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

  • Sorted through 47 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 16 hours researching assisted living communities in Grand Rapids
  • Read more than 130 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 Grand Rapids is $4,240, which is higher than the state average of $4,000 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Grand Rapids, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 47 communities in the Grand Rapids area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids
130
1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, Respite
Not Listed
American House Grand Rapids caters to active seniors interested in independent and assisted living or short-term respite stays. This comfortably appointed community offers a selection of one- and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchens, home-like decor and a pleasant contemporary aesthetic. Resident suites and common areas overlook the green spaces of MacKay-Jaycees Park, and the fitness center, craft studio and restaurant-style dining room offer views of the community's wooded grounds. Even picky eaters will be satisfied by the community's noteworthy dining program, which incorporates regionally inspired dishes, locally sourced ingredients and holiday favorites.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members state that they feel safe in the knowledge that their loved ones are taken care of and never encounter any issues. One said, "American House has been giving my mother good service. We feel comfortable with her being there. There hasn't been any problems. She seems comfortable. I like the service."
4.29 out of 5 stars
(42) Reviews
2619 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Beacon Hill Eastgate
Clark at Franklin
Edison Christian Assisted Living
Emerald Meadows
Heron Manor
Porter Hills Village
Provision Living at Forest Hills
Vista Springs Living Northview
Vista Springs Riverside Gardens

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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