Lake Barrington Woods, Lake Barrington IL
Set in peaceful Lake Barrington, IL, Lake Barrington Woods is a senior living community located on more than nine acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Surrounded by lush trees and wildlife, the community is far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, creating a quiet oasis where people can enjoy their retirement without worry. With independent and assisted living programs, Lake Barrington Woods is ideal for people with a wide spectrum of care needs, making it the perfect choice for anyone who wants to receive premium senior care in a soothing, home-like setting.
Creating a healthy living environment where people can thrive is Lake Barrington Woods’ mission. The community offers dozens of practical and recreational amenities alongside their long-term care programs, developing a space where people can stay active and meet friends while they get help with their daily activities.
For many people living in residential care homes, staying active is a top priority. As people age, it can be challenging to meet new friends and learn new things if they live in a private residence - especially if they live alone. As Lake Barrington Woods residents, there is never a shortage of fun things to do, thanks to the community’s recreational amenities and monthly calendar packed with social events. Their events change every day, featuring a wide variety of recreational activities designed with residents in mind. On a typical day, residents can start with breakfast and a yoga lesson in the workout room, head outside for a gardening lesson after lunch, and play poker with their friends before dinner. Different events happen daily, giving residents an ever-changing selection of fun activities to choose from.
Current and incoming residents can learn more about social events at Lake Barrington Woods by checking out the community’s monthly calendar, posted on their website. The calendar may include events like:
- Fitness classes and exercise programs
- Classic movie screenings
- Billiards and card game nights
- Board game competitions
- Arts and crafts sessions (like painting or photography classes)
- Guest speakers, lectures, and other lifelong learning opportunities
- Group outings and hikes to nearby sightseeing landmarks, shopping malls, and more
- Pet therapy
- Live musical and theatre performances
- Devotional meetings, like prayer groups and Bible studies
- Community gardening
- Happy hours and other party-like events
In addition to their recreational activities, Lake Barrington Woods offers dozens of practical amenities designed to make life at the community as easy as possible. During retirement, most people want to save as much time as possible for activities they will enjoy and they want to limit their time doing chores and running errands. With housekeeping services, an on-campus hair salon, a mail room, a business center (with computers and printers), a library, and a fitness center, residents can do many of their daily errands without going far from home. Instead, they can focus on the activities that really matter, like learning how to paint or watching a sports game with friends.
Of Lake Barrington Woods’ many amenities, their on-campus restaurant is the most popular. Known as the Bistro throughout the community, the restaurant serves three meals a day for residents to enjoy. The kitchen staff prepares a different meal selection every day to give people variety, which may include favorite recipes like sweet and sour pork chops, grilled chicken with rice, or pot roast with carrots and potatoes. Breakfast is served buffet-style, letting residents choose whichever morning staples suit their diet best. If anyone needs meal accommodations due to special dietary needs (like food allergies), the kitchen staff are happy to assist.
For more information about Lake Barrington Woods, use the links above to make an inquiry or schedule a tour. Touring the community is an outstanding way to see what it offers and it gives interested parties a chance to ask the staff questions directly. Tour guides are happy to explain anything about Lake Barrington Woods, giving more information about their long-term care programs, their floor plans, and their amenities. Tours are available every day to anyone who expresses interest in the community and are free of charge. To learn more, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: I am not sure which long-term care services I need. How do I know if independent living or assisted living is right for me?
Moving into a senior living community can be challenging, especially for people who do not know which type of care they need. Fortunately, the Lake Barrington Woods staff are there to help and the community does not expect incoming residents to know the ins and outs of their care needs from the moment they apply. Instead, the staff works with families to better understand the incoming resident's needs, creating an individualized care plan according to their individual health conditions and capabilities.
Determining which long-term care services are right for a person can be an extended process and the Lake Barrington Woods care advisers are happy to help. For more information about the community’s long-term care programs and their admissions process (the process they use to determine which level of care a person needs) use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: What are the apartments like at Lake Barrington Woods? Does the community offer varying floor plans to choose from?
Apartments at Lake Barrington Woods are spacious, comfortable, and beautifully appointed. Incoming residents can choose from seven floor plans, including studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Each apartment is unique with its own personal flair, but each unit comes standard with the following amenities (regardless of size or floor plan):
- Individually-controlled heating and air conditioning
- Fully-equipped kitchens with refrigerators, cabinet space, and cooking appliances
- Internet and cable hookups
- Large windows that let in natural light
- Walk-in closets
- Emergency call systems
Floor plans are available on a first-come, first-serve basis so it is important for families to contact the community about open apartments before applying. For more information about housing at Lake Barrington Woods, use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Is Lake Barrington Woods a pet-friendly community?
Yes! Residents are welcome to bring one small cat or dog with them when they move in (limit one pet per apartment). For more information about Lake Barrington Woods’ pet policy, use the link above to make an inquiry.
From The Owner
You can find Lake Barrington Woods on over nine beautiful acres of towering pines and neighboring wetlands in Lake Barrington, Ill. Providing both Independent Living and Assisted Living lifestyle options, it’s our top priority to provide you all the services and amenities you need to live life the way only you know how! When you first visit Lake Barrington Woods, you might have to pinch yourself. When you live on our beautiful estate, we take care of the chores so that you can live your life pursuing your passions, or simply enjoying a life of leisure. Our community features an outdoor patio where you can take in the view under the shade of an umbrella, a heated indoor pool, indoor parking, a fitness center, library with fireplace, billiards, a bar, card room, art studio, and more. You won’t be saying, “I’m bored” anytime soon! Life at Lake Barrington Woods includes our dining program featuring fresh, locally sourced meals prepared by the Executive chef; housekeeping service; award-wi… Keep Reading