22 Assisted Living Facilities near Riverview, MI
Also serving communities of Trenton, Wyandotte.
There are 22 Assisted Living Facilities in the Riverview area, with 5 in Riverview and 17 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Riverview is $2,230 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 102 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Riverview. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Riverview 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Southgate with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Riverview, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Riverview
A downriver suburb of Detroit, Riverview is a vibrant little town with a sizable senior community: 22.6 percent of the population is 65 or older. There are 19 assisted living communities in the Riverview area with 4 in the city itself and 15 more located in the surrounding area. These facilities offer seniors assistance with their basic daily needs such as eating, bathing and dressing while still allowing them to enjoy their independence. The official state terminology for assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Michigan is an Adult Foster Care Facility (AFCF), and they are governed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), which divides them into six categories, depending on size and staffing,
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Riverview
- Compared to the rest of the country the cost of living in Riverview is reasonable. At 10.5 percent below the national median, it is friendly to those seniors living on a limited budget.
- Riverview is a much safer community than most of the state or country. Having a violent crime rate of 27.5 and a property crime rate of 24.9 it is a community where seniors can feel secure both in their homes and on the street.
- The State of Michigan is not known for its balmy climate and Riverview is no different. Receiving on average 70 inches of precipitation each year and with temperatures that drop well below freezing, it is not a city for those seniors sensitive to the cold and damp.
- The EPA's National Air Toxics Assessment gives Riverview an air quality rating of 67. This places it 9 points below the national average. Seniors with sensitive respiratory systems might want to take this into consideration.
- Riverview has few facilities from which to choose in the event of medical emergencies or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Trenton.
- The city of Riverview offers seniors several public transportation options.
These include Trinity Transportation that provides discounted taxi service to seniors and those with qualifying disabilities sponsored by the city and Ride Smart that has fixed bus routes and provides limited curb to curb paratransit service.
Paying for Assisted Living in Riverview
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Riverview start around $2,230 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 Riverview 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 Riverview
The State of Michigan offers the MI Choice program, MI Health Link and the Expanded Community Livings Support program to assist Riverview seniors in paying for ALFs. All of these are Medicare or Medicaid waiver programs and are subject to funding availability.
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 Riverview
Riverview 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 Riverview, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Riverview
Riverview-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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Riverview
Review of American House Riverview
My mother has been living here for a couple of months now and loves it. Great employees, good food, and well maintained. Beautiful grounds and most of the apartments have patios! Highly recommend... Read more
Review of Michigan House Senior Living
My brother was at Michigan House. It's brand new. They opened in October of last year. It wasn't a good experience. The place was very nice, the cost was very reasonable, and it was absolutely bea... Read more
Review of American House Riverview
We're happy with American House Riverview, but there are things that can be improved on. There's medical help available at the facility, but we didn't understand how that worked at first. We needed... Read more