Brookdale Ann Arbor

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

23 Reviews
2190 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Call (800) 385-2527
Brookdale Ann Arbor (800) 385-2527

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Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale Ann Arbor

January 23, 2016

By Visitor118651450

I visited this facility

The staff was not so helpful at Brookdale, and I had to wait a long time. It wasn’t right, I was not comfortable, and it was unimpressive.

January 19, 2016

By Loving Daughter25

I visited this facility

What I like about Brookdale Ann Arbor is they continue to keep in touch with me just to see how my parents are doing, which I think is very kind and thoughtful. It was beautiful, clean, and had activities. Everybody seemed so helpful and so eager to help in any way they could, were very knowledgeable, and seemed to know all of the residents, which I thought was pretty neat. What I really liked was that in the memory care, they had secured housing. It was all very clean and well maintained. I really liked the staff member that I talked to; she was fantastic, and I wish I could remember her name.

December 21, 2015

By Rich10

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mom has been living in Brookdale Ann Arbor for three weeks now. So far everything has been good, and we are pleased with the community. The rooms are fine. They have a lot of common areas. The staff has been very helpful. They constantly have a lot of activities. My mom is involved in a slight physical therapy. They also watch TV, and sometimes there are games going on during the day. We just had a Thanksgiving dinner there, and it went nicely. They invited the family of the residents, and it was a wonderful event. There were a lot of friendly people. The food was good too. I believe that Brookdale is a better fit for my mother, compared to the other community.

October 27, 2015

By Sister4

I visited this facility

Brookdale Ann Arbor (formerly Brookdale Place of Ann Arbor) was very nice, but it didn't have the same kind of exercise options for someone who is physically much more mobile, which my brother is. The apartments were all fairly nice. They're clean, nicely decorated, and very pleasant. They have puzzles, movies, entertainers come in, and people come in with pets.

May 27, 2015

By John106634150

I visited this facility

I toured Brookdale Place with my wife. It was OK. I don't think it's going to meet the needs of my dad, but at least we had a chance to tour it. It was clean and pretty welcoming. It's just that they weren't able to provide 24-hour care that we were looking for.

May 17, 2015

By Terrence2

I visited this facility

I thought Brookdale of Ann Arbor was quite nice. They tend to mix assisted living and memory care on the same site, and the first building we went into was actually the memory care unit. Then we switched over to their assisted living facility, where she toured both of them. The assisted living facility was on two levels. It seemed to be a nicer facility to me. Their staff seemed to be a little older on average and slightly more professional -- that is kind of off the cuff evaluation. I think their public places were a lot larger proportionately compared to the other place.

January 29, 2015

By Mark105311050

I visited this facility

We visited Brookdale Place of Ann Arbor. It was a very nice place. It was a newer facility. It did have a memory care unit. The facility looked very nice. It was modern; it was well done. It felt comfortable. The rooms were very nice. They're very comfortable. The staff seemed to be very helpful. They seemed to have a lot of nice activities. Overall, I would tell people to look at this place.

October 31, 2014

By Janet96044850

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My dad was at Brookdale for three months. They were very good. They had him in a room, and then he moved to an apartment. They are both nice rooms. Dad said the food was really good, and he really liked it.

September 22, 2014

By Caring2174

I visited this facility

I had a good tour at Brookdale -- the people were certainly very nice -- but when my girlfriend said she took her mom out there, she didn’t feel like her mom was getting good care and that concerned me.

July 24, 2013

By Ann26

I visited this facility

The staff was very pleasant at Brookdale. The rooms were clean and nice. The food was way above average. It's very beautiful.

April 30, 2013

By Bob the Lake 60

I visited this facility

We visited Brookdale Place when we looked for a place for my parents. It was a two or three-story building that looked like an apartment. It was new and it looked nice. It seemed like a nice place but nothing really stood out that made me excited about the facility. I did not like their fee structure at all. There was a base fee and more additional fees to additional care needed by the resident, which could change overtime.

April 18, 2013

By Thomas8

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brookdale Place had Clare Bridge and literature programs which were helpful for dementia patients. That was the reason I chose this facility. The staff were dedicated and hardworking. The place was decent enough. Although the price is quite high.

June 15, 2012

By caring1982

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brookdale is kept very clean and the staff is very caring. It did not feel like an ALF, but more like a comfy home. One complaint I have is that my grandmother had to share a room with another client. This could be a good thing for her, but I feel like it was a bad thing for the other lady because my grandma constantly has family and friends visiting her while the other lady seems to be very lonely. I feel like it is a constant reminder to the other lady that she does not have anyone there to support her. On the other hand, it may be better than being solitary, I do not know. The dining area is very nice and the food appears to be very tasty. The grounds are very pretty and nice and there is plenty of room for clients to go outside and relax. They also have a special pantry where clients can purchase foods and drinks. Everyone there seems to be there for the right reasons and really cares for the staff. A third I had visited over 10 years ago for my other grandma was a nightmare and they were very rough with her, so it was refreshing to see a nice ALF where people actually care.

May 15, 2012

By kshamrock20

I visited this facility

When I was a teenager, I volunteered with my Cub Scout troop a few times at this home. I needed to accrue enough hours to get a patch that gave me credit for helping others. Most of the people here needed a lot of assistance. I didn't realize that at my young age, but now, having been in and around assisted living facilities quite often, this was a very involved home. Residents often needed full care, showers, baths, clothes changing etc. Of course, as a teen we didn't do any of that; we simply helped prepare meals and serve them as well as mingle with the residents. Overall, the place was nice. The location in Ann Arbor, Michigan is very beautiful. The home is clean and the staff was friendly, but it was quite sad seeing how impaired some of the residents were. The home is pretty stately overall. It was comfy and from what I could tell, the residents and the families who visited were satisfied. I didn't witness any discontent.

March 28, 2012

By commercesd

I visited this facility

While driving through the Michigan region, we decided to stop in and visit Brookdale of Ann Arbor, since we were looking for an assisted living facility where my friend's mother could live. We were impressed that they could accommodate our last-minute visit. The grounds were very well maintained and beautifully landscaped. The outside offered easy access for residents, where they can enjoy walking around freely safely each day. We could see that there was also plenty of space to have cookouts, parties and picnics. We thought my friend's mother would like the little park area outside. We also thought it looked as though the staff could easily manage all of the residents, which is important to us. The interior foyer was like something out of a large country mansion - very inviting, but lots of space. The rest of the main communal areas were all clean and well tended. There was plenty of space for seniors to engage in a variety of activities, from socializing to games and other stimulating events. The food looked well-prepared and appetizing. The dining rooms included both casual and formal options. Their menus offered a nice variety of healthy food options. The snacks also looked interesting and healthy with a nice mix of nutritious options. We also liked that they encourage drinking plenty of fluids for healthy hydration each day. The activities they plan regularly include everything from visiting local restaurant favorites, the public library and movies - to day trips to nearby events. The private areas were nicely decorated and personalized for the residents and it was clear that they enjoyed their surroundings very much. They have planned exercise classes - but also offer residents to work out with equipment. We liked that they encouraged exercise. They seem to be able to accommodate most senior circumstances with a variety of living options available. Overall, the facility looked like a nice place to live where any senior could be very happy. We could really see that the residents are treated with care, kindness and respect so that they were very well cared for.
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Services and Amenities of Brookdale Ann Arbor

Room and housing options

  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Dining Extra: Private Dining Room


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Business Hours


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services
  • Fitness Room


  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt


  • English


  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Yes


  • Nurses Extra: A Licensed Nurse On Call 24 Hours A Day, Seven Days A Week

Types of care

  • Walking Wheelchair Assistance

Training Areas

  • Memory Care Training
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About Brookdale Ann Arbor

Brookdale Ann Arbor provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature Personalized Assisted Living we customize our care offerings for the individual. This allows each assisted living and Alzheimer's care resident the freedom and opportunity to make choices that will ease their lifestyle transitions. Residents enjoy life with the support they need, coupled with the proper lifestyle and care accommodations as their needs change.

We promise Respect for Individual Preferences and offer personalized care needs in an atmosphere that encourages each resident to live in health and longevity. Our residents enjoy life with the support they need, coupled with the appropriate assisted living and Alzheimer's care accommodations as those needs change.

Our community is dedicated to enriching the lives of our residents every day with signature services for those who value their freedom and independence, but desire or need services providing them with the highest level of quality, care, and value.

Our Clare Bridge Place program serves those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Each day, we promise to work to deliver Daily Moments of Success for each resident. The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides structure and activities each day designed to meet specific needs of those with dementia, while the Clare Bridge Dining Program, designed by a gerontologist and registered dietitian, helps residents in need of Alzheimer's care retain the ability to enjoy and master the daily dining experience.

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