Saint Andrew Life Center -
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Saint Andrew Life Center
7000 North Newark Avenue
Niles, IL 60714
847-647-8332

Affordable senior housing - for the best years of your life

Reward yourself...

Saint Andrew Life Center 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 on 10 beautifully landscaped acres in Niles, Illinois, Saint Andrew Life Center offers an independent living center, licensed assisted living, our new Memory Care neighborhood and intermediate nursing care in a quiet location.

Saint Andrew Life Center is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

Retire to a place where life is easy

You will enjoy easy access to many amenities...

The "golden years" is more than just a popular phrase. Once you've raised your family and retired, you're ready to enjoy your freedom! Saint Andrew Life Center, a great choice in retirement living, offers secure and carefree, affordable independent living and assisted living without the traditional homeowners' headaches of upkeep and maintenance. You won't even have to face harsh weather to get out and see friends. Continuity of medical service and care are provided through the onsite services of a registered nurse and physician. We also provide an intermediate care facility that may reduce the need to move elsewhere in the event of illness or after a hospital stay. Our beautiful chapel invites residents and families to services and an opportunity for prayerful reflection.

Your new, affordable retirement home provides easy access to many amenities - including excellent medical facilities, shopping and recreation - as well as the beauty and serenity afforded by the surrounding expansive lawn and trees.

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 serves your varying desires for planned activities, small informal gatherings or personal privacy.

Outstanding - and Affordable - Senior Housing Services

Saint Andrew Life Center 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
  • Medical Director, board certified in internal medicine
  • Wellness Center
  • Registered nurse available
  • Medication reminders and assistance
  • Assistance with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming and laundry, escort service to meals and activity programs
  • Weekly light housekeeping

As a Saint Andrew Life Center resident, you'll enjoy your own private room and bath, furnished with your own treasured furniture and personal belongings. In addition, each private room features individually controlled air conditioning and heating units.

The center of activities at Saint Andrew Life Center is the Do Drop Inn. Here you can purchase snacks, ice cream, or just enjoy a refreshing cup of coffee and read the newspaper. Public areas include attractive lounges, beautiful light and airy dining rooms, and a quiet chapel.

When you need additional care

Our intermediate care unit is here for those who need additional care. We offer:

  • On-site Medical Director
  • Coordination and review of individualized service plans
  • Around-the-clock care from Nurses and Certified Nurses Aides on our secure wing
  • Physical, occupational, speech and restorative therapy
  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • Proven quality: Several years of deficiency-free health inspections
  • Access to activity rooms, library, beauty/barber shop and Do Drop Inn ice cream shop and coffee parlor.

And Services Are Plenty

Saint Andrew Life Center's primary focus is on the comfort and well being of our residents. Our top-notch food service provides nutritionally balanced, delicious meals every day in the spacious dining rooms, and our secure building offers added safety and peace of mind. A very popular service is regularly scheduled transportation to shopping, civic and sporting events. And, our housekeeping staff and grounds crew keep the public areas of our retirement community immaculate, indoors and out.

You will enjoy the peace and serenity of our lovely Chapel.

Saint Andrew Life Center offers a range of services designed to provide maximum convenience, security and fun.

You'll enjoy these great retirement living benefits:

  • Continuum of care, for your peace of mind
  • Full time chaplain
  • Mass and religious services in our breathtaking chapel
  • Three nutritionally balanced meals served daily in our dining rooms
  • Washer and dryer on each floor
  • Comprehensive recreational and therapeutic programs
  • Lounges on each floor
  • Private mailboxes
  • Ample resident and guest parking
  • Niles Village free bus provides door-to-door service

Additional services are available for a fee:

  • Personal laundry
  • Beauty/barber shop
  • Specialized diets and physician-ordered supplements
  • Meal trays provided to rooms to meet short-term needs

Saint Andrew Life Center is within easy reach of shopping centers, banks, churches, pharmacies and restaurants.


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We serve the following communities:

  • Niles
  • Chicago
  • Des Plaines
  • Park Ridge
  • Harwood Heights
  • ...and many more!

The surrounding peaceful neighborhood offers relaxed, suburban living within easy reach of the exciting cultural and entertainment opportunities offered in Chicago and nearby suburbs. And, the close access to expressways and tollways offers quick routes to visit friends and family. We are the retirement home - for you!

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Meet the Administrator

Alpana Patel is the new Executive Director of Saint Andrew Life Center. She comes to Saint Andrew with extensive healthcare and senior services experience. Since July of 2004, Ms. Patel was the Assistant Director of Nursing at Maryhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Glenview. Concurrently, in 2011 she was also the Director of Nursing Education at Americare Technical School in Park Ridge. From August 2003 to July of 2004, Ms. Patel was a Restorative Nurse and Assistant Director of Nursing at Saint Francis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Evanston. She has been a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the State of Illinois since March of 2005. Ms. Patel received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Masters of Science in Nursing as well as a Masters in Business Administration with a Certificate in Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. She also is certified in rehabilitation nursing. Ms. Patel lives with her husband, Ketan, and two children, Shreya and Krish.

What Our Patients are Saying

My mother is a resident at Presence Saint Andrew Life Center. The last year and a half of her life have been so very difficult - multiple health problems, moving to a new place and giving many of her possessions. My sister and I did a lot of research and visited other places and finally decided on Saint Andrew Life Center. The location was convenient for us to visit often and the staff was professional and kind.

While at first Mom was homesick and scared, now she calls it home. She loves the food, her room, and most importantly the staff of nurses, CNAs and others that help take care of her. She gets help getting to and from meals and activities, getting dressed, to showers and keeping her room neat and tidy.

It's such a blessing for me and my family to know that when we can't be there, caring and dedicated people are taking care of Mom. We visit many times a week and the facility is always clean, my Mom is always clean and cared for. Most staff members even know us by name and always share a smile. Thank you Saint Andrew Life Center for making it your priority to take such good care of our loved ones.

Sincerely,

Tracy Napoli

The Good Life Made Better!

Saint Andrew Life Center offers you a fulfilling lifestyle in an atmosphere of comfort, security and convenience. Our goal is to provide a warm friendly atmosphere, respect for the individual and a value for life.

You are invited to visit Saint Andrew Life Center, where you will learn for yourself just how enjoyable, flexible and secure retirement living can be. For more information, or to schedule a personal tour of Saint Andrew Life Center, please call 847-647-8332.

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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.

Saint Andrew Life Center is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide assisted living services.

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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