Memory Care » Illinois » Oswego

Bickford of Oswego

  3712 Grove Road
Oswego, IL 60543

Bright Oaks of Aurora

  1340 River St
Aurora, IL 60506

StoryPoint Naperville

  504 North River Road
Naperville, IL 60563

Monarch Landing

  2255 Monarch Drive
Naperville, IL 60563

Sunrise of Naperville North

  535 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563

Sunrise of Naperville

  960 East Chicago Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Rock Run Place

  3315 Executive Drive
Joliet, IL 60431

Brookdale Lisle

  1700 Robin Lane
Lisle, IL 60532

Bickford of St. Charles

  2875 Campton Hills Road
St. Charles, IL 60175

Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

  831 East Butterfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Brighton Gardens of St. Charles

  600 Dunham Road
St. Charles, IL 60174

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

  95 Carleton Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Lexington Square - Lombard

  555 Foxworth Boulevard
Lombard, IL 60148

Sunrise of Willowbrook

  6300 Clarendon Hills Road
Willowbrook, IL 60527

Sunrise at Fountain Square

  2210 Fountain Square Drive
Lombard, IL 60148

The Oaks at Bartlett

  825 Carillon Drive
Bartlett, IL 60103

Sunrise of Bloomingdale

  129 East Lake Street
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
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17 Memory Care Communities in the Oswego Area

Bickford of Oswego

Enriching Happiness

  •  3712 Grove Road, Oswego, IL 60543
  • Companion & Private Room Accommodations
  • Home-style food at the Family Table
  • Registered Nurse Provides Care Coordination
  • Life Enrichment & Support Programs
  • Every customized service plan is all inclusive, with no hidden charges

Bright Oaks of Aurora

Life Happens Here

  •  1340 River St, Aurora, IL 60506
  • Home-style architecture with lush landscaping in a state-of-the-art building designed with security and safety in mind
  • Choice in large bathroom layout with curbless shower to accommodate Family Members' individual needs
  • Kitchenette with microwave, mini-refrigerator, sink, and cabinetry
  • Chef-prepared healthy meals with organic selections served family-style in our dining rooms (guest meals are available)
  • A pet-friendly environment

StoryPoint Naperville

Senior Living Services As Unique As You

  •  504 North River Road, Naperville, IL 60563
  • Private apartment homes with 9' ceilings
  • One and two bedroom floor plans
  • Restaurant style dining
  • Two see-through fireplaces
  • Piano Bar Lounge

Monarch Landing

Senior Living Made Comfortably Affordable.

  •  2255 Monarch Drive, Naperville, IL 60563
  • Scenic 80-acre campus 25 miles from downtown Chicago
  • More than 70 clubs and classes, with ongoing activities and events
  • All-inclusive, fixed monthly service package
  • A choice of fine dining venues, 30 included meals per month
  • 18 unique 1 and 2 bedroom apartment home designs to choose from

Sunrise of Naperville North

The Life You Want. The Care You Need. The Joy of Every Day.

  •  535 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL 60563
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

Sunrise of Naperville

From Our Home Cooked Meals to Our Community Cat & Dog, You'll Feel Right at Home.

  •  960 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

Rock Run Place

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  3315 Executive Drive, Joliet, IL 60431
  • Emeritus at Joliet is considered one of the premier senior living communities southwest of Chicago
  • Located close to Essington Road and Black Road
  • 100 apartments on two floors, some with spectacular views of the River Run Forest Preserve
  • Emeritus at Joliet feels like home the minute you walk through the doors
  • Wide range of activities each month, including exercise classes and community outings

Brookdale Lisle

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL 60532
  • The Devonshire of Lisle is a Continuing Care Retirement Community offering; Exceptional Independent Living, Personalized Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care and Skilled Nursing Care.
  • Through Personalized Assisted Living, Brookdale offers the necessary level of service and care to promote an experience that will exceed the norms of traditional assisted living within an environment and lifestyle that is tailored to your needs with Respect for Individual Preferences.
  • Our trained and licensed transportation associates provide door-to-door services to popular retail outlets, restaurants and services in the community.
  • Our restaurant-style dining features healthy regional and seasonal cuisine prepared by professionally-trained culinary teams using only the freshest ingredients. Independent Living offers an expanded continental breakfast with hot and cold items and lunch and dinner daily. Personalized Assisted Living offers three meals daily as well as a variety of snack items. Our friendly, well trained wait staff anticipates your needs to make your dining experience special each and every day.
  • Our concierge team is trained and prepared to provide many levels of service. Whether you need community or area information, or assistance with deliveries, our concierge is available 24 hours a day for your safety and convenience.

Bickford of St. Charles

Enriching Happiness

  •  2875 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, IL 60175
  • Companion & Private Room Accommodations
  • Home-style food at the Family Table
  • Registered Nurse Provides Care Coordination
  • Life Enrichment & Support Programs
  • Every customized service plan is all inclusive, with no hidden charges

Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

The Life You Want. The Care You Need. The Joy of Every Day.

  •  831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Daily exercise and wellness programming
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly personal laundry

Brighton Gardens of St. Charles

Our Personalized Approach to Care Helps Us Meet Your Changing Needs.

  •  600 Dunham Road, St. Charles, IL 60174
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

Assisted Living and Memory Care in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

  •  95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

Lexington Square - Lombard

Lexington Square is a family-owned company where residents, family and friends are extensions of our family.

  •  555 Foxworth Boulevard, Lombard, IL 60148
  • All utilities including local phone calls
  • Health and wellness center complete with exercise physiologists
  • Guest accommodations
  • Mini-mart and gift shop
  • Transportation to medical appointments

Sunrise of Willowbrook

Our Personalized Approach to Care Helps Us Meet Your Changing Needs.

  •  6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL 60527
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

Sunrise at Fountain Square

The Life You Want. The Care You Need. The Joy of Every Day.

  •  2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Daily exercise and wellness programming
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

The Oaks at Bartlett

A Retirement Community for Mind, Body & Spirit.

  •  825 Carillon Drive, Bartlett, IL 60103
  • Both one and two-bedroom apartments are available, and all apartment wings are connected to the Carillon Commons.
  • Flexible dining options in the lovely dining room or cozy cafe.
  • A full schedule of educational, cultural, social and recreational activities
  • 41 acres of picturesque grounds with walking paths and seating areas to enjoy the changing views
  • Pub with full-service bar & Indoor heated swimming pool

Sunrise of Bloomingdale

From Our Home Cooked Meals to Our Community Cat & Dog, You'll Feel Right at Home.

  •  129 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

What is Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & Memory Care?

Memory Care is a long-term residential care option in senior housing that provides specialized, around-the-clock care to older adults living with all types of dementia.  Memory Care, also referred to as Alzheimer’s Care or Dementia Care, may become necessary once cognitive disorders reach a stage that makes living at home or receiving care at home too difficult. It’s common to find a Memory Care unit within an Assisted Living community, often in a specialized building or neighborhood.  Memory Care housing may also be found in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, a Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home or as a standalone entity or community.

Dementia vs Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a broad term applied to a group of symptoms related to a decline in mental function that is severe enough to interfere with daily living.  Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injuries are all linked to dementia.  Alzheimer’s is a specific brain disorder, and the most common form of dementia, that destroys memory and cognitive skills over time.  Both dementia and Alzheimer’s may result in memory loss, mood swings, speech impairment, confusion/hallucinations and incontinence.

When Might Memory Care be Necessary?

It may be time to look into a memory care community if you’re concerned for your loved one’s health and safety due to one or more of the following issues:

  • Wandering from home or getting lost on familiar routes
  • Forgetting to turn off stoves or other appliances
  • Changes in personality, such as aggression or hostility
  • Misplacing items and forgetting important dates and names
  • Incoherent thoughts and speech
  • Impaired judgment
  • Physical changes, including weight loss, poor hygiene and falls or unexplained bruises
  • Unpaid bills, insufficient or spoiled food in the home, pets and/or housekeeping are neglected
  • Changes in health and behavior that are beyond your family’s ability to manage

What is the Difference between Memory Care and Assisted Living?

Memory Care and Assisted Living communities both providing housing, meals, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, toileting and walking.  However, Memory Care communities offer additional features that are specifically designed to help residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, in the following areas:

  • Safety: Memory Care communities typically have locked entrances and exits with keypad codes, door alarms and enclosed outdoor spaces. Staff will also escort residents to and from meals and activities.
  • Layout: Soothing spaces, color-coded walls and common rooms clearly marked with pictures to help reduce confusion.
  • Activities: While both Assisted Living and Memory Care communities both offer activities that encourage socialization, Memory Care communities often include therapies and exercises that help maintain cognitive skills and increase relaxation, such as occupational, art or music therapies. They also have predictable schedules and follow set routines.
  • Staff and Training: The staff in a Memory Care community are trained to manage wandering, and to redirect behaviors common to dementia, such as agitation, confusion, aggression and anxiety. There is 24/7 care, a higher staff-resident ratio and personalized care plans.

A Memory Care community can offer your loved one more independence, engagement, safety and specialized support, along with peace of mind for you.   Begin your search for a Memory Care community using our US map above. Our search results include facility pictures, descriptions, floor plans and pricing where available.

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