless to-do list? Or maybe you’ve started to notice you could use a little help getting around. Everyone’s situation is different, but our community is here to help you find quality care, genuine relationships and time to enjoy your retirement.

Here are some ways we can support you throughout your day:

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Personal Assistance
You deserve quality personalized care. That’s why we work together with you, your family and your healthcare providers to offer care that meets your specific needs. We can even help you coordinate care with outside healthcare providers. We can help with daily tasks from personal grooming and medication management to mobility and monitoring specific healthcare needs.

Health and Wellness
We have convenient amenities on campus like a therapy room, clinic and therapeutic whirlpool to help support your health. Plus, we developed our research-backed B-Fit fitness program with classes that keep exercise fun and engaging. We also have our Brain Fit program, a holistic approach to brain health to help support a healthy mind.

Lifestyle Services
This is the place where neighbors become friends and friends become family. Housekeeping and laundry? We’ve got that covered for you. Scheduled transportation? We’ve got that, too. Have your hair styled at our on-site salon, and then enjoy a sunny day in the garden. With convenient amenities and services, you can imagine more possibilities for your day.

Home-Like Environment
When it comes to your new home, you’ll have several floor plans to choose from. Our elegant private apartments feature plenty of window light and storage, and select residences have a private balcony or patio. You can personalize your home and make it your personal retreat. And consider our cozy common areas a part of your home too!

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Personalized Assisted Living Care

Quality care from a compassionate care team is a priority to you and your family. With one visit to Brookdale Des Plaines, you’ll see how our staff care for residents like they are part of their own families. We meet you right where you are, helping you live your best life as you redefine your independence. With Optimum Life®, we create a culture of wellness with a holistic approach to your well-being by focusing on six dimensions (intellectual, purposeful, social, physical, spiritual, and positive emotion) to help keep you growing.

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Common Questions About Assisted Living

Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who need a little extra help with activities like managing medication, bathing and dressing. Residents usually have their own apartment that they can decorate as they wish and have access to community amenities like dining programs, social activities and more.

Skilled nursing communities are supportive environments that provide healthcare resources like physical, occupational and speech therapy. At Brookdale, our skilled nursing team provides round-the-clock nursing care seven days a week.

It’s okay if you don’t know which level of care you or your loved one needs. Our assisted living communities can do an assessment to determine the right amount of care for you.

Knowing when the time is right can be a little tricky since everyone’s circumstances are a little different. Generally speaking, assisted living is a great option for seniors who could benefit from assistance with the daily tasks of life, like personal grooming or managing medication. Community life is also ideal for seniors who want to live in a place that provides social activities with people in their same stage of life.

The cost of assisted living varies widely depending on where you live, the type of apartment you choose and the level of care you need. One of the benefits of living at a Brookdale community is that you only pay for the care services you need, which means you can almost always find something that fits within your budget. 

Medicare and other federal programs typically don’t cover the cost of assisted living. You will likely need to pay with personal savings, assets or long-term care insurance.

Some of our assisted living communities have different guidelines, but you are often welcome to bring personal belongings and furnishings to make your new space feel more like home. We always encourage our residents to personalize their apartment so it feels comfortable, inviting and relaxing.

We offer a variety of room sizes and floor plans so you can choose the one that’s right for you. While styles vary between communities, our apartments are designed to feel and function like a home, with kitchens, bathrooms and plenty of light from the windows. Couples can usually live in the same apartment, but it’s wise to check with the community first.

You are not required to have a car to live at one of our communities. We provide scheduled transportation services so you can run errands and make your appointments without dealing with the hassle of driving and parking. However, if you still want to drive, many of our communities allow residents to have cars.

Pets are an important part of the family, which is why most of our communities are pet-friendly. Be sure to check with your individual community before you arrive in case there are weight or breed restrictions.

We try to welcome as many individuals as possible, but our number one priority is a resident’s health. If we believe a senior needs more care than we can provide, we can make suggestions for an alternative care solution.

No problem! We have trained staff members who can help with medication management. If you could benefit from this kind of service, just let the staff at the community know and they can help you out.