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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Sun City West, AZ for 2024

There are 41 Memory Care Facilities in the Sun City West area, with 4 in Sun City West and 37 nearby.

The average cost of memory care in Sun City West is $5,743 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Surprise with an average starting cost of 4,907.

To help you with your search, browse the 224 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sun City West. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sun City West 4.36 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Litchfield Park with an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Sun City West

Currently, the state of Arizona has around 140,000 residents with an Alzheimer's disease or dementia diagnosis. As the senior population in Sun City West is high with 82 percent of 24,535 people being over 65, the number of seniors with memory-related illnesses in the city is expected to grow. Sun City West currently meets this demand with 18 assisted living facilities offering directed care services to meet the needs of these residents. Arizona considers directed care services to be those offered by qualified staff to aid individuals who cannot make basic care decisions or are incapable of recognizing their needs.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Sun City West

  • The Sun City West area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Banner Sun Health Research Institute’s Cleo Roberts Memorial Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Sun City West is located in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun, an area known for being hot and dry. Seniors should keep cool in the harsh summers that average a high of 105 in July. The winter is mild, however, with January lows of 40 degrees and no annual snowfall.
  • Caretakers of seniors should consider how living in Sun City West, which is located in Maricopa County, might affect their loved one's health. This city is located within the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area, the eighth most polluted city in the U.S. according to the American Lung Association.
  • Families looking for a memory care facility in Sun City West may be pleased to know that this area has a low rate of violent crime. At a rate of 17.2 out of 100 (one being safest), Sun City West is over 10 points below the U.S. average of 31.1. Property crime is also lower with a ranking of 26.1 to 38.1.

Paying for Memory Care in Sun City West

Memory Care costs in Sun City West start around $5,743 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sun City West 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.

Cities in Arizona

Sun City West

$5,743

US

$5,694

Glendale

$5,591

Surprise

$5,250

Peoria

$5,229

Avondale

$4,100

Litchfield Park

$4,080

Sun City

$3,428

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Sun City West

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 West

Sun City West 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 West, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sun City West

Sun City West-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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Linda

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Sun City West

My friend's husband is at Sun City West. They don't know how to handle the areas that they need to improve on, like how they handle dementia residents, and they don't have much in the way of...

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Memory Care

Linda

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Brookdale Camino del Sol

I had my husband in Brookdale Camino del Sol and I felt like I never had to worry about him. The people are very caring. The facility is very clean and they have a lot of activities. The food is...

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Memory Care

Julianne

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Avista Sun City West

My husband is in Avista Sun City West. It's clean, nice, has a lot of natural light, it's very well-decorated, and it smells nice. The staff is friendly, caring, and knowledgeable. They have an...

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