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4 Reasons Quality of Life in Arizona Is Tops for Seniors

If you’re thinking of settling into a senior living home, then we know you want to find a place that’s top-notch. Not simply the senior living community itself, but also the city where it’s located. After all, we know you still want to get out and about in your senior years.

That’s why we’re confident we have just the place for you—BridgeWater Assisted Living in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some great reasons the quality of life in Arizona is tops for seniors.


If you’re looking for a place to live out your golden years, you’ll probably want to make sure it’s retirement-friendly. Not only is Arizona a good spot for retirees to settle, but it’s also one of the most popular choices. In fact, Arizona’s Sun City is a community entirely devoted to the 55+ active adult community. It’s the perfect place to visit if you want to meet others in the prime of their lives, and it’s only a short commute from our conveniently located senior living communities.


One of Arizona’s big draws is its climate. Blue skies and sunny days are a trademark of the Grand Canyon State. If you enjoy the sunshine and the great outdoors, Arizona is just the place for you.

Arizona has mild winters, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors year-round. In Phoenix, for instance, the average low during the winter season typically doesn’t dip below the mid-40s. The flip side is that summer temperatures often reach into the triple digits. But Arizona’s low humidity makes the summer heat feel cooler here than it does in other parts of the country.

Low Cost of Living

Another benefit of spending your senior years in Arizona is the low cost of living. Arizona is incredibly appealing for many retirees because of the great tax breaks they can enjoy while living here.

In fact, according to Washington, DC–based publisher Kiplinger, Arizona tops the list of states that are most tax-friendly for retirees, ranking third overall. For instance, Arizona doesn’t tax Social Security income, meaning your money will stretch further here than it would most other states.

BridgeWater also makes senior living affordable for seniors with fixed apartment rents and care rates for every type of living accommodations and level of care.

Culture & Entertainment Offerings

At BridgeWater, we don’t believe retirement means the fun has to end. In fact, we believe it means the fun is just beginning. It’s incredibly important that you pursue your passions, meet new people, and have an active social lifestyle well into retirement. An active social life, for instance, is believed to reduce depression, provide greater immunity to infectious disease, and help you live longer.

That’s one of the reasons all our senior living communities are centrally located near restaurants, sports venues, museums, and more. We’ll even provide transportation to make getting there a little easier.

If you want to enjoy a high quality of life in Arizona, we may be just the place for you. If you’re interested in learning more about BridgeWater Assisted Living, simply give us a call. We’d be happy to show you why Arizona is the premier living spot for seniors.