More than 66,000 senior citizens call Tempe home. There is always plenty to do in this sunny city. Tempe offers beach parks, baseball stadiums, marketplaces, and shopping malls. Seniors who like going to movies and theaters enjoy visiting the Mill Avenue District, those interested in a day outing enjoy visiting the Sea Life Aquarium or the history museums, and those who love shopping enjoy visiting the Arizona Mills.
Homewatch Caregivers, Elder Care, offers home care service for dementia care, care for chronic conditions, care for degenerative disorders, or after surgery care. This organization serves Sun Lakes, Ahwatukee, Chandler and Surrounding Areas.
Senior Helpers provides professional and compassionate caregivers for seniors who want to live in their homes. Caregivers assist with transportation, taking seniors to fun outings, errands, and doctor appointments.
ElderDepot specializes in providing seniors with senior-oriented products hard to find elsewhere. They have a wide product range and continue to expand their line of products to meet the specific needs of their senior customers.
Justice in Aging is an organization that advocates before the courts, as well as to the Congress and federal agencies to assist low-income elderly and disabled Americans. They help poor seniors qualify for programs to cover their rising health care costs and advocate for seniors to receive services that they might be denied due to ageism, racism, sexism, poor language skills, or other potential social disadvantages.
MagicKitchen is a perfect solution for seniors recovering from surgery or illness. They home deliver frozen meals like Senior Meal Plans, Low Sodium Meals, and Diabetic-Friendly Meals, and more. The Senior Meal Pack provides meals based on a 2000 calorie diet and provides a third of their vitamins and mineral requirements.
Aging Life Care Association provides the services of professionals experienced help in geriatric care. These geriatric care managers offer guidance and advocacy to families caring for older relatives
Catholic Charities USA is part of a national network that helps older people with a wide variety of services, including non-profit senior care management services.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America uses social ministry organizations to also provide non-profit senior care management services.
Tempe Community Action Agency works with the Area Agency on Aging, Region I to advocate, coordinate, and deliver services to seniors, 60 years or older, who either have disabilities or long-term care needs. They have three senior centers, in Escalante, North Tempe, and Granite Reef that coordinate with the city government and home meal delivery services for residents of Tempe or south Scottsdale.
Tempe Community Council addresses short and long-term human service needs in the Tempe area, including the unmet needs of seniors for better health and personal care.
Besides these programs, the Tempe city government has a number of scheduled recreational programs and activities for seniors, ranging from ballroom dancing to free movies. Additional information on senior services are also available at neighborhood places of worship, community centers, senior centers, libraries, and hospitals.
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