158 Assisted Living Facilities in Phoenix, AZ
Brookdale Central Paradise Valley13240 North Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ
The Palazzo6250 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ
Mountain Park Senior Living4475 E. Knox Road, Phoenix, AZ
The Stratford1739 West Myrtle Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Olive Grove Assisted Living and Memory Care3014 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ
Monte Cristo Adult Care Home15835 North 6th Place, Phoenix, AZ
Park Terrace at Greenway2577 West Greenway Road, Phoenix, AZ
Arcadia Estate Assisted Living5825 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ
Summer Breeze Assisted Living Home5924 W. Hedeghog Place, Phoenix, AZ
Brookdale Desert Ridge4050 East Bluefield Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Stetson Premier Care25816 N. Fernbush Drive, Phoenix, AZ
Approved Facility-Luxury Senior Care Assisted Living2301 E Lone Cactus Dr, Phoenix, AZ
Bethany Haven Assisted Living1045 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix, AZ
Avista Senior Living North Mountain350 East Eva Street, Phoenix, AZ
Windsor Maryland Gardens31 West Maryland Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Tramonto Assisted Living3217 W Caravaggio Ln, Phoenix, AZ
Encanto Palms Assisted Living3901 West Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ
Pendergast House5911 W Whitton Ave, Phoenix, AZ
Mariposa Point at Algodón Center3100 No. 91st Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Hummingbird Gardens Assisted Living Home16024 North 17 Way, Phoenix, AZ
At A Glance
There are 158 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Phoenix is $2,874 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Phoenix
Phoenix is home to the State Farm Stadium which has hosted three Superbowls, as well as the ISM Raceway that holds spring and fall NASCAR races. Along with the many activities seniors can enjoy in Phoenix, they also have 101 assisted living facilities to choose from. In Arizona, Assisted Living Facilities are defined as residences which provide personal and supervisory care to seniors. These facilities are grouped into three different categories based on size: adult foster care homes for up to four people, assisted living homes serving up to 10 and assisted living centers serving 11 or more. ALFs state-wide are licensed and regulated by The Division of Licensing Services, Office of Assisted Living Licensing.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Phoenix
- While seniors may enjoy the warm winters in Phoenix with an average low of 42 degrees in January and zero inches of snowfall, they may have trouble getting around in the hot summers, with an average of 105 degrees in July.
- Phoenix has more crime than the U.S. average. This city has a violent crime rate of 49.9 out of 100 (1 being the safest) which is higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is at 52.1 which is also higher than the national average of 38.1.
- 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.
- Due to high temperatures and smog, Maricopa County received a poor air quality rating of F from the American Lung Association.
- Phoenix is home to the beautiful Desert Botanical Garden where seniors can take walks and learn about the local flora. Seniors can also take a trip to the Phoenix Art Museum, the largest fine art museum in the Southwest.
- Seniors seeking means to travel to shopping, entertainment or doctor appointments can easily access Valley Metro for transportation services. Valley Metro includes a light rail and a bus service. Seniors are able to get a reduced fare, and both services are wheelchair accessible.
Paying for Assisted Living in Phoenix
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Assisted Living costs in Phoenix start around $2,874 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix
Low-income seniors throughout Arizona can get help paying for assisted living costs under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System which is the state Medicaid plan. The Arizona Long Term Care Services program assists Arizona’s elderly and disabled by providing for adult foster care services, nursing home care, meal services and more.
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 Phoenix
Phoenix 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.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Phoenix
Phoenix-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.