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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 #: (888) 595-9061

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.

New Haven Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

New Haven Assisted Living Home

9230 Aphrodite Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100390

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

New Haven Assisted Living Home is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Quality and Quantity Care Services - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Quality and Quantity Care Services

848 Elaine Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100368

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Quality and Quantity Care Services is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 4 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) 595-9081

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.

Mac Innes House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Mac Innes House

2120 E. 72nd Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 206

Capacity: 8 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Mac Innes House is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to a maximum of 8 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Melinda's Home Care

16015 Noble Point Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100148

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Melinda's Home Care is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides senior care to up to 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sanctuary II ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sanctuary II ALH

8901 Lakehurst Drive, Unit A, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100619

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Sanctuary II ALH is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Carmelite Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Carmelite Home

9401 Aphrodite Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100955

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Carmelite Home is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Juliana - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Juliana

8918 Juliana Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100029

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

HOPE - Juliana is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 5 senior citizens 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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

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 #: (888) 595-9061

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.

Day Spring ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Day Spring ALH

4732 Denali St. Unit 2, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100848

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Day Spring ALH is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides senior care to a maximum of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Northwind - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Northwind

8321 Northwind Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100053

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

HOPE - Northwind is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 2 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Alaska Quality Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Alaska Quality Care

8811 Cordell Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101091

Capacity: 16 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Alaska Quality Care is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 16 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Maletch's ALH

8038 Sandy Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100888

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Maletch's ALH is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Linda's Place

900 Allison Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100993

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Linda's Place is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Lakeview Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Lakeview Home

2675 Wesleyan Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 235

Capacity: 11 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Lakeview Home is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 11 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Shorecrest - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Shorecrest

9300 Shorecrest Dr., Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 360004

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

HOPE - Shorecrest is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 4 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.

HOPE - Core Court - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Core Court

3711 Core Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100801

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

HOPE - Core Court is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 4 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Southern Living Assisted Living Home

9639 Musket Ball Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 207

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Southern Living Assisted Living Home is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Camelot B - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Camelot B

5419 Camelot Drive, #B, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100198

Capacity: 1 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Arc - Camelot B is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 1 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Northern Lights ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Northern Lights ALH

1640 Vashon Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 226

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Northern Lights ALH is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 4 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Aaron Assisted Living & Residential Facility III

2901 Valleywood Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100733

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Aaron Assisted Living & Residential Facility III is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Mary Joanne Home Care II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Mary Joanne Home Care II

10901 Solitude Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101015

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Mary Joanne Home Care II is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 2 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Elmore - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Elmore

4095 E. 68th Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100918

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Arc - Elmore is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 4 older adults 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

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

Lily Ann's Home Care

935 Norman St., Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101013

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Lily Ann's Home Care is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Kro Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Kro Assisted Living

7080 Chad Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101208

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Kro Assisted Living is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides assisted 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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

Kiwi Assisted Living Home III - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Kiwi Assisted Living Home III

2948 Princeton Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100923

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Kiwi Assisted Living Home III 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 senior citizens 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

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) 539-5370

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.

Serenity Suites - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Serenity Suites

1540 E. 17th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100992

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Serenity Suites is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99501 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a total of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Hearts and Hands of Care II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Hearts and Hands of Care II

2431 McKenzie Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101159

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Hearts and Hands of Care II is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 2 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Living Stone Home Care - Skipper - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Living Stone Home Care - Skipper

3500/3502 Skipper Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100516

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Living Stone Home Care - Skipper is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Jewel Lake ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Jewel Lake ALH

4132 West 88th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101014

Capacity: 10 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Jewel Lake ALH is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 10 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Shepherd's Home Care

245 Fireoved Dr., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101085

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Shepherd's Home Care is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Caritas Assisted Living Home II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Caritas Assisted Living Home II

1307 W. 46th Ave 130, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100767

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Caritas Assisted Living Home II is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Clearfield Assisted Living Home

7673 Winchester, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100820

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

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

House of Shalom - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

House of Shalom

2745 Meadow Wood Cir, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 10051

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

House of Shalom is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 5 senior citizens 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

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

Rabe Assisted Living Home

4941 Alpha Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100788

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Rabe Assisted Living Home is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Assisted Living Transitions II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Assisted Living Transitions II

204 Patterson St., Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100526

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Assisted Living Transitions II is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Melissa's ALH

7691 winchester st., Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101059

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Melissa's ALH is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Valleywood ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Valleywood ALH

2203 Roosevelt Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100332

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Valleywood ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 4 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Anchor Care Assisted Living Home

5225 E. 22nd Ave., Unit B, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100672

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Anchor Care Assisted Living Home is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 4 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Avelina's Assisted Living Home

242 Park Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 208

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Avelina's Assisted Living Home is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Robinson House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Robinson House

3221 Pussywillow Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 357825

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Robinson House is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 3 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sacred Heart Care Center - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sacred Heart Care Center

8232 Blackberry St., Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 172

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Sacred Heart Care Center is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 seniors 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 #: (888) 595-9061

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 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Northbridge Lynnwood

344 Lynnwood Dr. Unit A, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101083

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Northbridge Lynnwood is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 2 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Demeluz ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Demeluz ALH

7231 Bern St, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101041

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

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

Heritage Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Heritage Home

6730 O'Brien Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101116

Capacity: 6 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Heritage Home is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 6 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Supreme Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Supreme Home

1735 Minerva Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100466

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Supreme Home is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 elderly 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.

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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