Bickford of Crystal Lake

Assisted Living & Memory Care

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Crystal Lake, we don’t ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours. Through personalized assisted living and memory care services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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Fall Fun at Bickford!
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Celebrate our heroes!
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The residents enjoy going to the movie theater in town. The reclining chairs are a big hit. We bring blankets and kick back and enjoy the flic! Makes fun a fun outing!
10-16-2017
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Our Fall addition is a family of ghost in front of our community. We are looking forward to having all the little goblins in our town to come and trick or treat with us!
10-16-2017
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Our trip to Tom's farm was amazing! The weather was on our side as spent time walking around taking in the beautiful scenery of flowers, falls decorations and pumpkins! We also enjoy a delicious lunch and homemade apple pie. We could not have ask for a better day to spend with one another!
10-16-2017
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Hurray! Another strike Jay! We love our new bowling game everyone likes to join in on the fun.
10-10-2017
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Adding bubbles to our Courtyard Chat & Snack always brings smiles to all!
10-10-2017
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Nancy enjoyed helping Leigh Ann lead Hymn Singing this week. Nancy was able to play the Q Chord with Leigh Ann's guidance. It was such a special moment and it was wonderful seeing Nancy so happy!
10-05-2017
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Ruth loves hat day, she seems to always find the perfect fit. Looking good as always Ruth!
10-02-2017
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Saying goodbye to an eventful September makes us look forward to making October even better! We can not wait to see the beautiful leaves change as we welcome fall with many activities! Pumpkin picking, scarecrow making, and our trick or treat event.....Hello October!
10-02-2017
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Our men's group aka Bickford Brothers enjoy hosting a luncheon once a month in our activity room where they can enjoy a take out lunch and share stories together lead by our wonderful Chaplin Mark.
10-02-2017
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Open to the public! Trick or Treat with us!
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October Happenings
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October Newsletter & Calendar
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Love is in the Air! Congratulations to Ken and Jan for 57 beautiful years together!
09-19-2017
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Peter's blessed with having these two beautiful granddaughters. They are his world! Such a beautiful family!
09-18-2017
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Jean's family visiting for our Grandparents breakfast made that day just that more special to all of us!
09-18-2017
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In loving memory of all those we have lost in 9/11. Joe from Transition Hospice came to visit us and talk about the day we will all never forget. How we grieve together and grow stronger together. God Bless America!
09-18-2017
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September birthday party was so much fun! Mary Ellen knows how to keep the party going!
09-17-2017
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Roger and Rosemary enjoy sitting on our front porch area. Fall weather and decorations make for a beautiful afternoon!
09-17-2017
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Peter really enjoys our wood working class. After building his project he dazzles them with beautiful painting. Peter has not only showed off his talent he has made many friends while doing so. What a sweet man!
09-17-2017
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Marcia from Crystal Lake library has been visiting our branch for many years. Marcia's visit includes reading time and delivering books and picking up books for our residents. We can't express the appreciation we have for her. She spends special time with all of our residents getting to know them ... Read Full Post
Marcia from Crystal Lake library has been visiting our branch for many years. Marcia's visit includes reading time and delivering books and picking up books for our residents. We can't express the appreciation we have for her. She spends special time with all of our residents getting to know them and their favorite authors. Marcia assist with the talking books program so our residents can enjoy listening to tapes of wonderful stories. Having such a great relationship with her has brought many fun reading times for all!
09-17-2017
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Dressing for our theme days is always fun! Happy 50's day! Left: Rhonda LEC, Center: Donna LEC asst., Right: Xavia Asst. Director Front and Center: Kim Director
09-17-2017
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Rock N Roll is here to stay! Randy Walker played his electric guitar and sang all our favorite sock hop tunes. Our residents could not sit still as the music lifted them off their chairs to do the jitter bug! Barb's dancing was great she just loved being part of the show! We all cooled off with our ... Read Full Post
Rock N Roll is here to stay! Randy Walker played his electric guitar and sang all our favorite sock hop tunes. Our residents could not sit still as the music lifted them off their chairs to do the jitter bug! Barb's dancing was great she just loved being part of the show! We all cooled off with our Shake Rattle and Roll party after Randy's performance. Happy 50's day!
09-17-2017
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In memory...
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Happy Grandparent's Day! Our Grandparent's Pancake Breakfast event was a wonderful event! We enjoyed a delicious breakfast and loved all the families visiting!
09-10-2017
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50's day!
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Happy Grandparents Day!
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Jeorge Holmes is one of our favorite entertainers, his voice is amazing no wonder Nancy is one of his biggest fan!
09-10-2017
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Cathy and Barb are trying their luck at our Family & Friends bingo night event. Good luck to you both!
09-10-2017
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Welcoming fall by creating beautiful door wreaths for their apartments. These wonderful ladies enjoy sharing their ideas and talents at our "Getting Crafty" activity.
09-10-2017
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Pat's favorite life song station is our vanity station. The ladies love to dress up for any occasion! Looking great Pat!
09-10-2017
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"Girls just wanna have fun!" Nancy brings joy to all her friends here at Bickford. She is a kind and witty little lady!
09-10-2017
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September happenings!
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September Newsletter and calendar
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Batters up! We enjoy a fun friendly game in our bistro. That balloon seems to stay a float for most of the game!
08-26-2017
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Jake is one of our therapy dogs. He is so well behaved and brings joy to many of our residents. Peter looks forward to Jake's weekly visits. He is part of our Bickford family!
08-26-2017
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Bickford welcomes Lois to our family! We are so excited to share our time together!
08-26-2017
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Jean is one of Mary Ellen Heelan's biggest fan. Her polish polka music keeps our feet a tapping!
08-26-2017
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Grandparent's Day!
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HOWIE our Happiness on Wheels was at it again. We got to enjoy Jamesons Steak house for lunch today. Hope we see you out and about soon, make sure you say Hi to us.
08-14-2017
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LJ played many unique instruments and entertained us for our Western Day. Musical talent with a touch of humor was a real treat of all of us.
08-14-2017
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We began our Western Theme Day with our exercise class lead by our favorite cowboy David. Exercising to country music and enjoying getting stronger together!
08-14-2017
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Every one is WANTED at Bickford! Especially our 100 year old resident Kes. What an outlaw he is! Kes is such a wonderful cowboy. He is wanted by all!
08-14-2017
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Western Day was full of fun and activities. We had all joined together and created special hats for our cowboys and cowgirls. The residents really showed their creativity with twine, feathers and paint. Ruth decided the sheriff badge and feather was a must have.
08-14-2017
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Shirley and Peter enjoyed David's "round them up" exercise class for our Western Day. David leads our Simply Fit program three days a week and our resident adore him. What's not to adore he totally loves us and dressing up for our special day and being part of our Bickford family means the world to ... Read Full Post
Shirley and Peter enjoyed David's "round them up" exercise class for our Western Day. David leads our Simply Fit program three days a week and our resident adore him. What's not to adore he totally loves us and dressing up for our special day and being part of our Bickford family means the world to us.
08-14-2017
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We began our Western Theme Day with our exercise class lead by our favorite cowboy David. Exercising to country music and enjoying getting stronger together!
08-14-2017
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Enjoying the beauty at our branch. This beautiful weather and devoted residents watering and loving our garden makes this beauty thrive and grow!
08-08-2017
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One of the nicest man you could ever meet... Our Chaplin Mark. He is the leader of our men's group here at Bickford we call Bickford Brothers. The men's group meet every Tuesday afternoon. Chaplin Mark enjoys sharing his life experiences, family stories, and encourages his friends in the group to ... Read Full Post
One of the nicest man you could ever meet... Our Chaplin Mark. He is the leader of our men's group here at Bickford we call Bickford Brothers. The men's group meet every Tuesday afternoon. Chaplin Mark enjoys sharing his life experiences, family stories, and encourages his friends in the group to do the same. It is a great inspiration to all to see he brings out the best in our residents and he also brings out all the men to join together for an hour of spiritual meaning and fun. We love you Chaplin Mark!
08-08-2017
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Mari loves to make desserts in Mary B's. She takes control and teaches us a few of her cooking tips.
08-08-2017
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717 McHenry Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-477-4200