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700 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI  48503
(810) 235-3077

McFarlan Home - The Assisted and Independent Senior Living Solution for Women

McFarlan Home 1Catering to women over 60, McFarlan Home provides a number of home-like amenities and supportive services. Located in Flint's College and Cultural Center it is close to shopping, dining, the arts and a great library.

The large residential rooms and suites each have private baths and individual air conditioning and heating controls. Residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture and personal items to make their living area “truly home.”

The living room, parlor, sunroom, and dining room are large and airy with elegant, yet cozy furniture. There is a gazebo, convenience store, exercise and game room, and arts and crafts workshop.

McFarlan Home has the latest in security, fire, and emergency systems. Each resident has a medical emergency necklace. Staff is just seconds away in case of any emergency.


The goal of McFarlan Home is to make its residents comfortable in a home-like setting. To that end, the following services are provided to residents at no additional charge:

  • Three nutritious meals daily
  • Night time snack
  • Planned activities
  • Laundry service daily
  • Housekeeping service weekly
  • Chauffeur service available (additional fee)
  • Hair wash and set available weekly
  • Assistance with bathing as needed
  • 24-hour supervisory staff on site
  • Towels and linens
  • Medications dispensed as needed (we do not provide medical or nursing care)


  • Elegant parlor with antique furnishings
  • Large screen TV
  • Piano
  • Living room with fireplace
  • Card/game room and library
  • Sun room
  • Beauty salon
  • Exercise/game room
  • Arts and crafts workshop
  • Private suites and rooms with private bath
  • Manicure


McFarlan Home, a non-profit residence for women over 60 years of age, is licensed by the State of Michigan for 29 women. Each resident has her own large bedroom or suite and is free to go about her daily activities completely as she pleases (with or without assistance).

McFarlan Home was created in 1925 based on the vision of Mrs. Mary McFarlan Whaley. She specified in her will that upon her death a trust would be created “for the purpose of providing and maintaining a home for elderly ladies.” This home was to be called “The McFarlan Home” in memory of her parents.

The home is operated by a private foundation. This allows us to charge lower rates than comparable facilities in Genesee County.

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