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FAQs

  

Don't know what to do after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia?

The Alzheimer’s Association has several recommendations


How to we put our financial and legal issues in Place?

The Alzheimer’s Association can help identify ways to cover costs, help you understand your legal matters and help find assistance in your area.


How to we put our financial and legal issues in Place?

The Alzheimer’s Association can help identify ways to cover costs, help you understand your legal matters and help find assistance in your area.


What memory impairment clinical trials are being conducted in the Phoenix area?

There are three highly regarded facilities who treat Alzheimer’s patients and each have clinical trial.  They are Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Mayo Clinic and Barrow Neurological Institute.


What is ALTCS?

ALTCS (pronounced ALTECS) is an acronym for the Arizona Long Term Care System. ALTCS is an Arizona Medicaid program that is designed to help fixed income seniors and other disabled individuals afford the care that they need. ALTCS pays for the care that you need after savings are exhausted. The program requires an application and typically takes between 60 and 90 days for approval. Senior Planning is happy to assist you through the application process along with finding care.  Visit ALTCS

http://www.altcs.com/


Make sure you ask the right questions when choosing a CAREGiver!

  • How do you select your CAREGivers?
  • Are your CAREGivers your employees?
  • Are your CAREGivers pre-employment drug tested? Random drug tested?
  • Are your CAREGivers bonded and insured?
  • Are your CAREGivers CPR/First Aid Trained?
  • Are your CAREGivers trained?
  • Do you CAREGivers provided 24 hour services?
  • How are the CAREGivers introduced to the clients?
  • What happens when the CAREGivers is unable arrive?
  • How are you CAREGivers monitored and supervised?
  • How are the daily activities documented?
  • Do your CAREGivers have specialized training for Alzheimer’s and end of life?
  • Questions provided by Home Instead