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

  • Sorted through 51 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 9 hours researching assisted living communities in Springfield
  • 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 Springfield is $4,170, which is similar to the state average of $4,170 and the national average of $4,051.

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 Springfield, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 51 communities in the Springfield area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Springfield 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 Springfield
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Respite, Skilled Nursing
We added Bickford of Springfield in our list for its proven driven purpose of doing "whatever it takes to make their residents happy." This two-level assisted and independent living community is pet-friendly and thoughtfully designed with a warm homelike atmosphere. Its Bread Basket Scratch Kitchen program serves delicious meals and offers a restaurant-style experience. And because Bickford of Springfield is just a few blocks from White Oaks Mall, residents can explore numerous shopping and dining options in the city's regional shopping center.
What Residents are Saying:
Loved ones appreciate Bickford of Springfield for having a cozy atmosphere and accommodating staff. “It is a very comfortable-looking, inviting place. The staff has been incredibly responsive and the nursing staff is at the place all the time, so that is a great comfort,” writes one resident’s family member.
3.85 out of 5 stars
(62) Reviews
2451 W. White Oaks Dr., Springfield, IL 62704
Cedarhurst of Springfield
Centennial Pointe
Elmcroft of Wyndcrest
Hickory Glen
River Birch Living
Springfield Supportive Living
The Villas of Holly Brook Chatham
The Villas Senior Care Community

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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