Better Aging in Arizona

Caregiving

Arizona Caregiver Coalition:

Ph. 1-888-737-7494

Website: Azcaregiver.org

The Arizona Caregiver Coalition administers the Arizona Respite Rebate Program, which allows family caregivers to be reimbursed for respite services they procure and are available to family caregivers on a quarterly basis. Call the ACC for eligibility information.

The Arizona Respite Locator:

Ph. 1-888-737-7494

Website: https://www.rewardingwork.org/

Alzheimer’s Association – Caregiving:

Website: www.alz.org/care

Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) (provides in-place care services for individuals meeting Medicaid guidelines):

Ph. 1-800-654-8713

Website: http://www.azahcccs.gov/applicants/application/ALTCS.aspx

Housing

Options for Senior Living (assists families and seniors seeking assisted living options):

www.optionsforseniorliving.com

LeadingAge Arizona (provides an online director of more than100 residential facilities including assisted living facilities, senior housing, retirement communities and nursing homes):

Ph.1-602-230-0026

Website: http://leadingageaz.org/

Insurance

Medicare:

Ph. 1-800-633-4227

Website: www.medicare.gov

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) (provides assistance to Arizonans with Medicare questions):

Ph. 1-800-432-4040

Website: https://des.az.gov/services/aging-and-adult/state-health-insurance/arizona-state-health-insurance-assistance-program-1

Medicaid (Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System):

Ph. 1-602-417-6600

Website: https://www.azahcccs.gov/members/ALTCSlocations.html

Alzheimer’s disease and other Dementias

Alzheimer’s Association

Ph. 1-800-272-3900

www.alz.org

To find your local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association:

www.alz.org/crf

Palliative and Hospice Care:

Hospice Directory (to locate a hospice near you)

Ph. 1-800-854-3402

Website: http://www.hospicedirectory.org/cm/search

Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Ph. 1-480-491-0540

Website: http://www.arizonahospice.org/

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (provides resources and a local hospice locator):

Ph. 1-800-646-6460

https://moments.nhpco.org/find-a-hospice

General

Area Agency on Aging Region One (Maricopa):

Ph. 1-888-783-7500

Website: http://aaaphx.org/

Arizona Area Agencies on Aging (Arizona Division of Aging and Adult Services):

Ph. 1-602-542-4446

Website: azaging.org

Arizona Healthy Aging (part of Arizona Department of Health Services):

Ph. 1-602-542-1025

Website: http://www.azdhs.gov/prevention/tobacco-chronic-disease/healthy-aging/index.php

Eldercare Locator (connects to services for seniors by state):

Ph. 1-800-677-1116

Website: www.eldercare.gov

Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities:

Ph. 1-602-510-9373

https://www.caregiver.org/arizona-association-providers-people-disabilities-aappd

Arizona Adult Protective Services (APS) and Elder Abuse Hotline:

Ph. 1-877-767-2385 (877-SOS-ADULT)

For hearing impaired: 1-877-815-8390

Website: https://des.az.gov/services/aging-and-adult/arizona-adult-protective-services-aps

Arizona Technology Access Program (provides resources for assistive technology devices,

services and funding):

Ph. 1-800-477-9921

For hearing impaired: 1-602-728-9536

Website: http://www2.nau.edu/aztap-p/