Vi at Grayhawk Celebrates 20th Anniversary As The Community Enjoys Continued Success

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Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community and a leading continuing care retirement community in Scottsdale, is celebrating 20 years.

Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community and a leading continuing care retirement community in Scottsdale, is celebrating 20 years of offering best-in-class care for seniors and is looking ahead to continued growth and success for decades to come. The community’s focus on promoting the health, wellness and longevity of its residents and offering the full on-site continuum of care has made Vi at Grayhawk one of the most desirable senior living destinations in the Southwest, and residents enjoy an upscale lifestyle, luxurious homes, opportunities for an active lifestyle and exceptional care.

“This anniversary is a celebration of our residents and staff who have helped make the last 20 years a success,” said Amy Mataro, Executive Director of Vi at Grayhawk. “As we celebrate our milestones, our team continues to look to the future, building on our legacy of success by providing our residents with a happy and healthy lifestyle, and the utmost in quality care.”

Demand for the Vi at Grayhawk lifestyle is high. Upon opening in October 1999, the community promptly reached full occupancy and has consistently remained at capacity. An intimate setting full of warmth and elegance, Vi at Grayhawk boasts Southwest-inspired architecture and breathtaking views of the McDowell Mountains from its one- and two-bedroom apartments and casitas. Nestled in the Grayhawk 1,450-acre masterplan community, residents love the neighborhood environment where they can enjoy shopping, dining, entertainment, parks, and miles of paved walking and biking paths.

Vi at Grayhawk appeals to seniors who are pursuing an engaged lifestyle, as the community is focused on nurturing residents’ minds, bodies and spirit through the “Living Well” program. To foster a commitment to healthy aging and longevity, Vi offers wellness programs such as water aerobics, on-site fitness classes, and off-site activities including hiking, biking and golfing. In 2015, the community also launched “Adventures in Learning” in partnership with Paradise Community College, giving residents the opportunity to take college courses and invest in lifelong learning.

Vi also creates opportunities for residents to give back to the community. Vi at Grayhawk’s cross-generational Pen Pal Program connected residents with fifth graders at Cochise Elementary School. Paired students and seniors exchanged handwritten letters over the course of the school year, with the residents imparting skills like cursive and formal correspondence and investing in the youth on a personal level. Additionally, the Grayhawk Classic Residents’ Foundation, a non-profit group that awards scholarships to Vi at Grayhawk employees and their dependent children, has awarded more than $2 million dollars in scholarships over the last 13 years.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary, the Vi at Grayhawk team held a special celebration event with residents and staff, including members of the original staff who have remained with the community for two decades. Vi is committed to providing team members meaningful work, engaging culture, and opportunities to learn and grow, as these are the primary drivers of resident satisfaction and quality care. For the last 18 years, the community has been named the top Independent Living provider by Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business. For the second year in a row, Vi at Grayhawk was named a great workplace for 2019 by Great Place to Work®, based on employee feedback on their workplace experiences, happiness and overall job satisfaction. Vi at Grayhawk’s continued commitment to its employees is matched by their employees’ devotion to the community, and ultimately, to the wellbeing of the residents.

Ongoing upgrades are made throughout the Vi at Grayhawk community, improving the aesthetic appeal and elevating lifestyle offerings. Residents can choose from a wealth of impressive floorplans, including detached casitas, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, expansive dens and more. To learn more about Vi at Grayhawk, visit

About Vi
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Vi operates 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) across the United States. With more than 30 years of experience as the owner and operator of residential communities for older adults, Vi continues to work toward providing quality environments, services and programs to enrich the lives of those they serve. In 2019, Vi was recognized by Great Place to Work and Fortune as one of the Best Workplaces for Aging Services.

About Vi at Grayhawk
An intimate setting full of warmth and elegance, Vi at Grayhawk, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community, boasts Southwest-inspired architecture and breathtaking views of the McDowell Mountains. A part of a 1,450-acre master-planned community, Vi at Grayhawk, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), comprises a collection of residences spanning from one- and two-bedroom apartments, to freestanding homes. Vi at Grayhawk offers award-winning service and an array of engaging amenities and activities for seniors to enjoy a refined lifestyle. This North Scottsdale community includes a modern, fully equipped fitness center, an 18-hole putting course, multiple dining options, access to miles of paved walking and biking paths, and numerous entertainment options.

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