Michigan Assisted Living
Assisted living in Michigan is typically provided by one of two types of facilities: Homes for the Aged (HFAs) and Adult Foster Care Homes (AFCs). Both facilities offer assistance or supervision with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, walking or managing medications. The main difference between the two is that HFAs require residents to be at least 60 years of age or older, whereas AFCs provide personal care services to any adult.
In Michigan there are 562 Assisted Living Facilities. We can help you find the best matches for your needs. The average cost of Assisted Living in Michigan is $2,850 per month.
Michigan Assisted Living Facilities by RegionBack to top
Other Areas in MichiganAdrian, Allegan, Alma, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Bay City, Cadillac, Coldwater, Escanaba, Flint, Grand Rapids, Holland, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Menominee, Marquette, Midland, Monroe, Mount Pleasant, Muskegon, Niles, Owosso, Saginaw, Traverse City
Map of Michigan Assisted Living FacilitiesBack to top
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Cost of Assisted Living in MichiganBack to top
The average cost of Assisted Living in Michigan is $2,850. Assisted Living costs range from $718 to $6,975 depending on location and other factors.
The majority of residents pay for services privately or with long-term care insurance. Government funding is available in some facilities, but there are very strict requirements. Medicare does not cover assisted living costs, but in some instances Medicaid will be accepted.
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Overview of Michigan Assisted LivingBack to top
Bordered by four of the five great lakes, it is no wonder that Michigan, whose official nickname is “The Wolverine State,” is often referred to as “The Great Lake State.” Michigan’s borders encompass more than 11,000 inland lakes where visitors and residents alike enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, camping and hiking. With a population of almost 10 million people, Michigan is the eighth-most populous state in the country and the birthplace of former U.S. President Gerald Ford. Whether taking a tour of the famous Henry Ford Museum or wading into the waters of a scenic freshwater lake, assisted living in Michigan has something for everybody.
Assisted Living in Michigan DefinedBack to top
“Assisted living” is not a legally defined term in Michigan. As such, assisted living in Michigan is typically provided by one of two types of facilities:
- Homes for the Aged (HFAs)
- Adult Foster Care Homes (AFCs)
- Administration of medication
- Family Homes for 1-6 people
- Small Group Homes for 1-12 people
- Large Group Homes for 13-20 people
Regulation of Michigan Assisted Living FacilitiesBack to top
Assisted living in Michigan is regulated and licensed by the Michigan Department of Human Services, Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing. Before applying for a license, every AFC and HFA must prove that it is in compliance with state fire safety laws and provide a criminal history report for all employees. A facility must be licensed as an AFC facility if it provides personal care services and housing to 20 or fewer residents, or be licensed as a HFA if it provides personal care and housing to 21 or more residents who are all 60 years of age or older. Every facility must be inspected by the Bureau of Children and Adult licensing before being issued a license, and may inspect the facility again in the case that a complaint is filed by a resident.