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Senior housing types near Surprise, AZ

  • Desert Palms Adult Care

    Desert Palms Adult Care

    13535 W Canyon Creek Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374
    (5)
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    Combine over 20 years of intense nursing Experience with high leveled training, sprinkle Love, Joy, Humanity, Dedication and Devotion, add some social behavior analysis supported through Naomi Feil’s Validation Techniques developed especially for Seniors with Memory Impairments, wrap up all...

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  • AA Love Care Home

    AA Love Care Home

    13401 West Saguaro Lane, Surprise, AZ 85374
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    The ' AA Love Care Home ' is a residential care facility for older adults located in the heart of City of Surprise . For an affordable, all inclusive monthly fee, we offer a comprehensive package of services including all meals, daily housekeeping, medication supervision, laundry, personal care,...

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  • My Parents Paradise

    My Parents Paradise

    14549 West St Moritz Lane, Surprise, AZ 85379
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    At My Parents Paradise we provide exceptional care for the elderly in a fun, friendly setting. Our focus is on creating a supportive and nurturing environment thus enabling each resident to be more carefree while having an opportunity to engage in meaningful activity. When you or a loved one...

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  • Dolce Vita Assisted Living

    Dolce Vita Assisted Living

    15664 N 164 Lane, Surprise, AZ 85388
    (2)
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    Our Mission To make a positive difference in the lives of the seniors under our care. To promote our clients independence, dignity and respect. To exceed our clients expectations. To Care, Love, Listen, and an extra hug when needed. Dolce Vita Assisted Living has been in business since 2004. The...

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  • Surprise Farms Assisted Living LLC

    Surprise Farms Assisted Living LLC

    18260 West Beck Lane, Surprise, AZ 85388
    (2)
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    If you or your loved one is looking for care, we welcome you to Surprise Farms Assisted Living, where we provide excellent care, love, respect and companion to all residents. Our warm and safe home can accommodate up to 10 residents. Each bedroom is equipped with TV, wireless internet; most of the...

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  • Royal Oak A.L.H

    Royal Oak A.L.H

    25661 North Desert Mesa Drive, Surprise, AZ 85387
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    Family owned offers private and shared rooms, large living room, fireplace, family room, inviting outdoor patio. The group home is licensed for directed care, staff is qualified striving to provide highest level of care and most important compassion and respect for all residents.

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  • Legacy Assisted Living Home

    13464 West Cottonwood Street, Surprise, AZ 85374
    (4)
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    Legacy Assisted Living Home is a senior care home that can be found in Maricopa County in Surprise, Arizona. Surprise is a city that lives up to its name in the wide variety of activities and opportunities. It is home to many different parks for enjoying the vast and interesting desert landscapes,...

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  • Roseview Gardens Care Home

    13342 West Watson Lane, Surprise, AZ 85379
    (4)
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    Roseview Gardens Care Home is located in sunny Maricopa county, Surprise AZ. It's a residential care home that provides assistance to residents in a group home setting. Located within the Sonora Desert, the climate is arid creating hot summers with low humidity levels and mild winters. Home to...

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  • Orchard Pointe at Surprise

    15048 W Young St Bldg-B And Bldg-A, Surprise, AZ 85374
    (31)
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    Orchard Pointe Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in Surprise, Arizona, in Maricopa County, and home to just over 117,000 people. Surprise is a bustling city in the Phoenix metropolitan area and has a lot of stores, shops, sporting events and park-like areas where residents will...

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  • Carmen's Senior Care Home

    14072 West Aster Drive, Surprise, AZ 85379
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    Carmen's Senior Care Home is located in the tranquil and attractive Surprise City, Arizona in Maricopa County. Our residential care home has a contemporary look coupled with a state of the art design to provide a classy living place for the seniors. Our location is perfect for quick access to...

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  • Caring Hearts Senior Care

    15363 W Memory Lane, Surprise, AZ 85374
    (3)
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    Caring Hearts Senior Care is a senior care home located in exceptionally attractive Surprise City, Arizona, located in Maricopa County. Our residential care home is a single-story structure an incredible that ensures ease accessibility is achieved conveniently. The surprise city is a metropolitan...

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  • Cozy Home Care

    18508 West Post Drive, Surprise, AZ 85388
    (2)
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    Cozy Home Care is a residential care home located in Surprise, AZ in Maricopa County. The community is located in a clean and unique neighborhood surrounded by a regional lake, mountain park lands, and untouched open Sonoran desert. Surprise is a wonderful place where you can interlink all the...

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  • Fellowship Square Surprise

    Fellowship Square Surprise

    16477 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374
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  • Rock Creek at The Park Memory Care

    14552 W Parkwood Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374
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  • Pleasant Living

    14571 W Desert Hills Dr, Surprise, AZ 85379
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  • Avista Sun City West

    Avista Sun City West

    12820 W Beardsley Rd, Sun City West, AZ 85375
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    Life is all about choice and at Avista Senior Living, we give our residents plenty to choose from. From all day dining with many delectable entrees to a vibrant activity program, new residents are always amazed at how rich and full their lives become after moving in to Avista Senior Living.

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  • Sun City West Assisted Living

    Sun City West Assisted Living

    13810 W Sandridge Dr, Sun City West, AZ 85375
    (55)
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    Sun City West Assisted living provides personalized assisted living and memory care services for each individual resident. We are located in Sun City West, Arizona, nearby multiple country clubs, golf courses and restaurants! Our beautiful community features a large outdoor patio space surrounded...

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  • Brookdale Camino del Sol

    Brookdale Camino del Sol

    14001 West Meeker Boulevard, Sun City West, AZ 85375
    (19)
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    Enjoy A Full And Rich Life Seniors who need Alzheimer’s and dementia services without the sacrifice of quality of life will love our memory care community in Sun City West. With a high standard of security, individualized care plans, and a calendar of enriching events that nourish the body, mind,...

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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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  • The Gardens of Sun City

    The Gardens of Sun City

    17225 N. Boswell Blvd, Sun City, AZ 85373
    (17)
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    Premier Assisted Living, Award-Winning Care — Tailored to Your Lifestyle Enjoy the freedom and uncomplicated living you deserve! At Gardens of Sun City, we offer a variety of options for assisted living apartments, care services, dining, and activities — so you can choose the lifestyle...

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  • Senita Ridge

    Senita Ridge

    18172 N 91st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (18)
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    Situated in the heart of Peoria, on the beautifully landscaped Amethyst campus, Inn at the Amethyst Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the Arrowhead Town Center and the Challenger Space Center, this serene community is an ideal...

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  • Brookdale Union Hills

    Brookdale Union Hills

    9296 West Union Hills Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (29)
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    Joy Without Sacrifice For our memory care residents in Peoria, Arizona, life has never been sweeter.  With endless activities, events, and programs that foster social interaction and provide daily moments of joy and success, your family member will soak up every moment of their life here—and you...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Peoria

    Pacifica Senior Living Peoria

    9045 West Athens Street, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (75)
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    Situated in the North Phoenix area, our Pacifica Senior Living community offers full-service memory care programs, providing a warm, inviting and familiar environment for residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Our community focuses on programs that help individuals with...

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  • Peoria Assisted Living

    15921 North 91st Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382
    (4)
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    Growing older can be tough. At our Peoria Home, we'll help find a smooth transition to an assisted living situation, where you can flourish and take life at your own pace. We'll treat you as an important family member because you are far more than just a room number. Imagine how comforted you'll...

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  • The Auberge at Peoria

    The Auberge at Peoria

    13391 North 94th Drive, Peoria, AZ 85381
    (19)
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    The Auberge at Peoria is a neighborhood specially designed to serve the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other forms of memory loss. Every day we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. The staff is committed to delivering a...

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  • Brookdale Trail Ridge

    Brookdale Trail Ridge

    21739 North 151st Avenue, Sun City West, AZ 85375
    (7)
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    All The Comforts Of Home When you first encounter the seniors at our memory care community in Sun City West, you’ll notice the warm smiles, joyful laughter and genuine concern the care team shows to each man and woman who calls this place home. From the activities and programming to the fine dining...

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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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  • Hummingbird Grove Peoria

    Hummingbird Grove Peoria

    22834 N 90th Dr, Peoria, AZ 85383
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    Welcome to a home atmosphere where you are encouraged to be yourself! Hummingbird Grove Peoria is a loving home filled with residents we consider family. We are a Christian home that desires to treat your loved ones as our own. We strive to take the best care of our residents and treat everything we...

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  • American Assisted Living Home

    American Assisted Living Home

    23430 N 89th Ave, Peoria, AZ 85383
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    American Assisted Living Home is owned and managed by a Registered Nurse . The RN lives on-site, ensuring that superior care is being delivered. The managing owner received her nursing degree from ASU. She has been working for nearly a decade with the elderly in care home settings and skilled...

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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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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Arrowhead

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Arrowhead

    21432 N 75th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308
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    MorningStar at Arrowhead offers premier assisted living and memory care for adults 62 years and older who need some measure of help with the activities of daily living. While its subtle elegance and features are reminiscent of a luxurious resort, every detail of MorningStar at Arrowhead is...

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  • The Willow House by New Reflections RCH

    6412 W Villa Theresa Dr, Glendale, AZ 85308
    (1)
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    The Willow House is a lovely, recently remodeled home, located in a quiet, upscale Glendale neighborhood. We provide private and semi-private rooms for up to 10 residents. The home has three wings of comfortable rooms to accommodate the various needs of the residents. We provide a 24 hour awake...

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  • Miriam's Adult Care Home

    Miriam's Adult Care Home

    6426 W Del Mar Ave, Glendale, AZ 85306
    (1)
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    Miriam's Adult Care Home is a place that specializes in helping those suffering with dementia and other memory problems. A loved one that has memory problems can present a challenging situation for a family. We can provide a home like setting in Glendale that can give your loved one the care and...

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  • Quail Manor Assisted Living

    Quail Manor Assisted Living

    13820 North 65th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85306
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    We are a new Luxury Assisted living home licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services for 10 residents. This home was custom built in 2018, We have over 9000 square feet under roof and hallways that are 5 feet wide that provide easy access for our residents. We have two large living areas...

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  • Sunrise Adult Care Home #2

    Sunrise Adult Care Home #2

    6338 West Port Royale Lane, Glendale, AZ 85306
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    At Sunrise Adult Care Home #2, our commitment is to offer quality, professional care in a warm family-like atmosphere. We opened our facility in 2005 in a quiet, family-oriented Glendale neighborhood, minutes from both Banner Thunderbird and Arrowhead hospitals and close to an array of medical...

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  • Brookdale North Glendale

    Brookdale North Glendale

    6735 West Hillcrest Boulevard, Glendale, AZ 85310
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    Enjoying The Golden Years As your beloved family member ages, they deserve to be part of a safe and engaging environment that allows them to celebrate and embrace the golden years. As a valued resident of our memory care community in Glendale, Arizona, they have the opportunity to do just that. ...

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  • Golden Years Assisted Living

    Golden Years Assisted Living

    5934 W Villa Theresa Dr, Glendale, AZ 85308
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    Golden Years Assisted Living sits on an over sized lot with beautifully landscaped front and backyards. The outsides contain trees, grass, different kinds of plants and hard scapes like rock, pavers, and flagstone. The backyard also has a large covered patio with a table and...

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  • Brookdale Arrowhead Ranch

    Brookdale Arrowhead Ranch

    5861 West Beverly Lane, Glendale, AZ 85306
    (30)
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    Home Sweet Home Our assisted living and memory care community in Glendale, Arizona doesn’t require you to choose between independence and assistance. We think you deserve both, which is our community is made up of offer cozy apartment homes that give you the freedom of independent living combined...

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  • Villa Serene II

    Villa Serene II

    13606 W. Vermont Ave., Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    (1)
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    Villa Serene Assisted Living Homes are state licensed facilities located in Arizona's up and coming West Valley. Managed and attended by an experienced and dedicated staff, Villa Serene provides an unmatched level of comfort and care. This family owned business believes that professionalism and...

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  • Miramonte ALH

    Miramonte ALH

    18120 N. 53rd Lane, Glendale, AZ 85308
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    Miramonte ALH is an assisted living community located in the city of Glendale, Arizona in the county of Maricopa. Residents who enjoy outdoor activities are thrilled to live only a few blocks from Chapparal Park, where they can enjoy tennis or walking on the beautiful park trails. And when they tire...

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  • Thunderbird Senior Living

    Thunderbird Senior Living

    5401 W Dailey St, Glendale, AZ 85306
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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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  • My Parents Paradise Assisted Living

    My Parents Paradise Assisted Living

    6827 West Rowel Road, Peoria, AZ 85383
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    At My Parents Paradise Assisted Living we provide exceptional care for the elderly in a fun, friendly setting. Our focus is on creating a supportive and nurturing environment thus enabling each resident to be more carefree while having an opportunity to engage in meaningful activity. When you or a...

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  • Hacienda Del Rey

    Hacienda Del Rey

    12917 W Las Cruces Dr, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
    (9)
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    Hacienda Del-Rey is a locally owned family company and professionally managed. We set our goal to offer the finest assisted living options in a residential community. Our directors have over 60 years experience in the senior care market. We have always believed that the home environment is the best...

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  • Cesca Adult Care Home

    Cesca Adult Care Home

    12034 N 46th Ln, Glendale, AZ 85304
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    We are located in a nice and quiet neighborhood. Complete care from A to Z . This house has been in business over 20 years. All of our meals are home cooked, we don't believe in frozen food. We treat your family member as one of ours, if you give us the chance. No restriction on visits, you are...

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  • Park Senior Villas Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Park Senior Villas Assisted Living & Memory Care

    4211 N Pebble Creek Pkwy, Goodyear, AZ 85395
    (15)
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    At Pathways, we offer exceptional care in a neighborhood setting built specifically around the needs and desires of our residents. Located in Goodyear, Arizona, our cross streets are Pebble Creek Parkway and Indian School Road. We are just 3 miles north of Interstate 10, and one mile east of the...

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  • The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

    The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

    2655 N. Pebblecreek Parkway, Goodyear, AZ 85395
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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
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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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  • Mariposa Point at Algodon Center

    Mariposa Point at Algodon Center

    3100 N 91st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85037
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    Mariposa Point at Algodón Center is a unique community designed for seniors who need help with daily tasks, but who wish to live as independently as possible in a homelike setting. We are dedicated to ensuring that this new chapter in your life is happy and fulfilling. With a holistic approach to...

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  • Desert View Adult Care Home

    Desert View Adult Care Home

    9401 N 36th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051
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    A quiet, personalized care home where you're not just a resident, you're a member of the family. Our family environment is unmatched by anyone else. Give us a try.

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Surprise, Arizona

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that provides housing to two or more persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer personal care, maintenance and other health related services for those who are unable to adequately take care of their needs.

This type of community is a familiar and easy living option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently admit persons 55 and older (a rarity in the realm of senior care).The most frequent mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their decision making abilities, memory recall, and and their sense of familiarity. Many residents of nursing homes are elders with , which can include verbal antagonism, resisting aid, or experiencing a desire to wander. Many occupants tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and about half of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. A significant number of nursing home occupants are persons who experience difficulty with vision and hearing, require assistance with daily tasks such as walking, have mental or physical disabilities, or have incontinence issues. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from restraints, make complaints, be free from discrimination, and form or participate in resident groups.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a big influence when deciding which care option is best for you or your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Surprise is around $1,087 and the median price of a home in Surprise is about $213,253. The rent burden for Surprise is around 19.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Surprise, 12.5% of the population are veterans. Based on gender, 47.7% are male and 52.3% are female. The median age of Surprise is 41 years old. Surprise has a population density of 478 people per square mile. The total population of Surprise consists of 134,085 people. In Surprise, 5.9% are widows, 6.5% do not have health insurance, 12.5% have some form of disability, and 9.1% live in poverty. In terms of education, 25.8% have a high-school diploma, 27.5% have a college degree, and 9.2% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Surprise is 3.7% other or not specified, 2.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% Native American, 18.7% Hispanic, 5.9% black, 84.4% white, and 3.1% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of Arizona

Residents of Arizona enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 33rd in the United States. The state of Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 91.7. Overall, Arizona ranks 34th in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 96 hospitals and 153 health centers that service a population of 7,296,554. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arizona are Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital.

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. 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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 75F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of December. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 4.92 inches of precipitation a month. 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 spruce, ponderosa pine, desert flowers, and cereus. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the a single jaguar (called el jefe) that migrated to Arizona from Mexico, the white pelican, the badger, or the black-tailed jackrabbit. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.