ALTCS in Tucson Arizona

If you or a loved one lives in Tucson and needs long term care, you may consider applying for the ALTCS program if you will have difficulty paying for that care. ALTCS is the state of Arizona’s medicaid program, and it will pay for your long term care needs if your loved one qualifies medically and financially.
What is ALTCS?

What is ALTCS?

What is ALTCS? It stands for the Arizona Long Term Care System. ALTCS (pronounced ALTECS) for short, is the equivalent of Medicaid Long Term Care in the state of Arizona

How to Apply for ALTCS

How do I apply for ALTCS? We get this question a lot, but first, let’s discuss what ALTCS is. The Arizona Long Term Care System, or the acronym, ALTCS (pronounced ALTECS) for short, is the long term Medicaid program in the state of Arizona. Arizona Long Term Care provides health care and related services for individuals who are disabled and meet age and income requirements.

Do I Need a Lawyer for Guardianship?

What is Guardianship? Guardianship is a legal process used when a person is not competent to make decisions on their own. There are many situations in which a court-appointed guardian may be needed. Whether you have an adult child that is unable to make their own decisions, an elderly parent with dementia, or need to…
How to Avoid Medicaid Spend Down

What Assets Are Exempt From Medicaid Spend Down?

Medicaid Long Term Care Rules To receive Medicaid for long term care, a recipient must have less than a certain amount of income and assets. An asset includes cash, certain life insurance policies, bonds, stocks, money market accounts, second homes, second cars, and anything else that could be potentially converted to cash. Certain assets can…

How to Switch Guardians

As Baby Boomers age, it is expected that the population of older Americans will increase dramatically in the next twenty years. With age comes less independence and for many people, a need for either in-home care or an assisted living facility. Perhaps you are the child of an older adult who is beginning to lose their ability to remain independent.

Special Circumstance in a Guardianship

As Baby Boomers age, it is expected that the population of older Americans will increase dramatically in the next twenty years. With age comes less independence and for many people, a need for either in-home care or an assisted living facility. Perhaps you are the child of an older adult who is beginning to lose their ability to remain independent.
How to file for permanent guardianship

Permanent Guardianship in Arizona

As Baby Boomers age, it is expected that the population of older Americans will increase dramatically in the next twenty years. With age comes less independence and for many people, a need for either in-home care or an assisted living facility. Perhaps you are the child of an older adult who is beginning to lose their ability to remain independent.
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What is a Geriatric Social Worker?

What Does a Geriatric Social Worker Do? When people think about social workers, the image of someone helping children immediately comes to mind. Social workers, however, can fulfill multiple roles that extend far beyond children. Some deal specifically with the elderly and are known as gerontological or geriatric social workers. With more seniors than ever…