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About Catalina Springs Memory Care

Levels of Care: Memory Care

Welcome Home to Catalina Springs Memory Care!

Catalina Springs Memory Care is a charming Memory Carecommunity in Oro Valley, Arizona, serving Northwest Tucson and greater Pima County with compassionate and quality care. At Catalina Springs, our top priority is to create a warm, happy, and friendly atmosphere for everyone who walks through our doors.

Our community, nestled in the Santa Catalina Mountains, features private, cozy suites, for residents.  Residents are encouraged to decorate their personal space to make it as comfortable and home-like as possible

Whether your loved one requires some help with the activities of daily living (ADLs) or is living with the effects of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, our dedicated staff takes great pride in delivering high-quality care that is compassionate, safe, and resident-centered. Our services are designed to meet our residents’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We offer enriching activities, exciting social programs, wellness classes, restaurant-quality meals, and more.

New residents to Catalina Springs are assessed on admission (to ensure our staff can provide the best personalized care to each resident), after 30 days of continued residency (to adjust care needs after initial acclimation), and then quarterly, and as needs change. Medications are managed and administered by our Medication Technicians, overseen by LPN Directors.

Memory Care Community in Oro Valley, AZ

Catalina Springs Memory Care community offers comfortable amenities, experienced staff, and a welcoming environment for Memory Care residents.

One of the highlights of our community is our restaurant-quality meals. Our on-site Executive Chef prepares a wide variety of meals including, prime rib, seafood, and holiday meals. Residents have a choice of their favorites and secondary options if they don’t like the main meal presented.

Our community offers residents a variety of social activities, programs, outings, and community initiatives. Residents also enjoy car shows, bowling, arts and crafts, and more.

Frontier’s Award-Winning SPARK™ Program

The friendly and compassionate staff at Catalina Springs are proud to offer our Memory Care residents the award-winning SPARK™ program.

SPARK was inspired by the teachings and research of Maria Montessori and Dr. Cameron Camp and provides meaningful and life-enhancing experiences for members of our Memory Care and Assisted Living communities.

Our unique program engages our residents with proven strategies that strive to heighten interaction, optimize cognitive skills as well as promote a sense of purpose and accomplishment. We use tailor-fit assessment tools to evaluate each resident’s capabilities and strengths, so the program can best meet their specific needs. Residents are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities based on their interests and abilities.

From arts and craft classes, baking classes bird watching, Book Club, bowling, car shows, coloring day, cooking classes, donation drives, happy hours, group exercise classes, holiday celebrations, painting day, pet therapy, puzzle night, musical performances, Resident Council, and more, SPARK has something for everyone to enjoy!

Amenities at Catalina Springs

Our Memory Care residents enjoy a wide range of amenities at our well-appointed property, including:

  • Exceptional Accommodations – Our community features spacious apartments a beautiful common area, and inviting social dining areas. Large windows offer natural light to residents. The overall feel is one that is warm, inviting, and safe.
  • 5-Star Cuisine – A dedicated Chef who prepares a wide variety of meals, including traditional Holiday dinners and resident favorites.
  • Social Outings – Residents enjoy our many stimulating activities, including group exercise classes, musical performances, pizza parties, sports parties, cocktail classes, and more!
  • Recognition of Residents’ Birthdays – We are dedicated to celebrating our residents’ birthdays and creating a fun environment for everyone.

Choosing the Right Memory Care Community in the Oro Valley Area

Finding the right Memory Care community for your loved one is vitally important. Catalina Springs Memory Care offers the very best services in the area.

If you would like to learn more about the many services and amenities that our community offers, we invite you to visit our property, take a tour and speak with our caring and friendly staff.

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Catalina Springs Memory Care

Awards & Recognition

Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services Award
2023 Great Place to Work Award Badge
Family Assets Arizona Excellence Award

Frontier's Award-Winning SPARK Program

Montessori Inspired

SPARK places ultimate focus on supporting our residents' ideas, choices, and independence. We empower residents to create a community that speaks to them. Our staff foster the natural spark within each individual by encouraging new idea and helping to make these ideas reality.

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The SPARK Difference

  • Based on science and research
  • Based on rehabilitation techniques
  • Keeps seniors socially engaged in a meaningful way
  • Aims at increasing engagement and skills as we age
  • Uses proprietary assessment tools that go beyond traditional methods

Levels of Care

Memory Care

Our community specializes in Memory Care for residents with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia-related illness.

Through our award-winning SPARK program, your loved one will receive round-the-clock care that encourages a happy, fulfilling lifestyle.

Amenities & Events


Art Therapy

Arts and Crafts

Baking Classes

Bath Product Class

Bird Watching Group

Book Club


Car Shows

Coloring Day

Cooking Classes

Clubs and Resident Councils

Donation Drives

Dress Up Day

Group Exercise Classes

Happy Hours

Holiday Celebrations

Ice Cream Outing/Social

Lunch Outings

Manicures and Pedicures

Musical Performances

Music Therapy

National Food Day Celebrations

Painting Day

Pet Therapy

Puzzle Night

Root Beer Float Party

Senior Olympic Games

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Come join us for weekly art sessions to create beautiful pieces of artwork. We look forward to seeing your creativity flourish!

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Morning Exercise

We invite our residents to join us for weekly group exercise classes. These classes are the perfect way to socialize and help support a healthy lifestyle!

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Morning Walk

Morning walks allow our residents to spend some time outdoors enjoying nature! These walks also serve as some light exercise to help our residents maintain healthy lifestyles.

"Warm and caring staff. My mom is feeling more at home each time I visit."

Carol B., Daughter of Resident

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