The Independent Living Center at
Saint Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

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Saint Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
6930 West Touhy Avenue
Niles, IL 60714
847-647-0003

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Affordable senior housing - for the best years of your life

The Independent Living Center at Saint Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers you an affordable retirement home in a senior housing 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 12 beautiful landscaped acres in Niles, Illinois, Saint Benedict's Independent Living Center offers independent living as well as intermediate and skilled living accommodations to serve you for all of your life.

A safe and supportive environment

One of Chicagoland's best retirement communities, Saint Benedict's Independent Living Center provides safe, secure independent living apartments that respect your individuality. The Independent Living Center has served Niles, the northwest side of Chicago and surrounding communities for more than forty years. We are conveniently located on the north side of Touhy Avenue, just east of Milwaukee Avenue.


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Adjacent to Saint Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, the Independent Living Center also ensures you have easy access to comprehensive long-term and short-term skilled, intermediate and rehabilitative care if needed. Best of all, you will be able to enjoy the companionship of others who share common interests and experiences in a friendly atmosphere that provides Daily Mass, planned activities, small informal gatherings or personal privacy.

Saint Benedict is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

Our services

The Independent Living Center has 29 private rooms, 10 of which are designated for retired priests. The Center provides three delicious home-made meals each day, served in a comfortable dining room. You also will receive housekeeping and linen services, and will feel secure knowing we have 24-hour staffing and an emergency call system.

Saint Benedict Independent Living Center offers a wide range of services designed to provide convenience, security and happiness.

You'll enjoy these great retirement living services and amenities:

  • Continuum of care
  • 24-hour staff presence
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Three delicious home cooked meals
  • Housekeeping five days a week
  • Linen services weekly
  • All utilities included except telephone
  • Daily Mass and religious services
  • Closed-circuit televised Mass from Saint Scholastica Chapel
  • Recreational and exercise programming
  • Entertainment, movies, satellite television and social activities
  • "Here's the Scoop" ice cream parlor
  • Easy access to area expressways and tollways
  • At-room mail delivery
  • Ample resident and guest parking

Additional services available for a fee:

  • Personal laundry and dry cleaning services
  • Beauty/barber shop/manicurist
  • Licensed podiatrist, optometrist and audiologist
  • Pharmacy delivery
  • Assistance with showers
  • Transportation for appointment with companion
  • Home Health Therapy

The Independent Living Center offers you affordable senior housing at its best.

We serve the following communities:

  • Niles
  • Park Ridge
  • Des Plaines
  • Morton Grove
  • Skokie
  • Chicago
  • Lincolnwood
  • Glenview
  • ...and many more!

Meet the Administrator

Bernadine ("Bernie") Ladra is the Administrator of Saint Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Bernie began her employment with Saint Benedict in 1974 as Supervising Charge Nurse. She later became Rehabilitation Supervisor, then Director of Nursing. In 2002 she was named MDS Coordinator. Bernie received her Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing in 1993 from Dominican University. In 1997 she earned her Nursing Home Administrator license.

For more information

To learn more about Saint Benedict's Independent Living Center, or to schedule a tour, please call us at 847-647-0003.

Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit Catholic organization sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

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It is the policy of Resurrection Health Care to provide service to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, familial status, military status or disability. 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 Benedict Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health, and it is Medicare and Medicaid certified.

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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