What is it about Chicago that blows away (Chicago is the windiest city in the world, but the pun is unintentional) the minds of our seniors? The city consistently makes it to the annual lists of the best places to retire in the United States, drawn up by AARP the Magazine.
Too Much Talking
It is actually called the windy city because of the historically corrupt politicians there who are constantly talking but nothing ever seems to happen. Chicago is an amazing city but nevertheless, it is being mismanaged and it is bankrupt.
Too Much to Do
Chicago is one of the biggest cities in the country and thus expectedly has all the amenities generally found in such places—an excellent public transportation system that makes getting around the city easy even without a car, a state-of-the-art healthcare system, and ample recreational opportunities. But the city has the warmth and friendliness of a small town and additionally affords breathtakingly beautiful views of Lake Michigan. And that there are many senior living communities in Chicago just adds to the appeal of the city. Like any city, there are some parts that you do not want to go to but the Chicago Cubs, Bulls, Bears, and White Sox are always fun to watch. Chicago does have an NHL team too.
A Place for You
Whether you are searching for a community for yourself or a loved one, you will find that there are plenty of such comfortable and well-equipped places in Chicago. What is more, there is also one that will let you live a life of your choice; there are both independent living community as well as assisted living communities in Chicago. The latter are especially suitable for those elderly persons who are suffering from memory disorders and may find it difficult to go about their daily routines without help. For instance, you can look around for assisted living facilities in and around 60008 and some like the retirement community at Hawthorn Lakes also accept long term care insurance. Again, there are senior care communities especially for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease in and around 60077.
There are also many other 55+ communities around Chicago that provide comfortable lodging facilities. For instance, there are some 60090 senior care communities that offer services for extremely reasonable monthly rates.
A Magnificent Ending
Apart from the above-mentioned locations, there are other such communities all throughout Chicago where you or a loved one can spend his or her sunset years in comfort and under special care.