At Stephenson Nursing Center, our priority is you. We exist to serve the community and will welcome you regardless of your income. If you are worried about how to pay for long term care services, please call us at (815) 235-6173 and we'd be happy to discuss your options. We believe that you come first, not your pocket book. 

Why Choose Stephenson Nursing Center?

We have a resident-centered environment.

We are YOUR community.

At Stephenson Nursing Center, we strive to meet all your needs for healthcare and comfortable living. We offer physical, occupational, speech, and restorative therapies. Our kitchen makes fresh favorites daily and our activities department always has new and exciting social opportunities to meet new friends.

We have longevity.

Stephenson Nursing Center is proudly owned and operated by the people of Stephenson County. This means that money generated here stays in our local area. We employ local people, buy from local businesses, and support our community with outreach efforts. We're asking you to support your community too by choosing Walnut Acres for your long-term care and rehabilitation needs.

Some facilities will come and go, but Stephenson Nursing Center has been in operation since 1854!  We will always be here to serve the needs of our community.  You don't have to worry about corporate buyouts and changeovers every few years.  We will always be Stephenson Nursing Center and we will always be focused on you!

We are a full-service wellness center.