Office on Aging

Advancing Vision, Leadership, and Advocacy for an Aging Arizona

Aging Resources and Links

Needing more information or resources? The following links include key local, state or federal programs and services.

Adult Protective Services (APS): You can report abuse, neglect, and exploitation of Arizona’s vulnerable or incapacitated adults 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Managed by Arizona @ Your Service, this official website of the State of Arizona links users to resources and information throughout the state.

Arizona Association of Area Agencies on Aging - locate your regional Area Agency on Aging and find out how they can assist you at the AZ4A website:

Arizona Attorney General: This website provides information and resources for seniors.

Arizona Care Check: Managed by the Arizona Department of Health Services, this site enables users to access a wealth of information about Arizona nursing homes, child care and assisted living centers.

Arizona Caregiver Coalition: Provides information about the statewide caregiver coalition and valuable resources for caregivers.

Arizona Caregiver Resource Line provides assistance to caregivers and others.  Call 1-888-737-7494 or email:  [email protected]

Arizona Community Action Agencies: Promote self-sufficiency by providing a hand up; the tools needed to become self-sufficient.

Arizona Department of Health Services - Arizona Healthy Aging (A-HA): Arizona Healthy Aging (A-HA) website offers health and wellness information and resources. 2014-2018 Arizona Healthy Aging Plan

Arizona Department of Housing resource information for consumers.

Arizona Department of Insurance
Consumers webpage - information about how to request assistance from the Arizona Department of Insurance and other government agencies and organizations when you encounter an insurance-related problem.

Arizona Department of Transportation
Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) - a comprehensive framework for reducing fatalities and serious injuries on public roadways.
SHSP Section 1: Age Related | Older Drivers

Arizona DES/Division of Aging & Adult Services: The Division supports at-risk Arizonans to meet their basic needs and to live safely, with dignity and independence. Arizona State Plan on Aging

Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition: This website provides information, advice, useful hints and tips to help prevent falls and fall injuries by older Arizonans.

Arizona Living Well Institute was created to provide the infrastructure and capacity to disseminate evidence based health promotion programs across Arizona.

AZ Links: This is Arizona's Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), created to help Arizona Seniors, People with Disabilities, Caregivers and Family Members find resources and services.

Benefits CheckUp -  find out if you qualify for benefits that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs.

Connect60+ - The Greater Phoenix Age-Friendly Network is a partnership hosted by the Maricopa Association of Governments, a regional planning agency serving the Greater Phoenix area.

EconomicCheckUp - sponsored by the National Council on Aging is a new online tool to help older adults improve their financial security.

Hearing Loss Fast Facts and Fast Resources provided in partnership with the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing:
Fast Resources about Hearing Loss
Fast Facts about Hearing Loss and Older Adults

Legal Services Assistance: Legal Services Assistance offering information, advice, assistance, and advocacy to persons 60 years of age and older.

Long Term Care Ombudsman (Nursing Home Patient Advocates): If someone living in a long-term care setting - skilled nursing or assisted living facility - needs the assistance of an advocate, a long term care ombudsman may be able to help.

Medicare Information: Questions about Medicare? This federal website is for you!

Medicaid Services: The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) provides health and long term care services to financially and medically eligible Arizonans.

Oral Health Fact Sheet: See the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging Oral Health Fact Sheet

Social Security Administration: This links directly to the official U.S. Social Security Administration's website.

Contact Us

Lisa M. O’Neill, Council Chair

1700 W. Washington Street, Suite 240
Phoenix, AZ 85007