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StoryPoint Portage

3951 W Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49024

4.1
(99 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...

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...

Centre Meadows

1503 E. Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49002

4.2
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Centre Meadows offers beautiful one and two bedroom luxury apartments. Our apartment homes feature modern appliances, granite countertops, washer and dryer in each apartment and ample space for all of your personal treasures. We are conveniently located in the heart of Portage, MI and only a few...

Bethesda Ranch AFH

3026 Witters Ct., Portage, MI 49024

4.3
(10 reviews)

Studio

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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...

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...

Tanglewood Trace

530 Tanglewood Ln, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.1
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Tanglewood Trace is an independent and assisted living community in Mishawaka, Indiana. Mishawaka is a vibrant city located near South Bend. Mishawaka is a quaint and charming city, known for its Midwestern charm, friendly people and abundance of outdoor spaces. Home to one of the largest...

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,...

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...

Brookdale South Bend

17441 State Road 23, South Bend, IN 46635

4.3
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Find Redefined IndependenceIf you’re looking for a more refined senior living, look no further. Here, you’ll enjoy exceptional living accommodations, a seemingly endless activities calendar, and care that prioritizes your independence.We are an assisted living community in South Bend, Indiana, a...

Wood Ridge Assisted Living

17650 Generations Dr, South Bend, IN 46635

4.0
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Celebrate Life at Wood Ridge! Wood Ridge can provide for all your assisted living needs in a comfortable home-like setting. We are located in a beautiful wooded area where you can enjoy the serenity of nature while being close to shopping and medical services. Our residents enjoy many amenities...

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...

Heritage Point Assisted Living and Memory Care

1215 Trinity Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.5
(24 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Point Alzheimer's Special Care is an assisted living community located in Mishawaka, Indiana, in Joseph County and home to just over 48,000 people. Nicknamed 'the Princess City,' Mishawaka has beautiful planned communities along the St. Joe River. Residents will enjoy the scenic parks...

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...

Brookdale Granger

430 Cleveland Road, Granger, IN 46530

3.6
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Find Your Redefined Independence HereNot all senior living communities are created equal. In our comfortable, welcoming community you’ll find a life filled with interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with, in a community that feels just like home sweet home. And because we’ll...

Brentwood at Elkhart AL (Eastlake)

3109 E Bristol St, Elkhart, IN 46514

4.3
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are honored you or a loved one is considering Brentwood at Elkhart to experience life’s next chapter. At Brentwood at Elkhart, we strive to create a culture of caring.What makes Brentwood at Elkhart Assisted Living different?LOCATIONBrentwood at Elkhart is located in picturesqueElkhart,...

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...

Cedarhurst of Edison Lakes

1025 Park Pl, Mishawaka, IN 46545

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Live like a princess or prince at Cedarhurst of Edison Lakes, an Independent Living community in Mishawaka, Indiana, that boasts a new building and beautifully manicured grounds. Our community in the 'Princess City' offers the freedom to live the way residents choose in comfortable surroundings....

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...

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Cost of independent living in Portage, 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
  • $3,257
    National
  • $2,791
    State
  • $2,790
    Portage, MI
  • $2,748
    South Haven, MI
  • $3,220
    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
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Portage, Michigan

Independent Living

For seniors who would wish to live primarily without assistance but wish for the assistance of having chores and housekeeping handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect fit. Seniors may live their lives as they see fit while their food is cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are organized and scheduled. 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 interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of independent medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of benefits and expenditures to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in your plan: wellness program, cable TV, laundry, internet access, private phone, Waiting list deposit, utilities, and field trips. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include transportation, fitness center & swimming pool, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, laundry service, game/TV room, community activities, and golf course.

Demographics and Values

In Portage, 5.1% are widowed, 67.5% participate in the labor force, 5.7% do not have health insurance, and 8.9% live in poverty. In Portage, 7.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Portage is 38 years old. Demographically, Portage is 0.3% Native American, 0.5% other or not specified, 3.3% Asian, 3.3% mixed race, 5.2% black, 4.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 87.3% white. Currently, the population of Portage consists of 48,816 people. Portage has a population density of 583 people per square mile. Of the population of Portage 21.0% have a high-school diploma, 43.1% have a college degree, and 16.7% have a graduate degree.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor in choosing which care choice meets the needs of you or your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Portage is about $153,319 and the median rent is $1,086 per month a month. The rent burden for Portage is around 17.0% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Michigan

Residents of Michigan enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 29th in the United States. Overall, Michigan ranks 33rd out of all states in quality of life and 24th in healthcare. The state of Michigan has a cost of living index of 89.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 89.3 and a housing index rating of 75.2. There are 148 hospitals and 259 health centers that service a population of 10,015,421. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is 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 Michigan, 33% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,521 different congregations. 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.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Michigan is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.76 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23F. The average high winter temperature is around 37F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Michigan is 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. 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. 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, sugar maple, and hemlock. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the wolves, the common carp and suckers, or the catfish and bullheads. The state animal of Michigan is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Michigan

Briarwood Assisted Living & Memory Care, Rivertown Ridge and Masonville Place are the top rated independent living facilities near Portage, Michigan. See full list of communities.

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