About Assisted Living in Detroit, MI
Nicknamed the Motor City, the city of Detroit, in Wayne county is one of the greatest music centers in the state of Michigan. Once the home of Motown style, the city continues to be a place where new city emerges amongst an amazing variety of culture and unique dining fare. Assisted living residents in the city can enjoy activities that range from boating to open air concerts to professional sports, depending on their preferences.
What to Expect
Most assisted living communities in Detroit offer the following amenities:
- Custom meals plans
- Convenient access to public transportation
- Laundry and dry cleaning services
- Pet friendly housing
- Daily social activities or trips
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Detroit, MI
Senior communities flourish in the Detroit, MI area. Over a dozen major medical centers provide a health network that ensures that seniors enjoy the highest possible quality of medical services. Additionally, between the vast elevated rail network and suburb spanning bus network, seniors can easily reach any point in or near the city without a vehicle.
Bricktown Historic District
Bricktown is an old neighborhood filled with old, historic buildings like the oldest pub in the city and the oldest church in the city. In addition to the impressive architectural style found in Bricktown, this neighborhood is famous for live music acts which can be found at venues like St. Andrew's Hall.
West Jefferson Ave.
The grand high rises of this neighborhood are home to some of the wealthier citizens of the city, many of which own yachts and speed boats docked in the local marinas. For seniors that love adventure, the parks in this neighborhood offer plenty of walking trails and cruise ships regularly embark from the docks.
Once an industrial section of the city, Randolph Street is now primarily home to retail enterprises. The old buildings haven't been replace though, simply refurbished. The result is a pleasant area to walk around where you can purchase almost anything you want, including regional delicacies.
Activities for Seniors in Detroit, MI
Between access to the Great Lakes and a huge variety of cultural and sports recreation, the city of Detroit is a Mecca for entertainment.
The largest concerts are usually held at the DTE Energy Music Theatre and The Palace of Auburn Hills while Broadway touring companies usually stop in the theater district early in their tours.
Annual events for the city include the Detroit International Jazz Festival and the Summer Jamz Festival.
If you are a sports fan, you can watch the Detroit Lions play in the historic Ford Field, the Detroit Tigers play in Comerica Park, and the Detroit Red Wings play in Joe Louis Arena.
And if you prefer a little culture in your day, then there are few places in the country that tell the history of the U.S. as well as the Tuskegee Airmen Museum.
Finding Assisted Living in Detroit, MI
Now that you've decided to choose assisted living, you just need to choose a community. Our Senior Living Advisors will help you choose the perfect community in Detroit to fit your needs and your budget.