Experience the Best in Assisted Senior Living in Payson, Arizona: Supportive Services for Seniors

Avista Senior Living Payson, formerly known as Powell Place, is a flourishing community that offers residents a variety of choices and amenities. We offer Assisted Living Services in Payson, AZ. Our residents receive compassionate care in a warm, inviting senior living community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and our full-time care staff is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care.

Our community welcomes pets and offers activities to help residents thrive in mind and body, such as bingo, gospel music, cooking club, live music, card games, and sing-a-longs. We also provide outings for our residents and comfortable common areas and gathering spaces. Schedule a visit today to learn more about our Payson assisted living community.

We offer a myriad of senior care services and assistance to give you the comforts of home. This includes the peace of mind knowing that you have dedicated healthcare providers on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing outstanding senior housing in Payson, AZ.

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In this level of care, our community offers support for seniors who need help caring for themselves, including personal care, assistance with bathing, grooming, or dressing, and medication reminders. We also provide services like meal preparation, housekeeping, and home maintenance. Our community also offers short-term respite stays depending on availability.

Avista Senior Living Payson offers compassionate care with support for activities of daily living (ADLs) in an intimate community setting. We provide attentive, individualized care that enables residents to thrive in body, mind, and spirit. For every new resident, we complete a thorough health assessment, which provides the starting point for an individual care plan.

As one of the best assisted living facilities here in the area, care is delivered by a team of Resident Care Partners. Our communities are staffed around-the-clock, and our care team is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care.


  • Registered nurse
  • Medication management
  • 24-hour care staff
  • 24-hour call system
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Arts, crafts, & activity programs
  • Shopping trips and scenic drives
  • Exercise room
  • Library
  • Full-service hair salon
  • Beautiful patio
  • Laundry facilities
  • Private mailboxes
  • Movie room
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Our Apartments


Our apartments offer privacy and room for personal treasures that you want in your home and are steps away from amenities, activities, and dining. We also have lovely outdoor spaces for relaxing, socializing, and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. 

Apartment Features

At Avista Senior Living Payson, each luxury apartment is specifically designed to offer an abundance of features that provide you with modern conveniences and design details that will make everyday living more enjoyable. Some of these unique features include the following:

Comfort and Style

  • Carpeting
  • Generous closet and storage space
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Quality construction throughout
  • Window treatments
  • Pet friendly


  • Individual indoor mailboxes
  • Kitchenettes
  • Refrigerator / freezer


  • Scheduled doctors appointments
  • Community events / outings

For Your Added Safety

  • Illuminated apartment entry ways
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinkler system throughout


Your senior years should be about creating the life you want. Get involved, volunteer, and share your life with those around you.


Find joy and connection. With friends and activities readily available, you can always find something to do and someone to spend time with.


Let us take care of the hassle. You won’t have to worry about housekeeping, grocery shopping, cooking or yard maintenance - ever again! Have peace of mind knowing that help is always there.


Live a life worth celebrating! From ice cream parties to movie nights, we know how to have fun. We also have plenty of space for your extended family to visit and celebrate with you.



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Terri Dee-
She is our beautiful housekeeper that keeps our building beautiful! Thank you for everything you do. You’re absolutely amazing ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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She is our beautiful housekeeper that keeps our building beautiful! Thank you for everything you do. You’re absolutely amazing ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Community Awards & Accreditations

Our WELL Health-Safety rating recognizes our dedication to promoting a safer and healthier environment for our residents, employees, and visitors.

What does that mean exactly? It means that we are putting health and safety first by focusing on improved air quality and air flow, proper hygiene and cleaning methods, low-hazard cleaning products, and more. We do this so we can prevent the spread of germs and keep our Avista family happy and healthy. 

To learn more about the WELL Health-Safty seal, click here.

Each year, the Payson Roundup holds their annual Best of the Rim reader poll, and we were voted the top in our category for 2023. We are honored to be awarded among the best businesses within the Mogollon Rim.

In achieving this recognition, our community has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care and a nurturing environment for our residents. This award reaffirms our dedication to enhancing the lives of those we serve and reflects the trust and appreciation bestowed upon us by the local community. 

As we continue to uphold these standards of excellence, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Payson Roundup readers for acknowledging and celebrating our ongoing efforts in making a positive impact on the lives of seniors in our community!


Finding the right assisted living facility takes time, and you need to be prepared to make a move in advance. The following benefits to assisted living can help you and your family members look forward to your next chapter in life.


We take great pride in our dining program at Avista Senior Living Payson.

Our Dining Services Executive Director and Head Chef lead trained team members who not only enjoy culinary arts and service, but love to serve our residents. They provide several delicious meals throughout the day. Our team can accommodate specific dietary needs, and our servers deliver a smile to each table. Whether it’s a made-to-order breakfast or the many options offered daily, variety is readily available.

Our residents look forward to each meal not only for the delicious food but for the time to gather with friends. We love having family, and friends join us any day and especially on festive occasions such as birthdays, Thanksgiving, Mother’s or Father’s Day, etc. Prospective residents are invited to enjoy a complimentary meal when they come for a visit of any of our Avista communities, including our other memory care, independent living, and senior living options.




At Avista Senior Living Payson, we understand that an active lifestyle is healthy for mind and body. Our activities are geared to the interests, wants, and needs of our residents. With input from our residents, the Activity Directors coordinate and lead a full calendar of events.  From daily activities to organized outings, nutritional meals, a variety of exercise programs, and much more — we offer an extensive array of amenities designed to ensure your comfort, convenience, and enjoyment. Plus, all of these extras are included in your monthly rent.


We want you to be at ease in our retirement community. That’s why we offer several services and provisions to give you not only the comforts of home — but peace of mind, knowing that you have dedicated caregivers on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing outstanding health services. Our residents come to us from Payson, the surrounding areas of Gila County, and beyond.


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Contact us to learn more about our community and see what floor plans we have available. If assisted living is not the right type of care for your loved one, other senior housing options in the Avista Senior Living network could offer your family member the level of care they need, including memory care and independent living communities.

806 W. Longhorn Rd.
Payson, AZ 85541

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