Aging Resources & Links
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Below are links for valuable information and resources available to you and your loved one.
- Duet - Partners in Health & Aging: Duet is a non-profit organization — partnered with more than 150 congregations of various faiths—serving homebound elders and their caregivers, adults with disabilities, grandparents raising grandchildren, and faith communities promoting health and well-being.
- www.aaaphx.org/seniorhelp: Provides a 24-hour helpline for seniors with an abundance of knowledge and education on many different needs, services, and general information.
- www.alzdsw.org: Alzheimer's Association - Desert Southwest Chapter - Medical Scientific Advisory Committee, Providing the Latest in Research and Information.
- Aging Services of Arizona: is a not-for-profit trade association representing more than 50 facilities dedicated to providing quality health care, housing and services to over 12,000 elderly Arizona citizens.
- LeadingAge: An association of 5,600 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. We advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.
- www.aoa.dhhs.gov: Action ideas for older persons and their families.
- www.aarp.org: The American Association of Retired Persons is the nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older.
- www.rd.com: The authority on health, personal finance and travel for men and women from age 50 to retirement. A Reader's Digest publication.
- phoenix.about.com/cs/seniors: Visit this site for a comprehensive look at senior living in Phoenix. You'll also find information about senior activities, government links for seniors, health information and articles ranging from ways to protect yourself to gift ideas.
- seniorliving.about.com: Expert guides to senior living.
- www.senior.com: Features chat, forums, clubs, activities and a calendar of events for seniors.
- www.seniornet.com: Provides older adults education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
- Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS): This program is for aged (65 and over), blind, or disabled individuals who need ongoing services at a nursing facility level of care.
- www.hov.org: Hospice of the Valley (HOV) - not-for-profit, locally owned health care services agency. HOV provides compassionate care and expert pain management to peple nearing the end of their lives, as well as support for their families and friends.
- www.chhsm.org: Council for Health and Human Service Ministries - CHHSM—it rhymes with prism—is the Council of Health and Human Service Ministries of the United Church of Christ. Affiliated with the United Church of Christ, they operate 357 facilities and programs providing health care, services to children, services to people with disabilities, and services to the aging.
- www.fsl.org: The Foundation for Senior Living is devoted to preserving dignity and promoting quality of life for all seniors, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers. We offer the widest variety of services and maintain the highest standards of excellence.
- Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
- www.azag.gov: Arizona Attorney General's Office.
- www.azdhs.gov: Arizona Department of Health Services - Leadership for a Healthy Arizona.
- www.bhhslegacy.org: BHHS Legacy Foundation is dedicated to improving community health in Arizona through increased access, improved health education and a prepared workforce.
- Healthcare Interactive: Interactive training for direct care staff and other professionals.
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