15 Assisted Living Facilities near Prescott, AZ
There are 15 Assisted Living Facilities in the Prescott area, with 14 in Prescott and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Prescott is $3,807 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Cottonwood with an average starting cost of $3,313.
To help you with your search, browse the 117 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Prescott. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Prescott 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Camp Verde with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Prescott find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Prescott, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Prescott, AZ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Prescott
The city of Prescott, Arizona is nestled in one of the largest ponderosa pine forests in the U.S. where seniors will see beautiful rivers, streams and wildlife. In town seniors will find historical landmarks like Whiskey Row and more wild west heritage. There are also 12 assisted living facilities located in Prescott and another three in Prescott Valley.
ALFs in all of Arizona, including Prescott, have several sub-classifications depending on the level of service they provide to residents. Adult Foster Care provides live-in care for up to four people, assisted living homes care for up to 10 residents and assisted living centers care for 11 or more.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Prescott
- The risks of becoming a victim of property crime in Prescott are fairly high with a 1 in 46 chance. At 4.05 per 1,000 people, violent crime rates are higher than the national average of 4 per 1,000 people. Prescott is safer than only 23 percent of other US cities.
- The Prescott area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Yavapai Regional Medical Center, in case of medical emergencies or illness.
- The state of Arizona doesn't tax social security benefits, which leaves more room in seniors' budgets to pay for the cost of assisted living.
- Although the cost of living in Prescott is high, this is mostly reflected in the cost of housing. Seniors in assisted living will still find themselves saving money on expenses such as health care and transportation.
- Prescott is home to several art and history museums that seniors may enjoy, including the Sharlot Hall Museum and the Phippen Museum.
- The climate in Prescott is comfortable, with an average of 277 sunny days throughout the year and minimal snow and rain.
Paying for Assisted Living in Prescott
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Prescott start around $3,807 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 Prescott 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 Prescott
In Arizona, services provided by assisted living facilities are paid for by the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS), which operates under a Medicaid 1115 demonstration waiver.
Although there is no optional supplement to Supplemental Security Income in Arizona, the cost of room and board in assisted living facilities is capped for Medicaid eligible seniors.
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 Prescott
Prescott 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 Prescott, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Prescott
Prescott-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.
Other Options in Prescott, AZ
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Prescott
Review of Alta Vista
I only toured and selected one place, which was Alta Vista. My dad has moved into this place. Because of the lockdown, I haven't actually been able to go in there myself and tour it, but based on m... Read more
Review of Brookdale Prescott
My mother is happy at Brookdale Prescott. The nurse is very prompt with getting back to me, and she's on top of everything. My mom talks about the person that comes to the room and helps her out wi... Read more
Review of Boulder Gardens
Boulder Gardens Assisted Living is too small and I didn't like the atmosphere because it's too depressing. I wasn't happy with that. They also charge so much more than the place we ended up choosin... Read more