It is no secret that retirees flock to Arizona. In addition to providing the best in Active Adult living, there are additional resources for Active Adults and Senior Living in Phoenix.
Aging Services of Arizonawww.agingservicesofaz.org 602-230-0026 This is a not for profit service association affiliated with the American Association of Homes and Services for the aging (AAHSA). This is the only association in Arizona representing long term care housing assisted living communities nursing facilities and community care facilities.
Area Agency on Agingwww.aaaphx.org 602-285-0505 This is a foundation for senior support groups. To register for these support groups see phone number above. A few of these groups are Chronic Pain Depression and Anxiety Alzheimer’s Caregivers Networking Adult protective Services Medicare information Independent Living and Long time complaints.
Arizona Care Planning Council800-989-8137 www.carearizona.org The Arizona Planning Council is a free resource for eldercare questions. They provide a free referral service enabling seniors in finding eldercare providers throughout the state. Some included services are nursing homes senior daycare facilities hospice care retirement communities senior centers disability and transportation services elder law and Medicaid consultants financial and estate planning.
Catholic Charities Community Servicewww.catholiccharitiesaz.com 602-285-1999 Phoenix 520-623-0344 Tucson Catholic charities offer support for people of all ages including the elderly. Their goal is to provide assistance regardless of income level race ethnicity economic status or religious affiliation in an effort to building caring families reducing poverty enhancing fairness and alleviating suffering. These programs are funded by both public and private donations.
Foundation for Senior Living602-285-1800 www.fsl.org The Foundation for Senior Living provides a number of services for seniors and those with disabilities including Healthy Visions Wellness Centers Senior Centers Home Improvements for safer living Community Action Programs Housing and the OASIS program for the Arts and Humanities. Services in the Tucson area can be located by calling the main office in Phoenix 602-285-1800
Governors Advisory Council on Agingwww.de.state.az.us/gaca 602-264-2255 The council was created by state law to review the development and implementation of the state plan on aging and to serve as the official state advocate for seniors promoting the quality of life for older adults.
Maricopa County Department of Human Serviceswww.hsd.maricopa.gov 602-506-5911 Senior Adult Independent Living (SAIL) is a program through which the Area Agency on Aging provides case management and in-home services to older and disabled adults. With funding provided mainly by federal and state resources the Area Agency is able to help individuals receive the services they need.
Pima Council on Aging8467 E Broadway Tucson AZ 85710 520-790-7262 www.pcoa.org This is a foundation for senior support groups. To register for a support group call the phone number above. A few of the groups are Chronic Pain Depression and Anxiety Alzheimer’s Caregivers Networking Adult protective Services Medicare information Independent Living and Long time complaints.
Pima County Department of Human Services520-740-8028 www.pimahealth.org/seniors Senior Adult Independent Living (SAIL) is a program through which the Area Agency on Aging provides case management and in-home services to older and disabled adults. With funding provided mainly by federal and state resources the Area Agency is able to help individuals receive the services they need.
Pima Health System3950 S Country Club Road Suite 400 Tucson AZ 85714 520-243-8500 www.pimahealthsystem.org PHS is an Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) program contractor for long-term care services. Long-term care services include placements for members in Skilled Nursing Facilities or Home and Community Based options such as Adult Foster Care Assisted Living Homes Assisted Living Centers or in-home care provided in the enrolled member’s own home.
Pinal County Health & Human Serviceswww.pinalcountyaz.gov 520-866-2255 Offers numerous Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) including assisted living attendant and personal care and other home-based services. Some of the other available services include home delivered meals behavioral health home health nursing hospitalization and if necessary nursing home services
Senior Advocacy Organizations – Region Onewww.aaaphx.org 602-264-2255 This agency maintains a 24 hour senior help line staffed by English and Spanish speaking Social workers to assist in locating services and resources for Maricopa County for Seniors
Sun Tran – Public Transportation4220 South Park Avenue Tucson AZ 85714 520-792-9222 www.suntran.com Sun Tran is committed to providing transportation for the general public and especially services for seniors and persons with disabilities. For information on routes and schedules as well as trip planning assistance call the number above.
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona330 N Commerce Park Loop Suite 200
Tucson Arizona 85745
520.903.9000 www.unitedwaytucson.org Through strong partnerships with volunteers local business government and nonprofit organizations United Way accomplishes what no one can do alone. United Way manages programs for community solutions including those to help seniors live actively with independent life choices.
Valley Metro-Dial a Ridewww.valleymetro.org 602-253-5000 Valley Metro is committed to providing transportation for the general public and especially Dial-a-ride service for seniors and persons with disabilities. For information on routes and schedules as well as trip planning assistance call the number above. If dial-A-Ride is unable to transportation needs call the Maricopa County Special Transportation Services at 602-372-4280.
Van Tran3401 E Ajo Way
Tucson AZ 85713 520-798-1000 www.vantran.org Van Tran Tucson’s paratransit agency provides transportation service to those individuals unable to use Sun Tran’s fixed route service due to their disability. Van Tran is available to individuals with disabilities with a current ADA Eligibility Card issued by the City of Tucson.