The southeast Phoenix town of Gilbert receives many accolades: “Best Places to Live”; “Top Places to Live and Learn”; “Bicycle-Friendly” etc. Before searching for Gilbert assisted living options, see what else this town is known for.
The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, recognized by the National Audubon Society as an "Important Bird Area", is home to over 200 species including raptors, shorebirds, ducks, and more. The Gilbert Historical Museum “holds thousands of artifacts, photographs, oral histories and archives that chronicle Gilbert’s rich history.” Downtown’s historic Hale Theater is Gilbert’s home for performing arts.
Check out these yearly Gilbert events: Gilbert Days and Rodeo, Gilbert Days 5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Run, Fourth of July Festivities, So Long to Summer Fest, Family Halloween Carnival, Concerts in the Park Series and Gilbert’s Holiday Nights of Light.
You’ll find these hospitals in the Gilbert area: Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Gilbert Emergency Hospital, Banner Gateway Medical Center, Banner Desert Medical Center, Banner Baywood Medical Center, Mesa General Hospital, Chandler Regional Hospital, and Tempe St. Luke’s.
At the Gilbert Senior Center, you’ll be one of 600 active members who enjoy this facility’s range of activities from arts and crafts to exercise, bingo, field trips, movies and dances. The city also runs 5 pools, 5 parks and miles of biking and walking paths.
The overall cost of living is 13% above the national average. According to a recent Genworth Financial survey, a one-bedroom in a Gilbert assisted living facility averages $3,600 a month. A private room in a nursing home averages $226 a day while a semi-private averages $183.
If you’re looking for a particular Gilbert assisted living facility, go to our advanced search option. To learn more about the different senior living options, check out “Senior Living Communities.”