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Carefree Living in a Quiet Suburban Setting at Elmcroft of River Centre in Tucson, AZ

Our senior living home has been part of the friendly River Centre, AZ community since 1999. With its relaxing, homelike environment, personalized activities and amenities, and staff who treat residents like family, Elmcroft of River Centre offers a lifestyle of comfort and convenience. Our compassionate caregivers are dedicated to residents’ happiness, well-being and peace of mind, and each resident is treated with dignity and respect. All maintenance and housekeeping is included, so days are spent enjoying life, not doing chores. Best of all, our rates are all-inclusive, so there’s no increase in rate if a resident’s needs change.


We take our residents’ preferences into consideration in every way. Our community is pet friendly, so dogs and cats are welcome. Shared and private apartments are available. Menus feature multiple choices of chef-prepared meals served restaurant-style in our dining room or as room service as needs arise. Fun activities are planned according to the interests of our residents. And when residents want some peaceful quiet, our community gardens, beautifully landscaped courtyard and comfortable indoor gathering spaces are just right for reading or contemplation.


What really underscores carefree living at Elmcroft of River Centre is our capability to meet the needs of our residents, even as those needs change. Our assisted living staff are specially trained in the full range of personal care skills. That means our residents can enjoy as much independence as safely as possible, as long as possible.


All-Inclusive Rates

While cost may not be the most important factor when considering living options for your loved ones, it can be complicated. Planning for the varying expenses of utilities, maintenance, housekeeping, food and entertainment–and adding the cost of care–can seem overwhelming. As an all-inclusive community, there are no surprises on a resident’s monthly senior living bill from Elmcroft of River Centre. You’ll pay the budgeted amount every month for exactly what your loved one needs to continue enjoying life without worry. That predictable pricing means peace of mind when it comes to budgeting.


Respectful, Compassionate Care

One of the many things our residents compliment us on is our staff. From tenured management and specially trained caregivers, to professional support personnel, the people who work here really care. Our 24-hour resident care staff, as well as our on-staff nurses, culinary staff, housekeeping and life enrichment/activities coordinators are completely devoted to making our residents feel happy and at home.


When our residents need a little extra help throughout the day and night, our assisted living staff are specially trained to provide the considerate and compassionate service that helps them thrive. We provide help with day-to-day tasks like incontinence and medication management as well as dressing, bathing and dining. And we’re there with support for safe engagement in fun activities like fitness classes, live musical entertainment, picnics, parties and educational programs.


Convenient, Family-Friendly Location

Elmcroft of River Centre offers a personalized, intimate living experience in a quiet suburban setting with convenient access to all the attractions and destinations that Tucson has to offer. Residents and visiting family and friends appreciate the close proximity to a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment, including:

  • Grocery stores and shopping destinations like Whole Foods, Walgreens, Natural Grocers, Park Place Mall, Tucson Mall, Desert Diamond Casino and the Dusenberry-River Branch Library
  • Restaurant and dining options such as Harvest Restaurant, Kneader’s Bakery & Café, Sushi Zona, Caffe Torino and Jimmy’s Pizzeria
  • Attractions and museums like the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Pima Air & Space Museum, Fort Lowell Park, Rillito River Park, Arizona Theater Company, Old Tucson Studios and Tucson Botanical Gardens

Health and Wellness

Helping our residents stay healthy is part of our mission. We coordinate with outside healthcare providers to provide occupational, speech and physical therapy on-site and provide escorted transportation to and from other needed appointments. We coordinate with their outside healthcare providers and provide transportation to and from appointments. Plus, we have a nurse on site and also provide podiatry service and lab testing.


All the Extras That Make Life More Pleasant

Elmcroft of River Centre is both home and senior living community. Just like home, we provide comfort, love and care, but with an added level of security. Plus, we offer many special extras, like an on-site beauty/barber shop, restaurant-style dining for every meal, and social events and entertainment.



At Elmcroft of River Centre, personal care services go beyond the necessary and include all the extras that make our residents happy and keep them secure. Amenities include:


Maintenance-free, Secure Living:

  • Housekeeping and laundry service
  • Maintenance service
  • 24-hour resident care staff

Comforts of Home:

  • Beauty/barber shop on site
  • Cable TV options
  • Phone service options
  • Outdoor courtyard and patio garden
  • Indoor TV lounge and common areas
  • Library


  • Move-in coordination
  • On-site religious services
  • Room service as needs arise
  • Scheduled transportation to doctor appointments

Fun and Fitness:

  • Book club
  • Barbecues and picnics
  • Birthday and holiday parties
  • Cooking club
  • Educational programs
  • Fitness classes
  • Gardening club
  • Gentlemen’s club
  • Happy hours
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Outings
  • Pet therapy
  • Walking club

Medical Centers Close at Hand:

  • Tucson Medical Center
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Northwest Medical Center
  • University of Arizona Medical Center

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