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Legacy Village is fun! Lot of activities. Lots of interesting people to chat with. Or, you can take a quiet nap! OR a walk through Sugar House. Or sit in the on the patio! No need to be alone. Enjoy life!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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9.8
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25 reviews
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The value for money was very reasonable, especially compared to others we looked at. More CNAs would be good but that's the case everywhere now. We were involved as a close family to let them know what we...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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1414 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.8
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53 reviews
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Capitol Hill was meant to be my home and the staff had me so excited to be a part of the friendly community. The staff mix their professional and personalities to ensure this is a place where at certain one...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Capital Hill Senior Living offers premier retirement living options to seniors in the greater Salt Lake City, Utah area. Salt Lake City offers an abundance of natural beauty from the snowcapped peaks of the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains to the shimmering waters of the Great Salt Lake. Our...
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I would highly recommend Highland Cove for assisted living they were fantastic. Staff are very caring and helpful and I enjoyed working with them. The food is really good with lots of choices available.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
With its 14 park-like acres and levels of care from assisted living in our "Hotel" to personal care options in retirement living to our completely independent Lane Apartments where you can choose only the amenities you want, Highland Cove has all of your Retirement Living options. Our spacious...
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36 reviews
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The people who live and work here truly treat one another like family. This is a caring, vibrant and very friendly community. The activity director provides a diverse and engaging number of opportunities for...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Retire in style at Parklane.  Located in beautiful downtown Salt Lake City, Parklane offers the finest in senior living.  Continue your education though our history, political science and specialty courses.  In addition, residents enjoy outings in the city including the symphony,...
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I would rate all of these above categories much higher than a 5 if I could. What sticks out most to me about Sarah Daft Home is the fact that it really feels like home. I would highly, highly recommend this...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Welcome to Sarah Daft Home, the only not-for-profit assisted living community in Salt Lake City. Sarah Daft Home is committed to providing high-quality care in a homelike setting. Our 24-hour community is staffed with compassionate, skilled professionals devoted to meeting the individual needs...
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I give Rosewood Assisted Care 5 stars because I love the staff and having friends around. My room is mine alone with my cat to cuddle and struggle with. He loves walking around the big room and visiting his...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Settle in at Rosewood, a South Salt Lake assisted living community offering full-time care in a homelike setting. Come, feel how comfortable our living and dining spaces are. This community was designed with home comfort and care in mind; with a smaller feel and specialized attention, caring for...
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The entire staff are kind and caring. They made Dad feel right at home and helped him to feel like he is a part of their large community.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Why Choose Legacy? Caring for seniors and their families since 1999, Legacy House of Bountiful is a premier provider of Assisted Living and Memory Care services. We believe that the more our residents can be independent, the healthier they are and the better they feel. No matter what stage of...
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6767 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.8
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114 reviews
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The facility is smaller and is able to give more attention to each resident. The staff know the family members and immediately let us know if dad needs anything. When medical issues come up, they contact...
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Laurel at Millcreek is an age qualified apartment community. With close access to medical care, shopping, dining and entertainment, The Laurel at Millcreek is the home for you. From studios to two-bedroom apartment homes, we have several options to fit your lifestyle and budget. All apartment...
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Taylorsville Legacy was wonderful!! They took very good care of my loved one while he was there. He passed away in February. Staff is wonderful in the memory unit. They are very friendly, kind and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Why Choose Legacy?Caring for seniors and their families since 1996, Legacy House of Taylorsville is a premier provider of Assisted Living and Memory Care services.We believe that the more our residents can be independent, the healthier they are and the better they feel. No matter what stage of...
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Photo of Sunrise at Holladay
1414 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.5
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Sunrise is a wonderful, homey place away from our home. They treat are residents with much love and care. Residents Can be as involved in all activities as they want. many activities are provided each week
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Sunrise at Holladay, home should be a place full of possibility, a place to grow and a place you feel truly comfortable. After all, that's what Senior Living should be: life on your terms. Nestled on Salt Lake City's East benches, you'll enjoy beautiful views of the valley and downtown in one...
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71 reviews
9.3
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Great experience with them. Everyone I met that work there was very friendly and easy to talk to. The residence that I met when I went for that one meal I had there were very friendly and easy to talk to....
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Olympus Ranch provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds at the foot of Mount Olympus, you'll love our elegant facilities, breathtaking views and the convenience of nearby Salt Lake City. We're just minutes from shopping, healthcare,...
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66 Floor plans available
9.3
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72 reviews
9.3
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I really feel this is a wonderful place to be. The staff bends over backward to accommodate my special food allergies. Everyone is so nice to me.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nestled in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah with views of the Wasatch Mountains, The Wellington is an award-winning community that provides resort style senior living in a campus setting and has a reputation for being Salt Lake's preferred full service senior living community. The Wellington is...
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33 Floor plans available
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19 reviews
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It's a very quiet place that I would have nomproblem recommending them I will say, their add-ons like laundry and prescription meds are expensive but other than that my mom loves it.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Barton Creek Senior Living opened our doors on September 15th, 1999 and in June of 2021 finished a renovation of our already beautiful building.We are an award-winning community recognized by the Utah Department of Health for Achievement of Excellence. We have proudly accepted the award from Best...
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55 Floor plans available
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9.0
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56 reviews
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Good experience for me. The other residents are friendly, the activities are well planned helpful ride to stores. The helpful CNA & Med tech are on top of things. This feels like home to me. Street is also...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Cottonwood Creek is an assisted living community in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is located in Salt Lake County and is the most populous city in the state. It offers a wide variety of cultural amenities, recreational opportunities and more, making it a wonderful place to live or visit. ...
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2020 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.0
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34 reviews
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Despite the ratings, I would highly recommend The Ridge overall. Clean, Safe and top 3 facility in the area, the rankings are more indicative of staffing challenges, which are consistent with these types of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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They've been great to work with and welcoming to my Aunt! We needed a fast turn around and they made that happen or us. I highly recommend Escalante at Coventry.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located at the base of Big Cottonwood Canyon, Escalante at Coventry is a senior living community specializing in independent living, assisted living, memory care services and respite care.Escalante at Coventry Senior Living has it all. You can stroll around our resident garden and outdoor...
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88 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
8.8
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The people are friendly. I think the staff takes good care of the residents. My brother is very forward and has made some of his own problems. It is a very good place to live.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Truewood by Merrill, Taylorsville is located in a well-established residential community with beautiful grounds in a lovely neighborhood just a short distance from Valley Fair Mall, numerous restaurants, and one of the largest and most respected community theatres in the country, Hale Centre...
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What we like the most about Oak Ridge Assisted Living is the staff. The staff are great and are totally on top of the clients care and the cleanliness really stood out to us. Based on the experience we have...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
* We feature a small friendly homelike atmosphere in a quiet bountiful neighborhood.*With only 14 private rooms we are able to provide more personal one on one care. Our staff enjoy spending quality time with each resident building loving, trusting relationships.*All meals are home cooked in our...
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This is such an outstanding facility in every possible way. The staff took remarkable care of my mother in Memory Care. I got to know them so well, they became my extended family. I'm am sincerely going to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of The Beaumont Assisted Living
1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
7.8
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62 reviews
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62 reviews
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The cleanliness is good. We picked this community because of the price and location. My loved one, had a broken cooling heated system, so they could do better with fixing things. The maintaence needs to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Truewood by Merrill, Bountiful is nestled in quiet and serene Bountiful, Utah. With its charming Main Street, we’re still close to the entire Salt Lake City area. Of course, residents don’t have to leave the grounds to enjoy the majestic beauty of their surroundings. Our property features...
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They were friendly and helpful, but also overworked. The others were great, but this one had daily church services which is very important to my mom and the cost was in her budget. The activities are also...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
St Joseph Senior Living is an independent living community that is located in Salt Lake City, UT. Those who choose to make this community their own will enjoy all that the city of Salt Lake City has to offer. Located in Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City provides residents and guests with much to...
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My aunt lives at The Avenues and loves it there. The staff treat her as a friend and seem to really care about her. There is a warm, happy atmosphere throughout the building. Today while I was...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Avenues Courtyard is a cozy downtown assisted living community. We are locally owned by Dr. Branson Call and his wife Kathy Call. 24 hour care is available from certified nursing assistants, as well as an on staff RN and trained medication technicians. For our residents, this means knowing...
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Friendly attentive staff, clean and inviting rooms. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good home for a loved one who needs assistance.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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We chose Chateau Brickyard because they had the best value for the money. We took our chances with them and we have been very pleased with our experience. The staff are always extremely helpful and in the...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Listening. Serving. Caring. These things matter to you, and to us. At Chateau Brickyard you'll discover a beautiful community with breathtaking mountain views and a dedicated, compassionate staff who are committed to meeting your needs and exceeding your expectations. Quality independent...

Cost of independent living in Salt Lake City, UT

The average cost of senior living in Salt Lake City is $3,619 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Fruit Heights, UT with an average of $3,346 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Salt Lake City, UT vs. nearby cities

Salt Lake City, UT
$3,619/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Salt Lake City, UT vs. the state and national average

Salt Lake City, UT
$3,619/mo
$3,490/mo
U.S. national average
$3,994/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Salt Lake City vs. other types of senior living

$3,955/mo
Independent Living
$3,619/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Salt Lake City, UT by room type

Semi-Private
$3,975/mo
Studio
$3,868/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,074/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,137/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Salt Lake City over time

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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 families are saying about independent living in Salt Lake City

Recent reviews for independent living in Salt Lake City

Carrington Court in South Jordan, UT

4.5
They are very attentive to my parents. They treat them like royalty. The staff is kind and very eager to please. It is always clean and smells good. The food is good it's not great. Sunday dinners has always been important to my mother and the staff is working on that issue of getting a good ...
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Escalante at Coventry in Salt Lake City, UT

5.0
Always room for improvement but they have been great so far! I went to the mother's day celebration and was surprised to see the facilities director, HR directors and other non kitchen staff working the brunch. They all knew all of the residents name and even gave them all gifts. They have ...
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Legacy Village of Sugar House in Salt Lake City, UT

5.0
I am so happy with the care my parents have received at Legacy! The entire staff is phenomenal, so kind and caring!! I am so impressed with the amenities and the outstanding activities available to residents.

Salt Lake City independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Salt Lake City independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Salt Lake City, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Salt Lake City independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Salt Lake City partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Salt Lake City, UTNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
50%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
47.2%
32.7%
No sugar
No sugar
47.2%
30.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
44.4%
31.9%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
13.9%
7.4%
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Availability of select dining options in Salt Lake City independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Salt Lake City communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Salt Lake City, UTNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
47.2%
34.8%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
61.1%
41.7%
Room service
Room service
50%
35.3%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
33.3%
16.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Salt Lake City independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Salt Lake City offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Salt Lake City, UTNational
Activity director
Activity director
61.1%
43.5%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
52.8%
27.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
55.6%
31.4%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
69.4%
47.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
66.7%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
75%
53%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
61.1%
41.3%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
36.1%
36.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
63.9%
40%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
63.9%
45.8%
Live performances
Live performances
66.7%
45.4%
Dances
Dances
47.2%
30.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
55.6%
38.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
63.9%
45.3%
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Related senior services in Salt Lake City, Utah

In Salt Lake City, Utah, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Salt Lake City, Utah, is mostly car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands or rely on public transportation. Transit options in Salt Lake City include bus routes. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Salt Lake City has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is fairly walkable.

Salt Lake City, Utah, offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has a few hospitals, including University of Utah Hospital and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center.

Home of the “Greatest Snow on Earth,” Salt Lake City features many opportunities for outdoor living, entertainment options, and more. With many national parks, wineries, and farmers markets, seniors will find plenty to do. In addition to the outdoor activities, there’s an abundance of indoor events, such as the One World Museum and Utah Opera.

Frequently Asked Questions

Legacy Village of Sugar House, Legacy Retirement Residence and Legacy House of Park Lane are the top-rated independent living facilities near Salt Lake City, Utah. See full list of communities.

There are 44 independent living facilities near Salt Lake City, Utah. See the full list.

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