17 Assisted Living Facilities near Lake Orion, MI
There are 17 Assisted Living Facilities in the Lake Orion area, with 3 in Lake Orion and 14 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Lake Orion is $3,595 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Rochester with an average starting cost of $2,669.
To help you with your search, browse the 82 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Lake Orion. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Lake Orion 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oxford with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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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 Orion Manor
My mom was here for less than 1 month. The discharged her because she "got out" even with the alarms blaring twice. The second time my mom "eloped" she fell and cracked her head on their wrought i... Read more
Review of Orion Manor
Orion was fine and seems nice, but it was a little bit limited; it was smaller. They have private rooms without private bathrooms. I saw one or two residents at a time. It was fine, but it’s on a v... Read more
Review of Orion Manor
I visited Orion Manor. Everything was very nice, and because it was a group home, it had a homey atmosphere. The staff was very kind, very caring, and very informative. I saw a TV room. The rooms w... Read more