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Page Reviewed / Updated – July 18, 2022

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Gilbert is home to 267,918 residents, of whom 9.7% are aged 65 and over, the award winning hospital Dignity Health, and the Banner Gateway Medical Center, which features innovative telehealth and robotic surgery programs. Part of the Phoenix metropolitan area, it’s considered one of the safest cities in the country.

Retirees considering living in Gilbert will find that the cost of living is higher than in other areas in the nation in housing and transportation sectors. The price of health care, groceries and utilities is on par with national averages. Taxes are mostly favorable in Arizona for seniors, with social security, estates and inheritances considered nontaxable. Assisted living costs are also affordable at $3,975 per month.

In addition to listing useful resources for older adults, this guide covers cost comparisons for assisted living and other care types in Gilbert and nearby communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Gilbert, AZ

According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, assisted living typically averages $3,975 per month in Gilbert.

With lower than average assisted living costs, Gilbert offers seniors $525 in savings each month when compared to national prices. Costs within the state itself vary, with Arizona’s averaging $4,000 monthly and nearby communities such as Tucson nearly the same at $4,050. Just north of Gilbert, costs rise slightly to $4,500 in Prescott Valley, while further north, Flagstaff reports some of the highest prices in the entire state at $5,000.

  • Gilbert: $3,975
  • Arizona: $4,000
  • National: $4,500
  • Tucson: $4,050
  • Prescott Valley: $4,500
  • Flagstaff: $5,000

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Gilbert, Arizona

The savings for seniors who move into assisted living in the Gilbert area continue when comparing its cost to that of in-home care and home health care, both of which average $5,958 monthly. For individuals who are mostly able-bodied, adult day health care may be a more affordable choice at $2,167 per month. Seniors that require around-the-clock services will find nursing home care ranges from $6,418 to $7,908 depending on if they choose a semiprivate or private room.

  • In-Home Care: $5,958
  • Home Health Care: $5,958
  • Adult Day Health Care: $2,167
  • Assisted Living Facility: $3,975
  • Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $6,418
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $7,908

Note: Data for Gilbert was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Phoenix, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Gilbert, AZ

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Other Ways To Pay for Assisted Living in Gilbert, AZ

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For additional information and planning, read our comprehensive guide to paying for senior care in Arizona.

Free Resources for Seniors in Gilbert, AZ

Several programs and resources are available to support older adults living in Gilbert. These free and low-cost resources include ways to improve seniors’ health and living conditions at home as they research assisted living communities in their area to decide if moving is right for them.




The Gilbert Senior Center (480) 503-6061 The Gilbert Senior Center provides activities and meals for older adults, which lets them regularly gather with their peers for games and conversation. Homebound seniors can also request a hot meal through the local meals-on-wheels program run by the center’s partner, AZCEND.
Arizona Department of Veteran Services 602-255-3373 Former members of the United States Armed Forces can visit the office of the Arizona Department of Veteran Services for assistance with benefit applications, lists of available resources and other helpful information. The department also provides counseling and over-the-phone assistance by trained staff members.
Maricopa County Human Services Department


Low-income and other qualifying seniors can request financial assistance paying for their utilities and rent through the Maricopa County Human Services Department. Eligible households that are facing eviction due to a missed rent payment can also ask about a legal assistance program developed to settle issues between tenants and their landlords.
Gilbert Fire & Rescue

(480) 503-6300

The Gilbert Fire and Rescue Department has created a dedicated fall prevention program aimed at reducing injuries among older adults. Interested seniors can ask for tips and information through the department’s non-emergency contact number.
Valley Metro

(602) 253-5000

Seniors aged 65 and over can apply for reduced fares to ride Valley Metro’s buses. Qualifying individuals can receive low-cost tickets by showing their driver’s license or a state ID. A Valley Metro Reduced Fare ID card is also available for a one-time fee.

Rules and Regulations for Assisted Living Facilities in Gilbert, AZ

Assisted Living Communities in Gilbert are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Gilbert, AZ

Sunrise of Gilbert

Award-winning senior living community Sunrise of Gilbert offers independent living, assisted living and memory care, making it easy for seniors to gracefully age in place. Seniors have around-the-clock access to certified caregivers and an activities calendar providing frequent daily opportunities for social, intellectual and spiritual enrichment. Residents can choose from a variety of spacious floorplans, which include weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal services. A licensed nurse provides monthly wellness visits, and residents receive three nutritious meals a day with snacks in between. 

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  • On-site home health and physical therapy
  • Conveniently located near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

LivGenerations Agritopia

The resort-style amenities and continuum of care at LivGenerations Agritopia make it an ideal community for seniors looking to stay active throughout their retirement. Community amenities include an on-site salon, theater, fitness club, and library. The spacious fireside lounge with its grand piano offers a welcoming atmosphere for residents to relax and socialize between activities. Resident-led clubs encourage socialization between like-minded neighbors, while events in the game room bring out residents' competitive spirits. 

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  • Diverse activities calendar includes fitness classes and off-site excursions
  • Nutritious, freshly prepared meals with options for special diets

Savanna House

Conveniently located less than a mile away from the nearest hospital, Savanna House is an assisted living and memory care community in Gilbert, Arizona. Residents in the memory care program participate in hands-on activities designed to stimulate moments from the past, while all seniors benefit from community areas such as the movie theater, arts and crafts room, social lounges and multiple activity rooms. We decided to include Savanna House on our list of Gilbert's top 10 assisted living facilities because of its unique high-quality dining program. 

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  • Studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments with private bathrooms
  • On-site beauty and barbershop

Mariposa Point of Gilbert

Mariposa Point of Gilbert is a pet-friendly senior living community with a wide range of on-site amenities including outdoor lounge areas, a putting green and walking trails. The community offers assisted living and a state-of-the-art memory care program with 24-hour supervision from certified caregivers. Residents receive three chef-prepared meals a day as well as all-day snacks. Scheduled transportation ensures everyone can go shopping and attend their doctor appointments, while the daily event calendar encourages residents to socialize and participate in arts and crafts sessions, entertainment activities and cultural outings. 

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  • Holistic wellness program targeting six aspects of wellbeing.
  • On-site physician visits

The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community

Moments away from shopping and parks and less than 30 miles from Phoenix, The Oaks, a Merrill Gardens Community is situated in an ideal location for seniors seeking an active retirement. Residents have a choice between private and shared accommodations which are all pet-friendly and include emergency call systems and weekly housekeeping service. Chef-prepared meals are served all day at the bistro, while activities and social events occur throughout the property such as the movie theater, the courtyard, comfortable living areas and the library. 

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  • Offering independent living, assisted living and memory care enables aging in place
  • Community provided transportation

Eternal Spring of Gilbert

Eternal Spring of Gilbert is a memory care and assisted living facility that strives to provide seniors with an environment that facilitates socialization with plentiful opportunities for stimulating the body and mind. After a chef-prepared breakfast in the restaurant-style dining room, residents can work on their balance and strength during the yoga and group exercises classes at the well-equipped fitness studio. Staff members take care of housekeeping and maintenance each week, and transportation is provided when residents need to travel to medical appointments. 

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  • Dedicated space for on-site worship services
  • Assistance with medication management and tasks of daily living

Quail Park at Morrison Ranch

Quail Park at Morrison Ranch made our top 10 list of the best assisted living facilities in Gilbert because of its well-appointed accommodations and luxurious amenities. Its lush grounds feature landscaped walking paths, and residents are moments away from Morrison Ranch Lake. Nutritious meals are prepared from scratch by the on-site chef, and the community has its own pub with a pizza oven for casual get-togethers. Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are available, all of which include advanced emergency call systems and regular housekeeping services. 

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  • Personalized care plans for residents in assisted living and memory care
  • Community amenities include a fitness center, a putting green and sustainable gardening opportunities

Am Home Assisted Living

Owned and operated by a licensed nurse, Am Home Assisted Living prioritizes residents' safety, keeping a physician on call around-the-clock in addition to its 24-hour certified caregivers. Between birthday celebrations, games and social events, the activities calendar is designed to provide all residents with opportunities for socialization. The community's caregivers can assist with a range of tasks including personal hygiene, medication management and mobility. In the community dining room, residents are served three daily home-cooked meals, and healthy snacks are available throughout the day. 

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  • Furnished private and semi-private rooms
  • Housekeeping and laundry service included

The Enclave at Gilbert

The Enclave at Gilbert is a senior living community in Gilbert, AZ, offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Whether it's crafting, a group excursion to a local museum, cooking classes or card games, the community activity calendar aims to engage seniors across a range of interests. In the spacious dining room, residents can choose from a varied menu of nutritious entrees, all prepared with fresh ingredients by a professional chef. While residents are busy socializing and pursuing their passions, The Enclave's friendly staff members are taking care of the housekeeping, linen and laundry.  

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  • Community amenities: putting green, swimming pool, state-of-the-art wellness center
  • Conveniently located near outdoor activities such as birdwatching and nature walks at nearby parks

The Citadel Senior Living

The Citadel Senior Living enables seniors to spend their golden years enjoying their hobbies and connecting with like-minded adults by providing quick access to medical care, a robust event calendar and taking care of the routine daily tasks. Staff members work around the clock performing housekeeping and laundry services, while a licensed nurse is always on-site for overseeing medication administration and coordinating urgent medical situations. Residents have access to a host of exciting amenities including a swimming pool and hot tub, a library, an arts and crafts center and a billiards room. Residents can even complete their banking needs without leaving the property. 

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  • Event calendar with social, intellectual and recreational activities
  • Restaurant-style dining