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Sandy is a small city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. About 12.3% of its 96,901 residents are aged 65 or older. Sandy has 229 sunny days per year, slightly higher than the U.S. average of 205 days. The air quality is moderate, but the ozone and particle pollution grades of F may cause health concerns for the more sensitive members of the population. On a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high), Sandy has a lower violent crime rate of 13.1 than the U.S. average of 22.7. However, the city has a slightly higher property crime rate of 45.8 than the U.S. average of 35.4.

The cost of living in Sandy is 5% higher than the national average. Seniors also pay taxes on their Social Security benefits and are partially taxed on their private and public pension income. However, Utah's utility and grocery expenses are lower than the national average at 22% and 2%, respectively, and the median monthly cost of assisted living is $3,835 and nursing home care is $6996—both quite lower than the national averages. In-home care is the only type of care that is higher than the national average at $4,576 for both homemaker services and home health aide. 

See below for our list of the top 10 ALFs in Sandy, Utah.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Sandy

Cedarwood at Sandy

Address: 10970 South 700 East, Sandy, UT 84070
Phone Number: (801) 572-4456 
Website: https://www.kiscoseniorliving.com/senior-living/ut/sandy/cedarwood-at-sandy/

Cedarwood at Sandy is located in the south of the Salt Lake City area, right beneath the Wasatch Mountain. The facility is within a 5-minute drive from Alta View Hospital and 20-minutes from Salt Lake City. It offers independent and assisted living homes, as well as memory care services. Residents have a range of amenities to choose from, including a beauty and barbershop, garden, patio, fitness room and housekeeping and transportation services.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,650
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom apartments 
Number of Beds: 178
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 137

Sunrise of Sandy 

Address: 2130 East 9400 South, Sandy, UT 84093 
Phone Number: (385) 881-6438
Website: https://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/communities/sunrise-of-sandy/overview.aspx

Sunrise of Sandy is located at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon and is only a 5-minute drive from Alta View Hospital. It offers a range of amenities, including a fitness room, resident parking, garden, patio and housekeeping and laundry services. Sunrise of Sandy is ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Senior Living Communities" in the first ever Senior Living Customer Satisfaction Study conducted by J.D. Power. It is also the recipient of Champion of Quality Care award and Horizon Circle of Leadership Awards.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio Apartments
Number of Beds: 64
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 136

Alta Ridge Memory Care Sandy

Address: 1375 East 9400 South, Sandy, UT 84093
Phone Number: (801) 523-0384 
Website: https://altaridgeassistedliving.com/memory-care-community/

Alta Ridge Memory Care Sandy is at the base of the East Bench of Sandy, a 3-minute drive from Alta View Hospital and less than a 10-minute walk from Amphitheater Park. The facility boasts a variety of amenities, including resident transportation, garden, patio, in-room kitchenettes and housekeeping/laundry. As part of its memory care services, it provides various activity programs to improve cognitive function and socialization among its residents.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,600
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites; Private and Shared Rooms 
Number of Beds: 31
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 3.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 74 

The Wentworth at Willow Creek

Address: 8325 S Highland Drive, Sandy, UT 84093
Phone Number: (385) 351-9559
Website: https://www.milestoneretirement.com/senior-living/ut/sandy/the-wentworth-willow-creek/

The Wentworth at Willow Creek is a 10-minute drive from Alta View Hospital beside Willow Creek Park. It offers a range of amenities, including patios and a courtyard with pond, beauty salon, library, off-street parking, spa and scheduled transportation for errands and appointments. Residents also benefit from an emergency communication system, minimum two-hour medical checks and 24-hour staffing and security. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,250
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites 
Number of Beds: 61
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 3.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 42

Alta Ridge Assisted Living - Sandy, UT

Address: 1360 East 9400 South, Sandy, UT 84093
Phone Number: (801) 523-0384
Website: https://altaridgeassistedliving.com/sandy-community/

Alta Ridge Assisted Living is part of SAL Management Group and is less than a mile away from Alta View Hospital. The facility is near restaurants, shopping and the I-15 and I-215 interstates for easy access to Salt Lake City. The residents enjoy a variety of amenities, including a garden, patio, in-room kitchenettes and regular housekeeping and laundry services. Alta Ridge Assisted Living has a Tuscan-themed decor and offers a variety of games and social activities for its residents. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,800
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 43
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 3.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 95

Crescent Senior Living

Address: 11052 S Grapevine Cove, Sandy, UT 84070
Phone Number: (801) 285-9239
Website: https://www.crescentseniorliving.com/

Crescent Senior Living is located in the heart of Sandy and is less than 10-minute drive from Alta View Hospital and 5-minutes from the Shops at South Town. It offers assisted living and memory care services with a variety of on-site amenities, including a movie theater, wellness gym, bistro café, courtyards, library and resident transportation. Crescent Senior Living is a member of Eden Registry, which honors organizations committed to transforming the traditional approaches to care. 

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Suites; Jack & Jill
Number of Beds: not listed
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 15

Golden Living Taylorsville

Address: 2011 W 4700 S, Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone Number: (801) 966-4286
Website: https://www.blueharborseniorliving.com/senior-communities/golden-living

Golden Living Taylorsville is in the greater Salt Lake City area, only a 5-minute drive from St. Mark's Taylorsville Emergency Center. The facility is also close to Valley Fair Mall and Hale Centre Theater. Among its amenities, residents can enjoy a garden, patio, resident parking, library and housekeeping and laundry services. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,400
Room Types: Studio Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 207

Canyon Creek Senior Living

Address: 7235 Union Park Ave, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84047
Phone Number: (801) 568-9909
Website: https://www.blueharborseniorliving.com/senior-communities/canyon-creek 

Canyon Creek Senior Living offers resort-style assisted living and memory care services near Little Cottonwood Creek and within walking distance of the Fort Union Shopping district. Both St. Mark's Taylorsville Emergency Center and Ridge Hospital are easily accessible by car in less than 10 minutes. The facility offers a wide variety of amenities, including a beauty and barbershop, fitness room, whirlpool spa, resident parking and transporation and an emergency call system.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,600
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 116
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 228

The Charleston at Cedar Hills

Address: 10020 North 4600 West, Cedar Hills, UT 84062
Phone Number: (385) 498-4802
Website: https://www.mbkseniorliving.com/senior-living/ut/cedar-hills/the-charleston-at-cedar-hills/

The Charleston at Cedar Hills is located at the Cedar Hills neighborhood overlooking the Mahogany Mountain. The facility is 6-minute drive from American Fork Hospital, next to Heritage Park. It offers many amenities, including a beauty and barbershop, coffee shop, garden, patio, library and fitness room. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,795
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 104

Alta Ridge Assisted Living of Holladay 

Address: 1009 E Murray-Holladay Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone Number: (801) 268-6342
Website: https://altaridgeassistedliving.com/holladay-community/

Alta Ridge Assisted Living of Holladay is only 8 miles away from Sandy and less than 10 minutes by foot from the Ivy Place Shopping Village at the heart of Salt Lake City. The facility offers beautiful sights of Mount Olympus and is a 5 minute drive from Olympus Family Medicine Clinic. It offers a variety of amenities, including garden, patio, in-room kitchenettes, resident transportation and regular laundry and housekeeping services.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Private and Shared Rooms 
Number of Beds: 27
Reviews: 

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 53

Learn More About Assisted Living in Sandy

Sandy and the greater Salt Lake City area offers a variety of affordable assisted living facilities to fit with the individual needs of its residents. The city offers access to six hospitals with great healthcare and emergency response services. The sales tax rate for Sandy is 6.9%, which is 1.2% lower than the U.S. average, however, its income tax rate of 5% is slightly higher than the U.S average of 4.6%. This makes the city affordable, yet slightly more expensive than other places.

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