ALTCS (Medicaid) Assistance

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 an assisted living group home or
their own homes and receive needed in-home services.

To apply for Long Term Care, call or visit an


 ALTCS Approved Homes & Centers

We can show you where to find the
Assisted Living Homes that are ALTCS approved
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Veterans' Aid and Attendance Improved Pension Benefits

If you are a Veteran or the spouse of a Veteran, 65 or older, with 1-day duty during
a “Declared State of War” you may qualify for up to $1,732 a month.

This important benefit is often overlooked by many families with Veterans or surviving spouses who need additional monies to help care for ailing parents or loved ones.

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Independent Cost of Living Assistance

If you are “independent” or do not require a “nursing facility level of care”,
you may apply on-line for medical assistance, nutrition assistance,
and cash assistance.

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Medicare DOES NOT pay for long-term custodial care.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) helps cover inpatient care in hospitals,
as well as skilled nursing (rehab) facility, nursing home care (up to 100 days),
hospice, and home health services.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover services or supplies that are
needed to diagnose or treat your medical condition and that meet accepted standards of medical practice.  Health care to prevent illness (like the flu) or detect it at an early stage, when treatment is most likely to work best.

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Phoenix Area Senior Resources
These listings are NOT endorsements or recommendations.  CHR has compiled this list for education and reference.
We strongly suggest that you research and qualify services before using.

About Care In-Home Care     (480) 999-7000
Quality service, family owned. Available 24/7 365 days on call, RN Certified & experienced large staff.
Licensed Bonded & Insured, No Contract, Hourly & Live-in.

American Association of Retired People - AARP     (888) 687-2277
Local resources, membership benefits, discounts, advise and much more.

Area Agency on Aging     (602) 264-4357     24-hour Hot Line (602) 956-1041
Region One (Phoenix) serves as the central information and resource center for finding services and assistance for older adults, adults aged 18+ with HIV/AIDS, adults aged 18+ with disabilities and long-term care needs, and family caregivers throughout Maricopa County, AZ.

Arizona Adult Protective Services     (877) 767-2385
Receives and evaluates reports of suspected adult abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and exploitation.

Caregiver Action Network     (202) 454-3970
Leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.

Haven Senior Horizons Behavioral Health     (623) 236-2024
Provides inpatient psychiatric stabilization and treatment to adults and older adults experiencing acute symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood swings or psychosis.

Dial-a-Ride     (602) 253-5000
ADA Dial-a-Ride complements the existing transit system by providing transportation to people who are unable to utilize local bus service due to a disability.

Hospice Promise     (623) 209-7003

Provides compassionate end of life care and make a positive difference in the lives of our patients, their families, and the community.  Hospice Promise servces the entire Maricopa County as well as Yavapia.

MD24 House Call     (623) 374-7774
MD24 brings comprehensive on-site, personalized care to patients, alleviating the stress, the hassle of transportation, and wait time issues often involved with doctor visits.

Meals on Wheels Association of America     (888) 998-6325
Meals on Wheels is a proven public-private partnership that effectively addresses the challenges of aging by promoting health and improving quality of life for our nation’s most vulnerable seniors.

St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center - Generations Program 24-hour Hot Line (602) 251-8353
The Dr. Tafur Generations Program was developed specifically for patients ages 55 and older with Medicare benefits who need an acute inpatient setting to treat severe disorders such as depression, suicidal thoughts, psychosis and destructive behavior.

National Suicide/Crisis Hotlines     Emergency Dial 911
1-800-273-TALK (8255) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-662-HELP (4357) National Substance Use and Disorder Issues Referral and Treatment Hotline

County Suicide/Crisis Hotlines

Maricopa County
served by Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care:
1-800-631-1314 or 602-222-9444

Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz and Yuma Counties served by Cenpatico Integrated Care:

Apache, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Navajo and Yavapai Counties served by Health Choice Integrated Care:

Gila River and Ak-Chin Indian Communities
served by EMPACT:




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