Frequently Asked Questions
What assisted living services are available at Arbor Terrace Highland Park?
From restaurant-style dining to on-site therapy and rehab to concierge services, our services and amenities are designed to make life a little easier and a lot brighter. Assisted living at Arbor Terrace Highland Park includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, weekly housekeeping and linen service, utilities, social and recreational programs, staff available 24 hours per day, scheduled transportation, use of all activity areas, and apartment maintenance. Visit our Services & Amenities page to learn more.
What is the difference between assisted living and memory care at Arbor Terrace Highland Park?
Both memory care and assisted living offer supportive care to people with a range of health issues, including cognitive impairments. Memory care, however, caters specifically to those with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia through dementia-friendly activities and staff trained in the psychological and physical effects of cognitive impairments. To understand the key differences, you may find this article from The Arbor Company Blog helpful.
If you have questions about these different types of senior living at Arbor Terrace Highland Park, or would like help determining which might be the best fit for you or your loved one, please contact us. We’re happy to help!
Are assisted living apartments furnished at Arbor Terrace Highland Park?
Aside from kitchenette appliances, the assisted living apartments at Arbor Terrace Highland Park do not come furnished. Our senior living community is designed to be reminiscent of home, and we encourage residents to bring their own belongings, including a bed and smaller pieces of furniture. For more information on what to bring—and what not to bring—when moving in, read this article from The Arbor Company Blog.
How do you know when it’s time for a move to an assisted living community?
Every senior is different and each situation is unique. However, there are a few signs that assisted living could be the best (and healthiest) next decision for you or your loved one. Regularly feeling unstable or experiencing a recent fall, chronic pain or other conditions that are becoming harder to manage, feelings of loneliness or isolation—especially when you still want to be social: these are all characteristics of someone who would benefit from a move into an assisted living community. If you’re trying to determine if the time is right, give us a call; our team is here to help.
How much does assisted living in Highland Park, IL cost?
According to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, the median cost of assisted in Illinois in 2021 was $4,488per month.The average monthly cost of assisted living near the North Shore was $4,825.
Use our Senior Living Cost Calculator to learn more and estimate your monthly spend.
Can assisted living be deducted from taxes?
In most cases, only the medical component of assisted living costs is deductible. Living costs like room and board are not tax deductible. However, there are exceptions if the resident is in the assisted living facility primarily for medical care. We recommend consulting a tax advisor with questions regarding your specific circumstances.