In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Sun City area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 47 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Sun City
  • Read more than 140 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 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 Sun City is $3,500, which is lower than the state average of $3,750 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Sun City, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 47 communities in the Sun City area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Sun City 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.

Atria Heritage Sun City
Not Listed
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Assisted Living: $2,815, Independent Living: $2,605
Atria Heritage Sun City offers upscale retirement living in a vibrant environment. Just one block north of Bell Road, seniors are steps from restaurants, shops, the Bell Recreation Center and the local library. Residents can enjoy chef-prepared meals, a concierge and complimentary shuttle service, and the community's activity director plans a full calendar of fun, engaging programs each day. When they're not busy with activities, residents can bask in the Arizona sunshine at the outdoor swimming pool, relax in the hot tub or work up a sweat in the fitness center. The community also features a private movie theater, library and full-service salon, and it's pet-friendly.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors praise the delicious food and range of activities offered, with one reviewer saying, "The food was excellent, and everybody seemed more active there. They had a beautiful dining room, lots of clubs, and lots of activities going on all the time... I liked their food, and that’s important because my dad likes good-tasting food."
3.90 out of 5 stars
(100) Reviews
10101 W. Palmeras Drive, Sun City, AZ 85373
Brookdale Peoria
Glencroft Senior Living
Sun Valley Lodge
The Forum at Desert Harbor
The Gardens of Sun City
The Heritage Legacy
The Montecito
The Woodmark at Sun City
Thunderbird 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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