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The Brook of Houghton Lake

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8815 Knapp Rd, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Care provided: Assisted Living
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  • Community Information

    The Brook of Houghton Lake is an assisted living facility in Houghton Lake, MI. The Brook of Houghton Lake offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.

    Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and The Brook of Houghton Lake offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so The Brook of Houghton Lake provides meals for residents.

    Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help.

    Unique Features

    * "To shine during their golden years"
    * Well trained and dedicated staff
    * Beautiful building
    * Fun activities each and every day
    * Beauty shop
    * Library
    * Chandelier lit dining room
    * Living room with fireplace
    * Activity room
    * Nurses in each building and on call 24 hours a day
    * Scheduled transportation
  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.


    Nurses on Staff
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community can administer insulin injections and blood sugar tests, although it is not necessarily able to offer sliding scale therapy.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide a 2 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline


    Allowed Outdoors

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place


    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at The Brook of Houghton Lake

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,100 - $2,600 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $2,400 - $3,000 Monthly
    2 Bedrooms
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Estimated Fees at The Brook of Houghton Lake

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $500 - $600 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee
    Low Care Needs Fee
    2nd Person Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average CostAverage Cost for 1 Bedroom
Houghton Lake0 miles1$2,700
Roscommon16 miles1$2,700
Lake City18 miles1$2,000
Gladwin27 miles3$2,920
West Branch27 miles1$2,700
Cadillac28 miles1$3,410

General Pricing Information for Houghton Lake Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,700$2,700$2,700

Community Reviews

Not A Lock Down Memory Care Facility

reviewed on: 08/16/2013 by Alex Carey

The were more than helpful with my mom. She needed a lock down facility. Outside of them not being a lock down facility for memory care, they were great. That was the only negative.

Nice for Independent-Living Only

reviewed on: 12/11/2014 by Sugarcat2

Our mother was supposed to be in assisted living, but was not always assisted. For example, she missed lunch because of her memory, and no one thought to check on her or bring lunch to her. The aides are friendly, but not well trained, and the LPN in charge does not follow through with requests for information on medical care, and always complains she is "too busy". The facility is clean and the surroundings are very nice. This facility is best for someone in need of independent living.

Thank You

reviewed on: 10/19/2017 by Beth Mead

I couldn't be happier with the staff and hospice in the way they took care of my mother. You all became family to us and I would like to say Thank You for caring and loving my Mother as we all did. Mom passed away peacefully on Sept. 12 2017 and it was because of the Love and Attention of her family, staff and hospice. Thank You again for everything.\nFrom the family of Barbara Mead

Disrespectful to my mother rights and dignity.

reviewed on: 12/14/2016 by Daughter

The aids are nice. The appearance of the facility nice but I'm very disappointed with management. My mothers rights are being ignored. No cameras for safety. I was told this is their home. People in homes with common sense have security cameras. Mom needed help pushing input to get her tv screen back into signal. A work order wAs put in for them to get to in 2-3 days!!!! Nobody could go in for 3 minutes to assist her? Seriously? All that money and anwork order to push a button was needed? Mother asked for her lock to be changed because duplicate keys are in the wrong hands of family and 2 days later still haven't been changed. My sister dumped caring for mom in writing and they are following her orders and forcing mother to cooperate with meds administration against her wishes and she is independent status. I'm so disturbed and have contacted an attorney and social workers. Management acts like they know my mother and don't. Ridiculousness. Management led mother into a discussion on family troubles which agitated her and stressed her out more. I'm just blown away by this place and shaking my head. If a resident goes out a side door, slips and falls they could freeze to death because there are NO CAMERAS. No view from another residents window. They could just lay there alone for who knows how long. Not safe and they don't respect my moms needs. She hates this place and now I see why. She has been there 6 months too long.

Not suitable for Respite Pt.

reviewed on: 12/17/2013 by Concerned Daughter

We are impressed with the overall facilty. However, for a Respite Pt. this is NOT THE PLACE. Dad needs much prompting, and hands-on, The Brook wasn't prepaired for him. He didn't like it there. We ended up bringing him home early, and they didn't refund our money (we prepaid). It took 5 hrs. initially to get his room ready( it was suppose to be ready). We will come back to this facility.

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