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

  • Sorted through 44 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Rockford
  • 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 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 Rockford is $4,759, 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 Rockford, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 44 communities in the Rockford area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Rockford 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.

Anam Glen
Private Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
Anam Glen's compassionate staff provides dignified care to each resident in the community. Residents receive individualized attention that includes a care plan designed for the level of independence each senior wants as well as the assistance they need to enjoy every day. Inside, the facility maintains spacious accommodations with homelike features, such as a fireplace and plush furnishings. Outside, residents can enjoy the community's vibrant garden and well-maintained walking paths.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents enjoy lots of activities, and relatives appreciate that family involvement is encouraged. One says, "They seem to serve good meals and it always smells good. ... They have an exercise group, games that everyone can participate in, TVs, and programs that they invite the families to. ... I like the fact that the building is small and I like the security."
3.71 out of 5 stars
(12) Reviews
7978 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL 61108
Bickford of Rockford
Cherryvale Place
Crimson Pointe
Grand Victorian of Rockford
Heritage Woods of Rockford
Morning Star Village
Prairie View Assisted Living
Rockford Supportive Living
Wesley Willows Assisted Living

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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