Lansing, the capital of Michigan, is a bustling metropolis that’s ideal for seniors who enjoy an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities and historical architecture. Known for Potter Park Zoo and Lansing River Trail, the city is home to just over 118,000 people, 11.6% of whom are over 65 years of age. Seniors who reside here can enjoy quick access to numerous local health care facilities, including Sparrow Hospital.

Seniors can take their pick from a multitude of Lansing-area home health care options. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the average costs of both home health aides and homemaker services is $4,576 per month. Both services cost more in Lansing than the national average, which is $4,290 for homemaker services and $4,385 for home health aide services. 

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Lansing area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Lansing, MI

2019, 2020, 2021

Right at Home Mid-Michigan

1035 Charlevoix Drive, Suite 300, Grand Ledge, MI, 48837

I think they did what I wanted them to do. We didn’t have any issues. They made it positive by making sure she was there, by getting her breakfast, and checking in on her. I liked that they were depe … (read more)
I think they did what I wanted them to do. We didn’t have any issues. They made it positive by making sure she was there, by getting her breakfast, and checking in on her. I liked that they were depe … (read more)

2017, 2019

Home Instead – East Lansing, MI

2175 University Park Dr, Suite 200, Okemos, MI, 48864

Shay is a great person and a very hardworking, pleasant person. She is not afraid of hard work and is a pleasant person to have around. She is just a very hardworking person. She takes the initiative, … (read more)
Shay is a great person and a very hardworking, pleasant person. She is not afraid of hard work and is a pleasant person to have around. She is just a very hardworking person. She takes the initiative, … (read more)

Right at Home East Lansing, MI

325 E Grand River Ave, Ste 317, East Lansing, MI, 48823

Thank you so much for the care for my father. Your team was excellent and I will not hesitate to refer your company to others in need of care.
Thank you so much for the care for my father. Your team was excellent and I will not hesitate to refer your company to others in need of care.

HomeCare.com

7925 Jones Branch Drive, Suite LL 140, Mclean, VA, 22102

The caregiver that we got was great. They have been offering personal care and grooming services, as well as general companionship. They’ve been here on a schedule of four times a week for 6 hours a d … (read more)
The caregiver that we got was great. They have been offering personal care and grooming services, as well as general companionship. They’ve been here on a schedule of four times a week for 6 hours a d … (read more)

Health Care Associates

3101 Prairie St SW, Grandville, MI, 49418

We hired Health Care Associates & Community Care Givers. They seem to be doing a good job. I feel confident that they are taking care of my husband. They clean up the house. Everything seems to be … (read more)
We hired Health Care Associates & Community Care Givers. They seem to be doing a good job. I feel confident that they are taking care of my husband. They clean up the house. Everything seems to be … (read more)

TLC Senior Care of Michigan

2669 Union Lake Road, Commerce Township, MI, 48382

We’ve been using TLC for my parents for about 6 weeks now. They do personal care and sometimes meal preparations and cleaning. This has been really a good change; they’ve been really good. They go to … (read more)
We’ve been using TLC for my parents for about 6 weeks now. They do personal care and sometimes meal preparations and cleaning. This has been really a good change; they’ve been really good. They go to … (read more)

Nothing But Us Care

31700 W 13 Mile Rd, Ste 212, Farmington Hills, MI, 48334

We have used Nothing But Us Care for my spouse, and they’re excellent. We were very pleased with the service that we got from them. They did just about everything we asked. The caregiver who came was … (read more)
We have used Nothing But Us Care for my spouse, and they’re excellent. We were very pleased with the service that we got from them. They did just about everything we asked. The caregiver who came was … (read more)

Preferred Care at Home of Lansing

3815 W St. Joseph St, Lansing, MI, 48917

I think that Preferred Home Care of Lansing, in Dewitt, Michigan is an excellent choice for someone that is independent and who prefers to live independently in the privacy of their own home and who i … (read more)
I think that Preferred Home Care of Lansing, in Dewitt, Michigan is an excellent choice for someone that is independent and who prefers to live independently in the privacy of their own home and who i … (read more)

Arcadia Home Care & Staffing

3536 Meridian Crossing Dr, Suite 220, Okemos, MI, 48864

The first healthcare person I got from Arcadia Homecare was not satisfactory. But they easily corrected the problem and provided a different one who turned out to be absolutely perfect.
The first healthcare person I got from Arcadia Homecare was not satisfactory. But they easily corrected the problem and provided a different one who turned out to be absolutely perfect.

FirstLight Home Care of Greater Lansing

4125 Okemos Rd., Okemos, MI, 48864

We hired First Light to care for my father in his final months. Deb and her staff cared for dad around the clock for nearly 90 days before he passed. Being an elder law attorney, I know how hard it i … (read more)
We hired First Light to care for my father in his final months. Deb and her staff cared for dad around the clock for nearly 90 days before he passed. Being an elder law attorney, I know how hard it i … (read more)

Health Staffers of Michigan

4293 Five Oaks Dr, PO Box 27094, Lansing, MI, 48911


Essential Touch Hm Care Svc

3718 Starlight LN , Lansing, MI, 48911


Lansing Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Lansing:

Greater Lansing Area Meals on Wheels

Address: 5303 S. Cedar St. Bldg. 1, Lansing, MI, 48911
Phone Number: (517) 887-1460

The Greater Lansing Area Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious weekday meals to homebound seniors who are unable to prepare food for themselves. To qualify, seniors must be at least 60 years old, confined to their homes or unable to shop for themselves, and able to be at home during the scheduled meal delivery times. Frozen meals are also available for seniors needing weekend meal preparation assistance. 

Project Choices

Address: 5303 S. Cedar St. Bldg. 1, Lansing, MI, 48911
Phone Number: (517) 877-1440

Project Choices is a statewide care management program that gives seniors who are candidates for live-in nursing home care find solutions that allow them to remain living in their own homes. Once enrolled in this program, licensed nurses and social workers help seniors receive the necessary resources they need to remain living independently. Some services covered under the program include in-home adult daycare, homemaker services, respite care, private duty nursing services and nonmedical transportation.

Tri-County Office on Aging Crisis Services for the Elderly (TCOA)

Address: 5303 S. Cedar St. Bldg. 1, Lansing, MI, 48911
Phone Number: (517) 877-1440

This free program offered by the TCOA program provides limited, nonmedical financial assistance for seniors aged 60 years old and older. Qualifying seniors can receive financial help with prescription drug costs and utility shut off notices. 

The Tuesday Toolmen 

Address: 600 West Maple Suite D, Lansing, MI, 48906
Phone Number: (517) 332-4663

The Capital Area Housing Partnership oversees the Tuesday Toolmen program, which is a group of local volunteers that gather each week to install safety and accessibility devices and build entry ramps for seniors aged 62 and older. The materials and labor are provided at no cost to qualified homeowners who live within the city of Lansing. 

Tri-County Office on Aging Information and Assistance 

Address: 5303 S. Cedar St. Bldg. 1, Lansing, MI, 48911
Phone Number: (517) 877-1440

This program helps seniors find available services and programs that may help them retain their personal choices while continuing to live independently. Staff members provide seniors with issues regarding housing options, availability of government-funded long-term care programs, caregiver support resources, transportation services and nutrition programs. 

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.