38 Assisted Living Facilities near Queen Creek, AZ
There are 38 Assisted Living Facilities in the Queen Creek area, with 8 in Queen Creek and 30 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Queen Creek is $3,750 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,635.
To help you with your search, browse the 95 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Queen Creek. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Queen Creek 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include San Tan Valley with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Queen Creek, AZ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Queen Creek
Queen Creek is located in the greater-Phoenix area Maricopa and Pinal counties. It retains its small, farm town charm with farm-to-table restaurants and events celebrating the town's equestrian and cowboy/cowgirl heritage. Seniors here make up 7 percent of the population and will find two assisted living communities in Queens Creek. Fifty-seven other assisted living facilities lie in surrounding cities such as Gilbert and San Tan. Assisted living facilities in Arizona can include one or more of these types of services: supervisory care, personal care and directed care. Arizona ALFs are regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Queen Creek
- While the cost of living in Queen Creek is 3.20 percent higher than the national average, certain expenses such as groceries and healthcare costs are lower than the state average.
Crime in Queen Creek could be a concern for some seniors. Violent crime has a score of 33.5, higher than the national average. On the other hand, property crime is 32.4 which is below the national average of 38.1.
- The weather in Queen Creek is ideal for many seniors with 301 sunny days a year, no snow and a winter low of 41 degrees. However, the high temperatures of 105 degrees could be a problem for some.
- The heat, dust, and pollution throughout Southern Arizona lead to low-quality air throughout the year, something that could adversely affect seniors with a respiratory illness. Queen Creek lies in Pinal and Maricopa Counties, which both received an F grade from the American Lung Association.
- The state of Arizona does not tax social security checks. This means seniors on a budget will have more money for better quality care.
- Queen Creek is a suburb with a small-town feel that prides itself on its cowboy heritage. Seniors and their families enjoy various forms of agricultural entertainment such as the Queen Creek Olive Mill and Schnepf Farms.
Paying for Assisted Living in Queen Creek
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Queen Creek start around $3,750 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 Queen Creek 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 Queen Creek
Eligible seniors needing financial aid have several options in Arizona such as the Medicaid division Arizona Long Term Care Services (ALTCS), Agency With Choice (AWC) / Community First Choice Option (CFC) or Self-Directed Attendant Care (SDAC).
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 Queen Creek
Queen Creek 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 Queen Creek, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Queen Creek
Queen Creek-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 Queen Creek
Review of Eden Estates Assisted Living
Eden Estates Assisted Living is beautiful. I'm impressed with it. It is close to my home so I can visit my sister more often. It's very nice and the people are very loving and caring. My sister has... Read more
Review of Arizona Assisted Living
After months of searching for a care home for my dad I finally found Arizona Assisted Living in Queen Creek which has surpassed all of my expectations. The home is absolutely stunning and the staff... Read more
Review of Arizona Assisted Living
Arizona Assisted Living was nice and clean, it was just not a facility that would work for me. It had a community bathroom, and I don't think that would work. They said that they're licensed for 10... Read more