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Find the Best Retirement Communities in the Phoenix Area

Apr 19, 2023
Phoenix, AZ, is known for its warm weather, stunning natural beauty, and vibrant culture, making it a popular destination for retirees. With so many options for senior living communities in the Phoenix area, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one. To help make your decision easier, we have compiled a list of the finest senior living communities in Phoenix and the surrounding areas.
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From luxurious independent living communities to assisted living and compassionate memory care, our list has something for everyone. Whether looking for a vibrant social scene, top-notch health services, five-star dining, or estate home living, you will find the perfect fit with LCS as your trusted resource. Let’s begin!

Clarendale Arcadia

For exceptional living, Clarendale Arcadia offers a luxurious lifestyle for those seeking a boutique-hotel living experience. This community offers a wide range of amenities catered to you, including concierge services, a lavish salon and spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and high-end spaces for socializing and entertaining. Clarendale Arcadia offers independent living at its finest and well-appointed assisted living and memory care residences.

At Clarendale Arcadia, you’ll enjoy gourmet restaurant dining that offers a variety of delicious and healthy meals, all prepared by our in-house Executive Chef and culinary team. Take advantage of cleaning services and professional residential maintenance. This community is pet-friendly, with a dedicated dog park. You’ll have emergency response systems and around-the-clock staffing for greater peace of mind. At Clarendale Arcadia, you’ll have everything you need, including world-class golf courses, fine shopping, and more, all conveniently located in the beautiful area of Arcadia and Paradise Valley.  

Clarendale of Chandler

For those seeking a comfortable yet lavish lifestyle, Clarendale of Chandler is the ultimate choice for seniors in the Phoenix Area. This community offers a range of care options within one campus, including independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Clarendale delivers a welcoming resort-style community to all. With a range of care options and programs, you can rest assured knowing your needs will be met, no matter what the future holds.

Clarendale of Chandler delivers a life of luxury. Take a dip in the beautiful outdoor pool, meet friends for happy hour in the pub, or sit by the fire at the Mesquite Grille. Come home to modern, spacious residences with open kitchens and a variety of floor plans.

Fountain View Village

Imagine looking out towards the setting sun surrounded by the gorgeous Sonoran landscape and majestic mountains. At Fountain View Village, you’ll have beautiful views, a welcoming community, and exciting activities all year. Enjoy living in a charming desert town close to Scottsdale, home to some of the country’s finest golf courses, luxury shopping, and stunning natural spaces. Like the beautiful outdoors, the Fountain View Village community is just as luxurious, with a limitless lifestyle of relaxation, engaging activities, fine dining, state-of-the-art fitness, wellness options, and much more.

Fountain View Village retirement community has no entrance fees, making this premier senior living community even more attractive. Combined with its luxury lifestyle amenities and services, Fountain View Village has beautiful interiors, including a game room with a pool table and multiple dining areas. Enjoy fun activities, including Sip, Savor, and See, where residents partake in wines, chef-prepared appetizers, festive BBQs, themed happy hours, and more. At Fountain View Village, residents value the rich experiences and welcoming community supported by the award-winning management company Life Care Services. 

Friendship Village Tempe

Friendship Village Tempe was one of the first continuing care communities in the Tempe, AZ, area. With independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation, Friendship Village has evolved into an exciting and vibrant retirement community with the help of Life Care Services.

At Friendship Village, their mission is for you to “live like the star that you are.” Remove from your to-do list: housekeeping, laundry, indoor and outdoor maintenance, and landscaping chores. Here you can sit back, kick your feet up and take advantage of scheduled transportation, a swimming pool, a recreation center with an arts and ceramics studio, a movie room, and stunning common areas.

Friendship Village Tempe is for all older adults, supports the LGBTQ+ community with partnerships, organizations, and clubs, and offers inclusive activities and events on and off campus. It also provides safe and supportive LBGTQ+ healthcare settings. Learn more about LGBTQ+ senior communities.


For those seeking high-end comfort and inspiring Southwestern architecture surrounded by the Sonoran Desert, Sagewood may be the senior retirement community you’re looking for. Choose from villas, lofts, or apartments, each with multiple floor plans; there is a stunning residence suited to your lifestyle and needs.

Sagewood is well known for its HealthyLife® Services and the Sagewood Institute of Lifelong Learning (SILL) programs. HealthyLife Services provides seniors with opportunities to maintain optimum health, from volunteerism, swimming, arts and crafts, book discussion groups, and more. The SILL program has many activities initiated by Sagewood residents themselves. Residents find guest speakers from universities and more to share their expertise on various subjects. At Sagewood, there are many opportunities to learn new things and grow through engaging classes and activities.

Sierra Winds

Sierra Winds is a senior living community with independent living and health services. Located in Peoria, AZ, this community is as welcoming as it is beautiful and offers the retirement lifestyle you’ve been looking for. Independent living here means a maintenance-free lifestyle, weekly housekeeping, flexible dining options from casual bistros to restaurant dining, scheduled transportation, interior and exterior maintenance, on-site skilled nursing care, and much more. Independent living allows you to choose from apartments with full kitchens, additional storage, and multiple floor plans

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