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Explore Lake in the Hills assisted living, memory, and respite care filled with possibilities.
If you or your parent can no longer live on their own, our senior assisted living communities in Lake in the Hills and Ringwood, IL are equipped to lend a helping hand to accomplish daily tasks. We provide 24/7 expert care, supportive services, fine dining, enriching activities, and distinctive amenities. Making your dreams into reality doesn’t have an age limit.

Enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with a little assistance. Our Lake in the Hills assisted living staff can give you a helping hand while you fill your days with new possibilities. Expect the unexpected.

Compassionate care for those with memory loss. Our Lake in the Hills memory care program is an innovative and refreshingly optimistic approach to caring for people living with dementia.

Our Lake in the Hills respite care, also known as short-term care, offers an opportunity to experience The Heathers and all we offer on a temporary basis. Your parent may enjoy it so much that they may not want to leave.

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Activities at The Heathers

Living Happily Together

Share new adventures, sing with all your heart, dance the night away, laugh loudly, breathe deeply, dare to dream, relive fond memories, and create magical new ones. Quality time shared with new friends makes life richer and the bonds of friendship stronger.

Your Gratitude Means the World to Us!

We have felt an outpouring of love and support from our families over the last few months. And we are so grateful. If you would like to share a message of gratitude for our staff, please share here.

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John K

March 15, 2024

A place that cares for seniors should be 3 things:

  1. Be fewer than 20 residents
  2. Be family owned
  3. Should be family centered and oriented

The Heathers achieves each of these criteria to a remarkable degree surpassing other competitors we toured.  It is truly an excellent home with caring and wonderful people.

John B

June 19, 2023

Our mom moved into The Heathers Senior Homes in December 2022 and it has been truly a blessing.  The home is beautiful and the attention to detail and design provide a safe environment while still very warm and homey.

The caregivers, nursing staff and the rest of the folks are all wonderful and mom always says how nice everyone is.  They communicate and keep us updated and send pictures of mom.  They have great activity schedule and fun-themed meals/days.  Mom always looks nice and especially loves that they do her nails every week.

The Heathers has taken off the care giving responsibility and let us be a family again.  Visits with mom are great whether we hang out at the home, go to bingo or run to the store.  Our situation was difficult as we moved mom from Arizona to Illinois and I was always worried if I made the right decision...I don't wonder anymore because mom is thriving.

Paula Y

October 7, 2022

We had our mom at 3 other places.  Nothing compares to The Heathers.  The staff took care of her as if she was their own.  The house is well maintained, clean and really is homey compared to the "big" places.  We cannot say enough about the care she received and the trust we had in the staff.

Warren and Elaine B

January 18, 2022

I have been a resident with my wife since last year.  What I appreciate the most is the individual attention of each member of the staff gives to each resident.  The home is great and any requests are immediately responded to.  The food served is excellent and well balanced.  We toured and looked at seven different homes before choosing The Heathers and this is the best place for us.

Linda B

October 15, 2021

My brother, Mike has been living at The Heathers for 3 months now and we could not have found a better place for him to be.  The warm home environment and the caring staff they have make him feel like he never left his house.  It truly is a family environment and they make everyone feel right at home.

Krista Ruhnke

October 15, 2020

In anticipation of the Ringwood-based home opening for occupancy, The Heathers have been caring for my 89 year old mother. We are proud to say she will be Resident #1 in the home! During this time their caregiver has given amazing care and Mom just loves her. We have also had multiple visits by owners, management, and medical staff. In conjunction with a visiting Advocate nurse, The Heather’s staff has been able to turn around a Stage 2 pressure wound in record time! They also are super diligent about making sure that the various treatments align with the medical situation... My Mom reacted poorly to a new medication prescribed by her primary care physician who had not seen her in 8 months. The Heathers care partner sounded the alarm and convinced Mom to give up the medication. The new medicine was obviously messing with her entire system. The Heathers Care Partner brought in their Lead Medical person for confirmation and worked with me (the family) on the next steps.

Bethany Frake

September 21, 2020

I had the pleasure of attending an open house at The Heathers Senior Living. I have to say that I was more than pleasantly surprised with my emotion. I have been in this industry for over 25 years and have been marketing to senior living facilities; independent, assisted and skilled nursing. I have come to not set my expectations very high regarding atmosphere and care.
I say my emotion overcame me because I was greeted by a village of family members. This is a family run and operated business. The concept I learned surrounding the idea behind opening the Heathers was built on their grandmother being in an independent facility. There they had a good experience but felt it lacked the “family atmosphere”. This is what The Heathers has definitely fostered.
The buildings are well rounded. The atmosphere is warming and serene. I would recommend The Heathers because for me I feel like it is “La Familia-a place I can call home."

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“The Heathers really does put employees first. The staff here enjoy being at work every day, and the residents are so appreciative of what we do. It is fulfilling and rewarding to know that we are making a difference in the lives of our residents every day!”

 

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