Resources

Choosing a home healthcare agency and finding the right home care options for seniors in your family can be challenging. At Valley of the Sun Homecare, we want to give you everything you need in order to make the most informed decisions possible. We have compiled a list of senior care resources to help guide you during your decision-making process. Feel free to use some of our valuable resources below to help familiarize yourself with your loved one’s condition as well as the home care options available to you.

AARP – American Association of Retired Persons
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people over the age of 50 to improve the quality of their lives.

Alzheimer’s Association – Desert Southwest Chapter
The Desert Southwest Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is a charitable organization incorporated in the State of Arizona and governed by a local board of directors. Its purpose is to empower and support individuals, families, care partners and communities affected by dementia in Arizona and southern Nevada.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based volunteer health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and services.

American Diabetes Association
The ADA works to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease.

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Parkinson Disease Association
The APDA was founded in 1961 to “ease the burden and find a cure” for Parkinson’s disease. The organization focuses its energies on research, patient support, education and raising public awareness of the disease.

Arizona In-Home Care Association
The Arizona In-Home Care Association represents a coalition of businesses in, and affiliated with, the non-medical home care industry that are dedicated to consumer protection and advocacy.

Duet-Partners In Health & Aging
Duet helps older adults and their families cope with challenges related to aging. From getting groceries and rides to the doctor, to health promotion activites and support groups, you can trust Duet to provide the compassionate help you need.

Meals on Wheels
The Meals On Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories.

National Association for Home Care and Hospice
NAHC is the nation’s largest association representing the concerns of home care, hospice, and home care aide organizations.

Veterans Affairs
The VA’s mission is to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned – and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.

If you need further assistance in understanding the available home care options for seniors in your family, please feel free to contact us at anytime. Our Scottsdale home care experts will be happy to help.