Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community -
One of Chicagoland's finest senior homes

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Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community
1571 West Ogden Avenue
LaGrange Park, IL 60526
708-579-3663

Affordable senior housing - for the best years of your life

You've earned the best

Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers you a fulfilling lifestyle in a retirement living community with an atmosphere of beauty, security and convenience.

Our goal is to provide a senior retirement home with a truly home-like atmosphere. Here you will find respect for the individual and a value for life. Located in a lovely area, Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers both a licensed assisted living center and an independent living center in peaceful surroundings for active, sociable seniors.

One of Chicagoland's best choices in retirement living

The "golden years" is more than just a popular phrase.

Once you've completed a successful career, raised your family and retired, you're ready to enjoy your freedom and explore your options. Some of the best years of your life are still ahead of you... and one of Chicagoland's best retirement living communities is Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community!

Located on 42 beautiful acres in La Grange Park, Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers 64 licensed assisted living apartments and 270 spacious independent living apartments in a variety of floor plans - without the traditional homeowners' headaches of upkeep and maintenance. Your new, affordable retirement home provides easy access to area amenities - including excellent medical facilities, shopping and recreation - as well as the beauty and serenity afforded by the surrounding lawns, trees and flowerbeds.

Best of all, you will be able to enjoy the companionship of others who share common interests and experiences in a friendly senior community that provides planned activities, small informal gatherings or personal privacy.

Outstanding - and Affordable - Senior Housing Services

Focused on your well being

Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community's primary focus is the comfort and well being of our residents. Our top-notch food service provides nutritionally balanced, high-quality meals every day in the spacious dining room, and a 24-hour staff offers added security, safety and peace of mind. A very popular service is regularly scheduled transportation to shopping, civic and sporting events. And, our full-time housekeeping staff and grounds crew keep the public areas of our retirement community immaculate, indoors and out.

Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community offers a full range of services designed to provide convenience, security and fun.

Beechwood Manor at Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide senior assisted living services, including:

  • Three nutritionally-balanced meals each day
  • 24-hour oversight by resident assistants
  • Emergency call system
  • Registered nurse available
  • Medication reminders and assistance
  • Assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming and laundry
  • Weekly light housekeeping

You'll also enjoy these other great retirement living benefits:

  • Centrally located elevators
  • Formal living room and library
  • Planned social activities and outings
  • Mass and spiritual services in our chapel
  • Wellness Clinic and exercise program, including fitness room
  • Walking/bicycle paths and garden areas
  • Attractive lounges and free laundry facilities on every floor
  • Clubs, arts and crafts, greenhouse and library
  • Lecture series
  • Free ground-level parking
  • On-site banking and automatic teller machine
  • Free scheduled transportation to nearby shopping and other destinations

These services and amenities are available for additional fees:

  • On-site audiologist, optometrist, podiatrist and massage therapist
  • Guest suites for visiting relatives and friends
  • Hair salon and barber shop
  • Country Store and gift/snack shop
  • Dry cleaning pick-up and delivery
  • Indoor parking-upon availability

A Beautiful Location

Suburban, affordable senior housing at its best

Bethlehem Woods is within easy access of upscale shopping centers, banks, churches, pharmacies and restaurants.

Our neighborhood offers relaxed, suburban living close to the exciting cultural and entertainment opportunities offered by Chicago and the nearby suburbs. Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community is also located close to tollways and expressways, letting you stay in touch with family and friends. We're the retirement home - for you!


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Our retirement community serves the following villages and communities:

  • La Grange Park
  • La Grange
  • La Grange Highlands
  • Indian Head Park
  • Westchester
  • Western Springs
  • Elmhurst
  • Berwyn
  • Oakbrook Terrace
  • Oak Lawn
  • Hinsdale
  • Riverside
  • Broadview
  • Cicero
  • Brookfield
  • Clarendon Hills
  • Chicago
  • Summit
  • Evergreen Park
  • ...and many more!

Mary Jester

Meet the Administrator

Mary Jester is Executive Director at Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community. Ms. Jester comes to Resurrection Senior Services with many years of health care experience. Most recently, she was the Executive Director at Spring Meadows Libertyville, a 200-unit independent living and assisted living facility.

Prior to that, Ms. Jester was the Executive Director at Sunrise Assisted Living in Schaumburg, and Vice President of Marketing and Operations at Swedish Covenant Hospital. She was also Interim Director at St. James Hospital and Director at Good Samaritan Hospital's Health and Wellness Center. Also, she currently serves on the Assisted Living Cabinet of Life Services Network.

Ms. Jester has a Masters in Business Administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Psychology from the University of Wisconsin.

The Best of Everything!

You are invited to visit Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community, where you will learn for yourself just how enjoyable, flexible and secure retirement living can be for active seniors.

For more information, or to schedule a personal tour of Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community, please call 708-579-3663.

Beechwood Manor at Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide assisted living services.

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Resurrection Health Care is committed to fair housing. Its retirement communities include features for persons with disabilities, as required by the federal Fair Housing Act.

Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

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