Our Mission

American Retirement Solutions is a long term care planning & retirement planning firm. We specialize in protection, preservation, and maximization of savings with no down side risk. We are committed to helping our clients make the most of their money by employing a variety of financial products to help protect their assets which could include tax-deferred annuities, life insurance, and long-term care hybrids, just to name a few. Whether it’s retirement planning, safety options, income planning, or long term care funding options, we can help implement programs to help our clients become eligible for their much deserved benefits.

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Our Services

Retirement Planning

Our Firm takes pride in providing planning services to our clients. We review our client’s portfolios and current asset allocations to determine how to position them optimally while minimizing risk. Our services integrate aspects of our client’s financial picture in a coordinated effort to provide for financial clarity and multi-generational wealth.

Social Security Maximization

Your Social Security retirement benefit represents a lifetime’s worth of savings, time, and work, and is most likely your oldest and largest retirement account. Although many Americans are familiar with the basics of Social Security, very few are able to figure out, on their own, exactly the best way to file so they can get the most out of all they have put in.

Long-Term Care Planning

The cost of Long Term Care has steadily risen and poses a threat to your savings. Learn about how you can protect your assets from a care event in the future using Long-Term Care Insurance.

Veteran's Planning

Wartime Veterans are eligible for a monthly pension from the Veteran’s Administration to help offset the costs associated with assisted living, nursing home, or homebound care.

Medicaid Planning

For many families, the costs associated with a nursing home situation have the potential to wipe out your life savings.  Once you run out of money, but still require care, you could be facing a Medicaid situation.

Retirement Tactics

Do you ever wish you had an owner’s manual to help plan for retirement? Well now you do. This book will help provide the foundation you need for a successful retirement.


Generational Vault

Keeping Your Financial Information Safe and Secure
A virtual “safety deposit box” for our clients to upload important documents and view financial information.  It comprises three dynamic components, including a secure portal to send and store confidential financial documents, daily investment and banking values, as well as snapshots of financial assets and expenses to view. All data is secured with a SSL Certificate, one of the strongest encryption key available, and adheres to compliance and regulatory requirements.


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American Retirement Solutions: Meet the Team


Joe Vitale
President and Independent Advisor Representative

Brian Roehrer
VP Operations

Charlie Roehrer
Director of Operations

Mitzi Leonard
Client Service Manager

Anna Vitale
Intake Coordinator and Customer Service

Ann McCormick
Receptionist and Client Service Specialist

Becky Jaynes
Client Services Specialist

Maria Vitale
Client Support Specialist

Giving Back to Our Veterans


Joseph Vitale is the president of American Retirement Solutions and a financial advisor and registered investment advisor with American Retirement Advisors. He spends much of his time volunteering for Veteran Support Center and the National Association of Veterans and Families, headquartered in Florida (www.navf.org). Since partnering with Veteran Support Center as their Michigan Chapter in 2009, Joe has volunteered hundreds of hours as a financial advisor assisting veterans with qualifying for the VA Aid & Attendance benefit free of charge. It is our privilege to be able to give back to those who gave of themselves to serve our great country.

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Our Offices

(855) 756-5700
Lansing by Appointment
3778 S. Lapeer Rd.
Metamora, MI 48455
Sterling Heights
44444 Mound Rd, Ste. 100
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
5189 Hampton Place
Saginaw, MI 48604
5206 Gateway Center, Suite 400
Flint MI 48507