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Independent Living near Petoskey, Michigan

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American House Petoskey Senior Living

2000 Mitchell Road, Petoskey, MI 49770

(877) 616-7329

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A welcoming and comfortable senior living community, American House Petoskey is perfectly situated close to family, friends, downtown, shopping and Little Traverse Bay in the charming town of Petoskey and surrounding areas of Harbor Springs, Boyne City and Charlevoix. American House Petoskey...

The Brook of Boyne City

709 Vogel St, Boyne City, MI 49712

(877) 616-7329

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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...

Pineview Cottage

3498 Harbor-Petoskey Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

(877) 616-7329

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American House Charlevoix Senior Living

615 Petoskey Ave., Charlevoix, MI 49720

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An upbeat and comfortable senior living community, American House Charlevoix is perfectly situated close to family, friends, downtown, shopping, Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan in the quaint town of Charlevoix and surrounding areas of Boyne City, East Jordan and Petoskey. American House...

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The Brook Retirement of Gaylord

900 Hayes Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735

(877) 616-7329

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The Brook Retirement of Gaylord is an independent living community located in Gaylord in Otsego County, MI. Here we offer all the comforts of home in an environment especially designed to accommodate senior residents. The Brook Retirement of Gaylord lies in close proximity to some of the finest...

The Brook of Cheboygan

11965 Townline Rd, Cheboygan, MI 49721

(877) 616-7329

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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...

Pinecrest Village at Mackinaw

450 South Nicolet, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

(877) 616-7329

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Welcome to Pinecrest Village at Mackinaw! We understand that living independently as one ages is not always practical or possible. At Pinecrest Village at Mackinaw we offer a unique blend of affordable independent living with assistance when you need it. Whether you require just a little extra...

Castle Rock Retirement Center

255 S Airport Rd, St Ignace, MI 49781

(877) 616-7329

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Northport Highlands

215 S High Street, Northport, MI 49670

(877) 616-7329

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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...

South Torch Assisted Living, LLC

12800 Cherry Ave, Rapid City, MI 49676

(877) 616-7329

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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...

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Petoskey, Michigan

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a nice balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping chores are handled for you while you are unencumbered to use your time as you prefer. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private care providers. There are an assortment of costs and benefits to consider when choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the plan: field trips, move-in fee, internet access, private phone, wellness program, housekeeping, meals, and transportation. The conveniences associated with independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, golf course, transportation, fitness center & swimming pool, healthcare center, and laundry service.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Petoskey, 15.6% have some form of disability, 7.2% do not have health insurance, 65.1% participate in the labor force, and 9.8% are widowed. Racially, the population of Petoskey is 2.1% Native American, 2.5% Hispanic, 0.7% black, 0.1% other or not specified, 3.8% mixed race, 1.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 92.1% white. Based on gender, 52.0% are female and 48.0% are male. The median age of Petoskey is 45 years old. In Petoskey, 7.9% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Petoskey 20.5% have a high-school diploma, 17.6% have a graduate degree, and 40.1% have a college degree. Petoskey has a population density of 430 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

The community where a community is based will have a major effect on the price of care. Cost of living can be a major influence when choosing which location is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Petoskey is about 19.3% of the average monthly income. Petoskey has a median home value of $177,673 and the median cost of rent is around $1,029 per month per month.

State Information

An overview of Michigan

Based on natural beauty, Michigan ranks 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. The state of Michigan has 148 hospitals and 259 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,015,421. University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Michigan is ranked 33rd in quality of life and 24th in healthcare.

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 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. In terms of religious values, 33% of Michigan’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,521 different congregations. 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.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Michigan is around 2.76 inches. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of December. 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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Michigan is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 44F during the month of June. 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 hemlock, beech, jack pine, and white pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wolves, the common carp and suckers, the cougar, or the monarch butterfly. The state animal of Michigan is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Michigan

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