In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Salt Lake City area, our team of researchers sorted through 121 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 30 hours researching assisted living communities in Salt Lake City
  • Interviewed 17 facility staff members
  • Read more than 170 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 20 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 Salt Lake City is $3,835, which is higher than the state average of $3,400 and lower than the national average of $4,051.

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 Salt lake City, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 121 communities in the Salt Lake City area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Salt Lake 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.

Alta Ridge Of Holladay
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living
Assisted Living: $2,400
Alta Ridge Assisted Living of Holladay is a small community that provides a caring and homelike atmosphere for seniors who need a bit of assistance with everyday tasks. The dedicated caregiving team is available 24/7 to help the residents in any way they can. Each senior has a personalized care plan that is developed in consultation with health care providers and family members. This plan is updated as the care needs of the resident change. There is a full-time registered nurse on the staff who conducts regular wellness checks on all the residents. All bedrooms in the community are fitted with an emergency call system for the residents' safety and peace of mind. Weekly housekeeping and laundry services are included. Three nutritious meals are served on a daily basis in the dining room, and snacks or refreshments are always available.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors praise the welcoming atmosphere, with one reviewer saying, "This facility is very family-friendly! They have activities constantly that incorporate the residents and their families. The families appreciate it so that they can still enjoy their loved ones as fully as possible. And while this may be a retirement community, the residents are far from retiring."
4.48 out of 5
(30) Reviews
1009 E. Murray Holladay Rd.,
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Capitol Hill Senior Living
Carrington Court
Cottonwood Creek
Highland Cove Retirement
Legacy House Of South Jordan
Legacy Village of Sugar House
Millcreek Meadows
Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek
Riverway Assisted Living And Memory Care
Rosewood Assisted Care
Sagewood At Daybreak
Sarah Daft Home
Summit Senior Living
Sunridge Assisted Living & Memory Care
Sunrise Of Holladay
The Ridge Foothill Senior Living
The Sheridan at South Jordan
The Wellington
The Wentworth At Coventry

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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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