The Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Approximately 200,600 people live in Salt Lake City, and 10.6% of them are 65 or over. It is number 24 on the U.S. News list of best places to live, and there are plenty of resources, such as senior centers and agencies, for older adults planning to retire here. Utah is a moderately tax-friendly state for seniors, and its sales tax rate is 7.75%.

Over 20 national parks lie within driving distance of Salt Lake City, and the city has a rich history of arts and culture. Hogle Zoo is just one of the many attractions that make Salt Lake City a great place for seniors.

At 126.8% of the national average cost of living, Salt Lake City can be an expensive place to live. Seniors looking for in-home homemaker or health aides can expect to pay $4,576 on average per month. Adult daycare services run about $1,408 per month, while nursing home care costs an average of $6,996 for a semi-private room, according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019. Assisted living facilities in the city average $3,835, somewhat higher than the state average of $3,400, but lower than the national average of $4,051.

Refer to our guide for the 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Salt Lake City to determine which one might work for you.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Salt Lake City

Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek

Address: 777 E. 3900 S., Salt Lake City UT 84107
Phone Number: (801) 685-3498
Website: https://www.pacificaseniorliving.com/ut/salt-lake-city/pacifica-senior-living-millcreek/index.aspx

Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek offers senior citizens assisted living care in a homelike environment. This facility is one of the top-rated assisted living communities in Salt Lake City and has been the recipient of several awards, which is one of the reasons its included on this list. Residents at Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek enjoy three chef-prepared meals daily, as well as a range of on-site and off-site activities, such as fitness classes, resident dances and game nights. Professional caregivers are available 24/7 to provide assistance with activities of daily living and medication management.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,895
Room Types: One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed 
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.3 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 79

The Wellington

Address: 4522 S. 1300 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone Number: (385) 743-9459
Website: https://www.mbkseniorliving.com/senior-living/ut/salt-lake-city/the-wellington/

Life at The Wellington is best described as laid-back luxury. Seniors living in this community are provided with around-the-clock support by caring staff who work to keep them consistently engaged in enriching activities. The facility's award-winning care and services are provided in luxurious, spacious suites and throughout its clean, tastefully decorated common areas. Amenities available to residents at The Wellington include a beauty salon and barbershop, gardens, a fitness center, a library and a bistro. Residents are welcome to bring their pets when they relocate.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,565
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 122

Sunrise at Holladay

Address: 4650 S. Highland Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone Number: (385) 881-6429
Website: https://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/

Sunrise at Holladay is conveniently located in Holladay Park near shopping, restaurants and services at Creekside Place Shopping Center and Cottonwood Mall. The facility regularly offers group outings to the shops and other local attractions, as well as on-site activities including creative, wellness and spiritual classes and workshops. Seniors at Sunrise at Halladay receive around-the-clock care from professional caregivers as well as monthly wellness visits from the facility's licensed nurse.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio Apartments and Companion Suites 
Number of Beds: Not Listed 
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 3.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 81

Capital Hill Senior Living

Address: 76 S. 500 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone Number: (801) 210-0700
Website: https://www.stellarliving.com/communities/capitol-hill/

Capital Hill Senior Living keeps its residents engaged with a schedule of weekly outings and daily activities that are designed to promote wellness and socialization. A scheduled shuttle service helps seniors travel to and from appointments and shopping, while the on-site salon provides beauty and barber services to residents. Meals are served in the facility's restaurant-style dining room and are available 12 hours a day. Capital Hill's chef prepares fresh meals and is pleased to cater to the personal tastes of residents.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,595
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 133
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 61

Sarah Daft Home

Address: 737 S. 1300 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone Number: (801) 582-5104
Website: http://sarahdafthome.org/

Sarah Daft Home is a nonprofit assisted living facility that provides affordable care to senior citizens. It's staffed 24-7 by skilled caregivers who are dedicated to maintaining a clean, safe and active environment for the seniors who live there. Weekly housekeeping and laundry services are available, as are transportation and escort services to and from medical appointments. Regularly scheduled activities are plentiful at Sarah Daft Home and include yoga and other exercise programs, as well as outings to shops, movies, senior centers and restaurants.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,000
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 60
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 25

The Wentworth at East Mill Creek

Address: 1870 E. 3300 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone Number: (385) 715-4405
Website: https://www.milestoneretirement.com/senior-living/ut/salt-lake-city/the-wentworth-east-millcreek

The Wentworth at East Mill Creek offers quality care to seniors that has been customized to meet their individual needs. Residents are encouraged to remain as independent as possible, and caregivers are trained to preserve each senior's dignity and privacy when providing care and assistance with daily activities. The Wentworth at East Mill Creek offers studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom floorplans and features several on-site amenities, including an outdoor patio, a library and a comfortable social lounge.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,900
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 49
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 24

The Ridge Foothill

Address: 2363 S. Foothill Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Phone Number: (801) 801-2973
Website: https://theridgeseniorliving.com/locations/salt-lake-city-ut/

Featuring sprawling views of Mount Olympus, the bright and luxurious dining room and bistro at The Ridge Foothill are just the beginning. We chose this facility for this list because of its beautiful interiors, picturesque views and exceptional quality of care. Seniors living in this community are provided with 24-hour hospitality and professional care. Residents receive daily housekeeping services, as well as local transportation and medication coordination. On-site, residents can enjoy pampering in the beauty and barber shop, watching a movie in the theater or strolling idly through the landscaped courtyard.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,995
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 138
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.1 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 57

Legacy Village of Sugar House

Address: 1212 Wilmington Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone Number: (801) 486-6000
Website: https://legacyvillagesugarhouse.com/

Legacy Village of Sugar House is located just minutes away from Intermountain Medical Center, which is convenient in the event of medical emergencies or illness. It's also near shops, restaurants and services, which the facility's shuttle provides scheduled transportation to daily. Residents are offered three restaurant-style meals each day and have access to plenty of on-site amenities, including a beauty and barber shop, a fitness center and several social lounges. Apartments feature floor-to-ceiling windows and modern yet tasteful decor.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,195
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed 
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 41

Summit Senior Living

Address: 5524 W. 6200 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84118
Phone Number: (801) 840-4600
Website: https://summit.watermarkcommunities.com/

Summit Senior Living offers active senior living with premium assisted living care. The community offers a range of amenities including restaurant-style fine dining and regularly scheduled social activities and outings. Wellness and senior education programs are widely available at the facility and include chair yoga, chef demonstrations, arts classes and computer classes. Transportation is provided to and from shopping, appointments and visits with loved ones, and escorts are available for those who need it.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed 
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites
Number of Beds: 117
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.3 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 37

Cottonwood Creek

Address: 1245 E. Murray Holladay Rd., Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone Number: (801) 923-3661
Website: https://www.mbkseniorliving.com/senior-living/ut/salt-lake-city/cottonwood-creek/

Cottonwood Creek is an award-winning senior living community that offers assisted living care to seniors throughout the Salt Lake City area. The facility is pet-friendly and offers spacious, open floor plans in a variety of sizes. Seniors can enjoy meals three-times per day in the restaurant-style dining room or dine as they please at the all-day bistro. Cottonwood Creek's professional staff are on-site to care for residents 24-hours a day and provide assistance with daily activities as needed, medication management and transportation to and from appointments.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,850
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed 
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 99

Learn More About Assisted Living in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning it has pledged to make life better for citizens of all ages. Seniors here can age in place in a beautiful setting and take advantage outdoor activities as much as their health and ambition allows. The city can be a bit costly, however. Click here to learn more about how to pay for assisted living in Salt Lake City.