The Forum at Desert Harbor Peoria, AZ

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Nursing Homes

53 Reviews
13840 North Desert Harbor Dr., Peoria, AZ 85381
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Assisted Living Reviews for The Forum at Desert Harbor

March 30, 2017

By Mona726830

I visited this facility

I like The Forum. I like the fact that you could go in there for a short time and try it out. The rooms were nice and of pretty good size. They have a full kitchen -- which I like -- although I probably wouldn't be using it. I also like the location, and the grounds are well cared for.

January 10, 2017

By Joyce007258

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

We were very pleased with the Forum, where my loved one stayed. The environment, the help, and the activities were just excellent. They had exercise programs, art programs, people coming in to entertain, and outings to lunch or a dinner show. The rooms were beautiful and well kept. The room he stayed in had a refrigerator, a small sink, a small microwave, a counter, a bed, chair, television with cable, and a nice bathroom. They accommodated us when we wanted to change the mattress. The food was delicious. On the day we took him in, they brought him lunch, which smelled so good I wanted to devour it right there.

December 06, 2016

By Reyna165044

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor is just excellent and perfect. The facility is spacious, and the price is much more affordable for 2 people. It's much more appealing space-wise and price-wise. The staff was really nice and professional. They have yoga chair exercises.

November 22, 2016

By Patricia461754

I visited this facility

Our tour with The Forum at Desert Harbor was fine. The staff was fine. The rooms were OK, and the dining area was fine.

Provider Response

We would love to hear more about what prompted you to leave such comments and what we can do to improve. Please call our toll-free Gold Customer Service line at (877) 349-5349 as we would love to hear more details. Thank you for your feedback.

November 02, 2016

By Phil752623

I visited this facility

She's moving in to The Forum at Desert Harbor tomorrow. It had the best price, and it seemed much more homey, very clean, the food was fantastic, and the menu was extensive. They have a good choice of everything, and they had expert chefs. The people running the facility were great, and they had nice rooms. We're very happy with it.

April 25, 2016

By Tammy35

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor was nice, but it just wasn’t what we were looking for. Everything was enclosed in a big building; you go up in an elevator to different floors, so when you come out of your little apartment, you’re in a hallway, not outside on your own little patio. The rooms were very nice. We didn’t really meet anybody, but the woman who showed us around was very friendly. They had absolutely nothing that would interest my dad. It was not something that appealed to us, but that doesn’t mean it was bad.

February 15, 2016

By Kathy118380950

I visited this facility

I liked the location of The Forum and some of the grounds were nice. The staff was very friendly and actually provided someone to answer my questions. However, we have affordability issues, so we did not pursue it.

Provider Response

Thank you for visiting Forum at Desert Harbor and we are glad you liked our community. We understand that cost is a concern when you're looking at senior living options. While senior care housing can indeed be costly, many elderly people's needs outweigh the costs. Because many families are facing this dilemma, we at Forum at Desert Harbor are committed to working closely with you to identify the best possible funding options and finding ways to overcome financial barriers. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation.

December 29, 2015

By loving daughter16

I am a friend or relative of a resident

When my dad passed away 2 years ago, my brother and I took my mom here to see if she'd like living there. We all Took the tour and mom said ok. She could no longer drive and to keep up a home and being alone was not an option. We moved mom in and the people here are just wonderful. They have a huge dining room and always have something for the residents to do. Mom was very happy in her new apartment. She had a view of the lake from her 3rd floor patio, could walk all over, which she's always loved doing, talk endlessly with the people she'd met. Mimalways raved about the food and it was fantastic.The best part was it's only 10 minutes from me and I could pop in no matter what time. If I ever have to live in a retirement center, this is the place I would go no hesitating, question's nothing, just sign me up.

November 15, 2015

By Anonymous111738150

I visited this facility

We visited The Forum at Desert Harbor. I didn’t like this facility at all. It was old and looked kind of shabby. I didn’t like anything about this place.

Provider Response

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We welcome all feedback and appreciate your input. The team at The Forum at Desert Harbor takes great pride in both our beautiful community and the care we provide to our residents on a daily basis. We are truly sorry you did not have a wonderful experience when you visited.

I would love the opportunity to speak with you regarding your perception of our campus, and give your concerns the attention they deserve. I would like to extend an invitation for you to come and have lunch with me so I can better understand what you are looking for in a Senior Living Community. Please call me at 623-972-0995 Judy Clements, Executive Director.

August 21, 2015

By Anonymous112029750

I visited this facility

We did visit the Forum. Maybe at a different time in my life I would prefer it, but it was not the friendly positivity that I got in this place. I thought they were very much concerned with appearances and having a variety of different places. I think they had some floors for assisted and other floors for whatever they were, and that took away from the friendly attitude. It was very clean, and maybe there was that too much worry about this -- the cleanliness -- instead of maybe entertainment or shows or whatever. I had been there before because a lady in our lunch group had lived there, so when it was her turn to choose a restaurant, she took us there, and it was very nice. The dining room was a little more formal, I think. I saw that some of the rooms were too small, even if you are just by yourself. They had a small one that the bedroom was about big enough for a twin bed and possibly a dresser, but it didn't have anything that made you feel like you wanted to go to bed and have a nice rest. The staff was knowledgeable, and they knew their business. A lot of it seemed to be going over my head, I wasn't just grasping everything they were telling me, but again I was looking for a different kind of place at that time, and if I was in a different mood, it could have felt differently.

Provider Response

I am the Executive Director and would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review about our community. I am sorry to hear that you did not experience the friendly atmosphere you were seeking during your recent visit to the Forum at Desert Harbor. Friendliness is of the utmost importance to us, and our staff has recently been involved in continuous customer service training through our cooperation Five Star Senior Living.

We are a large campus that offers continuum of care to residents with multiple care needs. This includes Independent and Assisted Living apartments and our Healthcare Department that offers skilled nursing needs, dietary specialist, and therapy.

I would love to have you come by for lunch or dinner with me. Feel free to call and make arrangements to join me. Thank you for your consideration, Judy Clements.

June 30, 2015

By Jackie40

I am a friend or relative of a resident

We like the food. They have a lake and the view is beautiful. The Forum is just amazing. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They got nice rooms and apartments. It isn't the most up-to-date kitchen, but everything else is nice, clean, and very fresh. They have a workout facility, a walkway around the lake which was one of the reasons we chose it, and they have a putt and green. My father moved in today.

May 17, 2015

By Joan107297750

I am/was a resident of this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor is very well kept, and the people are very happy. The food is excellent. I feel very safe and secure here. They seem to have people watching around most of the time. They have a house cleaner who comes in once a week in the apartments. They have all kinds of activities going on all the time.

May 12, 2015

By Carollee1

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor is very nice, but it is not where we want to be. The staff is very nice, and it is a beautiful place, but I don't think it is what we want. It is too much like an apartment house. As for activities, I don't think we really saw that many. I know they have some, but I don't remember them now.

April 28, 2015

By B_D

I am a friend or relative of resident

I was extremely disappointed with the level of care that my father received at this facility. He had a stroke approximately 4 years prior and was coming from a facility that did not have skilled nursing. Upon examining The Forum at Desert Harbor's facilities and reviews I believed it would be a good fit for his needs. In the month that he was there, they kept my father on a puree diet because they said they could not clear him for solid foods (even though I repeatedly asked them to work with him so they could). We also had to fight for them to get him up from bed for eating and to keep him hydrated. I asked for them to repeatedly work with him in occupational and physical therapy but they said they could "only do so much" and his state declined while he was there. Finally, my Mother brought to their attention that he did not appear to be doing well and that "something's wrong" and it took another day before they called 911 and had him transported to Boswell with a urinary tract infection, a fever, and a blood clot in his arm. Boswell staff reported that they believed he was not being taken care of properly and that he had sores from not being cleaned. We have since moved him, and in the week that he's been at his new facility he is sitting up straight, able to communicate, and has been cleared to eat solid foods. HE IS IN A MUCH BETTER PLACE NOW.

Provider Response

I am the Executive Director and I am sincerely interested in speaking to you. We strive to deliver clinical excellence in a warm and nurturing environment. I would like to address your concerns to help put your mind at ease. For meals, we are obligated to follow the physician’s orders. We work with Speech Therapy, our consulting Dietician, our Dietary Technician and the doctor to serve the appropriate diet for each individual’s safety and nutrition. Our dining team goes to a great deal of effort to make the presentation of all special diets appetizing. We know that skin integrity is very important and we do an initial assessment for any skin issues upon admission, weekly Braden Scale assessment and skin checks; as well as checks during showers. Likewise, we track fluid intake with meals and monitor for signs of dehydration. For therapy, we evaluate on an ongoing basis for progress. If progress is not being made, we will recommend that therapy be discontinued and that we do another evaluation after a period of time. Our therapists do specialize in seniors and we are proud of their excellent outcomes. We review the care of our residents with their Primary Care Physicians on a regular basis to be sure that we are doing our best and to address any recommended modifications. The health and comfort of our residents and the satisfaction of our families is very important to us. Please call me or stop by so that we can have a conversation. My door is always open. Thank you for your consideration.

Brett Hobbs, Executive Director, The Forum at Desert Harbor

April 22, 2015

By Anonymous105813850

I visited this facility

The Forum was fantastic. It was beautiful, and the rooms were gorgeous. They had patios that were around the golf course and a lake. The people were very friendly, but it was more than I could afford.

April 17, 2015

By Caring105170450

I visited this facility

The Forum was quite a bit more expensive; I couldn’t afford it. It was right on $4000 a month before I added my wife.

Provider Response

Thank you so much for visiting The Forum at Desert Harbor and for giving us Five Stars. We have a number of pricing options to accommodate a variety of budgets. I am confident that we can offer you an apartment for less than the price mentioned. It is always a challenge when investigating senior living to compare the pricing of the different communities and to compare to the true cost of staying at home. At The Forum- our residents enjoy Five Star dining, a full complement of services and amenities as well as an excellent transportation program and a calendar filled with social, cultural, recreational and wellness selections. This is all included in our pricing which gives our residents great value for their monthly fee. Our residents tell us that our retirement lifestyle and our lovely location on the lake make us priceless. We encourage you to visit again soon!

April 10, 2015

By Caring103983650

I am a friend or relative of a resident

They put my mother into a guest suite in the independent side of The Forum at Desert Harbor. That night, she fell and they put her onto the assisted living side. It was horrible. The facility was awful. The food wasn't good at all, and the menu was really pathetic. They were single rooms. The medical director did what she could, but it was really not the optimum place for my mother, and there were enough things there that I didn't feel good about.

Provider Response

Thank you for your feedback. We value your input and share your concern. To better serve you, we would appreciate the opportunity to discuss your experience. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing the utmost care and services to all residents. Your feedback helps us identify areas of opportunity for us to focus on as we strive to uphold and improve the quality of standards that each resident deserves.

Brett Hobbs, Executive Director, The Forum at Desert Harbor

November 28, 2014

By Michael83886450

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor would have been a perfect fit for mom if she had changed her mind and decided that she wanted to stay with family. The staff was excellent, and there were all kinds of activities. They had boat rides she could do, and she could even have a visitor come since they had special rooms where the visitors could stay. There were chances to have family come and eat there with her. There were all kinds of activities for socializing and for entertainment. It was a great place. It was very clean and very friendly.

October 18, 2014

By Caring95971950

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor was on a little lake and for people that were independent, they had an outdoor pool and that was attractive. I had lunch at the assisted living and it was all right. The staff was very nice and helpful. I looked at that again for independent living. It was a continuing place. If you started out there, then they would see you right through the end of your life without increasing the rate very much. It had more than one building, but it wasn't a huge place and it was all together. They were also not far or just a few minutes from Boswell Hospital, which was a very good hospital where there were a lot of good doctors. There was also a medical clinic which was just down the street.

October 02, 2014

By Caring2349

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor is an exquisite facility and so very well located. But we could not access it as easily as we could although it was a little better for her mother. The staff was good, on-time, and we know how they function. The rooms themselves were adequate for what we need, and they’re not unlike other ones. Mostly facilities of that type are pretty much the same the level of care giving.

October 02, 2014

By Caring88292250

I am a friend or relative of a resident

In March of this year, I moved my aunt who is 91 years old into the assisted area of The Forum. From day one to this day, I have been nothing but satisfied with the community. I am completely satisfied from the staff to the rooms. The staff especially is amazing. I went to see my aunt everyday for two and a half months. Now, I visit her three to four times a week. That is why I'm very familiar with the community and its staff. I sit and have lunch with my aunt. I even play bingo with her. I also take her out sometimes. They have fashion shows there. They also have live music every Friday. I am glad that I am part of the activities there. From the very beginning, it has been a wonderful experience with The Forum at Desert Harbor. It is a wonderful place to live in.

July 25, 2014

By David88035950

I visited this facility

I was very impressed with the Forum, and at the time I looked at their assisted living quarters. Now my mom would be going to a different side. The area that I saw, I was very impressed with. I really liked it. Very clean. The staff was terrific, because they helped me with another agency to do in-home. I can't say enough about them and that whole place. If I had my way, and we had the funds, that's a place I would consider strongly. It's a large community. The room was perfect for her; it was small. It was close to the restaurant, and had all the guards and stuff like that that she would need for showering.

May 30, 2014

By Caring10071

I visited this facility

We visited The Forum at Desert Harbor because it was close and available. The whole place was big and suitable for what we would have needed. It was really nice, but I didn't have that kind of money. The staff were really nice, but I didn't think they knew all of what they were talking about. They showed us the assisted living wing, but I was more interested in the independent living wing. The dining rooms looked nice, but I was not able to try the food.

September 11, 2013

By CaringSon3

I visited this facility

We found a place called The Forum at Desert Harbor and we're going to move my mom in there. We decided on this place because they have the combination of care we were looking for. They offer an assisted living facility and a nursing home facility, so when the time comes when she needs more care, then we can do it right in that same place. It is a very nice facility. It is actually beside a lake so you got a nice view and it is very relaxing. I also like the accommodations that they have. They have a number of different styles of apartments. The staff is very helpful. Their basic rate includes all the services except medication management. Just going on what we know so far, I would recommend this place to others.

April 09, 2013

By Marion7

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mother-in-law is happy at The Forum. It's expensive but she loves it. She likes the food and the amenities. She's in the independent living part of it. It's very, very nice.

February 05, 2013

By avalonr

I am a friend or relative of resident

With regard to memory care, the facility will say it can provide for memory care patients but ONLY if they are not mobile (wheelchair bound or bedridden). There are no secure (locked) facitilities here so if your loved one is mobile (wandering) this is not the place for them. The marketing staff told us they provided memory care. So when I moved my father into the skilled nursing facility and he was wandering, they forced us to pay $150 per night for a sitter to watch him and of course we had to scramble to move him to another facility. My mom was in respite care (assisted living, will review separtely) at the same time and a lady with alzheimers was being seated in the dining room by herself because no one wanted to talk to her and then the family ended up having to move her to another facility. So in summary, there is no memory care but they will take your memory care loved ones if they are not mobile and cannot wander. So I would not look at this place at all for a loved one with memory care needs because you will probably end up having to move them which is never a good thing for a memory care patient. Yes, the grounds are beautiful and my dad loved the food.

June 26, 2012

By matthewbair16

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The forum at desert harbor is awesome. It is very well done and they take great care of the residents. My grandma always loves the meals and loves the employees. The rooms are very spacious and very nice and neat. Everyone is friendly and helps out every one. The had great meals all day long. My grandma talked about how great the food is. this is amazing because she is a very picky eater. I have always said that if you can get my grandma to enjoy the food, you are doing something well. I even went and ate with her one time and the food was enjoyable to me. The staff took really good care of my grandma and were very helpful to us. I would recommend this assisted living facility to anyone because of how well the treated my grandma and the other residents that lived in. Also, if they feed people well, that is a huge plus and they did that at the forum of desert harbor.

April 17, 2012

By sarana

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Loved the complex, very similar to an apartment setting like she was used to. The facility was set up by divisions depending on needs. Very clean. When m grandmother moved in they helped her arrange her furniture and had a welcoming party for all new guests for the month. THe staff got her involved in activities that she enjoys and did everything they could to make her feel welcome. She doesn't tell people she is in assisted living she is in heaven. SHe has been there for about 6 months now and when I visit she has a smile on her face and tells me how glad she is to be there. The only negative I would say is that they are understaffed at times so priorities are meds, rounds and greatest need.

April 13, 2012

By vwflores

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Forum at Desert Harbor is a high-quality facility in Peoria, Arizona. I am a visitor to this facility at least once per month and have eaten in the residential dining room multiple times. The food quality is what would be expected from such a facility: reasonable quality, not much variety, but better than many of the surrounding areas. The public areas and grounds appear to be well-maintained, and there are regular events scheduled for the residents. My one major complaint is that the facility is slow to perform and follow-up on maintenance requests made by the residents. My grandmother has had multiple issues with cockroaches, and nothing will be done by the management until I or another family member goes to complain on her behalf. Likewise, they are slow to get basic maintenance requests fulfilled. We have had to intercede to have toilets and A/C vents looked at on various occasions. I rate the facility at 3 stars, though, because these events do seem to be spread out and otherwise they appear to take great care of my grandmother and the other residents in the building.
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Independent Living Reviews for The Forum at Desert Harbor

January 15, 2020

By Jacqueline

I visited this facility

The Forum at Desert Harbor has a lot of activities, and the people seem nice. The staff is very good and informative. I will be getting a nice, large one-bedroom apartment there; it's very expensive. They have trips to museums and theater, concerts, and standard activities. They have a movie theater on the premises, a big storage room outside, and each floor has laundry facilities. The person in charge of transportation and the admissions coordinator are very helpful. The lunch we had was very good. The dining area was lovely and had tablecloths on every table. This was the best place out of the ones I looked at.

February 15, 2019

By Ruth

I visited this facility

A lot of the assisted living at The Forum at Desert Harbor was just a bedroom with a tiny little kitchen area. I like to have a little more room than that, so that's one reason I stayed in my current community because I like my apartment. I thought the community was attractive and just had one-bedrooms available. They seemed to have larger bedrooms at the independent living. I have some friends who live there, and they tell me they're always happy with the food. The staff was very friendly and personable.

May 22, 2018

By Jack

I am/was a resident of this facility

I moved into The Forum at Desert Harbor last year. The apartment is very good and cleaned once a week along with the linens and sheets. We don't have problems. The entertainment here is excellent, and they keep us busy. They have a regular menu, and there's enough choices here, so there's no way you won't have something you like. Once in a while we have entertainment outside, like barbeques, bands, and a luau just a month ago.

February 11, 2018

By Elinor

I visited this facility

The Forum is old but nice. We had a tour and saw a few nice apartments. The girl who gave us the tour was very nice. I thought the price was reasonable, the food was delicious, and the dining room was beautiful. However, the location was not for us, and the rooms interested us the least.

July 17, 2017

By Phyllis

I visited this facility

The Forum at Dessert Harbor was very high up on my list. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The whole place was just gorgeous, very nice, and almost like a hotel resort. They built it so it's out of the traffic area, so it's very quiet.

November 22, 2016

By Chris563825

I visited this facility

I thought The Forum was a nice facility. They had nice lake views which was something we would consider, but the units were so small. The person that gave us the tour answered every question. He was a pleasure to deal with. He went out of his way to show us more.

November 20, 2016

By Jody103203

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mother-in-law was at The Forum at Desert Harbor for a year and a half. I thought the food was excellent. I would say it’s good restaurant food. In independent living, they offer either lunch or dinner with your rent, and if you want additional meals, it’s $10 which is very reasonable because you’re getting fruit salad, your meal, your dessert, and your coffee. The room is more like a resort, and the dining room is excellent. It has a view of the lake, and it’s really nice. They have white linen table cloths and people wait on you.

June 28, 2016

By Carole270383

I visited this facility

I liked The Forum the best. It had a lake and was absolutely beautiful. The staff was lovely and went above and beyond. We were looking for a two-bedroom/two-baths and it would have fit our needs if one was available on the ground floor, but I have a service dog, so we couldn't go above ground level. It was the best place. Everything about it was just lovely. If you can afford to live in a place like that, that would be the place to go.

April 14, 2015

By Caring103983650

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The independent side of The Forum at Desert Harbor was absolutely fantastic. It was beautiful, like a very well-appointed hotel room, and the food was fantastic. They put my mother into a guest suite, and she was loving it. The night she fell, they whisked her out of there and put her onto the assisted living side.

February 28, 2014

By Caring76663450

I visited this facility

We were able to visit The Forum at Desert Harbor and it was okay on the independent side, I didn’t really care for the memory side. The room that we saw, I wasn’t too pleased with it, but I think they didn’t do very good job cleaning it out from the last person that was there. The whole facility was okay, but it didn’t really strike me one way or the other.
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Nursing Home Reviews for The Forum at Desert Harbor

October 13, 2011

By steveaz

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My grandmother was treated very well at this living facility. 3 square meals a day, and luxurious apartments. Before my grandmother had passed,she was assisted day in and day out by her caretaker Susan. Susan and her staff made sure that my grandmother was dressed, and was active even though that she did have Alzheimer's she was treated with both respect, and was treated as equally as the others. The Forum is a great place for the elderly to stay, or anyone who needs assisted living to stay. Its up to date,maintained, and is all about catering,and creating a great living experience for both the tenant,as well as the families or friends.

September 30, 2011

By Kathy Sherman


The Forum at Desert Harbor is a great facility, I work with many of the residents that live there so I am there quite a lot. Residents are a great source of information when it comes to finding out about a facility, because they watch and listen to what is going on around them. I always ask them how everything is and if they are happy and I am relieved to say that I hear more residents say they are happy than not! I have come to expect some complaints so I have to determine whether or not the complaints are valid, because believe me, I have had some residents who complain just because they love to complain! However, it is my duty to make sure the residents are happy and cared for, so I do look in to every complaint I hear. I can say that most of the complaints I have received about The Forum are very menial, for example. one resident wished that there were more orange-colored flowers outside, another resident complained that his bed was not being made properly because it wasn't made to military-specifications. Small things like that, and let me tell you, I love hearing those type of complaints because it means that there is not any serious types of neglect, abuse, or rights violations happening. If the residents are complaining about the paint color on the walls it usually is because there is nothing serious to complain about, and that is a great thing! The facility itself is really nice, it is always clean and it smells good. The staff knows each resident by name, which I always look for, and they are always smiling, even when it's busy. I have observed the staff on many of my visits and they work very well with the residents, and I have had many residents tell be that the staff members are very easy to talk to. Even of all the resident feedback, I am still very confident in The Forum as a senior living community. They, generally provide very caring service to the residents and I think that they offer the residents many options to keep busy and stay active. The scheduled activities are creative and fun, there are many things for the residents to do inside and outside of the facility and I really believe that The Forum provides each resident with a safe and accommodating home. The residents apartments are nicely sized and they have complete little kitchen areas. Residents are able to bring their pets with them which is a huge benefit, so that upon moving in, residents do not have to face the possibility of parting with their pet, which can be very traumatic for some individuals. I think my favorite and least favorite thing about the facility itself is that it has lakefront property, the residents literally have acres of a lake right outside their doors, and I thinks its lovely that many of the views from inside the facility and resident apartments are that lake views. However, it worries me a lot, because a resident could wander off and literally walk right into the water and may be too weak to swim or cannot swim at all, and it could be some time before anyone notices them missing. Accidents happen around the water everyday and while I think that the lake is beautiful, it is highly dangerous and I think a bit inappropriate to have so close to an assisted living facility. There is a railing, but it doesn't seem all that secure, I think that the residents could get around the railing if they wanted to, I know I could. I have found several ways that a resident could sneak back by the water without anyone seeing. Mealtime at The Forum is a fun experience. The residents appear to really enjoy dining together and the dining room always smells great. They often provide a form of entertainment with dinner, whether it is a stand-up comedian or musicians, etc. I don't know of any other facility that does this unless it is a holiday or special occasion, but for them to do it on a regular weekday it pretty neat. There are many menu options they seem to use very fresh ingredients. I have overheard so many residents bragging about the food to friends, family members, and other visitors. I really believe that The Forum is a good and safe assisted living home, the residents all appear happy and comfortable and the residents and staff get along with each other really well. They offer the residents quite a bit of convenience and support. Other than the lake, I really do not have anything negative to say about the facility or the staff, so I would suggest visiting The Forum and seeing if they are able to accommodate your individual needs. I think you will be pleasantly surprised with what you find.
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Services and Amenities of The Forum at Desert Harbor


  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3149/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $2394/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals
  • Dining Extra: Restaurant Style Dining, Ial Diets, Private Dining Room Available For Resident/Family Use


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Coffee Shop
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Diabetic
  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt
  • Vegetarian


  • English


  • Health:
  • Overall:
  • Quality:
  • Staff:
  • Medicare Provider Number: 035201
  • Ownership Type: For Profit Limited Liability Company
  • Date Certified: 10/01/2020


  • Resident Capacity: 155
  • Staff Patient Ratio: 9 To 1
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 50+
  • Pets: Yes

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy


  • State Licenses: AL3297
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About The Forum at Desert Harbor

The Forum at Desert Harbor in Peoria, AZ, is located on the shore of Desert Harbor Lake, with beautiful views of the surrounding waterfront. We are just around the corner from picturesque Sun City and minutes from the 101 Loop access to Phoenix and the airport. We pride ourselves on our continued effort to deliver high-quality service to our residents. We received eleven awards at our annual meeting for outstanding service in multiple categories, as well as six food and beverage awards for the service and quality of food. Choose the sophistication of a Five-Star Quality Care multi-level retirement community, and enjoy the lifestyle you have earned and the assurance that you are prepared for the future. The Forum at Desert Harbor offers a broad range of home-styles, services, and care options that cater to individual preferences. You are free to focus on enjoying life in an elegant home and a beautiful community setting, complete with distinctive services and amenities.

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