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Located in Frankfort, Michigan, Michigan Shores offers quality independent living in a Cooperative setting. Situated on 19 wooded acres on a majestic ridge overlooking Lake Michigan, Michigan Shores offers walking trails within its grounds, beautiful gardens and wildlife just outside each window. With 54 spacious one- and two-bedroom apartments in a secure building with attached garages, Michigan Shores offers one of the very best options for affordable housing for adults ages 55 and older.

Cooperative living allows you to live where you work or redefine retirement with a maintenance free lifestyle. Residents have the opportunity to make Michigan Shores a year-round home or live seasonally in Frankfort and spend part of the year in a second home elsewhere. Here, you’ll be living in a community of intelligent, socially conscious, talented and well-traveled adults.

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Our living community is located in the port city of Frankfort, Michigan with plentiful shopping, excellent restaurants, and a wonderful hometown feel. Located in Benzie County, Frankfort is home to a quaint population of year-round residents and an abundant seasonal population which adds diversity and excitement to the community each Spring. Close to beautiful hiking and biking trails, Crystal Mountain Resort, several golf courses and bodies of water beckoning you to kayak, there is something to do around every corner in Benzie County. Click Here To View Available Units.

As a member, you will enjoy a private one- or two-bedroom apartment that you may decorate and furnish exactly as you'd like it. Entertain friends and family in your own home-apartment. Then, join friends and neighbors in common spaces designed for conversation, exercise, music, game playing and reading. Building upkeep, landscaping, lawn care, snow removal, and long term maintenance are taken care of by the Cooperative.

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Members at Michigan Shores come from many walks of life, experience levels, educational backgrounds and social circles. As a group, you’ll find this “neighborhood” to be comprised of active, intelligent, socially conscious and well traveled adults. We are compassionate, inviting, unassuming and involved in our membership and local community. We look for ways to contribute to one another while respecting each others privacy. Offering activities throughout the month, there is always something to do with friends at Michigan Shores.