Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah, is the most populous city in the state with 199,723 residents, 11.1% of whom are senior citizens. Salt Lake City has been ranked as one of the best cities in the country to retire, thanks to its low cost of living, affordable health care and beautiful environment.
Assisted living facilities offer support with tasks of daily living, including grooming, laundry and transportation. They’re ideal for seniors who can no longer live independently but don’t require the round-the-clock medical care given by a nursing home. In Salt Lake City, seniors pay $3,310 per month on average for assisted living, which is lower than the state average of $3,500.
This guide provides an introduction to assisted living in Salt Lake City and useful information that aims to help with decision-making when choosing long-term care. Read on to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of city living and other long-term care options and their average monthly costs.