In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Detroit area, our team of researchers sorted through 269 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 36 hours researching assisted living communities in Detroit
  • Interviewed 18 facility staff members
  • Read more than 190 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 24 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 Detroit is $4,224, which is slightly higher than the state average of $3,850 and the national average of $4,000.

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 Detroit, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 269 communities in the Detroit area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Detroit 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 East I
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Studio, 1BR/2BR
Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
American House East I is an assisted living community located in Roseville. With a host of full-service care amenities, this facility is an ideal fit for seniors who need help with activities of daily living. American House East I offers a wide variety of amenities along the continuum of care so residents may age in place. Services include 24-hour nursing care, scheduled transportation, and medication supervision management. Accommodations feature apartment homes that are well-appointed with full-sized bathrooms and kitchens. On-campus residents can enjoy a full-service beauty salon and barbershop. For spiritual reflection, the on-premises chapel is available for residents to utilize. Dining services include three delicious meals with dietary needs and taste preferences in mind. Residents have the option to eat in their rooms or dine in the community dining room with table service.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents are impressed by the supportive staff at American House East I. One reviewer comments, "My mom is so happy here! I have no worries about her well being. The staff is caring, kind and gentle. It was such a smooth transition from living with us into assisted living, and, at 92 years old, that says it all. She loves the food, frequent entertainment, and the games. Everyone is very friendly!"
4.5 out of 5
(13) Reviews
17255 Common Rd., Roseville, MI 48066
American House East II
American House Hazel Park
American House Riverview
American House Sterling Heights
American House Sterling Meadows
American House Sterling Woods
American House Troy
Atria Kinghaven
Beaumont Commons-Dearborn
Beechwood Manor
Brownstown Forest View Assisted Living
Chester Street Residence
Henry Ford Village
My Doctor's Inn
Park Place Warren
Passion and Caring Home for the Elderly, LLC
Royal Oak House
St Anne's Mead
Stonecrest of Troy
Sunrise on Vernier
The Arbor Inn
The Bellaire Senior Living
Waltonwood Royal Oak

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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

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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