In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Phoenix area, our team of researchers sorted through 454 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 39 hours researching assisted living communities in Phoenix
  • Interviewed 19 facility staff members
  • Read more than 205 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 26 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Phoenix is $3,500, which is slightly lower than the state average of $3,750 and the national average of $4,000.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Phoenix, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 454 communities in the Phoenix area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Phoenix area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Arizona Desert Falls
Studio, 1 bedroom
Assisted living, memory care
Arizona Desert Falls is a small, home-like community in Phoenix that supports residents who need help with activities of daily living, as well as individuals who need memory care services. Residents can enjoy activities like Wii bowling leagues, bingo, and evenings spent around a bonfire. Amenities include birthday and holiday celebrations, a library, spiritual activities, and regular outings. Arizona Desert Falls offers three homemade daily meals and snacks. Residents in the assisted living section of the facility receive help with medication management. Needs are met by awake staff 24/7, and an RN is also on call 24 hours a day.
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2802 E. Juniper Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85032
Avamere at The Stratford
Avista Senior Living North Mountain
Bethesda Gardens
Deer Valley Senior Living
Desert Sky Assisted Living
Encanto Palms Assisted Living
Glencroft Center for Modern Aging
Kivel Campus of Care
La Siena
LifeStream Complete Senior Living
LivGenerations at Ahwatukee
Mariposa Point at Algodón Center
McDowell Village
MorningStar at Arcadia
Mountain Park Senior Living
Olive Grove
Park Terrace at Greenway
Rose Court Assisted Living & Memory Care
Scottsdale Village Square
Sunshine Village
The Gardens of Scottsdale
The Palazzo
The Springs of Scottsdale
Villa Ocotillo Assisted Living
Westchester Senior Living

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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