Senior Living in Sycamore

Senior Living in Sycamore IL

Seniors looking to enjoy their golden years can surely find a comfortable place to call home in Sycamore and the surrounding area. The communities offer a range of living situations to fit anyone’s needs.

The Grand Victorian of Sycamore
1440 Somonauk St. | Sycamore
(815) 895‑1900

With tree-lined streets, elegant 19th century-style architecture, picturesque surroundings and a comfortable lifestyle, this community in the heart of rustic farmland looks like it has sprung from the pages of a well-loved book.

Residents feel entirely at home in the two-story residential building designed in the style of a Victorian Estate. Its amenities include a library, billiard room, café, courtyard, sunroom, spacious activity room and its very own movie theater.

Life is all about convenience and comfort at the Grand Victorian Sycamore. They also offer fresh, home-cooked meals, housekeeping and linen service, daily wellness checks, a hair salon and more. Need to visit a doctor or want to go shopping? Transportation is provided. Families gain peace of mind knowing care staff are available 24 hours a day and an emergency response system is in place to ensure their loved one’s well-being.

For residents who need a little help with daily living, staff is on hand to help with medication reminders, shower and dressing assistance and more as needed.

The Grand Victorian offers 61 studio and one-bedroom apartments.

Old Mill Town Park Community by Grainger
Route 23 and Mount Hunger Road | Sycamore
(815) 901‑8303 |

Hickory Terrace by Grainger
1440 David Dr., Sycamore

The soldout Somerset Farm 55+ Community on Bethany Road built by Grainger was a great success in the Sycamore community. Now the Old Mill Park Community by Grainger is picking up where Somerset Farm left off. Both communities have similar designs and styles, with open, spacious floor plans, granite countertops and luxury resort-style master baths. Old Mill Park will feature some exciting changes including all brick exteriors, nine-foot ceilings, expanded square footage to more than 1,800 square feet and a three-car garage. The clubhouse includes an indoor pool, workout room, and a beautiful gathering area to enjoy with friends.

Hickory Terrace by Grainger is a new independent living townhome community with the same high-standard features as the by Grainger condo communities. It offers a maintenance-free, worry-free environment. Some residents are seeking an active lifestyle and others are just looking to relax and enjoy the peaceful community.

The townhomes deliver one of the more affordable private pay, independent living experiences in the area. For a low monthly fee, residents get a beautiful townhome equipped with a one-car garage, a private patio, a sunroom that can be used as a guest room, spa-like bathroom and a kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Designed with safety in mind, it features zero step entrances, three-foot doorways and a large walk-in shower. Other amenities include meal delivery service to residents’ doors, cleaning services, community activities and private raised bed gardening.

The DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest
2944 Greenwood Acres Dr. | DeKalb
(815) 756‑8461

This private, single-site nonprofit retirement community offers a continuum of care for adults 62 years of age and older.

The community offers 18 duplexes and 115 apartments for independent living, 30 assisted living apartments and 80 nursing home beds.

While residents have the security of knowing their needs will be met if their health declines, they enjoy living in the present. The community offers a variety of first-class amenities including a fitness center with a swimming pool, a bistro/bar and a chapel, fitness classes, massage therapy, trips and clubs. Its fitness program is offered through an arrangement with Northern Illinois University’s Physical Education and Kinesiology programs. Residents can sign up for a personal trainer at no additional cost.

Oak Crest residents must meet independent living and financial criteria. The community’s entrance and monthly fees are based on unit size and level of living.

Barb City Manor Retirement Home
680 Haish Blvd. | DeKalb
(815) 756‑8444 |

Barb City Manor Retirement Home in DeKalb is celebrating 40 years of offering an independent, non-medical living option to people age 62 and older. Operated as a not-for-profit facility and situated in a residential neighborhood, Barb City Manor allows its residents to remain active, while enjoying amenities such as three meals daily, weekly housekeeping, 24-hour staffing, activities and social opportunities.

Residents choose between studio and one-bedroom apartments. Month-to-month leasing options instead of one-year contracts provides peace of mind for residents and their families without the hassle of long-term leases.

Barb City Manor offers a “Try Us, You’ll Like Us” package featuring two nights in a furnished apartment, six meals and a chance to meet new neighbors for a price of only $19.95. Short-term stays are also available for those needing seasonal or respite stay options.


Heritage Woods of DeKalb
2626 N. Annie Glidden Rd.
(815) 787‑6500

Bethany Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
3298 Resource Pkwy.
(815) 756‑5526

Elder Care Services
1701 E. Lincoln Hwy.
(815) 758‑6550

Home Instead Senior Care
2585 Sycamore Rd.
(815) 754‑1300

Voluntary Action Center
1606 Bethany Rd.
(815) 758‑3932

Family Service Agency Senior Services Club 55
14 Health Service Dr.
(815) 758‑8616