Glendale has more than 79,114 senior citizens. Part of Maricopa County, it’s northwest of Phoenix and only nine miles from Downtown Phoenix. The city is well-known for the University of Phoenix Stadium, Gila River Arena, Glendale Historic District, Thunderbird Conservation Park, and Arizona Doll & Toy Museum. However, it’s best known for the Westgate Entertainment District, formerly called the "Westgate City Center." The 8,000,000 sq ft retail space has shopping, entertainment, dining, and commercial offices, and attracts over 22 million visitors a year.
Faith Service Life is an organization dedicated to providing both home and community-based services like affordable housing and nutritious meals to improve the health and well-being of seniors. It serves 800 meals a day in Arizona.
The Senior Lifestyle Solutions are licensed insurance professionals. They are a valuable resource for seniors who need help with retirement planning services like Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage, Part D, Long Term Care Planning, Final Expense and Estate Planning, Lifetime Income, IRA and 401k Rollover, and Financial Preservation
Concepts in Care provides non-medical home care services. It assists clients by working in close collaboration with Hospice, home health agencies, hospital discharge planners, retirement communities and assisted living facilities. It gives each client a personalized level of care and the Medicaid Certified staff is on call 24 hours a day.
Smiles and Care visit seniors at home or in nursing homes, providing companionship. They cheer seniors up through smiles, jokes, stories, and birthday gifts.
The Area Agency on Aging, Region One helps seniors improve their quality of life. They assist families with elder members in Maricopa County. They will advocate, coordinate, plan, and develop services for adults over 60 with long-term care needs. Their services include delivering meals to the home, providing legal assistance, and offering long-term care ombudsman. They also offer Adult Protective Services (APS) and adult day health care services.
Adultcare Assistance Homecare provides 24-hour care for nights and weekends, assist with transportation to medical offices, and offer a variety of personalized care services to meet a senior’s needs.
Helping Hands Senior Services offers a free service to guide families and elderly family members through senior care medical and personal care needs.
Developmental Enrichment Centers (DEC) provides respite services for primary caregivers. Often caregivers are exhausted after taking care of an elderly family member.
Comfort Keepers provide everything from grooming to nutritional meal preparation. They also do light housekeeping and offer seniors companionship.
City of Phoenix Senior Services provides seniors many transportation options like Senior Shuttle Dial-A-Ride and standard bus service.
You can find out about more senior services from the City of Glendale. Their Adult Center is aware of a great variety of programs in Glendale. It’s also a great place to browse the library, surf the net, meet other seniors, play pool, and make new friends over a cup of coffee. Other resources would be hospitals, libraries, community centers, and places of worship in your neighborhood.
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