The 15 Best Memory Care Facilities in Tucson, AZ

Searching for memory care communities in Tucson, AZ can be a challenge; luckily we can help. Seniorly can help you quickly and easily sort through all the different memory care communities in Tucson, so that you can find the one that best suits your family's needs. Filter Tucson memory care communities by price, amenity, and other features to find your top contenders. Once you have a list of memory care facilities you're interested in, you have the option to get in touch with a Seniorly Partner Advisor. Our Partner Advisors are local, and can offer you the inside scoop on senior living communities in Tucson as well as schedule tours for you, and even accompany you on tours. They are experts in helping seniors find the ideal new home where they can thrive in safety. Start narrowing your search for memory care in Tucson today.
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La Paz Assisted Living II 1

1. La Paz Assisted Living II

2914 E 4th St, Tucson, AZ 85716Assisted Living · Board and Care Home · Memory Care
$3,000
/month
Atria Campana Del Rio 1

2. Atria Campana Del Rio

1550 And 1580 East River Road, Tucson, AZ 85718Assisted Living · Memory Care · Independent Living
$2,195 - $3,195
/month
The Hacienda at the River 1

3. The Hacienda at the River

2720 East River Road, Apache, AZ 85718Skilled Nursing Facility · Assisted Living · Memory Care
A 7.5-acre residential campus on Tucson’s Rillito River, The Hacienda is a unique community for individuals seeking exceptional Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing and Hospice Care with unprecedented access to cutting-edge university-based clinical care, programming and research.
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Crossroads Adult Care Homes 1

4. Crossroads Adult Care Homes

5242 North Genematas Drive, Tucson, AZ 85704Assisted Living · Board and Care Home · Memory Care
$4,208
/month
Pacifica Senior Living Tucson 1

5. Pacifica Senior Living Tucson

2675 N Wyatt Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712Memory Care
Minutes from the Tucson Medical Center and close to a residential neighborhood, Pacifica Senior Living Tucson is a luxury senior community that specializes in memory care. The costs of a shared companion suite start at $4,325 per month. There's also a private suite available, and all rooms include a private bathroom and have a cozy feel. Housekeeping and laundry services keep personal spaces tidy ...
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$5,086
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The Forum at Tucson 1

6. The Forum at Tucson

2500 North Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85712Assisted Living · Memory Care · Independent Living
Let's talk about senior living. For that, you want to love where you are, who surrounds you, and what you're doing. Sounds like The Forum at Tucson in Tucson, AZ. The living and community spaces are elegant with just-right warmth, and you'll be in the heart of Tucson-dining, shopping, and cultural attractions galore. There's so much to do and share here, it's a place where families can connect aga...
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$2,300
/month
Woodland Palms Assisted Living 1

7. Woodland Palms Assisted Living

1020 North Woodland Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85711Assisted Living · Memory Care
$4,690
/month
Foothills Place 1

8. Foothills Place

3701 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718Assisted Living · Memory Care
$4,594 - $5,972
/month
La Paz Assisted Living 1

9. La Paz Assisted Living

3925 E 1st Street, Tucson, AZ 85711Assisted Living · Board and Care Home · Memory Care
$2,500 - $3,000
/month
Copper Canyon Alzheimer's Special Care Center 1

10. Copper Canyon Alzheimer's Special Care Center

5901 North La Cholla Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85741Memory Care
Copper Canyon Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a memory care community that also offers respite care services in Tuscon, AZ. The price at this location starts around $3,434 per month. This compares well with the average cost of similar memory care facilities in the area which is $3700 per month. At Copper Canyon, residents are offered companion or private living spaces that are decorated with in...
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$5,586
/month
The Fountains At La Cholla 1

11. The Fountains At La Cholla

2001 West Rudasill Road, Tucson, AZ 85704Assisted Living · Memory Care · Independent Living
In the foothills of Tucson, The Fountains at La Cholla is a rental retirement community providing Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on a beautiful campus. Choose from eleven floor plans, from cozy studio apartments to deluxe two-bedroom Casitas. Meals are enjoyed restaurant style, with optional wine service.
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$4,500
/month
Fairmount Assisted Living 1

12. Fairmount Assisted Living

6161 East Fairmount Street, Tucson, AZ 85712Assisted Living · Memory Care
In the heart of the city, along the Pantano Wash, lies Fairmount Assisted Living, a retirement community that offers assisted living and memory care. The cost for assisted living begins around $3,636 a month, which is lower than the $4,044 average in Tucson, AZ. Private and semi-private living residences are offered at this pet-friendly senior housing, with a choice of studio and one-bedroom apart...
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$4,207
/month
Sage Desert 1

13. Sage Desert

2365 W Orange Grove Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741Assisted Living · Memory Care
Sage Desert is a luxury assisted living community located in Tucson, AZ, offering residents the choice of assisted living or memory care. The average cost of one of their living spaces is around $4,500 per month. Residents of assisted living and memory care programs will receive help with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, medication management, and escorts to meals and a...
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$5,238
/month
Cascades Of Tucson 1

14. Cascades Of Tucson

201 North Jessica Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85710Assisted Living · Memory Care
Cascades of Tucson is a senior living community offering independent living, assisted living and memory support in Tucson, AZ, at the base of the Catalina Foothills. The cost of assisted living starts at $3,890 per month, compared to the average cost of assisted living in the Tucson area of $4,044 per month. This senior living property is located on the east side of Tucson near many stores, restau...
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$3,890 - $7,140
/month
Solterra La Cholla 1

15. Solterra La Cholla

6505 North La Cholla Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85741Skilled Nursing Facility · Assisted Living · Memory Care
Desert Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care 1

16. Desert Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

3700 N. River Hills Drive, Tucson, AZ 85750Assisted Living · Board and Care Home · Memory Care
$3,900
/month
Sierra Del Sol 1

17. Sierra Del Sol

8151 East Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85710Assisted Living · Memory Care
$5,522
/month
Quail Park Of Oro Valley 1

18. Quail Park Of Oro Valley

9005 North Oracle Road, Oro Valley, AZ 85704Assisted Living · Memory Care · Independent Living
Make Quail Park of Oro Valley the exciting next step in your life's journey. Set against the backdrop of Pusch Ridge and the enchanting Santa Catalina Mountains, our modern aging community in South Oro Valley, Arizona, celebrates the mind, body, and spirit. Resort-caliber amenities and services, elegantly appointed living spaces, and engaging wellness programming adorn this community. Free from th...
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$4,579
/month
Via Elegante - Tucson Mountains 1

19. Via Elegante - Tucson Mountains

2797 North Cerrada De Beto, Tucson, AZ 85745Assisted Living · Memory Care
Welcome to the assisted living facilities in Tucson and Sierra Vista residents trust. Our assisted living homes in Tucson and Sierra Vista are just big enough to have a highly professional team comprised of our Caregivers, Health Director (Registered Nurse), Wellness Director, and Executive/Community Director, but small enough for our team to focus quality time on each resident in a comfortable ho...
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$5,375
/month
Tucson Place 1

20. Tucson Place

5660 North Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85750Assisted Living · Memory Care
$5,280
/month
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Explore other types of communities in Tucson, Arizona

Assisted Living
For seniors who need some help with daily activities and want a supportive community that’s active, social, and engaging.
Independent Living
For active older adults who want to downsize to a home in a retirement community but don’t need help to live independently.
Skilled Nursing Facilities
For seniors with more serious medical needs who require skilled care following a hospitalization, illness, or surgery.
Memory Care
A supervised and secured community designed to support engagement and quality of life for residents living with dementia.
Board and Care Home
Homes in residential neighborhoods that are equipped and staffed to provide daily care for a small number of residents.
Active Adult Communities (55+)
Communities of houses and apartments for residents 55 and older who live independently, enjoying an active, social lifestyle.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Assisted Living

Memory Care Facilities near Tucson, Arizona

Explore memory care options in Tucson, AZ. Tucson is a city in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, approximately 100 miles southeast of Phoenix. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 53rd largest metropolitan area in the United States.

With its mild climate and low humidity levels, Tucson can be appealing to seniors who want to avoid extreme weather conditions. If you’re looking for memory care communities  in Tucson you can be sure to find options close to hospitals and convenient to dining, entertainment, and beautiful desert views.

Tucson offers many attractions for young and old alike. Some popular attractions include going on a jeep tour of the desert, hiking in Sabino Canyon, and visiting the Pima Air and Space Museum. Other activities include golfing, horseback riding, shopping, and enjoying the nightlife. Tucson is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors, with a number of parks and hiking trails. The city is also home to a number of festivals and events throughout the year. Tucson is a popular destination for retirees, which has led to the development of a number of amenities and attractions that are geared towards seniors.

With Tucson having so many attractions, secure communities, and mild weather, both visitors and retirees are offered plenty to do in this beautiful desert town. Whether you're a long-time resident or looking on behalf of a loved one, you can rest assured that memory care residents in Tucson can flourish and live their lives while receiving the care they need in comfort in the Tucson area. 

The cost of memory care in Tucson, AZ.

Memory care is specialized care and environment provided to seniors with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Memory care nurses and aides receive training to help them understand their patients, and memory care communities (or memory care wings within other types of facilities) are designed to minimize confusion and wandering. Memory care community programming will include activities that might help slow cognitive decline as well as soothe residents who might be prone to agitation common to their conditions.

According to Genworth Financial’s 2021 Cost of Care Study, the average monthly cost of assisted living care in Tucson is $4,050, which is just a little lower than the national average of $4,500. Residential memory care programs tend to cost about 25% more than assisted living because they require a higher level of caregiver and management expertise, as well as the 24/7 security and caregiving teams required for adequate care for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

At 25% more than the average for assisted living, the average monthly cost of memory care in Tucson is $5,063. This is lower than the national average of $5,625. Costs can differ depending on the size of the facility, the facility’s monitoring systems, 24/7 protective supervision, as well as personal care, and recreational programs geared toward the needs of those living with memory loss.

If you’re not sure what kind of care your loved one needs, speak with their doctor. And keep in mind that senior living communities will perform their own evaluations, to ensure that potential residents will receive the care they need. Generally, assisted living communities can care for mild cognitive impairment, while memory care is reserved for residents who’ve been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Skilled nursing facilities can often accommodate memory care patients, and typically provide 24/7 nursing care like help with catheters, injections, and intravenous medication.

Cost of Alzheimer's/dementia care in Tucson vs. nearby cities

People searching for memory care in Tucson tend to also explore options in nearby areas. We've provided the pricing here for nearby cities Yuma, Flagstaff, and the Sierra Vista area.

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Overall cost of living in Tucson, AZ.

Compared to other cities, Tucson’s overall cost of living is lower than the average. The cost of living in Tucson is 91.6 whereas the US national average is 100. This is likely due in part to the low median home costs in Tucson. Here is a comparison of the cost of living in nearby cities.

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Free resources for Tucson, AZ residents

Tucson, AZ residents can explore these state and local resources for information about eligibility for certain types of benefits and how they might apply to memory care.

City- and county-based assistance programs

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We hope that this information helps you in your search for memory care in Tucson. You can browse memory care facilities by amenities, price, and other features in order to find the ones that best suit your loved one’s needs. Once you have a short list of options, one of our local advisors can help you schedule tours, accompany you on them, and help you navigate the move-in process.