If you are in need of essential community services call 2-1-1

Call 2-1-1
This is a free service that lists local resources on a variety of topics. If you dial 2-1-1 from your local phone, you are connected to the 2-1-1 that serves your area. To help someone in a different part of the country, visit the 2-1-1 website. 2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital and essential resources across the state.
Website: https://www.211.org/

Find your local Area Agency on Aging

Find your local Area Agency on Aging through Eldercare Locator
Call Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116, tell them what city, county and state you need senior services for. They will give you the contact information for the local Area Agency on Aging. Your local Area Agency on Aging can connect you to local resources from adult day programs, Alzheimer’s resources, caregiving, elder abuse, food resources, health insurance, home repair, legal assistance, transportation & much more. You can also visit their website to find information about programs.
Website: https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx

Arizona Senior Service Providers

Below are some organizations providing services to older adults and their families in Wyoming. Each of these organizations can also answer your general questions and provide referrals for other services.

  • Housing Placement – Housing placement organizations work with older adults and their family members to determine what type of care is needed, senior housing or in-home care. If senior housing is desired, then they recommend available locations. This service is most commonly provided at no cost to the older adult and family, as the senior housing locations have agreements with the housing locations they represent.

CarePatrol is a Senior Placement organization who helps families find safer care options including assisted living, independent living, memory care, in-home care and nursing homes. We personally meet with you and your family to help guide you through the daunting task of finding an appropriate senior living setting. Our services are FREE TO YOU, as we are paid by tens of thousands of quality pre-vetted providers across the nation.
Website: https://www.carepatrol.com/

  • Senior Housing – Senior housing communities offer a variety of levels of care from independent living to assisted living, skilled nursing to memory care. There are also communities that offer multiple care levels.

LifeStream Complete Senior Living
Multiple Locations in Arizona
LifeStream Complete Senior Living has served retired Arizona Seniors for more than 40 years. The organization is a faith-based, nonprofit organization offering a complete spectrum of retirement accommodations and services for older adults in the greater Phoenix area. LifeStream has four unique communities across the valley, with a variety of living arrangements and services including independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation.
Website: https://lifestreamliving.com/

  • Referrals to other Senior Services

The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA)
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA) educates and certifies professionals who work with seniors. The Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® credential applies to professionals who are able to demonstrate their competence and knowledge of working with older adults into their professional practices. By creating a network of qualified professionals, SCSA strives to create a strong and safe environment for seniors and those working with them.
Website: https://www.csa.us/

Searchable Databases

2-1-1 Get Answers, Get Connected
2-1-1 (Dial Phone Number 211) is an easy to remember telephone number that where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. 2-1-1 is a free and confidential services that helps people across the U.S. find local resources they need. 2-1-1 is answered 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. United Way of America (UWA) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) strongly support Federal funding so that every American has access to this essential service.
Website: https://www.211.org/

Arizona State Healthcare Licensing and Surveys
Learn about Arizona’s healthcare facilities. Inspection reports are available, as well as tools to help you compare nursing homes, home health agencies, and hospitals.
Website: https://azdhs.gov/licensing/index.php

Nursing Home Search & Compare
Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid Certified Nursing Home in the country. A nursing home is a place for people who cannot be cared for at home and need 24-hour nursing care.
Website: https://www.medicare.gov/care-compare/?providerType=NursingHome&redirect=true

Public Housing Assistance
If you need public housing assistance or want to know more about housing choice vouchers or subsidized senior housing, use the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website to locate your state’s local Public Housing Agency (PHA). The HUD website lists Public Housing Agencies by city and state.
Website: hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/pha/contacts