Found in a chiefly urban part of Maricopa County, Tempe has more or less forty community care facilities around the city that offers residents an assortment of care options from which to select from. There is potential for it to be tough to get around Tempe, but it can be doable for most without their own car. According to government funded surveys there are a number of top ranked skilled nursing homes, as well as hospitals in the surrounding areas.
Assisted Living Services
Feeling secure at an elder care facility is ultimately about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are applicable at a given location. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Individualized meal options
Secure Alzheimer's units
24-hour nursing staff
Aside from having a full list of basic amenities, Tempe also has a varied network that can meet seniors' unique needs. Access to on-call specialists like Psychologists and Nurses can also be arranged at many long-term care facilities. Croatian and Filipino are spoken among the staff or personnel of several senior living facilities in the city.
When calling the facilities listed on this page it can be useful - though not mandatory - to have the resident's information on hand. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and doctor's office names and phone numbers as the new facility coordinator may have some questions. This kind of information can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with choosing a facility.
Assisted Living Costs
The cost of elder care facilities can change depending on the kind of services required, but on average it costs residents about $3,500 to $4,800 each month. Neighboring Mesa averages about $3,700 for assisted living facilities, which costs more than Tempe. For those individuals who qualify there may be state or federal options to reduce fees. For more information, look through the cost table below for comparisons to other nearby cities.
Senior Living Average Prices for Neighboring Cities
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.