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Senior housing types near Sun City West, AZ

  • Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West

    Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West

    18626 North Spanish Garden Drive, Sun City West, AZ 85375
    (23)
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    The health and safety of our residents is always our top priority. At a time when many seniors are isolated at home. Here are a few ways we can care for them during this time: Solstice at Sun City West we are: •Limiting visitors •Screening employees, residents and vendors •Sanitizing commonly...

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  • Vista de la Montaña

    Vista de la Montaña

    18510 North Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ 85374
    (47)
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    Vista de la Montana provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. If you like your days sunny, dry and steeped in the beauty of the Arizona countryside, then you've found your new home. Not only do residents enjoy the tastefulness and friendliness of our charming...

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  • The Park at Surprise (Open Now)

    The Park at Surprise (Open Now)

    14630 W Parkwood Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374
    (9)
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    Distinctive Independent Living | Experience a Carefree Lifestyle If 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...

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  • Atria Heritage Sun City

    Atria Heritage Sun City

    10101 W Palmeras Dr, Sun City, AZ 85373
    (37)
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    Situated in the heart of Sun City, just one block north of Bell Road and one block west of 99th Avenue, Atria Heritage Sun City is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers studio,...

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  • The Woodmark at Sun City

    The Woodmark at Sun City

    17207 North Boswell Boulevard, Sun City, AZ 85373
    (44)
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    Nearly six acres of beautifully landscaped property frames the three-story Assisted Living (102 apartments) and single-story Courtyard for Memory Care (32 suites). Studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/two-bath apartments include kitchens with full-sized refrigerator/freezers, walk-in closets,...

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  • Garden Ridge

    Garden Ridge

    18170 N 91st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (85)
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    The Amethyst Gardens offers a plethora of activities that range from daily exercise classes and pool activities to mall shopping, casino day trips, and cultural events. Join us for bingo, bridge, or live musical entertainment in our spacious, formal great room. The Amethyst Garden's mission is to...

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  • Palos Verdes Senior Living

    Palos Verdes Senior Living

    18441 North 87th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (73)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Palos Verdes is the premier...

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  • Vista del Rio

    Vista del Rio

    13619 North 94th Drive, Peoria, AZ 85381
    (71)
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    Vista del Rio provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on a quiet campus in the heart of Peoria, a beautiful northwestern suburb of Phoenix, we offer a peaceful environment with access to all the convenience of a major metropolitan area. We're just minutes...

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  • Casa Del Rio

    Casa Del Rio

    12751 N. Plaza del Rio, Peoria, AZ 85381
    (55)
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    Experience the best of both worlds at Casa del Rio, an established independent living community that recently completed a MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION. We offer newly appointed, luxurious one and two bedroom apartment homes with innovative amenities, unlimited, restaurant style dining, an...

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  • The Forum at Desert Harbor

    The Forum at Desert Harbor

    13840 North Desert Harbor Drive, Peoria, AZ 85381
    (41)
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    The Forum at Desert Harbor is located on the shore of Desert Harbor Lake, with beautiful views of the surrounding waterfront. We are just around the corner from picturesque Sun City, and minutes from the 101 Loop access to Phoenix and the airport. We pride ourselves in our continued effort to...

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  • Arrowhead Valley Retirement Resort NOW OPEN

    Arrowhead Valley Retirement Resort NOW OPEN

    20025 N 81st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382
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    Arrowhead Valley offers all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement. Arrowhead Valley's top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities include EVERYTHING you need to live in comfort and luxury with one monthly rent payment and no buy-in or...

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  • Inspira Arrowhead

    Inspira Arrowhead

    20240 N 78th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308
    (1)
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    Coming Soon 2019. Inspira Arrowhead will be a state of the art senior living community with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care resident options. Inspira Arrowhead will be located in a campus environment including restaurants such as Kneader’s Bakery and Starbucks, The Church of Joy...

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  • Westgate Village

    Westgate Village

    8847 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305
    (2)
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    Experience the best of the Arizona lifestyle with Westgate Village. Conveniently located in Glendale, Westgate Village offers year-round sunshine and resort-like amenities, all within 30 minutes of downtown Phoenix. This brand new independent senior living community is close to the Westgate...

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  • Thunderbird Senior Living

    Thunderbird Senior Living

    5401 W Dailey St, Glendale, AZ 85306
    (84)
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    When you think of retirement living, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle...

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  • Glencroft

    Glencroft

    8611 North 67th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302
    (73)
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    Glencroft is an assisted living community located in the city of Glendale, Arizona in the county of Maricopa. Glendale is a city that is absolutely filled with both natural and architectural beauty. Glendale homes magnify the natural beauty of the desert landscape that surrounds the area. Nearby...

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  • Estrella Estates

    Estrella Estates

    14930 West Wigwam Blvd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
    (9)
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    At Estrella Estates we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities +pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus, each...

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  • The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

    The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

    2655 N. Pebblecreek Parkway, Goodyear, AZ 85395
    (21)
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    The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is an assisted living community located in Goodyear, Arizona, in Maricopa County and home to over 74,000 people. Goodyear is in a suburb of Phoenix and home to beautiful scenic areas such as South Lake Park in Estella with its water views and palm trees....

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  • Legacy House of Avondale

    Legacy House of Avondale

    2635 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392
    (2)
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    Welcome to Legacy House of Avondale. Legacy House of Avondale, Arizona’s newest senior living community is located in one of Avondale’s up and coming neighborhoods. Legacy House of Avondale is just minutes from Banner Estrella Medical Center, Arizona State University campus, physician offices,...

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  • Fellowship Square Phoenix (a Life Plan Community)

    Fellowship Square Phoenix (a Life Plan Community)

    2002 W Sunnyside Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (9)
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    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 campus ...

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  • The Palazzo

    The Palazzo

    6250 North 19th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85015
    (82)
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    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...

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  • Madison Meadows

    Madison Meadows

    7211 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (46)
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    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 month-to-month...

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  • The Enclave at Anthem Senior Living

    The Enclave at Anthem Senior Living

    42015 N Venture Dr, Anthem, AZ 85086
    (13)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. We can't wait for you to call The...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Anthem

    Merrill Gardens at Anthem

    2800 West Rose Canyon Circle, Anthem, AZ 85086
    (6)
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    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 Center,...

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  • Olive Grove

    Olive Grove

    3014 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016
    (25)
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    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...

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  • Brookdale North Scottsdale

    Brookdale North Scottsdale

    15436 North 64th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (49)
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    Home Sweet Home Are 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...

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  • Acoya Troon (Opening Winter 2020)

    Acoya Troon (Opening Winter 2020)

    10455 E Pinnacle Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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    At Acoya Scottsdale at Troon, you will experience a dynamic community of lifestyle amenities, concierge services and striking desert beauty. Here, you’ll live just steps away from the Pinnacle Peak trail-head in one of the most majestic locales in North Scottsdale, Arizona. Take in sunrise vistas...

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  • Overture Kierland 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Kierland 55+ Apartment Homes

    7170 E Tierra Buena Ln, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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    Imagine a 55+ active adult apartment homes with resort-style amenities, stylish, modern residences and all of your home maintenance taken care of by friendly staff. Now, imagine that same community resting near the breathtaking Arizona mountain ranges and just around the corner from Scottsdale’s...

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  • Pueblo Norte Senior Living Community

    Pueblo Norte Senior Living Community

    7090 East Mescal Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (26)
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    Nestled in the heart of an established, quiet neighborhood on a 22-acre campus in North Scottsdale, Pueblo Norte Senior Living Community offers a unique blend of residential and health care services that have provided a continuum of care to area seniors for almost 30 years. A large number of our...

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  • Fellowship Square Surprise

    Fellowship Square Surprise

    16477 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374
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  • The Montecito

    The Montecito

    17271 North 87th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (51)
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  • MorningStar Senior Living at Golden Ridge

    MorningStar Senior Living at Golden Ridge

    6735 W Golden Ln, Peoria, AZ 85345
    (1)
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  • Park Terrace at Greenway

    2577 W Greenway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023
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  • Orchard Pointe at Terrazza

    6775 W Happy Valley Rd, Peoria, AZ 85374
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  • Beatitudes Campus

    1610 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (13)
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Sun City West, Arizona

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the choice to live an active life while assuring their care requirements have been fulfilled. Seniors may live their lives as they wish while their meals are prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent health care professionalls. There are an assortment of expenses and advantages to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in the plan: wellness program, housekeeping, Waiting list deposit, internet access, cable TV, initial assessment fee, laundry, and meals. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include game/TV room, healthcare center, transportation, community activities, concierge services, private rental hall, restaurant-style dining hall, and laundry service.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a care community is based might have a big impact on the price of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which destination is best for you or your loved one's needs. The median home value in Sun City West costs around $188,850 and the median rent is $471 per month a month. The rent burden for Sun City West is around 11.9% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Sun City West has a population density of 889 people per square mile. The total population of Sun City West consists of 25,085 people. Based on gender, 55.2% are female and 44.8% are male. The median age of Sun City West is 75 years old. Racially, the population of Sun City West is 0.2% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% Hispanic, 0.2% other or not specified, 0.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 97.6% white, and 0.6% mixed race. In terms of education, 32.2% have a college degree, 26.5% have a high-school diploma, and 13.3% have a graduate degree. In Sun City West, 23.1% of the people are veterans. Out of the total population of Sun City West, 12.1% participate in the labor force, 20.5% are widowed, 28.4% have some form of disability, and 6.8% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Arizona

Overall, Arizona ranks 34th in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare compared to other US states. In terms of resources, Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 91.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Residents of Arizona enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 33rd in the United States. In total, Arizona has 96 general hospitals and 153 health centers that provide care for 7,296,554 citizens. Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 45% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Arizona ranks 11th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,673 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81F. The average high summer temperature is around 112F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. The average air quality index rating in Arizona is 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Arizona

The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of jojoba, pinon, spruce, and juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the chuckwalla, the badger, the collared lizard, or the white pelican. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.