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Whether you want to be near the city or the prairie, our Illinois newsletter will help you find a 55+ community. is expanding our newsletter reach into the Midwest. Illinois is the most popular state in the region when it comes to 55+ communities. It’s home to large and popular communities like Sun City Huntley, Carillon, and Saddlebrook Farms. Each of these communities rivals the biggest active adult options in the traditional retirement states.

It’s not just the 55+ communities that draw active adults to Illinois, though. This state is also a great place to downsize, stay near family, and of course, live near Chicago. With world-class restaurants, entertainment, shopping, and sightseeing, Chicago is always a great day trip or weekend getaway. Plus, the city is easy to get to from many of the communities in the state.

Whatever brings you to Illinois or keeps you in the Land of Lincoln, the 55places’ Illinois newsletter will deliver all the information, news, and trends you need to make the best community decision possible, all straight to your inbox every Thursday.

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