8 Assisted Living Facilities near Carefree, AZ

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Carefree, AZ

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Heritage at Carefree

Provides: Assisted Living
36590 N Pima Road #3481, Carefree, AZ 85377
"This truly is a 5 star place!! My moved here from out of state about 3 years ago and wanted her closer to us. Heritage is the best solution because they have various levels of care and I don't have..." More

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Carefree Manor Assisted Living LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
7886 E Breathless Dr , Carefree, AZ 85377
"My stepmother has only been in Carefree Manor Assisted Living LLC for a couple of weeks, but so far everything has worked out really well for her. They have 24-hour staffing. She has her own room..." More

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Vi at Silverstone

Provides: Assisted Living
23005 North 74th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
"I was surprised that the place I wasn't impressed with the most is the Vi at Silverstone. The place is a beautiful facility, but it is just very sterile. There weren't a lot of people out, and it..." More

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Pinnacle Peak Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
7878 E Vista Bonita Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
"My mom was at Pinnacle Peak Assisted Living for four months. It was excellent. The place was great and they were very caring. Emil and his wife treated the residents there like family. It was..." More

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Carefree Assisted Living Home

Provides: Assisted Living
8038 E Happy Valley Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
"With over 20 years of experience serving our seniors in Scottsdale, we understand how important quality care is to protect the dignity and happiness our residents deserve. Our expertise and..." More

Tatum Highlands Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4550 EAST BAJADA ROAD, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
"I visited Big Skies numerous times over he last five years and have referred clients to the home. I thought Big Skies Assisted Living Home is a good home. The grounds of the facility are always..." More

Care Manor Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
24712 N 28th Place, Phoenix, AZ 85024

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Liv Generation at Pinnacle Peak

Provides: Assisted Living
23733 North Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Carefree

    Be carefree in the city of Carefree, Arizona — a small town of about 3,000 residents set in the scenic Sonoran High Desert. A slow-paced, relaxing lifestyle is encouraged here. Carefree offers two assisted living communities and 45 nearby facilities for seniors seeking alternative living options. Each facility is overseen by the Division of Licensing Services, Office of Assisted Living Licensing. It protects seniors by ensuring each facility runs without incident and enforces all state and government regulations. They also require all ALFs to register every two years for a license renewal to keep its credentials current in the system.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Carefree

    • Carefree residents have several tax exemptions available in Carefree, including not paying taxes on Social Security retirement benefits, groceries and prescription drugs. However, residents are required to pay taxes on other forms of income such as a 401k and 403B and are subject to higher than average sales tax.

    • The Carefree area is home to world-class medical facilities, including 4C Medical Group, Honor Health Urgent Care, Thompson Peak Hospital, Scottsdale North Hospital, Mayo and Barrows Neurological Institute, North Valley Medical and Yoga Center, Jason M. Mcneil Nutritionist, Emergency IV Mobile Hydration Unit and the DispatchHealth, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Winter season is mild with an average low temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Hot and dry summer temperatures average around 83 degrees Fahrenheit, about 5 to 7 degrees cooler than surrounding cities.

    • Carefree violent and property crimes are 77 percent lower than the national average. Crime rates are also lower in Carefree than in surrounding cities.

    • The cost of living in Carefree is 33 percent higher than the national average. Housing is 165 percent higher here than the national average, but all other expense categories (groceries, utilities, etc.) are at least 3 percent lower.

    • Moderate concentrations of pollutants affect the air quality in Carefree, Arizona, and can aggravate existing respiratory issues with prolonged outdoor exertion.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Carefree

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Arizona

    $4,500.00 Paradise Valley
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,798.00 Fountain Hills
    $3,500.00 Carefree
    $3,450.00 Scottsdale
    $3,064.00 Peoria
    $3,021.00 Glendale

    Assisted Living costs in Carefree start around $3,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Carefree and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Carefree

    Financial assistance for assisted living is available to seniors residing in Carefree. Arizona offers seniors the Arizona Long-term Care System and Medicaid to help cover costs and expenses associated with assisted living.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Arizona page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Carefree

    Carefree and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Carefree, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Carefree

    Carefree-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Arizona are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Carefree, AZ

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Carefree

    • Review of Heritage at Carefree

      This truly is a 5 star place!! My moved here from out of state about 3 years ago and wanted her closer to us. Heritage is the best solution because they have various levels of care and I don't have... Read more

      DesertMountain 475
    • Review of Heritage at Carefree

      This Is a lovely place, the staff is so helpful. Some of the residents were headed out to lunch as a group. Very clean my mother will be moving in Dec. The price and staff really helped us de... Read more

      Rene Burger
    • Review of Heritage at Carefree

      Heritage Assisted Living is very nice and opulent. The residents we saw didn't look very active. There was a lot of space inside the facility and there were some places where activities take place.... Read more


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