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Sojourner Place

5364 Greenmeadow Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

4.1
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

City View in the Square Co-Op Apartments

710 Collins St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed

Located just off Portage Street is Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan's Washington Square Co-op Apartments, which specializes in senior housing. It's nestled in a park-like setting with its old, beautiful trees and garden areas which are used by residents, along with the picnic areas and other...

Addington Place of Lakeside Vista

340 W 40th St, Holland, MI 49423

4.2
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

At Addington Place of Lakeside Vista, we provide truly person-directed care, working hard to know each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. Whether in Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory Care, our seasoned and dedicated staff, first-rate...

Azpira Place of Breton

4352 Breton Rd SE, Kentwood, MI 49512

4.1
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Dedicated to Good LivingPathway 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....

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Aurora Pond

2380 Aurora Pond Drive Southwest, Wyoming, MI 49519

4.2
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on picturesque, landscaped grounds in Wyoming, the largest suburb of Grand Rapids, you'll love the quiet elegance of our community while being close to all the attractions of Michigan's second...

Sunrise of Cascade

3041 Charlevoix Drive Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

3.8
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Cascade is a single level, Arts and Crafts style building offering assisted living and secured memory care. We are conveniently located just East of I-96 and the 28th Street exit on Charlevoix Drive in Grand Rapids, MI. Charlevoix Drive is a quiet street but close to shopping,...

American House Jenison

8001 Cottonwood Drive, Jenison, MI 49428

4.4
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Lincoln Square

3121 Lake Michigan Drive Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

4.1
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Situated in a beautiful, rural landscape just five minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, you'll love the peaceful elegance of our grounds and facilities while enjoying all the conveniences of the city. We're close to shopping, dining, healthcare and wonderful entertainment.Our all-inclusive...

Baldwin House Grand Rapids

2619 Kalamazoo Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

4.3
(33 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

American House Senior Living is nestled in a beautiful wooded area, but close to many accomodations.You will have many amenities to enjoy throughout the community including a beautiful lobby with a fireplace, a comfortable coffee bistro with a flat screen T.V, game room, beauty salon, convenience...

StoryPoint Granger

6330 N Fir Rd, Granger, IN 46530

4.7
(23 reviews)

Studio

Welcome to StoryPoint Granger! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them.?Our senior living options include enhanced living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each service level, we...

Brentwood at Niles

1147 S Third St, Niles, MI 49120

4.0
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brentwood at Niles is an assisted living and memory care community located in Niles, Michigan. Niles is a historic town, with roots dating back to the early 1800s. Boasting small town Midwestern charm, Niles is warm and welcoming while also being progressive and modern. Our city offers residents...

American House Wyoming

5812 Village Dr SW, Wyoming, MI 49519

2.7
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Life flourishes at American House Wyoming. Residents enjoy an abundance of amenities including a chapel, wood shop, on-site theater, chef prepared meals and more — all incorporated into a vibrant city boulevard and town center design. American House Wyoming is where seniors can find the care they...

Brookdale Battle Creek

191 Lois Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49015

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Give New Meaning to Living WellYou can have it all: resort-style living, a lovely, spacious apartment, and Assisted Living care that values your individual needs. Our community in Battle Creek, Michigan offers all the amenities of home and then some, including tree-lined walking paths, an on-site...

Bickford of Battle Creek

3432 Capital Ave SW, Battle Creek, MI 49015

4.3
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Brentwood at Elkhart AL (Eastlake)

3109 E Bristol St, Elkhart, IN 46514

4.3
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Eastlake Terrace is an assisted living community in Elkhart, Indiana. Elkhart is a vibrant and historic town that exudes small town charm and Midwestern hospitality. Just a short drive from Chicago, Indianapolis and South Bend, Elkhart offers residents the perfect combination of tranquil living...

The Village of Heather Hills

1055 Forest Hill Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

4.0
(21 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Heather Hills community is the best in Michigan! Situated on 20 beautifully landscaped acres, you'll enjoy the elegance, warmth and security of a family-owned retirement community. We offer fine dining, social events, billiard rooms and more. Village care is our in-home health care agency who...

American House Kentwood

5980 Eastern Ave SE, Kentwood, MI 49508

3.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Emerald Meadows Assisted Living

6117 Charlevoix Woods Ct SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

3.4
(21 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Emerald Meadows is a Providence Life Services Community. Providence, a non-profit organization, has been committed to providing quality senior living options to those entrusted to our care in Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana for over a century. Our organization offers Independent Living, Assisted...

Sentinel Pointe

2900 Thornhills Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

4.3
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sentinel Pointe is a rental community that does not require a buy-in or long term lease. Residents are able to live in place by adding on assistance, including physical therapy and hospice, in the comfort of their own apartment. Every apartment at Sentinel Pointe includes emergency call system,...

Brentwood at Elkhart IL

3600 E Bristol St, Elkhart, IN 46514

4.6
(14 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Brentwood at Elkhart is an independent senior living community in Elkhart, Indiana. Elkhart is a historic and charming town with a small town atmosphere near three major cities. Conveniently located just a short drive from Chicago, Indianapolis and South Bend, Elkhart offers peaceful and tranquil...

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

 

Learn More About Independent Living in Kalamazoo, MI

 

Independent living communities in Kalamazoo, Michigan are housing arrangements designed exclusively for older adults. While residents live independently, most communities offer amenities, activities, and other services. When it comes to independent living, Kalamazoo is an excellent choice for you or your loved one.

Cost of Independent Living in Kalamazoo, MI

The median monthly cost for an independent living community in Kalamazoo, Michigan is $1,198 for the city proper and $4,728 for the metropolitan area.

 

Learn More About Kalamazoo, MI

 

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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Michigan

Rivertown Ridge, Cascade Trails Senior Living and Divine Nest Assisted Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Kalamazoo, Michigan. See full list of communities.

There are 55 independent living facilities near Kalamazoo, Michigan. See the full list.

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