Brookdale Des Plaines

800 South River Road
Des Plaines, IL, 60016

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Monthly rates start at
$3,594 per month*
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Care Types

  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living

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Brookdale Des Plaines

800 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL, 60016

*Prices are monthly rental estimates. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with a Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Brookdale Des Plaines

800 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL, 60016

Welcome to Brookdale Des Plaines, a retirement community offering assisted living and independent living in Des Plaines, IL. 

Brookdale Des Plaines offers resort-style services that allow residents to enjoy a life of comfort and care on their own terms. Dine indoors or out, play a game at the activity center, or settle into a comfortable chair on the private patio. It’s easy to make lasting memories while calling Brookdale Des Plaines home. The community is proud to offer an array of exciting life enrichment programming opportunities and on-campus amenities — browse the Internet or watch cable at home, then join friends and head to the on-site game room.

With access to the Des Plaines River, Northwestern Woods, O’Hare International Airport, and everything that makes Chicago unique, Des Plaines is a vibrant city that offers an array of indoor and outdoor opportunities. Settled between the Chicagoland metropolis and the majestic Des Plaines River Forest Preserve, Brookdale Des Plaines is conveniently located. 

Brookdale Des Plaines offers a personal touch with appealing amenities and a homey feel. With dining options like casual meals in the restaurant-style dining room and hand-crafted dishes made just how residents like them, residents have something to look forward to every day of the week. With assisted living and independent living offered in the same location, residents’ needs are met no matter what stage of life they’re living.

Families are welcome to get more information about Brookdale Des Plaines by chatting with us below. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Does Brookdale Des Plaines accept Medicare or Medicaid?

Brookdale Des Plaines is a non-medical community and is not certified to accept Medicare or Medicaid. 

Families are welcome to learn more about paying for long-term care in Des Plaines, IL by chatting with us below. 

Q: How much does Brookdale Des Plaines cost?

Brookdale Des Plaines’s monthly fees are set according to each individual’s unique level of care and housing accommodations. 

Families are welcome to request a free quote for Brookdale Des Plaines by chatting with us below. 

Q: What levels of care does Brookdale Des Plaines provide?

Brookdale Des Plaines offers assisted living and independent living. 

Families are welcome to learn more about the levels of care Brookdale Des Plaines is licensed to provide by chatting with us below. 

Q: Does Brookdale Des Plaines allow pets?

Families are welcome to request current information about the pet policy at Brookdale Des Plaines by chatting with us below. 

Q: What coronavirus precautions does Brookdale Des Plaines take?

Brookdale Des Plaines is requiring all associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to limit the spread of infection on campus. 

To request more information about the coronavirus precautions in place at Brookdale Des Plaines, please chat with us below. 

Q: How do I find more information about Brookdale Des Plaines?

Brookdale Des Plaines offers free tours of their community. Families are welcome to request a free tour of the residence by chatting with us below. 

From The Community

Ready to redefine your independence? We’re here to help you do just that. As Brookdale Des Plaines, a charming independent living and assisted living community, our specialty-trained staff will take a few things off your plate so you can focus on what really matters – having fun! We’ll do the cooking, cleaning and home maintenance so you can take a stroll with the walking group, make it to Tai Chi or unwind at happy hour. And located in Denton, Texas, we’re conveniently near Interstate 35, as well as close to area restaurants, medical centers and shopping centers.

From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll be greeted with smiles. Our welcoming community and attentive staff will make you feel right at home. You’ll love making the most of our resort-like amenities and enjoying multiple course meals in our restaurant-style dining room. And to clear your plate so that you can do all of that, and more, our staff will handle all of your housework. 

For assisted living, our caregivers take a person-centered approach to care and can also help with:

  • Daily living activities like bathing, dressing and grooming

  • Medication management

  • Coordination with outside healthcare providers

And for extra peace of mind, our staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to be alerted to an emergency.

We’ve designed our apartments to feel and function just like a home, with large sunny windows, kitchenettes and bathrooms. As a resident, you’ll have fun choosing your own floor plan and decorating your space to reflect your style. And our community has many cozy communal spaces to enjoy, like our fireside living room, game room and courtyard garden. Additional amenities include our scenic walking paths, salon and on-site concierge and postal services.

You’ll love partaking in our daily activities, including everything from morning fitness classes to game nights with friends. We also have:

  • Monday Movie Madness

  • Sassy Senior Bingo

  • Wine Down Wednesday

  • Thursday Matinees

  • Thought Walks

And go ahead and bring your furry friend along with you, as we’re a pet-friendly community!

There are 53 hospitals within 25 miles of Brookdale Des Plaines. The two closest hospitals are Advocate Lutheran General Hospital which is 1.8 miles away and Presence Resurrection Medical Center which is 5.0 miles away.

Some of the key amenities available at Brookdale Des Plaines are:

  • Outdoor Areas
  • Beauty & Barber
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Social Outings

Services and Amenities


  • Business Center/Computers
  • Bank
  • Pet Friendly
  • Housekeeping
  • Clubs & Communities
  • Guest Meals

Activities & Fitness

  • Activities On-site
  • Indoor Pool
  • Walking Paths
  • Piano
  • Activity Center
  • Fitness Programs

Additional Features

  • Minimum Age

Dining & Nutrition

  • Coffee Shop
  • Café/Bistro
  • Low Sodium
  • Gluten / Allergen Free
  • Kosher Available
  • Vegetarian Available


  • 24 Hour Security System


  • Community Room (Rental Space)
  • Fireside Living Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Parking - Indoor Garage
  • Postal Services


  • Therapy Room
  • Clinic
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Wound Care
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapy


  • Restaurant Style Dining
  • Arts and Crafts Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room

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Carole Loos April 2024

My mother, now 93, moved to Brookdale Des Plaines Independent Living in 2011. She told her five children this move was one of the best decisions of her life, and continuously raved about the management staff and employees, the food, and the planned activities. Due to failing health, she moved to Ass...

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Lorraine Denov March 2024

I have lived at Brookdale Des Plaines for 11 years. I love it here. Management is very caring and there are lots of activities.

Judy Brouillette March 2024

Here is the list of things I like about Brookdale Des plaines Bus shopping, entertainment Meetings about food good or bad Very friendly staff there servers are great!!

Frank Honsa January 2024

Brookdale Des Plaines, IL 7 months since my original review of Brookdale Des Plaines as a new resident……my opinions have only gotten better and stronger. The short version…COME AND JOIN US!!!! Or……read on…. The # one reason for my opinion of continued satisfaction is that the management ...

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Elfriede September 2023

We toured Brookdale Des Plaines for my mom. I love the facility. It's very modern and very clean. It looks beautiful. I just didn't get that same warm and fuzzy feeling there that I felt in the other community.

frank h July 2023

Quick review, after 7 weeks of residency. 83 yr old senior. Major surgery earlier this yr, Lived alone in a 2100 sq.ft 3 story house and needed to change my living situation big time. Visited 5 different facilities in Jan.-Feb 2023. Brookdale Des Plaines was 1 of the 5, took our time w/ scheduled...

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Brookdale Des Plaines

800 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL, 60016


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