Location Profile

Lansing, Michigan

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Lansing, Michigan
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Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Lansing, Michigan and is one of the region's largest care providers. With advanced technology, a solid team of skilled medical professionals, and a variety of services offered, the provider is one of the premier leaders in healthcare. Services include emergency care and numerous specialty medicines.

Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) is the state nursing association and is the largest union for nurses in the area. Working hard for its members, the MNA advocates for nurses in the community, in local and state government, and anywhere else needed in Michigan. Their unwavering focus is on the happiness and safety of Michigan's nurses.

Community Overview

The capital of Michigan, Lansing is a city widely considered one of the best places to live in the state. It's home to Michigan State University, which means it offers a great arts and cultural scene. The city has also undergone multiple renovations to its park system creating new parks, river trails, and other amenities that add to the area's appeal.

Lansing is one of the best cities in Michigan and has appeared on several Best Places to Live lists. Although it's the home of Michigan State University, it's more than a college town, it's a thriving capital packed with things to do, delicious cuisine, and endless activities. You'll find it's easy to travel around town thanks to Capital Area Transportation Authority's fixed bus routes.

To learn more about Lansing, visit the official website and explore the area at the county website.

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The public schools in Lansing are served by the Lansing School District, the fifth-largest district in the state, with 10 schools for Pre-K to 3rd grade, 3 middle schools, and 5 high schools. Exceptionally diverse and thoroughly committed to great academics, the district also features 11 different magnet programs, plus 8 specialty academics. These academics include Montessori programs, the arts, and international studies. Students are offered the chance for bilingual education at multiple grade levels to give them a competitive edge when entering the workforce. Several of the district's high schools have been recognized for their excellence by the U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. There are also 13 private schools in Lansing.

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You'll find it's easy to travel around town thanks to Capital Area Transportation Authority's fixed bus routes.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Filled with national brands, and locally-owned shops, Lansing offers the best of both worlds for shoppers. Whether it's a one-of-a-kind gift you seek, or just a shirt from a favorite mall brand, you'll find it here in Lansing. With its 3 distinct shopping districts, Lansing is a shopper's paradise. Visit Old Town Lansing to see beautiful original Victorian architecture mixed with exciting shops and galleries. Then head to East Lansing to browse even more creative businesses plus shops dedicated to books, comics, sporting goods, and other wares.
And finally, there's the walkable shopping district Downtown Lansing, a great mix of shops and cultural destinations. To browse 60 stores all in one central spot, visit the Eastwood Towne Center, an open-air shopping mall with brands like Sephora, American Eagle, and DSW. Lansing Mall is a traditional enclosed mall and also has 60 stores.

Lansing is packed with entertainment options thanks to its several arts organizations. The Wharton Center for the Performing Arts is located on the Michigan State University Campus and welcomes performers in comedy, music, and dance throughout the year. It's also the home of the Broadway series with shows like Disney's Frozen, Cats, and family-friendly other musicals. More shows can be seen in the Riverwalk Theatre, a wonderful performing arts space made from a restored warehouse. Their schedule includes 7 to 8 shows each year. Kids of all ages can also enjoy theatre thanks to the All-of-Us Express Children's Theatre.

With great diverse topics spanning from transportation history to Michigan's settlement days, the history museum scene of Lansing won't fail to educate and inform. R.E. Olds Museum is great for adults and children alike. The museum shares Lansing's auto heritage with the Oldsmobile vehicle company and features rotating exhibits of vehicles dating from 1886- 2003.  Even more history is shared at the Michigan History Center, a 5-level facility that takes you through the history of the state. Begin on the first floor and learn about Michigan's first people, Anishinaabe, with large murals, artifacts, and other interesting exhibits. From there, you will explore the evolution of Michigan from its early settlers to its industries.

African heritage is the focus of the All Around the African World Museum and it displays the African presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, and the Americas. Impression 5 Science Center is a hands-on museum that combines learning with fun. The whole family will love the Impression 5 with its giant bubble creator, building zone, and other interactive exhibits. Blast off to new galaxies when you attend a show at the Talbert and Leota Abrams Planetarium. The arts and sciences flourish here in Lansing. Offering free admission every day, The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, a free contemporary art museum with thought-provoking permanent and temporary exhibits in a variety of mediums. More art can be explored at the Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center and the Michigan Institute for Contemporary Art.

A great year-round city, Lansing is fun no matter the season. The Lansing park system is one of the best in Michigan, boasting several parks, over 70 parks, a nature center, an urban beach, and golf courses.  The gem of the city is the new Rotary Park, which offers access to the river, a color-changing light installation, a beachfront, and a large plaza. It's part of the Lansing River Trail, a beautiful trail that spans over 17 miles, and is ideal for walking or biking. If you want to hit the water, stop by Rivertown Adventures and rent a kayak or canoe. The trail is a great way to see a number of wildlife species such as bald eagles and hawks. Nature lovers will also love the 134-acre Fenner Conservancy which has 4 miles of trails and a great viewing area to spot wild turkeys, deer, and all kinds of birds, plus several hands-on exhibits. Also perfect for animal lovers is the Potter Park Zoo, a 20-acre zoo with 500 animals to see.

Lansing is one of the most diverse cities in Michigan. While there aren't any Filipino restaurants located directly in Lansing, the area does have two Asian grocery stores. Nearby Warren, Michigan, just an hour away, features Filipinas Oriental Foods, which offers prepared Filipino food.

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Crime Rate

Lansing is safe for families. The city has a robust police department with 51 sworn officers and a variety of crime prevention programs, including neighborhood watch.

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