Senior Living in Chicago - Balcony View from the Admiral

Elevated Senior Living on Chicago’s Lakefront

Retire in the city you love

Step out your door to acres of beautiful parkland and scenic city views at The Admiral at the Lake, Chicago, Illinois’ most elevated senior living and retirement community.

Discover what city life at the lake can be for you!

Start exploring Chicago’s most elevated senior living community.

Experience the city in all its brilliance – the stunning skyline, vibrant neighborhoods and a cultural depth that few other places in the world can offer.

Find information on our independent senior living options below and how The Admiral at the Lake supports its residents by providing a fulfilling retirement experience through beautiful residences, an active community, and a culture of living independently.

seniors enjoying a glass of wine in their apartment
A warm toned living room with lake view

Custom Apartment Homes for Chicago Seniors

Learn more about the beautiful residence apartments you can custom design for the perfect forever home.

Transition to Senior Living

Engaged Living, Elevated Retirement

Residents of The Admiral at the Lake are the heart of our senior living community.

Love Your Career!

You deserve to love what you do and where you do it. At The Admiral at the Lake, you will.

Plan Today. Enjoy Tomorrow. 

With the Embark Priority Program, explore and experience our lifestyle and save – even before you plan to move in. 

The Advantages of a Life Plan Community

The Admiral at the Lake offers more than senior apartments in Chicago with various floor plans. It is also one of the city of Chicago’s premier Life Plan Communities providing the security of Lifecare. 

Aside from living an active, engaging, and fulfilling lifestyle now on the shores of Lake Michigan, what does this mean for your future? It means knowing that you’re covered if your health needs ever change. 

At The Admiral at the Lake, you have seamless access to our on-site Assisted Living facilities, Memory Support, and long-term care with Skilled Nursing services. If you need help with daily activities, you can remain here, avoiding an additional move to other supportive living facilities offering Assisted Living in Chicago. Even better, with Lifecare, senior care services are delivered at a predictable cost, so you can plan today while protecting your assets for tomorrow.

Learn about Lifecare

Explore Life at The Admiral at the Lake

Senior couple in Chicago

Stay Connected to the people and places you love in Chicago, IL.

Plated meal

Experience elevated cuisine using the freshest ingredients.

Resident swimming laps

Lead a full and active life at The Admiral at the Lake.

Connect with Chicago’s Senior Living Experts

The Admiral at the Lake’s Residency Counselors are here to help with anything you need to know about the senior living experience.


Our team can provide the information you need.

Schedule a Tour

Experience The Admiral at the Lake with a personal tour

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