South of Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron lies Saginaw, Michigan, a small city of about 48,000 residents. Saginaw River runs through the city, offering plenty of scenic waterfront views throughout the city. Just outside the city, the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge offers residents the opportunity to enjoy walking trails and scenic drives.
Saginaw is rich in arts and culture and features several notable museums and galleries. The Castle Museum of Saginaw County History offers visitors a chance to travel back through time and learn about the area's rich and diverse history. Art buffs can enjoy local and international exhibits at the Gingerblue Gallery or take in a variety of works at the Saginaw Art Museum. The city also has plenty of family-friendly activities, which seniors living in the city can take in when family members come to visit. This includes the Mid-Michigan Children's Museum and the Saginaw Children's Zoo.
The average cost of assisted living in Saginaw is $4,200 per month. When compared with Michigan's average, which is $4,000, the cost in the city is just slightly more. Saginaw's average assisted living cost is higher than the national median, too, which is $4,004 per month.
Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Saginaw, Michigan.
New Hope Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care
3785 N. Center Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
New Hope Valley provides seniors with a continuum of care, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. The facility's caregivers offer round-the-clock care, while housekeeping staff ensures resident suites are kept tidy with regular cleaning and laundry services. Meals are prepared on-site, and culinary staff can accommodate seniors with special dietary needs. The high quality of care is the reason we chose New Hope Valley for this list. Residents at this facility receive regular visits and wellness checks from medical professionals, including physicians, nurses and podiatrists.
Bickford of Saginaw Township
5275 Mackinaw Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
Seniors living at Bickford of Saginaw Township have access to a full calendar of social activities. A typical day includes off-site group outings, manicures and games. The facility aims to ensure its services help residents feel at home. Breadbasket dining and transportation services ensure seniors have access to nutritious meals and adequate health care, while an on-site chaplain is available to attend to spiritual needs.
2445 Mccarty Road
Saginaw, MI 48603-2576
Brookdale Saginaw offers assisted living and memory care on a shared campus. The facility puts resident safety first, and that's why we've included it on this list. Residents are protected around-the-clock by a 24-hour security system with keypad entry and in-suite emergency call buttons. Caregivers perform daily check-ins in addition to providing on-demand assistance with activities of daily living, mobility and medication management.
New Hope Valley West
5155 McCarty Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
New Hope Valley West is an enhanced independent living facility that offers customized care for seniors who require limited assistance with activities of daily living. Caregivers are available on-site to provide bathing and grooming assistance, medication management and nutritional planning. The facility offers a wide range of activities and amenities for residents, including group excursions, weekly housekeeping services and an on-site fitness center.
Saginaw Senior Living Campus
2825 Wieneke Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
We chose Saginaw Senior Living Campus for this list thanks to a long list of resort-style amenities combined with a home-like atmosphere. The facility offers 24-hour personal care, including medication management, three nutritious meals each day, housekeeping services and a full calendar of social activities. On-site amenities include a full-service salon, chapel, x-ray lab and pharmacy. Transportation services help residents travel safely to and from appointments, shopping and visits with loved ones.
Barton Woods Assisted Living
9472 Kochville Road
Freeland, MI 48623
Barton Woods Assisted Living provides a modern living environment for seniors who live independently as well as those who require assisted living services. Residents have access to 24-hour nursing and medical care and round-the-clock assistance with activities of daily living. The facility is small, with just 30 units so caregivers can provide individualized attention and care to each resident. Barton Woods sits among a heavily wooded area where residents can enjoy peaceful outdoor space for gardening, walking and dining.
Edgewood Assisted Living Center
4850 Gratiot Road
Edgewood Assisted Living Center's close proximity to local shopping, restaurants and medical centers, along with the amenities it offers on-site, are the reasons we've chosen to include it on this list. Seniors living at Edgewood can enjoy time outdoors, taking in the facility's beautifully landscaped grounds. Indoors, it offers amenities that include a hydrotherapy bath, beauty and barbershop, spacious common areas and fitness facilities. Residents have private bathrooms, individual temperature controls in their suites and an emergency alert system.
Community Village Senior Assisted Living
3200 Hospital Road
Saginaw, MI 48608
Community Village Senior Assisted Living is located in a quiet, wooded area. It offers residents plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature with features such as walking paths, outdoor benches, a vegetable garden and resident-owned bird feeders. Residents receive three healthy meals per day as well as snacks, and the facility's culinary staff can accommodate a variety of special dietary needs. On-site social lodges let residents enjoy socializing with neighbors and friends. These lodges include televisions, games and vending machines.
Shields Comfort Care
9140 Gratiot Road
Saginaw, MI 48609
Shields Comfort Care helps seniors live their best lives by providing a wide range of services and amenities. The facility offers on-site amenities that include restaurant-style gourmet dining, a cafe, a cinema, and a salon and spa. The well-cared-for seniors living at Shields Comfort Care receive personalized services such as appointment management, housekeeping, medical coordination and transportation services.
Great Lakes Rehab Center
4180 Tittabawassee Road
Saginaw, MI 48604
The high quality of care provided by the staff at Great Lakes Rehab Center is the reason we chose this facility for our list. Residents have access to medical and nursing care 24-hours a day, as well as a comprehensive health care staff that includes dieticians and physical therapists. The facility's assisted living caregivers offer assistance with activities of daily living such as grooming and bathing, as well as medication assistance.