In the spirit of our benefactor, William H. Gilbert, our vision for the Gilbert Residence is to remain a vital part of the Ypsilanti community by using our existing location to provide housing, assistance in living, and nursing care for older adults. It is our desire to be responsible stewards of our resources to ensure our long-term viability, and to collaborate with others in identifying opportunities to enhance our capabilities in delivering compassionate and quality care.

35,000 square feet, one story, brick, five wing building located on the banks of the Huron River. Built in 1960 with major addition in 1972. Exterior enhancements 2007. Mostly air-conditioned. Fully sprinkled.

We have built our reputation by providing only excellent service and support to our customers. Our team is proud to give you the best customer service, selection of quality health care products, and a knowledgeable, understanding staff. We believe that products and solutions should be tailored to fit your lifestyle, and that the right equipment should integrate into your daily life. Please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you access the best in health products and accessories.

The Gilbert Residence, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation with a local Board of Trustees.

Consisting of about 90 full and part time staff, including licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, resident assistants, med. techs, life enrichment staff, social worker, registered dietitian, dining and nutritional services staff, laundry, housekeeping and maintenance staff, etc. Support services such as medical director, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, podiatry, and dental are provided under contract. Several attending physicians provide services here.

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Nursing Care
32 person licensed nursing facility. Comprised of 15 semi-private rooms and 2 private rooms. Medicaid certified. A major renovation completed in 2005.
Memory Care
30 person licensed home for the ages comprised of all private rooms and two double rooms ideal for couples.
Assisted Living
28 person licensed home for the aged comprised of all private rooms. Grace Hall is a new addition that was completed in 2013.
We are a proud member of:
  • Michigan Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • Ypsilanti Area Chamber of Commerce