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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Dewitt, MI for 2024

 

Within Clinton County, DeWitt lies approximately 9 miles north of Lansing, Michigan’s state capital. Including the wider area, seniors have access to 21 assisted living facilities that provide support and enrichment in a residential setting. Assisted living averages $4,313 monthly in DeWitt, which is lower than the national average but slightly higher than the state’s median cost.

DeWitt’s assisted living communities garner an overall average rating of stars, and you’ll find review facility reviews in our directory below.  

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Dewitt

The Bureau of Community and Health Systems — part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs — oversees homes for the aged and adult foster care facilities in DeWitt and throughout Michigan. The bureau licenses facilities, investigates complaints against providers and maintains a directory of state-licensed communities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Dewitt

 

  • Monthly living costs for a single senior with health issues in Clinton County start from around $2,210, based on mortgage-free home ownership. Those who rent a property typically pay $2,434 monthly, while seniors with a mortgage pay about $3,139 per month.

 

 

 

  • DeWitt scores 58 on AARP’s livability index, placing it in the top half of all U.S. neighborhoods and 10 points above the nationwide average. The city fares particularly well regarding senior inclusion, social engagement and environmental factors. Furthermore, Clinton County ranks number 2 out of 83 Michigan counties for health outcomes related to life expectancy and physical and mental well-being. 

 

  • Clinton Transit operates scheduled curb-to-curb transportation services throughout Clinton and surrounding counties, with discounts for seniors aged 60+ and people with disabilities. All vehicles are wheelchair accessible. 

 

  • With lower-than-average crime rates, DeWitt is safer than 73% of U.S. communities. There’s a 1 in 686 possibility of residents experiencing a violent incident, compared with a 1 in 217 chance across Michigan. Similarly, locals have a 1 in 267 probability of being a victim of property crime, while the statewide likelihood is 1 in 65.

Paying for Assisted Living in Dewitt

 

The median monthly price of assisted living in DeWitt is $4,313.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Running $4,313 per month, assisted living in DeWitt is a bit pricier than the Michigan average of $4,250 but lower than the U.S. average of $4,500. Detroit offers a slightly more affordable location, where monthly fees are almost $100 lower than in DeWitt. In contrast, DeWitt’s assisted living communities typically charge less than those in Midland, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, where prices elevate by $147, $515 and $1,780, respectively. 

DeWitt

$4,313

Michigan

$4,250

United States

$4,500

Ann Arbor

$6,093

Detroit

$4,215

Grand Rapids

$4,828

Midland

$4,460

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

In DeWitt, assisted living costs $1,886 more than the daytime community-based support and social programming of adult day health care. However, assisted living is more affordable than other local care options. Assisted living facilities charge $1,312 less than the visiting services of in-home and home health care agencies, with the former comprising help with everyday activities and the latter including part-time medical services from nurses and therapists. Nursing homes are the most expensive care setting, providing 24/7 medical supervision and skilled services in a clinical environment. A semi-private room in a DeWitt nursing facility costs $5,238 per month more — over double the price — than assisted living.

In-Home Care

$5,625

Home Health Care

$5,625

Adult Day Health Care

$2,427

Assisted Living Facility

$4,313

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$9,551

Note: Data for DeWitt was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Lansing, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Dewitt

Michigan's MI Choice Medicaid Waiver gives seniors in Dewitt and across the state the option to receive required assistance in a home for the aged or in an adult foster care home.

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

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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 Dewitt

Dewitt 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 Dewitt, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Dewitt

 

Dewitt Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Michigan are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page for more information about these laws.

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