An Overview of Our Chicago Area Retirement Living Communities

Presbyterian Homes is an independent, not-for-profit, faith-based family of communities that has served Chicagoland since 1904. You’ll find our elegant, enriching communities for older adults in Evanston, Lake Forest, and Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Each community offers access to a full continuum of care and is held in the highest regard. So how do you know which one is right for you?

On top of the welcoming, open-minded current that runs through the Presbyterian Homes system as a whole, you’ll find that each community has a special flair all its own. Learn more about each below to discover your perfect fit.

Presbyterian Homes’ Lake Forest Place is one of the premier independent living Life Plan Communities on Chicago’s North Shore. 

Located on 60 beautifully wooded acres, Lake Forest Place offers flowering gardens, lush green lawns, delightful walking paths, and beautifully detailed residences — all just minutes from downtown Lake Forest and the Lake Michigan shoreline.

The community combines an upscale ambiance with a true sense of neighborliness and offers endless opportunities for social and intellectual engagement.

 Living Options at Lake Forest Place

Residence options include one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments, and cottages. Community spaces include:

  • Dining venues
  • Cocktail bar
  • Fitness center
  • Pool
  • Library
  • Gathering spaces
  • Chapel
  • Greenhouse
  • Resident business center
  • Library
  • Lecture hall
  • Art room
  • Woodworking shop
  • Onsite bank
  • Gift and sundry shop
  • Beauty salon and barber shop

As part of the Life Plan structure, Lake Forest Place offers independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and memory support.

Community Hallmarks

Words that have been used to describe the residents who call Lake Forest Place home include:

  • Well-traveled
  • Accomplished
  • Spirited
  • Engaged
  • Involved
  • Strong-willed
  • Cultured
  • Passionate
  • Purpose-driven

The Moorings is proud to be a part of the Arlington Heights community and is home to friendly, unique people busy pursuing their passions. 

This upscale community is located on a beautifully landscaped, 45-acre campus in the heart of Chicago’s northwest suburbs, providing gracious, independent senior living in an appealing country setting.

With its tranquil ponds, flowering gardens, mature trees, delightful walking paths, and beautifully situated residences, this extraordinary senior living campus combines a quiet country ambiance with a genuine small-town neighborliness, while offering endless opportunities for social and intellectual engagement.

Living Options at The Moorings

Residence options include one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments, and villas. Community spaces include:

  • Dining venues
  • On-campus health care center
  • Chapel
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • Pool
  • Two lakes with walking paths
  • Resident business center
  • Library
  • Beauty salon and barber shop

The Moorings is a Life Plan Community, meaning that in addition to independent living, it also offers assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and memory support should you ever need it.

Community Hallmarks

Words that have been used to describe the residents who call The Moorings home include:

  • Friendly
  • Caring
  • Engaged
  • Involved
  • Welcoming
  • Kind
  • Loving
  • Helpful
  • Eager
  • Connected
  • Respectful

Enjoy North Shore living at Westminster Place, one of the most highly regarded independent living retirement communities in the Chicago Area. 

The 40-acre beautifully landscaped and serene campus is located in Evanston. It offers older adults an extraordinary array of programs and services and one of the finest independent living lifestyles in Illinois. 

On any given day at the campus, you’ll find people walking through the gardens, making their way to a fitness class, enjoying fine dining with their friends, or leaving for a class at nearby Northwestern University. There’s truly something for everyone at Westminster Place.

Living Options at Westminster Place

Residence options include one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments, and townhouses. Community spaces include:

  • Dining venues
  • Gardens
  • Walking paths
  • On-campus health care center
  • Library
  • Chapel
  • Hobby center
  • Sunroom
  • Library
  • Lecture hall
  • Beauty salon and barber shop

Westminster Place is a Life Plan Community that offers independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and memory support.

Community Hallmarks

Words that have been used to describe the residents who call Westminster Place home include:

  • Interesting
  • Curious
  • Talented
  • Accomplished
  • Well-educated
  • Strong-willed
  • Unique
  • Connected
  • Diverse
  • Passionate

Ten Twenty Grove is an ideal rental retirement community for those who enjoy an independent lifestyle in an urban setting. 

It’s within walking distance of the Northwestern University and offers a rejuvenating blend of suburban tranquility and urban sophistication. The neighborhood is easily walkable and boasts trendy new restaurants, shops, theaters, and a number of train routes into Chicago. 

Living Options at Ten Twenty Grove

Residence options include one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. 

Services include:

  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Secure underground parking
  • Utilities included (except phone)
  • Beautiful lobby with concierge and 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
  • Health care services at nearby Westminster Place

Community Hallmarks

Words that have been used to describe the residents who call Ten Twenty Grove home include:

  • Friendly
  • Sense of Community
  • Spirited
  • Engaged
  • Involved
  • Welcoming
  • Unique
  • Connected
  •  Diverse

Which community are you most interested in?

Let us know and we’ll send you more information on your favorite community.

Senior woman wearing lime green jacket with senior man in striped sweater standing in kitchen