Signature Programs

AN ABUNDANT LIFE IN THE DESERT

Programs are designed to embody the heart and soul of the people who thrive here.

Life in Tucson, Arizona, is all about amazing weather, breathtaking sunsets, warm smiles, and new adventures around every corner. It's the little things in life, right? The Hacienda at the River is an unbeatable destination for exceptional care, passionate support, and endless opportunities for self-discovery.

Our Signature Programs are designed to help you expand your horizons and enhance your mind-body-spirit connection. Expert associates are by your side every step of the way to help you achieve — and maintain — the highest possible quality of life.  

Each Signature Program goes beyond the ordinary to ensure that you can fill your days with purpose, joy, and as much (or as little) structure as you want. Dive deeper into your interests, indulge your curiosity, take on new challenges, learn new skills, and lead your own personal wellness journey — wherever you may go, we’re here to help you get there.

Watermark University

Discover new ways to connect, grow, and learn with an irresistible calendar of Watermark University classes, events, programs, and outings led by our very own residents, associates, and local experts.
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Thrive Memory Care

Through our partnership with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, our specialized Nayas provide thoughtful care and support driven by empathy, understanding, and loving purpose.
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Gourmet Bites Cuisine

This groundbreaking signature program enhances your independence and brings back the joys of dining. Devour protein-packed, nutritionally balanced meals served as bite-sized hors d’oeurvres. No assistance and no utensils needed.
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Extraordinary Outings

Extraordinary Outings defy traditional expectations of what’s possible for residents in senior living, stepping beyond the ordinary to create meaningful experiences and joyful, lasting memories.
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EngageVR™

Watermark’s virtual reality program uses cutting-edge technology to create interactive, virtual experiences that engage, inspire, and entertain.
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Brain Café

Science-based memory training, delivered in collaboration with the UCLA Longevity Center, helps sharpen your cognitive abilities, enhance your memory habits, and resolve common memory complaints.
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Flexible Spending Plan

Maximize your freedom, prioritize what you want, and budget life around your choices. Enjoy a credit you can put toward dining, amenities, or other services. No two days look exactly alike, so why should your budget?
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