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Find yourself at Amethyst
Located in peaceful Peoria, Arizona, the Amethyst community rests on 28 beautifully landscaped acres, where residents are able to live at their own pace. Whether they enjoy a full day of socializing and activities, or just want to kick back and relax—this oasis in the desert has it all.
We’ve got you covered
Live your life, and leave the rest to us! At Amethyst, residents can access the benefits and amenities of Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care in Peoria as their needs and preferences change. We offer the flexibility of month-to-month rentals, with no buy-in required. Included in your monthly rent are three daily meals, prepared with healthy, locally sourced ingredients and served in our elegant dining room. The choices are endless! Your utilities (except phone, which can be arranged a la carte if desired) are also included, along with services like our weekly housekeeping and linen service.
Take it all in!
Our spacious Assisted Living apartments in Peoria range from studios starting at 404 sq. ft to one bedrooms starting at 530 sq. ft. Our residents enjoy their own private patios and balconies, many of which overlook the beautiful courtyards and fountains, instantly adding a feeling of peace and tranquility.
Where do you want to go?
Amethyst is conveniently located just two miles from the Loop 101, allowing for easy access to the Peoria Sports Complex, Lake Pleasant Recreational Park, Arrowhead Towne Center and many restaurants! We also provide complimentary transportation within a 10-mile radius for anything you like, including shopping, doctor appointments, and more. If you’d rather spend your day in the community, there is a full schedule of daily activities and plenty of friends who’d be happy to play some cards or chat over a drink. We want you to have some fun the way only you know how!
We’d love to meet you!
The splendor of Amethyst must be seen first-hand to be truly appreciated. Our experienced, professional team is proud to have been serving residents here in Peoria, Arizona, for 23 years. We invite you to join us for a personal tour—we’d love to show you what makes Amethyst an ideal place to call home.
Dining at Inn at the Amethyst
Live Well, Dine Well
Allow our professionally trained service staff to present you with delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Senior Lifestyle, dining is an integral part of the resident experience, and we do everything we can to delight you with a personalized dining experience.
Dining Directors and Executive Chefs meet with residents to discuss and incorporate enhancements to the menu, special requests, favorite recipes or foods, and unless otherwise specified by state regulations we offer therapeutic diets such as reduced concentrated sweets, mechanical soft and purée. Residents can select healthy, locally sourced options based on the nutritional information, or they can simply opt to choose their favorites. And we always encourage residents and relatives to make special arrangements when expecting a family visit!
Services at Inn at the Amethyst
Our Service Culture Makes the Difference
It’s the service culture at every Senior Living community that sets us apart. Our experienced, highly trained staff find everyday fulfillment as they help residents live life to the fullest. Below you will find the services and amenities available that are specific to this location, organized by lifestyle option.
- Restaurant-style service for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Cuisine prepared with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients
- Weekly Housekeeping
- On-Site Maintenance Personnel
- Personal Laundry
- Availability of trained clinical staff 24-hours per day
- Availability of licensed nursing staff 24-hours per day
- Basic Cable
- Personalized Care Plans
- 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
- Safety Pendants
- Daily Up and About Check
- Nutritious Snacks available throughout the day
- Restaurant-style service for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Cuisine prepared with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients
- Daily Housekeeping
- Weekly Housekeeping
When memories fade, it’s the moments that matter most-and our award-winning embrace Senior Lifestyle memory care program exists to create moments that are altogether authentic and enjoyable. embrace isn’t just a program dedicated to memory care, but it is a real place and a welcoming neighborhood where experiences and personalities are brought to life.
Residents are cared for in mind, body and soul through a coordinated, comprehensive approach to wellness, and our small-group programming is designed to address the unique needs that arise from memory loss and impairment. By connecting living spaces with leisure and recreation options that dovetail with residents’ abilities and interests, we create holistic experiences that spark both imagination and closeness. This ensures that the daily rhythm of life is filled with joy and serenity.
- Beauty and Barber Shop
- Emergency Call System
- Rehabilitation Gym
- Business Center (Computers, Copy Machine, Fax, Etc.)
- Main Dining Room
- Private Dining Room
- Fitness Center
- Cards Room
- Billiards Room
- Walking Path
- Outdoor Garden Area
- Guest Room(s)
- Reserved Resident Parking
- Guest Parking
- Outside Swimming Pool
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Smoke-Free Environment
- Pet Friendly
- Individually Controlled Heat and Air
- Walk-In Closets
Points of Interest
Senior Lifestyle communities are located near many cultural, culinary and spiritual points of interest. We encourage residents to explore their local communities however they like. We arrange for scheduled trips to local markets, theaters and more, but we also love it when residents create their own trips! Points of interest near this Senior Lifestyle community include:
- Church of Joy
- Christ’s Church of the Valley
- Church at Arrowhead
- Arrowhead Hospital
- Banner Boswell Hospital
- Banner Thunderbird Hospital
- Valley Metro Transportation
- Peoria Senior Center
- Fry’s Shopping
- Arrowhead Towne Center
- Trader Joe’s
- AMC-Arrowhead Towne Center
- Harkin’s-Arrowhead Fountains Shopping
- Theatre Works
- Arizona Broadway Theatre
- West Valley Art Museum
- ASU West University
- Western International University
- Glendale Community College
- Peoria Sports Complex
- Lake Pleasant
- Challenger Space Center
- Rio Vista Recreation Center
Programs at Inn at the Amethyst
Stop Dreaming—Start Doing!
Senior Living communities thrive because many of our residents are curious, interesting individuals who love to collaborate with their neighbors and our staff. They consistently make brilliant suggestions for interesting new programs and clubs, which we are more than happy to make a reality. We empower every resident to continue to grow, connect, move, and create at their own pace.
Executive Bio for Inn at the Amethyst
Meet Our Executive Director
Dennis has been working in the healthcare industry as a Certified Nursing Home Administrator for more than 15 years. He recently made the transition to Senior Housing with a focus in Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care.
“My favorite part of the job is being able to interact with the residents, getting to know them and their life stories, and bringing their concerns to a positive resolution,” he says. “It’s rewarding to know that we are enriching our residents’ lives every day.” Dennis credits the residents and the “luscious landscaping” at Amethyst for making his community so special. “We are a family here and our residents have all the accommodations and amenities of home,” he says.
Dennis holds his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Wayland Baptist University and a two-year degree in Logistics Management from the Community College of the Air Force. When he has time off, he likes to get out on the golf course.
Awards for Inn at the Amethyst
Awards for Inn at the Amethyst
heart of caring
The most sought after honor at Senior Lifestyle is the annual Heart of Caring Award. The Heart of Caring Award is reserved for an outstanding individual who best brings the Senior Lifestyle Mission, Core Values and Service Culture to life daily within their communities. We are proud and honored to recognize the Heart of Caring Winner from The Amethyst and deeply thank all of these special individuals for making a difference in the lives of our residents, bringing peace of mind to the families, and serving as role models for their peers.
Testimonials for Inn at the Amethyst
We can talk all day about how great our communities are, but we think you should hear from people who have experienced first-hand how we offer an unmatched quality of life at every senior living community.
“This may be the best option for my father if he were to go alone due the higher level of care.” – apfm_family
“We went to check out Amethyst and we liked it. They were able to provide the things that my mom needed. The staff were caring and friendly. She got a really big room with a living room and bedroom for a good price. The dining room was nice too. There were a lot of everyday game activities like parties, bingo, movie night. They also took the residents shopping several times a week. There was also a swimming pool so it was very active. Although it would be better if they improved the communication.” – Caring0020
“I do not understand some of these reviews here. My parents have lived at the Amethyst for about a year. My dad has recently been moved due to his advancing memory problems but still at the Amethyst. We would not dream of moving him anywhere else. I used to visit a few times per month but my husband and I recently relocated to Las Vegas area for a promotion at work. Part of the reason we were able to move is that we felt so confident with my parents being taken care of at the Amethyst. In their working years my mom and dad ran a country store business in the Midwest and they always took care of their customers when they came in. They gre accustomed to good service and they knew when it was and was not there. I will admit that at first we were really not too happy with what we were getting compared to what we were told we would get at the Amethyst. But that was about a year ago. There really is no comparison to then and now. Everything has improved immensely. I have watched the staff at the Amethyst care for my mom and dad..my dad can be tough at times but they were the ultimate professionals. The last few times I was there I think was in July and August and they are still getting better. I remember always refusing to eat in the dining rooms when I visited because the food was pretty much hospital food in all ways. That is so far from the case now. Over the last few months I have been very pleased with what I was served and the staff served it with care. It appears that the food and service has made a complete turn around. The nursing staff has been completely improved just keep going in the direction the nursing staff is going and you will have many happy families. My mom enjoys the Bingo and this thing she calls horse races no real horses but I do not really understand what she means by horse races. Anyway she enjoys them. It really is not fair to blame the newer staff members for mistakes of their predecessors. It is obvious they care and are doing sll they can to improve the Amethyst. A good point to show this is when my mom came home from a hospital stay a few months ago she was on a very strict diet per her Dr. I was worried about her remembering to stay on the diet because admittedly she is forgetful and sometimes just stubborn. I went to talk to Jeff the director of the food department and he could not have been more genuinely concerned for her welfare. He went over the options on the menu that would fit into my mothers situation and even offered to give us the nutritional information for those items. He had it to us the very next day. Our concerns were calories, sodium, sugar and saturated fat. It was all there for my mom to see in simple plain manner. It helped her recover as she was supposed to. It made a difference. Another show of real change came when the night care giver came to check on my mom and she was just not feeling herself. She was not ill just I would say depressed about my dad advancing with his memory loss. The care giver sat with my mom and just talked to her for probably longer than she was supposed to. I know she has other things to do but at that time my mom was her concern. My mom called to tell me what she did but did not remember her name. All she knew was she had a blue shirt and long dark hair. I called to try to thank her but who I spoke with could not figure out who it was. So please be fair to the great new staff at the Amethyst they are truly doing the right things on an ongoing basis. Also, remember they are doing the best they can in a difficult situation.” – Sunandsurfgirl
“My mother is a resident at Amethyst. She has beginning Alzheimer’s but still lives independently. We (her children) thought it was the most beautiful place we looked at, and our experience with Amethyst has been superlative. Although my mother didn’t want to move anywhere from her home, she now tells me every time I talk to her how glad she is that “she” chose Amethyst. That’s fine with us. The care and the food (!) are excellent.” – WorryFreeDaughter
“The facilities at Amethyst Gardens are very nice and the food is good. The staff was very accommodating and very helpful. They have crafts and a lot of beads work to do.” – Susan67751050
“This is a facility with three buildings on 28 acres of land. It is nice adobe style buildings with a wall around it. The buildings are two and three stories.The grounds are nice with trees, shrubs, and grass. They have studio, one and two bedroom in the independent building with handicapped equipped and an emergency system. The three buildings are independent, assisted, and memory care. There is a nice central dining room which serves three meals and snacks. There is a good variety and food is good.There is one dining room for each building. They have a fitness room, library, movie room, sitting areas, beauty salon, and activity room. They have housekeeping weekly. They have doctors who come in, nurse on duty and on call,and certified caregivers. They work with hospice and therapies. They can transport to appointments. The staff is very caring. They have several beautiful courtyards to walk and sitting ateas which are shaded.They have greenhouses for residents as well. They do seven activities a day as, exercises, bingo, tea parties, entertainment, movies, arts and crafts. They go on outings shopping, casinos, and other events. This is a very active, homey community.” – Emmy
“The care my aunt receives by the caring staff has exceeded my expectations. My aunt is very happy there.” – Nancy
“Still first choice. Dad is starting to give things away so while he says he’s not moving yet, I believe he’s thinking about it.”
“The quality of service at the Inn at Amethyst is truly outstanding. I took a friend’s grandmother to view the facility, and though she was a little nervous at first, the staff were so personable and made her feel very welcome. We joined in an activity they were having and she had the greatest time socializing and making new friends. Following the activity, we enjoyed dinner in the dining room, and she fell in love with the meatloaf gravy and mashed potatoes. She said that it was absolutely the epitome of a home cooked meal. She said the food alone was worth making the move to the facility. When it was time to leave, I practically had to pull her out of there! I was incredibly happy with how the staff made her feel so welcome. They almost instantly put any anxiety she may have been feeling to rest by introducing her to residents and getting her involved with the activities. They gave her an idea of what a typical day living there would be like, and I think that really helped her to feel more comfortable with the impending transition from her own home to her assisted living home. She realized that her life there was not going to impose the boring and sedentary lifestyle she had been afraid of. Instead she found that the Inn at Amethyst supports and encourages a very active and healthy lifestyle and they going even further in this support by offering residents a wide variety of different activities to choose from each month. She really fell in love with the Inn at Amethyst and I was very impressed with the quality of service and care that I observed.”
“My friend Martha was in need of an assisted living facility. We were looking in the NW Phoenix area and toured approximately a dozen different facilities over the period of a few weeks. Amethyst Gardens came out on top over everything else we looked at when all of the parameters were considered. Cost, value, amenities, customer service, location, size, age and overall property condition, etc. My 88 year old father came with us on our last visit and was so impressed by the facility and what it offered he is excited to move there as well! My friend Martha moved in on the 1st of this month and is very pleased with her choice.”
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