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A Lifestyle Where You are Engaged and Connected

According to research, meaningful connections are essential to our health and wellness. At Summit of Uptown, you will enjoy opportunities to engage your mind and forge new friendships. Our team will happily connect you with clubs or groups in our community tailored to your unique interests, or even create a new opportunity based on your feedback. No matter what you enjoy, you are sure to find something in common with fellow residents and love the vibrant lifestyle we offer.


Easy Access to Wellness Opportunities

Boredom and loneliness are a thing of the past here at Summit of Uptown. You'll enjoy a lifestyle designed with your health and happiness in mind. From our pool and spacious courtyard to nutritionist prepared meals in our exquisite dining room and cutting-edge fitness center, you'll have everything you need to keep up with your health goals and enjoy all the flavors you love in the process.

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Everything You Need to Know About Independent Living

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A Retirement Lifestyle Designed Just for You in Park Ridge, IL

Less time spent on household tasks means more time to relax and enjoy all that life has to offer. Our professional housekeeping team will take care of your regular chores and maintenance so that you can focus on making new connections, trying new activities and living your best years to the fullest. Summit of Uptown offers it all, from trips to events to concierge services - this is everything your dream retirement should be.

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Engaged Lifestyle at the Summit of Uptown

We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement. At Summit, we strive for more. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for every resident. Our Engaged Lifestyle calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in the following areas:

Art Art and Education Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
people Deep Connections Feel connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here— things they never thought possible on their own.
PurposefulLivng Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
Health Purposeful Living At Summit, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
Recreation (1) Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
Spiritual (1) Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection

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More to Do, More to Love

At Summit of Uptown, the options for leisure are endless. From taking a leisurely walk through our beautiful garden, savoring a cup of coffee in our spacious courtyard, or discovering all the attractions that Chicago has to offer, you'll appreciate the ability to customize your day with an abundance of activities to choose from.

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Big City Life With Neighborhood Charm

Living just outside of the exciting city of Chicago offers the convenience of being a short distance away from world-class entertainment and attractions. From the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and Navy Pier, our community offers countless unique experiences for everyone. You're also welcome to explore the area independently or join one of our organized excursions with friends and neighbors.


Independent Living Floor Plans

Our floor plans are designed to meet your unique needs and to provide comfort, luxury, and convenience. These are more than just apartments—they are spaces to call home!


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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. 

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