13 Assisted Living Facilities near Howell, MI

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Howell, MI

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Courtyard Manor of Howell

Provides: Assisted Living
205 Francis Rd, Howell, MI 48843
"We went to tour Courtyard Manor of Howell and that facility, I believe, is only licensed for 20 people, so the assisted and memory care were all in one facility. When you go in there, they have a..." More

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Vista Springs Astounding Joy

Provides: Assisted Living
605 Pere Marquette Street, Howell, MI 48855
"We love Vista Springs Astounding Joy. My mother said she likes the food. It's very clean and organized, and during this COVID they're actually using their dining room. It's like the building is in..." More

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The Willows at Howell

Provides: Assisted Living
1500 Byron Road, Howell, MI 48855
"I chose The Willows because of the care and the location. It's in Howell, which is where my family is. It looks like the perfect place for Mom. The nurses and the staff are available at all times...." More

Kay D'S Elderly Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
51 Endicott, Howell, MI 48843

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Village Manor Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
9501 E. Highland Road, Hartland, MI 48843
"We toured Village Manor Retirement. The physical appearance is beautiful. It's 14 years old, you wouldn't know if it's four months old. It's beautifully kept. It's very well lit. It has wide-open..." More

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Woodland Village Senior Community

Provides: Assisted Living
7533 Grand River, Brighton, MI 48114
"Woodland Village Senior Community was very good. That would be my domestic partner's first choice only because they have a community of visually impaired people. He lost his sight two years ago...." More

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Brighton Manor Assisted Living and Me...

Provides: Assisted Living
1320 Rickett Rd., Brighton, MI 48116
"We saw the assisted living side of Brighton Manor Assisted Living and Memory Care. The facility is beautiful and huge but it was too commercialized. There was no family setting whatsoever there. I..." More
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Posey's Senior Care Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
8470 Parshallville Road, Fenton, MI 48430
"My mother-in-law moved into Posey's Senior Care Homes. They seemed to be excellent, and everything that they've provided for her, we're very happy with. We couldn't see the room through the window,..." More

Caretel Inns of Brighton

Provides: Assisted Living
1014 E Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116
"My mom has been living in the Caretel Inns of Brighton. She's in the assisted living but they care for her like a nursing home. They chop up her food and give her baths. I was surprised how caring..." More

Devine Senior Living Oak Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
15560 Graves Road, Pinckney, MI 48169
"We found Devine Senior Living for my mom. It's a small private home that has only 3 residents there right now and 24-hour care. People are actually able to partake in things, like playing cards,..." More

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Sunset Pines AFC

Provides: Assisted Living
6500 Layton Road, Fowlerville, MI 48836
"My experience with Sunset Pines has been very good. I have been here for three years now. I do everything myself except cook. What they can do for me is the cooking and the laundry. Living..." More

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Ashley Court of Brighton

Provides: Assisted Living
7400 Challis Road of Brighton, Brighton, MI 48116
"Ashley Court took exceptional care of my grandmother and gave our family peace of mind during a very difficult time. The entire staff from top to bottom were wonderful to our family. Nurse Lori was..." More

Orchard View Home

Provides: Assisted Living
980 Tracey Lane, Brighton, MI 48116

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Howell

    Howell, which is the county seat of Livingston County in Michigan, was established in the mid-1830s by settlers from nearby Detroit. The city is most widely known for its festival-like Sunday Farmers' Market, where seniors can browse through locally grown flowers, produce and homemade crafts every first Sunday of the month from May through October. 

    Howell has a sizable senior community, which accounts for nearly 16 percent of the total population. Seniors have three assisted living facilities to choose from in the city proper and another 19 facilities nearby. In Howell, assisted living facilities that are specifically for adults over the age of 60 are called 'homes for the aged," and they are licensed and monitored by the Department of Human Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Howell

    • Howell has well-defined seasons and a temperate climate that is typical of southeast Michigan. Summers are warm and comfortable, with highs in the low-80s, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy being outdoors. The area experiences harsh winters, however, with lows in the mid-teens and roughly 35 inches of annual snowfall. This may make local travel a challenge for seniors. 
    • The cost of living in Howell is nearly 18 percent higher than the U.S. average and 21 percent higher than the state average, which may be a concern for seniors on a tight budget. Even so, seniors can expect to spend about 8 percent less on grocery and health care expenses here than they would elsewhere in the country, which can help offset the high cost of other expenses. 
    • Howell seniors do not pay taxes on their monthly Social Security benefits, which can leave more money in the budget for assisted living. While income from retirement accounts are subject to taxation, the state provides a large deduction to help seniors hold on to more of their money. 
    • Howell's overall crime rate is 35 percent lower than Michigan's average and 46 percent lower than the national average, making it a safe option for seniors. 
    • Howell provides curb-to-curb public transportation courtesy of Livingston Essential Transportation Service. Seniors are eligible to receive a discount on their fare.
    • The Howell area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Joseph Mercy Livingston, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Howell

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Michigan

    $5,010.00 Howell
    $4,500.00 Highland
    $4,450.00 Brighton
    $4,250.00 Fenton
    $4,000.00 South Lyon
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Stockbridge
    $3,420.00 Milford

    Assisted Living costs in Howell start around $5,010 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 Howell 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 Howell

    Seniors in Howell who reside in homes for the aged and qualify for the Medicaid State Plan may have their assisted living expenses covered by the program. Additionally, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients receive Michigan's Optional State Supplement  (OSS), which can be put towards their living expenses. 

    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 Howell

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Howell

    Howell-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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    Assisted Living near Howell, MI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Howell

    • Review of Vista Springs Astounding Joy

      My Mother enjoys the daily walks, church services and bingo. My Father likes playing cards and bingo. It's a friendly place to visit and family members are encouraged to visit. Read more

    • Review of Courtyard Manor of Howell

      We went to tour Courtyard Manor of Howell and that facility, I believe, is only licensed for 20 people, so the assisted and memory care were all in one facility. When you go in there, they have a b... Read more

    • Review of Vista Springs Astounding Joy

      My husband was a resident of Vista Springs Astounding Joy, and I was impressed with the business person that I talked with when she gave me the tour. The facility itself is very nice and extremely ... Read more

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