Eden Supportive Living is not just a new housing concept. It is a lifestyle designed for people with disabilities ages 22 – 64 who expect a better quality of living. At Eden, a person can live amongst their peers in exciting neighborhoods, while taking comfort in knowing there are licensed health professionals available to assist with daily living activities or health emergencies.
Built around the notion everyone is entitled to live with dignity, Eden is the answer for young adults searching for accessible housing with support services, while maintaining a more independent lifestyle (a resident can choose a studio, one or two bedroom apartment). Moreover, each socially-oriented community fosters inter-resident activity without forsaking a person’s privacy.
The real secret of Eden’s success is its staff. All of its wellness personnel are licensed health care professionals. Annually, the entire organization conducts a rigorous sensitivity training to better serve people with disabilities. From maintenance to dining, each employee’s goal is to make available the highest level of service while honoring the resident’s right to choose how to live their life.
Eden's residences are designed to meet the needs of most disabilities. Eden features fully accessible, professionally planned, apartment layouts with barrier-free bathrooms, adaptable kitchen cabinetry, lower windows for accessible viewing, ample grab bars, high-speed internet service and individually controlled heating and cooling. Eden offers an attractive restaurant with three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily, a state-of-the-art cyber center, an art center, a fully accessible fitness center, movie theatre, free laundry facilities and so much more.
Safety is always a paramount concern at Eden. Every Eden apartment is equipped with at least two emergency pull switches. Staff is available at all times to respond when a cord is pulled.
What’s more, for a simple, single monthly fee, everything is covered: rent, utilities, three daily meals, housekeeping, laundry, assistance with transportation, personal care and even medical reminders. Qualified residents eligible for financial assistance under Medicaid may be able to receive financial assistance for their care at Eden. (please ask our marketing representatives for more information).
Eden’s continuing mission is to promote a better lifestyle for people with disabilities while encouraging self-direction, greater privacy, independence and dignity.
What is Supportive Living?
Supportive Living is a Medicaid program administered by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. It combines housing with assisted living services for persons with disabilities over the age of 22 years. The program is designed to preserve privacy and autonomy while emphasizing health and wellness for persons otherwise needing a nursing facility level of care. Eden is certified under this program receive financial assistance from the State to help qualified residents between the ages of 22 and 64 at acceptance to pay for the assisted (supportive) living services they receive. Before being accepted, residents must be screened by the State to determine the level of care they require and that they are without a primary or secondary diagnoses of developmental disability or serious and persistent mental illness all as determined.
How affordable is Eden Supportive Living?
We’d be happy to go over our fee structure with you. We realize that many people have limited incomes. Typically, the cost of living at Eden is as little as a third of the cost of renting one’s own apartment while paying for meals, utilities, and part-time care. Rent and all services and amenities are included in Eden's single, simple monthly fee. Qualified residents eligible for financial assistance under Medicaid may be able to receive financial assistance for their care at Eden. (Please ask our marketing representatives for more information).
What services are offered?
Here are just a few of our all inclusive services:
For a more complete list of our services