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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $3,850 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 15 assisted living facilities in Glendale and 30 in surrounding areas.
When families are seeking supportive services for their loved ones, they turn to Desert Sky Assisted Living because we deliver first-class care in a family-like setting.
Everywhere you look at Thunderbird Senior Living you'll see folks enjoying life together in an atmosphere that allows them to live their lives in their style. We understand that today’s seniors want choices and are leading a far more active…
Offering high-quality assisted living and memory care, the staff at Brookdale Arrowhead Ranch live up to our promise to treat your family as lovingly as we would our own.
At Glencroft Center for Modern Aging, we feel “Successful Aging” can be summed up simply by making sure someone, no matter what their age, has a sense of purpose and direction. If we can provide our seniors with purpose, passion…
A brand new community for people 62+ offering Independent & Assisted Living, and Residential Memory Care. Part of the Arrowhead neighborhood in Glendale, Arizona, Inspira is a new 62+ community currently under development by Cadence Senior Living and P.B. Bell…
Why pick us? Here are 7 good reasons: caregiver per resident ratio 2/5 - the best you can find compared to others the best caregivers - many of them trained by Arizona Alzheimer association the best prices - we work…
Our friendly and caring staff will treat your family member as their own, providing excellent care while protecting privacy and maintaining dignity. ACCOMMODATIONS: Private and Semi-Private Rooms Delicious Home Cooked Meals Great Glendale location Daily Mail Delivery Housekeeping, Laundry ,…
We specialize in care and daily living assistance to an array of individuals. Whether you need daily or weekly assistance due to aging, illness, recovery, or rehabilitation, our care givers will provide an individualized service that you can trust. We…
BeeHive Homes of Arrowhead in Glendale Arizona, is a senior living home in a residential setting. Uniquely designed, our senior living services offer residents more access to personal care. By keeping our homes smaller with professional, skilled caregivers, our residents…
Sitting right across the street from Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, LifeStream at Thunderbird provides independent and assisted living accommodations and service.
Lifestream can meet the needs of their residents. From independent to assisted they can remain as residents. The staff is well trained and you are greeted with a friendly smile and "how may I assist you". Residents have a safe, secure community that looks after their every need. They provide an array of activities a...Read more LifeStream at Thunderbird reviews
While a senior living community located directly across the road from a major medical center is major selling point, that convenience and piece of mind does come at the price of overall tranquillity as it does make the campus a little more noisy and busy than it'd probably be otherwise, but that takes away nothing from...Read more LifeStream at Thunderbird reviews
My adopted mother lived here for about 8 months and they never made sure she brushed her teeth or recognized when something was wrong with her. She had pneumonia and a UTI and when we visited her we had to point out that she was not feeling well. The CNA's are very friendly but the lady that runs this place (Jody) is n...Read more LifeStream at Thunderbird reviews
The rooms at LifeStream at Thunderbird were nice but a little bit on the small side and they didn’t have a washer and dryer. We liked the exterior rooms because they had nice views of the courtyard and the pool. The staff was good, and everything there looked nice. The place was well kept and clean. The residents were ...Read more LifeStream at Thunderbird reviews
I visited this facility for the first time and I was unsure of what I would find as I had been given a variety of reviews, both good and bad, from different people. From the moment I walked in I noticed how open and bright the facility was and it was super clean, but not uncomfortably so, where you feel afraid to move ...Read more Desert Sky Assisted Living reviews
This older, but well-kept facility is a 2-story structure, set back off of one street from a busy thoroughfare. The individual units have window awnings, which provide some protection from the sun, however there are no balconies for nicer weather. This visitor was able to see that several residents had homey decoration...Read more Desert Sky Assisted Living reviews
The average monthly cost of assisted living in Glendale is $3,850, which is a little under the national average of $4,000. It’s close to the costs in smaller Arizona cities such as Yuma ($3,625) and Prescott ($3,775) as well as the state average of $3,800. Flagstaff is higher in cost at $5,098, and Tucson is a little higher than Glendale at $4,044.
Cost of Assisted Living Comparison Chart
The cost of senior care in Glendale varies substantially depending on the type of service received. Nursing home care costs nearly twice the amount of assisted living, and homemaker services and home health aides, which allow people to stay in their homes, are also more expensive than assisted living. These rates make assisted living in Arizona an attractive option for seniors with limited funds. Adult day health care, costing on average $2,167 per month, is the least expensive type of care.
Cost of Homemaker/Home Health Aide Comparison Chart
Arizona’s Medicaid program is called the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. It’s run as a section 1115 demonstration waiver and provides health care insurance for seniors 65 and older who don’t need nursing facility care. It also coordinates with other programs to provide long-term care services in facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living centers.
To be eligible for AHCCCS, seniors must:
There is a division of the AHCCCS called the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS), which is designed to assist seniors in arranging and paying for long-term care services when needed. It’s an entitlement, so there are no enrollment caps, and everyone who qualifies receives service. The program provides long-term care in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day cares and senior’s homes.
To be eligible for the ALTCS program, participants must:
There are also monthly income caps, but they vary depending on the applicant’s marital status, whether they live independently or with caregivers, and if their spouse has applied for or is receiving Medicaid. Once accepted into the ALTCS, participants are assigned a caseworker to help them devise a care plan that is suitable for their unique situation.
Seniors can apply for ACCCHS online or call (866) 495-6738.
Veterans Aid and Attendance Program
Veterans Affairs offers a supplemental cash program called the Veterans Aid and Attendance Program. It’s available to veterans over 65 who need assistance with activities that include medication management, bathing, dressing, grocery shopping and meal prep. To apply, seniors must submit documentation of wartime service. They must have served at least 90 days of active duty during wartime and been honorably discharged. If they’re under 65, they must be totally disabled. For those over 65, there is no disability requirement. Single surviving spouses of such veterans are also eligible.
Financial requirements for the program are complicated, so applicants should contact their local VA benefits office for help in applying. Call (800) 827-1000 for more information about this program.
Assisted Living Bridge Loans
Elderlife Financial is an organization that offers loans to seniors who have an immediate need for assisted living funding. This can be helpful for seniors who are waiting for a home to sell or to be approved for benefits. Elderlife Financial provides up to 12 months of payments to individuals and families. The funds can be taken as a lump sum or as a line of credit, and if taken as a line of credit, borrowers will only pay interest on what is used.
Multiple borrowers may sign for a loan, placing less weight on individual credit scores. The company requires information on the source of anticipated funding, and because the family of a senior usually applies, their health and age are not a factor in approval. The approval time is fast, sometimes within 24 hours. For more information, contact Elderlife Financial Services at (888) 228-4500.
Glendale has several community centers with programs that offer older residents meals, social opportunities, health screenings and entertainment. These three centers have regularly scheduled events for seniors to stay active and engaged.
Glendale Community Center
5401 W Ocotillo Road, Glendale, AZ 85301
Glendale Adult Center
5970 W Brown St, Glendale, AZ 85302
Devonshire Senior Center
2802 E Devonshire Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016
The greater Phoenix area has a robust VA health and medical system with one VA hospital and 10 outpatient clinics available. The VA can help seniors with health care, referrals, support and counseling. Call or go into the Arizona Department of Veterans Services to apply for benefits.
Arizona Department of Veterans Services
3839 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
650 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-1839
There are several assistance agencies in Glendale that offer help and support to elderly residents and their caretakers. These agencies can help seniors and their families find resources and information on the myriad of programs available to them.
Area Agency on Aging, Region One
1366 E Thomas Rd., Ste. 108, Phoenix AZ, 85014
Arizona Age-Friendly Network
302 North 1st Avenue, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85003
City of Glendale Community Action Program
5850 W. Glendale Ave, Suite B-51, Glendale, AZ 85301
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