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Retirement Living in Village of Glen Ellyn - Illinois

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Area Description

Lovely Village of Glen Ellyn in the heart of Dupage County Chicago Suburban Living with a Small Town Feel! Beautiful Downtown Shopping District and Roosevelt Rd corridor provides the shopping and resources needed for residents. Businesses thrive in a vibrant, prosperous community. Home to the College of DuPage and close to many Fortune 500 companies, but with more than 100 locally owned Small Businesses.

Glen Ellyn hasn't lost track of it's past... Stacy's Corners, now a museum, was the original general store. The Glen Ellyn Historical Society is very active and provides Tours and Events for ALL ages!

Home to a highly educated workforce, excellent home values, and several retirement communities all provide our residents with living at it's finest! Easy to get to Downtown Chicago via Train, Plane, or Automobile! Lots of Parks, Recreation, and Home to The Village Links Golf Course, Glen Oak Country Club, and a Vibrant Park District! You'll find something for everyone in Glen Ellyn! With this high quality of life, it’s no wonder Glen Ellyn is a "Tree City" and “The Jewel of the Western Suburbs.”

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Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Taste of Glen Ellyn Every Spring, Fashion Shows, Art in the Park, and MANY community events throughout the year! And some of the BEST shopping around! You'll find something for everyone in Glen Ellyn!

Cultural Activities

From Antiques to Art... History to New Age... Cultural Activities a plenty!

Public transportation

Close to O'Hare Airport, Train Station in Downtown district goes directly to Chicago and other Suburbs. Easy Access to Interstate Highways and State Routes. Bus Routes throughout the area, plenty of Taxi Service and Senior Transportation Available as well! We are also in the Prairie Path and Great Western Trails pathways for biking, running, walking, or even via horseback!

Medical Facilities

Next to Nationally Renowned Hospitals, plus many Medical, Dental, Vision, and Wellness Centers and Offices are in Glen Ellyn to present you with EXCELLENT Skilled Healthcare resources!


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  14.2  23.1  32.0  1.9 "  10.7 "
 Feb  18.9  28.4  38.0  1.6 "  7.7 "
 Mar  28.4  39.2  50.0  2.6 "  4.7 "
 Apr  37.6  50.2  62.8  3.8 "  0.8 "
 May  47.6  61.2  74.8  3.9 "  0.0 "
 Jun  57.4  70.6  83.8  3.9 "  0.0 "
 Jul  62.8  74.8  86.8  4.0 "  0.0 "
 Aug  61.5  73.3  85.0  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Sep  53.4  65.9  78.4  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Oct  42.1  54.3  66.5  2.7 "  0.1 "
 Nov  31.7  40.9  50.0  3.2 "  1.2 "
 Dec  20.5  28.7  36.9  2.5 "  7.3 "

Typical Beauty of the Four Seasons can be seen in Glen Ellyn... Experience the Beauty of Spring, Summer, Fall, and Enjoy Winter Sports in our Parks! We are a "Tree Town" that also contains MANY Parks for your enjoyment!

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Cost of Living for Village of Glen Ellyn, IL

Village of Glen Ellyn, Illinois cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

A Bustling Downtown Area that is surrounded by exquisite older homes mingled with newer homes in community style living that provides a small town feel just outside of Chicago.

Senior Assistance in Village of Glen Ellyn, IL

Village of Glen Ellyn, Illinois offers the following assistance for seniors:

We have many services, vibrant senior centers, many elder care facilities and companies that provide assistance to our Senior Population!

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Easy to find Part-time jobs. And, home to MANY Not-for-profit companies and schools who benefit from Volunteers in the area. You'll find something that matches your interests and commitment level.

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