Assisted Living in Muskegon

11 Communities

Christian Care

1530 Mclaughlin Avenue, Muskegon, MI
$$$$
1 review
Christian Care is conveniently located alongside U.S. Route 31 in Muskegon, Michigan, only a few blocks from Orchard View Community Education. This facility is also close to ample shopping and dining opportunities. Visitors praise Christian Care for its cleanliness and say the staff keeps residents busy. Available activities, which are played in a designated game room, include bingo, puzzles and card games. This facility also offers an on-site beauty and barber shop, a patio ... (read more)
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Sanctuary at the Oaks

1740 Village Drive,, Muskegon, MI
$$$$
3 reviews
Sanctuary at the Oaks is located in Muskegon, Michigan, near Mercy Health General Campus hospital and the University Park Golf Course. Visitors to this facility consistently mention the many activities, which include bingo and weekend movie nights. They also appreciate the shuttle bus, which is available to transport residents to shopping and dining destinations. The cleanliness and decor of the community are commended, as is the variety of apartment floor plans at this pet-f... (read more)
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Seminole Shores Assisted Living Center

850 Seminole Road, Muskegon, MI
$$$$
4 reviews
Seminole Shores Assisted Living Center, located in Muskegon, Michigan, is close to Walmart Supercenter, Meijer and numerous restaurants. Visitors are impressed by the facility's pet-friendly apartments and describe them as being well-furnished and clean. Visitors also praise the community's many amenities, such as the patio, activities room and full-service beauty salon. Relatives are pleased that their loved ones are kept busy with games, puzzles and other activities through... (read more)
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The Cove at Lake Woods

1776 Vulcan Street, Muskegon, MI
$$$$
3 reviews
The Cove at Lake Woods is located in Muskegon, Michigan, a short drive from Mercy Health General Campus, Walgreens and Walmart Supercenter. Visitors are impressed by the well-maintained grounds and accommodating staff. Relatives appreciate the community's nicely prepared meals and its willingness to accommodate residents' dietary needs and preferences. The Cove at Lake Woods is complimented by visitors for its many common areas, including a greenhouse, library and beauty salo... (read more)
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Chestnut Fields

5425 Chestnut Dr, Muskegon, MI
$$$$
2 reviews
Chestnut Fields is located in the heart of Muskegon, Michigan, close to restaurants, Muskegon Lake and Lakeshore Museum Center. Family members describe this facility as wonderful, with a helpful, well-trained staff. They appreciate the many activities available to residents, which include group outings to local shopping centers and farmers markets. This community's layout is designed to look like a town square and comes complete with street lights, park benches and canopies f... (read more)
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DaySpring Services

572 Lake Forest Lane, Muskegon, MI
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Hume Home of Muskegon

1244 W Southern Avenue, Muskegon, MI
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Agape Home

4445 S Brooks Rd, Muskegon, MI
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Plan B Adult Foster Care

2171 Monte Avenue, Muskegon, MI
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Robbinswood Northcrest Campus

2650 Ruddiman Drive, North Muskegon, MI
$$$$
5 reviews
Robbinswood Northcrest Campus is located in Muskegon, Michigan, just minutes northwest of Muskegon Lake. Family members are pleased that the staff keeps them informed regarding the well-being of their loved ones and the changes in their needs. Room service is available for meals, and residents appreciate the quality of the food and attention to their dietary needs. The pet-friendly facility offers a wide range of activities, including ice cream socials, live music performance... (read more)
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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
$3,582.00 Holland
$3,137.00 Spring Lake
$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.

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.


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.