138 Assisted Living Facilities near Plymouth, MI
Also serving communities of Whitmore Lake.
There are 138 Assisted Living Facilities in the Plymouth area, with 6 in Plymouth and 132 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Plymouth is $3,827 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Westland with an average starting cost of $2,498.
To help you with your search, browse the 665 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Plymouth. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Plymouth 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Northville with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Plymouth, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Plymouth
Located in Wayne County, Plymouth, Michigan runs along the Detroit River and has a rich history for seniors to explore. There are 59 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in and around Plymouth, regulated by the Michigan Bureau of Child and Adult Licensing, which is a part of the Department of Human Services. ALFs are defined by the state as those having 25 or more residents, aged 55 or older.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Plymouth
- The air quality in the Plymouth area is not great. It receives a "C" rating from the National Lung Association for particle pollution and an "F" rating for ozone levels, which may be problematic for seniors with respiratory illness.
- Plymouth has a high cost of living compared to other parts of the United States. The cost of living is 15 percent higher than the national average. Most of that increase is due to the cost of housing; though seniors can also expect to pay slightly more for utilities and transportation.
- Plymouth is known for its warm summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature in January is 26 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high temperature in July is 74 degrees.
Crime is not nearly the problem in Plymouth that it is in other parts of Michigan. The crime rate in Plymouth is 63 percent lower than the national average.
The Detroit Department of Transportation provides regular public bus service throughout Plymouth and between Plymouth and other points in Wayne County. In addition, the Michigan Smart Bus system offers curb-to-curb service to points within 10 miles with advance reservations, making it ideal for seniors who aren't able to walk long distances.
Plymouth offers a number of cultural opportunities. The city is home to the Plymouth Historical Museum, Maybury State Park and its miles of hiking and biking trails and a historic downtown shopping area with art galleries, eateries and independent retailers.
Paying for Assisted Living in Plymouth
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Plymouth start around $3,614 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth
Eligible Plymouth, Michigan seniors can find financial assistance from a number of state and federal government agencies. These include Healthy Michigan, MI Choice and Supplemental Security Income Category G.
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 Plymouth
Plymouth 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 Plymouth, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plymouth
Plymouth-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.
Other Options in Plymouth, MI
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Plymouth
Review of Cedarbrook of Northville
Cedarbrook of Northville was a very high-end, hotel environment. They have their bar, and they have their movie theater. There were a lot of amenities. They have really big rooms. Even their smalle... Read more
Review of Brighton Gardens of Northville
I toured Brighton Gardens of Northville and I liked the fact that there were many ladies having lunch in the dining room when I was there, so that was a good opportunity for social interaction. Kim... Read more
Review of Brighton Gardens of Northville
The staff at Brighton Gardens of Northville are friendly and the facility is very good. My mom does activities and plays board games there. We're not allowed to go in very much, and everybody that ... Read more