FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why is Lutheran Home Unique?
Lutheran Home has been setting the standard for older adult care since 1892. Our shared mission is lived out by faithfully providing residential care for older adults, rehabilitation care, adult day club, home care and child care on our campus.
What are the advantages of choosing Lutheran Home?
Offering many levels of care, Lutheran Home can provide the right options at the right time. Assisted Living is a great place to make your home and enjoy the reassurance of all the thoughtfully-planned amenities and safety. Our memory support continuum offers tiered memory care, ensuring the care and environment is appropriate for each individual. Nursing care in private rooms with private bathing suites offers five-star care in a five-star environment. And if you simply need a little rehab following a hospital stay, the MyRehab program with its spa-like feel will get you back to feeling like yourself again in no time.
Who is Lutheran Life Communities?
Lutheran Life Communities has been faithfully serving older adults by providing residential and healthcare options since 1892. We are a not-for-profit, faith-based organization and welcome people of all faiths, beliefs and traditions. Lutheran Home is one of five communities in Indiana, Illinois and Florida, and has a long-standing reputation for innovative service and person-centered care. Each day we strive to live out our shared mission: Empowering vibrant, grace-filled living across all generations.
What do you mean by “vibrant, grace-filled living?”
We believe that living vibrantly and gracefully means appreciating both the obvious and subtle blessings that fill each day. It is a recognition of the beauty and abundance that surrounds and embraces us as we journey through life. Many of those blessings can be seen in the people with whom we relate each day. We believe that the community at Lutheran Home provides an optimal setting to experience vibrant, grace-filled living.
Why does Lutheran Home’s not-for-profit status matter?
As a mission-driven organization, our focus is on resident care. We are proud of the benevolent care we provide to residents who have depleted their assets. It enables us to focus on mission and strong values, reinvesting any possible margin back into the community for the benefit of residents.
What are the advantages of Lutheran Home’s location?
Lutheran Home is conveniently located in the Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago located approximately 25 miles from downtown. Arlington Heights offers a variety of attractions including restaurants, coffee shops, parks, hotels, farmers markets, and more. The Metropolis Performing Arts, Arlington Park Racetrack, The Arlington Heights Memorial Library are just some of the nearby offerings! Arlington Heights offers easy access to Metra’s Union Pacific/Northwest Line. When your adventures take you farther afield, Interstate 90 and Illinois Route 53 run along the southern and western edges of the village, providing convenient access to O’Hare International Airport and all of Chicagoland.
What services and amenities will be available at Lutheran Home?
Lutheran Home offers a community designed to promote a lifestyle of wellness. Programming includes various activities to enhance physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. Within The Healthcare Center there is a state-of-the-art Wellness Center providing physician and specialty care for our residents, patients and the community at large. Other amenities, including a library, salon, meeting rooms and classrooms, and more, are designed to make everyday life more convenient. Around the campus you’ll find lush grounds, walking paths and beautiful outdoor spaces.
What services and amenities are part of my residence?
Residence and care options at Lutheran Home include assisted living through skilled nursing, memory support and rehabilitation. Each level of care caters to the individual needs of the patient or resident. No matter which option is appropriate for you, all living at Lutheran Home is maintenance-free with utilities and housekeeping included.
Food is important, What can I expect?
Lutheran Home offers dining options for your convenience. The Oakton Square Deli offers Starbucks coffee, ice cream in the ice cream parlor or salads and paninis for you to enjoy with your family and friends. Bistro 26 offers grilled food items as well as a fresh salad bar. You can also enjoy your lunch in the beautiful courtyard outside Bistro 26. Residents enjoy their meals in their private dining rooms where they are given choices for each meal and enjoy full restaurant-style service from our friendly culinary team.
What security measures are in place?
Lutheran Home insists on 24-hour security for our residents and team members.
What levels of health care will be offered on campus?
Lutheran Home offers private Assisted Living in one- and two-bedroom residences, Skilled Nursing in private suites arranged in a neighborhood setting and specialized Memory Support in private accommodations. In addition, rehabilitation services are provided to aid residents in a return to wellness following an injury, illness or surgery. Having all these levels of care available on campus enables couples to stay close to each other when one has a health care need. This provides priceless peace of mind for residents and their families.
What financial plans are available?
Lutheran Home is a month-to-month rental community offering a lifetime of care. This means that there is no “buy-in” upfront, simply a monthly rental program.