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Senior Apartments near Detroit, Michigan

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The Vernon Center

9341 Agnes St, Detroit, MI 48214

4.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Independent living is designed to provide the optimum in convenience, socialization, and peace of mind. We combine the best in community activities and togetherness coupled with the privacy and independence of your own apartment. Let us help you with the cooking and housekeeping while you enjoy a...

Kamper Stevens Apartments

1410 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

(0 review)

The Historic Kamper Stevens Apartments is an independent senior living community designed for seniors ages 62 and over who are able to care for themselves and wish to live independently.The impressive 22 story high-rise community, located in the heart of downtown Detroit, offers tremendous views...

Passion and Caring Home

570 East Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48207

2.5
(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Passion and Caring Home in Detroit Michigan is the perfect assisted living community for seniors. Located in a quiet suburban neighborhood with gorgeous views this is a home-like little area that is perfect for quiet senior living. The luscious green neighborhood surrounding Passion and Caring...

W.C. Turner I

48 Chandler St., Detroit, MI 48202

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

W.C. Turner I W.C. Turner I is an assisted living community located in Detroit, Michigan. This large metro area is bursting with cultural and art museums, entertainment, extravagant shopping, and delicious meals in the numerous restaurants available in Detroit. However, if you would prefer a...

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StoryPoint Saline

6230 S State St, Saline, MI 48176

4.9
(371 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At StoryPoint Saline, we love being a part of the greater Ann Arbor area. Our beautiful community offers independent living, enhanced living, assisted living and memory care options. We take pride in making each moment very special for each and every resident because we know that it is the small...

Farmington Hills Inn

30350 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

3.7
(119 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Farmington Hills Inn offers affordable Assisted Living in a warm, pleasant and safe environment. We also have a 37 bed 'Reflections Unit' which provides specialized services for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and other Memory loss disorders.Our professional staff includes a...

Park at Franklin

28301 Franklin Road, Southfield, MI 48034

3.7
(113 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Park at Franklin has proudly served the elderly of Metro Detroit since 1978. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with options. Park at...

Brighton Gardens of Northville

15870 Haggerty Road, Plymouth, MI 48170

4.1
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related...

The Arbor Inn

14030 East 14 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

3.9
(73 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbor Inn, established in 1975, is a residential care community that preserves your dignity and respects your independence, while offering you companionship, security and personal care. This is a place where you can maintain an independent lifestyle, pursue your own interests, and make new...

CedarWoods Assisted Living

44401 S I-94 Service Dr, Belleville, MI 48111

3.9
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Cedar Woods is an assisted living community that specializes in 24 hour care for seniors requiring assistance with medical/physical and/or dementia care. We provide a locked and secured community for the safety of our residents. We have a secured/enclosed courtyard for all residents to enjoy the...

Elmcroft of Downriver

19697 Allen Road, Brownstown, MI 48183

4.3
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Atria Kinghaven

14800 King Road, Riverview, MI 48193

4.4
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Kinghaven offers residents a lifestyle of ease and comfort. Invite family and friends for a stroll around the six-acre campus or for a game of billiards in the billiards room. Atria Kinghaven is conveniently located near parks, shopping areas, restaurants, and is just fifteen minutes from...

Atria Park of Ann Arbor

1901 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

4.5
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Park of Ann Arbor provides older adults with an active lifestyle filled with daily opportunities for fitness, fun, personal growth and connecting with others. This welcoming, thoughtfully designed community offers charming wraparound porches and beautifully landscaped grounds with walking...

Brookdale Southfield

25800 West 11 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48034

4.2
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Declare independence from boredom.Seniors looking for a new kind of redefined independence should definitely check out this premiere independent living community in Southfield, Michigan. Our residents enjoy a high quality of life and an excellent setting in one of Michigan’s best cities. Sitting...

Sunrise of Northville

16100 North Haggerty Road, Plymouth, MI 48170

3.9
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Belmar Oakland

5990 N Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098

4.4
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

There comes a time in one’s life when assistance is as welcome as it is a necessity. At Windemere Park of Oakland, the one you love is our VIP. It is our profession and our pleasure to provide dignity, comfort and compassion with customized care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Windemere is a...

Ashley Court of Brighton

7400 Challis Road, Brighton, MI 48116

3.8
(52 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

We are a specialty care community, specializing in Alzheimer's, dementia care and the alert but frail senior. We offer 4 secured buildings and house 80 residents, each building can accommodate 20 residents. Ashley Court provides a continuum of care an accommodates all stages of...

Brookdale Northville

40405 Six Mile Road, Northville, MI 48168

3.8
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Northville is a small, homelike community of 60 apartments. We are known for our care. We have a doctor, nurse and physical and occupational therapists on staff. We also have a visiting podiatrist and dentist. We've been in business since the mid-90's and are part of Brookdale...

The Bellaire Senior Living

12621 Hale Street, Riverview, MI 48193

4.0
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

A Home Away From Home- Senior living community designed to be your last move. From living completely independent to needing more assistance for care or memory wing for safety and care. 24hr private duty care is provided by two experienced private duty companies and will customize a careplan to...

Sunrise of Shelby Township

46471 Hayes Road, Shelby Township, MI 48315

4.0
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community is ready to celebrate 15 years this February. Our staff has over 50 combined years of care giving experience. We were awarded the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award by the NQA. Sunrise has over 350 locations is the US, Canada and England. We have been around for 40 years and what...

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Cost of senior apartments in Detroit, MI

Senior Apartments 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 senior apartments cost comparisons
  • $1,160
    National
  • $815
    State
  • $1,014
    Detroit, MI
  • $2,033
    Detroit, MI
  • $769
    River Rouge, MI
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Detroit, MI

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and include amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Detroit, MI

In the state of Michigan, the median monthly cost for a senior apartment is about $730.

When it comes to senior apartments, Detroit, Michigan offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

Detroit’s cost of living is fairly close to that of the national average. In some cases, Detroit is even less expensive, making the city a great option for those who wish to save on living costs. All index ratings are based on a system where a grade of 100 represents the cost of the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
89 89 85 $586 17.7% spend more than 30% of monthly income on housing $43,267 $26,249 None

Local Hospitals

Many seniors might consider the proximity to quality medical communities a major deciding factor in settling on a new place to live. The Detroit area is home to several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the region’s best:

  • University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine – Established in 1850, Michigan Medicine located in nearby Ann Arbor is the university’s academic community and one the largest hospitals in the state. The hospital has 1,000 beds and records over 2 million patients per year. Michigan Medicine ranks highly in the fields of otolaryngology, geriatrics, cardiology, and ophthalmology.
  • Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak – Home to Michigan’s most active emergency center, Beaumont Hospital of Royal Oak is a Level 1 Trauma Center and also an area teaching community. The hospital specializes in cancer treatment, heart health, and women’s health services.
  • Beaumont Hospital-Troy – Beaumont of Troy is a 520-bed medical community that operates 24 hours a day, and provides care in a number of services. This community employs 1,400 physicians, providing services related to heart care, oncology, and home medical equipment.

Weather and Climate

Detroit is located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwest, and has a warm-summer humid continental type of climate. The region experiences four distinct seasons, including hot, humid summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73°F 85°F (July) 61°F (June) 29°F 38°F (December) 20 °F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
40 (Good) 60 (December – Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 4” (August) 33”

Demographics and Values

When many people think of Detroit, they picture it as a blue-collar all-American city, and that description is not far from the truth. Once the capital of American automobile production, the city has symbolized working class gumption for much of the 20th century. However with the closing of many auto factories and shifting of production practices, the city over time had become less of the industrial icon that it once was. But in more recent years Detroit has been experiencing somewhat of a resurgence in popularity to many. As home prices across the country continue to skyrocket, Detroit remains an attractive option to younger people with its consistently low home prices and large metropolitan base. The city’s blue-collar roots are evident in its political leanings, as the region’s population often tends to favor politicians who sympathize with their working class values.

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
66.4% 29.3% 4.4%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
4,300,000 673,000 1,873 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.002%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 25.8% 10.4% 5.1% 3.4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
32.6% 14.2% 5.7%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
1.6% 78.6% 7.6% 0.3% <0.1% 10.3 1.9%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
45.5 20.6

Miscellaneous

Have some form of disability Live in poverty Veterans
20% 37.9% 5.6%

Detroit is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Detroit’s reputation as an automotive beacon makes it the ideal choice for the North American International Auto Show, one of the largest car shows in North America. The festival occurs annually and lasts approximately 10 days in late Spring/early Summer. Aside from displaying eye-catching luxury vehicles from around the world, the North American International Auto Show provides a stage for manufacturers to unveil new designs and give attendees a glimpse of the transportation options of tomorrow. The festival also consists of charity events and food vendors, and offers several tiers of ticket costs giving access to different portions of the show.

Being the epicenter of the American auto industry is just one of the Motor City’s claims to fame. Another? Detroit’s contributions to music, particularly soul and rock and roll. Motown Records was founded in Detroit between 1959 and 1960 and helped catapult soul music to the national and international stages. The record label continues in operation to this day, but is no longer based in Michigan. However, the sites of Motown’s early Detroit beginnings have been turned into the Motown Museum – one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations – which exhibits clothing, awards, and memorabilia of the artists who helped put both the label and the city on the pop culture map. A connected Motown studio along with founder Berry Gordy’s apartment have been decorated to appear as they did in the 60s, and visitors can admire an 1877 Steinway & Sons piano used on a number of Motown hits.

For an outdoor retreat, make sure to visit Detroit’s Belle Isle Park – a unique island park connected by a bridge to the rest of the city. The park comprises 982 acres and is even larger than New York’s Central Park. Belle Isle consists of a conservatory, featuring a greenhouse and botanical garden, as well as an aquarium, a maritime museum, a nature center, and a municipal golf course. The park also hosts frequent outdoor concerts and events throughout the year.

Transportation

Much of the city may have been designed with cars in mind, but Detroit does in fact have quite a robust and comprehensive public transportation system, consisting of over 40 bus routes, a number of which operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The public bus service is operated by the Detroit Department of Transportation, or DDOT. Reduced fares are offered to seniors 65 years of age and older following an application process.

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