Caring.com
Caring.com

(800) 558-0653

The 3 Best Memory Care Facilities in Grand Traverse County, MI for 2024

Memory Care Facilities in Grand Traverse County, MI

3 Results


Physical TherapyVeterans Benefits

Filters

3 Results

Sort By

Didn't find what you were looking for?

Caring's Family Advisors are here to help you with questions about senior living and care options.

Call us at (855) 948-3865

What you can do with Caring

  • Search the Caring database

    Quickly search the largest online senior living and senior care directory

  • Read reviews and expert guidance

    Read our authentic consumer reviews and content by experts

  • Speak to a Family Advisor for free

    Guided, expert advice to find the best community or agency for you

  • Take a tour to decide yourself

    We’ll help you book tours or get in touch with local agencies

On this page:

What to Consider About Memory Care in Grand Traverse County

Grand Traverse County, which is home to almost 92,000 residents, nearly one in five of whom are aged 65 and over, is located in the northwestern region of Michigan's lower peninsula. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 11.8 percent of seniors on Medicare are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.  

There are two memory care facilities in Grand Traverse County. In this county, as in the rest of Michigan, memory care services are generally provided within assisted living facilities. These facilities are officially called homes for the aged, and they are licensed and monitored by the Department of Human Services

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in

  • Seniors in Grand Traverse County do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits. While all other types of retirement income are taxable, the state provides a large deduction to offset this expense. This may allow for more money to be budgeted toward memory care services in Grand Traverse County. 
  • Grand Traverse County has comfortable summers with highs around 80 degrees, and the region receives about 32 inches of rain annually, which is several inches below the national average. Winters in this county are harsh, with lows in the teens and an average of 116 inches of annual snowfall. This can make winter travel very difficult for families visiting loved ones in memory care.
  • While the violent crime rate in Grand Traverse County is a little higher than the national median, property crime rates are lower. As they're touring local memory care facilities, families may want to find out what security measures are taken to protect residents. 
  • The overall cost of living in Grand Traverse County is a little higher than the state average, though it is on par with the national average. Healthcare expenses are fairly low here at about 16 percent below the national average and about 3 percent lower than the state average, which may help families afford expenses associated with managing a chronic condition like Alzheimer's disease. 

Paying for Memory Care in Grand Traverse County

Memory Care costs in Grand Traverse County start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Grand Traverse County 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.

Counties in Michigan

US

$5,694

Door County

$5,600

Iosco County

$5,375

Midland County

$4,906

Isabella County

$4,375

Mecosta County

$4,249

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Grand Traverse County

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Michigan page.

More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.

Free Memory Care Resources in Grand Traverse County

Grand Traverse County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Grand Traverse County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Grand Traverse County

Grand Traverse County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Michigan are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Michigan page for more information about these laws.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

Memory Care

Iowa2010

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Bay Ridge Assisted Living

My family member was consistently threatened to be thrown out and it was continually held over their head. They say they have a doctor that comes in to see residents. The doctor never showed up...

Read more

Memory Care

I-can't-find-a-good-screen-name-that-hasn't been-taken-already!

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Cherry Hill Haven

My mother-in-law was extremely impaired with blindness and memory loss when she moved in. We were afraid of how she'd handle the transition, but it turns out they were so kind and loving with her...

Read more

Memory Care

Judy93537450

I visited this facility

Review of Cherry Hill Haven

I went to check out Cherry Hill Haven, and the facility looked very nice. Their memory care unit was nice as well. The workers that I talked to seemed very friendly and knowledgeable.

Read more

Memory Care Facilities near Grand Traverse County, MI

Clare CountyMecosta CountyIsabella CountyDoor CountyIosco CountyMidland County

Other Options in Grand Traverse County, MI

Business Owners

Caring.com

Caring.com is a leading online destination for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. We offer thousands of original articles, helpful tools, advice from more than 50 leading experts, a community of caregivers, and a comprehensive directory of caregiving services.

 

The material on this site is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal, financial, professional, or medical advice or diagnosis or treatment. By using our website, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Caring.com

Caring.com is a leading online destination for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. We offer thousands of original articles, helpful tools, advice from more than 50 leading experts, a community of caregivers, and a comprehensive directory of caregiving services.

 

The material on this site is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal, financial, professional, or medical advice or diagnosis or treatment. By using our website, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Our Services

  • Senior Living Directory

  • Senior Care Directory

  • Caregiving Resources

  • Sitemap

  • Terms of Use

  • Privacy Policy


© 2024 Caring, LLC. All rights reserved.