8 Assisted Living Facilities near Rockford, MI

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Rockford, MI

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StoryPoint Rockford

Provides: Assisted Living
2885 10 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341
"There were activities going on when we went to StoryPoint Rockford, and the lady that took us around was wonderful and answered all of our questions. I think she spent about an hour with us or..." More

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Serenity Homes to Ramsdale AFC

Provides: Assisted Living
12471 Ramsdell Dr NE, Rockford, MI 49341
"We are a spacious, caring community that will provide for your loved ones' care needs with compassion, dignity and respect. We offer delicious meals, with a choice of menus, a safe and secure..." More

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Bishop Hills Elder Care

Provides: Assisted Living
4951 Eleven Mile Road, Ne, Rockford, MI 49341
"I toured Bishop Hills Elder Care two years ago, and almost signed up with them. I liked the fact that there was a lot of light, each room had nice big windows and meeting some of the people there,..." More

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Boulder Creek Assisted Living & Memor...

Provides: Assisted Living
6070 Northland Dr NE, Caledonia, MI 49341
"They need they’re own moving hand trucks. Rooms are clean, staff is very friendly and always go above to help. Resident really enjoy exercise class, movie nights. The new chef is always meeting..." More

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Care Cardinal Belmont

Provides: Assisted Living
7555 Chandler Dr NE, Belmont, MI 49306
"The manager of Cardinal Care is such a caring individual. When my sister was sent there, she wasn't doing too well. The last place hadn't taken very good care of her needs. In a very short time, my..." More

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Vista Springs Living Northview

Provides: Assisted Living
3740 Vista Springs Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 4...
"Our father did respite care in Vista Springs. It was was very nice, and they were very helpful. They were there to support skilled nursing, and he had physical therapy from an outside agency. His..." More

Willow Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
366 West Street, Cedar Springs, MI 49319

Pineview Afc Home

Provides: Assisted Living
580 Cumings Court, Sparta, MI 49345

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Rockford

    Rockford is a scenic city that's located on the Rogue River in Kent County, Michigan. The city is home to a little more than 6,000 residents, 11 percent of whom are age 65 or older. There are three assisted living facilities located in Rockford an additional four nearby in cities such as Grand Rapids and Cedar Springs.

    These facilities are officially known throughout Michigan as Homes for the Aged and are closely monitored and regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Rockford

    • Although the American Lung Association assigned a passing grade to the air-quality in Rockford and throughout Kent County, ozone pollution levels in the area are high and may pose a risk to seniors, particularly those with a respiratory illness. 
    • The Rockford area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy Health Rockford Urgent Care, in case of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Rockford's crime rates are considerably lower than state averages. For every 1,000 residents living in Rockford, there are only 9.74 property crimes each year. By comparison, the average Michigan city has 18 crimes per 1,000 residents each year. 
    • Tax policies in Michigan are very senior-friendly. The state doesn't tax social security income and offers considerable deductions on other forms of retirement income, such as pensions and savings withdrawals.
    • Winters in Rockford are extremely snowy. The area gets 63 inches of snowfall on average each year, which is 37 inches more than the average U.S. city. This may be inconvenient for seniors who enjoy spending time outside.
    • While the overall cost of living in Rockford is 12 percent above the national average, healthcare costs are 17 percent lower than in the average U.S. city. Seniors living in Rockford who require frequent medical attention may notice significant savings. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Rockford

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Michigan

    $4,305.00 Wyoming
    $4,275.00 Grandville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,662.00 Kentwood
    $3,505.00 Grand Rapids
    $3,300.00 Rockford
    $2,925.00 Greenville
    $1,500.00 Lowell

    Assisted Living costs in Rockford start around $3,300 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 Rockford 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 Rockford

    Michigan's Medicaid State Plan provides financial assistance to Rockford seniors. The plan pays for the cost of services provided by homes for the aged throughout the state. Seniors who require more funding to help pay for the cost of room and board can apply for an Optional State Supplement (OSS) to their Supplemental Security Income

    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 Rockford

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Rockford

    Rockford-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 Rockford, MI

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Rockford

    • Review of StoryPoint Rockford

      There were activities going on when we went to StoryPoint Rockford, and the lady that took us around was wonderful and answered all of our questions. I think she spent about an hour with us or more... Read more

    • Review of StoryPoint Rockford

      Storypoint has been an amazing community for my family for the last 2+ yrs. With all the challenges and staff changes that came with Covid related issues, they have maintained an exceptional level ... Read more

      Kim Reed
    • Review of StoryPoint Rockford

      My parents have lived at StoryPoint Rockford for about 5 years now and we can't say enough about the love, compassion, understanding, and patience the staff at StoryPoint has exhibited to my parent... Read more

      Paul Kaiser
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