Arizona Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman
The Arizona long-term care Ombudsman advocates for Arizona residents in long-term care facilities. The Ombudsman's primary responsibility is to conduct investigations into abuse and neglect complaints.
The Area Agency on Aging, Region I (AAA)
The AAA is a public/nonprofit private agency designated by the State of Arizona to ensure that the Federal Older Americans Act is followed. The AAA serves as an advocate for older adults and provides information, assistance, and other services.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
The APS conducts investigations into reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of seniors and vulnerable adults. Additionally, APS provides such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
Arizona State Board of Examiners - Nursing Home Administrators and ALF Managers
The Board investigates all complaints filed against nursing home administrators and ALF managers and enforces the practice standards of the Administrators and Managers.
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Tempe Police Department
If you or your loved one is in immediate danger or has suffered severe nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, lacerations, burns, etc.), then you want to contact the police as soon as possible.
City of Tempe
National Resources - Elder Abuse and Neglect
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
This site provides comprehensive information for seniors including news, benefits and government programs. In addition, comparative information on nursing homes can be found here.
Family Caregiver Alliance
This site provides information with regard to care-giving issues, elder health matters, fact sheets, and more.
Federal Citizen Information Center - U.S. General Services Administration
This site provides Medicare and Medicaid publications, several of which address nursing home living.
National Institute on Aging
National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
NCCNHR advocates nationwide for quality long-term care of seniors and vulnerable adults. NCCNHR provides information on elder abuse and elder care.
National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)
This site offers information and resources for elder abuse victims and their families.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
NCEA serves as a national resource center for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect and offers statistical information on elder abuse.
National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
This site is an online resource developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It offers information pertaining to services and financing options for long-term care.
National Committee on the Prevention of Elder Abuse
This site provides definitions of different types of elder abuse and offers information on the signs and risk factors pertaining to elder abuse.
Senior Advocacy Groups
Governor's Advisory Council on Aging
The Council develops and monitors programs and policies that affect Arizona seniors.
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging provides a variety of services to Tempeseniors. This site provides information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, State Ombudsman programs, and other resource information.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 years of age and over. The AARP provides information and resources for seniors, advocates on legislative senior issues, and offers its members a wide range of unique benefits, including discounted products and services.
The Arizona State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
SHIP is a free health-benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. CMMC provides health insurance for more than 74 million Americans through Medicare, Medicaid and other programs, and it also regulates nursing home facilities and other health care providers.
Coalition to Protect America's Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national coalition group that advocates for senior rights and helps to ensure that all seniors are not abused and/or neglected.
The Doves Program
The Doves program is an Arizona advocacy group that offers a variety of services, including emergency, transitional and interim housing, and counseling to victims of elder abuse and neglect.
This site offers an array of information on elder abuse and elder neglect.
IQ Nursing Homes
This site offers tools for seniors to access reporting information on long-term care facilities throughout Arizona. Such information includes reports of abuse and neglect.
Informational Links & Resources
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
The Arizona Attorney General's Senior Citizen Protection Manual (Html Format)
The National Center for Assisted Living
Elder Abuse and Neglect: In Search of Solutions (American Psychological Assoc.) On this site you will find facts regarding elder abuse and information on the signs of elder abuse and what steps need to be taken when elder abuse is suspected.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
This site provides helpful information with regard to assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE)
CANE is the nation's largest computerized collection of elder abuse resources and materials.
The Helpguide site provides information for Tempe seniors and other interested parties pertaining to elder abuse and elder neglect and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities throughout the nation, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
SCB is a national, nonprofit organization. This site offers an informational database where Tempe seniors and other interested parties can listen to nursing home complaint histories, fraud alerts, and background information on nursing homes and more.
The Wikipedia site offers facts, statistical data and other information pertaining to elder abuse.
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