Assisted Living in Metro Detroit, MI

What does assisted living in Metro Detroit, MI  mean to you and your loved one?

Having your loved one receive comfortable and secure care in an assisted living community in the Metro Detroit Assisted Living in Detroitarea means having confidence in knowing that they are receiving complete care. In Michigan assisted living communities are defined as Homes for the Aged or Adult Foster Care Facilities, both of these residences are licensed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. HFAs provides a 24 hour room, board, and supervised personal care to, twenty-one or more unrelated, non-transient individuals 60 years of age or older; or twenty or fewer individuals 60 years of age or older in a home that is operated in conjunction with and as a distinct part of a licensed nursing home. AFCs are residential settings that provide 24-hour personal care, protection, and supervision for individuals who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically handicapped or elderly who cannot live alone but who do not need continuous nursing care. AFCs are restricted to providing care to no more than 20 elderly or disabled adults.

Frequently Asked Questions on Assisted Living in Metro Detroit

Is assisted living expenses covered by Medicaid or Medicare?

Ordinarily, Medicaid will not cover the expense of housing in an assisted living community. Medicaid may cover most of the care services supplied in an assisted living unit like medication distribution, rehab and therapy services. Most states supply medical waivers or financial assistance packages that can help pay for housing expenses not covered by Medicaid.

The expenses associated with relocating to and living in an assisted living facility are not covered by Medicare Insurance. Medicare insurance coverage extends to short term, prescribed care or medicine by a medical professional. If moving into an assisted living facility is not your decision and being proposed by your health care provider, Medicare may cover many of the expenses for a specific period of time. Medicaid and extra state operated programs can monetarily support people looking for support.

Just how expensive is the cost of assisted living services in Michigan?

Cost of services will vary by facility however if you are trying to find an average for Michigan, $3,850 every month is what Genworth found for a state median as part of their most current survey of assisted living centers in the USA.

What care services are provided for individuals in assisted living facilities?

As determined by the state, assisted living communities must offer a number of care programs for their residents to stay licensed. Although assisted living facilities differ by state, you should expect these types of services to be offered for residents:

  • Nursing Care and Medical Services
  • Distribution of Medication
  • Emergency Call Systems
  • Dining Services and Meal Prep
  • Exercise and Social Activities

What kind of assisted living expenses are tax deductible?

Long term care services that are made available at assisted living communities are tax deductible for residents under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. To take advantage of these breaks occupants need to be able to make a list of the deductions. Unreimbursed medical costs must meet or exceed 7.5% of a taxpayers adjusted gross income. Sometimes, housing costs may be 100% deductible on top of personal care services being deductible too.

Do assisted living facilities have standards that have to be fulfilled in Michigan?

In order for an assisted living facility to open its doors and accept residents, they have to first get licensed from the state. To receive a state license, communities must pass an inspection from a regulatory company in combination with passing a basic licensure test on the policies to run in the state. The assisted living communities on the New LifeStyles site are all licensed senior care providers.

The Facts about Assisted Living in Metro Detroit, MI

Assisted living as it is today initiated as an alternative for elder care in the 1990s. These providers help seniors with their daily activities. Life in a home for the aged or adult foster care community can be described as a combination of healthcare, independent housing and personalized support services. Other states may use similar terms to describe these communities, such as assisted living communities, adult group homes and continuum care.

Metro Detroit, MI Assisted Living Communities

There are 622 licensed Adult Foster Care Communities located in Metro Detroit that may be a fit for you and your family. See the list below or click here for Homes for the Aged or Assisted living providers in Metro Detroit.  Assisted Living communities in the area range from smaller residential home settings to large communities, most offering the same comfortable and personalized care services for your loved one.

The Detroit Area

Metro Detroit is home to the automotive industry, contains roughly 5.5 million residents and is adjacent to the U.S. Canada Border. Metro Detroit’s more populated communities are Southfield, Dearborn, Warren and the downriver area (Taylor, Southgate, Wyandotte). The City of Detroit itself hosts Comerica Park, the Detroit Symphony and many unique restaurants. Metro Detroit will surely provide you and your loved one with all your needs.

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American House Dearborn Heights Senior Living

26600 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Welcome to your new home! American House Dearborn Heights offers studio apartments and ranch-style one- and two-bedroom “villa” apartments in a cozy setting.

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American House East I

17255 Common Rd
Roseville, MI 48066

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American House East I is a uniquely designed senior community. Inspired by classic Belgian castles, we are a “hidden gem” in Roseville, Michigan. We offer charming...

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American House East II

18760 13 Mile Rd
Roseville, MI 48066

Welcome to your new home! Offering pet-friendly, studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, American House East II. Our community is perfect for active seniors, and those who may need extra levels...

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American House Grosse Pointe at Cottage

161 Kercheval Ave
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

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Located within walking distance of historic Downtown Grosse Pointe Farms, American House Grosse Pointe at Cottage offers studio, one- and two-bedroom senior apartments.

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American House Lakeside Senior Living

15731 19 Mile Rd
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Welcome to your new home! Located in the heart of Clinton Township, American House Lakeside offers one- and two-bedroom apartment homes, and Independent and Assisted Living services.

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American House Riverview Senior Living

20300 Fort St
Riverview, MI 48193

Welcome to your new home American House Riverview is located in a tranquil, wooded neighborhood in the heart of Riverview, Michigan. Minutes from Wyandotte, Southgate and Woodhaven, Trenton and Grosse...

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American House Southgate

16333 Allen Rd
Southgate, MI 48195

Welcome to your new home! American House Southgate is located in the heart of Downriver, minutes from Wyandotte, Woodhaven, Trenton and Grosse Ile. We’re close to a variety of shopping,...

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American House Southland Senior Living

25250 Eureka Rd
Taylor, MI 48180

Welcome to your new home! American House Southland is a bright and lively senior community located Downriver, minutes from Taylor, Allen Park, Wyandotte, Lincoln Park and Melvindale. We’re conveniently located...

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American House Sterling Woods Senior Living

36430 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

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Designed with an active senior in mind, American House Sterling Woods offers the finest in senior living in Macomb County.

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Close to shopping, dining,...

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American House Stone Senior Living

3741 S Adams Rd
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

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American House Stone is conveniently located in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and shares a campus with three other American House communities offering a variety of care levels.


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American House Troy Senior Living

2300 Grand Haven Dr
Troy, MI 48083

A gorgeous property combining a lovely wooded setting with superb access to nearby malls and I-75, American House Troy is ideally situated near family, friends, shopping, and familiar medical professionals...

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Baldwin House Hazel Park Senior Living

777 E Woodward Heights
Hazel Park, MI 48030

Welcome to your new home Nestled among neighborhood homes, Baldwin House Hazel Park offers the convenience of being located in the heart of Oakland County. One and Two Bedroom Apartments...

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Park Place Warren

29250 Heritage Park Way
Warren, MI 48092

Welcome to your new home Park Place Warren, a signature American House community, is a modern, luxury retirement community located in Warren, Michigan. Stately, yet inviting, we offer a sophisticated...

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Sheridan at Birmingham, The

2400 East Lincoln
Birmingham, MI 48009

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Thrive Assisted Living LLC

839 Helston Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Creating and nurturing relationships is essential to the care and well being of a person with dementia.  To create successful relationships we need to create a culture of care.  We...

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American House Sterling Meadows Senior Living

33433 Schoenherr Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

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Church of Christ Care Community: Assisted Living

23621 15 Mile Rd
Clinton Township, MI 48035

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