On August 28, 2019, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) announced that it would open 40 new community-based dementia care housing sites over the next three years. The new sites, in the form of apartments, will be available through the Medicaid Supportive Living Program (SLP). Nearly 1,600 Medicaid beneficiaries with dementia will be served. The apartments will be located in the following counties: Adams, Christian, Coles, Cook, Franklin, Grundy, Hancock, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Kane, Kankakee, Knox, LaSalle, Livingston, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, McLean, Morgan, Randolph, Rock Island, St. Clair, Tazewell, Vermilion County, Whiteside . . .