17 Memory Care Facilities in Kent County, MI

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StoryPoint Rockford

Provides: Memory Care
2885 10 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341
"My sister works here and I have visited on several occasions. She loves going to work each to interact with her residents. A beautiful facility filled with loving and caring employees. " More

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Azpira Place of Breton

Provides: Memory Care
4352 Breton Road SE, Kentwood, MI 49512
"My brother moved into Azpira Place of Breton. It is wonderful, and he’s in memory care. We’re very pleased with it. The staff is very caring, and the administrator knows everybody. It’s a small..." More

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Sunrise of Cascade

Provides: Memory Care
3041 Charlevoix Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike architecture, to our comfortable..." More

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Care Cardinal Belmont

Provides: Memory Care
7555 Chandler Dr NE, Belmont, MI 49306
"Our Mom is a resident at Care Cardinal of Belmont and is very happy there. The Care Givers are great with our mom and she has actually gained 10 pounds just in the couple of months she has been..." More

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First & Main of Metro Health Village

Provides: Memory Care
5812 Village Drive SW , Wyoming, MI 49519
"This is senior living like you’ve never seen it before. Where people remain connected to each other and fully engaged in the things they enjoy. Nestled in a developed, walkable area and designed to..." More

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American House Kentwood

Provides: Memory Care
5980 Eastern SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
"American House Kentwood offers spacious studio and one-bedroom Assisted Living Apartments, as well as Memory Care through our proprietary Love is Ageless¨ program for those suffering from..." More

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Provision Living at Forest Hills

Provides: Memory Care
730 Forest Hill Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
"Opening in the Spring of 2019, this brand new Community, Provision Living at Forest Hills, is a 113-apartment senior living community that was intentionally designed to meet the unique needs of..." More

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Rivertown Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
3555 Copper River Avenue, SW, Wyoming, MI 49418
"OPENING LATE 2019 A new active senior living community is coming to Grandville/Wyoming, Michigan! Rivertown Ridge was designed for seniors who seek resort-like services and amenities with the..." More

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Addington Place at East Paris

Provides: Memory Care
3956 Whispering Way Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
"My mother in law spent her last few years in their memory care. She enjoyed the other residents and the staff that took care of her. We loved seeing her participating in activities and events on..." More

Samaritas Senior Living of Grand Rapids

Provides: Memory Care
2000 32nd Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
"I wish that I would have known before. I was disgusted to see the care my grandmother was receiving. Asleep in her food with a nurse looking on....... dirty room, lack of hair being washed. It was..." More

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Emerald Meadows

Provides: Memory Care
6117 Charlevoix Woods Ct., Grand Rapids, MI 49546
"Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Emerald Meadows offers a basic level of Assisted Living care as well as two extended levels. And we offer special support for residents with Alzheimer's Disease..." More

Clark on Franklin

Provides: Memory Care
1551 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Clark on Keller Lake

Provides: Memory Care
2499 Forest Hill SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Vista Springs Wyoming

Provides: Memory Care
2708 Meyers Ave. SW, Wyoming, MI 49519
"We want to make a difference in the care industry, creating communities that allow members to enjoy the highest standard of living and care in a unique environment that is full of life. We want to..." More

Sanctuary at St Mary's

Provides: Memory Care
1050 Four Mile Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49544
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Rehoboth

Provides: Memory Care
10785 Burlingame Ave SW, Byron Center, MI 49315
"the specialized care at Rehoboth exceeds our expectations. Our mom is the happiest she has been in years. She is functioning at a higher level now than she did in a larger home. This is a very..." More

Addington Place of Grand Rapids

Provides: Memory Care
1175 68th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
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    What to Consider About Memory Care in Kent County

    Kent County is a large area with nearly 650,000 residents, about 13 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. Alzheimer's and dementia are more prevalent among the county's senior community, with nearly 14 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over in Kent County living with these illnesses, versus the national average of 11 percent. 

    In Kent County, seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia receive memory care services in an assisted living facility. These facilities, which are officially called homes for the aged, are licensed and monitored by the Department of Human Services. Kent County has a dozen memory care facilities for families to choose from. 

    • Kent County seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security Benefits. While all other types of retirement income are taxable, there is a deduction available for those aged 65 and over. The size of the deduction varies by age, with taxpayers aged 71 and over receiving the largest deduction. Families will have to adjust their memory care budget accordingly as their loved one ages. 
    • While particle pollution levels in Kent County are fairly low, the city's ozone pollution levels are very high, according to data published by the American Lung Association. Because ozone pollution can exacerbate certain conditions like COPD, the region's air quality may be a consideration for some families researching local memory care options. 
    • Kent County residents enjoy comfortable summers with highs in the low-80s, and the region receives an average of 160 sunny days annually. Winters can be harsh, with lows near 16 and an average of 71 inches of annual snowfall, which can make local travel difficult for families visiting memory care residents. 
    • Kent County's overall cost of living is on par with the national average, and healthcare expenses are about 17 percent cheaper here than in the nation as a whole. This may make the region affordable for seniors and families with restrictive memory care budgets.


    Paying for Memory Care in Kent County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Michigan

    $5,229.00 Kent County
    $4,900.00 US
    $4,750.00 Kalamazoo County
    $4,494.00 Ottawa County
    $3,846.00 Ingham County
    $3,444.00 Eaton County
    $2,585.00 Calhoun County

    Memory Care costs in Kent County start around $5,229 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,900 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kent 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.

    Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Kent 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 Kent County

    Kent 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 Kent County, please visit our Memory Care in Michigan page.

    Directory of Winners in the Kent County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kent County

    Kent 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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kent County

    • Review of Samaritas Senior Living of Grand Rapids

      I wish that I would have known before. I was disgusted to see the care my grandmother was receiving. Asleep in her food with a nurse looking on....... dirty room, lack of hair being washed. It was ... Read more

      jmb3985
    • Review of Care Cardinal Belmont

      Our Mom is a resident at Care Cardinal of Belmont and is very happy there. The Care Givers are great with our mom and she has actually gained 10 pounds just in the couple of months she has been th... Read more

      murphy dog
    • Review of Azpira Place of Breton

      My brother moved into Azpira Place of Breton. It is wonderful, and he’s in memory care. We’re very pleased with it. The staff is very caring, and the administrator knows everybody. It’s a small com... Read more

      Jane
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