Granddaughter looking through photos with her grandmother

Honoring our Residents’ Legacies
is a Privilege

Caring for people who have memory loss is as much about understanding their past and their whole self as it is providing for their day-to-day care needs.

At Encore Memory Care at South Barrington, we respect your loved one’s history, and we want to get to know their story and understand how we can collaborate with you and your family to best meet their needs and preserve their legacy.

Putting a puzzle together

Cozy, Comfortable Memory Care 

Encore Memory Care at South Barrington offers full-time, residential care for people who have early, mid-stage and advanced Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia, as well as short-term respite care for caregivers who need a necessary break from in-home caregiving responsibilities.

Residents and respite care guests enjoy a social environment, healthy lifestyle and access to reliable, around-the-clock, personalized care.

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Peace of Mind for Families

Encore’s licensed nurses and personal care assistants, all of whom have specialized training in caring for people with memory loss, provide daily assistance, medication management, frequent safety checks, and a variety of support services.

Families can rest assured knowing their loved one is being cared for in an engaging and supportive community.

Caregiver participating during social time with residents


Encore Memory Care at South Barrington families rest assured knowing their loved one is being cared for in an engaging and supportive community. Encore’s small and familiar neighborhoods are thoughtfully designed and refreshingly bright and clean. They provide an uplifting and cozy setting for engaging with caregivers, families, and fellow residents.



Our beautifully landscaped grounds and fully enclosed and secure outdoor courtyards offer plenty of fresh air and opportunities for visiting and gardening.

Our Families Say It Best

ENGAGING ACTIVITIES and a Fulfilling Lifestyle

Encore team members offer relatable and fulfilling recreational activities to help keep residents’ hands nimble, bodies moving, minds engaged, and spirits up.

In addition, residents participate in meaningful and familiar guided activities, like folding towels, organizing, and setting the table, which provide residents with a satisfying sense of community and accomplishment.

Learn More About Encore Memory Care at South Barrington!

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A Spoonful of Comfort and an Extra Serving of Caring!

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Short-Term Respite Care Offers a Healthy Break

A respite break is a healthy necessity that benefits both caregivers and their loved ones. Short-term respite stays can be an ideal solution when family caregivers travel or need a break. They also offer a welcome opportunity to “test the water.” Respite care, for as little as 14 days and up to an extended period…