18 Assisted Living Facilities near Fountain Hills, AZ
There are 18 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fountain Hills area, with 4 in Fountain Hills and 14 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fountain Hills is $3,400 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Mesa with an average starting cost of $2,752.
To help you with your search, browse the 101 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fountain Hills. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fountain Hills 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Paradise Valley with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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4 Assisted Living Facilities in Fountain Hills, AZ
14 Assisted Living Facilities near Fountain Hills, AZ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fountain Hills
Fountain Hills is in the greater Phoenix area and is bordered by Scottsdale, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Within Fountain Hills, there are five assisted living facilities and an additional 58 assisted living communities nearby. Governed by the Arizona Department of Health Services, assisted living facilities (ALFs) throughout the state provided supervisory care, personal care and directed care services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fountain Hills
- Seniors in Fountain Hills have more financial wiggle room as the state does not tax social security checks.
- Fountain Hills is a luxurious area with a cost of living that is 29.70 percent higher than the national average, so it might not be the best option for seniors on a budget.
- The nearby city Phoenix is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
- Fountain Hills has an array of community resources for seniors, including the 65+ Senior Softball League, an organization that builds community among active seniors, as well as three nearby senior centers.
- Fountain Hills is near several large cities located in Maricopa County. The American Lung Association has given this county a grade of F, meaning seniors with a respiratory illness might have complications.
- The Fountain Hills area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mayo Hospital and Scottsdale Liberty Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fountain Hills
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Fountain Hills start around $3,400 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 Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills
Senior residents of Arizona have a number of financial assistance programs that they can apply for if they are eligible. Qualified seniors can receive aid through the Medicaid division Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTCS), Agency With Choice (AWC) / Community First Choice Option (CFC) and Self-Directed Attendant Care (SDAC) to help cover the costs of assisted living.
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 Fountain Hills
Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fountain Hills
Fountain Hills-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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Fountain Hills
Review of MorningStar of Fountain Hills
MorningStar of Fountain Hills is very nice. The sales staff is topnotch. They have a very good activities director. They're good. However, they need to improve their food. It's not very good. I hea... Read more
Review of Fountain View Village
I attended the event this afternoon, and came away so disgusted that I had to write this. First off, I would like to say that the event itself was very well planned. There were many leaders from Fo... Read more
Review of Fountain View Village
I was at Fountain VIew Village this past week visiting and was very impressed with the team there. They are friendly and truly show compassion and caring for the wonderful people that live there. ... Read more