The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Richmond, MI for 2023
There are 12 Assisted Living Facilities in the Richmond area, with 5 in Richmond and 7 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Richmond is $3,700 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,870. Cheaper nearby regions include New Haven with an average starting cost of $3,700.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Richmond. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Richmond 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Richmond, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Richmond
Richmond is a small city that's located within Macomb County in the Metro Detroit area. The city is home to a little less than 6,000 residents, 15 percent of whom are age 65 or older. To support Richmond's aging population, there are five assisted living facilities in the city and an additional five in surrounding areas, such as Armada and New Haven.
Assisted living facilities in Richmond, as well as in the rest of Michigan, are officially known as homes for the aged. All homes for the aged in the state are regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Richmond
- According to the American Lung Association, the air quality in Macomb County is moderate. On days when air quality is at its worst, seniors may experience adverse health effects, especially if they have a respiratory illness.
- Although the cost of living in Richmond is 7 percent above the national average, healthcare costs are 17 percent below average, which can result in significant savings for seniors requiring frequent medical care.
Winters in Richmond are cold with average January low temperatures of only 16 degrees, which can be inconvenient for seniors who enjoy outdoor activities.
- Michigan doesn't tax social security income and offers generous deductions on other forms of retirement income. Seniors can use these savings towards the cost of assisted living.
- The Richmond area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Henry Ford Macomb Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- SMART Ride offers a safe public transportation option throughout Richmond and into surrounding areas. Seniors are eligible for reduced fares and those with disabilities can take advantage of SMART Ride's Paratransit Program.
Paying for Assisted Living in Richmond
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Richmond start around $3,700 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 Richmond 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 Richmond
Michigan's Medicaid State Plan is available to eligible seniors residing in Homes for the Aged in Richmond and throughout the state. The plan provides financial assistance with the cost of assisted living services to those who qualify.
Seniors who require financial assistance with room and board costs may apply for an Optional State Supplement (OSS) to their Supplemental Security Income. Room and board charges in homes for the aged throughout Michigan are capped by the state.
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 Richmond
Richmond 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 Richmond, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Richmond
Richmond-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 Richmond
Review of Ridgeway Home
Nice quiet country setting just off a maim road, park like atmosphere. Inside is clean, staff is friendly and caring. My uncle was there for 2 years, he was a farmer and this was a perfect setting ... Read more
Review of Ridgeway Home
My friends grandfather resides here and is well taken care of. The staff are very nice and thorough with everything. Read more
Review of Leisure Manor of Richmond
We're moving my mom this Friday at Leisure Manor. First off, it was a really nice facility and only 5 miles from my house. It seemed like a very nice, family-owned business. I like that it's kind o... Read more