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The Marietta House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

The Marietta House

3832 Young Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101094

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

The Marietta House is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Flamingo House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Flamingo House

8611 Flamingo Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100377

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Flamingo House is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Anchorage Manor #1 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Manor #1

2121 E. 73rd Avenue #1, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100755

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Anchorage Manor #1 is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Orchard Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Orchard Assisted Living

1001 Cherry St. Unit A, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101114

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Orchard Assisted Living is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 4 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Parson Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Parson Home

9801 Spring Hill Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101072

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Parson Home is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Jade Assisted Living Home 2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Jade Assisted Living Home 2

3847 Scenic View Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101044

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Jade Assisted Living Home 2 is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Carel Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Carel Assisted Living Home

5058 Bryn Mawr Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100730

Capacity: 7 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Carel Assisted Living Home is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 7 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Sunrise - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Sunrise

1677 Sunrise Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 232051

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

HOPE - Sunrise is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Our Lady of Lourdes - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Our Lady of Lourdes

1931 Greendale Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 11

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Our Lady of Lourdes is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior care to up to 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Lynne's Home Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Lynne's Home Care

7330 Winchester St., Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100399

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Lynne's Home Care is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

D'Santiago ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

D'Santiago ALH

8381 Pioneer Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100840

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

D'Santiago ALH is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Hidden View Court - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Hidden View Court

8511 Hidden View Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100099

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

HOPE - Hidden View Court is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 2 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Lakeview Home II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Lakeview Home II

2327 East 72nd Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 175

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Lakeview Home II is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Winners Circle - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Winners Circle

1100 Winners Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 360078

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

HOPE - Winners Circle is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a total of 3 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Northbridge Tikishla - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Northbridge Tikishla

3721 E. 19th, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101123

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Northbridge Tikishla is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 3 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Little Genie Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Little Genie Assisted Living Home

7538 Stanley Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100420

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Little Genie Assisted Living Home is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Maile ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Maile ALH

2634 Carroll Place Unit C, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100808

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Maile ALH is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Susan's ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Susan's ALH

1506 Turpin Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100546

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Susan's ALH is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 2 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Yosef Family ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Yosef Family ALH

922 Cherry St, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100843

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Yosef Family ALH is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Special Touch Home Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Special Touch Home Care

212 N Bliss St, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101168

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Special Touch Home Care is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 4 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Northbridge Lynnwood 2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Northbridge Lynnwood 2

344 Lynnwood Dr. Unit B, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101090

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Northbridge Lynnwood 2 is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 2 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Snow Circle ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Snow Circle ALH

2634 Carroll Place, Unit 1, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100903

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Snow Circle ALH is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Creative Care Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Creative Care Assisted Living Home

11401 Thunderbrush Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100934

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Creative Care Assisted Living Home is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 4 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Warwick - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Warwick

4271 Warwick Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100203

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Arc - Warwick is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 4 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

APC - Cormorant Cove - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

APC - Cormorant Cove

8431 Cormorant Cove Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101049

Capacity: 8 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

APC - Cormorant Cove is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 8 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Greendale - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Greendale

1720 Greendale Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100146

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Arc - Greendale is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 4 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Beaver Place - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Beaver Place

1430 Beaver Place, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100552

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

HOPE - Beaver Place is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Providence Horizon House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Providence Horizon House

4140 Folker Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 3

Capacity: 65 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Providence Horizon House is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 65 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Heart and Harmony - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Heart and Harmony

4939 Folker St. Apt A, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101036

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Heart and Harmony is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Marlow Manor ALF - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Marlow Manor ALF

2030 Muldoon Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101103

Capacity: 54 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Marlow Manor ALF is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 54 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Reflective Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Reflective Assisted Living Home

9113 Jewel Terrace St, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100815

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Reflective Assisted Living Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Kuskokwim - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Kuskokwim

1830 Kuskokwim Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100999

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Arc - Kuskokwim is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 4 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Jamiezon ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Jamiezon ALH

2280 Lake George Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100486

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Jamiezon ALH is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Randel Home Care I - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Randel Home Care I

9290 Aphrodite Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100471

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Randel Home Care I is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Fireweed Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Fireweed Assisted Living

3140 De Armoun Rd, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100102

Capacity: 1 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Fireweed Assisted Living is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 1 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Above Care ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Above Care ALH

2351 Paxson Dr., Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100893

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Above Care ALH is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

True Love Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

True Love Assisted Living Home

8340 Northwood Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100786

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

True Love Assisted Living Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Denali Assisted Living Services - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Denali Assisted Living Services

2649 Carroll Place #A, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101145

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Denali Assisted Living Services is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sharon's Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sharon's Assisted Living

1142 E. 13th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100256

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Sharon's Assisted Living is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99501 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 2 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Rosewood Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Rosewood Assisted Living

3722 Parsons Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 360595

Capacity: 16 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Rosewood Assisted Living is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 16 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Esperance Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Esperance Assisted Living

2649 Carrol Place #B, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101127

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Esperance Assisted Living is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 4 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Golden Friendship Home for Elderly - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Golden Friendship Home for Elderly

9180 Aphrodite Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101087

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Golden Friendship Home for Elderly is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Holy Family ALH II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Holy Family ALH II

1454 Saint Gotthard St., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 107

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Holy Family ALH II is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - H Street - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - H Street

1033 H Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100889

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Arc - H Street is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99501 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 2 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Bundle of Joy ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Bundle of Joy ALH

7612 Cherrywood Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101038

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Bundle of Joy ALH is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 2 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Simply Blue - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Simply Blue

7451 Tyone Ct., Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101131

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Simply Blue is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 3 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Your Home Now ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Your Home Now ALH

540 Carin Place, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100998

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Your Home Now ALH is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Randel Home Care III - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Randel Home Care III

7655 Winchester St., Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100702

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Randel Home Care III is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Divine Mercy II ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Divine Mercy II ALH

417 E. 11th Avenue #5, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100892

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Divine Mercy II ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99501 zip code area that provides senior care to a maximum of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Heart of Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Heart of Care

7038 Peck Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101060

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Heart of Care is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 4 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sunrise Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sunrise Assisted Living Home

8421 Greenhill Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101062

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Sunrise Assisted Living Home is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Cherokee - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Cherokee

6830 Cherokee Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100057

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

HOPE - Cherokee is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 2 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

JMR Manor - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

JMR Manor

2121 E. 73rd #B, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100863

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

JMR Manor is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Nightingale ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Nightingale ALH

1572 N. Heather Meadows Loop, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100598

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Nightingale ALH is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arctic Haven ALH II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arctic Haven ALH II

3300 E. 15th Avenue #2, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 274

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Arctic Haven ALH II is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 3 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Overview of Anchorage, Alaska

Being the largest city of Alaska, Anchorage comprises of 42 percent of the state’s total population living within the city. Although a relatively small percentage of seniors live in Alaska, the harsh weather conditions and cold necessitates making adequate arrangements for them. Anchorage reaches a surprisingly warm temperature of 68 Degree Celsius in the summer.

According to the latest U.S. census, Anchorage has a total population of 710,231.  7% of the total population comprises of seniors, and 25% of them live alone. Alaska ranks 17th for Long Term Care and ranks 31st in America's Health Rankings compared to other states. A total of 5,609 working seniors live in Anchorage which makes up 25% of the total number of seniors employed. Veterans make up for 30% of the total senior population. Moreover, 34% of seniors living in Anchorage, AK have a college degree. Majority of the seniors in Anchorage speak English at home.  

Helpful programs for senior living/assisted living in Anchorage

At local level, seniors or their caregivers can make use of state resources through Aging & Disability Resource Centers. These resources are available not only to seniors - people of all ages and income groups can benefit from them.

Anchorage also has its own dedicated website for senior services and is committed to improving the quality of life of its senior citizens through a number of resource centers. Anchorage Human Services Aging & Disability Resource Center is one of those centers. Their motive is to help seniors and their caregivers access timely support without having to struggle around for help. Seniors are told which services they can benefit from and how they can apply for them.

Anchor-Age Center, a nonprofit, helps extend similar support to seniors through Anchorage Senior Activity Center. Seniors and caregivers who find it difficult to get across all the paperwork to apply for various state sponsored health, housing and care programs can easily seek support through similar resource centers. Seniors can come to get information and become part of social discussions and activities. Anchorage Senior Activity Center places emphasis on activity to keep seniors engaged. Seniors who become members have the opportunity to learn different skills like computers, arts and crafts, cards and even dancing.

Another organization operated by a non-profit is the Chugiak - Eagle River Senior Center. From a small center to a 100,000 square foot facility, this assisted living center has grown a lot since 1975. It provides both assisted living and independent living options along with day programs for seniors. A Meals-on-Wheels program is also coordinated by the Chugiak – Eagle River Senior Center, which is mainly aimed at homebound seniors who cannot cook for themselves.

Anchorage also has a Senior Benefits Program, which came into existence on August 1, 2007.  Alaskan seniors of age 65 or older who have low to moderate income can receive cash benefits through this program. $76, $175, or $250 each month is given to seniors as cash benefit in accordance with their income.

For seniors who need special care, several housing options are available. The Providence Horizon House is an example of such facility. It provides different services to many levels of care according to seniors' needs.

The State of Alaska DHSS is another resource to provide information pertaining to in-house services and housing links for senior citizens or their caregivers in Anchorage.

Since Alaska is one of the states that offer a Waiver Program towards home-based care, seniors can access a wide variety of benefits through the waiver programs. Seniors interested in the Waiver Program should should check eligibility requirements with the State of Alaska.

Another non-profit organization to provide senior citizens with information and help regarding issues pertaining to income tax or general advocacy is the Older Persons Action Group (OPAG).

Cost of assisted living in Anchorage

Out of the total population of seniors living in Anchorage, 3% have an annual income of less than $10,000 and 15% have an income less than $20,000. Anchorage offers Social Security Income of $15,777/year. Anchorage seniors make $56,607 as median income in the city. Only 4% of the seniors living in Anchorage are below the poverty level. 43% of the seniors living in Anchorage have a mortgage. Moreover, Anchorage seniors receive an average of $30,524 as annual retirement income.

Residents of Alaska find the costs of living in Anchorage to be normal. However, if you are from a different state, you will realize that the overall living cost is about 31% higher compared to the national average. This is the most noticeable in the case of Anchorage senior housing, which is undoubtedly the largest living expense. For instance, you will have to pay $5,375 a month for a one-bedroom in an assisted living facility, according to a survey by Genworth, while $3,261 is the national average. You can expect to pay an astonishing $452 a day on average for a room in a nursing care facility. If you work, you are not required to pay any income tax. There is also no tax on retirement income in Anchorage.

Places of interest for seniors living in Anchorage

If you spend enough time in Anchorage, you will quickly find that being a frontier, it is part wild and part civilized. Seniors in Anchorage can find and observe the city’s Native American heritage, as well as its modern art, by starting their visit from the Anchorage Museum.  Seniors can access the Alaska History Gallery, the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center, science exhibits, shop and also a eat at a full-service restaurant. They can learn about the area’s Russian occupation, the gold rush, and history of the Native Americans. Alaska Museum of Natural History, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Alaska Aviation Museum and the Alaska Experience Theater are some other places worth visiting. Seniors can also get introduced to the area’s natives comprising of the arctic fox, brown bear, coyote, black bear, elk, caribou, lynx and raptors through The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

Seniors who like to be outside will never get tired of living in Alaska. Anchorage alone has 135 miles of paved trails that can be used for biking, walking or jogging. Seniors can visit Chugach State Park, which comprises of 200 miles of year-round trails, wild life viewing, and many glaciers. Ski resorts for seniors in Anchorage include Alpenglow, Hilltop and Alyeska.

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Additional senior living options in Anchorage, Alaska:

If you are looking for senior housing in Anchorage, you may want to consider Senior Apartments in Anchorage, AK that include assisted and independent living apartments.

Are you looking for nursing home care in Anchorage? If so, check out Nursing Homes in Anchorage, AK and locate all skilled nursing options.

Does your loved one have dementia or Alzheimer's disease? If so, please see memory care facilities in Anchorage, AK and explore all dementia and Alzheimer's care housing and service options.

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