Mesa (AZ) Senior Living Communities

Sunshine, plenty to do, and a low cost of living make Mesa an ideal retirement city. Before searching for Mesa assisted living or senior living options, check out what you can expect from this Sonoran Desert city.

Mesa is a place where seniors can stretch their retirement dollars. The overall cost of living is 4% below the national average. Mesa senior living options are also affordable. For example, a one-bedroom in an assisted living facility averages $3,000 a month, according to a Genworth Financial survey on long-term care. A private room in a nursing home averages $226 a day, while a semi-private averages $183 a day.

The original inhabitants of Mesa, the Hohokam, settled in the area 2,000 years ago, building hundreds of miles of irrigation canals to water their crops. You can see evidence of these people at the Park of the Canals, a 30-acre park that features ancient canals and a desert botanical garden. The Mesa Grande Ruins features an original Hohokam mound and an interpretive trail.

The city boasts 57 parks with more than 2,000 acres with Maricopa County covered by 120,000 acres of parkland. Nearby are Boyce Thompson Arboretum and Lost Dutchman State Park where visitors enjoy hiking and bird watching. Mesa is home to a number of top flight golf courses including some designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye. There are over 40 courses within a half hour drive of Mesa.

Local attractions include the Arizona Museum of Natural History, Commemorative Air Force Aircraft Museum, Mesa Arts Center, and the Mesa Arizona Temple, an impressive LDS temple with the World’s Largest Easter Pageant and an impressive Christmas light display. Hohokam Stadium is home of the Mesa Solar Sox and Spring Training facility for the Chicago Cubs.

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