Known as the West's Most Western Town, Scottsdale, Arizona, is one of the best retirement places in the nation. The desert city is famous for its spa resorts, golf courses and a bustling hotel scene, making it an ideal place to spend your golden years.
Seniors looking for a retirement home in Scottsdale can look forward to plenty of sunshine throughout the year. Days are warm and nights are cool, and in most cases, humidity is low, making it effortless for residents to spend time outdoors. Active seniors have numerous outdoor recreation activities to try within the area, and Phoenix is only half an hour away. Activities available include hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking or horse riding in the Tonto National Forest, McDowell Sonoran Preserve or the city's 30 plus parks. When not outdoors, seniors can enjoy Scottsdale's museums, film festivals and musical performances.
According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2018, the cost of assisted living in Scottsdale is $3,850 per month, which is lower than the national average of $4,004.
Note: Information for Scottsdale was not available, so data for the greater Phoenix area was used.
Up next is our top 10 list of assisted living facilities in Scottsdale.
11415 N 114th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Nestled within the magnificent McDowell Mountains, the Andara senior care community offers an ambiance that enhances the comforts of home and provides residents with a unique experience of living in the Sonoran desert. The facility offers top-tier amenities, serene views of the surroundings and well-manicured landscaping and walking paths. Residents enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle without worrying about household chores or home maintenance. The facility's staff is available around-the-clock to handle housekeeping, laundry service and meal preparation. Compassionate caregivers help seniors with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing and incontinence management. The available apartments feature full-size kitchens and come with steel appliances and modern cabinets.
Brookdale North Scottsdale
15436 North 64th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 948 6950
Residents at the Brookdale North Scottsdale senior living community take pleasure in knowing that there's a care team available at their beck and call 24 hours a day. The memory care and assisted living community helps senior citizens struggling with their daily living activities. Caregivers offer assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, incontinence management and medication monitoring. The staff handles housekeeping and maintenance services, allowing residents more time to explore the facility's amenities, programs and activities. Residents can take advantage of the community's fitness center, movie nights, excursions to nearby attractions and live jazz band performances to keep themselves engaged.
Sunrise of Scottsdale
7370 East Gold Dust Avenue
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 609 5115
Sunrise of Scottsdale is a senior living community nestled in a neighborhood setting and offering residents just the right amount of care and support to meet their individual needs. Located on the East Gold Dust Avenue, near the intersection of Shea Boulevard and Scottsdale Road, the facility is close to world-class shopping, dining and recreation areas in downtown Scottsdale. Skilled nurses are on-site, and healthcare centers nearby include the Mayo Hospital, Scottsdale Shea Medical Center and Mayo Clinic. Residents enjoy a variety of apartment options, restaurant style-dining, lovely gardens and patios, a beauty salon and barbershop, religious services and a library.
Atria Park of Sierra Pointe
14500 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(800) 619 5775
Residents at the Atria Park of Sierra Pointe senior living community benefit from a comfortable, serene environment with the freedom to live as they choose. Atria Park of Sierra Pointe makes it onto our list because of its inviting atmosphere and stunning surroundings. Located in a residential neighborhood in the northern part of Scottsdale, the facility offers striking mountain views and picturesque sunsets. It's within walking distance of numerous shopping areas, restaurants, banking and healthcare centers. With plenty of opportunities to explore, learn and interact with new people, residents in this community live a fun lifestyle complete with quality amenities and outstanding service.
Vi at Silverstone
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(888) 842 3780
The Vi at Silverstone is a retirement community offering residents continuing care as their needs change with age. The facility is part of a 165-acre master-plan community and only has a resident capacity of 24 people. It may be an ideal place for seniors looking to age gracefully within a small family-like community. Residents enjoy a team of dedicated staff that is available 24/7 and comprised of chefs, nurses, housekeepers, groundskeepers and customer service. Outings to nearby attractions include visits to the beautiful Desert Botanical Garden, the Phoenix Art Museum and the Phoenix zoo, while on-site amenities include a bistro, fitness center, heated pools and Movie Theater.
8300 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(623) 227 1692
Residents at the McDowell Village enjoy an active lifestyle within attractive surroundings furnished with stylish decor and top-of-the-range amenities. The facility offers a blend of senior recreation, senior living and the Granite Reef Senior Center in one location. Senior citizens with assisted living needs get the help they need to bathe, dress or manage their medication, and the staff takes care of all seniors' housekeeping and laundry cleaning. Residents can choose between one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, and amenities include a lounge bar, Movie Theater, gym, library, swimming pool and two meals a day. Lots of activities and entertainment help to keep seniors full of life.
Belmont Village Scottsdale
13850 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Belmont Village Scottsdale is an assisted living community with a 138-unit resident capacity, including a secured memory care wing with 25 private apartments. Residents have a choice of studio and one-bedroom apartments, featuring in-room kitchenettes, cable TV and emergency call systems. Companion suites are also available, and residents enjoy a variety of amenities that include a computer room, a beauty/barbershop, an outdoor heated swimming pool and entertainment space. Residents can choose from a variety of chef-prepared meals, and a licensed nurse and medical support are available 24/7. Additionally, there are several healthcare facilities within a short distance, such as Shea Medical Center.
Desert Flower Assisted Living
9185 E Desert Cove Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Desert Flower Assisted Living is located in the beautiful city of Scottsdale and is just a few blocks away for HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center. This facility offers a mountain view from the courtyard along with landscaped grounds and a fountain, so residents can enjoy the scenery while spending time with friends and family. Seniors can participate in several activities throughout the day to keep them active and social with the other residents, including tai chi, Wii sports, games, cooking, yoga and gardening. Physical and occupational therapy is available to all seniors to help with any recovery assistance they might need.
The Springs of Scottsdale
3212 N. Miller Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Strategically located in the heart of historic downtown Scottsdale, The Springs of Scottsdale offers residents a resort-style lifestyle with the support and care of attentive staff available around-the-clock. Residents live in studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments fitted with kitchenettes or full-size kitchens, closets, modified showers and safety systems such as smoke detectors and sprinkler systems. The facility's location allows for easy scheduling of excursions to nearby boutiques, golf courses and galleries. Additionally, residents enjoy restaurant-style dining, housekeeping, transportation and meal preparation services. We featured The Springs of Scottsdale on our list because of its continuum of senior-friendly amenities and compassionate staff.
Vi at Grayhawk
7501 East Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
The Vi at Grayhawk offers an intimate senior living setting full of warmth and elegance. Residents at this facility, overlooking the beautiful McDowell Mountains, enjoy a unique living experience that is similar to home but without all the housework. The community offers independent living services as well as a continuum of care on-site. Residents can enjoy all the activities and life-enriching programs that the facility has to offer, while its compassionate staff takes care of all the seniors' housekeeping, meal preparation and transportation arrangements. Amenities include a choice of apartments with built-in safety features and patios or balconies, valet service, a spa and a beauty parlor.