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Welcome to Pinecrest Community!

Pinecrest Community is a Five-Star rated nonprofit 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.


Ferol Labash, Chief Executive Officer
Jolene LeClere, Health Care Administrator
Brent Good, Director of Plant Operations/Construction Administration
Howie Herman, Director of Independent Living
Brenda Henson, Director of Dining Services
Kim Macklin, Controller
Victoria Marshall, Director of Human Resources
Jonathan Shively, Director of Advancement
Kris Brunner, Director of Social Services
Meg Unger, Director of Nursing
Dr. Appenheimer, Medical Director

Board of Directors

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



I'm so glad my husband and I came to Pinecrest when we did. It was the best decision we ever made. Now that he's gone, I'm safe and comfortable at Pinecrest.

- Marge Powers



PinecrestVillage entrance bottom


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


815-734-4103 (p)  815-734-7318 (f)


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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