Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley

Offers Memory Care

10 Reviews
16621 N. 38th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Call (800) 385-2527
Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley (800) 385-2527

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Memory Care Reviews for Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley

May 30, 2014

By Caring83470850

I visited this facility

I've only been at Pacifica Senior Living one time. I went around with a lady, and she was very nice. She showed me everything. She was the person in charge. It was clean and the rooms were nice. Their bedroom was pretty large. They were serving lunch at the time in the dining room with the cooks. I'm not into the kind of food they serve; they were too healthy. They had a lot of vegetables on their plates. They were finishing up, and people were taking their plates away.
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November 01, 2012

By Geriatic Care Mgr

I visited this facility

Pacifica Senior Living provides their nationally-recognized Rediscovery program to residents who reside in cozy rooms and beautiful outdoor seating and walking areas, which are discretely secured. Programs for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or related memory impairments have been developed to encourage autonomy and rediscover talents while exploring new and interesting hobbies. Each community provides 24 hour staffing with licensed nurses, which is extremely important for those who may not be able to communicate healthcare needs. All levels of directed care are provided and accommodations for residents with behavioral issues are available. The staff is pleasant, willing to assist residents with genuine warmth and a desire to provide comfort when needed. I was impressed with their website, specifically the resources link. Important information is provided to families who are transitioning and dealing with stress.
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Questions about Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Dementia care training starts at orientation and continues throughout the staffs’ tenure. Onboarding includes 26 hours of Dementia and Assisted Living care training with 3 – 5 days of hands-on training. Ongoing training is comprised of computer-based learning (8 additional hours per year); hands-on live classroom training (4 hours per year); and monthly in-service events led by the registered nurse, executive director, or a third party vendor.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

13 day caregivers and 7 overnight caregivers

What programs or activities does Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Pacifica Senior Living offers a robust activities program staffed by an activities director and an activities assistant. Group activities including, but limited to, exercise, gardening, movies, baking, putting golf, and singing are scheduled seven days a week from 9:30am through 6:00pm. Additionally, individual one-on-one activities, such as manicures and jewelry making, are ongoing throughout the day. Long-term memories are engaged through activities specific for long-term stimulation and reminiscing with memory books. Other activities include, but are not limited to, live music, dance groups, birthday parties, dance parties, ice cream parties, and holiday parties.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Each resident is assessed by the registered nurse every 90 days. After the resident has had his/her assessment, a care conference is scheduled with the family/Power of Attorney and resident to meet with the executive director, registered nurse, and activities director.

What techniques does Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

As Pacifica Senior Living practices individual person-centered care, techniques vary per resident and are meant to be independent appropriate. Techniques may include reminders, cueing, mechanically enhanced foods, hand-under-hand assistance, or a total assist with feeding.

How does Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

The Care Conference, scheduled every 90 days, is the most formal communication with families regarding a loved one’s health. However, Pacifica Senior Living maintains an up-to-date Facebook and distributes a monthly newsletter with a wealth of information regarding the community and its residents.

Describe the neighborhood around Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

We are located in a residential neighborhood, near a local hospital.

Is Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Although Pacifica Senior Living does not have a corporate affiliation with a hospital, our community works closely with the local hospitals.

Costs for Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley

Cost of Memory Care

$ 1,234

Starting Price

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Services and Amenities of Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
  • Memory Care Starting At: $5200/month

Room and housing options

  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Housing Extra: Cottages

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Dining Extra: Meals Are Served In The Cottages This Is A Home Like Setting.


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Party Space
  • Garden And Patio
  • Features Extra: Library

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Technology Extra: Cable Tv Is In The Living Room Of The Cottage. Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Pharma


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Pet Therapy

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation


  • Resident Capacity: 84
  • Staff Patient Ratio: 7 To 1
  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • State Licenses: AL6981

About Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley

Situated in vibrant Phoenix, Arizona, our Pacifica Senior Living community offers full-service memory care programs, providing a warm, inviting and familiar environment for residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Our community focuses on programs that help individuals with memory loss to thrive while managing the issues of dementia.

Our residential care community offers an atmosphere of home and comfort, reducing the feeling of loneliness and confusion. We understand how important this is to our residents and their loved ones. While providing the best in customized care for our residents, we also provide support and education for families, helping the entire family enhance their understanding and happiness. Our home-like accommodations are custom built to help ease what can be an overwhelming time in life.

What Makes Us Special

Our lush courtyards with their walking paths, beautiful gazebos and peaceful patios allow our residents the ability to enjoy the amazing Arizona weather year-round in a safe and secure environment.

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