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    This is your guide to memory care in Tombstone, AZ. Memory care communities offer housing and care for people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, comfortable and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about dementia care in Tombstone, AZ and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care facilities that most closely match your loved one's essential priorities for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.

    Cities near Tombstone, AZ offering memory care options
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  • Facts about Tombstone

    Tombstone is a historic western city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, founded in 1879 by Ed Schieffelin in what was then Pima County, Arizona Territory. It was one of the last wide-open frontier boomtowns in the American Old West. The town prospered from about 1877 to 1890, during which time the town's mines produced US$40 to $85 million in silver bullion, the largest productive silver district in Arizona. Its population grew from 100 to around 14,000 in less than seven years. It is best known as the site of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and now draws most of its revenue from tourism.The town was established on a mesa above the Tough Nut Mine. Within two years of its founding, although far distant from any other metropolitan area, Tombstone boasted a bowling alley, four churches, an ice house, a school, two banks, three newspapers, and an ice cream parlor, alongside 110 saloons, 14 gambling halls, and numerous dance halls and brothels. All of these were situated among and on top of a large number of dirty, hardscrabble mines. The gentlemen and ladies of Tombstone attended operas presented by visiting acting troupes at the Schieffelin Hall opera house, while the miners and cowboys saw shows at the Bird Cage Theatre, "the wildest, wickedest night spot between Basin Street and the Barbary Coast".Under the surface were tensions that grew into deadly conflict. The mining capitalists and the townspeople were largely Republicans from the Northern states. Many of the ranchers, some of whom (like the Clantons) were also rustlers and/or other criminal varieties, were Confederate sympathizers and Democrats. The booming city was only 30 miles (48 km) from the U.S.-Mexico border and was an open market for beef stolen from ranches in Sonora, Mexico, by a loosely organized band of outlaws known as The Cowboys. The Earp brothers-Virgil, Wyatt, Morgan and Warren-arrived in December 1879 and summer 1880. They had ongoing conflicts with Ike and Billy Clanton, Frank and Tom McLaury, and other Cowboys members. The Cowboys repeatedly threatened the Earps over many months until the conflict escalated into a confrontation that turned into a shootout, the now-famous Hollywood-ized Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The actual gun fight was on Fremont Street a block or two away from the O.K. Corral.In the mid-1880s, the silver mines penetrated the water table and the mining companies made significant investments in specialized pumps. A fire in 1886 destroyed the Grand Central hoist and the pumping plant, and it was unprofitable to rebuild the costly pumps. The city nearly became a ghost town, saved only because it was the Cochise County seat until 1929. The city's population dwindled to a low of 646 in 1910, but it was 1,380 in 2010. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.



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1100 South Chaparral Circle, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 16.2 mi away
Physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this facility, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that may need to be handled, respite care is offered, the staff speaks Filipino in the community, and this community was built in 1970.
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4400 Avenida Cochise, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 16.53 mi away
This community can provide pet care, the community is secured for the safety of memory care residents that might be prone to wander, this community has been built specifically for the purpose of memory and dementia care, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and the staff speaks Filipino in the community.
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5433 Calle Metate, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650 21.21 mi away
Residents have vegetarian food as a dietary option, the community is secured for the safety of patients that might be exit seeking, complimentary transportation is at the disposal of residents, transportation is available for additional cost, and hospice is an option available at this location.
Call 877-346-5701 to speak to an advisor
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4120 E. Ramsey Road, Hereford, AZ 85615 20.17 mi away
Tasty and expertly prepared meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, there is a doctor on call, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community regularly, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that may need to be dealt with, and wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location.
Call 877-346-4693 to speak to an advisor
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8103 South Geoffrion Street, Hereford, AZ 85815 22.62 mi away
Kosher food is provided, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, nurses are on staff, this community provides complimentary transportation, and wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location.
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Hidden Garden Assisted Living
5005 Corte Vista, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Villa Vista
4255 Calle Vista, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Hacienda Rehabilitation and Care Center
660 South Coronado Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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