The Whitcomb Senior Living Community

(888) 339-4721

509 Ship St, Saint Joseph, MI

The Whitcomb Senior Living Community
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509 SHIP ST
SAINT JOSEPH
MI
00000
USA
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509 Ship St
Saint Joseph, MI
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01/31/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Lakeland Hospital is less than one (1) mile at 1234 Napier Avenue.
This is a five star rated and considered the best in SW Michigan.
It is a not for profit operation.
Mercy Hospital two and a half miles is closed and for sale.

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Description of The Whitcomb Senior Living Community in Saint Joseph, MI

Built In 1967 , Number of Beds : 260

The Whitcomb Senior Living Community, located in Saint Joseph, Michigan provides the following services: Assisted Living and Senior Community. The Whitcomb Senior Living Community has an average user review rating of 4 stars. Accommodations at The Whitcomb Senior Living Community, start at $9,350 a month. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (00000) in Michigan, where The Whitcomb Senior Living Community is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Whitcomb Senior Living Community can be found here.

The Whitcomb Senior Living Community is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, The Whitcomb Senior Living Community is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Guest Lodging
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Billiards/Pool Room
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Gluten-Free
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Massage Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
  • For more information about The Whitcomb Senior Living Community call (888) 339-4721 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Saint Joseph, MI,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    People
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Saint Joseph MI
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Drug Stores

    Rpg Inc

    2020 Washington Ave
    Distance: 2.1 miles
    (269) 983-5181

    Vans Pharmacy Inc

    807 Napier Ave
    Distance: 2.1 miles
    (269) 983-4802

    Walgreen Co

    1260 Hilltop Rd
    Distance: 2.1 miles
    (269) 983-0293
    Nearby Churches

    First Congregational United

    2001 Niles Ave
    St Joseph, MI
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    St Paul's Episcopal Church

    914 Lane Dr
    St Joseph, MI
    Distance: 0.4 miles

    St Peter's Church

    623 Church St
    St Joseph, MI
    Distance: 0.6 miles
    Services

  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
  • Recreational Activities

  • Overlooks Lake Michigan
  • walk to beach
  • across street from quaint downtown shopping
  • parks
  • restaurants within 1 block
  • lake & sunset views
  • music bandshell across street
  • gated parking lot
  • onsite banking
  • onsite physical/occupational therapist office