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

  • Sorted through 45 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Kalamazoo
  • Read more than 110 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 Kalamazoo is $3,600, which is considerably lower 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 Kalamazoo, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 45 communities in the Kalamazoo area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Kalamazoo 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.

Bickford of Battle Creek
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Bickford of Battle Creek is considered one of Michigan's premier assisted living communities for its efforts to get to know each resident on a personal level so they receive the highest level of individualized care and support specific to their needs and preferences. Its life enrichment program offers fun daily activities for residents to participate in, as well as theme days, organized outings and opportunities for community involvement. Through the bread basket scratch kitchen program, residents enjoy homestyle meals with fresh bread made daily. The community is pet-friendly and offers on-site chaplain services for residents' convenience.
What Residents are Saying:
Friends and family of residents living in this beautiful community are impressed with its overall cleanliness, tasty food and friendly, accommodating staff. One family member states, "There are different kinds of rooms and the staff members are very pleasant. The residents go out to movies, they go to eat, and they play bingo and cards."
4.11 out of 5 stars
(28) Reviews
3432 Capital Avenue SW, Battle Creek, MI 49015
Bickford of Portage
Brookdale Battle Creek
NorthPointe Woods
Park Village Pines
Sojourner Place
StoryPoint Portage
The Fountains at Bronson Place
Woodside at Friendship Village
Wyndham West

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes 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

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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