In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Ann Arbor area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 56 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Ann Arbor
  • Read more than 80 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Ann Arbor is $5,590, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,200 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Ann Arbor, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 56 communities in the Ann Arbor area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Ann Arbor area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

American House Carpenter
103
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, Respite
Not Listed
American House Carpenter Senior Living is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The largely middle-class area offers seniors the benefit of nearby health care facilities, retail stores and places of worship. The community provides care to suit individual needs that include dressing, personal care, medication reminders, physical therapy, and activities of daily living. Residents who require additional assistance can create a custom care plan through a third-party health care provider. The community has a life enrichment officer who organizes various activity and recreational programs to keep residents active and fulfilled. Residents enjoy events that include Elvis singalongs, rush-hour concert cocktails, murder mystery dinners, nibbles and drinks, and happy hour bingo, allowing them to socialize, have fun and get to know one another. The community serves restaurant-style dining using locally sourced produce and offers themed meals for holidays and special occasions.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members appreciate the knowledgeable staff and the suitability of the rooms. One reviewer said. "My parents will be moving into American House. My visit there was fine. It was pleasant. They took us through, and they answered our questions. They have an apartment that works for my parents because of their dogs."
4.31 out of 5 stars
(59) Reviews
3470 Carpenter Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Atria Park of Ann Arbor
Brookdale Ann Arbor
Gilbert Residence
Glacier Hills Inc.
Hillside Terrace Senior Living
Linden Square Assisted Living Center
StoryPoint Saline
University Living in Ann Arbor
Vibrant Life Senior Living, Superior

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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