13 Assisted Living Facilities near Saginaw, MI

11 Assisted Living Facilities in Saginaw, MI

Caring Star 2018

New Hope Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
3785 North Center Road, Saginaw, MI 48603
"Since our parents moved into New Hope less than 2 weeks ago, we initially thought we would wait awhile before writing a review. However, beginning with our initial and subsequent tours, numerous..." More


Brookdale Saginaw

Provides: Assisted Living
2485 McCarty Road, Saginaw, MI 48603
"Just wanted to tell everyone what a wonderful experience we had with the way that Brookdale took care of my mother for the past 11 years. The staff was always respectful, caring and kind to her..." More

Saginaw Senior Living Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
2825 Wieneke Road, Saginaw, MI 48603
"Lutheran Homes is totally awesome. The place is phenomenal. They took care of my mother wonderfully. " More

Caring Star 2014

Shattuck Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
5935 Shattuck Road, Saginaw, MI 48603
"Shattuck Manor is very clean and well-maintained. The staff is friendly and the patients seem comfortable and friendly. The patrons have individual call buttons on lanyards that they wear. The call..." More


Edgewood Assisted Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4850 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw, MI 48638
"Edgewood is by far the best assisted living in Saginaw. They not only have a full time nurse and on call nurse, they have nurses that work as supervisors and medication technicians as well. The..." More


Bickford of Saginaw

Provides: Assisted Living
5275 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw, MI 48603
"Bickford of Saginaw is very nice and clean. The first thing you notice when you walk in is it doesn't have a smell. It's beautiful and the furnishing is very well done. It's roomy and airy. The..." More

Community Village

Provides: Assisted Living
3200 HOSPITAL ROAD, Saginaw, MI 48603
"We found Community Village for Dad. It's smaller and suits his needs. It has a really friendly atmosphere and stuff every day for the residents to do, like bingo, movies, exercise, and games. He is..." More

Shields Comfort Care

Provides: Assisted Living
9140 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw, MI 48609
"My mom is at Shields Comfort Care. She has a living room, an efficiency kitchen, a large bathroom, and decent bedroom. The staff are wonderful to her. The chef personally brings in the food to her...." More

Saginaw Geriatrics Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1413 Gratiot Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48602

Shattuck Rd Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2585 Shattuck, Saginaw, MI 48603


Howell's Group Home

Provides: Assisted Living
3106 Walters Dr, Saginaw, MI 48601
"Privately owned and operated for 33 years, the staff at Howell's Group Home provides personalized services designed to meet the needs of every patient. The dedicated health professionals offer the..." More

2 Assisted Living Facilities near Saginaw, MI

Caring Star 2015

Bavarian Comfort Care

Provides: Assisted Living
5366 W. Rolling Hills Dr, Bridgeport, MI 48722
"I was impressed with Bavarian Comfort Care. It's a new facility, so everything is clean and bright. The staff was friendly, and the place is clean, well-equipped, and had large rooms. It was..." More

Barton Woods Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
9472 Kochville Rd, Freeland, MI 48623
"The rooms are nice and big; they are roomy. The staff is wonderful, they take good care of my mom, and they are very friendly and very accommodating. The place is very clean. I haven't eaten there..." More

Assisted Living near Saginaw, MI

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Saginaw

  • Review of Bickford of Saginaw

    We visited Bickford of Saginaw and it was a nice place. However, we had an appointment and no one knew we were coming, so they weren't really prepared to talk to us. That kind of threw us off. The ... Read more

  • Review of Shields Comfort Care

    My mom is at Shields Comfort Care. She has a living room, an efficiency kitchen, a large bathroom, and decent bedroom. The staff are wonderful to her. The chef personally brings in the food to her.... Read more

  • Review of Edgewood Assisted Living Center

    Edgewood is by far the best assisted living in Saginaw. They not only have a full time nurse and on call nurse, they have nurses that work as supervisors and medication technicians as well. The... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Saginaw

Saginaw is located in Central Michigan and features 10,000 acre wildlife preserve called "The Flats." During the day, seniors can walk through the preserve, observing animals and plants, and in the evening be entertained by a show at the Temple Theatre after dinner in one of the area restaurants. 

The 63 assisted living facilities in Saginaw, Michigan, are regulated by the Michigan Bureau of Child and Adult Licensing, a division of the Department of Human Services. Such facilities are defined by the state as those having 25 or more residents, aged 55 or older. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Saginaw

  • Saginaw, Michigan, located in central Michigan along the Detroit River, experiences all four seasons. The average high temperature in January is 29 degrees Fahrenheit and 83 degrees in July.

  • Saginaw offers a number of community services, including the Saginaw Commission on Aging, an organization that provides meals on wheels, exercise programs, free cell phones and senior bus transportation, as well as three senior centers.

  • Although the crime rate in Saginaw has decreased by seven percent in recent years, crime, especially theft and property crime, continues to be a major problem. The city's crime rate is 18 percent higher than the national average, making Saginaw safer than just eight percent of U.S. cities.

  • The Saginaw area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Mary's of Michigan and Covenant Health Care, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • It's easy to get around Saginaw. The city is located directly on I-75 and I-675. In addition, the Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services (STARS) provides regularly scheduled bus service throughout Saginaw and the surrounding area. For those seniors with difficulty walking, the Michigan Smart Bus system offers curb-to-curb service to points within 10 miles with advanced reservations.

  • There are a myriad of cultural events and activities in and around Saginaw. These include the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, the Castle Museum and the Japanese Cultural Center. Senior discounts are offered at most Saginaw events and attractions.

Paying for Assisted Living in Saginaw

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Michigan

$4,000.00 US
$3,900.00 Clio
$3,230.00 Frankenmuth
$3,200.00 Bay City
$2,885.00 Saginaw

Assisted Living costs in Saginaw start around $2,885 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 Saginaw 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 Saginaw

Several state and federal programs are available to help eligible Saginaw seniors with the cost of an assisted living facility. These include the Medicaid State Plan, 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 Saginaw

Saginaw 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 Saginaw

Saginaw-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.