66 Assisted Living Facilities near Westland, MI
Also serving communities of Wayne.
There are 66 Assisted Living Facilities in the Westland area, with 8 in Westland and 58 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Westland is $2,498 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Inkster with an average starting cost of $2,150.
To help you with your search, browse the 338 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Westland. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Westland 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Garden City with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 14 families in Westland find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Westland, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Westland, MI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Westland
The term assisted living facility is not officially recognized by the State of Michigan. The term they use is Adult Foster Care Facility (AFCF). Regardless of the name, these facilities provide assistance with the basic needs of seniors like eating, bathing, dressing and grooming while still allowing them their independence.
In Westland, these communities fall under the venue of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) which divides them into six categories depending on the number of people they care for and whether the facility has staff living on site. There are seven ALFs in Westland itself with another 49 residing in the surrounding area.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Westland
Westland's cost of living is 14 percent below the U.S. average. The largest part of this difference is due to housing costs well below the national mean and wouldn't benefit ALF residents but it should be noted that groceries costs are also 5 percent below the norm. Making it ideal for seniors on tight budgets.
- According to the National Air Toxics Assessment, the air quality in Westland is 6 points below the national average. For seniors with respiratory problems, this could be a major consideration.
- The weather in Westland is not for those sensitive to cold or damp conditions. The city averages a full 6 foot of rain and snow each year and winter temperatures can remain below freezing for long periods of time. For active seniors who enjoy the outdoors, this could be a great hindrance.
- Overall crime in Westland is very close to the national norm. With a violent crime rate of 33 and property crimes running 41.5, the cities ratings are within 3 percent of the median for the country. Making it one of the safer areas for seniors in the greater Detroit area.
- The Westland area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Beaumont Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Westland has an array of community resources for seniors, including a Senior Resources Department that coordinates meals on wheels, senior only trips and tours, massage sessions, health screenings and many more unique activities as well as a senior center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Westland
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Assisted Living costs in Westland start around $2,431 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 Westland 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 Westland
Seniors in Michigan have several options available to help pay for assisted living facilities. Among these are the Expanded Community Living Supports (ECLS) program, MI Health Link and the MI Choice program. All of these are Medicare or Medicaid waiver programs and subject to availability.
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 Westland
Westland 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 Westland, please visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Westland
Westland-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 Westland
Review of American House Westland Hunter
American House Westland Hunter was gorgeous. The rooms that we looked at weren't occupied, but they were great. The staff was great too. There weren't any people in the dining area, but it was nice... Read more
Review of American House Westland Venoy
We went to American House Westland Venoy. It's nice, it's close by, and the person who gave us the tour was very nice, professional, and thorough. The rooms were like small, one-bedroom apartments.... Read more
Review of The Marquette House
My mom has been in Marquette House. It's understaffed most of the time, but the people who do show up to work usually are pretty nice, 90% of them. They're not very good about responding to a pull ... Read more