The area surrounding St. James Senior Estates provides numerous opportunities for seniors to stay active and engaged. Within our senior living community, you’ll find a relaxing, comfortable atmosphere with all the amenities, and when you’re ready for a day or night out, we are located just 30 miles from downtown Chicago and minutes from various senior attractions in the area.
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"The friendliness of all the residents and staff. . . the "Good Mornings" and "Good Afternoons" said with a smile. That truly makes my day."
Lee S., resident of Franciscan Communities
"As the song goes "There's no place like home." My place here is "home sweet home." Employees provide service with kindness and there's so many good people to talk to."
Bernard S., Franciscan Communities Resident
"Mt. Alverna has such a friendly and caring personality and atmosphere. The skilled care helped me achieve independence and regain strength. Even the social activities reinforce physical therapy. I am blessed to have been able to rehab at this facility this past Spring."
Rev S., Mount Alverna
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