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Here’s a tough question: What doesn’t sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, offer its residents? Whether it’s world-renowned medical care, expansive scenes of the Sonoran Desert, countless opportunities to enjoy arts and culture, a particularly large array of senior living options, or a luxurious atmosphere, it’s no mystery why “the West’s Most Western Town” has been recognized as one of the top three retirement locales in the U.S.
If you’re a retiree wanting to move to a facility more suited to your lifestyle or a family member or loved one seeking out a convenient care community for a senior, one of Scottsdale’s many assisted living options could be a great fit.
Assisted living facilities offer their residents long-term housing as well as personal care for seniors who need it. Most residents in assisted living are somewhat active, but they might require help with certain activities of daily living. This might include assistance eating meals, getting dressed, or bathing, for instance. Scottsdale’s assisted living communities also offer residents many convenient amenities and services, including comprehensive medication management, visiting health care professionals (including dentists, podiatrists, and physical therapists), and housekeeping services. However, please note that specific offerings may differ at each facility.
A Place for Mom partners with 51 assisted living facilities within 10 miles of downtown Scottsdale. In this guide, we’ll share more details about what it’s like to live in these communities as well as information about the costs of assisted living in Scottsdale, how residents pay for their stays, critical regulations and laws for these types of facilities, health care and transportation in Scottsdale, and exciting things to do around town.
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My husband has been in residence for one year and I have been there almost every night to sit with him and put him to bed. For the last 11 weeks I have not been able to be with him and at first I thought know one could take my place. I do Skype him twice a day and he is very happy. I watch the back images and I see the wonderful staff showing love to the men and women in their care. They have done things they have never done before, like cutting hair, and I must say doing a very good job. The live music is still a big part and is happening due to technology. This is a loving place and also a happy place. They do not sit around all day but are active and having fun. They are safe due to the caring staff. We are kept up every night with the activities and are kept informed of their health situation. Thank you to all the loving staff.
Questions about operation of 2nd shift and weekend when management is not around. On the whole, staff is very efficient with residents, kitchen is clean as are the restrooms. I'm very fond of management as they act on many questions/complaints
The care my loved one is receiving is better than I could ask for. The caregivers are compassionate and loving. My loved one is receiving a lot of one on one care. Rodica is wonderful and definitely suits all of the patient's needs. The food they provide is good, but my loved one is not eating so they make her nutritious drinks.
23402 N. 84th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
There have been a lot of changes over the last 6 months and I have to say I was worried at first but with my dads dementia being as severe as it is I had to just wait things out. I have to give credit where...
North Scottsdale Retreat is an MD Senior Living home. At MD Senior Living, we’re changing the way Assisted Living is provided. Owned by a small group of physicians, our homes are beautifully designed for comfort and safety. Our caring staff consists of clinical professionals including a retired...
8300 East McDowell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
My mother has been a resident of McDowell village for 4 yrs. We have been so happy with the community. I recently interacted with [name removed]director of resident enrichment and her assistant [name...
Everyone has their own perception of what living at a senior community is like. We here at McDowell Village would like to invite you in to take a look.Our apartments are second to none. They range in size from 648 to 1300 square feet, and all of the apartments feature fully-equipped kitchens,...
8170 N. 90th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
It is a newer facility that has only been open for about a year now. They are having turnover of staff just like everywhere else is. great activities provided. Overall it is a wonderful community with...
Welcome to Legacy Village of Salt River, recent recipient of the APFM "Best of Senior Living" 2023 award/recognition (2nd year). Open since 2021, Legacy Village of Salt River, a premier senior living community, provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services, while "Serving...
14500 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Atria checks all the boxes for quality and safety for Mom. The price is fair, staff is attentive and professional. Also a plus that it is close to my home. I can visit often. Perfect decision so far.
Our luxurious, resort-style community is situated in a residential neighborhood in North Scottsdale with stunning mountain views and kaleidoscopic sunsets. We're within walking distance of shopping, dining and banking less than 20 miles from downtown Phoenix. Atria Park of Sierra Pointe has...
26639 N 71st Pl, Scottsdale, AZ 85266
[name removed] and her team provided loving care to my mother-in-law. [name removed] is very knowledgeable medically as well and diagnosed and helped my mom-in-law recover from a serious infection. In...
The Valencia Home is an MD Senior Living home. At MD Senior Living, we’re changing the way Assisted Living is provided. Owned by a small group of physicians, our homes are beautifully designed for comfort and safety. Our caring staff consists of clinical professionals including a retired nurse, a...
11250 N. 92nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Community relations director gave me a thorough tour. During which I had the opportunity to meet several staff members and observe residents participating in activities. A very friendly and caring...
Amber Creek Inn provides seniors with a caring and supportive staff that is available to help them with their daily needs. Our staff is trained to help those dealing with dementia and Alzheimer's, and they know how to offer just the right assistance to those in need of it. Our staff will treat...
7370 East Gold Dust Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
[name removed] is the best!! She's so kind and helpful, and always makes visiting a great experience. You can tell she really cares about every one of her residents so much. She loves her job and the people...
Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of suites to our exceptional outdoor gardens and landscaping....
9160 East Desert Cove Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
We are very satisfied with our selection here at the Ranch Estates. Would recommend you to arrange several trips to confirm your observations prior to signing a lease!
Welcome to The Ranch Estates at Scottsdale! If you're looking for a community that understands and honors you as a unique individual, you've come to the right place. We understand you probably have many questions, and we're here to help make the process as simple and straightforward as possible....
15436 North 64th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
During my tour, I knew I was going to really like being here, but I could never have anticipated how much I absolutely LOVE this place- and the people! They are wonderful.
Home Sweet HomeAre you ready to redefine independence? If so, our assisted living and memory care community in Scottsdale, Arizona is ready to welcome you with open arms. You’ll find that once you let go of the cumbersome chores like home maintenance and cleaning, you will have ample time to...
2620 N 68th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
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Every minute from the initial phone call to the day we moved in my mom, we have experienced nothing short of superior service, exceptional care and wonderful people. I cannot recommend Scottsdale Village...
Welcome to Scottsdale Village Square, an award-winning Pacifica Senior Living community in Scottsdale, AZ, created to be an oasis of comfort that anyone can enjoy. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing services for all seniors looking for a place that...
3212 N Miller Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
One thing we really appreciated was the excellent meals the chef always cooked - everyone said when you ate in the dining hall it was excellent. However there is a new company in and while the dining staff...
The Springs is a beautiful property where you could be proud to call it 'home' with lovely furnishings throughout and an elegant dining room with delicious meals served. Affordable too! The Springs of Scottsdale is known for it's cleanliness and it's caring staff. Our Food Director prepares a...
13850 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
I like this community because it is small and there is a nurse here all of the time. This community is spotless clean and the food is terrific. My mom loves it here. They have activities like art projects,...
Belmont Village Scottsdale is conveniently situated in the center of several world-class health care facilities, including Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and Mayo Hospital in North Phoenix. Abundant shopping, restaurants and...
16008 N 60th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Caregivers are very nice. Food better than most places. We picked this community because it was closest to my home.
Our facility is conveniently located right off of 60th Street, in a quiet residential area with nearby parks, walking pathways and easy access to the home. You will find yourself in a warm, homelike atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.Valencia at 60th is an MD Senior Living home. At...
10571 N 96th Place, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
I moved my mom here after a horrible previous experience. The staff is amazing, attentive, dedicated, friendly and caring. The home and rooms are always clean and all of the meals are nutritious. ...
Central Scottsdale Assisted Living is an MD Senior Living home. At MD Senior Living, we’re changing the way Assisted Living is provided. Owned by a small group of physicians, our homes are beautifully designed for comfort and safety. Our caring staff consists of clinical professionals including a...
8501 E Plaza Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
My mom has been in this home since [date removed]. The care she receives is fantastic. I have only high remarks for the Plaza. The staff is very accommodating. It’s always clean and welcoming. My mom has...
Plaza Assisted Living of Scottsdale LLC is conveniently located in South Scottsdale off the 101 freeway for ease of access.Enjoy the comforts of home in our 2017 newly remodeled and licensed home which features 10 private rooms each with a private 1/2 bath. Our home offers 2 community roll-in...
7171 E Lone Mountain Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85266
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All 5 stars. Lone Mountain Memory Care is a kind, caring, family atmosphere. The staff are very accommodating. Room size is spacious and clean. We have a large studio. Amenities are excellent as they...
The premier senior living community in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lone Mountain Memory Care is a new community known for its high-quality care. We are privately owned and operated by Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. That means we design, build and run all of our communities ourselves, so when you...
6001 E Thomas Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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The attitude toward the residents from the caregivers is very cheerful and caring and they take the time to learn the peoples names. I just think this team is impressive. I like my apartment and the food...
Located just minutes from historic Old Town Scottsdale, The Gardens of Scottsdale sits in the heart of one of 'America's Most Livable Cities' near two major Arizona State Routes. We pride ourselves in our commitment to preserve dignity, nurture the spirits of our residents, celebrate...
23005 North 74th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
I have been a resident of Vi@ Silverstone for seven plus years; [date removed] The life style at this senior resort resembles sailing on a luxury cruise ship with daily excursions followed by cocktail...
Vi at Silverstone, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community in north Scottsdale and located north of Phoenix, is a Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Vi at Silverstone is part of a 165-acre master-planned community on the former site of the Rawhide Western...
10455 E Pinnacle Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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It's a stunning facility, with so many social activities, sparkling clean, profession and friendly staff, great medical team. The neighborhood/ area is very upscale, near the Four Seasons, and unparalleled...
Introducing ACOYA Scottsdale at Troon:A stunningly beautiful retirement community with a novel approach to life.Welcome to ACOYA, a dynamic community of lifestyle amenities, concierge services and striking desert beauty. Here, you’ll live just steps away from the Pinnacle Peak trailhead in one of...
9185 E Desert Cove Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Very accommodating with move in process. Spent extra time getting to know my sister upon move in to assist with her needs. Very flexible and cooperative with a couple of special requests.
Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale is in the vibrant heart of Scottsdale, with easy access to Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona. It truly is at the center of it all, near shopping, restaurants, and world-class medical centers. Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale is a beautiful place to live with a...
16800 E. Paul Nordin Parkway, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
This is easy, all of the categories 1-8 get 5 stars. I was extremely happy with MorningStar of Fountain Hills as a place for Mom to spend the last year of her life. [name removed], their activities...
Assisted LivingFor our Assisted Living residents, MorningStar offers four levels of help with the activities of daily living: minimal; moderate; more frequent and intensive; and extensive. In all cases, around-the-clock Care Managers ensure your safety and meet your needs.It is our staff's...
2802 East Juniper Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Great place and take very good care of our father. Great food and staff and outstanding price for our father that does not have a lot of money. Very clean and communicates with us very well if any issues...
Arizona Desert Falls is where your family is our family. We specialize in providing the best care available for those individuals on a fixed income or budget. We encourage you to visit our facebook page @azdesertfallsassistedliving to see pictures of different events we have put on for our...
16621 North 38th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032
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The staff members are nice, but there is just not enough and they have difficulty reaching out loved one by phone due to the staffing shortages. When it comes to the quality of care that is so far so good....
We offer a distinctive approach to specialized memory care and assisted living, which builds on already more than ten years of dedicated service. Our grounds are beautifully manicured and maintained with walking paths, shaded seating areas, and views for enjoying the outdoors and seating areas...
5560 E Deer Valley Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054
A friend I visit, lives here, and moved here from another local facility. I hear about, and have seen the excellent musical entertainment, and the delicious meals at this one! She loves it! Nice staff as...
4350 East St. John Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Warm and welcoming staff. Very clean facility. Excellent home cooked meals. Professional staff, including on-site nurse. This smaller, nontraditional setting was such a good fit for our family member.
We’re a smaller 8 bed community with over 15 years of experience in the senior community. We encourage our residents to continue their lives as if they are still at home. Some of the advantages of Living here with us at INtouch is that our staff does daily housekeeping, Laundry and fresh cooked...
The average cost of senior living in Scottsdale is 4,106 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Apache Junction, AZ with an average of 3,683 per month.
Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.
Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:
According to proprietary data gathered by A Place for Mom, residents paid an average of $5,277 monthly to stay at our partner assisted living communities in Scottsdale. This is the average actual cost of residents’ monthly stays and includes added fees for different floor plans, amenities, and similar variables. Depending on the facility, for instance, these costs include offerings such as full medication management, on-call doctors, specialty meals, housekeeping, and laundry services.
The prices below represent average baseline costs without add-on fees in the surrounding area, which could be helpful for comparing general pricing.
You might be wondering about the different payment options when it comes to staying at one of Scottsdale’s assisted living facilities. You have a variety of payment methods to choose from, including private payment options, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) perks, Medicare, and Medicaid. In this section, we’ll share more information on each type of payment so you can determine the financial approach that’s right for you or your loved one.
Seniors and their families are welcome to use different private payment methods to fund a stay at an assisted living facility. This most commonly includes sources like personal savings accounts, returns from investment portfolios, pensions, or Social Security benefits. However, you could also weigh the following options, which could help you or your family pay for assisted living:
In Arizona, assisted living facilities — including facilities with combined care types, such as joint assisted living and memory care communities — are licensed and regulated as residential care institutions by the Arizona Department of Health Services’ (DHS) Bureau of Residential Facilities Licensing.
Likewise, the DHS’s Division of Licensing Services is responsible for carrying out inspections of these facilities to ensure their compliance with state regulations. Arizona’s assisted living communities generally undergo inspection at least once every two years, but frequency may vary depending on the DHS’ discretion (if a facility receives complaints, for instance, it could be inspected more often). During an inspection, surveyors from the DHS will take note of factors such as:
As part of these inspections, surveyors may choose to conduct interviews with staff and residents, read through pertinent records and documents, and determine the quality of care provided to residents. If an inspection finds that a facility is deficient or violates state standards, the community is asked to take corrective action. They may also receive penalties or be subject to other enforcement actions by the DHS if they don’t address these issues. Facility licensing information, including deficiencies and enforcement actions, is available on this DHS portal. You can see all the requirements assisted living facilities in Arizona must follow here.
150 N. 18th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Although Arizona has no specific COVID-19 regulations for assisted living facilities, the Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) has published guidance surrounding COVID-19 for long-term care communities. It includes best practices for preventing, detecting, and controlling COVID-19’s spread within these facilities. Similarly, Scottsdale has published its own list of health and safety protocols that could help curb the spread of COVID-19, and the DHS also has COVID guidance for residents and stays up to date with U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.
The DHS notes that long-term care facilities should encourage their staff and residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The DHS suggests that facilities ask visitors and residents to wear masks during visitations when the county’s transmission level is substantial or high. Additionally, staffers should wear well-fitting respirators or facemasks upon entering the facility.
The DHS notes that facilities should disinfect highly touched environmental surfaces on a dedicated schedule.
The DHS encourages long-term care facilities to develop a protocol for when staffers fall ill with COVID-19 that determines when they can return to work.
The DHS suggests that facilities ask visitors and residents to practice social distancing when the county’s transmission level is substantial or high.
Residents who aren’t up to date with the COVID-19 vaccine and booster who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 should go into quarantine, even if they test negative. New admissions and readmissions to the facility who aren’t up to date with their vaccines and boosters should also complete a 10-day quarantine.
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As the third-best retirement city in the country, you’d expect Scottsdale’s assisted living market to cater to a variety of different needs, budgets, and preferences — and you surely won’t be disappointed by the options the city offers.
Here, we’ll share a bit more insight into what you can expect from the area’s assisted living communities. However, please note that specific offerings will vary depending on the individual facility.
Assisted living facilities are designed with seniors’ overall well-being in mind, meaning they pay close attention to their physical and mental health and provide ample opportunities for intellectual stimulation and socializing. In turn, seniors can stay happier — and healthier — for longer.
Likewise, although many seniors in assisted living communities are relatively active, those who need it can still receive help with completing activities of daily living. This includes assistance with bathing and showering, using the restroom, getting dressed, mobility, and eating. Specific offerings may vary by individual community, but assisted living facilities in the Scottsdale area also offer services such as medication management, transportation options, healthy meals, housekeeping and laundry, and engaging activities.
Accommodating a senior who requires an assisted living-level of care but feels most comfortable speaking a language other than English can prove challenging for caregivers and families. Thankfully, Scottsdale is home to many assisted living communities with multilingual staff.
Out of A Place for Mom’s 51 partner assisted living facilities in Scottsdale, more than one-third have Spanish-speaking staff, and 12% speak Filipino. This ensures multilingual seniors can not only fully communicate their needs in their preferred language, but also feel content and comfortable in their new surroundings.
Scottsdale is known for its wide array of luxury lifestyle options, which also extends to its assisted living communities — many of which also provide resort-style amenities and services. For example, some of the area’s assisted living facilities often boast offerings such as spacious floor plans, pools, gardens and patios, spas, massage rooms, and on-site coffee shops. These communities also schedule plenty of engaging activities that seniors of all ability levels can take part in. Examples include live musical performances, barbecues or picnics, holiday and birthday parties, religious services, lectures and discussions, book clubs, yoga, gardening, and Tai Chi.
Seniors who would like to live in a facility that can accommodate their changing care needs can rest assured that many of Scottsdale’s assisted living facilities also offer other types of care. Among A Place for Mom’s 51 partner assisted living communities in Scottsdale, just one offers standalone assisted living. Here are the other types of facilities:
These combined communities could be a great fit for seniors whose needs might change in the future.
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Number of seniors over the age of 65 currently living in Scottsdale, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Percentage of seniors 65 and older within the Scottsdale population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Median annual income for Scottsdale seniors 65 and older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Scottsdale is home to many quality health care options, including a medical institution known around the world for its expert care and top-tier medical professionals. In this section, we’ll outline more information about Scottsdale’s best hospitals.
HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center performs highly in seven various adult procedures and health conditions, including care for heart failure and colon cancer surgery. It’s also ranked as the eighth-best hospital in Arizona.
Luckily for those living in the Scottsdale area, a world-renowned health care system is right nearby. At the Phoenix Mayo Clinic, seniors can rest assured knowing that they’re receiving care at Phoenix and Arizona’s very best hospital. This particular facility is nationally ranked in 10 varying adult specialties, including gastroenterology, geriatrics, and urology.
Vets in the Scottsdale area who need either primary or specialty care can receive these services at the Carl T. Hayden Veterans’ Administration Medical Center.
Most assisted living facilities in Scottsdale make getting around easy. Nearly three-quarters of our partner facilities offer complimentary transportation, while just over half provide it at cost.
Unfortunately, public transit is one of the more difficult ways to get around town, earning a 23 out of 100 score from Walk Score. A walk score takes into account public density. walking routes, biking routes, and public transit. However, there are still options available for those who prefer it as a transportation method. Scottsdale has its own trolley system, a free offering that operates on a 20-minute schedule. Scottsdale’s Trolleys are in operation during weekdays from 5:45 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., excluding holidays.
The Valley Metro system also operates within Scottsdale and the surrounding Phoenix metro area for $2 per ride (seniors 65 and older, Medicare recipients, and those with disabilities can secure a discount). It operates buses, a light rail system, streetcars, and also has paratransit offerings. Valley Metro’s buses and light rail system are accessible for those with disabilities, and eligibility requirements for the system’s paratransit service are available here.
The following three ratings are calculated out of 100 by Walk Score. They represent how easy it is to travel through Scottsdale using different transportation methods.
With its year-round sunny weather, upscale lifestyle offerings, and beautiful natural sights, it’s no wonder why Scottsdale has such a host of both indoor and outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. In turn, seniors of all stripes are sure to find something they and their loved ones can enjoy in the “West’s Most Western Town.”
First, with the area’s plentiful senior care offerings comes great senior centers! The Granite Reef Senior Center features a variety of multipurpose rooms and hosts everything from monthly Bridge tournaments to discussion groups covering current events. Located just a quick drive north, the Via Linda Senior Center also has activities that appeal to seniors — including walking clubs, blood-pressure screening events, and mahjong. Better yet, both centers are home to fitness centers where seniors can break a sweat and keep up their health! Many seniors in the Scottsdale area are also fans of Troon North Golf Club, which has fascinating views of Pinnacle Peak, and Talking Stick Resort Casino, which boasts high jackpots, plenty of slot machines, and ample poker tables.
If you’re looking for more public offerings the whole family can enjoy, however, Scottsdale has you covered. The stunning McDowell Sonoran Preserve has highly rated trails that visitors are sure to enjoy, but you can always head out to the city’s pickleball courts, fishing and boating areas, tennis courts, and aquatic centers to spend a couple of enjoyable hours outdoors. And when you’re done, why not round things out with a family picnic at Cactus Park? Among other features, this 17-acre park has one of the city’s best public aquatic centers, a playground, a basketball court, and reservable ramadas.
If a picnic isn’t up your family’s alley, though, there are plenty of great dining options at Scottsdale Fashion Square, one of Scottsdale’s outdoor shopping and dining destinations, or Old West-inspired Old Town Scottsdale, which also offers up plenty of local restaurants (as well as Scottsdale Stadium, where you can catch the San Francisco Giants every spring training season).
For those who are looking for something more on the educational side, Scottsdale has many world-class museums and institutions. These include architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Taliesin West, which has both tour guides as well as audio tours available, and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, another artsy destination housing contemporary and design works as well as architectural pieces. Scottsdale’s Western Spirit is another worthy destination: It’s a Smithsonian affiliate dedicated to the Old West as well as varied Indigenous history and art. Truck rental company Penske even has a Racing Museum here that’s filled to the brim with fast cars and intriguing memorabilia. Tours here are self-paced, so everyone is free to take their time.
If the grandkids want a more age-appropriate learning experience, you can always head out to Butterfly Wonderland. This rainforest experience is a welcome change of pace in Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert environment, and it also happens to be the largest butterfly conservatory in the U.S. The OdySea Aquarium is another option for families — it’s home to hundreds of species of aquatic animals, of course, but it also offers up engaging penguin and sloth encounters as well as a host of other activities and events. It features seating throughout exhibits, so the aquarium could be a good spot for seniors who need to rest every so often.
The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center provides another fascinating animal adventure, but on a smaller scale: It offers appointment-only tours of its wildlife rehabilitation sanctuary. Lastly, the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is a budget- and family-friendly attraction that combines amusement park fun with railroad history. Be sure to also get the kiddos a ticket to ride the train or vintage carousel.
As a premier arts and culture destination, Scottsdale also has a few performing arts options enjoyed by residents and visitors. At the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, you can catch everything from Grammy-winning musicians to music festivals, but the Desert Stages Theatre offers a more intimate space for fans of plays and musicals.
MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Fountain Hills, Legacy Retirement Residence of Mesa and McDowell Village are the top-rated Assisted Living facilities near Scottsdale, AZ. These Assisted Living facilities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews. See full list of communities.
The average cost of Assisted Living in Scottsdale is 4,106 per month. This cost may vary based on location, amenities, floorplan, level of care and other factors.
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