12 Assisted Living Facilities in Traverse City, MI

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Traverse City, MI

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Boardman Lake Glens

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 Brigadoon Court , Traverse City, MI 49686
"Boardman Lake Glens is a very nice place. They are very accommodating. The ladies that live there are very friendly. One resident was willing to show me her apartment because they didn't have an..." More

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Tendercare Traverse City

Provides: Assisted Living
2585 Lafranier Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686

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Northern Star Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
461 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686
"Northern Star Assisted Living accommodates special needs with a dedication to enhancing lives. We serve people who are unable to live alone as well as those with a variety of challenges and..." More

Orchard Creek Senior Living and Healt...

Provides: Assisted Living
9715 East Cherry Bend Road, Traverse City, MI 4...
"We placed grandma in Orchard Creek. It's fine, they have everything she needs, and she's happy there. They do all the meals, she has to go down to the dining room, and they take her down. They take..." More

French Manor Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
908 West Seventh Street, Traverse City, MI 49684
"My mother moved into the French Manor South, and they treat her very well. The staff is very attentive, and I feel she's very safe there. The apartment or living area is a small living room, a..." More

Joy Givers Senior Home

Provides: Assisted Living
7438 N Long Lake Road, Traverse City, MI 49685
"The staff let my grandmother "help out" with chores like dishes and laundry. This flexibility on the part of the staff help her feel worth while and useful. Instead of sitting around wasting away..." More

Traverse Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1899 Dracka Road, Traverse City, MI 49684
"Mom is moving to Traverse Manor in November. They had a continuity of care. They would start her out in an independent senior apartment and then as need be, move her to the proper areas as she..." More

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Bay Ridge Assisted Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
3825 Scenic Ridge Road, Traverse City, MI 49684
"I have my name on The Village at Bay Ridge's waiting list. When I walked in, it felt like home. The lady who showed me around was very knowledgeable. She made me feel so comfortable. When I called..." More

Culver Meadows Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1661 N. West Silver Lake Road, Traverse City, M...
"Culver Meadows is primarily for dementia patients, and that's the reason why we chose them. I was impressed with them. Each resident has their own room of substantial size. My brother has been..." More

Southridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3020 La Franier Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
"Southridge Assisted Living was small, more family style, and more homey. Mom did not feel comfortable in a big, fancy place. The apartment was very small with a bedroom and a bathroom. The manager..." More

Horizon North Afc

Provides: Assisted Living
668 S Airport, Traverse City, MI 49686

Piper'S Place Afc

Provides: Assisted Living
3116 Sunset Lane, Traverse City, MI 49684

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Traverse City

    Traverse City is home to many charming amenities for seniors to enjoy like the Grand Traverse Bay, wineries and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Seniors, who make up 18.2 percent of the population, can also check out Traverse City's 12 assisted living facilities — all regulated by the Michigan Bureau of Child and Adult Licensing, a part of the Department of Human Services. Assisted Living facilities are defined by the state as those having 25 or more residents, aged 55 or older. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Traverse City


    Paying for Assisted Living in Traverse City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Michigan

    $4,500.00 Harbor Springs
    $4,072.00 Traverse City
    $4,000.00 Cadillac
    $4,000.00 US
    $2,897.00 Petoskey

    Assisted Living costs in Traverse City start around $4,072 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 Traverse City 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 Traverse City

    Eligible Traverse City seniors will find several federal and state programs to help them pay for assisted living. These include Healthy MichiganMI Choice and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

    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 Traverse City

    Traverse City 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 Traverse City, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Traverse City

    Traverse City-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 Traverse City

    • Review of Southridge Assisted Living

      I had a family Members living here..completely disappointed. Dirty briefs laying in the halls. The smell of urine as soon as you walk in...I moved my family member as soon as the new administratio... Read more

      living truth
    • Review of French Manor Senior Living

      My mother moved into the French Manor South, and they treat her very well. The staff is very attentive, and I feel she's very safe there. The apartment or living area is a small living room, a bedr... Read more

      Cindy
    • Review of Boardman Lake Glens

      My mother-in-law is currently at Boardman Lake Glens. They've been very good and very caring. They keep in contact with us if she's having some issues. We liked the place because it was smaller and... Read more

      Cathy
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