Buckeye in Maricopa County is home to roughly 91,500 residents, including nearly 10,800 seniors aged 65 and older. Despite having a dry climate, agricultural endeavors create an unexpectedly green landscape, and Buckeye boasts three golf courses for golfing enthusiasts. The city’s notably mild winters encourage spending time outdoors year-round, which is great for nature-loving retirees. Buckeye offers a variety of dining and shopping opportunities, including several big-box stores and although it’s in the westernmost part of the metro, it’s only 35 miles from downtown Phoenix.
Seniors who don’t require nursing care but are looking for personalized supportive services that encourage continued independence often find what they need in an assisted living setting. The average cost of assisted living in Buckeye is $3,700 per month, which is lower than the state average and much lower than the national average.
This guide provides helpful information about assisted living in Buckeye, including free resources for aging-related services and a list of benefits and drawbacks to retiring here. It also offers cost comparisons for assisted living in other Arizona cities and other senior care options in Buckeye.