In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Jackson area, our team of researchers sorted through 67 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 30 hours researching assisted living communities in Jackson
  • Interviewed 16 facility staff members
  • Read more than 160 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 20 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 Jackson is $3,000, which is considerably lower than the state average of $4,000 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 Jackson, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 67 communities in the Jackson area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Jackson 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.

Balfour at Ann Arbor
71
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite
Assisted Living: $5,440, Independent Living: $3,950, Memory Care: $7,300
Located adjacent to Briarwood Mall and a few blocks from Ward and Cranbrook Park, Balfour Ann Arbor is an elegant independent living, assisted living, and memory care community that offers luxury amenities and apartments to seniors who want to retire in style. The upscale assisted living community strives to provide residents with the support they need so they can enjoy living in a resort-like environment with a home-like ambiance. Assisted living residents have access to a progressive care program that is medically competent so that they can age in place without sacrificing any component of care or independence. Residents enjoy chatting at happy hour, dining on world-class cuisine in the restaurant-style dining hall, and enjoying the lush landscape outdoors.
What Residents are Saying:
The Balfour at Ann Arbor receives mostly positive reviews with one resident stating that he “can rest easy at night now knowing that we are wonderfully taken care of by the staff and our home is cozy.” Another reviewer called the food “out of this world” and the rooms “spacious, modern, comfortable and welcoming.”
4.15 out of 5
(37) Reviews
2830 Main St.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Bickford Of Okemos
Cambrian Assisted Living
Chelsea Retirement Community
Countryside Grand
Countryside Manor
Delta Retirement Center
Elder Ridge Manor II
Grand Vista Assisted Living Marshall
Grandhaven Living Center
Green Acres Of Mason
Island City Assisted Living
Jackson Friendly Home
Maplewood of Marshall
RidgeCrest Health Campus
Riverwind Senior Assisted Living
Summit Park Assisted Living Center
The John George Home
Vista Grande Villa
Vista Springs Majestic Bliss

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
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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