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  • Resources

    PCOA has a wealth of resources for older adults in Pima County and their caregivers. A few of our most requested resource lists are provided below. Call our Helpline for additional resources, help, and information: (520) 790-7262.


    Adult Day Healthcare List: Adult Day Healthcare Programs provide stimulating, supportive environments for adults needing assistance with some activities of daily living. They also provide respite caregivers.

    ALTCS Simplified Guide: The Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) is Arizona’s version of Medicaid Long Term Care. Individuals must be both medically and financially eligible to qualify.

    Durable Medical Equipment: A few agencies in Tucson provide free or low-cost walkers, wheelchairs, grab bars, and other medical equipment to individuals in need. These agencies rely on donations, so items are subject to availability.

    Emergency Alert Providers: Emergency Response devices can bring peace of mind to individuals who are prone to falls and their families.

    Guide to Services 2014: PCOA’s Guide to Services is an index of services available to elderly and disabled residents in Pima County.

    Home Delivered Meals for Pay: Grocery and meal delivery options are available for homebound adults who do not qualify for Meals on Wheels.

    Housing of Interest to Seniors: Many apartment communities in Tucson are senior friendly or age restricted.

    Resources for Older Adults: Resources for Older Adults is a short summary of the types of services many seniors want or need at home as well as an overview of areas that many older adults may want to explore ahead of time.

    Retirement and Assisted Living: Retirement and Assisted options in Pima County.

    Home Health Questions: There are several agencies in Pima County offering home care services. Use these questions to help you select an agency that best suits your needs.

    Subsidized and Low-Income Housing: Locate low-income housing opportunities in Pima County.

    Transportation Summary: There are many options to choose from for individuals needing transportation to the doctor, grocery store, pharmacy, or church.

    Hearing Loss Resources: This is a list of resources for low-income seniors in Pima County who have experienced hearing loss.

    Dental Resources: Options for low-income seniors who need dental care.

    Visual Impairment Resources There are several resources in Pima County for seniors who have impaired vision.

    Senior Activities: There are many places in Pima County offering activities for seniors.

    Primetime: Check out Primetime, a special tab published by the Arizona Daily Star, with articles about PCOA programs and services. Pick up a free copy at our office at 8467 E. Broadway during business hours, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or at Friends in Deed at 301 W. Camino Casa Verde in Green Valley, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or click the image for the e-version.

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