38 Memory Care Facilities near Sun City, AZ
There are 38 Memory Care Facilities in the Sun City area, with 2 in Sun City and 36 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Sun City is $3,542 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Goodyear with an average starting cost of $2,496.
To help you with your search, browse the 92 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sun City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sun City 2.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Peoria with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Sun City, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Sun City, AZ
What to Consider About Memory Care in Sun City
More than 130,000 people in Arizona are living with dementia. Some of them are in Sun City, which has a huge senior population — nearly 75 percent of its 37,499 residents are over 65 years of age. To provide care for these seniors, Sun City is home to 34 assisted living facilities, classified in Arizona as directed care services. The programs and services within these facilities are tailored to seniors with memory-related illnesses who are unable to ask for assistance or express their needs. Qualified staff is available to provide specialized, dignified care.
- The Sun City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Banner Sun Health Research Institute’s Cleo Roberts Memory Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors living with a respiratory condition might have breathing difficulties living in Sun City. In addition to the hot, dry climate, this area in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has been ranked the eighth most polluted city in the country by the American Lung Association.
- Families of seniors looking for care in Sun City may be able to save a little money due to Arizona’s low tax rates. Social security income is not taxed, and property taxes are an average of 0.8 percent in Maricopa County. This leaves senior residents with more money to spend on daily necessities and higher-quality care.
- Families with seniors residing in Sun City may enjoy peace of mind thanks to this area’s lower rate of crime. Violent crime is less than the U.S. average at 25 versus 31.1 (out of 100, 1 being safest). Property crime, at 29.5, is nearly 10 points below the country’s average.
Paying for Memory Care in Sun City
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Arizona
Memory Care costs in Sun City start around $3,542 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sun City 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 Memory Care in Sun City
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Arizona page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Sun City
Sun City and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Sun City, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sun City
Sun City-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Arizona are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Arizona page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Sun City, AZ
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sun City
Review of The Gardens of Sun City
I would NOT recommend the Gardens to anyone. My mother was there for 16 days and she declined significantly and ended up in the hospital. They were rude, uncommunicative and did not personalize any... Read more
Review of The Woodmark at Sun City
My wife was at The Woodmark at Sun City for respite care. She was in the advanced memory care unit. The place is locked down for people coming in or going out, so you need codes to enter and exit. ... Read more