Phoenix Hospice Choices

What are the Phoenix hospice choices?
There are many things to consider and the first thing you should consider is if your loved one is ready for hospice. There are many other options similar to hospice with different outcomes. Hospice is beneficial for pain management, and for people that chronically, terminally or seriously ill and could benefit from spiritual and emotional support.

Arizona Nursing Homes

Do I qualify for care in an Arizona nursing home?
Arizona Nursing homes, also known as skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), offer skilled nursing care, long-term care and rehabilitative services. In regards to rehab and some instances of skilled nursing, Medicare covers the cost of such a place. However, for those that are frail and could benefit from long term care in an Arizona skilled nursing home facility, ALTCS in general is the way to go.

ALTCS Approved Group Homes

How do I find ALTCS approved group homes?
We can provide you with a detailed list of ALTCS approved group homes in any Arizona city as well as make sure they meet the standards from the state. In order to check the group home standards we perform background checks and pull their information to ensure they don’t have major violations or issues.

Phoenix Home Health

What is Home Health?
Home health or as per the title, Phoenix Home Health, refers to the home healthcare services paid for by Medicare. This may be of interest to many people looking for a little extra help around the house, who have issues with their activities of daily living or with family members who are interested or are currently helping out as caregivers.

ALTCS – Arizona Long Term Care

What is ALTCS?
ALTCS stands for Arizona Long Term Care. ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care) is a division of Medicaid that helps elderly individuals who meet both the medical and financial qualifications. In general, people use ALTCS to help pay for assisted living and/or cover the costs of care associated with the activities of daily living. ALTCS can benefit people who need one or more of the following: help with bathing, help with going to the bathroom, help making meals and/or grocery shopping, assistance cleaning the house, assistance with transportation and other other difficulty associated with daily living.
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The Heritage of Assisted Living – Sun City

What is your Heritage – Assisted Living Sun City
Many elderly people want independence or at least want privacy in assisted living. There are many options available and depending upon what you are specifically looking for, we are able to help. Not all assisted living facilities offer private rooms/apartments and some of them are shared. If you are looking for a place where the residents get their own apartments, mention this in your initial conversation with one of our agents.

What Exactly is the Phoenix SAIL Program?

Applying to the Phoenix SAIL Program
Are you trying to apply for the Phoenix Sail program for care in the house? There are many options that might also work but this is definitely a good place to start. Another program which provides care in the house paid for by Medicaid is called ALTCS. Both of these programs are designed to assist those in need with getting care in the house.
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Navigating the Arizona ALTCS Program

Navigating ALTCS
ALTCS, meaning Arizona Long Term Care (the title is somewhat redundant), but the scope of the program is large. Whether you are looking for at home care for a yourself or a loved one, or you are looking for assisted living, ALTCS is Arizona’s long term care medicaid program. The process can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months and the application speed primarily depends upon whether or not the applicant or the applicants family has all the materials at hand.

5 Wheel Chair Friendly Adjustments for Your House

There will come a point when the elderly patient will most likely need a wheel chair in order to move about. The problem with most homes today is that they were designed for people who are able to move around on their feet. Some homeowners are even guilty of designing their home in a non-progressive manner. For instance, they choose to invest on homes, which have numerous stairs and other non-wheel chair friendly things all throughout the house. Making your home wheelchair friendly is a good call especially when you have an elderly who still demands a level of independence despite their state.

8 Ways to Promote Sleep for Alzheimer’s Patients

One of the most common conditions that elderly patients have to deal with is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease has been known for its memory loss. Once a person reaches his or her 60s, risks for such condition to take place rise up significantly. This degenerative condition affects at least 5 million elderly Americans. By 2050, 1 out of 8 individuals are predicted to have this condition. According to studies, Alzheimer’s rank 6th as the leading cause of death in the US, and almost 1 in every 3 elderly patients die with this type of condition.

Considering ALTCS Benefits vs. VA Benefits

Arizona seniors and their families often require supplemental benefits to afford the high costs of long term care, such as the care provided at assisted living communities around the state. Two of the most popular supplemental benefits that people consider are the ALTCS program and VA Aid and Attendance. The ALTCS program is administered by the state of Arizona’s Medicaid program, AHCCCS. The VA program is paid for by the Federal Government’s Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Applying for ALTCS in Prescott

Before applying for ALTCS in Prescott, Arizona, there are a few things that you should consider. ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System) is Arizona’s Medicaid program and provides supplemental income to those who are need of long term care. Primarily serving either elderly or disabled individuals, the ALTCS program is designed to make the costs of long term care more affordable for those who do not have the financial means to pay for them.