A variety of services are provided to elderly and disabled individuals through this
program. A Case Manager works with individuals, their families, and support systems
to help find resources for elderly and disabled people. When the Case Manager receives
the name of someone who would like to discuss available programs and resources,
that person is contacted to set up an appointment for an assessment. The Case Manager
and the person will discuss the situation, attempt to identify areas where assistance
may be needed, and work with that person to find the most appropriate assistance.
The Case Manager may be able to authorize the services named below for individuals
who have a need for one or more of these services and who have no other person or
agency to provide these services. Low income individuals with the greatest physical,
emotional and social needs receive the highest priority for services available through
the program. These services are provided under contract with South East Arizona
Government Organization (SEAGO). If any services are authorized, ongoing case management
services are provided to monitor clients' well being and to assist as needed and
- Home delivered meals
- Personal care (help with bathing, grooming etc).
- Visiting nurse
- Home health aid
- In home respite services
The Case Management program also provides Information and Referral services and
assists individuals to attain services from a number of other programs or agencies.
These include utility discounts, safety devices, home weatherization and repairs,
Telephone Assistance Program, durable medical equipment or home adaptation, nutrition
and food programs, information on local housing options, Veteran's services, prescription
discount programs, benefits programs such as, SSI, ALTCS, AHCCCS, QMB & SLMB, MEDICARE,
heating & cooling assistance, immigration and naturalization programs, support groups
and consumer credit assistance.
In addition, Case Management is provided to informal caregivers as a part of the
National Family Caregiver Support Program. This program provides case management
support, monthly workshops, all day intensive caregiver training sessions, information
and referral services, assistance to caregivers in gaining access to supportive
services, access to a comprehensive video library on care giving issues, monthly
newsletter and respite services for individuals over 60 years of age who meet the
There is no charge for any of these services or for Case Management services, although
donations are welcome. Funding is provided through a contract with SEAGO that utilizes
Older Americans Act funding, as well as State of Arizona funds.