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    The choice for an affordable assisted lifestyle community in Lake County, Illinois

  • Heritage woods of Gurnee

    Your choice for an
    affordable assisted lifestyle

    Our affordable assisted lifestyle community takes care of your meals, housekeeping and laundry, so that you can spend more time focusing on what is important to you.

  • Heritage Woods of Gurnee

    An attractive community
    that is comfortable and affordable

    Read more about what our residents and staff have to say about our beautiful community

  • Heritage Woods of Gurnee

    Nationally Recognized

    Heritage Woods of Gurnee was awarded with the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living 2022 Bronze Quality Awards. Bronze award status recognizers providers that have developed a foundation and begun a continuous journey of quality improvement. 

  • Heritage Woods of Gurnee

    A Great
    Place to Work

    Heritage Woods of Gurnee was awarded with the A Great Place to Work! 

Welcome to

Heritage Woods of Gurnee


Welcome to a gracious, affordable assisted lifestyle in your community. At Heritage Woods of Gurnee, you’ll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. The emphasis is on lifestyle and fun while maintaining your health, wellness, dignity and independence at Heritage Woods of Gurnee. When you need a helping hand or personal attention to do the activities you may no longer be able to do safely on your own, our courteous and caring staff is always ready to assist you. Contact us to learn about current move-in specials! Welcome to Heritage Woods of Gurnee, a place you will be proud to call your new home!

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Focus on Love, Compassion & Dignity

Heritage Woods of Gurnee serves adults 65 and older who need some help to maintain their independence

A financial assistance program is available to those who qualify, making the Heritage Woods of Gurnee’s lifestyle affordable to all. If you or a loved one would benefit from our assisted lifestyle community, but are concerned about financial arrangements, please do not hesitate to ask our staff about this financial assistance program.

The Supportive Living Program is available in Illinois for seniors 65 or older who need help maintaining their independence regardless of their financial resources. Seniors on Medicaid who only receive minimum Social Security income can qualify.

An Affordable Community

heritage woods of gurnee is an affordable assisted lifestyle community in lake County, illinois

The community, which is on property on the south side of Grand Ave., east of Hwy. 41, provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home for older adults of all incomes who need some help to maintain their independence. Heritage Woods of Gurnee is the most sought-after supportive living community in the area, and apartments are renting quickly. Call 847-623-6300 today to make Heritage Woods of Gurnee your new home.

A wonderful alternative

Heritage Woods of Gurnee provides a wonderful residential alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home.

At Heritage Woods of Gurnee, residents:

  • Live in the privacy of his/her own apartment, which has been conveniently designed for senior living.
  • Receive personal assistance and help with medications. Certified staff are on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Support services, such as three daily meals, housekeeping and laundry, are also included.
  • Enjoy the companionship of friends and neighbors and participate in social and recreational activities.

A full array of amenities and helpful services will make your days fulfilled and comfortable for you and your family.

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Touching Lives

always a helping hand
Our Administrator shares this story.

One of our new residents is fighting cancer. Resident moved in on Friday and had a rough first 24 hours. Administrator provided educational and emotional support to son throughout the weekend. On Monday resident was walking, talking, eating and smiling. Son sent a text to Administrator stating: Oh my God my Mom is doing so much better. It’s like night and day. Had her eat some yogurt today and took her down to the cafeteria and everything. Truly feel everyone there is doing good for her.
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Jim's Story:
Always a sense of humor
Jim F. moved into Heritage Woods on January 2020. Jim has a service dog named Fray.

Fray is a great companion and has a calm disposition. Shortly after moving into Heritage Woods of Gurnee, Jim was inducted into the Illinois Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in the Coaches’ Category. He is very proud of the time he spent coaching young boys and girls. Jim made a difference in many young peoples lives, both on and off the ice. Now he is well known in our community, and Fray is very popular as well.
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Ed, Peggy, & Penny's Story:
Three's Company
Ed and Peggy, along with their King Charles spaniel (Penny) moved to Heritage Woods of Gurnee in Mid-November 2020.

They have been married for 48 years. They have 5 children and 7 grandchildren. Ed and Peggy meet 50 years ago, while both working for Chrysler Corporation in North Lake. Peggy worked for Ed’s boss. Peggy laughed and stated it took Ed long enough to ask her out.
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