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

  • Sorted through 51 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Saginaw
  • 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 Saginaw is $4,000, which is slightly lower than the state average of $4,200 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 Saginaw, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 51 communities in the Saginaw area. Institute Trusted Communities

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

Barton Woods Assisted Living
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living
Assisted Living: $3,750
Located in the Great Lakes Bay Tri-City area, Barton Woods Assisted Living provides both independent living as well as assisted living on a serene, 10-acre campus. Staff provide 24/7 assistance with daily living activities such as grooming or bathing, and 24-hour nursing staff are on hand as well. Therapy and lab work are available in-house. Residents can choose from a studio or one or two-bedroom apartment, all of which are private and come equipped with flat-screen televisions, Wi-Fi and individually controlled A/C and heating units. On-site amenities include a beauty and barber shop and private spa with walk-in Jacuzzi tub. Barton Woods enhances seniors' well-being by providing a robust calendar of activities that includes gardening, movie nights and special outings.
What Residents are Saying:
Both staff and family members highly recommend Barton Woods Assisted Living for its caring staff and overall sense of trustworthiness. According to one family member, "everyone is so friendly" and another makes note of "the excellent care and attention" her loved one receives.
4.57 out of 5 stars
(15) Reviews
9472 Kochville Rd., Freeland, MI 48623
Bavarian Comfort Care
Bickford of Saginaw Township
Brookdale Saginaw
Community Village
Edgewood Assisted Living Center
New Hope Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care
Serenity Springs Assisted Living and Memory Care
Shields Comfort Care
Wellspring Lutheran Services Senior Living Campus

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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