SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING
IN NEW LENOX, ILLINOIS
Experience Our Difference the Moment You Visit.
Walk through the doors of our residential Assisted Living community and you’ll see residents who thrive in the familiar, homelike comfort of our welcoming surroundings.
Here, you’ll experience a warm family feel unlike any other senior living community you’ll find. You’ll see happy residents who are living an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle. You’ll be greeted by our professional staff members who are ready to listen to you and learn all about you! You’ll see firsthand how our programming, neighborhood design, amenities, personalized services, care and unsurpassed warmth work together to make it easy to live with purpose, opportunity and joy!
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What Does Assisted Living Look Like at The Cottages of New Lenox?
Located in New Lenox, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago, our Assisted Living community offers everything older adults need – and want. It’s the best of all worlds … supportive services combined with an engaging, enriching lifestyle in the best of locations.
Personal Care Services
We offer different levels of care and assistance based on individual needs. Services may include help with activities of daily living (ADLs) like dressing, bathing, grooming and toileting as well as medication management and oversight. And, unlike many other assisted living facilities and personal care communities, we have licensed nurses on site 24/7 to support and nurture our residents.
Maintenance-Free Living Defined
Our residents no longer deal with chores and tasks because we take care of it all so they can spend their time making new friends, building relationships and pursuing things that interest them.
A Full Social Calendar
Life at The Cottages of New Lenox helps seniors avoid a common problem with living at home – isolation. Here, residents have countless opportunities to connect with friends, family and staff. We offer many options to stimulate and engage their minds and bodies in a safe and comforting environment.
Take a baking or art class (or both). Try gardening. Join clubs and play games. Laugh! Engage! Go outside of our campus and get ice cream, walk in the park or dine at local New Lenox restaurants.
Quite simply, our residents enjoy a life that’s familiar, fulfilling – and fun. The biggest difficulty our residents have in a day is deciding what not to do.
Peace of Mind
Our residents enjoy their retirement to the fullest because they can breathe easily knowing they’re in a community where it’s easy to live healthily and independently, no matter how health needs may change in the future. Families can let go of the stress of not knowing how their mom or dad is doing. Instead, everyone can focus on enjoying time together and enjoying all life has to offer.
For added peace of mind, the renowed Memory Care program, I’m Still Here®, is available on site.
A Personalized Approach
What truly elevates The Cottages of New Lenox from the rest is the personalized approach that stems from care and compassion. Services and programs have been designed with our individual residents in mind, and we constantly seek feedback and ideas from our residents to ensure that life is as engaged and fulfilling as possible.
Like Home – Only Better
Our open floor plans of living, dining, kitchen and activity rooms provide an inviting environment that residents love to call home. Most residents walk out of their apartments and into welcoming common spaces. There are no elevators or endless hallways. Instead, residents enjoy an easy-to-navigate one-story community … it feels like home – only better.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between assisted living and a nursing home?
Overall, the main difference between assisted living and care offered in a nursing home is that nursing homes provide medical and personal care in a clinical setting, while assisted living primarily provides personal care in a home-like, social setting.
Who qualifies for assisted living?
Most communities conduct a health assessment that follows state regulations to determine what level of care or assistance is best for each individual.
What kind of services does Assisted Living provide?
Assisted living communities give older adults personalized care in a residential setting. Most assisted living communities – including The Cottages of New Lenox – provide services including:
- One to three meals a day
- Monitoring of medication
- Personal care, including dressing and bathing
- Housekeeping and laundry
- Some medical services
- Social and recreational activities
- Care coordination
- Mobility assistance
- Complimentary transportation
Some assisted living communities offer respite care or short-term care. Additionally, some communities offer access to home care services for those who may need more assistance than is provided at the community but who are not yet ready for a skilled nursing care center.
WHAT IS THE COST OF ASSISTED LIVING IN NEW LENOX, IL?
The Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020 estimates the median monthly rate for assisted living in New Lenox, IL is $4,841, which breaks down to around $159 per day.
To put that into some context, the same survey says a private room in a nursing home will cost around $238 per day ($7,224 per month). Home health aide services average $157 per day.
Assisted Living pricing at The Cottages of New Lenox starts at $5,300 per month.
WHO PAYS FOR ASSISTED LIVING?
While your personal health insurance coverage continues and your pharmaceutical coverage continues, Medicare typically doesn’t pay for assisted living.
Most assisted living residents pay for this kind of care from their personal resources or with help from coverage provided by long-term care insurance. Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits can help cover the cost for eligible Veterans and surviving spouses who are over age 65.