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The Palazzo

6250 North 19th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85015

4.0
(89 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Palazzo is a full Continuing Care Community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. At The Palazzo, we are able to cater to your needs whether you are looking for independence in an environment with social activities, wonderful meals, housekeeping and...

Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley

16621 North 38th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032

4.7
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Central Paradise Valley (New Memory Care Neighborhood Now Open)

13240 North Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85032

3.8
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At our independent, assisted living and memory care community in Phoenix, Arizona, you can enjoy all the comforts of retirement without the burdens of home ownership, cleaning, cooking, and more. Instead of wasting your energy on the responsibilities you’ve carried for decades, you can wake up...

Mountain Park Senior Living

4475 East Knox Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044

4.4
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Mountain Park Senior Living is the premier senior living community in Ahwatukee, Arizona. We offer independent living, assisted living and Dementia/Memory Care in Ahwatukee, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona.Mountain Park Senior Living puts a new level of affordable luxury within your reach -...

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Madison Meadows

7211 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020

4.1
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Madison Meadows provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the heart of Phoenix, Madison Meadows is conveniently accessible to shopping, healthcare, museums and theaters, and we're just down the street from the VA Hospital. Our all-inclusive...

The Enclave at Anthem Senior Living

42015 N Venture Dr, Anthem, AZ 85086

4.5
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We can't wait for you to call The Enclave at Anthem Senior Living, in Anthem, Arizona, home. This small-town packs a punch when it comes to majestic vistas, massive open space areas, and best-in-class shopping. With nearly 200 golf courses in the area it's a golfer's dream. In addition, you're...

Deer Valley Senior Living

20221 N 29th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85027

4.8
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Deer Valley Senior Living is a NEW property located conveniently off the 101 loop in Phoenix with close proximity to Hospitals, health care services, churches, shopping and Corporate businesses. Our Community will include 104 assisted living units and 15 memory care units including 3 companion...

Avamere at Phoenix

1739 W Myrtle Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021

4.0
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Avamere at Phoenix we're here to help you feel comfortable so you can focus on what's most important in your life. As part of the Avamere family of companies, we proudly offer assisted living and memory care services as we have more than 25 years. Many of our team members have been with us for...

Brookdale Desert Ridge

4050 East Bluefield Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85032

4.1
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

These Are The Best YearsThe seniors you see here may be part of our assisted living and memory care community in Phoenix, but we like to think of them as family. Each and every person who walks through our door is an individual with a unique story and background, and a host of personal interests....

Olive Grove

3014 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016

3.3
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Olive Grove Retirement Community encourages an active senior lifestyle that supports residents' privacy and dignity. We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Olive Grove provides Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's Care...

Fellowship Square Phoenix (a Life Plan Community)

2002 W Sunnyside Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85029

4.5
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Fellowship Square Phoenix offers the full continuum of care, all on one campus: Independent Living, three levels of Assisted Living services, including Memory Care and skilled nursing. We have our own Home Health Agency, Outpatient Rehab & Physical Therapy, as well as a Physician's Clinic on...

Merrill Gardens at Anthem

2800 West Rose Canyon Circle, Anthem, AZ 85086

4.7
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We offer senior living in Anthem, just outside of Phoenix, close to Scottsdale, Peoria, and Sun City. This new senior living community features architecture that blends with the desert setting, located near shopping and dining. Enjoy being part of the Anthem community close to the Community...

Park Terrace at Greenway

2577 W Greenway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bethesda Gardens

13825 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85022

4.0
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In the spirit of love, Bethesda Adult Communities provides an environment where vintage lives blossom. We strive to cultivate a vibrant, active and healthy community. Bethesda Adult Communities are apart of a non-profit Christian based organization that have been caring for seniors for over 50...

Sagewood Desert Willow AL & MC

4555 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Sagewood Acacia Healthcare is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food...

Arizona Desert Falls

2802 East Juniper Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85032

3.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Paradise Living Centers - Central Phoenix

302 E. Maryland Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85018

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

Paradise Living Centers opened its newly built North Central Phoenix group home in April 2016. This is the second location for Paradise Living Centers, which is a locally owned and operated. Featuring 10 - bedroom and private bath suites and spacious living spaces for residents to enjoy.

Paradise Living Centers Arcadia

3937 E. Montecito Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85018

(0 review)

Studio

Paradise Living Centers Arcadia location was custom built and opened in spring 2018. Situated in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Phoenix, this luxury assisted living group home features 10 private bedroom and bathroom suites and provides 24/7 awake care.Each suite includes a large...

The Retreat at Alameda NOW OPEN

1920 W Alameda Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85085

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At The Retreat at Alameda, our residents have all of the comforts of home with all of the care and security they need. We are a new build community, now open to accept residents. Conveniently located on 19th Ave, just south of Happy Valley Road in the Norterra area, we will be offering 72...

The Manor Village at Desert Ridge (IL/AL Now Open, MC Opening Fall 2021)

5560 E Deer Valley Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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Cost of independent living in Phoenix, AZ

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,158
    State
  • $3,244
    Phoenix, AZ
  • $2,896
    Goodyear, AZ
  • $3,026
    Surprise, AZ
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Phoenix, AZ

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Phoenix, Arizona are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Phoenix retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Phoenix, AZ

The median monthly cost of independent living in Phoenix is about $1,995 in the city proper, and $2,261 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Arizona is around $2,273.

For this type of senior living, Phoenix, Arizona offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Phoenix, AZ

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living in Phoenix is rated 13 points higher than the national average, which is set at 100. The average cost of groceries and produce, on the other hand, is 4 points lower than the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value
113 96 $1,119 19.0% $197,489

Local Hospitals

There are at least 19 general hospitals that serve the emergency needs of Phoenix. Three of the top-rated hospitals in the city are:

Weather and Climate

Phoenix has a hot desert type of climate. This means that the city experiences extremely hot summers with near constant direct sunlight while winters tend to be mild and dry. On average, the humidity level for Phoenix is roughly 35%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of January at roughly 47%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
95°F 108°F (July) 79°F (July) 58°F 74°F (February) 45°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
93 (Moderate) 160 in the month of December (Unhealthy)

An air quality rating of unhealthy means that people should limit the amount of time spent outside to avoid permanent lung damage. This is especially true if you or your loved one has an upper respiratory condition such as COPD.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Inclement weather
1” 1” (August) Earthquakes (moderate) and floods

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Republican Voted Democratic Voted Third Party
47.67% 44.83% 7.50%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
4,081,849 1,626,078 1,212 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.55%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
33 20% 9% 4% 2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
24% 28% 10%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
3.7% 6.9% 42.6% 2.1% 0.2% 43% 3.8%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
72,864 37 8

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 66% 10% 21% 4% 6%

Phoenix is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Many seniors love living in Phoenix. Phoenix is served by the Valley Metro Transit System, featuring 106 bus lines and a 20-mile light rail system. Valley Metro also offers paratransit for elderly and disabled residents via Phoenix Dial-A-Ride, offering rides within Phoenix as well as the towns of Paradise Valley, Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, and Tolleson.

There are 10 major museums in Phoenix, four performing arts theatres, an opera and symphony, and regular arts and culture events, including an art walk and dinner theatre. Some of the specified museums include the Musical Instrument Museum, Penske Racing Museum, Phoenix Police Museum, and the Wells Fargo History Museum.

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