Long Term Care & Specialized Memory Care

A place to call home

The Dobie Difference

Moving into a long-term care or memory care setting can be a difficult and emotional decision for the entire family. You can expect that when you choose Dobie Road, our staff will work with you to provide an understanding of continuing care and how our comprehensive and compassionate team approach ensures you and your loved one get the attention and service they deserve.

Dobie residents are provided care by some of the best geriatric physicians, licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants and therapists in the area – all who have the same goal, to help each resident develop to their maximum potential and to help improve their life while with us.

Facility awards/recognition

Selected by Newsweek Magazine as one of “America’s Best Nursing Homes” for 2021 and the 9th ranked Facility in the State of Michigan

A Sparrow Hospital & McLaren Greater Lansing Preferred Provider

Our Story & History

Our stunning 120-acre campus is home to over 200 residents and is located only 2.5 miles off I-96 in Okemos, Michigan. Residents of Dobie Road enjoy beautiful gardens that surround a handicap accessible wellness trail, a working greenhouse, several enclosed courtyards, an indoor atrium that includes an aviary and fish pond and use of Dobie’s exclusive 20×30 warm water therapy pool.


  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • Dedicated long term care therapy gym
  • Beautiful dining rooms
  • In-room flat screen TV with over 50 free channels to enjoy
  • The Atrium salon
  • Free wireless internet
  • Use of our warm water therapy pool (if appropriate)
  • Multiple patient/family lounge areas
  • Pet visits
  • Variety of therapeutic activities
  • Music therapy
  • Greenhouse and gardening
  • Wellness trail & courtyards
  • Serene central atrium with bird aviary and fish pond

North Ridge Memory Care Neighborhood

Dobie offers the best in memory care for your loved one with special programming and security that includes our exclusive “Memory Lane”; an area for residents to relax and reminisce with beautiful views, a secure outdoor courtyard with fountain, calming colors and multiple engagement stations that offer hands-on tasks.

Our dedicated nurses and certified nursing assistants receive continuous education on Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in order to better serve your loved one. Dobie Road offers a wide choice of therapeutic activities specifically designed for our memory care residents that keep them active, involved and engaged.  Music and pet therapies compliment programming that includes movies, bingo, word games, exercise and much more!

South Ridge Neighborhood

Our South Ridge community is home to 102 residents and offers services that focus on continued health, safety, and well-being.  Distinctive programming is offered through our therapeutic activities department and includes social outings, bingo, word games, movies, music, special guests, entertainment, gardening in the greenhouse and much more!

Members of our South Ridge neighborhood can expect quality care from our devoted nurses and certified nursing assistants while enjoying a beautiful setting designed to nurture creativity, independence, and understanding.

Delicious Dining

Our Director of Dining Services and Registered Dietitian, along with a seasoned culinary team serve an outstanding array of choices for our residents on a daily basis.  Dietary needs are evaluated for each individual and resident with several levels of dining available.

All meals are prepared fresh daily and we follow a liberalized meal pattern for resident satisfaction.  It’s always a delicious day in Dobie Dining Services!

Sample Menu

  • Breakfast

    Choice of juices, milks, & hot beverages; hot or cold cereal, French toast, sausage links and scrambled eggs.

  • Lunch

    Entrée choices include:  Spaghetti with Italian Meat Sauce or Lemon Baked Cod Filet;  accompanied by Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Squash Medley, Whole Kernel Corn with Red Peppers or Garlic Bread.  For dessert:  Marbled Pudding Parfait, Ice Cream or Fresh Fruit

  • Dinner

    Entrée choices include: Caribbean Chicken Breast or Open Faced Beef Sandwich; accompanied by Rice Pilaf, Mashed Potatoes, Garlic Green Beans, Steamed Broccoli or a Dinner roll.  Dessert options include: Heavenly Hash Cake, Ice Cream or Fresh Fruit We also feature a Dobie Signature Homemade Soup, prepared fresh daily along with an assortment of fresh green salads, cottage cheese and sandwiches.  Beverage choices include:  a large selection of 100% juices, milks, sodas and hot beverages.  Sugar free drinks are also available upon request.