Utah County is the second-most populous county in the state. As well as cities and villages of various sizes, it is home to a gorgeous natural landscape, which includes the Wasatch Mountains and Utah Lake. It has a very low senior population despite being home to some of the safest cities in the entire country. With such a wide range of terrain, which includes waterfalls, mountains, hot springs and caves, the area is perfect for those who like to spend time in nature. For those who prefer to stay inside, the county also has world-class cultural attractions like the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, where visitors can see works by some of the world’s best-known artists.

In Utah County, assisted living costs an average of $3,200 per month. Although this is lower than both state and national averages, actual costs may vary by location and care plan.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Utah County, UT

2015, 2017, 2018, 2022

Courtyard at Jamestown Assisted Living

3352 North 100 East, Provo, UT, 84604

Courtyard at Jamestown Assisted Living is situated just above Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Outside the facility, residents are delighted by two ponds with ducks and a stream where deer dri … (read more)
Courtyard at Jamestown Assisted Living is situated just above Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Outside the facility, residents are delighted by two ponds with ducks and a stream where deer dri … (read more)

2013

The Charleston at Cedar Hills

10020 North 4600 West, Cedar Hills, UT, 84062

The Charleston at Cedar Hills is nestled next to Heritage Park in Cedar Hills, Utah. Loved ones appreciate that the community engages residents by organizing plenty of recreational activities, includi … (read more)
The Charleston at Cedar Hills is nestled next to Heritage Park in Cedar Hills, Utah. Loved ones appreciate that the community engages residents by organizing plenty of recreational activities, includi … (read more)

2016, 2017, 2018

Rocky Mountain Care Grove Creek Assisted Living

175 N State Street, Lindon, UT, 84042

We went to look at Rocky Mountain Care – Grove Creek Assisted Living. It was very nice, it was more expensive than the one we chose. It wasn’t as modern, the hallways were narrower and it just wasn’t … (read more)
We went to look at Rocky Mountain Care – Grove Creek Assisted Living. It was very nice, it was more expensive than the one we chose. It wasn’t as modern, the hallways were narrower and it just wasn’t … (read more)

2018, 2021

Highland Glen

10322 North 4800 West, American Fork, UT, 84003

Highland Glen is located in American Fork, Utah, just moments from Highland Trails Park and Walmart Supercenter. The facility’s apartment-style rooms are complimented by visitors, who note that reside … (read more)
Highland Glen is located in American Fork, Utah, just moments from Highland Trails Park and Walmart Supercenter. The facility’s apartment-style rooms are complimented by visitors, who note that reside … (read more)

Lake Ridge Senior Living

960 S Geneva Road, Orem, UT, 84058

Lake Ridge Senior Living is located in Orem, Utah, near Polaris High School and next door to the Health Professions facility. Residents describe a comfortable atmosphere with great activities and a fu … (read more)
Lake Ridge Senior Living is located in Orem, Utah, near Polaris High School and next door to the Health Professions facility. Residents describe a comfortable atmosphere with great activities and a fu … (read more)

Summerfield Retirement

911 N. 800 W., Orem, UT, 84057

Summerfield Retirement facility is located across from Timpanogos Hospital in Orem. This assisted living facility encourages independence but still provides needed support to care for residents. Revie … (read more)
Summerfield Retirement facility is located across from Timpanogos Hospital in Orem. This assisted living facility encourages independence but still provides needed support to care for residents. Revie … (read more)

Legacy Village of Provo

4146 N University Ave, Provo, UT, 84604

Legacy Village is located in Provo, Utah near Interstate 189. Visitors praise the facility for its clean, modern amenities and comfortable-sized apartments with kitchenette, a sizable closet and a pri … (read more)
Legacy Village is located in Provo, Utah near Interstate 189. Visitors praise the facility for its clean, modern amenities and comfortable-sized apartments with kitchenette, a sizable closet and a pri … (read more)

Spring Gardens Mapleton

1483 West 800 South, Mapleton, UT, 84664

My mother has moved into Spring Gardens Mapleton. It’s very nice and clean. All of the workers are very friendly and helpful. She has gone to a few activities, and she enjoyed them. The food is really … (read more)
My mother has moved into Spring Gardens Mapleton. It’s very nice and clean. All of the workers are very friendly and helpful. She has gone to a few activities, and she enjoyed them. The food is really … (read more)

Hearthstone Manor

1424 S. 1700 E., Spanish Fork, UT, 84660

Hearthstone Manor is located in Spanish Fork, Utah, which sits 117 miles below the Wasatch mountain range. The community is a short drive away from Veteran’s Memorial Highway, which has a large strip … (read more)
Hearthstone Manor is located in Spanish Fork, Utah, which sits 117 miles below the Wasatch mountain range. The community is a short drive away from Veteran’s Memorial Highway, which has a large strip … (read more)

Legacy House of Spanish Fork

1449 East 150 South, Spanish Fork, UT, 84660

Legacy House of Spanish Fork is located on East 150 South in Spanish Fork, Utah. It’s convenient to U.S. Highway 6 and a short drive from Intermountain Health Care and Centennial Park. Residents’ … (read more)
Legacy House of Spanish Fork is located on East 150 South in Spanish Fork, Utah. It’s convenient to U.S. Highway 6 and a short drive from Intermountain Health Care and Centennial Park. Residents’ … (read more)

Elk Ridge Assisted Living

218 W. Olympic Lane, Payson, UT, 84651

I toured Elk Ridge Assisted Living. I liked the closeness, the humor, and how they like to cater to everybody. They took a group to the temple and stuff like that, ’cause most places don’t do that. An … (read more)
I toured Elk Ridge Assisted Living. I liked the closeness, the humor, and how they like to cater to everybody. They took a group to the temple and stuff like that, ’cause most places don’t do that. An … (read more)

Covington Senior Living of Orem

1925 N State St, Orem, UT, 84057

My dad has been at Covington for 4 years. We are very happy with his experience here. Staff has been prompt to address any issues that have arisen and the DN has gone the extra mile to make sure his n … (read more)
My dad has been at Covington for 4 years. We are very happy with his experience here. Staff has been prompt to address any issues that have arisen and the DN has gone the extra mile to make sure his n … (read more)

Rocky Mountain Care Spring Hollow Assisted Living and Memory Care

92 S. 800 E., Orem, UT, 84097

We chose here for my sister-in-law because of the location, and she has been now for three months now. They are very good to her, they have very good cooks, and she is enjoying the food. The staff is … (read more)
We chose here for my sister-in-law because of the location, and she has been now for three months now. They are very good to her, they have very good cooks, and she is enjoying the food. The staff is … (read more)


River Pointe Assisted Living

462 S. 900 E. St., Provo, UT, 84606

It seemed very homey and had a lot of activities for residents to do. I ate a good meal there. The residents seemed happy. The staff was very informative.
It seemed very homey and had a lot of activities for residents to do. I ate a good meal there. The residents seemed happy. The staff was very informative.

Cove Point Retirement

1988 N Cove Point Ln, Provo, UT, 84604

Cove Point Retirement is located off of State Street in Provo, UT and is a homey senior community that offers its residents many activities and opportunities to socialize with each other. Each spaciou … (read more)
Cove Point Retirement is located off of State Street in Provo, UT and is a homey senior community that offers its residents many activities and opportunities to socialize with each other. Each spaciou … (read more)

2014, 2016

Bel Aire Senior Living

1088 East 390 South, American Fork, UT, 84003

Bel Aire Senior Living is located in the city of American Fork, Utah, at the foot of Mount Timpanogos in the Wasatch Range. The city is home to several parks including Timpanogos Cave National Monumen … (read more)
Bel Aire Senior Living is located in the city of American Fork, Utah, at the foot of Mount Timpanogos in the Wasatch Range. The city is home to several parks including Timpanogos Cave National Monumen … (read more)

River Meadows Senior Living

137 Red Pine Dr, Alpine, UT, 84004

I was very impressed with River Meadows Senior Living. They had 2 different types of facilities, they had individual cottages, as well as more of a higher level of assisted living, there were little a … (read more)
I was very impressed with River Meadows Senior Living. They had 2 different types of facilities, they had individual cottages, as well as more of a higher level of assisted living, there were little a … (read more)

Treeo Orem

250 E Center Street, Orem, UT, 84057

Treeo – Orem got my sister in immediately. It is a wonderful and very welcoming place. One of the things that we loved was when we brought her there, the general manager spoke to my sister, not to me … (read more)
Treeo – Orem got my sister in immediately. It is a wonderful and very welcoming place. One of the things that we loved was when we brought her there, the general manager spoke to my sister, not to me … (read more)

Ashford Assisted Living and Memory Care

333 South 950 West, Springville, UT, 84663

Ashford Assisted Living and Memory Care is nestled in the Utah Valley in the city of Springville. This senior living community receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for its cleanline … (read more)
Ashford Assisted Living and Memory Care is nestled in the Utah Valley in the city of Springville. This senior living community receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for its cleanline … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Utah County

Assisted living in Utah County costs an average of $3,200 per month, according to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey. This price is a little under the state average of $3,400 and significantly lower than the national average of $4,300 per month.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Utah County has very low assisted living prices compared to other cities in the region. At the bottom of the state, St. George is on par with the statewide average of $3,400. Northern city Ogden averages a more expensive $3,588. State capital Salt Lake City has the highest assisted living prices in the entire state. At $3,700, it is $500 per month more expensive than Utah County. Costs can be similar in neighboring Nevada, where Las Vegas averages $3,525. In Reno, assisted living has an average cost of $3,750 per month. On the opposite border, Colorado’s costs are a little more expensive, with Grand Junction averaging $3,995 and capital city Denver averaging $4,850.

$3200

Utah County

$3400

Utah

$4300

The United States

$3400

St. George

$3525

Las Vegas, NV

$3588

Ogden

$3700

Salt Lake City

$3750

Reno, NV

$3995

Grand Junction, CO

$4850

Denver, CO

Note: Data for Utah County was unavailable, so data for the county seat, Provo, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Utah County

Utah, in cooperation with the federal Medicaid program, offers two need-based waivers to low-income seniors. The Utah Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver and the New Choices Waiver were launched to help individuals, who would otherwise be relegated to nursing homes and other forms of institutionalized care, exercise their choice for alternative living arrangements, including assisted living and home-based services.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Utah page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Utah County

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 Utah page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Utah County

ResourceContact Service
Mountainland Aging & Family Services Department(801) 229-3800As the Area Agency on Aging for Utah County, this department enriches and supports seniors with a wide array of services. These include financial assistance programs, legal aid and a volunteer transportation initiative. Seniors can get help finding medical care and applying for insurance programs to help pay for it. Case management specialists can connect seniors with mobility aids, emergency response systems, long-term living placement and other services.
Springville Senior Center(801) 489-8738This and other senior centers throughout the county offer entertainment and activities designed to keep elders engaged, active and cheerful. It has a billiard room, a library, a computer room, a rifle range and a fully equipped fitness room. Members can participate in dance and crafting classes, book clubs, movie nights and social games. Health initiatives, such as brain boost classes and foot clinics are also available.
Provo Vet Center(801) 377-1117Veterans can gain access to federal benefits as well as financial assistance for housing and health care. This vet center offers mental health services, including individual and group counseling, as well as referrals to medical care at VA hospitals and clinics. It also maintains a directory of assistive services designed for veterans across the country.
Senior Charity Care Foundation(801) 515-0480This nonprofit works to ensure equal access to health care by operating mobile services at a reduced cost. Traveling dentists can perform cleanings, fillings and denture fittings at a price discounted based on income. Mobile vision services include eye exams and low-cost glasses.
Utah Legal Services(801) 374-6766As well as offering a resource center with self-help information, this organization provides free and low-cost advocacy services to those in need. A senior law initiative offers representation for cases related to driving privileges, wills, estates and health insurance access. Attorneys here can also help with financial and consumer issues.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Utah County

Utah County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Utah are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Utah page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Utah County