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Welcome to Pinecrest Community!

Pinecrest Community is a continuing care retirement community located in the heart of beautiful Ogle County in the village of Mt. Morris in northwestern Illinois, just south of Rockford and 110 miles west of Chicago.

Since 1893, Pinecrest has been serving the regional community with best-in-class retirement and nursing home care. At our lovely pine-dappled campus you will find all you need for retirement in our continuing care environment including a state-of-the-art Alzheimer's unit.

As you peruse our site you will find detailed information on the amenities we have to offer, the experience we have to share, and the caring, friendly staff and residents that belong to our tight-knit community. Pinecrest is more than just a great place to live, it is a place to call home.

Pinecrest is known for our commitment to quality care and it shows in the faces of our staff and residents. Whether you are looking for a place to retire or need specialized care and attention Pinecrest is surely the best place to be.

About Us

Caring. Committed. Christian.

For nearly 125 years, Pinecrest Community, located in Mt. Morris, Illinois, has offered older adults the opportunity to be a part of a caring community. Since its founding, Pinecrest has continuously found new ways of servicing our residents, enhancing their well being, individuality and self-worth.

Pinecrest Community has a heritage of more than 120 years of caring for seniors. Originally started by the Church of the Brethren as a home to care for the elderly and orphans in 1893, Pinecrest has developed into a vibrant, active community of over 200 seniors living in active-adult cottage homes at Pinecrest Grove, Pinecrest Village independent apartments and homes, Pinecrest Manor intermediate and skilled care living, and Pinecrest Terrace, a state of the art specialized Alzheimer's/Dementia care center.

Today, Pinecrest's Christian heritage and church affiliation still guide our efforts to do what we've always done, and what we do best: providing our residents with the resources to lead rich, rewarding lives.

Our Mission Statement

Pinecrest Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community organized exclusively for charitable and benevolent purposes that:

  • Provides high quality residential and health services as expressions of Christian ideals and values.
  • Invites and welcomes all people, without discrimination.
  • Promotes an active retirement and healthy lifestyle with respect, dignity and security for the whole person.
  • Recognizes a responsibility to work in concert with other providers and the community to improve the quality of life and health services for older adults.

Our Core Values

To provide services that are caring, compassionate, dedicated, respectful, dignified, and trustworthy.

Board of Directors

Neil Brinkmeier, President
Dr. Edward Baker, Vice President
Dianne Swingel, Secretary
Michele Firebaugh, Treasurer
Roger Anna
Andrew Welp, J.D.
Gary Henderson
Ralph McFadden
Patrice Nightingale
Richard Noser
Willie Hisey-Pierson
Beverly Binkley



Luau 2012


414 S. Wesley Ave.
Mt. Morris, IL 61054




Visitors are welcome anytime at Pinecrest Community, but visits are preferred from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. because the main entrance doors are locked for safety reasons overnight. Please contact us if your visiting needs differ.

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