Livonia, Michigan, is a city of nearly 100,000 people located in Wayne County between Highways 275 and 96. With plenty of recreational options for seniors, such as three 18-hole golf courses, outdoor swimming pools and the Jack E. Kersey Community Recreational Center, Livonia is an ideal place for retirement.
The town was recently chosen as one of the 25 safest cities in America by Reviews.com, as its average crime rate for both violent and property offenses are 9% and 6.5% below the national average, respectively. Livonia also placed eighth on the National Chamber of Commerce's list of Best U.S. Cities in Which to Retire.
The cost of assisted living services in Livonia is slightly higher than the average in the rest of the country by just over $500 per month. Livonia seniors can also expect to pay more on average for assisted living in Livonia than they would elsewhere in the state.
Note: Cost data for Livonia was not available, so data from the nearest city, Detroit, was used.
Have a look at our top 10 assisted living facilities in Livonia.
American House Livonia
11525 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI 48150
American House Livonia is located adjacent to Sheldon Park and swimming pool near the intersection of Plymouth Road and Farmington Road. The independent living and assisted living community has a chef who prepares three hot meals per day for residents to enjoy in a shared dining room where guests are invited to accompany their loved ones. The activity schedule is led by a Life Enrichment Director and includes bingo, music and off-site excursions, while the outdoor gardens and patio provide a relaxing space for seniors to get fresh air and take in the sun.
Woodhaven Retirement Community
29667 Wentworth Ave.
Livonia, MI 48154
Situated near Algonquin Park just a few steps from a large shopping center, Woodhaven Retirement Community offers seniors nursing home, assisted living and continuing care services in studio, one and two-bedroom accommodations. Residents of this Christian-affiliated facility are encouraged to keep busy with bingo, arts and crafts and movie nights, and have access to a spa and a fitness room for physical care. Seniors with acute medical needs have access to physical and occupational therapy and find support from skilled on-staff nurses who take care of medication management.
15775 Middlebelt Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Located a short distance from Mount Hope Memorial Gardens and Adat Shalom Memorial Park, Manoogian Manor offers seniors assisted living care in an updated facility overlooking a waterfall. The friendly staff includes skilled nurses who are on hand to provide medication management, hospice care and physical and occupational therapy. Residents also have access to financial guidance for help navigating benefit programs or the sales of their homes. Arts and crafts, gardening and card games give seniors plenty to do during the day, and organized trips to local attractions keep them connected to their communities.
Angel Gardens Assisted Living
38910 Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
We included this assisted living and adult day care facility on our top 10 list because of its garden therapy program which helps seniors stay engaged with the natural world. Residents of Angel Gardens also enjoy three prepared meals per day which can be cooked to accommodate individual requirements like low salt or pureed diets. In addition to its wheelchair walking assistance program and hospice care services, the facility provides medication management and physical therapy in conjunction with visiting or on-call nurses, doctors and specialists.
Arden Courts of Livonia
2500 Seven Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Arden Courts of Livonia is located within walking distance of Jaycee Park, not far from 7 Mile Road which has a robust selection of popular restaurants and shops for seniors to enjoy. The staff is specially-trained in dementia care to support its assisted living and memory care residents with hourly safety checks, health monitoring and medication management, as well as coordination with outside physical therapy specialists. The grounds provide a well-maintained green space for seniors to enjoy, while the cozy dining room offers a warm and inviting area where residents can partake in the three hot meals that are served each day.
Marycrest – Michigan
15475 Middlebelt Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Set in on professionally-maintained, "park-like" grounds close to a shopping center and health clinic, Marycrest-Michigan provides assisted living, independent living, nursing home and continuing care services in an estate-style facility. Marycrest-Michigan earned a spot on our 10 best assisted living facilities list thanks to its extensive social spaces for seniors to enjoy, such as a woodworking shop, fitness and rehabilitation center and library. An on-staff registered dietician helps curate freshly-prepared meals that are served to residents in a restaurant-style dining room three times per day.
Independence Village of Plymouth
14707 Northville Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Residents of Independence Village of Plymouth enjoy a convenient location off of Highway 14 near a sprawling golf course and two picturesque lakes. The facility's spacious studio, one and two-bedroom apartments have kitchenettes so residents can choose to cook their meals if they prefer or enjoy them in the communal dining room. A book club, game room and exercise room give seniors fun options for recreation, and visiting musicians are often on hand for further entertainment.
American House Farmington Hills
24400 Middlebelt Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
American House Farmington Hills is set on an estate near the intersection of West 10 Mile Road and Middlebelt Road, a short drive from the Carpenter Lake Nature Reserve. The comfortable facility offers villa, studio and one and two-bedroom accommodations to residents aged 55 and older who need help with activities of daily living. Private cleaning services, in addition to laundry and housekeeping services, help seniors keep their apartments fresh, while an on-site beauty salon offers a comfortable space in which to unwind. Seniors' medical needs are supported by a medication management program, physical therapy and hospice care, and residents can choose to cook their own meals in their in-room kitchenettes or join other residents for shared meals in a communal dining room.
American House Dearborn Heights
26600 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Located right beside the Warren Valley Golf Club and the Nolar Bend Recreation Area, American House Dearborn Heights offers assisted living and independent living care to residents 55 years of age and older. We decided to include this facility on our top 10 list for its guest-friendly atmosphere. Guests have their own dedicated parking area, and residents are encouraged to invite friends and loved ones to stay overnight and join them for meals. The facility provides an extensive array of activities for seniors to enjoy, such as Tai Chi, fitness classes and Wii sports, and also has an on-site salon for hair and nail care.
American House Westland Joy
39201 Joy Road
Westland, MI 48185
Located just off a main thoroughfare near restaurants, stores and grocers, American House Westland Joy offers seniors assisted living support in an apartment complex-style setting. Residents aged 55 years and older appreciate being able to keep small pets for companionship in their one and two-bedroom apartments, which can be shared with one other resident. Music lovers enjoy listening to visiting artists, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and those who like relaxing outside appreciate the comfortable veranda.