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

  • Sorted through 30 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 8 hours researching assisted living communities in Decatur
  • Read more than 75 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 8 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 Decatur is $4,269, which is lower than the state average of $4,575 and higher than the national average of $4,051.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Decatur, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 30 communities in the Decatur area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Decatur 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.

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Carriage Crossing of Arcola
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites, Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Hospice, Day Services, Respite
Assisted Living: $3,000, Memory Care: $4,000
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Carriage Crossing Senior Living-Arcola offers seniors the tranquility of countryside living while providing easy access to local medical centers, dining, shopping and entertainment venues. Its team of 24-hour caregivers provides residents with the assistance they need to maintain their independence, such as help with medication management, transferring, dressing, bathing and diabetes management. Physical therapy services are also available. On-site activities and social events ensure seniors remain physically and mentally active and engaged with their neighbors and the community. In their free time, residents have access to the community's many amenities, including a cafe and soda shop, a beauty salon and spa, a games room and library and outdoor courtyards and gardens. Chauffeured transportation is available for residents to attend appointments and events in the local area.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and their families recommend Carriage Crossing Senior Living-Arcola for its caring staff and beautiful campus. One relative says, "Carriage Crossing staff treated my parents with such tenderness and kindness the memories we made there will be forever filled with laughter and joy! Thank you for all you do!" Another writes, "a wonderful senior living community ... Staff is outstanding and very caring."
4.28 out of 5 stars
(15) Reviews
909 Green Mill Road, Arcola, IL 30884
Eagle Ridge of Decatur
Imboden Creek Garden Assisted Living
Monticello Villas of Hollybrook
Randall Residence of Decatur
Timber Creek - Lincoln
Primrose Retirement Community of Decatur
Carriage Crossing Senior Living-Decatur

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.

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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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