151 Assisted Living Facilities near West Bloomfield, MI
With an average cost of $3,872 in West Bloomfield, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
This guide provides everything you need to quickly compare communities and narrow your search, including 45 unique reviews from residents and our comprehensive database that gives pricing, amenity information, photos and more on the 13 facilities in West Bloomfield.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in West Bloomfield, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Bloomfield
West Bloomfield is located along the banks of the Detroit River, just across the border from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It's located in the Detroit metropolitan area and is home to more than 65,000 residents, 20 percent of whom are seniors age 65 and older. To accomodate the sizable senior population in the area, there are 12 assisted living facilities in West Bloomfield and an additional 127 assisted facilities in nearby areas, such as Royal Oak, Southfield and Farmington Hills.
Throughout Michigan, assisted living facilities are officially referred to as homes for the aged and are closely regulated by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Bloomfield
- The West Bloomfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- West Bloomfield is safer than 73 percent of U.S. cities and has only 0.43 violent crimes per 1,000 residents each year. By comparison, the state average is much higher at 4.5 crimes per 1,000 residents annually.
- The overall cost of living in West Bloomfield is 25 percent higher than in the average U.S. city. Seniors with limited budgets may wish to consider assisted living facilities in a less expensive area.
Winters in West Bloomfield are cold and snowy. The area has average low temperatures of only 16 degrees in January and an annual snowfall that's 10 inches above the national average. Seniors living in the area may be limited in the amount of time they can spend outdoors.
- West Bloomfield's Parks and Recreation department offers a transportation service to seniors age 55 and older. The service provides transport to and from appointments and other errands and also includes the opportunity to attend supervised day trips.
- Although West Bloomfield and the rest of Oakland County has been assigned a passing grade for it's particle pollution levels, the area is known to have high levels of ozone pollution. Low air quality can cause some discomforts for vulnerable members of the population, including senior citizens.
Paying for Assisted Living in West Bloomfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in West Bloomfield start around $3,935 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 West Bloomfield 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 West Bloomfield
The Medicaid State Plan helps eligible seniors who are living in the West Bloomfield area and throughout Michigan to pay for the cost of assisted living services. Seniors who require financial assistance with room and board costs may 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.
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 West Bloomfield
West Bloomfield 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 West Bloomfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Bloomfield
West Bloomfield-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 West Bloomfield
Review of American House West Bloomfield
The prices offered by American House West Bloomfield were very competitive. They offered a kitchenette and a sitting area with a separate bedroom and a private bathroom. We thought that was a great... Read more
Review of Sunrise of West Bloomfield
Rooms are good size and are for one or more residents. The staff is very professional, and work well with family members of residents. They interact well with residents, have many activities for th... Read more
Review of Sunrise of West Bloomfield
Sunrise of W. Bloomfield has done an amazing job - particularly during the Covid season. They stayed Covid free until November, 2020 and then lasted for 23 days when it was cleared up. And no cases... Read more