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Assisted Living near Gaylord, Michigan

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August Haus

1201 Village Parkway, Gaylord, MI 49735

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Studio, 1 Bed

South Torch Assisted Living, LLC

12800 Cherry Ave, Rapid City, MI 49676

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Situated just steps away from beautiful Torch Lake, South Torch Assisted Living is a small town state licensed assisted living facility that has been caring for residents since July 1, 2019. The building was built in 2001 and renovated and expanded in 2018. Our building features large private...

Northport Highlands

215 S High Street, Northport, MI 49670

(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Northport Highlands is an assisted living community strategically located in the picturesque town of Northport, Leelanau County, Michigan. Our community is located on a gorgeous 16-acre campus overlooking the legendary Grand Transverse Bay. With a fine harbor and park, antique shops, full...

The Brook of Boyne City

709 Vogel St, Boyne City, MI 49712

(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Brook of Boyne City is an assisted living community located in Boyne City, MI. Boyne City is situated on the southeast end of Lake Charlevoix's east arm, and is known for its cultural heritage, unique eats and exciting events and festivals. Home to the Boyne River, much of the city's culture...

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The Brook of Cheboygan

11965 Townline Rd, Cheboygan, MI 49721

(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Brook of Cheboygan is an assisted living community in pleasant Cheboygan, Michigan. Conveniently located close to plenty of stores and restaurants, the residence's prime Northern Michigan location means residents can enjoy all-four seasons in a family-orientated tourist destination. Residents...

Southridge Assisted Living

3020 Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

(2 reviews)


The Brook of Rogers City

715 S Third St, Rogers City, MI 49779

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Studio, 1 Bed

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Cost of assisted living in Gaylord, MI

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,199
  • $4,173
  • $3,308
    Gaylord, MI
  • $1,965
    Cheboygan, MI
  • $2,900
    Traverse City, MI
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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Gaylord, Michigan

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide a sense of community as well as individualized support. Assisted living communities frequently provide care supervision, help with daily activities, and opportunities for leisurely activity. In certain cases, communities may offer dementia care, hospice, or skilled nursing. In Michigan, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,000 . Michigan has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Department of Human Services licenses regulates this type of community. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as A comprehensive written assessment that that describes prescribed treatments and medications that must be provided to the community prior to admission, The home must complete a service plan in cooperation with each resident and/or their representative, service plan identifies the individual’s need for services, and service plan identifies the individual’s need for activities. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide medical nutrition therapy if prescribed by a licensed health care professional, three daily meals and snacks must be provided, and Food must be prepared in accordance with the recommended daily dietary allowances of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council. Staff are required to obtain training in a variety of fields. These areas include staff training program based on the home’s program statement, administration of medication, supervision, and safety and fire prevention. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication supervision and administration, proper training of direct care workers to handle and administer medications, and reminding a resident to maintain his/her medication schedule in accordance with the prescription. Public assistance is available through Medicaid State Plan. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assisting a resident to keep appointments, supervised personal care, medication management, and supporting a resident’s personal and social needs. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 21.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which care option works best. Gaylord has a median home value of $100,479 and the median cost of rent is $553 per month per month. The rent burden for Gaylord is about 12.3% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Gaylord, 13.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Gaylord is 94.4% white, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% other or not specified, 3.3% mixed race, 1.2% black, 1.4% Hispanic, 1.2% Native American, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of education, 43.8% have a high-school diploma, 7.4% have a graduate degree, and 18.4% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 56.8% are female and 0.4% are male. The median age of Gaylord is 43 years old. Out of the total population of Gaylord, 52.9% participate in the labor force, 9.4% do not have health insurance, 15.8% are widowed, and 29.4% have some form of disability. Gaylord has a population density of 286 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Michigan

The natural beauty of Michigan is ranked 29th in the nation. In terms of resources, Michigan has a cost of living index of 89.3, a grocery index rating of 89.3, and a housing index rating of 75.2. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Michigan ranks 33rd in quality of life and 24th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 148 general hospitals and 259 health centers that provide care for 10,015,421 Michigan residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Michigan ranks 36th in the nation. In terms of religion, 33% of Michigan residents attend religious services among the 9,521 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Michigan there are 351 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 48% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.76 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 44F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Michigan drops to around 23F. The average high winter temperature is around 37F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Michigan is 38.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. Michigan experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of December. While residents of Michigan mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Michigan can include tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Michigan

The state of Michigan has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Red Oak, White Oak, Sugar Maple, and Hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cougar, the Wolves, the Common Carp And Suckers, or the Catfish And Bullheads. The state animal of Michigan is the White-tailed Deer.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Michigan

Northport Highlands, The Brook of Boyne City and The Brook of Cheboygan are the top rated assisted living facilities near Gaylord, Michigan. See full list of communities.

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