Brookdale Springs Mesa is a senior living community offering both independent living and assisted living levels of care in Mesa, AZ, near the base of the Superstition Mountains. The cost of assisted living starts at $3,500 per month, compared to the average cost of assisted living in the Phoenix area of $3,850 per month. This senior living property is located just north of State Route 60 in the East Valley, near numerous stores, restaurants, golf courses, Banner Baywood Medical Center, and the Cardiovascular Institute of Arizona. Residents of this pet-friendly senior living community can choose from a one- or two-bedroom apartment with a full kitchen and private bath, and enjoy amenities such as an outdoor pool, an on-site beauty/barber shop, a library, a fitness center, and a general store. Assisted living residents receive assistance with housekeeping, medication management and activities of daily living (ADLs), while all residents can participate in a variety of activities such as games, fitness classes, movies, music performances, and shopping trips. Also provided are three meals per day, prepared by experienced chefs and served in the restaurant-style dining room where family and friends may join residents for meals. Another part of the residential experience is B-Fit, a customizable exercise program especially for seniors that incorporates tai hi with meditative, challenging movements to stimulate the body, mind and spirit. Residents may also participate in My Life Story, a storytelling program designed to capture personal histories and share wisdom and experiences.