Esteemed Associates and Resources

 

There are many companies that offer a variety of services in the field of senior care as well as senior living.

 

Please visit any of the available resources below for more information that will help you through the process of caring for your loved one.

Available Resources

Patricia Barraza

http://vosmedicaidplanning.com

 

Description: Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) is Arizona's Medicaid program that provides long term care services at little or no cost to financially and medically eligible Arizona residents who are aged, blind, disabled or have a developmental disability. ALTCS planning & qualification can be complicated. Valley of the Sun Medicaid Planning will help you through the process.

 

Glen Delander

http://aptlocater.com

 

Description: Free apartment locating and with over 25 years experience..."We'll find the place, you'll call it home.

 

Lori Nisson

623-832-6530

http://www.bannershrl.org

 

Lori Nisson, MSW, LCSW joins the team at Banner Sun Health Research Institute as a licensed clinical social worker bringing extensive knowledge in working with adult and senior adult clients experiencing emotional, cognitive and behavioral

problems.

Lori is a proficient speaker providing training and education to patients, caregivers and professionals on topics relating to memory changes, movement disorders, mental health and behavioral issues in adults and families. Lori is the first FCS team member in the West Valley to assist in expanding these important services to patients and families.

She is joined by a group of additional nurses and social workers at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute.

 

Lori is available for individual and family appointments.

 

CarePath Senior Solutions

http://www.YourCarePath.com

 

Description: Mohave County experts in all areas of senior care and senior living.

 

More Resources

Area Agency on Aging (AZ)

http://aaaphx.org

 

Description: The local chapter of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is an umbrella organization advocating to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.

 

Administration on Aging

http://aoa.gov

 

Description: The mission of the Administration on Aging (AoA) is to help elderly individuals maintain their dignity and independence in their homes and communities through comprehensive, coordinated, and cost effective systems of long-term care, and livable communities across the U.S.

 

Desert Southwest Chapter

http://alzheimersassociation.com

 

Description: The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research, whose mission is to eliminate the disease through advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

 

Arthritis Foundation

http://arthritis.org

 

Description: The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

 

AZ Attorney General’s Office

http://azag.gov/seniors/

 

Description: Protecting Arizona's seniors from abuse and exploitation is an important function of the Attorney General's Office. AZ's seniors are often more vulnerable to physical abuse and neglect by caretakers and many times are specifically targeted by those attempting to defraud them through home repair, living trust scams, bogus charities and other financial scams.

 

Governor’s Office on Aging

http://azgovernor.gov/aging/

 

Description: The Governor’s Office on Aging works with many state and local agencies and organizations on numerous aging-related policy and program initiatives to ensure that Arizona is a good place to grow old.

 

American Cancer Society-Southwest Division

http://cancer.org

 

Description: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

 

Dementia Advocacy and Support Network

http://dasninternational.org

 

Description: An organization by and for those diagnosed with dementia. Since its founding in 2000, DASNI has evolved as an international group of people with dementia. Approximately one-third of members have dementia themselves.

 

Medicare

http://vosmedicaidplanning.com

 

Description: The official U.S. Government site for people with medicare.

 

Medicare Rights

http://medicarerights.com

 

Description: The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

 

 

American Society on Aging

http://asaging.org/index.cfm

 

Description: Enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults.

 

 

Children of Aging Parents

http://caps4caregivers.org/index.htm

 

Description: Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist the nation's nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and support, and to heighten public awareness that the health of the family caregivers is essential to ensure quality care of the nation's growing elderly population.