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Nursing Home Costs in Michigan

*This is the median daily rate for all MA facilities. $91k
*Annual cost at the Michigan median rate
Michigan Nursing Home Costs
Daily Rate MI Nursing Homes

Highest/Lowest Daily Rates

There is a $176 difference between the lowest and highest daily rates for a semi-private room in Michigan nursing homes, according to the *2015 Genworth report.

The costliest nursing home rate (semi-private room) of $363 was reported in Flint. A full year of care at that rate would be $132,495.

That record-high rate could be from a single exceptional facility, and is not typical of other nursing homes in the Flint area. The median rate for the area is only $265/day.

The median rate is the middle point between the highest and lowest. It is similar to an average, but not exactly the same.

The area with the highest median rates was the Kalamazoo-Portage region. Nursing homes in that area reported daily rates between $235 and $296.

The lowest rate in the state was $193, in Lansing.

The median rate for the entire state was $249 per day for a semi-private room.

Medicare does not pay for long-term care. (It might pay for short-term stays for rehab after surgery or other treatment.
Average age upon admittance to a nursing home.
ccrc decisions

Planning ahead for lifetime care? A CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) may be your answer.

What's a CCRC?

Simply put, CCRCs are retirement communities with an important added benefit: lifetime care, which ensures that you can "age in place," having planned ahead in terms of access to additional services and the cost of long-term care. The typical CCRC is a community that includes independent living in apartments or house units, an assisted living facility, and a nursing home or skilled nursing facility.

Some CCRCs also include short term rehab, hospice, special memory care facilities, and even home health care services.

You can check out Michigan's' many CCRCs at our page: Michigan Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Life Care Communities, CCRCs.

Comparing Long Term Care in Michigan
Estimated Annual Cost (median rates)
nursing homes
assisted living
home health aide
adult day care
Adult Day
Nursing Home data is based on a Semi-Private Room.

Costs Around the State

Nursing Home Median Daily Rates (Semi-Private Room)
Ann Arbor $275
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn $265
Grand Rapids $255
Saginaw $235
Midland $240
Whole State $249

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That's the median yearly cost for all nursing homes in the US (Semi-Private Room). In cost-per-day, its $220.
At least 70% of people over 65 will need long-term care services and support at some point in their lives.
(Source: 2015 Medicare & You, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

A BIG thank you to Genworth.

Much of the data used on this page was sourced from the "Cost of Care Survey 2015 - Michigan" published by Genworth Financial, Inc. You can download a copy here We are very grateful that this excellent report is available to the public.

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