Affordable Independent Living:
Casa San Carlo Retirement Community - one of Chicagoland's finest senior homes

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Casa San Carlo Retirement Community
420 North Wolf Road
Northlake, IL 60164
708-562-4300

Affordable senior housing - for the best years of your life

You've earned the best

Casa San Carlo 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 park-like surroundings, Casa San Carlo Retirement Community offers independent living 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 independence, 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 Casa San Carlo Retirement Community!

Located on 14 beautifully landscaped acres in Northlake, Casa San Carlo is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

Casa San Carlo Retirement Community offers 184 spacious independent living apartments in a variety of floor plans-without the tradition 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 our Friendship Garden and gazebo with meandering walking paths.

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

Casa San Carlo Retirement Community's primary focus is the comfort and well-being of our residents. Our top-quality food service provider, Unidine, provides a healthy nutritious dinner with choice of entrees Monday through Saturday, breakfast Monday through Friday, and Brunch on Sunday in our spacious dining room. Our 24 hours staff offers added security, safety and peace of mind. A very popular service is regularly scheduled transportation to shopping, banks and special events. Our full-time housekeeping staff and grounds crew keep the public areas of our retirement community immaculate, indoors and out.

Casa San Carlo Retirement Community offers a full range of services designed to provide convenience, security and fun.

You'll enjoy these benefits:

  • Dinner 6 days a week, breakfast each weekday, with brunch on Sunday served restaurant-style in our elegant dining room.
  • 24-hour staff and emergency call system
  • Computer lab
  • Planned social activities and outings
  • Mass and spiritual services in our chapel
  • Free Life Alert Pendant
  • Fitness Center and whirlpool spa
  • Scheduled exercise and wellness programs
  • Walking paths and garden areas, including a lovely gazebo and greenhouse
  • Elegant living room, library and lounges
  • Free laundry facilities on every floor
  • Full-time Activity Director
  • Free reserved ground-level parking
  • Automatic teller machine
  • Free scheduled transportation to nearby shopping and other destinations
  • Housekeeping services
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the entire building

These services and amenities are available for additional fees:

  • Caregiver services
  • Hair Salon and barber shop
  • Country Store and gift/snack shop
  • Caring Center Health Clinic
  • Physical Therapy

A Beautiful Location

Suburban, affordable senior living at its best

Casa San Carlo Retirement Community is within easy access of 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. Casa San Carlo 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 cities and villages:

  • Northlake
  • Melrose Park
  • Arlington Heights
  • Chicago
  • River Grove
  • Oak Park
  • Lincolnwood
  • Elmwood Park
  • Streamwood
  • Elmhurst
  • Glendale Heights
  • River Forest
  • Hinsdale
  • Harwood Heights
  • ...and many more!

Meet the Administrator

Sister M. Elizabeth Trem, CSFN, is the Executive Director of Casa San Carlo Retirement Community. A member of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, co-sponsor of Resurrection Health Care, Sister Elizabeth has a noteworthy health care career that spans more than 30 years, including 25 years in long-term care. She first served as director of purchasing at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines and then as an administrative intern at Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center in Chicago.

In 1978, Sister Elizabeth began her service to the elderly at Nazarethville in Des Plaines, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth's facility for aged religious. She directed a variety of departments including environmental services and purchasing. Since 1981, when the facility first opened, Sister Elizabeth served as Administrator of Holy Family Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Several senior executives and officers have placed great confidence in her by entrusting the care of loved ones to Sister and her staff.

Sister Elizabeth has served as a member of the Provincial Administration of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Sacred Heart Province, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Resurrection Health Care. She has a bachelor's degree from DeLourdes College and has taught in schools in both Chicago and Wisconsin.

The Best of Everything!

You are invited to visit Casa San Carlo 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 Casa San Carlo Retirement Community, please call 708-562-4300.

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

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