Gilbert, Arizona, is part of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, which means that its 208,000 people have access to the amenities of a larger city, and Gilbert's nearly 13,000 seniors have plenty to see and do. The Hale Centre Theatre puts on plays and musicals for theater buffs, and the Riparian Reserve at Water Ranch features ponds and natural scenery as well as birds and other wildlife.
Gilbert has air quality that's a bit above the national average, and the area gets just 9 inches of rain per year, which may be good news for seniors who love the sun. Seniors concerned about safety will be pleased to note that the city has low crime rates.
Those who need help with the tasks of daily living can find good deals on assisted living fees in Gilbert. At $3,850, Gilbert's average monthly cost for assisted living is just below the state average and $150 lower than the national average, according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2018.
Note: Information for Gilbert was not available, so data from the nearest city, Phoenix, was used.
Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Gilbert.
Sunrise of Gilbert
580 S Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Sunrise of Gilbert is located in the Gilbert Historical District in Maricopa County, with Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Mesa Grande Ruins and Besh Ba Gowah Archaeological Park all just a short distance from the facility so residents can enjoy learning more about the history of this area. This community has several activities daily, including Wii bowling, kazoo-a-longs and games residents can play with neighbors such as rummikub and dominoes. All seniors get a monthly wellness check by the on-staff nurse to monitor their health and address any issues. Weekly housekeeping and laundry and daily trash removal are all included so residents don't have to worry about maintenance or upkeep.
2811 East Agritopia Loop S
Gilbert, AZ 85296
LivGenerations Agritopia is located close to local amenities such as golf courses, shopping centers and local restaurants and provides a quiet, close-knit community atmosphere. Seniors have everything they need in their apartments, including a washer and dryer, a private bathroom, a kitchenette and a choice of either a patio or balcony where they can get out and enjoy the sunny Arizona weather. The community believes strongly in supporting seniors' physical and social health during their retirement, and that's why they provide group activities such as themed dinners, holiday parties, movie nights, yoga and meditation classes, a walking club and line dancing.
1415 N San Benito Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Located in close proximity to several shopping centers, restaurants and the Banner Gateway Medical Center, Savanna House makes it easy for seniors to run errands and get to their appointments. Residents can choose from studio layouts up to two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes and private bathrooms. The facility has a doctor who is scheduled to come to the community every week for any medical or health care needs the residents might have. Savanna House makes the top assisted living communities list for this area because it provides activities and amenities that support seniors' physical and mental health.
Mariposa Point of Gilbert
1445 Willis Road
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Mariposa Point of Gilbert brings a holistic approach to senior care. We've included this facility on our best-of list because of its proprietary Seven Dimensions of Wellness program, which fosters residents' personal strengths and unique interests through creative programs, such as lectures, crafting and off-site outings. The community offers apartment-style living with a neighborhood feel, and residents can choose among private or companion-suite models. Seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors appreciate the attractive exterior spaces, which include walking paths, a community garden and two serene courtyards with plenty of seating. On-site physician appointments are available.
The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community
3675 S Rome Street
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is located just a few blocks from The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community, keeping residents close to primary care and specialist appointments. Seniors living at this facility can enjoy the outdoors by taking advantage of the walking trails that wind around the property or just by sitting on the patio enjoying the garden view. A coffee shop and library let residents enjoy a morning cuppa with neighbors or get lost in the pages of a bestseller, and a spa and beauty salon let seniors enjoy a relaxing day of pampering.
The Enclave at Gilbert
4929 South Val Vista Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85298
The Enclave at Gilbert is a large, welcoming senior living community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services. Seniors here enjoy a wide variety of amenities including laundry and housekeeping services, regular happy hours, a pool, community piano, fitness classes and an on-site salon. Golf enthusiasts can even enjoy a private putting green. Residents may also join committees and programs to get more involved in the community and form new friendships. Located in the suburbs of Phoenix, this community is conveniently near interesting local sites including Zanjero Park, Discovery Park and the Higley Center for the Performing Arts.
The Citadel Senior Living
520 South Higley Road
Mesa, AZ 85206
The Citadel Senior Living is a suburban community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care services. This community boasts a resort-like environment with 24-hour staffing and an array of amenities. Retirees can enjoy everything from a private putting green to an on-site, full-service beauty salon in addition to housekeeping and linen services and restaurant-style dining. A busy schedule of activities includes art classes and musical performances from local artists. For those who prefer to venture out, The Citadel provides regularly scheduled shopping trips and transportation to many churches in the area.
Atria Chandler Villas
101 South Yucca Street
Chandler, AZ 85224
Atria Chandler Villas is a resort-style senior living facility in the Phoenix suburbs offering independent and assisted living. This pet-friendly community boasts 24-hour staff, chef-prepared meals and housekeeping services for all of its residents. For those who love staying active, scenic walking paths and bocce ball courts encourage residents to enjoy the outdoors. This facility has one- and two-bedroom apartments, all with a patio or balcony, walk-in showers and emergency alert systems. Though resident and guest covered parking is available, a shuttle service and other scheduled transportation options make getting to appointments and running errands easy even without a car.
Brookdale North Chandler
2555 North Price Road
Chandler, AZ 85224
Brookdale North Chandler provides a continuum of care that allows seniors to age comfortably in place. This facility lands on our list thanks to its impressive array of indoor and outdoor amenities, which include a courtyard, beauty salon and arts and crafts studio. Residents enjoy plenty of opportunities to stay active through the community's fitness center. They can also swim laps in the outdoor pool, practice their swing on the putting green, or take a leisurely stroll through the grounds on secure walking paths. Seniors can choose a private or semiprivate room or suite.
Brookdale North Mesa
2122 E. Brown Road
Mesa, AX 85213
Residents of Brookdale North Mesa enjoy the facility's homelike environment and quiet country setting. Apartments are available in a variety of floorplans, and each unit features a living room, private bath and wall-to-wall carpeting. For safety, every room is equipped with an emergency response system. Seniors have access to a community kitchen and can enjoy time outdoors in the facility's attractive courtyard. Brookdale North Mesa makes our list of the area's best assisted living facilities because of its wide array of amenities, which include a library, game room and on-site salon. Seniors can also indulge their creativity in the arts and crafts room or relax by the large-screen TV.