4 Assisted Living Facilities near Stockbridge, MI
There are 4 Assisted Living Facilities in the Stockbridge area, with 3 in Stockbridge and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Stockbridge is $3,800 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Stockbridge. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Stockbridge 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Stockbridge, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Stockbridge
Stockbridge, located between Detroit and Grand Rapids in central Michigan, has several parks, including the Lakelands Trail State Park and Veterans Memorial Park, for the city’s 466 seniors to stroll through or have a picnic lunch in. Seniors facing difficulties with the activities of daily living may benefit from living in one of the city’s four assisted living facilities.
Homes for the aged and adult foster care homes, as assisted living facilities are known in Stockbridge and throughout Michigan, are governed by the Department of Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Stockbridge
- Stockbridge seniors with tight budgets may benefit from Michigan’s tax-friendly policies. Pensions and retirement savings account income is only partially taxed, and no taxes are levied on Social Security benefits.
- Stockbridge has good air quality, which may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory or cardiovascular issues. On a scale from 1 to 100, where lower numbers indicate declining air quality, Stockbridge has a rank of 79, more than 20 points higher than the national average of 58.
- The overall cost of living in Stockbridge is 97.8, slightly higher than the state average of 96.7 and slightly lower than the national average of 100. Grocery, healthcare and housing costs are all lower than the national average here, which may result in lower facility costs for area seniors.
- The Stockbridge area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Family Medicine of Stockbridge, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors can feel safe in Stockbridge. The city has a violent crime rate of 17.5 and a property crime rate of 26, both significantly lower than the national averages of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively.
- Seniors who mind excessive heat and humidity might enjoy the mild summer temperatures that reach 82 degrees in July. In the winter, however, temperatures drop down to as low as 15 degrees. The city only gets 33 inches of rain each year, five less than the national average of 38 inches; and 36 inches of snow yearly, eight more than the national average of 28 inches. On average, Stockbridge sees 178 sunny days annually, 27 less than the national average of 205, which might be disappointing to seniors who like to spend their days outside.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Stockbridge
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Stockbridge start around $3,800 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 Stockbridge 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 Stockbridge
Stockbridge seniors with restrictive budgets who are unable to afford assisted living expenses can apply for a Medicaid waiver. Michigan offers two such waivers, the MI Choice Waiver Program and Health Link. Qualifying seniors must meet predetermined financial and asset criteria for each.
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 Stockbridge
Stockbridge 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 Stockbridge, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Stockbridge
Stockbridge-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 Stockbridge
Review of Stockbridge Country Care
My mom resided a very short time in Stockbridge and then Dansville. My family could not be any happier with the outstanding care she received. The caregivers show caring and compassion that is real... Read more