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MorningStar Senior Living of Sparks

2360 Wingfield Hills Road, Sparks, NV 89436

(35 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

MorningStar Senior Living of Sparks is a premier retirement community located in Sparks, Nevada, an eastern suburb of Reno. Sparks is a beautiful city with small stores, lots of great shopping and fun activities for its residents. Residents can go shopping, visit the casino, take in a group...

Brookdale Sparks

1900 East Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434

(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you want to live in an exciting, tourist-driven city with access to some of the biggest entertainment in the world, our independent living community in Sparks, Nev., at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is the place to be. Our luxurious accommodations allow for an active lifestyle...

Brookdale Vista

2000 East Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434

(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our assisted living community, located in Sparks, Nev., offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals, fun outings and anything else that you want to do. And...

Cascades of the Sierra

275 Neighborhood Way, Spanish Springs, NV 89441

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

WE ARE NOW OPEN!Opened July 2009 and located in the exclusive Spanish Springs area, on the northern edge of Reno/Sparks, on a beautiful campus, Cascades of the Sierra provides independent living, assisted living, and a memory care community.Our campus invites you to indulge in a wellness focused...

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Lakeside Manor

855 Brinkby Ave., Reno, NV 89509

(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We are an active, retirement community located in Southwest Reno, by Virginia Lake, for adults age 55 and older. We're minutes from downtown, within blocks of four shopping centers, the Peppermill Hotel Casino, a golf course, several restaurants, banks and the post office.Come visit! Learn why...

Park Place Assisted Living

2305 Ives Ct, Reno, NV 89503

(44 reviews)


Park Place is Northern Nevada's unique assisted living gated neighborhood of homes, delivering exceptional care 24/7/365. Park Place has been recognized with consecutive "A" ratings and received the Inaugural Perry Gold Award for quality care the first three years it was awarded for Assisted...

Atria Summit Ridge

4880 Summit Ridge Drive, Reno, NV 89523

(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Summit Ridge, you'll find the perfect balance of relaxation and activity in a beautifully landscaped Nevada home. Engage in a variety of recreational and educational opportunities, or relax outside by our secluded courtyard and fountain. Located in the heart of Reno, Atria Summit Ridge...

Sky Peaks

1520 Sky Valley Drive, Reno, NV 89523

(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sky Peaks is in Northwest Reno with gorgeous, panoramic views of the Reno skyline and Sierra Nevada mountains – in a quiet, residential neighborhood across from a beautiful park – yet we’re just minutes from lots of shopping, downtown Reno and Interstate 80.Sky Peaks is an independent living...

Revel Rancharrah

5315 Kietzke Lane, Reno, NV 89511

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

INDEPENDENT LIVING, REIMAGINEDRevel Rancharrah is reimagining independent living in a vibrant community where personalized experiences meet comfortable living. A place where good food and good friends go hand-in-hand, and fun is never far from home. Here, you’ll laugh, learn, and make some of the...

Clearwater at Rancharrah NOW OPEN

5255 Kietzke Ln, Reno, NV 89511

(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Make a lifelong commitment to living well with Clearwater at Rancharrah, an assisted living & memory support community in Reno offering 129 well-appointed apartment homes with both private and semi-private living options. Our community encourages residents to live a purposeful life by offering...

Carson Plaza

2120 East Long Street, Carson City, NV 89706

(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Carson Plaza provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within beautifully landscaped grounds in the charming community of Carson City, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of being in the heart of it all. We're...

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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
Complete guide to independent living

Sparks, Nevada

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the chance to live an active life while assuring their care requirements are being met. Basic needs such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is maintained, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they wish, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a variety of costs and benefits to consider when determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in the care plan: Waiting list deposit, wellness program, cable TV, housekeeping, meals, parking, initial assessment fee, and transportation. The benefits that pertain to independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, security guards, concierge services, laundry service, private rental hall, healthcare center, game/TV room, and community activities.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a big influence in determining which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. The sales tax in Sparks is 6.85%. Sparks has a cost-of-living index of 123.9 where a rating of 100 is the average score, and anything over 100 is costlier than said average. Sparks has a grocery-price index of 107.8.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals can be a significant factor when selecting the best community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Sparks include Northern Nevada Medical Center and Dini-townsend Hospital At Nnmh. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Sparks which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Sparks is 4.7% mixed race, 1.6% Native American, 6.1% Asian, 7.4% other or not specified, 77.2% white, 2.6% black, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 27.6% Hispanic. Out of the total city population, 49.6% are male and 50.4% are female. In Sparks, 26.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.6% are over the age of 60, 6.5% are over the age of 70, and 3.1% are over the age of 80. The median age of Sparks is 38 years old. In terms of education, 7.2% have a graduate degree, 26.8% have a high-school diploma, and 23.0% have a college degree. The current population of Sparks is growing at a rate of 0.041%. Currently, the population of Sparks consists of 100,888 people. Sparks has a population density of 1,087 people per square mile. In the previous presidential election, 8.5% voted for a third party candidate, 46.4% voted Democrat, and 45.1% voted Republican in Washoe county. In Sparks, 69.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Sparks, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Sparks 14.8% practice Catholicism, 4.7% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 4.2% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Sparks, 10.0% of the people are veterans. Sparks is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total population of Sparks, 12.1% have some form of disability, 11.8% do not have health insurance, 5.0% are widows, and 67.2% participate in the labor force. In terms of crime, Sparks has 27.1 property crimes per 1000 residents and 4.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate, particularly air quality and moisture, can be a major factor in deciding which location is the right fit for your loved one. The average air quality index rating in Sparks is about 54.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its peak during August at about 83.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Sparks gets around 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally happens in January with an average of 1 inches during the month. For snowfall, Sparks experiences an average of 18.50 inches of snow. Sparks has a cold semi-arid type of climate. During the summer months, the average temperature in Sparks is about 75F. The low summer temperature is approximately 53F in June. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 96F in July. In the winter, the average temperature in Sparks drops to approximately 38F. The peak winter temperature is approximately 55F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to approximately 23 F in the month of December. On average, Sparks has a humidity rating of around 19%. Humidity levels peak in the month of January at approximately 34%.

State Information

An overview of Nevada

Overall, Nevada ranks 37th in quality of life and 31st in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Nevada enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 46th in the United States. In total, Nevada has 46 general hospitals and 45 health centers that provide care for 3,097,672 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nevada are Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, and And Renown South Meadows Medical Center. The state of Nevada has a cost of living index of 108.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.3 and a housing index rating of 121.8.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 31% of Nevada residents attend religious services among the 1,392 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Nevada there are 48 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Nevada ranks 9th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 46% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

Nevada experiences an average humidity rating of about 38%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 70%. On average, Nevada has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 68.8 AQI. On average, the state receives 0.72 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 2.95 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Nevada is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 110F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 37F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 34F. The average high winter temperature is around 69F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of December. While residents of Nevada mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nevada can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in Nevada

The state of Nevada has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of spiny hopsage, white and yellow violets, single-leaf pinon, and snowberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the owls, the eagles, the horned toads, or the mountain lions. The state animal of Nevada is the the sheep.

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Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Nevada

The Villa, El Dorado Estates and Revel Folsom (Opening Spring 2022) are the top rated independent living facilities near Sparks, Nevada. See full list of communities.

There are 11 independent living facilities near Sparks, Nevada. See the full list.

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