Thunderbird Retirement Resort

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

 

The Best Value in Glendale Senior Living

Thunderbird Retirement Resort located in Northwest Glendale, Arizona is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and home care through BAYADA Home Health on a large and comfortable senior campus notable for lushly landscaped courtyards with ponds, fountains and babbling brooks. Thunderbird Retirement Resort is conveniently located near professional medical offices, hospitals, shopping malls, great restaurants and entertainment.

Choose from four different floor plans, from studios to spacious residences with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen and large living room. Meals are enjoyed restaurant style.

Residents of Thunderbird Retirement Resort, one of Glendale’s premier senior campuses, enjoy services and amenities catered specifically to each individual.

Resident Voices

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Marvin Feinstein talks about his decision to move to a retirement community.

“I usually go to the Monday morning water aerobics and I usually go to the Thursday morning total body and then I will use that little gym that you have with the bicycle and the rowing machine… This is a good community over here and you know I’m satisfied here.” Marvin Feinstein Interview, August 2014 […]

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Wilma Mechling talks about her decision to move to a retirement community.

“Disney might say they are the happiest place on earth but I said I feel like we’re equal to them or maybe even have them beat, because we also have rides and entertainment and everything and they don’t cost us extra and we get to be here around the clock and so I just love […]

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Robert Erlich talks about his decision to move to a retirement community.

“… it’s so much easier and enjoyable for me. When we were living in the house I was eating a lot of frozen dinners, because my wife wasn’t able to cook and I just was surviving is about all I was doing and then I had to do all the necessary yard work and cleaning […]

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Life at Thunderbird Retirement Resort

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Fall 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 30 different classes with everything from Tai Chi to Water Aerobics to Facebook 101 and even Soap Making. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few guests. […]

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Watermark For Kids Club – Intergenerational Fashion Show

Thunderbird Retirement Resort’s Watermark Kid was Monique McGee. She wanted to be a fashion designer, so we sent her to the Phoenix Art Institute of Fashion. She was in charge of her fashion show at school. She ultimately decided to do an intergenerational fashion show. As you can see from the photos, a few of our residents were […]

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Bertie David and Winnie Hatcher at the Grand Canyon

Adventure is on the Horizon

We always have fun and exciting things happening at Thunderbird Retirement Resort, but our outings are what the residents really look forward to. We just got back from Jerome, AZ, but we have some exciting outings planned for the future you won’t want to miss. Join us! Upcoming Outings: Sedona Day Trip Let’s travel to Red […]

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Dining

Peanut Butter Fudge

Recipe: Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter 1/2 cup peanut butter 1-1/2 cups brown sugar 1/3 cup milk 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2-1/3 cups confectioner’s sugar Directions: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and milk. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in […]

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Smoothie

Recipe: Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 cups Strawberries (frozen) 2 Bananas (medium) 1 cup Silk Pure Almond Original 1 cup Orange Juice 3/4 cup Honey Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender beginning with the fruits and milk; then blend. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend again until it reaches a consistency that you prefer.

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Out and About

Bertie David and Winnie Hatcher at the Grand Canyon

Adventure is on the Horizon

We always have fun and exciting things happening at Thunderbird Retirement Resort, but our outings are what the residents really look forward to. We just got back from Jerome, AZ, but we have some exciting outings planned for the future you won’t want to miss. Join us! Upcoming Outings: Sedona Day Trip Let’s travel to Red […]

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Jerome

Day Trip to Jerome

Jerome is an enchanting town and a photographer’s paradise. From its external appearances, it hasn’t changed much in nearly 100 years. Many of the buildings used by present-day business folks are those built after the fires of 1894 and 1899. Our first trip to this beautiful district was a pleasant and fascinating experience. The weather […]

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On Aging

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Staying Fit for Life

Exercise and physical activity are good for you, no matter how old you are. In fact, staying active can help you: Keep and improve your strength so you can stay independent Have more energy to do the things you want to do Improve your balance Prevent or delay some diseases like Heart Disease, Diabetes and […]

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Summer Tips for Healthy Skin

Averaging eight pounds and 22 square feet per person, skin is your body’s largest organ! It pays to take good care of it. Half of people over 65 get skin cancer and over a million new cases occur every year. Don’t become one of the million – be proactive today. With the Arizona sun reaching […]

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Reviews

Caring.com Review – The restaurant is great.

Thunderbird Retirement was very clean, the halls were clean and everything, and the grounds are very nice and beautiful. The restaurant is great; you choose from a menu. I had lunch there, and it was really very good. Everybody that I took there — my son, my sister, and a friend who know me very […]

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Caring.com Review – Impressed with the warm atmosphere.

My sister and I looked at many and visited 3 centers looking for one that would be the right fit for our parents. As soon as we walked into Thunderbird, we were impressed with the warm atmosphere. Many people were in the lounge as you walk in, and they were talking, walking, reading newspapers and […]

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Caring.com Review – The food was very good.

I had a friend who lived at Thunderbird Retirement Resort. We didn’t get to see her that day, but it was a very nice place. We were there for a seminar about widows’ benefits from Veterans and we ended up taking the tour to see what it was like. It was very appealing and they […]

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