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If you are an older adult or the caregiver for an older adult in northern Michigan, you may be exploring options for independent or assisted living. With the average cost of assisted living in Michigan coming in at almost $4,000 a month and some communities as high as $6,150, families often feel paying for care may be impossible.

The Brook Retirement Communities located in Michigan offer seniors and their families a quality, affordable independent and assisted living solution. A studio assisted living apartment at The Brook is just $3,046 per month. That includes meals, housekeeping, laundry and personal assistance with everything from bathing and grooming to help with medications.

We encourage you to download our complimentary “Comparing the Costs of Assisted Living Chart”. It will help to ensure you are evaluating your options for care on a comparable level.

How to Finance Assisted Living in Michigan

In addition to a prospective resident’s private funds, there are several additional ways to finance a move to assisted living. They include:

Long-Term Care Insurance

Older adults and families often think long-term care insurance only pays for stay in a nursing home. In fact, most policies also cover assisted living. If you have long-term care insurance, check your policy or call your insurance agent to see what is covered.

Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit

This benefit is a part of a veteran’s pension. You can read more about it on our Veterans Benefits page or call The Brook Retirement community that is closest to you for help.


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