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Find 42 Residential Care Home Facilities near Kalamazoo, MI

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Residential care homes in Kalamazoo may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Kalamazoo care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Kalamazoo, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

Residential Care Home near Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Espanola House

422 Espanola Ave, Parchment, MI 49004

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, Private, Semi-Private

Espanola House, llcWe 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...

Comforts of Home AFC

118 E Westwood Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

5.0
(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

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....

Kozy Komfort

261 Beachfield Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49015

5.0
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Kozy Komfort is a home you can trust your parents with. Our home is designed to help meet the physical, emotional and social needs of the elderly in a totally safe community environment. In general, the population is in the over 65 category.All our staff has been hand picked to suit the...

Living Water AFC

807 Witters Ct., Portage, MI 49024

(0 review)

Private

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Oakwood Manor Assisted Living LLC

1716 DenHertog St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49519

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Sue's Loving Care

2827 Court Landt Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49004

5.0
(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Our home away from home cares for six adults specializing in Alzheimer's, dementia, and challenging behaviors. We're staffed 24/7 with qualified, loving caregivers that give your loved one the care and support that you yourself would give. It's just like home because it is home.By placing your...

Greater Heights

3916 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Platinum Living

3109 South Bluff Court, Hudsonville, MI 49426

3.3
(5 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Platinum LivingPlatinum Living is a lively senior care home found in the great Hudsonville, Michigan in Ottawa County. Our home is built specifically to serve the seniors. It has been equipped with modern equipment that makes living easy for them. Our home is located in a beautiful area with lush...

Reflection Ranch

20271 East Ave N/ 7 Mile Road, Battle Creek, MI 49017

3.9
(4 reviews)

Private, Studio, 1 Bed

RiverRidge

315 N Taffee, Hastings, MI 49058

5.0
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

River Ridge is a 6 resident family home overlooking the Thornapple River in Hastings. Tall trees and wildlife offer a beautiful country atmosphere. It is conveniently situated near doctors, hospital, churches, and shopping centers.

Barn Swallow Manor

1420 92nd St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

5.0
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Our Home We are a State Licensed, family owned, Assisted Living Facility. Our home offers 6 beds, spacious living areas and personalized care all located on 11.5 scenic country acres. Our assisted living family home is a wonderful option for those that are seeking a more personal and loving...

Sunny Side Senior Care LLC

1026 Maple Street, Albion, MI 49224

5.0
(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

We are a husband and wife live in team, with combine experience of 25 years in the senior health care field.We have had our small family home for 3 years and have wonderful references. Our home is located in a lovely safe neighborhood in a vibrant college town, we are also minutes from historical...

Queen Anne Manor

210 W. Delaware St., Decatur, MI 48423

5.0
(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Lydia's Foster Home is a lively residential care home located in the Decatur region, Michigan in Van Buren County. Our home sits on an expansive area surrounded by a scenic neighborhood that is very quiet for the peaceful living of our seniors. We are exactly adjacent to a good road that connects...

Rehoboth Pines

8949 Clyde Park, Byron Center, MI 49315

5.0
(1 review)

Private

Rehoboth comes from Genesis 26:22 That the Lord as made room for you.Rehoboth Pines is a 5 bed Assisted Living Home nestled on 10 acres that offers a peaceful but fun life style.Through Quality first we are collectively and individually committed to healthy, affordable, and professional long term...

Platinum Living of Michigan - Byron Center

1870 72nd St. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Private

Platinum Living of Michigan - Kentwood

1947 60th SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Private

Eaton County Med Care Facility

530 Beech St, Charlotte, MI 48813

5.0
(1 review)

Beazley Adult Foster Care

1180 11th Street, Plainwell, MI 49080

4.0
(1 review)

Private

Located on a quiet country road in Plainwell, Michigan with easy access to US 131. Just minutes to either Kalamazoo or Grand Rapids. Licensed for Adult Foster Care in 2008.Our residence provides private rooms with cable television, three home cooked meals daily with snacks. Laundry done on...

Beechwood Adult Foster Care

608 Beechwood Street, Holland, MI 49423

2.0
(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

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...

Purdy Residential AFC Home

6133 Purdy Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49017

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Private, Semi-Private

Purdy Residential AFC Home is a great family oriented home. You and your family are treated like our family. Our home is family owned and operated.

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Cost of care homes in Kalamazoo, MI

The average cost of senior living in Kalamazoo is $3,743 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Battle Creek, MI with an average of $3,200 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Services for seniors in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Financial assistance

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Health care

Senior activities

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Kalamazoo, Michigan, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Kalamazoo include Greyhound Busses, Metro, and Charters of America. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Kalamazoo has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not very walkable.

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Health care

Kalamazoo offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals including Bronson Methodist Hospital and Ascension Borgess Hospital.

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Senior activities

Kalamazoo, Michigan, is known for its shopping, dining, and entertainment. Explore a variety of activities such as the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, farmers markets, museums, arts and culture, and more. Nature-loving seniors can stay active by strolling through the Kalamazoo Nature Center and Urban Nature Park.

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Learn More About Personal Care Homes in Kalamazoo, MI

 

Care homes in Kalamazoo, Michigan are private residences that provide personal care services, assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), and supervision to four or more persons. These communities may offer additional services such as nursing care, regular meals, and scheduled activities. When it comes to care homes, Kalamazoo is an excellent choice for you or your loved one.

Cost of Personal Care Homes in Kalamazoo, MI

The monthly median cost for care homes in Kalamazoo, Michigan is about $2,255 for the city proper and $1,672 for the metropolitan area.

 

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Cost of Living

 

The cost of living in Kalamazoo is rated well below the national average. This is reflected in its cost-of-living index, which is rated almost 20 points lower than that of the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
83 91 $823 16.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $98,503 $37,438 None

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals in Kalamazoo include:

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

According to the Koppen Climate Classification index, Kalamazoo has a hot-summer/ warm-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with the winters tending to be cold and snowy. The summers fluctuate between hot-summer and warm-summer designations which means that they can range from either pleasant and mild to hot and humid. On average, the humidity level for Kalamazoo is roughly 56%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at about 63%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
71°F 84°F (July) 58°F (July) 28°F 38°F (December) 18°F (January)

 

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
41 (Good) 62 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 4” (October) 60”

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Although Kalamazoo tends to lean liberal, there is still a sizable conservative population in the city.

2016 Presidential Election for Kalamazoo County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
53.2% 40.4% 6.4%

 

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
214,083 75,807 1,186 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.97%

 

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
26 19% 8% 3% 3%

 

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
21% 34% 15%

 

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.2% 21.3% 6.8% 0.2% <1% 64.2% 6.5%

 

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
4,295 44 12

 

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9% 65% 14% 31% 4% 5%

 

Kalamazoo is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

The birthplace of Gibson Guitars, Kalamazoo is one of the fastest growing cities in the state offering a mixture of city and suburban life with plenty of urban green space. The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo helps to organize artistic and cultural opportunities throughout the city and surrounding neighborhoods. They host annual art fairs, rotating artist exhibitions, and performing art shows at their All Ears Theatre. On the first Friday of every month, the arts council organizes an Art Hop throughout downtown where local businesses display works by local artists. For outdoor recreation there is the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail which runs through the city, linking nearby communities to the area’s parks.

For those who are interested in educational opportunities, there are plenty of great museums in Kalamazoo to spend a day at. The Kalamazoo Valley Museum has a full-sized planetarium as well as exhibits on science, technology, and history. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts features a wide collection of American and European art. Fans of aviation might enjoy the Air Zoo museum which features vintage aircraft, flight simulators, and rides for the kids. The Gilmore Car Museum offers a collection of vintage automobiles as well as a historic 1950’s diner.

 

Transportation

Public transportation is made available by Kalamazoo Metro Transit which operates 20 routes throughout the metropolitan area. Most of these bus routes service the city proper. There are some however that provide service into the neighboring communities of Portage, Parchment, Comstock Township, Kalamazoo Township, and Oshtemo Township.

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Comforts of Home AFC, Sue's Loving Care and Kozy Komfort are the top rated care homes near Kalamazoo, Michigan. See full list of communities.

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