The Breakers At Edgewater Beach

5333 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60640

The Breakers At Edgewater Beach is a recipient of the 2024 Best of Senior Living Award from Seniorly. Communities that received this were among the highest rated by residents and families.
This community is a recipient of the 2024 Best of Senior Living Award from Seniorly. Communities that received this were among the highest rated by residents and families.


For residents and staff
(773) 878-5333
For pricing and availability
(773) 692-4781

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About The Breakers At Edgewater Beach

Nestled in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, The Breakers At Edgewater Beach offers a vibrant senior living community that perfectly balances affordability and quality of service. With an average pricing of $1,700, this community stands as an exceptional choice, especially when compared to the city's average of $4,794 for similar properties. This significant price advantage doesn't compromise the quality of life, but rather, enhances it, offering seniors an opportunity to enjoy their golden years in a comfortable and enriching environment without financial strain.

The Breakers At Edgewater Beach is not just about affordability; it's also about providing a high standard of care and medical services. The community offers 12-16 hours of nursing, a 24-hour call system, assistance with dressing, hospice waiver, and medication management. These health care services ensure that residents receive the attention and care they need, whenever they need it. The community's commitment to the well-being of its residents is reflected in the broad spectrum of services it offers, designed to cater to diverse needs and preferences.

Reviews of the community praise the variety of amenities that contribute to an active and engaging lifestyle. From the game room, library, swimming pool/jacuzzi, and walking paths to the business room, barber/salon, fitness room, garden, and the spa/sauna/wellness room - residents have a plethora of options to choose from. The community also boasts a fitness program, movie nights, resident-run activities, scheduled daily activities, community-sponsored activities, music programs, community-operated transportation, and transportation arrangement. The air conditioning and telephone in every room add a touch of comfort and convenience.

The Breakers At Edgewater Beach is located in a diverse and lively neighborhood. The area, known as 60640, has a rich cultural mix with 17% African American, 11% Asian, 14% Hispanic, and 65% White population. With a median income of $63,535 and a life expectancy of 78 years, the neighborhood offers a healthy and prosperous environment. The community is conveniently located near a CVS Pharmacy (0.3 miles) and a Starbucks (0.3 miles), making it easy for residents to access their medications or enjoy a cup of coffee. The SoFo Tap, a popular restaurant, is also just 0.8 miles away, offering residents a chance to treat their taste buds.

All in all, The Breakers At Edgewater Beach offers a harmonious blend of affordable living, comprehensive care, and a vibrant community life, making it a top choice for independent living in Chicago, Illinois.

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Care at The Breakers At Edgewater Beach

Care types offered

Health care services

  • Medication management
  • Hospice waiver
  • Assistance with dressing

Reviews of The Breakers At Edgewater Beach

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What families are saying
The Breakers at Edgewater Beach is a highly recommended senior living community in Chicago. The facility is praised for its exceptional staff, who are described as caring, helpful, and attentive. The community is welcoming and offers a variety of activities, including fitness classes, games, lectures, and field trips. The facility is well-maintained and offers different apartment layouts, from studios to two-bedroom apartments. The location is a major plus, with stunning views of Lake Michigan and easy access to the city. The food is generally well-reviewed, with some room for improvement. The community is also praised for its safety measures and wellness checks. Some residents have raised concerns about slow elevators and communication regarding extra fees. However, overall, residents and their families are very satisfied with the services and amenities provided at The Breakers at Edgewater Beach.
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Sherri M
August 2022
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Staff I've had the pleasure of working with i.e. Dave / George / Kristin / went above the call of duty to make my Apartment my Home! Move - In Coordinator George was Professional and Helpful. Wonderful Staff at The Breakers! The Schedule of Activities is Awesome Especially the Dollar Bingo. There is always something to do The Sun Deck, Lincoln Park / Edgewater Beach Enjoyable! It's a Very Nice and Comfortable Place!
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Amenities at The Breakers At Edgewater Beach

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
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Meal preparation and service
    All day dining

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What you need to know for Chicago, IL (60640)

Total population: 69,841

30% of population is 50+ years old, 13% is 65+ years old

Median income: $63,535

The poverty rate is 7% higher for this region compared to the Illinois state average, which is 12%


17% of population identify themselves as Black, 11% as Asian, 14% as Hispanic, and 65% as White

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