Review by Michele E. - Penrose Senior Care Auditors®
Olive Grove is a 3 story, older facility, but every visible unit has a balcony, which was very appealing. Though older, the landscaping was well maintained, grassy, and perhaps “pet-friendly”, as I observed 2 seniors walking their small dogs. It is adjacent to a large apartment
complex and just south of a large...
We visited Brookdale North Phoenix and we immediately recognized the quality from the moment we stepped into the entrance. A very distinguished lobby with a lot of people smiling and interacting in a very peaceful atmosphere. Families and friends of residents were sitting around the community chatting and having a...
I have seen this community go through a major transformation after being purchased by a different owner and each time I go there it gets better and better. From a fantastic remodel to a beautiful new secured memory care unit its sometimes hard to believe that its the same old property. The care has always been good,...
From the minute you pull into the parking lot you can tell that this is a very large community and that is the good and the bad about this long standing a facility. It can definitely be a maze to work your way through its multiple buildings. They do have a great set up of signs to guide you, thus eliminating the...
Review by Michele E. - Penrose Senior Care Auditors®
Mountain Park is a fairly new facility – less than two year old, 2 story structure is located in the suburban area of Ahwautukee. It is very nicely landscaped, with dual entrances for the both assisted and independent living residents. It also has a memory center. I came in through the assisted living section, with...
Named Arizona’s capital city on Valentine’s Day 1912 by President Taft, the city of Phoenix has grown to become the fifth largest in the United States (U.S.). Those who like it hot will enjoy not only the 310 sunny days per year that Phoenix receives but also the fiery Mexican cuisine that dominates the local culinary scene.
The combination of warm weather, abundance of entertainment and proximity to the services and amenities of a large city make assisted living in Phoenix an attractive option for seniors.
Residents of assisted living in Phoenix are lucky to live in one of just a dozen U.S. cities that has all four major professional sports leagues. The Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Coyotes all call this city their home.
Art aficionados will enjoy the lively Phoenix arts scene. From watching a play or dance performance at the Herberger Theater to listening to the sounds of the Phoenix symphony to viewing the centuries-old artifacts on display at the Pueblo Grand Museum and Archaeological Park, there is never a shortage of fun and exciting things to do.
Seniors looking for friends and fun can head toward one of 15 senior centers. The centers engage seniors 60 years and older through recreational and social activities, group meals, educational classes, referral services and more.
Phoenix Medical Facilities
Assisted living in Phoenix offers not only quality assistive care at the community level, but also access to many well-known medical facilities in the area. Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center has been serving Phoenix and the greater Southwest since 1911. The flagship location of Banner Health, Good Samaritan is a major research and teaching hospital. The Banner Alzheimer’s Institute is internationally known for making groundbreaking discoveries about the disease.
In addition, Phoenix is home to the first hospital planned, designed and built by the famous Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic Hospital provides 244 beds, 18 operating rooms and a level II emergency center. The clinic also provides outpatient care in over 65 medical specialties.
To accommodate the massive population growth throughout Phoenix’s metropolitan area, the Valley Metro transit authority operates a comprehensive system of buses and light rail. METRO light rail trains carry residentsfrom communities ofassisted living in Phoenix to major destinations downtown and as far east as Tempe. Buses connect riders to local neighborhoods and offer seniors age 65 and older discounted fares.
Cost of Assisted Living in Phoenix
Phoenix offers seniors some of the more affordable assisted living options in the country, with a median cost of $3,000 per month* for a private, one-bedroom unit. The cost of assisted living in the Phoenix metropolitan area ranges from as low as $1,830 per month to as high as $5,125. Seniors should expect to pay at least $36,000 annually to live in a Phoenix assisted living community.
Find Assisted Living in Phoenix
Phoenix offers a vibrant, dynamic location for retirement living. To learn more about senior living communities in the area, visit our Phoenix Assisted Living page.
The median cost of Assisted Living in Phoenix for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,250/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.