Part of the Phoenix metro area, Goodyear is a city 17 miles southwest of the metropolis. Approximately 15.9% of its estimated 87,000 population are in the 65+ age group, drawn in by the growing city’s excellent sporting venues, such as the Goodyear Ballpark, and the stunning background of the Estrella Mountain Regional Park. Seniors who prefer to enjoy time indoors can be found at the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall, the Bible Museum and The Market at Estrella Falls

Assisted living can be a solution for seniors struggling with common tasks, such as cleaning their homes, but reluctant to surrender their independence. These facilities provide safe and comfortable living spaces and staff to take care of daily tasks while leaving seniors free to use their time as they wish. The 2020 Genworth Cost of Care Survey found that assisted living costs in Goodyear average at $3,700, below the state average of $3,900 and the national average of $4,300.

The remainder of this guide discusses senior living costs in more detail, in addition to the benefits and drawbacks of living in Goodyear. It also lists some resources that can help seniors who may be considering assisted living.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Goodyear, AZ

Park Senior Villas – Goodyear

4211 N. PebbleCreek Pkwy, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

I went to Park Senior Villas – Goodyear. You couldn’t see a real unit, there was just an exemplar unit so that’s what I toured, not the actual unit itself due to Covid. The layout and everything seeme … (read more)
I went to Park Senior Villas – Goodyear. You couldn’t see a real unit, there was just an exemplar unit so that’s what I toured, not the actual unit itself due to Covid. The layout and everything seeme … (read more)

Paradise For Parents Senior Care

15292 W Campbell Avenue, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

Paradise For Parents Senior Care is located in Goodyear, Arizona, and is a private facility that offers excellent personalized care in a homey environment. The staff encourages its residents to live l … (read more)
Paradise For Parents Senior Care is located in Goodyear, Arizona, and is a private facility that offers excellent personalized care in a homey environment. The staff encourages its residents to live l … (read more)

AZ Lounge Care

15250 W. Pierson St., Goodyear, AZ, 85395

AZ Lounge Care in Goodyear, Arizona is conveniently located near Highway 303, Interstate 10 and Litchfield Park. Residents appreciate that the facility offers pet-friendly private rooms, shared rooms … (read more)
AZ Lounge Care in Goodyear, Arizona is conveniently located near Highway 303, Interstate 10 and Litchfield Park. Residents appreciate that the facility offers pet-friendly private rooms, shared rooms … (read more)

The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

2655 N. Pebblecreek Pkwy, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is a senior assisted living and memory care facility conveniently located in Goodyear, Arizona, close to shopping, restaurants and a premier golf course. Reside … (read more)
The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is a senior assisted living and memory care facility conveniently located in Goodyear, Arizona, close to shopping, restaurants and a premier golf course. Reside … (read more)

Atlantis II Assisted Living LLC

16195 W Glenrosa Ave, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

Atlantis II Assisted Living, LLC, is a small facility that serves up to 10 residents at a time. It’s tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood of Goodyear, Arizona, and located just minutes … (read more)
Atlantis II Assisted Living, LLC, is a small facility that serves up to 10 residents at a time. It’s tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood of Goodyear, Arizona, and located just minutes … (read more)

Robson Reserve at PebbleCreek

15833 W Clubhouse Drive, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

Robson Reserve at PebbleCreek was very nice, and the staff was very pleasant. The place looks very luxurious. They cater to the individual needs of the residents. They had a wide range of amenities. I … (read more)
Robson Reserve at PebbleCreek was very nice, and the staff was very pleasant. The place looks very luxurious. They cater to the individual needs of the residents. They had a wide range of amenities. I … (read more)

Home Of Helping Hands Assisted Living, Llc

4429 N 156th Dr, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

My mother moved into the Home of Helping Hands Assisted Living last February. So far, it’s great. They provide everything that I need. They make sure that she’s getting her medicine at the time that s … (read more)
My mother moved into the Home of Helping Hands Assisted Living last February. So far, it’s great. They provide everything that I need. They make sure that she’s getting her medicine at the time that s … (read more)

Golden Age Assisted Living Home

17176 W. Watkins St., Goodyear, AZ, 85338

Golden Age Assisted Living Home is a family-run business in Goodyear, Arizona. It’s situated in an affluent area just a few minutes away from the 1-10 freeway, and  West Valley Hospital is also n … (read more)
Golden Age Assisted Living Home is a family-run business in Goodyear, Arizona. It’s situated in an affluent area just a few minutes away from the 1-10 freeway, and  West Valley Hospital is also n … (read more)

True Love & Care of Goodyear

14611 W. Wilshire Drive, Goodyear, AZ, 85395

Located in a residential community between Palm Valley, Eagles Nest and Tuscany Falls golf courses, and minutes from shopping and dining experiences, True Love & Care of Goodyear is an assisted li … (read more)
Located in a residential community between Palm Valley, Eagles Nest and Tuscany Falls golf courses, and minutes from shopping and dining experiences, True Love & Care of Goodyear is an assisted li … (read more)

Amazing Care

16345 West Roosevelt Street, Goodyear, AZ, 85338

My overall impression of Amazing Care is good. The rooms are very nice and personal. They do activities for the residents a couple times a week. I think that they need more staff. The ones they have a … (read more)
My overall impression of Amazing Care is good. The rooms are very nice and personal. They do activities for the residents a couple times a week. I think that they need more staff. The ones they have a … (read more)

2016

Hacienda Del Rey

12917 West Las Cruces Drive, Litchfield Park, AZ, 85340

Across from a grocery store and dining options, Hacienda Del Rey is an assisted living and memory care facility in a residential community of Lichfield Park, Arizona. Residents and visitors comment on … (read more)
Across from a grocery store and dining options, Hacienda Del Rey is an assisted living and memory care facility in a residential community of Lichfield Park, Arizona. Residents and visitors comment on … (read more)

Legacy House of Avondale

2635 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, AZ, 85392

Legacy House of Avondale was great. It was nice and clean. The staff was friendly. We got our questions answered. The apartments were nice. The staff was very informative and very pleasant. The dining … (read more)
Legacy House of Avondale was great. It was nice and clean. The staff was friendly. We got our questions answered. The apartments were nice. The staff was very informative and very pleasant. The dining … (read more)

Rhoda’s Assisted Living Home

12002 W. Sheridan St., Avondale, AZ, 85392

Rhoda’s Assisted Living Home is located in a residential community of Avondale, Arizona, near Roosevelt Canal, Agua Fria River and Friendship Park. Residents and visitors comment on the excellence of … (read more)
Rhoda’s Assisted Living Home is located in a residential community of Avondale, Arizona, near Roosevelt Canal, Agua Fria River and Friendship Park. Residents and visitors comment on the excellence of … (read more)

Liberty Assisted Living Home

12152 West Davis Lane, Avondale, AZ, 85323


In Angel Arms

22868 West Hopi St., Buckeye, AZ, 85326

In Angel Arms is situated in Buckeye, Arizona, a short drive away from Skyline Regional Park, Tuscany Falls Golf Course and the Papago Freeway. Guests are impressed by the range of activities offered … (read more)
In Angel Arms is situated in Buckeye, Arizona, a short drive away from Skyline Regional Park, Tuscany Falls Golf Course and the Papago Freeway. Guests are impressed by the range of activities offered … (read more)

Morning Glory 2

20262 W. Morning Glory, Buckeye, AZ, 85326

It’s come time where I have to consider putting a family member in Assisted Living I was given a tour of this facility in Buckeye by Sharon she was professional accommodating informative and welcoming … (read more)
It’s come time where I have to consider putting a family member in Assisted Living I was given a tour of this facility in Buckeye by Sharon she was professional accommodating informative and welcoming … (read more)

Twilight Haven

12533 WEST COLDWATER SPRINGS BLVD, Avondale, AZ, 85323

I visited Twilight Haven and I was very impressed about how carrying they were to the residents. The care takers were very nice and respectful and attended to everyone’s needs. The meals they fixed wa … (read more)
I visited Twilight Haven and I was very impressed about how carrying they were to the residents. The care takers were very nice and respectful and attended to everyone’s needs. The meals they fixed wa … (read more)

Litchfield Park Assisted Living Home

5515 NORTH 132ND DRIVE, Litchfield Park, AZ, 85340

Litchfield Park was wonderful and very clean with no smell of urine, and I am impressed. The staff was friendly, and the residents were clean. The rooms were nicely decorated.
Litchfield Park was wonderful and very clean with no smell of urine, and I am impressed. The staff was friendly, and the residents were clean. The rooms were nicely decorated.

Jolley Family Assisted Living, LLC.

20106 West Broadway, Buckeye, AZ, 85326

Located in Buckley, Arizona, Jolley Family Assisted Living, LLC enjoys rural surroundings while being within easy access of Interstate 10 to Phoenix. Visitors to the facility emphasize the well-mainta … (read more)
Located in Buckley, Arizona, Jolley Family Assisted Living, LLC enjoys rural surroundings while being within easy access of Interstate 10 to Phoenix. Visitors to the facility emphasize the well-mainta … (read more)

Mountain View Manor Group

8503 S. 217th Ave, Buckeye, AZ, 85326


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Goodyear

The regulation of assisted living facilities in Arizona is overseen by the Arizona Department of Health Services. Its authority includes issuing licenses to facilities that conform to standards and revoking them from facilities that violate the regulations. Some monitoring work is carried out at a local level by the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, although the ombudsman has no direct authority.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Goodyear

  • The cost of living indices on Sperling’s Best Places are based on a national average of 100 in all categories. The overall cost of living for Goodyear is 111.4, which is also above the state average of 102.2. Goodyear’s costs are primarily driven by housing, transportation and utilities. Health care costs, however, are 92.2, which is below the state average of 95.2 and the U.S. average. 
  • Goodyear has 78 Medicare-registered physicians, which includes family doctors and surgeons. The city’s hospitals include Abrazo West Campus Hospital, while in nearby Phoenix, seniors can access many world-class medical facilities, including Mayo-Clinic-Phoenix, which is ranked #16 in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Valley Metro is the public transportation service for the Phoenix metro area, operating buses, light rail and paratransit services. Adults aged 65 and older and the disabled, can ride on Valley Metro’s services for a reduced rate. Fare reductions can be up to 50%.
  • Goodyear’s residents live in one of the safer cities in Arizona. Neighborhoods to the south are considered particularly safe. Statistics show that the chances of being involved in a violent crime in Goodyear are 1 in 505, compared to the state average of 1 in 220. For property crime, the figures are 1 in 42 for Goodyear and 1 in 41 for the state. Assisted living facilities often have security measures in place to keep residents safe. 
  • According to Sperling’s Best Places, the water and air quality in Goodyear are above the national averages. The city’s water quality index is 65, while the national index is 55. For air quality, the figures are 60 for Goodyear, and 58 for the typical American city. Goodyear also surpasses other cities when measuring its success with the EPA Superfund program, scoring 96, while the U.S. average is 87.

Paying for Assisted Living in Goodyear

Figures published in the Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey show assisted living costs in Goodyear averaging $3,700, making the city an attractive location for seniors and families looking for affordable care. The survey also showed the wide variations in costs for different types of care.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Goodyear’s seniors typically pay $200 less per month than the average Arizonian and $600 less than the average American. In cost terms, Sierra Vista comes closest to Goodyear at $4,000, while another border city, Yuma, sees costs of $4,025. Tucson’s costs of $4,075 are $375 more than Goodyear’s. The most expensive location in the state is Prescott Valley, where fees of $4,450 are normal. 

$3700

Goodyear

$3900

Arizona

$4300

The United States

$4450

Prescott Valley

$4025

Yuma

$4075

Tucson

$4000

Sierra Vista

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

The most affordable type of care in Goodyear is adult day care, which averages $867 per month. Assisted living is next with costs of around $3,700. Homebound seniors can expect to pay $5,148 for home care, while limited medical services add another $95. Nursing home care is the most costly, with the average for a semiprivate room being $9,247 and a private room, $10,646.

$5148

Home care

$5243

Home health care

$867

Adult day health care

$3700

Assisted living

$9247

Nursing home (semiprivate room)

$10646

Nursing home (private room)

Note: Data for Goodyear was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Phoenix, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Goodyear

Low-income seniors residing in Goodyear have access to three programs that could help pay for assisted living, including Arizona Non-Medical, Home and Community Based ServicesSupplemental Security Income and Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, which is Arizona’s Medicaid program. 

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Goodyear

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 Goodyear

The following resources can help seniors and their families cover some or all of their assisted living costs and get help if they have concerns about care standards.

ResourceContactService
VA Aid and Attendance Benefits(623) 856-9379The VA Aid and Attendance benefit is a monthly payment included in the VA pension to U.S. military veterans residing in senior living communities. The purpose of the benefit, which is also available to veterans’ spouses, is to help cover some of the costs of their care. Payments are unique to each vet, with the maximums being $1,881 for a single veteran, $2,230 for a couple and $1,209 for a surviving spouse. VeteranAid.org provides a free tool on its website for vets to check if they qualify.
Arizona Long-Term Care Ombudsman(602) 264-2255Seniors in residential care facilities who have issues with their standard of care can contact the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, who will investigate their complaints and seek resolutions with the owners and managers of the facilities. The families of residents and third parties can also register complaints with the ombudsman. Additionally, families comparing assisted living communities for loved ones can request information held about them by the ombudsman. There’s no cost to families for the information.
Medicare – State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)(623) 930-4321SHIP is a program administered state-wide by the Arizona Department of Economic Security and administered in Goodyear by the Area Agency on Aging for Region One. It’s a free service for Medicare beneficiaries and seniors who need assistance with enrolling. Counselors inform and advise seniors about Medicare coverage, which can include private health care plans. However, the counselors are unbiased, so won’t try to sell insurance.
Medicaid – Arizona Long Term Care (ALTCS)(800) 654-8713Arizona’s Medicaid includes the ALTCS program, which allows it to help pay some or all of the costs for low-income seniors who are best served in assisted living facilities. Each senior is assigned a case manager to coordinate their care. To be eligible, the senior must be aged 65 or older, be in possession of a social security number, have resources of no more than $2,000 and a monthly income below $2,250. The program can also pay for limited dental treatments.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Goodyear

Goodyear-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Goodyear