18 Assisted Living Facilities near Lake Orion, MI
There are 18 Assisted Living Facilities in the Lake Orion area, with 3 in Lake Orion and 15 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Lake Orion is $3,595 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Leonard with an average starting cost of $3,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 60 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Lake Orion. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Lake Orion 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oxford with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Lake Orion find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Lake Orion, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lake Orion, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lake Orion
The tiny town of Lake Orion, which only spans a total of 1.3 square miles, is home to just over 3,000 people. It has two assisted living facilities, but seniors have 51 other options in nearby communities. All facilities are licensed and regulated by the Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged Licensing Division. This state government body ensures that facilities providing lodging, meals, supervision and personal care to older or disabled people comply with all state regulations and required standards of care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lake Orion
- While the overall cost of living in Lake Orion is slightly higher than the national median, the average cost of groceries and health care is lower. This is on par to the state's average, making it easy for seniors to find affordable options.
- Seniors living in Michigan pay no tax on their social security checks and are only partially taxed on pension income and retirement account withdrawals.
Lake Orion is safer than 65 percent of U.S. cities, with rates of violent and property crime much lower than the Michigan average. The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Orion is less than 1 in 1,500.
- The North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) provides door-to-door demand response transportation for area seniors, making it easy to run errands when needed. Seniors can reserve rides up to a month in advance to ensure they have the transportation they need.
- The Lake Orion area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Beaumont Hospital, in case of medical emergencies or illnesses.
- Lake Orion has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Orion Center, an organization that allows adults age 50 and older to participate in free activities, including bingo, cards, knitting, crochet, quilting and exercise classes. Seniors can also take classes at the center to help them learn how to use computers, tablets, and cell phones.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lake Orion
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Lake Orion start around $3,595 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 Lake Orion 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 Lake Orion
Michigan seniors can use Medicaid to pay for their care in an assisted living facility. Unfortunately, the state does not offer any non-Medicaid financial assistance to help seniors pay for assisted living.
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 Lake Orion
Lake Orion 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 Lake Orion, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lake Orion
Lake Orion-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lake Orion
Review of Pomeroy Living Orion
Pomeroy Living Orion is 4 years old, but it looked like a brand-new facility. The people were very very nice and accommodating, and the price was the best I've been offered. That's why my mom will ... Read more
Review of Grace Premier Senior Living - Lake Orion
My mother loves grace. She was scared and we were sad having to move our mother into an assisted living, but we saw a huge smile on her face the first time she saw the beautiful facility. Then, we ... Read more
Review of Grace Premier Senior Living - Lake Orion
Grace Premier Senior Living - Lake Orion was a beautiful facility. It's wonderful, they have caring people, and it's a great location for us. We're really excited at the prospect of having our moth... Read more