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

  • Sorted through 51 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Gurnee
  • Read more than 130 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 Gurnee is $4,788, which is considerably 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 Gurnee, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 51 communities in the Gurnee area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Gurnee 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.

Autumn Leaves of Gurnee
Studios, Companion Suites
Memory Care, Day Services, Respite, Skilled Nursing
Assisted Living: Not Listed; Memory Care: $7,800
A leader in the field of Alzheimer's and dementia care, Autumn Leaves' research-based assisted living community has been recognized by Argentum, and numerous other award industries, as one of the "best of the best" in dementia care. The exceptional level of care here begins with the actual design of the facility. Visitors immediately notice special details, such as wider hallways, an abundance of natural light and a secured courtyard, which thoughtfully create a safer, brighter and more soothing environment for residents. Every member of the Autumn Leaves staff receives thorough, specialized training in the heart and science of Alzheimer's and dementia care. Loved ones are consistently surrounded by compassionate people who are equipped to handle and relate to their specific memory care needs.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting relatives note the caring, attentive staff. "They have a true heart of the special needs required of Alzheimer's and dementia residents and take every step to provide them with a healthy active secure lifestyle," one family member says. "The residents seemed happy and comfortable with their living space. The staff [is] fabulous with the residents."
4.05 out of 5
(30) Reviews
505 N. Hunt Club Rd., Gurnee, IL 60031
Bickford of Gurnee
Brookdale Vernon Hills
Gurnee Manor
Heritage Woods of Gurnee
Sunrise of Gurnee
Theresa's Home Care LLC
Theresa's Home Care LLC II

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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