In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Bloomington area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 39 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Bloomington
  • Read more than 135 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Bloomington is $4,340, which is slightly higher than the state average of $4,170 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Bloomington, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 39 communities in the Bloomington area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Bloomington area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Bickford of Bloomington
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing
Bickford of Bloomington offers independent and assisted living in a convenient location near the Eastland Mall and OSF St. Joseph Medical Center. The upscale campus features colorful gardens, covered outdoor living areas and well-appointed common spaces, including a billiard room and formal restaurant, which serves low-sugar desserts and American classics like sloppy Joes and maple-glazed ham. This pet-friendly community includes a wide selection of floor plans ranging from studio apartments to two-bedroom companion suites. As part of the Bickford Senior Living brand, residents benefit from a robust life-enrichment program that includes trivia, manicures, shopping trips and cocktail parties.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers give Bickford of Bloomington good reviews for being pet-friendly and having helpful staff members and cozy communal areas. One visitor writes, "I like that they allow pets and they have a nice dining room. The staff was very nice and informative. … It has a nice family room where families can gather and celebrate."
3.61 out of 5 stars
(57) Reviews
14 Heartland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
Bloomington Fox Creek Villas and Reflections
Evergreen Place Assisted Living
Evergreen Village Supportive Living
Luther Oaks
The Myerling
The Village at Mercy Creek
Villas of Holly Brook
Welbrook at Bloomington
Westminster Village

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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