54 Assisted Living Facilities near Auburn Hills, MI
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There are 54 Assisted Living Facilities in the Auburn Hills area, with 2 in Auburn Hills and 52 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Auburn Hills is $3,447 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Rochester Hills with an average starting cost of $3,216.
To help you with your search, browse the 256 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Auburn Hills. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Auburn Hills 3.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rochester Hills with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Auburn Hills, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills, Michigan, has a lot to offer from the brick-paved sidewalks in the downtown core to golfing, fishing, and the Sea Life Michigan Aquarium. With so many activities, there is plenty to keep seniors busy There are 2,011 seniors who currently reside in the city, and some may benefit from assistance with everyday activities. There are two assisted living facilities directly in Auburn Hills, with another 48 located in nearby areas.
In Auburn Hills and the state of Michigan as a whole, assisted living facilities are called homes for the aged and adult foster care, both of which are governed by The Department of Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Auburn Hills
- Auburn Hills is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city, or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
- Auburn Hills has a senior transit service for residents who are at least 65. Although this service is not available for work-related activities, it can be used for transportation to medical appointments, shopping, and visits to the local Community Center with fares only costing $2.00 each way. Seniors must call in advance to book their seat, and same day service is not available.
- The cost of living in Auburn Hills is 101.5, only slightly higher than the national average of 100. Seniors can expect to pay less for groceries and healthcare, both of which are below the national average. However, transportation costs are higher than the average at 131.4. Despite the higher costs of transportation, seniors may be able to save money by using the area's senior transport service.
- Seniors who enjoy outdoor activities might not enjoy the cloudy, wet climate that Auburn Hills has to offer. The city gets 33 inches of rain and 36 inches of snow annually, leaving only 178 sunny days each year.
- Michigan does not tax seniors on Social Security Benefits, which might help Auburn Hills seniors have more money to spend in the city.
- Auburn Hills has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Rochester.
Paying for Assisted Living in Auburn Hills
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Auburn Hills start around $3,875 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 Auburn Hills 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 Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills seniors who need help paying for assisted living facilities can access the Michigan Choice Waiver Program. Applicants must be at least 65 and meet financial criteria. Seniors should keep in mind that this waiver has a waiting list of six to 12 months.
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 Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills 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.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Auburn Hills, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
The 10 Best Assisted Living Communities in Auburn Hills Area
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills-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.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Auburn Hills
Review of The Avalon of Auburn Hills
Very clean and newly built facility. Great amenities here as well. Read more
Review of Randall Residence of Auburn Hills
HarborChase of Auburn Hills is very good for my father-in-law. They really work very hard to make him happy. We go there almost every other day, and his room is kept very well. It seems that he lik... Read more
Review of Randall Residence of Auburn Hills
IT IS SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2 2017. I am not impressed. I went TO SEE MY BROTHER WHO IS THERE. I STOPED AT THE MAIN OFFICE (I THINK). I received directions to the building he is in and drove there. ... Read more