20 Assisted Living Facilities near Grand Haven, MI
There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Grand Haven area, with 4 in Grand Haven and 16 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Grand Haven is $3,250 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,630.
To help you with your search, browse the 68 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Grand Haven. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Grand Haven 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Spring Lake with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Grand Haven, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Grand Haven
Located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan in Ottowa County, Grand Haven features beaches, parks, farmer's market and art exhibitions for residents of all ages to enjoy. Seniors, who make up 20 percent of Grand Haven's population, have 18 assisted living facilities in and around Grand Haven from which to choose. They are all are regulated by the Michigan Bureau of Child and Adult Licensing, a part of the Department of Human Services. Such facilities are defined by the state as those having 25 or more residents aged 55 or older.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Grand Haven
- The air quality in the Grand Haven and Ottawa County is poor, receiving an overall F rating from the National Lung Association. This could be worrisome for seniors with respiratory conditions.
The cost of living in Grand Haven is nearly equal to the national average. The cost of groceries and utilities are less in Grand Haven than the U.S. average, which could be helpful for seniors on a budget.
- Grand Haven, located in west-central Michigan along the banks of Lake Michigan, is known for its warm summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature in January is 30 degrees, and the average high temperature in July is 79 degrees.
Crime is not nearly the problem in Grand Haven that it is in other parts of Michigan. The crime rate in Grand Haven is 25 percent lower than the national average, making the city safer than 49 percent of American cities.
- Grand Haven Harbor Transit offers scheduled and on-demand bus service throughout Grand Haven and between Grand Haven and other points in Ottawa County. In addition, the Michigan Smart Bus system offers curb-to-curb service to points within 10 miles with advanced reservations, making it ideal for seniors who aren't able to walk long distances.
Grand Haven offers a number of cultural opportunities. The city is home to Grand Haven State Park with its beach and historic lighthouse, the free Tri-Cities Historical Museum and the many downtown art galleries. Most of the attractions and events in Grand Haven offer some kind of senior discount, although the qualifying age varies.
Paying for Assisted Living in Grand Haven
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Grand Haven start around $3,250 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 Grand Haven 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 Grand Haven
Eligible Grand Haven seniors can find financial assistance from a number of state and federal government agencies. These include Healthy Michigan, MI Choice 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 Grand Haven
Grand Haven 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 Grand Haven, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Grand Haven
Grand Haven-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 Grand Haven
Review of Robbinswood Assisted Living
Robbinswood Assisted Living was more of a nursing home and that was not what we were looking for. It was not in great shape, it needed a lot of maintenance. It was dark, dated, and felt a little mo... Read more
Review of Grand Pines Assisted Living
We have moved my mom into Grand Pines two years ago. They're very nice. Their facility is nice. It's not quite as nice as the other facility and it's older. The staff there is pretty good. Like eve... Read more
Review of Christian Haven Home
It is a really small place, so everyone is kind of together. They don't really have a unit for one thing or another there. It is a Christian oriented place, so there is an emphasis on faith for peo... Read more