For Caregivers

Caring for a loved one can be trying for family members and friends. If you’re a caregiver and need help taking care of an MCA member, take a look at the following resources:

Area Agency on Aging, Region One
This site provides information for caregivers as well as a 24-hour Senior Help Line. You’ll also find an elder rights and resource center.

Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter
This organization provides a library and helpline as well as tips for caregivers.

Arizona State Health Insurance Plan
The Arizona State Health Insurance Plan is a free health-benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers.

AZ Links
AZ Links is the website of Arizona's Aging and Disability Resource Consortium (ADRC). AZ Links helps Arizona seniors, people with disabilities, caregivers, and family members locate resources and services.

Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Research Center
Learn about Parkinson’s disease, and find support groups and information about therapy and events.

Beatitudes Center DOAR (developing older adult resources)
Find volunteer caregivers as well as friendly phoning/visiting/shopping/support groups and services and support for grandparents raising grandchildren.

Arizona Center on Aging
Learn about training and workshops for caregivers.

National Institute on Aging
This site provides health information for the aging community, including publications.

Solutions for Better Aging
Find more caregiver resources and drug information and reviews. And learn about paying for long-term care.

National Alliance for Caregiving
Find tips and guides that provide support for caregivers.

AARP
Find information about advocacy as well as news and Medicare updates.