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StoryPoint Rockford

2885 10 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341

4.7
(293 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At StoryPoint Rockford, we love being a part of the greater Grand Rapids area. Our community is a place where our residents can really enjoy a carefree retirement. At StoryPoint, we offer independent living, enhanced living, assisted living and memory care services. We can meet each resident...

Independence Village of Grand Ledge

4775 Village Drive, Grand Ledge, MI 48837

4.6
(103 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Independence Village! Our community offers independent living, enhanced living, assisted living and memory care services. With these customized living options, our residents can maintain their independence and get support when needed the most. We are dedicated to making sure that life...

StoryPoint Portage

3951 W Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49024

4.1
(97 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At StoryPoint Portage, we love our opportunity to serve seniors and their families in this community. Our senior living options are designed to cater to any stage of life, including independent living, enhanced living, assisted living, and memory care. We feel so lucky to play a role in each...

Aurora Pond

2380 Aurora Pond Drive Southwest, Wyoming, MI 49519

4.3
(50 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...

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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
(38 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....

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,...

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...

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...

Brookdale Portage

3100 Old Centre Road, Portage, MI 49024

3.9
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you need help with a few minor things so you can enjoy the important things, then Brookdale Portage in Portage, Mich., may be just the place you’re looking for. Our assisted living community offers a lifestyle that celebrates and encourages independence while providing the comfort of an...

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...

Sojourner Place

5364 Greenmeadow Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

4.0
(31 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...

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...

American House Kentwood

5980 Eastern Ave SE, Kentwood, MI 49508

3.8
(22 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...

Lloyd's Bayou Senior Living

17046 Lloyds Bayou Drive, Spring Lake, MI 49456

4.7
(18 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Lloyd's Bayou Senior LivingLocated in beautiful Spring Lake, Michigan, the recently renovated Lloyd’s Bayou Senior Living is nestled in a picturesque wooded setting and boasts all of the comforts of home. Our community is ideally situated near a variety of shopping, dining, and a...

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 Spring Lake

18100 174th Ave, Spring Lake, MI 49456

3.5
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

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...

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Cost of independent living in Kentwood, MI

Independent 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 independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,783
    State
  • $2,963
    Kentwood, MI
  • $3,095
    Wyoming, MI
  • $3,381
    Grand Rapids, MI
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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

Kentwood, Michigan

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a nice balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with housekeeping. You or your loved one may continue to live their lives as they see fit while their food is cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Typically comprised of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies vary between locations, many residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of independent medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are a variety of expenses and benefits to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in your service plan: private phone, field trips, utilities, wellness program, transportation, internet access, laundry, and move-in fee. The conveniences associated with independent living include community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, game/TV room, transportation, laundry service, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, and concierge services.

Cost of Living

The location in which a care community is based might have a significant influence on community price. Cost of living is a major influence when determining which care option is best for you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Kentwood is about 17.8% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Kentwood costs around $136,951 and the median price for rent is $980 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

Currently, the population of Kentwood consists of 51,747 people. Kentwood has a population density of 955 people per square mile. Based on gender, 52.6% are female and 47.4% are male. The median age of Kentwood is 35 years old. Of the population of Kentwood 32.9% have a college degree, 10.4% have a graduate degree, and 25.7% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Kentwood is 9.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 18.3% black, 3.7% mixed race, 2.6% other or not specified, 66.0% white, and 10.0% Hispanic. In Kentwood, 6.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Kentwood, 7.8% do not have health insurance, 12.2% have some form of disability, 5.0% consider themselves widows, and 69.1% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of Michigan

In total, Michigan has 148 general hospitals and 259 health centers that provide care for 10,015,421 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Michigan are University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Michigan citizen is ranked 33rd nation-wide. Additionally, Michigan is ranked 24th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Michigan is ranked 29th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Michigan has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 75.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 40 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Michigan there are 351 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Michigan ranks 36th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 48% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. The average low summer temperature is around 44F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Michigan drops to around 23F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 37F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. Michigan experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 81%. On average, Michigan has an air quality index rating of around 38.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Michigan is around 2.76 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. 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 beech, jack pine, eastern cottonwood, and hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the common carp and suckers, the chinook salmon, the Mitchell’s satyr, or the Atlantic salmon. The state animal of Michigan is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Michigan

Cascade Trails Senior Living, Rivertown Ridge and Hathaway Hills Assisted Living & Memory Care are the top rated independent living facilities near Kentwood, Michigan. See full list of communities.

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