Bickford of Crystal Lake

717 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

For residents and staff
(815) 477-4200
For pricing and availability
(815) 560-0268

Community insights for Bickford of Crystal Lake


Highly rated for dining services

This community is in the top 9% for meals & dining among other similar communities.

Pricing for Bickford of Crystal Lake

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About Bickford of Crystal Lake

Bickford of Crystal Lake is a senior living community that offers assisted living and memory care services in the suburban community of Crystal Lake, IL, located across from Cress Creek in a quiet residential area. The cost starts at $4,641 per month for a private apartment with a kitchenette. This is higher than the $4,030 average for assisted living care in Crystal Lake. All residents receive help with activities of daily living (ADLs) from certified caregivers, including toileting and grooming assistance. Registered nurses review personalized care plans every 90 days to ensure appropriate care. Pull-cord pendants are in every apartment to alert the 24-hour staff of any personal needs or medical concerns.

The senior living community has controlled access to ensure safety, and the home-like environment provides comfort for residents. This is a pet-friendly assisted living community, with pets of all sizes welcome. Assistance for the needs of pets is also provided by the friendly staff. The community even has its own birds that serve as community pets, and pet therapy animals visit regularly. Through the life enrichment program, daily activities and regular outings into the community are woven into the schedule. Made-from-scratch menu options includes multiple entrees at each meal, which are served restaurant-style in a community dining room. This includes a made-to-order breakfast. Residents enjoy the use of a private dining area when hosting family gatherings.

Care at Bickford of Crystal Lake

Care types offered

Health care services

  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Activities of daily living assistance
  • Medication management

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    Reviews of Bickford of Crystal Lake

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    What families are saying
    Bickford Senior Living in Crystal Lake has received mostly positive reviews from residents and their families. Many reviewers praised the caring and dedicated staff, who consistently go above and beyond to ensure the well-being and happiness of their residents. The facility is described as clean, well-kept, and homey, with a variety of daily activities and special events for residents to enjoy. The food is also noted to be of good quality. However, some reviewers expressed concerns about the facility. These included issues with communication, high staff turnover, and dissatisfaction with the management. Some reviewers also mentioned that the rooms were small and the facility was expensive. Despite these concerns, many reviewers stated that they would recommend Bickford Senior Living to others. In terms of care, some reviewers mentioned that their loved ones had made significant improvements since moving into the facility. However, a few reviewers noted that they had experienced issues with the care provided, including instances where residents were not brought to meals or were found in unsanitary conditions. Overall, Bickford Senior Living in Crystal Lake is generally well-regarded for its caring staff, clean facilities, and variety of activities, but some concerns were raised about management, communication, and care.
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    Amenities at Bickford of Crystal Lake

    Room amenities

    • Air conditioning
    • Telephone

    Community amenities

    • Fitness programs
    • Scheduled daily activities
    • Movie nights

    Community services

    • Housekeeping
    • Concierge
    • Move-in coordination

    Dining services

    • Dining room
    • Diabetes diet
    • Restaurant-style dining

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    Seniorly Neighborhood Insights

    What you need to know for Crystal Lake, IL (60014)

    Total population: 45,110

    36% of population is 50+ years old, 13% is 65+ years old

    Median income: $97,819

    The poverty rate is 5% lower for this region compared to the Illinois state average, which is 12%


    1% of population identify themselves as Black, 2% as Asian, 14% as Hispanic, and 93% as White

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