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Caregiver Support Groups

PCOA family caregiver support groups are open to anyone providing care for a person 60 and older, or for someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia of any age. There is no charge. Preregistration is required; please call (520) 609-1271.

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Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc

2990 N. Swan Rd., Ste 147A
Tucson, AZ 85712

(520) 322-6601 ext: 9501 | (800) 272-3900 24 hr Help Line

Fax: (520) 322-6739

https://www.alz.org/dsw/

  • In-Home Services
  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
The Alzheimer's Association offers various free programs, services, and resources to help cope with all aspects of the disease and its progression, including 24/7 Helpline, Support Groups, Education, Early Stage programs, and Safety Services.

service area
Tucson

business hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F with 24/7 Helpline Support

costs
Programs and services are provided free of charge.

American Parkinson Disease Association - Arizona Chapter

  • Spanish Services

description
American Parkinson Disease Association provides education, services, and support for those with Parkinson Disease.

Family Caregiver Alliance

101 Montgomery St., Ste. 2150
San Francisco, CA 94104

(800) 445-8106

Fax: (415) 434-3508

https://www.caregiver.org

  • Spanish Services

description
For more than 40 years, FCA has provided services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and other types of dementia. Our services include assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers. Ongoing support is available with FCA CareNav, a digital service platform.

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
Free

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)

Family Caregiver Support Program

8467 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710

(520) 790-7262 ext: 7262

https://pcoa.org/

  • In-Home Services
  • Spanish Services

description
This program supports informal, non-paid family caregivers, including family, partners, friends, neighbors, church members, or other affiliations. Caring for a loved one creates many challenges. We aim to decrease stress and increase support and coping skills by providing the following services: Information and assistance in gaining access to resources, services, and benefits. In-person or by phone, individual and family consultation supports decision-making and problem-solving related to the caregiving role. Caregiver training to assist in caring for yourself and your loved one. Support groups to reduce stress, connect with others, and know you are not alone. Respite is a short time of rest or relief from caregiving, provided in-home or in an adult day program outside the home. During COVID, Appointments are by phone.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
Most services are free.

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

3601 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85723

(520) 792-1450 | (800) 273-8255 Press 1 - Crisis Line | 711 TDD Services

https://www.tucson.va.gov/services/index.asp

  • LGBTQ-Friendly
  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's veterans as well as providing a 295-bed hospital offering primary care and sub-specialty health care in numerous medical areas for eligible Veterans. We also provide Veterans with quality care at our seven community-based outpatient clinics located at Safford, Casa Grande, Sierra Vista, Yuma, Green Valley, Northwest, and Southeast Tucson. Following is a list of services provided. Please visit our website to find the location of a VA clinic near you.

Admissions
The Admissions office will assist you in navigating the admissions process for your stay in the Tucson VA Medical Center.
Building 50, Room 156
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6570

Advance Directives
An Advance Directive is a legal document.
Tucson
520-792-1450

Amputee Services and Clinic
The Amputation System of Care at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System provides specialized expertise in amputation rehabilitation.
Building 60, Polytrauma Building
520-629-4807

COVID-19 Vaccines
Information on COVID-19 vaccines.
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
520-629-4729

Caregiver Support Program
Caregiver Support services include in-home care and respite care.
Tucson
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6642
855-260-3274

Chaplain Service
Chaplain Service provides spiritual care through visitation and counseling as requested by patients.
Building 2, Room N194
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-1843
Community Living Center

The Community Living Center is an extended care facility for limited and longer-term stays.
Building 60, Room C105
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-5228
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-1497

Community Mental Health Point of Contact
Community Mental Health POC
SAVAHCS Campus
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-5045

Compensated Work Therapy ProgramsThe Compensated Work Therapy Program consists of several programs
Building 90
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6169

Contract Nursing Home Program
The VHA Contract Community Nursing Home (CNH) Program is designed to assist eligible Veterans.
Tucson
520-792-1450

Emergency Department (ED)
The Emergency Department is open 24 hours/7 days per week.
Building 50, Room 106
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6260

Gastroenterology (GI) Service
Gastroenterology is a medical specialty with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, liver, and biliary system.
Gastroenterology Clinic Building 80, 2nd Floor
Gastroenterology Lab Building 50, 3rd Floor
520-792-1450 Ext. 2051
520-792-1450 Ext. 4747

Hemodialysis Unit (HDU)
The HDU provides dialysis and skilled care to Veterans with renal failure.
Building 57, Room 109
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6868
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6879

Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC)
Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) is a VHA program that delivers primary health care in the home.
Tucson, Yuma, Sierra Vista, Casa Grande, Sierra Vista
520-629-1838

Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program
Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program offers treatment, resources for Veterans experiencing or using abuse and violence in their intimate partner relationships.
Building 90, Mental Health Clinic
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-1272

LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator
Tucson VA Main Campus
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-5904

Laboratory
Our laboratory personnel collect blood and other samples to test
Building 80, 1st Floor
520-792-1450 Ext. 5847

MOVE! is an evidence-based patient-centered weight management program for medically overweight, obese Veterans, interested in making healthy lifestyle changes.
Ironwood Clinic, Bldg. 80, 2nd Floor Classroom: Bldg. 57, room 133
520-629-4659
800-470-8262 Ext. 4659

Mental Health Service provides mental health, primary care, and homeless services to Veterans with mental health, substance use, and homelessness needs.
Building 90
520-629-4884

Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)
The MHICM program has the overall mission to assist Veterans with Serious Mental Illness to reach their personal recovery goals.
Building 90
520-792-1450 Ext. 4935

Mental Health Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program
The SA RRTP treatment team identifies and addresses the goals of substance abuse rehabilitation, recovery, and community integration with the Veteran.
Tucson
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-1826

Patient Health Education
The Tucson VA Medical Center has a comprehensive Patient Health Education (PHE) Program, which provides a variety of activities, programs, and services.
Building 80, 2nd Floor, Room 2201
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6449

Pharmacy
SAVAHCS prescription information
Bldg 80, Room 1702
520-792-1450 Ext. press 1
800-470-8262 Ext. press 1

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a direct, consultative service that provides medical and rehabilitative strategies.
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
520-792-1450 Ext. 4368

Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Team
The Spinal Cord Clinic at Tucson VAMC is an Outpatient Support Clinic affiliated with the San Diego Spinal Cord Center in California.
Building 60, Room NE 101
520-792-1450 Ext. 1-5750

Suicide Prevention Program
The SPCs facilitate the implementation of suicide prevention strategies through education, monitoring, and coordination of care.
Tucson
800-273-8255

Transgender Services Information
Tucson Campus
520-629-4885

service area
Tucson

business hours
24/7

St. Joseph's Hospital

Carondelet Health Network

350 N. Wilmot Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85711

(866) 514-5902

https://www.carondelet.org/

description
St. Joseph's Hospital is a 486-bed facility and is an accredited Chest Pain Center. We have been recognized by the American Heart and Stroke Association with a Get with the Guidelines Award for stroke care and have nationally certified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs. St. Joseph's provides one of the region's most comfortable labor and delivery units and high-quality care and customer service in programs such as cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, wound care, stroke, diabetes, emergency medicine, and rehabilitation. St. Joseph's Hospital also provides patient support groups for stroke, aphasia, amputee, cancer, cardiac, pulmonary, loss, and caregiver support groups. For more information on services and groups, please visit our website or call.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

VA Caregiver Support Program

U.S. Department of Veterans Services
Caregiver Support Program

(855) 260-3274

https://www.caregiver.va.gov/

description
VA's National Caregiver Support Line is a toll-free number for caregivers, family members, friends, Veterans, and community partners to contact for information related to caregiving and available supports and services.

Call VA's Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274 to learn more about the support available to you and for assistance connecting with the Caregiver Support Team at your local VA Medical Center.

business hours
M - F, 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM ET S, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

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