Assisted Living in Surprise

66 Communities

Mountain View Care Home

15795 W Shaw Butte Dr, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
2 reviews
Mountain View Care Home is adjacent to The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints and a few hundred meters from the Arizona State Route 303. It may be no surprise that Mountain View is appreciated for its breathtaking location. Residents appreciate the availability of private and semi-private rooms, and staff members are commended for their care and attention to detail. They also help seniors with meals, daily activities and health management. Entertainment options for resi... (read more)
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All Care Assisted Living Home

18224 N 168th Avenue, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
2 reviews
All Care Assisted Living Home is an assisted living facility located in Surprise, Arizona. Residents report feeling comfortable and happy in this home away from home environment. There is a low staff-to-resident ratio, so all the staff know the residents by name and have time to support them in their individual needs. Beautiful studio apartments and companion suites provide cozy areas for residents and family, with pretty landscaping around each window. Each resident at All C... (read more)
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A Loving Heart Assisted Living

11318 N. 145 Lane, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
1 review
A Loving Heart Assisted Living is located northeast of Phoenix, just a short drive off Route 60 on the south side of Surprise, Arizona. There is a large medical center on the north side of Surprise, which is also home to many large golf courses and beautiful country clubs. Residents of A Living Heart Assisted Living note that they enjoy the quieter and more friendly environment here, due to the lower number of beds in the facility. This atmosphere also extends to the staff wh... (read more)
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Angels Paradise Care Home

18330 W Marconi Avenue, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
1 review
Angels Paradise Care Home is an assisted living facility easily accessible from the Sun Valley Parkway in Surprise, Arizona. Residents enjoy a beautifully landscaped outdoors and can choose either private or semi-private rooms to suit their needs. Families have remarked on the high-quality food and the attentive staff. Residents receive support such as medication management, daily housekeeping, personalized individual attention and home-cooked meals. There is a low staff-to-r... (read more)
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Adelina Care

17543 W. Columbine Dr., Surprise, AZ
$$$$
1 review
richardg: "Beautiful and clean place great for people with higher level of care like my mother.She has been in this facility for 4 years and the caregivers and the. Owner were very good with all her needs and I can tell you my mom is a very difficult person but she is very happy here. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE PLACE FOR EVRRYBODY WHO NEEDS GOOD CARE AND GOOD PRICE!"
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Mariposa Point of Surprise

16650 No. Stadium Way, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
6 reviews
At Mariposa Point of Sunrise, providers enhance the comfort and quality of life for seniors and their families through a holistic approach to wellness utilizing a unique approach called the Seven Dimensions of Wellness. Located in sunny Surprise, Arizona, this gorgeous facility brings educators from local schools and universities to present special versions of their best lectures to residents to continually improve their health. Relatives mention the personal kitchenettes wit... (read more)
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A Paradise For Parents

15922 N 164th Lane, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
3 reviews
A Paradise For Parents is a small senior care facility in Surprise, Arizona. As the name suggests, this is a caring community that offers a personal touch and reassurance for relatives. Described by visitors as a real home, the facility has a close-knit, welcoming group of residents and staff. Family members say that the staff seems to be more than caregivers, they are friends who offer companionship and compassionate care. Visitors were impressed by the large, airy room... (read more)
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About Seniors Assisted Living

17343 West Bajada, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
1 review
The About Seniors Assisted Living facility is located in sunny Surprise, Arizona, just a short distance from the Trilogy Golf Club and Blackstone country club. About Senior Assisted Living maintains a high standard where the visitors are family. Residents praise the high-quality maintenance of this facility and the excellent staff. The facility prioritizes comfort and an at-home-like feel with several companion suites and private or semi-private rooms, to ensure the most comf... (read more)
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Best Care Assisted Living

18431 W Port Royale Lane, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
1 review
Best Care Assisted Living is an assisted living facility located in Surprise, Arizona, just 30 miles northwest of Phoenix. The community offers private and semi-private rooms in the small neighborhood of Sierra Montana, where residents are able to enjoy retirement and relaxation. The experienced staff, available to assist with residents' needs 24/7, plans regular in-house activities for everyone to enjoy. Residents can also take advantage of the facility's theater room, which... (read more)
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Golden Generation / Times

13393 W. Rickrock Street, Surprise, AZ
$$$$
1 review
Located in a charming suburb of Surprise, Arizona, the Golden Generation/Times Adult Care Home provides up to nine residents with a quiet, homely community. Visitors note the remarkable bond staff is able to build with residents, as well as their friendly and caring demeanor. Residents leading an independent lifestyle enjoy socializing in the den while relaxing on recliners. The owners' experiences as caregivers encouraged them to open this facility, which offers a variety of... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 66 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Surprise is $2,521 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Surprise

Surprise, Arizona is often called the “playground of the West Valley.” Some popular pastimes in Surprise are baseball and golf games, Wildlife Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park. Seniors who want to live here but who are no longer independent have plenty of assisted living facilities from which to choose. There are 56 assisted living facilities in the Surprise area: 37 in Surprise and 19 spread throughout the communities of Peoria, El Mirage, Sun City, Sun City West and Youngtown. Staff in these facilities are trained to help seniors with daily living activities such as grooming, eating and personal hygiene. Residents of these communities participate in a friendly, homelike environment while benefiting from the services they provide.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Surprise

  • Since Arizona does not tax Social Security retirement benefits, seniors enjoy recent tax breaks in Surprise. Retirement income such as 401(k) and IRA distributions are taxed, and state sales taxes are also fairly high.
  • The cost of living in Surprise is high compared to other Arizona cities. The cost of living index is 106, which is 8 percent higher than the state average and 6 percent above the national average.
  • The crime rate in Surprise, AZ is 42 percent lower than the rest of Arizona, but the national average is 29 percent lower. Violent crime, however, is 78 percent lower than the state average and 73 percent lower than the rest of the country.
  • The weather here is terrific if you are a sun-loving senior. July highs average 95 degrees Fahrenheit but there's respite in December when temperatures fall to 52 degrees Fahrenheit.  Meanwhile, May showers yield 8.4 inches of needed rainfall. 
  • The air quality index in Surprise is 48% worse than the national average. The pollution index in Surprise is 19% better than the national average.
  • Seniors who need transportation to doctor’s appointments, essential errands, emergencies and personal outings can contact North West Valley Connect directly for a ride. Subsidized rides are available to some disabled and low-income residents. The city sponsors free rides to some senior centers in the area as well. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Surprise

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Arizona

$4,000.00 US
$3,497.00 Sun City West
$3,200.00 Youngtown
$3,000.00 Litchfield Park
$2,952.00 Sun City
$2,874.00 Peoria
$2,521.00 Surprise
$1,800.00 Waddell

Assisted Living costs in Surprise start around $2,521 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 Surprise 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 Surprise

The Arizona Long-Term Care System (ALTCS) features a sponsored program designed to provide care and services to seniors. Seniors living in assisted living homes in Surprise, AZ, are eligible to participate in this financial assistance program based on individual circumstances.

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 Surprise

Surprise 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 Surprise

Surprise-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.