7 Assisted Living Facilities in Lake Havasu City, AZ
The average cost of assisted living in Lake Havasu City is $2,687 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,395.
To help you with your search, browse the 31 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Lake Havasu City. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Lake Havasu City 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Lake Havasu City find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Lake Havasu City, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is called "Arizona's Playground" because it has something for everyone to enjoy. The city boasts 400 miles of coastline, 60 miles of waterways and 300 days of sunshine. Seniors here —31 percent of the population can enjoy many fun activities and events from fishing to boat parades. For those who are in need of some help with activities of daily living like grooming, house keeping, and medication management, there are a total of seven assisted living facilities in Lake Havasu City.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lake Havasu City
- Lake Havasu City's climate is warm and dry year-round. The city receives an average total of 290 sunny days each year and only 5 inches of rain annually. Seniors who enjoy outdoor living will be pleased with the continual warm weather, though those who are sensitive to heat and sunshine may find the climate to be unpleasant.
Crime rates in Lake Havasu City are low when compared with the U.S. average. Chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime are only 1 in 349, while the chances of becoming a property crime victim sit at only 1 in 43.
- Although the overall cost of living in Lake Havasu City is slightly above the U.S. average, this is mostly attributed to the cost of housing. Seniors in the area will save on the cost of health care, which is 7 percent below the national average, and transportation, which is 1 percent below average.
- There is no public transportation in Lake Havasu City; therefore, seniors requiring safe transportation may need to rely on costly ride services or taxis.
- The Lake Havasu City area is home to world-class medical facilities including Havasu Regional Medical Center, in case of medical emergencies or illness.
- The state of Arizona doesn't tax social security income. Seniors on a budget may wish to use the savings to help pay for the cost of assisted living.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lake Havasu City
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Lake Havasu City start around $2,687 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 Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City
Eligible seniors in Arizona can receive help paying for the cost of assisted living services through the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS), which operates under a Medicaid 1115 demonstration waiver. The program does not assist with the cost of room and board, however, these costs are capped and seniors must be left with a personal care allowance each month of $101.10.
Arizona does not provide any additional supplement to Supplemental Security Income.
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 Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lake Havasu City
Review of Jasmine Place
I found Jasmine Place to be very bright, very clean, very homey and much smaller. We met some of the staff and the chef, and we were shown a room occupied that was all set up and very attractive. I... Read more
Review of Prestige Assisted Living at Claremont
Prestige Assisted Living at Claremont was nice. The staff member who showed us around took the time and spent as much time with us as we needed. The rooms were nice, clean, and spacious. I think th... Read more
Review of Prestige Assisted Living at Lake Havasu
Everybody at Prestige Assisted Living at Lake Havasu was engaging. The lady who greeted us was awesome. She was tasked to do a lot of things, but she took her time and sat with us, answered any que... Read more