Independent Senior Living in the Chicago Suburbs

Independence your way.

When you start exploring independent senior living in our Evanston community, you won’t see empty rooms where things could happen. You’ll see a vibrant place where things are happening. You’ll meet remarkable people who are still doing fascinating things on campus, in the Chicago suburbs and in the city itself. In fact, you may just find yourself having to redefine what independent living really means.


Being liberated from the chores and tasks you’d rather not do anymore. Having the freedom to dine where you want, go where you want, do what you want. Choosing your own path toward well-being through fitness center classes, spiritual development, personal growth and finding renewed purpose.


Indulging in your love of music, art, history, current events or model trains. Sharing your expertise by volunteering, teaching or leading others. Keeping your mind stimulated by taking classes at Northwestern, learning how to weave or make glass jewelry, or trying out your improv skills. Relishing new opportunities to develop the kind of friendships that make life sweet.

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“There are so many opportunities to find your own niche.”

The Value of a Smart Plan

Westminster Place is a Life Plan Community, which means you can have the kind of Evanston independent living you want right now and have a smart plan for your future. If your health needs ever change, you’ll have access to a full continuum of high-quality, on-site health care. You’ll get the support you need without the hassle of searching for it or making a big move. And it will come from people who already have your best interests at heart.

We offer assisted living, memory care, short- and long-term skilled nursing, and rehabilitation, all in a lovely, welcoming environment, and all at significant savings. Because you take the worry about tomorrow out of the equation, being part of a Life Plan Community is a gift to your family — and to yourself.

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A Residence as Unique as You Are

Your maintenance-free independent senior living residence should reflect who you are and support how you want to live. If you want a customizable place with unique features and distinctive appeal, you’ve come to the right place. Entrance fees starting at $115,400.


One- and two-bedroom apartments have spacious open floor plans and are convenient to the Westminster Commons and the Kimble Fitness Center. They all include a kitchen and major appliances, wall-to-wall carpet, spacious closets, large windows with lovely views, adjustable heat and air conditioning, and more. Patios are available with first-floor residences. Ranging from 585 sq. ft. to 2,377 sq. ft.

Wilson Sidwell One Bedroom

1 Bedroom / 1 Bath

The Elmwood

2 Bedroom/ 2 Bath


Say hello to the only independent senior living cottages in the Evanston area. These two-bedroom, two-bath charmers come in 2 different floor plans that feature cathedral ceilings, full kitchen and major appliances, accessible garages, walk-in closets, large private patios, landscaping, and lawns. Ranging from 1,300 sq. ft. to 1,600 sq. ft.

The Hamilton

1 Bedroom / 1 Bath


The only senior living townhomes in the immediate area are nestled in the midst of our beautiful campus. Enjoy a one- or two-bedroom floor plan with a gourmet eat-in kitchen featuring granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, large bedrooms with walk-in closets, a master bathroom with a walk-in shower, full sized washer and dryer, and attached garage. Patios are available. Ranging from 710 sq. ft. to 2,200 sq. ft.

The Sheridan

2 Bedroom / 1 Bath


It’s an upfront sum to help cover community operating expenses and help us offer access to continuing care for life at predictable rates. It also ensures priority access to higher levels of health care in case you ever need it. Your entrance fee is based on the size of residence you choose and the number of occupants.

The independent living monthly service fees vary based on the size of your residence and the number of occupants. This comprehensive fee covers a variety of services and amenities, including your meal plan, maintenance, housekeeping, utilities, scheduled transportation, concierge services, fitness center, programs and events, and much more.

Pets are permitted in all independent living residences at Westminster Place. When you visit, please speak with a team member to find out more.

What else would you like to know about Westminster Place and independent living in Evanston, IL? Use the contact form on this page to reach out about a call or to schedule an in-person or virtual visit.