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Page Reviewed / Updated – April 30, 2023
Owosso is the largest city in Shiawassee County, located about halfway between Lansing and Flint, with plenty of senior-friendly green spaces in the countryside between them. The town is full of echoes of the town’s grand past, with vintage storefronts on the main shopping street downtown and plenty of museums, parks and public entertainment venues.
Seniors are over 15% of the town’s 14,600 residents, and a thriving local senior community can gather at the city’s several senior centers. This part of Michigan tends to get snowy winters and very mild summers, with plenty of breezy sunshine during the spring and fall. Local hospitals that offer senior-specific care include Memorial Healthcare Hospital and McLaren Hospital.
According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, seniors in Owosso pay an average of $4,313 per month for assisted living services. This is about $200 a month less than the $4,500 average, though it’s a bit more costly than the Michigan average of $4,250 per month.
Note: Data for Owosso was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Lansing, was used instead.
In this guide, readers can explore the best assisted living facilities in Owosso to find the right match for them or a senior they care for.
Oliver Woods Assisted Living & Memory Care
Oliver Woods Assisted Living & Memory Care treats diners to chef-prepared meals in a roomy, wheelchair-accessible dining room where guests are welcome at mealtimes, and snacks are provided throughout the day by the all-day kitchen staff. Activities and fitness programs are organized in the fitness center. Apartments in both the assisted living and memory care wings all have open floor plans to minimize obstructions for mobility-impaired residents, and a 24-hour response system helps to keep residents safe. Staff coordinate with health care providers and family members, assist with mobility and companion care and perform daily wellness checks for all residents.
Burcham Hills residents have their choice between studio, one-bedroom and private condo townhomes to live in, with available companion suites. Housekeeping and laundry services are available, as are skilled nursing services such as medication management. The facility at Burcham Hills has a spacious shared dining room, a well-equipped fitness room and a fun party space for community and private celebrations. Beauty and barber services are provided in the community salon, and resident transportation for medical and personal trips is available on request. A carefully maintained garden and patio area outdoors hosts open-air get-togethers during the warm weather months.
Brookdale Grand Blanc
The studio apartments on offer at Brookdale Grand Blanc are equipped with their own in-room kitchenettes, as well as free high-speed internet, basic cable and Wi-Fi, which is also available in the shared areas of the facility. Amenities include a TV room, garden and patio area and party space. There's a well-stocked library for quiet reading, guest lectures and discussion groups and arts and crafts events are held in the adjacent activities room. Guest and resident parking is available for residents who keep their cars, while resident transportation is provided for those who need a lift. Fans of Wii Sports can keep in shape in the well-equipped fitness room.
American House Grand Blanc
American House Grand Blanc creates a warm and welcoming environment in its 92-room facility, which is tucked away from the main road adjacent to the local senior center. Rooms have their own kitchens, while chef-inspired cuisine is available all day in the shared dining room on the ground floor of this three-story complex. A roomy party space is adjacent to the dining room for special events, and a quick stop at the on-site beauty and barbershop helps keep residents looking their best. Physical therapy and religious services are offered at American House, as are hospice and other continuity-of-care services.
Grace Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care
Grace Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care serves chef-prepared meals in its spacious dining hall, where guests are welcome to share meals with their senior loved ones. Rooms are built on multiple open-plan designs, all of which have their own individual climate controls and private bathrooms. There's a combination library and business center for reading, book clubs and personal business and a beauty and barbershop for personal grooming on-site. The pet-friendly community at Grace Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care has common areas with extra wide hallways for easy wheelchair access, and mobility aides can help residents get around the complex.
Brookdale Meridian made our top 10 list for its lively, active environment, where seniors can engage with a full roster of activities that includes book clubs, games and stories in the library, arts and crafts in the activity room and Wii Sports in the fitness center. A TV room and a media center keeps the community entertained, with an outdoor patio and garden area for residents to enjoy the cool evening air together. A restaurant-style dining room and adjacent party space hosts three meals a day and special events such as birthdays and anniversaries, respectively. The studio apartments and companion suites at Brookdale Meridian have their own kitchenettes and basic cable included.
Bickford of West Lansing
The kitchen staff that provides restaurant-style dining at Bickford of West Lansing prepares three meals a day for the community of 72 residents, including special menus for low salt, gluten-free and culturally sensitive meals. Studios, one-bedroom apartments and companion suites at Bickford all have basic cable and high-speed internet, and there's a convenient Wi-Fi signal available throughout the community. Pets are welcome, which has generous trails around the facility to walk them. Guest and resident parking are provided free of charge for residents who would like to keep their own personal vehicles.
Bickford of Okemos
Bickford of Okemos made our list for its exceptionally senior-friendly accommodations, including wheelchair-accessible and ADA-compliant rooms and common areas, as well as the outdoor garden and patio area where residents can share each others' company during warmer months. Seniors who live in one of the community's studio and one-bedroom apartments have complimentary basic cable and internet in their rooms, as well as an emergency call system for enhanced safety. Community amenities include a TV room, party space and beauty and barbershop. Residents can work out in the on-site fitness room, attend religious services or spend some time in the library hearing lectures or joining book club discussions.
Bavarian Comfort Care
The all-inclusive services at Bavarian Comfort Care include shared meals in the dining room, where an on-staff chef can make meals from special menus for diabetic, low-salt and keto diets. The studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments have meal preparation areas for private dining and free basic cable for entertainment at home. Residents can share a movie night in the TV room or step outside to the spacious garden and patio area. There's a party space indoors for special events and a beauty and barbershop for personal care. Housekeeping, linen and laundry services are included for all residents.
Vista Springs Timber Ridge Village
Vista Springs Timber Ridge Village offers companion suites, studio and one-bedroom apartments with in-room kitchenettes and cable, internet and Wi-Fi service at no additional cost, making it a budget-friendly pick for our top 10 list. Linen and laundry service are provided, as is weekly housekeeping. Meals can be shared in the restaurant-style dining room downstairs or privately enjoyed at home with complimentary room service. There's also a coffee shop for informal get-togethers and snacks. Residents are kept safe by a security gate and all-around fencing for the facility, which also protects the resident parking area and outdoor garden and patio.