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

Our Lady of Fatima

4030 Defiance St., Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100559

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

Our Lady of Fatima is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides long term care to up to 5 elderly individuals 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 #: (888) 895-1295

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.

Full Circle ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Full Circle ALH

1510 Lily Pond Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100802

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

Full Circle ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 2 elderly individuals 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 #: (800) 303-5357

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.

Fitchetts Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Fitchetts Assisted Living

8481 Ridgeway Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100015

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Fitchetts Assisted Living is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 3 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Maile ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Maile ALH

2634 Carroll Place Unit C, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100808

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

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

Sweet Success - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Sweet Success

409 Mumford Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100939

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 895-1295

Sweet Success 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.

HOPE - Yukla - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Yukla

4221 Yukla Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100210

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

HOPE - Yukla is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99501 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a total of 3 seniors 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 #: (800) 303-5357

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.

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

All About Care II

2517 Azurite Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100611

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

All About Care II is an assisted living community 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.

Heavenly Home Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Heavenly Home Care

5420 E. 99th. Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 258

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

Heavenly Home Care is an assisted 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.

Good Grace ALH II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Good Grace ALH II

6700 Howard Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101007

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 895-1295

Good Grace ALH II is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior care to up to 5 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Severson ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Severson ALH

8531 Little Dipper, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100357

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

Severson ALH is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 4 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Alfredo Bolivar Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Alfredo Bolivar Assisted Living Home

2425 Marian Bay Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99515

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100363

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 303-5357

Alfredo Bolivar Assisted Living Home is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99515 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Iluminada's Assisted Living Home II - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Iluminada's Assisted Living Home II

2326 E 72nd Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100831

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Iluminada's Assisted Living Home II is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides long term care to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

House of Gold ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

House of Gold ALH

4840 Leah Ct., Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101048

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

House of Gold ALH is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to up to 5 elderly individuals 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 #: (888) 895-1295

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.

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 #: (800) 286-0203

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.

Helpful Hands - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Helpful Hands

3607 Wesleyan Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100979

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 303-5357

Helpful Hands is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior care to a maximum of 5 elderly adults 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 #: (800) 295-1532

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.

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

Assisted Living Transitions III

2637 Kenmore Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100928

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

Assisted Living Transitions III is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 4 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Creekside Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Creekside Assisted Living

7710 Maryland Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101210

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 895-1295

Creekside Assisted Living is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides senior living to up to 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Alaskan Red Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Alaskan Red Assisted Living

6291 Gross Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99514

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101207

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

Alaskan Red Assisted Living is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99514 zip code area that provides long term care to a total of 3 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

HOPE - Raspberry - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Raspberry

6905 Arlene St., Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100114

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 303-5357

HOPE - Raspberry is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to up to 3 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Norbu Linka - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Norbu Linka

3304 Checkmate Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100884

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Norbu Linka is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 4 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 #: (800) 304-5948

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.

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

HOPE - Colonial Court

6920 Colonial Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99502

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100873

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 895-1295

HOPE - Colonial Court is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99502 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

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

Carel Assisted Living Home

5058 Bryn Mawr Court, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100730

Capacity: 7 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

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

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 #: (800) 303-5357

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.

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

Marenah's Assisted Living Home

1545 Demeure Place, Apt B, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100688

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Marenah's Assisted Living Home is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 3 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Arc - Lionheart - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Arc - Lionheart

5256 Lionheart Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 358194

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

Arc - Lionheart is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99508 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 3 elderly 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 #: (888) 895-1295

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.

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

Glacier Assisted Living Home

1139 Ril Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101126

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

Glacier Assisted Living Home is an assisted living facility 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 Catherine Home Care - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Saint Catherine Home Care

7072 Stella Place, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101128

Capacity: 1 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 303-5357

Saint Catherine Home Care is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to a maximum of 1 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 #: (800) 295-1532

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.

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 #: (800) 304-5948

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.

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 #: (888) 895-1295

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.

Yosef Family ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Yosef Family ALH

922 Cherry St, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100843

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

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

Home of Love ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Home of Love ALH

7430 Margaret Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100441

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 303-5357

Home of Love ALH is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to a total of 5 senior citizens 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 #: (800) 295-1532

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.

HOPE - Pribilof - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

HOPE - Pribilof

2811 Pribilof St., Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100112

Capacity: 2 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

HOPE - Pribilof is a care facility for older adults in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides assisted living to up to 2 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Devine Hands ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Devine Hands ALH

2812 W. 29th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101106

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 895-1295

Devine Hands ALH is an assisted living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides assisted retirement living to a maximum of 4 older adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Rosewood Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Rosewood Assisted Living

3722 Parsons Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 360595

Capacity: 16 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

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

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 #: (800) 303-5357

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.

Anchored Abode Assisted Living - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Anchored Abode Assisted Living

3909 Turnagain Blvd. East, Suite 1, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100936

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Anchored Abode Assisted Living is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 5 elderly individuals in Anchorage Municipality County.

Heritage Assisted Living Home I - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Heritage Assisted Living Home I

6754 O'Brien Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100927

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

Heritage Assisted Living Home I is a senior living community in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides assisted living to a maximum of 5 older adults 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) 895-1295

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.

Parker Too ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Parker Too ALH

1310 Valley St. Apt. #A, Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100970

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 286-0203

Parker Too ALH is a senior assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99504 zip code area that provides assisted senior living to up to 3 senior citizens 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 #: (800) 303-5357

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.

Helping Hands ALH - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Helping Hands ALH

1311 W. 40th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100317

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Helping Hands ALH is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99503 zip code area that provides senior living to a total of 5 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

The Marietta House - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

The Marietta House

3832 Young Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101094

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 304-5948

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

Frontier Home Health Care - East - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Frontier Home Health Care - East

5710 Cope Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100698

Capacity: 5 assisted living units

Phone #: (888) 895-1295

Frontier Home Health Care - East is an assisted living home in Anchorage, AK in the 99518 zip code area that provides senior assisted living to up to 5 seniors 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 #: (800) 286-0203

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.

Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Home

7121 Travis Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 100253

Capacity: 4 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 303-5357

Tender Loving Care Assisted Living Home is an assisted living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99507 zip code area that provides senior care to up to 4 elderly adults in Anchorage Municipality County.

Gracious Heart Assisted Home Assisted Home - Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK

Gracious Heart Assisted Home Assisted Home

2900 West 29th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99517

Anchorage Municipality

License #: 101142

Capacity: 3 assisted living units

Phone #: (800) 295-1532

Gracious Heart Assisted Home Assisted Home is an assisted senior living facility in Anchorage, AK in the 99517 zip code area that provides senior living to a maximum of 3 senior citizens in Anchorage Municipality County.

Overview of Anchorage, Alaska

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

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

Helpful programs for senior living/assisted living in Anchorage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost of assisted living in Anchorage

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

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

Places of interest for seniors living in Anchorage

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

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

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