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Assisted Living in Tucson, Arizona

The sunny city of Tucson is located in the southern region of Arizona and is most widely known for its world-class museums and dynamic visual and performing arts scene. Among its most popular attractions is the Tucson Museum of Art, which offers discounted admission for seniors. Nearly 550,000 people reside here, making it the second-most populous city in Arizona. While Tucson is commonly known as a college town with a young population, it also has a large senior community that makes up about 14% of the population.

Tucson is home to over 90 assisted living facilities, ranging from small communities with homelike environments to sprawling communities with resort-style amenities. It is one of the most expensive cities in Arizona for assisted living, with monthly costs coming in at $4,695 on average. This is over 20% higher than the statewide average of $3,750 and about 15% higher than the national average of $4,051.

73 Assisted Living communities in Tucson, AZ | 7 nearby communities

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1. Atria Campana Del Rio

1550 East River Road, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Sunrise at River Road

4975 North 1st Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Country Club of La Cholla

8700 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ, 85742

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Brookdale East Tucson

8468 East Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Fellowship Square Tucson

8111 East Broadway, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Cascades of Tucson

201 N Jessica Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Brookdale Santa Catalina

7500 North Calle Sin Envidia, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Mountain View Retirement Village

7900 North La Canada Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Elmcroft of River Centre Tucson

5665 East River Road, Tucson, AZ, 85750

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Sage Desert Assisted Living & Memory Care

2365 W Orange Grove Rd., Tucson, AZ, 85741

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Brookdale North Tucson

2650 West Ina Road, Tucson, AZ, 85741

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Foothills Place

3701 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Groves on Pima St.

4014-4034 E. Pima St., Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. The Gardens at San Carlos

4553 E San Carlos Place S, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $5000 / mo

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15. Academy Villas

13775 E. Langtry, Tucson, AZ, 85747

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Crossroads Adult Care Community

5242 N. Genemata Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. The Groves on Spring St.

4110 E. Spring St. Unit 1-3, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. The Forum at Tucson

2500 North Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Broadway Proper

400 S Broadway Place, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Atria Valley Manor

5549 East Lee Street, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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21. Tucson Place

5660 North Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ, 85750

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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22. Sierra Del Sol Senior Living

8151 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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23. Camino de Paz Assisted Living

3730 E. Calle Barcelona, Tucson, AZ, 85716

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Marshall Home For Men, Tucson, AZ

24. Marshall Home For Men

3314 SOUTH 16TH AVENUE, Tucson, AZ, 85713

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Hummingbird Manor Assisted, Tucson, AZ

25. Hummingbird Manor Assisted

602 NORTH ALAMO AVENUE, Tucson, AZ, 85711

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Northwest Assisted Living, Tucson, AZ

26. Northwest Assisted Living

2001 WEST CASSIM LANE, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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St. Luke's Home, Tucson, AZ

27. St. Luke’s Home

615 EAST ADAMS STREET, Tucson, AZ, 85705

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Handmaker Home For the Aging, Tucson, AZ

28. Handmaker Home For the Aging

2221 N Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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29. Canyon View Adult Care Home

1331 EAST SOBRE LOMAS, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Desert Steppes Adult Care, Tucson, AZ

30. Desert Steppes Adult Care

617 South Desert Steppes Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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The Lakes Apartments, Tucson, AZ

31. The Lakes Apartments

5666 East Hampton Street, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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32. Carlton Village Senior Care Community

321 W. Limberlost Dr., Tucson, AZ, 85705

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Maison Da Vinci Elder Care Home, Tucson, AZ

33. Maison Da Vinci Elder Care Home

66767 N Leonardo Da Vince Way, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Karen'S Care, Tucson, AZ

34. Karen’S Care

6262 N Pomona Rd, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Daybreak at the Fountains, Tucson, AZ

35. Daybreak at the Fountains

5830 N Fountains Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Handmaker Jewish Services For Th Aging, Tucson, AZ

36. Handmaker Jewish Services For Th Aging

5100 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Desert Harbor Gardens Foundation, Tucson, AZ

37. Desert Harbor Gardens Foundation

6901 N la Canada Dr, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Patsy Arandia Afc Home, Tucson, AZ

38. Patsy Arandia Afc Home

955 N Larry Pl, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Feel At Home Assisted Living, Tucson, AZ

39. Feel At Home Assisted Living

4671 W Camino de Manana, Tucson, AZ, 85742

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Affirmative Care Home, Tucson, AZ

40. Affirmative Care Home

8074 E 8th St, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Tucson, Arizona

The Cost of Assisted Living in Tucson

Genworth Financial’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey shows that Arizona is among the more cost-effective states in the Southwest for assisted living. Here, this level of care is $3,750 per month on average, which is about $300 below the national average of $4,051. Of Arizona’s five bordering states, Utah and Nevada are more affordable at $3,400 per month. More expensive care is found in Colorado, New Mexico and California, where seniors pay $4,095, $4,100 and $4,500, respectively.

$4695

Tucson

$3750

Arizona

$4051

The United States

$3400

Nevada

$3400

Utah

$4095

Colorado

$4100

New Mexico

$4500

California

While Arizona is generally affordable for assisted living, costs vary widely across the state. Tucson is one of the state’s priciest cities for this level of care, with an average monthly cost of $4,695, which surpasses the state and national averages. The only major city in Arizona with higher assisted living costs is Flagstaff, where care averages $5,000 per month. Seniors seeking more affordable care may find lower monthly costs in Yuma ($3,475), Phoenix ($3,500), Prescott ($3,790), Lake Havasu City ($4,000) and Sierra Vista ($4,410).

$4695

Tucson

$3750

Arizona

$3475

Yuma

$3500

Phoenix

$3790

Prescott

$4000

Lake Havasu City

$4410

Sierra Vista

$5000

Flagstaff

Tucson Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Qualifying Tucson seniors may have assisted living services covered under the Arizona Long-Term Care System, which operates under a Medicaid 1115 demonstration waiver. This waiver is an entitlement program without enrollment caps, meaning that everyone who qualifies for services is guaranteed to receive them. Rates and coverage for services are negotiated with each facility and sometimes with individual beneficiaries and vary by location.

For more information about the ALTCS program, see our Assisted Living in Arizona page.

Tucson Assisted Living Resources

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Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center520-724-5360The Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center is operated by the county’s Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department and provides numerous programs and classes for older adults. The center has a lunch program that serves noontime meals three days per week for a modest donation, and its senior lounge has a computer lab for those aged 50 and over. The center shows recently released movies at no charge on a monthly basis, and social activities like card games are offered daily. The center also hosts fitness classes that focus on improving strength, balance and heart health.
Pima Council on Aging520-790-7262The Pima Council on Aging is an Area Agency on Aging, a non-profit organization that offers innovative and integrated services to meet the needs of seniors in Tucson and the surrounding area. Services that it provides include home-delivered meals, Medicare options counseling, classes on falls prevention and medical transportation. It also maintains a resource directory that seniors can access to locate services such as legal assistance, moving resources, case management and health care providers.
Senior Corps at Interfaith Community Services520-526-9308Senior Corps is the largest volunteer organization in the country and provides a variety of volunteer opportunities to adults aged 55 and over. Volunteers choose how much they want to work, from a few hours to 40 hours per week, and they choose how they want to serve. Some volunteer opportunities include greeting visitors and answering phones at food banks, tutoring at-risk children and helping with fundraising events.
City of Tucson Senior Programs520-791-4873Tucson Parks and Recreation offers an array of services and programs for area seniors. These include EnhanceFitness, which is an exercise and falls prevention program, and a meal program. It also operates three dedicated senior centers where members can socialize, use a computer lab and access a library. For a low fee, those aged 50 and over can purchase an activity card that covers year-round programming, field trips, computer access, health programs, educational opportunities and services.
Tucson Vet Center520-882-0333The Tucson Vet Center is a community-based center that serves eligible veterans and their family members. The services offered include counseling, VA benefits explanation and referrals, screening and referrals for medical issues, community events and referrals to other VA services. Through the center, eligible veterans may receive assistance in applying for VA Aid and Attendance, which may help cover assisted living expenses. All services and activities provided by the center are free to eligible users.

Tucson Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Tucson’s assisted living facilities are overseen by the Division of Public Health Licensing Services. This department enforces the laws and regulations that define what services facilities must offer, admission and retention requirements, staffing ratios and building requirements. For more information on these regulations, visit our Assisted Living in Arizona page.