Socialize With Friends
Stay connected to your social circle with plenty of exciting opportunities right here on campus. You won’t want to miss out on our sundaes on Monday or our happy hour gatherings with music. B-Fit fitness classes, devotional services, movie nights and the card club—our calendar changes every month, so you’ll have lots of options to choose from. Novi is the best of both worlds, a charming residential neighborhood with big-city attractions in Detroit close by.

Explore New Passions
Learn something new or reconnect with old hobbies and interests. If you want to focus on wellness, Brookdale Novi has what you need to live well and age well. Your well-being is the foundation of everything we do. We call it Optimum Life®, which means we’ll meet you where you are in life’s journey with six dimensions of wellness so you’ll never stop growing. Everyone can live an Optimum Life, one where you remain empowered to make choices that bring meaning to your life.

Trade-In Home Maintenance
With independent living, you can live your best life with more time for what you want to do. We’ve got the chores covered. Cleaning and laundry? Check. Meal planning and grocery shopping? Check. We’ve got that covered, too. And with basic utilities included, you’ll have fewer bills to worry about. So go live life on your terms with the peace of mind that comes from knowing we’re here to support you along the way. You’ve earned it.

Enjoy A Convenient Lifestyle
When you move to our community, we can take care of the chores for you, so you’ll have time to do the things you love. Start your day with a B-Fit exercise workout, and then spend time with your neighbors over coffee in our cozy living room by the fireplace. Skip the traffic and book your next hair appointment right here on campus at our salon. Also, there’s never a shortage of games to play in the game room with bingo, pinochle and a billiards table.


Lifestyle at Our Independent Living Communities

It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. Here, you can do just that with more time for what matters most—pursuing your passions, rediscovering an old hobby or focusing on personal wellness. Here, you’re empowered to live the life you choose. Whether that’s through connecting socially in a group, an individual purposeful pursuit, or meeting a new best friend—it's all about making connections.




  • Emergency Alert System
  • Transportation
  • Parking - Surface
  • Library
  • Concierge Service
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Porch
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Game Room
  • Billiards
  • Wi Fi Access Throughout
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Fireside Living Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Community Room (Rental Space)
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Guest Suite(s)
  • Postal Services
  • Piano

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Common Questions About Independent Living

Independent living communities are good for seniors who want to downsize their home or spend more time with people in their same season of life. Because these communities provide residents with a home-like environment, fun-filled activities, quality dining and an engaging social calendar, it’s a great place for those who want to stay active and healthy without the hassle of things like household chores.


Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who need a little extra help with activities like managing medication, bathing and dressing. Residents usually have their own apartment that they can decorate as they wish and have access to community amenities like dining programs, social activities and more.

You may be a good candidate if you want a place to live that requires little or no home maintenance and yard work, you want to socialize with your peers and broaden your social network, you want to enjoy activities and meals in the company of others, and you wouldn’t mind having someone else take care of housekeeping and the laundry for you.

One of the best parts of being in an independent living community is having access to a wide variety of activities, events and excursions. You can enjoy everything from physical fitness classes and educational workshops to Wii bowling tournaments and resident happy hours. Here at Brookdale, residents enjoy all kinds of exciting programs like our signature B-Fit exercise program, which encompasses the latest research and guidelines to give you a fun, stimulating and social exercise experience.

Independent living communities offer all kinds of fun classes, activities and outings. It’s a wonderful place to meet people who share your interests and passions. And whether or not you want to participate is your choice. Join the activities you want to enjoy or focus on your own hobbies. It’s up to you.

We offer a variety of room sizes and floor plans so you can choose the one that’s right for you. The styles vary between communities, but floor plan options include studio apartments and one, two or three-bedroom apartments. Each apartment includes a private bathroom, and some feature a kitchen or kitchenette. Couples can usually live in the same apartment, but it’s wise to check with the community first.

Some of our independent living communities have different guidelines, but you are often welcome to bring personal belongings and furnishings to make your new space feel more like home. We always encourage our residents to personalize their apartment so it feels comfortable, inviting and relaxing.

While independent living communities can vary from location to location, our Brookdale communities provide residents and their guests with delicious meals that are healthy and nutritionally balanced. Residents enjoy great food and service with menus developed by the Culinary Arts Institute of Brookdale.

You are not required to have a car to live at one of our communities. We provide scheduled transportation services so you can run errands and make your appointments without dealing with the hassle of driving and parking. However, if you still want to drive, many of our communities allow residents to have cars.

Pets are an important part of the family, which is why most of our communities are pet-friendly. Be sure to check with your individual community before you arrive in case there are weight or breed restrictions.