All Veterans and their Spouses are welcome at Great Lakes Inn.   Our Safe, Secure and Homelike lifestyle is staffed by people trained to respect and support the special needs of Vets.  We have convenient onsite residential and visitor parking.  We strive to be a Veterans First Senior Living Facility.  Semi-independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care are available. 
Our Daily Activities include ...
  • Meals
  • Group Activities & Exercise - Indoors and Outdoors - easy access to St Clair River, Algonac State Park & Hiking Trail
  • Health Management - Weekly Onsite Physicians, Podiatrist, Psychologist & others
  • Personal Care - Beauty Shop
  • Recreation - Cable TV & Internet available; Library
  • Protection - safe and secure environment. 2nd floor rooms available that offer a river view
Veterans Financial Help - VA pension known as Special Monthly Compensation or "Aid & Attendance" is available to help veterans or their surviving spouses.  This benefit can offset the cost of Assisted Living or Enhanced Independent Living - both of which is available at the Great Lakes Inn. AAWV (American Association for Wartime Veterans) can help you.  Call 800.850.5504 or click on www.USAWARVET.org.

 Info to Bring with You ...
  • DD214
  • Photo ID
  • Medical Insurance cards, including Medicare
  • Last Year's Income for Veteran & spouse (1099, W2, Social security statement, Pension statement, anything that is reported to the IRS)
  • New Worth of Assets for the Veteran & spouse (IRA, 401km CDs, Stocks, Bonds, Savings Accounts -  NOT your home or car)
  • Last Year's out of pocket medical expenses for the household (Co-pays for doctors & prescriptions, medical insurance premiums, medicate premium, any medical expenses that you had to pay)
  • Social Security numbers for dependents & Date of Birth of dependents
  • If married, date of marriage & where
VA Shuttle - Runs from Port Huron and from Macomb County.  See Contacts list 
Bus Transportation - Blue Water Transit System - Area Transportation -  866.962.5515
Click on the link for the M29 bus route and to learn more about about this inexpensive & dependable transportation.  M29 is North River Rd in Algonac.  One route runs along M29 - with a stop right at Algonac State Park, less than a 1/4 mile from our door.   It connects Port Huron with stops along the way to the Smart System which takes you into Detroit.

 Social Security - Our visiting social worker can also assist you.
Local VA Contact #s
John M Dingell Detroit VAMC - Telephone Call Center 800.511.8056 for Appointments, prescriptions & medical questions or concerns.  Available Monday through Friday - 8am to 4:30pm.  
Veteran Community Resource & Referral Center - 877.4AID.VET or 313.576.1580 staffed Sunday-Saturday 8am to 8pm
St Clair County Veterans Services - 810.989.6945 - 200 Grand River Suite 104 Port Huron, MI 48060 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday (closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm)
Yale VA Center - 810.387.3211
Macomb County Veterans Services - Clinton Twp, 586.469.5315 
Local Veteran Groups - These two are very close to us.  But there are a dozen more between Mt Clemens to Port Huron
VFW Post 3901 - Phil DePage (810) 794-3033 - 1005 Pointe Tremble Rd, Algonac, MI 48001
American Legion - (810) 329-2871 - 1300 Clinton Ave, St Clair, MI 48079