11 Assisted Living Facilities near Muskegon, MI

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Muskegon, MI

Christian Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1530 Mclaughlin Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442
"Christian Care is very nice and clean. The staff members who I met and talked to were all nice. They had a game room where they can do bingo, puzzles together, and play cards. They keep the..." More

Sanctuary at the Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
1740 Village Drive,, Muskegon, MI 49442
"My brother will be moving into Sanctuary at the Oaks. The lead person has been very pleasant. She's willing to work with each family individually and also through financial issues that the family..." More

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Seminole Shores Assisted Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
850 Seminole Road, Muskegon, MI 49441
"Seminole was absolutely lovely. It was a wonderful place. My sister's friend was staying there and she was very happy. I felt like she was very well taken care of. There was an adorable and very..." More

The Cove at Lake Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
1776 Vulcan Street, Muskegon, MI 49442
"I am happy and satisfied with The Cove at Lake Woods. They post the menu, so the residents know what they are having each day for each meal. If you prefer something else, they try to accommodate..." More

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Chestnut Fields

Provides: Assisted Living
5425 Chestnut Dr, Muskegon, MI 49444
"I could not ask for a better place. The facility was brand-new when my grandmother moved in and very nice. She received three wonderful meals a day and the staff were always able to make special..." More

DaySpring Services

Provides: Assisted Living
572 Lake Forest Lane, Muskegon, MI 49441

Hume Home of Muskegon

Provides: Assisted Living
1244 W Southern Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49441

Agape Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4445 S Brooks Rd, Muskegon, MI 49444

Plan B Adult Foster Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2171 Monte Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49444

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Robbinswood Northcrest Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
2650 Ruddiman Drive, North Muskegon, MI 49445
"Thank you so much for all of the care and time you shared with our beloved Nanny (Rosie). All of the times you relieved her pain, comforted her when she was scared and spent extra time with her..." More

Agape Home at Blueberry Fields

Provides: Assisted Living
4747 E Mt. Garfield Rd., Fruitport, MI 49415

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Muskegon

    The senior population of Muskegon is 12.9 percent, which is below the national average of 15.6 percent in the United States. This area has 18 assisted living facilities for seniors, with eight in Muskegon and 10 in nearby towns like Spring Lake. The Department of Human Services regulates assisted living in Michigan, which includes homes for the aged and adult foster care. A home for the aged generally provides care for people over the age of 60, while an adult foster care home provides care for any adult who needs it. These facilities provide help with the activities of daily living, such as hygiene, eating and grooming. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Muskegon

    • Muskegon typically receives snow from October through April, with January receiving an average of 34.4 inches. The average low for January is 17 degrees and the average high is 30 degrees, so seniors will generally need to restrict their outdoor activities to short periods during the winter in Muskegon. The temperature in July ranges from an average low of 60 degrees to an average high of 80 degrees.
    • Muskegon has a low cost of living, which is only 77.7 percent of the average cost of living for the United States. Housing is particularly low, since its only 34 percent of the national average. Healthcare is the highest expense in comparison to the rest of the country, at four percent of the national average. Overall, seniors should be able to afford living in Muskegon more easily than most other cities.
    • The crime rate in Muskegon is high, as this city is safer than only 7 percent of the cities in the United States. The annual rate of violent crime is 7.54 per thousand people, which is significantly higher than the annual rate of 4.59 per thousand people for Michigan. Seniors going on day trips or running errands should be particularly careful in Muskegon.
    • The Muskegon Area Transit System provides public transportation in Muskegon. The one-way fare for senior citizens and the disabled is 60 cents, compared to $1.25 for the standard fare. A monthly pass for seniors is $30, compared to the standard fee of $50.
    • Daybreak Adult Day Services provides socialization, exercises and outings for older adults. Regular activities include arts and crafts, games, music and bible study. This facility also serves a noon meal and snacks.
    • The Muskegon area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Muskegon General Hospital and Mercy Health Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Muskegon

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Michigan

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,906.00 Holland
    $3,000.00 Zeeland
    $3,000.00 Whitehall
    $1,747.00 Grand Haven

    Assisted Living costs in Muskegon start around $0 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 Muskegon 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 Muskegon

    Michigan provides personal care services through the Medicaid State Plan, which covers homes for the aged. It also provides an optional state supplement for supplemental security income recipients who reside in a home for the aged that limits room and board charges.

    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 Muskegon

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Muskegon

    Muskegon-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 Muskegon, MI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Muskegon

    • Review of Chestnut Fields

      This is a beautiful facility centrally located which is why we placed my mother there five years ago and tried so hard to work with the staff to keep her there. In the five years she lived there th... Read more

      Negative Experience
    • Review of Chestnut Fields

      When my loved one first started with this facility 5 yrs ago it was wonderful, since that time they have totally changed. They have been thru multiple administrators and staff. They make numerous ... Read more

      One Very Unhappy Family
    • Review of Sanctuary at the Oaks

      My brother will be moving into Sanctuary at the Oaks. The lead person has been very pleasant. She's willing to work with each family individually and also through financial issues that the family m... Read more

      Judith
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