Mesa Senior Communities to Consider

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Not only is Arizona your dream vacation spot but it's where you want retire as well. Fortunately, you can find senior communities in Mesa, Arizona. From resort-like settings of active adult communities to quiet and relaxed apartment living, Mesa senior communities provide a full range of housing options.

Mesa Senior Communities

Located approximately twenty miles east of Phoenix, the city of Mesa, Arizona offers seniors beautiful warm weather with winter temperatures averaging about 74 degrees Fahrenheit. The gorgeous sunny skies and natural scenic beauty make Mesa an inviting place for retirement living.

Mesa offers housing accommodations to fit the needs and lifestyle choices of seniors with a wide range of incomes. The different types of housing accommodations include:

  • Continuing Care Communities
  • Independent living facilities
  • Alzheimer's care facilities
  • Nursing homes
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Apartments for senior citizens
  • Retirement communities

The following is a small sampling of the many wonderful communities for senior citizens in Mesa, Arizona.

Las Palmas Grand

An active adult community, Las Palmas Grand residents live in a resort-like setting in a community that is safe and secure. With a 24-hour guard on duty, the gated community provides peace of mind to seniors as they enjoy everything Las Palmas Grand has to offer. The community is made up of single family pre-owned homes that range in price from approximately $65,000 to $169,000 set on six acres of beautiful park-like grounds.

The senior community includes:

  • Swimming pool
  • Whirlpool spa
  • Walking paths
  • Bicycle paths
  • Five bocce ball courts
  • Three lighted tennis courts
  • Five horseshoe pits
  • 16 shuffleboard courts
  • 30,000 square foot clubhouse
  • 7,000 square foot ballroom
  • Library that has computers with Internet access
  • A billiards room with eight tables
  • Fully equipped fitness center with a personal trainer
  • Six rooms for special interests such as playing cards, arts and crafts
  • Classes and seminars
  • More than 230 activities and a full-time activities director
  • Special dining events such as potluck dinners, pizza parties and burger bashes
  • Dances and other social activities
  • A courtesy bus that provides transportation to golf courses, restaurants, shopping and local events

Mesa Royale Apartments

Set on the Royal Palms Golf Course, the Mesa Royale Apartments are in northeast Mesa. This age-restricted senior community requires residents to be age fifty-five or over. Amenities for this pet-friendly community include:

  • Swimming pool
  • Clubhouse
  • Internet service
  • Fitness center
  • Putting green
  • Game room
  • Spa hot tub
  • Business center
  • Barbecue area
  • Movie screening room

Seniors living at the Mesa Royale Apartments have a choice among:

  • Studio apartments
  • Apartments with one, two or three bedrooms
  • Apartments with one or two baths

The Orchard Mesa

The Orchard Mesa provides seniors with independent living in a friendly, comfortable, relaxing setting. The beautiful grounds have a garden atmosphere complete with more than six hundred trees including oranges, grapefruits and tangerines for residents to pick and enjoy. The amenities at the Orchard Mesa include:

  • Heated pool
  • Fitness center
  • Bike trail
  • Walking and jogging trail
  • Video library
  • Internet service
  • Clubhouse
  • Billiards room
  • Equipped business center
  • Onsite laundry facility
  • Organized activities with a full-time activities director

All apartments at the Orchard Mesa have one bedroom and one bath, and are 410 square feet.

McGavin Ranch

McGavin Ranch, located east of Phoenix offers residents affordable homes in an active, adult, gated community. In addition to most of the amenities offered at many of the other senior communities in Mesa, McGavin Ranch is one of the few senior communities that allows yards to be fenced for individual privacy and pet safety.

Residents at McGavin Ranch lease their homes, making them more affordable than purchasing them. The benefits of leasing include:

  • A five year fixed lease
  • No cost of buying the land
  • No property taxes
  • No association or club fees

Resources for More Information

Even more information about Mesa senior communities for you or a loved one can be found on Boomer Rater, Senior Housing Net and A Place for Mom.

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Mesa Senior Communities to Consider