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There is much to see and do in Grand Rapids, which is what makes it such a great place for your loved one. The city is the center of several historic furniture companies and is also a hub for health care, information technology, and automotive industries. Nature lovers enjoy the plants, art, and music found at Frederik Meijer Gardens and John Ball Zoo has an aquarium and many interactive exhibits. Millennium Park creates an urban oasis, complete with a beach and wetlands, and history lovers enjoy visiting the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum and Mayer May House. Of course, there are plenty of shopping and dining options, too.

Considering assisted living communities in Grand Rapids, MI, for your loved one is an exciting change in your life and the lives of those around you. As the second-largest city in Michigan, Grand Rapids is home to dozens of assisted living communities and A Place For Mom has helped nearly 6,000 families find the right facility to meet their needs. Our Senior Care Advisors are knowledgeable about the area's neighborhoods and entertainment, as well as about the facilities in the area.

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Senior housing types near Grand Rapids, MI

  • Addington Place at East Paris

    Addington Place at East Paris

    3956 Whispering Way, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (77)
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    Whispering Woods Retirement Village offers a magnificent combination of assisted living continuum of care options from Independent Living Suites and apartments to its Memory Lane remembrance village where Alzheimer's residents can stroll through safe and secure memorial gardens, and enjoy their view...

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  • Sunrise of Cascade

    Sunrise of Cascade

    3041 Charlevoix Drive Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (37)
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    Sunrise Senior Living is the first senior living provider to be recognized in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power, the most trusted name in market research, as “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Senior Living Communities.” Sunrise Senior Living received the highest numerical score in the J.D....

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  • Addington Place of Grand Rapids

    Addington Place of Grand Rapids

    1175 68th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (25)
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    Addington Place of Grand Rapids is located on a beautiful campus offering supported independent living, assisted living and memory care assisted living. Nestled in a quiet, country setting in southern Kent County, Addington Place is conviently located. The campus is dedicated to enriching and...

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  • Provision Living of Forest Hills (Now Open)

    730 Forest Hills SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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  • Oakwood Manor Assisted Living LLC

    1716 DenHertog St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49519
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  • Care Cardinal Alger Heights

    1025 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
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  • Care Cardinal Alger Height II (Opening Summer 2019)

    1015 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
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  • Azpira Place of Breton

    Azpira Place of Breton

    4352 Breton Rd SE, Kentwood, MI 49512
    (28)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Azpira Place of Breton's community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one. Above...

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  • StoryPoint Rockford

    StoryPoint Rockford

    2885 10 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341
    (236)
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    Your needs come first with StoryPoint Rockford. We are committed to providing excellent senior care while ensuring the independence and freedom of our residents. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services, the possibilities are endless at StoryPoint Rockford.

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  • Waldon Woods

    Waldon Woods

    2600 Waldon Woods Dr, Wyoming, MI 49509
    (32)
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    Waldon Woods Receives Bronze National Quality Award -- Michigan facility recognized by national program for commitment to quality care -- (Wyoming, MI) — Waldon Woods, a Meridian Senior Living property, has been recognized as a 2013 recipient of the Bronze — Commitment to Quality award...

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  • First & Main

    First & Main

    5812 Village Dr SW, Wyoming, MI 49519
    (26)
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    Life flourishes at First and Main. Residents enjoy an abundance of amenities including a chapel, wood shop, on-site theatre, chef prepared meals and more — all incorporated into a vibrant city boulevard and town center design. First & Main is where seniors can find the care they need to stay well...

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  • American House Jenison

    American House Jenison

    8001 Cottonwood Drive, Jenison, MI 49428
    (27)
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    American House Jenison is comprised of nine buildings which include 192 independent living, assisted living and memory care apartments. 'American House is well-known for the exceptional care we provide for the residents who choose to make their home with us,' said Rob Gillette, chief operating...

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  • American House Holland

    American House Holland

    11909 James Street, Holland, MI 49424
    (6)
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    American House Holland is, as our name suggests, located in the beautiful town of Holland, Michigan. Over the past two decades since our campus was established, we have created a reputation for excellence in all areas of senior care. Depending on your loved one's needs, we are offer both Independent...

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  • Freedom Village at Holland a CCRC

    Freedom Village at Holland a CCRC

    145 Columbia Avenue, Holland, MI 49423
    (5)
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    Are you ready for fewer chores and more adventures? Located just blocks from charming downtown Holland with its boutique shopping and art scene, our continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC, gives you access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living,...

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  • LakeSide Vista

    LakeSide Vista

    340 W 40th St, Holland, MI 49423
    (27)
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    Welcome home! Lakeside Vista and Villas is conveniently located on the South side of Holland, close to shopping, churches and professional offices. Our retirement community consists of independent senior apartments, condominiums, specialized memory care and various levels of supportive care, all...

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  • Robbinswood

    Robbinswood

    1125 Robbins Rd, Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (7)
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    Located in Grand Haven, Michigan, the county seat of Ottawa County, Robbinswood is nestled in a prime location. Known for its stunning coastline views our residents can sail, bike, boat and fish off the shores. Grand Haven State Park is also considered one of the best beaches in the USA. There is so...

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  • Spring Lake Compassionate Living

    Spring Lake Compassionate Living

    16609 Villa Parkway Drive, Spring Lake, MI 49456
    (2)
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    What makes Spring Lake Compassionate Living unique is our conversion of a single-family residence home into small group (6 or less residents) assisted living homes. Our residents get the same quality of care that large commercial facilities provide, but in a quaint residential setting. Spring Lake...

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  • American House Spring Lake

    American House Spring Lake

    18100 174th Ave, Spring Lake, MI 49456
    (18)
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    We know it isn't easy finding the right senior living situation for elderly parents in Spring Lake, Michigan. American House Spring Lake presents the best solutions in senior care. Our convenient location allows for easy visits from Muskegon, Grand Haven and other communities along Lake Michigan. ...

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  • The Cottages at Martin Lake

    The Cottages at Martin Lake

    3088 South Van Wagoner Avenue, Fremont, MI 49412
    (1)
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    The Cottages at Martin Lake is a custom-built home that offers active seniors a private retreat with gorgeous outdoor views. Each of the five suites has access to the patio overlooking a quiet lake and is designed for optimal resident comfort & relaxation.This is the cottage you’ve always dreamed of...

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  • Golden Orchards

    Golden Orchards

    2464 55th Street, Fennville, MI 49408
    (29)
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    LifeHOUSE Golden Orchards Receives Bronze National Quality Award -- Michigan facility recognized by national program for commitment to quality care -- (Fennville, MI) — LifeHOUSE Golden Orchards has been recognized as a 2013 recipient of the Bronze — Commitment to Quality award for its...

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  • StoryPoint Grand Ledge

    StoryPoint Grand Ledge

    11555 Silverstone Lane, Grand Ledge, MI 48837
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    Enjoy privacy and independence with the benefit of additional assistance. Offering Independent Living, Enhanced Living Assisted Living and Memory Care services, we strive to go above and beyond to provide you with exceptional care and a welcoming community environment. Feel free to bring along your...

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  • Espanola House

    Espanola House

    422 Espanola Ave, Parchment, MI 49004
    (2)
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    Espanola House, llc We are Caring hearts providing you with the peace of mind you deserve. Espanola House is a newly remodeled Adult Foster Care home nestled in the City of Parchment near Kindleberger Park, downtown Kalamazoo, and close to Borgess Hospital and emergency services. We are a family...

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  • Comforts of Home AFC

    118 E Westwood Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (1)
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    Comforts Of Home' AFC is privately owned and operated by a Licensee of the state of Michigan. Conveniently located on the west side, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A quiet, serene and caring home, for elderly women, who are mobile. The home-like family setting is secure and has a comfortable atmosphere....

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  • Care Community

    Care Community

    565 General Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49037
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Care Community is an assisted living community tucked into the heart of Springfield, Michigan and just minutes from the water, beautiful parks, and shopping districts. Our residents are our focal point and that's why we offer a comprehensive location for assisted living that's beautiful,...

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  • Sojourner Place

    Sojourner Place

    5364 Greenmeadow Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (24)
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    Sojourner Place offers empathetic care in a peaceful neighborhood setting. We are located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, just one mile west of Western Michigan University and our residents enjoy all of the recreational, educational and cultural opportunities that the university offers. We offer...

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  • New Friends Memory Care & Assisted Living

    New Friends Memory Care & Assisted Living

    3700 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    New Friends Memory Care & Assisted Living Community in Kalamazoo, MI, strives to help every person live as independently as possible. We do this by offering individual suites in one of our three exceptional lodges designated for mild, moderate and extensive care. We promote a home-like environment...

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  • American House Kentwood

    5980 Eastern Ave SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We here at American House Kentwood endeavor to provide superb senior living services to the elderly residents of Kentwood Michigan and the surrounding areas. With this goal in mind, we offer varied room and care options set in placid, beautifully landscaped grounds. The two levels of care offered...

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  • Beechwood Adult Foster Care

    608 Beechwood Street, Holland, MI 49423
    (2)
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    Beechwood Adult Foster Care is a senior residential care home that is located in the coastal city of Holland, MI and in Ottawa county. Holland is also known as 'The Tulip City', for its abundance of beautiful tulips. The city is on the lower peninsula, on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. The...

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  • Pine Point AFC

    6300 N Douglas Road, Riverdale, MI 48877
    (2)
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    Pine Point AFC is a residential care home that is found in Riverdale, Michigan in Gratiot County. Our residence is in a quiet neighborhood that creates peace for the seniors. There are spectacular parks in the town that the seniors can visit and enjoy. Our home is strategically located in an area...

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  • Margaret's Meadows

    5257 South Coldwater Road, Remus, MI 49340
    (4)
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    Margaret's Meadows specializes in providing memory and long term care and is conveniently located in central Michigan, only a few miles from the picturesque Mt. Pleasant and Lake Isabella. Margaret's Meadows prides itself on its clean and safe environment -one where the residents will feel at home...

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  • NorthPointe Woods

    700 North Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49017
    (5)
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    North Pointe Woods North Pointe Woods is an assisted living community in the vibrant city of Battle Creek, MI. Our peaceful, modern community is located on 72 acres of wooded land that overlooks picturesque Linear Park and the city skyline. Battle Creek is home to many historical properties, unique...

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  • Country Friends Assisted Living

    10481 Buchanan, Sumner, MI 48889
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Assisted Living in Grand Rapids, MI

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is an option for seniors who need more care as they age but still want their independence. Sometimes assisted living is a single facility with one or more people to a room. Other times, it is a community of senior living apartments. Regardless of the type of community, the senior care staff provides a variety of services for residents to ensure they lead safe, happy, and fulfilling lives. Although the types of amenities vary, many of them offer hobbies and event time, exercise classes, transportation to and from errands and entertainment, and other high-quality amenities.

How Do I Know if My Loved One Is Ready for Assisted Living?

When the time comes that your senior loved one needs assistance with daily activities, you may decide to act as the caregiver yourself. While this is often an excellent temporary solution, it is not always sustainable in the long term.

When a person begins to age, he or she may begin to decline mentally. This may present as dementia, Alzheimer's disease, or sundowning (which is commonly related to Alzheimer's and other dementia type diagnoses). When the afternoon turns to evening, seniors may become more agitated and aggressive than normal, making it difficult to care for them. Other signs that a person may be in need of care include physical aggression, the inability to dress oneself, remember medications, perform hygiene tasks, prepare meals, or drive to and from appointments. Finally, seniors may wander from familiar places and find themselves lost.

Of course, these changes in behavior often cause stress on familial caregivers. If you feel more anxious or depression, experience a hyper-vigilant feeling, have intrusive thoughts, or are otherwise experiencing stress-related symptoms, it is likely time to begin the search for an assisted living community.

What Is Senior Living Like in Grand Rapids, MI?

To know what senior living in Grand Rapids, MI, is like, look at some of the area's top neighborhoods and suburbs for retirees. At the top of the list is Michigan Oaks. The neighborhood has a mix of young professionals, retirees, and families living in it and provides a diverse community full of parks, restaurants, and bars. Another popular suburb of Grand Rapids is Spring Lake, which is the second-best place to live in the county. The small neighborhood offers a suburban vibe, is home to many retirees, and is home to many gorgeous parks. Several other neighborhoods are popular among seniors, including Ferrysburg and Zeeland. Of course, whether your loved one prefers to be close to downtown Grand Rapids or on the outskirts, he or she will be just minutes from some of the best culture and entertainment in the state.

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids, MI, has an exceptional rating when it comes to the transparency of its inspections and ratings for assisted living facilities and communities. The state holds records, including violations and complaints against facilities, for at least two days from the date it was filed. Older records are also available through the Freedom of Information Act. Inspections are done at least once every 24 months, and the list of licensed communities is available online. The searchable list is updated within 90 days when anything significant, such as inspection reports or complaints, changes, and information about special licensing care is available, too. If you would like to find information on specific communities, you can visit Michigan's Statewide Search for Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged. The tool allows you to leave all fields blank or a full list or to narrow your search according to your needs. Click on the provider's name to access detailed information.

What Services Are Available?

Assisted living facilities and communities offer a wide variety of services and amenities. Medically, some communities have on-site doctors and nurses who can administer medication, handle incontinence, and provide basic checkups. Other communities bring doctors, nurses, and other specialists in weekly or bi-weekly, so residents can take care of their physical health without leaving the community. Of course, many facilities also offer free transportation to and from medical appointments.

There are plenty of entertainment options as well. Most senior living communities host a range of activities and classes, including gardening, cooking, game nights, karaoke, book clubs, fitness, and much more. Many facilities have pools, hot tubs, game rooms, computer labs, movie theaters and even bars onsite.

Finally, senior living communities offer a range of personal amenities. Some have private rooms and others offer entire apartments. There are luxury kitchens and bathrooms in some units, transportation to and from activities, religious services, laundry services, restaurants, cooking assistance, and much more, all of which help to provide a high-quality living situation for your loved one.

How Do I Find the Right Assisted Living Facility for My Loved One?

Today's seniors are more active and live fuller lives than ever, so it is important to look for assisted living facilities or communities that keep the mind and body active. Call or contact A Place for Mom to help you set up a tour. We can help ensure that all of your questions are answered as you tour each facility. Remember to keep in mind your loved one's interests and preferences as you visit. If your loved one knows you are speaking to assisted living communities, consider having him or her accompany you on the tour and provide input.

Overall, you should focus on four categories as you tour facilities and ask questions: the atmosphere, the physical features, the contracts and costs, and the services provided. In terms of atmosphere, consider how you feel as you enter the facility. Was it easy to find. Does it feel welcoming? Were staff members there to greet you and were they friendly? Are people socializing? When it comes to the physical features of the facility, consider whether it seems well-designed, if it's easy to find your way around, whether there are elevators (if necessary), and if everything seems to be clean and smells fresh.

During your tour, you'll likely sit down with the head administrator or another staff member. During your meeting, ask questions about the contract agreements, such as discharge provisions and whether there are written care plans, the cost of the facility, and the types of payment it accepts. This is also when you'll verify the services provided, including medical care, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, and other amenities.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Grand Rapids, MI?

The cost of assisted living in Grand Rapids, MI, is determined by several factors. Residents who require more medical care will likely pay more for onsite or visiting medical practitioners, for example. Fine dining restaurants, high-end accommodations, and other onsite luxuries will raise the price as well. Typically, facilities where residents have private or shared rooms are the most affordable, and communities where residents have private apartments are the highest priced. In Grand Rapids, MI, you can expect to pay anywhere from $1,500 to $11,000 per month for assisted living for your loved one.

Does Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Medicare only provides financial assistance for rehab living facilities. Short-term cases are typically required when someone is recovering from surgery or needs several weeks of physical therapy, medical monitoring, or in-home care. Unfortunately, Medicare does not currently pay for long-term assisted living for seniors. This includes long-term stays in nursing homes, residential care homes, or assisted living communities.

How Can I Afford Assisted Living?

Many people balk at the cost of assisted living facilities, but it may help you to know there are various ways you can work to lower the cost and make it more affordable for your family. First, look at how you can lower the costs. Researching each facility to compare costs against the services and amenities, as well as to consider the location and overall atmosphere, helps to ensure your loved one moves into the right facility the first time. This cuts the costs associated with moving from one place to another.

When touring facilities, ask about price flexibility or a la carte options as well. Some assisted living communities offer move-in incentives or have room to negotiate on monthly prices. Others offer a la carte options that allow you to choose exactly what your loved one needs. You can fill in the gaps by having family members or friends provide the services you don't pay for through the facility, such as transportation or cooking.

Finally, consider your financial options. Long-term care insurance may help you pay some of the costs associated with assisted living communities. Choosing a facility that has double rooms may also offer lower costs. If you loved one is a veteran, he or she may be eligible for help from the Department of Veteran Affairs. Other options include home equity, selling a life insurance policy, pooling family finances, or taking out a reverse mortgage loan. Finally, some seniors may receive help from Medicaid (not to be confused with Medicare) if they have little to no assets.

How Do I Make the Right Choice?

Choosing an assisted living facility in Grand Rapids, MI is an important task, and you took the first step by searching for information. You don't need to search alone, either. A Place for Mom provides Senior Living Advisors in the area who are available to help you ask and answer the hard questions that lead you to the best facility or community for your aging loved one. Our knowledgeable, compassionate, and professional advisors can help you determine your "must-haves" and your "hope-to-haves," as well as help you set up tours with the facilities that interest you most. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our local Senior Living Advisors.