Q: Does the Area Agency on Aging, Region One serve all of Maricopa County?
A: Yes. The Area Agency on Aging, Region One has the ability to arrange for services countywide.
Q: How can a support group assist me as a family caregiver?
A: There are several support groups located throughout the county. Caregivers learn from each other and share ideas. They understand what you are going through.
Q: Do I have to pay for respite services?
A: The co-pay for respite services is based on the care recipient's income. This will be explained to you by the case manager during the initial visit.
Q: Does ElderVention® serve all of Maricopa County?
A: Yes. Though ElderVention® originally served only Western Maricopa County, the program has expanded its service area to the entire county.
Q: Where do I turn if I suspect that my father is being neglected in his nursing home?
A: The Area Agency's Ombudsman program is dedicated to protecting the rights and quality of care for residents in Arizona's long-term care facilities. Call the 24-Hour Senior HELP LINE (602)264-HELP(4357) for more assistance.