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There are a total of 98 senior housing options in Nevada. Some people may refer to them as Nevada senior apartments or Nevada 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Nevada senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Nevada, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Nevada may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Nevada residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Nevada. Older adult apartments in Nevada may also be part of larger Nevada continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Nevada are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Nevada, please use our Nevada senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

In a state that has the most popular city for casinos and live entertainment in the United States, along with its warm temperatures and extremely mild winters, it is little surprise that many are attracted to Nevada. Nevada senior housing provides retirees with a comfortable, pleasing environment to spend their later years, and is a relief for those that have battled long cold and/or snowy winters for years at a previous residence.

Las Vegas is home to multiple casinos and live shows that will keep seniors and 55+ adults entertained on a weekly basis. Yet for those that don’t want to live directly in the city, nearby communities provide a short drive to this casino-Mecca.

Affordable Nevada Senior Apartments for Rent

Senior housing in Nevada is priced around the national average, which is excellent. Yes, the summers can get extremely hot and well into the 100s, but if you are more of a home body your air-conditioned senior apartment will keep you plenty cool. Senior housing for those on a fixed income starts at $1,500 per month, which is reasonable. The average median for the state is just under $2,300 and some luxurious senior citizen and retirement communities can spike to almost $4,000 per month.

Since Las Vegas is a great place to visit but not the best to live in due to high crime, nearby communities are definitely worth considering as your best options for Nevada senior living facilities. Henderson is an extremely popular suburb of Vegas that has a large retirement community.

Spring Creek, nestled in a valley between Elko Hills and the Ruby Mountains, is closer to Reno and Lake Tahoe (other casino cities) along with Gardnerville Ranchos. Both of these communities are pricey to live in, yet the beauty and comfort they provide are unheralded.

Boulder City, Carson City, Reno, Dayton and Sparks are a few other communities that deserve notice in terms of Nevada senior housing. They’re pleasant, middle of the road priced senior living communities. Some of the most affordable senior housing in Nevada exists in parts of Carlin, Mesquite, Wells and Fallon.

Benefits of Senior Housing in Nevada

Along with all the casinos, entertainment and warm weather -- Nevada is also a tax-friendly state. Compared to other states in the area, Nevada does fairly well because of all the tax revenue that is pumped in from tourism and the casinos. Additionally, the weather here is far less humid compared to other sunny states like Florida and South Carolina.

The top housing facilities for seniors in Nevada are also pet-friendly and provide a community-type approach to their lifestyles. 55 and older residents are encouraged to bring their pets along for the journey, and doggy parks are provided in many residences so pets can get some exercise too. Sponsored events from the senior housing complex or community (especially in Henderson) will get you connected with other 55+ and 62+ age seniors for dances, plays, game nights and other social activities.

When researching different senior apartments for rent in Nevada, ask about all the amenities the place has to offer and never feel pressured to sign a lease. This is your new home, and possibly the last time you will want to move so make sure it is the right place for you! 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.

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