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Alaska Helps Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Alaska Helps Assisted Living Home

4861 Southpark Bluff Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100850

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Alaska Helps Assisted Living Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a total of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Bread & Roses ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Bread & Roses ALH

7774 Cherrywood Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100350

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Bread & Roses ALH is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 3 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Avelina's Assisted Living Home #2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Avelina's Assisted Living Home #2

285 Flower Steet, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 265

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Avelina's Assisted Living Home #2 is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Snowshoes - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Snowshoes

530 Mumford St. #4, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101180

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Snowshoes is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 2 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Divine Mercy ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Divine Mercy ALH

3554 Newcomb Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100397

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Divine Mercy ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Alpenglow Short Term Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Alpenglow Short Term Assisted Living

3801 Lake Otis Parkway, Suite 250, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101113

Capacity: 9 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Alpenglow Short Term Assisted Living is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to up to 9 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Independence Park Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Independence Park Assisted Living

9618 Newhaven Loop, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101009

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Independence Park Assisted Living is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 3 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Kamalani II ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Kamalani II ALH

1601 Brink Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100951

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Kamalani II ALH is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Mama's Assisted Living Home IV - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Mama's Assisted Living Home IV

9270 Aphrodite Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 275

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Mama's Assisted Living Home IV is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Gardner - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Gardner

3910 Gardner St., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100647

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

HOPE - Gardner is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Diaz - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Diaz

3311 Doil Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101092

Capacity: 1 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Diaz is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 1 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Bunny's Assisted Living

1531 Harriet Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100945

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Bunny's Assisted Living is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Aurora Assisted Living Home

7020 Scalero Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100837

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Aurora Assisted Living Home is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Jamiezon ALH II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Jamiezon ALH II

3601 Scenic View Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100949

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Jamiezon ALH II is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 3 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Alpha-Omega - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Alpha-Omega

1023 State St. Unit B, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100922

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Alpha-Omega is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior care to a maximum of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

New Concept I - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

New Concept I

354 Flower St., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 361283

Capacity: 16 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

New Concept I is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 16 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

Saint Timothy Home III - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Saint Timothy Home III

11621 Nix Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100925

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Saint Timothy Home III is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 4 elderly individuals 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) 595-9081

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.

Elizabeth Andrews - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Elizabeth Andrews

8481 Majestic Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100177

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Elizabeth Andrews is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 3 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

FamaCARE Home 1 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

FamaCARE Home 1

10979 Retreat Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100912

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

FamaCARE Home 1 is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Peace and Harmony ALH #2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Peace and Harmony ALH #2

840 Jay Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 200000

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Peace and Harmony ALH #2 is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Kamalani ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Kamalani ALH

310 Bunnell, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100727

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

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

Chadellynh Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Chadellynh Home

2940 Columbia Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100665

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Chadellynh Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 5 seniors 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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

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

Laima Assisted Living Home

9110 Jupiter Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100827

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Laima Assisted Living Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Fe's Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Fe's Assisted Living Home

1841 E. 57th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100592

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Fe's Assisted Living Home is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 3 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Atlas Home Care Assisted Living Home

1825 Adonis Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100579

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Atlas Home Care Assisted Living Home is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sheyla's Place - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sheyla's Place

3724 E. 16th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100474

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Sheyla's Place is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Best Care Assisted Living 2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Best Care Assisted Living 2

11510 Tulin Park Loop, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100627

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Best Care Assisted Living 2 is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Happy House ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Happy House ALH

1010 W 29th Place, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100531

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Happy House ALH is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides senior care to a maximum of 5 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

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

JKS Assisted Living Home

118 E 45th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101056

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

JKS Assisted Living Home is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 4 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Saint Pio Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Saint Pio Assisted Living Home

7924 Resurrection Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101171

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Saint Pio Assisted Living Home is an assisted 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.

Eye to Eye ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Eye to Eye ALH

6861 Viburnum Dr. #A, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100162

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

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

HOPE - Viburnum - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Viburnum

7041 Viburnum Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100359

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

HOPE - Viburnum is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 3 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Lhasa Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Lhasa Assisted Living

4156 Checkmate Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101204

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Lhasa Assisted Living is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Anchor House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Anchor House

1058 W. 27th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100728

Capacity: 63 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Anchor House is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 63 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Shenandoah - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Shenandoah

12230 Shenandoah Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100052

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

HOPE - Shenandoah is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 2 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Kori's Assisted Living II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Kori's Assisted Living II

3120 W. 79th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100959

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Kori's Assisted Living II is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides long term care 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) 595-9061

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.

Arc - Jay Circle - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Jay Circle

810 Jay Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 354441

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

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

Aaron Assisted Living & Residential Facility II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Aaron Assisted Living & Residential Facility II

4201 Resurrection Dr., Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100704

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Aaron Assisted Living & Residential Facility II is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 5 elderly individuals 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 #: (888) 595-9081

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.

Saint Timothy Home I - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Saint Timothy Home I

12363 Division Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100271

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Saint Timothy Home I is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Jade - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Jade

9310 Jade Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100065

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

HOPE - Jade is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 2 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Ambassador For Christ (AFC) Div. Svcs. - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Ambassador For Christ (AFC) Div. Svcs.

7201 Biglerville Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101117

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Ambassador For Christ AFC Div. Svcs. is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 3 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

SCK Caring Hearts ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

SCK Caring Hearts ALH

1741 Flatwater Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101105

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

SCK Caring Hearts ALH 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 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Old Harbor - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Old Harbor

7718 Old Harbor Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100731

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Arc - Old Harbor is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a total of 4 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

The Ark of Emmanuel II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

The Ark of Emmanuel II

8231 Majestic Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100898

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

The Ark of Emmanuel II is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - 145th Ave - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - 145th Ave

4400 E. 145th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100851

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

HOPE - 145th Ave is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 3 elderly individuals 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

Pine Creek - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Pine Creek

341 N. Bunn, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 361510

Capacity: 16 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Pine Creek is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 16 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

RJP Home Care Services - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

RJP Home Care Services

973 Shakespeare Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100574

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

RJP Home Care Services is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sunset Haven - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sunset Haven

4210 Galactica Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100402

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Sunset Haven is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 older adults 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.

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