Frequently Asked Questions About
Senior Care and Assisted Living Pricing
The average monthly assisted living cost in Arizona is $3500. Generally speaking the cost can range from $1500 per month to about $6000 a month depending on the level of care, the location and the amenities provided by the assisted living community.
The average cost for in-home care for the elderly is $26 per hour. The price depends on the level of specialized care needed. Typically agencies and caregivers require a minimum number of hours that they will be in your home and that usually ranges from 3 to 4 hours depending on the in-home care agency you choose.
The average cost to live in a senior community in Arizona is $3500. Generally speaking the cost can range from $1500 per month to about $6000 a month depending on the level of care, the location and the amenities provided by the senior care community.
Elderly care is so expensive because it includes so many services all rolled into one monthly cost. Included in the living costs are your room, utilities, 24 hour care and staff supervision, community rooms, events, meals, laundry and more.
Medicare does not pay for assisted living facilities, but Medicaid might. Almost all state Medicaid programs can cover at least some of the assisted living cost for eligible residents.
You can pay for assisted living when you have no money by going through Medicaid. Even if you have had too much money to qualify for Medicaid in the past, you may be eligible for Medicaid nursing home care because the income limits are higher for this purpose.
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