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

HOPE- Muir Court

8650 Muir Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100570

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

HOPE- Muir Court is a senior living facility 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.

Divine Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Divine Care

3418 Upland Dr., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101132

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Divine Care is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 2 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Golden Hearts Agency - Concord - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Golden Hearts Agency - Concord

2961 Concord Lane, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100295

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Golden Hearts Agency - Concord is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 4 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Vivian's House ALH II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Vivian's House ALH II

9900 Buddy Werner Drive., Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100956

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Vivian's House ALH II is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 5 elderly adults 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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

Helping Hands ALH III - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Helping Hands ALH III

4231 Defiance Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100640

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Helping Hands ALH III is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 2 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

All About Care III - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

All About Care III

2515 Azurite Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100696

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

All About Care III is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Mary Joanne Home Care

3432 W. 80th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100940

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Mary Joanne Home Care is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 2 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Tranquil Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Tranquil Home

4261 Chelsea Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100790

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

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

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

Kiwi Assisted Living Home

1800 Northwestern Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100351

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

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

Perpetual Help Care Center - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Perpetual Help Care Center

2531 Trisha Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101029

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Perpetual Help Care Center is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 4 elderly adults 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 #: (866) 892-7533

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.

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) 539-5370

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.

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 #: (888) 595-9081

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.

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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

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 #: (888) 595-9061

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.

St. Mary's ALH #2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

St. Mary's ALH #2

4001 E. 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100566

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

St. Mary's ALH #2 is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Good Samaritan ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Good Samaritan ALH

8611 Arctic Blvd. #1, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 156

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Good Samaritan ALH is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Vivian's House ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Vivian's House ALH

8450 Golden Street #1, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100824

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Vivian's House ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 senior citizens 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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

Twin Hearts Assisted Living for the Elderly - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Twin Hearts Assisted Living for the Elderly

1111 Boston Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100593

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Twin Hearts Assisted Living for the Elderly is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

McKenzie's ALH II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

McKenzie's ALH II

3913 Lynn Dr., Apt C & D, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100683

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

McKenzie's ALH II is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted living to a total of 4 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Greendale - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Greendale

1800 Greendale Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 350645

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

HOPE - Greendale is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 3 elderly individuals 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.

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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

Serenity Circle Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Serenity Circle Assisted Living

13050 Badger Lane, Anchorage, Alaska 99516

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100524

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Serenity Circle Assisted Living is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99516 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Ruby - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Ruby

2741 Ruby Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100043

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

HOPE - Ruby is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a maximum of 2 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Blessing ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Blessing ALH

9700 Poseidon Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100595

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Blessing ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 5 elderly adults 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) 595-9081

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.

Graceful Living ALH I - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Graceful Living ALH I

1100 Friendly Lane, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 131

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

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

Arc - 2210 Unit #2 - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - 2210 Unit #2

2210 Arca Drive Unit #2, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100969

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Arc - 2210 Unit #2 is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Saint Lourdes Home Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Saint Lourdes Home Care

4904 Cambridge Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100352

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Saint Lourdes Home Care is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Immaculated Concepcion - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Immaculated Concepcion

1836 Laura Cr., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100549

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Immaculated Concepcion is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 5 elderly individuals 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) 595-9081

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.

Mount Sinai Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Mount Sinai Assisted Living Home

3951 Scenic View Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100869

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Mount Sinai Assisted Living Home is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Campbell Creek House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Campbell Creek House

4745 Piper Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101119

Capacity: 40 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Campbell Creek House is a senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 40 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Nettie's Assisted Living Home

1566 Valarian Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101163

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Nettie's Assisted Living Home is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 2 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Alkamba Assisted Living Home

1545 Demeure Place, Apt A, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100960

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Alkamba Assisted Living Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 4 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

St. Lawrence Assisted Living Home III - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

St. Lawrence Assisted Living Home III

600 E. 120th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100772

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

St. Lawrence Assisted Living Home III is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

M&M Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

M&M Assisted Living

7522 Grey Wolf Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 361793

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

M&M Assisted Living is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 3 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Fulani Assisted Living Home

2591 Lyvona Lane, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100880

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Fulani Assisted Living Home is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 2 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

The Ark of Emmanuel

5454 Emmanuel Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100678

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

The Ark of Emmanuel is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 5 elderly adults 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) 539-5370

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 - 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) 595-9081

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.

Elder Care ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Elder Care ALH

5210 Lionheart Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100724

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Elder Care ALH is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 5 seniors 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 #: (888) 595-9061

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.

Marie Langley Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Marie Langley Assisted Living Home

8040 Opal Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100849

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (866) 892-7533

Marie Langley Assisted Living Home is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 seniors 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.

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

Mama's Assisted Living Home III

2529 Curlew Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100312

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

Mama's Assisted Living Home III is an assisted living home 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.

Fine Pearle Too ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Fine Pearle Too ALH

1743 Minerva Way, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100883

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (877) 666-3231

Fine Pearle Too ALH is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 3 seniors in Anchorage Municipality County.

Sue's Sourdough ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sue's Sourdough ALH

11931 Hilltop Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100415

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9061

Sue's Sourdough ALH is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted senior 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.

Creative Care II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Creative Care II

9061 King David Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101111

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 539-5370

Creative Care II is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 2 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

M.G.D. ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

M.G.D. ALH

243 Klevin, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101101

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 595-9081

M.G.D. ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a total of 4 elderly 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 #: (877) 666-3231

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.

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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