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Advance Directives

Arizona Advance Directory Registry

Source: Arizona Department of State

Description:

The Arizona Advance Directive Registry is a place to electronically store a copy of your advance directive so it will be available where and when it is needed 24/7. Access to our central database via computer helps expedite patient's health requests. The Arizona Advance Directive Registry is a FREE database for the storage of advance directives (Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, and Mental Health Power of Attorney).


Caring Connections Advance Directives Forms Library

Source: Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. As a public service, Care Connections provides free online access to advance health care planning information and forms for Arizona and the other forty-nine states.

Advocacy

Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Arizona Department of Economic Security

Description:

The primary purpose of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is to identify, investigate and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long term care facilities.


Protecting Seniors - Smart Seniors Avoid Scams and Frauds

Source: Arizona Department of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a booklet is a set of guidelines seniors can print out and use to protect themselves against scams and other forms of consumer fraud.


Task Force Against Senior Abuse (TASA)

Source: Arizona State Office of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a good number to start with if you feel you have been the target of a consumer scam or fraud.

Alzheimer's Resources

Alzheimer's Resource List

Source: Desert Southwest Chapter - Alzheimer's Association

Description:

This list includes regional and local resources on Alzheimer's, including Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Centers, Alzheimer's Disease Community Service Programs, websites for people with Alzheimer's Disease and their families.

Consumer Protection

Protecting Seniors - Smart Seniors Avoid Scams and Frauds

Source: Arizona Department of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a booklet is a set of guidelines seniors can print out and use to protect themselves against scams and other forms of consumer fraud.


Task Force Against Senior Abuse (TASA)

Source: Arizona State Office of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a good number to start with if you feel you have been the target of a consumer scam or fraud.

Financial Questions

Arizona SHIP Program Portal

Source: Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Its mission is to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed Care, EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage), and other health insurance issues and questions.

Information & Referral

Arizona Resource Links on Aging and Disabilities

Source: Arizona Aging and Disability Resource Consortium

Description:

Online listing for programs and resources for older adults in Arizona State. This is a good source for contact information for local offices and organizations serving seniors.


Directory of Local Offices for the Aging

Source: Arizona Aging and Adult Services

Description:

This is your gateway for accessing local programs and services for older adults and caregivers by each county of Arizona.

Insurance Questions

Arizona SHIP Program Portal

Source: Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Its mission is to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed Care, EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage), and other health insurance issues and questions.

Legal Issues

Arizona Advance Directory Registry

Source: Arizona Department of State

Description:

The Arizona Advance Directive Registry is a place to electronically store a copy of your advance directive so it will be available where and when it is needed 24/7. Access to our central database via computer helps expedite patient's health requests. The Arizona Advance Directive Registry is a FREE database for the storage of advance directives (Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, and Mental Health Power of Attorney).


Caring Connections Advance Directives Forms Library

Source: Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. As a public service, Care Connections provides free online access to advance health care planning information and forms for Arizona and the other forty-nine states.


Protecting Seniors - Smart Seniors Avoid Scams and Frauds

Source: Arizona Department of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a booklet is a set of guidelines seniors can print out and use to protect themselves against scams and other forms of consumer fraud.


Task Force Against Senior Abuse (TASA)

Source: Arizona State Office of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a good number to start with if you feel you have been the target of a consumer scam or fraud.

Long Term Care

Financial Assistance Support through ALTCS

Source: Arizona for Long Term Care

Description:

The Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) program is for individuals who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled and need ongoing services at a nursing facility level of care. However, program participants do not have to reside in a nursing home. Many ALTCS participants live in their own homes or an assisted living facility and receive needed in-home services.


Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Arizona Department of Economic Security

Description:

The primary purpose of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is to identify, investigate and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long term care facilities.

Medicaid

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

Source: Arizona State Department of Health

Description:

This is the Department of Health's online information source for questions about Medicaid if you live in Arizona State. The page covers eligibility requirements, how to apply, what health services are covered, and what co-payments are required, and many other questions regarding Medicaid in Arizona State.


Arizona SHIP Program Portal

Source: Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Its mission is to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed Care, EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage), and other health insurance issues and questions.

Medicare

Arizona SHIP Program Portal

Source: Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program

Description:

Every state has a SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). Its mission is to provide education, counseling, and other one-on-one assistance regarding Medicare, Medicaid, managed Care, EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage), and other health insurance issues and questions.


Medicare Quality of Care Organization for Arizona

Source: Health Services Advisory Group

Description:

Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. (HSAG) was founded in 1979 by a group of medical professionals whose goal was, and is, to make a difference in the quality of health care. Since 1979 HSAG has been the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Arizona.

Safety

Arizona Stop Falls

Source: Arizona Fall Prevention Coalition

Description:

AZ Stop Falls, brought to you by the Arizona Fall Prevention Coalition, is designed to provide information, advice, helpful hints and tips to help prevent falls and fall injuries by the elderly in Arizona.

Your Rights

Arizona Advance Directory Registry

Source: Arizona Department of State

Description:

The Arizona Advance Directive Registry is a place to electronically store a copy of your advance directive so it will be available where and when it is needed 24/7. Access to our central database via computer helps expedite patient's health requests. The Arizona Advance Directive Registry is a FREE database for the storage of advance directives (Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, and Mental Health Power of Attorney).


Caring Connections Advance Directives Forms Library

Source: Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. As a public service, Care Connections provides free online access to advance health care planning information and forms for Arizona and the other forty-nine states.


Long Term Care Ombudsman

Source: Arizona Department of Economic Security

Description:

The primary purpose of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is to identify, investigate and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long term care facilities.


Protecting Seniors - Smart Seniors Avoid Scams and Frauds

Source: Arizona Department of the Attorney General

Description:

This is a booklet is a set of guidelines seniors can print out and use to protect themselves against scams and other forms of consumer fraud.