DES to Expand Respite Program for Caregivers

The Department of Economic Security (DES) Division of Aging and Adult Services’ Arizona Caregiver Coalition (ACC)…

Clear connection between caregiver and care recipient well-being.

Elders whose caregivers are exhausted, sad, or in poor health are more likely to visit emergency rooms, according to a study…

Burdens of spousal caregiving alleviated by appreciation, study finds

The fact that spouses often become caregivers for their ailing partners is quite common in American…

Malnutrition Is Affecting Too Many Older Adults

What is malnutrition? It simply means poor nutrition. Malnutrition is related to an excessive or imbalanced diet (a…

4-Step Response to Senior Isolation and Loneliness

We are social beings and require relationships with others in order to live healthy, satisfying lives….

Hoarding Therapy Program

Too Many Treasures® HOARDING PROGRAM When your “treasures” become too much… We can help! The Area Agency on Aging…

10 Ways to Make Your Home More Safe

Arizona Caregiver Coalition Sponsor - FSL

FSL wants caregivers to ensure homes are safe for their loved ones.  Each year thousands of…

Caregiving benefits are within top 10 priorities for employees

A growing number of employers are becoming aware that workers are providing greater hands-on support to…

Observation Status vs. Hospital Admittance

What’s worse for a senior than getting hospitalized and then having to go for rehab?  Learning…

Become a Dementia Friend

Dementia Friendly Tempe is hosting Dementia Friends Arizona training sessions at various dates and locations, and…