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Senior Housing: Understanding Your Options

Friday, March 29th, 2024

Older adults in Michigan have an array of choices when it comes to where they want to live — facilities offer "independent living," "assisted living," and "memory care." Understanding what these senior-living terms mean and what kind of care you or your loved one can expect to receive in each can help when sorting through your options.  Independent Living Independent living communities are designed for seniors who are generally healthy and ...

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Mid-Income Seniors Get More Housing Options

Monday, March 14th, 2022

A growing number of seniors—many of them baby boomers—is facing a conundrum: they have too much money to qualify for government housing subsidies but not enough to afford to live comfortably in a traditional senior community, whether it’s a nursing home, assisted living or continuing care retirement community. In 2021, the monthly median cost in Michigan of a one-bedroom apartment in an assisted living building was $4,250. By 2028, the ...

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Monroe County Opportunity Program (MCOP)

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

50% off two weeks of service with a minimum purchase of three hours of in-home services per week.

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