Lifestyle

A World of Possibilities in Tucson

So much life to live, so much to do, and so much to see beside the river.

Life flourishes here. Engagement takes on new meaning here at The Hacienda at the River. Immerse yourself in plentiful opportunities that promote socialization, stimulate the mind, and strengthen the body — all with a sense of purpose and accomplishment. What inspires you and brings you joy? Go ahead, we're listening.

We tailor our program offerings to meet your specific needs and preferences. We take an individualized assessment of your physical capabilities, cognitive health, and behavioral metrics. We encourage each member to participate in a wide range of social activities based on your interests, passions, and physical abilities. 

Discover a community of friends that embraces you and celebrates your interests. From creative arts programs to cooking classes, group outings, social gatherings, fitness classes, and so much more, there's truly something for everyone. No matter how you choose to fill your days, we're here to help you be as active as you please.  

Signature Programs

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There's always something happening.

Through Watermark University, members, associates, and local experts share their interests and create new opportunities to come together. Connect, grow, and learn with us. Dozens of classes, programs, and seminars are here for you to explore.

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The perfect fusion of wellness and care.

Through our partnership with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, we train our Naya caregivers to incorporate our members into the rhythms of daily living. With empathy and understanding, they communicate through validation rather than correction, helping to instill a sense of joy and purpose.

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Go where the wind takes you.

Thrilling adventures await with safe, adapted group outings that defy expectations. From overnight camping trips to hot air balloon rides and everything in between, the possibilities are endless.

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Where a world of wonder unfolds.

Your world will never be the same again. Our virtual reality program creates immersive, transformative digital experiences that captivate the senses. Visit places you’ve never been to for a world of new experiences at a time of your choosing, and from the safety and comfort of our community.

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Cognitive care and brain health.

Through our collaboration with the UCLA Longevity Center, this science-based memory training helps sharpen your cognitive abilities, enhance your memory habits, and resolve common memory complaints.

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Dine with dignity.

Rediscover the joys of dining with accessibility and independence at the table. Devour protein-packed, nutritionally balanced meals served as bite-sized hors d’oeuvres. No assistance, no distractions, no utensils – no problem.

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Prioritize what you want.

Maximize your freedom, and budget life around your choices. Flex your passions with a credit you can put toward the activities, amenities, and services that matter most to you. Choose what you eat, do, and enjoy.

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The Neighborhood

A life of renewal in the Southwest.

Discover what life in the desert has to offer. Explore the southwestern metropolis of Tucson, Arizona, and experience one of our most sought-after senior living destinations, The Hacienda at the River.

Explore Tucson
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Partnerships

We nurture deep and lasting bonds with each of our partners to help engage and connect every member through discovery, entertainment, and knowledge.

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Flex Spending

Flex your passions. Budget your new life with a flexible spending plan that fits your lifestyle. Flex spending empowers you to make your own choices about what you eat, do, and enjoy. 

Make Your Own Choices