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MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Fountain Hills

16800 E. Paul Nordin Parkway, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

4.9
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Tuscany at McCormick Ranch

9000 E San Victor Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

4.8
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Tuscany at McCormick Ranch is Scottsdale's most luxurious full-service rental retirement community. The property features 57 apartment homes and 16 villas for rent. Select from a myriad of floor plans to suit your lifestyle with choices ranging from spacious one bedroom apartment homes to villas...

Brookdale North Mesa

2122 East Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85213

3.9
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Adventure ReadyLocated between the residential and commercial areas of Mesa, Arizona, our assisted living and memory care community offers residents a combination of peaceful country life and convenient access to grocery stores, doctors offices, and more. You will never find yourself wanting for...

Sunrise of Scottsdale

7370 East Gold Dust Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

4.1
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

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Sunrise of Chandler

5757 West Chandler Boulevard, Chandler, AZ 85226

4.4
(37 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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....

The Enclave at Gilbert Senior Living

4929 S Val Vista Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85298

4.5
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Independently MindedWe believe independence is the cornerstone to a happy, healthy lifestyle. That is why The Enclave at Gilbert Senior Living designs resident care plans based on values like integrity and respect. Enjoy innovative amenities such as all-inclusive At Your Service® Dining, private...

Elmcroft of Tempe

1875 E Guadalupe Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

3.9
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

The Enclave at Chandler Senior Living

4950 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226

4.4
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

You're going to feel right at home here. The Enclave at Chandler Senior Living offers a wonderful blend of urban life with beautiful park-like surroundings. And the contrast between the desert landscape and the city is awe-inspiring. The Arizona Railway Museum, a variety of golf courses, and the...

Las Palomas Senior Living

9050 East Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85207

4.7
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You’re going to love calling Las Palomas Senior Living your new home. This upscale community offers you opportunities to BE Healthy, BE Involved, BE You, and be so much more! Join your new friends and neighbors for social activities, connect with far-off family using the shared computers, take a...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Arrowhead

21432 N 75th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308

4.6
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MorningStar at Arrowhead offers premier assisted living and memory care for adults 62 years and older who need some measure of help with the activities of daily living. While its subtle elegance and features are reminiscent of a luxurious resort, every detail of MorningStar at Arrowhead is...

Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West

18626 North Spanish Garden Drive, Sun City West, AZ 85375

4.1
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West boasts a resort-style setting surrounded by golf courses in Sun City West, where our residents enjoy easy access to community centers, pools and sports courts. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the availability of on-site personal care...

Brookdale Central Chandler

1919 West Carla Vista Drive, Chandler, AZ 85224

3.4
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Always Caring, Every DayWhen you see the smiles and hear the laughter of our residents ringing through the halls, you may be surprised to learn they are seniors in an assisted living and memory care community and not a family reunion. Our five-acre campus is conveniently located near restaurants,...

The Park at Surprise

14630 W Parkwood Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374

4.8
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Distinctive Independent Living | Experience a Carefree LifestyleIf you are looking for a retirement community with just the right amount of amenities, an ample selection of senior-friendly floor plans or a social environment to spend more time with friends, The Park at Surprise can provide the...

Brookdale Arrowhead Ranch

5861 West Beverly Lane, Glendale, AZ 85306

3.5
(32 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Home Sweet HomeOur assisted living and memory care community in Glendale, Arizona doesn’t require you to choose between independence and assistance. We think you deserve both, which is our community is made up of offer cozy apartment homes that give you the freedom of independent living combined...

Hacienda Del Rey

12917 W Las Cruces Dr, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

4.5
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Hacienda Del-Rey is a locally owned family company and professionally managed. We set our goal to offer the finest assisted living options in a residential community. Our directors have over 60 years experience in the senior care market. We have always believed that the home environment is the...

Fountain View Village

16455 E Ave of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

4.1
(26 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

At Fountain View Village Retirement Community, you will find everything from independent living to assisted living to skilled care all in one supportive vibrant community. We provide continuum of care that makes Fountain View Village as right for you in years to come as it is today. The Fountain...

The Auberge at Peoria

13391 North 94th Drive, Peoria, AZ 85381

4.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Auberge at Peoria is a neighborhood specially designed to serve the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other forms of memory loss. Every day we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. The staff is committed to delivering a...

Savanna House

1415 N San Benito Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85234

4.0
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Savanna House Assisted Living & Memory Care!If you’re looking for a safe, lively and inviting new home for yourself or a loved one, you’ve come to the right place. At Savanna House Assisted Living & Memory Care, our staff takes pride in providing seniors with a community worthy of...

McDowell Village

8300 East McDowell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257

4.4
(19 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Mariposa Point of Gilbert

1445 Willis Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297

4.0
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated just west of Mercy Gilbert Hospital, Gilbert's premier assisted living and memory care community specializes in a holistic approach to wellness, including individual resident customization of our proprietary Seven Dimensions of Wellness. A resident thrives when they feel connected and...

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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
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,179
    State
  • $3,251
    Phoenix, AZ
  • $4,156
    Scottsdale, AZ
  • $2,789
    Peoria, 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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Arizona

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