Tucson Assisted Living

There are 53 Assisted Living Facilities in Tucson, AZ and 7 Assisted Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Assisted Living in Tucson, AZ is $3,500 per month.

Average Cost: $4,500

Tucson Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Tucson for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Tucson Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Atria Campana del Rio $3,755/month
Broadway Proper $1,625/month
Sherwood Village $2,250/month
The Forum at Tucson $3,215/month
Via Elegante Assisted Living at La Cholla $4,495/month
Sunrise at River Road $2,990/month
Fellowship Square Tucson $2,270/month
The Villas at Houghton $4,395/month
The Villas at La Canada $4,395/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Elmcroft of River Centre Tucson Tuscon $3,270/month
Fairwinds - Desert Point Oro Valley $2,340/month
Prestige Assisted Living at Green Valley Green Valley $2,925/month
The Villas at Green Valley Green Valley $4,195/month
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.
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Map of Tucson Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Tucson

Located in the southeast corner of Arizona, Tucson is over 100 miles south of Phoenix and only 70 miles north of the Mexican border. As Arizona’s second largest city, nicknamed “The Old Pueblo” after two of the most famous Spanish-built structures in the region, Tucson is a bustling metropolis home to nearly 550,000 residents and the University of Arizona. Set against a stunning mountain backdrop with an average of 350 sunny days per year, assisted living in Tucson has a lot to offer seniors looking for a dynamic retirement experience.

Tucson Attractions

One of Tucson’s top attractions is the 49-acre oasis that is Tohono Chul Park. Visitors can stroll the park along handicap-accessible trails, view one of the many award-winning art exhibits in one of two galleries on site or sit for a meal on the shaded patio of the tea room. Residents of assisted living in Tucson looking to beat the desert heat can head to Foothills Mall. This fully-enclosed shopping center at the base the Santa Catalina Mountains has over 90 retail and outlet stores, a large selection of dining options and a 15-screen movie multiplex. There is an abundance of culture, arts and entertainment within the city of Tucson. Assisted living residents can bask in the sounds of the Tucson Jazz Society and Tucson Symphony Orchestra or see Ballet Tucson add movement to the music in a live dance performance. Sports fans can cheer on both the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona Wildcats during the fall football season and root for the Arizona Diamondbacks Major League Baseball team come spring.

Tucson Medical Facilities

Residents of assisted living in Tucson are fortunate to live near some of the region’s best health care facilities. Tucson Medical Center has been serving the Tucson community since 1943. Now employing nearly 1,000 doctors practicing 60 medical specialties, Tucson Medical is open 24 hours a day and treats more stroke and cardiac patients than any other hospital in the area. The University Medical Center, affiliated with the University of Arizona, is a major teaching and research hospital in Arizona. The hospital has been responsible for major advancements in medicine since 1976 and currently operates Centers of Excellence for the care of arthritis, cancer and respiratory conditions, and runs the Arizona Center on Aging.

Tucson Transportation

Public transportation is run by Sun Tran which operates a system of buses, vans and a soon to be opened street car. Seniors who are unable to use regular public transit due to disability can reserve a ride on Sun Van paratransit shuttles. Vans will transport seniors from a community of assisted living in Tucson to and from anywhere within the metropolitan area.

Cost of Assisted Living in Tucson

The cost of assisted living in Tucson will vary depending on the size and location of the assisted living community as well as the amount and quality of care services provided. Monthly fees for assisted living in the area typically range from about $2,000 to $4,500.* The median cost of a private, one-bedroom residence in a Tucson assisted living community is $3,200 per month or $38,400 per year. This makes Tucson one of the more moderately priced locations in the country for assisted living.

Find Assisted Living in Tucson

Offering breathtaking natural beauty, robust cultural activities and the modern amenities of a thriving urban city, Tucson is a great choice for active retirement living. View a list of senior living communities in the area by visiting our Tucson Assisted Living page.
*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.
Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell. Back to Top