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Page Reviewed / Updated – October 7, 2022

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Lansing is Michigan’s state capital, centrally located in the state and roughly equidistant from Grand Rapids on the Lake Michigan side and Detroit on the Lake Erie side. This city has plenty of appealing factors for finance-minded seniors, with a cost of living that’s 23% under the U.S. average and a number of tax benefits targeted specifically at residents over 65. In addition, the sales tax rate in the area, 6%, undercuts the national average of 7.3%. According to data collected by Genworth Financial’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost of assisted living care in Lansing is $4,313, which is also less expensive than the national average.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Lansing, MI, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Lansing, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Lansing, MI

Lansing’s average monthly cost for assisted living of $4,313, while slightly lower than the U.S. average of $4,500, is also slightly higher than the Michigan average of $4,250. One of the state’s assisted living costs is in Ann Arbor at $6,093 a month. Ann Arbor’s close neighbor, Detroit, is far cheaper at an average of $4,125 a month. Seniors in Bay City pay an average of $4,423 for assisted living care, while Battle Creek residents see the state’s lowest reported average price at $3,400.

  • Lansing: $4,313
  • Michigan: $4,250
  • United States: $4,500
  • Detroit: $4,125
  • Ann Arbor: $6,093
  • Bay City: $4,423
  • Battle Creek: $3,400

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Lansing, MI

The least expensive option for care is adult day health care, which averages $2,427 but has only limited hours as compared to other types. In-home care and home health care both allow seniors to age in place for an average of $5,625 a month. Nursing home care is by far the most expensive option, with a semi-private room averaging $9,551 a month and a private room reaching an average of five digits at $10,311 a month.

  • Assisted Living Facility: $4,313
  • In-Home Care: $5,625
  • Home Health Care: $5,625
  • Adult Day Health Care: $2,427
  • Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room): $9,551
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $10,311

Delta Retirement Center

Delta Retirement Center is located in the western region of Lansing, just minutes away from Lansing Mall, the Delta Center shopping plaza and McLaren Greater Lansing, a general hospital that specializes in cardiac care. At Delta Retirement Center, residents receive personalized assistance based on their needs, including shower assistance, medication reminders and escort services to the dining room and community activities. The community has a dedicated on-site activities director who oversees a variety of daily activities like shopping trips, wellness checks, games and exercise programs. Its dynamic meal program includes lunch and dinner served restaurant-style daily, and breakfast is served daily for a small additional fee. 

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Vista Springs Timber Ridge

Vista Springs Timber Ridge is located in East Lansing near the Timber Ridge Golf Club, East Lansing Public Library and Eastwood Towne Center. This upscale community provides assisted living and memory care services and is divided into individual neighborhoods to create a comfortable, close-knit environment. Its Full of Life experience includes specialized buildings that enable residents to age in place. Residents enjoy large residences, live entertainment and dining events, weekly outings and outdoor decks and sunrooms. We've included this community on our list for its cognitively engaging activities, including science clubs and guest speakers.  

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Bickford of West Lansing

Bickford of West Lansing is an assisted living and memory care community located near grocery stores, department stores, banks and restaurants in the west-central region of Lansing. We've included this community on our top 10 list for its activities program, which features activities like shopping trips, manicures and ballroom dancing. In addition to its activities, the community has restaurant-style dining with accommodations for special diets. Residents choose from studio and one-bedroom apartments, depending on their preferences and budget, and companion suites are available. 

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Vista Springs Edgewood

Vista Springs Edgewood is located in the southern region of Lansing, just north of I-96 near a movie theater, restaurants and stores. This community is comprised of three buildings and provides a full continuum of care, letting residents age in place. Residents enjoy spacious, pet-friendly apartments with private bathrooms and in-room appliances, and the 24-hour security system ensures around-the-clock protection. The community organizes weekly outings and hands-on activities like crocheting to keep residents busy, and its library and outdoor patios give residents places to visit with friends. We've included this facility on our list for its restaurant-style dining with fresh, modern cuisine. 

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  • Concierge service
  • Special dining events for birthday and holiday celebrations 

Bickford of Okemos

Situated in the southern region of Okemos just 8 miles from Lansing, Bickford of Okemos is located near several hotels, restaurants and shopping centers. At this facility, certified caregivers are available around the clock, and registered nurse care coordination ensures that residents' evolving needs are met. Residents enjoy three meals daily, and beverages and snacks are available throughout the day. Barber and beauty shop services are offered on-site to keep residents looking and feeling their best, and community-wide Wi-Fi makes it easy to stay connected with loved ones. This community is on our top 10 list for its comfortable accommodations and amenities. 

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Gunnisonville Meadows Senior Assisted Living

Gunnisonville Meadows Senior Assisted Living is situated in the northern region of Lansing near Capital Region International Airport, Woodside Golf Course and several churches. The community has a 20-bed main facility and a more private six-bed facility, both of which operate as assisted living facilities. We've included this facility on our list for its dynamic activities programming called Life Enrichment. New activities are available daily and include walking clubs, cooking classes, movie nights and games. The community also prioritizes healthy meals and provides residents with nutritious home-style cooking. Three meals are served daily, with accommodations for special diets, and snacks are available between mealtimes.

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Brookdale Delta

Brookdale Delta accommodates up to 20 assisted living residents and is located in Delta Charter Township in the western region of Lansing. We've included this facility on our list for its comfortable amenities and friendly staff. Outside, the community features landscaped grounds and a porch where residents can enjoy the weather and visit with friends and family. Inside, private and companion apartment suites can be personalized with residents’ own furniture, photos and keepsakes. Some amenities that residents have access to include a community kitchen, a game room, a piano and a beauty salon. 

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  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Recreational activities such as live musical performances, games and ice cream socials

Grandhaven Living Center

Grandhaven Living Center is located just half a mile from the Grand River in the west-central region of Lansing. This facility is included on our top 10 list for the variety of events and activities it hosts, including karaoke, happy hour, cooking club and monthly birthday parties. Residents choose from studio and one-bedroom apartments with multiple floor plans, depending on their preferences and budget, and the community's secured outdoor patios and courtyards make it easy to enjoy Michigan's comfortable summers. The community has a dynamic dining program with seasonal menus and a variety of diet options.

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Burcham Hills

Located in East Lansing, Burcham Hills is in a park-like setting surrounded by mature trees near amenities like churches, grocery stores and Burcham Park. This community is on our top 10 list for its exceptional dining program and its overall value. The facility offers multiple levels of care to enable residents to age in place. Assisted living residents live in comfortable studio and one-bedroom apartments, each equipped with individual climate controls to ensure year-round comfort. Three meals per day are served in the well-appointed dining rooms, and daily schedules include activities like arts and crafts, musical events and exercise classes.  

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  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Pendant-style 24-hour in-house emergency call system

Brookdale Meridian

Brookdale Meridian is situated next to a residential neighborhood about 10 miles from Lansing in the city of Haslett, just minutes away from Nancy Moore Park, grocery stores and restaurants. We've included this facility on our list for its outstanding Optimum Life Cuisine dining program, which features nutritious meals created with fresh ingredients, decadent desserts and coffee and snacks throughout the day. Seniors reside in comfortable apartments with plenty of storage and natural light, and the landscaped grounds with a courtyard and garden give residents a place to enjoy the outdoors. Other community amenities include a therapy room, beauty salon and barbershop and a library. 

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