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Barb City Manor Retirement Home

680 Haish Blvd
Dekalb, IL 60115-4103
(815) 756-8444
Fax: (815) 756-8446
Services Offered:
Independent Living
  • Independent Living
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Barb City Manor is a leader in retirment living and has been providing safe and comfortable housing for seniors since 1979. The Retirement Home is in an historic building near downtown DeKalb, IL. Affordable month fees for Studio and 1 bedroom apartments includes 3 delicious and nutritious meals, weekly housekeeping and linen service and all utilities. There is a wide range of activities, as well as weekly religious services. Staff is available 24 hours a day for the safety of the residents. There are 3 daily well being checks, and all studio and 1 bedrooms are equiped with emergency call systems. Barb City Manor is within walking distance of downtown DeKalb and is located in a well established neighborhood. Extensive grounds provide residents with plenty of area for walks and garden enjoyment. Residents may use the exercise equipment on cold or rainy days or join i the bi-weekly exercise group offered by the Community College on premises. Friendly residents and staff make Barb City Manor an exceptional retirement home.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Diabetes Management Care
    Staff certifications and training:
    Administrative staff is college educated with course work in social services and gerentology.
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    One bedroom apartments
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Emergency in-room call system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 67
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Other recreational activities:
    Barb City Manor offers weekly Protestant and Catholic services, weekly Bible Study, daily games and Bingo. University students visit weekly and residents have access to University Programs and community Senior Center program and activites.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    HUD or other subsidy
    Private funds
    Damage or security deposit required
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