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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...

Brookdale Portage

3150 Old Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49024

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Seniors who require specialized memory care can get the extra safety and security they need in our comfortable, homelike setting just about 20 minutes from Kalamazoo. Our customized programs provide loving care and meaningful interaction by a specially trained staff to help our residents maintain...

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...

Bethesda Ranch AFH

3026 Witters Ct., Portage, MI 49024

4.3
(10 reviews)

Studio

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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...

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...

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....

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

4.1
(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...

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...

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...

North Woods Village at Edison Lakes

1409 East Day Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.7
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

North Woods Village Edison Lakes provides residents with an assisted living community that is located in Mishawaka, Indiana, a part of St. Joseph County. This community offers residents a comfortable place to live, and the city of Mishawaka is a beautiful location to visit or to call home. Guests...

Wood Ridge Assisted Living

17650 Generations Dr, South Bend, IN 46635

4.0
(30 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...

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...

Heritage Point Assisted Living and Memory Care

1215 Trinity Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.5
(23 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...

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...

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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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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Portage, Michigan

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence provides its residents with around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for people who are unable to properly care for themselves due to the effects of aging.

This type of community is a helpful and comfy care alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly allow access to persons 55 and greater which is for other senior care types.Often times individuals may select life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal reading materials, special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment, and personal clothing. Types of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes might include help with shopping and transportation, monitoring of medication, adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , and 24-hour emergency care. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, spend time with visitors, and make complaints. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral problems. These can consist of resisting assistance, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major influence when selecting what location works best. The rent burden for Portage is about 17.0% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Portage is $153,319 and the median rent is about $1,086 a month.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Portage is 38 years old. Racially, the population of Portage is 5.2% black, 4.0% Hispanic, 0.5% other or not specified, 3.3% Asian, 3.3% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 87.3% white. Portage has a population density of 583 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Portage consists of 48,816 people. Out of the total population of Portage, 8.9% live in poverty, 12.5% have some form of disability, 5.1% are widowed, and 67.5% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Portage 43.1% have a college degree, 21.0% have a high-school diploma, and 16.7% have a graduate degree. In Portage, 7.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Michigan

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

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 48% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Michigan, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. The state of Michigan ranks 36th in the country for diversity. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. On average, the state receives 2.76 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 4.76 inches. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 44F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of December. 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, red maple, red oak, and jack pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the chinook salmon, the Mitchell’s satyr, or the monarch butterfly. The state animal of Michigan is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Michigan

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