Community Life

Learn more about life and living at The Admiral at the Lake; Chicago's retirement community by the lake.

Engaged Living, Elevated Retirement

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

Leaders in business, politics, healthcare and philanthropy (among others), the diversity of residents’ experiences, interests and knowledge truly define The Admiral and make it a unique senior living and retirement experience for residents unlike any other in Chicago.

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Smart & Engaged Living for Chicago Seniors

Residents of our senior living community have access to a variety of opportunities to enjoy nature, stay connected with others and make the most of their retirement in a safe and secure environment.

Smart Financial Planning

Reduce expenses and control senior living costs as a resident of The Admiral. Dining, maintenance and utilities (among other benefits) are included in the service fee.

Safety & Security

In addition to 24-hour security and controlled access to the building, The Admiral at the Lake also provides secure parking for its residents and their guests.

Social Connections

There’s plenty of opportunity at The Admiral to connect with others in our senior community and stay social, from clubs and lifelong learning classes to meeting residents in our 14th-floor lounge.

Health & Wellness

Stay focused on health and fitness during your retirement with our Wellness Center, offering meditation rooms, an indoor swimming pool, and other health services.

Activities & Entertainment

A creative arts studio, a formal library and a private woodworking shop are just some of the amenities available to residents of our senior living community.


The Admiral at the Lake is pleased to announce that our staff recently completed the SAGECare training program on creating fully LGBT-inclusive services in the senior living community.

A woman in a red shirt lifts her glass of wine towards the camera while dining with other residents in the dining room.

Elevate Your Retirement

Are you or a loved one considering moving to a senior living community? Contact a residency counselor to learn more about elevated senior living at The Admiral at the Lake and the benefits to health, happiness and comfort in retirement.

Explore Life at the Admiral

Discover an elevated and engaging retirement experience designed for today’s active seniors at The Admiral at the Lake, Chicago’s premier independent living community.

Experience elevated cuisine using the freshest ingredients.

Learn, discover and share experiences with residents.

Improve your health and improve your life.

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.

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