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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Grand Rapids nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options. But a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Grand Rapids, MI may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Grand Rapids or another care type is right for you. Browse 45 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Grand Rapids.

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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,...

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...

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...

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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...

Provision Living of Forest Hills

730 Forest Hills SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

4.2
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Our BuildingProvision Living at Forest Hills is a 105-apartment senior living community that was intentionally designed to meet the unique needs of older adults. With both assisted living and memory care services, residents have their choice of purposefully designed studios or one- or two-bedroom...

Pilgrim Manor

2000 Leonard St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

2.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome home to Pilgrim ManorBuilding culture and community on one campusLocated in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Pilgrim Manor offers exceptional living and amenities in a well-established and trusted assisted living and healthcare community.Live life purposefully at Pilgrim ManorFor...

Cascade Trails Senior Living

1225 Spaulding Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49546

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Cascade Trails, a Leisure Living Community in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where our residents experience the joys of everyday life together. Residents can relax in the pavilion on a sunny summer day or cozy up to the fireplace in the winter. Our community offers independent living,...

Willow Creek West AFC

1011 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Finding a senior living team in Grand Rapids and West Michigan that you can trust is challenging. Here at Care Cardinal, our qualified teams treat your family like our family. After all, it doesn't take long before they become our family too.Unlike traditional senior assisted living or senior...

Care Cardinal Alger Heights II

1025 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Alger Heights II is a beautiful, newly remodeled Assisted Living Community located on 28th ST in Grand Rapids MI. Our cozy cottage like facility offers a homelike setting to all of our community members. Right in our backyard, you will find a comfortable seating area nestled along a wooden...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

American House Holland

11909 James Street, Holland, MI 49424

4.6
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

American House Holland is, as our name suggests, located in the beautiful town of Holland, Michigan. Over the past two decades since our campus was established, we have created a reputation for excellence in all areas of senior care. Depending on your loved one's needs, we are offer both...

The Oaks

1740 Village Dr, Muskegon, MI 49442

4.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Residents in the Independent Living portion of our community have a choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans. Kitchens are fully equipped and utilities are covered (cable and Internet service). Monthly rates include restaurant style dining, weekly housekeeping services, social and...

North Woods Village of Kalamazoo

6203 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

4.8
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to two or more persons who have no family ties to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its occupants around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer care for seniors who cannot adequately take care of themselves because of the effects of aging.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and easy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely take in persons 55 and older infrequentlyheard of in senior care regarding care types.Often times seniors might decide life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a mental or physical condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, get proper medical care, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and form or participate in resident groups. A large number of residents are bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and about half of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with interpersonal social issues, which can consist of verbal outbursts, resisting help, or an inclination to wander. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, emergency dental services, room and bed maintenance services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents.

Cost of Living

The price of a care community is affected by the destination in which it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Grand Rapids is about $862 per month and the median price of a home in Grand Rapids is $121,421. The rent burden for Grand Rapids is about 17.2% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Grand Rapids is 67.6% white, 0.4% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.1% other or not specified, 15.3% Hispanic, 19.9% black, 4.8% mixed race, and 2.1% Asian. Grand Rapids has a population density of 1,727 people per square mile. In Grand Rapids, 5.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Grand Rapids, 10.2% do not have health insurance, 22.5% live in poverty, 13.8% have some form of disability, and 5.2% consider themselves widows. In terms of education, 12.2% have a graduate degree, 22.3% have a high-school diploma, and 34.7% have a college degree. Based on gender, 49.2% are male and 50.8% are female. The median age of Grand Rapids is 31 years old.

State Information

An overview of Michigan

Based on natural beauty, Michigan ranks 29th in the nation. In total, Michigan has 148 general hospitals and 259 health centers that provide care for 10,015,421 citizens. University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Michigan is ranked 33rd in quality of life and 24th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In Michigan, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. Thirty-three percent of Michigan residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Michigan residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. The state of Michigan ranks 36th in the country for diversity.

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. On average, the humidity rating for Michigan is around 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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Michigan drops 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. 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. 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 sugar maple, red maple, eastern cottonwood, and beech. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the common carp and suckers, the lake trout, the wolves, or the catfish and bullheads. The state animal of Michigan is the white-tailed deer.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Michigan

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