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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 5 assisted living facilities in Goodyear and 30 in surrounding areas.
The Cost of Senior Care in Goodyear, AZ
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At Pathways Assisted Living & Memory Care Neighborhood, our residents live in a family-style home and can safely explore the neighborhood and interact with their neighbors.
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When you or a loved one becomes a resident at Paradise For Parents, we welcome you into our extended family. We understand the uncertainties of beginn...
Atlantis II Assisted Living is a place where people care. Our home provides each residents with the assistance they need while supporting their independent life style. It provides flexibility, offering residents a multitude of activities and lifestyle choices. Most importantly,…
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A lifestyle that promises engaging activities every day and friends living right next door awaits seniors who join the brand-new retirement community The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community.
I have visited many, many communities in Goodyear, AZ. I can tell you that this one is my number one choice out of my top three. It's nice and classy from the entrance to the apartments. The receptionists have always greeted me with kindness and friendliness. I was in the lunchroom during my tour during a resident meal...Read more The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community reviews
The place is beautiful but it's understaffed especially servers, med techs and caregivers. I heard a man slipped on a wet floor and was on the ground for four hours! ! Caregivers didn't even noticed he was gone. Do not want anybody to live here.Read more The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community reviews
I visited The Groves. They were unable to provide services for my parents. However, the tour was pretty good. The staff was very friendly, and the facility was excellent, but if the person needed a lot of help, they could not provide. You had to be OK enough to live there basically. It was close to the freeway and new....Read more The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community reviews
My mom is in The Groves, and I like it. It's very neat and clean, and they have very friendly, knowledgeable, and loving staff. My mom is a hard one, but I feel like they are her extended family. They are a caring group. I really love the people that work there. When we were there, the food was very good, but it's not ...Read more The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community reviews
In Goodyear, assisted living costs an average of $3,850 per month, which is $150 below the national average and just $50 above the state average. When compared with Tucson ($4,044), Arizona’s second-largest city, Goodyear’s assisted living costs are slightly less expensive. The most expensive assisted living in the state is in Flagstaff, where the average monthly cost is $5,098. The least expensive is found in Lake Havasu City, where the average cost is just $3,625 per month.
Note: Specific senior care cost data isn’t available for Goodyear. Data for the nearest major city, Phoenix, has been used instead.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Surrounding Areas
Just as in most cities across the U.S., the average monthly cost of senior care in Goodyear varies considerably depending on the type of care required. The cost of nursing home care averages $6,450 per month, while assisted living is about half that cost at only $3,850 per month. Average rates for home care services are significantly higher than assisted living at $4,767 per month. When comparing care options, seniors should keep in mind that in-home care rates don’t include housing-related expenses such as mortgage payments, rent, utilities and upkeep, which are usually included in the room and board portion of assisted living community fees.
Senior Care Cost Comparison Chart
The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System is the state’s Medicaid system. It provides essential health care to low-income families and individuals in Arizona including pregnant women, disabled persons and senior citizens. Some of the service the AHCCCS covers include doctor visits, dental services, hospitalization, prescription medications and diagnostic tests.
To qualify for AHCCCS standard coverage as a senior citizen, applicants must be 65 years of age and meet the following financial requirements:
There are no asset limitations for the AHCCCS state plan.
To apply for coverage, seniors living in Goodyear can complete their application online or contact AHCCCS at (800) 565-5465.
The Arizona Long Term Care System provides coverage for seniors eligible for AHCCCS who require long-term care such as assisted living. This program covers the cost of care services, as well as medical and dental care, prescription medications and specialty care. Approved applicants are assigned a case manager who coordinates their services.
To qualify for the ALTCS program, applicants must be age 65 or older and require a nursing facility level of care. They also must meet the following financial requirements:
Exemptions to the asset limit include the applicant’s home as long as either the applicant or their spouse continues to reside there, as well as a single vehicle and personal belongings.
To apply for the ALTCS program, seniors can visit the Phoenix ALTCS office in person or call (602) 417-6600.
Elderlife Bridge Loan
Elderlife Financial Services offers bridge loans for Goodyear senior citizens who require assistance covering the cost of a move to assisted living. These loans offer flexible terms of up to 24 months, which can provide enough time to sell a home or other assets or for approved benefits to begin.
Up to six applicants are allowed per loan application, which can increase approval odds and allow family members to help with monthly payments. Upon approval, funds may be sent directly to the senior’s assisted living facility as automatic monthly payments.
To apply for an Elderlife bridge loan, seniors can complete an online application or call (888) 228-4500.
Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit
The Aid and Attendance benefit is a cash benefit that’s available to eligible veterans and their spouses who are currently receiving a regular VA pension. Those receiving a VA disability pension aren’t eligible for this benefit. For those who qualify, the pension top-up can help pay for long-term care whether a veteran receives it at home, in an assisted living community or in a nursing home.
To qualify, an applicant needs to meet one of these criteria:
For more information, seniors can contact the Phoenix Regional Veterans Affairs office at (866) 429-8387. Veterans living in the Goodyear area can also mail or fax their completed application to:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Claims Intake Center
Attention: St. Paul Pension Center
PO Box 5365, Janesville, WI 53547-5365
Fax: (844) 655-1604
The city of Goodyear recreation department offers the city’s seniors a variety of free life-enriching programs. These programs are designed to encourage seniors to build friendships with peers while enhancing their quality of life. Some of the services and activities offered include weekday lunches, card games, day trips and fitness classes.
Goodyear Recreation Senior Activities
3075 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Seniors who’ve served in the U.S. military can access a variety of programs and benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Phoenix Vet Center provides Goodyear senior veterans with assistance in identifying and applying for benefits they’re entitled to, counseling services and support groups. A complete range of health care services is available through the VA Health Care System in Phoenix.
Phoenix Vet Center
4020 N 20th St Suite 110, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phoenix VA Health Care System
650 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012
The Area Agency on Aging helps Goodyear seniors access a wealth of local resources and benefit programs. Some of the programs offered or administered by the AAA in Maricopa County include benefits mediation and assistance, legal advice, nutritional counseling, elder abuse support and a 24-hour senior helpline.
Area Agency on Aging Region One
1366 E Thomas Rd Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85014
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