Before you search for Prescott assisted living options, learn more about the city that was once the capital of the Arizona Territory has to offer.
Prescott maintains much of its Old West roots with over 800 buildings on the National Register of Historic Buildings. Part of downtown’s historic district is known as “Whiskey Row” the city’s former red-light district, the Elks Opera House, and the Palace Hotel.
If you long to be outside, Prescott and its surrounding scenery will not disappoint. The area has over 450 miles of groomed hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. And you’ll find plenty of open space areas to view wildlife such as the 125-acre Watson Woods Riparian Preserve. Downtown’s Greenway Trails is 3 miles of trails linking schools, parks, businesses and the Veterans Administration Hospital.
Prescott is also home to “The World’s Oldest Rodeo” (1888) which is part of the annual Prescott Frontier Days starting in late June. Other annual events include the Bluegrass Festival, Earth Day, Acker Music Festival, Prescott Highland Games, Cinco de Mayo, and the Prescott Film Festival.
At the Sharlot Hall Museum, you can tour the territorial Governor’s Mansion built in 1864, along with seven other historic buildings, a museum and gardens. The Phippen Museum displays the works of some of the West’s best artists and features a research library with Western-related periodicals. .
The overall cost of living in Prescott is 13% above the national average. A one-bedroom in a Prescott assisted living facility averages $3,325 a month, according to a recent Genworth Financial survey. A private room in a nursing home averages $203 a day while a semi-private averages $163. Home health aide services average $42,923 a year based on a 44-hour workweek.
You’ll find dozens of Prescott assisted living options along with unbiased residents reviews to help in your search. Learn more about the different senior living options with the article Senior Living Communities.