Farmington Hills is a midsize city situated just 24 miles north of Michigan’s largest metro area, Detroit. Downtown Farmington Hills provides a number of shopping, dining and entertainment options along with plenty of community events and festivals for seniors to enjoy. Golf enthusiasts will love teeing off at the Farmington Hills Golf Club & Driving Range, which is considered one of the best golf courses in the area. Farmington also has a variety of community parks where residents can enjoy walking, biking and picnicking or simply sitting quietly watching the birds or reading a good book.
Assisted living costs an average of $4,750 per month in Farmington Hills. The city is home to 11 assisted living communities and prices may vary between individual facilities depending on amenities, available services and location.
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At $4,750 per month, the cost of assisted living in Farmington Hills is higher than the $4,200 Michigan state average. It’s also higher than the national average of $4,300. Prices are lower in neighboring Indiana at $4,382 per month and in Wisconsin at $4,400. The average cost rises to $4,800 in New York and falls to $3,955 in Pennsylvania.
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Assisted living costs vary in Michigan vary, with the lowest price of $3,500 found in Muskogee and the highest cost of $5,550 in Midland. The cost is $5,225 in Lansing and averages $5,000 in Grand Rapids. In Kalamazoo, Jackson and Flint, assisted living costs drop to $3,950, $3,650 and $3,669, respectively.
Note: Data for Farmington Hills was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Detroit, was used instead.
Seniors aged 65 and over who require a nursing home level of care may be eligible for the MI Choice Waiver Program. This Michigan Medicaid waiver provides services that allow seniors to remain in their community, which includes assisted living facilities as well as their own homes. Services included personal care, transportation, individual and family counseling, medical equipment and supplies and private duty nursing care, among others.
Visit our Assisted Living in Michigan page for more information.
|Area Agency on Aging 1-B||(800) 852-7795||The Area Agency on Aging 1-B serves Farmington and other Southeast Michigan communities. Here, seniors and their families can receive guidance concerning relevant local, state and federal resources, including long-term care ombudsman services and a free helpline. Besides referrals and assistance accessing resources, the agency provides a number of direct services, including health care counseling, diabetes management education and fall prevention workshops.|
|Farmington Hills Adults 50 & Better Program||(248) 473-1830||Older Farmington Hills residents can access recreation opportunities, social activities, community events, outreach services, fitness classes and congregate meals through the city-run Adults 50 and Better program held at the Costick Activities Center. The center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., although special events and activities are often scheduled for evenings and weekends.|
|Farmington Hills Transportation||(248) 473-1864||Adults aged 55 and over can access curb-to-curb transportation services Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s recommended that reservations be made three or four days in advance by calling between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays. Although not required, a donation of $2 is recommended. This city-run service gives priority to those who need rides to medical appointments.|
|American Legion Post #346||(248) 478-9174||The accredited American Legion Service Officer at the AL post in Farmington is available to help senior vets access service-related entitlements that may help cover the cost of assisted living. The American Legion also hosts events and activities that give members opportunities to interact with other former military members and stay engaged in the community.|
|United Way for Southeastern Michigan||(313) 226-9200||Seniors can contact United Way for Southeastern Michigan if they’d like to connect with their community by offering their experience and education to local nonprofit agencies and organizations in a volunteer capacity. Volunteers can choose to schedule regular commitments on an ongoing basis or to participate in one-time community-based projects.|
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services licenses and inspects assisted living facilities in Farmington Hills. Facilities must be in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. See our Assisted Living in Michigan page for more information about these requirements.