Outside Walking Path

Follow Your Path

Pursue your passions.
Find your inspiration. Nurture your spirit.


Resident with Pet Dog

Enjoy Today—We’ll Take Care of Tomorrow

Immerse yourself in 200 acres of natural beauty
and unlimited opportunities, with three levels of care
available all on one campus.


We’ve Changed Our Name

We’re pleased to announce that “The Apartment Community” is now “The Esquiline: A Life Plan Community at the Shrine.” The new name more closely reflects who and what we are: a Life Plan Community at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows.

LIVE Your Life at The Esquiline.

The Esquiline is an award-winning faith-based Life Plan Community dedicated to the pursuit of active living and wellness in body, mind and spirit in the next chapter of your life.

independent senior man outside smiling

Compassionate Care

The commitment of our staff to exceed expectations with kindness and generosity is unwavering. Whether independent, assisted living or skilled nursing care, you receive compassion, expert care and most importantly, a deep connection to those around you every day.

Unmatched Natural Beauty

Located at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, The Esquiline offers unmatched natural beauty. Join residents and visitors alike as they stroll the landscaped gardens and forested pathways.

Living Well

We believe the gift of spirit and faith is to be celebrated. Whether sharing your understanding of God during dialogue with others, attending a service or finding a tranquil spot to reflect, it’s hard to find a better place to explore your spirituality and live your life to the fullest.

Continuing to Make Your Mark

Are you exploring new skills?
Finding new passions?
Making new connections?

Download our eBook to see how others are embracing life.


Experience a Day in an Independent Living Community

When contemplating moving to an independent living or continuing care retirement community, one of the first questions asked is: What is it like?

Apartment Community Fountain

8 Things to Look for When Touring a Life Plan Community

When deciding which Life Plan Community is the best fit for you, one of the best things you can do is visit.

The Esquiline building entrance

The Esquiline Named Best Retirement Community for 6th Year in a Row

For the sixth year in a row, The Esquiline has claimed the Belleville News-Democrat’s Reader’s Choice designation of Best Retirement Community in the Metro-East for 2018.

It’s all about the warmth! I was so impressed by the affection shown by the employees…Dad appreciates every hug, handshake, touch, and smile. Thank you for making Dad feel so comfortable and happy here. Keep up the great work!
Family Member

At The Equiline, our employees, residents and families share smiles, stories and laughter every day. We invite you to visit us in beautiful Belleville, Illinois, and experience for yourself our warm, friendly spirit.