Assisted Living Facilities near Scottsdale, Arizona


The Springs of Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Scottsdale Village Square

Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Caring Star 2015

The Gardens of Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ 85251


McDowell Village

Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ 85258


Desert Flower Assisted Living

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Caring Star 2016

Bridge Loyal Assisted Living

Scottsdale, AZ 85260


Desert Cove Assisted Living

Scottsdale, AZ 85259



Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Caring Star 2016

Belmont Village Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Caring Star 2016

Atria Park of Sierra Pointe

Scottsdale, AZ 85260


Vi at Silverstone

Scottsdale, AZ 85255


The Retreat at Desert Cove

Scottsdale, AZ 85260


The Sierra's Assisted Living

Scottsdale, AZ 85260


Caring For Loved Ones Assisted Living

Scottsdale, AZ 85254


Villa Bella Home

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Villa Ocotillo

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Barton House I

Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Agave Manor

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Weather and Climate
Scottsdale’s weather is more than welcoming for most of the year. During the hottest months, the city makes it easy to escape the heat and find things to do indoors. September through May, the daily temperature averages range from 65 to 90 degrees. What little annual rainfall the city receives typically comes in quick bursts. Many people find the dry climate easier on arthritis and other health issues, making Scottsdale’s desert conditions conducive to reducing pain and staying active.

Cost of Living
Scottsdale’s overall average cost of living is higher than the national average. Typically, the higher cost-of-living prices in the area are for housing and transportation. What once drew seniors to the area still exists—there is excellent healthcare and plentiful senior living options. Assisted living costs aren’t too far outside the national scope, and range anywhere from $2,150 to $7,450 per month.

Assisted Living Options
You can find almost any service or amenity within Scottsdale’s abundant assisted living scene. Seniors with different care needs, from special dietary restrictions to cognitive impairments, can all expect to find an assisted living community with the right care. Many assisted living facilities in Scottsdale offer an array of services including dementia care, respite care, skilled nursing, and continuum care. Some communities also provide hospice care. The amenities found at Scottsdale’s assisted living communities range widely, but common features include swimming pools, hot tubs, cable TV, common areas, organized outings and daily in-house activities.

Assisted living facilities can be found throughout Scottsdale. Some are nestled in quiet outlying neighborhoods with striking desert views, while others are located near the downtown corridor and its numerous cultural attractions. Some of the more popular Scottsdale neighborhoods include Downtown, Gainey Ranch, McCormick Ranch, and the North Scottsdale area, which has a more rural feel.

Transportation Options
Many of the assisted living communities in Scottsdale will provide their own shuttles and buses, but there are other ways to get around the city. Valley Metro runs buses throughout town, in addition to a Dial-a-Ride service for seniors. There are also a number of car and taxi services in the area.

Healthcare Options
Scottsdale boasts many top-of-the-line health care facilities for seniors. The area’s best-known hospital, by far, is the Mayo Clinic. Assisted living residents in the area can access the world-renowned hospital’s sought-after physicians, state-of-the-art facilities, and cutting edge technology. To navigate geriatric care, the Arizona Geriatrics Society is a helpful resource. Another good local hospital is the HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center.

Local Outings
Seniors and their families have no shortage of things to see and do in Scottsdale. For art and culture buffs, the Scottsdale Performing Arts Center features a variety of cultural events. Visual art can be found at more than 100 galleries, the ArtWalk, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, or the Western Spirit Museum, a destination that celebrates the lure of the Southwest. Listen to classical music from the Scottsdale Philharmonic or get inspired at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin.

Many assisted living communities will offer residents chances for shopping, or to try local restaurants. Further senior activities are found at local senior centers, where billiards, arts and crafts, games, hobby groups, programs, and classes are all available.

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