18 Assisted Living Facilities near Goodyear, AZ
There are 18 Assisted Living Facilities in the Goodyear area, with 8 in Goodyear and 10 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Goodyear is $2,420 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Avondale with an average starting cost of $2,366.
To help you with your search, browse the 58 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Goodyear. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Goodyear 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Buckeye with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Goodyear, AZ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Goodyear
Goodyear, Arizona, named for the rubber and tire company that grew on 20,000 acres in Arizona in the early twentieth century, is now home to over 65,000 people, over 14 percent seniors age 65 and over. To serve this population, there are a total of 34 assisted living facilities in the Goodyear region. Eight assisted living facilities are located in Goodyear itself, while 26 more are in the surrounding areas of Litchfield Park, Avondale, Mesa, Buckeye, Suprise, Glendale and Waddell. All are regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Goodyear
Air Quality in Maricopa County, which is where Goodyear is located, has a poor grade from the American Lung Association, which warns that both the ozone and 24-hour particle pollution may put residents' health at risk.
- Goodyear's overall cost of living is 9.2 percent higher than the U.S. average, but the cost of health care in the city is 5 percent lower and, therefore, seniors may find some savings in this area.
- Goodyear is safer than only 18 percent of U.S. cities, and residents here have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of property crime.
- The Goodyear area is home to world-class health facilities, including Abrazo Community Health Network, in case of medical emergencies or illness.
Valley Metro provides safe public transportation for seniors and other residents throughout Goodyear and its surrounding areas. Reduced fares are offered to seniors.
- Weather in Goodyear is hot year-round and extremely dry. The city receives very little precipitation and sees an average of 294 sunny days per year. During the summertime, the average high is over 106 degrees. Seniors who are sensitive to heat or sunshine may find living in Goodyear uncomfortable.
Paying for Assisted Living in Goodyear
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Goodyear start around $2,420 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 Goodyear 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 Goodyear
Eligible seniors with a limited budget can apply for financial assistance from the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS), which operates under a Medicaid 1115 Demonstration waiver. ALTCS covers the cost of services provided by assisted living facilities. Room-and-board costs are capped for Medicaid-eligible seniors and must include a personal care allowance of $101.10 each month.
There is no optional supplement to Supplemental Security Income in Arizona.
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 Goodyear
Goodyear 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 Goodyear, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
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.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Goodyear
Review of The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community
The Groves looked like any other assisted living place. It was clean, spacious and it's nice, it's just not for my mom. I wasn't totally pleased with the staff who accommodated me during the tour, ... Read more
Review of Atlantis II Assisted Living LLC
My mother was a resident of Atlantis II for nearly 5yrs. During this time, Maria(owner) and her staff treated my mom with such thoughtful care. My mother’s dementia and healthcare needs were addre... Read more
Review of Amazing Care
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 hav... Read more