Frequently Asked Questions
Who is a good fit for independent living in Park Ridge, IL?
You are an ideal candidate for independent living in Park Ridge, IL if you don’t require assistance with daily activities such as medication management and transportation but desire all of the luxurious amenities and services that a senior living community provides.
What’s the difference between assisted living and independent living at Summit of Uptown?
Individuals within our Summit of Uptown assisted living community usually require a higher level of care and assistance with daily activities such as personal maintenance, medication management and transportation, while residents of our independent living community have the freedom to independently manage their lifestyle. Both communities offer all of the benefits within Summit of Uptown, such as our many amenities, activities, social events and services.
Are independent living expenses tax deductible in Illinois?
In Illinois, independent living expenses are generally not tax deductible. However, there may be specific circumstances or provisions under Illinois state tax laws that could allow for deductions or credits related to housing expenses, so it's advisable to consult with a tax professional or accountant familiar with Illinois tax laws for personalized guidance. Additionally, older adults may qualify for certain tax credits or deductions related to medical expenses, so it's important to explore all available options to maximize potential tax benefits.
How much does independent living cost in Summit of Uptown?
Many individuals are surprised to discover that the cost of independent living in Summit of Uptown is often more affordable than owning or renting a single-family home. To better assist you, utilize our free senior living cost calculator or reach out to our compassionate team members with any questions 847-825-1161.
What independent living services are available at Summit of Uptown?
We are proud to offer a wealth of resources, amenities and services to our current and future residents. Within our independent living community, you can receive help with almost anything you desire, with services ranging from medical assistance, personal training and fitness classes to housekeeping, concierge services and transportation. Learn more about our vibrant independent living community here.
Are independent living apartments furnished at Summit of Uptown?
At Summit of Uptown, we are happy to provide furnished apartments to those who wish not to spend the time and effort transporting their personal furniture. In whatever way you would like to personalize and modify your space after moving in, we’ll be thrilled to support you every step of the way.