The Colorado River runs alongside Yuma, Arizona, home to nearly 98,000 people, 14.4% of whom are 65 or older. One of Yuma's biggest selling points is the fine weather. Although summer temperatures hit triple digits, the January low of 46, with 0 inches of snow, makes the city appealing to seniors who don't like cold weather. Local attractions include Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, where seniors can explore the Yuma Riverfront, Heritage Building and local wetlands.
There are many senior care facilities in the city, including assisted living facilities that cost an average of $3,475 in Yuma, compared to $4,676 statewide. Most senior care services have lower average costs per month in Yuma than the state averages, with in-home care at $4,286 per month, adult day care at $1,625 per month, and $1,625 per month. However, semi-private nursing home care, at $6,844 is higher in Yuma that the state average of $6,433, according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019. The U.S. median of $4,051 for assisted living is much higher than Yuma's average. This may be attributed to the lower cost of living, including housing, in Yuma, which impacts operational costs at senior care facilities.
Read our Top 7 assisted living facilities in Yuma, Arizona, to find the one that suits your needs.
1475 S. 46th Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Located amid shops, churches and restaurants where seniors can enjoy outings with loved ones, Emerald Springs nestles on well-manicured lawns and offers seniors daily opportunities to enjoy the sunshine. Inside, dedicated spaces give residents ways to socialize, from cozy nooks to large common areas, such as the on-site coffee shop. Planned activities include arts and crafts and music.
Yuma Senior Living
2600 South 4th Avenue
Yuma senior living provides assistance with the activities of daily living, such as hygiene, medication management and meal assistance. This pet-friendly community lies near Yuma Regional Hospital. Its spacious lobby has a high ceiling with gorgeous natural beams, and the restaurant-style dining lets residents enjoy luxurious accommodations for three meals each day. It rates a position in our top 7 list for its senior-centered floor plan that provides each resident with a one-bedroom suite to preserve their privacy and dignity.
River Valley Estates
7053 E 31st Pl
Yuma, AZ 85365
River Valley Estates offers residents superior care, with a dedicated medical support team that includes a full-time Wellness Director and staff assistance with medication management. The facility's commitment to consistent safety monitoring and an emergency call system in every room puts the community in our top 7 list for Yuma.
12234 E. North Frontage
Yuma, AZ 85367
Copper Place offers seniors assistance with activities of daily living with a choice of studio or one-bedroom apartments. Seniors stay engaged through a variety of activities, such as card and board games, sports bar happy hours and live entertainment. Organized offsite events include trips to the local zoo and nearby theaters.
1839 West 25Th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
BeeHive Homes offers residents private bedrooms and 24-hour staffing. An in-house dietitian approves home-cooked meals served three times a day. Daily housekeeping services let seniors concentrate on socializing and attending activities, such as flower making or playing the piano. Residents can catch their favorite shows in the TV room or enjoy milestones in the private party space.
Life Care Center of Yuma
2450 S. 19th Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
Life Center of Yuma offers round-the-clock security and an always-available menu so residents can eat on their own schedules. The world-class facility has a cafe and gift shop, as well as other amenities that put this community in our top 7 assisted living facilities in the city. Chaplain visits and daily activities feed seniors' spiritual and emotional well-being, and each room comes with cable TV.
8691 South Mohave Lane
Yuma, AZ 85364
Set amid palm trees and lush lawns, Paradise Cove earns its name and a position in our top 7 assisted living facilities in Yuma. The dedicated staff takes care of everything from housekeeping to assistance with the activities of daily living. Pet companions are welcome and residents can socialize over three meals plus snacks provided at the residents' convenience.