Active Senior LivingWill there be any stairs in my new home?

There are two elevators connecting all levels. If stairs are still part of your daily exercise, you may choose to use the carpeted stairwells located on each side of the building, but the choice is up to you.

Do I have to participate in social activities?

You may live as quiet and privately or as actively and socially engaged as you like. No one tells you what you must do. However, we find a majority of residents truly enjoy the variety of social, educational, cultural, spiritual, volunteer, and wellness programs offered at Carriage Oaks.  You will find a wide variety of life enriching opportunities both inside and outside of our community.

Can my grandchildren and friends come for an overnight visit?

You bet!  As a Carriage Oaks resident, you may have guests stay in your apartment home or reserve our Guest Suite.  You will have more free time and energy to spend with friends and family now that you’ve unloaded the hassles of home maintenance!

Is there an extra cost for a spouse or an authorized live-in care giver?

Carriage Oaks does NOT charge a second person fee or either a spouse or second resident, nor is there a fee to have an authorized live-in care giver reside in your Carriage Oaks home.

What happens if I decide to go on an extended trip or to Florida for the winter?

The freedom to travel without the worries is one of the benefits of living at Carriage Oaks. Just close the door and let the front office know you’ll be out of town. No worries about the mail, the pipes freezing or someone breaking in! Enjoy your travels and we’ll leave the light on for you.

What happens if I can no longer drive?

If you have a reserved parking space in the garage and reach the point where you can no longer drive, you’ll relinquish the parking space and the monthly parking cost. We have courtesy transportation available for many basic needs like doctor’s appointments and grocery shopping within a convenient geographical radius. The office can also guide you to other Fox Valley transportation options available to residents. With our hair salon, on-site banking, dry cleaning and pharmacy delivery service, trips and outings; residents who no longer drive find they do amazingly well at Carriage Oaks.

How do I learn more about Carriage Oaks or schedule a tour?

Simply call 630-584-0029 to set up a convenient day and time to meet with a Carriage Oaks representative. At your personal appointment, you’ll learn all the details, including pricing and apartment home availability. All your questions will be answered. Touring our community, meeting people that call Carriage Oaks “home” and seeing for yourself what this life style is all about is the best way to determine if Carriage Oaks is the right move for you. Call us today! We look forward to meeting you and  sharing more information.

Can I have a pet?

Yes, cats, and dogs up to 30 lbs are welcome – ask to see our Pet Policy.