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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Senior Apartment communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 Senior Apartment communities in AZ and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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Senior Apartments Tucson, AZ
Senior apartments are designed for seniors who do not require assistance with the activities of daily living and would like to live independently. Some of these communities offer services such as housekeeping and maintenance. The median monthly cost of a senior apartment in Tucson is $700 for the city proper and for the metropolitan area. In Arizona, the median monthly cost of a senior apartment is also $700.
Cost of Living in Tucson
While already known for being a retirement hub, Tucson is an extremely affordable city that only beckons more people with its relatively low cost of living. The cost-of-living index and the grocery index are both rated below the national average of 100.
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Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
There are 9 hospitals that service the greater Tucson area. The top hospitals in Tucson include:
- Tucson Medical Center
- St. Mary's Hospital
- St Joseph's Hospital
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Tucson has a hot semi-arid type of climate. This means that the city tends to experience extremely hot and dry summers while the winters tend to be more mild. On average, the humidity level for Tucson is roughly 36%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 45%.
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Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.
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Demographics and Values
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Tucson is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry
Arts, Culture, Recreation and Entertainment
Tucson is a vibrant town rich with heavy Native American, Old Western, and Mexican influences. The city has an exciting culinary scene and is known for its Sonoran-style Mexican cuisine. The annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is a favorite local attraction. One of the largest gatherings of its kind, it is only one part of the larger Gem, Mineral, Bead, and Fossil Showcase that takes place over two months. For the active senior, the Arizona-Sonora Desert provides tons of options for hiking, bird watching, and other exciting outdoor activities.