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    Waddell is also known as: Waddell.

    Waddell is an unincorporated community in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, northwest of the city of Phoenix. Waddell is named after Donald Ware Waddell, native of Ohio, who was a partner in the New York City investment firm of Brandon, Gordon and Waddell. It was this firm that organized the private financing for construction of the dam for the water reclamation project that creates Lake Pleasant. The intended Waddell town site was laid out by Donald W. Waddell in 1935, on property he owned on the northeast corner of Waddell Road and Cotton Lane (Section 12, T3N, R2W, G&SRB&M). Waddell moved to the area to oversee the firm's interests in the project. He served on the board of the Maricopa Water District and invested in land through his interests in the Arizona Citrus Land Company and the Waddell Ranch Company.In 1937 the Waddell Post Office was established inside the store on the original town site. Later the post office moved across the street and shared space with the cotton gin office. The current Waddell Post Office was built in 1992 and is located on Glendale Avenue and Cotton Lane, four miles south of the original site. The town never did develop, but remained a post office and place name for the area.The dam on the Agua Fria River that creates Lake Pleasant (once called Frog Tanks Dam then, Pleasant Dam) was renamed for Donald W. Waddell in 1963, shortly after his death, in recognition of his contributions to the Maricopa Water District. Barry M. Goldwater spoke at the dedication ceremony.With the expansion of Surprise, use of the name Waddell to describe the location is rapidly falling into disuse. Influence of the name can still be seen in the name of Waddell Road, an arterial street running through Surprise, as well as the New Waddell Dam at Lake Pleasant. In November 2010 the White Tank Regional Library opened.The community contains the Wat Promkunaram Buddhist Temple. This facility was the site of a mass shooting in 1991 which left nine people dead, among them monks and temple helpers. It remains the deadliest homicide incident in Arizona history since statehood. Sixteen-year-old Alessandro Garcia and 17-year-old Jonathan Doody were charged with the crime, convicted, and sentenced. Doody was tried three times and sentenced to 281 years of prison in 2014.

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  • Pathways Assisted Living and Memory Care
    4211 North Pebble Creek Parkway
    Goodyear, AZ 85395
Nurses are on staff, caregivers at Pathways Assisted Living and Memory Care are trained to spot potential disorientation presented by residents, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that may need to be handled, the community can handle injectable medicine, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, hospice is an option available at this location, and this community was built in 2014.
  • Hacienda Del Rey
    12917 West Las Cruces Drive
    Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Nurses are on staff, an occupational therapist visits and helps residents, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that might present themselves dealt with, residents who need help with medication management can be given reminders and be monitored to make sure they are taking their medications, respite care is offered, aging in place allows residents to remain in one location as their care needs change, and this community was built in 2015.
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  • Sun City West
    13810 West Sandridge Drive
    Sun City West, AZ 85375
The minimum allowable age of residents is 55, licensed nurses are on staff to help you, a podiatrist visits the community to address any issues related to your feet, caregivers at Sun City West are trained to spot potential disorientation presented by residents, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that might present themselves handled, complimentary transportation is on hand for residents, and wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location.
  • Heritage Tradition
    19303 North New Tradition Road
    Sun City West, AZ 85375
Pet care is available for residents, vegetarian menu options are available for all meals, a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, staff can help residents monitor their blood sugar, full-service medication administration is available, hospice is an option available at this location, and respite care is offered.
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