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55+ Communities in Arizona

Arizona retirement communities offer perfect accommodation options for seniors who are looking to downsize and enjoy stress and maintenance free lifestyles. Most of the time older adults consider life in the homes after the death of a spouse, when they retire, when planning to start a new chapter in life or even when the family homes appears to be too big to manage. 55 and older communities in Arizona enable retirees to remain autonomous while at the same time providing specific amenities like structured activities, a sense of community, and socialization. They are also known to offer various sized residence, around the clock security, opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, and many amenities.

Many 55 plus communities in Arizona have recreation rooms, fitness centers, experiences that focus on the health of residents and calendars that are full of exercises. Occupants can go on field and bus trips, attend cooking classes as well as community barbeques and picnics. Campuses are typically handicapped and walker accessible. Retirees who share the facilities make friends quickly as they often have similar goals, some that aim at creating lasting memories in their new abodes. The 55 and over communities facilitate authentic maintenance-free living. It does not only include lawn care, leaf and snow removal but maintenance of buildings as well.

Palmas Del Sol East 
3400 South Ironwood Drive
Apache Junction, AZ  85120
480-983-4084

La Casa Blanca
2208 W. Baseline Road
Apache Junction, AZ 85120
(888) 714-7768

Lost Dutchman
10936 E. Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
(888) 713-0824

Rancho Mirage
2400 E. Baseline Ave. 
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
(888) 709-3609

Sun Valley
11101 E. University Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85102
(888) 708-9415

Apache East
3500 S. Tomahawk
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
(855) 573-1121

Bonita Vista Resort
2175 W. Southern Ave
Apache Junction, AZ 85120
(480) 982-5630

Countryside Resort
2701 S Idaho Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
(480) 982-1537
    
On the Greens
969 W On The Greens Blvd
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
928-634-7003

Las Palmas 
215 North Power Road
Mesa, AZ  85205
480-396-2172

Las Palmas Grand
2550 South Ellsworth Road
Mesa, AZ  85209
480-357-5000

Palmas Del Sol  
6209 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
480-641-3385

Sunrise Village
5402 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
480-985-5048

Independent Living Communities in Arizona

Independent retirement communities in Arizona are excellent for senior citizens who are active and do not necessarily require a helping hand with daily tasks. They are great for older adults who are self-sufficient but looking for opportunities to interact with their peers, socialize and have a blast. These independent communities avail various living options. Some have single family or town homes within the community, and others have apartments in one large building. Retired Arizonians have a choice of buying in or paying a monthly fee to stay in the communities. Fees one pays usually includes maintenance costs that cover taking care of both indoors and the outdoors. It means that occupants in the apartments need not stress about duties like shovelling driveways, mowing lawns, fixing plumbing or other problems that occur when an individual owns a home. Arizona’s independent living communities allow aging adults to take advantage of luxury amenities and services. These can include gyms, spas, pools, wellness programs and fitness centers. They make retirees feel as though they are living in a luxurious resort. Note that independent living communities do not provide personal or medical care. However, there are staff members close by who can respond to emergencies that residents face so that they can access the assistance they require.

Palmas Del Sol East 
3400 Sourth Ironwood Drive
Apache Junction, AZ  85120
480-983-4084

La Loma Village
14154 Denny Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ  85340
623-537-7521

Las Palmas 
215 North Power Road
Mesa, AZ  85205
480-396-2172

Las Palmas Grand
2550 South Ellsworth Road
Mesa, AZ  85209
480-357-5000

Palmas Del Sol  
6209 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
480-641-3385

Sunrise Village
5402 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
480-985-5048

Good Samaritan Society – Peoria Good Shepherd
10323 W. Olive Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-875-0100

Vista del Rio
13619 N. 94th Drive
Peoria, AZ  85381
800-209-8955

La Siena
909 East Northern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85020
602-870-5500

Sagewood 
4555 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
480-948-1398

Vi at Grayhawk
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-993-8851

Vi at Silverstone
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-405-0763

The Manor Village at Scottsdale
9160 East Desert Cove
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-767-7646

McDowell Village
8300 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
480-970-6400

Grandview Terrace
14515 W. Granite Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ  85375
623-975-8014

Royal Oaks
10015 W. Royal Oak Road
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-815-4132

Renaissance Luxury Retirement Living at Sun Lakes 
9508 E. Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
877-683-5164

The Colonnade
19116 Colonnade Way
Surprise, AZ  85374
623-236-3770

Broadway Proper
400 South Broadway Place
Tucson, AZ 85710
520-296-3238

Fellowship Square Tucson
8111 East Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710
520-886-5537

Active Adult Communities in Arizona

Active 55+communities in Arizona provide unique senior living environments for today’s aged Arizona residents who have a lot of energy and are looking for release avenues. These usually have a variety of on-site services that may consist of laundry and dry cleaning, beauty parlors, meal preparation, transportation, medication reminders and administration. A majority have dining halls and restaurants that provide an ideal platform for members of the older generation to have conversations with their neighbors as they eat healthy meals and snacks. Many also have resort atmospheres where retirees can relax and feel as though they are on vacation every single day.

In Arizona, it is pretty easy to find active adult communities that are set on a golf course. These are perfect for Arizonians who love golf because they can play it anytime they wish to without traveling to another location to enjoy it. Many Arizona active adult communities also feature spacious game rooms where neighbors can gather and compete or just have fun. The homes also have fitness and wellness areas that come with all the equipment the older adults need to stay fit. Professional trainers work in such a way so that they can adequately guide older adults on age-appropriate activities for retirees to have fun while they live in the 55 and over communities in Arizona.

Assisted Living Communities in Arizona

Assisted living communities in Arizona give seniors a chance to take advantage of spacious layouts, diverse floor plans, and excellent amenities. Retirees can move here when they feel like they are no longer safe at home and cannot complete specific tasks without asking for a helping hand. In their new assisted living houses, these older adults will be under the care of professional staff who will be available at all times. Experts help with daily tasks such as eating, transfer, incontinence, dressing, and grooming. Chefs work in the centers to make sure that occupants eat tasty and nutritious foods daily.

Many Arizona assisted living communities today offer to look after elders who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. They typically stay in individual units where they receive the support they need to meet their unique needs. Care plans here are usually person-centered so that all residents can end up having a strong feeling of belonging and have a purpose in life. Caregivers guide senior citizens through plenty of activities that help them lead fulfilling lives. They undergo constant training to know the latest trends and approach of dealing with such a population to ensure that residents are happy, safe, and can enjoy their retirement in the communities. Here are some of the communities in Arizona that offer assisted living. If you are looking for a full list, use our assisted living facilities locator to look through almost 2000 assisted living options.

Extended Family Assisted Living Homes
2556 E. Hermosa Vista Drive
Mesa, AZ  85213
480-833-6328

The Good Samaritan Society
Good Shepherd 
10323 W. Olive Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-875-0100

Phoenix    Sagewood 
4555 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
480-948-1398

Belmont Village of Scottsdale
13870 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-945-3600

Vi at Grayhawk
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-993-8851

Vi at Silverstone
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-405-0763

Royal Oaks
10015 W. Royal Oak Road
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-815-4132

Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Arizona

Although they are the most expensive of senior living options for Arizona retirees, continuing care communities in Arizona are attractive options for retirement living. CCRCs provide long-term continuing care that covers housing, nursing care, and residential services in one location for the senior’s lifetime. They combine independent living, memory care, assisted living, and skilled nursing, giving retirees a dignified place to spend their golden years. Older adults can rest easy in their abodes knowing that should health needs change, staff and resources will be available to meet the needs.

Joining such residences may guarantee care throughout the lifespan of an older adult. These full-service retirement communities offer useful amenities such as outdoor pools, golf courses, book clubs, beauty salons and barber shops to allow senior citizens to take part in the things they love. They also offer fantastic living conditions where older Arizonians can reside in beautiful residential apartments. Residents can also access common areas where they can interact with their peers, making friends in the process. Staff put in extra effort to make sure that older adults always receive high-class treatment so that they can end up feeling like royalty. Many events, activities, and social gatherings make it possible for occupants to take advantage of a social environment that can help them enjoy a higher quality of life.

La Loma Village
14154 Denny Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ  85340
623-537-7521

Sierra Winds
17300 N. 88th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
623-977-0807

Freedom Plaza Peoria
13373 Plaza del Rio Blvd.
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 972-1776

Sagewood 
4555 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
480-948-1398

Vi at Grayhawk
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-993-8851

Vi at Silverstone
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-405-0763

Pueblo Norte Senior Living Community
7090 East Mescal Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 948-3990

Westminster Village AZ
12000 N. 90th. St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 451-2000

Grandview Terrace
14515 W. Granite Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ  85375
623-975-8014

Royal Oaks
10015 W. Royal Oak Road
Sun City, AZ 85351
623-815-4132

The Colonnade
19116 Colonnade Way
Surprise, AZ  85374
623-236-3770

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