You’ll find dozens of Tucson assisted living facilities in our database. Before you start your search, find out more about this city surrounded by five mountain ranges.
Tucson sits in a plain in the Sonoran Desert in the shadow of these mountains; Santa Catalina, Tortolita, Santa Rita, Rincon, and Tucson at 2,389 feet above sea level. The city’s summers are generally hot though slightly cooler than Phoenix. And because of the high surrounding mountains, escaping the extreme heat is possible with day trips.
The area is rich in history beginning with the early Native Americans, then the Conquistadores, Mexicans, and finally the Americans. A great place to learn about these eras is at the Arizona Historical Society. The Coronado National Memorial commemorates the first exploration by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado in the 1500s. Then check out Tubac Presidio Park, a Spanish colonial fort built in 1752 and the Mission San Xavier del Bac. At the Fort Lowell Museum, see where the Sixth U.S. Cavalry was stationed in the 1880s. The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail is a 1,200-mile route that memorializes the route of this explorer. There are many bus tour options for experiencing this important piece of Southern Arizona history.
Among Tucson’s popular attractions are Tohono Chul Park, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, and the Pima Air and Space Museum.
Tucson’s overall cost of living is 6% below the national average. A one-bedroom in a Tucson assisted living facility averages $3,200 a month, according to a recent Genworth Financial survey. A private room in a nursing home averages $221 a day while a semi-private averages $181. Home health aide services average $45,646 a year based on a 44-hour workweek.
Finding the right Tucson assisted living facility is just a mouse click away. Be sure to read the resident reviews posted on some of the facilities. And if you need more information on the different senior living options, read Senior Living Communities.