Assisted Living in Ann Arbor

17 Communities

Atria Park of Ann Arbor

1901 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
28 reviews
Atria Park of Ann Arbor is in Ann Arbor, Michigan near Plymouth Road, Leslie Woods Nature area, shops and restaurants. Visitors note the caring, courteous staff and the clean common rooms and hallways. The facility offers activities like day trips to shopping centers, pottery making classes, exercise and music. Visitors appreciate the activities, like exercise classes and amenities, including a library. Family members remark on how delicious the food is and that the overall d... (read more)
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Brookdale Ann Arbor

2190 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
17 reviews
Located in a beautiful residential area of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Brookdale Ann Arbor offers assisted living options and memory care for seniors. Visitors and residents note that this facility is large and very clean with beautiful apartments. They also appreciate the secured housing for residents living in the memory care section and the dedicated and caring staff members throughout the facility. A patio and courtyard are available outside for cookouts and parties. Residents c... (read more)
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University Living in Ann Arbor

2865 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
19 reviews
University Living in Ann Arbor is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan near Eisenhower Parkway, parks and restaurants. Visitors note the clean facilities and caring staff members. Family members have remarked on how beautifully decorated and clean the facility is. It offers swimming and physical therapy to keep residents active. Family members have remarked on the variety of amenities and activities available, including an exercise room, a game room, a pool table, jigsaw puzzles an... (read more)
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Hillside Terrace

1939 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
11 reviews
Conveniently located near Interstate Highway 94 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Hillside Terrace is a pet-friendly senior living provider with a resident capacity of 88. Residents and their loved ones heap high praise on the quality of care community members enjoy from the caring, professional and friendly staff. Good marks are also given to the multiple menu options offered in the dining room, the availability of room service and the overall cozy, welcoming atmosphere. The on-site s... (read more)
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Glacier Hills – Michigan

1200 Earhart Road, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
23 reviews
jimmyj25028: "If you care about your family, do not send them to this place. My mom just survived a brain aneurysm 3 weeks back. She was airlifted to U of M hospital where they saved her life. The last three weeks she has fought hard to recover. This place had a representative that came and convinced us that it is '5 star' overstaffed facility, where she would receive the best care and rehabilitation. This was a lie. She waited the first 3 hours before anyone came in to admit her. By thi... (read more)
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Orchard Hills Manor

2139 Georgetown Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
3 reviews
Centrally located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Orchard Hills Manor offers easy access to the University of Michigan, two local nature preserves, Radrick Farms Golf Course and local retail, entertainment and dining options. Residents and guests agree that the facility's private rooms, family-style meals and overall cleanliness offers residents a better quality of life, and they also like the family environment that having a six-resident maximum provides. High marks are also gi... (read more)
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Barton Manor Assisted Living

821 Barton Dr, Ann Arbor, MI
$$$$
2 reviews
Barton Manor Assisted Living is located in a quiet suburb of Ann Arbor, Michigan, nestled between Black Pond Woods Nature Area and the Huron River. Residents and their loved ones agree that this is an exceptionally beautiful facility and appreciate that the grounds are covered with trees and other lush greenery. Residents and visitors also praise the healthy and varied food, which is served in a cozy community dining room. Barton Manor receives especially rave reviews for sch... (read more)
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StoryPoint Saline

6230 S. State Street, Saline, MI
$$$$
6 reviews
StoryPoint Saline is located in the heart of Saline, Michigan, and offers independent and assisted living options and memory care for seniors. Visitors note that this facility is great for pet owners and is beautiful and clean with a friendly and helpful staff. Meals are served restaurant-style and residents have food choices they can order. Activities are offered for every level of care including exercise classes, hand and nail spa, game and movie nights and music and memory... (read more)
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American House Carpenter Senior Living

3470 Carpenter Rd., Ypsilanti, MI
$$$$
18 reviews
American House Carpenter Senior Living is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, near Highway 23, shopping centers and restaurants. Visitors appreciate the clean, homey facility and the personable staff. Residents who prefer fresh air and outdoor recreation enjoy the gardens, private park, ponds and a walking trail. The facility has studios and one and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchens and private baths. Pets are also welcome, and there is an on-site beauty salon. Family mem... (read more)
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The Gilbert Residence

203 S HURON, Ypsilanti, MI
$$$$
10 reviews
The Gilbert Residence is located in a residential setting adjacent to the Huron River in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Visitors and loved ones appreciate that the facility provides assisted living, nursing and memory care to accommodate residents with changing needs. Loved ones praise the well-trained, kind and caring staff that encourages residents to participate in activities like games and live music. The clean, spacious studio rooms are complimented for their nice cabinetry and ab... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 17 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Ann Arbor is $4,635 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is the home of the University of Michigan, which has a significant impact on the city's economy and culture. Seniors will have plenty to keep them busy in this vibrant city — art, music, festivals, football games.

The Michigan Bureau of Child and Adult Licensing, a part of the Department of Human Services, regulates the 26 assisted living facilities located in and around Ann Arbor. This type of facility in Michigan is often referred to as a home for the aged, and it typically serves 21 or more residents who are 60 or older. Any facility in Michigan that provides both housing and some level of care requires a license and is subject to regular inspections by state administrators. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Ann Arbor

  • Located in southeast Michigan along the Huron River, Ann Arbor is known for its warm summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature is 31 degrees Fahrenheit in January and 83 degrees in July.

  • Ann Arbor is best known as the home of the University of Michigan. In addition, the city offers a number of cultural sites and events, such as the annual Ann Arbor Art Fair, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and the Ann Arbor Film Festival.

  • Ann Arbor has an array of community resources for seniors, including Catholic Social Services, an organization that provides residents 60 and older with a number of services, such as adult day care and assistance with home improvements, maintenance and taxes. The city also features four senior centers.

  • The crime rate in Ann Arbor is relatively low, especially when compared with other cities in southeast Michigan. Ann Arbor is safer than 57 percent of other U.S. cities.

  • The Ann Arbor area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the University of Michigan Medical Center and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority provides regular, scheduled public bus service throughout the city and between Ann Arbor and other points in southeast Michigan. Seniors with ID pay reduced fare. The Michigan SMART bus system offers curb-to-curb service with advanced reservations, which helps seniors with limited mobility.


Paying for Assisted Living in Ann Arbor

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Michigan

$4,635.00 Ann Arbor
$4,000.00 South Lyon
$4,000.00 US
$3,950.00 Saline
$3,817.00 Canton
$3,535.00 Plymouth
$2,375.00 Ypsilanti

Assisted Living costs in Ann Arbor start around $4,635 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Ann Arbor and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Ann Arbor

A number of federal and state assistance programs help eligible Ann Arbor residents afford an assisted living facility. These include the Healthy Michigan PlanMI Choice Waiver Program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Michigan page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Michigan are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page for more information about these laws.