Assisted Living in Eaton Rapids

6 Communities

Island City

1507 Kyle Street, Eaton Rapids, MI
$$$$
4 reviews
americanparable: "When it became apparent that Dad was going to need an assisted living alternative, I began to shop around a bit. Just as I was becoming somewhat discouraged with the options I had already looked into, I became aware of the Island City facility. Surprisingly, the building was only about four miles from my house so I drove over to have a look. I was pleasantly astonished with the facility itself and knew right away that we (Dad and I) wanted in. As luck would have it, a room w... (read more)
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Maplewood AFC

11300 Columbia Highway, Eaton Rapids, MI
$$$$
1 review
Jeanette: "Maplewood is a rural setting with nice views. I like it. The place is clean and well maintained. They have private rooms but not private bathrooms. The dining area is like a regular home dining room off the kitchen with one big table. I met the person who runs it and some of the staff. I like them. The residents are clean and well taken care of. They're not buying pre-packaged processed food; they make homemade food."
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Country Acres Adult Home

735 S Michigan Rd, Eaton Rapids, MI
$$$$
2 reviews
Hospicete: "I was horrified at how this facility smelled as we entered the biuilding . The lack of care to the residents was almost inhumane. The staff onsite were inattentive, aloof and clearly not compassionate towards the residents. The head RN incharge, which I believe to be the owner, was acting rather strange as we were asking questions about the facility. I left there with a bad taste in my mouth. The facility was not very welcoming nor did they appear to be concerned about the r... (read more)
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New Haven Elder Care

230 Hoehn Court, Dimondale, MI
$$$$
0 reviews
New Haven Elder Care, Inc. gladly offers both short and long-term basic care to appropriately satisfy your requirements. Appreciate working with our dedicated staff that truly cares about your needs. We offer a relaxing home environment and the highest quality care for your loved ones. We help our residents enjoy a comfortable, active and affordable lifestyle in a warm and safe surrounding. Our residents will not only enjoy the ambience of the indoor but also the exuberanc... (read more)
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Craft Care Homes - Mason

588 S Edgar Rd, Mason, MI
$$$$
0 reviews
Give yourself peace of mind knowing your loved one is provided comprehensive care from compassionate licensed professionals by choosing Craft Care Homes in Michigan. Each of our locations is equipped with caring staff, security systems, and the best interests of your loved ones at the forefront of our minds. Our Mason facility is equipped with 11 beds in a home-like atmosphere and offers gardening with other nature-related projects. Craft Care Homes strives to create a... (read more)
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Moore's Adult Foster Care Home

1385 Gidner Road, Charlotte, MI
$$$$
1 review
Jeanette: "Moore's Adult Foster Care Home was clean and well maintained. There was a small number of staff and a few residents. I talked with the owner, and she seemed to be a very caring person. Residents have an outside porch for the summertime, a room with lots of windows where they sit and watch TV, and a separate living room. The rooms were different sizes. The one I saw was small but clean."
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At A Glance

There are 6 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Eaton Rapids is $3,835 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Eaton Rapids

Eaton is known as The Saratoga of the West due to its mineral water springs, which can be of great benefit to senior citizens. The senior population in Eaton Rapids is 15.2 percent, slightly below Michigan’s average of 16.7 percent. The Eaton Rapids area has 13 assisted living facilities for these seniors, with three in Eaton Rapids and the other 10 in nearby towns like Charlotte. The Department of Human Services regulates assisted living in Michigan, including homes for the aged and adult foster care. A home for the aged is for anyone over the age of 60, while an adult foster care home is for adults requiring special care.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Eaton Rapids

  • Eaton Rapids is located in the southern end of Michigan’s Lower Penninsula, where the average monthly snowfall is greater than one foot for both December and January. The average temperatures in January range from a low of 15 degrees to a high of 29 degrees, which could be uncomfortable for seniors sensitive to cold. The average temperature range for Eaton Rapids in July is between 60 and 81 degrees.
  • The overall cost of living in Eaton Rapids is about 91 percent of the national average. The lowest essential expense is housing, which is 74 percent of the national average. Healthcare and transportation are the only expenses that are somewhat high, at one and five percent above the national average respectively, but nothing that should tax seniors on a budget too badly.
  • Eaton Rapids’ overall crime rate is about average, with a rate that’s lower than about 46 percent of the cities in the United States. However, the rate of violent crime is significantly lower, at 3.06 per thousand people per year. In comparison, the annual rate of violent crime is 4.59 per thousand people for Michigan and 4 for the United States. Seniors should take some precautions while in town on errands.
  • EATRAN provides public transportation for Eaton County. The fare for seniors over the age of 60 and the disabled is half of the standard fare. Out-of-county medical trips are also available on a limited basis.
  • The Eaton Rapids Senior Center maintains a full schedule of activities, including exercise classes, cards and other games. Other group activities include dances, jam sessions and trivia contests. This senior center also serves lunch three days a week and dinner once a month.
  • Eaton Rapids is home to world-class medical facilities, including Eaton Rapids Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Eaton Rapids

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Michigan

$4,632.00 East Lansing
$4,150.00 Grand Ledge
$4,000.00 Holt
$4,000.00 US
$3,835.00 Eaton Rapids
$3,750.00 Mason
$2,598.00 Lansing

Assisted Living costs in Eaton Rapids start around $3,835 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 Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids

Michigan provides many personal care services through its Medicaid State Plan, including homes for the aged. This state also provides recipients of supplemental security income with an optional state supplement that limits room and board charges, provided they reside in a home for the aged.

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 Eaton Rapids

Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids

Eaton Rapids-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.