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Where is the Best Value for Retirement in Arizona?

Locals to Mesa, AZ often notice an increase in traffic during the winter months, and for a good reason: the winter temperatures hover around 70 degrees. Don’t just be a snowbird; consider retiring in Mesa to age in place and live the life you deserve.

Where is Mesa?

You can find Mesa outside of Phoenix in the East Valley and before the Superstition Mountains. Close to both the big city and scenic getaways, our town features friendly folks, recreational activities, and an economy where your retirement dollar can go a long way.

Is Mesa a good place to retire?

The population of 500,000 doubles when temperatures in other parts of the country drop. However, Mesa is not just a destination because of its weather. Consider these activities:

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can plan the following activities:

Why does my retirement dollar go further in Mesa?

Residents of Arizona often spend less of their money on taxes than they would in other states, which offers them more opportunities to pay for products and services of their choice.

Non-taxable items in ArizonaOther Arizona tax information
  • Social security
  • Estate tax
  • Inheritance tax
  • Groceries
  • Prescriptions
  • Property tax is about $1000 lower than the national average
  • Basic income tax rate also comes in at a low and reasonable 2.59 percent
  • Sales tax varies by locality
  • Some seniors aged 70+ can have property taxes deferred

Where should I live in Mesa?

If you choose to buy a home in Mesa, expect that to be an investment. According to Zillow, from 2020 to 2021, many homes in the Phoenix area appreciated by $100,000. Fresh into retirement, a home may be what you want, but as you age, leaving the burdens of homeownership behind are on the minds of many.

Broadway Mesa Village | Community Space
Broadway Mesa Village is one place where you can live independently while having plenty of time to relax and enjoy your retirement.

We are also very close to one of the top hospitals in the state, Banner Baywood Medical Center.

What’s Broadway Mesa Village?

Assisted living and memory care in the desirable northeast section of Mesa:

Assisted Living
  • Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments
  • Nursing and care associates 
  • Medication management
  • On-site physical, occupational and speech therapy
Memory Care
  • Connections, a research-based memory care program designed for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Behavior tracking and management
  • Thoughtfully designed studio floor plans and secure common rooms
  • Full-service dining room with three delicious meals plus snacks per day
  • Outdoor enclosed courtyard and walking paths
  • Recreation room
  • Beauty/barber shop
  • Library
  • Fitness classes
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal laundry
  • Activities and special events
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Pet care

What is the cost of assisted living in Mesa?

The folks who only come down for a few months a year generally pay between $2500-$3500 for a condo, according to If you live in Mesa full-time, your money can go considerably further.

Another Arizona bonus is the cost of assisted living. At a better value than the national average, our services associated with assisted living tend to be more economical when compared to several-month rentals. Read more about our pricing structure.

At Broadway Mesa Village, your monthly rent includes:

  • Three chef-inspired seasonal meals and snacks per day made year-round with local ingredients
  • Housekeeping, linen and maintenance services
  • Scheduled transportation to appointments, shopping and outings
  • Activities from jewelry making to live music and happy hours
  • Care services and enrichment from a dedicated team who feel fulfilled providing for residents


Where can I learn more about retirement living in Mesa?

Contact us for in-person or virtual tours of Broadway Mesa Village. Our local senior living specialist can answer your questions about joining our community and point you in the direction of unique local flavors and fun. Get a feel for life with us on Facebook

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