Arizona Retirement Communities


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Best Places to Retire in Arizona

Flagstaff – Flagstaff (population 60,000) is located 140 miles north of Phoenix, at the base of the tallest mountains in the state. It is surrounded by one of the largest pine forests in the world, and at 7,000 feet elevation, enjoys a moderate year-round climate. It has history, small town charm, and many cultural activities, a major university, and outstanding recreational opportunities. It is a short distance from Sedona and the Grand Canyon. (View full Flagstaff report)

Green Valley – Green Valley (population 20,000) is a popular retirement community 23 miles south of Tucson, yet within easy reach of all the wonderful amenities of that city. At an altitude of 2,900 feet, it enjoys a climate suited to outdoor activities. It has outstanding amenities and services, a friendly culture, and great natural beauty. (View full Green Valley report)

Lake Havasu City – Lake Havasu City (population 49,000) is set on the eastern shore of the lake and on the western border of the state. It is a planned community – the vision of Robert McCullogh. It offers outstanding water sports and a great many civic activities. It also has cultural activities, educational opportunities, good shopping, and plenty of dining choices. (View full Lake Havasu City report)

Prescott – Prescott (population 34,000) is located in Arizona’s central mountains, 96 miles northwest of Phoenix. It is an historic community, home of the first rodeo and first capital of the Arizona Territory. Surrounded by a forest of ponderosa pines and bordering on the 1.25 million acre Prescott National Forest, it offers outstanding vistas and recreational opportunities. At 5,400 feet above sea level, it has four distinct and moderate seasons. (View full Prescott report)

Scottsdale – Scottsdale (population 203,000) is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. It is culturally rich with over 125 galleries, excellent museums, and performing arts venues. Its signature perhaps is ArtWalks, with galleries open every Thursday evening featuring special exhibits and openings. It also offers great recreation and outdoor activities, excellent boutique shopping, fine dining and professional sports. With Phoenix and Tempe at its borders, it offers virtually unlimited amenities. (View full Scottsdale report)

Sedona – Sedona (population 11,000) is located about 115 miles north of Phoenix in the high desert. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the U. S. This Red Rock region, with spires, buttes, mesas, and canyons, has a magical quality. The city has a moderate four-season climate, a busy cultural events calendar, fine restaurants, world-class resorts, many galleries and interesting shops. It attracts three to four million tourists a year. It also has retirement communities for those who have chosen it as their new home.(View full Sedona report)

Sierra Vista – Sierra Vista (population38,000) is located 70 miles southeast of Tucson. It is in San Pedro River Valley, nestled amongst numerous mountain ranges. It’s magnificent setting at 4,600 feet above sea level gives it a temperate year-round climate. It is a small city with a great many amenities, outstanding outdoor and recreational opportunities and a low cost of living. Sierra Vista is 50 miles from Mexican border crossing at Douglas, AZ. (View full Sierra Valley report)

Tucson – Tucson (population 885,000) is located in southern Arizona, 116 miles southeast of Phoenix, and has been rated among the top 10 best cities in America to live in. It has history, an abundance of the arts and culture, fine dining, professional sports, excellent healthcare, a major university, outstanding recreational opportunities (including great golf options), an abundance of natural beauty, and very agreeable weather. (View full Tucson report)

Wickenburg – Wickenburg (population 6,000) is located 55 miles northwest of Phoenix. It is a small, friendly and laid-back community in the foothills of the Bradshaw Mountains that carries on its Old West heritage. Founded as a gold-mining town, it is today a modern town with all the services, art galleries, a museum, specialty shops, a community center, and a performing arts center. (View full Wickenburg report)

Retirement Community Directory

Find Arizona retirement communities, including active adult communities, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing care and more.

Active Adult Communities

Apache Junction Palmas Del Sol East  (Visit our site)
3400 South Ironwood Drive
Apache Junction, AZ  85120
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480-983-4084
Cottonwood On the Greens (visit our profile)
969 W On The Greens Blvd
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Tel: 800-871-8187 (toll-free) or 928-634-7003
Mesa Las Palmas  (Visit our site)
215 North Power Road
Mesa, AZ  85205
— E-mail us —
480-396-2172
Las Palmas Grand (Visit our site)
2550 South Ellsworth Road
Mesa, AZ  85209
— E-mail us —
480-357-5000
Palmas Del Sol  (Visit our site) 
6209 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
— E-mail us —
480-641-3385
Sunrise Village (Visit our site)
5402 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
— E-mail us —
480-985-5048
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Independent Living Communities

Apache Junction  Palmas Del Sol East  (Visit our site)
3400 Sourth Ironwood Drive
Apache Junction, AZ  85120
— E-mail us —
480-983-4084
Litchfield Park La Loma Village (Visit our site)
14154 Denny Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ  85340
— E-mail us —
623-537-7521
Mesa Las Palmas  (Visit our site)
215 North Power Road
Mesa, AZ  85205
— E-mail us —
480-396-2172
Las Palmas Grand (Visit our site)
2550 South Ellsworth Road
Mesa, AZ  85209
— E-mail us —
480-357-5000
Palmas Del Sol  (Visit our site) 
6209 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
— E-mail us —
480-641-3385
Sunrise Village (Visit our site)
5402 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ  85215
— E-mail us —
480-985-5048
Peoria The Good Samaritan Society (Visit our site)
Peoria Good Shepherd
10323 W. Olive Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85345
— E-mail us —
623-875-0100
Vista del Rio (Visit our site)
13619 N. 94th Drive
Peoria, AZ  85381
800-209-8955
Phoenix La Siena (Visit our site)
909 East Northern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85020
— E-mail us —
602-870-5500
Sagewood  (Visit our site)
4555 East Mayo Boulevard
— E-mail us —
480-948-1398
Scottsdale Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Communities (Visit our site)
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-993-8851
Vi at Silverstone (Visit our site)
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-405-0763
The Manor Village at Scottsdale
9160 East Desert Cove
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
— E-mail us —
480-767-7646
McDowell Village (Visit our site)
8300 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
— E-mail us —
480-970-6400
Sun City Grandview Terrace (Visit our site)
14515 W. Granite Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ  85375
— E-mail us —
623-975-8014
Royal Oaks (Visit our site)
10015 W. Royal Oak Road
Sun City, AZ 85351
— E-mail us —
623-815-4132
Sun Lakes Renaissance Luxury Retirement Living at Sun Lakes  (Visit Our Site)
9508 E. Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
— E-mail us —
877-683-5164
Surprise The Colonnade (Visit our site)
19116 Colonnade Way
Surprise, AZ  85374
— E-mail us — 
623-236-3770
Tucson Broadway Proper (Visit our site)
400 South Broadway Place
Tucson, AZ 85710
— E-mail us —
520-296-3238
Fellowship Square Tucson (Visit our site)
8111 East Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710
— E-mail us —
520-886-5537
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Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Litchfield Park La Loma Village (Visit our site)
14154 Denny Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ  85340
— E-mail us —
623-537-7521
Peoria Sierra Winds (Visit our site)
17300 N. 88th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
— E-mail us —
623-977-0807
Phoenix Sagewood  (Visit our site)
4555 East Mayo Boulevard
— E-mail us —
480-948-1398
Scottsdale Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and  Plaza Companies Community (Visit our site)
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-993-8851
Vi at Silverstone (Visit our site)
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-405-0763
 Sun City Grandview Terrace (Visit our site)
14515 W. Granite Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ  85375
— E-mail us —
623-975-8014
Royal Oaks (Visit our site)
10015 W. Royal Oak Road
Sun City, AZ 85351
— E-mail us —
623-815-4132
Surprise The Colonnade (Visit our site)
19116 Colonnade Way
Surprise, AZ  85374
— E-mail us — 
623-236-3770
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Assisted Living Communities

Litchfield Park La Loma Village (Visit our site)
14154 Denny Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ  85340
— E-mail us —
623-537-7521
Mesa Extended Family Assisted Living Homes (Visit our site)
2556 E. Hermosa Vista Drive
Mesa, AZ  85213
— E-mail us —
480-833-6328
The Springs of East Mesa
6220 E. Broadway Road
Mesa, AZ 85206
480-985-8900
Peoria Sierra Winds (Visit our site)
17300 N. 88th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
— E-mail us —
623-977-0807
Phoenix La Siena (Visit our site)
909 East Northern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85020
— E-mail us —
602-870-5500
Sagewood  (Visit our site)
4555 East Mayo Boulevard
— E-mail us —
480-948-1398
Scottsdale Belmont Village of Scottsdale (Visit our site)
13870 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-945-3600
Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community (Visit our site)
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-993-8851
Vi at Silverstone (Visit our site)
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-405-0763
McDowell Village (Visit our site)
8300 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
— E-mail us —
480-970-6400
Snowflake Carriage House
395 West Garden Lane
Snowflake, AZ  85937
520-536-7935
Sun City Grandview Terrace (Visit our site)
14515 W. Granite Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ  85375
— E-mail us —
623-975-8014
Surprise The Colonnade (Visit our site)
19116 Colonnade Way
Surprise, AZ  85374
— E-mail us — 
623-236-3770
Tucson Broadway Proper (Visit our site)
400 South Broadway Place
Tucson, AZ 85710
— E-mail us —
520-296-3238
Campana Del Rio
1550 East River Road
Tucson, AZ  85718
520-299-1941
Fellowship Square Tucson (Visit our site)
8111 East Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710
— E-mail us —
520-886-5537
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Alzheimer’s Care

Mesa Extended Family Assisted Living Homes (Visit our site)
2556 E. Hermosa Vista Drive
Mesa, AZ  85213
— E-mail us —
480-833-6328
Peoria The Good Samaritan Society (Visit our site)
Peoria Good Shepherd 
10323 W. Olive Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85345
— E-mail us —
623-875-0100
Phoenix Sagewood  (Visit our site)
4555 East Mayo Boulevard
— E-mail us —
480-948-1398
Scottsdale Belmont Village of Scottsdale (Visit our site)
13870 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-945-3600
Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community (Visit our site)
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-993-8851
Vi at Silverstone (Visit our site)
23005 North 74th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-405-0763
Sun City Royal Oaks (Visit our site)
10015 W. Royal Oak Road
Sun City, AZ 85351
— E-mail us —
623-815-4132
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Nursing Care

Litchfield Park La Loma Village (Visit our site)
14154 Denny Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ  85340
— E-mail us —
623-537-7521
Peoria The Good Samaritan Society (Visit our site)
Peoria Good Shepherd 
10323 W. Olive Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85345
— E-mail us —
623-875-0100
Phoenix Sagewood  (Visit our site)
4555 East Mayo Boulevard
— E-mail us —
480-948-1398
Scottsdale Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community (Visit our site)
7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
— E-mail us —
888-993-8851
Vi at Silverstone (Visit our site)
23005 North 74th Street
— E-mail us —
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
888-405-0763
Sun City Grandview Terrace (Visit our site)
14515 W. Granite Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ  85375
— E-mail us —
623-975-8014
Surprise The Colonnade (Visit our site)
19116 Colonnade Way
Surprise, AZ  85374
— E-mail us — 
623-236-3770
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