2 Assisted Living Facilities in Sedona, AZ
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Sedona. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Sedona 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Camp Verde with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sedona
Sedona, a small but growing city with a thriving population of retirees, bills itself as the most beautiful place on earth. Altogether, about 10,000 people call Sedona home, and almost 36 percent of them are 65 years of age or older. As they age, many of these seniors will eventually consider moving into long-term care to maintain their independent lifestyles. Sedona provides two assisted living facilities to meet their needs, which are licensed and monitored by Arizona's Division of Licensing Services, Office of Assisted Living Licensing.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sedona
- The Sedona area is home to world-class medical facilities, including
the Sedona Campus of the Verde Valley Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Assisted living communities in Sedona may organize group outings for their residents. Possible activities in the area include shopping, dining or visiting one of the local golf courses or the Sedona Community Center. For art lovers, there are plentiful galleries scattered throughout Uptown and West Sedona, folded into Hyatt Pinon Pointe Shops, Hillside Sedona and the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, among others.
- Seniors may be interested to know that Sedona extends into two counties, Coconino and Yavapai, both of which have received passing grades for their air quality from the American Lung Association. Coconino got a 'D' for ozone pollution, while Yavapai earned a 'C.'
- Living in Sedona may require seniors to stretch their budgets further than elsewhere in the nation. Overall, the city's cost of living is 46.5 percent above the nation's average. Breaking down some of the categories most relevant for seniors, healthcare in Sedona costs 21 percent more than the national average, and groceries, 5.1 percent more.
- Regarding safety, Sedona has a rate of 16 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is close to the national average. A senior's chance of becoming the victim of crime in Sedona is one in 61.
- Seniors who prefer a bright climate might be pleased with Sedona, where the sun shines down an average of 294 days each year. Summers can be sweltering, however, with an average high temperature in July of 105 degrees. To avoid illnesses caused by the heat, seniors may want to stay indoors on the hottest days.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sedona
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sedona start around $0 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 Sedona 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 Sedona
Seniors seeking financial aid for assisted living services can apply for Arizona's applicable Medicaid Waiver, called the Arizona Long-Term Care System (ALTCS) program. Any senior who applies and meets the program's eligibility requirements is given assistance.
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 Sedona
Sedona 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 Sedona, please visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sedona
Sedona-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 Sedona
Review of Sedona Winds
My Mother lived at Sedona Winds for over a year, with the last few months in Memory Care. She did not have serious Memory Issues, but she needed more physical care than what was provided in the as... Read more
Review of Sedona Winds
Everyone at Sedona Winds was nice. The director was nice and the facility was clean. Transportation and meals were included. It was a positive experience. I saw the dining room, the office area, an... Read more
Review of Sedona Winds
Sedona Winds' rooms were not big enough. They have a library, exercise room, and a pool. The staff was very helpful. They have shuttle services which takes you to church or shopping. Read more