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The 5 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Phoenix, AZ

Discover the five best luxury senior living communities in Phoenix, AZ with Seniorly. Check out these luxury senior living options and all they offer.

By Marlena del Hierro · Updated Apr 15, 2022
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Located in the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix, AZ offers residents of luxury senior living communities an average year-round temperature of 75 degrees and access to a wide variety of high-end shopping centers, elegant dining options, and endless sources of outdoor entertainment. If fine-dining and retail shopping aren't your speed, then Phoenix is still the perfect place because it is surrounded by the endless beauty of the red-rock buttes of the mountain ranges within the Sonoran Desert.

Life at a luxury senior living community in Phoenix is different than your average senior community. You still enjoy the benefits of maintenance-free living, but at the same time, you have access to a variety of high-end amenities in individual residential units, first-class service within the broader community, and special accommodations such as a concierge and private transportation for outings within the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. In the list below, you'll find one-of-a-kind input from our local Seniorly Partner Agents, Sarah and Rijan Shrestha, regarding the best of luxury senior living in Phoenix, so you can make an informed choice on a community to call home. 

MorningStar at Arcadia

MorningStar at Arcadia - The 5 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Phoenix, AZ
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
MorningStar at Arcadia is a gorgeous community located in the most sought-after neighborhood in Phoenix. It also has terrific care. We spend a lot of time at this community, participating in their events, and have witnessed firsthand how much each employee, even ancillary employees, deeply care for their residents in a way that you're more likely to see in a smaller community. They have a lot of great activities, plentiful community events, a beautiful property, delicious chef-prepared food, but most of all they have heart!
Sarah and Rijan Shrestha​

This luxury senior living community in Phoenix has both assisted living suites and a specialized Reflections Neighborhood on its second level that offers individualized care to residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The three-story community has 80 assisted living units in studio, one-, and two-bedroom floor plans, penthouse suites on the upper level, and 30 suites in the Reflections Neighborhood. Community amenities in this Phoenix senior living facility include menus designed by an executive chef, private dining rooms, an on-site theater, a general store, a tropical aquarium, and a fireside courtyard. Find more information on MorningStar at Arcadia.

LivGenerations Ahwatukee

LivGenerations Ahwatukee - The 5 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Phoenix, AZ
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Transitional Memory Care
  • Memory Care
Ahwatukee is a closely-knit community that enjoys a small town feel in a big city. LivGenerations Ahwatukee was the perfect addition to that culture because of their focus on the community. LivGenerations enhances the culture by delivering communities that are village-style and appeal to the surrounding neighborhood. Sometimes when I’m working out in the field I like to pop in to the Tük Cafe for a coffee or bite to eat. They are currently in the process of adding shops in front of the property. This village-style community helps to ensure that the seniors living there continue to make meaningful and enriching connections and experience less isolation. I really love that LivGenerations perfectly meets the needs of an independent resident but also considers that the same person may need care in the future. They have licensed all of their independent living apartments for assisted living and have made the rooms in such a way that they easily convert to be handicap accessible. This means that you don't have to worry about changing apartments once you begin to need a little help. They also have a great transitional program in their memory care which is filling a gap left by traditional assisted living communities. Their transitional memory care is great for people who need a little bit more oversight but still tend to be fairly independent.
Sarah and Rijan Shrestha​

Resort-style living is available at this Phoenix luxury senior living facility. Offering a continuum of care that includes independent living, assisted living, and memory care, residents experience all the services and amenities of a luxury resort in this senior living community. There are daily happy hours on the Panoramic Sky Deck with city views, wine tastings in the Infusions Wine Cellar, themed dinners on a regular basis, and movies hosted in the onsite theater. Residents also enjoy a variety of health and inspirational classes that range from yoga and meditation to aqua exercise in the community's heated saltwater pool. Learn more about LivGenerations Ahwatukee.

La Siena

La Siena -The 5 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Phoenix, AZ
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
Sometimes clients ask me where I would place my own family. They are usually happy when they hear that both of my grandfathers and my great aunt lived at La Siena. La Siena is a beautiful community in North Central Phoenix. People who have lived in Phoenix for a while will remember the location as the old Bud Brown’s Barn. They pay homage to Bud in the form of a Happy Hour at Bud’s Pub every evening and it is usually packed with residents having a great time. This is a very lively community with a lot of social activities. They also do a really great job of tailoring care to each person and can give as much or as little care as needed. Every caregiver, maintenance person, administrator, waitstaff, housekeeper, and staff member that we encountered while my family was there, was courteous and professional. I would not hesitate to place a loved one there again.
Sarah and Rijan Shrestha​

Located in the urban heart of Phoenix, this luxury senior living community offers residents the flexibility to enjoy the surrounding neighborhoods or stay closer to home without missing out on the action. Active seniors can pursue their outdoor interests hiking the trails of Squaw Peak and the Phoenix Mountain Preserve nearby, or stay home and walk the paved paths and landscaped courtyards of the community itself. When it's time to rest, grab a chair in the outdoor covered seating areas or get a bite to eat at Bud's Pub & Bistro. Additional amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center, dance studio, La Siena market for convenient shopping, and a putting green to improve handicaps on the golf course. Explore more information on La Siena.

The Terraces of Phoenix

The Terraces of Phoenix - The 5 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Phoenix, AZ
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Skilled Nursing
Tucked away in North Central Phoenix is a micro community called The Terraces of Phoenix. It is a very beautiful campus with lush gardens and outdoor spaces. It really feels like a resort. This community has one of the most adventurous groups of residents and they take group trips across the country. The Terraces of Phoenix is very focused on proactive health and boasts many physical fitness activities and an onsite personal trainer. Longevity is engrained in the culture here and they aim to help their residents live healthful, engaged and stimulating lives.
Sarah and Rijan Shrestha​

For those looking for a slower pace, this Phoenix luxury senior living community combines its location within the heart of the city with a small-town feel that makes every resident feel right at home. Residents can choose from a variety of residential floor plans within the community, enjoy chef-prepared meals each day from Executive Chef Jordan Ratto, and take advantage of onsite amenities that include a woodworking shop, chapel, three separate salons/barbershops, a fitness center, putting green, and swimming pool. There are even banking and postal services available right within the community helping to complete that small-town feel within the facility. Look for more information on The Terraces of Phoenix.

Legacy House of Avondale

Legacy House of Avondale - The 5 Best Luxury Senior Living Communities in Phoenix, AZ
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
Walking into Legacy House of Avondale is the perfect mix of elegance and comfort. It is the most beautiful community that I have found on the west side of town. This senior living community is very involved with the surrounding community and hosts educational and for-fun events throughout the year. A secret weapon of theirs is actually the Dining Services Director. He makes everything from scratch, including smoking the salmon for lox himself. One of the things that stands out to me about this facility is that the staff is very happy. Happy staff leads to employee retention and that leads to better care.
Sarah and Rijan Shrestha​

If nature is what drew you to Arizona, this is the luxury senior living in Phoenix for you. Opened in the spring of 2018, the community offers breathtaking mountain views in a home-like setting. Activities and services cater to seniors looking for assisted living and those in need of Phoenix memory care, while still promoting the independent capability of each and every resident. Each residential unit has its own bathroom and kitchenette with privately controlled air heating and cooling. The walking paths within the community twist and wind through the beautifully landscaped property right passed numerous water features and flower gardens. Residents can spend their time reading in the library, playing cards with friends in the activity room, or enjoying therapeutic massages and exercise in the fitness center and therapy room. Learn more about Legacy House of Avondale.

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Marlena del Hierro
Marlena del Hierro, Gerontologist & Partnerships Manager at Seniorly
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