16 Assisted Living Facilities near Spring Arbor, MI
There are 16 Assisted Living Facilities in the Spring Arbor area, with 3 in Spring Arbor and 13 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Spring Arbor. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Spring Arbor 3.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Jackson with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Spring Arbor, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Spring Arbor
Spring Arbor Township, the township of springs, appealed to pioneers traveling through south central Michigan in 1833. Today, 121,890 people call the township home, 11.3% of whom are seniors aged 65 or over. Those over 60 can congregate at the local senior center for lunch, wood carving, knitting or crocheting classes, fitness classes and information on area resources for the elderly. Other seniors, who may find they need assistance with the tasks of daily living, can turn to three local assisted living facilities or 14 more in nearby communities.
The Department of Human Services licenses and regulates homes for the aged, as assisted living facilities are called Spring Arbor and the rest of the state.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Spring Arbor
- Spring Arbor's cost of living, 93.6, is slightly lower than the state average and about six point below the national average cost of living. This is due to lower housing, healthcare and grocery expenses, which may benefit seniors and their family members moving to Spring Arbor from other areas of the country.
- Seniors in Spring Arbor may breathe a little easier than in many areas of the state. The air quality of 81 in Spring Arbor is much higher than the national average of 58. However, this is offset by lower water quality, 50, in the city compared to the national average, 55.
- Michigan is a tax-friendly state for retirees in Spring Arbor and the rest of the state thanks to tax-exempt Social Security income. However, withdrawals from IRAs, 401(k)s and pension income are partially taxed.
- Spring Arbor's violent crime rate is 10.6, approximately half the national average; its property crime rate is 23.0, about 12 points below the national average. Despite lower crime rates, seniors touring assisted living facilities may wish to ask about security measures in place to keep residents and their belongings safe and secure.
- Seniors sensitive to the cold may have to make adjustments to the city's weather. Spring Arbor has an annual temperature range of 16-82 degrees and receives 41 inches of snowfall each year, compared to a national average of 28 inches.
- The Spring Arbor area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Henry Ford Allegiance Family Medicine, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Spring Arbor
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Spring Arbor start around $0 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 Spring Arbor 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 Spring Arbor
In Spring Arbor and the rest of Michigan, the MI Choice Medicaid Waiver helps seniors who require nursing home care, a home for the aged or adult foster care.
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 Spring Arbor
Spring Arbor 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 Spring Arbor, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Spring Arbor
Spring Arbor-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 Spring Arbor
Review of Spring Arbor Assisted Living Center
Highly recommend not sending a loved one here! The upper management and nurses were absolutely horrible to deal with. The rates are very expressive for such a poor level of care. The “Alzheimer’s” ... Read more
Review of Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers, Inc.
Pros: clean, bright, beautiful, caring, good food. Cons: limited activities and exercise Read more
Review of Arbor Oaks Living Center
I’ve been here at Arbor Oaks Living Center for two weeks. It is exactly what I need. The staff is excellent. They go way out of what’s required and even their family members get involved. My room i... Read more