Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72being special-care units. Many facilities did not offer the same services or a comparable level of care, making it impossible for families of Alzheimer’s patients to determine a correct placement for their loved one. Often, the term special care unit was used as a marketing scheme where the only distinguishing factor was that the unit was locked. Jewish resource: Kivel Campus of Care memory care unit, www.kivelcare. org. Area Agency on Aging The Area Agency on Aging is part of a national network of organizations established to respond to the needs of older adults. As a private nonprofit corporation, the Area Agency on Aging plans, coordinates, develops and deliv- ers services for seniors (60 years and older), persons of any age who are HIV positive, adults (18-59 years) with dis- abilities and long-term care needs and family caregivers of older adults. Area Agency on Aging, Region One, Inc. 1366 E.Thomas Road,Suite 108 Phoenix,AZ 85014 602-264-2255,Fax:602-230-9132 Established to respond to the needs of older adults, persons with HIV,adults with disabilities and long- term care needs and family caregivers. ■ See ad on page 54 Hospice Hospice provides good-quality, compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury. Hospice care uses a team-oriented approach to provide medical care, pain manage- ment and emotional and spiritual sup- port expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. Support is provided to the patient’s loved ones as well. Hospice of the Valley 1510 E.Flower St. Phoenix,AZ 85014 602-530-6900,Fax:602-530-6901 A not-for-profit hospice since 1977.Providing com- fort and dignity as life nears its end. ■ See ad on page 64 HUD housing (Low-income housing) Looking for housing options for your- self, an aging parent, relative or friend? Do some research first to determine what kind of assistance or living ar- rangement is needed, and what health insurance might cover. Then, check the website of HUD (the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) for financial assistance resources and guides for making the right choice. HUD counselors are available to answer any questions. HUD Housing options include apartment living and staying in your home. Staying in the home: Options include reverse mortgages for seniors, federal housing programs, housing counseling and rural housing loans. SENIOR RESOURCES Casitas | Courtyard Residences | Independent & Assisted Living | Memory Care 7325 E. Princess Blvd. Scottsdale, AZ • 480.447.2381 R E S O R T R E T I R E M E N T L I V I N G Ultimately, it’s your experience that matters. To be sure, we’re proud of our 28 years of experience in senior living. But, to us, what really matters is your experience at our communities. We do everything with that idea clearly in mind. So, go ahead, enjoy yourself with great social opportunities and amenities. Savor fine dining every day. And feel assured that assisted living services are always available if needed. We invite you to experience Maravilla Scottsdale for yourself at a complimentary lunch and tour. Please call 480.447.2381 to schedule. Experience Maravilla for yourself at a personal tour. Call now to schedule. Community Directory 2017 55