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  • McDowell Village

    McDowell Village

    8300 East McDowell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    (12)
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    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,...

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  • Scottsdale Village Square, A Pacifica Senior Living Community

    Scottsdale Village Square, A Pacifica Senior Living Community

    2620 N 68th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    (20)
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    Scottsdale Village Square has been a family-owned and operated senior living community for nearly 40 years. We are Scottsdale's choice for independent and assisted living. Visit our resort-style campus with winding walkways, meticulous landscaping, and a variety of care settings that can meet a wide...

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  • The Springs of Scottsdale

    The Springs of Scottsdale

    3212 N Miller Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    (3)
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    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...

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  • Bella Vista Retirement Living, LLC

    Bella Vista Retirement Living, LLC

    1825 W Emelita Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202
    (98)
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    Remodeling all apartments with beautiful ceramic tile, ceiling fans, stainless steel appliances, private patios and so much more. Hurry they are going fast!

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  • Courtyard Towers

    Courtyard Towers

    22 North Robson Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
    (85)
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    Courtyard Towers, located in the historic town center of Mesa, Arizona, offers luxurious apartments in a high-rise retirement community featuring panoramic views of the East Valley and mountains beyond. You will find that life at Courtyard Towers is comparable to living in a fine hotel with many of...

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  • Fellowship Square Brown and Center

    Fellowship Square Brown and Center

    35 West Brown Rd (Brown and Center), Mesa, AZ 85201
    (113)
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    Fellowship Square~Brown and Center is a faith-based, not-for-profit, retirement community located just north of historic downtown Mesa on the southwest corner of Brown Road and Center Street. Cultural and sporting events, movies, shopping, churches, the main library and Senior Center are all just...

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  • North Chandler Place

    North Chandler Place

    2555 N Price Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224
    (53)
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    Everything You Need On One Campus Our North Chandler community offers a continuum of care, ranging from independent and assisted living to memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation. Offering you so many services allows us to serve you no matter what life may bring. If your needs change over...

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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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  • Mountain Park Senior Living

    Mountain Park Senior Living

    4475 East Knox Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044
    (39)
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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. Mountain Park Senior Living is...

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  • The Enclave at Chandler Senior Living

    The Enclave at Chandler Senior Living

    4950 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226
    (6)
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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. You're going to feel right at...

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  • The Park at Copper Creek

    The Park at Copper Creek

    901 S 94th St, Chandler, AZ 85224
    (7)
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    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 Copper Creek can provide the finest environment for retirement living. Our professional staff...

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  • Atria Chandler Villas

    Atria Chandler Villas

    101 South Yucca Street, Chandler, AZ 85224
    (103)
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    At Atria Chandler Villas, you'll enjoy the convenience and comfort of senior living in a peaceful neighborhood just outside Phoenix. Among the community's many amenities are a heated pool, spa, library, putting green, bocce ball courts and scenic walking paths. Just 12 miles from the city center,...

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  • Brookdale Chandler Regional

    Brookdale Chandler Regional

    750 South Pennington Drive, Chandler, AZ 85224
    (57)
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    Embrace Your Community If you’re ready to shed the burdens of everyday life and focus on the activities and relationships that bring you joy, our vibrant and active assisted living community in Chandler, Arizona might be the place for you. Surrounded by warm and welcoming residents, you will quickly...

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  • Sunrise of Gilbert

    Sunrise of Gilbert

    580 South Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (57)
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    Sunrise of Gilbert is located in Gilbert, AZ, which was ranked 16th by Money Magazine as one of the Best Places to Live in 2006. With nearby restaurants, museums and golf courses, this site is located in the heart of Maricopa with easy access to major routes (Route 101 and of Route 60) and Williams...

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  • Tuscany at McCormick Ranch

    Tuscany at McCormick Ranch

    9000 E San Victor Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    (28)
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    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...

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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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  • 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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  • The Ranch Estates at Scottsdale

    The Ranch Estates at Scottsdale

    9160 East Desert Cove Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    (5)
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    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. In...

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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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  • Gardens at Ocotillo Senior Living

    Gardens at Ocotillo Senior Living

    1601 West Queen Creek Road, Chandler, AZ 85248
    (42)
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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. The Gardens at Ocotillo provide...

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  • Independent Living at Arizona Golf Resort

    Independent Living at Arizona Golf Resort

    425 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85208
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    Welcome Home! Come and enjoy resort living on the golf course. With a championship 18 hole golf course, 2 heated pools, 4 jacuzzis, a hair and nail salon, full sports bar, fine dining restaurant and live entertainment! We offer Studios, 1 Bedrooms and limited number of 2 Bedrooms. We include food,...

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  • The Citadel

    The Citadel

    520 S Higley Rd, Mesa, AZ 85206
    (88)
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    The Citadel Senior Living Community allows seniors to maintain their independence with access to assistance and support services when needed. We offer both Assisted and Independent Living. The Citadel is unique in that independent residents can live together in a community that is geared toward...

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  • Andara

    Andara

    11415 N. 114th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
    (50)
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    Andara is the premier Scottsdale, Arizona 5-Star luxury community providing both Independent and Assisted Living. Featuring finely carved woods, rich carpets, custom furniture, and Art Deco designs throughout the community. Residents here are very active, enjoy Josephine’s Café Sunset Socials,...

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  • Copper Springs Retirement Resort

    Copper Springs Retirement Resort

    3303 East Gary Way, Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (8)
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    Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life. Copper Springs offers an independent environment for adults 55 and older with luxurious apartment home choices in a safe community setting. This...

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  • Legacy Retirement Residence of Mesa

    Legacy Retirement Residence of Mesa

    5625 E McKellips, Mesa, AZ 85215
    (6)
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    Legacy Retirement Residence is located in Northeast Mesa and offers Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments.  There are several apartment sizes to choose from including studios, one bedroom and two bedroom/2bath units. Monthly rates include three meals daily, weekly housekeeping with...

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  • Atria Park of Sierra Pointe

    Atria Park of Sierra Pointe

    14500 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    (46)
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    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...

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  • Discovery Point Retirement Community

    Discovery Point Retirement Community

    6210 E. Arbor Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85206
    (51)
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    Live life to the fullest at Discovery Point! Whether enjoying your favorite exercise program, playing cards, or attending a local restaurant or shopping outing, residents are free to do the things they enjoy when they take advantage of all that Discovery Point offers. Services and amenities include...

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  • Brookdale Springs Mesa

    Brookdale Springs Mesa

    6220 East Broadway Road, Mesa, AZ 85206
    (64)
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    Luxury Living, Resort Settings When you walk through the front door of your new independent and assisted living community in Mesa, Arizona, you might feel relief wash over you. You may even feel a little giddy. Maybe it’s the stunning resort-like environment, the warmth and friendly nature of the...

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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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  • Generations at Agritopia

    Generations at Agritopia

    2811 E. Agritopia Loop, South, Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (3)
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    Generations' holistic approach to memory care celebrates life by addressing physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Each of our unique neighborhoods is complete with 12 private apartments, and inviting living and dining areas that surround a beautiful courtyard. Let our caring, experienced staff...

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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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  • The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community

    The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community

    3675 South Rome Street, Gilbert, AZ 85297
    (50)
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    The Oaks, a Merrill Gardens Community, is Gilbert's premier senior living community located less than a block south of the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. The Oaks offers independent, assisted living, and memory care services. Merrill Gardens is one of the most respected owner-operators of assisted...

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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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  • Verena at Gilbert

    Verena at Gilbert

    1505 Willis Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297
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    At Verena at Gilbert (formerly The Aspens at Mariposa Point) , you will enjoy a robust offering of life-enrichment activities, wellness programs, and a closely-knit community of residents and team members. Will you fall in love with our manicured grounds, or will it be our well-appointed social...

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  • Broadway Mesa Village

    Broadway Mesa Village

    7231 E Broadway Rd, Mesa, AZ 85208
    (58)
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    Broadway Mesa Village is located nearby the Arizona Golf Resort, Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park, and multiple antique malls and other shopping venues! With our on-site Active Living Director and scheduled transportation, it's extremely easy for our residents to continue to live the lifestyle they...

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  • The Enclave at Gilbert Senior Living

    The Enclave at Gilbert Senior Living

    4929 S Val Vista Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85298
    (6)
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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. Independently Minded We believe...

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  • Clarendale of Chandler NOW OPEN

    Clarendale of Chandler NOW OPEN

    5900 S Gilbert Rd, Chandler, AZ 85249
    (2)
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    Clarendale of Chandler 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 and...

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  • Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community

    Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community

    7501 E Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    (2)
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    Vi at Grayhawk is a Life Plan Community, also known as Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Overlooking the magnificent McDowell Mountains, Vi at Grayhawk offers easy access to the master-planned community's amenities as well as a wide variety of features and...

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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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  • Las Palomas Senior Living

    Las Palomas Senior Living

    9050 East Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85207
    (9)
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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. You’re going to love calling Las...

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  • Fountain View Village

    Fountain View Village

    16455 East Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
    (19)
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    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...

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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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  • Vi at Silverstone, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community

    Vi at Silverstone, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community

    23005 North 74th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    (2)
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    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...

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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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  • LivGenerations Pinnacle Peak NOW OPEN

    LivGenerations Pinnacle Peak NOW OPEN

    23733 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    (2)
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    Think of LivGenerations Pinnacle Peak as the framework for your independent lifestyle. We provide an exceptional range of services and amenities so you can experience the lifestyle you want… the way you want. Just because you may require a little assistance doesn’t mean you want to change your...

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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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  • Brookdale Apache Junction

    2080 South Ironwood Drive, Apache Junction, AZ 85120
    (35)
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    The Best Is Yet To Come With classic southwestern architecture and panoramic views of the Superstition Mountains, you might think you’re at an exclusive desert resort instead of an independent and assisted living community in Apache Junction, Arizona.  Located 25 miles from Phoenix and near Banner...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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Tempe, Arizona

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the opportunity to live active lives while guaranteeing their fundamental needs have been met. Daily needs such as housekeeping and meal planning are accounted for, which provides occupants more free time to live life as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Typically comprised of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in the service plan: cable TV, Waiting list deposit, transportation, field trips, private phone, parking, utilities, and internet access. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include security guards, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, concierge services, transportation, laundry service, and game/TV room.

Demographics and Values

In Tempe, 3.3% are widows, 9.4% have some form of disability, 69.2% participate in the labor force, and 11.8% do not have health insurance. In Tempe, 5.3% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total city population, 47.3% are female and 52.7% are male. The median age of Tempe is 29 years old. Tempe has a population density of 1,787 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Tempe consists of 185,038 people. Demographically, Tempe is 7.9% Asian, 6.5% black, 10.0% other or not specified, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.4% Native American, 22.7% Hispanic, 4.0% mixed race, and 68.7% white. Of the population of Tempe 17.5% have a graduate degree, 16.7% have a high-school diploma, and 43.6% have a college degree.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the motivating factor when choosing what care choice is the best fit for your family. Monthly, the median price of rent in Tempe is about $1,062 per month and the median home value in Tempe is around $235,701. The rent burden for Tempe is around 16.5% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Arizona

Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation. The state of Arizona has 96 hospitals and 153 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,296,554. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arizona citizen is ranked 34th nation-wide. Additionally, Arizona is ranked 23rd by healthcare standards. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In Arizona, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. Thirty-four percent of Arizona residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops 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. 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. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%. 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 cereus, oak, desert flowers, and spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white pelican, the cactus wren (the state bird), the coyote, or the rattlesnakes. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.