Kids Day

Join us Tuesday, July 9th for family night. We will have music from Chip and Denny at 7 pm. See special events for more details.

Community Bingo

Walnut Acres (Stephenson Nursing Center) is a 5-Star rated facility. You can get more information on this by visiting

Walnut Acres offers high quality, skilled nursing care in a nurturing environment for residents in Northwest, Illinois. We have a long-standing commitment of excellence and ongoing initiatives to expand and improve our facility and services that have earned us an outstanding reputation in the community. Today, we have grown to become one of the most comprehensive, full service facilities in Stephenson County. We offer long and short term rehabilitation, respite services and hospice services.

Over ​150 Years of Service



We are having kids day on Monday, July 22. Kids ages 9-16 are welcome. Call Karen in activities at 815-235-6173 to RSVP.

Civil Rights Policy

The Stephenson Nursing Center complies with Section 001 of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which provides that:
"No person in the United States, shall on the ground of race, color, or nation origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. The Stephenson Nursing Center also complies with Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act on that we do not discriminate on the basis of handicap, in accordance with Paragraph 84.8 (A) of the regulations."

Family Night



Therapy, Wellness, and Long Term Care

We take pride in caring for treating each resident as a unique individual who deserves to be treated with dignity and the utmost respect.  We are dedicated to helping our staff to flourish, thus enabling them to do the same for our residents and their families.

The center has 148 beds. Semi-private rooms are available with a joined bath. We also have five private rooms and 3 special care rooms. Our certified memory care unit with 24 beds care for residents with Dementia or Alzheimer’s related diseases. We have currently renovated to create 12 more private rooms!

Personal Laundry, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, and other equipment are provided at no extra charge. 

Join us the first Friday of every month for community bingo from 2-3 pm!

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