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Assisted Living in Tucson, Arizona

Arizona has long been a popular retirement destination for seniors because of its warm weather, abundant natural beauty and affordable cost of living. As an added bonus, Social Security benefits aren’t subject to state taxes in Arizona. Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona and offers an array of urban amenities as well as access to outdoor activities. Seniors aged 65 and over comprise approximately 14.8% of Tucson’s overall population of nearly 543,000. There are several good hospitals in Tucson, including Banner Health University Medical Center, a teaching hospital that specializes in comprehensive cardiac and cancer care. 

Assisted living facilities provide a supported living environment to seniors who need help with activities of daily life but don’t require a nursing home level of care. Seniors in Tucson pay a monthly average of $4,050 for assisted living.

This guide provides an overview of assisted living in Tucson. It compares the cost of assisted living throughout the state and lists free and low-cost resources designed to promote a good quality of life among Tucson seniors. 

65 Assisted Living communities in Tucson, AZ | 15 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. Brookdale Santa Catalina

7500 North Calle Sin Envidia, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Sunrise at River Road

4975 North 1st Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Fellowship Square Tucson

8111 East Broadway, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Cascades of Tucson

201 N Jessica Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Brookdale East Tucson

8468 East Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Villa Hermosa

6300 East Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85710

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

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. The Country Club of La Cholla

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

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. The Ranch Estates of Tucson

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

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Brookdale North Tucson

2650 West Ina Road, Tucson, AZ, 85741

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Amber Lights

6231 North Montebella Road, Tucson, AZ, 85704

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

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. 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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13. Foothills Place

3701 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ, 85718

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Academy Villas

13775 E. Langtry, Tucson, AZ, 85747

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Inspirations of River Centre

5665 East River Road, Tucson, AZ, 85750

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. Oak Haven Assisted Living

7163 North Pomona Road, Tucson, AZ, 85704

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

From $4000 / mo

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18. Heritage Oaks Assisted Living

6569 E Carondelet Dr, Tucson, AZ, 85710

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

From $5295 / mo

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19. The Forum at Tucson

2500 North Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Broadway Proper

400 S Broadway Place, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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21. 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 (866) 946-6888

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22. Tucson Place

5660 North Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ, 85750

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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23. Sierra Del Sol Senior Living

8151 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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24. 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) 981-1799

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Marshall Home For Men, Tucson, AZ

25. Marshall Home For Men

3314 SOUTH 16TH AVENUE, Tucson, AZ, 85713

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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26. The Groves on Pima St.

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

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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27. Senior Helpers East Tucson

6563 East 22nd Street, Tucson, AZ, 85710

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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28. The Oasis at El Corral

2721 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ, 85705

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

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Handmaker Home For the Aging, Tucson, AZ

29. Handmaker Home For the Aging

2221 N Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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St. Luke's Home, Tucson, AZ

30. St. Luke’s Home

615 EAST ADAMS STREET, Tucson, AZ, 85705

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Visiting Angels, Tucson, AZ

31. Visiting Angels

7564 N La Cholla Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85741

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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32. 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) 876-4096

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33. The Groves on Spring St.

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

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Hummingbird Manor Assisted, Tucson, AZ

34. Hummingbird Manor Assisted

602 NORTH ALAMO AVENUE, Tucson, AZ, 85711

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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35. The Villas at Wilmot

662 S. Wilmot Rd., Tucson, AZ, 85711

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

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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36. ComForCare Home Care (Tucson, AZ)

4045 North Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ, 85750

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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San Nicolas Assisted Living Home Nw, Tucson, AZ

37. San Nicolas Assisted Living Home Nw

1362 West San Nicolas Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85704

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

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Maison Da Vinci Elder Care Home, Tucson, AZ

38. Maison Da Vinci Elder Care Home

6710 North Leonardo Da Vinci, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Karen'S Care, Tucson, AZ

39. Karen’S Care

6262 N Pomona Rd, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Daybreak at the Fountains, Tucson, AZ

40. Daybreak at the Fountains

5830 N Fountains Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85704

Assisted Living

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 >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Tucson

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Arizona. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying for Assisted Living in Tucson, Arizona

Residents of assisted living communities in Tucson pay an average monthly cost of $4,050. The prices of individual facilities may vary significantly, however, depending on location, the services and amenities they provide and the size and quality of living accommodations. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Tucson

At an average monthly cost of $4,050, assisted living in Tucson costs slightly more than the overall average of $4,000 for the state of Arizona, but several hundred dollars less than the national average of $4,500. 

$4050

Tucson

$4000

Arizona

$4500

The United States

Assisted living costs within Arizona range from a low of $3,800 per month in the southwestern city of Yuma to a high of $5,000 in the northern part of the state in Flagstaff. Residents of the state capital, Phoenix, pay $3,975, while their counterparts in Lake Havasu City, Prescott and Sierra Vista pay $4,700, $4,500 and $4,150, respectively.

$4050

Tucson

$3800

Yuma

$5000

Flagstaff

$3975

Phoenix

$4700

Lake Havasu City

$4500

Prescott Valley

$4150

Sierra Vista

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Tucson

Paying for assisted living facilities in Arizona

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Arizona.

Tucson Assisted Living Resources

The following community-based resources provide a wide range of services and information for seniors in Tucson, including how to find a suitable assisted living facility, how to connect with other Tucson seniors and how to navigate the red tape involved with Medicare and Medicaid. 

Resource

Contact

Service

Pima Council on Aging 

(520) 790-7262

As the Area Agency on Aging for Tucson and surrounding communities, Pima Council on Aging provides a range of services, programs and referrals designed to promote independence and good quality of life among older persons. Direct services include case management, congregate meals and Medicare and Medicaid counseling. The council also provides referrals to relevant community-based services and programs, publishes a resource directory and operates a Senior Helpline. 

Armory Park Center

(520) 791-4865

Those aged 50 and over can enjoy a range of senior activities at Armory Park Center. Activities include billiards, ballroom dancing, fitness classes, group outings, bocce, shuffleboard, card and board games, picnics and visiting with friends over tea or coffee. The center serves hot, nutritious lunches on weekdays from 3 pm. until 4 p.m. on a reservation-only basis. The center has free WiFi throughout and is open every weekday, excluding holidays, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Senior Companion Program 

(520) 305-3453

The Senior Companion Program is designed to provide isolated older adults with social connection, transportation and assistance with minor chores. Volunteers aged 55 and over are individually trained and receive ongoing support as well as a small stipend. They see their clients once a week or more, depending on individual needs and preferences. 

Aging Mastery Program 

(520) 305-3409

The Aging Mastery Program is a 10-week session that operates under the umbrella of The National Council on Aging and is administered by local Area Agencies on Aging. The program features a series of classes on topics such as exercise, medication management, financial fitness, healthy eating, how to live longer, fall prevention and community engagement. 

Pima County Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program 

(502) 790-7262

Seniors and their families can contact the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program if they suspect abuse, neglect, exploitation, or any other violation of legal rights has occurred in a long-term care facility. Besides working to resolve complaints about these facilities, the program provides education to residents about their legal rights and community outreach. The program is comprised of trained volunteers and staff, and all services are strictly confidential and free of charge.

Tucson Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Tucson area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws & Regulations for Assisted Living in Arizona