Assisted Living Communities in Chandler, AZ
Retirees love Chandler due to its fresh, clean air and all the historical and Native American cultural attractions. To help seniors find the assisted living community that’s right for their family, we’ve researched and compiled in-depth information about the cost of care, how to pay for care, and important local laws and regulations involving senior care and assisted living.
With an average cost of $2,910 in Chandler, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
This guide provides everything you need to quickly compare communities and narrow your search, including 147 unique reviews from residents and our comprehensive database that gives pricing, amenity information, photos and more on the 32 facilities in Chandler.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Chandler, AZ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chandler
Chandler, Arizona, located in metropolitan Phoenix, is one of the fastest growing technology centers in the nation. Seniors here account for over 9 percent of the population in Chander. Those in need of assisted living services have many options since there are almost three dozen in Chandler and the same amount in nearby towns. These facilities are licensed by the Division of Public Health Licensing Services, Bureau of Residential Facilities Licensing. Although there is one universal license for these facilities, licenses are sub-classified by care level and facility size.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chandler
- Chandler has a relatively comfortable climate, ranking 82 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index. There are approximately 297 sunny days per year for seniors to enjoy, and winters are mild with an average January low of 41 degrees.
- Getting around the city is convenient and affordable because Chandler is served by the Valley Metro system. Medicare card holders and seniors 65 and older with valid identification qualify for a reduced rate.
- Chandler is a tax-friendly city for seniors. In Arizona, Social Security benefits aren’t taxed, and pension income is only partially taxed.
- The cost of living in Chandler is 112, which is slightly higher than the U.S. average of 100. Housing and transportation are the major contributing factors to this statistic.
- The property crime rate in Chandler is 40.8, while the U.S. property crime rate is slightly lower at 38.1. The violent crime rate of 20.8, however, is lower than the national average of 38.1
- Chandler’s air quality ranks at 56, based on the EPA’s National Air Toxics Assessment. A score of 100 is the best; the United States average is 58.
Paying for Assisted Living in Chandler
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Chandler start around $2,866 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 Chandler 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 Chandler
Qualifying seniors in Chandler and other parts of Arizona may be able to obtain financial assistance for assisted living through the Arizona Long-Term Care System (ALTCS) program. This program is affiliated with Medicaid and is part of Arizona’s Health Care Costs Containment System. The Arizona Department of Economic Security also has programs geared towards seniors with limited financial means.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
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 Chandler
Chandler 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 Chandler, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chandler
Chandler-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.
Other Options in Chandler, AZ
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Chandler
Review of Solterra Senior Living at Chandler
The care that Solterra Senior Living at Chandler provided to my mother-in-law has been excellent. She has a very nice studio apartment which fits her needs. The staff is very kind and good in terms... Read more
Review of Gardens at Ocotillo Senior Living
My father originally came to Gardens for 30 days of respite care in June of 2018. In October the same year he decided to make it his permanent residence. I have great peace of mind having him there... Read more
Review of Chandler Post Acute and Rehabilitation
The nurses refused to call 911 when my mother was having a serious stroke. My mother could have died. All my other complaints aren't nearly as serious. Dirty bathrooms, mildew in showers, grumpy o... Read more