The Garlands celebrates a proud legacy of offering older adults the finest resort-style services, convenient amenities, stunning homes, and great friends with whom to enjoy it.

Here you’ll have the opportunity to do whatever you desire . . . all in the comfort of a beautiful home, with convenient services and access to exceptional on-site healthcare services that give you more control over life’s decisions today and in the future.


A Command Performance

With decades of experience under your belt, now is the perfect time to take center stage – travel, get fit, learn, perform, explore, and meet new friends who share your passions.

At The Garlands, you’ll find the companions, means, and freedom to turn your retirement dreams into retirement realities.

Experience THE FINE ART OF RETIREMENT from your favorite comfy chair.

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2024 Custom Homes

Ask about our 2024 custom two-bedroom homes featuring our most popular floor plans, up-to-date motifs, and timeless design.

Call Michelle or Tracy at 847-304-1996 to plan your Garlands visit and see for yourself, today.

One-of-a-kind Homes

A diverse selection of sizes and styles makes it easy to find a floor plan that fits your personal preferences. Premier flooring, cabinetry, fixtures, and countertops make it a residence of the finest quality.

Your own decorating makes it home.

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Moving from far and near to call Barrington “home”

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When Only The Best Will Do

For the sixth year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranked Prairieview at The Garlands among the elite 19% of short-term rehabilitation providers nationwide to earn “High Performing” status, the highest possible achievement. This rating is based on several criteria, including staffing, medical outcomes, resident feedback, and processes…

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A Love Eight Decades In The Making

Garlands members Mary and Dick Schwemm were both born in Barrington, attended the same second-grade class at Hough Street School, were confirmed in the Barrington Methodist church, were chemistry lab partners junior year at Barrington High School, and were members of the Homecoming Royalty Court. Before senior year was over,…

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