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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Farmington, MI for 2023

There are 103 Assisted Living Facilities in the Farmington area, with 3 in Farmington and 100 nearby.

The average cost of assisted living in Farmington is $99,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,895.

To help you with your search, browse the 525 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Farmington. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Farmington 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Redford with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Farmington

Known for its historic downtown and Victorian-style architecture, the city of Farmington is home to more than 10,000 residents, 15.8% of whom are seniors age 65 and over. To accommodate many of these residents, some of whom need specialized care, there are three assisted living facilities located within the city limits. There are also 92 additional facilities in the surrounding areas. Michigan's Department of Human Services licenses and regulates these facilities in Farmington and throughout the state, which are officially known as Homes for the Aged

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Farmington

  • Farmington is considered a safe community with a violent crime rate 12.9 points below the national average of 22.7. Families looking for assisted living in the Greater Detroit area may find Farmington an attractive place for their loved ones for this reason.
  • The weather in Farmington can be quite cold during the winter with average low temperatures in January reaching 16 degrees and an average of 37 inches of snow per year. Summers, however, are a comfortable time for active seniors to go outside with highs reaching an average of 83 degrees in July.
  • The city of Farmington has plenty of arts and culture for senior residents to enjoy throughout the year. The Farmington Civic Theater has been showing movies as well performances since 1940, and the Farmington Community Library offers activities like monthly book clubs and poetry workshops.
  • Farmington has an array of community resources for seniors, including the city's Senior Division, an organization that provides a variety of enriching clubs, classes, events and programs as well as one senior center.
  • Michigan is a tax-friendly state for seniors which may make it easier for families to Farmington to afford assisted living services. Social security income is completely exempt from state income taxes, and withdrawals from retirement accounts are only partially taxed.
  • Farmington has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Farmington Hills.

Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

Paying for Assisted Living in Farmington

Assisted Living costs in Farmington start around $99,500 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 Farmington 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.

Cities in Michigan

Farmington

$99,500

Northville

$4,688

Novi

$4,088

US

$4,000

Livonia

$3,945

West Bloomfield

$3,933

Farmington Hills

$3,379

Redford

$2,500

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Farmington

Those that meet certain income or disability requirements may be able to benefit from the state's Medicaid waiver which is called the MI Choice Waiver. This program offers assistance for a wide range of medical and non-medical services that can be delivered in a home for the aged. 

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

Financial Assistance in Michigan

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 Farmington

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Farmington

Farmington-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.

Laws and Regulations in Michigan

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